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Night Moves (1975)

Gene Hackman plays a private detective who stumbles upon a murder in this thriller that features a Miller High Life can and plastic cups.

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Welcome to Mooseport (2004)

Gene Hackman is a recently retired President who returns home to run for mayor against Ray Romano. Heineken bottles, a tapper and pint can are all spotted.

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Oscar Winners – Best Actor

See beer scenes from ‘Best Actors’…Gene Hackman “French Connection”…Jack Nicholson “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”…Jon Voight “Coming Home”…Ernest Borgnine “Marty”…Paul Newman “The Color of Money”…Tom Hanks “Forrest Gump”…Nic Cage “Leaving Las Vegas”…Kevin Spacey “Americam Beauty”…Denzel Washington “Training Day”…Sean Penn “Mystic River”…Matthew McConaughey “Dallas Buyers Club”.

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Conversation, The (1974)

Gene Hackman stars as a paranoid surveillance expert in this Francis Ford Coppola film that was nominated for 3 Oscars including ‘Best Picture’. The only beer sighting is the two sixers of Miller High Life cans.

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Scarecrow (1973)

Gene Hackman is a brawling ex-con who teams up with homeless ex-sailor Al Pacino to head east. There are excellent vintage Pabst Blue Ribbon items on display including bottles, cans, cases, tappers and both indoor and outdoor signage. There’s also Coors cans, a neon sign and a fuzzy Hamm’s tray.

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French Connection, The (1971)

Gene Hackman picked up an Oscar for Best Actor and partner Roy Scheider was nominated for Best Supporting as they break up an international heroin ring in this drama that also won Best Picture. The duo is spotted enjoying cans of New York favorite Rheingold. There’s also signage including a great Schaefer, two nice Ballentine’s and a Miller High Life …

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Narrow Margin (1990)

Here’s the great Gene Hackman appearing with the reclusive Labatt’s. Very popular beer and I appreciate their contributions to USA hockey. Youd think they would be better represented in Beers on Film.

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Under Fire (1983)

Gene Hackman and Nick Nolte are journalists in 1979 Nicaragua where there’s revolution, and Victoria Cerveza, in the air.