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In Search of Noah's Ark (1976)

An investigation into the theory that Mt. Ararat in Turkey is the final resting place of Noah's Ark.

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Vern Adix ... Noah
Melvin Cook ... Himself (as Dr. Melvin Cook)
Brad Crandall ... Narrator (voice)
Eryl Cummings ... Himself
Philip Hammond ... Himself
Elfred Lee ... Himself
John Warwick Montgomery ... Himself (as Dr. John Warwick Montgomery)
John Morris ... Himself
Frank Moss ... Himself (as Senator Frank Moss)
Fernand Navarra ... Himself
Roger Rusk ... Himself (as Prof. Roger Rusk)
Fred A. Waltz ... Himself (as Dr. Fred A. Waltz)
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An investigation into the theory that Mt. Ararat in Turkey is the final resting place of Noah's Ark.

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24 December 1976 (USA)  »

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Finders of the Lost Ark  »

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$55,734,818
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The expedition to find Noah's Ark by Russian Tsar Nicholas II is only rumoured, but is presented in the film as fact. See more »

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Featured in In Search of Historic Jesus (1979) See more »

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Just as bad as the von Däniken pseudo-documentaries
21 March 2000 | by See all my reviews

This movie was a lot like the earlier von Däniken books and movies like "Chariots of the Gods". But instead of attributing the mysteries of the world to space aliens, this movie started with existing Bible stories about the Great Flood. So instead of promoting space alien sensationalism, this movie exploits literal Bible belief.

As a child watching the movie, the documentary tone was interesting, but even then its "science" seemed backed up by people seeking to match a story to anything they could discover, rather than explain evidence they could find. If the movie was unconvincing to even me as a child, it didn't do its job as a documentary. The movie has nothing to prove -- a Bible literalist would believe the movie's claims before seeing it, and no one else would find the movie credible. It lacks even camp entertainment value.


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