History Main / TreasureMap

11th May '18 4:45:08 PM JackG
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''13'' (the American remake of ''13 Tzameti''), a [[GotVolunteered 'contestant']] in the DeadlyGame draws a map of where he's buried money from a heist, and tells a guard that [[IfIdoNotReturn if he dies]] (a likely possibility, as they're playing RussianRoulette) he can take the map off his corpse and keep half the money, as long as he gives the rest of his son. Turns out he survives, so the guard tries to murder him for the map. The other guards intervene, whereupon the contestant brandishes a blank sheet of paper to taunt him, [[ILied claiming there never was any buried money]]. He then burns the genuine map once the guard is out of sight.
16th Apr '18 7:03:19 PM foxley
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''Film/TheSignOfFourSherlockHolmesGreatestCase'', Small gives Sholto and Marston a map indicating where the treasure is hidden in the fortress. After Sholto murders Marston, the map ends up in Marston's personal effects and is eventually passed on to his daughter. She gives it yo Holmes who is able to deuce from it what this case is really about.

to:

* In ''Film/TheSignOfFourSherlockHolmesGreatestCase'', Small gives Sholto and Marston a map indicating where the treasure is hidden in the fortress. After Sholto murders Marston, the map ends up in Marston's personal effects and is eventually passed on to his daughter. She gives it yo to Holmes who is able to deuce deduce from it what this case is really about.
16th Apr '18 7:01:12 PM foxley
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''Film/TheSignOfFourSherlockHolmesGreatestCase'', Small gives Sholto and Marston a map indicating where the treasure is hidden in the fortress. After Sholto murders Marston, the map ends up in Marston's personal effects and is eventually passed on to his daughter. She gives it yo Holmes who is able to deuce from it what this case is really about.
16th Mar '18 6:30:32 AM TheHeroHartmut
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* There are several treasure maps to be found by the player in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'', each leading to a particular location with a wooden chest containing loot equivalent to a large chest from the end of a dungeon. In the ''Dragonborn'' {{DLC}}, one particular map (obtained by besting a group of pirates) provides the locations of each piece of the Deathbrand armour, which belonged to the long-dead pirate king Haknir Death-Brand.
6th Feb '18 12:40:38 AM BoukenDutch
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Series/BassieEnAdriaan'': The series "het geheim van de schatkaart" (the secret of the treasure map) resolves around one of these found behind an old painting. It comes with the added difficulty that one first has to solve a riddle to find the starting point of the map.
8th Jan '18 7:26:47 AM Cryoclaste
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''The Quest for the Missing Map'', a ''NancyDrew'' book, concerns the "pirate map divided in half" variation.

to:

* ''The Quest for the Missing Map'', a ''NancyDrew'' ''Literature/NancyDrew'' book, concerns the "pirate map divided in half" variation.
9th Dec '17 5:50:41 PM Jgamer
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** [[spoiler: The Road Poneglyphs are four stone blocks that have locations written on them. When all four locations are plotted on a map, they'll form an X on the location of Raftel, the island where One Piece is held.]]
18th Nov '17 6:17:11 PM OptimalKahada
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money but rather upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]].
** ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' also uses the trope in the exact same manner.

to:

** In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money Some just have money, but rather others contain schematics for elite upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]].
Jackdaw]].
** ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' also uses the trope in the exact same manner.manner, but they only give you keys to a cage containing a set of 12th Century Templar armor.
6th Nov '17 7:29:38 PM erforce
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Averted in the ''{{Tintin}}'' two part story, "Recap/TintinTheSecretOfTheUnicorn" and "Recap/TintinRedRackhamsTreasure" in the necessary information is not a map, but three papers that when held together reveal the coordinates of the sunken ship's location. Even then, Tintin had to reckon with Capt's Haddock using the Paris Meridian and not the Prime Meridian for his starting point and even then the whole message on the papers really meant that the treasure was [[spoiler:actually hidden in Marlinspike Hall]]. At one point they misunderstand the map, thinking the treasure is buried on the Island, then after digging realize that Sir Francis wouldn't have left the treasure on the island and never come back for it.
* Common in {{ComicBook/Bamse}}'s adventures.
* The "Kitchen Irish" arc of ''ThePunisherMAX'' revolves around a modern version of this trope. An evil elderly irish gangster had willed three map coordinates that would lead to his hidden money somewhere in New York, and given each to a different gang leader, knowing that they all hated both him and eachother and would tear eachother apart trying to get the others coordinates after he died. [[spoiler: On the off-chance that they ever decided to put the hostilities on hold and find the treasure together (which they do at the climax of the story), it turns out the treasure wasnt even real, it was just a bomb with the word CUNTS! carved into the C4 attached to it.]]

