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Eli Sunday (Character)
from There Will Be Blood (2007)

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There Will Be Blood -- A sprawling epic of family, faith, power and oil, THERE WILL BE BLOOD is set on the incendiary frontier of California's turn-of-the-century petroleum boom. The story chronicles the life and times of one Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis), who transforms himself from a down-and-out silver miner raising a son on his own into a self-made oil tycoon.
There Will Be Blood -- A story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
There Will Be Blood -- A story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
There Will Be Blood -- A story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

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Eli Sunday is a fictional character from P.T Anderson's film There Will Be Blood... See more »

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  1. There Will Be Blood (2007) Played by Paul Dano
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  1. Ceremonia de inauguración - 56º festival internacional de cine de San Sebastián (2008) (TV) Played by Paul Dano

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From There Will Be Blood (2007)
Eli Sunday: And I had a vision. Yes, last night, I had a vision. And I felt God's breath go through me, and it moved down into my stomach and sloshed around, and my stomach spoke in a whisper, not a shout: "Touch this woman with your hands, and caress her."
Eli Sunday: [grabbing Mrs. Hunter's hands] My dear Mrs. Hunter, you have arthritis, don't you?
Mrs. Hunter: Yes, I do, Eli.
Eli Sunday: Yes, the Devil is in your hands, and I will suck it out. Now, I will not cast this ghost out with a fever, for the new spirit inside me has shown me I have a new way to communicate. It is a gentle whisper.
[touches hands to Mrs. Hunter's face]
Eli Sunday: Get out of here, ghost. Get out of here, ghost. Get out. Get out of here, ghost. Get out of here, ghost. Get out of here, ghost. Get out of here, and don't you dare turn around and come back, for if you do, all the armies of my boot will kick you in the teeth, and you will be cast up and thrown in the dirt and thrust back to Perdition! And as long as I have teeth, I will bite you! And if I have no teeth, I will gum you! And as long as I have fists, I will bash you! Now, get out of here ghost! Get out of here, ghost! Get out of here, ghost! Egh! YEOW!
[throws the 'ghost' out through the door]
Eli Sunday: And it left!
The Congregation: Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord in his holy name! Amen! Thank you, Jesus!
Eli Sunday: [approaching Mrs. Hunter] My dear Mrs. Hunter...
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