Treasure Island – Film and Media


  • In the 2004 movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, while Steve the Pirate is walking down Fremont Street, someone drives by yelling “Go back to the Treasure Island”. An alternate ending to the movie was that the Average Joes lost the dodgeball tournament, but got their money back when Steve won it at Treasure Island.
  • In the movie Miss Congeniality 2, a climactic fight scene took place in the lagoon, with a main character trapped inside a sinking ship.
  • In the movie Beavis and Butthead Do America, the original Treasure Island sign, along with the pirate ship outside of the hotel, are briefly seen as Beavis and Butthead are driving down the Las Vegas strip in a limo.
  • In the movie Knocked Up, Ben (Seth Rogen) and Pete (Paul Rudd) stay at Treasure Island during their road trip to Las Vegas.
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  • In the NBC television show Las Vegas, the ending of the season 2 premiere episode was filmed at the hotel.
  • Treasure Island is often seen during fly-over images of the Las Vegas Strip in the mega-hit television drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
  • Many shots in the television show Las Vegas are filmed as though they are in Treasure Island.

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Video Games

  • Treasure Island appears in the video game Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. In the game it is called “Pirates in Mens Pants” (a pun referencing Pirates of Penzance).
  • In the video game Driver 2, Treasure Island can be seen in the Las Vegas level where it’s been named “Pirates Island”.
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