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Nowhere to Go (1958) - Added June 16, 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. Ben-Hur (1959)
  Roman ancient gold and silver coins in a chest
4. The Black Dakotas (1954)
  Western film features gold coins and cowboys and Indians
5. The Black Swan (1942)
  Various coins worn by pirates as medallions
6. Black Widow (1987)
  Italian Principality of Lucca and Piombino coin and an ancient coin catalog
7. The Brasher Doubloon (1947)
  The infamous Brasher Doubloon and some 19th century French coins
8. Bridge Of Spies (2015)
  Spy uses hollow Jefferson nickel to carry codes, another spy carries a modified peace dollar
9. Buffalo Bill (1944)
  Indian Head penny, silver dollar, Congressional Medal
10. The Burglar (1957)
  United States silver quarters in hand
11. Casablanca (1942)
  French war medals, French franc and "penny"
12. Chandu the Magician (1932)
  Magician turns gold coins into toads
13. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  United States peace silver dollar pays for a "Golden Ticket"
14. Cinderella Man (2005)
  Standing Liberty quarters and an unusual use for a Peace silver dollar
15. City Beneath The Sea (1953)
  Film about deep sea divers in the Caribbean inspires notorious fake gold bar and coin fraud
16. Cleopatra (1963)
  Elizabeth Taylor and Roman Julius Caesar gold coin necklace
17. Coin Heist (2017)
  Four high school students break into the Philadelphia Mint to manufacture their own coins
18. Darby O'Gill and the Little People (1959)
  Irish Leprechaun's pot of gold has many types of coins
19. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)
  Diamonds as money
20. Desire Under the Elms (1958)
  United States $20 gold coins
21. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
  Canadian cents and ancient Greek and Roman coins
22. Duel in the Sun (1946)
  The Mysterious Egyptian Magic Coin becomes a Movie Star
23. Durango Kid - The Kid From Broken Gun (1952)
  Spanish gold coin played by prop coin with strange legend
24. Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)
  Elvis Presley, sunken treasure, silver "pieces of eight", 1960's coin store
25. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
  Wheelbarrow full of US silver half dollars
26. The Foxes Of Harrow (1947)
  Various silver dollar sized coins and an 1827 "twenty dollar gold piece"
27. From Russia with Love (1963)
  James Bond takes British gold sovereigns to Istanbul
28. Gangs of New York (2002)
  Various US gold and silver coins from the 1860's
29. Ghost (1990)
  Indian Head penny and Lincoln cent
30. Gidget Goes To Rome (1963)
  US Liberty Head 1898 $10 gold coin
31. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  Coins as girls' costumes, "We're in the Money", and Busby Berkeley
32. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  Piles of gold and silver coins in a store, also references to $150 in gold, $50 in gold
33. The Good Earth (1937)
  Chinese silver dollar coins
34. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
  Ancient Roman coins and large coin decoration prop
35. Greed / McTeague (1924)
  US gold coins and Mercury dimes
36. Gun Duel in Durango (1957)
  Various tokens used as prop coins
37. Hangman's Knot (1952)
  Randolph Scott and a silver dollar sized "Indian Token"
38. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  The Beatles, John, Paul, George, and Ringo, British coins in a pub
39. The Hessen Conspiracy (2009)
  Copies of ancient Roman Caligula coins used as props
40. His Majesty O'Keefe (1954)
  Sacred stone money of the Pacific Island of Yap, gold coins
41. Hopalong Cassidy - Pride of the West (1938)
  Piles of United States $20 gold pieces
42. Hopalong Cassidy - Secrets of the Wasteland (1941)
  Shooting contest with US silver dollar
43. The Hucksters (1947)
  Clark Gable's necktie design with gold coins
44. In Cold Blood (1967)
  US silver dollar rolls under bed
45. Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull (2008)
  Spanish "cob" doubloons and "pieces of eight"
46. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  Portuguese gold moidores
47. Ivanhoe (1952)
  Silver medieval coins
48. Johnny O'Clock (1947)
  Mexican large silver peso points to a killer
49. Kim (1950)
  British India rupees and US President Monroe prop coin
50. The King and Four Queens (1956)
  Clark Gable and $20 dollar gold pieces
51. King Solomon's Mines (1950)
  Ethiopian birr or talari (Ethiopian silver dollar) used as medal
52. The King's Speech (2010)
  British George V shilling
53. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
  Ancient Roman coins including a copy of a Lucius Verus (AD 161-169) coin
54. 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)
55. Leprechaun (1993)
  Irish Leprechaun's pot of gold has interesting coins and treasures
56. The Loves of Carmen (1948)
  Rita Hayworth, Gypsies, and Spaniards wearing coins
57. The Luck of the Irish (1948)
  Leprechaun's "Pot of Gold" includes a Spanish doubloon from the Armada
58. Lust For Gold (1949)
  Arizona's infamous "Lost Dutchman Mine" and piles of gold coins
