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Movies About Noah

posted by Nell Minow

This week’s release of the serious, thoughtful, provocative “Noah” is a good reminder to re-visit some earlier versions of the Bible story about the man chosen by God to lead the humans and animals to survive the flood.

Noah’s Ark Oscar-winners Jon Voight, F. Murray Abraham, and Mary Steenburgen head the cast in this sometimes campy television movie.

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Noah’s Ark Michael Curtiz, the director of “The Adventures of Robin Hood” and “Casablanca,” pairs the Biblical epic with a WWI story. Star Dolores Costello is the grandmother of Drew Barrymore.

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Biblical Collector’s Series: Noah’s Ark and the Biblical Flood This is one of many documentaries examining the historical basis for the Biblical tale.

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The Greatest Adventures of the Bible: Noah’s Ark Television stars Lorne Greene (“Bonanza”) and Charlotte Rae (“The Facts of Life”) provide the voices in an episode from the Hanna-Barbera Bible series.

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Evan Almighty This sequel to “Bruce Almighty” has Steve Carell as a modern-day Noah.

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And of course there’s this classic from Bill Cosby.

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And the Richard Rodgers musical.

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