Clean and Sober
Clean and Sober (1988)

The directorial debut of Glenn Gordon Caron, the creator of the television series Moonlighting (1985-89), this intense, gritty drama was received as one of the best-ever cinematic treatments of substance abuse. Michael Keaton stars as Daryl… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 10, 1988
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An intense drama about substance abuse that turns out all too predictable, but is nevertheless powerful.

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Scott Weinberg

Keaton's performance (just barely) lifts the movie from its formula stupor.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The film journey into the heart of darkness is tourist class all the way.

Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

It would take at least 6 stiff drinks to make this film entertaining.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
At first I thought this movie was going to be another boring drama. I was wrong. This was a good movie. You can't say that Keaton doesn't have… More
Barry Lappin
Brilliant and sobering film.
Joseph Eastmond
Great acting couldn't make me enjoy any more than I did.
Lee Kyle
I think i have mentioned this in another review at some point that I love when comedic actors change it up for a movie or two and show off their serious side… More