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


By Jackontherocks

7 years ago



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#2001 5 months ago

High hand

The plot against america EP 5

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#2002 5 months ago

An advertisement for the show Single Parents

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#2003 5 months ago

It is actually Hi Hand (Williams woodrail kinda bingo poker game (no pops)).
Not to be confused with GTB High Hand.

#2004 5 months ago
Quoted from ThatOneDude:

Single Parents

Betting background pin is a classic Stern Galaxy, with revised altered artwork on BG.
though background pin's CAB artwork is something i do not recognise or match to Galaxy.

The game the gal is playing appears to have habitrails, but bet you a dollar
the sounds were bells and chimes.

#2005 5 months ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

The Rundown, in the bar scene when the Rock orders a beer there is one older pin my guess from 60's or 70's game in back before big shot out happens

Here is visual proof for The Rundown (2003 starring The Rock). These are the best shots, and definitely going to need help with ID.
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#2006 5 months ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Here is visual proof for The Rundown (2003 starring The Rock). These are the best shots, and definitely going to need help with ID.

Gottlieb Masquerade (1966) - from the pingeek.com list of games in movies

#2007 5 months ago

Has anyone noticed that the Tiger King has a Metallica Pro?

#2008 5 months ago
Quoted from Bearcat:

Has anyone noticed that the Tiger King has a Metallica Pro?

Click on topic index at the top of any page in this thread, expand that list and search it. You'll find that Tiger king is on it, and you can click on it to go to the post with the picture.

#2009 5 months ago

On Disney+ ENCORE show, the Fiddler on the Roof episode, one of the participants is a "tenured pinball tech" (which clearly means route tech since the targets on the Funhouse they show him wiping are FILTHY) at Walt's in Highland Park, CA.

https://pinside.com/pinball/map/where-to-play/11193-walt-s-bar-los-angeles-ca

In the show, they show a Funhouse, Earthshaker, Fathom and some Gottlieb EMs. The pins on pin map have changed since then, though. The show is TERRIBLE from what I've seen, but my daughter watches it and was excited to see pinball pop up in that episode unexpectedly.
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EDIT:This post was moved to split up a post where I had two shows in one post so each show could be indexed as a separate post.

#2010 5 months ago
Quoted from LeChuck:

Gottlieb Masquerade (1966) - from the pingeek.com list of games in movies

Ah, you reveal your source. I didn’t know that even existed.

#2011 5 months ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

Keep seeing this online casino ad on TV. Play Ojo is the name of the casino. I believe they are UK based.
Here's the ad...found it on YouTube.

Man am I sick of seeing this commercial. Every time I flip on sctv news channel it comes on

#2012 5 months ago
Quoted from ThatOneDude:

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The pin in the middle is Whitewater...you can see Bigfoot's head on the side of the cabinet.

#2013 5 months ago

BASEketball (1998)

Not sure what pin is in the background. You can hear the sounds of an EM during the movie.
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#2014 5 months ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

BASEketball (1998)
Not sure what pin is in the background. You can hear the sounds of an EM during the movie.
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Looks like a Big Guns

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#2015 5 months ago
Quoted from Bonk:

Looks like a Big Guns[quoted image]

I think you're right!

#2016 5 months ago
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#2017 5 months ago

Here's one more picture (see post #1197) from the 1967 german movie "69 Liebesspiele" featurig Williams' 1958 Soccer "Kick-Off"

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#2018 5 months ago

Just watched “used cars” and noticed a Count Down and Paragon in the background of a bar scene! Those games must have been brand new in that movie. There’s also a Paragon in the background of the comic book store in the classic “Lost Boys” movie.

#2019 5 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

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Do not know the name of the Chuck Bronson movie, (Death Wish #17?)
but the Pin is a GTB Tropic Isle.

#2020 5 months ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

Do not know the name of the Chuck Bronson movie,

The Mechanic.

#2021 5 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

The Mechanic.

So is a wrench he is throwing at me?

#2022 5 months ago

He is throwing knives at a target. He is not an automotive mechanic.

#2023 5 months ago
Quoted from Mardi-Gras-Man:

Here's one more picture (see post #1197) from the 1967 german movie "69 Liebesspiele" featurig Williams' 1958 Soccer "Kick-Off"[quoted image]

If you break out the movies and screenshots I did NOT index in post 1197, I can index the other ones. It needs to be one movie and pictures per post so I can keypost them separately. With this one I've keyposted two from that post, but there were like 5 in that one post and I can only key post one, so you have three that are unreported as far as the index is concerned.

#2024 5 months ago

I was watching The Amityville Horror (1979) today. There is a scene where George meets up with his business partner at a bar. There is the sound of a pinball machine but it is not seen on screen.

#2025 5 months ago
Quoted from hazmat7719:

I was watching The Amityville Horror (1979) today. There is a scene where George meets up with his business partner at a bar. There is the sound of a pinball machine but it is not seen on screen.

Just watched Gremlins for the 1st time in forever and noticed this exact thing. In the first bar scene you can hear chimes of an EM, but there's no machine in the shot or in any of the other scenes the are set in the bar.

#2026 5 months ago

So, some good news from Robin here on Pinside. He thinks he should be able to implement an alpha sort option for the topic index, meaning the movie/tv show Topic Index will always be available in alphabetical order once he gets it in.

#2027 5 months ago

"Out For Justice(1991)" [Steven Seagal and William Forsythe]. In Madano’s Bar there’s 2 Pinball and a few arcades behind as well.

