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Walk the Line (2005)

Joaquin Phoenix plays Johnny Cash and Reese Witherspoon is June Carter Cash in this musical bio-drama. There are a few Budweiser scenes including an elevator six pack and a nice vintage case. Schlitz bottles are plentiful and we spot a couple Falstaffs as well.

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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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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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Forrest Gump (1993)

This comedic drama won 6 Oscars including ‘Best Picture’ and a ‘Best Actor’ for Tom Hanks. There’s a bunch of Budweiser spotted in the Viet Nam scenes and cases of Falstaff as well. When they get back to the city we see Forrest and Lt. Dan crossing the street with background Stroh’s, Old Milwaukee and Schlitz neons. In the bar …

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Indian Runner, The (1991)

Viggo Mortensen is a Viet Nam vet who has trouble adjusting to civilian life with his cop brother David Morse in this critically acclaimed drama. There is excellent bar signage to be seen. We spot 7 different Storz (Omaha, Nebraska’s finest) signs, 2 Hamm’s, 2 Miller High Life, an Old Milwaukee and 2 Schlitz, one of which is a beautiful …

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Cleopatra Jones (1973)

Tamara Dobson is the title character who is a U.S. Special Agent looking to bust drug dealers. She appears with a background Falstaff neon sign and a feathered hat in the only beer sighting.

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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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Bucktown (1975)

Pam Grier can show up at my door with a six pack of Falstaff anytime. Former N.F.L. star Fred “The Hammer” Williamson co-stars and has to deal with red neck cops as he tries to re-open his late brothers night club. There’s plenty of Schlitz bottles and signage to go along with solid Budweiser and Hamm’s placement.

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Reluctant Astronaut, The (1967)

Don Knott’s stars as the title character in this comedy that features some outstanding items. There’s an excellent Eastside Old Tap sign and beautiful Pabst & Schlitz signs as well. We also spot rare PBR boxer and Blatz figurines and a dark haired Leslie Nielson with one of 3 different Falstaff signs.

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Getaway, The (1972)

Steve McQueen plays an ex-con who hit’s the road with his wife, Ali MacGraw, after a heist goes wrong. Budweiser cans are the drink of choice for the couple on the lam and during the lake picnic scene we also get 3 separate coolers with Lone Star, Falstaff and Pearl logos.

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Misfits, The (1961)

This is an excellent, five star addition to ‘Beers on Film’. There’s major star power and absolutely fantastic beer sightings. Clark Gable appears with a Hamm’s neon and Eli Wallach is spied under a beautiful and rare Regal Select neon. Not to be outdone, Marilyn Monroe and Montgomery Clift are spotted in a huge pile of vintage cans including Coors, …

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)

John C. Reilly stars as the title character in this bizarre tale. There’s a fictitious Diamond Back followed up with a nice Falstaff sighting. Be warned…there’s a full frontal male nude beer scene here.