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Fool's Gold

Fool's Gold

DVD - 2008
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MPAA rating: PG-13; for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity, and language.
Finn is looking for a lost Spanish galleon in the Caribbean. He believes he has found the galleon and has marked the location with his own sunken boat. He enlists the help of his ex-wife, Tess, who is intrigued until she finds he has no real proof of the Spanish ship's location. Fate has put the two together again, this time onboard the boat of multi-millionaire Nigel Honeycutt and his daughter, Gemma. Nigel is fascinated by Finn's story and wants to help him find the treasure. Moe is an old mentor of Finn's who also happens to be looking for the same treasure. Watching both is gangster rapper Bigg Bunny who Finn owes money to. Finn and Tess discover a clue as to where the fortune may lie. Now all Finn has to do is get the gold, get the girl, and get going before Bigg Bunny gets him.

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ArapahoeSuzanne Mar 06, 2020

“Alright, alright, alright.” FOOL’S GOLD starring, Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson is my warm weather, beach-going, boat floating SPRING FEVER pick. This movie is a romantic comedy, for sure, and I do like Matthew McConaughey. M.M. plays a guy looking for a treasure near Key West, Florida, and he thinks he found it. But, of course, the treasure, that he thinks he has found, is located near the home of his arch-nemesis, the murderous, “Bigg Bunny” (played by Kevin Hart). He gets his ex-wife involved too, played by Kate Hudson, and together they try to get her boss, a multi-millionaire, to help them out. Fun high seas hijinks.

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MrsNikki
Mar 01, 2019

💖 great movie

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Reading_Right
Oct 07, 2017

The one redeeming quality of this film, is that you can rest assured there is NO MOVIE ON EARTH MORE STUPID. (In all aspects.) And that really says a lot, coming out of Follywood...

Library_Jill Oct 03, 2017

An interesting adventure story about a recently-divorced man and woman who join forces with a yacht-owner and his famously irresponsible daughter to find a treasure lost at sea. The actors did a good job of portraying the sometimes-quirky characters, and the story kept my interest, even as I was unable to pin down whether I thought it was an adventure movie, a comedy, a romance, or--most-likely--some combination of all of them.

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kpelish
Mar 01, 2017

Cute and amusing, Hudson and McConaughey have a loopy kind of chemistry together: she's the straight arrow, he's the free spirit, and divorce is apparently in the cards--or is it? The bad guy is hard to fear (bunnies, really?), but if you're looking for a light-weight adventure with a bit of history (Spanish treasure ships) set out on the water, this is a good choice.

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Cannes
Jan 30, 2012

A romatic comedy adventure, a little on the simple side. Girl leaves guy because she wants to get her life together and he doesn't, they come together searching for lost treasure... the end. Production and editing are good so it moves along nicely. The scenery is great lots of sand and sun, yum.

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yellowismagic
Mar 08, 2011

Better than I anticipated--and I like the cheesy romantic comedies Kate and Matthew make. Fun, light-hearted action scenes gave a new twist to their usual schtick.

nadian Dec 01, 2008

Funny at parts, really stupid at others. It's the kind of movie you'll like better at the end than you did at the beginning. Give it a shot.

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joseph
Oct 20, 2008

Skip It - Fool's Gold (2008) ** 113 min. starring Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, and Donald Sutherland – This is a romantic comedy about a couple going through a divorce because he’s not responsible as a husband. His (McConaughey) irresponsibility stems from the fact that he’s committed to finding a treasure buried at sea a couple of hundred years ago. Having the plot set, the film has no romance to speak of and sadly, no comedy either. I was bored, bored, bored despite the beautiful Caribbean scenery. The film felt like a Made for Television” film with big stars, who should’ve known better than to attach themselves to this turkey. Note to OPL – please stop ordering films in Pan & Scan or Full Screen versions (everyone has a HD television today with a widescreen 1.85 aspect ratio). And even then, Full Screen versions never capture what the director intended.

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nadian Dec 01, 2008

Sexual Content: This title contains Sexual Content.

nadian Dec 01, 2008

Violence: Many scenes of fighting, some more serious than others.

nadian Dec 01, 2008

Coarse Language: Minor

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nadian thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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Sunnchilde Aug 30, 2011

"Why? You're a liar." "Well, this is such an inappropriate time to dwell on that."

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