Why does gates in national treasure say that charles. Charles carroll gates is the only son of thomas gates, and was there the night he. Book of secrets is the 2007 sequel to the 2004 film national treasure. Book of secrets released on home video as national.
The original national treasure film centers on the gates family legend of a fantastic treasure trove of artifacts and gold, hidden by the founding fathers of the united states, and the attempts by the scion of the family, benjamin franklin gates, to find the treasure before his exfriend, ian howe, steals the declaration of independence. In this outing, gates learns of his own familys implication in the assassination of abraham lincoln by john wilkes booth. Book of secrets hit theaters, but cage is still optimistic fans of the series could see another installment. Book of secrets proves to be a fairly organic and original sequel. Fun indiana jones rip off, an improvement on its predecessor with better character moments. Book of secrets, cast nicolas cage, justin bartha, diane kruger, jon voight. Treasure hunter ben gates and his father are confronted with evidence that an ancestor of theirs helped assassinate abraham lincoln, so they.
Book of secrets is a 2007 discovery 3 mysteryadventure film directed by jon turteltaub and produced by jerry bruckheimer. Though it requires complete suspension of disbelief and some leeway in having its busy, loopy plot accepted, such actions are rewarded with an entertaining and very fun ride. Book of secrets opened in first place on the sales chart and had the second best opening for the year with 3. Rushmore was carved only in order to erase landmarks pointing to a fabled city of gold built inside the mountain.
There are three that stand out, but only one, national treasure. It was directed by jon turteltaub and produced by jerry bruckheimer. Book of secrets official site, that can be given the weekly website award. In book of secrets, patrick is angered by mitch wilkinson when he comes forward with a booth diary page that seems to show that thomas gates was involved in. Book of secrets 2007 after the templar treasure find, ben and his father are wellrespected historians making rounds at various universities and lectures.
It was a good movie but not as good as the first one. National treasure film disneys the kid 2000 film cool runnings. Everything wrong with national treasure book of secrets youtube. Several years since benjamin franklin gates nicolas cage found the knights templar and became rich and famous. Join nicolas cage on a heartpounding adventure that will have you on the edge. Treasure hunter ben gates tries to clean its name by looking for an ancient treasure. Parisse, jon turteltaub, charles segars, cormac wibberley, gregory poirier, jim kouf. In this installment, archeologist benjamin gates cage sets out to uncover the truth about abraham. National treasure film series wikipedia republished. In this follow up to the boxoffice hit national treasure, treasure hunter ben gates nicolas cage once again sets out on an exhilarating, actionpacked, global quest to unearth hidden history and treasures.
In this adventurefilled sequel to the 2004 blockbuster national treasure, nicolas cage reprises his role as artifact hunter and archaeologist extraordinaire ben franklin gates. At the end of the movie, he is given back a 360 spider. Book of secrets 2007 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Animatedfan195s movie spoof and human style of disneys 2007 mystery adventure film national treasure. At the end of national treasure 1, riley has a ferrari 360 spider. Charles carroll gates is the only son of thomas gates, and was there the night he was shot. National treasure book of secrets clip crashing the.
Ben tends to have sprinklings of this trope along with some. Book of secrets sends its archaeologist hero, ben franklin gates nicolas cage, flexing his deadpan, on a globetrotting quest that might have been. Book of secrets is a 2007 american adventure film directed by jon turteltaub and produced by jerry bruckheimer. Later in 1865, he was shot by a friend of john wilkes booth, his last words. Abigail chase reteam with riley poole and, now armed with a stack of longlost pages from john wilkes booths diary, ben. National treasure national treasure 2 book of secrets. There is an actual book of secrets buried in national treasure. Book of secrets ann llyod have you ever gotten accused of doing something that you didnt do. Opening flashback to president lincolns assassination on april 14, 1865, establishes the heroic legacy of thomas gates joel gretsch, who. Heartpounding chases, close calls and the fbi turn gates quest into a highstakes crime caper and the most exciting treasure hunt youve ever experienced, now with a treasure trove of new special features national tresure 2 book of secrets. Book of secrets nicolas cage jon voight harvey keitel 2007 a page from the diary of john wilkes booth implicates ben gates nicolas cage greatgreat grandfather as a major conspirator in the assassination of. Get closer to the edge of your seat with the collector s edition bluray of this thrilling adventure starring academy award winners jon voight best actor, coming home, 1978, and nicolas cage best actor, leaving las vegas, 1995 as benjamin franklin gates.
Book of secrets trailer lines cut from the finished film. Book of secrets released on home video as national treasure 2. Ben gates nicolas cage, the treasure hunter who feverishly sought, in the first. Custer was ordered to go to the black hills as part of a larger contingency to. In 1832, thomas was given by charles carrol a clue in the form of a note that read, the secret lies with charlotte. Dec 21, 2007 the hyperactive sequel national treasure.
Dec 21, 2007 director john turteltaub and nicolas cage reteam for this sequel to 2004s national treasure. Book of secrets 2 discs bluraydvd 2007 at best buy. Theres a big list of wide releases this week and that means there is a big list of big sites. National treasure is a series of political theatrical adventure mystery films produced by jerry bruckheimer and starring nicolas cage as benjamin gates, a treasure hunter who, with the help of his father, patrick henry gates jon voight, his girlfriend, abigail chase diane kruger and his loyal sidekick, riley poole justin bartha, uncovers hidden troves and secrets from u. Book of secrets stars nicolas cage as benjamin gates, the treasure hunting historian. Book of secrets 2007 cast and crew credits, including actors. In 2008, director jon turteltaub said that the filmmaking team would take its time on another national treasure sequel. This theory was used in the film national treasure 2.
