• Fool's Gold (2008)

Fool's Gold

Release Date: February 8th, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 17th, 2008

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: Romance , Action , Adventure

Production Co: De Line Pictures, Bernie Goldmann

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Relationships , 2000s , Competition , Pursuit , Madcap , Wife , Lighthearted , Love , Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    No doubt conceived as an underwater version of "National Treasure," Andy Tennant's film plays like a Three Stooges movie with scuba gear. show more

  • 40
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    A soggy, listless affair, this would-be fun-in-the-sun sunken-treasure frivolity starts taking on water from the get-go, thanks to drawn-out exposition and languid pacing. show more

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    The movie isn't entirely successful as a romance or as an adventure, which makes the experience of watching it feel shallow and hollow, sort of like the stars and the plot. show more

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