The Official FSJ Movie TV Sightings Thread
OK - I got swamped with work and stuff so I haven't finished the TV, commercials or games. At least the movies are tidy for now. The thread is open for new submissions and I'll try to finish the rest when I have time.
This thread is predominantly geared towards movie sighting, but TV and Commercials sightings have become more frequent in the past few years. There are even sightings in literature that we have added to the thread. Please check the catalog of movie sightings before posting your own. IF you don't see it here, then post a reply. Duplicate replies will be merged. Once the sightings have been added to the Official List it will be deleted.
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This is the place to post any NEW movie or TV FSJ sightings.
Here is an ongoing list of FSJ sightings in Movies as well as on TV and other media. Many thanks to everyone that has contributed to (and those that contribute new info) and to Eric for doing most of the grunt work of putting the document together so I could transfer it to the forum.. I have also cross referenced this list to Big Bad Jon's (http://www.jonx4x4.o-f.com/tv.html) list to make sure we weren't missing anything.
Movies will be listed alphabetically. Movie titles starting with "A" are in the "A" section, titles starting with "The" are in the "T" section, etc, etc. Please post up anything we missed (but please look through the existing list first!) and they will be incorporated into the Master list.
Other sightings such as TV series, commercials and video games will be added at some point.
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25th Hour (2002) Edward Norton, Philip Seymour Hofffman In the movie Edward Norton's Father drives a Grand Wagoneer.
30 Days of Night (2007) Josh Hartnett, Melissa George there is a scene shot of a snowy street and one of the snowed in vehicles is a waggy, A late 70s early 80s 2 door Cherokee, a Waggy, and two J trucks one was a flatbed
44 Minutes (2003) Michael Madsen, Ron Livingston An old Gladiator looked like Swiss cheese after the Shootout. Siting
A Friendship to Die For One of the main characters is driving a green GW with the pig nose grille.
A Perfect Murder (1998) Michael Douglas - red GW about 36 minutes in
A Simple Twist of Fate (1994) Steve Martin, Gabriel Byrne A few shots of a Grand Wagoneer appears in the movie.
A Walk to Remember (2002) Shane West, Mandy MooreThe boyfriend drives a tan Wagoneer
Africa-Texas Style (1967) Hugh O Brian, John Mills There were at least 4 Gladiators, 2 Wagoneers and one of the Gladiators was even a flat bed dually.
Airport (1970) Burt Lancaster, Dean Martin quick glimpse of razor grille sj stuck in freeway traffic jam at approximately the 40 minute mark.
Always (1998) Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter A brief Woody appearance
American gangster (2007) Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe There’s a white grand Wagoneer
Amityville Horror (1979) James Brolin, Margot Kidder The family's friends drive a gold pig-nose Cherokee. It's in several scenes.
Amores Perros (2001) Emilio Echevarria, Gael Garcia BernalAn early '80s Wagoneer model.
Any Which Way You Can Clint Eastwood In the last part of the movie when they are in Jackson Hole for the fight, there are 4 or 5 FSJ's. A rust colored WT Cherokee-brief background scene. 3 or 4 wood-striped Wagoneers-3 boobie-grilled and one cheese grater-all yellow or tan in color. The extra Wag may have been a repeat.
Avalanche (1994) Made for TV movieMichael Gross (Burt from Tremors) Deanna Milligan, David Hasselhoff Beige Wagoneer is the main vehicle.
Baby Boom (1987) *Diane Keaton, Harold Ramis A Woody is purchased by Diane Keaton’s character
Back to the Future (1985)*Micheal J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd As Michael Fox skateboards around the town, a Grand Wagoneer is briefly seen. Another GW is seen passing behind Jennifer (his girlfriend) as she writes her grandmother's number on the clock tower flyer while Marty sits on the bench in front of the courthouse. Someone with a plaid shirt has their arm out the passenger window. It is a late model with the non wrap around tail lights, and tinted windows. Looks light blue, but that could be the sky tinting a gray one.
Banzai Runner (1987) Dean Stockwell, John Shepherd (II) light blue two door in only a short scene
Basic Instinct (1992) Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone. There was a white GW in a short scene.
