Following an amateur soccer match, one of the players (Peter Heerschop) looks for his ball. He finds it, cruelly floating in the middle of a brook, just out of reach. The soccer player takes things to extremes in his occasionally slapstick-like attempts to recover the ball without getting his clothes wet. And he does not make any friends doing it.
50 years from now the sun is dying and life on earth is threatened by arctic temperatures. Mankind puts together all its resources and sends a spaceship carrying a huge bomb designed to re-ignite the dying sun.
When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
When Daniel Plainview - a ruthless oil prospector - learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and exploiting the local landowners into selling him their property.