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Big Town, The (1987)

This dice shootin’ drama stars Matt Dillon and Tommy Lee Jones and features some excellent vintage signage. Bar wall signs include 2 Carling Black Label, a nice Miller High Life bottle in a bucket and an outstanding Iroquois cash register sign. There is also top notch neon with Meister Brau, Grain Belt and a partial Ballentine Ale. Old Style neon …

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Ski School (1990)

Dean Cameron is the leader of the cool ski instructors who are in a constant battle with the rival snobs. There’s a lot to see here including Labatt’s umbrella, a Pabst Blue Ribbon bowling shirt and cases of Whistler and Meister Brau. Miller High Life, Lite and MGD bottles, cans and 2 different signs also appear.

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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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Garbage Pail Kids Movie, The (1987)

This critical and commercial flop based on 80’s Topp’s trading cards is generally considered among the worst movies ever made. We are treated to ‘Foul Phil’ with Meister Brau, Coors Light & Miller High Life signs and farting in a guys face with background pitchers of Lowenbrau and Lite. We also spot ‘Ali Gator’ with a High Life pool table …

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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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Something Wild (1986)

Melanie Griffith ‘kidnaps’ Jeff Daniels for the weekend and everything’s fine until they run into her ex, Ray Liotta. There is lots to see here including a great Michelob Classic Dark truck and Lowenbrau bottles and neon. The liquor store cooler gives us a peek at cans of Black Label, Miller High Life & Lite, Schlitz & Schlitz Malt Liquor …

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Ladies Man, The (2000)

Former ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Tim Meadows brings his amorous character to the big screen. There’s a lot to see here including Comiskey Park score board Miller ads. We also spot Old Milwaukee cans & neon and Pabst Blue Ribbon tappers, sconces and neon. There’s also Magnum, Red Dog and nice vintage Meister Brau sign. Billy Dee Williams appears in …

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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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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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St. Elmo’s Fire (1985)

This post gives us a whole bunch of Brat Packers and neon signs. Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Emelio Estevez, Ally Sheedy and Judd Nelson are all spotted with Lowenbrau bottles. We also see Miller Lite, Meister Brau, Colt 45 cans and a Budweiser dartboard. We hit the neon jackpot at the ‘Antique Restoration’ store which features vintage Weber, Andeker, Esslinger,and …

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Christmas Vacation (1989)

The Griswold gang and Cousin Eddie are back again in this third chapter in the ‘National Lampoon Vacation’ franchise. The Meister Brau can sightings are abundant and we even get Randy Quaid going BTM (beer to mouth).

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Jacknife (1989)

Robert DeNiro plays a Viet Nam vet who lives with his sister, Kathy Baker, who becomes involved with his army buddy Ed Harris. There’s all sorts of fun beer on display including Budweiser, Coors, Rolling Rock and 3 varieties of Miller. However, it’s the Meister Brau six pack that steals the show.

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Revenge of the Nerds (1984)

Adams College is the setting as Louis, Gilbert, Booger, Poindexter and company get even with bullying fraternity jocks. There are some excellent brands sighted including Dutch Treat, Kingsbury, Meister Brau and Brown Derby.