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Latest additions:
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945) - Added November 24, 2017
The Mark of Zorro (1940) - Added December 4, 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 Lucca silver coin and an ancient coin catalog
7. The Brasher Doubloon (1947)
  The legendary coin and some French coins
8. Bridge Of Spies (2015)
  Spies use hollow Jefferson nickel and modified US peace dollar
9. Buffalo Bill (1944)
  Indian Head cent, silver dollar, and Congressional Medal
10. The Burglar (1957)
  US 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)
  US silver peace dollar pays for a "Golden Ticket"
14. Cinderella Man (2005)
  Standing Liberty quarters and an unusual use for a silver dollar
15. City Beneath The Sea (1953)
  Treasure film inspires notorious fake gold bar and coin fraud
16. Cleopatra (1963)
  Elizabeth Taylor and Roman Julius Caesar gold coin necklace
17. Coin Heist (2017)
  Students break into the Philadelphia Mint and make 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. Dear John (2010)
  American soldier's coin-collector father gives him a "mule" coin
21. Desire Under the Elms (1958)
  US $20 gold coins
22. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
  Canadian cents and ancient Greek and Roman coins
23. A Dog's Purpose (2017)
  The 1907 St. Gaudens Golden Eagle requires a prop coin
24. Duel in the Sun (1946)
  The Mysterious Egyptian Magic Coin becomes a movie star
25. Durango Kid - The Kid From Broken Gun (1952)
  Spanish gold coin played by prop coin with strange legend
26. Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)
  Elvis finds treasure "pieces of eight" and a 1960's coin store
27. F for Fake (1973)
  Magician Orson Welles handles various 1970's French coins
28. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
  Wheelbarrow full of US silver half dollars
29. The FBI Story (1959)
  Russian spies and a specially modified Franklin half dollar
30. The Foxes Of Harrow (1947)
  Dollar sized coins and an 1827 "twenty dollar gold piece"
31. Frisco Kid (1935)
  James Cagney, San Francisco's Barbary Coast, coins in trays
32. From Russia with Love (1963)
  James Bond takes British gold sovereigns to Istanbul
33. Gangs of New York (2002)
  Various US gold and silver coins from the 1860's
34. Ghost (1990)
  Indian Head cent and Lincoln cent
35. Gidget Goes To Rome (1963)
  US Liberty Head 1898 $10 gold coin
36. Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933)
  Coins as girls costumes, "We're in the Money"
37. Gone with the Wind (1939)
  Piles of gold and silver coins in a store
38. The Good Earth (1937)
  Chinese silver dollar coins
39. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
  Ancient Roman coins and large coin decoration prop
40. Greed / McTeague (1924)
  US gold coins and Mercury dimes
41. Gun Duel in Durango (1957)
  Various tokens used as prop coins
42. Hangman's Knot (1952)
  Randolph Scott and a silver dollar sized "Indian Token"
43. A Hard Day's Night (1964)
  The Beatles and British coins in a pub
44. The Hessen Conspiracy (2009)
  Copies of ancient Roman Caligula coins used as props
45. His Majesty O'Keefe (1954)
  Sacred stone money of the Pacific Island of Yap, gold coins
46. Hopalong Cassidy - Pride of the West (1938)
  Piles of US $20 gold pieces
47. Hopalong Cassidy - Secrets of the Wasteland (1941)
  Shooting contest with US silver dollar
48. The Hucksters (1947)
  Clark Gable's necktie design with gold coins
49. In Cold Blood (1967)
  US silver dollar rolls under bed
50. Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull (2008)
  Spanish cob doubloons and "pieces of eight"
51. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
  Portuguese gold moidores
52. Ivanhoe (1952)
  Silver medieval coins
53. Johnny O'Clock (1947)
  Mexican large silver peso points to a killer
54. Kim (1950)
  British India rupees and President Monroe prop coins
55. The King and Four Queens (1956)
  Clark Gable and $20 dollar gold pieces
56. King Solomon's Mines (1950)
  Ethiopian silver dollars used as medals
57. The King's Speech (2010)
  British George V shilling
58. The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)
  Ancient Roman coins including a Lucius Verus copy
59. Legend of the Lost (1957)
  Ancient Roman City of Leptis Magna
60. Leprechaun (1993)
  Irish Leprechaun's pot of gold has interesting coins
61. The Loves of Carmen (1948)
  Rita Hayworth, Gypsies, and Spaniards wearing coins
62. The Luck of the Irish (1948)
  Leprechaun's Pot of Gold includes a Spanish doubloon
63. Lust For Gold (1949)
  Arizona's legendary Lost Dutchman Mine and gold coins
64. M The Film (1951)
  Walking Liberty half dollar helps capture child killer
65. Mad About Men (1954)
  Mermaid takes Spanish gold doubloons to pawn shop
66. The Maltese Falcon (1941)
  Modern Chinese and other international coins
67. The Man from Utah (1934)
  Old Chinese coin in the Wild West
68. The Man Who Would Be King (1975)
  Ancient Greek Alexander and Roman Lucius Verus coins
69. Marie Antoinette (1938)
  French King Louis XVI identified by his gold coin portrait
