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National Treasure: Book of Secrets Reviews

National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Overview


Genre :

Action, Adventure

Release Date :

December 21, 2007

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Jon Turteltaub

Starring :

Nicolas Cage, Jon Voight, Harvey Keitel, Ed Harris, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Bruce Greenwood, Helen Mirren, Alicia Coppola, Zachary Gordon

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 5

“..What you get with Book of Secrets is an adventure film with a lacklustre adventure..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
2 of 5

“..The results play like the outline for a dour Discovery Channel special..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
2.5 of 4

“..Much of it is entertaining, but all of is ridiculous..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
2.5 of 4

“..It's all diverting enough and holds your interest without ever getting too exciting..”
by Bob Strauss [LA Daily News]
2 of 4

“..if a popcorn movie with moderate intrigue and occasional humor is what you're after, this is just the ticket..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 5

“..Even though it's all wildly unbelievable and rather hokey at times, National Treasure: Book of Secrets manages to surpass the first one for pure movie fun and some decent heart-pounding action..”
by Pete Hammond [Maxim]
Review rate : C+
Reviewed by Michael Sragow [Baltimore Sun]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Paul Byrnes [Sydney Morning Herald]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [NY Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ken Fox [TV Guide]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret Morning News]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Reviewed by Matt Zoller Seitz [NY Times]

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