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The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power (1992– )

PG-13
TV Mini-series | Documentary

The globe-spanning story of the oil industry from the first strikes of the 19th century through the Gulf War. The industry's colorful characters and oil's key role in 20th century history are brought to life by participants and historians.
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Updated Dec 31, 1992

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1992 (United States)

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86 cast members
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Donald Sutherland
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Daniel Yergin
Self - Author, The Prize Self - Author, The Prize   See fewer
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Stephanie Cran
Actress Actress   See fewer
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Peter Holmes
Self - Chairman, Shell Self - Chairman, Shell   See fewer
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3
Joseph A. Pratt
Self - Business Historian, University of Houston / Self - Business Historian, Houston University Self - Business Historian, University of Houston / Self - Business Historian, Houston University   See fewer
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3
Alirio Parra
Self - Venezuelan Oil Minister Self - Venezuelan Oil Minister   See fewer
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2
Ahmed Zaki Yamani
Self - Saudi Oil Minister 1962-86 Self - Saudi Oil Minister 1962-86   See fewer
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2
Irvine H. Anderson
Self - Business Historian Self - Business Historian   See fewer
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1
James H. Bamberg
Self - B.P. Group Historian Self - B.P. Group Historian   See fewer
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1
Kathleen Brady
Self - Author, Ida Tarbell: Portrait of a Muckraker Self - Author, Ida Tarbell: Portrait of a Muckraker   See fewer
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Donald Cameron
Self - 26th Chief of Clan Cameron Self - 26th Chief of Clan Cameron   See fewer
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Fouad Ajami
Self - Johns Hopkins University Self - Johns Hopkins University   See fewer
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1
James Akins
Self - U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 1973-76 Self - U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 1973-76   See fewer
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Mike Ameen
Self - Former Executive, Aramco Self - Former Executive, Aramco   See fewer
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Robert O. Anderson
Self - Chairman, Arco 1965-86 Self - Chairman, Arco 1965-86   See fewer
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Alfred Chandler
Self - Harvard Business School Self - Harvard Business School   See fewer
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1
Dennis Corble
Self - Archivist, Samuels Family Bank Self - Archivist, Samuels Family Bank   See fewer
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Carlo D'Este
Self - Military Historian Self - Military Historian   See fewer
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Ali Khalifa Al-Saba
Self - Kuwaiti Oil Minister 1978-90 Self - Kuwaiti Oil Minister 1978-90   See fewer
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Irvine A. Anderson
Self - Business Historian Self - Business Historian   See fewer
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Hakim Belo-Osagie
Self - Oil Advisor to Nigerian President 1980-84 Self - Oil Advisor to Nigerian President 1980-84   See fewer
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Marcello Colitti
Self - Energy Advisor to Chairman, ENI Self - Energy Advisor to Chairman, ENI   See fewer
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James Deterding
Self - Grandson of Henri Deterding Self - Grandson of Henri Deterding   See fewer
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Adolf Galland
Self - Luftwaffe General, 1941-45 Self - Luftwaffe General, 1941-45   See fewer
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Roberto Gulbenkian
Self - Nephew of Calouste Gulbenkian Self - Nephew of Calouste Gulbenkian   See fewer
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Vance Packard
Self - Industrial Archaeologist Self - Industrial Archaeologist   See fewer
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Naohiro Amaya
Self - Former Vice-Minister, Ministry for International Trade and Industry Self - Former Vice-Minister, Ministry for International Trade and Industry   See fewer
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Jack Blum
Self - Energy Lawyer Self - Energy Lawyer   See fewer
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1
Lodwrick Cook
Self - Chairman, Arco 1986-95 Self - Chairman, Arco 1986-95   See fewer
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1
Manucher Farmanfarmaian
Self - Director, National Iranian Oil 1957-71 Self - Director, National Iranian Oil 1957-71   See fewer
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1
Hans Gabriels
Self - Author, The First 100 Years: Royal Dutch Petroleum Self - Author, The First 100 Years: Royal Dutch Petroleum   See fewer
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Nell Hall
Self - East Texas Resident During Oil Boom Self - East Texas Resident During Oil Boom   See fewer
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Peter Hayes
Self - Northwestern University Self - Northwestern University   See fewer
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Simon Bromley
Self - Lecturer in Politics, Leeds University Self - Lecturer in Politics, Leeds University   See fewer
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Kenneth Courtis
Vice President Global Strategy, Deutsche Bank Vice President Global Strategy, Deutsche Bank   See fewer
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Akira Iriye
Self - Harvard University Self - Harvard University   See fewer
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Maida Jaggers
Self - Texas Oil Boomer Self - Texas Oil Boomer   See fewer
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David Rockefeller
Self - Grandson of John D. Rockefeller Self - Grandson of John D. Rockefeller   See fewer
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Meghnad Desai
Self - London School of Economics Self - London School of Economics   See fewer
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Eric Drake
Self - Retired Chairman, B.P. Self - Retired Chairman, B.P.   See fewer
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Geoffrey Jones
Self - University of Reading Self - University of Reading   See fewer
