Though he does run a Baltimore bar, Butchie’s chief interests lie in running interference for Omar, not pouring people drinks. Still, it’s pretty damn impressive that he manages the whole operation without being able to see the bottles. And of course, any friend of Omar’s is a friend of ours.
The Big Lebowski
Makes a great White Russian. Keeps the bar stocked with good sarsaparilla. Sometimes, there’s a man...
The first time Bond orders his signature martini onscreen, it’s not at a bar. It’s in the skies, because dude’s not introducing any catchphrases until he’s cruising on a private jet. The stewardess who serves him doesn’t say much, but she still manages to set a cultural juggernaut in motion by merely mixing the drink offscreen. A drink that’s a total faux pas, but that’s beside the point.
11. Brian Flanagan
Flair bartending isn’t really a thing nowadays, but ask anyone to name five fictional bartenders, and Tom Cruise will always come up. The waitresses love him, the trendy club owners love him, and the island cougars definitely love him. In retrospect, Brian needs everyone’s approval just a little too much, but since he’s desperate for your respect, he’ll make sure you’re taken care of.