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

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#3651 51 days ago

Corner Gas Animated S04E08

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#3652 51 days ago

Bar Rescue Season 6, Episode 43 "Stix N Stones" bar renamed to "Pit Stop". After all that work CLOSED. (A lot of the rescues unfortunately come too late and they don't take Taffer's advice or they are too deep in debt to get out of it or they are scamming or something).
Pinball machine: Bally Indianapolis 500 sitting next to the arcade race games.

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#3654 51 days ago
Quoted from pinball2020:

Bar Rescue Season 6, Episode 43 "Stix N Stones" bar renamed to "Pit Stop". After all that work CLOSED. (A lot of the rescues unfortunately come too late and they don't take Taffer's advice or they are too deep in debt to get out of it or they are scamming or something).
Pinball machine: Bally Indianapolis 500 sitting next to the arcade race games.[quoted image]

Many cases it is the owners poor management that is not improved that closes the bar.
Gordon Ramses: Kitchen Nightmares has a failure rate of over 90%. My wife looked it up. Management style refused to change even tho Gorden redid the menus, overhauled the kitchens and dining areas. Conditions go down hill after a few weeks

#3655 51 days ago

Coming out this week in theaters The Black Phone (2021). Has a nice Jungle Queen being played, with correct chimes, with camera shots of playfield and cabinet.

#3656 50 days ago

Unidentified pin in a movie called Brick Mansions. First thought was BSD or Rescue 911 but not sure

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#3657 50 days ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Unidentified pin in a movie called Brick Mansions. First thought was BSD or Rescue 911 but not sure
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Frank Thomas' Big Hurt

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#3658 50 days ago
Quoted from dirkdiggler:

Unidentified pin in a movie called Brick Mansions. First thought was BSD or Rescue 911 but not sure
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Side art is the wrong color:
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#3659 50 days ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Side art is the wrong color:
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Already identified anyway, but wow, that's a bizarre example of BSD to use. I've never seen red faded all the way to white like that before!

#3660 50 days ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

Already identified anyway, but wow, that's a bizarre example of BSD to use. I've never seen red faded all the way to white that before!

It was the only side picture I could find on IPMD. Still, the cabinet is not the same color.

#3661 47 days ago

Aqua Teen Hunger Force S7E4 (2010)

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#3662 47 days ago

That's a perfect layout if you enjoy having just a few extra flippers...

#3663 46 days ago

Flipping fantastic

#3664 46 days ago

18 flippers!!!

#3665 45 days ago

La Scorta (1993)
with Diner and and Farfalla

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#3666 44 days ago

Watching the news this morning and our friend smokedog's place, Pokey's Pinball Cafe in Saskatoon was on the screen. They were covering some local politician doing a pitch there. Showed closeups of TAF, AFM, TWD. Smokedogs even in the screen grab.

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#3667 43 days ago

Superman & Lois Season 2 episode 15

Rethemed backglass to an EM.

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#3668 42 days ago
Quoted from roffels:

Superman & Lois Season 2 episode 15
Rethemed backglass to an EM.
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There's not much to go on, but my best guess is that it's a Gigi (Gottlieb, 1963).

#3669 42 days ago
Quoted from roffels:

Superman & Lois Season 2 episode 15
Rethemed backglass to an EM.
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Quoted from TopMoose:

There's not much to go on, but my best guess is that it's a Gigi (Gottlieb, 1963).

Looks like you're right:
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I enhanced the lighting on the side to bring up the side pattern.

#3670 42 days ago

(1949) Thieves' Highway

1946 CC Super Score, flipperless game.

Note, From The Internet Pinball Database.
Operators of this Era would retrofit games with flippers.

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#3671 39 days ago

Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold has Stardust

#3672 38 days ago

Not much to go off of, but there's an EM with custom side art in The Boys Season 3 Episode 7.

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Edit - Gulfstream possibly? Lights/reels match.

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#3673 38 days ago
Quoted from roffels:

Not much to go off of, but there's an EM with custom side art in The Boys Season 3 Episode 7.
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Reel configuration looks like a 70s Williams, but I flipped through those and didn't find a match. Also looked through Western and Horse themed games (second pic looks like maybe a horse?) but still didn't find it...

#3674 38 days ago
Quoted from SkyKing2301:

Reel configuration looks like a 70s Williams, but I flipped through those and didn't find a match. Also looked through Western and Horse themed games (second pic looks like maybe a horse?) but still didn't find it...

The lights/reels match William's Gulfstream. Thanks for helping narrow it down.
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#3675 38 days ago

Lucky Ace appears to have the same backbox layout, and the cabinet artwork is at least a LITTLE bit closer, but I'm not fully convinced. More at https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=1483

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#3676 38 days ago

I think the score reel location does not match Lucky Ace. There is no room for the extra '100000' digit lamp.

#3677 38 days ago
Quoted from SkyKing2301:

Lucky Ace appears to have the same backbox layout, and the cabinet artwork is at least a LITTLE bit closer, but I'm not fully convinced. More at https://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=1483[quoted image]

I advise ignoring the cabinet art from the show - it looks like a modern paint job/vinyl decal that's custom to the production.

#3678 38 days ago
Quoted from Tuukka:

I think the score reel location does not match Lucky Ace. There is no room for the extra '100000' digit lamp.

Lightbulb sockets also don't match the show, while Gulfstream's are one to one match.
Lucky Ace below, courtesy of colsond3

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#3679 38 days ago
Quoted from roffels:

I advise ignoring the cabinet art from the show - it looks like a modern paint job/vinyl decal that's custom to the production.

