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Pinball in movies or TV shows? Name a game you have seen in the background?

By Jackontherocks

11 years ago


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Post #9 Van Wilder (2002) Posted by dmacy (11 years ago)

Post #22 What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993) Posted by kwiKimart (11 years ago)

Post #34 ABCNews Damon Lindelof Interview Posted by gweempose (11 years ago)

Post #38 Bad Santa (2003) Posted by davewtf (11 years ago)

Post #40 Eastbound and Down S?? E?? Posted by pzy (11 years ago)

Post #52 Big Daddy (1999) Posted by gweempose (11 years ago)

Post #58 Goodfellas (1990) Posted by Wise_Guy (11 years ago)

Post #60 Wire, The S01 E?? Posted by jahbarron (11 years ago)

Post #65 Miami Vice, S01 E04 Posted by vulture (11 years ago)

Post #70 Crow, The (1994) Posted by poopdotcom (11 years ago)


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#1 11 years ago

This topic may have been started in the past but let's go after it again. I am watching Superman IV: The Quest for Peace and just noticed a pinball game in Lex Luther's room in the background about half way through the movie. Could not tell but maybe Firepower? Another one recently is the commercial for Pizza Hut talking about a man cave where there are two games in the distance background. Not sure which one maybe Dr. Earnhart Jr. or Nascar.

#2 11 years ago

Wife just had me,, I d one on general hospital was totem it's. in a bar scene

#3 11 years ago

big game (i think) in donnie brasco, in the bar where they always meet.

#4 11 years ago

See also a compiled list that can be found online.
Search for: Pinball in the movies

#5 11 years ago

Too many to count.

#6 11 years ago

The movie BIG with Tom Hanks he has a Pinbot brought to his house,
Never even gave a thought until I saw it again last month lol

#7 11 years ago

Grown ups in the restraunt scene there is a black knight

#9 11 years ago

Found a FH watching a Married with Children episode. The game was off but a college kid was playing it???

And HS2 in Van Wilder:

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#10 11 years ago

There is a whole arcade in Rocky 3.

#11 11 years ago

RFM = Lost when they go into the future.

#12 11 years ago

can't id both of these. one on the right is bk??

#13 11 years ago
Quoted from coz6:

Lost when they go into the future.

I've got to find this. Are you talking the flash forwards or the sideways flashes? I'm a bit of a Lostie and never noticed a pin before.

Edit: Pics aren't linking, added link if anyone cares to see actual LOST props.

http://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/ot-finally-have-enough-room-to-display-my-lost-props

#14 11 years ago

In the latest War of the Worlds flick I saw what may be part of a Captain Fantastic cabinet in the home where Tom Cruises character lived. He also drove a '68 Mustang Fastback. What a Maverick

#15 11 years ago

Star Trek in Pawn Stars, Les's office.

#16 11 years ago

No flash first capture in the game room. When they flash back the RFM is replaced with a Cyclone I think. Then at one point they are sitting next to each other.

#17 11 years ago

There was a Nip-It in Arnold's on Happy Days.
On House M.D., house had a some Bingo or pinball play-field resting on a dresser in his apartment.

#18 11 years ago

Heat Wave in the background of "The Thing"
Space Station in the background of "Big Daddy" in Sunny's apartment
There are quite a few in the movie "Adventure Land" most EMS, I remember Gorgar was in it though.

Those are the only two that I can think of at the moment...

#19 11 years ago

There was the one in beer fest. I dunno what is was tho

#20 11 years ago

boogie nights had a few. What where they dunno

#21 11 years ago

There's a pinbot in entourage first seadn , another next to it?

Role models, the kiss machine makes a pretty big appearance.

Walking dead, a wpt, maybe another?

Just saw in rookie of the year ( in passing, I swear) they ask some women at a club to get out of the way so they can play rollergames, kind of a funny scene.

#22 11 years ago

There was a Fire in What's Eating Gilbert Grape. There was a recent episode of the Mentalist that had a BK2K and a Diner.

#23 11 years ago

I've seen an adult-oriented movie, acted out on an F-14.

Not sure how to post that without being creepy, so there it is.

#24 11 years ago

Dan Patrick Show has a Dale Jr and NBA (Stern) in the background. See the commercials all the time on FS Wisconsin during Brewer games.

#25 11 years ago

In the 1991 film "The Hard Way" starring MJ Fox and J Woods, Fox's character Nick Lang has a lineup in his mansion. Someone help me out with the other titles , but one is Miami Heat if I recall correctly.

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#26 11 years ago

On an Atlanta Braves special, Tim Hudson gives a tour of his home. He has a Big Buck Hunter in his game room.

#27 11 years ago
Quoted from davewtf:

can't id both of these. one on the right is bk??
» YouTube video

That's the commercial I was referring to which made me start this.

#28 11 years ago

I know there is a few in the old comedy movie "Loverboy" where Mean Gean gets mad at him for messy around with his girlfriend. Also in Jennifer's Body staring Megan Fox I believe during the bar scene where there watching the band her friend is playing the game Fire in the background.

#29 11 years ago

In Major League 2 Ricky Vaughn (Charlie Sheen) has a Judge Dredd in his apartment.

#30 11 years ago

Dazed and Confused! It's a great movie about nothing with an awesome soundtrack. Kwiki posted the "Emporium" scene in another thread showing a ton of 70's EMs being played. Classic!

#31 11 years ago

There are a couple in the bar on My Name is Earl, not sure what the titles were.

#32 11 years ago

2012 superbowl Toyota commercial at 26 seconds in (4 pins: WW, FH, and some other I didn't recognize):

Post edited by Nutty_50 : Added pins I know in the commercial

#33 11 years ago

I saw a pin in the opening episode of Person Of Interest. (bar scene)

#34 11 years ago

I'm a bit of a Lostie ...

Thn you will be really happy to learn that Damon Lindelof has a TZ in his office. I started a thread about it about a while back ...

http://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/tz-on-2020-tonight

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#35 11 years ago

Xmen First Class - Fun Land

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#37 11 years ago
Quoted from spfxted:

I saw a pin in the opening episode of Person Of Interest.

How is that show? I have all of the first season on my TiVo, but I haven't watched it yet.

#38 11 years ago

Getaway funhouse whitewater something else.

Nsfw? Language.

#40 11 years ago

Here's a Riverboat Gambler and Slugfest from Eastbound and Down

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#41 11 years ago

Saw a BlackKnight 2000 on an episode of Roswell at a new year's college party

#42 11 years ago