6.8/10
1,409
14 user 29 critic

Noble (2014)

PG-13 | | Biography, Drama | 8 May 2015 (USA)
Trailer
1:25 | Trailer
Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.

Director:

Stephen Bradley

Writer:

Stephen Bradley
10 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A story about a beautiful street musician suffering from memory loss and a disheartened neuroscientist intent on helping her, bringing together the city of New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous.

Director: Richie Adams
Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Aunjanue Ellis, Bill Cobbs
Mary and Martha (TV Movie 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two mothers lose their sons to malaria.

Director: Phillip Noyce
Stars: Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethyn, Sam Claflin
Iona (2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Iona takes her teenage son to the holy island where she was born so they can hide from a violent crime. As her son seeks forgiveness for what he has done Iona comes to terms with her loss of faith.

Director: Scott Graham
Stars: Ruth Negga, Douglas Henshall, Tom Brooke
Short | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

What would you say to your partner if only you dared and there were no repercussions?

Director: Col Spector
Stars: Ruth Negga, Al Weaver
My Brothers (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Set over Halloween weekend of 1987, My Brothers is the story of three young brothers' epic quest to replace their dying father's watch. Noel, 17, serious, weighed down by responsibility; ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Fraser
Stars: Tim Creed, Paul Courtney, Tj Griffin
The Bunker (2017)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

30 odd years after your birth in a nuclear fallout shelter, you must find your way out alone amidst an ever escalating tide dangerous radiation.

Director: Allan Plenderleith
Stars: Adam Brown, Sarah Greene, Grahame Fox
Eden (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A married couple's relationship begins to fall apart as their 10th wedding anniversary approaches.

Director: Declan Recks
Stars: Aidan Kelly, Eileen Walsh, Pádraic Delaney
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

This docudrama tells the story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II. Winton, now 102 years ... See full summary »

Director: Matej Minac
Stars: Ben Abeles, Denisa Augustinova, Martin Bandzak
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Lucie presumes that her husband Paul - an older neurosurgeon - has an affair. Indeed, Paul behaves strange lately, but the truth behind it is dark and complicated.

Director: Philippe Claudel
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Kristin Scott Thomas, Leïla Bekhti
Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A magical short animated film about one man's lifelong quest for love.

Director: Matthew Lawes
Stars: Liam Cunningham
Shirley (TV Movie 2011)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

In 1938 mixed race baby Shirley Bassey, her mother and eight siblings are living in a poor area of Cardiff after her father is imprisoned for sexual offences. The teen-aged Shirley will ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Teague
Stars: Ruth Negga, Lesley Sharp, Babou Ceesay
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Regina Louise, an abandoned black child, is placed in a home where she demonstrates anger issues. Jeanne Kerr, a white counselor, empathizes with her and they form a bond which leads to a ... See full summary »

Director: Janice Cooke
Stars: Ginnifer Goodwin, Angela Fairley, Sherri Saum
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deirdre O'Kane ... Christina Noble
Sarah Greene ... Middle Christina
Brendan Coyle ... Gerry Shaw
Liam Cunningham ... Thomas
Ruth Negga ... Joan
Nhu Quynh Nguyen Linh Nhu Quynh Nguyen Linh ... Madame Linh
Mark Huberman ... David Somers
Kinh Quoc Kinh Quoc ... Trung
Le Ngoc Tu'o'ng Le Ngoc Tu'o'ng ... Phan Receptionist
Lu'o Ng My Lu'o Ng My ... My An
Dat Khou Nguyen Tien Dat Khou Nguyen Tien ... Lam
Gloria Cramer Curtis ... Young Christina
Lauren Malone Lauren Malone ... Kathy
Harry Whelehan Harry Whelehan ... Andrew
Charlie Whelehan Charlie Whelehan ... Johnny
Edit

Storyline

Vietnam. 1989. Fourteen years after the end of the war. When Irish woman Christina Noble flies into Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) she leaves behind an extraordinary life story. But the best is yet to come. Christina lands in a country "that she wouldn't be able to show you on a map". With a few dollars, a dream and her own hard-won courage, she is about to change everything. For hundreds of thousands of people. Forever. NOBLE is the inspirational true story of a woman who believes that it only takes one person to make a difference. And of how she is proved right. Written by S. Bradley

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The incredible true story of a dream that rescued a million lives. See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, including some violent and sexual situations | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Blog | Official site

Country:

UK | Vietnam

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Christina Noble See more »

Filming Locations:

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$231,319, 10 May 2015

Gross USA:

$347,321

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,213,927
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Destiny Films See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Christina Noble was given the script before filming and only requested two lines to be changed as she believed they wouldn't be something she would say. See more »

Soundtracks

Move Over Darling
Written by Joe Lubin (uncredited), Hal Kanter (uncredited) and Terry Melcher (uncredited)
Performed by Doris Day
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Inspirational true story of one woman's life
24 April 2016 | by t-dooley-69-386916See all my reviews

This is based on the real life of Christina Noble. She is an Irishwoman who hails from Dublin. The film chronicles her life in flashback form. But we start in Vietnam in 1989; the terrible wars are over but never forgotten I fear. The scars are everywhere including in the many street children, some of whom have been orphaned and others have trauma that has left them fending for themselves in a country that is trying to rebuild itself with scant resources.

Enter Christina and she immediately knows that she has to help, not so easy in a country that has had enough interference from foreigners. We also see what happened to her when she was growing up in Ireland and the abuse and suffering she had to endure. Some of her experiences would be enough to make the strongest give up, buy she seems made of very rare stuff indeed.

To say this is inspirational is an understatement and I stumbled on this as it stars Deidre O'Kane who played the mother in the great 'Moone Boy' series. She is simply superb in this as indeed are the entire cast. Special mention to Liam Cunningham who plays her alcoholic father and puts in a brutal but convincing performance. I had few expectations of this but once it got started I was blown away. This is one you will want to recommend to your friends.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed