Barfly

(1987)

Overview

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.

  1. Charles Bukowski

    Screenplay

  2. Barbet Schroeder

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Mickey Rourke

    Mickey Rourke

    Henry Chinaski

  2. Faye Dunaway

    Faye Dunaway

    Wanda Wilcox

  3. Alice Krige

    Alice Krige

    Tully Sorenson

  4. Jack Nance

    Jack Nance

    Detective

  5. J.C. Quinn

    J.C. Quinn

    Jim

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Status Released

Release Information

  • September 2, 1987
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget $3,000,000.00

Revenue $3,221,568.00

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