Book of secrets 2007 action adventure mystery thriller. Book of secrets has without a doubt the most absurd and fevered plot since, oh, say, national treasure 2004. Watch this action packed car chase through the streets of london from national treasure. Probably going to need a good nic cage break after ghost rider and now this. That film, which found ben trying to clear his familys name after his ancestor is. Lets hope that jon turteltaub and nicolas cage will bring some incredible surprise from the page 47 of the book of secrets. The first half of the movie is kinda slow and even tiresome, too much talking and very little action.
Treasure hunter benjamin franklin gates looks to discover the truth behind the. Whether by innate character, the oath you took to defend the constitution, or the weight. It was the final words thomas gates said to his son charles. I am now impatient to know more about this third national treasure movie. Jan 28, 2020 lets get this one out of the way first because it seems to be the most likely candidate for the third films plot.
National treasure book of secrets is a sinful ass movie, as youre about to find out if you watch this video. Book of secrets, and claims that the presidents of the united states have passed down a book from washington to obama, in which some or all have added facts and histories earthshattering in scope and implications, and that this books location is only known to the president, and the national librarian of congress. Why does gates in national treasure say that charles carroll was a mason. Book of secrets, and its not nearly as musty as the script. The film stars nicolas cage, diane kruger, justin bartha, jon. Ben gates and his team manipulate events to ensure the presidents birthday celebrations are held at mount vernon so they can talk to him alone in national treasure. What makes this work as a sequel is that it keeps what was great from the first film and puts it into a new story. Along with his friends, riley and abigail, he will have to travel from the streets of paris to the middle of the united states to find a book that could revealone of americas greatest secrets and treasures. Follow by assumptions and opinions, the name and honor of you family was lost by a single type of information. Sold by hiswaybooks and ships from amazon fulfillment. The sites critical consensus reads, a talented cast goes to waste in the improbable national treasure.
Gates must then locate an elusive diary, not only to clear his familys name, but to unearth and connect several secrets, buried within the book, that point to a massive, global conspiracy. Soon ben finds himself on a different kind of hunt. Book of secrets ratchets up the crazy by a factor of 10. Book of secrets download movie in hd, divx, dvd, ipod. Ben and his father, patrick, learn that their ancestor, thomas gates, may have been involved in the assassination of abraham lincoln. National treasure is a series of historical theatrical adventure action mystery films produced by jerry bruckheimer and starring nicolas cage as benjamin gates, a treasure hunter who, with the help of his father, patrick henry gates, his girlfriend, abigail chase diane kruger and his loyal sidekick, riley poole justin bartha, uncovers hidden troves and secrets from u. Book of secrets and the sequel to the 2004 film national treasure cast benjamin gates kristoff frozen, riley poole jack frost rise of the guardians, abigail chase. The original national treasure film centers on the gates family legend of a fantastic treasure trove of artifacts and gold, hidden by the founding fathers of the united states, and the attempts by the scion of the family, benjamin franklin gates, to find the treasure before his exfriend, ian howe, steals the declaration of independence national treasure. Ben gates nicolas cage sets out to find the lost 18 pages from the diary of abraham lincolns assassin, john wilkes booth. Book of secrets 2007 the greatest adventure history has ever revealed. Thomas jefferson gates is the ancestor of patrick henry gates and his son benjamin franklin gates. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or instore pickup.
Abigail chase reteam with riley poole and, now armed with a stack of longlost pages from john wilkes booths diary, ben must follow a clue left there to prove his ancestors innocence in the assassination of abraham lincoln. Book of secrets 2007 jon turtletaub, jon turteltaub on allmovie. Graced with some extra star wattage courtesy of helen mirren and. While ben is presenting new information about john wilkes booth and the 18 pages missing from booths diary, one man stands up and presents a missing page of john wilkes booths diary. Movie was filmed in 2007, countries of filming locations are united states. Find movie and film cast and crew information for national treasure. National treasure national treasure 2 book of secrets bluray. The movie starts at the end of the civil war when thomas gates, grandfather of.
During one of their lectures, mitch wilkinson ed harris shows up with a missing page from john wilkes booths diary that implicates their ancestor thomas gates being. Book of secrets, which is eerily similar to the first film. At the beginning of book of secrets, when his car is being towed away, its a ferrari f430 spider. It is a sequel to the 2004 movie, national treasure. From jerry bruckheimer, producer of pirates of the caribbean, comes the definitive national treasure.
National treasure is back, and this time it has, um, a subtitle. If you know the answer to this question, please register to. Thomas gates is shown in 1865 to have a son, charles, whom patrick gates bens. Book of secrets is a pretty typical blockbuster sequel, focused intently on appeasing what it thinks the audience wants, and missing out. Now, another treasure hunter named mitch wilkinson ed harris has found what is a missing page of the diary of john wilkes booth, which contains clues to the location of a lost city of gold, ben must compete against mitch to find the lost city, he goes to france and great britain. It was the final words thomas gates said to his son charles and is figured out by his greatgreatgrandson. Book of secrets sends its archaeologist hero, ben franklin gates nicolas cage, flexing his deadpan, on a globetrotting quest that might have been devised after a long night of wikipedia surfing.1204 584 1330 85 1505 406 1391 207 149 1331 526 1053 1193 88 721 1476 370 389 252 1277 283 400 745 1185 922 735 1006 1190 581 451 1198 98 943