R | | Drama, History
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
14 January 2008 | DSampson612
9 | Remember Those Hollywood Studio Epics? Me Either. But We're Covered.
The year I was born was the same year Predator and Robocop came out. When I was finally old enough to appreciate films,...
The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2006 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year.
Are you an angry man, Henry?
Henry Brands: About what?
Plainview: Are you envious? D'you get envious?
Henry Brands: I don't think so. No.
Plainview: I have a competition in me. I want no one else to succeed. I hate most people.
Henry Brands: That part of me is gone. Working and not succeeding- all my, uh... ...
When Eli Sunday lists the towns he will be visiting on his mission, he includes Taft, which would have been named Moron until the 1920s.
There are no opening credits, except for the title
English, American Sign Language
$302,845 (USA) (28 December 2007)
$40,218,903 (USA) (25 April 2008)
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