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Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

Steve Martin and John Candy are unlikely travel companions in this heart warming holiday comedy. There are 2 cans of Miller Genuine Draft on ‘Del Griffith’s’ end table along side a picture of his wife.

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Uncle Buck (1989)

John Candy is the bumbling uncle and Macauley Culkin is the precocious nephew in this family comedy. Together they abbeer in a bowling alley with a Miller Lite clock and banners. Miller Genuine Draft and Lite bottles are spotted and so is an outdoor High Life sign.

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Brewster’s Millions (1985)

Richard Pryor is a minor league baseball player who must spend a large inheritance in order to receive an even bigger one. He appears with Pearl, Miller Lite and Old Style lighted signs and a bottle of High Life. John Candy co-stars and opens a Stroh’s with his teeth.

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Only the Lonely (1991)

John Candy is a Chicago cop who lives with his mom, Maureen O’Hara, while courting Ally Sheedy in this romantic comedy. There’s good neon here including Special Export and Special Ex Light. The highlight though is the lovebirds enjoying their own private fireworks show with an Old Style under the exploding scoreboard at Comiskey Park which also happens to have …

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Summer Rental (1985)

John Candy employs the help of salty dog Rip Torn in order to beat Richard Crenna in the big Summer Regatta Boat Race. Budweiser is the lead dog and we also spot Lowenbrau and a couple Miller products. John Larroquette of ‘Night Court’ and Joey Lawrence from ‘Blossom’ also appear.

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Great Outdoors, The (1988)

John Candy and Dan Aykroyd star in this summer comedy that delivers us some great Wisconsin beers. We get Point bottles and signs, a beautiful Leinenkugel’s light and Annette Bening under a rare glowing Walter’s neon sign.

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Stripes (1981)

“Lighten up Frances”. Bill Murray and Harold Ramis star as the Army’s newest and oldest recruits. There’s plenty of clear Schlitz sightings and we get Pabst and Hamm’s neon. ‘Dewey Oxburger’ remains one of my favorite characters in cinema history.