Daniel Day-Lewis in an epic tale of family, faith, power and oil set on the frontier of California's turn-of-the-century petroleum boom. more
In Movie Theaters U.S.Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Tuesday, April 8, 2008
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CompaniesParamount Vantage & 2 more
Rating MPAAR for some violence
Set in the booming West coast oil fields at the turn of the 20th century, a tale that follows the rise of rugged prospector Daniel Plainview who becomes an independent oilman after hitting it rich with the strike of a lifetime. He realizes the American dream, and is destroyed by it.
Trivia & Production Notes
- A period drama loosely based on the 1927 Upton Sinclair novel "Oil!".