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, clever, talky and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with bartender, bar, murder, death, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, female nudity, mentor and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as bartender: Cocktail (1988), Mute (2018), Predestination (2014), The Drop (2014), The Shining (1980), Very Mean Men (2000), My Brother's Shoes (2015), Going Overboard (1989), The Kill-Off (1989), Freelancers (2012).

List of bartender movies

 5.9
 73K
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: ambition, love and romance, love affair, couples, buddies, rise to the top, bartender, teaching the ways of the world, rags to riches, love triangle, best friend, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, new york, usa, caribbean, manhattan new york city
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 5.4
 24K
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, robotics, male objectification, gangster ...
Time: near future, future
Place: germany
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 7.5
 222K
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: mind bending, suspenseful, clever, stylized, serious ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, destiny, mysterious character, sent to the past, time machine, mission, terrorism, bartender, bar, time paradox, bomber ...
Time: 20th century, year 1975, near future, year 1964, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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 7.1
 131K
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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, bar, organized crime, criminal heroes, danger, fall in love, robbery, hitman, criminal's revenge, crime boss, gangsters, catholic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, boston, massachusetts
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 8.4
 767K
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, supernatural, danger, hotel, insanity, ghost, evil, family in danger, nervous breakdown, losing-it hero, maze, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: colorado, usa, oregon, denver colorado, montana
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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: bartender, puppet, comic book shop, murder, death of brother, death of girlfriend, interracial couple, gore, tour, murder of a pregnant woman, reboot, anti semitism
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 6.5
 140
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, irish, waitress, organized crime, agent, crying, irish american, mob, weather, tough guy, hitman ...
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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, dictator, cruise ship, bartender, friendship, ambition, goofy hero, ocean or sea, workplace romance, fantasy life, musical number, model ...
Time: 80s
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 6.2
 142
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, neo noir, murder, janitor, stripper
Place: new jersey
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 4.6
 9K
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, bartender, partners against crime, crime, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, power relations, buddies, tough law enforcer, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.9
 5K
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, clever, twists and turns, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, bartender, gay, investigation, politics, lobbyist, crimes, senator, senate, cover-up, dishonesty, gays and lesbians ...
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: serious, sexual, realistic, psychological
Plot: poet, alcoholic, typewriter, bar, arrest, pimp, masochism, bartender, surrealism, beach, fall in love, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.2
 32K
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, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: murder, hitman, delusion, losing-it hero, romance, crime, obsessive quest, professional killer, violence, female protagonist, racial slur, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new mexico, oklahoma ...
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 6.2
 10K
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, couple relations, love and romance, unsimulated sex, obsession, bartender, couples, love affair, hotel room, blow job ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, canada
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 7.4
 1K
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, realistic ...
Plot: suicide attempt, disability, basketball, friendship, bartender, hospital, waitress, wheelchair, bar, social misfits, redemption, rehabilitation ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, canada
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 5.6
 5K
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: serious, disturbing, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, insanity, body part, bone, domineering mother, bartender, corpse, arrest, severed head, shooting, resurrection ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, texas, usa
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 7.0
 29K
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, love and romance, lifestyle, romance, farce, mistaken identity, greed, materialism, cons and scams, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: french riviera, france, europe, cote d'azur, monte carlo ...
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 7.2
 158K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: stylized, serious, rough, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, dangerous attraction, drug lord, revenge, brutality, loss of loved one, assassination attempt, ambush, gunslinger, leg brace, tragic hero, bartender ...
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: dark humor, bleak, tense, cynical, biting ...
Plot: bounty hunter, gunfight, brutality, revenge, death, murder, on the road, suitcase full of money, prostitute, bartender, vengeance, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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 7.3
 17K
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, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: addiction, alcohol abuse, poet, fight, paramedic, prostitute, bartender, money, bar, bar fight, job seeking, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, texas
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 5.0
 533
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: murder, yakuza, shotgun, bartender, criminal's revenge, martial arts, crime, gangsters, revenge, chinatown, grenade, partners against crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.8
 30K
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: sexy, sexual, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay, sex, drug abuse, nightlife, bartender, money, rise and fall, drugs/alcohol, addiction, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, bahamas
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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: humorous, stylized, atmospheric, meditative, clever ...
Plot: actor, cigarette, coffee, friendship, interview, human nature, musician, conversation, social relations, addiction, smoking, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: usa, california, paris france
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 6.0
 313
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, house, adultery, torture, pedophilia, trapped, cellar, revenge, rape, basement, female nudity ...
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 6.9
 329
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: murder, betrayal, musician, private detective, cyberpunk, lesbian, prostitute, virtual reality, mad scientist, gang, computer, bartender ...
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 7.7
 114K
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, teenage love, teenage life, school, high school, life turned upside down, high school life, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, team, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico, california, japan, france
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 7.0
 103K
Logan Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: suspense, tense, exciting, captivating, surprise ending
Plot: heist, racecar driver, prison, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, money problems, prison escape, prison riot, loss of job, bag of money, prison warden, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: west virginia, mine, north carolina
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 7.9
 42K
Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Cheers is an American sitcom television series that ran for 11 seasons from 1982 to 1993. It was produced by Charles/Burrows/Charles Productions in association with Paramount Network Television for NBC and created by the team of James Burrows, Glen ...
Style: talky, feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sitcom, bar, womanizer, psychiatrist, accountant, coach, buddies, couple relations, workplace romance, love and romance, couples, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
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 7.9
 218K
True Blood (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 800 min.
Story: True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional, ...
Style: sexy, stylized, tense, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: vampire, small town life, dangerous attraction, supernatural, supernatural ability, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, unlikely couple, unlikely relationship, lovers, immortality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa
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