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

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#843 2 years ago

French movie 'Le Marginal' with Jean-Paul Belmondo from 1983.
One scene in an Arcade and a second one in a Disco, where Belmondo himself plays a Black Knight.

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#844 2 years ago

French Movie 'L'Aine des Ferchaux' from 1962.
Jean-Paul Belmondo with a Woodrail.

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#845 2 years ago

French Movie 'L'Animal' from 1977 - Belmondo playing Gottlieb's HOT SHOT disturbing other People.

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#846 2 years ago

French Movie 'Flic ou Voyou' from 1978 with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Venantino Venantini.
Gottlieb's FAR OUT in a Bar.

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#847 2 years ago

French Movie 'Sois Belle et tais-toi' from 1957-58 with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Alain Delon.

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#848 2 years ago

French Movie 'L'Alpagueur' from 1975.
Nice Scene from an Arcade in Paris.
2 x Fast Draw, 2 x Quick Draw, 2 x Super Soccer, Spin-Out, Little Chief, Pat Hand, Star Pool.

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#849 2 years ago

French Movie 'Le Clan des Siciliens' from 1969 with Alain Delon, Lino Ventura and Jean Gabin as a Pinball-Distributor.
Lots of Machines, like GAUCHO, OKLAHOMA, PREVIEW, MAD WORLD and more.

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#855 2 years ago

A german Documentary called MACHT FLIPPERN FREI from 1973.
Lots of machines can be seen.
Both Operators and Players are getting bashed in a bad way. The worst point of this Film is the narrating voice, an awful cynical woman which sounds like a female Prison-Director.
German Operators stood up against this and it became a big Issue.

Anyway, enjoy the nice Pictures.
If the Link doesn't work search for MACHT FLIPPERN FREI DOKUMENTATION 1973 and you will find it immediately.

Here you can see 2 Screenshots

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#859 2 years ago

German Movie 'Aufforderung zum Tanz' from 1976.

In an Arcade -

In a Bar .

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#860 2 years ago

German Movie 'Der Arzt von St-Pauli' from 1968.
2 short Scenes from an Arcade in Hamburg.
and some more

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#865 2 years ago

French Movie 'Adieu l'Ami' from 1968 with Charles Bronson and Alain Delon.
Williams MERRY WIDOW in a french Bistro

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#866 2 years ago

German Movie 'Nordsee ist Mordsee' from 1976
Williams JUBILEE in a german Snack-Bar.

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#867 2 years ago

German Movie 'Die Vorstadtkrokodile' from 1977.
with Gottlieb's BIG INDIAN.

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#869 2 years ago

That's a BLACK KNIGHT 2000

#872 2 years ago

German Movie 'Die Sache is gelaufen' from 1985.
Gottlieb's Haunted House at 'Fuxbau' in Hofheim-Taunus with american Actor/Singer Peter Lampert-Lancaster

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#873 2 years ago

French Movie 'les 400 Coups' from 1959
A Woodrail in a french Bistro

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#874 2 years ago

French Movie 'Coup de Tete' from 1978.

Gottlieb's Vulcan - Royal Flush - Sinbad (SS)
in a french Bistro.

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#875 2 years ago

German TV-Series "PS Feuerreiter" from 1978
Gottlieb's BRONCO and SURF CHAMP at a youth-club in Darmstadt

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#895 1 year ago

A Music-Clip from 1993 featuring Zaccaria-Single-Player Ten Stars and a very nice dutch Girl

2 unlimited - No Limits

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#898 1 year ago

Here's an interesting music-clip from Austria, many well-known austrian Pinheads can be seen with a lot of Machines of course.

Watch it in youtube - ROBB GOLDMIND

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#900 1 year ago
Quoted from Colsond3:

A lot of good machines at that...who doesn't want a row with Gorgar, Xenon and BH in there? Awesome.

Oh yes, the austrian scene is astonishing and there is a big sense of 'cohesion' in a sharp contrast to Germany where Pinheads like to bash each other.

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#917 1 year ago

French movie LES GRANDES GUEULES from 1965.
Actor MICHEL CONSTANTIN spots and plays WIN-A-CARD, a french conversion-kit based on Gottlieb-Woodrail-Two-Players.

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#918 1 year ago

French movie LA SOUPE AUX CHOUX from 1981.
STRIKES AND SPARES in the corner at the right.

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#919 1 year ago

French movie LE ROI DES CONS from 1981.
Actor Francis Perrin with CHARLIE'S ANGELS.

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#920 1 year ago

French movie LE PROFESSIONEL with JEAN-PAUL BELMONDO from 1981.
Gottlieb's SOLAR RIDE in a french bistro.

