Modern day adventurer and
archaeologist, Ben Franklin Gates (Nicholas Cage) returns to DVD
once again in National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets, another exciting
instalment of conspiracies and ancient artefacts. Best of all, a
variety of actors from the original movie reprise their roles in the
sequel that include Jon Voight as Patrick Gates, Justine Bartha as
Riley Poole and Diane Kruger as Abigail Chase who are as
entertaining as they were in the original instalment.
This roller coaster adventure is filled
with cliché and conspiracies that actually create quite an
entertaining and over the top plot. The story revolves around the
legendary "Book of Secrets" that is a record of all the world's
secrets and conspiracies which has our heroes breaking into the Oval
Office and even Buckingham Palace for clues.
However for our hero, this book will
clear his ancestors name from being named as a co-conspirator who
assisted in the assassination of Lincoln. The relationships in this
current sequel have also changed and Abigail Chase who was once Ben
Franklin Gate's girlfriend are now separated but the flames are
The character Riley Poole is still as
flamboyant and over the top as ever who assists in complimenting the
humour of Cage. Helen Mirren also stars as Patrick Gate's ex-wife
who all come together as a family to assist Ben uncover this secret
before it falls into the wrong hands.
With some great stunts and really
unbelievable plot lines like kidnapping the president of the United
States, National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets works quite well as a
movie, thanks to director Jon Turteltaub who makes this movie even
more entertaining than the original.
Perfect video and audio quality with a
plethora of special features that are quite intuitive and
entertaining which gives a true insight into the movie and beyond.
Truly a first class presentation from Walt Disney Studios.
Embossed O-Ring Packaging
Scenes with introductions by Director
Treasure Reel: Bloopers & Outtakes
Of A Sequel
Book Of Secrets: On Location
Stunts: Creating The London Chase
Evolution Of A Golden City
Of The Golden Circle
Story: Crafting The Presidents’ Book
The Library Of Congress