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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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Van, The (1977)

Stuart Goetz blows his college money on a pimped out van and spends the summer partying and bird doggin’ chicks. Cans of Lucky Lager are the beer of choice. You may remember Stu from the “Brady Bunch” episode when Marcia takes the football in the beak.

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Zabriskie Point (1970)

Mark Frechette stars in this portrait of life in America in the 1960’s. At the store we see Pabst Blue Ribbon, Country Club and Schmidt’s of Philadelphia signs. There’s also great Olympia and Lucky neons, a kid in an Oly t-shirt and two hidden Eastside Old Tap signs.

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Kalifornia (1993)

Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis abbeer together in several of the many Lucky Lager scenes in this serial killer thriller. David Duchovny and Michelle Forbes are also spotted as are Pabst Blue Ribbon bottles, cans and neon. Hamm’s product’s include cans, bottles, neon and 2 different looks at the Hamm’s Bear.

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Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

Kathleen Turner is the title character in this romantic comedy that features her with half of a great Lucky Lager neon sign. There are also early appearances by Nic Cage and Jim Carrey with bottles of Budweiser.

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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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Birds, The (1963)

Rod Taylor & Tippi Hedren flee flocks of ferocious fowl in front of an unlit Lucky Lager neon sign in this Alfred Hitchcock classic. The vintage beer placement continues with Schlitz and Hamm’s six packs, signs, and a tapper.

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Dirty Harry (1971)

Unfortunately, Clint Eastwood doesn’t appear with a brew in this first installment in the “Dirty Harry’ franchise. However we do get Andrew Robinson, who gives an excellent performance as ‘Scorpio’, bashing shop keeper’s head with a bottle of booze with Miller High Life and Lucky neon signs in the background.

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Deliverance (1972)

Burt Reynolds stars in this river rafting adventure that goes horribly wrong…especially for Ned Beatty. Jon Voight with a can of Lucky provides the lone suds sighting in this disturbing drama.

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Bad News Bears, The (1976)

Walter Matthau stars as the boozy “Buttermaker’, a former minor leaguer tasked with coaching the hapless Bears baseball team. Prize recruits Tatum O’Neal and Jackie Earle Haley lead a miraculous turnaround. The beer sightings are glorious. Bud, Coors, Mickeys, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Schlitz are all clearly spotted. After the championship game the team celebrates with bottles of Lucky.

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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix (1942 – 1970) and a 16 oz Lucky Lager…..also with Janis Joplin and a Schlitz half quart.

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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, …