Ben crashes the president's birthday party at to convince the president to follow him into a secret tunnel under the House, where he confronts him about the book. The car chases are hilarious, the discoveries breathtaking, all with an underlying mood of suspense. The president warns Ben that his actions will be interpreted as an attempt to kidnap the president and that Ben is now wanted for committing a federal offense. Many scenes of historic locations were filmed on location, including the scenes at and. Determined to prove his ancestor's innocence, Ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from Paris to London and ultimately back to America. Emily Appleton-Gates, Ben's mother who is divorced from her husband, Patrick.
Several years since Benjamin Franklin Gates found the Knight's Templar and became rich and famous. Along with the previously mentioned audio features, the Blu-Ray version provides a 5. Director: Writers: , , , , , Starring: , , , , , Producers: , , , , , ». At the end, the president mentions the favor he asked of Ben when he gave him the location of the book. Filming at Mount Rushmore took longer than initially scheduled, due to inclement weather and the decision to change the setting of additional scenes to the area around Mount Rushmore to take advantage of backdrop.
As in the first film, Cage is the primary draw, alternately goofy and smirky and always entertaining. In a flashback scene, a young boy sees his father shot and killed. The goal is to always have an original sequel, as silly as that sounds. We just had a meeting. Tense teetering and near falls from precarious surfaces inside a cave; rush of water nearly drowns people trapped in the cave.
It is also implied that an unmarried couple are living together. Proving a historical man's innocence and finding another buried treasure just didn't click for me, or the movie except for one line from Voight. Archived from on 1 August 2011. This journey leads Ben and his crew not only to surprising revelations — but to the trail of the world's most treasured secrets. After a struggle and Ben's attempt to sacrifice himself, Mitch ends up staying behind and asking Ben to give him joint credit for helping them in finding the treasure.
It seemed as if the heros had to follow the same path as the first film, but they got into it different. People who expect the crew to reinvent the plot should not be surprised, if they keep with a proven formula. Parts of the story in the novel version differ slightly from what was actually filmed, owing to changes being made in the screenplay prior to and during production. When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben's great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's death. There are also moments where the lead characters are in England and adopt cringe-worthy fake English accents while saying every stereotypical British expression they can think of. It is a sequel to the 2004 film and is the second part of the.
Unfortunately, this sequel adds precious few new ideas to the blueprint established in. Ben convinces the president to reveal the location of the book, which is at the. I'd say we're about half-way there. Walt Disney Pictures … This sequel was really well-done. Small supporting parts are played by and as Gates' ancestors Thomas Gates and Charles Carroll Gates; as ; and as a boy who gets into a heated argument with Gates over a Lincoln conspiracy.
Ben also ensures Mitch receives joint credit for the find. Now the Gates name is being sullied again, incriminated in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by a descendent of a Confederate general. Determined to prove his ancestor's innocence, Ben follows an international chain of clues that takes him on a chase from Paris to London and ultimately back to America. National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets 2007 Screenshots from another edition of When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben's great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's death. Parents need to know that National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets is a 2007 sequel in which plays a treasure hunter in search of the City of Gold. Ben clears his family's name with the discovery and is cleared of all charges when the president, in an attempt to protect Ben, tells everyone that Ben saved his life.
Thomas Gates, Ben's great-grandfather, is mentioned on the page. Riley gets his back from the president who owes him a favor. Is real history less entertaining than the kind that's manufactured for the movies? We're just having the damnedest time writing it. Then again, that's not very hard to do when the plot is the same as the first time you saw it. The plank has only one symbol that Patrick Gates can identify. Using , Ben, his estranged girlfriend Abigail Chase, and friend Riley Poole discover a cipher pointing to hidden on the back of the diary page.
Now, another treasure hunter named Mitch Wilkinson 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 to find other clues and even peak inside the President's secret book to put the pieces of the puzzle together, his parents and his friends also help Ben find the lost city and to stay one step ahead of Mitch. When a missing page from the diary of John Wilkes Booth surfaces, Ben's great-great grandfather is suddenly implicated as a key conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's death. Thomas recognizes the message as using the and begins to translate it. But in the movie, they take the plank with them on the chase. It shows that Ben's great-grandfather was a co-conspirator in Abraham Lincoln's murder. From the Queen's desk, Ben obtains an ancient wooden plank. In the book, Ben finds a picture of the missing plank from the desk and an entry by , who found the plank in 1924, had it destroyed, and commissioned to carve to erase the map's landmarks in order to protect the treasure.