Most Popular "Oil Tycoon" Titles
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1. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Votes: 444,200 | Gross: $40.22M
2. All the Money in the World (2017)
R | 132 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Votes: 48,792 | Gross: $25.11M
3. Dallas (1978–1991)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Romance
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.
5. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Romance
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.
Votes: 209,932 | Gross: $25.00M
6. Local Hero (1983)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 17,975 | Gross: $5.90M
8. The Muppets (2011)
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
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.
Votes: 80,967 | Gross: $88.63M
9. The Two Jakes (1990)
R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds J.J. "Jake" Gittes investigating adultery and murder, and the money that comes from oil.
Votes: 9,624 | Gross: $10.01M
10. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 15,520 | Gross: $8.72M
11. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.
Votes: 83,382 | Gross: $35.33M
12. Boom Town (1940)
Passed | 119 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Two buddies who rise from fly-by-night wildcatters to oil tycoons over a twenty year period both love the same woman.
Votes: 2,701 | Gross: $9.17M
13. Uncommon Valor (1983)
R | 105 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
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.
Votes: 7,952 | Gross: $30.50M
14. Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Railroad executive Dagny Taggart and steel mogul Henry Rearden form an alliance to fight the increasingly authoritarian government of the United States.
Votes: 12,093 | Gross: $4.75M
15. Written on the Wind (1956)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
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.
18. The Grass Is Greener (1960)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
Votes: 3,875 | Gross: $6.00M
19. The Formula (1980)
R | 117 min | Crime, Thriller
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.
20. Possessed (1947)
Approved | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
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.
Votes: 3,883 | Gross: $1.99M
21. Singapore Sling (1999 Video)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
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.
22. The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Not Rated | 106 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi
A wealthy big game hunter and his group become trapped in prehistoric times where they are stalked by a ferocious dinosaur.
24. Fear Is the Key (1972)
PG | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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 »
26. Night Has a Thousand Eyes (1948)
Approved | 81 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
When phony stage mentalist Triton mysteriously acquires supernatural powers of precognition, he becomes frightened and abandons his act to live of anonymity.
27. Lucky Me (1954)
Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
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.
29. Gran Casino (1947)
92 min | Drama, Musical
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 »
30. The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )
PG-13 | Documentary
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.
31. Le rendez-vous (1961)
128 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
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.
34. Lost Legacy (2013 TV Movie)
18 min | Biography
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 »
35. Monet: The Mystery of the Orangery (2000 Video Game)
Adventure, Crime, Family
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.
A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001–2002)
Immune to Murder
45 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
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.
TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Romance
Lindsay discovers her parents conceived her before marriage; Fallon asks Ted to stay away from Steven; Blake learns Krystle is taking birth control pills.
TV-PG | 48 min | Drama, Romance
Lindsay finds out that her mom and Steven are having an affair. Blake has Michael beaten up for going to bed with Fallon.
The Dinner Party
TV-PG | 49 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Follow the Sun (1961–1962)
The Dumbest Blonde
60 min | Adventure
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.
TV-PG | 48 min | Drama, Romance
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.