That the holders of this information involved john wilkes booth and a. I am now impatient to know more about this third national treasure movie. 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, the president asks gates if he can help on what is written on page 47 of the presidents secret book, and that plot will be the main idea of national treasure 3. A third sequel for the beloved national treasure franchise is reportedly.
I loved, loved, loved the first national treasure movie, and this one did not disappoint. Book of secrets is a 2007 american adventure film directed by jon turteltaub and produced by jerry bruckheimer. Book of secrets t he riproaring success of the first national treasure movie and naturally the rippingerroaringer success of the. Im pretty sure production for the next film has already started or the producers will begin production next year. After finding out the location of the presidents book of secrets, the president asks ben gates nicolas cage to take a look at page 47, to see if. The wibberleys also wrote the screenplay for national treasure. This time ben gates is on a quest to find the lost city of gold in order to prove that his great grandfather wasnt a.
Book of secrets, nicolas cages character ben gates goes after the president of the united states book of secrets. Graced with some extra star wattage courtesy of helen mirren and. It is a sequel to the 2004 film national treasure and is the second part of the national treasure film series. Book of secrets is a bit better with better characters. We were asked to start there when writing the third film, so that is where well start. The first couple of minutes includes a background of famous text, phrases, and clues from the movie. This is the first song of the soundtrackalbum from the great film national treasure. National treasure 3 confirmed to be in the works, at long last.
The references to a mysterious page 47 made by the president of the united states played by bruce greenwood to the titular book of secrets from the second film meant. Book of secrets is the 2007 sequel to the 2004 film national treasure. Dec 21, 2007 determined to prove his ancestors innocence, ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from paris to london and ultimately back to america. Grounded in history, imbued with myth and mystery, disneys national treasure. Also with diane kruger, ed harris, helen mirren and justin bartha.
We have an idea of what national treasure 3s story could be about. Perhaps, on page 47, is a message from nicholas cages character, predicting that nicholas cages character would ask the president for access to the book of secrets and also providing some clue to the next quest. Nicolas cage plays a modern day treasure hunter whos so determined to clear his ancestors and thus his own name of wrongdoing in the past, that he breaks various laws to follow a series of cryptic clues, including briefly kidnapping the president of the united states. The west gate of the royal naval college was used as a double for the gates of buckingham palace for a scene in national treasure. Book of secrets diane kruger, justin bartha, and nicolas cage. I believe that only the president knows what is on page 47. Book of secrets, and its not nearly as musty as the script. Book of secrets, millions of moviegoers might have left theaters around the world believing that the library of congress, the worlds largest library, was home to a book that holds all of the u. To do so he must find pages that are missing from assassin john wilkes booths diary. The physical action is so fast at times, with lots of high speed editing, that there is no danger that the audience will be required to do any thinking. In this installment, archeologist benjamin gates cage sets out to uncover the truth about abraham.
Will we finally learn whats on page 47 in national. Book of secrets sends its archaeologist hero on a globetrotting quest that might have been devised after a long night of wikipedia surfing. Dec 20, 2007 there is an actual book of secrets buried in national treasure. 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. The page 47 idea was created to keep the audience in suspense for a next national treasure movie. Feb 09, 2008 n ational treasure, a tale about indiana jonesstyle adventurer nicolas cage pursuing an ancient treasure handed down from the days of the knights templar, came out just in time to cash in on dan.
There are no extras during the rest of the credits of national treasure. Jun 30, 2008 ben gates nicolas cage said at the end of national treasure 2 that page 47 is lifealtering that promises a lot for national treasure 3. A treasure hunter seeks the truth behind lincolns assassanation. Whats more, theyre bound to expand the dp franchise in new ways, too. The problem with both films is that the movie just goes on and on. Cibola national treasure 2, book of secrets trevor rabin opening theme. Replace the religious subplot from the da vinci code with some spurious blather about the history of the us constitution and you have the successful formula for the national treasure franchise. National treasure book of secrets clip crashing the. Audiences are bound to see it, and the man himself is impressed. After all, the comic book creator has been working on the film since as far back as. A welcome throwback to familyfriendly pg moviemaking. Book of secrets movie guide questions pg 2007 challenges students to explore the motivations of john wilkes booth, the character mitch wilkinson in his quest for fame and how relationships can be like a puzzle.
