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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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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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$70,000,000 (estimated)

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$21,589,295 (USA) (8 February 2008)

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$70,224,196 (USA) (23 May 2008)
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Kate Hudson rented a house on robina waters Gold Coast qld during filming See more »

Goofs

When Gemma Honeycutt is leaving the Precious Gem on the runabout to go shopping in Key west, Nigel Honeycutt tells her not to be long. To which she replies that she is supposed to meet friends in Key Biscayne for dinner and may be gone a while. Key Biscayne is a village of Miami and lies 165 miles from Key West. This is unlikely because it would take 7 to 8 hours round trip to travel that distance in the runabout and she just flew in from Miami on the helicopter. See more »

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Tess' Attorney: Florida didn't ruin your life, you did. You married the guy for sex, then expected him to be smart.
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Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 9 February 2008 (2008) See more »

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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 (United States) – 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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