Gold (2016 film)

Gold is a 2016 American crime drama film directed by Stephen Gaghan and written by Patrick Massett and John Zinman. The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Édgar Ramírez, Bryce Dallas Howard, Corey Stoll, Toby Kebbell, Craig T. Nelson, Stacy Keach and Bruce Greenwood. The film is loosely based on the true story of the 1993 Bre-X mining scandal, when a massive gold deposit was supposedly discovered in the jungles of Indonesia;[4][5][6] however, for legal reasons and to enhance the appeal of the film, character names and story details were changed.[7][8]

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Directed byStephen Gaghan
Written by
Produced by
CinematographyRobert Elswit
Edited byDouglas Crise
Music byDaniel Pemberton
Distributed byTWC-Dimension[1]
Release date
  • December 30, 2016 (2016-12-30) (United States)
Running time
121 minutes[2]
CountryUnited States
Budget$20 million[3]
Box office$14.9 million[2]

Principal photography began on June 29, 2015, in New York City, New Mexico and Thailand. The film had a limited release in the United States on December 30, 2016, before going wide on January 27, 2017. The film received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song.

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