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Are You Here (2013)

Owen Wilson and Zach Galifianakis star with a wide array of brews in this comedy drama. There’s a Bud and Bud Light sixer and twelver plus a bunch of Pabst Blue Ribbon bottles. The bar scene gives us some good signage including PBR, Coors Light, Schlitz, and a Yuengling pool table light and neon.

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Asphalt Jungle, The (1950)

Sterling Hayden stars in this double crossing heist film that was nominated for 4 Oscars. James Whitmore, who you may remember as ‘Brooks’ from “The Shawshank Redemption”, abbeers with two different Pabst Blue Ribbon signs. There are also stacks of Schlitz & Miller cases and a High Life small sign and partial neon.

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Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)

OK Chicago…Here’s your favorite WFLD Fox 32 weather lady, Tammy Souza, in all her 80’s glory with a background Michelob neon sign. She looked great then and still looks great today! We also get youngsters shot gunning Miller Lite half quarts while driving in this wacky comedy.

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August 17…Happy Beer-thday Robert DeNiro

See Oscar winner Robert DeNiro’s beer scenes from 19 films including “The Deer Hunter”, “Taxi Driver”, “Mean Streets”, “A Bronx Tale”, “Casino”, “Bang the Drum Slowly”, “Goodfellas”, “The Intern”, “Dirty Grandpa” & more.

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August 17…Happy Beer-thday Sean Penn

See Sean Penn’s beer scenes from “Fast Times at Ridgemeont High”, “Colors”, “Taps”, “The Gunman”, “We’re No Angels”, “Mystic River”, “Milk”, “The Interpreter” & “Casualties of War”.

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Autumn in New York (2000)

Richard Gere portrays an aging ‘player’ who falls in love with a dying Winona Ryder in this romantic drama. The womanizer is spotted with a Bass Ale bottle in a dog costume and a Samuel Adams tapper in between two hotties.

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Bachelor Party (1984)

I saw this classic comedy at the Golf Mill Theater in Niles, IL in high school ’84…I think we snuck in bottles of Stroh’s. Anyhoo, Tom Hanks and former ‘T.J. Hooker’ star Adrian Zmed appear alongside plenty of Old Milwaukee and Schlitz cans. There’s also a Bud neon. Sexy 80’s vixen Tawny Kitaen is also spotted with a brew in …

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Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation (2008)

Harland Williams, who was great in “There’s Something About Mary”, stars in this ill advised sequel to the 1984 Tom Hanks classic. We spot bottles of Miller Lite, Coors Light, Budweiser and Greg Pitt with a Grandville. There’s also a great Bud Light bowling pin neon with Danny Jacobs.

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Bachelor, The (1999)

Chris O’Donnell plays the title character and is complemented by former ‘Howard Stern Show’ sidekick Artie Lange, Miller High Life and MGD.

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Back in the Day (2014)

Michael Rosenbaum heads to his class reunion to relive the glory days in this raunchy comedy. Harland Williams, Emma Caulfield, Morena Baccarin and Danielle Bisutti abbeer with bottles of Stella Artois, Budweiser & Bud Light and Michelob Ultra & Light.

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Back to School (1986)

Rodney Dangerfield stars as Thornton Melon who’s the world’s oldest living freshman. There’s plenty of Miller products to be seen and we get a nice variety of neon including Harp, Magnum and Little Kings. Adrienne Barbeau and Burt Young appear and Robert Downey Jr. is spotted with a nice vintage Blatz sign.

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Back to the Future (1985)

Biff…”I have your car towed all the way to your house and all you got for me is light beer!?” Michael J. Fox stars in this time traveling adventure that features a great cast and some good Miller Lite, High Life and Bud Light placement. We also get a good look at a vintage, red Miller truck.

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Backdraft (1991)

Kurt Russell and William Baldwin are fueding Chicago Firefighting brothers on the heels of an arsonist in this action drama. Jennifer Jason-Leigh also appears in one of the numerous Budweiser, Bud Light & Dry scenes.

