• Gold (2016)

Gold

Release Date: December 25th, 2016

DVD Release Date: May 2nd, 2017

R |2 hr 0 min

Plot Summary

Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on an amazing journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia. Getting the gold was hard but keeping it is even more difficult, sparking an adventure through the most powerful boardrooms of Wall Street.

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Joshua Harto, Timothy Simons, Michael Landes, Corey Stoll, Toby Kebbell

Director: Stephen Gaghan

Genres: Drama , Adventure

Production Co: Living Films, Black Bear Pictures, Hwy 61 Films

Distributors: Weinstein Co.

Keywords: Investigation, 1990s, Office, House, Offbeat, Rise

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    It’s a movie that both understands the basic desire to strike it rich and our deep understanding that one person’s wealth often comes at the expense of another person’s well-being. This isn’t a perfect movie, but it’s admirable for its ability to keep more than one thought in its head at a time. show more

  • 60
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    As robust as the lead performance is, though, the movie around it, directed by Stephen Gaghan from a screenplay by Patrick Massett and John Zinman, too often feels serviceable rather than inspired. show more

  • 70
    John HazeltonScreen International

    A bravura performance from Matthew McConaughey as a schlubby, roguish mineral prospector in desperate pursuit of the American Dream is the seam that gives Gold its value. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture