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dwaoka
12-19-2008, 13:52
Just two movies I've seen last night:

Guilty by suspiction - Robert De Niro gives a Leica (?) to his son, but I can't tell what is it,

Twister - Nikon (F3?) on front dashboard in a few shots during movie.

Hope to get more entries from you guys.

Merry Christmas!

ferider
12-19-2008, 14:08
Guilty by suspiction - Robert De Niro gives a Leica (?) to his son, but I can't tell what is it

A IIIc with Elmar. For Leicas, check

http://leica.nemeng.com/005ea.shtml

Cheers,

Roland.

venchka
12-19-2008, 14:15
I watched Le Mans last night. Clearly a Leica used to photograph Steve McQueen between the paddock and his trailer. cThe movie was made in 1971. So, the camera was one of the following: M2, M3 or M4. I doubt that the M5 had hit the streets by then.

dwaoka
12-19-2008, 14:55
if I only knew that page I wouldn't embarrassed myself and start new thread...

sorry.

venchka
12-19-2008, 14:57
New threads are good.

ItsReallyDarren
12-19-2008, 15:08
In the movie "Blood Diamond", the photojournalist uses a leica. Not sure if its an M7 or M6.

capitalK
12-19-2008, 15:16
City of God - Rocket uses a Nikon F with 135mm lens.

pesphoto
12-19-2008, 15:21
"HIgh Art": Ally Sheedy with Leicas

benlees
12-19-2008, 15:22
Spygame. Brad Pitt's character impersonating a Leica toting PJ.

I think it's called Spygame... Has Robert Redford, as well.

Lukino
12-19-2008, 15:32
In the movie "Blood Diamond", the photojournalist uses a leica. Not sure if its an M7 or M6.

M6 classic http://www.geeksugar.com/147777

stuken
12-20-2008, 12:22
In the intro to Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith hangs out of the cab window with a old style viewfinder camera. I think it's one of the older kodak models. Does anyone know what it is? It's always bugged me.

amateriat
12-20-2008, 13:05
There's a slew of motorized Nikon F2s (a few of them armed with Honeywell Strobonars) in Frost/Nixon (great movie, BTW). In fact, the attention to detail overall is pretty much spot-on. (Boy, those VHS cassettes are looking more anachronistic all the time...).

Even though I haven't seen it yet, cameras seem to figure largely in Milk as well (among other things, Harvey Milk ran a camera shop).


- Barrett

Ducky
12-20-2008, 13:23
In "Vanishing Point" there's a lady with an Argus C-3 in the crowd shooting the wreck.

FPjohn
12-20-2008, 14:00
As in the other thread, Skycaptain and the World of Tomorrow, the C3 is a running joke.

yours
FPJ

Spider67
12-20-2008, 14:20
- "Days of glory" ("Indigenes" in French) a movie about Arabians serving in the French army at Monte Cassino a Zorki C posing as a Leica
- "HollywoodLand"" with Adrien Brody and Ben Affleck. Brody as a private eye uses an Argus with a tele lens for his job.
- Five graves to Cairo. Erich von Stroheim as Rommel of course used a Leica just as Rommel did and he insited that a film was in it.

onur77
12-20-2008, 14:41
I think I saw a black Leica M in "Batman , The Dark Knight "

maelswarm
12-20-2008, 14:48
In Closer, Julia Roberts character uses a Hasselblad and Leica M.

babil
12-20-2008, 14:56
The bridges of Madison County, I think Clint Eastwood uses a Nikon F

ChrisPlatt
12-20-2008, 16:57
In the Peter Weir film The Year of Living Dangerously, photojournalist Billy Kwan
(played by Linda Hunt, who won an Academy Award for the role) uses a Nikon F.

http://www.celtoslavica.de/chiaroscuro/films/yearliving/year.html

BTW I recommend this film!

Chris

krishilife
12-20-2008, 18:18
A lot of scenes with M4-P
I see this guy has both eyes opened. Is M4-P viewfinder magnification close to 1.00? If not, it's just acting in the movie, I guess.

BTW, It's a good movie.

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66141&d=1229825290

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66140&d=1229825285

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66139&d=1229825221

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66138&d=1229825212

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66136&d=1229824942

aizan
12-20-2008, 19:10
nikon f in 'milk'.

