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


By Jackontherocks

8 years ago



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#151 7 years ago

Checkpoint does not have a dmd.

#153 7 years ago

I do believe it is Corvette I just watched the clip.

#154 7 years ago

This is fun the thread has went from games you see in movies and tv to name that hard to see pin in the background.

#155 7 years ago

Surprised no one has mentioned the movie 'Tommy' yet.

#156 7 years ago
Quoted from RWH:

Star Trek in Pawn Stars, Les's office.

Thats Hard Core Pawn. I stopped watching that show it sucks. All they show are low class, no class, wastes of human flesh.

#157 7 years ago
Quoted from Chrisbee:

Name this one.

Nip It

#158 7 years ago

Yes it does, its a small one like in Hook. 92x128, irrc.

Quoted from dementedwarlok:

I do believe it is Corvette I just watched the clip.

It does look like Corvette art on the BG there.

#159 7 years ago

Real Housewives of New Jersey - they always show a T2 and a Kiss in their game room

ESPN - Mike show in the morning - He has an NBA Stern and Stern Dale Jr

#160 7 years ago
Quoted from balbers:

Surprised no one has mentioned the movie 'Tommy' yet.

#161 7 years ago

i love the fact that tommy had pinball in it but hate how they destoryed so many in that movie.

#162 7 years ago

Saw a Depeche Mode music video with two of the members playing Big Guns.

#163 7 years ago

Would I be remiss to mention 'Special When Lit'? I know, the tables are not in the background, but still, if you haven't seen it, you should!

#164 7 years ago
Quoted from pzy:

There's a Baywatch with a broken DMD (expensive!) in Season 3 of Veronica Mars

I know an actor who was a cop in that series. Met him many years ago when we were teenagers.

#165 7 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

I know an actor who was a cop in that series. Met him many years ago when we were teenagers.

I was best friends with John Schneider ( Bo Duke) in The Dukes of Hazard. Grew up with him and watched him smash up a couple of machines when they drove thru a building on the show years ago

#166 7 years ago
Quoted from jrivelli:

Jennifer's body has fire

Yes it does!

#167 7 years ago
Quoted from jonogo:

Yes it does, its a small one like in Hook. 92x128, irrc.

Re: Checkpoint, I think you mean 128 x 16

I had to laugh at the guy who said Checkpoint didn't have a DMD - I think it was the FIRST pin ever to have a DMD

#168 7 years ago
Quoted from Barron:

The playfield in that game is from a Galaxy. What I suspect is a rethemed Galaxy is also seen in one of the new episodes of Arrested Development.

I just saw the movie "The Purge" and I am pretty sure this is the same machine in that movie. I am not 100% sure, but it looked the same. In the movie, the machine gets pretty smashed up, so sad

#169 7 years ago

I was watching a show on the Discovery channel about extreme log cabins and the last of the 4 cabins the guy had a 6 car garage with an Indy 500 and a Diner

#170 7 years ago

Creepshow 2 looks like Aztec and striaght flush

#171 7 years ago

Ugh here is the pics

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#172 7 years ago

And the other

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#173 7 years ago

shoot out scene in "out for justice"there in a bar and it looks like a Eight Ball Deluxe in the back ground.

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#174 7 years ago

Watching Wierd Science on HBO and there is a pin I can't figure out when the girl Lisa is telling Gary's parents that he needs a party. Game in the background white blue and red. About 40 mins into movie.

#175 7 years ago

The invaders : Série 1, Episode 1

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#176 7 years ago

Awesome Haunted house pin in the gameroom of spoiled kid in the classic comedy The Toy with Richard Pryor.

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#177 7 years ago

A Bronx Tale (1993) : About 1 hour 39 minutes in (the molotov cocktail / gunfight scene). I'd say it's safe to say it's confirmed that there is definitely 1 less original backglass out there for this game after this scene in the movie was filmed....

"Beach Queens" Bally 1960.

http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=206

#178 7 years ago

Anyone mentioned Arthur - Dudley Moore 1981... It's in his bathroom be ace to roll like that too!

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#179 7 years ago

Opening scene of Buffy Season 2 episode 12 (Bad Eggs). Lots of pinball machines including vampire victim actually playing one when getting her neck bit. I didn't recognise any of them though.

