Director: Jon Turteltaub

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Film:National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets

National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets

Jon Turteltaub

Join Nicolas Cage on a heart-pounding adventure that will have you on the edge of your seat in a race to find the Lost City of Gold. Grounded in history imbued with myth and mystery Disney’s National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets takes you on a globe-trotting quest full of adrenaline-pumping twists and turns—all leading to the final clue in a mysterious and highly guarded book containing centuries of secrets. But there’s only one way to find it—Ben Gates must kidnap the President. Packed with fast-paced action and crackling humor National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets is a movie your entire family will want to rediscover again and again.

Film:National Treasure

National Treasure

Jon Turteltaub

Ever since he was a boy Benjamin Franklin Gates (Cage) has been obsessed with finding a treasure few dare to believe exists—the legendary Knights Templar Treasure. As Gates tries to find and decipher ancient riddles that will lead him to the greatest treasure known to man he’s dogged by a ruthless enemy who wants it for himself. Now in a race against time Gates must steal one of America’s most sacred and guarded documents—the Declaration of Independence—or let it and a key clue to the mystery fall into dangerous hands. Heart-pounding chases close calls and the FBI turn Gates’ quest into a high-stakes crime caper and the most exciting treasure hunt you’ve ever experienced.

Film:Phenomenon

Phenomenon

Jon Turteltaub

John Travolta’s should’ve-been-nominated-for-an-Oscar performance is the best reason to see this largely moving work, which is a little reminiscent of the novel Flowers for Algernon (basis for the film Charly). Travolta plays a mechanic who sees a bright light in the sky one night and wakes up the next morning a genius, hungry for knowledge and so smart he figures out national defense secrets in his own living room (and gets in hot water for it). The more interesting drama, however, is not with the government but with the character’s longtime…

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