Frank Petronio
12-20-2008, 20:08
Seven Years in Tibet, Brad Pitt used a Leica

eli griggs
12-20-2008, 21:54
Leica, 'Das Boot', Minolta 16, The Spy Who Loved Me, again on a boat.

Cheers

dwaoka
12-20-2008, 23:16
Where The Heart Is (Natalie Portman) - First she shoots with Polaroid, then she became pro with Rolleiflex.

marcr1230
12-20-2008, 23:16
it looked to me like a Nikon S or M rangefinder

nikon f in 'milk'.

Peter_Jones
01-12-2009, 09:09
I saw a really cheesy film (didn't catch the title) about 2 medieval chaps turned into frogs only to become human again in modern day New York :rolleyes:

There was a woman in the film (as the love interest) who often had a Leica M6 (?) over her shoulder.

Bassism
01-12-2009, 09:29
The lovable protagonist in the movie Pecker uses some form of Canonet.

...I love you more than Kodak!

Disaster_Area
01-12-2009, 09:35
In Closer, Julia Roberts character uses a Hasselblad and Leica M.

how much pain did it cause you when you heard the loud "click" they added in each time she tripped the leica ;)

rbsinto
01-12-2009, 09:45
Clint Eastwood also schlepps a black Nikon SP with an S36 drive and Jacobson Powercon battery pack in "the Bridges of Madison County".
Nick Nolte (playing fictional Photojournalist Russel Price ) in "Under Fire" uses Nikon F's and a motorized F2, (as well as schelpping a Leica M something or other around his neck).
Mathew Modine and the actor portraying "combat correspondant" "Rafterman" use Nikon Fs in "Full Metal Jacket".
Dennis Hopper as the photojournalist in "Apocalypse Now" schleps about three or four Nikon Fs.

chambrenoire
01-12-2009, 11:00
Newest Woody Allen movie Scarlett Johansson & Penélope Cryz shoot with a Leica.. M7?
http://i43.tinypic.com/1z54yhj.jpg

John Lawrence
01-12-2009, 11:11
For Leica fans, there's a good list here:

http://leica.nemeng.com/005ea.shtml

johannielscom
08-12-2010, 16:11
Hi, I spotted a Stereo lensed Konica Hexar AF on Battlestar Galactica, season four, episode 3, 'The Ties that Bind".

Screen shots are here:
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=80564&stc=1&d=1281654536

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=80565&stc=1&d=1281654597

Funny thing is, it's not a simple prop. I saw one for sale on eBay about a year ago, it was professionally converted and fully functional.

greyelm
12-26-2010, 14:40
In the tv series Hercule Poirot his sidekick Captain Hastings uses a Leica III or IIIa.

Melvin
12-26-2010, 15:51
In the original Lolita I remember the Peter Sellers character having a Leica on a neck strap. Correct me if I'm wrong.

bgb
12-26-2010, 15:58
"Crocodile Dundee" the sheila uses a Canon F1 ...

lxmike
12-26-2010, 16:25
rollei 35B close encounters of the third kind

kg4nih
12-26-2010, 16:27
From Russia with Love - a Rolleiflex TLR

Roberto V.
12-26-2010, 16:58
In 'Two Lovers', Joaquin Phoenix shoots with a Nikon F with the huge metered prism, and a 50mm f/1.4 Nikkor-S if I remember correctly. Good movie.

Mackinaw
12-26-2010, 18:04
Peter Parker carries a Canon F-1N in the Spiderman movies.

Jim B.

nikon_sam
12-26-2010, 18:39
Peter Parker carries a Canon F-1N in the Spiderman movies.

Jim B.



And in one main scene they flop the image and Sir Peter is tripping the shutter button that's located on the wrong side on the camera...:bang:
I announce my displeasure to the room every time I see that...:cool:

thrice
12-26-2010, 19:03
Newest Woody Allen movie Scarlett Johansson & Penélope Cryz shoot with a Leica.. M7?
M6 classic :)

ChrisLivsey
12-29-2010, 13:45
In the tv series Hercule Poirot his sidekick Captain Hastings uses a Leica III or IIIa.

It was a IIIa. David Suchet personally uses both Nikon and Leica. He used an M3, which belonged to his grandfather who was a Fleet Street press photographer in a documentary series about tracing your ancestors. He has featured in the "Nikon Owner" magazine. (Issue 6) and Issue 11 using a Nikon D100.

