Arcade at the Movies

Movies of the 70's

These pictures come from the movie Soylent Green. The first movie about dangerous green 'Cookies'. Leigh Taylor-Young is playing here with the Computer Space from Nutting Associates.

Soylent Green

Genre: Science Fiction
Year: USA 1973
Director: Richard Fleischer
Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Cast: Charlton Heston, Edward G. Robinson, Leigh Taylor-Young, Chuck Conners, Joseph Cotten, Brock Peters

Yellow Computer Space, Chicago Coin's Playland Rifle Gallery, Super-Scope Rifle and Bonanza by Williams...

The Last Detail

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Year: USA 1973
Director: Hal Ashby
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Jack Nicholson, Otis Young, Randy Quaid, Randy Quaid, Clifton James, Carol Kane, Michael Moriarty, Luana Anders

E-Mail: Pictures from Panos Koutsoyannis

And Atari's Pong was in the western Rancho Deluxe, were Jeff Bridges and Harry Dean Stanton are playing over 3 minutes Pong and i think Jeff is loosing...

Rancho Deluxe

Genre: Neo Western
Year: USA 1974
Director: Frank Perry
Studio: United Artists
Cast: Jeff Bridges, San Waterson, Clifton James, Elizabeth Ashley, Harry Dean Stanton, Slim Pickens

More Pong (Alca Electronics Ping Pong...another Pong clone) are in the movie Juggernaut.
Two kids on a ship with 5 bombs are playing this cult game.


Genre: Thriller
Year: GB 1974
Director: Richard Lester
Studio: United Artists
Cast: Richard Harris,Omar Sharif, Shirley Knight, Anthony Hopkins, David Hemmings

Tank (Atari 1974), Street Burners (Allied Leisure) and Chicago Coin's Foreign Legion: Twin Machine Gun are in the french movie...

The Hunter Will Get You

Genre: Thriller
Year: F 1975
Director: Richard Lester
Studio: Cerito Films
Cast: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Bruno Cremer, Patrick Fierry, Jean Negroni, Victor Carrivier, Jean-Pierre Jorris

Killer Shark, Computer Space and Wild Cycle in...


Genre: Horror
Year: USA 1975
Director: Steven Spielberg
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Chris Rebello, Jay Mello, Murray Hamilton

E-Mail: Pictures from Reza Elghazi (reza@...)

Futuristic machines in Futureworld. Peter and Blythe are playing holo 'cocktail' Chess and Boxing.


Genre: Sci-Fi
USA 1976
Director: Richard T. Heffron
Studio: American Int. Pictures
Cast: Peter Fonda, Blythe Danner, Yul Brynner, Arthur Hill, John Ryan, Stuart Margolin


Gran Trak 20 in...

The Bad News Bears

Genre: Comedy

Year: USA 1976
Director: Michael Ritchie
Studio: Paramount
Cast: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten, Ben Piazza, Gary Lee Cavagnaro

The cocktail version of Pong Doubles (Atari 1973) can be seen in...

Airport '77

Genre: Tragedy Thriller
Year: USA 1977
Director: Jerry Jameson
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Lee Grant, Joseph Cotton, James Stewart

In the Special: Star Wars - The Story (USA 1977 - Fox TV) Princess Leia is talking about
the movie with behind some video games. In the movie was Holo-Chess.

Star Wars

Genre: Sci-Fi
Year: USA 1977
Director: George Lucas
Studio: 20th Century-Fox
Cast: Mark Hamill, Harrson Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, Peter Cushing

E-Mail: Pictures from John Schultes (kurgan@...)

From the creator of 'Night of the Living Dead', this is 'Dawn of the Dead' with pictures from
Gun Fight, Night Driver, Starship 1 (1977 Atari), Qwak!, Atari's F-1 and Sprint 2.
A movie which is not recommended for those who have trouble keeping their popcorn down.

Dawn of the Dead

Genre: Cult Horror
Year: USA 1978
Director: George Romero
Studio: United Film
Cast: Ken Foree, John Rice, Tom Savini, James A. Baffico, Howard K. Smith, George Romero

E-Mail: Pictures from John Schultes (kurgan@...)

Death Race in the second Jaws film.

Jaws II

Genre: Horror
Year: USA 1978
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo, Jeffrey Kramer, Colin Wilcox, Keith Gordon

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