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Rookie, The (2002)

Dennis Quaid is a high school baseball coach who makes an unlikely ascent to the major leagues. He’s spotted draining bottles of Miller Lite and High Life. There’s also Budweiser, Bud Light, Coors and Coors Light stadium and scoreboard signage.

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On Any Sunday (1971)

Legendary film maker Bruce Brown directed this documentary about motorcycle racing which features Steve McQueen enjoying a post race can of Coors.

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Rocky Balboa (2006)

Sylvester Stallone is back, again, in the role that made him famous. The punchy pugilist bellies up to the bar with a well displayed bottle of Rolling Rock. There are also Budweiser and Coors Light signs and a cooler with bottles including Heineken.

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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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Rocky II (1979)

There’s a lady drinking a can of High Life around the garbage can fire as Sylvester Stallone totes bride Talia Shire in this sequel to the triple Oscar winner. There’s also a bottle of the Miller brew behind Burgess Meredith as he eats his soup.

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Friday Night Lights (2004)

Billy Bob Thornton is the head coach of the Permian High Panthers in this Texas football drama. He abbeers with a Lone Star neon for the only beer sighting of the film.

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Rocky IV (1985)

The only beer sighting in the fourth installment of the franchise is a can of Stroh’s in front of Rocky’s kid and birthday cake. He wished for no more sequels.

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Draft Day (2014)

Kevin Costner is an NFL general manager who owns the life changing number one overall draft pick. He abbeers with an aluminum Bud Light pint bottle and we spot some perpetually miserable Cleveland Browns fans with bottles of Budweiser.

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Johnny Be Good (1988)

Anthony Michael Hall outgrows his days as ‘Rusty Griswold’ and becomes a prized college quarterback recruit. The party scene features bottles of Lone Star. The liquor store provides us with cases, a door decal, neon sign and an oversized inflatable bottle of the Texas brew. There’s also Stroh’s, Bud Light and Miller High Life and Lite neons.

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Creed (2015)

Former heavyweight champ ‘Rocky’, Sylvester Stallone, trains his rivals son, Michael B. Jordan, for a title fight. The squared circle features Tecate ads on the canvas, ropes and corners and on the ring girls cards. Announcer Micheal Buffer has a beer cameo and there’s also a fuzzy, background Carta Blanca sign and a keg with a logo I don’t recognize.

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Grudge Match (2013)

Robert DeNiro and Sylvester Stallone agree to a rematch 30 years after their last fight. There’s a lot of Budweiser stuff including tappers, neon and boxing ring ads. We also spot a case of the fictional brand Penn Pavel’s.

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Days of Thunder (1990)

Tom Cruise and Anheuser-Busch put the pedal to the metal in this NASCAR adventure. We spot Budweiser bottles, cans and signs and a Busch flag and bar light. Robert DuVall, John C. Reilly and Randy Quaid all abbeer with a background Bud Racing umbrella.

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Million Dollar Arm (2014)

‘Mad Men’ star Jon Hamm is a sports agent who combs the cricket fields of India looking for major league baseball talent. There are 3 colorful, unknown mystery beers that need to be ID’d.

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Bad News Bears Go to Japan, The (1978)

Tony Curtis takes over as manager of the Bears in this third and final installment of the franchise. Jackie Earle Haley and Regis Philbin abbeer on television with a can of Coors in view. We also get a couple looks at Engelberg rockin’ a Coors floppy hat.

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Cobb (1994)

It’s all Budweiser in this bio-drama about controversial Detroit Tiger’s legend Ty Cobb. Tommy Lee Jones stars as the title character and abbeers with outfield signage. Robert Wuhl plays his biographer and is seen with tappers and a bottle of The King of Beers.

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Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002)

Stephen Baldwin and his mullet star in what is possibly the worst sequel ever. Gary Busey abbeers in one of the many Molson Canadian scenes and we also spy Miller High Life, MGD and a blurry bottle of Icehouse.

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Necessary Roughness (1991)

Scott Bakula finds himself as the 34 year old quarterback in this college football comedy that features 12 different brands of brew. There’s all sorts of bar room signage including Lone Star, Carta Blanca, Michelob & Bud Dry and MGD neon. We also spot Miller Lite, Bud Lite and Budweiser Clydesdale pool table lights. A Foster’s ‘oil can’ is seen …

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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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Rocky III (1982)

Sylvester Stallone abbeers on a Budweiser billboard in the opening credits and Burt Young, Talia Shire and Burgess Meredith are spotted with a dining room can of Bud. I pity the fool who doesn’t see the Michelob neon reflection on the TV with Mr. T.

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Raging Bull (1980)

Robert DeNiro nabbed a ‘Best Actor’ Oscar for his portrayal of boxing legend Jake LaMotta is this bio-drama. He, Joe Pesci and Frank Vincent appear with partial bottles. The three part Pabst Blue Ribbon tv ad is fantastic.

