Keyword: alcoholism

Wolf of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 179 minutes Release date: 12/24/2013
This is the true story of the outlandish rise and non-stop pleasure-hunting descent of Jordan Belfort, the New York stockbroker who, along with his merry band of brokers, makes a gargantuan fortune by defrauding investors out of millions. Belfort transforms from a righteous young Wall Street newcomer to a thoroughly corrupted stock-pumper and IPO cowboy. Having quickly amassed an absurd fortune...
Master

The Master (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 137 minutes Release date: 09/13/2012
World War II vet Freddie Quell is searching for meaning when he stumbles onto Lancaster Dodd, the leader of a movement he calls the Cause. As Freddie gets deeper and deeper into Dodd's system, he begins to wonder if the guru is a genius or a con man.
Tammy

Tammy (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 07/01/2014
Tammy is having a bad day. She's totaled her clunker car, gotten fired from her thankless job at a greasy burger joint, and instead of finding comfort at home, finds her husband getting comfortable with the neighbor in her own house. It's time to take her boom box and book it. The bad news is she's broke and without wheels. The worse news is her grandma, Pearl, is her only option-with a car, cash...
Non-Stop

Non-Stop (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 106 minutes Release date: 02/27/2014
During a transatlantic flight from New York City to London, U.S. Air Marshal Bill Marks receives a series of cryptic text messages demanding that he instruct the airline to transfer $150 million into an off-shore account. Until he secures the money, a passenger on his flight will be killed every 20 minutes. Surrounded by only a couple of people he initially believes are trustworthy, the...
Deep Blue Sea

The Deep Blue Sea (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 03/22/2012
Hester Collyer has tried and failed to commit suicide. Some time before, she left her husband, a respectable High Court Judge, for a semi-alcoholic former R.A.F. pilot. The relationship was physical and passionate but his ardor has cooled, leaving her emotionally stranded and desperate. By the end she is brought to a hard decision to live, partly through the intercession of another resident of the...
Beerfest

Beerfest (2006)

Rated: R Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 08/24/2006
When American brothers Todd and Jan Wolfhouse travel to Germany to spread their grandfather's ashes at Oktoberfest, they stumble upon a super-secret, centuries old, underground beer games competition--"Beerfest," the secret Olympics of beer drinking. The brothers receive a less than warm welcome from their German cousins, the Von Wolfhausens, who humiliate Todd and Jan, slander their relatives...
Finding Amanda

Finding Amanda (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 06/26/2008
Taylor Mendon is a television writer and producer working on a low-rated, little-respected half-hour sitcom. Once destined for bigger and better things, Taylor's compulsive gambling, recreational drug use and drinking all conspired to throw his career off the rails. After kicking the alcohol and drugs, he only has one more hurdle--the horses. His beautiful twenty-year old niece Amanda has her...
Hancock

Hancock (2008)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 07/01/2008
There are heroes--there are superheroes--and then there's Hancock. With great power comes great responsibility--everyone knows that--everyone, that is, but Hancock. Edgy, conflicted, sarcastic, and misunderstood, Hancock's well-intentioned heroics might get the job done and save countless lives, but always seem to leave jaw-dropping damage in their wake. The public has finally had enough--as...
St. Vincent

St. Vincent (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 10/23/2014
Maggie and her adopted 12-year-old son, Oliver, move next door to war veteran Vincent, but when Oliver gets locked out after school one day, Vincent allows him to stay at his house until his mom gets home. Because he has bills up to the ceiling and is desperate for cash, he tells Maggie he'll babysit Oliver every day after school. Vincent then introduces Oliver to his lifestyle, including...
He's Way More Famous Than You

He's Way More Famous Than You (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/09/2013
When former "Squid and the Whale" starlet, Halley Feiffer loses her boyfriend, her agent and her career in one fell swoop, she realizes that something in her life has to change she has to become "way more famous!" So, armed with a stolen script and two pitchers of sangria, Halley enlists the help of her brother Ryan and the "gay guy from Ugly Betty" to make her own movie, starring herself and any...

Bukowski (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/06/2014
Duane Hopwood

Duane Hopwood (2005)

Rated: None Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/10/2005
Duane is a down-on-his-luck divorced father who works the night shift as a pit boss at Caesars Palace in Atlantic City. Heartsick about the demise of his marriage to Linda, Duane does nothing much in his daily life but work and drink. When his visitation rights are threatened after he's caught driving while intoxicated with his daughter in the backseat, Duane confronts the realization that the...

