Movies about bartenders

List of the best movies for melodramas about bartenders selected by visitors to our site: What Men Want, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Marjorie Prime, Paterson, Watching the Detectives, Mr. Destiny, Barfly, Cocktail
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
What Men Want (2019)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CharactersBusinessmen, Gay, Bartenders
PlotMind reading, Superpowers
StyleFor girls, Light, Fascinating

Magically able to hear what men are thinking, a sports agent uses her newfound ability to turn the tables on her overbearing male colleagues.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)
Mark5 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, western, detective
CharactersGold miners, Indians, Cowboys, Pianists, Dogs, Horses, Deer, Hunters, Bartenders, Owls, Angels, Singers
PlotBank robbery, Dancing, Weapon, Money, Gambling
PlaceWild West, Small cities
StyleNetflix, Fancy, Not for everyone, Short Story

Vignettes weaving together the stories of six individuals in the old West at the end of the Civil War. Following the tales of a sharp-shooting songster, a wannabe bank robber, two weary traveling performers, a lone gold prospector, a woman traveling the West to an uncertain future, and a motley crew of strangers undertaking a carriage ride.

Marjorie Prime (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CharactersDogs, Gay, Cats, Pianists, Old man, Bartenders
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Religious, Death, Jealousy, Political, Computers, Mind reading, Loneliness
PlaceParty, Islands, Beach

A service which creates holographic projections of late family members allows an elderly woman to spend time with a younger version of her deceased husband.

Paterson (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Germany, USA
CharactersDogs, Actors, Poets, Bartenders
PlotMagic, Weapon, Money, Chess
StylePhilosophical, Soulful

A week in the life of a bus driver and poet named Paterson, and his supportive wife Laura.

Watching the Detectives (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersBartenders, Couriers, Guitarists
PlotLove, Pursuit, Basketball
StyleTouching, Soulful

Neil, a self proclaimed film geek and owner of Gumshoe video, has always been content to live vicariously through his favorite films noir. But when he meets Violet, a real-life femme fatale, his mundane world gets turned upside down and the line between reality and the movies quickly begins to blur. Will Neil step up and embrace a life full of adventure or retreat back to his comfortable couch?

Mr. Destiny (1990)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CharactersBartenders, Losers, Dogs, Presidential, Lovers

Larry Burrows is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man, who could change his fate by offering him that alternative life he always dreamed of. But as Burrows embarks on this journey of self discovery he realises that even this new life has its problems and drawbacks..

Barfly (1987)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersPoets, Bartenders, Losers, Writers
PlotDepression, Money, On real events
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleTouching, Smart

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 on the skids.

Cocktail (1988)
Mark7.6 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersBartenders, Friends
PlotLove, Love triangle
PlaceNew York
StyleExciting, Tense, To cry

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 adopts his mentor's cynical philosophy on life and goes for the money. He leaves his artist girlfriend Jordan Mooney for Bonnie, a wealthy, high-powered executive. Brian soon must chose between the two, as he evaluates his options.