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In turn-of-the-century California, a prospector transforms himself into an oil tycoon and drifts into corruption the more successful he becomes.
On the frontier of California's turn-of-the-century petroleum boom, Daniel Plainview transforms himself from a down-and-out silver miner raising a son on his own into a self-made oil tycoon. When Plainview gets a mysterious tip-off that there's a little town out West where an ocean of oil is oozing out of the ground, he heads with his son, H.W., to take their chances in dust-worn Little Boston. In this hardscrabble town, where the main excitement centers around the holy roller church of charismatic preacher Eli Sunday, Plainview and H.W. make their lucky strike. But even as the well raises all of their fortunes, nothing will remain the same as conflicts escalate and every human value--love, hope, community, belief, ambition and even the bond between father and son--is imperiled by corruption, deception and the flow of oil.
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|Release Date:||2007||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Distributions Co:||Paramount Vantage, Paramount Vantage|
|Sound:||Production Co:||Ghoulardi Film Company .....Production Company, Scott Rudin Productions .....Production Company, Abbey Road Studios .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Skywalker Sound .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Mario's Catering .....Production Company, Digital Backlot .....Production Company, Industrial Light + Magic .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Pacific Title & Art Studio .....Production Company, Clearance Domain, Llc .....Production Company, Saturn Entertainment .....Theatrical Distributor, Afd .....Theatrical Distributor, Forum Film (Bulgaria) .....Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Pictures International .....Theatrical Distributor, United International Pictures .....Theatrical Distributor, Ster-Kinekor .....Theatrical Distributor, Falcon .....Theatrical Distributor, Sony Pictures Releasing International .....Theatrical Distributor, Sam Film .....Theatrical Distributor, Forum Film (Poland) .....Theatrical Distributor, Forum .....Theatrical Distributor, MIRAMAX .....Theatrical Distributor, Intercontinental Film Distributors (Hong Kong) .....Theatrical Distributor, Continental Film D.O.O. (Cf) .....Theatrical Distributor, Forum .....Theatrical Distributor, MIRAMAX .....Studio, Paramount Vantage .....Studio, Paramount Vantage .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Miramax International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Audiovisual Enterprises (Greece) .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals) .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Prooptiki Romania .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Buena Vista Sony Pictures Releasing (Bvspr) .....Foreign Distribution Rights, Paramount Home Media .....Domestic Video Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United States (USA)|
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"There Will Be Blood" is a great film
Annie D 2018-02-25
I think this is one of the best movies of recent years. I'm a big fan of Paul Thomas Anderson, and I think this is his best, so far. He's only...
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there will be blood
kevin sellers 2018-02-09
Like all films from this director ("Boogie Nights" excepted) the blood comes with generous swatches of boredom. Lots of shots and scenes that at...