How to Drink Cocktails like a Movie Star

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We watched a range of TV shows and movies to come up with our list of the seven top on-screen drinkers and their signature tipples. So turn on the TV and mix up some drinks-it's the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon. Cheers!

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How to Drink Cocktails like a Movie Star

  1. 1. James Bond, Vodka Martini and Vesper. No matter if it's original Bond Sean Connery or current leading man Daniel Craig, 007 always drinks with style. The Dude, played by Jeff Bridges, is mixing one up or sipping one. Even when he's manhandled into the back of a limo, he never spills a drop of his precious White Russian: "Careful man, Jon Hamm's Don Draper has enjoyed a variety of classic tipples, he loves the Old Fashioned the most. The historic combination of bitters, sugar, water and spirit is the definition of a cocktail. It's hard to picture Sarah Jessica Parker's character Carrie Bradshaw without a Martini glass in her hand. Throughout Sex and the City's six memorable seasons, Bradshaw and her group of friends sipped dozens of Cosmos across the five boroughs. The vodka, orange, lime and cranberry concoctions came to not only represent the show but also that entire era in New York. Sugar Kane Kowalczyc, Manhattan. In Some Like it Hot, Billy Wilder's classic slapstick cross-dressing comedy, one of the best scenes is when Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) mix up a Manhattan in a hot water bottle on a train. Nick and Nora Charles are two of our favorite on-screen imbibers. Aside from being top-notch detectives in The Thin Man movie series, they're self-proclaimed cocktail experts. When explaining how to properly shake a Martini, Nick says, "the important thing is the rhythm.

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