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Latest additions:
Whistling in Dixie (1942) - Added March 7, 2017
Mighty Joe Young (1949) - Added February 20, 2017
1. Angels In The Outfield (1951)
  Shamrock Good Luck coin
2. Bad Bascomb (1946)
  A better-than-average prop token is used as a gold coin
3. The Black Dakotas (1954)
  Western film features gold coins and cowboys and Indians
4. The Black Swan (1942)
  Various coins worn by pirates as medallions
5. Black Widow (1987)
  Italian Principality of Lucca and Piombino coin and an ancient coin catalog
6. The Brasher Doubloon (1947)
  The infamous Brasher Doubloon and some 19th century French coins
7. Bridge Of Spies (2015)
  Spy uses hollow Jefferson nickel to carry codes, another spy carries a modified Peace dollar
8. Buffalo Bill (1944)
  Indian Head penny, silver dollar, Congressional Medal
9. The Burglar (1957)
  United States silver quarters in hand
10. Casablanca (1942)
  French war medals, French franc and "penny"
11. Chandu the Magician (1932)
  Magician turns gold coins into toads
12. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  US Peace silver dollar pays for a "Golden Ticket"
13. Cinderella Man (2005)
  Standing Liberty quarters and an unusual use for a Peace silver dollar
14. City Beneath The Sea (1953)
  Film about deep sea divers in the Caribbean inspires notorious fake gold bar and coin fraud
15. Cleopatra (1963)
  Elizabeth Taylor and Roman Julius Caesar gold coin necklace
16. Coin Heist (2017)
  Four high school students break into the Philadelphia Mint to manufacture their own coins
17. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
  Irish Leprechaun's pot of gold has many types of coins
18. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  Diamonds as money
19. Desire Under the Elms (1958)
  US Double Eagle ($20) gold coins
20. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
  Canadian cents and ancient Greek and Roman coins
21. Duel in the Sun (1946)
  The Mysterious Egyptian Magic Coin becomes a Movie Star
22. Durango Kid - The Kid From Broken Gun (1952)
  Spanish gold coin played by prop coin with strange legend
23. Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)
  Elvis Presley, sunken treasure, silver "pieces of eight", 1960's coin store
24. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
  Wheelbarrow full of US silver half dollars
25. The Foxes Of Harrow (1947)
  Various silver dollar sized coins and an 1827 "twenty dollar gold piece"
26. From Russia with Love (1963)
  James Bond takes British gold Sovereign coins to Istanbul
27. Gangs of New York (2002)
  Various US gold and silver coins from the 1860's
28. Ghost (1990)
  Indian Head penny and Lincoln Cent
29. Gidget Goes To Rome (1963)
  US Liberty Head 1898 $10 gold coin
30. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  Coins as girls' costumes, "We're in the Money", and Busby Berkeley
31. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  Piles of gold and silver coins in a store, also references to $150 in gold, $50 in gold
32. The Good Earth (1937)
  Chinese silver dollar coins
33. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
  Ancient Roman coins and large coin decoration prop
34. Greed / McTeague (1924)
  US gold coins and Mercury dimes
35. Gun Duel in Durango (1957)
  Various tokens used as prop coins
36. Hangman's Knot (1952)
  Randolph Scott and a silver dollar sized "Indian Token"
37. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  The Beatles, John, Paul, George, and Ringo, British coins in a pub
38. The Hessen Conspiracy (2009)
  Copies of ancient Roman Caligula coins used as props
39. Hopalong Cassidy - Pride of the West (1938)
  Piles of $20 gold pieces or "Double Eagles"
40. Hopalong Cassidy - Secrets of the Wasteland (1941)
  Shooting contest with US silver dollar
41. The Hucksters (1947)
  Clark Gable's necktie design with gold coins or Double Eagles
42. In Cold Blood (1967)
  US silver dollar rolls under bed
43. Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull (2008)
  Spanish "Cob" Doubloons and "Pieces of Eight"
44. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  Portuguese gold Moidores
45. Ivanhoe (1952)
  Silver medieval coins
46. Johnny O'Clock (1947)
  Mexican large silver peso points to a killer
47. Kim (1950)
  British India rupees and US President Monroe prop coin
48. The King and Four Queens (1956)
  Clark Gable and $20 Dollar gold Pieces
49. King Solomon's Mines (1950)
  Ethiopian Birr or Talari (Ethiopian silver dollar) used as medal
50. The King's Speech (2010)
  British George V shilling
51. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
  Ancient Roman coins including a copy of a Lucius Verus (AD 161-169) coin
52. Legend of the Lost (1957)
  No coins but ancient Roman City of Leptis Magna,
the birthplace of the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus (AD 193-211)
53. Leprechaun (1993)
  Irish Leprechaun's pot of gold has interesting coins and treasures
54. The Loves of Carmen (1948)
  Rita Hayworth, Gypsies, and Spaniards wearing coins
