Giant (1956) Poster



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Referenced in 

What's My Line?: George Stevens & Claudette Colbert (1956) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as George Stevens' film when he is introduced.
What's My Line?: Dimitri Tiomkin & Shelley Winters (1956) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in connection with mystery guest, Dimitri Tiomkin, composer.
Nowhere to Go (1958)
Elizabeth Taylor for the film on the cover of Life magazine in Sloane's flat
Valentine's Day (1959)
Advertised on a theater marquee under its Spanish title 'Gigante'.
When Comedy Was King (1960)
narrator mentions this film
Ride the Hot Wind (1971)
A poster is displayed outside of a movie theater.
That'll Be the Day (1973)
A still is seen outside a theatre
Badlands (1973)
Elizabeth Taylor - An Intimate Portrait (1975) (TV Movie)
discussed with co-star Rock Hudson and b&w stills shown
Foul Play (1978)
Ruckus (1980)
Kyle uses the same hand gesture to wave to Jenny as James Dean in Giant.
Best Friends (1982)
Richard and Paula discuss the train scene in the movie.
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983)
Mentioned by Gig Young
Segni particolari: bellissimo (1983)
there is a poster of James Dean in Giant in her room
Fandango (1985)
My Science Project (1985)
Ellie has a poster of Jett Rink in her room.
Estou com AIDS (1986)
Title referenced in newspaper
Bloody New Year (1987)
Poster seen in the projection room
American Masters: The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table (1987) (TV Episode)
Film of Edna Ferber's novel is mentioned
Perfect Strangers: The 'King' and I (1989) (TV Episode)
Movie poster at the '50s party
Relentless (1989)
Poster seen in Todd Arthur's apartment.
Postcards from the Edge (1990)
Poster in Jack's ranch.
Death in Hollywood (1990) (Video)
mentioned in James Dean segment
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Dennis Hopper/Rich Hall/Joan Embery (1991) (TV Episode)
Dennis Hopper mentions his early movie
Gynaecological Gomorrahy (1991) (Video)
Perfect Strangers: Up, Up and Away: Part 2 (1993) (TV Episode)
Movie poster seen in a flashback
Coogan's Run: Thursday Night Fever (1995) (TV Episode)
Poster can be seen in Mike's house.
Fort Alpha: Winti (1996) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall in Bas' bedroom
Fort Alpha: Grande finale (1996) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall in Bas' bedroom
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Thing That Couldn't Die (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Polly Bergen, in 'Giant'"
James Dean: Race with Destiny (1997)
Behind-the-camera filming scene
Memories of 'Giant' (1998) (Video)
mentionned many, many times
James Dean (2001) (TV Movie)
mentioned in dialogue
George Stevens: The Filmmakers Who Knew Him (2001) (Video)
mentionned a few times
Inside the Actors Studio: Episode #8.5 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kevin Costner.
Little (2004)
Character reference
Must Love Dogs (2005)
A poster of this film can be seen in a movie theatre.
Jarhead (2005)
When Kruger is covered in oil, he screams, "I'm rich! I'm rich! It's like James Dean in Giant!"
The Passion: Films, Faith & Fury (2006) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.211 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "No. 1 U.S. Baby Names" category
Superman II: Restoring the Vision (2006) (Video)
Poster on the wall seen in the background.
Manufacturing Dissent: Uncovering Michael Moore (2007)
French market movie poster shown at Cannes Film Festival
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Collectible items are shown.
A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009) (TV Movie)
stills; mentioned by Steven Spielberg
Eagles in the Chicken Coop (2010)
Mentioned at production company meeting.
Salt (2010)
Evelyn Salt is the vice president of Rink Petroleum. In Giant, James Dean played Jett Rink, who discovered oil on his land and built his own oil company, which would be Rink Petroleum.
Elizabeth Taylor: A Tribute (2011) (TV Movie)
notable film mentioned
Jeopardy!: 2011 Teachers Tournament Quarterfinal Game 4 (2011) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Elizabeth Taylor Films" category
Hick (2011)
Luli has a drawing of James Dean in Giant
Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean (2012)
Mentioned that James Dean made three unforgettable films/he is seen in a cowboy outfit leaning against a trailer
Vampira and Me (2012)
Poster on cinema marquee.
Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)
mentioned by Martin Sheen, with stills shown; film poster shown
Cantinflas (2014)
Cited as one of the top films of 1956.
Return to the 5 & Dime: An Interview with Ed Graczyk (2014) (Video)
This film starring James Dean is referred to and discussed.
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
mentioned by James Dean character.
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Title is referenced in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
O.J.: Made in America (2016)
still of James Dean on the set shown
Zootopia (2016)
In one of his cons in the film, Nick Wilde and his "son" tries to buy a Jumbo-pop when the manager of the Jumbeaux's Café refuses, due to his strong hatred against foxes. It wasn't until Judy Hopps intervenes in a peaceful manner and convinced the manager to allow Nick to have the Jumbo-pop. This scene was inspired by the scene where Bick Benedict peacefully convinced a restaurant manager to allow Mexicans in the restaurant, before the situation gotten worse and Benedict was compelled to engage the manager in a brutal fight. The restaurants in the two films "reserve the right to refuse service to anyone".
The Americans: The Day After (2016) (TV Episode)
A VHS tape is seen while Elizabeth Jennings searches the Seong's house.
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Spring (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster at the Stars Hollow movie theater
West of Eden (2017)
Movie poster seen in Billy's bedroom as he is packing up to leave his family's home.
The Disaster Artist (2017)
Mentioned by Greg when he and Tommy are discussing James Dean's film career.
American Woman: Obstacles and Assets (2018) (TV Episode)
Poster seen in Kathleen's office
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #12.32 (2018) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
A bookseller says that Edna Ferber "wrote that James Dean movie", a reference to this film.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Dinners of Death: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob says that "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre" made more money.
Hollywood Mouth 3 (2018)
Still from the movie is shown.

