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Hot Rock, The (1972)

Robert Redford is a jewel thief who goes BTM (beer to mouth) with a can of Michelob. He also abbeers with a Schaefer tray, a background Heineken case and possibly a Rheingold logo.

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Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)

Paul Newman plays boxer Rocky Graziano in this bio-pic that captured 2 Oscars. There are great stacks of Schlitz, Hamm’s, Budweiser, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Goetz Pale cases. There’s also a row of neon signs that include Rheingold, Ruppert Knickerbocker, Schaefer and a partial Bud.

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Last House on the Left (1972)

David Hess, Marc Sheffler and Jeramie Rain kidnap and brutally attack two tenny boppers who are in town buying weed for a concert. There are plenty of cans of the New York brew Rheingold to be seen.

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Someone Like You… (2001)

This romantic comedy features Ashley Judd, Hugh Jackman and Marisa Tomei with bottles of Rolling Rock and Samuel Adams. There is also a Rheingold tray affixed to a wall and a sticker on another wall.

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Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)

Robert DeNiro plays a Yankees catcher with a terminal illness in this sports drama. Miller High Life is front and center and there’s great outfield stadium signage including Schaefer and Rheingold.

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Sophie’s Choice (1982)

There’s a couple of nicely displayed bottles of Rheingold with Kevin Kline and Peter MacNicol in this drama in which Meryl Streep won an Oscar for ‘Best Actress’.

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Across 110th Street (1972)

Antonio Fargas, who you may remember as ‘Huggy Bear’ from “Starsky & Hutch”, is lookin’ fly with a can of Rheingold in this crime drama. There are also some neon signs in the opening credits.

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Joe (1970)

Peter Boyle stars as the title character and abbeers with bottles of Schlitz and Rheingold, a Miller High Life half quart and a Heineken sign. A topless Susan Sarandon shows some side boob with a background Schaefer quart or 40 oz..

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Annie Hall (1977)

Woody Allen earned ‘Best Director’ and Diane Keaton captured ‘Best Actress’ for this romantic comedy that also won ‘Best Picture’. Neither star abbeers with a brew but we do get childhood Woody at the beach with Schaefer, Rheingold and Budweiser neon signs.

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Invincible (2006)

Mark Wahlberg stars in the true story of Vince Papale, a bartender who makes the Philadelphia Eagles as a walk on. There’s lots of good stuff here…Yuengling case and bottles, Schaefer tray, Rheingold sign and a cooler with Bud, PBR, Schlitz and Rolling Rock. Elizabeth Banks co-stars and is seen with some great tappers including Miller, Schmidt’s and Michelob.

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Rolling Vengeance (1987)

Ned Beatty stars as the leader of a group of trouble making rednecks in this cheesy tale of a trucker’s revenge. He’s just glad he didn’t have to make “Deliverance 2…Still Squealin’”. Anyhoo, there are 9 varieties of brew on display including rare bottles of Red White & Blue. At the bar we spot Genesee cases and signs, Miller High …

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Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

Tony Curtis stars in this drama that gives us a big and beautiful vintage Times Square Budweiser sign. We also spot a New York favorite, Rheingold, neon sign.

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Serpico (1973)

Al Pacino was nominated for a ‘Best Actor’ Oscar in this true story of a New York cop who blew the whistle on police corruption only to be ostracized by his brethren. Miller High life is the beer of choice and we also see New York favorites Rheingold and Schaefer neons. Kenneth McMillan, who you may remember as ‘The Baron’ …

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Godfather, The (1972)

Mario Puzo wrote and Francis Ford Coppola directed this mafia classic that won 3 Oscars including Best Picture & Actor (Marlon Brando). James Caan delivers a garbage can beat down in front of a beautiful yellow Rheingold truck and Al Pacino is spotted with a nice background bottle of the New York brew.

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Radio Days (1987)

Woody Allen wrote and directed this nostalgic comedy set in the golden age of radio. Beer wise, we get a couple different looks at a vintage Rheingold bottle and there’s a background Miller High Life during the bar scene.

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Wrong Man, The (1956)

Alfred Hitchcock directed Henry Fonda in this true story of an innocent man mistaken for a criminal. There’s great vintage supermarket signage on display including Ballentine, Rheingold, Budweiser and Schaefer neons. We also spy a couple rare Krueger signs. Thanks to BCCA member and beer legend Steve Adydan for another superb contribution.

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Mean Streets (1973)

Martin Scorsese directed this gritty New York drama starring Robert DeNiro and Harvey Keitel. There’s great Pabst Blue Ribbon lights, signs, cases and a tapper. We also get a pool table Budweiser, a dashboard Rheingold and stacked cases including Hamm’s. David Carradine appears under PBR sign and IMDB lists his character name as ‘Drunk’.

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Saturday Night Fever (1977)

This disco dancing blockbuster starring John Travolta, and the Bee Gee’s soundtrack, was larger than life back in ’77. Ballentine and Schaefer cans appear in multiple scenes and we get a great Rheingold neon sign. You’ll be thrilled to know I saw this in the theater when I was 9 with my hockey buddy who conned his sweet but gullible …

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American Gangster (2007)

Denzel Washington plays a 70’s Manhatten heroin kingpin who’s pursued by detective Russell Crowe. We spot some nice vintage Rheingold and Pabst Blue Ribbon bottles and we see the Asian brew Singha while ‘Frank Lucas’ is buying junk in Thailand.

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Rent-a-Cop (1987)

Burt Reynolds and Liza Minnelli are together at last in this Chicago based action comedy. Moosehead and Budweiser bottles are abundant and we also get Old Style & Miller Lite tappers and a Corona sign. Last but certainly not least, we spy “The Bandit” with Richard Masur and an excellent Rheingold neon.

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Quiz Show (1994)

Robert Redford directed this drama based on crooked 50’s game shows. We get a nice Budweiser TV commercial and Schaefer neon sign in the opening credits and an old man drinking a vintage bottle of Rheingold a few minutes later.

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French Connection, The (1971)

Gene Hackman picked up an Oscar for Best Actor and partner Roy Scheider was nominated for Best Supporting as they break up an international heroin ring in this drama that also won Best Picture. The duo is spotted enjoying cans of New York favorite Rheingold. There’s also signage including a great Schaefer, two nice Ballentine’s and a Miller High Life …

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Bronx Tale, A (1993)

Straight laced bus driver Robert DeNiro is worried local gangster Chazz Palminteri is influencing his son Lillo Brancato. There is excellent vintage neon in this 60’s drama including Ballentine, Schaefer, Rheingold and Pabst Blue Ribbon. Budweiser is featured in the biker bar room brawl scene. “Now you’s can’t leave”.

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Cops and Robbers (1973)

Two New York cops plan a 10 million dollar heist only to run into problem after problem in this crime comedy. You may or may not remember Dolph Sweet from 80’s sitcom “Gimme a Break!’. Well, here he is with knee high red socks and a Rheingold. We also spot an extremely rare Bohack truck.