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Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)

William Devane takes over as manager of the Bears in this sequel that provides us with lots of Budweiser, a can of Schlitz and a Coors neon. The late great Clifton James goes BTM (beer to mouth) with The King of Beers.

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Seabiscuit (2003)

Tobey Maguire is the jockey of the legendary Depression era racehorse who captured the nations heart. The ‘Spider-Man’ star sits atop a giant throne of vintage wooden Budweiser cases. We also spot uniformed Bud workers unloading a truck full of barrels with Anheuser-Busch logo. Finally, William H. Macy and Chris Cooper abbeer with bottles of ‘The King of Beers’.

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Wrestler, The (2008)

Mickey Rourke plays ‘Randy the Ram’ is this gripping grappling drama. Marisa Tomei co-stars and goes BTM (beer to mouth) with a bottle of Rolling Rock with a Budweiser bow tie neon sign in the background.

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Any Given Sunday (1999)

Oliver Stone directed this grid-iron drama that features NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown and Al Pacino abbeering together with a bottle of Budweiser. Jaime Foxx and LL Cool J also are spotted with The King of Beers.

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42 (2013)

Chadwick Boseman stars as the legendary, color barrier breaking, Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson. There is excellent stadium signage on display at Ebbets Field with left field Ballentine, right field Schaefer and foul line Budweiser. We also get Hudepohl in RF and an epic Heirloom sign in LF of Cincinnati’s Crosley Field.

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Happy Gilmore (1996)

Adam Sandler ditches his hockey stick and picks up a driver to save grandma’s house in this golfing comedy. There are Budweiser cans, bottles, signs & cases and Michelob golf smock, signage and oversized novelty check. Christopher McDonald and Carl Weathers abbeer as rival ‘Shooter’ & mentor ‘Chubbs’ respectively.

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Slap Shot (1977)

This is the Holy Grail of all hockey movies. Paul Newman plays the aging, leisure suit wearing player/coach of the minor league Charlestown Chiefs. There’s lots of Stroh’s bottles & cans and Budweiser and Schlitz cans as well. We also spot cans, bottles and a partial Schmidt’s of Philadelphia neon sign. Thanks to my sister Katheryn for taking me to …

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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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Rocky V (1990)

Sylvester Stallone goes from riches back to rags and takes on the next ‘Great White Hope’, Tommy Morrison as his protege. There’s all sorts of Budweiser including ads in the boxing ring and a towel around Burt Young’s neck. We also get Rocky & Paulie together under Bud guitar and Carlsberg neon signs and Tommy Gunn with stacked cases of …

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Semi-Pro (2008)

Will Ferrell plays Jackie Moon who is owner/coach/player for the Flint Michigan Tropics minor league basketball team. He and Tim Meadows, Woody Harrelson and Will Arnett all appear with bottles of Saginaw which I believe to be a fake brand. There is also a can of Budweiser with a guy who looks like Ike Barinholtz and a background Bud sign.

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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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Cloud 9 (2006)

Burt Reynolds proves he’s ‘The Man’ by starting a volleyball team of hot, athletic strippers. D.L. Hughley appears in one of the Corona scenes and we also see a Pacifico bottle and Bud Light signage on the beach court.

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Tin Cup (1996)

Kevin Costner, rival Don Johnson and love interest Rene Russo star alongside bottles of Texas favorite Pearl in this romantic golf comedy. A Bud Light bottle is spotted and we also get Cheech Marin with a beautiful, deer head Busch neon sign at the strip club.

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North Dallas Forty (1979)

Nicke Nolte is an aging Wide Receiver for the North Dallas Bulls who enjoys Lone Star Beer in this sports drama. Mac Davis is his QB and together they appear in several Budweiser scenes. Bo Svenson (Bud hat) and John Matuszak also appear.

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Jerry Maguire (1996)

“Show me the Budweiser!” Tom Cruise stars as Cuba Gooding Jr.’s agent in this sports drama. Renee Zellweger, Bonnie Hunt and former NFL quarterback Warren Moon also appear with bottles of ‘The King of Beers’. I’m not sure of the brand Jay Mohr is drinking.

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Rudy (1993)

Sean Astin is “Rudy”…everyone’s favorite undersized, walk-on Notre Dame football player. I can’t make out the brand of bottles he and Ned Beatty are enjoying but I am sure of the excellent 70’s background can collecion. Brown Derby, Sterling, Point, Zodiac, Burgie and Iron City , to name a few, are all spotted.

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Youngblood (1986)

Rob Lowe is the title character who’s pressured to fight to further his hockey career. The Molson Export and Patrick Swayze’s mullet are flowing freely as we spot cans, bottles and rink signage. There’s also a Dow Ale sign.

