It's 10 p.m. on St. Patrick's Day, and you still have no plans. Your "friends" all went downtown to bars, but you can't go because your fake was confiscated at a party a couple weeks ago, and you weren't willing to pay the bouncer $50 to get it back. We've all been there.
Luckily, Blockbuster doesn't have a strict 21+ policy. And why have a bar scene of your own when you can live vicariously through a movie? Which is more real anyway? So in honor of you, oh lonesome antisocialite, we've made a short list of films that feature a good bar scene or two. Release your grudge against that dickhead bouncer, watch one of these films and get drunk alone. Surely none of you have seen these movies...
Good Will Hunting (1997)
How 'bout dem apples? The bar scene in this movie proves that when you're trying to pick up chicks, looks are trivial if you've got a profound understanding of Southern colonial economic systems. Studies show that, since 1997, history majors have gotten some serious ass.
The Boondock Saints (2000)
The bar scene in this genius of a movie features two smokin' Irish men, an old bartender with Tourette's syndrome and the most kick-ass fight sequence with Russian mobsters. To makes this scene even better, Doc says the infamous line: "Why donchya make like a tree and get the fock outta here." Aye, laddy.
There are a couple of scenes in this movie where Antonio Banderas walks into a bar in Mexico and kills every single person. Everyone. The Spring Breakers in the bar were caught by surprise. Well, that's making an assumption, because they were too dead to comment.
Coyote Ugly (2000)
This entire movie was a bar scene and had an obvious checklist of every guy's fantasy: Vast amounts of alcohol? Check. Scantily clad women soaked in sweat? Check. Suggestive lesbian bootydancing on top of the bar? Most definitely check. Ha, sounds like every fucking sorority party I've been to.
When some guy tells Joe Pesci to "go get your fuckin' shinebox," it's fairly well-understood that that character will die quickly and brutally. There's nothing more tense, or entertaining, for that matter, than watching Pesci get pissed off in a bar.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
After slamming down what appears to be dozens of shots, Karen Allen's character, no doubt shitfaced, defeats her drinking contest opponent. Minutes later, Indiana Jones shows up and she's suddenly sober enough to a) carry on a coherent conversation and b) close her bar for the night. Learn from this woman.