J J Kapsberger
12-29-2010, 13:50
Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson) uses an old Leica and telephoto in Chinatown.

johannielscom
12-29-2010, 13:58
Found a film from 1990, 'Air America' with Mel Gibson and Robert Downey Jr. About the pilots flying for the CIA in Laos and Vietnam during the Vietnam war.

Film character Jack Neely (played by Art LaFleur) shoots a black Nikon F.

lynnb
05-16-2015, 22:59
The new film "Carol (http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/carol/)" with Cate Blanchett, has the other lead female Therese Belivet (played by Rooney Mara) as a photographer. From the official movie trailer clip #2 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqtGajaxZP8) she seems to be using an Argus C3 (which would be appropriate for the time - the movie is set in 1950s NY; the film is based on Patricia Highsmith’s 1952 novel The Price of Salt, written in 1952).

One glaring error - the film shows a ground glass viewing screen snapping into focus as she focuses the RF camera.

Edit: anyone know what film she's using? It shows her loading the camera with a green 35mm film cassette..

Fixcinater
05-16-2015, 23:07
There's a Canon RF with a couple different lenses that repeatedly shows up in Godzilla vs Gamera.

Sid836
05-17-2015, 00:29
An Exacta VX in Hitchcock's Rear Window. Saw that movie and bought that camera.

Waus
05-17-2015, 01:50
High Society (1956) - Nikon S2

Greyscale
05-17-2015, 04:50
It is a Canon F-1 that spends half of the movie rattling around on the dashboard of Helen Hunt's truck in Twister, not a Nikon as (much) earlier reported.

The James Woods film "Salvador" may be the best camera-spotting movie of all time, with Nikons and Leicas galore.

Nokton48
05-17-2015, 05:13
In "From Russia With Love" 007 uses a Rolleiflex TLR; but it has a micro spy tape recorder built in the back of it. :cool:

DCB
05-17-2015, 05:17
Apocalypse Now - Nikon F....a bunch of them.
http://i1154.photobucket.com/albums/p540/DCB1212/Nikon%20DSLR/nikon2_zpsc74fxtdh.jpg

Erik van Straten
05-25-2015, 08:25
Lots of interesting camera's from the early sixties in The Godfather part II (at Michaels trial).

Erik.

Krosya
11-01-2015, 06:24
Turns out we have been lied to - Bessa T camera is MUCH older than we all think ;) If you watch a movie "Stander" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stander_(film)), which takes place in the 70's, lead character - Andre Stander is seen using a Bessa T with Voigtlander collapsable lens and external VF:

http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu192/krosya/R0011858_zpsga5ma5rf.jpg (http://s647.photobucket.com/user/krosya/media/R0011858_zpsga5ma5rf.jpg.html)

http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu192/krosya/R0011857_zps68xuosdl.jpg (http://s647.photobucket.com/user/krosya/media/R0011857_zps68xuosdl.jpg.html)

http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu192/krosya/R0011860_zpsehderdwk.jpg (http://s647.photobucket.com/user/krosya/media/R0011860_zpsehderdwk.jpg.html)

ABrosig
11-01-2015, 06:56
"Bang Bang Club" from 2011 - tons of Nikons- About coverage of Apartheid in South Africa in early 1990s. Great film.

Fixcinater
11-01-2015, 22:10
Lots of film cameras in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" - the version with Johnny Depp.

At least one Speed Graphic, lots of SLRs.

aizan
11-02-2015, 00:34
Turns out we have been lied to - Bessa T camera is MUCH older than we all think ;) If you watch a movie "Stander" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stander_(film)), which takes place in the 70's, lead character - Andre Stander is seen using a Bessa T with Voigtlander collapsable lens and external VF:

http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu192/krosya/R0011858_zpsga5ma5rf.jpg (http://s647.photobucket.com/user/krosya/media/R0011858_zpsga5ma5rf.jpg.html)

http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu192/krosya/R0011857_zps68xuosdl.jpg (http://s647.photobucket.com/user/krosya/media/R0011857_zps68xuosdl.jpg.html)

http://i647.photobucket.com/albums/uu192/krosya/R0011860_zpsehderdwk.jpg (http://s647.photobucket.com/user/krosya/media/R0011860_zpsehderdwk.jpg.html)

that's it, i'm sending a letter to the camera division of the bureau of historical accuracy.

