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Top 10 Treasure Hunting Movies

Treasure Hunting is an interesting adventure genre in cinema which has experimented by many Legendre Directors.
Here is the list of top 10 treasure hunting movies.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
With Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies

Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the US government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Directed by Gore Verbinski
With Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley

Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate 'Captain' Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Directed by John Huston
With Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett

Fred Dobbs and Bob Curtin, two Americans searching for work in Mexico, convince an old prospector to help them mine for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
With Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Three Kings (1999)

Directed by David O. Russell
With George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Ice Cube, Spike Jonze

In the aftermath of the Persian Gulf War, 4 soldiers set out to steal gold that was stolen from Kuwait, but they discover people who desperately need their help.

The Goonies (1985)

Directed by Richard Donner
With Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate's ancient treasure.

National Treasure (2004)

Directed by Jon Turteltaub
With Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Sean Bean

A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Directed by Rob Marshall
With Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane, Geoffrey Rush

Jack Sparrow and Barbossa embark on a quest to find the elusive fountain of youth, only to discover that Blackbeard and his daughter are after it too.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

Directed by Steven Spielberg
With Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri

After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)

Directed by Jon Turteltaub
With Nicolas Cage, Diane Kruger, Justin Bartha, Jon Voight

Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.