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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Nicolas Cage
Sean Bean
Harvey Keitel
Jon Voight
Diane Kruger
Christopher Plummer
Directors
Jon Turteltaub
Screenwriters
Jon Turteltaub
Cormac Wibberley
Marianne Wibberley
Running Time
130 minutes

National Treasure
Nic Cage stars in this brainless Da Vinci Code knock-off.


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Plot
Benjamin Gates (Cage) has devoted his life to finding the untold historical riches hidden by the Knights Templar. Learning that vital clues to the loot's whereabouts are encrypted on the back of the Declaration Of Independence, Gates nicks the artefact…


Verdict
Pulling off the neat trick of being simultaneously moronic and mildly educational, National Treasure is The Da Vinci Code lite - rubbish certainly, but not without a certain charming stupidity.


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