film The Best Movies About Oil  

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List Rules Films about oil and oil tycoons.

The world’s dependency on oil and the effects its use has on the climate, culture, economics, and politics of different countries is a fascinating subject. Many wars have even been started over oil, and tons of conspiracy theories have been built around this concept. It’s no wonder that so many movies have told stories about oil. What are the best movies about oil? Vote up the best films below and see where your favorites rank.
 
The movies featured on this list have been ranked as the absolute best oil movies in film, whether the movie takes more of a literal, fact based approach to the controversial topic of oil or whether it is a completely fictional story.
 
This list has the best movies about oil including, Syriana, There Will Be Blood, Black Gold, The Abyss, On Deadly Ground, The Night They Saved Christmas, The Burning Season, The Big Fix, and The Wages of Fear. Vote up the best, slickest oil films below or add one you love that isn't already on the list.

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There Will Be Blood is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies About Oil
There Will Be Blood Daniel Day-Lewis, Ciarán Hinds, Paul Dano

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Giant Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean, Dennis Hopper

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The Grey Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo

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Hellfighters John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Vera Miles

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The Abyss Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Chris Elliott

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Syriana George Clooney, Matt Damon, Amanda Peet

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Local Hero Burt Lancaster, Peter Capaldi, Peter Riegert

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The World Is Not Enough Pierce Brosnan, Denise Richards, John Cleese

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Tulsa Susan Hayward, Robert Preston, Chill Wills

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The Beverly Hillbillies Rob Schneider, Lea Thompson, Lily Tomlin

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Lorenzo's Oil Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Laura Linney

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The Mattei Affair Gian Maria Volonté, Peter Baldwin, Franco Graziosi

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Clambake Elvis Presley, Robert Redford, Teri Garr

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The Big Fix Amy Smart, Bernie Sanders, Peter Fonda

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On Deadly Ground Steven Seagal, Michael Caine, Billy Bob Thornton

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Sector 7 Ha Ji-won, Oh Ji-ho, Ahn Sung-ki

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City on Fire Ava Gardner, Henry Fonda, Leslie Nielsen

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Lessons of Darkness Werner Herzog

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The Wages of Fear Yves Montand, Darío Moreno, Peter van Eyck

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Crude Impact Richard Heinberg

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Black Gold Freida Pinto, Antonio Banderas, Mark Strong

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The Night They Saved Christmas Jaclyn Smith, Art Carney, Paul Williams

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Woman Sesame Oil Maker Siqin Gaowa, Chen Baoguo, Xiaoqing Ma

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Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks Spalding Gray, Colleen Brennan, Tanya Boyd

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Atlantic Rim Graham Greene, Treach, David Chokachi

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Louisiana Story Frank Hardy, Joseph Boudreaux, Lionel Le Blanc