Film The Best Movies With Oil in the Title  

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How many movies with oil in the title can you name? This list ranks the best movies with oil in the name, whether they're documentaries, dramas, horror movies, or any other genre of film. Do you have a favorite movie with oil in the title? Categorizing movies by words in their titles is kind of uncommon, but that's a big part of why this list is so fun to scroll through. There's probably one movie with oil in the title you think of right away, but you might be shocked to see how many others exist as well.

Notable films with oil in the title include Lorenzo's Oil, Oil City Confidential, and Woman Sesame Oil Maker, although there are many more examples on this list. This poll is interactive, meaning you can vote the oil movies up or down depending on how much you like them.

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Lorenzo's Oil is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Laura Linney Lorenzo's Oil is a 1992 American drama film directed by George Miller. It is based on the true story of Augusto and Michaela Odone, two parents in a relentless search for a cure for their son ...more

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Struck Oil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Maggie Moore Struck Oil is a 1919 Australian silent film directed by Franklyn Barrett. It is based on a play set during the American Civil War whose popularity with the Australian public as a stage vehicle ...more

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Oil City Confidential is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Richard Hell, Jools Holland, Graham McPherson Julien Temple is a 2009 documentary film written by Stephen Organ and directed by Julien Temple. "Julien Temple's latest conceptual rock documentary puts the case for Dr Feelgood, as 'four ...more

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A Crude Awakening: The Oil Cra... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash is an award-winning documentary film about peak oil, produced and directed by Basil Gelpke and Ray McCormack.

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The Power of Community: How Cu... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil is an American documentary film that explores the Special Period in Peacetime and its aftermath; the economic collapse and eventual recovery of ...more

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Toad's Oil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Kōji Yakusho, Fumi Nikaido, Eita

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Woman Sesame Oil Maker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Siqin Gaowa, Chen Baoguo, Xiaoqing Ma Woman Sesame Oil Maker is a 1993 Chinese film. In the English speaking world it has been released in the United Kingdom under the title Women from the Lake of Scented Souls and more recently on ...more

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Once Upon a Time There was Oil is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Once Upon a Time There Was Oil is a 2011 animated short film directed by Vincent Paronnaud.

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Empires of Industry: Black Gol... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title

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Oil Extraction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Oil Extraction is a 1907 Azerbaijani film directed by Vasil Amashukeli. The film was shot on 35mm captures oil extraction in Azerbaijan in the early twentieth century.

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The Oil Gush Fire in Bibiheyba... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
The Oil Gush Fire in Bibiheybat is an 1898 Azerbaijani silent film. Directed by the pioneer of cinema in Azerbaijan, Alexandre Michon, this 30-second film was shot on August 6, 1898 in ...more

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Oil Lamps is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Petr Čepek, Vladimir Jedenáctik, Marie Rosůlková Oil Lamps is a 1971 Czechoslovak drama film directed by Juraj Herz. It competed in the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. It is based on a novel by Jaroslav Havlíček.

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Crude Oil is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Crude Oil is a 2008 Chinese documentary film directed by Wang Bing. Filmed in the Inner Mongolian portion of the Gobi Desert, it follows a group of oil field workers as they go about their daily ...more

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She's Oil Mine is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Buster Keaton, Bud Jamison, Harry Semels She's Oil Mine is the last short subject American comedian Buster Keaton made for Columbia Pictures. Keaton made a total of ten films for the studio between 1939 and 1941.

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The Oil Gush in Balakhany is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
The Oil Gush in Balakhany is a film directed by the pioneer of cinema in Azerbaijan, Alexandre Michon, it was filmed on August 4, 1898 in Baku and presented at the International Paris ...more

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Oil Gobblers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Oil Gobblers is a Czech comedy film directed by Jan Svěrák. It was released in 1988.

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Oil Storm is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Liev Schreiber, Lance E. Nichols, Will Wallace Oil Storm is a 2005 television docudrama portraying a future oil-shortage crisis in the United States, precipitated by a hurricane destroying key parts of the United States' oil infrastructure. ...more

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Oil on Ice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Oil on Ice is a 2004 documentary film directed by Bo Boudart and Dale Djerassi. It explores the Arctic Refuge drilling controversy in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the impact of oil ...more

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Oil & Water is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Guy Camilleri, Rosemary Gore, Robert Lehrer

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Engineering Investigation of 6... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title

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Men in Oil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Männer in Öl is a 1995 documentary film written and directed by Barbara Teufel.

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Dirty Oil is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Dirty Oil is a 2009 documentary film directed by Leslie Iwerks.

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In Search of Oil and Sand is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
In Search of Oil and Sand is a 2012 documentary film written by Rasha El Gammal and directed by Philippe Dib and Wael Omar.

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The Oil Raider is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
George Irving, Gloria Shea The Oil Raider is a 1934 American film directed by Spencer Gordon Bennet.

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We'll Become Oil is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
We'll Become Oil is a 2011 short film written and directed by Mihai Grecu.

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Olives and Their Oil is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Olives and Their Oil is a 1914 educational short film about the production of olive oil. The film was released by Keystone Studios on February 7, 1914, on a split reel with the Charlie Chaplin ...more

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Oil and Water is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Lionel Barrymore, Blanche Sweet, Harry Carey Oil and Water is a 1913 film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Blanche Sweet. The supporting cast includes Henry B. Walthall, Lionel Barrymore, and Harry Carey. A stage dancer and a ...more

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Work at Oil Derricks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Work at Oil Derricks is a 1907 Azerbaijani film directed by Vasili Amaşukeli. The film was shot on 35 mm and captures oil production at a works in the Azeri capital of Baku.

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Oil Change is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Pat Healy, Michelle Lawrence, Zeenath Shareef Oil Change is a 2009 short film written and directed by Todd Luoto.

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The Oil Factor is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
The Oil Factor, alternatively known as Behind the War on Terror, is an approximately 90 minute 2004 movie written and directed by Gerard Ungerman and Audrey Brohy, narrated by Ed Asner. The ...more

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Oil for the Lamps of China is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Pat O'Brien, Josephine Hutchinson Oil for the Lamps of China is a 1935 drama film starring Pat O'Brien and Josephine Hutchinson. It is based on the novel of the same name by Alice Tisdale Hobart. A man blindly puts his faith in ...more

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Oil Rocks: City Above the Sea is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Oil Rocks: City Above the Sea is a 2009 documentary film directed by Marc Wolfensberger.

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Walking on Oil: Alberta's Oil ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title

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Battle for Oil is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title

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Oil Sands Karaoke is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Oil Sands Karaoke is a 2013 feature documentary film directed by Charles Wilkinson. The film follows five people working in or around the infamous oil sands of Northern Alberta as they compete ...more

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Oil on Water is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Movies With Oil in the Title
Tyler Bizzell, Melissa Brouard, Neil Coppen