Movies about alcoholics

Movies about alcoholics
List of the best films about alcoholics according to visitors: Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot, All We Had, The Rack Pack, Big Tits Zombie, Young Adult, The Perfect Family, The Son, Kantemir, The Runner, Burton and Taylor.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance, USA
CharactersArtists, Disabled people, Alcoholics, Orphans, Foster children
PlotOn real events, Loneliness, Depression, Art, Overcoming difficulties
PlaceParty, Hospitals
StyleMind-altering, Inspirational, Black humor, Makes me think, Touching

On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.

All We Had (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
CharactersAlcoholics, Brokers, Poor
PlotAdventure, Travel

A mother struggles to make a better life for her daughter.

The Rack Pack (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersAlcoholics, Managers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Rivalry
StyleLight, Soulful, Fascinating

The 1980s snooker rivalry between Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and Steve “The Nugget” Davis, two very different personalities who helped popularise the sport on TV.

Big Tits Zombie (2010)
Markimdb: 4.4
Genrehorror, action, thriller, comedy
CharactersZombie, Samurai, Dragons, Ninja, Demons
PlotApocalypse, Martial Arts, Gambling

A medieval Book of the Dead is discovered in the catacombs that run under a small town strip club. When one of the desperate strippers raises an army of the undead, the rest of the strippers must kick some zombie ass to save the world.

Young Adult (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersWriters, Alcoholics
PlotFriendship, Mental disorders, Depression, Jealousy, Divorce
PlaceSmall cities
StyleSoulful, Black humor

A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.

The Perfect Family (2011)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersLesbians, Alcoholics, Nuns

Kathleen Turner stars as suburban mother and devout Catholic Eileen Cleary, who has always kept up appearances. When she runs for the Catholic Woman of the Year title at her local parish, her final test is introducing her family to the board for the seal of approval. Now she must finally face the nonconformist family she has been glossing over for years...

The Son (2019)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CharactersArtists, Scientists, Alcoholics, Lawyers, Criminals
PlaceHospitals, Laboratory
StyleHeavy, Serious, Disturbing

Painter Lorenzo's life spirals out of control as he fears his wife is trying to isolate him from their infant son.

Kantemir (2015)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Alcoholics, Actors
PlaceSmall cities

A group of actors gather in a remote Northeastern town to rehearse for a mysterious stage production, only to be plunged into a hellish world where their real lives mirror the grisly story of the play.

The Runner (2015)
Markimdb: 4.7
CharactersAlcoholics, Lawyers, Womanizers, Fathers
PlotPolitical, Chase, Oil
StyleAction, Disturbing

In the aftermath of the BP oil spill, an idealistic but imperfect New Orleans politician (Nicolas Cage) finds his plans of restoration unraveling as his own life becomes contaminated with corruption, scandal and deceit.

Burton and Taylor (2013)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotLove, On real events, Fight
PlaceParty, USA, Los Angeles
StyleFascinating, Serious

TV drama based on Richard Burton's diaries, about his last performance in 1983 with ex-wife Elizabeth Taylor. They meet after several years and he agrees to her suggestion that they star in a stage revival on Broadway of Noel Coward's comedy 'Private Lives', although Elizabeth Taylor has never before performed on stage. Burton soon regrets his agreement, however, when her pill-popping and lack of discipline causes problems already during the rehearsals. The play opens to a critical trashing, but is popular with audiences because they just want to see Taylor. After a two month troubled run, the curtain comes down and Taylor tells Burton she has always loved him and still does. A year later he is dead.

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Small Town Crime (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CharactersBlonde girls, Family, Alcoholics
PlotInvestigation, Death, Fear, Blackmail
StylePsychological problems, Action, Disturbing

Mike Kendall, a disgraced ex-cop, is fighting a losing battle with the bottle. When he finds a woman left for dead at the side of a road, Kendall turns private eye to track down her killers, taking one last shot at redemption.

Ron Goossens, Low Budget Stuntman (2017)
Markimdb: 6.1
CharactersAlcoholics, Friends, Actors
PlotLove, Divorce

Alcoholic and low budget stuntman Ron Goossens has to get The Netherlands' most successful actrice between the sheets in order to save his own marriage. Will he succeed? A new outrageous comedy from the writers/directors of New Kids Turbo, New Kids Nitro and Bros Before Hos.

Uncle Frank (2020)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Spiders, Family, Alcoholics
PlotTravel, Funeral
PlaceParty, Lake, New York
StyleSoulful, Serious, Disturbing

In 1973, when Frank Bledsoe and his 18-year-old niece Beth take a road trip from Manhattan to Creekville, South Carolina for the family patriarch's funeral, they're unexpectedly joined by Frank's lover Walid.

The Girl on the Train (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersAlcoholics, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Time travel, Investigation, Obsession, Mental disorders
PlaceTrains, New York
StylePsychological problems, Twisted plot, Heavy, Tense, Serious

Rachel Watson, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen there and becomes entangled in the mystery that unfolds.

Panic Button (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersAlcoholics, Pilots
PlotSocial Media, Cheating, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

Four young men have won a trip with their favorite social network. On board the private plane that took him to New York, they are invited to participate in an in-flight entertainment: a new online gaming experience. But this is no ordinary Thurs Trapped at 30,000 feet, they will play for their lives and those of their families. They will discover the hard way that put his life online can have dire consequences ...

Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Scammers, Writers, FBI
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship, Snow, Cheating
PlaceCourt, Party
StyleSad ones

When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

Burnt (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CharactersGay, Cooks, Alcoholics
PlotLove, Revenge, Obsession, Drug addict, Birthday
PlacePrison, Paris, England, France, Kitchen
StyleExciting, Inspirational

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.

St. Agatha (2018)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, thriller, drama
CharactersScammers, Alcoholics, Nuns
PlotCard games, Sects, Fear
StyleTense, Creepy, Disturbing

St. Agatha is set in the 1950s in small town Georgia. A pregnant con woman named Agatha is on the run and seeks refuge in a convent hidden in deafening isolation. What first starts out as the perfect place to have a child turns into a dark lair where silence is forced. Ghastly secrets are masked, and every bit of will power Agatha has is tested. She soon learns the sick and twisted truth of the convent and the odd people that lurk inside its halls. Agatha must now find a way to discover the unyielding strength needed to escape and save her baby before she’s caged behind these walls forever.

A Voluntary Year (2019)
Markimdb: 6

Encouraged by her father who hopes to save her from a life in the provinces, Jette is about to spend a year volunteering overseas. But love stands in the way of her father's plans, and she no longer knows what she wants.

Escape Room (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrehorror, action
CountryUSA, South Africa
CharactersStudents, Alcoholics
PlotSurvival, Puzzles, Survival, Death, Weapon
PlaceAircraft, Closed Space
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Tense

Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control, and must use their wits to survive.