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


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8 years ago



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#2501 54 days ago
Quoted from SunnRAT:

Bally Nitro Groundshaker? Not 100% sure though.
Edit: Nope, its not Nitro. Heres another screenshot. [quoted image]

Quoted from TopMoose:

Could it be Aladdin’s Castle?

Possibly Bobby Orr Power Play (Bally, 1978)? I see digital displays.

To the right of that one I'm calling Duotron (Gottlieb, 1974).

#2502 54 days ago
Quoted from SonicZone:

Possibly Bobby Orr Power Play (Bally, 1978)? I see digital displays.
To the right of that one I'm calling Duotron (Gottlieb, 1974).

Magnatron, the 4 player version

#2503 54 days ago
Quoted from illawarra92:

Magnatron, the 4 player version

It's only showing two (2) lit score reel displays in Game Over mode, Magnotron would have all four lit. Plus from a distance it looks like the bolder lettering for the "DUOTRON" game name on the BG, Mag's lettering is more condensed for space and has nowhere near that much illuminated yellow.

Compare these two vids (beware - first one's loud!!)

#2504 54 days ago
Quoted from pindel:

Columbo Bally Monte Carlo
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Do you know what episode this was, or even a clue of what it was about? That way I can attach the season and episode number.

#2505 53 days ago
Quoted from vireland:

Do you know what episode this was, or even a clue of what it was about? That way I can attach the season and episode number.

"The Conspirators" (S7E05, 5/13/1978). It aired on MeTV recently.

FWIW, besides the Monte Carlo, there's also a 4 Square (Gottlieb, 1971) and a Flying Carpet (Gottlieb, 1972) in the same scene.

#2506 53 days ago

In the movie GhostBusters, in the background scene in the fire house their is a STAR GAZER.

#2507 51 days ago

The Black Cat (1989)

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#2508 51 days ago

Liberty Bell

Stumbled upon this movie last night....

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#2509 49 days ago

There is U.K. show, "The Repair Shop".

The episode called, 'Rocking Horse, Pinball Machine, & Barograph'. Their expert repairs a 1933 Spry Ball, a pure mechanical game. A game made in Coventry England by Midland Components Ltd.

#2510 46 days ago

1979 Bally Dolly Parton in the 2015 film "Scouts guide to the zombie apocalypse"

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#2511 46 days ago

I have been binge watching GRIMM with the bride. Season 3 Ep 1&2
There was a bar that had a pin in it. always in the background, looked like an Atari by the front of the cabinet. Backglass was out of focus.
I will go back and look to confirm.

#2512 45 days ago

Impractical Jokers
Q’s house
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#2513 44 days ago
Quoted from PinballT:

Impractical Jokers
Q’s house
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Already in the index.

#2514 44 days ago

CYCLONE
Virgin River, Season 1 Episode 8.

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Corrected,Episode 7.

#2515 43 days ago

A Year In Rock - 1981
AXS tv

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#2516 43 days ago

Saw a Data East Jurassic park on an episode of Forensic files the other night. Didn’t have phone on me for picture. Will try to grab one and post it.

#2517 42 days ago
Quoted from Ericpinballfan:

CYCLONE
Virgin River, Season 1 Episode 8.
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It was S1:E7 filmed about 4km South of my house in Port Coquitlam, BC Canada . Scene starts at 29:35 and they even give PAPA a plug. Of course the sounds are all wrong....a mix of EM, early Bally SS and System 11

#2518 42 days ago
Quoted from woz:

It was S1:E7 filmed about 4km South of my house in Port Coquitlam, BC Canada . Scene starts at 29:35 and they even give PAPA a plug. Of course the sounds are all wrong....a mix of EM, early Bally SS and System 11

lots of movies / show just play EM sounds when pinball games are shown.

#2519 38 days ago

(Pinball in pop culture)

Sugar Ray
Floored on vinyl

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#2521 36 days ago

"The Liquidator"....again.

STTNG and Whirlwind

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#2522 36 days ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

"The Liquidator"....again.
STTNG and Whirlwind
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Discovered this show a few months ago, I like it!

#2523 36 days ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

"The Liquidator"....again.
STTNG and Whirlwind
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What is the pin behind Whirlwind?

#2527 35 days ago

The Liquidator....again.

The first pic has a STTNG and a EM Kingpin. I can't make out the rest of them.

Same goes for the second pic....I don't recognize it.

Anyone?

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#2528 35 days ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

The Liquidator....again.
The first pic has a STTNG and a EM Kingpin. I can't make out the rest of them.
Same goes for the second pic....I don't recognize it.
Anyone?
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Top photo: BK2K, Casanova?, Sing Along.

#2529 35 days ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

The Liquidator....again.
The first pic has a STTNG and a EM Kingpin. I can't make out the rest of them.
Same goes for the second pic....I don't recognize it.
Anyone?
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Bottom photo: Williams Jumpin’ Jacks (1963)

#2530 35 days ago
Quoted from TheHueManatee:

The Liquidator....again.
The first pic has a STTNG and a EM Kingpin. I can't make out the rest of them.
Same goes for the second pic....I don't recognize it.
Anyone?
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All those kick ass pins and they're looking at that shitty counter top game like it's newborn Jesus.

