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Drink to this: 5 drunk Netflix films to boost your spirits

on 07/05/15 at 6:18 pm

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web_lebowski_white-russian.jpegWhile we’d never dis the scenic Eden Bar at the Enzian, there’s something extra appealing about the numbness that can be achieved at home on the couch watching a movie that’s drinking for the same reasons you are. Whether it’s a nip for courage, a sip to celebrate or just a shit-faced rip, Netflix (which knows a thing or two about bingeing) pairs well with any spirits you’re in. Here are five drinking movies streaming now that are worth raising a glass to.

The Big Lebowski

The slurring cult stoner hero portrayed by Jeff Bridges rarely lets his White Russian leave his hand (although it frequently sloshes on the floor and sticks to his facial fur, a most uncouth milk mustache). Drinking too much is only a problem if you acknowledge that problems exist, right?

The Legend of Drunken Master

Watch Jackie Chan double-fist whatever drink he can get his kung-fu quick hands on in a classic action-comedy that turns drunk stumbling into a martial art. While the fighting style (Zui quan or “drunken boxing”) is real, Chan’s literal chugging adds comedy and teases fellow lushes by exemplifying the mythical strength every drinker hopes to find at the bottom of the bottle.