Bartender movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bartender movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous, entertaining, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with bartender, bar, storytelling, drunkenness, friendship, suspense, father son relationship, death, nude and gangsters plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
bartender movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bartender: Intimacy (2001), Cocktail (1988), Barfly (1987), Mute (2018), Nightlife (2020), XX (2020), Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011), Logan Lucky (2017), Fallen Stars (2017), The Tender Bar (2021).

List of bartender movies

Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jay, a failed musician, walked out of his family and now earns a living as head bartender in a trendy London pub. Every Wednesday afternoon a woman comes to his house for graphic, almost wordless, sex. One day Jay follows her and finds out about the ...
Style: sexual, sexy, controversial, bleak, disturbing ...
Audience: adult
Plot: sex, explicit sex, strong sexual content, sex scene, cheating wife, erotica, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, bartender, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, canada, europe, england
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Cocktail (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After being discharged from the Army, Brian Flanagan moves back to Queens and takes a job in a bar run by Doug Coughlin, who teaches Brian the fine art of bar-tending. Brian quickly becomes a patron favorite with his flashy drink-mixing style. Brian ...
Style: sexy, entertaining, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, manly ...
Plot: bartender, ambition, love, betrayal, college, love and romance, buddies, rise to the top, love affair, stereotypes, teenager, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, new york, manhattan new york city, usa, caribbean
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Barfly (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Downtrodden writer Henry and distressed goddess Wanda aren't exactly husband and wife: they're wedded to their bar stools. But they like each other's company- and Barfly captures their giddy, gin-soaked attempts to make a go of life ...
Style: talky, melancholic, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, bartender, writers, homeless, poet, misfit, drugs, mentally unstable, human nature, social misfits, alcoholic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
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Mute (2018)
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A mute man with a violent past is forced to take on the teeming underworld of a near-future Berlin as he searches for his missing girlfriend.
Style: neo noir, serious, exciting, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: cyberpunk, bartender, gangsters, mute, prostitute, bar fight, prostitution, doctor, male objectification, vengeance, adaptation, justice ...
Time: near future, future
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Nightlife (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Milo works as a bartender in Berlin and one night gets to know his dream woman Sunny through a series of coincidences. The two meet for a date, but the perfect romantic evening so far.
Style: romantic, funny, captivating, entertaining, humorous ...
Plot: nightlife, bartender, first date, best friend, save the day, friends, love, going straight, friendship, rivalry, mafia, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
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XX (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The best bartender in the industry at SpeakEasy Bar overcomes his wound from past love while solving guests’ relationship problems.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, dorama
Plot: bartender, speakeasy, seductive woman, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, reconciliation, business, bar owner, workplace, coworker, girlfriend, female protagonist, workplace situations ...
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Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sharp-witted comedy that follows a group of apparent strangers in interlocking stories taking place in ten different bars during the course of one evening throughout Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, witty, humorous
Plot: nightlife, lifestyle, sex scene, bartender, disorder, damsel in distress, strong female character, strip club, female nudity, dentist, city life, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Logan Lucky (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Style: tense, exciting, funny, captivating, art house ...
Audience: date night
Plot: prison, heist, prison escape, bartender, father daughter relationship, racecar driver, prison riot, stealing money, robbery, gangsters, suspense, money problems ...
Time: 2010s
Place: north carolina, west virginia
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Fallen Stars (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A poignant drama that chronicles the unexpected friendship that develops between Cooper, a melancholy bartender, who at thirty-six still isn't sure what he wants to do with his life, and Daisy, an extremely bright but socially awkward girl in ...
Style: motivational, lyrical, artsy, mysterious, atmospheric ...
Plot: bartender, alone, friendship, writers, introspection, changing lives, fall in love, forgiveness, regret, love and romance, fired from the job, old friend ...
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The Tender Bar (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: J.R. is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie, is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother struggles to provide her ...
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, disturbing, feel good ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, writers, bartender, drunken man, family relations, boy, adult child friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, bar owner, family life, social issues, social problems ...
Time: year 1973, year 1986
Place: long island, manhattan new york city, connecticut, north carolina, yale university ...
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Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recently divorced young man discovers a mint condition Blade doll in his deceased brother's closet and plans to sell the toy at a convention in Oregon celebrating the 30th anniversary of the infamous Toulon Murders. All hell breaks loose ...
Style: psychological, slasher, tense, suspenseful, reboot
Plot: puppet, bartender, death of brother, murder, nazi zombie, evil doll, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, demon, curses spells and rituals, toy comes to life, doll ...
Time: 21st century
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Next Door (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Berlin, the Prenzlauer Berg district. Daniel is a movie star accustomed to success. His loft apartment is stylish and so is his wife, and the nanny has the children under control. Everything is tip-top, bilingual and ready for him to jet off to an ...
Style: disturbing, humorous, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: bartender, introspection, inequality, social problems, social issues, self discovery, changing lives, lifestyle, social injustice, lifestyle change, twists and turns, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 2020s
Place: germany, berlin germany
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The Friends of Eddie Coyle (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eddie's friends are numerous, but the term friends is suspect. As a small time hood Eddie is about to go back to jail. In order to escape this fate he deals information on stolen guns to the feds. Simultaneously he is supplying arms to his bank ...
Style: neo noir, cynical, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: heist, gangsters, bank robbery, criminal, betrayal, bartender, ice hockey, mafia, gang, city, paranoia, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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10 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.
