Feb 07, 2014 · Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.
- George Clooney
- 2 min
The Monuments Men is a 2014 war film directed by George Clooney, and written and produced by Clooney and Grant Heslov. The film stars an ensemble cast including Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, and Cate Blanchett.
The Monuments Men argues that many human lives, potentially losing battles to the Nazis, and almost stirring up conflicts with the Russians are all worth it if you can save a few pieces of art....
- drama, war, history
Aug 29, 2018 · Nearly 350 men and women from 13 countries joined the unit known as the “Monuments Men.” Mostly volunteers, they were hardly seasoned soldiers; instead, they were an unlikely platoon of museum...
The Monuments Men (5,071) IMDb 6.1 1h 58min 2014 X-Ray PG-13 In the midst of WWII a small group of art experts are commissioned by Roosevelt as soldiers and sent to the European theater to protect historically important buildings and monuments, and to locate vast troves of priceless art looted by the Nazis.
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, THE MONUMENTS MEN centers around an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.
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Aug 20, 2009 · The story of the Nazis' wholesale looting of the private and public art treasures of Europe during WWII and the efforts of the Monuments Men, with the aid of some others, to track down and return those treasures, is a significant story that I believe was largely unknown until this book (and the movie based upon it) came out, and for this the authors deserve a great deal of credit.
Jul 11, 2020 · From 1943 to 1945, a civilian task force of 345 Allied academics known as the Monuments Men managed to save 5 million cultural relics. During World War II, countless artifacts, paintings, and sculptures from European history’s most prominent creators were seized by the Nazis.
- Natasha Ishak
The Monuments Men In a race against time, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and others, called the Monuments Men, risked their lives scouring...
The Monuments Men were a group of American and British men and women---museum curators, art historians, librarians, architects, even artists---responsible for preserving the artistic and cultural achievements of western civilization from the destruction of war and theft by the Nazis.