The Secret of Monte Cristo (1961)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Adventure  |   Run Time - 83 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |  
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In this romantic adventure set in Italy around 1815, a courageous soldier endeavors to find a hidden treasure on the island of Monte Cristo. He then escorts the daughter of a murdered explorer on a quest to find the map they need to locate the loot. The daughter doesn't trust the soldier, but after he kills a few of their foes, she changes her mind. Finally, after many adventures, they find the valuable chest, but upon opening it, they find it to be filled with nothing but chains and ropes as the real treasure was aboard a different ship. Somehow the two seekers are not too disappointed as along the way, they have fallen in love. The film is also titled Treasure of Monte Cristo.

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bad-guy, good-guy, swashbuckler, treasure