A bouncer (also known as a doorman, door supervisor or cooler) is an informal term for a type of security guard employed at venues such as bars, nightclubs or concerts to provide security, check legal age, or to refuse entry for intoxication, aggressive behavior, or lack of attractiveness. Bouncers are often required where crowd size, clientele or alcohol consumption may make arguments or fights commonplace.

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  • Mel

    All this did was make me dislike bouncers more than I already did… 

  • Be like Sun Tzu

    Did this myself on and off for a long time, along with tending bar.  Worked in some rough places, but I’ve never once been stabbed, shot, or even broken a bone.  When I was fit I weighed in at 165-170 lb. max, and that’s small for that line of work.  Used to make fun of these kind of meathead/juice-monkey bouncers all the time, because there’s no point in working so hard for so little.  Gotta be smart when you’re working with idiots.

  • Quantum physics

    All these bouncers are a low life bunch of losers who couldn’t put 2 and 2 together. Their behavior and attitude indicates serious insecurity issues. Seriously, who says “I live to fight or I like to beat up people”? I think I stopped acting like this in grade 6. This clearly shows their level of maturity. Sad, sad people who will never succeed in life in terms of their career.

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  • Ronniek24

    haha wow these bouncers are epic douch bags.. except the old british guy he seems more fair.. but the other bouncers are jus little children trapped in a old mans body

  • bone thugs 4 life

    wow good job bouncers.. just a bunch of uneducated bone heads with all muscle and no brains.. ur mums must be very proud of you guys… if u really like the hard criminal shit, y dont u guys become police officers or sumfin? oh yeh i forgot.. that requires brains.. so i guess that puts you guys shit out of luck… enjoy pushing for $100 dollars a night… tools!

    • Dancingumbrella

      What makes you think being a cop takes brains? Have you read any of the Occupy Movement stories?

      • dib

        His point is: it’s better to be a policeman than acting tough braindead worthless piece of shit in society.

  • John

    I boxed in University and then the military and I can tell you the “Boxer” – of the two twin brothers has no concept of what he is doing, his right hand is below his jaw line which leaves him open to a hook, he has no foot work and does not bend at the knee this man would get destroyed by any amateur boxer with 3 months training …he himself says he like to use weapons I have known several good and hard doormen most of these guys in this documentary are just sad bullies.

  • reason for not going to bars or nightclubs.

  • vancity g

    I think that someones got to tell these guys how easy it is to kill someone with a single punch to the head. They won’t feel so tough when they are going to prison for the rest of their lives. I think all entertainment security should to be certified and trained in both low impact restraint techniques and first aid. Plus with all the “tips” and bribes, those guys do a lot better then 100 per night in NYC.

    Lenny Mclean’s(The Guv’nor) story is epic, and Black Prince’s was really good too.

  • Brandos

    why am i watching this?

  • Natural1

    They’re (most of them), bouncers because they enjoy beating people up. Never one on one though, because then they might get hit in the face.

  • James

    R.I.P Lenny Mclean a true gentlemen… You make those yanks look like a bunch of strings 

  • Cara Schmeichel

    Denise, thanks for your comment. We are looking forward to expanding beyond DC. However, this program is being funded through a combination of donations from our WABA members and the leveraging of grants from DDOT for work in the District. To date, Prince George’s County has not provided financial support for such a project, and we cannot sustain such a program without the cooperation and contribution of the beneficiary jurisdiction. But I agree with you that Cheverly is an excellent candidate for expansion if we are able to find the necessary resources.

  • castor

    holly retarded monkeys batman!!!

  • Lenny

    Lenny would have smashed any of the other guys on here…

  • Name

    This is why I go to underground parties where the people themselves keep the peace and not some asshole who enjoys beating people up.