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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: 371,093 | Gross: $40.22M

2. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

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

Writers: Billy Wilder, I.A.L. Diamond, Robert Thoeren, Michael Logan | Director: Billy Wilder | Stars: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Votes: 174,366 | Gross: $25.00M

3. 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.

Writers: Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller, Jim Henson | Director: James Bobin | Stars: Amy Adams, Jason Segel, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones

Votes: 74,987 | Gross: $88.63M

4. 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.

Writers: Robert Ramsey, Matthew Stone, John Romano, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen | Directors: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen | Stars: George Clooney, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Billy Bob Thornton, Geoffrey Rush

Votes: 76,325 | Gross: $35.10M

5. Giant (1956)

Approved | 201 min | Drama

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: 26,205

6. 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.

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

Votes: 7,054

7. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)

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

5.8
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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.

Writers: Brian Patrick O'Toole, John Aglialoro, Ayn Rand | Director: Paul Johansson | Stars: Taylor Schilling, Grant Bowler, Matthew Marsden, Edi Gathegi

Votes: 11,394 | Gross: $4.56M

8. 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.

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

Votes: 15,912

9. 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.

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

Votes: 8,449 | Gross: $10.01M

10. 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.

Writers: Newton Thornburg, Jeffrey Alan Fiskin | Director: Ivan Passer | Stars: Jeff Bridges, John Heard, Lisa Eichhorn, Ann Dusenberry

Votes: 3,531

11. 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.

Writers: George Zuckerman, Robert Wilder | Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Votes: 7,455

12. 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 »

Writers: Hugh Williams, Margaret Vyner | Director: Stanley Donen | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons

Votes: 3,388

13. Lone Star (2010– )

60 min | Drama

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An oil man lives a double life.

Creator: Kyle Killen | Stars: James Wolk, Adrianne Palicki, Eloise Mumford, David Keith

Votes: 767

14. 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.

Writers: John Lee Mahin, James Edward Grant | Director: Jack Conway | Stars: Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Claudette Colbert, Hedy Lamarr

Votes: 2,249

15. 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.

Writers: Silvia Richards, Ranald MacDougall, Rita Weiman | Director: Curtis Bernhardt | Stars: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks

Votes: 3,043

16. Direct Contact (2009)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

4.4
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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.

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

Votes: 2,352

17. 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.

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

Votes: 538

18. 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.

Writers: Barré Lyndon, Jonathan Latimer, Cornell Woolrich | Director: John Farrow | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Gail Russell, John Lund, Virginia Bruce

Votes: 716

19. Lucky Me (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Candy Williams is a struggling performer in a musical troupe, headed by Hap Schneider. Unfortunately, the troupe has fallen on hard times, forcing the members to get jobs cleaning hotel ... See full summary »

Writers: James O'Hanlon, Irving Elinson, Robert O'Brien | Director: Jack Donohue | Stars: Doris Day, Robert Cummings, Phil Silvers, Eddie Foy Jr.

Votes: 470

20. Gran Casino (1947)

92 min | Drama, Musical

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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 »

Writers: Michel Veber, Mauricio Magdaleno | Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Libertad Lamarque, Jorge Negrete, Meche Barba, Agustín Isunza

Votes: 513

21. Love Bound (1932)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Mystery

5.7
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A gold-digging woman wins a big settlement against an older married man, which threatens to destroy the man's family. His son, discovering that the woman is part of a ring of blackmailers ... See full summary »

Writers: James R. Gilbert, Robert F. Hill, George H. Plympton | Director: Robert F. Hill | Stars: Jack Mulhall, Natalie Moorhead, Clara Kimball Young, Edmund Breese

Votes: 40

22. 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 »

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

Votes: 12

23. 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.

Writers: William Blinn, Michael Leeson | Director: Jerry Thorpe | Stars: Bert Parks, Talia Balsam, Tony Danza, Bart Braverman

24. Shekhvedra (1930)

66 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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

Votes: 7

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

45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

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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.

Writers: Stuart Kaminsky, Rex Stout | Director: John R. Pepper | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, David Schurmann, Robert Bockstael

Votes: 42

26. 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.

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

27. 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

28. 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