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

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#3201 2 years ago
Quoted from Rolls-Royce:

"Sin City 2: A Dame To Kill For(2014)", TwoHeartedMale mentioned this title 3 years back , I just wanted to add the pics.
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On left is a Gottlieb Mars God of War, center, Williams Fun Fest. I can't tell what the wood-rail on the right is.

#3202 2 years ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

I can't tell what the wood-rail on the right is.

United Havana.

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#3203 2 years ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

How about WMS Satin Doll
thumbs up if you think i am correct
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Looking closer, thinking probably not, but does have the WMS EM look to it.

I think it's rather a Williams' Super-Flite.

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#3204 2 years ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

It's a Bears translite. I mentioned it a couple years back.

I searched & didn't find anything, sorry about that. Also, looked like a green tint on my photo which is why I went with Eagles, but Bears makes sense - thanks.

#3205 2 years ago

What bingo game is this? In the movie The Black Six, 1973. Has 6 NFL greats from that time period and most are now hall of famers. Clips of the game are from 0:53:18 to 0:56:38. Photo is at the 0:56:03 mark.

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#3206 2 years ago
Quoted from ourdave76:

What bingo game is this? In the movie The Black Six, 1973. Has 6 NFL greats from that time period and most are now hall of famers. Clips of the game are from 0:53:18 to 0:56:38. Photo is at the 0:56:03 mark.
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United Havana. Weird. My same answer as post #3202. Except that answer was for the regular flipperless pin.

United recycled a few other of their 40's pin names for use on their bingos. Possibly to make it appear that the bingos were regular pins on confiscation lists in certain jurisdictions where bingos were illegal.

Brazil, Havana, Hawaii, Manhattan, Mexico, Nevada, Rio, Singapore and Tropicana were names used twice.

#3207 2 years ago

Thanks. Definitely weird. First a United 1947 flipperless and the second a 1954 United bingo.

#3208 2 years ago

What 2 prewar 1930's pins are these. Movie is Bullets or Ballots 1936 with Humphrey Bogart First is at the 0:03:26 mark and the second is at 0:41:14.

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#3209 2 years ago

As a noob I have no idea what is in the background of this laptop commercial I saw last night. Eagle eyed Pinsiders…. Go!

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#3210 2 years ago

Bally Paragon

#3211 2 years ago
Quoted from Rdoyle1978:

I am watching "The Abyss" and did a search to see if the pin in this movie (about 49 minutes in ) was ever identified -and nope! But I am almost 100% sure it is a DE Secret Service

Yes, Secret Service.

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#3212 2 years ago

On: Netflix
Show: Hardy boys Season 1 Episode 1 about 30 min in

Big Shot, Gottlieb, 1974

Strato-Flite, Williams, 1974

Baby Pac-Man, Bally, 1982

Alternate backglasses

#3213 2 years ago
Quoted from SketchyMcDuff:

As a noob I have no idea what is in the background of this laptop commercial I saw last night. Eagle eyed Pinsiders…. Go!
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As a noob, I would kindly refer you to the topic index and search feature before posting a spotted pin. While not foolproof, it will limit multiple posts of the same spotting.

Here is this same spotting as yours previously posted: https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/pinball-in-movies-or-tv-shows-name-a-game-you-have-seen-in-the-background/page/64#post-6557618

#3214 2 years ago

ODD COUPLE 1968--something in there I can't tell.

Sorry, but the machine isn't fully revealed. I saw the playfield being panned over as Jack Lemmon plays the game while out with Oscar on the town. It was a 50s-60s game, though. No pic. Easy to find if you know the film, might be harder to ID.

Saw BAD NEWS BEARS yesterday and there are a few shots of that arcade they have, with a plethora of games from Cape. Card to Spin a Card and Big Injun, Gulfstream, etc. I would assume that was filmed in a real arcade of the time, and that shows the longevity of some games--5-6 years easily. Also note how bright white they were, not the faded cream color many accept or believe was original.

#3215 2 years ago
Quoted from Gott72:

ODD COUPLE 1968--something in there I can't tell.

Sorry, but the machine isn't fully revealed. I saw the playfield being panned over as Jack Lemmon plays the game while out with Oscar on the town. It was a 50s-60s game, though. No pic. Easy to find if you know the film, might be harder to ID.

Dragonette. http://www.pingeek.com/film/film2.htm

#3216 2 years ago

Taxi in The Program 1993

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#3217 2 years ago

Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1986)

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#3218 2 years ago
Quoted from sunnRAT:

Revenge of the Living Dead Girls (1986)
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Count-Down (Gottlieb 1979)

#3219 2 years ago

Gottlieb Spirit of 76 in the movie Fade to Black (1980)

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#3220 2 years ago

A non-pinsider asked me for photos of my CCM Sound Stage yesterday so he can make a 3D printed mini-replica of it. Apparently he's a fan of Bud Spencer and Terence Hill movies, and it was featured prominently in a scene in one of their movies. Ironically the movie is "Odds and Evens" and it doesn't feature an Odds and Evens pinball.

#3221 2 years ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Count-Down (Gottlieb 1979)

Nice work, but i'm still waiting for someone to name the ones in post #2908 and #3127!

#3222 2 years ago

Thr Liquidator TV show. I can't seem to find an episode index.

Can anyone name the pin behind the gorilla?

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#3223 2 years ago

Magic city

#3224 2 years ago
Quoted from sunnRAT:

Nice work, but i'm still waiting for someone to name the ones in post #2908 and #3127!

