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School Daze (1988)

Spike Lee wants to pledge a fraternity at a historically black college while abbeering with cans of Coors Light. Laurence Fishburne is spotted with a dorm room Red Stripe sign and a Coors neon.

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Car Wash (1976)

This 70’s comedy takes a look at a day in the life of a Los Angeles car wash and it’s employees. Comedian George Carlin and Tracy Reed abbeer with a can of Coors and there’s also a Schlitz neon sign spotted behind a group of workers.

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Quick Change (1990)

Bill Murray abbeers with Budweiser signage in this bank robbing comedy. Check out counter features 40’s of Colt 45 and Olde English 800 and sixers of Coors and Bud. Jason Robards is spotted in front of a Coors filled cooler and there’s also an ad for ‘The Banquet Beer’ on the bus.

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Mechanic, The (1972)

This is the heart warming tale of an aging hit man who takes a young killer under his wing. Charles Bronson and Jan-Michael Vincent are both spotted with cans of Coors and JMV abbeers with beautiful Hamm’s and Miller High Life signs. We also spy the “Death Wish” star with a Lucky neon outside the bar.

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Beyond the Law (1993)

Charlie Sheen in an undercover cop who infiltrates Michael Madsen’s murderous motorcycle gang. There’s great bar stuff including 2 different Lone Star signs, a Miller Lite ‘Texas’ and MGD cactus neons. Coors bottles and cans are plentiful and we also spy cans of Olympia and Stroh’s.

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Mother, Jugs & Speed (1976)

Alleged serial rapist Bill Cosby plays an ambulance driver in this 70’s comedy. He goes BTM (beer to mouth) with bottles of Anchor Steam and abbeers with Hamm’s and Schlitz bar signs. There’s also a great revolving, illuminated oversized Coors can with some kind of psychedelic image on the back.

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Duets (2000)

Huey Lewis and Paul Giamatti are karaoke singers in this musical drama that features some great signs. There’s great neon including Lone Star, Rolling Rock, Coors, Carlsberg, Fosters and Gwyneth Paltrow with a Sol. Bottles of Santa Fe are well displayed and there’s a fantastic Grain Belt sign with “The News” front man. We also spot a small Olympia wall …

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Menace II Society (1993)

Tyrin Turner and Larenz Tate star in this urban drama that features a ‘Beers on Film’ record 5 varieties of “Forties”…Olde English 800, St Ides, Colt 45, Coors and Coors Light. There’s also Budweiser and Corona neon and an array of six packs in the liquor store cooler. Thanks to Aaron Johnson of Janesville WI for this one.

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Blood Simple (1984)

This thrilling crime drama features 13 different brews and the film debut of Frances McDormand. Beers include a giant Heineken bottle, cases of Budweiser, Michelob, Miller High Life & Lite, and bottles of Pearl, Warsteiner and Lowenbrau.

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Hot Dog…The Movie (1984)

David Naughton stars in this cheesy, beer friendly skiing comedy. He has an interesting resume that includes a Dr. Pepper commercial, “An American Werewolf in London” and the 1978 disco hit “Makin’ It” which spawned a sitcom in which he also starred. Beer wise we spot Coors cans, bottles, cases and signage. There are also bottles of Becks and Killian’s …

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Colors (1988)

Sean Penn and Robert DuVall are cops in the middle of gang infested 80’s Los Angeles. There are all sorts of brews on display including bottles of Budweiser, Corona, Lowenbrau & Chihauhua and cans of Tecate, Coors, Miller High Life, Bud, Olde English 800 and Meister Brau.

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Hardbodies (1984)

This 80’s teen comedy gives us plenty of Tecate cans and Warsteiner bottles. There is also a Budweiser case and bottle and a hidden Miller Lite can and Coors bottle.

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Sgt. Bilko (1996)

Steve Martin plays the good natured, conniving military man in this beer filled comedy. There are a dozen brands to be seen including Budweiser, Bud Light, Dry and Ice. Phil Hartman is spotted with an Alan Jackson Miller Lite neon and Glenne Headly abbeers with 6 different lights and signs in a single scene.

