Entertainment The Best National Treasure Movie Quotes  

Movie and TV Quotes
36 votes 9 voters

The best National Treasure quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from National Treasure, with the help of your votes. Starring Nicolas Cage and Jon Voight, National Treasure was directed by Jon Turteltaub and released in 2004.

What is your favorite National Treasure quote? One memorable line was when Ben said, "I'm gonna steal the Declaration of Independence." Another great line from National Treasure is, "And tell the FBI agents listening in on this call if they want the Declaration back, and not just a box of confetti, then you'll come alone," spoken by Ian.

Vote up your top National Treasure quotes, regardless of which character they come from.

 

Ranker may collect a commission from links on this page.
You're Under Arrest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best National Treasure Movie Quotes
Photo: via Wikimedia Commons
1 4 VOTES
You're Under Arrest

Agent Sadusky: And what about you?
Ben: I'd really love not to go to prison. I can't even describe how much I would love not to go to prison.
Saudusky: Someone's got to go to prison Ben.
Ben: Well if you have a helicopter, I think I can help with that.
Saudusky: You're under arrest Mr. Howe. We've got you on kidnapping, attempted murder and trespassing on government property.
 

 

4 0
Love this quote?
2 4 VOTES
FBI Agents Listening

Ian: Hello, Ben. How are you?
Ben: Um, chained to a desk.
Ian: Sorry to hear that. I want you to meet me on the flight deck of the USS Intrepid. You know where that is?
Ben: New York.
Ian: Meet me there at ten o'clock tomorrow morning. And bring those glasses you found at Independence Hall. Yeah, I know about the glasses. We can take a look at the Declaration, and then you can be on your way.
Ben: And I'm supposed to believe that?
Ian: I told you from the start, I only wanted to borrow it. You can have it. And the glasses. I'll even throw in the pipe from the Charlotte.
Ben: I'll be there.
Ian: And tell the FBI agents listening in on this call if they want the Declaration back, and not just a box of confetti, then you'll come alone.

 

4 0
Love this quote?
We Probably Deserve That is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best National Treasure Movie Quotes
Photo: via Wikimedia Commons
3 5 VOTES
We Probably Deserve That

Ben: They don't have it.
Ben: See, now can you please stop shouting?
Abigail: Give me that!
Ben: You're still shouting. And it's really starting to annoy. You would do well, Dr. Chase, to be a bit more civilized in this instance.
Abigail: If that's the real Declaration, what did they get?
Ben: A souvenir. I thought it might be a good idea to have a duplicate, turns out I was right. Actually, I had to pay for the real one and the duplicate, so you owe me $35, plus tax.
Riley: Genius.
Abigail: Verdammt! Give me that!
Ben: You know something? You're shouting again.
Riley: I'm pretty sure she was swearing, too.
Ben: Well, we probably deserved that.

 

4 1
Love this quote?
4 5 VOTES
You're A Genius

Abigail: What do you see?
Ben: 2:22.
Abigail: What time is it now?
Clothing Store Clerk: Almost 3.
Abigail: We missed it.
Riley: No, we didn't. We didn't miss it because... you don't know this? I know something about history that you don't know.
Ben: I'd be very excited to learn about it, Riley.
Riley: Hold on one second, let me just take in this moment. This is cool. Is this how you feel all the time? Well, except now, of course--
Abigail: Riley!
Riley: All right! What I know is that daylight savings wasn't established until World War I. If it's 3 p.m. now that means that in 1776 it would be 2 p.m.
Ben: Riley, you're a genius.
Riley: Do you actually know who the first person to come up with the idea of daylight savings time was?
Abigail and Ben: Benjamin Franklin.
 

 

4 1
Love this quote?