Stretch (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/05/2014
Calvary

Calvary (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 07/31/2014
Father James is a good man intent on making the world a better place. When his life is threatened one day during confession, he finds he has to battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Spectacular Now

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 08/01/2013
High school senior Sutter Keely is an effortless charmer and self-proclaimed "life of the party" who unexpectedly falls in love with the "nice girl" Aimee Fineky. While Aimee dreams of the future, Sutter lives in the now. And yet somehow, they're drawn together. What starts as an unlikely romance becomes a sharp-eyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth - one...
Crazy Heart

Crazy Heart (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 111 minutes Release date: 12/15/2009
Bad Blake is a broken-down, hard-living country music singer who's had way too many marriages, far too many years on the road and one too many drinks way too many times. And yet, Bad can't help but reach for salvation with the help of Jean, a journalist who discovers the real man behind the musician. As he struggles down the road of redemption, Bad learns the hard way just how tough life can be on...
Saving Mr. Banks

Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 126 minutes Release date: 12/12/2013
Walt Disney spent twenty years in pursuit of the film rights to P.L. Travers' popular novel, "Mary Poppins," a quest he began in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters. When Travers travels from London to Hollywood in 1961 to finally discuss Disney's desire to bring her beloved character to the motion picture screen, Disney meets a prim, uncompromising sexagenarian not only suspect of the...
You Kill Me

You Kill Me (2007)

Rated: R Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 06/21/2007
Frank Falenczyk loves his job. He just happens to be the hit-man for his Polish mob family in Buffalo, New York. But Frank's got a drinking problem, and when he messes up a critical assignment that puts the family business in peril, his uncle sends him to San Francisco to clean up his act. Frank is not a touchy-feely kind of guy; but he starts going to AA meetings, gets a sponsor and a job at a...
Nebraska

Nebraska (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
After receiving a sweepstakes letter in the mail, a cantankerous old alcoholic thinks he's struck it rich and wrangles his son into taking a road trip across the heartland of America to claim the fortune.
Struck by Lightning

Struck by Lightning (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 84 minutes Release date: 01/10/2013
High school senior Carson Phillips was headed for bigger things than his narrow-minded small town could offer when he was suddenly killed by lightning in his school parking lot. After his death, Carson recounts the last few weeks of his life through witty and insightful flashbacks. They include a blackmail scheme targeting the popular kids in school (concocted with his best friend), life with his...
Orange County

Orange County (2002)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 81 minutes Release date: 01/10/2002
High school senior Shaun Brumder finds out one day that there's more to life than surfing and sunning in California's Orange County. A friend's freak surfing accident causes Shaun to seriously reassess his life. As he does so, he finds, buried in the sand, a copy of Marcus Skinner's novel, "Straight Jacket." By the time he's done reading the book, Shaun realizes that his destiny is to become a...
Everything Must Go

Everything Must Go (2011)

Rated: R Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 05/12/2011
Nick Porter is a career salesman whose days of being on top are long gone. The same day Nick gets fired, for falling off the wagon one last time, he returns home to discover his wife has left him, changed the locks on their suburban home and dumped all his possessions out on the front yard. Faced with his life imploding, Nick puts it all on the line - or more properly, on the lawn - reluctantly...
Trust Me

Trust Me (2012)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Howard Holloway is a down-on-his luck agent for child actors and truly one the last good guys left in Hollywood. After discovering a 13-year-old acting prodigy, he is poised to close the deal of a lifetime which would catapult his tween client and, at long last, himself, into the big time. With the support of his gorgeous new neighbor, he must wrangle the actress' volatile, overprotective father...

We Are Family (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/20/2014
Love Song for Bobby Long

A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)

Rated: R Runtime: 119 minutes Release date: 12/28/2004
Upon hearing of her mother's death, jaded teenage loner Purslane Hominy Will returns to New Orleans for the first time in years, ready to reclaim her childhood home. Expecting to find her late mother's house abandoned, Pursy is shocked to discover that it is inhabited by two of her mother's friends: Bobby Long, a former literature professor, and his young protégé, Lawson Pines. These broken men...