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Added by Alabama1971 on 17 Jun 2010 02:43
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Drowning Sorrows

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People who added this item 923 Average listal rating (548 ratings) 5.6 IMDB Rating 6.1
28 Days (2000)
Sandra Bullock plays Gwen Cummings, a newspaper columnist and addict. After a drunken driving accident she enters rehab to avoid jail. She faces her addictions as well as facing some ugly truths about her life.

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People who added this item 1392 Average listal rating (948 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 7
Bad Santa (2003)
Billy Bob Thornton plays alcoholic and very bad Santa, Willie in this extremely non traditional Christmas movie.

People who added this item 138 Average listal rating (92 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 6.9
Affliction (1997)
Nick Nolte plays alcoholic, small town cop Wade Whitehouse. A troubling murder case and ghosts from the past threaten to destroy him.

People who added this item 328 Average listal rating (184 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.2
Barfly (1987)
Mickey Rourke and Faye Dunaway play Henry Chinaski & Wanda Wilcox, a pair of bar regulars that find a connection. Although they find love together their destructive patterns threaten to tear them apart.



People who added this item 617 Average listal rating (387 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8
Paul Newman plays Brick, an ex-football star and current alcoholic in Tennessee Williams classic Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. Brick turns to the bottle to avoid dealing with his family and his cheating wife, Cat, played by Elizabeth Taylor.

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People who added this item 708 Average listal rating (415 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.2
Crazy Heart (2009)
Jeff Bridges plays Bad Blake, a washed up country singer and alcoholic. New hope for his life romantically and professionally is threatened by his destructive behavior.

People who added this item 272 Average listal rating (189 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Hoosiers (1987)
Dennis Hopper stars opposite Gene Hackman as Shooter. He is the town drunk and basketball fanatic who works with Coach Norman Dale to lead the local high school team to victory.

People who added this item 172 Average listal rating (103 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Jack Lemon plays public relations man and alcoholic, Joe Clay. Not satisfied to rot alone he marries young Kirsten and leads her down the path of addiction.

People who added this item 107 Average listal rating (49 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6
Dean Stockwell plays Edmund Tyrone. He is the oldest son of a very dysfunctional family and abuses alcohol in order to cope.

People who added this item 1080 Average listal rating (689 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.5
Nicolas Cage plays terminal alcoholic Ben Sanderson. He comes to Vegas to complete his suicide by the bottle and finds unexpected love with prostitute, Sera (Elizabeth Shue).



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People who added this item 327 Average listal rating (185 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.4
Alcoholic and down on his luck journalist, Richard Boyle (James Woods) heads to El Salvador hoping for a change in luck.

People who added this item 323 Average listal rating (165 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.6
James Mason plays Norman Maine, a washed out actor and alcoholic who helps aspiring ingenue Vicki Lester (Judy Garland) become a star.

People who added this item 6531 Average listal rating (4542 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.4
Jack Nicholson plays recovering alcoholic Jack Torrance in The Shining. Jack rediscovers booze after making friends with malevolent ghosts in a snow bound hotel.

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People who added this item 513 Average listal rating (311 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Ray Miland plays out of control alcoholic Don Birman who has lost a whole weekend of his life to the black hole of booze. What happened during those days may change his life forever.



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People who added this item 286 Average listal rating (158 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.6
Meg Ryan plays alcoholic Alice Green who must learn to give up the bottle in order to save her marriage to Michael (Andy Garcia) and reconnect with her two daughters (Tina Majorino and Mae Whitman).

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