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1. There Will Be Blood (2007)

R | 158 min | Drama

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: 444,200 | Gross: $40.22M

2. All the Money in the World (2017)

R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

6.9
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72 Metascore

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michelle Williams, Christopher Plummer, Mark Wahlberg, Romain Duris

Votes: 48,792 | Gross: $25.11M

3. Dallas (1978–1991)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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J.R. Ewing, a Texas oil baron, uses manipulation and blackmail to achieve his ambitions, both business and personal. He often comes into conflict with his brother Bobby, his arch-enemy Cliff Barnes and his long-suffering wife Sue Ellen.

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

Votes: 9,825

4. Dynasty (1981–1989)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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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: 5,482

5. Some Like It Hot (1959)

Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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97 Metascore

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: 209,932 | Gross: $25.00M

6. 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: 17,975 | Gross: $5.90M

7. Giant (1956)

G | 201 min | Drama, Western

7.7
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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: 30,103 | Gross: $35.00M

8. 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 2 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: 80,967 | Gross: $88.63M

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 J.J. "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: 9,624 | Gross: $10.01M

10. Splendor in the Grass (1961)

Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Natalie Wood, Warren Beatty, Pat Hingle, Audrey Christie

Votes: 15,520 | Gross: $8.72M

11. 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: 83,382 | Gross: $35.33M

12. Boom Town (1940)

Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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: 2,701 | Gross: $9.17M

13. Uncommon Valor (1983)

R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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38 Metascore

Ten years after his son went M.I.A. in Vietnam, U.S. Marine retired Colonel Jason Rhodes assembles a private rescue team to find Americans held in P.O.W. camps in Laos.

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

Votes: 7,952 | Gross: $30.50M

14. 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: 12,093 | Gross: $4.75M

15. 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: 8,748

16. 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: 4,258 | Gross: $1.73M

17. 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: 5,088

18. 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: 3,875 | Gross: $6.00M

19. 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: 2,147

20. Possessed (1947)

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

7.2
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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: 3,883 | Gross: $1.99M

21. Singapore Sling (1999 Video)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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In Singapore, con artist Michelle marries a corrupt local businessman to avoid prison, then swindles him and escapes the country. He follows her to L.A., so she moves in with her hunky oil tycoon ex and his scheming girlfriend, Lisa.

Director: James Hong | Stars: Rena Riffel, James Hong, Shannon Tweed, Tina Kirpatrick

Votes: 220

22. The Last Dinosaur (1977)

Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

5.7
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A wealthy big game hunter and his group become trapped in prehistoric 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: 613

23. 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: 2,552

24. 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: 1,076

25. Lone Star (2010)

60 min | Drama

7.0
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A FOX series that was cancelled after the second episode that involves a con man who lives a double life. He's married to two different women in two different Texas towns.

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

Votes: 809

26. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

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

7.1
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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: 879

27. 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: 536

28. The Paleface (1922)

G | 20 min | Short, Comedy, Western

7.0
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Buster helps a Native American tribe save their land from greedy oil barons.

Directors: Edward F. Cline, Buster Keaton | Stars: Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, Joe Roberts

Votes: 2,349

29. 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: 599

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

PG-13 | Documentary

8.7
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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: 90

31. Le rendez-vous (1961)

128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.2
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When the spoiled daughter of an oil magnate is murdered, Pierre must determine whether the killer is his own ex, the dead woman's lover or somebody else entirely.

Director: Jean Delannoy | Stars: Annie Girardot, Andréa Parisy, Odile Versois, Jean-Claude Pascal

Votes: 50

32. 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

33. 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

34. 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: 13

35. 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.

36. A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001–2002)
Episode: Immune to Murder (2002)

45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.6
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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: 54

37. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: Krystle's Lie (1981)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Lindsay discovers her parents conceived her before marriage; Fallon asks Ted to stay away from Steven; Blake learns Krystle is taking birth control pills.

Directors: Philip Leacock, Don Medford | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 50

38. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Beating (1981)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Lindsay finds out that her mom and Steven are having an affair. Blake has Michael beaten up for going to bed with Fallon.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 44

39. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Dinner Party (1981)

TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Blake invites Matthew and Walter to a dinner party. It goes badly. Fallon teaches Krystle how the rich do things. Jeff and Fallon skinny dip in the swimming pool.

Director: Don Medford | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 59

40. 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

41. Dynasty (1981–1989)
Episode: The Honeymoon (1981)

TV-PG | 48 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Blake must cut short his honeymoon to handle business matters. Steven goes to work for Matthew and Walter. Blake makes it clear to the staff that Krystle is their mistress.

Director: Robert C. Thompson | Stars: John Forsythe, Linda Evans, Pamela Sue Martin, Pamela Bellwood

Votes: 58

42. 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

43. 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



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