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Bad Boys (1983)

Sean Penn stars but doesn’t appear with beer in this gritty teen drama. Ally Sheedy is spotted leaving Walgreens with a great Genaric Beer window sign and Esai Morales appears with a background Old Style sign.

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Bad Boys (1995)

Will Smith & Martin Lawrence team up as hip Miami detectives lookin’ to bust up a heroin ring in this action adventure. There are 4 different Budweiser neon signs on display in the liquor store and the ‘Fresh Prince’ is spotted with a bottle of Bud at the club.

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Bad Boys II (2003)

Will Smith & Martin Lawrence are back for the sequel as narcotics cops trying to bust Ecstasy dealers in Florida. There are Miller Lite bottles, Ice House cases and an excellent Genuine Draft truck that serves as HQ.

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Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)

Spencer Tracy is the one handed stranger who blows into town and whoops bully Ernest Borgnine’s ass in front of a vintage Pabst Blue Ribbon sign. There’s also an outdoor Cordello sign which I believe to be a fictitious brand.

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Bad News Bears Go to Japan, The (1978)

Tony Curtis takes over as manager of the Bears in this third and final installment of the franchise. Jackie Earle Haley and Regis Philbin abbeer on television with a can of Coors in view. We also get a couple looks at Engelberg rockin’ a Coors floppy hat.

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Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)

William Devane takes over as manager of the Bears in this sequel that provides us with lots of Budweiser, a can of Schlitz and a Coors neon. The late great Clifton James goes BTM (beer to mouth) with The King of Beers.

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Bad News Bears, The (1976)

Walter Matthau stars as the boozy “Buttermaker’, a former minor leaguer tasked with coaching the hapless Bears baseball team. Prize recruits Tatum O’Neal and Jackie Earle Haley lead a miraculous turnaround. The beer sightings are glorious. Bud, Coors, Mickeys, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Schlitz are all clearly spotted. After the championship game the team celebrates with bottles of Lucky.

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Badlands (1973)

‘Greaser’ Martin Sheen and his young girlfriend Sissy Spacek go on a killing spree in South Dakota in this gritty drama. As they walk past the bar we see great Grain Belt die cut bottle signs, a Coors neon and a small Falstaff window sticker.

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Bandits (2001)

Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton are bank robbers who fall in love with their hostage, Cate Blanchett in this crime comedy. Bottles of the Mexican brews Corona and Negra Modelo are spotted.

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Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

Robert DeNiro plays a Yankees catcher with a terminal illness in this sports drama. Miller High Life is front and center and there’s great outfield stadium signage including Schaefer and Rheingold.

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Basic Instinct (1992)

Michael Douglas is a detective investigating a murder in which the undie-less Sharon Stone may be involved. Budweiser bottles are front and center in the bar scene.

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Bat*21 (1988)

Danny Glover is a pilot who must rescue a beer-less Gene Hackman who was shot down behind enemy lines in Viet Nam. The ‘Lethal Weapon’ star appears with Budweiser bottles, cans and a bow tie neon. There’s also background green Carlsberg bottles.

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Beaver, The (2011)

Mel Gibson has certainly made some big mistakes in the last few years but this box office bomb may be the worst of ’em all. The lone beer sighting is the Amstel noen and a very partial Coors Light glower.

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Bedazzled (2000)

Elizabeth Hurley plays ‘The Devil’ and grants Brendan Fraser seven wishes in exchange for his soul while abbeering under a Budweiser bow tie neon sign. We also spot Bass, Guinness and Bud Light neons and bottles of The King of Beers.

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Beer for My Horses (2008)

Country western star Toby Keith and ‘Motor City Madman’ Ted Nugent star as small town deputies on the trail of a drug lord. Tom Skerrit and Rodney Carrington also appear and are spotted with bottles of Budweiser & Rolling Rock and cans of Bud Light. There are twelvers of St Pauli Girl & St. Pauli Girl Dark and boxes of …

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Beer League (2006)

Artie Lange stars as an unemployed loafer who spends his time playing softball and drinking which is good work if you can get it. Lots to see here including multiple Yuengling and Grolsch bottles and signs. There’s also a couple different Broolyn Brewery labels and cases of Stoudt’s Gold. Finally, we spy Schlitz and Pabst Blue Ribbon bar lights.

