Bar movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant bar movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, suspense, light, stylized and semi serious films and TV shows about / with bar, bartender, death, dialogue, love, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, chase and drunkenness plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
bar movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as bar: Coyote Ugly (2000), How I Met Your Mother (2005), The Bar (2017), Death Parade (2015), The Shining (1980), High Fidelity (2020), Cheers (1982), The Drop (2014), Body Shots (1999), Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011).

List of bar movies

Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, humorous, romantic, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: dancing, music, dancer's life, nightlife, nightclub, love affair, love and romance, ambition, parents and children, sexual attraction, desire for fame, follow your dream ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, witty, humorous, funny, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, satire, pub, misfit, bartender, buddies, nothing goes right, friends who hate each other, stupidity, bad taste humour, alcoholic, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: sitcom, light, feel good, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, friendship, looking for love, singleness, group of friends, roommate, womanizer, couple relations, dating, couples, career, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 2030s, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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The Bar (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of strangers are trapped inside a bar.
Style: tense, suspense, disturbing, brutal, scary ...
Plot: virus, survival, death, murder, violence, panic, dark humor, sniper, fight, injection, trapped, infection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: madrid
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Death Parade (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: death, morality, memory loss, afterlife, regret, heaven and hell, gambling, game of death, game, fear, desperation, unhappiness ...
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The Shining (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 146 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, scary, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: isolation, hotel, ghost, insanity, supernatural, snow, evil, psychopath, father son relationship, caretaker, imaginary friend, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1920s, 70s
Place: colorado, denver colorado, montana, oregon, usa ...
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High Fidelity (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Rob Brooks, a female record store owner in the rapidly gentrified neighborhood of Crown Heights, Brooklyn revisit past relationships through music and pop culture, while trying to get over her one true love.
Style: inspirational, sincere, atmospheric, funny, light ...
Plot: introspection, musician's life, love affair, music, couple relations, mishap, romantic obsession, friendship, music fan, follow your dream, ex lover, female protagonist ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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Cheers (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, realistic, feel good, not serious ...
Plot: workplace, womanizer, lifestyle, couple relations, looking for love, couples, sexism, opposites attract, workplace romance, unwanted pregnancy, drinking problem, financial problem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, 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: twists and turns, tense, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, robbery, criminal heroes, crimes, crime boss, organized crime, fall in love, criminal's revenge, catholic, hitman, murder mystery, church ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, boston, brooklyn new york city, usa, massachusetts
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Body Shots (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Los Angeles club scene is a place of booze-fueled decadence and debauchery. In a night full of possibilities, eight 20-somethings take to the clubs seeking good times, companionship and maybe a little sex. But in the harsh light of the morning ...
Style: suspense, sexy, intense, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sex, rape, friendship, nightclub, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), life philosophy, party, dysfunctional family, happy ending, lone hero, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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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, sex scene, bartender, lifestyle, disorder, damsel in distress, strong female character, strip club, female nudity, dentist, city life, female bartender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The World's End (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, funny, twists and turns, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: apocalypse, alien invasion, small town, beer, robot, british, violence, alcoholic, satire, alien, obsessive quest, post apocalypse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1990
Place: england, europe, london
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Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game's titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph ...
Style: sweet, humorous, not serious, touching, parody ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, girls' night, teens ...
Plot: obsessive quest, adventure, disney, villain, lifestyle change, heroes, escapades, friendship, hacker, disorder, misfit, courage ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012, 80s, 90s, 21st century ...
Place: california, usa
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Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: romantic, touching, sweet, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, irish, opposites attract, couples, love and romance, initially antagonists, love affair, love triangle, countryside, road trip, proposal, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, wales, boston ...
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Inception (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another ...
Style: psychological, mind bending, surreal, twist ending, cerebral ...
Plot: alternate reality, subconscious, virtual reality, mind control, existentialism, parallel world, teamwork, fictional reality, dream, memory, philosophy, sleeping ...
Time: future, 2010s, near future
Place: paris france, japan, los angeles, tokyo, africa ...
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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, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: bartender, ambition, love, love and romance, betrayal, college, couples, rise to the top, buddies, love affair, teenager, stereotypes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: jamaica, new york, manhattan new york city, usa, caribbean
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The Golden Glove (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A serial killer strikes fear in the hearts of residents of Hamburg during the early 1970s.
