Most Rated Movies and TV Shows With Charles Bukowski
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2. Factotum (2005)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.
Votes: 13,484 | Gross: $0.81M
4. Tales of Ordinary Madness (1981)
101 min | Drama
Poet/lecturer Charles Serking awakens from his alcoholic haze long enough to take a bus back to L.A. and plunge into an orgy of drink and sexual depravity.
5. Crazy Love (1987)
90 min | Drama
Three 'Bukowskian' torrid nights in the life of a man in search of love. Harry, 12, is young and naive. Love, for him, is romantic love between princes and princesses demurely kissing each ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,028 | Gross: $0.12M
6. Somebody to Love (1994)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama
Mercedes is a taxi dancer who wants to be an actress. She's involved with the married Harry, who considers himself a respected actor. Ernesto is in love with Mercedes, but he doesn't dance or have money.
8. Lune froide (1991)
92 min | Drama
Simon and Dede are best friends: two aimless drunks who spend their days getting sloshed and any other available time getting laid. Simon is living on unemployment benefits in a trailer ... See full summary »
13. Bukowski at Bellevue (1995)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography
Charles packed his overnight bag, locked the door of his tumbledown East Hollywood apartment behind him, and took his first plane ride to the state of Washington to read at Bellevue Community College.
Star: Charles Bukowski
14. Poetry in Motion (1982)
Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary
More than 20 contemporary North American poets recite, sing, and perform their work. Several also comment. Early in the film, Charles Bukowski talks about the energy of poets and of a poem.... See full summary »
17. Horseshoe (1998)
10 min | Short, Drama
An elderly man has his dental appointment confirmed, he walks there from a group of tall apartment blocks, has a mould made of his teeth, it is rejected and another made. That's it. Filmed ... See full summary »
18. The Best Hotel on Skid Row (1990 TV Movie)
48 min | Documentary
America Undercover goes to the Madison Hotel in the skid-row section of downtown Los Angeles and talks to some of the desperate people living there. It talks to a prostitute and heroin ... See full summary »
21. Breakfast with Bukowski (2011)
4 min | Animation, Short, Drama
'Breakfast With Bukowski' is a humorous telling of writer's block. 'Henry' leaves his flop-house apartment and goes to the horse track, in search of inspiration. There he wins a race, then ... See full summary »
23. The Killers (1984)
Not Rated | 60 min | Crime, Drama
A former insurance man and a thief get together and plan to rob a house. However, things don't go as planned, and they wind up getting involved in rape and murder.
26. My Old Man (2004)
7 min | Short, Drama
A boozy writer hammers away on his Underwood, recalling a childhood in which his abusive father kicked him out of the house for writing short stories. Based on the poem by Charles Bukowski.
28. Dr Nazi (2011)
15 min | Short, Drama
Charles Chinaski is a guy with many problems and feels responsible for most of them: women, alcohol, his hostility towards groups of people. One day he decides to consult the first doctor he comes across.
30. The Last Straw (2008 Video)
74 min | Documentary
This film is a live reading by beat-era poet Charles Bukowski. His readings were legendary for their riotous interactions between him and the audience. This was his very last reading, even though he lived and wrote for another 14 years.
33. The Blanket (1994)
Things have not been going well lately for Hank, a reclusive alcoholic who believes his brown blanket is trying to do him in. After narrowly escaping death at the hands of the blanket, Hank... See full summary »
35. Vessel (IV) (2015)
13 min | Short, Drama, Thriller
Sidney, 6, is woken from sleep to go on a series of mishap adventures with Jane. The night lights up with wild moments, and as Jane's instabilities unravel, their journey grows more and ... See full summary »
36. Sitting on a Fire Escape Eating Eggs (2015)
5 min | Short, Comedy
While sitting on a fire escape eating eggs, a drunkard watches a human body fall past him impacting on the sidewalk below. He runs to tell his girlfriend only to find that she does not believe his tale.
37. Apporte-moi ton amour (2002)
11 min | Drama, Short
It's a story of doubts, lies, a love story too. A man visits his wife, interned in a psychiatric hospital. She blames him for being the cause of his illness, lying to him, manipulating her,... See full summary »
43. Sve Zene Se Zovu Kiki (1991)
30 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Plot is about a man who's been in his apartment ever since his wife left him. Evening after evening he's getting drunk and calls a hot line girl called Kiki.
44. Nice Guy Blues (2007)
Unrated | 12 min | Short, Action, Comedy
Illegal gambling enforcers, Chas and Charlie are on a mission to do the wrong thing to the right guy; but when Charlie's conscience kicks in, Chas cuts loose on the crazy.
47. The Strangest Thing Just Happened (2015)
Based upon a true event in the life of Charles Bukowski. The film tells the tale of how Bukowski (Barnes) is suffering from the worst hangover he ever had, during this time a human body ... See full summary »
50. Nedgång och Fall (2009)
15 min | Short, Thriller
After we've seen war-footage come raining upon us at ferocious speed, the image suddenly shifts into an desolated bar, showing the same footage on an bar-TV, whilst an bartender unknowingly... See full summary »