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When Time Ran Out (1980)

Paul Newman is a drilling foreman at odds with a resort property’s developer over an active volcano. He’s spotted going BTM (beer to mouth) with a can of Tabor. Former NFL player and ‘Webster’ star Alex Karras also is in frame with a brew.

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Cool Hand Luke (1967)

Paul Newman is doing a two year sentence at a rural prison but refuses to conform. The only beer sighting is a fake brand in the beginning while he’s decapitating parking meters.

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Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)

Paul Newman plays a drifter who returns home after an unsuccessful stint in Hollywood in this southern drama. He abbeers with unlit Coors and Hamm’s liquor store neon signs. Ed Begley is ‘Boss Finley’, the local politician who is spotted with background Budweiser signs.

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Jan 26 Happy Beer-thday Paul Newman

Check out the late great Paul Newman’s (1925-2008) beer scenes from “The Sting”, “Hud”, “Slap Shot”, “Fort Apache the Bronx”, “Absence of Malice”, “WUSA”, “The Color of Money”, “Winning”, “The Verdict”, “Somebody Up There Likes Me” and “Pocket Money”.

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Pocket Money (1972)

Paul Newman’s a cowboy who gets caught up in a shady Mexican cattle deal. Nicely displayed cans of Olympia are seen early. While south of the border, we spot an old school Corona bottle, cases of Carta Blanca and Lee Marvin with a bottle of the aforementioned cerveza. The boys abbeer together with a cattle car case of Tecate. Wayne …

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Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

Paul Newman plays boxer Rocky Graziano in this bio-pic that captured 2 Oscars. There are great stacks of Schlitz, Hamm’s, Budweiser, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Goetz Pale cases. There’s also a row of neon signs that include Rheingold, Ruppert Knickerbocker, Schaefer and a partial Bud.

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Harper (1966)

Paul Newman is a private eye hired to find a kidnapped husband in this action drama. He abbeers with Shelley Winters and a bottle of Lowenbrau and with Robert Wagner and a fake brand. There are also alley cases of Budweiser and Pabst Blue Ribbon.

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Verdict, The (1982)

Paul Newman plays a lawyer who takes on a medical malpractice case in this griping drama that was nominated for 5 Oscars. He abbeers with Schaefer and Miller High Life neon signs and bottles and cans of Budweiser. Jack Warden is also spotted with brew.

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WUSA (1970)

Paul Newman works at a radio station that’s the focal point of a right-wing conspiracy in this drama featuring some great New Orleans brews. He, Joanne Woodward and Cloris Leachman abbeer with Jax cans and multiple signs. We get a peek at other cool bar signs including Dixie, Schlitz and Budweiser. “Psycho” star Anthony Perkins is spotted with 3 different …

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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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Slap Shot (1977)

This is the Holy Grail of all hockey movies. Paul Newman plays the aging, leisure suit wearing player/coach of the minor league Charlestown Chiefs. There’s lots of Stroh’s bottles & cans and Budweiser and Schlitz cans as well. We also spot cans, bottles and a partial Schmidt’s of Philadelphia neon sign. Thanks to my sister Katheryn for taking me to …

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Absence of Malice (1981)

Paul Newman & Sally Field star in this entertaining drama that was nominated for 3 Oscars. There’s plenty of Budweiser to be seen and we also spot bottles of Michelob and Natural Light in the bar scene.

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Winning (1969)

There are some fantastic vintage sightings in this Paul Newman racing drama starting with window Meister Brau and outdoor Blatz signs. Joanne Woodward and Richard Thomas (John Boy Walton) are seen with cans of Pabst Blue Ribbon and Robert Wagner is spotted with an array of bottles including Schlitz. At the race track we get a fan drinking Stroh’s and …

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Color of Money, The (1986)

Paul Newman revives his role as ‘Fast Eddie’ Felson in this sequel to the legendary billiards film “The Hustler”. Tom Cruise is his slick shooting protege who enjoys bottles of Budweiser. Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is the girlfriend and is spotted with plastic Bud cups. We also spy the whole crew together with outdoor Old Style and Stroh’s signs.

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Hud (1963)

The late, great Paul Newman stars as the title character in this Texas drama. The vintage Pearl flat top cans are outstanding and note the background Lone Star cases. We also get good looks at Coors cans and bottles and a Miller High Life sign.

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Fort Apache the Bronx (1981)

Screen legend Paul Newman and former ‘Wiseguy’ star Ken Wahl help construct outstanding Budweiser silo in this gritty crime drama. We also get Bud, Beck’s and Schlitz bottles y dos neon signs en espanol.

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Sting, The (1973)

This film won the Oscar for Best Picture and should have also been nominated for ‘Best Schlitz Placement’. Legends Paul Newman and Robert Redford are both spotted with long neck bottles and we also get a great sign between Eileen Brennan and Charles Durning.