Stagecoach (1939) Poster



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Version of 

Stagecoach (1966)
Stagecoach (1986) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Laramie (1949)
Amérique, notre histoire (2006) (TV Movie)
John Ford, l'homme qui inventa l'Amérique (2019) (TV Movie)
Clips shown


The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (1913) (Short)
The scene of the gambler holding a pistol to the pregnant woman's head is lifted from the 1913 film.

Referenced in 

Citizen Kane (1941)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
Boot Hill Bandits (1942)
stan Jolley walks out of the saloon just as Tom Tyler did going in at the clomax at "Stagecoach" as if he's alive but then suddenly collapses.
Two Cents Worth of Hope (1952)
Italian poster can be seen.
Tokyo Story (1953)
One of the sons whistles the theme to 'Stagecoach' constantly
Bus Stop (1956)
Around the World in 80 Days (1956)
Passepartout climbs down onto a coach team as it is galloping, as did Yakima Canutt.
Comanche Station (1960)
Frequent references to the "Stage from Lordsburg"
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: John Wayne (1961) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of John Wayne's filmography.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Ranse brushes off a stagecoach in the beginning of the storytelling.
Car 54, Where Are You?: Toody & Muldoon Meet the Russians (1963) (TV Episode)
Toody describes John Wayne's role in the film.
Circus World (1964)
Matt Masters' circus contains a stagecoach act, a reference to the earlier John Wayne film.
Fade to Black (1980)
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
George Miller cited the sequence where the Apaches pursue the stagecoach as a huge influence for the climatic tanker chase.
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)
Academy Award nominee for best picture
Remington Steele: Blood Is Thicker Than Steele (1984) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Marty and Doc sitting on the Delorean being pulled by horses across Monument Valley is an homage to the movie.
Avalon (1990)
Discussed by Gabriel and Sam
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel mentions John Carradine's work in the movie.
The Making of 'The Quiet Man' (1992) (Video)
mentioned once
John Wayne's 'The Alamo' (1992) (Video)
Ken Curtis mentions this film.
Il giudice ragazzino (1994)
A VHS of this movie can be seen.
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.: Stagecoach (1994) (TV Episode)
Although the title is fairly generic, from the context it is probably a reference to this specific movie.
Maverick (1994)
Two of Yakima Canutt's stunts (jumping from horse to horse and being dragged under the stage) are repeated here.
JAG: Scimitar (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
The Next Victim: Episode #1.45 (1995) (TV Episode)
Diego talks about the movie
American Experience: The Battle Over Citizen Kane (1996) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
RKO 281 (1999) (TV Movie)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Ice Station Sabrina (1999) (TV Episode)
Salem mentions the film.
Hamlet (2000)
Video box seen in Blockbuster Video during "To Be Or Not to Be"
Pitch Black (2000)
The Musketeer (2001)
The stunt where someone is dragged under a stagecoach.
The Stunts of 'Indiana Jones' (2003) (Video)
Mentioned by Steven Spielberg
The Wages of Sin (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Van Helsing (2004)
Two of Yakima Canutt's stunts (jumping from horse to horse and being dragged under the stage) are repeated here.
Red Dead Revolver (2004) (Video Game)
There is a level with the same name where a wagon is attacked by indians
Bones: The Soldier on the Grave (2006) (TV Episode)
While doing John Wayne impressions, Brennan mentions "Stagecoach"
The Searchers: An Appreciation (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by Scorsese.
Panel Quiz Attack 25: Episode dated 15 July 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
referenced by name.
Becoming John Ford (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Warner at War (2008) (TV Movie)
title mentioned by narrator; poster seen
Micmacs (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009) (TV Movie)
still picture
Tomorrow, Yesterday, and Today (2010) (Video)
mentioned by Peter Bogdanovich
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: John Carpenter (2011) (TV Episode)
Carpenter talks about a scene from the film
NCIS: Sins of the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo and Gibbs
John Ford et Monument Valley (2013)
John Ford talks about his movie
Venus in Fur (2013)
Thomas says the set pieces are from a play inspired by this film.
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown ("La Diligencia").
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
poster shown, mentioned as one of the classic Best Picture nominees of 1939
Grey's Anatomy: How to Save a Life (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in lyrics
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
George Miller cited this movie as a huge influence - a group of characters travel across the desert while in peril.
The Hateful Eight (2015)
The stagecoach scenes are inspired by John Ford's movie
Ray Donovan: Little Bill Primm's Big Green Horseshoe (2016) (TV Episode)
Terry mentions it to Daryll, when talking about western movies
The Deuce: Why Me? (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
The Man in the High Castle: Sabra (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The Man in the High Castle: History Ends (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
In Praise of Action (2018)
Stunt discussed

Featured in 

Movies Are Adventure (1948) (Short)
Indians ambush stagecoach
I Killed Geronimo (1950)
stock footage
The Apartment (1960)
Baxter flips to the movie while channel surfing
Hollywood and the Stars: They Went That-a-way (1963) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The American West of John Ford (1971) (TV Movie)
Indian attack scene with Canutt stunt
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford (1973) (TV Special)
Clip shown in honorary montage
Arena: The Orson Welles Story - Part 1 (1982) (TV Episode)
Orson Welles mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Going Hollywood: The '30s (1984)
documentary about 30s films
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
The Complete Citizen Kane (1991) (TV Movie)
Orson Welles mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The John Wayne Anthology (1991) (TV Movie)
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
John Ford (1993) (TV Movie)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
Stagecoach is #63.
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Footage use: Directed by John Ford. Courtesy of Castle Hill Productions and J.E.D. Productions
RKO 281 (1999) (TV Movie)
Welles rewatches the film several times to try to understand film cutting.
Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) (TV Movie)
archive footage
Evolution: The Evolutionary Arms Race (2002) (TV Episode)
A clip from the climactic shoot-out is shown.
SexTV: Legacy of the Cowboy/Blazing Saddles/Pony Play (2004) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
Interactive Film Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clip from trailer used
California's Gold: Roads Go Thru (2007) (TV Episode)
clip of scene filmed in Beale's Cut is shown
John Wayne Behind the Scenes (2007) (Video)
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Special)
Stagecoach is the #9 western film.
1939: Hollywood's Greatest Year (2009) (TV Movie)
Contains a scene from the film.
Reel Injun (2009)
A clip is shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
More Brains! A Return to the Living Dead (2011) (Video)
Clips shown
Rich Hall's Inventing the Indian (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
John Ford et Monument Valley (2013)
Clips featured.
Brows Held High: Dead Man (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown when discussing old west heroes
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1930s (2014) (TV Episode)
Stagecoach is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Western Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Stagecoach gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Allegedly Harmed Animals (2015) (TV Episode)
Stagecoach gets a dishonorable mention for killing horses.
I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
Clips shown
Five Came Back: The Mission Begins (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Andrew Klavan Show: Everybody Stinks Except Melania (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip: The Indian attack.

Spoofed in 

Song of the Prairie (1949) (Short)
being attacked during a ride in the stagecoach, similar characters like the two drivers, the lady, the banker. the lady being annoyed by cigarre smoke, etc - but everything in an exageratet, comical way
Lemonade Joe (1964)
The character of Horace Badman is a parody of Hatfield from the earlier film.
Blazing Saddles (1974)
The movie's theme is spoofed, and the stagecoach end chase, when Bart tells of when his family met the Indians.
Maverick (1994)
Malèna (2000)

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