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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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#2301 3 years ago

"What women want" - 2000 film

Stern striker xtreme
Gottlieb silver Slugger

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#2302 3 years ago
Quoted from Daditude:

"What women want" - 2000 film
Stern striker xtreme
Gottlieb silver Slugger[quoted image][quoted image]

Already added to the index 2 years ago.

#2303 3 years ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Joust in deadpool has been mentioned but pingeek also mentions Haunted mansion. Looks like a volcano possibly beside Vanessa?
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Looks like a Volcano and a Strikes N' Spares.

#2304 3 years ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

In the 1971 Warren Beatty / Goldie Hawn movie "$" a pier side warehouse has several pinball machines just inside the doors (most are unassembled).

Okay, so it's taken me four years to get pictures, but here they are:DSCF0203 (resized).JPGDSCF0203 (resized).JPGDSCF0204 (resized).JPGDSCF0204 (resized).JPG

Including a Williams in a box! This takes place at about 8 minutes into the movie.
Anyone want to try and identify any of the games?

#2305 3 years ago

one CAB looks like WMS Big Chief with drop down cabinet front
the other head is a 4P GTB HiScore I think

#2306 3 years ago

The Pelican Brief
1993

2 pins, but I can't tell what they are.

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#2307 3 years ago
Quoted from Daditude:

The Pelican Brief
1993
2 pins, but I can't tell what they are.[quoted image]

The one he's leaning on is a Cue Ball Wizard

#2308 3 years ago

Star Trek Voyager. S5. Ep 22. Fishtales!

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#2309 3 years ago
Quoted from AJB4:

In the classic 80's flick "Iron Eagle", saw a Skyhawk in the Eagles Flying Club lair.
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Nice just watched the other night.

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#2310 3 years ago
Quoted from ImNotNorm:

Married with Children
Season 9 episode 26 - "Radio Free Trumaine"
Funhouse can be seen in the background.
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Married With Children episode 926 called Radio Free Trumaine, here is another picture

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#2311 3 years ago

Ed (USA TV show from the early 2000s) Season 3 Episode 15...a Space Station in the rain!?!

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#2312 3 years ago

Was watching Andy Griffith Show and saw this United Tropics in S4:E32, Gomer Pyle USMC. It was in the officers club, but I thought it looked familiar. I went back to one of my previous posts, and this same game was in S2:E6 in the diner.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/35#post-5414996

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#2313 3 years ago

I think I finally have a new one. One of my favorite movies Diggstown from 1992. Just noticed two pins, one is Eight Ball Deluxe and unable to tell the other if you can help

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#2314 3 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

I think I finally have a new one. One of my favorite movies Diggstown from 1992. Just noticed two pins, one is Eight Ball Deluxe and unable to tell the other if you can help
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Looks like it could be a Gottlieb Spring Break

#2315 3 years ago
Quoted from Bonk:

Looks like it could be a Gottlieb Spring Break

I think you've got it.

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#2316 3 years ago

Does this count? lol

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#2317 3 years ago

The Americans
Season 6 Episode 5
Williams Fire!
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#2318 3 years ago

"The Deep(1977)", Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte, Robert Shaw and Robert Tessier.

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#2319 3 years ago

An American Pickle on HBOMax has three fuzzy pins in the background in a bar: Earthshaker, Haunted House, and Black Hole.

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Later in the movie a Devil's Dare is also visible in the lineup!

#2320 3 years ago

Thought this was pretty cool. Watching antiques roadshow and a still print of a Marilyn Monroe movie called Bus Stop has a old Black Gold wood rail

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#2321 3 years ago

King of Queens S08E23

Big Deal

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#2322 3 years ago

The movie Sideways about wine has two pins in the bar scene in the back, one is turned on on the left and right is out with backglass blurred out. Did not get a pic if anyone watches it again. My guess maybe a Star Trek Next Generation

#2323 3 years ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

The movie Sideways about wine has two pins in the bar scene in the back, one is turned on on the left and right is out with backglass blurred out. Did not get a pic if anyone watches it again. My guess maybe a Star Trek Next Generation

One is a Gilligan's Island. http://www.pingeek.com/film/film3.htm

#2324 3 years ago

Saw this posted somewhere:

Seinfeld
Season 9
Episode 3

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#2325 3 years ago

Spotted by my girlfriend in the movie "Crooked Hearts" (1991). Crappy movie, she says...
Can't identify the pin on the left. Middle pin is Williams Gulfstream, right is Stern's Flight 2000.
Edit: thanks to ReadyPO: Left pin is "Bally Bullfight (1965)"

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#2326 3 years ago

Tee'd Off spotted in background of Smashing Pumpkins' music video for 1979 starting at 3:40.

