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Flight (2012)
Drama, Thriller

Flight (2012)

Whip Whitaker is a commuter airline pilot. While on a flight from Orlando to Atlanta something goes wrong and the plane starts to fly erratically. With little choice Whip crashes the plane and saves almost all on board. When he wakes up in the hospital, his friend from the airline union introduces him to a lawyer who tells him there's a chance he could face criminal charges because his blood test reveals that he was intoxicated with alcohol and cocaine. He denies being impaired, so while an investigation is underway, he is told to keep his act together. However, letting go of his addiction is not as easy as it seems... (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Mood:affection
Locations:farm,  elevator,  airport,  hotel,  church,  hospital
Characters:lawyer,  alcoholic,  prostitute
Story:airplane pilot,  hotel room,  hangover cure,  flight school,  union,  hospital room,  flight attendant,  flying through a storm,  flight,  living room,  heroin addiction,  plane,  heroin addict,  sexual desire,  grandfather grandson relationship,  alcoholic father,  cocaine addiction,  cocaine addict,  woman wearing a g string,  cocaine use,  family farm,  snorting cocaine,  alcohol abuse,  smoking in bed,  woman with glasses,  singing on airplane,  airplane crew,  airplane trip,  cocaine,  airplane accident,  airplane crash,  broken car,  car driving,  alcohol,  drinking on the job,  drinking and driving,  accident investigation,  forced landing,  equipment malfunction,  shepard tone,  christian stereotype,  twelve step program,  man shaving,  walking with a cane,  friends with benefits,  porn movie,  awakened by alarm clock,  college application,  jesus freak,  act of god,  aa meeting,  minibar,  scapegoating,  twenty dollar bill,  black box,  negligence,  hospital gown,  relapse,  substance abuse,  dark glasses,  stash,  conviction,  actress breaking typecast,  passed out drunk,  african american protagonist,  shooting up,  airline,  trailer trash,  orange juice,  incarceration,  hearing,  narcissist,  perjury,  post traumatic stress,  antihero,  self pity,  screwdriver,  liquor,  dysfunctional relationship,  baseball stadium,  concussion,  criminal investigation,  alcoholics anonymous,  stairwell,  budweiser,  ex wife,  chance meeting,  rehab,  visitor,  essay,  female hero,  porn actress,  paparazzi,  foreplay,  denial,  coca cola,  drunk driving,  insomnia,  masseuse,  stewardess,  drunken man,  hangover,  money problems,  cartoon on tv,  g string,  testimony,  close up of eyes,  vodka,  landlord,  divorcee,  room,  attraction,  mustache,  blood on face,  rainstorm,  pride,  cigarette lighter,  thunderstorm,  grandfather,  attorney,  hooker,  male underwear,  home movie,  desire,  flying,  revelation,  syringe,  strong female character,  heroin,  redhead,  profanity,  gift,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  massage,  danger,  binoculars,  pilot,  confession,  no opening credits,  man with glasses,  apology,  football,  woman,  bedroom,  drug use,  f word,  stripper,  prayer,  bathroom,  marijuana,  bed,  beer,  vomiting,  thong,  drink,  airplane,  car,  rain,  prison,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  blood,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  nudity,  masturbation,  kiss

Lovelace (2013)
Biography, Drama

Lovelace (2013)

Themes:drinking
Locations:airport,  hotel
Characters:prostitute
Story:hotel room,  snorting cocaine,  woman with glasses,  porn actress,  mustache,  male underwear,  home movie,  man with glasses,  apology,  cocaine,  f word,  prayer,  marijuana,  drink,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  bare chested male,  one word title,  nudity,  blood,  kiss

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Candy (2006)
Drama, Romance

Candy (2006)

This story is a narration from an Australian man who falls in love with two kinds of Candy: a woman of the same name and heroin. The narrator changes from a smart-aleck to someone trying to find a vein to inject, while Candy changes from an actress, call girl, streetwalker, and then a madwoman. Starting in Sydney, the two eventually end up in Melbourne to go clean, but they fail. This leads them to turn to finding money and heroin, while other posessions and attachments become unimportant. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:hospital
Characters:prostitute
Story:heroin addict,  shooting up,  money problems,  hooker,  male underwear,  syringe,  heroin,  apology,  woman,  drug use,  bathroom,  marijuana,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  blood,  kiss

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)
Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama

The Wolf Of Wall Street (2013)

Jordan Belfort is a Long Island penny stockbroker who served 22 months in prison for defrauding investors in a massive 1990s securities scam that involved widespread corruption on Wall Street and in the corporate banking world, including shoe designer Steve Madden.

