Production info

National Treasure
USA, 2004

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha
Directed by Jon Turteltaub

  

Benjamin Franklin Gates descends from a family of treasure-seekers who've all hunted for the same thing: an unbelievably rich treasure trove from an Egyptian temple. According to legend, this treasure was hidden by the secret society known as the Freemasons, which counted among its members some of the men who signed America's Declaration of Independence. Now, Ben has learned of a plot to steal the Declaration, and has only one option: steal it himself. Even if he pulls off this monumental task, keeping the treasure safe is still going to be incredibly hard, especially since the FBI has also gotten wind of the scheme.

The treasure room is huge, filled with all sorts of Egyptian artifacts, papyrus scrolls from Alexandria, and billions in gold…


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