#180 7 years ago

Paul Newman playing Disco Fever in The Verdict.

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#181 7 years ago

Kick ass 2 had MB and another top 10, I wanna say MM. I was like no $hit, they definetly rented those from a collector

#183 7 years ago
Quoted from chocky909:

Opening scene of Buffy Season 2 episode 12 (Bad Eggs). Lots of pinball machines including vampire victim actually playing one when getting her neck bit. I didn't recognise any of them though.

If I remember right, in the club in the show (The Bronze), the pinball machine closest to the back door is a Kings and Queens.

#184 7 years ago

In an early scene in the movie Natural Born Killers, the one guy they leave alive in their first killing spree gets pushed up against a Whirlwind. He's actually in the credits as 'Pinball Cowboy'.

#185 7 years ago

The Blues Brothers. When Jake and Elwood walk into Bob's Country Bunker there are a few pins in the background. One for sure is a Gottlieb 4 Square.

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#186 7 years ago

Just watched Ruby Sparks. They had a scene that took place in an arcade that looked awesomely retro and had about ten or twelve pins. I decided to look it up. The name of the arcade was Family Amusement Corp in LA. I'll have to check that one out someday.

#187 7 years ago

Old world cup in strip club in recent episode of "the league"

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#188 7 years ago

Wow just woke up from Thanksgiving nap and noticed my parents were watching an old black n white movie with Clark Gable called "The Hucksters" made in 1947. Walked in and guess what I saw was an old pinball machine in the movie during lobby scene in hotel. There were guys huddled around it. Quick glance of back glass had a lot of numbers on it, maybe horses and appeared to be old kind of gambling pin. Funny I started this topic and now may have found oldest pin in movie. Anyway just shocked to see a pin in movie from black n white days.

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#189 6 years ago

Is it me or does the topper on the Pin Bot on Raising Hope not the right one?

#190 6 years ago
Quoted from Bohdi:

Strikes and Spares and Bobby Orr was also in Detroit Rock City, can't make out the 3rd.

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Nugent, as in Uncle Ted and the Amboy Dukes. By Stern Electronics. Plus the Kiss of course.

#191 6 years ago
Quoted from s1500:

Is it me or does the topper on the Pin Bot on Raising Hope not the right one?

I noticed it too, also pinbot is powered off with the topper on and fire power is turned on with the other Arcades

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#192 6 years ago

Noticed a pin and two arcade games in Ghostbusters upstairs of there store bldg after they get there second call to go after slimmer. Not sure what it is.

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#193 6 years ago

Noticed another one about 42min into the move "the hustler" while waiting on the bus and enters the restroom. Black n white if anyone has any guesses.

#194 6 years ago

There is an episode of American Pickers, where they are picking Mickey Gilley's warehouse, and there is a beautiful BSD sitting there in storage.

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#195 6 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

Just saw one in the background of the old classic comedy movie "The Great Outdoors" when he is in the pool hall but could not make out the machine.

Just watched this yesterday again. That's EBDLE and Mr & Mrs Pac Man!

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#196 6 years ago

Quite a few in this forgettable song(Viper, Haunted House)

http://vimeo.com/26886606

#197 6 years ago

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Fred Savage playing a Bally Vector in Little Monsters. "Down here, there is no such thing as TILT!"

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#198 6 years ago

Just noticed 5 or 6 pins in episode 33 of The Americans (great show btw) Flash, Blackout, Firepower, forgot title and another Flash. It was a bowling alley scene with a FBI agent giving documents to a Russian agent. I thought it was kind of funny that they had two Flash but I suppose that they only have so many 80's pins sitting around in the prop house. anyway this thread needed a bump

#199 6 years ago

Anybody saw Kick-Ass 2? Pretty sure I saw CV and ToM among others.

Also, if somebody has seen the movie Ruby Sparks and could point out which pins were in the arcade scene, I wouldn't mind knowing. I know I saw T2 and Austin Powers. I am thinking LotR, and RCT. They are all blurry and in the background, but up close, so it should be a bit of a challenge.

#200 6 years ago

Sly Stallone playing Lethal Weapon 3 in Copland - goes outside to get more quarters from the parking meter, and Ray Liotta tells him, "Two kinds of people in this world: pinball people and video game people. You, Freddy, you're pinball people."

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