*this Movie was mentioned here before but without pics.
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#2028 5 months ago

So, Charles Bronson in The Mechanic with a Tropic Isle is not worth highlighting or adding to the list.

OK, I'll keep posting oddball ones as I see them, and you can keep on ignoring them.

#2029 5 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

So, Charles Bronson in The Mechanic with a Tropic Isle is not worth highlighting or adding to the list.
OK, I'll keep posting oddball ones as I see them, and you can keep on ignoring them.

Did you post a picture? Picture is required to be keyposted to the index. I didn't see a post for The Mechanic with a picture.

There's probably 10-20% more games than are keyposted simply because no one posted a picture with the callout to verify that there was a pin and what it was. If that bothers people, they can be a hero and go back through all those text-only posts then make a post with a picture, but that hero is not me. Keyposting this whole thread to index the 500 games with pictures was my contribution.

#2030 5 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

Charles Bronson in The Mechanic with a Tropic Isle

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#2031 5 months ago

SNL 2018 Will ferrell guest host
"The House" skit. Williams Olympic Hockey, rethemed for the show:
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#2032 5 months ago
Quoted from Silverballer:

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

Yes, was watching that movie the other day and noticed that too. It’s a nitro groundshaker, as you can tell from artwork. Must be the car theme where he drives the mustang in the movie.

#2033 5 months ago

Robin has the key post index alpha sort option in beta! You can sort the key post index by post number, key post text, or user name! Super slick. It should be live on the site soon, but will make this thread even more awesome!

#2034 5 months ago

Whirlwind and Black Knight 2000

S.W.A.T. season 2 Episode 20 - Rocket Fuel
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#2035 5 months ago
Quoted from sohchx:

Whirlwind and Black Knight 2000
S.W.A.T. season 2 Episode 20 - Rocket Fuel
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In SWAT, one of the officers has a Police Force in his home.

A scene from the Wonder Woman episode "Skateboard Wiz"

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#2036 5 months ago

I would list off all the games but would need to see the episode again and it is not available free that I can find. This will give pinsiders something to do. The arcade is a central part of the plot.

#2037 5 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

In SWAT, one of the officers has a Police Force in his home.
A scene from the Wonder Woman episode "Skateboard Wiz"
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I remember seeing that but can't remember which episode it was. It's inside of Luca's house.

#2038 4 months ago
Quoted from o-din:

A scene from the Wonder Woman episode "Skateboard Wiz"
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Strikes And Spares, Bally, 1978

Middle Earth, Atari, 1978

Memory Lane, Stern, 1978

Joker Poker, Gottlieb, 1978

World Cup, Williams, 1978

Evel Knievel, Bally, 1977

Mata Hari, Bally, 1978

http://www.pingeek.com/tv/tv.htm

#2039 4 months ago
Quoted from DennisDodel:

Strikes And Spares, Bally, 1978
Middle Earth, Atari, 1978
Memory Lane, Stern, 1978
Joker Poker, Gottlieb, 1978
World Cup, Williams, 1978
Evel Knievel, Bally, 1977
Mata Hari, Bally, 1978
http://www.pingeek.com/tv/tv.htm

Quite a haul from one episode of a TV show. Ah, the 70s.

#2040 4 months ago

Alpha sort on the keypost index is live on the main site now! You can have the current alphabetized list of movies and TV shows already called out any time you want now!

#2041 4 months ago

History Channel Documentary called 'Kingpin.'
This one was about Whitey Bulger/Irish mob.

They talk about how the Winter Hill gang controlled some of the pinball market back in 70's Boston. And they show a Fashion Show, Fast Draw, Goin' Nuts, Spiderman, Superman, Fireball, QBert.

I can't figure out the one next to the Qbert (which has a DMD) and the one with the yellow playfield.
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#2042 4 months ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

History Channel Documentary called 'Kingpin.'
This one was about Whitey Bulger/Irish mob.
They talk about how the Winter Hill gang controlled some of the pinball market back in 70's Boston. And they show a Fashion Show, Fast Draw, Goin' Nuts, Spiderman, Superman, Fireball, QBert.
I can't figure out the one next to the Qbert (which has a DMD) and the one with the yellow playfield.
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The one to the right of Q-Bert is Rocky and Bullwinkle.

#2043 4 months ago

The Bonus Balls Game looks like a 50s Bally Circus (similar to Balls a Poppin)

#2044 4 months ago

From American Pickers: Best of Man-Cave Heaven episode this week this week ...Quanza Hut (resized).jpegQuanza Hut-2 (resized).jpegQuanza Hut-3 (resized).jpegQuanza Hut-4 (resized).jpeg
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The first location was a quanza hut turned into an arcade, the second one is stuff collected by a guy known as The Junkman. He got most of this stuff which had been thrown out. The Lady Robin Hood was part of a payment for removing junk / trash from a home. Nothing was said about the Grand Prix.

#2045 4 months ago

Date Nite (2010)
Hit-N-Run Baseball pinball.

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#2046 4 months ago

"Stone Cold"(1991) Brian Bosworth and Lance Henriksen.

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#2047 4 months ago
Quoted from Rolls-Royce:

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Show your tits sign. Lol

#2048 4 months ago

German documentary "Der Untergang der Graf Bismarck" filmed in 1966 with a then brandnew MASQUERADE.

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#2049 4 months ago

From The League of Johnnys - Johnny Test: The Lost Web Series - Episode 1 just out today:
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Occurs at about 1:55

#2050 4 months ago

There was an attack from mars Pinball in the space station on Ada astra.

The hbo Atlanta killer documentary has arcades in it from 80-81.

I just saw a meteor in something it will come to me.

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