Tag: alcoholic

The Brute and the Beast (1966) 6.6

The Brute and the Beast (1966)

Storyline:In 1866 New Mexico, Tom Corbett is a prospector who is called back to his hometown in Laramie Town, Texas at the bequest of a old family friend. Tom arrives in the town to see it under the control of a ruthl...

Drunks (1995) 6.3

Drunks (1995)

Storyline:At the beginning of a nightly Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, Jim seems particularly troubled. His sponsor encourages him to talk that night, the first time in seven months, so he does - and leaves the meeting...

How Sweet It Is (2013) 6.2

How Sweet It Is (2013)

Storyline:An alcoholic theater owner needs to put together a successful musical in order to pay off his mob debt, but problems arise when the wise guys want to cast their friends in the production.User Reviews:

Don’t Panic (1988) 5

Don’t Panic (1988)

Storyline:On his seventeenth birthday, Michael is given a present of a Ouija board by Tony his best friend. At a session, Tony using a medium known to him only as "Virgil", unwittingly unlocks the evil forces of the b...

Written on the Wind (1956) 7.5

Written on the Wind (1956)

Storyline:On 24 October 1955, the hard-work geologist of the Hadley Oil Company Mitch Wayne meets the executive secretary Lucy Moore in the office of her boss Bill Ryan in New York and invites her to go to a conferenc...

Rialto (2019) 6.2

Rialto (2019)

Storyline:Colm is in his mid-forties, married, with two teenage children. Still grieving the death of his father, a destructive gure in his life, Colm struggles with his relationship to his own son, whilst at work a r...

Sins of the Mother (TV Movie 2010) 6.4

Sins of the Mother (TV Movie 2010)

Storyline:Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she's forced to confront her al...

Leaving Las Vegas (1995) 7.5

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Storyline:Because his wife left him and took his son with her, screenwriter Ben Sanderson has started drinking, a lot. He's getting more and more isolated and he troubles women in bars because he wants to have sex wit...

Joe (2013) 6.9

Joe (2013)

Storyline:In order to provide for his destitute family of drifters, a likable, sincere, able-bodied 15-year-old boy comes to hire on among a burned-out ex-con's group of aging forest laborers. As the man becomes more ...

Like Dandelion Dust (2009) 7

Like Dandelion Dust (2009)

Storyline:A compelling drama that explores the different meanings of being a parent through the gritty, realistic lives of the struggling, blue-collar Porters, and the privileged Campbell family. Their lives intersect...

Sunset Grill (1993) 4.8

Sunset Grill (1993)

Storyline:Ryder Hart is a disgraced ex-cop who is now a low-rent private investigator. His estranged wife, Anita, runs the Sunset Grill, and is now involved with Jeff, a Police Detective who used to work with Ryder. W...

Opening Night (1977) 8

Opening Night (1977)

Storyline:A young woman gets killed in an accident trying to meet her favorite actress Myrtle Gordon after a play. Then Myrtle Gordon felt responsible for the killing leading her down to an emotional crisis that inter...

My Name Is Joe (1998) 7.5

My Name Is Joe (1998)

Storyline:Two thirtysomethings, unemployed former alcoholic Joe and community health worker Sarah, start a romantic relationship in the one of the toughest Glasgow neighbourhoods. Written by AnonymousU...

Happy Hunting (2017) 5.1

Happy Hunting (2017)

Storyline:An alcoholic drifter must battle withdrawal and psychotic rednecks after he becomes the target of a deranged sporting event.User Reviews: Seen at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival 2017 (webs...

Off the Black (2006) 6.6

Off the Black (2006)

Storyline:An aging, disillusioned alcoholic (Nolte) gets a younger friend (Morgan) and wants him to pose as his son at a school reunion.User Reviews: Here's my disclaimer: I am related to someone involved in the film,...

Happy Hour (2003) 6.4

Happy Hour (2003)

Storyline:Set in present day New York City, "Happy Hour" is a literate and often funny story of love and how to receive it. Tulley, a once-promising literary star now biding his time as an advertising copy editor, mov...

Adam’s Apples (2005) 7.5

Adam’s Apples (2005)

Storyline:A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.User Reviews: Good Danish black humor.

The Iceman Cometh (1973) 6.5

The Iceman Cometh (1973)

Storyline: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 ...

Honey Boy (2019) 7.3

Honey Boy (2019)

Storyline:The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, loosely based on Shia LaBeouf’s life.User Reviews: Alma Har’el deliver...

Chavela (2017) 8.4

Chavela (2017)

Storyline:Inspired by an exclusive interview and performance footage of Chavela Vargas shot in 1991 and guided by her unique voice, the film weaves an arresting portrait of a woman who dared to dress, speak, sing, and...

Suicide Kings (1998) 6.6

Suicide Kings (1998)

Storyline:Charlie, a former mobster, is abducted by five privileged young men desperate to raise a $2 million ransom to save the sister of a friend. As Charlie plays mind games, however, his captors splinter -- each w...

She Loves Me Not (2013) 5.0

She Loves Me Not (2013)

Storyline:A reclusive novelist struggles to find romance and meaning in his life despite disastrous and comedic circumstances.User Reviews:

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994) 6.5

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

Storyline:An airline pilot and his wife are forced to face the consequences of her alcoholism when her addictions threaten her life and their daughter's safety. While the woman enters detox, her husband must face the ...

Days of Wine and Roses (1962) 7.6

Days of Wine and Roses (1962)

Storyline:An alcoholic falls in love with and gets married to a young woman, whom he systematically addicts to booze so they can share his User Reviews: It's as true to life as a vodka martini.rnrnThe above quote is f...