6.7/10
44,658
98 user 215 critic
Trailer
1:52 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $7.99 (SD) on Prime Video

Kenny Wells, a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

Director:

Reviews
Popularity
1,626 ( 173)
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kenny Wells
... Michael Acosta (as Édgar Ramírez)
... Kay
... Brian Woolf
... Paul Jennings
... Hollis Drescher
... Lloyd Stanton
... Jeff Jackson
... Kenny Wells
... Connie Wright
... Bobby Burns
... Scottie Nevins
... Glen Binkert
... Bobby Owens
... Rachel Hill
Edit

Storyline

With the sudden death of his father, fourth-generation prospector Kenny Wells sees the family business, Washoe Mining, rapidly decline and him out of business. But ambitious Kenny has a dream, a vivid vision that promises mountains of brilliant and pure gold in the lush jungles of remote Indonesia; an aspiration which the well-known, yet still unlucky geologist Michael Acosta shares. Before long, down-on-his-luck Kenny will convince the eager geologist to become his partner and set off on an adventure deep into uncharted territory, while in the meantime, he would hunt for investors. Unfortunately though, as the risky expedition begins without a single speck of gold or the promise of it on the horizon, disease and failure will begin to threaten the short-lived dream. However, is it indeed an intriguingly bold and reckless fantasy? Written by Nick Riganas

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It was never about the money. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official site

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

27 January 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Zlato  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,471,316, 27 January 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,222,964, 3 March 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,227,038, 21 April 2017
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Matthew McConaughey shaved his head, gained 45 lbs and wore false teeth to make the character less attractive looking. He said he gained the weight eating cheeseburgers and drinking beer and milk shakes. See more »

Goofs

When Paul Jennings is shown arriving in Reno to investigate Washoe Mining, he has a big zit on the front right side of his neck. In scenes depicting various pieces of the investigation and interrogation of Wells, which are to have occurred hours later, the blemish is gone. See more »

Quotes

Kenny Wells: You see these hands? These are my fathers hands. I'll bury you with these hands.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Gold/Lion/The Comedian (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

The Golden Pickaxe
(uncredited)
Performed by Daniel Amberton
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Actually a pretty entertaining movie
21 March 2017 | by See all my reviews

I actually thought this was a pretty good movie, despite the relatively low ratings. Both McConaughey and Ramírez played very well, also good to see Stoll in this movie. The story was entertaining, never a dull moment (unlike Moonlight, sorry, but that was really boring and I believed the rave reviews...). Anyway, it was worth seeing it!


81 of 97 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 98 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Sci-Fi Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular sci-fi movies and TV shows available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed