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

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


By Jackontherocks

6 years ago



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#951 1 year ago

For years my brothers and I would quote the opening line in Mick Jagger's accent: "A'right... Let's do it." We still find that movie hilarious.

BTW: Lost World and Paragon make a very well-thought out pair.

#952 1 year ago
Quoted from TheLaw:

God what a pile of shit that movie was. Had a great trailer at the time, I was working at the movie theatre then, and we were pimped for it coming out. *Thud*

It even has a cool premise! Just horrible execution

#953 1 year ago

Wife spotted Rudy in the trailer for Insidious 2. Got her trained well. Lol

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#954 1 year ago

Bally's Space Time shows up in this episode.Then in the very same scene Nip it reappears.

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#955 1 year ago

Gottlieb's 1965 PARADISE in the 2010 Rolling Stones Documentary 'Stones in Exile' shot 1971 in France.

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#956 1 year ago

Beyond - Season 2. SS, FG and Taxi.

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#957 1 year ago

The wife watches "All in the Family" at bed time & saw Archie Bunker playing a Bally's Night Rider at Kelsey's Bar.

She now wants a Night Rider...

#958 1 year ago

Williams STARDUST in german TV-Show 'Musikladen' aired in January 1979.

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#959 1 year ago

Gottlieb's "300" in german movie TREFFER from 1983 with Guido Gagliardi and Dietmar Bär.

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#960 1 year ago

I have seen Pinbot twice recently.
In Tom Hanks 1988 movie - Big.

And in a drug commercial too.

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#961 1 year ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

For years my brothers and I would quote the opening line in Mick Jagger's accent: "A'right... Let's do it." We still find that movie hilarious.

Holy cow....I could have written this exact same post. My brother and I had to turn it off right after this scene, it was such a steaming pile of crap. But even after 20+ years I'll say "let's do it" in that stupid accent and he'll crack up.

#962 1 year ago

There is a pinball machine in one of the new Progressive Insurance commercials. There one where the man cave is slowly turning white. The machine is shown for a fraction of a second and then it turns white. What is the game?

#963 1 year ago
Quoted from konjurer:

There is a pinball machine in one of the new Progressive Insurance commercials. There one where the man cave is slowly turning white. The machine is shown for a fraction of a second and then it turns white. What is the game?

Black Knight 2000...but the backglass is changed. Somebody posted about it earlier in the thread. That game has been used in a few things.

#964 1 year ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Black Knight 2000...but the backglass is changed. Somebody posted about it earlier in the thread. That game has been used in a few things.

Good memory. I posted and pin was identified as a rebranded Black Knight.

#966 1 year ago

Everybody loves Raymond - "confronting the attacker"

Robert faces off with a young punk playing a Jack Bot pinball machine in a convenience store.

#967 1 year ago

The film White Lightning has a Gottlieb Rack-A-Ball being played on a porch.

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#968 1 year ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Wife spotted Rudy in the trailer for Insidious 2. Got her trained well. Lol

Saw this too, thought it was for the new Insidious, not the old one. Just saw the Last Key in theaters. I hate scary movies but the gf loves them. No clue why women love scary movies so much.

#969 1 year ago

In the movie Sideways about an hour in when Miles is in the pool hall bar there are two pins appears one is Gilligans Island.

#970 1 year ago

Same drug commercial as Pinbot - Getaway and another.

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#973 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Yes, but I added the visual.

Mike feels much cooler now.

#974 1 year ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

Mike feels much cooler now.

You should see his actual game play during the commercial - he's pretty into it.

#975 1 year ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Yes, but I added the visual.

I added a link to the commercial AND to an additional video.

#976 1 year ago

Movie "The Doctor" with William Hurt
Looks like he is playing a Black Knight

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#977 1 year ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

I added a link to the commercial AND to an additional video.

Well +2 for you for doing so, so I guess that puts you ahead of me on this one.

#978 1 year ago

Saw a Williams Zodiac while watching Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man.

#979 1 year ago

Blair Witch 2

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#980 1 year ago

Old Chicago spotted in All in the Family

- 9:23

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#981 1 year ago

Ambush In Waco - In the Line of Duty.

Funhouse at the ATF shindig.

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#982 1 year ago
Quoted from pinsanity:

Ambush In Waco - In the Line of Duty.
Funhouse at the ATF shindig.

Hey that’s Kent Broadhurst!

#983 1 year ago

French movie 'La Chasse a l' Homme' from 1964
Williams Dallas Woodrail in a french Bistro.

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#984 11 months ago

FOX's new show 911 has a Fireball Classic in the station house.

#985 11 months ago

And it's not just some random shot in the background. Without it these stars might be struggling.

#986 11 months ago

Close Encounters in the 1979 Jerry Reed / Dom Deluise bomb "Hot Stuff". Cops set up a bogus pawn shop, I knew at some point a pin would turn up.

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#987 11 months ago

French movie 'Baisers voles' from 1968
with WILLIAMS 1966 A-GO-GO in Paris.

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#988 11 months ago

French-Canadian movie 'L'Homme en Colere' from 1978 with Lino Ventura
Bally Air Aces
Bally Hokus Pokus
Gottlieb Far Out
Bally Hi Deal
Williams Toledo
Bally Night Rider
Williams Space Odyssey
Gottlieb Spirit of 76 and/or Pioneer
Bally Eight Ball
Gottlieb Close Encounters
Wiilams Grand Prix
Gottlieb Jungle Queen
Bally Lost World

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#989 11 months ago

Paul Newman is playing a game in the beginning of the movie “The Verdict”

#990 11 months ago

On Drunk History, they went through the prohibition of pinball and the destruction of games in New York City, and how Roger Sharpe went in front of City Council in 1976 and saved pinball. The reenactment and how they did it was hilarious.

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#991 11 months ago

Saw a Meteor on Netflix's Punisher S1E4: Resupply @ 17:30Meteor @ Netflix's Punisher S1E4: Resupply

#992 11 months ago

In Scott Pilgrim vs the World, there's 4 pins in the background of the arcade. THREE of them are World Poker Tour, and I think the 4th is Austin Powers, but can't be sure (it's blurry). Sounds like the vendor supplying the pins for the scene had a lot of WPT on hand.

SNL had a Williams Olympic Hockey in one skit the last week of Jan.

#993 11 months ago
Quoted from Zitt:

Saw a Meteor on Netflix's Punisher S1E4: Resupply @ 17:30

I think its a reference to this toy ..

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#994 11 months ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

On Drunk History, they went through the prohibition of pinball and the destruction of games in New York City, and how Roger Sharpe went in front of City Council in 1976 and saved pinball. The reenactment and how they did it was hilarious.

I love Drunk History. Such a funny show.

#995 11 months ago

Bally Playboy in Trevs fish n chip shop in the Australian movie Takeaway.

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#996 11 months ago

Bowling for Columbine

CV during interview in local arcade.

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#997 11 months ago

There was a South Park machine in a Chappelle Show Skit (Mad Real world) I couldn't get a good screen capture so here's the link.

http://www.comedycentral.co.uk/chappelles-show/videos/the-mad-real-world-pt-3-uncensored

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#998 11 months ago

The Wraith - a Gottlieb Royal Guard gets destroyed

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#999 11 months ago

Pics of the two I was talking about:

3 WPT Machines and another that I couldn't make out but may be Austin Powers
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Williams Olympic Hockey, rethemed for the show:
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#1000 11 months ago

Police Academy - Williams Triple Strike gets destroyed (can't make out the 2 other pins in the back of the truck)

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