Well that would explain why I couldn't find a matching cabinet! Ok let's call it Gulfstream then, per the other posts. Great job team!

#3680 38 days ago

Found a lineup of like 11 pins in the movie "Flower" on Hulu.

Easy enough to make out Monopoly, Elvis, RBION and a Stern Playboy. Is that a WCS off to the left? I'll let you guys noodle out what you can of the rest... The scene is just a few minutes into the movie, if you'd like a better look.

I thought there were going to be more after Ms. Deutch's character complained about her mom's boyfriend collecting old pinball machines, but sadly I was mistaken.

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#3681 38 days ago

Minions: The rise of Gru

Gru plays a pinball machine.

No pictures as I just saw it at the theatre.

#3682 38 days ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

Found a lineup of like 11 pins in the movie "Flower" on Hulu.
Easy enough to make out Monopoly, Elvis, RBION and a Stern Playboy. Is that a WCS off to the left? I'll let you guys noodle out what you can of the rest... The scene is just a few minutes into the movie, if you'd like a better look.
I thought there were going to be more after Ms. Deutch's character complained about her mom's boyfriend collecting old pinball machines, but sadly I was mistaken.
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Of the four beyond her right shoulder, the middle two of those are AC/DC and Pirates of the Caribbean.

#3683 38 days ago

Fish tales machine in “north country” bar scene

#3684 38 days ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

Found a lineup of like 11 pins in the movie "Flower" on Hulu.
Easy enough to make out Monopoly, Elvis, RBION and a Stern Playboy. Is that a WCS off to the left? I'll let you guys noodle out what you can of the rest... The scene is just a few minutes into the movie, if you'd like a better look.
I thought there were going to be more after Ms. Deutch's character complained about her mom's boyfriend collecting old pinball machines, but sadly I was mistaken.
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Quoted from SkyKing2301:

Of the four beyond her right shoulder, the middle two of those are AC/DC and Pirates of the Caribbean.

I think It might go Avengers, AC/DC, POTC and Wheel of Fortune (from left to right).

#3685 38 days ago

Hollywood Houselift S1 E1

The Sopranos

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#3686 38 days ago
Quoted from DanQverymuch:

Found a lineup of like 11 pins in the movie "Flower" on Hulu.
Easy enough to make out Monopoly, Elvis, RBION and a Stern Playboy. Is that a WCS off to the left? I'll let you guys noodle out what you can of the rest... The scene is just a few minutes into the movie, if you'd like a better look.
I thought there were going to be more after Ms. Deutch's character complained about her mom's boyfriend collecting old pinball machines, but sadly I was mistaken.
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I posted this pic a year or two back of a show called The Politician on Netflix.
Looks like they filmed at the same location

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#3687 37 days ago

The Wanders .
Only there for a split second .

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#3688 36 days ago

The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters (1982)
Jean Shepherd movie.
1947 Exhibit Star Lite machine with retrofit flippers in bar scene about 17:40 into movie.

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#3689 33 days ago

Movie: Ghost Rider, 2007 with Nicolas Cage at 1hr21min mark. What pin is this.

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#3690 33 days ago
Quoted from ourdave76:

Movie: Ghost Rider, 2007 with Nicolas Cage at 1hr21min mark. What pin is this.
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Wagon Train (Gottlieb, 1960)

#3691 33 days ago
Quoted from ourdave76:

Movie: Ghost Rider, 2007 with Nicolas Cage at 1hr21min mark. What pin is this.
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Quoted from TopMoose:

Wagon Train (Gottlieb, 1960)

The back glass looks right, but the paint job is somewhat different:
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#3692 33 days ago

Not a movie, a puzzle. What is the first pin. The other 2 are Hotdoggin and Eight Ball Deluxe.
Thanks

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#3693 33 days ago

Thanks for the Wagon Train identification.

#3694 33 days ago

The cabinet of the first pin on that puzzle sure looks like Flash Gordon, but the apron and playfield don't match at all. What game has a second plunger like that?

https://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=874&picno=36592

#3695 33 days ago

That’s for sure the Flash Gordon cabinet, but these all appear to be mish-mashed nonsense machines. That’s definitely not the Eight Ball Deluxe cabinet

#3696 33 days ago
Quoted from Jawn:

What game has a second plunger like that?

That is a manual ball lift, used in nearly all games before ca. 1964.

#3697 32 days ago
Quoted from Jawn:

The cabinet of the first pin on that puzzle sure looks like Flash Gordon, but the apron and playfield don't match at all. What game has a second plunger like that?
https://www.ipdb.org/showpic.pl?id=874&picno=36592

Quoted from FlipperMagician:

That’s for sure the Flash Gordon cabinet, but these all appear to be mish-mashed nonsense machines. That’s definitely not the Eight Ball Deluxe cabinet

All three of the games a mashed up version of several games. Even the two backglasses aren't completely right.
The first game has a paint job like a Flash Gordon, but has a Gottlieb style coin door and apron.
The cabinet on "Hot Doggin' is painted wrong, Has what looks like a Happ Coin door and the Back-box seems to be in 16X9.
EBD also has a ball lifter, a wrong paint job, no start button on the coin door and the background people on the backglass have been replaced with colored disks.

#3698 32 days ago

And the Flash Gordon style cabinet with a ball lifter looks like not having any Bally style coin slots.

Anyway, for a puzzle, probably OK picture

#3699 32 days ago

Great detective work everyone. Thanks

#3700 30 days ago

Just turned the tv on. American Pickers. Episode Game of skill and chances

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