#3127:

Bowl A Strike (1965)
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Soccer (1964)
Hi-Deal (1975)
Hot Line (1966)
Spin A Card (1969)

In the 2nd one, just the corner of the back box shows. It looks like the glass might be missing.

#3225 2 years ago

This is one of the best threads on pinside.

#3226 2 years ago
Quoted from sunnRAT:

Nice work, but i'm still waiting for someone to name the ones in post #2908 and #3127!

#2908:

Roller Coaster (1971)
Pioneer (1976)
Bronco (1977)
Night Rider EM (1976)
Old Chicago (1976)

Love some Lucio Fulci.

#3227 2 years ago
Quoted from sunnRAT:

This is one of the best threads on pinside.

I agree. No arguing and bitching or complaining.

Just an appreciation for pins.

#3228 2 years ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

#2908:
Roller Coaster (1971)
Pioneer (1976)
Bronco (1977)
Night Rider EM (1976)
Old Chicago (1976)
Love some Lucio Fulci.

I love me some Giallo too so I gave myself homework to watch NY Ripper, but I had a couple slightly different answers for that scene. Shudder has a very high quality version of the movie:
I got 4 as:
Playmatic Jolly Ride. I didn't capture it here, but there's a shot where you can see "Jolly Ride" on the backglass.
Gottleib Pioneer I thought this was Spirit of '76, but that's 4 player.
Gottleib Mustang (I think it's Mustang because I only see 2 player scores, I think Bronco is 4 player)
I did also get Night Rider, but couldn't nail down the 5th one. I think that's the one you had as Old Chicago?

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#3229 2 years ago
Quoted from Deverezieaux:

I love me some Giallo too so I gave myself homework to watch NY Ripper, but I had a couple slightly different answers for that scene. Shudder has a very high quality version of the movie:
I got 4 as:
Playmatic Jolly Ride. I didn't capture it here, but there's a shot where you can see "Jolly Ride" on the backglass.
Gottleib Pioneer I thought this was Spirit of '76, but that's 4 player.
Gottleib Mustang (I think it's Mustang because I only see 2 player scores, I think Bronco is 4 player)
I did also get Night Rider, but couldn't nail down the 5th one. I think that's the one you had as Old Chicago?[quoted image]

The one on the end is Old Chicago:
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(photo from IPDB)

#3230 2 years ago
Quoted from Deverezieaux:

I love me some Giallo too so I gave myself homework to watch NY Ripper, but I had a couple slightly different answers for that scene. Shudder has a very high quality version of the movie:
I got 4 as:
Playmatic Jolly Ride. I didn't capture it here, but there's a shot where you can see "Jolly Ride" on the backglass.
Gottleib Pioneer I thought this was Spirit of '76, but that's 4 player.
Gottleib Mustang (I think it's Mustang because I only see 2 player scores, I think Bronco is 4 player)
I did also get Night Rider, but couldn't nail down the 5th one. I think that's the one you had as Old Chicago?[quoted image]

Roller Coaster’s cabinet has orange stripes, like in the photo. Jolly Park’s cabinet has blue diamonds.

Mustang is the 2-player version of Bronco. It looks like there are fewer score reels so I think you’re right about that one.

#3231 2 years ago

Maybe it’s been mentioned already (I did search though and didn’t see it). Mrs. and I are watching Thelma & Louise. There’s a pinball machine in Thelma and her asshole husband Daryl’s house. Not sure which machine it is.

#3232 2 years ago
Quoted from LeMansFan:

Maybe it’s been mentioned already (I did search though and didn’t see it). Mrs. and I are watching Thelma & Louise. There’s a pinball machine in Thelma and her asshole husband Daryl’s house. Not sure which machine it is.

Fireball Non-Commercial/Home Version (Bally, 1976)

#3233 2 years ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Roller Coaster’s cabinet has orange stripes, like in the photo. Jolly Park’s cabinet has blue diamonds.
Mustang is the 2-player version of Bronco. It looks like there are fewer score reels so I think you’re right about that one.

I was able to go back and get a shot of the backglass and a bit of the side, but it's mostly blocked by Pioneer. It's the single player Jolly Ride, it has stripes and arrows on it, the arrows are just covered up.

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#3234 2 years ago
Quoted from Deverezieaux:

I was able to go back and get a shot of the backglass and a bit of the side, but it's mostly blocked by Pioneer. It's the single player Jolly Ride, it has stripes and arrows on it, the arrows are just covered up.[quoted image]

Interesting! I did a little more digging in the IPDB and it looks like the 1-player Jolly Ride was made with blue diamonds while the 2 and 4-players have orange stripes, like Roller Coaster. Could this be a 1-player game in a 4-player cabinet? Or a 1-player game re-painted with the 4-player stencil?

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#3235 2 years ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Interesting! I did a little more digging in the IPDB and it looks like the 1-player Jolly Ride was made with blue diamonds while the 2 and 4-players have orange stripes, like Roller Coaster. Could this be a 1-player game in a 4-player cabinet? Or a 1-player game re-painted with the 4-player stencil?
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Nope. Playmatic put out both a 1 and a four player version:
https://www.ipdb.org/search.pl?any=jolly+ride&search=Search+Database&searchtype=quick

#3236 2 years ago

Yes and they have different cabinet designs.

#3237 2 years ago

BMX Bandits (1983) and one of Nicole Kidman's first movies.

Two machines in the background of the local takeaway shop.

Bonus nostalgia for the Telecom public pay phone in original red - as kids we used to call them the Batphones from the 1960's TV series with Adam West.
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#3238 2 years ago