Action-adventure movies have been a Hollywood staple since the advent of cinema. A specific slice of adventure that has always appealed to an audience is a treasure hunt. With the promise of riches, magic, or mythical artifacts waiting to be plundered, viewers love to watch the dashing heroes evade traps and enemies to find the prize at the end.
Oftentimes, great adventures happen behind the scenes as well. Many of the greatest treasure hunt movies have interesting tales behind them just like the pitfalls that the characters navigate within the movies themselves. Check out these unexpected tidbits from the planning and production of classic treasure hunt films that are worth their weight in gold.
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