Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Hope Elizabeth Reeves, Ciarán Hinds
Paul Thomas Anderson (Screenplay), Paul Thomas Anderson (Director)
Release: Dec. 28th, 2007
Runtime: 2 hours, 38 minutes
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. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainview's motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.
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The fact that Daniel could drink Eli's milkshake before destroying him physically is Daniel's psychological payback to Eli for having the audacity to believe that he was his equal in any regard, including salesmanship.