Fool's Gold

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Running Time:  111 min.
Release Date: February 8, 2008
DVD: June 17, 2008

Current rating: Rating: 1.66
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Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland, Ewen Bremner, Alexis Dziena, Kevin Hart, Ray Winstone

Synopsis

Ben Finn Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey) is a good-natured, surf bum-turned-treasure hunter who is obsessed with finding the legendary 18th century Queen's Dowry -- 40 chests of exotic treasure that were lost at sea in 1715. In his quest, Finn has sunk everything he has, including his marriage to Tess Finnegan (Kate Hudson) and his more-rusty-than-trusty salvage boat, "Booty Calls."

Just as Tess has begun to rebuild her life, working aboard a mega-yacht owned by billionaire Nigel Honeycutt (Donald Sutherland), Finn discovers a vital clue to the treasure's whereabouts. Certain that his luck will change with the newfound information, Finn maneuvers himself aboard Nigel's yacht and, using his good-natured charm, convinces the tycoon and his Blackberry-wielding, celebutante daughter, Gemma (Alexis Dziena), to join him in the pursuit of the Spanish treasure.

Against Tess' better judgement, the search rekindles her love of...discovery. But they are not the only ones after the treasure. Finn's mentor-turned-nemesis Moe Fitch (Ray Winstone) has also set out to claim the prize. Let the treasure hunt begin...

Director: Andy Tennant
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Donald De Line, Bernie Goldmann, Jon Klane
Screenplay: John Claflin, Daniel Zelman, Andy Tennant
Official Site: www.foolsgoldmovie.com

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