20 Drunkest Movie Drunks

The Days Of Wine And Roses (1962)

The Movie Drinker: Joe Clay (Jack Lemmon)

How Drunk? So drunk that even when he’s wasted, he just wants more. Hence a scene in which Joe roots around in his father-in-law’s greenhouse for more swill-worthy stuffs.

Convincing? Lemmon’s never better, subtly layering his performance with tangible spikes of tragedy. Heart-breaking.

Next Day Regrets: Loads of them, undoubtedly. It’s pretty much the reason he’s drinking to begin with.

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