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An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting brings together a disparate group of people struggling with addiction to drugs and liquor in this film based on Gary Lennon's play "Blackout." Jim (Richard Lewis) is in a bad mood as he sits in on an AA meeting in the basement of a church in New York City; he's prodded into speaking in front of the group for the first time in seven months, and he confesses that he desperately wants to get drunk. Three years before, Jim gave up a decade of dependence on booze and heroin for the sake of his wife, who has just died unexpectedly of an aneurysm, and… More

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"Drunks succeeds in presenting a fictional AA meeting and getting across the idea that alcoholics come from all walks of life..."
‑ Daniel M. Kimmel, Variety
"Reveals the spiritual underpinnings of AA and the service it provides to those on the path to recovery."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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