Oil tycoon movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant oil tycoon movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, tense, surprise ending and enigmatic films and TV shows about / with oil tycoon, oil, betrayal, dishonesty, greed, suspense, husband wife relationship, murder, dialogue and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as oil tycoon: All the Money in the World (2017), The Son (2017), Intolerable Cruelty (2003), The Chase (1966), There Will Be Blood (2007), Billion Dollar Brain (1967), The Pelican Brief (1993), Singapore Sling (1999), rendezvous (1961), Send Me No Flowers (1964).

List of oil tycoon movies

All the Money in the World (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy, UK, China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom.
Style: tense, captivating, rough, serious, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, ransom demand, billionaire, mafia, kidnapped boy, escape attempt, violence, greed, death, rich, rich man, wealth ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1971
Place: rome italy, italy, saudi arabia
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The Son (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The multigenerational epic follows two concurrent time periods: One, the story of young Eli McCullough after he is kidnapped and indoctrinated into a tribe of Comanches in 1849. The other, 60 years later, when we see a grown Eli struggle to maintain ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: native american, oil tycoon, oil, racism, showdown, family business, money, oil industry, oil company, wealthy family, problem solving, businessman ...
Time: victorian era, 2010s
Place: texas, southern usa, america
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Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A revenge-seeking gold digger marries a womanizing Beverly Hills lawyer with the intention of making a killing in the divorce.
Style: romantic, sexy, witty, feel good, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: lawyer, battle of the sexes, opposites attract, infidelity, caper, love at first sight, marriage, divorce, manipulation, fall in love, screwball, dishonesty ...
Time: 1930s, 21st century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, california, usa, beverly hills ...
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Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Fueled: The Man They Called Pirate (Japanese: 海賊とよばれた男 Hepburn: Kaizoku to yobareta otoko) is a best selling Japanese historical novel by Naoki Hyakuta. As of January 2014, it had sold over 1,700,000 copies.[1] In April 2013, it won ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
Plot: post war japan, oil company, oil, oil industry, oil tycoon, historical figure, contamination, cartel, japanese woman, world war two
Place: japan, iran
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The Chase (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Most everyone in town thinks that Sheriff Calder is merely a puppet of rich oil-man Val Rogers. When it is learned that local baddie Bubber Reeves has escaped prison, Rogers' son is concerned because he is having an affair with Reeves' ...
Style: surprise ending, sexy, unusual plot structure, intense, melancholic ...
Plot: racism, manhunt, small town, adultery, lynch mob, sheriff, murder, vigilantism, drunkenness, on the run, infidelity, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, california, new jersey, usa, southern usa
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There Will Be Blood (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. ...
Style: serious, disturbing, gloomy, epic, atmospheric ...
Plot: greed, oil, character study, ambition, money, suspense, rivalry, rise to the top, religion, father son relationship, visceral, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 19th century, middle ages ...
Place: california, los angeles, pacific ocean, usa, san francisco
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Billion Dollar Brain (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A former British spy stumbles into in a plot to overthrow Communism with the help of a supercomputer. But who is working for whom?
Style: psychotronic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, political thriller ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cold war, espionage, secret agents, computer, anti communism, railway, secret mission, martial arts, suspense, betrayal, private detective ...
Time: 60s
Place: helsinki finland, finland, england, texas, latvia ...
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The Pelican Brief (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two Supreme Court Justices have been assassinated. One lone law student has stumbled upon the truth. An investigative journalist wants her story. Everybody else wants her dead.
Style: suspenseful, tense, clever, exciting, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: political conspiracy, investigation, state affairs, suspense, politics, conspiracy, reporter, lawyer, corruption, political corruption, murder, legal action ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: new orleans, washington d.c., new york
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Singapore Sling (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Extreme passion turns deadly in the high stakes game between two men who love and need the same woman.Former Playboy Playmate Shannon Tweed sizzles as Lisa Blair.When she discovers that her lover's beautiful fiancee Michelle has escaped house ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: incest, erotica, night, obsession, dishonesty, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, love and romance, love triangle, sexual relations, couples, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, singapore, dallas texas, los angeles
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rendezvous (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 128 min.
Story: When the lover of a an oil magnate's spoiled daughter is murdered, her brother-in-law must determine whether the killer is his own ex-wife, the dead woman's lover or somebody else entirely.
Plot: oil tycoon, spoiled girl, photographer, alibi, murder suspect, ex husband ex wife relationship, cheating, family relations, murder, murder of sister, reunion
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Send Me No Flowers (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At one of his many visits to his doctor, hypochondriac George Kimball mistakes a dying man's diagnosis for his own and believes he only has about two more weeks to live. Wanting to take care of his wife Judy, he doesn't tell her and tries ...
Style: humorous, sexy, melancholic, light, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: best friend, couples, suburbs, infidelity, love, marriage, terminal illness, conspiracy, creativity, destiny, divorce, lone hero ...
Time: future, 60s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, california, tokyo
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The Formula (1980)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: West Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil--and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir
Plot: oil, money, investigation, murder, world war two, police detective, state affairs, dishonesty, intrigue, uncover truth, who done it, conspiracy ...
Place: rome italy, berlin germany, west germany, hamburg germany, haiti ...
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Fear Is the Key (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his family are killed in a plane crash, a man plots an elaborate revenge scheme on those responsible. He sets himself up as a criminal in order to get close to a tycoon who has been approached by the culprits to help them retrieve the cargo of ...