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:elevator
Characters:lawyer,  prostitute
Story:snorting cocaine,  stash,  orange juice,  screwdriver,  drunk driving,  hangover,  cartoon on tv,  mustache,  blood on face,  attorney,  profanity,  no opening credits,  apology,  cocaine,  woman,  drug use,  f word,  stripper,  marijuana,  beer,  vomiting,  thong,  drink,  airplane,  prison,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  masturbation,  nudity,  blood

Flightplan (2005) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Flightplan (2005)

The husband of aviation engineer Kyle Pratt has just died in Berlin. Now she is flying back to New York with his coffin and their six-year-old daughter Julia. Three hours into the flight Kyle awakens to find that Julia is gone! It's a big double-decker plane, so very concerned mother has a lot of territory to cover in order to find her daughter. But as Kyle fights to discern the truth, she takes matters into her own hands. (Read More)

Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Story:flight,  flying,  plane,  airplane pilot,  flight attendant,  airplane crew,  airplane trip,  airplane accident,  airline,  strong female character,  pilot,  apology,  woman,  drug use,  bathroom,  airplane,  rain,  father son relationship,  one word title,  blood

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Almost Famous (2000)
Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Music

Almost Famous (2000)

William Miller is a 15-year-old kid hired by Rolling Stone magazine to tour with and write about Stillwater, an up and coming rock band. This wonderfully witty coming-of-age film follows William as he falls face first to confront life, love, and lingo. This is why Almost Famous (2000) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:elevator,  hotel
Story:hotel room,  flying through a storm,  stewardess,  thunderstorm,  confession,  drug use,  f word,  alcohol,  bathroom,  marijuana,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  airplane,  car,  cigarette smoking,  bare chested male,  kiss

Enter The Void (2009)
Drama, Fantasy

Enter The Void (2009)

Tokyo's nasty underside, seen primarily through the eyes of Oscar, a heavy drug user, whose sister Linda is a stripper. Oscar also has flashbacks to his childhood when trauma upends the siblings. Oscar's drug-fed hallucinations alter Tokyo's already-disconcerting nights, and after the police shoot him, he can float above and look down: on his sister's sorrow, on the rooms of a love hotel, and on life at even a molecular level. The spectrum's colors can be beautiful; it's people's colorless lives that can be ugly. And what of afterlife, is there more than a void? (Read More)

Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:prostitute
Story:hotel room,  grandfather grandson relationship,  g string,  cigarette lighter,  flying,  apology,  cocaine,  drug use,  f word,  stripper,  bathroom,  marijuana,  thong,  airplane,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  kiss

Risky Business (1983)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance

Risky Business (1983)

A suburban Chicago teenager's parents leave on vacation, and he cuts loose. An unauthorised trip in his father's Porsche means a sudden need for lots of money, which he raises in a creative way.

Locations:airport
Characters:prostitute
Story:living room,  sexual desire,  car driving,  dark glasses,  close up of eyes,  attraction,  male underwear,  desire,  bedroom,  bathroom,  marijuana,  bed,  car,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  masturbation

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Conviction (2010) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Biography, Drama

Conviction (2010)

Betty Anne Waters (Swank) is a high school dropout who spent nearly two decades working as a single mother while putting herself through law school, tirelessly trying to beat the system and overturn her brother's (Rockwell) unjust murder conviction.

Themes:drinking
Locations:church
Characters:lawyer,  prostitute
Story:grandfather grandson relationship,  conviction,  perjury,  testimony,  pride,  attorney,  strong female character,  apology,  woman,  prayer,  beer,  drink,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  blood,  nudity

Before I Go To Sleep (2014)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Before I Go To Sleep (2014)

Forty-year-old Christine Lucas wakes up in bed with a man she does not know, in an unfamiliar house. The man explains that he is her husband, Ben, and that she suffered brain damage from a car accident ten years earlier. Christine wakes up every morning with no memory of her life from her early twenties onwards. Christine receives treatment from Dr. Nasch, a neurologist at a local hospital who provides her a camera to record her thoughts and progress each day, and calls her every morning to remind her to watch the video in the camera. Soon, she starts to discover the truth around her. (Read More)

Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Story:hotel room,  hospital room,  bed,  car,  concussion,  close up of eyes,  blood on face,  revelation,  syringe,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  danger,  no opening credits,  apology,  bedroom,  f word,  bathroom,  airplane,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  kiss,  nudity,  blood

