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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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Easy Rider (1969)

Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper motorcycle across country in this classic hippie drama. There are nice outdoor signs include 2 different Budweisers, Hamms, Busch Bavarian, Schlitz and a football helmeted Jack Nicholson with a Pabst Blue Ribbon. We also spot Bud cans and a Miller High Life calendar in the redneck diner and fuzzy, out of focus Jax paper cups …

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Hard Times (1975)

Charles Bronson is a drifter turned prize fighter in this New Orleans, Depression era drama. Local brew Jax is featured in bottle form and is spotted with the “Death Wish” star and his co-star James Coburn. We also spot Strother Martin under a nice outdoor Regal sign.

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Live and Let Die (1973)

Roger Moore makes his debut as ‘James Bond’ in this adventure that takes him to New Orleans. Local brew Jax is represented with signs and coasters. There are also bottles of Budweiser and a fuzzy Schaefer neon at the ‘Fillet of Soul’.

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J.F.K. (1991)

Conspiracy theories swirl about Joe Pesci’s eyebrows in this Oliver Stone historical drama. In the New Orleans bar scene there’s a Schlitz sign and we get subtle looks at two local brews…..a bottle of Dixie and a fuzzy Jax sign. Tommy Lee Jones & Kevin Bacon appear with bottles of Budweiser.

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Shout (1991)

There’s a terrific Texas trio of vintage neon signs in this John Travolta story of a music teacher at a school for wayward boys. Glowing, state shaped Jax and Pearl lights are phenomenal and the Lone Star’s not too bad either.

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Tigerland (2000)

Colin Farrell finds himself in Fort Polk Louisiana for infantry training at the last stop before Viet Nam. Bottles of New Orleans brews Dixie and Jax are spotted front and center.

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Angel Heart (1987)

This dark thriller gives us subtle yet quality brew sightings starting with a nicely placed Falls City coaster. At the bar scene we get a nice Jax neon and Dixie bottles and Mickey Rourke being thrown into a pile of boxes including Pabst Blue Ribbon and more Jax. Finally there’a Regal and Dixie outdoor signage towards the end of the …

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Fugitive Kind, The (1960)

Marlon Brando (“Pound for pound our finest American actor”…Thornton Melon in “Back to School) juggles love interests Joanne Woodward and Anna Magnani in this romantic drama. There’s an excellent Jax sign and flat top cans and possible a fuzzy smaller sign. We also spot 4 different, well displayed cases including Budweiser, Schlitz, Miller and a rare Regal. Thanks to Steve …

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Soldier’s Story, A (1984)

There are numerous, vintage Jax bottles sighted and a nice sign as well in this African American WWII drama. A young Denzel Washington appears as does Robert Townsend and David Alan Grier.

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Fletch Lives (1989)

Like most sequels, this was a bad idea but at least this one offers us a few New Orleans brews. Chevy Chase and Cleavon Little, who you may remember from “Blazing Saddles”, are spotted with MGD while Randall ‘Tex’ Cobb is in frame with a Dixie. The star of the show, however, is the Jax painted sign on the outside …