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.
The German vehicle (A "Kubelwagen") commandeered by Epstein and Stokes is eventually adorned with a hand-painted star in a circle on its side, redesignating it as a U.S. military vehicle. This is a recreation of an actual photograph taken during the war of a member of the Monuments Men driving the exact same model vehicle, complete with a hand-painted circled star on the side door. The recreation in the film is perfect, right down to the American military trailer it pulls behind it.
Here's the thought. We put down our guns; you go your way, we go our way, no hard feelings.
Richard Campbell: He doesn't speak any English!
Preston Savitz: Not a word.
Richard Campbell: Okay.
Preston Savitz: You're just going to sit down?
Richard Campbell: Yeah, I think - why don't we all just sit down for a sec. Okay.
Preston Savitz: Shh.
Preston Savitz: I don't ...
When Lt.Stokes turns around from viewing the slide of the map of France, he has a pencil in his hand and the clip board is on the table. In the next shot from over his shoulder, the clip board is in his hand and he then places it back on the table.
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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