Non-stop (2014)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Non-stop (2014)

Bill Marks, a former cop dealing with his daughter's death by drinking, is now a federal air marshal. While on a flight from New York to London, Marks gets a text telling him that unless 150 million dollars is transferred to an offshore account, someone will die every 20 minutes. Can he find the terrorist in time and save everyone? This is why Non-stop (2014) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:airport
Characters:alcoholic,  lawyer
Story:airplane pilot,  flight attendant,  flight,  airplane accident,  airplane crash,  cartoon on tv,  plane,  pilot,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  airplane,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking

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The Rum Diary (2011)
Comedy, Drama

The Rum Diary (2011)

Hard-drinking journalist Paul Kemp takes a job at a besieged newspaper in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His volatile editor, Lotterman, assigns him to tourist pieces and horoscopes, but promises more. Paul rooms with Sala, an aging and equally alcoholic reporter, in a rundown flat. Sanderson, a wealthy entrepreneur, hires Paul to flack for a group of investors who plan to buy an island near the capital and build a resort. Sanderson's girl-friend, the beguiling Chenault, bats her eyes at Paul. His loyalties face challenges when he and Sala get in trouble with locals, when a Carnival dance enrages Sanderson, and when the paper hits the skids. Is the solution always alcohol? (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:airport,  hotel
Characters:alcoholic
Story:alcohol abuse,  hangover,  profanity,  binoculars,  f word,  alcohol,  beer,  vomiting,  airplane,  rain,  cigarette smoking,  bare chested male,  kiss

Catch Me If You Can (2002) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Biography, Crime, Drama

Catch Me If You Can (2002)

New Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tracks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly the beginning of this life of crime, he's been pursued by a dour FBI agent, Carl Hanratty. What starts as cat and mouse becomes something akin to father and son. (Read More)

Locations:airport,  hotel,  church,  hospital
Characters:lawyer,  prostitute
Story:flight attendant,  stewardess,  flight,  divorcee,  rainstorm,  attorney,  binoculars,  pilot,  confession,  f word,  prayer,  vomiting,  airplane,  car,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male

A Hologram For The King (2016)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

A Hologram For The King (2016)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:elevator,  hotel
Story:hotel room,  grandfather grandson relationship,  hangover,  vodka,  confession,  apology,  cocaine,  drug use,  f word,  alcohol,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  kiss

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Straw Dogs (1971)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Straw Dogs (1971)

Upon moving to Britain to get away from American violence, astrophysicist David Sumner and his wife Amy are bullied and taken advantage of by the locals hired to do construction. When David finally takes a stand it escalates quickly into a bloody battle as the locals assault his house.

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:farm,  church
Characters:alcoholic
Story:living room,  sexual desire,  denial,  room,  desire,  man with glasses,  woman,  bedroom,  prayer,  bathroom,  bed,  drink,  car,  cigarette smoking,  kiss,  blood

Leviafan (2014)
Drama

Leviafan (2014)

On the outskirts of a small coastal town in the Barents Sea, where whales sometimes come to its bay, lives an ordinary family: Kolya (Aleksey Serebryakov), his wife Lilya (Elena Lyadova) and their teenage son Romka. The family is haunted by a local corrupted mayor (Roman Madyanov), who is trying to take away the land, a house and a small auto repair shop from Kolya. To save their homes Kolya calls his old Army friend in Moscow (Vladimir Vdovichenkov), who has now become an authoritative attorney. Together they decide to fight back and collect dirt on the mayor. This is why Leviafan (2014) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drinking
Locations:hotel,  church
Characters:alcoholic,  lawyer
Story:hotel room,  conviction,  drunk driving,  drunken man,  vodka,  attorney,  alcohol,  prison,  title spoken by character,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  nudity

Red Eye (2005) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Mystery, Thriller

Red Eye (2005)

This is the story of a young resourceful heroine named Lisa Reisert who hates to fly, but the terror that awaits her on the night flight to Miami has nothing to do with a fear of flying! Upon boarding the plane, Lisa is trapped on a red-eye flight with a creepy villainous handsome and charming man by the name of Jackson Rippner, who's playing middle-man in the plot to assassinate a Homeland Security official. He's got her father pinned down by a would-be killer, using that advantage to coerce Lisa into phoning the luxury resort where she works and arranging to move the target into a pre-set position. (Read More)