Style: macabre, bleak, disturbing, gloomy, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, sex crime, murder of a prostitute, misfit, murder, brutality, loner, murderer, loser, alcoholic, prostitute ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, 20th century, year 1974
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany, west germany, central europe
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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: twists and turns, surprise ending, mind bending, suspenseful, confusing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, time paradox, time machine, changing the past or future, mission, parallel universe, sent to the past, mysterious character, destiny, terrorism, special agents ...
Time: year 1975, future, 1940s, year 1981, year 1992 ...
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, new york
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The Ranch (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Being a pro athlete didn't pan out for Colt. Now he's helping his dad and brother keep the ranch afloat, and figuring out how he fits into the family.
Style: sitcom, humorous, light, entertaining
Plot: ranch, parent child relationship, brother brother relationship, female bartender, family relations, family, friendship, sarcasm, love affair, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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Orphans (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The star of Ken Loach's MY NAME IS JOE, Mullan proves that his talent isn't relegated to acting. As a writer/director, he has crafted a supremely entertaining motion picture. ORPHANS tells the grittily realistic, hysterical, and deeply ...
Style: emotional, intense, surreal, humorous, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, vengeance, disability, moral ambiguity, segregation, british, justice, existentialism, cemetery, siblings relations, brutality, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, england, europe, australia ...
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Vanishing on 7th Street (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious global blackout yields countless populations to simply vanish, leaving only their clothes and possessions behind. A small handful of survivors band together in a dimly-lit tavern on 7th Street, struggling to combat the apocalyptic ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, harsh, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: post apocalypse, apocalypse, vestiges of humanity, darkness, survival, supernatural, disappearance, church, hospital, mystery, chaos, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: detroit, usa
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My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Plot: loneliness, road trip, romance, self discovery, waitress, character study, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, melancholy, love, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, tennessee, memphis, new york ...
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Feast (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Patrons locked inside of a bar are forced to fight monsters.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, deadly creature, siege, impregnation, graphic violence, violence spree, escapades, raped by monster, desert, small town, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Idiots and Angels (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Angel, a selfish rotter is hanging around in a local bar, groping the wife of the barman and dealing with weapons. One morning he wakes up finding a pair of wings growing at his back. These wings do good deeds against his nature. But suddenly he ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, humorous, adult animation, mind bending ...
Plot: good versus evil, moral dilemma, dark humor, supernatural, disorder, human nature, supernatural ability, angel, save the lady, existential crisis, trippy, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Undateable (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Whether it's due to a lack of style, the wrong job, or even just a bad haircut, everyone goes through a time in their lives when they're undateable. Most of us eventually grow out of it, but some people need a little more help than others. ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, roommate, supportive friend, odd couple, looking for love, seduction, shyness, dating, lifestyle, love and romance, nothing goes right, loser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, detroit
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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, feel good, light, realistic ...
Plot: family business, parents and children, family relations, workplace, group of friends, bartender, homecoming, lawyer, interracial family, bar owner, korean american, childhood friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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Full Moon in Blue Water (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Floyd, the owner of a bar on the Texas coast, has been depressed for a year after his wife disappeared in a swimming accident. He lives with his senile father-in-law "The General" and is helped by Jimmy, a former asylum inmate, and the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, family life, working class, parents and children, love and romance, misfit, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, women's wrestling, obsession, cons and scams, country ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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Road House 2: Last Call (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar brawl, tough guy, gunfight, gang, vengeance, buddies, drug dealing, vigilantism, against the odds, drug abuse, bar fight, waitress ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana
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Players (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Players is an American comedy series which premiered on the Spike network on March 2, 2010. The series is a partially scripted/mostly improvised comedy about two brothers who run a sports bar together. After airing 3 episodes, Players was removed ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, captivating, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: family relations, friends, workplace, workplace situations, brother brother relationship, buddies, antisocial behavior, slacker, nothing goes right, dark humor, improv, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, arizona
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Phil the Alien (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Phil the Alien crashes to Earth and find himself alone in the wilds of northern Canada. In the process of going home he goes from drunk to christian rock singer to mass murder.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, captivating, offbeat
Plot: alien, small town, prostitute, benign alien, secret agents, alcohol abuse, space and aliens, getting home, misfit, silly humor, supernatural power, drunkenness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, ontario canada
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