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Woman Under the Influence, A (1974)

Gena Rowlands was nominated for an Oscar for ‘Best Actress’ in this boozy drama. There are multiple scenes containing cans of Hamm’s including Peter Falk corrupting 3 small children with the brew from ‘The Land of Sky Blue Waters’. We also spot Pabst Blue Ribbon, Coors and Hamm’s neon.

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)

Will Ferrell and John C.Reilly are NASCAR buddies whose friendship is tested by Formula One driver Sacha Baron Cohen. There’s lots of Budweiser on display including signs and cans with Jane Lynch, Molly Shannon and David Koechner. Gary Cole is seen in a Coors t-shirt and we get a few Laughing Clown Malt Liquor sightings.

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Days of Thunder (1990)

Tom Cruise and Anheuser-Busch put the pedal to the metal in this NASCAR adventure. We spot Budweiser bottles, cans and signs and a Busch flag and bar light. Robert DuVall, John C. Reilly and Randy Quaid all abbeer with a background Bud Racing umbrella.

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Rookie, The (1990)

Clint Eastwood is the veteran police officer and Charlie Sheen is the youngster in this unlikely cop buddy flick. There are all sorts of signs in the dark bar including Sol, Tecate, Michelob, Miller High Life & Lite, Budweiser and Coors.

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Lonely are the Brave (1962)

Kirk Douglas plays a cowboy who goes to the city to get imprisoned in order to spring his friend. There is great bar room stuff on display including cases of Pabst Blue Ribbon, Carta Blanca, Burgermeiser, Coors and Budweiser. There are also Carta Blanca signs and sixers. Carroll O’Conner (aka Archie Bunker) abbeers in between Schlitz and Burgermeister neon.

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Private Resort (1985)

Johnny Depp and Rob Morrow are weekend guests at a Florida resort that serves Lowenbrau and Coors. The boys also abbeer with Andrew Dice Clay in one of the several Miller High Life scenes.

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Principal, The (1987)

I have a hard time buying Jim Belushi as the tough guy, inner city principal trying to make a difference. No matter, a Coors six pack, bottles and bar signs are spotted and there’s a Pabst Blue Ribbon neon as well.

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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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Night at the Roxbury, The (1998)

Will Ferrell and Chris Kattan are obnoxious club hoppers in this ‘Saturday Night Live’ skit turned full length feature. There are bottles of Miller Lite and Lite Ice, a MGD neon, a background Foster’s and a Coors truck.

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Earthquake (1974)

There’s some great stuff in this 70’s ensemble cast disaster film. George Kennedy, Richard Roundtree and Walter Matthau are spotted with excellent bar room signage that includes Eastside Old Tap, Hamm’s, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Budweiser, Miller and Ballentine Ale. Former child evangelist Marjoe Gortner abbeers with a background Country Club Malt Liquor sign and a Coors neon.

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Pink Cadillac (1989)

Clint Eastwood abbeers with bottles of Budweiser and bar room Coors, Miller High Life and Lite signage in this action comedy. There is also Coors Light and Bud stuff in the garbage pile. Bill McKinney, who was Ned Beatty’s worst nightmare in “Deliverance”, plays the bartender.

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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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Real Genius (1985)

Val Kilmer and his band of teenage geniuses develop a high powered laser in this half brained comedy. There are Kirin and Coors Light neons on the outside of the bar and Heineken, Miller and Coors signs and bottles inside. We also spy dorm room cases of Budweiser.

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Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

Soft rocker James Taylor is ‘The Driver’ and late Beach Boy Dennis Wilson is ‘The Mechanic’ who drag race their way across the country. There outdoor Schlitz, Bud and Falstaff bar signs and a great Pearl billboard in a field. Warren Oates, who’ll I’ll always love as Sgt. Hulka in “Stripes”, plays G.T.O.. There’s also nice indoor Budweiser and Schlitz …

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Flashback (1990)

Dennis Hopper is the radical hippie and Kiefer Sutherland the FBI agent in this wacky comedy. Coors cans, pool table lights and neon are all present. We also see the versatile Michael McKean and Richard Masur draining multiple bottles of Rolling Rock…one under a Megadeth poster.

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American Graffiti (1973)

George Lucas wrote and directed this comedy drama that was nominated for 5 Oscars. Charles Martin Smith plays ‘Toad’ and is spotted with an Olympia neon sign as he tries to get someone to buy liquor for him. There are also a couple Coors signs inside the store.