Batteries not included (1987) Waggy done up as a fire vehicle when the building is burning down.
Bats (1999) Lou Diamond Phillips, Dina MeyerThe poor egg crate Waggy got crashed into and blowed up real good. The J10 was pretty rusted, but drove away under it's own power and left Lou Diamond Phillips without cover from the bats!
Beautiful Girls (1996) Matt Dillon, Noah Emmerich There is a nice early 80's maroon Wagoneer in the movie.
Bedazzled (2002) Brendan Fraser, Elizabeth Hurley (remake) Elizabeth Hurly makes the traffic lights malfunction and there is a pile up, last vehicle to enter the pile up is a Grand Wagoneer.
Beyond Borders (2003) Clive Owen, Angelina Jolie some M715's
Bird on a Wire (1990) Mel Gibson,Goldie Hawn Great chase scene. GW gets smashed
Bless The Beast and The Children (1972) Miles Chapin, Bill Mumy II A bunch of kids cross country to free a herd of buffalo in an M715.
Blade Trinity (2004) Wesley Snipes, Ryan Reynolds, Jessica Biel, Kris Kristofferson When Wesley jumps though the window and says “I forgot my sword”. A Wagoneer shows up, and the group jumps in. You see that it’s a pig nose.
Black Christmas (2006) Michelle Trachtenberg, Oliver Hudson Some hottie gets killed in older red grand Wagoneer in the movie
Boogeyman (2005) Barry Watson, Emily Deschanel, Skye McCole 20 minutes into it there is a GW at the cemetary after the funeral driven by Kate. Looks like an '84 or '85.
Bounce (2000) Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck A brief Woody appearance
Break Point An M715 was used in the movie.
Bridge to Terabithia (2007) AnnaSophia Robb, Josh Hutcherson, Zooey Deschanel Quick rear quarter shot of a GW
Bring it On (2000) Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku* The cheerleaders are driving a Grand Wagoneer
Cecil B. Demented (2000) Melanie Griffith, Stephen DorffThere is a Grand Wagoneer in a grocery store parking lot.
Children of The ****ed (1963) Ian Hendry, Alan Badel Tan 2dr Cherokee WT
Chill Factor (1999)Starring Cuba Gooding Jr. An ice cream truck crashes into a Grand Wagoneer. Later in the movie a guy in another Wagoneer saves everybody by removing his beers from a cooler to put the bomb in it.
Christine (1983) Keith Gordon, John StockwellThere was a cool dark orange WT Cherokee in the background of the scene where the detectives were questioning the kid outside of the school....
Clay Pigeons a white razor grille W/T Chero with red and blue light bar and county sherriff door emblem is driven by the local sherriff. Makes three appearances.
Close Encounters of The Third Kind (1977) Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut A few 4-door FSJ's race through the desert.
Collateral Damage* (2002) Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Leguziamo plays a Columbian drug boss and drives a Grand Wagoneer
Coming To America (1988) Eddie Murphy, Paul BatesA yellow Cherokee Chief is parked in front of McDowwel's restaurant.
Crimes & Misdemeanors (1989) Woody Allen, Martin Landau
Crocodile Dundee II (1986) Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowskiright after the Columbians abduct Sue and drive off in the limousine a late model GW in seen on the interstate.
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2003) – Karen Black. The Sheriff has a white W/T with a 4-6 inch lift. Seen out of the doorway early on.
Dante's Peak (1997) Pierce Brosnan, Linda Hamilton There is a 70’s Green Wagoneer evacuating the town.
Dead 7 (2003) Tan GW is in quite a few scenes
Deep Impact (1998) Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, When the kid rides away with his scooter from his wifes house, the neighborhood is trashed and there's a Wagoneer with it's hood up. The tailgate is down and it looks like there is a dog or a goat in the back. You see the wag again very quickly as the boy drives the motorcycle away.
Deja Vu (2006) Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer An older Waggy is on the ferry that explodes. You can catch a glimpse of it early in the movie, and get a decent view of it towards the end, including one good shot showing the old dog dish type hubcaps with the red/blue AMC logo. Alas, it still explodes. If you freeze the DVD scene at the end before the explosion, you'll notice the Wagoneer, along with the rest of the cars, were dented up junkers. The Wag was missing it's tailight lenses.
