13 Annoyingly Ubiquitous Foods and Drinks, And The Movies And Celebrities We Have To Thank For Them

There’s a cocktail called the Murricane and, yes, Bill Murray apparently drank it.
13 Annoyingly Ubiquitous Foods and Drinks, And The Movies And Celebrities We Have To Thank For Them

Ah, the power of the movies! We’ve all seen how a movie can make something famous, whether it’s a fashion trend, a catchphrase, or a food or drink. In this list, we’ll take a look at some of the most iconic movie-inspired drinks and snacks that have become popular over the years. 

From classic films like The Big Lebowski and Ghostbusters to modern hits like The Avengers and Twilight, these drinks and snacks have become part of our culture. They’ve been featured in movies, TV shows, and even video games.

From The Dude’s White Russian to the Sully cocktail, from Popeye’s spinach to the Ghostbusters’ Murricane, and from the Cosmopolitan to Wensleydale cheese, these are the drinks and dishes that were made famous (or created in the first place) by movies, TV shows, and celebs. So grab your favorite beverage and/or food, sit back, and enjoy this list of movie-inspired drinks and snacks. 

Vesper Martini: shaken, not stirred.

CASINO ROYALE Vesper Martini The James Bond movie Casino Royale made the Vesper Martini famous. It's a combination of Gordon's Gin, vodka, Lillet Blanc, and a splash of Angostura Bitters. CRACKED

MGM, Columbia Pictures, Eon Productions

Bond Lifestyle

Bourbon, watermelon, elderflower: the 'Ghostbusters' cocktail.

STANT GHOSTBUSTERS Murricane Ghostbusters made the Murricane cocktail popular. It's a mix of bourbon, watermelon, and elderflower, and Dan Aykroyd supposedly gave it the nickname when he served it to Bill Murray. CRACKED

Columbia Pictures

The New York Times

‘Sex and the City’s signature drink.

SEX AND THE CITY The Cosmopolitan The Cosmopolitan cocktail became famous after it was featured in Sex and the City, which ran from 1998 to 2004 (feeling old? We are). It was a favorite of the show's characters, and has basically become linked to them ever since. CRACKED



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