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Milk (2008)

Sean Penn stars as Harvey Milk, California’s first openly gay elected official. Apparently Coors wasn’t on board because we see bottles dumped, cases trashed, tappers discarded and bottle caps defaced. James Franco also abbeers with a bottle of Budweiser and a can of Olympia. There’s also a Schlitz in the opening credits.

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Fun with Dick and Jane (1977)

Jane Fonda and George Segal are the title characters who find themselves unemployed, in debt and turning to armed robbery. Coors cans, bottles and neon are present. At the liquor store there is more window neon including Olympia, Tuborg, Miller & Schlitz.

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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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Over the Edge (1979)

Matt Dillon stars in this tale of trouble making suburban Colorado teens. The opening credits give us a Coors 40 oz. and later there are cans of Olympia, Budweiser and Busch as well. Miller High Life and Schlitz are spotted in store cooler.

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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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Accused, The (1988)

Jodie Foster earned an Oscar for her performance as a rape victim in this disturbing drama. Kelly McGillis is her attorney and appears with Blitz, Michelob and Miller Lite neon. There are also nice Rainier, Stroh’s and Meister Brau signs and Coors bottles and neon.

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Wild Things (1998)

Matt Dillon and Kevin Bacon pull off a rare ‘Double BTM’ (beer to mouth) with cans of Coors in this steamy crime drama. The lovely Denise Richards and Neve Campbell co-star but sadly don’t appear with a brew.

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Five Aces (1999)

Charlie Sheen and Christopher McDonald star in this forgettable film that features some good looks at bottles of Coors, Killians and Budweiser. There’s also a bunch of obscured and partial neon signs including Corona, Samuel Adams and Miller Lite.

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Dirty Work (1998)

Norm MacDonald and Artie Lange get into the revenge for hire business in this comedy that features plenty of Coors products. There’s lots of good bar signage including Gunther’s, Great Lakes Brewing and more. Chris Farley and Jack Warden also abbeer.

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Where the Buffalo Roam (1980)

Bill Murray portrays ‘gonzo’ journalist Hunter S. Thompson and Peter Boyle plays his lawyer, Lazlo, in this bio-comedy. Lots of beer here including bottles of Heineken at Super Bowl VI and cans of Olympia and Budweiser while on the 1972 campaign trail.

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Black Mass (2015)

Johnny Depp gives a memorable performance as Boston mobster Whitey Bulger in this crime drama. Budweiser cans are the beer of choice for co-stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Joel Edgerton. There are some great bar signs including Black Label, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Miller Lite & High Life. We also spot Guinness and Rolling Rock neons.

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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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Loverboy (1989)

Patrick Dempsey is a pizza delivering college boy who the women find irresistible. There’s all sorts of beers on display in this one including Dos Equis case and bottles, cans of Budweiser Coors and Miller Lite and a nice Miller High Life truck. Vic Tayback, who you may remember as Mel from the sitcom ‘Alice’, appears with a great hot …

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Gone in 60 Seconds (1974)

H.B. Halicki wrote, directed and stars in this tale of professional car thieves who steal 48 exotic cars for a South American drug lord. Halicki hails from Dunkirk, N.Y. home of the relatively rare Koch’s Beer. It’s well represented with cases, bottles, signs, a keg and several plastic mugs. There’s also a couple of Schlitz Malt Liquor trucks, a Bub …

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Graduate, The (1967)

Recent college grad Dustin Hoffman finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter in this drama that earned director Mike Nichols an Oscar. We get a great close-up of Dusty with a can of Olympia and we spy Coors flat tops in the pool and at the cafe.

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Miami Blues (1990)

Alec Baldwin gives a memorable performance as a career criminal who takes his act to Miami. Fred Ward is the cop on his heels and Jennifer Jason Leigh plays the prostitute girlfriend. There are numerous good looks at bottles of the relatively rare brew Polar. Cans of Coors are also spotted and Michelob, Bud, Lite and Coors Extra Gold neon …

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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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Switchblade Sisters (1975)

Robbie Lee is the leader of an inner city all girls gang, ‘The Jezabels’, and is challenged by newcomer Joanne Nail in this cult classic. There are multiple scenes with many well displayed cans of Olympia and Coors.