Locations:hotel,  airport
Story:flight,  flight attendant,  plane,  airplane trip,  stewardess,  room,  thunderstorm,  flying,  strong female character,  danger,  pilot,  bathroom,  airplane,  title spoken by character,  blood

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Gone Girl (2014)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Gone Girl (2014)

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:lawyer
Story:living room,  woman with glasses,  car driving,  union,  money problems,  pride,  male underwear,  desire,  revelation,  gift,  confession,  man with glasses,  woman,  bedroom,  bathroom,  bed,  beer,  drink,  car,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  blood,  kiss

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

After his wife, Alice, tells him about her sexual fantasies, William Harford sets out for a night of sexual adventure. After several less than successful encounters, he meets an old friend, Nick Nightingale - now a musician - who tells him of strange sex parties when he is required to play the piano blindfolded. All the men at the party are costumed and wear masks while the women are all young and beautiful. Harford manages to find an appropriate costume and heads out to the party. Once there, however, he is warned by someone who recognizes him, despite the mask, that he is in great danger. He manages to extricate himself but the threats prove to be quite real and sinister. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:hotel
Characters:prostitute
Story:sexual desire,  woman with glasses,  shooting up,  rehab,  cartoon on tv,  g string,  hooker,  desire,  revelation,  heroin,  danger,  confession,  no opening credits,  man with glasses,  cocaine,  bedroom,  drug use,  bathroom,  marijuana,  bed,  beer,  thong,  drink,  cigarette smoking,  kiss

Basic Instinct (1992)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Basic Instinct (1992)

A former rock star, Johnny Boz, is brutally killed during sex, and the case is assigned to detective Nick Curran of the SFPD. During the investigation, Nick meets Catherine Tramell, a crime novelist who was Boz's girlfriend when he died. Catherine proves to be a very clever and manipulative woman, and though Nick is more or less convinced that she murdered Boz, he is unable to find any evidence. Later, when Nilsen, Nick's rival in the police, is killed, Nick suspects of Catherine's involvement in it. He then starts to play a dangerous lust-filled mind game with Catherine to nail her, but as their relationship progresses, the body count rises and contradicting evidences force Nick to start questioning his own suspicions about Catherine's guilt. (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness
Locations:elevator
Story:sexual desire,  smoking in bed,  woman,  criminal investigation,  stairwell,  budweiser,  drunken man,  attraction,  desire,  strong female character,  danger,  confession,  cocaine,  bedroom,  f word,  alcohol,  bed,  car,  rain,  cigarette smoking,  nudity,  kiss,  blood

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Menace II Society (1993) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

Menace II Society (1993)

This urban nightmare chronicles several days in the life of Caine Lawson, following his high-school graduation, as he attempts to escape his violent existence in the projects of Watts, CA. This is why Menace II Society (1993) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012).

Themes:drunkenness
Mood:affection
Locations:hospital
Story:grandfather grandson relationship,  car driving,  rainstorm,  heroin,  profanity,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  f word,  beer,  vomiting,  car,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  bare chested male,  blood

Sully (2016)
Biography, Drama

Sully (2016)

On Thursday, January 15th, 2009, the world witnessed the "Miracle on the Hudson" when Captain 'Chesley Sullenberger' (qv), nicknamed "Sully", glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career. (Read More)

Locations:airport,  hotel
Story:plane,  flight,  hotel room,  airplane accident,  accident investigation,  hearing,  vodka,  mustache,  pilot,  no opening credits,  bathroom,  airplane,  title spoken by character,  bare chested male,  one word title,  blood

The Matador (2005)
Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller

The Matador (2005)

A chance encounter between a travelling salesman and a lonely hitman triggers a strangely profound relationship which provokes each to act in ways neither would have imagined possible. Fate steps in to form a friendship between two men from irreconcilable worlds that will alter the lives of both forever. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:airport,  hotel,  church
Characters:prostitute
Story:hotel room,  stairwell,  chance meeting,  mustache,  cigarette lighter,  thunderstorm,  man with glasses,  apology,  bathroom,  beer,  drink,  airplane,  car,  rain,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  blood,  kiss

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Ken Park (2002)
Drama

Ken Park (2002)

Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his enormously pregnant mother. Peaches looks after her devoutly religious father, but yearns for freedom. They're all rather tight, or so they claim. But they spend precious little time together and none of them seems to know much about one another's family lives. This bizarre dichotomy underscores their alienation # the result of suburban ennui, a teenager's inherent sense of melodrama, and the disturbing nature of their home environments. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Characters:alcoholic,  prostitute
Story:grandfather grandson relationship,  alcoholic father,  room,  drug use,  prayer,  marijuana,  beer,  thong,  drink,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  masturbation,  kiss,  blood

