Oil field movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant oil field movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, interesting, suspense and talky films and TV shows about / with oil field, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, betrayal, gun, culture clash, runaway and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as oil field: Blood & Oil (2015), The Iron Orchard (2018), Pioneer (2013), Five Easy Pieces (1970), Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Urban Cowboy (1980), Ice House (1989), American Honey (2016), Wild Horses (1995), The Thirteenth Floor (1999).

List of oil field movies

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, suspense
Plot: married couple, oil industry, oil field, love triangle, business competition, ambition, husband wife relationship, business deal, oil, revenge, hospital, murder ...
Place: north dakota
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The Iron Orchard (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: “The Iron Orchard" is the story of Jim McNeely, a young man thrust into the vibrant and brutal West Texas oilfields in 1939, who works his way through the ranks to ultimately become a formidable wildcatter.
Style: stylized, uplifting, intense, realistic
Plot: oil field, oil, love, human relationship, wisdom of life, life philosophy, society, ambition, justice, unlikely friendships, rags to riches, loneliness ...
Time: 1930s
Place: texas
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Pioneer (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pioneer is set in the early '80s, at the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: underwater scene, underwater, obsession, uncover truth, conspiracy, investigation, danger, scuba diving, greed, oil industry, oil field, oil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: norway
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Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, hitchhiker, rebelliousness, dysfunctional family, musician, self discovery, character study, working class, family problems, identity crisis, americana, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, southern california, los angeles ...
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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Detroit cop, Axel Foley heads for the land of sunshine and palm trees to find out who shot police Captain Andrew Bogomil. Thanks to a couple of old friends, Axel's investigation uncovers a series of robberies masterminded by a heartless weapons ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, gunfight, heist, arms smuggling, police investigation, investigation, friends, partners against crime, partners, police officer, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: beverly hills, los angeles, usa, california, detroit
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Urban Cowboy (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Hard Hat Days Honky-Tonk Nights. John Travolta stars as a young man from the country who learns about life and love in a Houston bar.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: romance, suburban life, social differences, city life, human spirit, rivalry, marital problem, contests and competitions, ambition, working class, suburbs, blue collar ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
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Ice House (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pake has left a good paying job working in the oil fields of Texas in order to give the music business a try. Eventually he finds himself alone and with no money in a hotel room in Los Angeles. He sets up a meeting with his old girlfriend Kay. When ...
Plot: oil field, bum, flashback, singer, love, hotel room, nightmare, monologue, male female relationship, marriage proposal, love triangle, wife and husband lead actors ...
Place: los angeles, texas
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American Honey (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, teenager, first love, marijuana, dancing, van, romance, drinking, drinking alcohol, on the road ...
Place: kansas city, america, oklahoma, nebraska, texas ...
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Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After saving a Black Panther from some racist cops, a black male prostitute goes on the run from "the man" with the help of the ghetto community and some disillusioned Hells Angels.
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, police corruption, chase, betrayal, prostitute, on the run, manhunt, life is a bitch, opposites attract, vengeance, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1940s, 40s
Place: los angeles, latin america, usa, mexico, south central los angeles ...
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Wild Horses (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Still Breathing and theft in a financial, Joseph (Hector Alterio), an old anarchist, and a young employee, Pedro (Leonardo Sbaraglia) live for four days violent and compassionate alternatives in their desperate flight from the Patagonia Argentina. ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, realistic, wild
Plot: hostage, on the road, bank, chase, palaces castles and temples, disorder, make believe, friends, satire, heist, violence spree, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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The Thirteenth Floor (1999)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Computer scientist Hannon Fuller has discovered something extremely important. He's about to tell the discovery to his colleague, Douglas Hall, but knowing someone is after him, the old man leaves a letter in his computer generated parallel ...
Style: mind bending, intellectual, atmospheric, twist ending, futuristic ...
Plot: parallel world, virtual reality, cyberspace, computer system, technology gone awry, imaginary, uncover truth, alternate reality, protagonist as suspect, danger, cyberpunk, time travel ...
Time: 90s, future, 1930s, 1990s, 20th century ...
Place: los angeles, usa
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Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A bookish CIA researcher finds all his co-workers dead, and must outwit those responsible until he figures out who he can really trust.
Style: tense, political thriller, exciting, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: cia, fighting the system, manhunt, conspiracy, espionage, uncover truth, life turned upside down, who to trust, political conspiracy, off the grid, state affairs, on the run ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, middle east, washington d.c., vermont ...
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Syriana (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The Middle Eastern oil industry is the backdrop of this tense drama, which weaves together numerous story lines. Bennett Holiday is an American lawyer in charge of facilitating a dubious merger of oil companies, while Bryan Woodman, a ...
Style: political thriller, thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, capitalism, globalization, espionage, politics, corruption, spy, danger, political conspiracy, political unrest, deal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, usa, persia, europe ...
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Superman III (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise. ...
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, surprise ending, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, megalomaniac, bowling alley, bowling, super computer, adventure, good versus evil, secret identity, master villain, urban, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: arizona, kansas, italy, new york, colombia
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The Stars Fell on Henrietta (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The setting is early America during the oil boom. An elderly, down on his luck 'oil man', Mr. Cox finds himself in the town of Henrietta. Using unconventional methods, he convinces himself and local Don Day that there is oil on Day's ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: countryside, oil, hopes, restaurant, aging, danger, obsessive quest, heist, social relations, family relations, one last chance, family life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1935
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, london, california
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Never Say Never Again (1983)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, West Germany
Duration: 134 min.
Story: James Bond returns as the secret agent 007 one more time to battle the evil organization SPECTRE. Bond must defeat Largo, who has stolen two atomic warheads for nuclear blackmail. But Bond has an ally in Largo's girlfriend, the willowy Domino, ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, island, terrorism, motorcycle chase, world domination, secret agents, undercover, heroes, race against time, theft, british secret service ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, bahamas, england, europe, france ...
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Map of the Human Heart (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia, UK, Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, map, love triangle, nudity (full frontal - brief), tuberculosis, inuit, snowmobile, bittersweet, friendship, romance, destiny, fall in love ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 90s, year 1965, year 1941 ...
Place: canada, england, germany, montreal quebec canada, montreal ...
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Jarhead (2005)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Jarhead is a film about a US Marine Anthony Swofford’s experience in the Gulf War. After putting up with an arduous boot camp, Swafford and his unit are sent to the Persian Gulf where they are eager to fight, but are forced to stay back from the ...
Style: intense, realistic, disturbing, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gulf war, marines, u.s. military, iraq war, anti war, american soldier, boot camp, war, death, military life, pride and honor, basic training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1983, 1990s, year 1990 ...
Place: iraq, saudi arabia, middle east, hawaii, sacramento california ...
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Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, revenge, hospital, one man army, one against many, anti hero, anti heroes, police, gang, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, gay romance, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay sex, gay slur, male nudity ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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The Return of Mr. Moto (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Mr. Moto goes undercover to find out who has been blowing up oil wells and trying to gain total control of all the oil leases from a petroleum-rich Middle Eastern country.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: nightclub, undercover, hitman, conspiracy, kidnapping, working undercover, terrorism, who done it, disorder, interpol, dishonesty, mystery ...
Time: 60s
Place: middle east, europe, england, london, persia
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Peep World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: On the day of their Father's 70th birthday party, four siblings come to terms with the publication of a novel written by the youngest sibling, that exposes the family's most intimate secrets.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, cynical, semi serious
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, dark humor, family feud, eccentric family, parents and children, siblings relations, family gatherings, writer's life, family problems, artists and showbiz, sexual dysfunction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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