Box Office: ‘Noah’ Sails with Moderate $1.6 Million at Late-Night Show in U.S.

Noah Movie Darren Aronofsky

Paramount and New Regency’s Biblical epic “Noah” has embarked with a respectable  estimated $1.6 million at late-night shows in the U.S.

The Thursday night take was ahead of the $1 million for “Son of God,” which went on to an opening weekend of $25.6 million, Warner Bros.’ Gravity,” which took $1.4 million in late-nights.

The late-night number for “Noah” came in at about half of Warner’s “300: Rise of an Empire,” which took in $3.3 million at late-night shows on its way to a $45 million first weekend three weeks ago.

The film, with a price tag of $125 million, is aiming to appeal to moviegoers beyond faith-based markets. Forecasts range from $30 million to $40 million for the opening weekend at 3,500 U.S. locations.

Darren Aronofsky’s dark tale of the Old Testament, starring Russell Crowe, has already sailed away with $22 million in its first week from Australia, Mexico, Russia and South Korea, which leads with $10 million. It expands into 18 other international markets this weekend.

“Noah” opened impressively in Russia on Thursday with $2.75 million — the fourth highest non-holiday opening day in that market and 2.5 times the opening gross of “Gravity.”

Its opening day in Australia took more than 55% of the marketplace with $750,000, 20% above “Gravity.”

The film also stars Anthony Hopkins, Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone,  Logan Lerman and Douglas Booth.

 

 

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  1. denise says:

    omg sooo boring.
    avoiid at all costs.

  2. johntshea says:

    Coming soon! TITANOAH! The iceberg of God! In FreezoVision!
    (Only in theaters with extra-powerful air-conditioning. Thermal underwear advised.)

  3. Dynnik says:

    I’m so shocked by all this bigotry and ignorance. —No, the Bible wasn’t written in English 2000 years ago by Jesus. If you accuse them of not saying the word “God” in the film, at least make sure you’ve seen it and that it is a fact. In any case, if for being literal and historically accurate, they should’ve said “Yahweh” or “Elohim”. And you, dogmatic Christian fanatic, should know that for the Israelites the actual name of God was NEVER pronounced as it was deemed too sacred. He was alluded as the Lord; or “Creator” here?

    Anyway, it’s only an artistic depiction, a movie; if at all, it’ll cause curiosity in the non-believers or the non-practising Jews, Christians or Muslims and perhaps they will go and read the Bible, or even to church. Get a grip, you fanatics! You certainly bring shame to a tolerant liberal Christian. I’ll be indeed going to see it, and I’ll value it for what it is: a film!

  4. LOL says:

    America loves crap.

  5. Guester says:

    Logan Lerman is the hottest Jewish boy ever.

  6. Anne says:

    To peruse the Bible and Torah for ticket material is abominable for many. The divisiveness can only widen.
    Were people to present this director, the stars, the script writer as distorted as they’ve distorted the man Noah and His God there may be law suits of defamation of character and even new protective laws against slandering being sought to silence the people who attack them.

    Noah was anything but about the environment.
    Noah didn’t create a new earth for goodness sake!
    Give the honor to God, Hollywood.
    God said He would destroy the earth, Noah didn’t decide to do that.
    God created a new earth………..in spite of Noah.
    Noah was about only God.
    Respect God, or if you have none, respect other peoples beliefs and do not obliterate their God in exchange of elevating His creation above the Creator or slander an appointed man of God as ordinary and common yet credit him a savior of the planet.

    Clearly you do not slander Muhammad with your imaginations.
    The prejudices of Hollywood become more pronounced when it
    makes money off of those who don’t retaliate. Surely you desire Muslim money Hollywood. Please, tell the world the stories of their god.

    • Dynnik says:

      Did you even bother to see the film before slamming it??

      • Patricia Poulos says:

        I am yet to see this film. But it appears to have had an affect on Russell Crowe. I am warmed that Hollywood has seen fit to publicize the existence of God and the Prophets in a world rapidly becoming an Atheistic den of thieves, liars and cheats corrupting our youth through drugs, intent on killing (through famine and disease, the world of children. Are we following in the footsteps of earlier civilization in obliteration? I have written ‘Door of Miracles’ which I hope will also raise awareness of the goodness and power of God.

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