Die Hard 2 (1990) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Action, Thriller

Die Hard 2 (1990)

After the terrifying events in LA, John McClane (Willis) is about to go through it all again. A team of terrorists, led by Col. Stuart (Sadler) is holding the entire airport hostage. The terrorists are planning to rescue a drug lord from justice. In order to do so, they have seized control of all electrical equipment affecting all planes. With no runway lights available, all aircraft have to remain in the air, with fuel running low, McClane will need to be fast. (Read More)

Locations:airport,  elevator,  hotel,  church
Story:airplane pilot,  flight attendant,  flight,  airplane accident,  airplane crash,  cartoon on tv,  cigarette lighter,  plane,  danger,  binoculars,  pilot,  no opening credits,  f word,  airplane,  cigarette smoking,  kiss,  blood

The Doors (1991)
Biography, Drama, Music, Musical

The Doors (1991)

Oliver Stone's homage to 1960s rock group The Doors also doubles as a biography of the group's late singer, the "Electric Poet" Jim Morrison. The movie follows Morrison from his days as a film student in Los Angeles to his death in Paris, France at age 27 in 1971. The movie features a tour-de-force performance by Val Kilmer, who not only looks like Jim Morrison's long-lost twin brother, but also sounds so much like him that he did much of his own singing. It has been written that even the surviving Doors had trouble distinguishing Kilmer's vocals from Morrison's originals. This is why The Doors (1991) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness
Locations:airport,  hotel
Characters:alcoholic,  lawyer
Story:heroin addiction,  heroin addict,  snorting cocaine,  alcohol abuse,  woman with glasses,  stewardess,  heroin,  man with glasses,  cocaine,  drug use,  alcohol,  marijuana,  airplane,  father son relationship,  nudity,  blood

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Maria Full Of Grace (2004)
Crime, Drama

Maria Full Of Grace (2004)

In a small village in Colombia, the pregnant seventeen years old Maria supports her family with her salary working in a floriculture. She is fired and with a total lack of perspective of finding a new job, she decides to accept the offer to work as a drug mule, flying to USA with sixty-two pellets of cocaine in her stomach. Once in New York, things do not happen as planned. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:airport
Story:airplane trip,  flying,  strong female character,  heroin,  cocaine,  drug use,  bathroom,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  airplane,  prison

Biutiful (2010)
Drama, Romance

Biutiful (2010)

Uxbal, single father of two children, finds his life in chaos as he is forced to deal with his life in order to escape the heat of crime in underground Barcelona, to break with the love for the divorced, manic depressive, abusive mother of his children and to regain spiritual insight in his life as he is diagnosed with terminal cancer. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:church,  hospital
Characters:alcoholic,  prostitute
Story:snorting cocaine,  denial,  g string,  male underwear,  syringe,  massage,  apology,  cocaine,  drug use,  bathroom,  vomiting,  thong,  drink,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  one word title,  kiss,  blood

High-rise (2015) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Drama

High-rise (2015)

Class struggle becomes all too real as a young doctor moves into a modern apartment block in suburban 1975 London. Drugs, drink & debauchery dissolve into murder, mayhem and misogyny in this pseudo-post-apocalyptic breakdown of societal norms.

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:elevator
Story:snorting cocaine,  masseuse,  close up of eyes,  cigarette lighter,  massage,  no opening credits,  apology,  cocaine,  f word,  drink,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss,  nudity,  blood

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The Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call - New Orleans (2009)
Crime, Drama

The Bad Lieutenant: Port Of Call - New Orleans (2009)

After Katrina, police sergeant Terence McDonagh rescues a prisoner, hurts his back in the process and earns a promotion to lieutenant plus an addiction to cocaine and painkillers. Six months later, a family is murdered over drugs; Terence runs the investigation. His drug-using prostitute girlfriend, his alcoholic father's dog, run-ins with two old women and a well-connected john, gambling losses, a nervous young witness, and thefts of police property put Terence's job and then his life in danger. He starts seeing things. He wants a big score to get out from under mounting debts, so he joins forces with drug dealers. The murders remain unsolved. A bad lieutenant gets worse. (Read More)

Locations:hotel
Characters:alcoholic,  prostitute,  lawyer
Story:hotel room,  alcoholic father,  snorting cocaine,  cocaine,  twelve step program,  rehab,  testimony,  heroin,  danger,  no opening credits,  drug use,  prison,  father son relationship,  blood