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#924 1 year ago

Italian ADRIANO CELENTANO movie ASSO from 1981.
The game on the left looks like an EM Gottlieb at the first sight but I would say it's one of these obscure italian licensed versions.

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#949 1 year ago

1991 Movie FREEJACK with Mick Jagger, Emilio Estevez and Rene Russo.
2 scenes with LOST WORLD and PARAGON in a shabby bar, set in the by then futuristic year 2009. LOST WORLD is turned on and PARAGON is turned off. Funny aspect that in the first scene Lost World stands at the left and in the second scene vice-versa.

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#955 1 year ago

Gottlieb's 1965 PARADISE in the 2010 Rolling Stones Documentary 'Stones in Exile' shot 1971 in France.

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#958 1 year ago

Williams STARDUST in german TV-Show 'Musikladen' aired in January 1979.

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#959 1 year ago

Gottlieb's "300" in german movie TREFFER from 1983 with Guido Gagliardi and Dietmar Bär.

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#983 1 year ago

French movie 'La Chasse a l' Homme' from 1964
Williams Dallas Woodrail in a french Bistro.

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#987 1 year ago

French movie 'Baisers voles' from 1968
with WILLIAMS 1966 A-GO-GO in Paris.

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#988 1 year ago

French-Canadian movie 'L'Homme en Colere' from 1978 with Lino Ventura
Bally Air Aces
Bally Hokus Pokus
Gottlieb Far Out
Bally Hi Deal
Williams Toledo
Bally Night Rider
Williams Space Odyssey
Gottlieb Spirit of 76 and/or Pioneer
Bally Eight Ball
Gottlieb Close Encounters
Wiilams Grand Prix
Gottlieb Jungle Queen
Bally Lost World

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#1054 1 year ago

French-german movie RIVIERA-STORY from 1961.
Gottlieb's Woodrail 'SHINDIG'

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#1060 1 year ago

French movie PAR UN BEAU MATIN D'ETE from 1964
Gottlieb's 1962 TROPIC ISLE
with Actors Sophie Daumier and Claude Cerval

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#1074 1 year ago

French movie PEAU DE BANANE from 1963
with Gottlieb's 1961 'ALOHA'

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#1080 1 year ago

French movie LE CERVEAU from 1968 with Andre Bourvil and Jean-Paul Belmondo
Chicago Coin's 1968 STAGE COACH in a french bistro

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#1158 1 year ago

EIGHT BALL DELUXE in the 1984 german movie "Dieter Hallervorden und die Rache der Enterbten"
NIP-IT in the 1983 german movie "Dieter Hallervorden der Doppelgänger"

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#1194 1 year ago

German movie RICHY GUITAR from 1984
CENTAUR II in Berlin.

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#1196 1 year ago

French movie "JACQUES TATI - TRAFIC" filmed in 1969

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#1197 1 year ago

Here are a few pics from 6 different movies -

German movie "69 Liebesspiele" from 1967
with Williams Soccer "Kick-Off" and a nice Jukebox

German movie "Verschwende Deine Jugend" from 2003 and set in 1981

German movie "Bang-Boom-Bang" from 1998
with an illuminated HULK-Top and a 'customized' System-11-machine
Actor Ralf Richter

German movie "Die Spider Murphy Gang" from 1983
Actress Ilse Page

German movie "Das Leben ist eine Baustelle" from 1996
with TAXI
Actor Richy Müller

French movie "Student Services" from 2009/2010
Actress Deborah Francois

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#1198 1 year ago

French-german movie 'NEGRESCO' from 1967.
3 scenes with Pinball-Machines.

The first scene is a goofy one - in total you see a then brand-new Gottlieb's HI-SCORE in the back of a photo-studio but in the close-ups of the playfield it 'changes' to the Masquerade which can be seen afterwards.

2nd scene shows Gottlieb's 2-Player SEA-SHORE played by a nice girl in a french bistro.

-and the third scene then shows the complete GOTTLIEB's MASQUERADE whose playfield was already shown in the first scene.

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#1206 1 year ago

French Alain Delon -movie 'LE SAMOURAI' from 1967
with Bally Capersville.
The machine on the left is most likely a Williams Eager Beaver (Lowcharger-cabinet with old-style Flipper-Buttons and no artwork beneath Buttons and Siderail)

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#1220 1 year ago

French Belmondo-movie 'PIERROT LE FOU' from 1965
Gottlieb's 1965 SKY-LINE and Bally 1964 MAD WORLD in a Bowling-Center in South-France.