Kent
11-02-2015, 03:40
I don't know if those two links have been listed:

http://www.kpraslowicz.com/2010/08/16/photography-films-leica-sightings/

http://www.nemeng.com/leica/005ea.shtml

nukecoke
11-02-2015, 03:51
X-Men: Days of Future Past: One of a pack of journalists was using a Kiev (4a?) RF.

The Amazing Spider-Man: Spidey was using a Yashica Electro 35 G*.

DC1030
11-02-2015, 05:49
"Blow up" Nikon F plain prism with 85mm, Hasselblads...

"First we take manhattan" Pentax S2, Rolleiflex

"Das Boot" Leica IIIa (?)

jschrader
11-02-2015, 06:00
I remember Ringo Starr walking around with a Pentax SLR in one of the Beatles movies. Don't now which, its long ago.

Just to add a new name to all the Nikon F and Leicas here....

mabelsound
11-02-2015, 06:07
Canonet in Pecker, a pretty good movie:

http://www.michtheater.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/pecker.jpg

Addy101
11-02-2015, 06:36
Surprisingly nobody mentioned Robin Williams' film One Hour Photo with the phrase "Leica Minilux. that is a very nice camera" while Connie Nielsen hands him the camera.

giganova
11-02-2015, 06:46
Audrey Tautou in the Chanel No 5 commercial, Leica M (digital):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ljQDJ4EILc

giganova
11-02-2015, 06:47
Not sure if this has been posted already:

Leica Spotting & at the Movies (http://leica.nemeng.com/005ea.shtml)

Ko.Fe.
11-02-2015, 07:26
"Coraline" full time animation movie (2009). Little boy has film M with soft release ! :)

humberland
01-14-2016, 03:27
In the original Lolita I remember the Peter Sellers character having a Leica on a neck strap. Correct me if I'm wrong.

In 1962 Kubrick's Lolita Peter Seller uses black Nikon F eye level prism during the spectacle scene. He even orders somebody to buy a pack of Kodak Tri-X.
In motel scene (at the reception) Contax IIa is seen hanging from his neck.

http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/750x/c6/7f/e2/c67fe2d9e307256037689bfb340ba431.jpg

http://i436.photobucket.com/albums/qq85/cornershop15/British%20Films/Lolita-MarianneStoneandPeterSellers.jpg

santino
01-14-2016, 03:47
Nick Nolte uses Nikon F's and an M2? in "Under fire".

nukecoke
01-14-2016, 03:56
X-Men: Days of Future Past: One of a pack of journalists was using a Kiev (4a?) RF.

Found the screenshot. So it's a KIEV 4 with J-12 + flash

Is it common for photo-journalists to not to use the matching viewfinder?

G Dogg
01-14-2016, 04:09
The Eyes of Laura Mars (1978) Faye Dunaway uses Nikon FM?? Maybe others, ???

madNbad
01-24-2017, 14:10
Just saw the trailer for "Kong, Skull Island" and it has Brie Larson running around with an M3. The set dressers added an MR meter and a goggled Summicron (maybe a Summaron if someone gets a better look).

Chemophilic
03-05-2017, 16:19
Just noticed that in the film "Lavender", the lead actress was seen using a Pentax 67
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/M/MV5BNDE2Mjk4NDktM2E0Yi00NGMxLThmZjQtMmQwY2E1ZjI5Yj [email protected]_V1_SX1777_CR0,0,17 77,743_AL_.jpg

Not sure how stable it can be holding the 67 like that though!

Dante_Stella
03-05-2017, 17:03
Nikon SP or S3 in Batman vs. Superman. Which is amazingly anachronistic even in that alternative timeline.

8mm Nikkor fisheye as the HAL9000 in 2001. Plus some kind of crazy future camera during the press conference scene.

Nikon Photomic in Three Days of the Condor.



Dante

nukecoke
03-11-2017, 11:34
Pentax MX in Stranger Things

I really like this show. Nerdy as hell.:cool:

Vadimson
03-12-2017, 04:37
From the old Soviet detective.

Kent
03-12-2017, 04:40
Several models, but mainly Leica:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_Kill_(miniseries)

johannielscom
03-12-2017, 06:39
Saw the trailer of the new King Kong movie on TV.

A woman behind one of the lead characters carries a Leica M3 with a goggled Summaron 35mm 3.5 on it.

http://johanniels.com/images/gear/LeicaM3/LeicaM3.png

filmtwit
03-12-2017, 10:17
A Thousand Times Goodnight - mainly a lot of different Canon's products.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y98z8tkpNe8

seany65
03-13-2017, 11:50
I was just wondering in how many of the films in which we see 'thorugh the viewfinder' of the camera the character is using, is said viewfinder actually shown accurately?