55. The Luck of the Irish (1948)
  Leprechaun's "Pot of Gold" includes a Spanish Doubloon from the Armada
56. Lust For Gold (1949)
  Arizona's infamous "Lost Dutchman Mine" and piles of gold coins
57. Mad About Men (1954)
  Mermaid takes Spanish gold doubloons to pawn shop
58. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  Modern Chinese and other international coins
59. The Man from Utah (1934)
  Old Chinese coin in the Wild West
60. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  Ancient Greek Alexander the Great and Roman Lucius Verus coins
61. Mary Poppins (1964)
  British Edward VII pennies appear as "Tuppence"
62. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
  Large African gorilla and nine inch "coins"
63. Mister 880 (1950)
  The infamous Mister 880 makes counterfeit one dollar bills and gets real nickels
64. Moby Dick (1956)
  Captain Ahab nails an Ecuador gold doubloon to a whaling ship's mast
65. The Monuments Men (2014)
  Film results in issuance of the Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II military unit
66. Mr. Moto - Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
  Mr. Moto rolls a coin through his fingers
67. Mr. Moto - Thank You Mr. Moto (1937)
  Couple gives coin to Chinese street circus
68. Mr. Lucky (1943)
  Cary Grant helps the war effort with a two-tailed coin and later a two-headed coin
69. Mr. Sardonicus (1961)
  William Castle and various small European and other coins in a box
70. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)
  Silver dollar prop coins on table tempt Glenn Ford
71. The Mummy "Kharis" Films (1940's)
  Ancient Egyptian medal or amulet seen in the Universal Pictures "Mummy" films:
The Mummy's Hand (1940), The Mummy's Tomb (1942),
The Mummy's Ghost (1944), and The Mummy's Curse (1944)
72. Nightmare Alley (1947)
  Carnival magician produces US Peace silver dollar
73. The Overlanders (1946)
  Australian George VI pennies used in a "two-up" gambling scene
74. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
  Old coins, coin catalogs, coin medallion necklace
75. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  US silver dollar in the Arizona Desert
76. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
  Large coins, coin albums, coin catalogs
77. Pirates of the Caribbean Films (2003-2011)
  Aztec coins, Burma pya, British shillings, doubloons
78. The Quiet Man (1952)
  Gold coins as part of a wedding dowry
79. Raintree County (1957)
  US Civil War gold coins
80. The Razor's Edge (1947)
  Ancient Greek coin from India cures headaches
81. Rio Bravo (1959)
  John Wayne, silver dollars, and an unusual fifty-dollar gold piece
82. Rio Grande (1950)
  John Wayne, US silver dollars and coins, some modern
83. River Of No Return (1954)
  Marilyn Monroe sings about a silver dollar
84. Sahara (2005)
  Confederate $20 gold coin sparks treasure hunt in Africa
85. Santa Fe (1951)
  Randolph Scott and various coins on gambling tables
86. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
  British India coins back to Queen Victoria
87. Sirocco (1951)
  Humphrey Bogart in 1925 Syria with piastres
88. Somewhere in Time (1980)
  US Lincoln Cent from 1979 sends a man through time
89. Superman - Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
  A President Monroe "Magic Coin" is used to teleport people
90. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
  A US penny is mentioned, also a familiar pose
91. Throw Mamma from the Train (1987)
  Modern US minor coins and a good reason for collecting coins
92. Time After Time (1979)
  British Sovereigns and Guineas in 1979 San Francisco
93. Time to Kill (1942)
  The infamous Brasher Doubloon
94. Titanic (1997)
  US Barber dime and British coins
95. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  US Indian Head and Lincoln pennies
96. Tombstone (1993)
  US silver dollars in the Old West
97. Topkapi (1964)
  Peter Ustinov tries to sell a fake ancient coin
98. The Train (1965)
  French aluminum franc coins used to sabotage railroad engine
99. Treasure Island (1950)
  Pirate treasure coins, Guineas, "Pieces of Eight"
100. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  Mexican silver peso answers the question
"Say, Mister - Will you stake a fellow American to a meal?"
101. Twist of Fate (1954)
  Counterfeiting of British gold Sovereigns
102. Under Mexicali Stars (1950)
  Rex Allen, Mexican gold Centenario 50 Peso coins
103. When in Rome (2010)
  American girl in Rome retrieves five coins from "Fountain of Love" with interesting results
104. Whistling in Dixie (1942)
  Red Skelton, Confederate treasure, Twenty-dollar gold piece dated 1839
105. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  Maria Theresa Thaler pays for a "Golden Ticket"
106. Winchester 73 (1950)
  US silver dollar and Indian peace medal
107. The Wonderful Country (1959)
  Mexican silver pesos or eight reales coins
108. Yolanda and the Thief (1945)
  Confidence men and angels compete for young girl's money with special coins
109. Zotz! (1962)
  College professor discovers ancient coin with magical powers