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National Treasure (8-Nov-2004)

Director: Jon Turteltaub

Writers: Jim Kouf; Cormac Wibberley; Marianne Wibberley

Keywords: Action/Adventure, Treasure Hunt, Washington DC

An intrepid historian hunts for treasure hidden by the Knights Templar around the time of the Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Franklin Gates, a historian and treasure hunter descended from a long line of like-minded individuals, lives a life obsessed with uncovering a supposed "National Treasure" alluded to by grandfather John Adams Gates in a cryptic missive in 1974. Forced into a complicated standoff in the present day involving an associate-turned-rival's take-no-prisoners approach to finding the supposed "treasure", Benjamin attempts to steal the Declaration of Independence to shoot holes in skeptical National Archives officials' claims that it is impossible to plunder, doing so while trying to beat his enemies to the Knights Templar-hidden loot all along the way.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Justin Bartha
21-Jul-1978   National Treasure
Sean Bean
17-Apr-1959   Boromir in Lord of the Rings
Nicolas Cage
7-Jan-1964   Leaving Las Vegas
Jason Earles
26-Apr-1977   Jackson Stewart on Hannah Montana
Harvey Keitel
13-May-1939   Pimp from Taxi Driver
Diane Kruger
15-Jul-1976   Helen of Troy
Mark Pellegrino
9-Apr-1965   Lucifer on Supernatural
Christopher Plummer
13-Dec-1929   A Beautiful Mind
Jon Voight
29-Dec-1938   Midnight Cowboy


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