The Monuments Men is a war drama movie about saving the Europe's art, paintings and sculptures that are taken away by Hitler and his forces and hidden away to be transported to the biggest dream museum Hitler wanted to leave behind as a legacy.
The movie is acted and directed by George Clooney. The movie is based on the book The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History, by Robert M. Edsel.
The supporting cast includes Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville, and Cate Blanchett. The movie starts with a presentation by Clooney to the President of the USA for granting permission to save the art and to get the support of the Allied forces. He chooses his own team and brings them to speed to enter the war zone. As they unriddle the mystery they come across various problems and challenges. They continue their passion to save Art and some of them even lose their lives. The movie is a success story of saving some of the art we still see in some of the world famous museums in Europe. Some has been destroyed forever by Hitler when he lost the war.
The Monuments Men not only shows that war is a waste for human beings but also for some of the treasures of life which are lost forever. A definite watch of you love going to the museums and love your history.