Russell Crowe’s $359M Epic Movie Finds New Success On Netflix 10 Years Later
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Russell Crowe’s $359M Epic Movie Finds New Success On Netflix 10 Years Later

Russell Crowe’s 2014 epic biblical drama finds new success on Netflix as it reaches the streaming service’s Top 10 weekly list in the United States.


  • Darren Aronofsky’s 2014 film
    entered Netflix’s top 10, ranking 5th for the week of March 4 – 10.
  • While praised by critics for visuals and performances, the adaptation was divisive among audiences, receiving a 41% audience score.
  • Despite mixed reviews, Noah was a box office hit, grossing over $362 million worldwide.



Russell Crowe’s 2014 epic biblical drama movie Noah has entered the Netflix top 10 list. Directed byDarren Aronofsky and inspired by the scriptural story of Noah’s Ark, this film follows the eponymous lead who God chooses to build an ark that saves his family and the world’s animals from a great flood that wipes out the evil of men. Noah cast includes Crowe, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Jennifer Connelly, and Anthony Hopkins.

10 years after the release of Noah, the retelling of the classic biblical story has entered the weekly top 10 list of Netflix.Noah rants as the 5th most watched movie on Netflix’s Top 10 in the United States for the week of March 4 – 10, marking its first week on the list.

Noah Was Fairly Divisive Upon Its Original Release

Noah 2014 Noah's family outside their home

Since he made his debut in 1998 with the highly-rated conceptual psychological thriller Pi, much of Darren Aronofsky’s filmography has generally been provocative and polarizing and Noah wasn’t any different. Even though the biblical drama was well received by most critics, who praised the movie’s sweeping visuals and particularly the cast’s excellent performances, audiences gave the movie a less favorable review.

While Aronofsky’s Noah boasts a fairly impressive 75% score on Rotten Tomatoes, the audience score was a lot less impressive, with only 41%. There are several reasons why many who tuned in to watch Noah weren’t impressed with Aronofsky’s adaptation. However, one of the major reasons is the changes Aronofsky made to the original Noah story.


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Darren Aronofsky’s 2014 biblical film, Noah, is trending on Netflix. Here’s what critics and audiences have had to say about it since its release.

Even though Noah has some controversies and received fairly mixed reviews, the feature film was a box office success. After earning over $43.7 million during its opening weekend and debuting in first place at the box office, the movie has now grossed over $362 million worldwide, making it Aronofsky’s highest-grossing film to date.

is available to stream on Netflix and Paramount+.

Source: Netflix


Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is an epic biblical drama starring Russell Crowe as the titular character. The film tells the story of the legendary man chosen by God and the ark he builds to save his family and the world’s animals from a great flood. Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Ray Winston, Anthony Hopkins, Logan Lerman, and Douglas Booth round out the rest of the main cast.

Darren Aronofsky

Release Date
March 28, 2014

Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures

Darren Aronofsky , Ari Handel

138 Minutes

$125–160 million

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