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Barfly (1987)

R
100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Based on the life of successful poet Charles Bukowski and his exploits in Hollywood during the 60s, 70s, and 80s.
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$3,000,000
Opening weekend
$45,900
Gross (US & Canada)
$3,221,568
Gross (World)
$3,221,568
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Oct 16, 1987 (United States)

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Faye Dunaway
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Sandy Martin
Janice Janice   See fewer
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Gloria LeRoy
Grandma Moses Grandma Moses   See fewer
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Joe Rice
Old Man in Bar Old Man in Bar   See fewer
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Julie 'Sunny' Pearson
Hooker in Bar Hooker in Bar   See fewer
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Donald L. Norden
Man in Alley Man in Alley   See fewer
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Zeke Manners
Roger (as Zeek Manners) Roger (as Zeek Manners)   See fewer
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Rik Colitti
Jack, The Window Washer Jack, The Window Washer   See fewer
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Michael Collins
Elbow Inn Bartender Elbow Inn Bartender   See fewer
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Ronald G. Joseph
Liquor Store Clerk (as Ron Joseph) Liquor Store Clerk (as Ron Joseph)   See fewer
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Damon Hines
Black Kid Black Kid   See fewer
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Lahmard J. Tate
Black Kid Black Kid   See fewer
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Gary Carlos Cervantes
Cop (as Carlos Cervantes) Cop (as Carlos Cervantes)   See fewer
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Vance Colvig Jr.
Alcoholic Man (as Vance Colvig) Alcoholic Man (as Vance Colvig)   See fewer
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Stacey Pickren
Lady Manager Lady Manager   See fewer
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Gary Cox
Lenny Lenny   See fewer
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Sandy Rose
Louie's Woman Louie's Woman   See fewer
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Madalyn Carol
Young Girl Hooker Young Girl Hooker   See fewer
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George Marshall Ruge
Loverbird Man Loverbird Man   See fewer
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Debby Lynn Ross
Loverbird Woman (as Debbie Lynn Ross) Loverbird Woman (as Debbie Lynn Ross)   See fewer
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Charles Bukowski
Bar Patron (uncredited) Bar Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 17,299 votes