Delta Force (1986) Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin An early 70’s Wagoneer gets blown up near the end of the movie.
Deranged (1974) there was a nice Wagoneer sitting in a driveway.
Desperado (1995) Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek A brief Woody appearance
Diabolique (1996) Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani There is a blue 2dr Cherokee and a green J-truck in the movie.
Die Hard (1987)Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, Reginald Veljohnson White Grand Wag (with a little dent in the trim) In the big chase scene towards the end of the movie. Bad guy careens around and cuts off the wag.
Dirty Harry (1971) Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino When the bad guy had taken the school bus hostage and was on the freeway, shortly before he turned off, you could see a green J-truck on the freeway kind of behind the bus.
Disclosure (1994) Michael Douglas and his wife drive a nice 1991 Grand Wagoneer.
Doc Hollywood (1991) Michael J Fox, Julie Warner In the first 15 minutes of the movie you only see the rear of a Grand Wagoneer, but that's enough to ID it. It's in the scene where Fox is stopped in a traffic jam. He stands up in his convertible to take a look and the white GW is in the pan across the trafic in front of him.
Dolly Dearest (1992) Denise Crosby, RipTorn A blue Grand Wagoneer parked outside of the warehouse.
Double Nickels 1977 Jack Vacek, Ed Abrams At 7:31 there's a Cherokee in the parking lot
Dumb & Dumber (1994) Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels There is a Stretch Limo Grand Wagoneer
Dust to Glory In the first 1/2 hr you get 2 glimpses of a black J-truck, rear mostly.
El Coyote Emplumada there is a J4000 its running dually rims but with a single rear setup.
Enemy of the State (1998) Will Smith He jumps in the back of a Wagoneer
Erin Brockovich (2000) Julia Roberts, Albert Finney Erin talks to a guy who is working on a late 60's, Wagoneer, All you can see is the grill
Escape from the Planet of The Apes (1971) Roddy Mcdowall, Kim Hunter The apes were drove away from the city in a white early 70's Wagoneer.
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrail (1982) Dee Wallace Stone, Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore The front of a Grand Wagoneer comes up over a little hill
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) Jim Carry, Kate Winslet There is a yellow Wagoneer in a beach memory scene
Every Which Way But Loose (1978) Clint Eastwood,Sondra Locke Sandra Locke's boyfriend had an early GW
Fair Game (1995) Cindy Crawford, Billy Baldwin a Grand Wagoneer gets destroyed.
Falling Down (1993) Michael Douglas, Robert Duall The movie featured a brown, late 70's, Cherokee Chief
Fast Sofa (2002) Jake Busey, Crispin Glover 70's Cherokee Chief drops off a lady in the dead of night. The same Cherokee is used in a scene where a guy was being robbed in a parking lot.
Father of The Bride (1991) Steve Martin, Diane Keaton There was a wagoneer in the movie.
First Blood(1982) Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna J truck HONCHO is on the side of the road while they are crossing a bridge. When Rambo first arrives in the town, there is a razor-grilled W/T Cherokee parked on the street as the sheriff is pulling away from the police station in his cruiser.
Fire Down Below (1997) Steven Seagal, Marg Helgenberger Segal gets picked up in a Grand Wagoneer.
Flatliners (1990) Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts Kevin bacon climbs out of a window and talks to Keifer Sutherland, and closes tarp on the back of an M715.
Flicka(2006) Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw A dark blue Wagoneer is in a couple of background shots.
Footloose (1984) Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer A brown 4-door Cherokee with the white stripes down the sides sat in the school parking
Free Willy (1993) Jason James Richter, Lori Petty
French Kiss (1995) Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline When Meg Ryan and future husband are looking at a house they want to buy, there is a Wagoneer in one of the neighbors' driveway.
Friday (1995) Ice Cube, Chris Tucker Smoky waits for a Grand Wagoneer to pass so he can cross the street to take a crap in the bushes.
Funny Farm (1988) Chevy Chase, Madolyn Smith A couple that’s interested in buying the house stops by in a Woody.
