The biblical story of Noah (played by Russell Crowe) makes a big splash on the big screen. The movie recounts his prophetic decision to build an ark to protect his family, along with the Earth's animals, before God sends a global flood.
Why Is Noah Rated PG-13?
Noah is rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images and brief suggestive content.
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Violence: The image of a man killing his brother with a rock is repeatedly shown. A child watches as his father is murdered in front of him. Frequent scenes show hand-to-hand combat, along with the use of swords, spears and other weapons. Characters are beaten, stabbed and impaled. Blood is seen dripping from a weapon after a man is killed. Graphic and realistic bloody injuries are shown. A child has a serious sword injury that later makes her barren. Animals are killed and chopped apart. A wild dog is shown with an arrow in his leg. A character is caught in a bear trap and later run over by a mob of people. Characters are shown with blood splattered over them. Several scenes of corpses or bodies floating in the water are seen. A man threatens to kill a child with a knife. Frightening monsters (that resemble Transformers) are depicted, along with other nightmarish imagery. Characters are engulfed in flames. Explosions are depicted.
Sexual Content: A boy and girl engage in a sensual moment in the woods. In another scene she aggressively kisses him and begins to remove her clothing. Later, she announces she is pregnant. Couples kiss on several occasions. A partially naked drunk man is shown on a beach.
Language:The script contains a handful of mild profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A character has a “revelation” after being drugged. Animals are put to sleep with a specially concocted smoke (and remain asleep for many months). A man is depicted as a drunkard.
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Biblical stories are making a comeback! For example, The Bible: The Epic Mini Series and The Nativity Story. Past epics based on the Good Book include The Greatest Story Ever Told and The Ten Commandments. The story of Noah was also given a comical retelling in Evan Almighty.
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News & Views About Noah:
Aronofsky’s Noah Isn’t My NoahI know the story of Noah in the Bible is only about 40 verses long. And I know that making that short script into a two-hour movie means the filmmakers will have to fill in some blanks. But Director Darren Aronofsky’s Noah disregarded some seemingly basic elements of the story ...
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Home Video Notes: Noah
Release Date: 29 July 2014
Noah releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following bonus features:
- Iceland: Extreme Beauty
-The Ark Interior/Exterior Featurettes