to:

* Averted in the ''{{Tintin}}'' ''ComicBook/{{Tintin}}'' two part story, "Recap/TintinTheSecretOfTheUnicorn" and "Recap/TintinRedRackhamsTreasure" in the necessary information is not a map, but three papers that when held together reveal the coordinates of the sunken ship's location. Even then, Tintin had to reckon with Capt's Haddock using the Paris Meridian and not the Prime Meridian for his starting point and even then the whole message on the papers really meant that the treasure was [[spoiler:actually hidden in Marlinspike Hall]]. At one point they misunderstand the map, thinking the treasure is buried on the Island, then after digging realize that Sir Francis wouldn't have left the treasure on the island and never come back for it.
* %%* Common in {{ComicBook/Bamse}}'s adventures.
* The "Kitchen Irish" arc of ''ThePunisherMAX'' ''ComicBook/ThePunisherMAX'' revolves around a modern version of this trope. An evil elderly irish gangster had willed three map coordinates that would lead to his hidden money somewhere in New York, and given each to a different gang leader, knowing that they all hated both him and eachother and would tear eachother apart trying to get the others coordinates after he died. [[spoiler: On the off-chance that they ever decided to put the hostilities on hold and find the treasure together (which they do at the climax of the story), it turns out the treasure wasnt even real, it was just a bomb with the word CUNTS! carved into the C4 attached to it.]]



* ''Film/RomancingTheStone'' plays this one straight.

to:

* %%* ''Film/RomancingTheStone'' plays this one straight.



* ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'' features a map to Hamunaptra, although it's destroyed accidentally-on-purpose by the curator (secretly a [[AncientTradition Medjai]]) and Jonathan and Evy have to rely on Rick's knowledge of where Hamunaptra is.
* In ''Film/TheMummyReturns'', the map is in the form of a hologram projected by the Bracelet of Anubis, showing the way to Ahm Shere.

to:

* ''Film/TheMummyTrilogy''
**
''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'' features a map to Hamunaptra, although it's destroyed accidentally-on-purpose by the curator (secretly a [[AncientTradition Medjai]]) and Jonathan and Evy have to rely on Rick's knowledge of where Hamunaptra is.
* ** In ''Film/TheMummyReturns'', the map is in the form of a hologram projected by the Bracelet of Anubis, showing the way to Ahm Shere.



* ''PirateMaster'' did a game show version of this.
* ''Series/{{Treasure Hunt|UK}}''.

to:

* ''PirateMaster'' %%* ''Series/PirateMaster'' did a game show version of this.
* %%* ''Series/{{Treasure Hunt|UK}}''.



* In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money but rather upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]]. ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue'' also uses the trope in the exact same manner.

to:

* ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed''
**
In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIVBlackFlag'', you can find and follow treasure maps. They don't lead to money but rather upgrades for [[CoolBoat the Jackdaw]]. ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue''
**''Videogame/AssassinsCreedRogue''
also uses the trope in the exact same manner.
3rd Nov '17 9:53:53 PM foxley
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* In ''Film/AnneOfTheIndies'', Pierre has a half of a treasure map showing the location of Henry Morgan's treasure. [[spoiler:It is a fake and part of a plan to lure Anne and the Sheba Queen into a trap]].
This list shows the last 10 events of 75. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.TreasureMap