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#1221 1 year ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Any Idea what the Gottlieb in the foreground is?

It's not a Gottlieb, just have a closer look then you'll agree. It's the mentioned Williams Lowcharger-Style Machine. I'm quite sure it's an Eager Beaver because there is no visible artwork beneath the siderail and it has the old-style Flipper-Buttons.

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#1482 4 months ago

Italian ADRIANO CELENTANO movie 'Una Tipo Strano' from 1963 with 2 Woodrails in an italian bar.

Plus one more Picture from his 1981 movie ASSO with an italian (more or less licensed) version of Gottlieb's SURE SHOT in his home.

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#1483 4 months ago

French ALAIN DELON movie " 3 Hommes a abattre" from 1980

2 scenes with Pinball-Machines -
Lost World (far left) and Mata Hari in a french cafe
Strikes and Spares and Playboy in a bistro.

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#1485 4 months ago

Another Alain Delon movie, ARMAGUEDON from 1976.
Gottlieb's BIG INDIAN in a french bar.
It's also pictured on the dvd-cover with actor Michel Duchaussoy.

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#1520 4 months ago

French Belmondo-movie "LE SOLITAIRE" from 1986

Gottlieb's JACKS TO OPEN in Paris

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#1524 3 months ago

Post 1523 - A Stern GALAXY with some kinda customized Backglass. Cabinet-Artwork seems to be the same but with different colours.

Here are some pictures from the french movie LES TRICHEURS from 1958.
Some Woodrails in a Cafe in Paris.

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#1525 3 months ago

French-Canadian Belmondo-movie HOLD-UP from 1985.
Jean-Paul Belmondo driving through Montreal alongside an arcade.
BALLY SPACE INVADERS (3rd from right) and STAR TREK (right) can be clearly identified.

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#1533 3 months ago

German movie "PANISCHE ZEITEN" from 1979 with Udo Lindenberg, the most famous and infamous german rockstar, as producer, director, writer and in the leading role at the same time.
Bally EIGHT BALL and Gottlieb's JUNGLE QUEEN in an arcade in Hamburg - St-Pauli (Reeperbahn)
Note that the artwork on the window is the same as the cabinet-artwork from EIGHT BALL.

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#1539 3 months ago

French movie LES VISITEURS from 1992.
Actor Christian Clavier in a french Bowling-Club with

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#1543 3 months ago

Here are some more shots from the french movie "SOIS BELLE ET TAIS-TOI" from early 1958 - see post #847

This was the 2nd movie starring Jean-Paul Belmondo and Alain Delon too.

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#1548 3 months ago
Quoted from girloveswaffles:

Looking at pictures on IPDB, it defiantly is. But I can't identify the other pin.

The same machine can be seen in another french movie from 1958, see post #1524

To see Belmondo and Delon playing BUCCANEER check this out -

#1552 3 months ago
Quoted from Captainhook:

Tv show "Snowfall". No way to tell what it is.
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see post #1530 slightly above

#1555 3 months ago

I just checked this out and I can't believe that no one mentioned the great Steve McQueen in his last movie THE HUNTER from 1980.

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#1627 58 days ago

I can't deliver pictures for this but I can tell everyone who is interested that Pinball-machines can be seen in these 2 american movies from 1979-1980.

In XANADU there is a scene where someone plays I think a Gottlieb Single-Player, then 'all of a sudden' the scenery changes to somewhat that is supposed to be a gigantic playfield. Gene Kelly kicks a giant Pop-Bumper and flowers burst out or something else.

In ROADIE there is a scene in a laundry-shop or a 7/11 where a ROYAL FLUSH and/or a FREEDOM can be seen.

It's 30 or more years since I saw these movies so please excuse me.

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#1658 17 days ago

Bruce Willis-movie 16 BLOCKS from 2005.

Disco Fever with actor Mos Def and a spanish Lady Luck with David Morse in a bar in New York.

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#1674 11 days ago

"Shooting Gallery" from 2005 with THE GETAWAY

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#1677 8 days ago

The great Steve McQueen is his second leading-role, a 1958-movie called THE SAINT-LOUIS BANK-ROBBERY (later renamed THE GREAT SAINT-LOUIS BANK-ROBBERY)
2 Bingo-Woodrails in a St-Louis' Snack-Bar.
I highly recommend this one to friends of classic crime-movies, it's very atmospheric and dark.
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#1682 22 hours ago

1963-movie SOLDIER IN THE RAIN with Steve McQueen and Jackie Gleason

- and Williams' FRIENDSHIP "7"

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