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Beer, The Movie (2006)

This low budget production is kind of a “Jackass” with beer type of thing. We get a nice variety of brands with Budweiser, Corona and Heineken six pack. The high light though is the “Edward Forty Hands” scene in which they duct tape 40 ouncers to their hands and can’t remove them until they’re finished.

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Beer: The Movie 2 (2006)

This is another fuzzy, low budget production that features a nice array of beer talent. The bar scene gives us a beautiful row of tappers and also a nice Pabst Blue Ribbon tray hanging on the wall. The best part of this post though is clearly the old school ‘National Bohemian’ tee shirt.

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Beerfest (2006)

Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan and the rest of The Broken Lizard crew head to Germany to participate in a centuries old competition of beer games. There are many fictitious brands then all of a sudden we get a few Red Stripe sightings.

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Beers on Film Softball

Nice work Fellas…4-7 fall season was a dramatic improvement over 1-9 summer league. We’ll get ’em in the spring. Check out the “Hit King” in sexy swimwear.

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Bell Book and Candle (1958)

James Stewart and Kim Novak take top billing in this romantic comedy but it’s Jack Lemmon who appears with longneck bottles of Budweiser for the only brew sighting.

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Best Defense (1984)

Neither Eddie Murphy nor Dudley Moore have a beer scene in this military box office bomb. The only brew spotted is a husky guy pouring a can of Miller High Life.

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Best in Show (2000)

Former ‘SCTV’ castmates Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara couple up as Terrier enthusiasts in this dog show comedy. They, and Winky, are spotted with bottles of Miller High Life, Lite and Genuine Draft.

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Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, The (1982)

Burt Reynolds is the sheriff who is more than sympathetic to Dolly Parton and her house of ill repute. Texas beers Lone Star and Pearl are front and center with cans, bottles, sign and possible calendar. There’s also a Budweiser sighting.

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Best Man Holiday, The (2013)

College friends Taye Diggs and Terrence Howard reunite after 15 years in this dramatic comedy. They reminisce over bottles of Stella Artois and Budweiser. There’s great neon at The Oyster House in New Orleans including a Bud Light alligator and a Michelob crayfish.

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Best of Times, The (1986)

Kurt Russell & Robin Williams try to redeem themselves decades after a devastating high school football loss. The boys abbeer together with cans of Stroh’s and bottles of Coors. Character actor M. Emmet Walsh is spotted with Schlitz Light, Stroh’s Light and Old Milwaukee cans. There’s also a Heineken sign, a Budweiser pool table light and Stroh’s tapper and neon.

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Best Seller (1987)

Brian Dennehy is spotted with Miller High Life and Lite cans in this action crime drama that also features a beerless James Woods.

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Best Years of Our Lives, The (1946)

If you blinked you probably missed the fantastic 1940’s Rainier billboard in this World War II drama that captured 7 Academy Awards including ‘Best Picture’ and ‘Best Actor’ for Fredric March. Harold Russell, who lost both hands, earned ‘Best Supporting’ and an ‘Honorary Award’ for his courage and bringing hope to fellow vets. They and Dana Andrews, Myrna Loy & …

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Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Eddie Murphy cashes in on his ‘Saturday Night Live’ fame by playing a Detroit Cop sent to the left coast in this action comedy. We spy Axel Foley with Miller Lite cans and pool table light as well as a Michelob bar sign. There’s also some fuzzy Bud and Stroh’s neon.

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Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

Eddie Murphy doesn’t appear with a brew in this sequel to the 1984 hit but we do spy “Mad About You” star Paul Reiser with a couple bottles of Budweiser.

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Beverly Hills Ninja (1997)

Chris Farley plays the title character in this wacky comedy that features strip club Budweiser and Bud Light neons. We also spot Busch and Bud bottles at the Benihana type restaurant with the chef flipping shrimp tails into his pocket.