gold

Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Édgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Joshua Harto, Timothy Simons, Michael Landes, Corey Stoll, Toby Kebbell, Bruce Greenwood, Stacy Keach, Bill Camp

Drama thriller directed by Stephen Gaghan in which the story centers on Kenny Wells (McConaughey), a modern-day prospector, hustler, and dreamer, desperate for a lucky break. We follow Wells as he teams up with geologist Michael Acosta (Édgar Ramírez) to find gold deep in the uncharted jungles of Indonesia. At the same time Wells’s relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Kay (Bryce Dallas Howard) is put to the test as the hunt for gold pushes their relationship to its breaking point.

 

Best Quotes from Trailer:

 

Kenny Wells: [voice over] I had a dream, it was like I was being called. It was a gold coin. Gold.


 

Kenny Wells: [voice over] It was ’88, I lost my house, I lost everything. Most people would have been dead, but not me. I had a dream.


 

Kenny Wells: So if you’ll take a second and look at the  plan, you will see what I see, and that’s money.
Lloyd Stanton: Not our money.


 

Kenny Wells: This gold business hooked me on a few years ago, but it’s amazing how a little gold dust can just change everything.


 

Kenny Wells: Mike Acosta.
Michael Acosta: What are we talking about?


 

Kenny Wells: I had a dream, right here, Indonesia, that’s where we’ll find the gold.


 

Michael Acosta: We found nothing and the workers are leaving.


 

Michael Acosta: Wait, wait, wait. Kenny, look.
[holds up a piece of gold]
Michael Acosta: We got a goldmine.
Kenny Wells: We got a goldmine?
[they hug each other]
Kenny Wells: We got a goldmine! We got a goldmine!


 

Kenny Wells: [voice over] There’s no way I could possibly describe the feeling.


 

Kay: [to Wells] It sounds too good to be true, it usually is.


 

Kenny Wells: [voice over] Now for better or worse the ride had begun, and what a goddamn ride.


 

Kay: [to Wells] I never doubted you for a second.


 

Kenny Wells: They were coming at me from all sides.


 

Brian Woolf: [to Wells] We believe you’re sitting on the largest gold find of the decade.


 

Man: We’re talking over thirty billion dollars.


 

[referring to the tiger in the cage]
Kenny Wells: This isn’t a deal.
Investor: No boats, no deal.
Kenny Wells: Open it.
[he opens the tiger cage, Wells enters and slowly touches the tiger’s head]
Kenny Wells: I’m touching a tiger!
[he laughs]


 

Michael Acosta: A lot of very powerful people are very angry.


 

Michael Acosta: The military is taking over the mine.


 

Kay: [to Wells] These people are using you.


 

Kenny Wells: The gold is mine, I found it!


 

Kenny Wells: [to Woolf] You see these hands, I will bury you with these hands.


 

Kenny Wells: [voice over] You don’t want to talk about the truth.


 

Kenny Wells: Seventeen billion dollars disappeared overnight.


 

Jennings: And the only question I’m left with is how did seventeen billion dollars disappear overnight?

 

Gold is set for release in the US December 25th.

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