59. Mad About Men (1954)
  Mermaid takes Spanish gold doubloons to pawn shop
60. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  Modern Chinese and other international coins
61. The Man from Utah (1934)
  Old Chinese coin in the Wild West
62. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  Ancient Greek Alexander the Great and Roman Lucius Verus coins
63. Mary Poppins (1964)
  British Edward VII pennies appear as "Tuppence"
64. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
  Errol Flynn is Scotsman in 1745 who flips a gold coin to settle a family quarrel
65. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
  Large African gorilla and nine inch "coins"
66. Mister 880 (1950)
  The infamous Mister 880 makes counterfeit one dollar bills and gets real nickels
67. Moby Dick (1956)
  Captain Ahab nails an Ecuador gold doubloon to a whaling ship's mast
68. The Monuments Men (2014)
  Film results in issuance of the Congressional Gold Medal to the World War II military unit
69. Mr. Moto - Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
  Mr. Moto rolls a coin through his fingers
70. Mr. Moto - Thank You Mr. Moto (1937)
  Couple gives coin to Chinese street circus
71. Mr. Lucky (1943)
  Cary Grant helps the war effort with a two-tailed coin and later a two-headed coin
72. Mr. Sardonicus (1961)
  William Castle and various small European and other coins in a box
73. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)
  Silver dollar prop coins on table tempt Glenn Ford
74. 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)
75. National Velvet (1944)
  British gold sovereigns and silver shillings
76. Nightmare Alley (1947)
  Carnival magician produces United States peace silver dollar
77. Nowhere to Go (1958)
  Confidence man steals valuable coin collection
78. The Overlanders (1946)
  Australian George VI pennies used in a "two-up" gambling scene
79. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
  Old coins, coin catalogs, coin medallion necklace
80. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  US silver dollar in the Arizona Desert
81. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
  Large coins, coin albums, coin catalogs
82. Pirates of the Caribbean Films (2003-2011)
  Aztec coins, Burma pya, British shillings, doubloons
83. The Quiet Man (1952)
  Gold coins as part of a wedding dowry
84. Raintree County (1957)
  US Civil War gold coins
85. The Razor's Edge (1947)
  Ancient Greek coin from India cures headaches
86. The Return of the Whistler (1948)
  Two-headed President James Monroe token decides sleeping arrangements
87. Rio Bravo (1959)
  John Wayne, silver dollars, and an unusual fifty-dollar gold piece
88. Rio Grande (1950)
  John Wayne, US silver dollars and coins, some modern
89. River Of No Return (1954)
  Marilyn Monroe sings about a silver dollar
90. Sahara (2005)
  Confederate $20 gold coin sparks treasure hunt in Africa
91. Santa Fe (1951)
  Randolph Scott and various coins on gambling tables
92. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
  British India coins back to Queen Victoria
93. Sirocco (1951)
  Humphrey Bogart in 1925 Syria with piastres
94. Somewhere in Time (1980)
  US Lincoln cent from 1979 sends a man through time
95. Superman - Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
  A President Monroe "Magic Coin" is used to teleport people
96. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
  A US penny is mentioned, also a familiar pose
97. Throw Mamma from the Train (1987)
  Modern US minor coins and a good reason for collecting coins
98. Time After Time (1979)
  British sovereigns and guineas in 1979 San Francisco
99. Time to Kill (1942)
  The infamous Brasher Doubloon
100. Titanic (1997)
  US Barber dime and British coins
101. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  US Indian Head and Lincoln pennies
102. Tombstone (1993)
  US silver dollars in the Old West
103. Topkapi (1964)
  Peter Ustinov tries to sell a fake ancient coin
104. The Train (1965)
  French aluminum franc coins used to sabotage railroad engine
105. Treasure Island (1950)
  Pirate treasure coins, guineas, "pieces of eight"
106. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  Mexican silver peso answers the question
"Say, Mister - Will you stake a fellow American to a meal?"
107. Twist of Fate (1954)
  Counterfeiting of British gold sovereigns
108. Under Mexicali Stars (1950)
  Rex Allen, Mexican gold centenario 50 peso coins
109. When in Rome (2010)
  American girl in Rome retrieves five coins from "Fountain of Love" with interesting results
110. Whistling in Dixie (1942)
  Red Skelton, Confederate treasure, United States $20 gold coin dated 1839
111. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  Maria Theresa thaler pays for a "Golden Ticket"
112. Winchester 73 (1950)
  US silver dollar and Indian peace medal
113. The Wonderful Country (1959)
  Mexican silver pesos or eight reales coins
114. Yolanda and the Thief (1945)
  Confidence men and angels compete for young girl's money with special coins
115. Zotz! (1962)
  College professor discovers ancient coin with magical powers