Style: neo noir, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, vengeance, chase, mafia, revenge, investigation, rescue, gangsters, murder, kidnapping, swamp, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana
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Dynasty (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The saga of a wealthy Denver family in the oil business: Blake Carrington, the patriarch; Krystle, his former secretary and wife; his children: Adam, lost in childhood after a kidnapping; Fallon, pampered and spoiled; Steven, openly gay; and Amanda, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, enigmatic, saga ...
Plot: family business, rivalry, wealthy family, family feud, love triangle, villainess, intrigue, family problems, hypocrisy, ambition, love and romance, blind ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, colorado, denver colorado
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The Last Dinosaur (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An aging big game hunter takes on the ultimate challenge - the mighty Tyrannosaurus Rex
Style: natural horror, psychotronic
Plot: dinosaur, kaiju, tyrannosaurus rex, hunter, giant monster, reptiles, prehistoric animal, hunting, billionaire, prehistoric creature, pteranodon, female photographer ...
Time: prehistoric times
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Uncommon Valor (1983)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group of Vietnam War veterans re-unite to rescue one of their own left behind and taken prisoner by the Vietnamese...
Style: intense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, manly, boys' night
Plot: military, vietnam war, prison, war, jungle, survival, rescue, suspense, soldier, captivity, military life, missing person ...
Time: 80s, year 1972, year 1977, year 1983, year 1982 ...
Place: vietnam, texas, california, laos, bangkok thailand ...
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The Two Jakes (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: This sequel to the classic Chinatown finds private detective Jake Gittes still haunted from the events of the first film. Hired by a man to investigate his wife's infidelities, Jake once again finds himself involved in a complicated plot ...
Style: neo noir, stylized, clever, sexy, twisted ...
Plot: private detective, murder, infidelity, gangsters, betrayal, investigation, mafia, suspense, oil, corruption, courtroom, blackmail ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, 1930s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, witty, talky ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: small town, village life, culture clash, beautiful scenery, travel, village, greed, unlikely friendships, fish out of water, oil, social relations, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, texas, houston texas
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Direct Contact (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An imprisoned ex-US Special forces operative in Eastern Europe, is offered his freedom and money to rescue an American woman, who has been kidnapped by a ruthless warlord. But, shortly after freeing her discovers that the kidnap story was just a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, daring rescue, confined, tough heroes, father daughter relationship, one man army, rescue, heroes, prison, rivalry, undercover, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, russia, balkan
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Cutter's Way (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Richard spots a man dumping a body, and decides to expose the man he thinks is the culprit with his friend Alex Cutter.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: murder, murder mystery, revenge, investigation, existentialism, conspiracy, twists and turns, false accusation, suspense, veteran, alcohol abuse, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, vietnam, los angeles, asia, southern california
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Lone Star (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lone Star is an American drama television series which originally ran on Fox from September 20, 2010 to September 27, 2010, airing Monday nights at 9 pm ET/PT. Fox announced Lone Star's cancellation on September 28, 2010 after two low-rated ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, disturbing
Plot: love triangle, hidden identity, betrayal, family business, couple relations, love and romance, society, dishonesty, thief, one last job, success, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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The Devil Has a Name (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An oil baron and a farmer standoff after the water on his farm is poisoned by her company.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: oil, farmer, environment, congressman, water, oil company, environmental issue, legal action, environmental destruction, oil industry, environmental health, businessman ...
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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: entertaining, intense, emotional, enigmatic, feminist film ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: superhero, female protagonist, superheroine, wonder woman character, woman fights a man, female fighter, female warrior, superhuman powers, heroes, amazon, strong female lead, fight scenes ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: los angeles, washington d.c., russia, egypt, new york ...
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The Muppets (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Kermit the Frog and the Muppets learn that their beloved theater is slated for demolition, a sympathetic human, Gary, and his puppet roommate, Walter, swoop in to help the gang put on a show and raise the $10 million they need to save the day.
Style: feel good, sweet, exciting, funny, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: muppets, disney, puppetry, childhood, save the day, performance, ambition, friendship, disorder, escapades, artists and showbiz, halloween ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, europe, france, paris france
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Blood & Oil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Billy and Cody LeFever dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to put everything on the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: oil industry, oil field, love triangle, business deal, ambition, husband wife relationship, oil, business competition, revenge, secret, murder, industrialist ...
Place: north dakota
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Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A fragile Kansas girl's unrequited and forbidden love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Style: sad, touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: coming of age, love story, teenager, small town, adolescence, forbidden love, small town life, childhood sweetheart, sexual repression, school, mental illness, teenage love ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 20th century, future ...
Place: kansas, new york, california, yale university, connecticut ...
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Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, non-linear, uplifting ...
Plot: family feud, mogul, oil industry, family relations, family business, hypocrisy, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, ambition, rich and poor, parents and children, americana ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, southern usa
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Atlas Shrugged: Part I (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A powerful railroad executive, Dagny Taggart, struggles to keep her business alive while society is crumbling around her. Based on the 1957 novel by Ayn Rand.
Style: thought provoking, stylized, serious, philosophical, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: distopia, capitalism, economics, politics, corruption, greed, capitalist, idealism, workplace, human spirit, society, totalitarianism ...
Time: future, year 2017, year 2016
Place: usa, new york, russia, colorado
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