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Summary: World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MY

Summary: Scrappy, stubborn and strong, the Gallaghers are tested by changing times, but Season Six finds them older, wiser, and better at playing the system. Used to their natural state of chaos, the Gallaghers are as surprised as anyone at how life is turning out for them. But as they come into their own and find out who they really are is it really possible that they could grow apart for good?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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Summary: Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Wh

Summary: This contemporary drama is about romance between two imperfect, alcoholic, resentful ordinary people, neighbors in the suburbs, adults with enough money to support themselves in the discontent to which they have become accustomed. Terry Wolfmeyer, suburban Detroit mother of four girls, is suddenly abandoned by her husband, and sinks into depression and subsists on a steady diet of vodka tonics....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD U

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD UPS

Summary: Season five finds the Gallaghers dealing with both the upside and downside of personal and urban renewal as Frank, Fiona, Lip and their family and friends band together to fight the invading hipster hordes and real estate speculators in their beloved South Side. But, as the neighborhood changes, the Gallaghers begin to reconcile their chaotic past in the hopes of building a better future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Summary: Critically acclaimed alcoholic actress Thea Barfoed has gone through turmoil, resulting in a divorce and the loss of custody of her two boys. Eager to break with the past, regain control over her life, and get her children back, she uses charm and manipulation to persuade her ex-husband, Christian, that she is able to take back the mantle of motherhood. But ironically, she has not completely...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN APP

Summary: A fading star meets an aspiring actress, falls in love with and marries her. Her career skyrockets, while his continues to fade with tragic results.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: VCI Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STA

Summary: In recovery and living with his mother, Norval decides to visit his estranged father after receiving a letter from the man he barely knows. He finds out that not only is his dad a deadbeat, but reprecussions from a shady past are bearing down on him while Norval battles demons both real and imagined.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Horror DVDs, Call number: DVD HORROR COM

Summary: An alcoholic novelist meets a widowed hairdresser. He begins to wonder if she murdered her former husbands and if he'll be next.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Anchor Bay Entertainment 2001

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN FOU

Summary: An estranged teenage girl returns to her family home only to discover she has an unexpected roommate; her late mother's lover, a boozy academic who's slowly drinking himself to death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2005

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LOV

Summary: Lola Delaney is a vulgar, dumpy, less-than-bright "shotgun bride" who is married to recovering alcoholic Doc Delaney. Their unhappy marriage is made even more unhappy when a sexy stranger, Marie, rents a room from Lola. Lola is a tiresome creature who never stops talking, especially about the "imminent" return of her runaway dog Sheba. Doc is having enough trouble staying from the bottle and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount 2004

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COM

Summary: The Gallaghers have always scraped by, but Season Seven finds them finally getting a leg up. When Frank awakens from a coma to learn that his family tossed him in the river, he declares war, Gallagher vs. Gallagher.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Summary: The tenth season picks up six months after last season's finale: Frank uses his leg injury to collect as many prescription drugs as possible and his exploits lead him to an old friend.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Dern, Bruce

Summary: An estranged son and his alcoholic father travel from Montana to Nebraska to claim a million dollar sweepstakes prize.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Video 2014

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3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NEB

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE NEB

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NEB RATED R

Summary: Frank comes out of a drug-induced haze and decides it's finally time to be a contributing member of society. Fiona faces hard decisions when she discovers her success as a landlord may mean someone else's misfortune. Lip struggles with staying sober, while Ian takes up a cause in hopes of getting back with Trevor. Debbie builds her future at welding school while juggling life as a single...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment 2018

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV SHA

Summary: Rachel is unemployed and devastated by a recent divorce. She fills her time with drinking, riding the commuter train, and fantasizing about a seemingly perfect couple the train passes by every day. Then one morning, Rachel sees something shocking that unravels her and entangles her in an unfolding mystery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2017

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GIR

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GIR RATED R

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GIR

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3 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER GIR

Summary: A would-be writer's dissatisfaction with his life leads him on a three-day binge. This film gives an uncompromising look at the devestating effects of alcoholism.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2000

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Summary: Two people meet in Las Vegas and form a bond based on unconditional acceptance and mutual respect that will change each of them forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 1998

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LEA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Leaving 1998

Summary: As a band singer is discovered and guided to heights of show-business success by an alcoholic ex-matinee idol, she performs one superb song after another in a production that exhilarates with its craft and style even as its story moves toward a heartbreaking finale.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2010

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Star 2010

Phoenix, Joaquin

Summary: The nationally known cartoonist who was paralyzed in an auto accident at twenty-one reveals the tragic, inspiring, and sometimes hilarious life behind his uniquely irreverent brand of humor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Lions Gate 2018

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY DON

Guilbert, Jean-Claude

Summary: Teenaged Mouchette finds solace in nature and routine as she takes care of her baby brother while her mother lies dying and her alcoholic father is absent.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Redeye Distribution 2020

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MOU

Summary: Arlen Faber is the reclusive author of 'Me and God,' a book that has redefined spirituality for an entire generation and has been translated into over 100 languages. On the eve of the 20th anniversary of his still wildly popular book, Arlen is still sought after as the man who has all the answers. His life collides with Elizabeth, a single mom raising her seven-year-old son, and Kris, a young...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ANS

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Answer 2009

Summary: A has-been movie director (Mel Brooks) intends to make a comeback by making a silent movie, and in the process, save his film studio from a takeover by a New York-based conglomerate.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SIL

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Silent 2006

Summary: "Baseball all-star Cory Brand knows what it takes to win in the big leagues. But off the field, with memories of his past haunting him, his life is spiraling out of control. With an unexpected second chance, Cory finds himself on a powerful journey of transformation and redemption. Based on thousands of true stories, Home Run is a powerful reminder that with God, it's never too late . . ....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Distribted by] Millennium Entertainment 2013

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD HOM

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