#2327 3 years ago
Quoted from DCP:

Can't identify the pin on the left.

Bally Bullfight (1965)

#2328 3 years ago

Thanks but that’s cheating I think

#2329 3 years ago

Ok so this one's a bit of a stretch and probably won't count, but thought I'd post it anyway...

In Rick and Morty, Season 2 Episode 2 'Mortynight Run', R&M visit the intergalactic arcade Blips & Chitz. In the background, you can see what looks sorta like a pinball machine -- kinda Banzai Run style. While it's obviously a fictitious machine -- and not conclusively a pinball anyway -- I did notice that you can HEAR the sound/'music' from Space Shuttle! Listen closely to the background noise in this clip from 0:13 - 0:26 --

-- those familiar with Space Shuttle will hear it. (I don't know if this same sound was used in other video arcade games but that's definitely possible too.)

Granted, we also can't conclusively say that sound is coming from that specific 'pinball machine' visible behind R&M. But still -- I can hear Space Shuttle in the audio and wanted to share!

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#2330 3 years ago
Quoted from SkyKing2301:

Ok so this one's a bit of a stretch and probably won't count, but thought I'd post it anyway...
In Rick and Morty, Season 2 Episode 2 'Mortynight Run', R&M visit the intergalactic arcade Blips & Chitz. In the background, you can see what looks sorta like a pinball machine -- kinda Banzai Run style.

girloveswaffles beat you by five years!

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/7#post-2637506

#2331 3 years ago

There was a short scene in season 4 that took place in Blips and Chitz as well.

#2333 3 years ago

Two separate pin scenes from Boogie Nights (1997) ...

First one shows a Stardust (Williams, 1971) and an Aladdin's Castle (Bally, 1976). The second scene has a side view of a Big Strike (Williams, 1966).

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EDIT: Turns out the Big Strike is actually its replay sibling Hot Line. There's a backbox closeup of it later in the film that I somehow missed...

#2334 3 years ago

Collector’s Call coming up next Sunday on MeTV with legendary figure skater Scott Hamilton

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#2335 3 years ago

1968 Gottlieb Funland
Found in the 2006 James Bond movie, Casino Royale
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#2336 3 years ago

Forensic files older episode #216 Or so had a Jurassic Park in bar

#2337 3 years ago

Father Knows Best
S3 Ep13
Betty goes Steady
Robert Vaughn pre Man from UNCLE
Playing a college COED dweeb
Some sort of woodrail baseball themed game
Have not figured it out yet,
betting its a GTB or CCoin

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#2338 3 years ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

betting its a GTB or CCoin

I think it is Chicago Coin, 1939 Majors

https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=1530

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#2339 3 years ago
Quoted from Daditude:

The Pelican Brief
1993
2 pins, but I can't tell what they are.[quoted image]

Silver Slugger ny chance for the other one?

#2340 3 years ago

Session 2, episode 9 (season finale) of Doom Patrol has a bunch of pins and arcade games when a main character is sitting in an arcade at a country fair. There's a Funhouse... a Time Crusaders which doesn't seem to be real? I cant make out the other three.

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#2341 3 years ago

S1:E1 High Score

Godzilla, Dr. Dude and a rare Jacks to Open at a arcade in Japan with the Pacman creator.

There's another Dr. Dude earlier in the episode as well with the Missle Command add on pack guys.

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#2342 3 years ago

The Boys, season 2.

There is a rethemed William's EM in the Eagles apartment. Cant tell what yet, so far only seen the coin door angle and redone Eagle characters backglass.

#2343 3 years ago
Quoted from Fezmid:

I cant make out the other three.

One is WMS Cyclone
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The Two player EM pin looks like it may be GTB Top Score or Soccer with a new artwork Backglass
As it has the balls added BG animation feature or so it appears.

1 week later
#2344 3 years ago

Thanks to my wife and her excellent skills she figured out this 1962 Chicago Coin Sun Valley on the latest American Pickers episode. S12 E19 Georgia Wonderland