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A new clue to the whereabouts of a lost treasure rekindles a married couple's sense of adventure -- and their estranged romance.

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Benjamin Finnegan is a deep-sea treasure hunter certain he's onto the find of the century in waters near an island close to Key West owned by a murderous rap star to whom Ben is in debt. Ben's flat broke and recently divorced from Tess, his long-time research and diving partner whom he still loves. She's nearby, working as a steward aboard the yacht of Nigel Honeycutt, a multimillionaire. The rapper has hired a rival treasurer hunter. Can Ben convince Nigel to bankroll his search, convince Tess to work with him, keep the rapper and his thugs at bay, and find a Spanish treasure hidden for centuries and rich beyond imagination? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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This February True Love Takes a Dive.


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Rated PG-13 for action violence, some sexual material, brief nudity and language | See all certifications »

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8 February 2008 (USA)  »

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$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,589,295, 10 February 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$70,231,041, 29 May 2008

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$111,231,041
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The comic book that the burning piece of paper lands on is Invincible, a comic series written by Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead. See more »

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At the end, flaps on the sea plane's wings go from extended to retracted and back several times. See more »

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Moe Fitch: [after Finn jumps from the water onto the plane to save Tess] Now that's a man that loves his wife!
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References Cast Away (2000) See more »

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You Can Get It If You Really Want
Written by Jimmy Cliff
Performed by Desmond Dekker
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A fun film that is not to serious
17 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

I went and saw this movie yesterday with my girlfriend who usually hates movies like this and cant be dragged to see them. For some reason she thought the preview looked cute and funny and agreed to go see it. " Cute and funny" is how the movie pretty much ended up. It is not a very serious movie or a movie that is going to win awards, but it was not meant to be. It was meant to be a fun and adventurous movie and it does a pretty good job at hitting its mark. It seems that some many people think going into movies like this and others like SAHARA and NATIONAL TREASURE that the movie was made to be a Oscar winning film or something like that and that is not the case. They are made to be fun. Kate Hudson is as cute as ever and the supporting cast gives some good laughs as well. If you want to go see a fun movie that is not to serious and will make you laugh a little, then I would say that this is a movie to check out.


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