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Summary J.R. (Tye Sheridan) is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie (Ben Affleck), is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother (Lily Rabe) struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave t...

The Tender Bar
Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 40 Critic Reviews
53
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 52 User Ratings
5.7
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Summary J.R. (Tye Sheridan) is a fatherless boy growing up in the glow of a bar where the bartender, his Uncle Charlie (Ben Affleck), is the sharpest and most colorful of an assortment of quirky and demonstrative father figures. As the boy’s determined mother (Lily Rabe) struggles to provide her son with opportunities denied to her — and leave t...

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 40 Critic Reviews
53
30% Positive
12 Reviews
63% Mixed
25 Reviews
8% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 40 Critic Reviews
53
30% Positive
12 Reviews
63% Mixed
25 Reviews
8% Negative
3 Reviews

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5.7
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19 Ratings
50% Mixed
26 Ratings
13% Negative
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Mixed or Average Based on 52 User Ratings
5.7
37% Positive
19 Ratings
50% Mixed
26 Ratings
13% Negative
7 Ratings

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Production Company Amazon Studios, Big Indie Pictures, Double Hope Films, Grand Illusion Films, Smokehouse Pictures
Release Date Dec 17, 2021
Duration 1 h 46 m
Rating R
Tagline Publishing is heading towards memoir
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
San Diego Film Critics Society Awards
2 Nominations
Casting Society of America, USA
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination