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National Treasure

• TOP NOTCH (my top choices)
• HONORABLE MENTION (well worth watching)
• YOU MIGHT WANT TO CONSIDER (I like them but you might not)
• CLASSICS (Great movies up through the 1960s - many don't have any rating)

Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha   

Summary - Benjamin Franklin Gates descends from a family of treasure-seekers who've all hunted for the same thing: a war chest hidden by the Founding Fathers after the Revolutionary War. Ben's close to discovering its whereabouts, as is his competition, but the FBI is also hip to the hunt.

Cautions - Action violence.

Commentary - When people want a family friendly action adventure and I suggest National Treasure, the most common response is, "Isn't that the one with Nicolas Cage? No thanks. I hate Nicolas Cage."

Well, I'm not sure how to help someone get past that. It's too bad though because National Treasure is a fantastic film filled with action, adventure, great…

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