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Linda J. Lear
Self - Author, Harold Ickes: The Aggressive Progressive 1874-1933 Self - Author, Harold Ickes: The Aggressive Progressive 1874-1933   See fewer
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Roger Pineau
Self - U.S. Navy, 1943-45 Self - U.S. Navy, 1943-45   See fewer
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Hermann Frederick Eilts
Self - U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 1965-70 Self - U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia 1965-70   See fewer
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Virginia Gamba-Stonehouse
Self - London University Self - London University   See fewer
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Nicola Melodia
Self - Deputy General Manager, AGIP 1959-62 Self - Deputy General Manager, AGIP 1959-62   See fewer
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Randy Kousbroek
Self - Indonesian Resident 1929-46 Self - Indonesian Resident 1929-46   See fewer
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J.Y. McKinnon
Self - Roughneck Self - Roughneck   See fewer
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Edward Thomas
Self - Intelligence Historian Self - Intelligence Historian   See fewer
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Gwin Follis
Self - Former Chairman, Standard Oil of California Self - Former Chairman, Standard Oil of California   See fewer
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Herbert Goodman
Self - President, Gulf Oil Trading Co. 1970-83 Self - President, Gulf Oil Trading Co. 1970-83   See fewer
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Paul Hohnen
Self - Political Director, Greenpeace Self - Political Director, Greenpeace   See fewer
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Thomas Lindblay
Self - University of Leiden Self - University of Leiden   See fewer
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Johannes Steinhoff
Self - Luftwaffe Commander, 1943-44 Self - Luftwaffe Commander, 1943-44   See fewer
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Jim Hoagland
Self - The Washington Post Self - The Washington Post   See fewer
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Robert Lacey
Self - Author, The Kingdom: Arabia and the House of Saud Self - Author, The Kingdom: Arabia and the House of Saud   See fewer
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Italo Ragni
Self - General Manager, ENI-Egypt 1958-71 Self - General Manager, ENI-Egypt 1958-71   See fewer
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Donald Simmons
Self - Second Generation Oil Man Self - Second Generation Oil Man   See fewer
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Bernd Wegner
Self - Military Historian Self - Military Historian   See fewer
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Makoto Kikuchi
Self - Tokai University Self - Tokai University   See fewer
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Jeremy Leggett
Self - Chief Scientist, Greenpeace Self - Chief Scientist, Greenpeace   See fewer
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Harry J. Mayhorn
Self - Aramco Representative on Royal Tour Self - Aramco Representative on Royal Tour   See fewer
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Robert S. Rose
Self - Occidental Lawyer 1962-73 Self - Occidental Lawyer 1962-73   See fewer
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Jane Will Teagle Smith
Self - Daughter-in-Law of Walter Teagle Self - Daughter-in-Law of Walter Teagle   See fewer
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George C. McGhee
Self - Asst. Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs 1949-51 Self - Asst. Secretary of State, Near Eastern Affairs 1949-51   See fewer
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Parviz Mina
Self - Director, National Iranian Oil 1973-79 Self - Director, National Iranian Oil 1973-79   See fewer
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Nobuyuki Nakahara
Self - President, Tonen Oil Corp., Tokyo Self - President, Tonen Oil Corp., Tokyo   See fewer
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Fuad Rouhani
Self - OPEC Secretary General 1960-64 Self - OPEC Secretary General 1960-64   See fewer
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Murph Wilson
Self - East Texas Resident During Oil Boom Self - East Texas Resident During Oil Boom   See fewer
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David S. Painter
Self - School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University Self - School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University   See fewer
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Giorgio Ruffolo
Self - Italy Minister of Environment 1989-92 Self - Italy Minister of Environment 1989-92   See fewer
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James Schlesinger
Self - U.S. Secretary of Defense 1973-75 Self - U.S. Secretary of Defense 1973-75   See fewer
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G. Henry M. Schuler
Self - Center for Strategic and International Studies Self - Center for Strategic and International Studies   See fewer
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Crispin Tickell
Self - British Representative to the U.N.. 1987-90 Self - British Representative to the U.N.. 1987-90   See fewer
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Omar Shelhi
Self - Counselor to the King of Libya Self - Counselor to the King of Libya   See fewer
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Les Snyder
Self - Former Executive, Aramco Self - Former Executive, Aramco   See fewer
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Gerald M. Walston
Self - Director General, White Nights 1991-92 Self - Director General, White Nights 1991-92   See fewer
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Joseph Stanislaw
Self - Managing Director, Cambridge Energy Research Assoc. Self - Managing Director, Cambridge Energy Research Assoc.   See fewer
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William Stott
Self - Vice-President, Exxon 1955-70 Self - Vice-President, Exxon 1955-70   See fewer
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C.M. Woodhouse
Self - British Intelligence Self - British Intelligence   See fewer
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Thomas Wachtell
Self - Vice-President, Occidental 1963-73 Self - Vice-President, Occidental 1963-73   See fewer
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Peter Walters
Self - Chairman, B.P. 1981-90 Self - Chairman, B.P. 1981-90   See fewer
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George Williamson
Self - President, Occidental libya 1969-71 Self - President, Occidental libya 1969-71   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 107 votes