Ghost Dog-Way of the Samurai (1999) Whitiker drives past a red or maroon waggy after he steals the Jag toward the end
Gone in 60 seconds (1974) H.B. Halicki, Marion Busia on a side street in the car dealer scene
Gone In 60 Seconds (2000) Nicolas Cage, Giovanni RibisiTowards the end of the move, that the Mazda dealership. Watch as the first cop car pulls up...There is a white Wagoneer behind him.
Hackers (1995) Jonny Lee Miller, Angelina Jolie The father drives a Grand Wagoneer in the first 5 or so minutes of the movie.
Hallowed Ground has an FC abandoned on the preachers’ old farm. Sitting by the corral, white, doors open. Seen a few times, quickly.
Hatari (1962) John Wayne,
Home alone 2: Lost in New York(1992) Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern A few seconds after that dumb kid gets off the plane at LaGuardia a Hunter Green GW drives through the loading/unloading zone outside the terminal.
Home Fries (1998) Drew Barrymore, Jake Busey Its a wag with Cherokee stripes and four doors. Yes its a
Wagoneer, it has wrap around tail lights. Also has an old Willys panel wagon.
HouseSitter (1992) Steve Martin and Goldie Hawn, when she first goes walking through the town to get groceries, she walks by a Wagoneer with running boards.
Howard The Duck (1986) Lea Thompson, Jeffrey JonesA Wagoneer appeared once or twice during the show.
Human Cargo Treat Williams drives around the oil fields a lot in an FSJ with Arabic plates in
I Know What You Did Last Summer* (1997) Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar A Woody drives by during a flat tire scene.
If Lucy Fell (1996) Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer There’s a nice white GW about 9 minutes into the movie
Its a Mad Mad World (1963) Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Terry Thomas drives a green Jeepster, Jonathan Winter drives a White Jeep 715 tow truck
In The Line of Fire (1993) Clint Eastwood and John Malcovich About 43 minutes into the movie a panning shot of the Southwest Savings Bank parking lot shows a nice lifted white GW
Insomnia (2002)Robin Williams and Hilary Swank They show up with a Grand Wagoneer at the end of the show.
Into the wild (2007) Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Hardenthe Salvation Mountain Wagoneer
Jackass 2 (2007) you can clearly see a Green GW parked on the side of the road and in the opening credits if you look thru the smoke you can see one along the street side.
Jack Frost* (1998) Michael Keaton, his widowed wife drives an Woody
Jaws II (1978 Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary a early scene where Chief Brodie is late for his kid's concert at the hotel He drives up from the beach and there's a line of beach bombers. All the way to the left is a J-truck.
Jumanji (1995) Robin Williams, Jonathan Hyde, Kirsten Dunst there's a pignose Wag or Cherokee parked on the street when the cop drives past. First 15 min of movie.
Krush Groove (1985) Blair Underwood, Joseph Simmons A group of people are standing on a cornerand a dark red two door turn the corner
Kuffs 1992 Christian Slater, Milla Jovovich brown GW a scene behind a red corvette
Last Action Hero (1993) Arnold Schwarzenegger had an FSJ drive by in the background freeway in his apartment.
Last of The Finest (1990) Brian Dennehy, Joe Pantoliano drives a 70's Wagoneer throughout the movie
Lethal weapon (1987) Mel Gibson, Danny Glover There’s a waggy when Gibson on foot is chasing Busie in a car near the end.
Lone Wolf (1988) Kevin Hart, Dyann Brown There are several M715's in the movie.
Lone Wolf McQuade (1983) Chuck Norris, David Carradine M715 in the big final battle scene.
Long Kiss Goodnight (1996) Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson When Dr. Waldman rescues their characters from the train station ambush and they are driving away in his Town Car, there is a a GW with a late model grille in the background shown two times for a total of about 5 seconds.
Man's Favorite Sport (1964) Rock Hudson, Paula Prentiss Rock character takes 1964 Wagoneer camping
Matchstick Men (2003) Nicholas Cage, Sam Rockwell A dark blue Cherokee WT was used at the end when they load carpet on top and drive away.
Meet Dave (2008) Eddie Murphy, Gabrielle Union, Ed Helms about 5 minutes into it, the main chick in the movie hits Eddie Murphy with a Grand Wagoneer, hard.
