There Will Be BloodDVD - 2008
"The kind of film that is easily called great."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"An enthralling and powerfully eccentric American epic."--The New Yorker
"Best of the year!"--Roeper & A.O. Scott
A down-and-out silver miner raising a son on his own finds fortune as an oil tycoon when he hears that a small town out West is full of oil. As the well raises their fortunes, it brings conflict and hardships that money can't touch.
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Plainview: [mumbles] Abandoned my child.
Eli Sunday: Say it louder... say it louder!
Plainview: I've abandoned my child! I've abandoned my child! I've abandoned my boy!
Eli Sunday: Now beg for the blood!
Plainview: [sotto voce] Please, give me the blood, Eli. Let me get out of here.
Plainview: [aloud] Give me the blood, Lord, and let me get away!
“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill
Eli Sunday: Do you think God is going to come down here and save you for being stupid? He doesn't save stupid people, Abel.
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BrendaT thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over
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A story about family, greed, religion, and oil, centered around a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
A gentleman in the early 1900s works hard, with his son at his side, to become rich off a rich oil supply he uncovers in the desert. His intention is to become as far away from people as he can, possibly including his son. But a fanatical minister of "3rd Revelation" parish begins to get in his way, along with some others.