Devilstick on Films
We have gathered some feature films, television series, documentaries, animations, music videos, television advertisements, reality/talk shows that have devilsticks in them. You can watch the particular scenes by clicking on the pictures.
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Dirty Grandpa (2016)
It is a comedy starring Zac Efron and Robert De Niro. In the particular scene a group of hippies play with a footbag, a contact ball and a devilstick. Here is a twitter message with a still shot too.
The To Do List (2013) (from 17:20)
Brandy who writes out a sex to do list for herself for the summer sets her sights on Rusty Waters as the ultimate end goal. He happens to be not just sexy and popular but also a devilstick player.
Berlin calling (2008)
The devilstick appears in two scenes. In the first one a man holds it in his hands, in the second one he also plays with it.
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
In this scene the two main characters (Sandra Bullock and Hugh Grant) meets on a ball. The woman walks past a man in a purple shirt and hat who entertains the participants of the elegant party with a colorful conical devil stick.
Mission Impossible 2 (2000)
In the end scene Ethan (Tom Cruise) meets his love in a busy park in Sydney where jugglers perform in the background: two of them pass fire torches and a girl twirls fire devilsticks in isolation style.
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
The poor, orphan boy and his love watch the circus artists. One of them plays with a fire devilstick.
Point of No Return (1993)
The main character (Bridget Fonda) in Venice Beach, California goes home. She walks past jugglers on the busy beach. There's a man playing the devilstick and another with clubs. (at 56:45)
Nightmare in the Daylight (1992)
The son of the main character in a park admires a juggler who plays with a firestick. His father takes a video of the show and gives money to the boy to throw it to the hat of the performer. Heeey, bravooo!
Arabian Adventure (1979)
The boy with the monkey arrives to the city and meets street performers who blow fire and play with balls, juggling knives, diabolo and devilstick.
Man on a Tightrope (1953)
The main character struggles to keep the Circus Cernik together in the communist regime. When he is ordered to dismiss foreign members of his troop, he had no choice but escape to the West. In the above-linked scenes the soldiers have fun watching the circus acts including devilsticking as well.
Nirvanna the Band the Show: The Blindside (s01e04) (2017)
IMDB Trivia: The opening title sequence of episode 4 is a reference to the Marvel Netflix show, "Daredevil". This was done to poke fun at Jay playing with devilsticks.
"So basicly it's hard because I've only figured out how to do like the double flip but it's hard to do. It'd be really cool with devilsticks...a triple."
Inside Schitt's Creek: Dream Job (s03e12) (2017)
Ted reveals to Alexis his yearning to make a living with just a few sticks and some unusual skills in this episode of the exclusive digital series "Inside Schitt's Creek." Schitt’s Creek airs only on Pop.
Making History: The Boyfriend Experience (s01e03) (2017)
In this comedy the time-travelling guy, Dan has not been honest with Deborah, the girl from the past and she believes that most modern inventions are his. But really Dan invented the devilstick? Or was it just a lie too?
Fresh Off the Boat: Sisters Without Subtext (s03 e12) (2017)
From 07:30 you can see the dean of students who plays with devilstick. Is this parent's worst nightmare? Just according to Jessica...
Brooklyn 99: Monster in the Closet (s04 e06) (2016)
Charles Boyle entertains the wedding guests with an improvised devilstick performance until the ceremony starts. Here are the conversations from the relevant scenes:
"- Hey there, everyone! Great wedding so far, right? Next step: we've gonna take a quick break which happens in every wedding but in the meantime how about a little entertainment? Boyle, you've got your devilsticks?
(23 minutes later)
"- Alright, give it up for Charles!
- No, give it up for the devilsticks, they're the real hero here."
Night Attack: Inspector Snatchet (#107) (2016)
This episode has it all: Justin in studio, political impressions, the 1970s, Pap Smears, 6-year-old's diaries and devilsticks. WHAT MORE DO YOU WANT?!
Wet Hot Amreican Summer: First Day of Camp (2015)
This series shows the prequel to the 2001 cult classic movie. Yaron, an Israeli soccer coach seduces Coop’s girlfriend with his broken English, new-age platitudes, and impressive devilstick skills.
W/ Bob and David: Episode #1.4 (s01e04) (2015)
No visual featuring this time but this is the end of this episode: "F*ck this shit, Bob. There’s a guy in the parking lot playing devilsticks. It’s like a mixture of Cirque Du Soleil meets Matthew McConaughey’s older brother." "Come on, everybody."
Community (s05e08, 10:55) (2013)
Will the LED devilstick succeed at the talent show?
Top Story! Weekly - Ron Babcock Stand Up (2012)
Ron talks about his childhood, performs the devilstick and talks about his bad luck with women.
"Among friends" - Hungarian television series (2011.11.22. / e5878)
The boy (Oszi) gets a devilstick from the man (Zsolt). Almost all of Oszi's classmates already have a devilstick and they compete too.
Here is the dialogue: - How did you know that I wanted a set? - Someone was talking about it all the time... actually thanks for telling me because it is not easy to choose a present for you. Tell me how you are supposed to play with this. - I will show you later. Almost all of my classmates have a set. We even compete with eachother but Levente (boy name) is the best, others play to much on the computer and can't get on his level - You should practice and you will win.
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! - Origin (s04e06) (2009)
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! is an American sketch comedy television series, created by and starring Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, which premiered in 2007 on Adult Swim and ran until 2010. The program features surrealistic and often satirical humor (at points anti-humor and cringe comedy), public-access television–style musical acts, bizarre faux-commercials with a unique editing and special effects. In this episode we see Eric first meet Tim (Q) while he plays with devilsticks. The two become fast friends, Q changes his name to Tim and they attempt to launch a website.
College Humor Originals: Devil Sticks (2009)
Who is the most vicious man in the land? The most diabolical test will tell!
Tabu LifeOn - Kordonok között (Cordoned-off) (2018)
This documentary presents and explains the state and rights of the LGBTQI people in Hungary. It uses some footage of the Budapest Pride March where a girl - in "Feminist Badass" T-shirt - played with a hulahoop and another - with "Equality" inscription - spinned a flowerstick.
Our Secret World: Circus Kids (s01 e03) (2017)
This revealing documentary series of Channel 5 (UK) provides a honest insight into the world of circus kids. One of the kids performed with tennis rackets and for a short time he juggled one as it was a devilstick.
Étienne's story (2016)
Étienne's story is about how his prescription drug addiction took over his life, and how therapy helped him recover.
It is the story of Miloo, the son of a steel worker, who has decided not to follow his father's path but rather to embrace the clandestine techno movement called Free parties.
Journey To Lucidity: The Planted Seed (2013)
A young man awakens unexpectedly under a tree to find himself in the midst of a magical dream-like festival full of artists, jugglers, musicians, celebration, meditation, knowledge, and other yet to be explored mysteries and characters. Given a gift of a single pinecone he sets out on his way to learn more about it, himself, and the universe.
How drugs work - Cannabis (2011)
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