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National Treasure: Book of Secrets (sequel)


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#1 of 14 OFFLINE   DavidPla

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Posted May 25 2007 - 02:30 AM

Here's the teaser...

http://playlist.yaho....&sdm=web&pt=rd

Everybody seems to be back for the sequel with new cast members Harvey Keitel, Ed Harris and Helen Mirren.

#2 of 14 OFFLINE   todd s

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Posted May 25 2007 - 02:54 AM

I really enjoyed the first one...And I am looking forward to the sequel. Nice additions to the cast..except Harvey Keitel was in the original.
Bring back John Doe! Or at least resolve the cliff-hanger with a 2hr movie or as an extra on a dvd release.

#3 of 14 OFFLINE   Carlo Medina

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Posted May 25 2007 - 03:01 AM

Yeah I did enjoy the first one, but am surprised that a sequel was greenlit. I didn't think the first one made too much money, and I only saw it because it was in the 2/$15 sale at Best Buy.

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#4 of 14 OFFLINE   TheLongshot

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Posted May 25 2007 - 03:10 AM

It made $173m with a budget of $35m, so it shouldn't be that surprising. Most DVDs of blockbusters get heavily discounted eventually, so it shouldn't be a judge if a movie was a financial success. Personally, I thought the movie was pretty darn silly. Jason

#5 of 14 OFFLINE   Rakesh.S

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Posted May 25 2007 - 04:47 AM

The budget for this movie was NOT $35 million. Are you high? They did a lot of action sequences, not to mention that they had to pay the cast. It was $100 million, and they made $173.

#6 of 14 OFFLINE   Holadem

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Posted May 25 2007 - 04:55 AM

I was gonna say Posted Image. Cage alone probably eats up half of that amount.

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#7 of 14 OFFLINE   todd s

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Posted May 25 2007 - 05:54 AM

Off course it was a bit silly. But, how cool would it be if their really was such a treasure? Am I am not talking about the gold and other valuables. I am talking about the lost works of literature. Think about how much stuff was destroyed when the Library at Alexandria was destroyed.
Bring back John Doe! Or at least resolve the cliff-hanger with a 2hr movie or as an extra on a dvd release.

#8 of 14 OFFLINE   Jason Harbaugh

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Posted May 25 2007 - 06:10 AM

The first one was surprisenly a lot of fun. Here's to hoping the second keeps that going.

#9 of 14 OFFLINE   Chad R

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Posted May 25 2007 - 10:03 AM

They also made $174 million overseas, so after paying theaters their due this movie was quite profitable. However, I saw it. I remember thinking it was a fun time, but I really couldn't tell you much of what happened it was that effervescent.

#10 of 14 OFFLINE   Kevin Grey

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Posted May 25 2007 - 01:16 PM

National Treasure also had really good legs. I thought it was only amusing but it did really seem to connect with a lot of audiences.

#11 of 14 OFFLINE   Tim Glover

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Posted May 25 2007 - 04:54 PM

Really enjoyed National Treasure and it kind of grew on me even more on dvd. I have high hopes...

#12 of 14 OFFLINE   Chris Atkins

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Posted May 26 2007 - 05:31 AM

Loved the trailer. Can't wait for this one.

#13 of 14 OFFLINE   Zack Gibbs

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Posted May 26 2007 - 06:26 AM

Liked the first one enough. Thought that trailer for #2 was laughably bad.
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Posted May 28 2007 - 05:29 AM

Whoops. You are right. I read the wrong number. It did cost $100m In any case, it made money. Worldwide, it did $347m, so it probably made a decent profit. Jason




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