Noah (2014)

In early March of 2014,  Censorship boards in Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have confirmed to Paramount Pictures that they will not release the film, which stars Russell Crowe and begins its global release later this month. Jordan, Kuwait and Egyt are expected to follow suit, stating that the movie offends Islamic teaching and the “feelings of the faithful” with its dark representation of a holy figure. (The Independent). In early March of 2014, Censorship boards in Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have confirmed to Paramount Pictures that they will not release the film, which stars Russell Crowe and begins its global release later this month.

Jordan, Kuwait and Egypt are expected to follow suit, stating that the movie offends Islamic teaching and the “feelings of the faithful” with its dark representation of a holy figure.

Source: The Independent

The ban was lifted at the end of March (source: An Nahar).

Censorship Information

Date Released 2014
Date Censored 2014
Official Censoring Entity General Security
Censoring Reason Religious
Action Taken ban lifted