Contempt (1963) Poster



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Edited into 

Bande-annonce de 'Le mépris' (1963) (Short)
Trailer for the movie.
Fritz Lang: Circle of Destiny (2004) (TV Movie)


M (1931)
Fritz Lang mentions this film.
Hangmen Also Die! (1943)
German film director Fritz Lang, playing himself, quotes a poem which German writer Bertolt Brecht wrote to express his difficult experiences in 1940's Hollywood, which included collaborating with Lang on Hangmen Also Die!.
Rancho Notorious (1952)
Mentioned in a conversation by Paul Javal.
Jesse James' Women (1954)
Poster seen
Journey to Italy (1954)
The main characters go to see this film.
Bigger Than Life (1956)
Paul mentions this film.
Time Without Pity (1957)
Poster seen
Some Came Running (1958)
Paul mentions this film.
Rio Bravo (1959)
Paul mentions this film.
Psycho (1960)
The movie poster (Italian version) can be seen outside of Cinecittà Studios.
Vanina Vanini (1961)
The movie poster (Italian version) can be seen outside of Cinecittà Studios.
Rome Adventure (1962)
Poster seen
Hatari! (1962)
The movie poster (Italian version) can be seen outside of Cinecittà Studios and at the theatre where they go to hear the singer..
Vivre Sa Vie (1962)
The movie poster (Italian version) can be seen outside of Cinecittà Studios.
La salamandre d'or (1962)
Poster seen

Referenced in 

Encounter with Fritz Lang (1964) (Short)
mentionned a few times
What's My Line?: Jack Palance (2) (1964) (TV Episode)
Mystery guest Jack Palance mentions this as his upcoming release.
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Sami Frey's character tells Anna Karina (who bears quite a resemblance to author Alberto Moravia's character Emille in his book CONTEMPT) that she looks like a girl in a book he has read and he will lend it to her so she may never betray him again. (An obvious part of the plot of both the book and Godard's adaptation of the book to screen).
Paparazzi (1964) (Short)
Le coup du mepris (1964) (TV Short)
mentioned in interview
Medium Cool (1969)
Godard in America (1970)
The narrator mentions Contempt in the introduction.
Tout Va Bien (1972)
In the beginning of both movies there is a conversation between a couple about loving each small part of the other person and therefore loving him/her completely.
Day for Night (1973)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Scene where Betsy's character is introduced while Travis writes in his journal.
The Johnsons (1992)
Poster visible on wall in prison guards office
I Dream of My Friends (1993)
Kyriakos reads the screenings from the newspaper, asking his friend which movie prefer to see.
Three Colors: White (1994)
A poster is seen on the outside of a building.
Super 8½ (1994)
Mentioned in dialogue
Casino (1995)
"Theme de Camille" from the Motion Picture 'Contempt' is used
Camping Cosmos (1996)
scene of the car accident at the end
At the Movies: The Game/The End of Violence/L.A. Confidential/The Disappearance of Garcia Lorca (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The End of Violence" review.
Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)
Poster can be seen in an apartment.
My Voyage to Italy (1999)
A still from the production of this film is shown.
Amélie (2001)
uses the theme music in a montage of Amélie's state of being
CQ (2001)
The scenes with the screening of the rushes are lifted directly from 'Le Mépris'.
Mulholland Drive (2001)
"silencio" said in the end of both movies
Beautiful People (2001)
When Rea asks Andreas why he is wearing his hat all the time, he answers that he wants to look like Michel Piccoli in Jean-Luc Godards' Le mepris, who also wanted to look like Dean Martin in Vincente Minnelli's Some Came Running.
Cinemania (2002)
This film is mentioned verbally against Movie end
Full Frontal (2002)
Hanging in Lee and Carl's apartment is a poster for this, which shares many plot points and themes with Full Frontal.
The Emperor's Club (2002)
Film poster on Sedgewick's wall
Monsieur Ibrahim (2003)
Isabelle Adjani's movie shooting scene is supposed to be Brigitte Bardot doing Le Mépris
Reading Barton Fink (2004) (Video)
This documentary refers to several movies talking about writing scripts such as this one.
Film Geek (2005)
Scotty mentions it.
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
A poster of Contempt is displayed behind Kimberly Peirce.
Godard, l'amour, la poésie (2007)
A poster can be seen.
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Large poster in Hardng's office, seen often
Working Title (2008) (Short)
a poster of this movie is seen
A Letter to Elia (2010)
listed on Bleecker St. Cinema marquee
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
The young Barry Nyle's acid trip was inspired by the "Battle of the Gods" sequence in "Contempt."
In the Shade of the Conformist (2011)
previous work of Georges Delerue
Paris 60 (2012)
following the making of a film
The Nostalgia Chick: Freddy Got Fingered w/ Oancitizen (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among other Auteur films
Staub auf unseren Herzen (2012)
A scene is replayed by the actors.
Frances Ha (2012)
Score from "Contempt" is used in the film.
Eliot (2013) (Short)
Poster on the wall.
La última película (2013)
Scenes are homage
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
When Befort first introduces Naomi, she's posed on the bed similarly to Brigitte Bardot in her iconic "Contempt" scenes.
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Referenced in dialogue
Pixie Lott: Lay Me Down (2014) (Video)
Lott wanted the video to the glamour of Brigitte Bardot in 'Le mépris' .
De Overkant (2015) (Short)
the bedroom scene is an homage to a scene in this earlier movie
Operation Avalanche (2016)
Poster is shown.
Hamlin (2016)
Poster shown
Godard Mon Amour (2017)
Several people tell Godard they liked this movie.

Featured in 

The Book of Mary (1985) (Short)
Marie is watching television while her parents are fighting. On TV is a scene from Jean-Luc Godard's previous movie, which features a similar disillusionment between a married couple.
Soft and Hard (1985)
Shown on television / projected on a wall.
You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know (1986) (Short)
A short clip from this movie is shown
Playboy: The Story of X (1998) (Video)
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
Dialogue and music from Godard's film can be heard during Iñárritu's segment "Anna"
Godard, l'amour, la poésie (2007)
Clips are shown.
Two in the Wave (2010)
excerpt of
Laserdisc Memories: Contempt (2011) (TV Episode)
Film is reviewed in this episode
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Films About Filmmaking (2014) (TV Episode)
Contempt is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies from France (2015) (TV Episode)
Contempt is #6.
A Journey Through French Cinema (2016)
Excerpt shown.
Have You Seen My Movie? (2016)
The film contains highlights of this movie
The Empty Screen or the Metaphysics of Movies (2017) (Short)
clips are shown

Spoofed in 

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("Can't Tempt")

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