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1. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

8.1
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92 Metascore

A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.

Writers: Paul Thomas Anderson, Upton Sinclair | Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciarán Hinds, Martin Stringer

Votes: 335,409

2. A Most Violent Year (2014)

R | 125 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.1
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79 Metascore

In New York City 1981, an ambitious immigrant fights to protect his business and family during the most dangerous year in the city's history.

Writer: J.C. Chandor | Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo, Alessandro Nivola

Votes: 32,768

3. Body of Lies (2008)

R | 128 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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57 Metascore

A CIA agent on the ground in Jordan hunts down a powerful terrorist leader while being caught between the unclear intentions of his American supervisors and Jordan Intelligence.

Writers: William Monahan, David Ignatius | Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong, Golshifteh Farahani

Votes: 160,841

4. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Sprawling epic covering the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates.

Writers: Edna Ferber, Fred Guiol, Ivan Moffat | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Votes: 24,470

5. The Chase (1966)

135 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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The escape of Bubber Reeves from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town.

Writers: Horton Foote, Lillian Hellman | Director: Arthur Penn | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, E.G. Marshall

Votes: 6,385

6. The Overnighters (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
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89 Metascore

Broken, desperate men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local Pastor risks everything to help them.

Writer: Jesse Moss | Director: Jesse Moss | Stars: Jay Reinke, Keegan Edwards

Votes: 1,326

7. The Secret Life of Words (2005)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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68 Metascore

A hearing impaired factory worker gives up her first holiday in years and instead travels out to an oil rig, where she cares for a man suffering from severe burns.

Writer: Isabel Coixet | Director: Isabel Coixet | Stars: Sarah Polley, Tim Robbins, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Javier Cámara

Votes: 9,739

8. The Deal (2005)

R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.0
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46 Metascore

A political thriller steeped in illegal oil trading, the Russian Mafia, and governmental cover-ups.

Writer: Ruth Epstein | Director: Harvey Kahn | Stars: Christian Slater, Selma Blair, Robert Loggia, Colm Feore

Votes: 1,655

9. Who Killed the Electric Car? (2006)

PG | 92 min | Documentary

7.7
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70 Metascore

A documentary that investigates the birth and death of the electric car, as well as the role of renewable energy and sustainable living in the future.

Writer: Chris Paine | Director: Chris Paine | Stars: Martin Sheen, Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Reverend Gadget

Votes: 11,017

10. Ice (2011 TV Mini-Series)

184 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.5
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It is 2020. Findings by environmental scientist Professor Thom Archer suggest that Halo, the corporate energy company drilling on the Greenland Glacier are causing it to melt. Archer's ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Roxburgh, Frances O'Connor, Claire Forlani, Ben Cross

Votes: 798

11. Blowing Wild (1953)

Approved | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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In South America, when Jeff Dawson and Dutch Peterson's oil rigs are dynamited by local bandits, the two partners resort to risky transportation of nitroglycerin to raise money.

Writer: Philip Yordan | Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Ruth Roman, Anthony Quinn

Votes: 507

12. The Age of Stupid (2009)

92 min | Documentary, History, War

7.0
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A future archivist looks at old footage from the year 2008 to understand why humankind failed to address climate change.

Writer: Franny Armstrong | Director: Franny Armstrong | Stars: Pete Postlethwaite, Jeh Wadia, Alvin DuVernay, Layefa Malini

Votes: 3,476

13. Greedy Lying Bastards (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Documentary

5.5
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56 Metascore

Melting sea ice, glacier loss and rising sea levels. Severe droughts and wildfires. Increasingly severe tornadoes, hurricanes, and flooding. Record heat waves. Climate change is no longer a... See full summary »

Writers: Patrick Gambuti Jr., Craig Scott Rosebraugh | Director: Craig Scott Rosebraugh | Stars: Enoch Adams, George W. Bush, Philip Cooney, Kert Davies

Votes: 199

14. The Law of Enclosures (2000)

111 min | Drama

6.6
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Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.