KoNickon
03-13-2017, 12:20
Just saw the trailer for "Kong, Skull Island" and it has Brie Larson running around with an M3. The set dressers added an MR meter and a goggled Summicron (maybe a Summaron if someone gets a better look).

Looked more like a Summaron to me, based on a still I saw in the newspaper. I was thinking, if she's supposed to be a pro photog, would any self-respecting pro have a meter attached to that camera?

Just watched "Loving" (highly recommended) and the Michael Shannon character, who's a Life photographer, has a plain prism Nikon F. He takes various informal shots of the family, including one of the couple cuddled watching TV together. (This was a re-creation of an actual photo that appeared in the magazine.) All I can think is that they must have been really engrossed in "Andy Griffith" since trying to take a surreptitious shot with a F is a bit of a trick. Must have timed it to coincide with the laugh track!

PunkFunkDunk
03-14-2017, 00:27
Julia Roberts and her M6 with motor drive shooting Natalie Portman in 'Closer'. Two babes, no, make that three babes with the Leica.

PunkFunkDunk
03-14-2017, 00:30
Julia Roberts and her M6 with motor drive shooting Natalie Portman in 'Closer'. Two babes, no, make that three babes with the Leica.



https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170314/4ced6bfdbbba4a8923ab03009d15e188.jpg

rbiemer
04-10-2017, 05:18
Just watched Paul Burdis' "The Wee Man"--Amazon has it as "Gangster"--and right around 1:38 there is a scene where The lead character is talking to the press on the doorsteps of a court house. One of the photographers is using some variant of this:

http://camera-wiki.org/wiki/%22Olympia%22_camera

Seeing that as a prop definitely took me out of the movie.

Rob

renno61
05-07-2017, 04:34
Just watched the SciFi movie the Faculty Elijah Woods uses a Pentax K1000 in the movie

seagrove
05-07-2017, 06:03
Was watching "Walter Mitty" with Ben Stiller a couple of days ago. A one point, Sean Penn, playing a photojournalist for LIFE magazine, is seen shooting snow leopards in the Himalayas with a Nikon F3/T. The funny part was it is a silver model and the word "Nikon" is covered with gaffer tape. But the close shots of Penn and the camera show the "F3/T" very clearly:bang:! I guess Nikon wasn't willing to fork over enough cash to get them to leave off the tape!

AJShepherd
05-08-2017, 04:52
In the anime series "The Eccentric Family", the main character Yasaburou occasionally uses what is obviously a Voigtlander Vitessa L, which also features prominently in the second season opening credits.

valdas
05-08-2017, 05:36
Anybody knows what's this P&S that Brosnan is using in Dante's Peak?

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=106006&stc=1&d=1494247176

http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=106007&stc=1&d=1494248404

madNbad
05-08-2017, 07:16
Looks like a Contax TVS.

Arbitrarium
06-27-2017, 12:08
Just watching Ghost Busters 2 and Bill Murray uses a Brooks Veriwide for some reason. Of course he's clicking away as though it's a point-and-shoot.

nomadia
06-27-2017, 15:21
Funny Face. The shiny new rolleiflexes look great.


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krötenblender
06-28-2017, 06:06
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou (ヨコハマ買い出し紀行) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWqV1SUYQsk) is a japanese Anime-Series after a very nice Manga. A Camera does play a very central role in this, although, it is not a real camera. But many thoughts of the main character circle around the "right" moment to take a picture and what is worth of being photographed.

Very nice, if one likes the silent mood of the series.

Chubberino
06-30-2017, 11:35
Saw the trailer of the new King Kong movie on TV.

A woman behind one of the lead characters carries a Leica M3 with a goggled Summaron 35mm 3.5 on it.

http://johanniels.com/images/gear/LeicaM3/LeicaM3.png

Watching it now and I'd love to know what strap she's using.

https://theadventurine.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/534-no-text.jpg

johank
07-12-2017, 05:40
In The Ipcress File Harry Palmer is given a Minox B in the Supermarket.

johank
07-12-2017, 05:42
In From Russia with Love, James Bond uses a Rolliflex on the Ferry while interviuing the Russian would be jump off, with the decoder.