70. The Mark of Zorro (1940)
  Zorro rescues a chest of gold coins in old Spanish California
71. Mary Poppins (1964)
  British Edward VII pennies appear as "Tuppence"
72. The Master of Ballantrae (1953)
  Errol Flynn in 1745 Scotland flips a gold coin
73. Mighty Joe Young (1949)
  Large African gorilla and nine inch "coins"
74. Mister 880 (1950)
  Mister 880 makes counterfeit one dollar bills
75. Moby Dick (1956)
  Captain Ahab nails an Ecuador gold doubloon to the mast
76. The Monuments Men (2014)
  Film results in Congressional Gold Medal award
77. Mr. Lucky (1943)
  Cary Grant helps war effort with two-headed coins
78. Mr. Moto - Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
  Mr. Moto rolls a coin through his fingers
79. Mr. Moto - Thank You Mr. Moto (1937)
  Couple gives coin to Chinese street circus
80. Mr. Sardonicus (1961)
  Various small European and other coins in a box
81. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
  Governor's special coin decides appointment of senator
82. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)
  Silver dollar prop coins on table tempt Glenn Ford
83. The Mummy "Kharis" Films (1940's)
  Universal Pictures films feature ancient Egyptian medal
84. National Velvet (1944)
  British gold sovereigns and silver shillings
85. Nightmare Alley (1947)
  Carnival magician produces US silver peace dollar
86. Nowhere to Go (1958)
  Confidence man steals valuable coin collection
87. The Overlanders (1946)
  Australian George VI pennies used in "Two-Up" game
88. Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
  Old coins, coin catalogs, coin medallion necklace
89. The Penalty (1920)
  Lon Chaney organizes the robbery of the San Francisco Mint
90. The Petrified Forest (1936)
  US silver dollar in the Arizona Desert
91. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
  Large coins, coin albums, coin catalogs
92. Pirates of the Caribbean Films (2003-2011)
  Aztec coins, Burma pya, British shillings, doubloons
93. Public Enemies (2009)
  Bank robber John Dillinger and 1930's period coins
94. Queen Christina (1933)
  Greta Garbo as a Swedish queen and an excellent coin prop
95. The Quiet Man (1952)
  Gold coins as part of a wedding dowry
96. Raintree County (1957)
  US Civil War gold coins
97. The Razor's Edge (1947)
  Ancient Greek coin from India cures headaches
98. Rio Bravo (1959)
  John Wayne, silver dollars, and a fifty-dollar gold piece
99. Rio Grande (1950)
  John Wayne, silver dollars and coins, some modern
100. River Of No Return (1954)
  Marilyn Monroe sings about a silver dollar
101. Sahara (2005)
  Confederate $20 gold coin sparks treasure hunt in Africa
102. Santa Fe (1951)
  Randolph Scott and various gambling table coins
103. Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
  British India coins including Queen Victoria
104. Sirocco (1951)
  Humphrey Bogart in 1925 Syria with piastres
105. Somewhere in Time (1980)
  US Lincoln cent from 1979 sends a man through time
106. Superman - Atom Man vs. Superman (1950)
  President Monroe "Magic Coin" is used to teleport people
107. Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
  A US penny is mentioned, also a familiar pose
108. Three Godfathers (1936)
  Three men steal $5,000 in gold and adopt a baby
109. Throw Mamma from the Train (1987)
  Modern US coins and a good reason for collecting coins
110. Time After Time (1979)
  British sovereigns and guineas in 1979 San Francisco
111. Time to Kill (1942)
  Michael Shayne and the legendary Brasher Doubloon
112. Titanic (1997)
  US Barber dime and British coins
113. To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
  US Indian Head cents and Lincoln cents
114. Tombstone (1993)
  US silver dollars in the Old West
115. Topkapi (1964)
  Peter Ustinov tries to sell a fake ancient coin
116. The Train (1965)
  French aluminum franc coins used to sabotage railroads
117. Treasure Island (1950)
  Pirate treasure coins, guineas, "pieces of eight"
118. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
  Humphrey Bogart receives Mexican silver peso
119. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
  Indian Head cents turn up in early 1900's Brooklyn
120. True Grit (2010)
  Young girl finds father's unusual California gold piece
121. Twist of Fate (1954)
  Counterfeit British gold sovereigns
122. Under Mexicali Stars (1950)
  Rex Allen and Mexican gold centenario 50 peso coins
123. When in Rome (2010)
  American girl retrieves coins from "Fountain of Love"
124. The Whistler - The Return of the Whistler (1948)
  Two-headed coin decides sleeping arrangements
125. Whistling in Dixie (1942)
  Red Skelton finds US 1839 $20 gold piece
126. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
  Maria Theresa thaler pays for "Golden Ticket"
127. Winchester 73 (1950)
  US silver dollar and Indian peace medal
128. The Wind (1928)
  Two cowboys flip a Barber half dollar for Lillian Gish
129. The Wonderful Country (1959)
  Mexican silver pesos or eight reales coins
130. Yolanda and the Thief (1945)
  Confidence men with a special Greta Garbo coin
131. Zotz! (1962)
  Ancient coin has magic powers