The Best Treasure Hunters In Film & TV
Pop culture is filled with characters who have a thirst for adventure. These characters have a strong desire to travel to the farthest reaches of the globe in search of valuable artifacts, important relics, and riches beyond their wildest imaginations. Throughout their adventures, they must face off against adversaries seeking the same treasure for their own nefarious gain. This list of treasure hunter characters will remind you to search for wonder and magic in your own life.
Indiana Jones may be an archaeology professor by day, but by night, he's off trying to find the Ark of the Covenant or the Holy Grail. In case you ever wondered how Scrooge McDuck made his fortune, he's actually a world-renowned treasure seeker, and all the gold in his vault was collected from distant lands. There's also Benjamin Franklin Gates (Nicolas Cage from National Treasure) who stole the Declaration of Independence for the good of society.
The following list has some of the greatest treasure seekers of all time in film and TV, so be sure to vote up the ones you think had the most thrilling adventures.
By the time you reach the end of this list, you will want to embark on your own globe-trotting expedition.
- Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Fair use1137 VOTES
- Played By: Harrison Ford, Corey Carrier, George Hall, Sean Patrick Flanery, Harrison Ford
- 2116 VOTES
- Played By: John Schneider, Brendan Fraser
- Photo: Buena Vista Pictures3117 VOTES
- Played By: Nicolas Cage
- 4107 VOTES
- Played By: Minnie Driver, Angelina Jolie, Rachel Grant, Rachel Appleton, Judith Gibbins
- Photo: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl / Buena Vista Pictures Distribution5110 VOTES
- Played By: Johnny Depp
- Photo: Paramount Pictures661 VOTES
- Played By: Matthew McConaughey