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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, psychological and clever films and TV shows about / with bartender, bar, murder, death, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, friendship, catastrophe and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
bartender movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bartender: Cocktail (1988), Mute (2018), Barfly (1987), Very Mean Men (2000), My Brother's Shoes (2015), Going Overboard (1989), The Kill-Off (1989), Freelancers (2012), The Walker (2007), Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981).

List of bartender movies

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, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, ambition, bartender, couples, rise to the top, buddies, love affair, rags to riches, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, best friend, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, new york, usa, caribbean, manhattan new york city
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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: tech noir, serious, suspenseful, exciting, tense
Plot: cyberpunk, mute, bartender, neo-noir, amish, technology, doctor, bar fight, prostitution, male objectification, robotics, gangster ...
Time: near future, future
Place: germany
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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, touching, humorous, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, poet, bartender, mentally unstable, human nature, misfit, social misfits, drinking, bar fight, job seeking, paramedic ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
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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 ...
Plot: puppet, bartender, comic book shop, murder, murder of a pregnant woman, tour, anti semitism, reboot, death of brother, child murder, decapitation, throat slitting ...
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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 ...
Plot: bartender, gang war, waitress, organized crime, murder, criminal, drunkenness, dead animal, irish, irish american, hitman, tough guy ...
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My Brother's Shoes (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: My Brother's Shoes - one zany comedy when brothers - one gay and one straight - magically switch places! A full feature film production of R&R Stage and Screen, LLC. Family is everything - but just how far will these two brothers go?
Plot: wig, bartender
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Going Overboard (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling young comedian takes a menial job on a cruise ship where he hopes for his big chance to make it in the world of cruise ship comedy.
Style: humorous, not serious, gross out humor, awful, funny ...
Plot: ship, ambition, friendship, dictator, cruise ship, bartender, nothing goes right, underdog, ocean or sea, goofy hero, down on your luck, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s
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The Kill-Off (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is set in a small coastal community in New Jersey where the only action in town is a nightclub called The Pavilion. The owner, Pete (played by Jackson Sims), can barely make the payroll so in an effort to bring in more business, he hires a ...
Plot: gossip, bartender, neo-noir, stripper, neo noir, janitor, murder
Place: new jersey
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Freelancers (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
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: rough, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bartender, revenge, crime, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, uncover truth, teaching the ways of the world, crimes, betrayal, life is a bitch, power relations, police corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Walker (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Isle Of Man
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An escort who caters to Washington D.C.'s society ladies becomes involved in a murder case.
Style: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, politics, hypocrisy, state affairs, dishonesty, law enforcement, false accusation, crimes, lobbyist, husband wife relationship, bartender ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, virginia, washington d.c.
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Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, psychological
Plot: typewriter, masochism, pimp, poet, beach, bartender, surrealism, arrest, alcoholic, bar, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, obsessive quest, crime, losing-it hero, violence, professional killer, friendship, salesman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, new mexico ...
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Intimacy (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, Germany, Spain
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, bleak, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: erection, strong sexual content, infidelity, cheating wife, love and romance, couple relations, obsession, bartender, love affair, couples, taxi driver, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
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Inside Moves (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a failed suicide attempt leaves him partially crippled, Rory begins spending a lot of time at a neighborhood bar full of interesting misfits. When Jerry the bartender suddenly finds himself playing basketball for the Golden State Warriors, ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, uplifting, offbeat ...
Plot: friendship, disability, suicide attempt, basketball, wheelchair, bar, hospital, waitress, bartender, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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Ed Gein (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The true story of Edward Gein, the farmer whose horrific crimes inspired Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. This is the first film to Gein's tormented upbringing, his adored but domineering mother, and the 1957 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychological ...
Plot: good versus evil, murder, mental illness, serial killer, resurrection, shooting, corpse, bartender, body part, insanity, arrest, severed head ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, texas, usa
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Priceless (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A beautiful young gold-digger mistakes a lowly hotel clerk as a rich and therefore worthwhile catch.
Style: feel good, romantic, sweet, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, fall in love, resort, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, mistaken identity, farce, materialism, cons and scams, greed, sexual activity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: french riviera, france, europe, cote d'azur, monte carlo ...
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Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dangerous attraction, lone hero, drug lord, revenge, dark hero, loss of loved one, brutality, tragic hero, musician, crime, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An American bartender and his prostitute girlfriend go on a road trip through the Mexican underworld to collect a $1 million bounty on the head of a dead gigolo.
Style: cynical, bleak, tense, dark humor, biting ...
Plot: bounty hunter, gunfight, brutality, murder, death, on the road, bartender, suitcase full of money, prostitute, revenge, vengeance, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Armed Response (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: One of Tanaka's underlings has stolen a rare statuette that he had planned to use as a peace offering between the local Yakusa and Chinese Tong. He hires two private investigators to exchange ransom money to recover the statuette, but the trade ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bartender, shotgun, yakuza, murder, reluctant partners, chases and races, battles, tough heroes, danger, martial arts, private detective, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: nightclub, disco, drug abuse, nightlife, lifestyle, addiction, clubbing, drugs/alcohol, gay, father son relationship, party, sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, bahamas, manhattan new york city
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The Drop (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, organized crime, criminal heroes, danger, fall in love, criminal's revenge, robbery, crime, hitman, crime boss, crimes, catholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, new york, usa, massachusetts
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Predestination (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, 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: suspenseful, mind bending, surprise ending, clever, stylized ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, time machine, sent to the past, destiny, bar, mysterious character, terrorism, mission, time loop, loner, bomber ...
Time: 20th century, year 1963, year 1981, year 1964, near future ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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Death Parade (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: There is a place after death that’s neither heaven nor hell. A bar that serves you one chance to win. You cannot leave until the game is over, and when it is, your life may be too. From Studio Madhouse (Death Note, Black Lagoon) comes a thrilling ...
Style: psychological
Plot: afterlife, death, life after death, game, mother love, regret, morality, desperation, bar, fear, pain, memory loss ...
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The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren't prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, surreal, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, hotel, psychic, supernatural, insanity, danger, evil, ghost, trapped, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado, usa, oregon, denver colorado, montana
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Teen Wolf (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Scott McCall, a high school student living in the town of Beacon Hills has his life drastically changed when he's bitten by a werewolf, becoming one himself. He must henceforth learn to balance his problematic new identity with his day-to-day ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, humorous, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural ability, high school, teenage love, teenage life, supernatural, life turned upside down, school, supernatural power, high school life, team, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
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Spicy City (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
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.
Plot: betrayal, musician, murder, prostitute, lesbian, private detective, mad scientist, cyberpunk, death sentence, bartender, nightclub, neo noir ...
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Tom at the Farm (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man travels to an isolated farm for his lover's funeral where he's quickly drawn into a twisted, sexually charged game by his lover's aggressive brother.
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, hidden identity, countryside, gay relationship, threat, manipulations, family problems, dishonesty, farm, dysfunctional family, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada, quebec
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, witty, situational comedy, bad taste humour, realistic ...
Plot: bar, slacker, sitcom, buddies, nothing goes right, misfit, alcohol, stupidity, friends who hate each other, family relations, drunkenness, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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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: meditative, humorous, clever, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: cigarette, actor, lifestyle, coffee, friendship, musician, interview, social relations, artists and showbiz, cafe, friends, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
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Revenge (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A British family takes revenge into its own hands in avenging their recently slain daughter.
Plot: kidnapping, bartender, pedophile, adultery, torture, female nudity, basement, revenge, rape, house, cellar, trapped ...
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