PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, History
An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked to rescue art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and return them to their owners.
From a newspaper report dated 13 December 2013: Police broke into the flat of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of a Nazi art dealer who hoarded hundreds of works believed to have been looted by the Third Reich. Gurlitt has been the focus of huge media ... ...
Stop, stop. Stop. I seem to have stepped on a land mine... of some sort.
Frank Stokes: Why d'you do something like that?
James Granger: It was a slow day.
Frank Stokes: Well, I wouldn't move.
James Granger: I'd like to at some point.
The Madonna was mentioned several times as having been stolen from the cathedral in Bruges. In reality, the Madonna is on display in the Church of Our Lady, not the cathedral of St. Saviours.
At the beginning of the end credits there are black and white photos of the real Monuments Men with some of the art they saved.
English, German, Russian, French, Flemish, Dutch
$22,700,000 (USA) (9 February 2014)
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