There Will Be Blood Poster

Release Date: December 26th, 2007

DVD Release Date: April 8th, 2008

R|2 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
Silver miner Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) leads a hardscrabble life with his son, H.W. (Dillon Freasier). When he hears about oil oozing from the ground near the Western town of Little Boston, Daniel takes his son on a mission to find their fortune. Daniel makes his lucky strike and becomes a self-made tycoon but, as his fortune grows, he deviates into moral bankruptcy.

Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ciarán Hinds, Dillon Freasier, Sydney McCallister, David Willis, David Warshofsky

Director: Paul Anderson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount Vantage, Miramax Films, Scott Rudin Productions, Ghoulardi Film Company

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Small town, 1930s, Son, Family, Fall, Rise, Dark, Gritty

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Awards

Nominated Supporting Actor
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Adapted Screenplay
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Sound
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Director
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
Winner Cinematography
Nominated Film Editing
Nominated Sound Editing
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Directing
Nominated Best Picture