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National Treasure Reviews

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
August 25, 2008
Not only safe for Junior and Grandma but also pretty entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 23, 2008
Turteltaub manages to stitch it all together well enough so that the ludicrous nature of the characters' quest doesn't hit you until the final credits roll.
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out
June 24, 2006
A mild holiday caper, for the wettest of afternoons.
Michael Szymanski
Wordmag.com
October 14, 2005
The treasure hunt is cool in this DVD, it's a whole game of numbers and quizzes go get to some of the Easter eggs.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 4/5

Bullz-Eye.com
July 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
April 20, 2005
The film plays on every cliché and every stereotype imaginable, and part of its charm is playing them exactly to an audience's happiest expectations.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
April 17, 2005
The historical touches make the film more akin to classics like "Raiders of the Lost Ark" than to duds like "Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (and ended simultaneously)".
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Scott Andrews
FilmFocus
January 15, 2005
This is a bravura film that genuinely understands the nature of true family entertainment and provides it in spades.
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
December 27, 2004
National Treasure may be dumb and relatively short on action scenes, but it's still a lot of fun, largely thanks to Cage and Bartha.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org
December 21, 2004
Few can argue that the movie is totally unbelievable, but if one is able to leave all sense of logic at the door, it's very hard not to have a darn good time in the process.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)
December 17, 2004
Stealing the Declaration of Indepenence is easy - making an interesting film is tough!
Full Review| Original Score: B
Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com
December 14, 2004
... a semi-historical mystery-thriller... too many chases and clichés keep this good movie from being great.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4.0
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
December 8, 2004
Works fairly well as slick, enjoyable hooey… in its general approach if not all particulars, this could represent a promising new approach in family entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
December 3, 2004
[Cage] ust cannot cut it playing an intellectual, and his Ben is convincing only in the scenes where he is evading bullets or hanging by one hand over an abyss.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com
December 2, 2004
As realism, Turtletaub's movie flops. As escapism, though, grab the popcorn, kick your feet up, and have a blast.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
November 30, 2004
About as edgy as a child-friendly TV movie.... And despite being at least a half hour too long, it's great fun while it lasts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
November 28, 2004
Strangely, I...found myself liking this movie.
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
November 27, 2004
It's fun and occasionally amusing and it didn't give me a headache. That's not the sort of endorsement that gets you quoted in the ads, but it's the best I can muster.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly
November 25, 2004
| Original Score: 3/4
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