Writers: John Greyson, Dale Peck | Director: John Greyson | Stars: Sarah Polley, Diane Ladd, Brendan Fletcher, Sean McCann

Votes: 187

15. Killing Cars (1986)

104 min | Action, Thriller

4.2
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In a complex story of automotive intrigue, oil barons, corporate finance, and international villainy, the inventor of an environmentally friendly car powered by energy cells becomes the ... See full summary »

Writer: Michael Verhoeven | Director: Michael Verhoeven | Stars: Jürgen Prochnow, Senta Berger, Agnès Soral, Daniel Gélin

Votes: 122

16. Elemental (2012)

92 min | Documentary, News

6.6
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63 Metascore

Elemental follows three outsiders who are obsessed by nature and driven by a deep desire to change the status quo. Rajendra Singh, an Indian government official gone rogue, mounts a ... See full summary »

Writer: Gayatri Roshan | Directors: Gayatri Roshan, Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee | Stars: Chief Alan Adam, Francesca Bertone, Kelsey Chapman, Eriel Tchekwie Deranger

Votes: 23

17. Burn: The Robert Wraight Story (2003 TV Movie)

Biography, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Robert Wraight moves to a small town with his family to make a fresh start. Unfortunately things take a turn for the worst when the family is struck by disaster. Robert's recently purchased... See full summary »

Writers: Shelley Eriksen, Sean O'Byrne | Director: Stefan Scaini | Stars: Jonathan Scarfe, Alan Scarfe, Kristin Booth, Alexandra Harvey

Votes: 54

18. Wiebo's War (2011)

93 min | Documentary

7.3
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Tells the story of a Christian community, at war with the oil and gas industry. Wiebo Ludwig is a suspect in a series of pipeline bombings near his farm. The bombings echo a campaign of ... See full summary »

Writer: David York | Director: David York | Star: Wiebo Ludwig

Votes: 55

19. Act of War: Direct Action (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Thriller

8.3
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Act of War is a frightening tale of suspense, international intrigue and geopolitical military conflict. This real-time strategy experience puts you squarely in control of counterterrorist ... See full summary »

Writers: Dale Brown, Susan O'Connor | Director: Guy Lampron | Stars: Christian Fanning, Phil Harrison, Lita Tresierra, Rick Bramucci

Votes: 46

20. Born in Freedom: The Story of Colonel Drake (1954)

30 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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In 1857 Edwin L. Drake is sent to investigate an oil seep in a creek near Titusville, Pennsylvania. After conferring with Dr. Brewer (the land owner) and Joel D. Angier (who devised a ... See full summary »

Writer: Norman Reilly Raine | Director: Arthur Pierson | Stars: Vincent Price, Andy Clyde, Alan Hale Jr., Thurston Hall

Votes: 20

21. Destination Earth (1956)

13 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

5.1
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A Martian explorer discovers the secrets behind the USA's prosperity: oil and free enterprise!

Writers: Bill Scott, Michael Amestoy, George Gordon | Director: Carl Urbano | Stars: Marvin Miller, Edmon Ryan

Votes: 99

22. Storm Clouds (1992 TV Movie)

92 min | Drama

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Bruce Becker, petroleum engineer takes a job in Kuwait as job opportunities at home in the US disappear. He is taken hostage and is used as part of the "Human Shield" prior to the first ... See full summary »

Writers: Francis Ott, Isabelle S. Ott | Director: W. Scott Lineberger | Stars: John Funchess, Claire Grey, Karen Ignatz, Joy Noe

23. Damkvreli (1931)

60 min | Drama

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Writer: Giorgi Mdivani | Director: Mikheil Gelovani | Stars: Siko Palavandishvili, E. Martinian, Arkadi Khintibidze, G. Berdzenishvili

24. Stealing Our Future (2016)

Documentary | Filming

On April 20, 2010, BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico exploded killing eleven men and unleashing over 200 million gallons of oil into the water. The U.S. Coast Guard ... See full summary »

