Los Angeles Times
National Treasure is as doggedly hokey and ham-handed as a Disneyland ride. Full Review
National Treasure's storyline isn't compelling or coherent enough to warrant the term "plot."
Wall Street Journal
Disney's National Treasure is supposed to be family-friendly, a PG-rated action adventure free of hard violence and bad language. That's admirable, to be sure, but with a friend like this a family doesn't need sleeping pills. Full Review
The Hollywood Reporter
If you're going to tell a wildly implausible tale of fortune hunting and unlikely heroes, you could do worse than National Treasure. Full Review
The character of a scruffy computer nerd, played with might-as-well-enjoy-myself charm by little-known actor Justin Bartha, steals the picture from glossier players. Full Review