Fool's Gold Reviews

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December 15, 2020
Making Nicolas Cage's National Treasure hunter seem like a rocket scientist in comparison, McConaughey's Ben seems to have trouble walking and talking at the same time.
November 28, 2020
The players are all poorly constructed stereotypes of cooler characters that many will remember from better movies.
September 8, 2020
While the latest McConaughey/Hudson pairing is far from worthless, you'd have to be a fool to find much gold in this tedious and lifeless cinematic outing.
February 3, 2018
No spark, no romance; just silly action, limp performances, and a dud of a payoff -- if, that is, you can stay awake.
January 6, 2014
Both McConaughey and Hudson look less interested in the material than cashing their checks and taking in the Bahamas sun.
November 17, 2011
April 4, 2011
March 22, 2011
Fool's Gold is a decently charming movie, not a bad couple of hours diversion (once anyway) especially if you come across it while channel surfing, but not much more.
October 18, 2008
The comedy, though, is broad and only mildly effective and the banter lacks edge and wit.
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
October 1, 2008
Yo-Ho-Ho hum.
September 8, 2008
Just because these two pretty people flirted and pratfell well once, doesn't mean they can do it again--especially when they're trying to do it with such a clunker of a script on their hands.
July 28, 2008
As fluffy and mindless as its promotional materials may have indicated...
July 22, 2008
I Hated Hated Hated Hated Hated Hated Hated This Movie!!!!!!!!!
July 11, 2008
The film's final half hour does feature some decent action though, but by that point, you don't really care.
June 12, 2008
...more silly than romantic, more frantic than comedic, and more busy than adventurous.
May 16, 2008
Surprisingly enjoyable.
May 1, 2008
[T]he frequency with which people are shot or drowned wears away at any attempts the film makes to be frothy or screwball.
April 18, 2008
Matthew McConaughey, whose continuing Hollywood career deserves a separate chapter in any future book by Richard Dawkins on the non-existence of God, is reunited for this romcom caper with Kate Hudson, herself uncompromisingly abysmal in everything.
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