The Tender Bar Movie: OTT Release Date, Plot and Cast


Batman Vs. Superman (2016) and Justice League (2017) fame Ben Affleck will soon be seen in a coming-of-age drama, The Tender Bar, helmed by the actor-filmmaker and the Oscar awardee George Clooney.

As it is a coming-of-age drama, it revolves around a boy who lost his father very early and now resides with his uncle and bonds with the patrons of a bar. It is based on the best-selling memoir of the same name of American novelist-journalist J.R. Moehringer.


The Tender Bar is produced by George himself, along with Grant Heslov and Ted Hope, under the banner of Amazon Studios and Smokehouse Pictures. The storyline of T.T.B. explores the life of J.R. Moehringer, his journey of becoming a writer, the struggles he and his mom faced,  the support of his uncle, and the patrons of the bar where his uncle worked as a bartender.

Star Cast of The Tender Bar

  • Ben Affleck in the role of uncle Charlie Moehringer.
  • Tye Sheridan is playing the protagonist J.R. Moehringer
  • Where young and future J.R.M. is being played by Daniel Ranieri and Ron Livingston, respectively.
  • Lily Rabe is playing Moehringer’s mom role Dorothy Moehringer
  • Christopher Lloyd in the part of J.M.R.’s grandfather
  • Max Martini is playing the Papa Moehringer, aka The Voice
  • Sondra James is in the role of Grandma Moehringer.
  • Michael Braun playing as Bobo
  • Matthew Delamater in the role of Joey D
  • Max Casella is Chief
  • Rhenzy Feliz is playing the character Wesley
  • Ivan Leung is playing Jimmy
  • Briana Middleton in the role of Sidney.

Theatrical & Over the Top (O.T.T.) Release Date

The shooting of The Tender Bar commenced on 22 February 2021 and completed on 14 April 2021; makers have announced that the rollout release of the film will happen on 17 December 2021 in selected theatres, and then it will be premiered for the global audience on 7 January 2022 on the giant digital platform Amazon Prime Video.


The trailer of The Tender Bar was released on 14 October this year on the digital platforms official YouTube channel; viewers are astonished to see so many academy awards winners in one frame.

On the technical parts: Martin Ruhe is the cinematographer, the editor is Tany M. Swerling, and Dara Taylor gives the music in The film.


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