Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe

Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is a New Zealander Australian actor, film producer and musician. He came to international attention for his ... More »Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964) is a New Zealander Australian actor, film producer and musician. He came to international attention for his role as Roman General Maximus Decimus Meridius in the 2000 historical epic film Gladiator, directed by Ridley Scott, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor, a Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor, an Empire Award for Best Actor and a London Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor and ten further nominations for Best Actor. Crowe appeared as the tobacco firm whistle blower Jeffrey Wigand in 1999 film The Insider, for which he received five awards as Best Actor and seven nominations in the same category. In 2001, Crowe's portrayal of mathematician and Nobel Prize winner John F. Nash in the biopic A Beautiful Mind brought him numerous awards, including an BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor category Motion Picture Drama and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding... [ Wikipedia ]

Noah is 'strange and perplexing' says Vatican newspaper

Russell Crowe stars in the lead role, alongside Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson and Logan Lerman. Crowe, 50, spent a fortnight lobbying Pope Francis to watch Noah and briefly met him for a blessing, but the Vatican made it clear that the encounter was not intended as an ...

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British movie theater flooded during first screening of ‘Noah’

Russell Crowe stars as Noah based on the biblical account of Noah's ark. A British movie theater was forced to cancel its first screening of Hollywood blockbuster "Noah" — due to flooding. The Vue cinema in Exeter was temporarily closed Friday after a broken ice machine leaked water ...

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Russell Crowe Vows to Stay Single

By IndiaTimes | April 8, 2014, 1:36 pm IST London: Russell Crowe has revealed that he will remain single as he doesn’t think it is fair on his two boys to see him with another woman. The 50-year-old actor asserted on the Graham Norton Show that he doesn’t want his young sons to see him ...

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Is 2014 the year of the Christian film?

This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Jennifer Connelly, left, and Russell Crowe in a scene from "Noah. "PARAMOUNT PICTURES Hollywood may finally be getting the message. This past weekend, Paramount’s “Noah” and “God’s Not Dead” were among the top four grossing films at the ...

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Malaysia and Indonesia ban Noah film

Film censoring bodies in both countries, two of the world’s most populous Islamic nations, said that the portrayal of Noah by Russell Crowe was against Islamic laws. They join the likes of the UAE, Qatar and Bahrain in prohibiting the film, which is a box-office hit in the US. According ...

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NHL Suit Alleging Head Injuries a Real Head Scratcher

“In Mystery, Alaska, Russell Crowe was the town sheriff and the team captain,” the suit says of one such hockey movie. “The very next year, the film Gladiator was released also starring Russell Crowe, which won the Best Picture Academy Award. Russell Crowe won the Best ...

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An Film Lover's Guide to London | Katie Goldstein

More recently, the restaurant has been featured in Russell Crowe's A Good Year and Batman: The Dark Knight. Beyond its history, though, the restaurant's opulence is unsurpassed. It's no wonder that in The Dark Knight's billionaire/playboy, Bruce Wayne set out to buy the entire place! ...

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From Noah to Moses, why the renewed interest in Bible films?

On an altogether different scale, Paramount Pictures’ epic Noah starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson, was produced with a $130m budget and has so far made almost $250m in worldwide box-office sales since opening in late March. Rich Gelfond, chief executive of cinema ...

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Hollywood's growing faith in Christian movies

Unlike "Heaven Is for Real" and "Son of God," Russell Crowe's biblical epic "Noah" (playing in only 1,000 more theaters than "Heaven") was marketed as a blockbuster. Although Paramount reached out to religious groups and the pope, its promotional campaign also included a Super Bowl spot. ...

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Zac Efron Endorses Batman Over Superman

And Seth Rogen would rather beat up Rose Byrne than Russell Crowe. Who knew? In two years, moviegoers will witness one of the most anticipated superhero showdowns of all time: Batman versus Superman, in the still untitled "Man of Steel" sequel. On paper, the outcome might seem obvious. ...

Kim’s College: Letterman Retires, Russell Crowe’s New Movie & Pharrell At The Kid’s Choice Awards

Russell Crowe is celebrating a birthday today. What’s the name of the epic movie that he’s currently starring in? A Jennifer Lawrence look-alike spent 25K to look like her. What’s the name of Jennifer’s character in Hunger Games? Pharrell was one of 3 people slimed at the Kids Choice ...

Noah review – 'a preposterous but endearingly unhinged epic'

When the film-makers shared an audience with Pope Francis a few weeks ago, Russell Crowe tweeted: " Thank you holy father @Pontifex for the blessing ", reminding us that The Passion of the Christ became a record-breaking hit after Pope John Paul II reportedly declared: "It is as it was. ...

Jon Stewart Mocks Religious Backlash Against 'Noah'

" The Russell Crowe-starring "Noah" has raked in over $180 million at the global box office since its April 8th debut. While director Darren Aronofsky has called the film " the least biblical biblical film ever made ," some didn't get the memo and many Christian groups have criticized ...

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'Captain America' largest April opener with $95M

Paramount's biblical epic "Noah," featuring performances by Russell Crowe in the title role, Jennifer Connelly and Emma Watson, dropped drastically in its second week. After debuting with $44 million, it earned only $17 million domestically. But overall, it has still earned $72.4 million ...

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Russell Crowe keeps 'Noah' afloat

Russell Crowe stars as "Noah. " (Niko Tavernise / Paramount Pictures / April 17, 2014) Whether or not you embrace director Darren Aronofsky's fierce biblical vision in "Noah," it's worth seeing the film for the remarkably moving performance by Russell Crowe in the title role. The ...

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Jane Fonda joins Russell Crowe in Fathers and Daughters

Russell Crowe is already attached to the film, which will also star Aaron Paul, Amanda Seyfried, Octavia Spencer, Diane Kruger and Quvenzhané Wallis. Crowe will play a struggling novelist dealing with depression while raising his 5-year-old daughter, while Seyfried will play the ...

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Russell Crowe is superb in the title role. Rated PG-13. 137 minutes. - M. LaSalle The second installment of Lars von Trier's story of a nymphomaniac and her recollections is marginally better than the first, in that Charlotte Gainsbourg takes center stage, but it's still a boring, ugly ...

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MTV Movie Awards: Efron, Tatum, Wahlberg among memorable moments

After the setup for the skit, which involved O'Brien talking to a room of white-haired MTV execs and challenging himself to pull off the star-studded task, he raced through a series of one-off gags with celebrities as Jessica Alba, Seth Rogen, Russell Crowe, Taylor Swift, Martin Scorsese ...

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'Captain America' sets box office record as it leaps past 'Noah'

"Noah," starring Russell Crowe as the biblical figure, was second with $17 million in ticket sales from Friday to Sunday, and has collected $72.3 million in overall domestic sales since opening last week, according to studio estimates. The dystopian action film "Divergent" was third with ...

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'Captain America' edges out 'Rio 2' to retain top box-office spot

Paramount's "Noah," the Old Testament-inspired epic starring Russell Crowe, dropped from the No. 2 spot last weekend to No. 6 with $7.5 million. The Darren Aronofsky movie has so far grossed $84.9 million domestically. "God's Not Dead," another faith-based movie, earned $5.9 million over ...

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