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Year
2007
Runtime
158 min.
Director
Paul Thomas Anderson
Genre
Drama
Rating *
8.2
Votes *
452,633
Checks
57,673
Favs
6,335
Dislikes
535
Favs/checks
11.0% (1:9)
Favs/dislikes
12:1
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  1. Jinkla's avatar

    Jinkla

    daniel plainviews character coupled with D.D. Lewis' performance are what keep me coming back to this film. i'd never thought that would be enough of a reason to label a film as my favorite, but there it is.

    to anyone planning on watching this film, let it be known that the story doesn't exactly follow a conventional plot, it's more about the unfolding of a character and his descent into avarice. the oil fire scene acts as a catalyst for the descent, so expect a slow (BUT NECESSARY) start.

    if you havn't seen this film, i implor you to just spend two hours of your life to witnessing one of the greatest anti-heroes to ever be put on screen.
    10/10
    8 years 3 months ago
  2. moonsicle's avatar

    moonsicle

    Much credit given to DD Lewis and rightly so but Paul Dano's performance is where it's at. 8 years 1 month ago
  3. Ares Capeta's avatar

    Ares Capeta

    A horror movie where the monster is capitalism. 1 year 7 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in A.V. Club's The Best Movies of the 2000s
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  5. This movie ranks #25 in IMDb's 2000s Top 50
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  8. This movie ranks #110 in Academy Award - Best Cinematography
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  10. This movie ranks #144 in Empire's The 500 Greatest Movies of All Time
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  17. This movie ranks #869 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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