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1. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama, History

8.1
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93 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.

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

Votes: 408,874 | Gross: $40.22M

2. Dallas (1978–1991)

60 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family.

Stars: Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray

Votes: 9,190

3. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Approved | 121 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Votes: 191,488 | Gross: $25.00M

4. Dynasty (1981–1989)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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The trials and tribulations of two feuding families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, both oil rich families in Denver, Colorado.

Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Joan Collins, Gordon Thomson

Votes: 4,873

5. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

6.3
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71 Metascore

A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.

Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 80,403 | Gross: $35.10M

6. The Muppets (2011)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

7.1
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75 Metascore

A Muppet fanatic with some help from his two human compatriots must regroup the Muppet gang to stop an avaricious oil mogul from taking down one of their precious life-longing treasures.

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Votes: 78,144 | Gross: $88.63M

7. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama, Western

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

Director: George Stevens | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Votes: 28,118

8. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.7
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28 Metascore

Railroad executive Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden form an alliance to fight the increasingly authoritarian government of the United States.

Director: Paul Johansson | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi

Votes: 11,788 | Gross: $4.56M

9. Local Hero (1983)

PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.

Director: Bill Forsyth | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Peter Riegert, Fulton Mackay, Denis Lawson

Votes: 16,979

10. The Two Jakes (1990)

R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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56 Metascore

The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.

Director: Jack Nicholson | Stars: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly, Madeleine Stowe

Votes: 9,061 | Gross: $10.01M

11. Cutter's Way (1981)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.

Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry

Votes: 3,966

12. Uncommon Valor (1983)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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38 Metascore

Ten years after his son went MIA in Vietnam, U.S.Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in POW camps in Laos.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Gene Hackman, Patrick Swayze, Robert Stack, Fred Ward

Votes: 7,537

13. Written on the Wind (1956)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.5
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Alcoholic playboy Kyle Hadley marries the woman secretly loved by his poor but hard-working best friend, who in turn is pursued by Kyle's nymphomaniac sister.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 8,042

14. The Grass Is Greener (1960)

Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Victor and Hillary are down on their luck to the point that they allow tourists to take guided tours of their castle. But Charles Delacro, a millionaire oil tycoon, visits, and takes a ... See full summary »

Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons

Votes: 3,655

15. Send Me No Flowers (1964)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A hypochondriac believes he is dying, and makes plans for his wife which she discovers and misunderstands.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Rock Hudson, Doris Day, Tony Randall, Paul Lynde

Votes: 4,651

16. Possessed (1947)

Approved | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

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After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.

Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks

Votes: 3,478

17. The Formula (1980)

R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller

5.6
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The synthetic fuel production formula, invented by the Nazis at the end of WW2, is sought after by some who aim to sell it and by others who wish to destroy it.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: George C. Scott, Marlon Brando, Marthe Keller, John Gielgud

Votes: 2,013

18. Boom Town (1940)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

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Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.

Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr

Votes: 2,478

19. Lone Star (2010)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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An oil man lives a double life.

Stars: James Wolk, Adrianne Palicki, Eloise Mumford, David Keith

Votes: 794

20. The Last Dinosaur (1977)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.8
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Wealthy big game hunter (Boone), along with his group, gets trapped in pre-historic times where they are stalked by a ferocious dinosaur.

Directors: Alexander Grasshoff, Tsugunobu Kotani | Stars: Richard Boone, Joan Van Ark, Steven Keats, Luther Rackley

Votes: 576

21. Fear Is the Key (1972)

PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
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Following the death of his family in an aeroplane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. By setting himself up as a criminal, he plans to get close to a ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuchner | Stars: Barry Newman, Suzy Kendall, John Vernon, Dolph Sweet

Votes: 1,007

22. Direct Contact (2009)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

4.3
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An American prisoner in a Russian jail is given a chance at freedom if he can rescue a kidnapped American woman.

Director: Danny Lerner | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Gina May, Michael Paré, Bashar Rahal

Votes: 2,435

23. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

Approved | 81 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller

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When phony stage mentalist Triton mysteriously acquires supernatural powers of precognition, he becomes frightened and abandons his act to live of anonymity.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, John Lund, Virginia Bruce

Votes: 790

24. Lucky Me (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.1
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Three struggling theatrical performers meet a famous songwriter who is trying to convince a wealthy oilman to finance a musical he is scripting, promising them stardom if it comes to fruition.

Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Doris Day, Robert Cummings, Phil Silvers, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 496

25. Gran Casino (1947)

92 min | Drama, Musical

6.0
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After the mysterious disappearance of an oil well owner, one of his workers, Gerardo (Jorge Negrete) assumes the business management. Soon, the owner's sister (Libertad Lamarque) arrives ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Libertad Lamarque, Jorge Negrete, Meche Barba, Agustín Isunza

Votes: 553

26. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )

Documentary

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The globe-spanning story of the oil industry from the first strikes of the 19th century through the Gulf War. The industry's colorful characters and oil's key role in 20th century history are brought to life by participants and historians.

Stars: Donald Sutherland, Daniel Yergin, Norman Cooley, Stephanie Cran

Votes: 85

27. Fast Lane Blues (1978 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

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An oil company headed by a man named Major ,sponsors an amateur cross country car race ,for a million dollar pot of gold.

Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Bert Parks, Talia Balsam, Tony Danza, Bart Braverman

28. Lost Legacy (2013 TV Movie)

18 min | Biography

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Feature-documentary film about a prominent Armenian oil magnate, industrialist, financier, and a philanthropist. His family was one of the richest of their times. The film focuses not on ... See full summary »

Director: Khachatur Martirosyan | Stars: Varag Gevorgyan, Siranush Ghukasyan, Ani Hakobyan, Jenya Hakobyan

Votes: 12

29. Shekhvedra (1930)

66 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Director: Garsevan Gomarteli | Stars: Tatyana Makhmuryan, Dimitri Kipiani, A. Alugishvili, Aga-Rza Kuliyev

Votes: 7

30. Monet: The Mystery of the Orangery (2000 Video Game)

Adventure, Crime, Family

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Adventure game about Monet and his art. The French government asks you to help famous real life painter Monet restore his Orangery and stop his fictional nemesis, banker Celeon Derek, from turning it into an oil field.

31. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2000–2002)
Episode: Immune to Murder (2002)

45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Arriving at a remote lodge at the request of the State Department and a South American diplomat, a reluctant Wolfe prepares to cook trout for an oil tycoon's fishing party when Archie discovers one of the men dead in the river.

Director: John R. Pepper | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, David Schurmann, Robert Bockstael

Votes: 48

32. Follow the Sun (1961–1962)
Episode: The Dumbest Blonde (1962)

60 min | Adventure

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Ben Gregory is working on a story of a oil tycoon who is trying to cook up a big deal with a crooked financier. The story and the deal may fall apart because of the ditsy mistress' innocent interference.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Barry Coe, Jayne Mansfield, Brian Keith, George Brenlin

33. The Empire Files (2015– )
Episode: The Tyranny of Big Oil (2016)

Documentary, News, Talk-Show

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Stars: Antonia Juhasz, Abby Martin, Greg Palast

34. King of Diamonds (1961–1962)
Episode: The Uncivil Servant (1961)

30 min | Adventure, Drama, Crime

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King poses as a oil tycoon to investigate a tip about a new gang of diamond smugglers

Director: William Conrad | Stars: Broderick Crawford, John Anderson, Morgan Jones, Forrest Lewis