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PG| 2 hr. 10 min.

Plot Summary
Historian and code-breaker Ben Gates (Nicolas Cage) has been searching his whole life for a rumored treasure dating back to the creation of the United States. Joining an expedition led by fellow treasure hunter Ian Howe (Sean Bean), Gates finds an ice-locked Colonial ship in the Arctic Circle that contains a clue linking the treasure to the Declaration of Independence. But when Howe betrays him, Gates has to race to get to the document ahead of his so-called colleague.

Cast: Nicolas Cage , Hunter Gomez , Diane Kruger , Justin Bartha , Sean Bean , Jon Voight , Harvey Keitel , Christopher Plummer

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Genres: Adventure, Action

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

National Treasure (2004)

Release Date: November 19th, 2004|2 hr. 10 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's not just hard to believe any of this, it's impossible. And director Jon Turteltaub (Phenomenom) directs with robotic cheerlessness. show more

  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It has no ambition, little sense and false sentiment, but it does have velocity, high spirits and scale. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Ten minutes into the picture, you're searching the screen for life-support machines. show more

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