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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.

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.

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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