Have the treasure hunt games fantasized you ever? Or have you ever thought of trying to find a treasure by yourself? I guess many of us are not lucky to actually find a treasure but that can be enjoyed through a movie instead. Here is a list of top 5 best treasure hunt movies that you should not miss if you love action thrill and adventure.
1. The good, the bad and the ugly:
This movie released in 1966 and is an Italian epic Spaghetti Western film. It is directed by Sergio Leone, starring Clint Eastwood, Lee Van Cleef, and Eli Wallach and is the third and the final part of the Dollars trilogy. It is set during the American Civil War and talks about the lost treasures around the world. In this movie three men find themselves searching for the gold of the Civil War. It is best suited for the western genre. At that time, it was a financial success, grossing over $25 million at the box office.
2. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade:
Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade was released in 1989. It is a typical example of an action-adventure film. Directed by Steven Spielberg this movie is actually the third part of the Indiana Jones franchise. The main characters of the movie are played by Harrison Ford, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott, Julian Glover, River Pheonix and many more. This story is based on a plat where Indiana Jones searches for his father who has been kidnapped by the Nazis.
3. The Treasure of Sierra Madre:
If we are talking about the list of the best treasure hunt movies, then ‘The treasure of Sierra Madre’ cannot be missed. This is the ultimate blend of a good story, depth, visuals, acting, etc. This is set in the old time of Mexico and was the third collaboration between director John Huston and actor Humphrey Bogart. It is considered a masterpiece in this category. This movie is one of the first movies to be filmed on location outside the United States. Many of the scenes were shot in the studio and some parts of the US. The total time of the shoot was five and a half months.
4. Time Bandits:
Released in 1981 this British fantasy film, full of adventure and thrill, was directed by Terry Gilliam. The major stars of the movie are Sean Connery, John Cleese, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, David Warner, Peter Vaughan, Ian Holm, Katherine Helmond and many more. This is the first part of the trilogy of Gilliam. This is based on the desire to escape from society from the eyes of a child.
5. Romancing the Stone:
This was one of the masterpieces of the old times. Released in 1984, it is a complete mix of adventure, comedy, action and romance. The plot of the movie is about a novelist who receives a treasure map in the mail from her brother-in-law who was recently murdered. The sequel of this successful Hollywood movie was The Jewel of the Nile released in 1985.