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Small Details Fans Noticed In 'National Treasure'

June 3, 2021 170 votes 26 voters15 items

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National Treasure is one of the most popular action-adventure movies from the 2000s. It grossed over $170 million in America, another $170 million overseas, and spawned a sequel with another in development. More than 15 years later, people are still poring over the film and discovering unique details that they share with others online.

Here are 15 such details that fans have recently noticed about National Treasure.

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  • 5

    The Guard's Name Is Mike Hawk

    Photo: u/m1n1k1t / Reddit

    From Redditor u/m1n1k1t:

    I'm National Treasure (2004), the guard that discovers the break in at the Gala calls himself Mike and his last name is briefly visible on his name tag.

    Further explained by Redditor u/IndigoMichigan:

    I was expecting Hunt, but this also works. Hah. 


    Worth it's weight in gold?
  • 6

    Ben's Watch Is A Diver's Watch Worth Approximately $5,000

    Photo: u/PreviousHistory / Reddit

    From Redditor u/PreviousHistory:

    In National Treasure, the watch Ben gives as collateral is a divers watch, and he states it as quite valuable. Earlier in the film when the FBI look up who he is they state that he has Naval Diving Training, which explains his valuable watch. Fun fact, said watch runs about $5k nowadays.

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  • 7

    When Pulling His Glove Off With His Teeth, Ben Gives His Father The Finger

    Photo: National Treasure / Buena Vista Pictures

    From Redditor u/Charliekidd666:

    In National Treasure (2004) when Ben's having a heated moment with his father, he subtly flips him the bird while removing his glove.

    Worth it's weight in gold?
  • 8

    Ian Rubs His Hand In Gunpowder Before Catching The Flare - That's Why He Gets Inflamed 

    Photo: National Treasure / Buena Vista Pictures

    From Redditor u/Kyle5130:

    In National Treasure, Ian digs through a barrel of gun powder before catching a flare in the same hand. This is what causes his hand to catch on fire.

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