We Own The Night (2007)
Crime, Drama, Thriller

We Own The Night (2007)

Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. This is why We Own The Night (2007) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:church,  hospital
Story:grandfather grandson relationship,  snorting cocaine,  post traumatic stress,  cigarette lighter,  heroin,  no opening credits,  cocaine,  drug use,  f word,  marijuana,  drink,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  blood,  masturbation

Rent (2005)
Drama, Musical, Romance

Rent (2005)

This rock opera tells the story of one year in the life of a group of bohemians struggling in modern day East Village New York. The story centers around Mark and Roger, two roommates. While a former tragedy has made Roger numb to life, Mark tries to capture it through his attempts to make a film. In the year that follows, the group deals with love, loss, AIDS, and modern day life in one truly powerful story. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Mood:affection
Locations:hospital
Characters:lawyer
Story:shooting up,  denial,  vodka,  landlord,  home movie,  heroin,  man with glasses,  cocaine,  drug use,  marijuana,  drink,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  one word title,  kiss,  masturbation,  blood,  nudity

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Trois Couleurs: Blanc (1994) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Trois Couleurs: Blanc (1994)

Karol (Polish) marries Domininque (French) and moves to Paris. The marriage breaks down and Dominique divorces Karol, forcing him into the life of a metro beggar and eventually back to Poland. However, he never forgets Dominique and while building a new life for himself in Warsaw he begins to plot... (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Locations:airport,  church
Characters:lawyer
Story:hotel room,  vodka,  cigarette lighter,  male underwear,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  binoculars,  f word,  bed,  vomiting,  drink,  airplane,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  bare chested male,  blood,  kiss

Dark Places (2015)
Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Dark Places (2015)

Libby Day is a lifeless woman who survived the massacre of her family in their farmhouse in the countryside of Kansas when she was eight. She's been living on donations and lectures ever since. Thirty years ago, the police believed that a satanic cult was responsible for the murder of her mother and two sisters, and her brother Ben was convicted with her testimony in court. Today, however, an acquaintance, Lyle Wirth, invites Libby to visit "The Kill Club", where amateurs investigate famous crimes, and she finds that they believe Ben is innocent. Libby needs money and, in return, accepts to revisit the slaughter of her family and comes up to the painful revelations and the ultimate truth. (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:farm
Characters:lawyer
Story:family farm,  snorting cocaine,  money problems,  testimony,  confession,  apology,  cocaine,  woman,  drug use,  f word,  stripper,  marijuana,  drink,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  blood,  kiss

Man Up (2015)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Man Up (2015)

A 34 year old single woman, Nancy, hung-over again, exhausted by the endless fruitless set ups by her friends, traveling up to London to toast another 10 years of her parent's successful happy magical marriage runs in with a 40 year old divorcee, Jack, who mistakes her for his 24 year old blind date. Nancy, deciding to go with it, happens to hop on the most chaotic yet hilarious journey of her life which neither of them will ever forget. There is drinking, truths, an old stalker class mate with a long standing crush, lost divorce papers, lost hopes, competitive indoor sports and yeah Jack finding out the truth that Nancy isn't his blind date. 'Man Up' a romantic comedy about taking chances, finding about being yourself, making decisions and rolling with the consequences. (Read More)

Themes:drinking
Story:living room,  car driving,  divorcee,  desire,  revelation,  ex husband ex wife relationship,  confession,  woman,  f word,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  car,  kiss

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Monster (2003)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller

Monster (2003)

The true story of serial killer Aileen Wuernos who was convicted of luring men to their death and eventually executed in 2002. In 1989, she was working as a prostitute and finally makes a friend when she meets and begins a relationship with a young woman, Selby. Determined to straighten out her life, she tries to find legitimate work but with little education and limited social skills, she fails at every turn. She starts working as a hooker hitching rides along the local interstate highway and after robbing a few clients has an encounter with a vicious client whom she kills in self-defense. After that however she just takes to killing clients taking their money and car. Once arrested she claims self-defense but is eventually convicted. This is why Monster (2003) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:church
Characters:prostitute,  lawyer
Story:woman,  coca cola,  attorney,  hooker,  bed,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  car,  rain,  prison,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  one word title,  blood,  kiss

Ray (2004) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Biography, Drama, Music

Ray (2004)

