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Wet Gold (1984)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama | TV Movie 28 October 1984
Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that ... See full summary »

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Wet Gold is the story of a young woman (Laura), who works as a waitress in a cafe. Laura stumbles across a drunk elderly man (Sampson), who fills her with exciting stories of a boat that went down with millions in gold. Although Laura's boyfriend (Barnes), keeps telling her that Sampson's stories are all false, Sampson makes her believe that they are indeed true. Laura takes Sampson to a library, where she finds an old newspaper article which matches up with the events described to her by him. After becoming a true believer, Laura convinces Barnes, Sampson and a dive shop owner, Keating, to search for the treasure. Together they set off from Key West in the Baker's boat, which Barnes is supposed to be looking after. Keating shows a liking for Laura, and because of this, Barnes begins to feel uncomfortable towards him. After spending some time in the water, their dreams become reality, but the discovery of gold begins to show a change in their personalities. Tension fills the air as ... Written by Anonymous

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[first lines]
Sampson: There's nothin' in the world like gold, you know that? Nothin' in the world. A gold bar is smooth as skin, and keeps shinin' and shinin'. It's beautiful. It has its own pure color, like nothin' else in this world. And it never rusts. Did you know that? Never! It just keeps shinin' down there. And I'm the only one that knows where it is.
Chris Barnes: [chuckles] Come on.
Laura: Wait!
Chris Barnes: Laura, there's no gold.
Sampson: Shh! I'm the only one.
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8 January 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

for fans of Brooke Shields,you will love this film.it was a time in her career when she was just more famous for being the worlds greatest beauty as apposed to her actual movie achievements.she looks utterly gorgeous throughout the whole film spending it all in bikinis and scuba gear.i feel shes does a fair enough acting job with a dismal script.her performance toward the end when she has a violent struggle with her boyfriend,lends her credit.the movie itself is entertaining enough for a t.v film and portrays an accurate account of how greed can ultimately turn you into a different,less desirable person.the suspense of the film served its purpose but burgess Meredith did not as i feel his part,having had a lot more acting experience than the fellow cast,was acted terribly.definitely worth a look though,if only for the purpose of watching a tanned and wet Brooke..


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