Irish cinema goers flooded to see biblical epic Noah last weekend, earning the action film over a quarter of a million euro at the Irish box office. 

Noah opened in 59 cinemas across Ireland and took €253,707 over the weekend of April 4 to 6, washing away new releases Rio 2, Divergent and La Boheme Met Opera.

1 Noah €253,707
2 Captain America: The Winter Soldier €209,082 €836,165.61 (running total)
3 Rio 2 €194,953 (RT: €275,108)
4 Divergent €156,620 (€156,620)
5 Muppets Most Wanted Disney€151,261 (€618,077)
6 The Grand Budapest Hotel €48,684 (RT:€706,526)
7 La Boheme Met Opera €48,222 (RT:€48,222)
8 The Stag €42,605.(€560,140)
9 Lego Movie €30,953 (RT: €3,254,263)
10 Non Stop €17,892 747,976)

Courtesy of Irish Film Board

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