The story of Ray Charles, music legend. Told in his adult live with flashbacks to his youth we see his humble origins in Florida, his turbulent childhood which included losing his brother and then his sight, his rise as pianist in a touring band, his writing his own songs and running his own band and then stardom. Also includes his addiction to drugs and its affect on his working life and family life. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:hotel,  church,  hospital
Story:heroin addiction,  heroin addict,  african american protagonist,  shooting up,  attorney,  heroin,  cocaine,  drug use,  bathroom,  marijuana,  drink,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  one word title,  kiss

The Good Girl (2002)
Drama, Romance

The Good Girl (2002)

The plot revolves around a young married woman whose mundane life takes a turn for the worse when she strikes up a passionate and illicit affair with an oddball discount-store stock boy who thinks he's Holden Caulfield.

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:church,  hospital
Story:cartoon on tv,  woman,  drug use,  marijuana,  bed,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  car,  rain,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  masturbation,  kiss

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The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport

The Basketball Diaries (1995)

Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind. A best friend who is dying of leukemia, a coach ("Swifty") who takes unacceptable liberties with the boys on his team, teenage sexual angst, and an unhealthy appetite for heroin -- all of these begin to encroach on young Jim's dream of becoming a basketball star. Soon, the dark streets of New York become a refuge from his mother's mounting concern for her son. He can't go home and his only escape from the reality of the streets is heroin for which he steals, robs and prostitutes himself. Only with the help of Reggie, an older neighborhood friend with whom Jim "picked up a game" now and then, is he able to begin the long journey back to sanity. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:hotel,  church,  hospital
Characters:prostitute
Story:hotel room,  snorting cocaine,  syringe,  heroin,  confession,  cocaine,  drug use,  stripper,  prayer,  bathroom,  vomiting,  drink,  rain,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  masturbation,  blood,  kiss

The Room (2003)
Drama

The Room (2003)

In San Francisco, we follow Johnny, a man who has a girlfriend, Lisa, and also his best friend, Mark. Lisa has been cheating on Johnny with Mark and Johnny doesn't know! Will Johnny ever find out? Will Mark still be Johnny's best friend?

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Story:living room,  visitor,  denial,  vodka,  room,  male underwear,  desire,  revelation,  gift,  confession,  man with glasses,  bedroom,  drug use,  bathroom,  bed,  drink,  rain,  blood,  kiss

The Tournament (2009) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Action, Thriller

The Tournament (2009)

Every seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself carries the legendary million dollar a bullet price tag. This is why The Tournament (2009) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:farm,  hotel,  church
Characters:alcoholic
Story:hotel room,  woman wearing a g string,  close up of eyes,  cigarette lighter,  strong female character,  confession,  no opening credits,  apology,  woman,  f word,  stripper,  alcohol,  prayer,  bathroom,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  blood

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Short Cuts (1993)
Comedy, Drama

Short Cuts (1993)

While helicopters overhead spray against a Medfly infestation a group of Los Angeles lives intersect, some casually, some to more lasting effect. Whilst they go out to concerts and jazz clubs and even have their pools cleaned, they also lie, drink, and cheat. Death itself seems never to be far away, even on a fishing trip. (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:hospital
Story:grandfather grandson relationship,  concussion,  budweiser,  pilot,  drug use,  marijuana,  beer,  vomiting,  drink,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  blood

Elizabethtown (2005)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Elizabethtown (2005)

After causing a loss of almost one billion dollars in his company, the shoe designer Drew Baylor decides to commit suicide. However, in the exact moment of his act of despair, he receives a phone call from his sister telling him that his beloved father had just died in Elizabethtown, and he should bring him back since his mother had problem with the relatives of his father. He travels in an empty red eye flight and meets the attendant Claire Colburn, who changes his view and perspective of life. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:airport,  hotel,  church
Story:flight attendant,  flight,  hotel room,  grandfather grandson relationship,  alcohol,  bathroom,  vomiting,  drink,  airplane,  rain,  title spoken by character,  father son relationship,  one word title,  kiss,  blood

The Spectacular Now (2013)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Sutter Keely lives in the now. It's a good place for him. A high school senior, charming and self-possessed, he's the life of the party, loves his job at a men's clothing store, and has no plans for the future. A budding alcoholic, he's never far from his supersized, whiskey-fortified thirst-master cup. But after being dumped by his girlfriend, Sutter gets drunk and wakes up on a lawn with Aimee Finecky hovering over him. She's different: the "nice girl" who reads science fiction and doesn't have a boyfriend. While Aimee has dreams of a future, Sutter lives in the impressive delusion of a spectacular now, yet somehow, they're drawn together. (Read More)