#2531 35 days ago
Quoted from galaga50:

What is the pin behind Whirlwind?

It's called "CASHIER." They got it labeled on the wall.

#2532 34 days ago

In The Christmas Chronicles, there are a couple of machines in the background of the thugs' hideout. I don't recommend the movie (it went from sappy Lifetime movie to "am I high?" halfway through).

I can't tell what machines they are though.

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#2533 34 days ago

There is a Road Kings, and a Black Knight, but I don't know the EM machine.

#2534 34 days ago
Quoted from Fezmid:

In The Christmas Chronicles, there are a couple of machines in the background of the thugs' hideout. I don't recommend the movie (it went from sappy Lifetime movie to "am I high?" halfway through).
I can't tell what machines they are though.
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Moon Flight by Zaccaria

#2535 34 days ago
Quoted from sataneatscheese:

Season 12 episode 8 of South Park prominently depicts a made up pinball machine... one I can't identify. Unfortunately it is used in a rape scene as an allegory of George Lucas Raping his original Star Wars and Indiana Jones movies in the remakes.

Ha! just watched this SP episode and came here... looked to me like a Howard The Duck pin.

#2536 32 days ago

American Pickers. Episode "Pam's Labyrinth"

Mata Hari and Phoenix

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#2537 31 days ago

Little Monsters - 1989
Vector is very clearly shown. There are some other pins in the background too.
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#2538 31 days ago

First picture, right to left look like...

Bally Star Trek
Gottlieb Mars God of War
Bally Harlem Globe Trotters
and of course Bally Vector

#2539 31 days ago

In the trailer for the upcoming movie "Nobody" (around 2:00)

Not sure what game it is

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#2540 31 days ago
Quoted from koen12344:

In the trailer for the upcoming movie "Nobody" (around 2:00)

Saul Goodman meets John Wick. Oh man, I'm in!

#2541 31 days ago
Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Saul Goodman meets John Wick.

& pinball!

#2542 31 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

First picture, right to left look like...
Bally Star Trek
Gottlieb Mars God of War
Bally Harlem Globe Trotters
and of course Bally Vector

The last picture shows a Gottlieb Countdown.

#2543 31 days ago

Saw a show on Discovery channel called "Small Town Throwdown" and part was on “The Most Boring Town in America" Lubbock Texas at a bar called Flipper's Tavern. LOTS of pinball stuff and games but you will have to watch it to sell all of them. Just a heads up.

#2544 30 days ago
Quoted from koen12344:

In the trailer for the upcoming movie "Nobody" (around 2:00)

Not sure what game it is
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and here i thought i was the only one that hid things in my games! LOL

#2545 30 days ago
Quoted from koen12344:

In the trailer for the upcoming movie "Nobody" (around 2:00)

Not sure what game it is
[quoted image][quoted image]

This one is really bothering me.

The cabinet looks like a late 70's/early 80s style and the playfield has Williams-style triangle arrow inserts, but I cannot find any such games with werewolf side art or even a monster theme from that era. It looks like there are four targets in the center playfield that spell "WOLF," but if this is a re-theme, I can't find a game that looks like that. It looks like the inlanes and outlanes also spell WOLF.

Could it be a rare Zaccharia, Segasa or other European manufacturer that I'm overlooking?

#2546 30 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

This one is really bothering me.
The cabinet looks like a late 70's/early 80s style and the playfield has Williams-style triangle arrow inserts, but I cannot find any such games with werewolf side art or even a monster theme from that era. It looks like there are four targets in the center playfield that spell "WOLF," but if this is a re-theme, I can't find a game that looks like that. It looks like the inlanes and outlanes also spell WOLF.
Could it be a rare Zaccharia, Segasa or other European manufacturer that I'm overlooking?

Yeah, I probably spent an hour trying to track it down and couldn't. Going to be funny if someone pops in here and knows what it is right away.

#2547 30 days ago

It must be a re-theme, I don't think there's any machine with a werewolf on the side

Edit: The rule card says "Revenge of" something, but that could be customized too

#2548 30 days ago
Quoted from pzy:

It must be a re-theme, I don't think there's any machine with a werewolf on the side
Edit: The rule card says "Revenge of" something, but that could be customized too

I think you're right, but now the question is: what's it a re-theme of?

BTW, shout out to the set designers. A werewolf-themed game is the perfect choice for a character with a deadly alter ego.

#2549 30 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

I think you're right, but now the question is: what's it a re-theme of?

Looks like a re-themed Stellar Wars.

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#2550 30 days ago
Quoted from koen12344:

In the trailer for the upcoming movie "Nobody" (around 2:00)

Not sure what game it is
[quoted image][quoted image]

Quoted from Mr_Tantrum:

Yeah, I probably spent an hour trying to track it down and couldn't. Going to be funny if someone pops in here and knows what it is right away.

I did find another shot of the cabinet:Screen Shot 2020-12-17 at 12.30.24 PM (resized).png

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