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

By Jackontherocks

9 years ago


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#3551 61 days ago
Quoted from Grayman_EM:

I saw that episode and the pinball machines. I think I said something about it in an earlier post about year ago or so. Isn't that the one where he burns the place down with all those pins inside! That is a horror story!!!

Yes, the arcade burns down at the end.
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I forgot to mention that there's also a Mutoscope reel viewer in the same episode.

#3552 60 days ago

A Star Is Born (1976 Streisand/Kristofferson version) ...

* Camelot (Bally, 1970) with ultra-gaudy cabinet paint and/or papering, even on the coin door + legs
* Suspense (Williams, 1969)
* Hit And Run Base-Ball (Williams, 1970)

The driving game on the far left -- same cab alteration as Camelot -- is a Chicago Coin Speedway.

There's also a coin-op Computer Quiz trivia game in the room (not shown).

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#3553 58 days ago

New movie on Netflix. Metal Lords. Iron Maiden and Metallica. Pretty fun movie too, especially if you like metal...

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#3554 58 days ago
Quoted from Foo:

New movie on Netflix. Metal Lords. Iron Maiden and Metallica. Pretty fun movie too, especially if you like metal...
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Was already posted.

Movie was fun entertainment, even my wife liked it (not a metal fan) but definitely better for metal fans. Great choices in the soundtrack as it went along, and the short cameos appearance was pretty awesome.

#3555 57 days ago
Quoted from xsvtoys:

Was already posted.

Heh.. I only went back a page or two. Must have missed it. Doh!

#3556 56 days ago
Quoted from Foo:

Heh.. I only went back a page or two. Must have missed it. Doh!

Yes, you missed it two pages back.

Being a new show, of course one can't be expected to look through 72 pages first. Even for old shows or movies that's excessive.

That's why we have a key post index. But even that takes multiple clicks to open up, then you get to wade through 900 entries. True, it's in alphabetical order, but it's still a slog.

Secret weapon:

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(Well, sometimes it seems like it must be a secret...)

#3557 56 days ago

Not in a movie per se, but a pinball item based on a movie.... friend was at Disney today and sent me this pic -- a pin if a Monsters Inc pinball machine!

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#3558 56 days ago

Nothing But Trouble was Dan Aykroyd's only movie that he directed, but boy was it a doozie! I spotted this in a short documentary on youtube. I don't know if it is actually visible in the movie. I'm sure there are more pins in that huge pile!

It's incredible the effort the designers put into this movie. Sounds like they had a blast. Interesting video. I'll link it below.

I don't know what machine it is, I'll need your help!

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#3559 56 days ago
Quoted from Pablito350:

Nothing But Trouble was Dan Aykroyd's only movie that he directed, but boy was it a doozie! I spotted this in a short documentary on youtube. I don't know if it is actually visible in the movie. I'm sure there are more pins in that huge pile!
It's incredible the effort the designers put into this movie. Sounds like they had a blast. Interesting video. I'll link it below.
I don't know what machine it is, I'll need your help!
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Cabinet is definitely Gottlieb El Dorado. The head? I'm not sure. Either the wedge head colors are washed out or it's a different head alltogether.

#3560 53 days ago

TV Series, Collector's Call S3, E7

Doctor Who (92)

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#3561 48 days ago

Slightly obscured but still pretty obvious Stern Kiss (as well as a second machine that I have no idea on) in S01E08 of Mythic Quest

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#3562 48 days ago
Quoted from Beatnik-Filmstar:

Slightly obscured but still pretty obvious Stern Kiss (as well as a second machine that I have no idea on) in S01E08 of Mythic Quest
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Looks like they obstructed what it is with stick on stars, same on the KISS backglass.

#3563 48 days ago

“Love” on Netflix. Season 3, episode 4

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#3564 48 days ago

Roseanne S1 E4
Fireball Classic in background of Bowling Alley cafe arcade.

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#3565 43 days ago

Hey I think I’ve finally got a new one! Smallville (yes I searched) just got released on Hulu. If you like super hero lore and backstory and don’t mind some slightly corny acting, it’s a great series.

Season one episode 3, Hothead has a Stern Nine Ball in the coffee shop.

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#3566 42 days ago
Quoted from pinwiztom:

Roseanne S1 E4
Fireball Classic in background of Bowling Alley cafe arcade.[quoted image]

Also a somewhat rare Game Plan Megatack video game in that picture.

#3567 42 days ago

Flashpoint S1E4 Bally strikes and spares in a drug dealers apartment
these were near the end of the episode, better view in the first few minutes

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#3568 42 days ago

Nothing specific, but there's some pinball sounds in the bowling alley scene of the new Netflix movie, Senior Year with Rebel Wilson. It's not a very good movie though.

#3569 42 days ago
Quoted from Fezmid:

Nothing specific, but there's some pinball sounds in the bowling alley scene of the new Netflix movie, Senior Year with Rebel Wilson. It's not a very good movie though.

Ha , when I heard those sounds I said the same thing to my wife .
I didn't mind it , must be the Australian connection .

#3570 42 days ago

Sorority babes in the slimeball bowl-a-rama .
Too hard for me to tell what it is .
Great movie .

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#3571 41 days ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Sorority babes in the slimeball bowl-a-rama .
Too hard for me to tell what it is .
Great movie .
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Looks like widebody Bally.

#3572 41 days ago

Romper Stomper .
Playboy and I'm not sure what the other one is .
One of Russell Crowe's First movies , and the small skinhead was my next door neighbour , crazy kid .