Writers: Patrick Gambuti Jr., Craig Scott Rosebraugh | Director: Craig Scott Rosebraugh

25. Out of Balance: ExxonMobil's Impact on Climate Change (2006)

65 min | Documentary

6.2
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Writer: Tom Jackson | Director: Tom Jackson | Stars: Ben Cohen, Kert Davies, Brenda Ekwurzel, Paul R. Epstein

Votes: 14

26. Dreamers and Gamblers: Spirit of the Pioneer Wildcatters (2007 Video)

57 min | Documentary, History

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Back in the early 20th century, the oil and gas industry was driven by men of almost mythological stature. These were the wildcatters, brave individuals who created an industry and made the... See full summary »

Director: G. Scott Griffin | Stars: John D. Carruthers, Lorenzo Hall, Tim Marshall, Bill O'Brien

27. A Matter of Attitude (1958)

36 min | Short

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This short film was made to teach Texaco sales executives how to work with and assist 'problem accounts' and to help prevent rising 'dealer turnover'.

Writer: Joseph Rothman | Director: Joseph Rothman | Star: Ed Kemmer

28. Children of the Oil (2006)

18 min | Short

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Writer: Heydar Aslanov | Director: Heydar Aslanov | Star: George Gafarov

29. Fluid Power from Naantali (1964)

18 min | Documentary, Short

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Writer: Paavo Kärnä | Director: Valentin Vaala | Stars: Pentti Fagerholm, Fred A. Fewster, Pirkko Peltonen

30. The Valley That Changed the World (2009 TV Movie)

58 min | Documentary, History

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The birth of the oil industry, 150 years ago in northwestern Pennsylvania.

Writer: Iris Samson | Star: Michael Bartley

31. Element One (1998 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

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The film examines an alternative energy future based on a hydrogen fuel cell economy.

Writer: Michael Tobias | Director: Michael Tobias

32. Shirvanskaias danashauli (1926)

65 min | Adventure, Action

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Red Imps fight against foreign spies in their third screen adventure.

Director: Ivane Perestiani | Stars: Maria Shirai, Pavel Yesikovsky, Sofia Jozeffi, Kador Ben-Salim

33. Frontline (1983– )
Episode: Climate of Doubt (2012)

54 min | Documentary

7.4
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Investigate the groups that changed the debate on climate and redefined the politics of global warming.

Writers: John Hockenberry, Catherine Upin | Director: Catherine Upin | Stars: Robert Brulle, Sarah Childress, Ralph Cicerone, Steve Coll

Votes: 14

34. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )
Episode: Crude Diplomacy (1993)

53 min | Documentary

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Mideast oil is declared the greatest prize in history, but a prize not easily won. Participants and historians discuss the wooing of Saudi Arabia's Ibn Saud, the creation of Aramco, and the postwar reality that petroleum is political.

Director: Peter Bate | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Daniel Yergin, Mike Ameen, Irvine A. Anderson

35. Independent Lens (1999– )
Episode: Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room (2005)

R | 109 min | Documentary

7.9
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82 Metascore

Corporate audio and videotapes tell the inside story of the scandal involving one company's manipulation of California's energy supply and its, and how its executives wrung a billion dollars out of the resulting crisis.

Writers: Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind, Alex Gibney | Director: Alex Gibney | Stars: Peter Coyote, John Beard, Barbara Boxer, George W. Bush

Votes: 4,501

36. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 1 September 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Huie and Hazlitt interview U.S. Congressman Hugh D. Scott Jr., a Republican from Pennsylvania. Topics include Scott's analysis of Eisenhower's political views and campaign strategy and his ... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Hazlitt, William Bradford Huie, James M. Mead, Donald I. Rogers

37. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 10 December 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Huie and Burt interview Bruce K. Brown, the former chief of the Petroleum Administration for Defense. Topics include Turkey's denationalization of their oil industry, the U.S. government's ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce K. Brown, Hardy Burt, William Bradford Huie

38. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 12 December 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Huie and Carl Reeser, editor of Business Week, interview Stephen J. Springarn, Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Topics include the on-going dispute between the FTC and ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bradford Huie, Carl Reeser, Stephen J. Springarn

39. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 16 January 1953 (1953)

History, News

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Huie and Burt interview H.L. Hunt, Texas cattleman and oil industry tycoon. Topics include oil and gas production, the tidelands oil issue concerning whether the individual states or the ... See full summary »

Stars: Hardy Burt, William Bradford Huie, H.L. Hunt

40. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 19 November 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Huie and Burt interview Henry F. Grady, former U.S. Ambassador to Greece, India and Iran. The primary topic of discussion is the on-going dispute between the United-States and Iran regarding oil.

Stars: Hardy Burt, Henry F. Grady, William Bradford Huie

41. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 24 October 1951 (1951)

History, News

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Huie and Hunt interview Henry F. Grady, the U.S. Ambassador to Iran. Topics include the Iranian oil crisis and Premier Mohammed Mossadegh.

Stars: Henry F. Grady, William Bradford Huie, Frazier Hunt

42. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 25 June 1951 (1951)

History, News

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William Bradford Huie and Henry Hazlitt interview British statesman Lord John Wilmot on the Great Britain opposition to China being admitted to the United Nations, post-war Britain's fiscal... See full summary »

Stars: Henry Hazlitt, William Bradford Huie, John Wilmot

43. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 28 November 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Huie and George A.W. Bome, science editor for Newsweek, interview John J. Hopkins, the president and chairman of the board of General Dynamics Corporation. Topics include submarines, jet ... See full summary »

Stars: George A.W. Bome, John J. Hopkins, William Bradford Huie, Carl Reeser

44. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 28 September 1951 (1951)

History, News

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Huie and L.A. Brophy, the Los Angeles general business editor for the Associated Press, interview Charles L. Harding, the coordinator of Middle East Operations and member of the ... See full summary »

Stars: L.A. Brophy, Charles L. Harding, William Bradford Huie

45. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 3 September 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Huie and Rogers interview James M. Mead, the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission and, formerly, a Congressman and Senator from New York. Topics include oil cartels, comparisons of ... See full summary »

Stars: William Bradford Huie, James M. Mead, Donald I. Rogers

46. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 5 March 1952 (1952)

History, News

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Hazlitt and Elliott Haynes, editor of the United Nations World, interview Lyle J. Hayden, program director of the Near East Foundation. Topics include the role of the Near East Foundation ... See full summary »

Stars: Lyle J. Hayden, Elliott Haynes, Henry Hazlitt

47. Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode: Episode dated 9 July 1951 (1951)

History, News

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Henry Hazlitt, contributing editor for Newsweek magazine, and William Bradford Huie, publisher of the American Mercury, interview Max W. Thornburg, the U.S. Department of State's petroleum ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Cartoun | Stars: Henry Hazlitt, William Bradford Huie, Max W. Thornburg

48. Moyers & Company (2012– )
Episode: Going to Jail for Justice (2013)

TV-G | News, Talk-Show

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Tim DeChristopher tells why he spent nearly two years in prison in the name of environmental justice.

Stars: Tim DeChristopher, David Harris, Gretchen Morgenson, Bill Moyers

49. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )
Episode: Our Plan (1992)

Documentary

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The discovery of petroleum gives rise to a new global industry. John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil grows into a monopoly. Muckraking journalist Ida Tarbell pulls back the curtain and reveals inconvenient truths about the robber baron.

Directors: William Cran, Stephanie Tepper | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Daniel Yergin, Kathleen Brady, Alfred Chandler

50. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )
Episode: Power to the Producers (1993)

53 min | Documentary

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The story of oil in the 1950s and '60s. Italy's Enrico Mattei challenges the 'Seven Sisters.' Oil diplomacy in an increasingly volatile Middle East. The creation of OPEC in 1960. Cheap oil fuels America's car culture and suburban sprawl.

Directors: Bassem Abdallah, Timothy Copestake | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Daniel Yergin, James Akins, Marcello Colitti