Themes:alcoholism,  drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:hospital
Characters:alcoholic
Story:drinking on the job,  college application,  hangover,  pride,  apology,  f word,  alcohol,  beer,  drink,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  bare chested male,  kiss

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Atomic Blonde (2017) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Atomic Blonde (2017)

The crown jewel of Her Majesty's Secret Intelligence Service, Agent Lorraine Broughton (Theron) is equal parts spycraft, sensuality and savagery, willing to deploy any of her skills to stay alive on her impossible mission. Sent alone into Berlin to deliver a priceless dossier out of the destabilized city, she partners with embedded station chief David Percival (James McAvoy) to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness
Locations:elevator,  airport,  hotel
Story:hotel room,  vodka,  blood on face,  cigarette lighter,  revelation,  profanity,  danger,  binoculars,  man with glasses,  woman,  f word,  bed,  beer,  airplane,  cigarette smoking,  bare chested male,  blood

Parenthood (1989)
Comedy, Drama

Parenthood (1989)

The story of the Buckman family and friends, attempting to bring up their children. They suffer/enjoy all the events that occur: estranged relatives, the "black sheep" of the family, the eccentrics, the skeletons in the closet, and the rebellious teenagers. This is why Parenthood (1989) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012). (Read More)

Mood:affection
Story:living room,  grandfather grandson relationship,  car driving,  grandfather,  bedroom,  bed,  vomiting,  car,  father son relationship,  one word title,  masturbation,  kiss

Secretary (2002)
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Secretary (2002)

An emotionally fragile woman recently released from a mental hospital for self mutilation goes to school to gain secretarial skills to gain employment. She has an alcoholic father and a co-dependent mother who are clueless as to who she really is which a tormented soul who really wants to find something with which she can find success. She is a great secretary and finds a job with a unique, old fashioned, but off center in charge boss with a somewhat sadistic sexual proclivity. She grows and evolves and so does he. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Mood:affection
Locations:hospital
Characters:alcoholic,  lawyer
Story:alcoholic father,  desire,  woman,  alcohol,  drink,  rain,  title spoken by character,  cigarette smoking,  father son relationship,  one word title,  masturbation,  kiss,  nudity

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Sid And Nancy (1986)
Biography, Drama, Music, Romance

Sid And Nancy (1986)

Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. When the Sex Pistols break up after their fateful US tour, Vicious attempts a solo career while in the grip of heroin addiction. One morning, Nancy is found stabbed to death and Sid is arrested for her murder. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:hotel,  hospital
Story:heroin addiction,  heroin addict,  shooting up,  heroin,  drug use,  stripper,  beer,  vomiting,  cigarette smoking,  kiss,  nudity,  blood

Abre Los Ojos (1997) is one of the best movies like Flight (2012)
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi, Thriller

Abre Los Ojos (1997)

A once handsome playboy, Cesar finds himself in a mental facility and he can't remember why. All he can remember is meeting the love of his life for one day, and then getting into a car accident which left his face horribly disfigured. But the pain of becoming physically undesirable may help him to find the truth. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:church
Characters:lawyer
Story:self pity,  coca cola,  cartoon on tv,  syringe,  vomiting,  drink,  car,  prison,  father son relationship,  kiss,  nudity,  blood

Gegen Die Wand (2004)
Drama, Romance

Gegen Die Wand (2004)

In 'Gegen die Wand' Cahit, a 40-something male from Mersin in Turkey has removed everything Turkish from his life. He has become an alcoholic drug addict and at the start of the movie wants to end it all. Sibel a 20-something female from Hamburg wishes to please her Turkish parents yet yearns for freedom. She has had her nose broken by her brother for being seen holding hands with a boy and yet she can not break her mother's heart and run away. She too attempts suicide and she first approaches Cahit there at the Hospital. Sibel asks Cahit to marry her, as she believes this to be the way out of her parent's house. She promises Cahit that their relationship will be like roommates, not like a married couple. The film follows Sibel and Cahit as they get married, become closer and eventually fall in love. (Read More)

Themes:drunkenness,  drinking
Locations:airport,  hotel,  hospital
Characters:alcoholic
Story:sexual desire,  snorting cocaine,  car,  drunk driving,  drunken man,  hangover,  apology,  cocaine,  woman,  drug use,  beer,  drink,  airplane,  prison,  cigarette smoking,  kiss,  blood

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