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Quotations from There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood is a drama film about an oil family during the early 20th centuries. The film specifically follows the story of a gold miner-turned-oilman who searches for wealth during Southern California's oil boom. To get what he wants, he has to be ruthless, coldhearted, and uncaring. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Dano. Loosely based on the novel "Oil!" by Upton Sinclair.

There Will Be Blood received significant praise upon its release and had great success at the box office. The movie went on to win two Oscar awards for Best Achievement in Cinematography and Best Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis). It was also nominated in six other categories. It has since been called the best film of the decade. Continue reading for some There Will Be Blood quotes.

Plainview: There's a whole ocean of oil under our feet! No one can get at it except for me!
Eli Sunday: Do you think God is going to come down here and save you for being stupid? He doesn't save stupid people, Abel.
Eli Sunday: Things go up, things go down, but at least the Lord is always around.
Eli Sunday: Beg for the blood!
Plainview: [sotto voce] Give me the blood, Eli, and let me get out of here.
Plainview: Give me the blood, Lord, and let me get away!
Eli Sunday: When do we get our money, Daniel?
Plainview: One night I'm gonna come to you, inside of your house, wherever you're sleeping, and I'm gonna cut your throat.
Eli Sunday: And as long as I have teeth, I will bite you!
Plainview: Those areas have been drilled.
Eli Sunday: What?
Plainview: Those areas have been drilled.
Eli Sunday: ...no they haven't...
Plainview: It's called drainage. I own everything around it... so I get everything underneath it.
Eli Sunday: But there are no derricks there. This is the Bandy tract. Do you understand?
Plainview: Do you? I drink your water, Eli. I drink it up. Everyday. I drink the blood of lamb from Bandy's tract.
Plainview: I'm going to bury you underground, Eli.
Plainview: Drainage! Drainage, Eli! Drained dry, you boy! If you have a milkshake and I have a milkshake and I have a straw and my straw reaches across the room and starts to drink your milkshake. I drink your milkshake! I drink it up!
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