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#3573 41 days ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Romper Stomper .
Playboy and I'm not sure what the other one is .
One of Russell Crowe's First movies , and the small skinhead was my next door neighbour , crazy kid .
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Solar Ride.

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#3574 41 days ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

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Your good at this .

#3575 41 days ago

Here is Fergie sitting on a Black Pyramid, from Kids Incorporated on the Disney Channel

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#3576 41 days ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Your good at this .

Memory for odd stuff.

#3577 40 days ago
Quoted from flecom:

Anchorman 2 their apartment had a bally playboy, an 8 ball, a harlem globetrotters, and another I could not identify...

The above is in the Key Post from 7 years ago, but no photos. So here.....Playboy, 8-Ball, Harlem Globetrotters, and Six Million Dollar Man.

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#3578 40 days ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Sorority babes in the slimeball bowl-a-rama .
Too hard for me to tell what it is .
Great movie .
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Definatly a Bally, but Hard to Identify. Here's a better picture:

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Can't tell what the other two pins are, but the one closest to the camera looks like it might be a Williams.

#3579 40 days ago

Okay, so I zoomed in and highlighted the side of the pin:
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It's Kings of Steel.
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#3580 40 days ago

Am I the only one who wasn't looking at the pin? Lita Ford/Samantha Fox

#3581 40 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Okay, so I zoomed in and highlighted the side of the pin:
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It's Kings of Steel.
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Nice job .
What about this one , same movie sorority babes

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#3582 39 days ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Nice job .
What about this one , same movie sorority babes
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Williams Comet.
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... and I just noticed there are two more pins behind the Comet.

#3583 39 days ago
Quoted from Mathazar:

The above is in the Key Post from 7 years ago, but no photos. So here.....Playboy, 8-Ball, Harlem Globetrotters, and Six Million Dollar Man.[quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image][quoted image]

Love how each game sort of relates to the portrait it accompanies:

Ron Burgundy is the star (6 Million Dollar Man)
Champ Kind is the sports guy (Harlem Globetrotters)
Brick Tamland is the dummy (dense as an Eight Ball)
Brian Fantana is the ladies' man (Playboy)

#3584 39 days ago

Bally Super 8 Shuffle Bowler
Batman S1 ep 15

And either an arcade game or a woodrail with airplanes on the bg.

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#3585 39 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

... and here they are:
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Just watched Meteor for the first time last night, my wife laughed when the pins popped up on screen.

Yes been posted before.

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#3586 39 days ago

Haven't been able to stump you guys yet but I'll give it another try
The Gate 2 ( different game to previously posted )

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#3587 39 days ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Haven't been able to stump you guys yet but I'll give it another try
The Gate 2 ( different game to previously posted )
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Midway Play Ball pitch & bat (1965)

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#3588 39 days ago
Quoted from TopMoose:

Midway Play Ball pitch & bat (1965)
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That didn't take long , you guys are amazing .

#3589 39 days ago

I was watching NIGHTMARE WEEKEND and noticed Stern's GALAXY in multiple scenes

#3590 38 days ago

My wife and I were just watching on REELZ a true crime program called "I lived with a Killer" S1E9
This episode was about some Mafia thug, that was a partner in a pool hall that also was a front for a sports bookie.
Anyway in several scenes thruout, they showed the inside of the pool hall and they had 6 pinball machines in the background,
all were very blurry, but on occasion one or two came into focus.
One was a Shadow and another Walking Dead, and another was maybe Black Knight 2000.
The scene was supposed to take place in late 80s, early 90s, so of course, some of the machines were not era appropriate.
Unfortunately the photo I took of the screen was way too blurry to post.

#3591 37 days ago

Can't see this one mentioned .
Arcade the movie .
Data East Simpsons .

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#3592 37 days ago
Quoted from undrdog:

Bally Super 8 Shuffle Bowler
Batman S1 ep 15
And either an arcade game or a woodrail with airplanes on the bg.[quoted image]

Not a pin, but a roll down game:
It's a Gilsepi Kontest Bomber
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#3593 37 days ago
Quoted from Jackontherocks:

Just discovered a new one in the movie called Killer Joe. 24 minutes into movie when they meet in the vacant billards room there is The Getaway High Speed II in back corner. Find thing as the name on outside cabinet is blanked out with blue paint or something but you can make it out throught backglass if paused. Appears to be fond on purpose with blue paint and of wood in front to avoid seeing name.

Here is the Getaway from the movie Killer Joe mentioned in the thread before but without a screen shot.

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#3594 37 days ago

Apologies if this has been mentioned before but I was recently re-watching LOST and noticed in the Dharma Initiative Rec room a Revenge from Mars. Later in the series it is updated to another pin but I can't remember which one!

#3595 37 days ago
Quoted from razoraustralia:

Apologies if this has been mentioned before

Post #521 listed as a key post

#3596 37 days ago

Stranger things season 4 episode 2
Paragon

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#3597 37 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

It's a Gilsepi Kontest Bomber

Awesome!

#3598 36 days ago

Saw this 4:30 minutes into 1964 "Nothing But A Man" on TCM. Anyone know the pinball? I don't.

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#3599 36 days ago

Looks like 1960 WMS Jungle to me.

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#3600 36 days ago
Quoted from screaminr:

Stranger things season 4 episode 2
Paragon
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A couple more pics:

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