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Breaker! Breaker! (1977)

Trucker Chuck Norris searches for his brother who disappeared in a town run by a corrupt judge. There’s a great Schlitz sign, Coors bottles and signs and a rare Tuborg T-shirt during the bar room brawl scene. We also spot an antique (possible reproduction) Wunder Brewing Company poster.

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Raising Arizona (1987)

Nic Cage & Holly Hunter are a childless couple who help themselves to another family’s quintuplet. John Goodman and William Forsythe are the ex-con buddies who construct a nice ‘Beer-a-myd’ out of Budweiser cans. We also get Bud bow tie and Coors neon.

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Lethal Weapon (1987)

Mel Gibson & Danny Glover are unlikely partners who are looking to bust drug dealers in Los Angeles. There are a bunch of great Coors scenes and we see some altered Meister Brau cans during the cocaine deal at the Christmas tree lot.

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Mr. Majestyk (1974)

Charles Bronson is a melon farmer who battles the mafia and hit man Al Lettieri in this action drama. Coors cans, bottles and signs are placed generously but the highlight is clearly the melon-mobile parked in front of a bar with an excellent outdoor Walter’s sign.

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Foxes (1980)

Jodie Foster and Cherie Currie (lead vocalist for girl group ‘The Runaways’) are teens confronted with the realities of drinking, drugs and sex in late 70’s Los Angeles. Randy Quaid co-stars and is seen with Pabst Blue Ribbon & Olympia cans while Sally Kellerman appears with a Budweiser. There’s also Coors & Old Milwaukee signs and a guitar solo Heineken.

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Breakout (1975)

Charles Bronson plays a bush pilot who teams with Randy Quaid to free an innocent man in Mexico who’s portrayed by a beer-less Robert Duvall. The lovely Jill Ireland appears in several of the many scenes involving cans of Coors.

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Twins (1988)

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito are an unlikely combo in this un-conjoined comedy. They both appear in front of a great Mickey’s truck and there’s a Coors can, multiple Coors Light bottles and a Coors Extra Gold neon.

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Bronco Billy (1980)

‘Beers on Film All-Time Great’ Clint Eastwood delivers the goods again with multiple Olympia & Dos Equis bottles and other Oly signs. Former flame Sondra Locke and Scatman Crothers appear with brew and we also spot a beautiful Schlitz sign with the hook handed Bill McKinney who you may remember as the rapist hillbilly in “Deliverance”.

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Hustle (1975)

This is a great post. In the opening credits we spot a kid wearing a crochet Olympia can hat. Then, beer legend Burt Reynolds is seen with two different Oly signs. Finally Robert Englund, who you may remember as ‘Freddy Kruger’, appears in front of a cooler with half quart six packs of Oly, Schlitz,and 102. Tuborg and Harp sixers …

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Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Jack Nicholson stars with the googly eyed Karen Black in this memorable drama. The Lucky Lager cans are plentiful and well displayed in multiple scenes including Jack going BTM (beer to mouth) on three separate occasions. Sally Struthers (Gloria from “All in the Family”) appears in the strip poker scene with an unknown bottled brew. There’s also Coors and Olympia …

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Smokey and the Bandit (1977)

Burt Reynolds stars in this 70’s classic that sees him and Jerry Reed bootleggin’ a truck load of Coors. There are plenty of other brands on display including Budweiser, Schlitz & Schlitz Light and Michelob. We also spot a Hamm’s ball tap being used a gear shifter. Buford T. Justice, portrayed beautifully by the great Jackie Gleason, is spotted kicking …

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Midnight Run (1988)

Robert DeNiro & Charles Grodin are on the run from the mob, bounty hunters and the FBI in this action comedy. We get a great Lone Star neon and plenty of other signage including Budweiser, Schlitz and Old Style. There’s also an oversized Foster’s bottle behind the bar.

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Overboard (1987)

Goldie Hawn & and real life soul mate Kurt Russell star in this romantic comedy. There are many sightings including a Miller High Life bottles and six pack, a Budweiser can and bottle, Coors neon and bottle and a tray with bottles of Heineken, Corona and Beck’s.