Style: sexy, sex comedy, funny, erotic, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, adult
Plot: beach, midlife crisis, honeymoon, voyeur, gay, songwriter, wedding, sex, nude, surprise birthday party, composer, telescope ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mexico, latin america, beverly hills
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Spicy City (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Spicy City is an animated television series which was created by Ralph Bakshi for HBO. The series lasted for one season which consisted of six episodes.
Style: adult animation, anime, adult cartoon, neo noir, anthology
Plot: murder, virtual reality, musician, nude, distopia, clones, mad scientist, hostess, betrayal, death sentence, prostitute, gang ...
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Wounds (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Disturbing and mysterious things begin to happen to a bartender in New Orleans after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.
Style: captivating, exciting, bleak, perverse, psychological ...
Plot: mind game, body horror, suspense, supernatural horror, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cockroach, bartender, supernatural power, supernatural, insect, cosmic horror ...
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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54 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not ...
Style: atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay, drug abuse, addiction, nightlife, father son relationship, lifestyle, lesbian, clubbing, lgbt, art ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city, bahamas
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Sullivan & Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sullivan & Son is an American comedy television series created by Rob Long and Steve Byrne that is broadcast on TBS. It stars Byrne as Steve Sullivan, who surprises his parents when he leaves his job as a corporate lawyer to take over a bar ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: family business, parents and children, family relations, workplace, bartender, group of friends, homecoming, lawyer, interracial family, father son relationship, bar owner, interracial marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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Love/Juice (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Chinatsu and Kyoko are two close friends who live together and share pretty much everything, makeup, spoon and even their bed. They are so inseparable as to be almost a single entity. Yet they are neither a couple in the conventional sense, or in ...
Style: melancholic, touching, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: lesbian, masturbation, lgbt, crush, rape, friendship, best friend, bartender, unrequited love, sexuality, flirting, suspense ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, romantic, light, melancholic, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: dancing, desire for fame, performer's life, cabaret, ambition, love and romance, performance, dancer, musician, nightlife, sexy woman, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, canada, usa ...
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The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that digs deep into the neighborhood's past where friends, families, and foes all work together to make a living - no matter the cost.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: twists and turns, gangsters, robbery, organized crime, crime boss, criminal heroes, fall in love, catholic, mafia, character study, church, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, boston, brooklyn new york city, usa, massachusetts
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Abby's (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The best bar in San Diego is an unlicensed, makeshift bar nestled in Abby's backyard. There are rules at Abby's: no cell phones, not even to "look something up," earning a seat at the bar takes time, and losing a challenge means ...
Style: sitcom, entertaining, ironic, semi serious, satirical ...
Plot: female bartender, irony, satire, bartender, humour, bar owner, slice of life, bar
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Murders at BarLume (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
TV show
Story: Massimo is a graduate in mathematics who, after winning a Totocalcio board, buys the BarLume and becomes the surly barman. Invariably Massimo finds himself investigating, in every episode, some crimes that take place in his town on the Tuscan ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, semi serious, disturbing, satirical
Plot: investigation, police, bartender, police investigation, uncover truth, satire, sleuth, private investigation, teamwork, bar
Place: italy
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Coffee and Cigarettes (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, Japan, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Coffee And Cigarettes is a collection of eleven films from cult director Jim Jarmusch. Each film hosts star studded cast of extremely unique individuals who all share the common activities of conversing while drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes.
Style: philosophical, atmospheric, intellectual, humorous, stylized ...
Plot: musician, addiction, actor, art, smoking, lifestyle, conversation, cafe, dark humor, sarcasm, life philosophy, deadpan ...
Time: 70s, 1920s, 21st century
Place: usa, california, memphis, las vegas, new york ...
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Predestination (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Predestination chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to prevent future killers from committing their crimes. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must stop the one criminal that has ...
Style: surprise ending, thought provoking, clever, twist ending, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, twists and turns, time loop, plot twist, time paradox, time machine, mission, parallel universe, changing the past or future, mysterious character, existentialism, special agents ...
Time: year 1975, future, 1940s, 20th century, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, pub, buddies, stupidity, satire, bartender, alcoholic, friends who hate each other, bad taste humour, misfit, drunkenness, humour ...
Time: 2020s, 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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The Iceman Cometh (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Set in 1912, the entire film takes place inside a dive bar named The Last Chance Saloon, where its destitute patrons eagerly await the arrival of Hickey, who arrives annually and props everyone up with free drinks and spirited stories of his ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: alcoholic, society, life is a bitch, unemployment, anarchist, bartender, prostitute, confession, drug addiction, traveling salesman, addiction, depression ...
Time: 1910s, year 1912
Place: usa, new york
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Very Mean Men (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A bartender wants rid of an obnoxious drunk but not until the drunk has left a decent tip. So the bartender tells the story of two mobster families, the Minetti's who work out of an Italian restaurant in the East San Fernando Valley, and the ...
Style: parody, captivating, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: gang war, revenge, criminal, organized crime, father daughter relationship, mob hit, murder, gangsters, bartender, agent, female nudity, death ...
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Freelancers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, ...
Style: tense, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, revenge, uncover truth, law enforcement, vigilantism, teaching the ways of the world, partners, dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, police corruption, nypd ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: murder, lobbyist, investigation, politics, hypocrisy, state affairs, false accusation, twists and turns, law enforcement, dishonesty, conspiracy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia
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