Noah is a 2014 American epic biblical drama film co-written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, co-written by Ari Handel, and inspired by the story of Noah's Ark from the Book of Genesis. The film stars Russell Crowe as Noah, along with Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth and Anthony Hopkins. The film was released in North American theaters on March 28, 2014, in 2D and IMAX, while several countries released a version of the film converted to 3D and IMAX 3D.
Noah received generally positive reviews from critics and grossed over $362 million worldwide, becoming Aronofsky's highest grossing film. It was praised for its direction and performances but generated controversy with some audiences.