Co-writer and director George Clooney adapts author Robert M. Edsel's book THE MONUMENTS MEN: ALLIED HEROES, N**I THIEVES, AND THE GREATEST TREASURE HUNT IN HISTORY to tell the incredible true story of the seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during World War II on a mission to recover some of the world's greatest works of art. As the Third Reich begins to topple, the German army receives explicit orders to destroy every work of art in their possession. Determined to prevent 1000 years of culture from going up in flames, American president Franklin D. Roosevelt assembles an unlikely task force comprised entirely of art experts to enter Germany, recover the works of art, and ensure they are returned to their rightful owners. With little knowledge of modern weapons or warfare tactics, the ragtag squadron successfully makes their way into enemy territory before realizing they've got their work cut out for them. Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, and Jean Dujardin star.
Catalogue Number: 588-6717
Cast & Crew
Contains moderate violence, bloody injury detail and scenes of smoking
UV Copy Included
20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Number Of Discs
George Cloony's Mission\Marshaling The Troops