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
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 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 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.
April 18, 2008
A ghastly romantic comedy about a race to find a 17th-century Spanish wreck full of treasure. The film is completely dead behind the eyes.
April 18, 2008
No amount of gratuitous McConaughey ab-flashing (he never stops) or the parading of Kate Hudson in a weeny bikini can scrape this one off the sea bed. Plankton would be insulted.
April 18, 2008
April 18, 2008
Like Tess and Finn, the makers of Fool's Gold are motivated by lucre, not love.
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