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Fool's Gold (2008)

A new clue to the whereabouts of a lost treasure rekindles a married couple's sense of adventure -- and their estranged romance.

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Storyline

Benjamin Finnegan is a deep-sea treasure hunter certain he's onto the find of the century in waters near an island close to Key West owned by a murderous rap star to whom Ben is in debt. Ben's flat broke and recently divorced from Tess, his long-time research and diving partner whom he still loves. She's nearby, working as a steward aboard the yacht of Nigel Honeycutt, a multimillionaire. The rapper has hired a rival treasurer hunter. Can Ben convince Nigel to bankroll his search, convince Tess to work with him, keep the rapper and his thugs at bay, and find a Spanish treasure hidden for centuries and rich beyond imagination? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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This February True Love Takes a Dive.


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language | See all certifications »

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8 February 2008 (USA)  »

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Amor y tesoro  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,589,295, 10 February 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$70,231,041, 29 May 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,231,041
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Trivia

When Tess says Finn is a genius at 3 things. She says treasure salving, finding money for treasure salving... Salving is putting an ointment on. It should have been salvaging. See more »

Goofs

When Gemma and Finn are chasing the plane, a wake can be seen on the far side of the plane that doesn't match with the jet ski or the plane. See more »

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On Screen Text: [first lines, the text that appears on screen] On July 24th, 1715, in celebration of the marriage of King Philip of Spain, the largest treasure fleet in maritime history set sail from Havana, Cuba.
On Screen Text: The 500 million dollars worth of gold, silver and jewels came to be known as The Queen's Dowry.
On Screen Text: Unfortunately, in his eagerness to consummate the marriage, King Philip ordered the fleet to sail at the worst time of year.
On Screen Text: And so, the great galleons, heavy with their sparkling cargo, sailed straight ...
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.90 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Could You Be Loved
Written by Bob Marley
Performed by Bob Marley & The Wailers
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Enjoyably fun
21 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

I found this movie so very entertaining. I thought Alexis Dziena who plays Gemma was so adorable, innocent, sweet, and fun. She brought a lot of entertainment to the movie and was able to hold her own among a very talented cast, especially the experienced pros. I didn't want to see this movie because I found the commercials boring and dull and also silly. I was happy I went along with friends, we all laughed, held out breath in places, rooted for the good guys to get that good. Kate Hudson and Matthew Matthew McConaughey are a good team together, and hope they do some more films together in the future. They're good together in comedy. I could also go on and on about the cast members who were a pleasant surprise to see.


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