National Treasure
National Treasure (2004)

Benjamin Franklin Gates is a third generation treasure hunter. All his life, Gates has been searching for a treasure no one believed existed: amassed through the ages, moved across continents, to become the greatest treasure the world has… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 19, 2004
DVD Release Date: May 3, 2005
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: National Treasure is no treasure, but it's a fun ride for those who can forgive its highly improbable plot.

Trevor Johnston
Time Out

A mild holiday caper, for the wettest of afternoons.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

So bad on so many levels.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Historical adventure is a fun romp for tweens and up.

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Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly

This movie is a fortune wasted.

Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Cage? Movie star as social studies teacher.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Though Turtletaub's direction is inspired, everything else from acting, to plot, and dialogue falls flat...

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Ed Park
Village Voice

National Treasure gets more entertaining as the preposterousness rises.

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Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Taken simply as a popcorn flick, National Treasure has its pleasures.

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Rob Gonsalves

Not only safe for Junior and Grandma but also pretty entertaining.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
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Jameson Worley
This film is so much fun! I love History and the film is pretty exciting, and honestly, I can't complain with that. The script and acting is meh, but the… More
Lucas Martins
Fun, but terrible.
Cassie Hill
A great Nicolas Cage movie filled with action and adventure :) :) :)
Sophie Burgess
Although technically the film wasn't very good (the acting was ok at best and the main plot details we pretty obvious) I had quite a lot of fun watching… More
Matt Goodman
I'm one of the only people who CAN'T stand this film. It's slow, poorly acted, and annoying. I didn't care for the characters once during… More