Aug 27, 2008 shortly following the release of national treasure. Book of secrets t he riproaring success of the first national treasure movie and naturally the. Rushmore was carved only in order to erase landmarks pointing to a fabled city of gold built inside the mountain. Book of secrets has without a doubt the most absurd and fevered plot since, oh, say, national treasure 2004. 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. Nicholas cage reprises his role as benjamin gates as the team of. Lets hope that jon turteltaub and nicolas cage will bring some incredible surprise from the page 47 of the book of secrets. Library of congress edit ben can be seen in the library of congress taking a photo with his cellphone on page 47 in the book of secrets, just before peter sadusky and his police force arrives, and his team discovers the second wood carving in the pages. This film just has a bit of a tighter setup and better locationsthough completely unrealistic like the first film.
Thomas looks down and sees that carrolls handkerchief is stained with blood. Book of secrets stars nicolas cage as benjamin gates, the treasure hunting historian. This journey leads ben and his crew not only to surprising revelationsbut to the trail of the worlds most treasured secrets. The secret of page 47 in the presidents book is unrevealed.
Apparently national treasure 3 is back on track cinemablend. Book of secrets 2007 as ben and abigail look for the resolute desk. Book of secrets 2007 yarn is the best way to find video. Nicolas cages latest national treasure sequel takes. Posted on thursday, december 20th, 2007 by peter sciretta.
Book of secrets, nicolas cages character ben gates. Dec 21, 2007 the hyperactive sequel national treasure. Book of secrets, at the end and in between, the president asks ben a favor, something which was mentioned in page 47 in the. Will we finally learn whats on page 47 in national treasure 3. Book of secrets, at the end and in between, the president asks ben a favor, something which was mentioned in page 47 in the presidents book of secrets. Ben and his father, patrick, learn that their ancestor, thomas gates, may have been involved in the assassination of abraham lincoln. The action in this fastpaced adventure sequel is loud and sometimes tense car chases, near falls from high ledges in a dark cave, etc.
To me i think that page 47 in the presidents secret book from national tresure 2 is a hint for the 3rd national treasure what is on page 47 is actually info about the letter from queen victoria to. Benjamin gates must follow a clue left in john wilkes booths diary to prove his ancestors innocence in the assassination of abraham lincoln. Book of secrets dvd and bluray release date, trailer, movie poster and movie stats. I believe that it must be really important to our government because in the movie national treasure.
At the beginning of book of secrets, when his car is being towed away, its a ferrari f430 spider. Book of secrets dvd, 2008, 2disc set at the best online prices at ebay. Book of secrets stars nicolas cage, jon voight, harvey keitel, ed harris the pg movie has a runtime of about 2 hr 10 min, and received a score of. Book of secrets ended with the characters looking into page 47 of a secret book owned by the. Posted on friday, may 21st, 2010 by peter sciretta. Dec 30, 2007 it was what the president wanted ben to delve into for him, and part of the presidential book of secrets. Whats on page 47 in the presidents book of secrets. Book of secrets, benjamin gates must locate the presidential book of secrets. The president of the united states asks ben to read page 47 in the book of secrets after the kidnap in mount vernon and when hes freed. Book of secrets released on home video as national treasure 2. National treasures book of secrets on display at the. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 3 days to finish once started. Lets hope disneys kept page 47 somewhere safe after all these years.
Even though there are no immediate plans to move forward on national treasure 3, its not for lack of a viable story. Its a highly visual movie, with lots of eyepopping outdoor color images. At the end of national treasure 1, riley has a ferrari 360 spider. Book of secrets is the second installment in the national treasure franchise. What is on page 47 of the presidents book of secrets in. In in this conjectural national treasure 3, nicholas cage follows the clue from page 47, which leads him to travel back in time. Dec 21, 2007 director john turteltaub and nicolas cage reteam for this sequel to 2004s national treasure. Nicolas cages latest national treasure sequel takes place on the uss indianapolis you might not know this, but basically everything he makes is a national treasure sequel. Book of secrets is a 2007 sequel in which nicolas cage plays a treasure hunter in search of the city of gold.
National treasure 3 may be stuck in development hell, but there are quite a few stories that could be on page 47 of the presidents book of secrets. Book of secrets ratchets up the crazy by a factor of 10. It was directed by jon turteltaub and produced by jerry bruckheimer. Its no secret that everyone wants to see a batman beyond liveaction movie. Book of secrets takes you on a globetrotting quest full of adrenalinepumping twists and turns. The first movie was good enough and successful enough that maybe it deserves a sequel, but how will they do it. Soon ben finds himself on a different kind of hunt.337 40 364 289 189 164 1018 609 1544 632 1468 817 1162 259 1633 1093 1081 891 1671 1487 657 977 1334 567 1035 1326 208 1286 261 669 1245 781