Treasure Hunting Glamorized

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Conservative Trope Examples

  • Nigel is depicted as a nice, wealthy man who was taken advantage of by a much younger woman who married him for his money and left him. He loves his daughter Gemma, dotes on her and chooses to take the boat on a treasure hunt when she expresses interest. They use his super large and fancy yacht in their search for the sunken treasure along with Finn and Tess.
  • National Treasure (2004)
    Nicholas Cage races to decode a message written in invisible ink on the back of the Declaration of Independence that supposedly reveals the location of a "national treasure" hidden by the Freemasons during the Revolutionary War before the bad guys can get it.
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
    The central movie plot is about finding the Holy Grail which is depicted as actually real in the movie.
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
    The central theme of the movie is to find the lost Ark of the Covenant which the Book of Exodus says contains part of the ten commandments. Indiana Jones doesn't believe it has any supernatural power but is proven wrong in the end.