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PG-13| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
Treasure hunter Ben "Finn" Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey) has sunk his marriage to Tess (Kate Hudson) and his trusty boat in his obsessive quest to find the legendary Queen's Dowry. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he drags Tess and her boss, billionaire Nigel Honeycutt, along on the hunt. But Finn is not the only one interested in the gold; his former mentor-turned-enemy Moe Fitch (Ray Winstone) will stop at nothing to beat him to it.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey , Kate Hudson , Donald Sutherland , Alexis Dziena , Ray Winstone , Ewen Bremner , Kevin Hart , Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Director: Andy Tennant

Genres: Action, Romance, Adventure

Distributor: Warner Bros.

Fool's Gold (2008)

Release Date: February 8th, 2008|1 hr. 52 min.

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    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's early in the year, but I defy any 2008 comedy to be as stupid, slack and sexless as Fool's Gold. And I'm counting Paris Hilton's appalling "The Hottie and the Nottie," which is marginally better. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A romantic comedy and an adventure story, but in this case that just means it bombs in two distinct ways. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The jewels in the buried treasure, once sighted, look fake. But the bigger problem is how artificial the whole story feels. show more

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