Fool’s Gold parents guide

Fool’s Gold

Overall D+

Ben and Tess Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson) are treasure hunters whose relationship has encountered some rough seas. But just as the winds of divorce start to blow, Ben finds a clue to some sunken gold, which he hopes might just keep his marriage afloat too.

Release date February 7, 2008

Violence C
Sexual Content D+
Profanity C-
Substance Use C+

Why is Fool’s Gold rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Fool’s Gold PG-13 for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language

Run Time: 113 minutes

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Fool’s Gold
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Fool’s Gold rated PG-13? Fool’s Gold is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language

This tale about finding sunken treasure does have a daughter and father working out their differences and a husband and wife rethinking a divorce. However, other content overshadows these highlights. Violence consists of gunplay, with characters being threatened and shot at (some non-life-threatening wounds result). A man is harpooned in the leg, a woman is kidnapped by men and forced into a deep hole, and a pilot is kicked out of a plane while the craft is still in the air. Sexual content ranges from a variety of tiny bikinis and low cut shirts to one brief shot of fully exposed female breasts. Sexual activity between a married man and woman are implied as well as overheard. There are also plenty of sexual innuendos, including comments made by a homosexual couple. Moderate profanities and terms of deity are used frequently throughout the script. Alcohol use to the point of drunkenness is depicted, and one inebriated character is portrayed driving a boat.

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Fool’s Gold
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence, Coarse Language, Nudity.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Violence. Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Violence. Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Fool’s Gold"

Cast and Crew

Fool’s Gold is directed by and stars Matthew McConaughey, Kate Hudson, Donald Sutherland..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Fool’s Gold movie is June 16, 2008. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 17 June 2008

Fool’s Gold release to DVD and Blu-ray Disc with these nuggets: Mutiny on the Hi-larious Seas (a gag reel) and Flirting with Adventure (Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey discuss their formula for on-screen chemistry). Audio tracks are available in English, with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

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Matthew McConaughey searches for a lost ship in Sahara, released in 2005. He and Kate Hudson also teamed up in the romantic comedy How To Lose A Guy In Ten Days.