Featured in 

ABC Late Night: James Dean Remembered (1974) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
James Dean Remembered (1974) (TV Special)
Clips are shown.
At the Movies: Better Off Dead/The Journey of Natty Gann/Commando (1985) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the segment on James Dean.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Words (1987) (Short)
Clips shown
Forever James Dean (1988)
film clips
At the Movies: The Godfather Part III/Kindergarten Cop/The Bonfire of the Vanities/The Russia House (1990) (TV Episode)
The Video Pick of the Week (part of the James Dean 35th Anniversary Collection).
Rock Hudson's Home Movies (1992)
Clips featured
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Return to 'Giant' (2003) (Video)
scenes shown
American Masters: James Dean: Sense Memories (2005) (TV Episode)
numerous scenes
Private Screenings: Child Stars (2006) (TV Episode)
film clip shown
The Brothers Warner (2007) (TV Movie)
film clips
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on James Dean.
Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger (2010)
Documentary about this title's star
Elizabeth Taylor: A Tribute (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Rich Hall's You Can Go to Hell, I'm Going to Texas (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
La saga Warner Bros (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Longest Hollywood Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Giant, which is 201 minutes long, is #7.
Children of Giant (2015)
is about how the film Giant impacted the community of Marfa and told the bigger story of the history of Mexican Americans in the Southwest
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Old Age Effects in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The old age makeup on James Dean in Giant gets an honorable mention.
Five Came Back: The Mission Begins (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Five Came Back: The Price of Victory (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Into the Great Wide Open (1991) (Video)
Eddie Rebel stands in a prison cell with a microphone over his shoulder just like Jett Rink (James Dean) stands with his gun over his shoulder.
Futurama: Where the Buggalo Roam (2002) (TV Episode)
The Wong house is meant to look like the house from this movie. Confirmed in commentary.

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