Fool's Gold Synopsis
A treasure-hunting pair (Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson) embarks on a last quest for booty.
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By James Berardinelli
The movie isn't entirely successful as a romance or as an adventure, which makes the experience of watching it feel shallow and hollow,...
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Chicago Tribune

A movie that keeps reminding you of its antecedents, all the way back to 1984 and the comic adventure “Romancing the Stone.”
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Just how long will it be before Matthew McConaughey finally fulfills his destiny by dropping out of Hollywood and opening a chain of nudist...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A soggy, listless affair, this would-be fun-in-the-sun sunken-treasure frivolity starts taking on water from the get-go, thanks to...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The jewels in the buried treasure, once sighted, look fake. But the bigger problem is how artificial the whole story feels.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
No doubt conceived as an underwater version of "National Treasure," Andy Tennant's film plays like a Three Stooges movie with scuba gear.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A romantic comedy and an adventure story, but in this case that just means it bombs in two distinct ways.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A tedious adventure-romance.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Kate Hudson is as blah and dazed as her costar is cloyingly enthused. If it's possible to have too even a tan, Hudson in Fool's Gold would...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's early in the year, but I defy any 2008 comedy to be as stupid, slack and sexless as Fool's Gold. And I'm counting Paris Hilton's...
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Great mindless entertainment

By akbassett40
My wife and I enjoyed this romantic comedy from beginning to end. Our idea of entertainment when deciding what to see was something light and mindless, and this was a perfect movie for that...

Much Better Than Expected

By buckeyecamper
I thought this would basically be a simple chick flick love story with enough action and adventure to get guys to the theater. I was pleasantly surprised. It was a very funny movie with even some...

Great on a date!

By derf79
Just came back from watching it at the theaters. The only downside to the entire experience was the ten dollars for a coke and a popcorn. Pros: -The movie was fun and entertaining. Matt and Kate...

Good Fun

By moms_perspective
My husband nd i decided to see a movie at the last minute. The kids were with their grandparents and we just wanted see something fun. This is a fun movie. We loved the cast chemistry and the laughs...


By cycloner3000
I saw a sneak peak of it and it is better than into the blue it is a must see you got to see it be there as early as you can because this movie is HOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

Oh My Gosh

By hehehehehe
this moviee sucked. her marring him and then like not wanting too was completly rettardded. wow. DO NOT SEE....

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By nice4fun
Fool's Good is so funny and romantic...never a dull moment! Must Go!...


By breeze411
Matt is soo Hott! But, the movie isn't that special. I saw it for the sneak preview and it was really funny but it was like any other treasure movie. Good but not as good as I hoped....

Cute Movie

By Diamondgirlmovies
This was a pretty good movie over all. What got me was that there was a lot of funny scenes at the beginning and at the end with few in the middle in comparison to the beginning and end. In spite of...

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By limey3706
I like these 2 actors together, they were great in "How to lose a guy in 10 days" but this movie was quite cheesy in places. Some parts were funny and then other parts were just silly, I enjoyed the...

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Rated PG-13 | For action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Blah romcom will bore teens. Some violence.
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