Miners Massacre (2003) Karen Black, John Phillip Law The Sheriff has a white W/T with a 4-6 inch lift.
Misery (1990) James Caan, Cathy Bates Bates is driving a razor grille, blanket striped, and two tone brown /white. 2 door N/T Chero with 5 slots on it.
Moonraker (1979) Roger Moore, Lois Chiles A few quick glimpses of some razor-grilled FSJs when he is out bird hunting on Mr. Drax's estate. This should be as AMC supplied a lot of cars to the Bond movies in the mid and late 70s.
Mystery Alaska (1999) Russel Crowe, Burt Reynolds, Hank Azaria. Several wags, including there police chiefs? Wife.
National Security (2003) Lawrence Martin and Steve Zahn burst through a fence at the end of the line of cars and land in a street just in front of a Grand Wagoneer and take off down the street.
New Jack City (1991) In the opening credit sequence, while on the bridge (someone is hanging off the bridge, being held by his feet!!) There is a either faded wood wag or 2 tone wag (mostly tan/gold/yellow) that goes by in traffic (on screen for about 2 car lengths)
No Country for Old Men (2007) Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, Josh Brolin towards the end of the movie, just after the T-bone accident, there is a nice FSJ in a driveway, can only see from the front door forward, so couldn't tell if it was a wag, cherk or a j truck but it's a FSJ for sure.
Nothing In Common (1986) Tom Hanks, Jackie Gleason A Grand Wagoneer limousine makes an appearance in the movie.
One Crazy Summer (1986) John Cusack, Demi Moore A nice black GW gets off the ferry
One Night Stand (1997) Wesley Snipes, Natasha Kinski when they are attacked in a New York parking lot by muggers, there is a Wagoneer to the right.
Once upon a time in Mexico (2003) Antonio Banderas, Willem Dafoe, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp There are a lot of J-trucks as well as an export Mexico only pickup that had a J-truck bed but a CJ-like grille.
Out of the Woods (2005) Ed Asner. Gwen, the local girl drives a decent looking green J truck with a ladder rack, Rhino set up
Pet Cemetery 2 (1992) Clancy Brown, Anthony Edwards The policeman drove a nice Grand Wagoneer
Pink Cadillac (1989) Clint Eastwood and Bernadette Peters, there was a front clip of a 60s Gladiator in white supremacists camp.
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (1987) Steve Martin, John Candy As John candy is picking Steve Martin up off of the ground, you catch a glimpse of a brown Cherokee going by, and when Steve Martin and John Candy are driving in the old Chrysler Town & Country, the same Cherokee passes by!
Point Break (1991) Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary BuseyWhen Keanu Reeves and Gary Busey are tailing the surfers to their house. The surfers are driving a FSJ truck with a couple people standing in the bed and swerving all over the road.
Problem Child (1990) John Ritter uses the neighbor’s Woody in a chase scene
Problem Child 2 – this needs to be confirmed
Puerto Vallarta Squeeze (2006)Craig Wesson drives Scott Glenn across Mexico in a late 80's GW An American government hit man on the run makes a pact with two travelers to help him disappear in the Mexican jungle.
no Q movies yet
Rambo (1982) Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna The original Rambo (first blood) and at the start of the movie when the cop first pulls up to Rambo, there is a short flash of a Cherokee wide trac. The later on towards the end of the movie, when Rambo is driving the army truck, he passes a J10 parked on the side of the road.
Regarding Henry (1991) Harrison Ford, R M Haley When Harrison Ford is looking in the pet shop window; a Full Size Jeep passes by.
Red Dragon (2002) Anthony Hopkins, Edward NortonIn one of the scenes. a Grand Wagoneer shows up in the background.
Remo Williams (1985) Fred ward, Joey Grey The Adventure Begins... I think I saw a few M-715s in there
Resident Evil (2002)* Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory Grand Wagoneer makes a late appearance in this flick
Rise, Blood Hunter (2007) Lucy Liu She drives a waggy in it. It has the late model grille, but no wood grain. Most all the scenes are at night, but it looks like it is either dark blue or green. One scene shows a burnt out tail light, the next scene shows it working again...
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