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Big Wednesday (1978)

Jan-Michael Vincent stars in this epic surfing drama that features an excellent cast and beer sightings. The toothy Gary Busey, William Katt (Greatest American Hero) and Robert Englund (Freddy Kruger) all appear with plentiful cans of Olympia. JMV is also spotted in an awesome Schlitz shirt.

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Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Clint Eastwood plays a salty boxing trainer who takes the gutsy Hilary Swank under his wing. There’s ringside Bud and Miller Lite signage and Clint goes BTM (beer to mouth) with a bottle of Genuine Draft.

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Rocky (1976)

Yo Adrian, this film won 3 Oscars including Best Picture. Sylvester Stallone stars as the title character who cuts out the Schmidt’s (of Philadelphia) and Schlitz for a title shot at Apollo Creed. Burt Young and Burgess Meredith both appear in scenes with brew.

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Bull Durham (1988)

Kevin Costner is the seasoned veteran and Tim Robbins the goofy rook in this sporty romantic comedy. There’s plenty of Miller product on display including High Life bottles, cans, neon and outfield stadium signs. Budweiser cases and signage are also observed.

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Brian’s Song (1971)

James Caan stars as doomed Chicago Bear Brian Piccolo in this manly tear jerker. Billy Dee Williams co-stars as teammate and bestie Gale Sayers. The Brown Derby cans in the hospital are outstanding. Bernie Casey and his epic afro are also sighted.

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Varsity Blues (1999)

James Van Der Beek, Scott Caan and the late Ron Lester play Texas high school football stars in this sports drama. There’s Lone Star signs and neon and the adults drink it in can form. The youngsters are spotted drinking a fake Budweiser look-a-like brand.

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Longest Yard, The (1974)

Burt Reynolds gets sent up the river and becomes the prison’s football team, the “Mean Machine”, star quarterback. There’s Pabst Blue Ribbon cans in the bar room brawl scene and a great billboard on the wall of the football field.

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For Love of the Game (1999)

OK Kevin Costner, we get it, you love baseball…this time he’s a washed up pitcher looking back on his career. There’s well displayed Budweiser bottles and cans and some good stadium signage. It’s tough to tell but that’s John C. Reilly in catcher’s gear with background Bud Light sign.

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Natural, The (1984)

Robert Redford plays title character Roy Hobbs who seemingly comes out of nowhere to become a baseball legend. Long neck Schlitz bottles are spotted in scenes with both love interest Kim Basinger and salty manager Wilford Brimley.

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Field of Dreams (1989)

‘If you build it they will come’. Kevin Costner is an Iowa farmer who turns his cornfield into a baseball field. James Earl Jones co-stars and they pair are spotted with Miller Lite cups at a Fenway Park concession stand and a Molson Golden six pack in hotel room. Old Style and Old Style Light neons are seen next to …

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Over the Top (1987)

Sylvester Stallone is a trucker trying to win his son’s love and the Arm Wrestling Championship. There are plenty of Budweiser bottles to be spotted and a Bud shirt on one of the competitors. Miller High Life is also spied in this cheesy sports drama.

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All the Right Moves (1983)

In western Pennsylvania it’s football, Iron City and sometimes IC Light. Lea Thompson co-stars with Tom Cruise who’s trying to make it out of his dead end home town in this gritty sports drama.

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Major League (1989)

Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Wesley Snipes and Corbin Bernson are Cleveland Indian ball players who turn around their hapless team to spite the owner who set them up for failure. Miller Lite & High Life bottles are present , one with Bob Uecker, and we get some stadium scoreboard signage as well. Rene Russo appears with background row of cups.

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League of Their Own, A (1992)

There’s some great vintage Midwest neon on display in this World War II era women’s baseball comedy drama. We get a pretty strong female quartet of Geena Davis, Madonna, Rosie O’Donnell and Lori Petty under a beautiful Augsburger sign. The Fox DeLuxe glower is another rare gem. There’s also nice Budweiser outfield signage and sailors drinking bottles.

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Hardball (2001)

Keanu Reeves plays a beer guzzin’ gambler who, in order to get a loan from a friend, agrees to coach a Chicago little league team in the Cabrini Green housing projects. The ‘Matrix’ star goes BTM (beer to mouth) with both Old Style cans and Samuel Adams bottles and there’s some good neon including Heineken and Dos Equis. HBO actor …

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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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Caddyshack (1980)

It’s the ‘Snobs vs. the Slobs’ in this classic golf comedy. A camoflauged Bill Murray is seen running with a couple Bud six packs and he also appears with Michelob and Natty Light. Chevy Chase and Ted Knight appear with brew and Rodney Dangerfield’s golf bag with the Budweiser tapper is top notch. Finally, there’s a nice Clydesdale sign with …

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Ed (1996)

Jack Warden is the salty minor league baseball manager with a couple of Budweiser’s that have parasols in them. Too bad we can’t get the third base playing chimp and/or Matt LeBlanc with a beer in frame.