Movie Roundup: ‘Noah’ with Russell Crowe Draws $44M to Weekend Box Office, Excitement Builds for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

The controversial and biblical epic film, 'Noah' finally hit the big screen!

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While ‘Noah’ has been a controversial film in the making, now that it has hit the big screen there’s even more room for talk. ‘Noah’ topped the weekend box office bringing in $44 million.

‘Noah,’ starring Russell Crowe, offers a unique interpretation of a classical biblical tale. The film also draws the talent of Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins and Emma Watson to play key characters in the film.

As with any film of religious or historical nature, any time it makes a turn from traditional interpretation, there will be controversy.

Also up at the box office this weekend was last weekend’s top runner, ‘Divergent’, bringing in $26.5 million for its second week. ‘Muppets Most Wanted’ comes in at third place at the box office, bringing in $11.4 million this weekend.

For those with plans to head to the movie theaters the end of this week, excitement is brewing for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, which had its release on the international market this weekend. For its overseas box office debut, it brought in $75.2 million. Check out more about the film below!

New Movie Releases This Week: April 4, 2014

For those looking for an action/adventure film:

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13)
    Cast: Chris Evans, Frank Grillo, Sebastian Stan, Scarlett Johansson
    Steve Rogers, a.k.a. Capt. America struggles to adjust to modern times after having been frozen in ice since WWII. When an attack on a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague happens, Rogers is back in battle against the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier. Rogers joins forces with the Black Widow and a new ally, the Falcon.

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