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.
Two traditional Christian hymns are heard during the film, both sung by Eli Sunday's Little Boston congregation. The first is "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," which is heard preceding the scene in which Eli tells Plainview he will bless the oil ... ...
Why are you talking about Paul?
Plainview: I did what your brother couldn't.
Eli Sunday: Don't say this to me.
Plainview: I broke you and I beat you. It was Paul who told me about you. He's the prophet. He's the smart one. He knew what was there and he found me to take it out of the...
When Daniel digs grave to bury Henry, water is seen in grave but soil which is removed is not wet.
There are no opening credits, except for the title
English, American Sign Language
$302,845 (USA) (30 December 2007)
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