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1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Discomfited buddies Ronnie (Cameron Dye) and Dave (Kevin Geer), 30-somethings in New York City, are fed up with their lives. Ronnie has been a bartender for most of his life, while Dave is jaded by his day job. Borrowing money from anywhere they can, the two buy a bar in Manhattan. After a fast start, business slows considerably, despite their adding live music and a trained chef. As money flows down the drain, the aspiring bar owners realize just how much they actually have to lose.

Cast: Cameron Dye , Kevin Geer , Margaret Cho , Carlo Alban , Kym Austin , Nancy Ticotin , Greg Zittel , Gary Perez

Director: Walter Foote

Genres: Drama

The Tavern (1999)

Release Date: September 22nd, 2000|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • 63
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Won't change the world, but thanks to its casual intimacy, it was a risk worth taking. show more

  • 35
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    The narrative disjointedness is not at all relieved by confusing editing, an uncertain tone, and a dragging pace that makes the film a progressively dreary experience. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A worthwhile choice in a crowded marketplace. show more

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