My Dinner with Andre (1981) Poster


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Intermezzo (1939)
The 45th Annual Academy Awards (1973) (TV Special)
Andre Gregory comments on the time when Sacheen Littlefeather refused the Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando.
Autumn Sonata (1978)
The movie is mentioned in the opening narration

Referenced in 

Sneak Previews: Taps, Cinderella, Taxi Zum Klo, Heartbeeps (1981) (TV Episode)
Holiday movie recommendation. Clip shown
Cheers: Friends, Romans, and Accountants (1982) (TV Episode)
Diane tries to describe this movie in charades.
Joanie Loves Chachi: My Dinner with Chachi (1982) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Family Ties: Tender Is the Knight (1983) (TV Episode)
Jennifer refers to the film.
Alice: My Dinner with Debbie (1984) (TV Episode)
title reference
André and Wally B. (1984) (Short)
The title is a tribute to Louis Malle's film "My Dinner with Andre," referencing actors Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn.
The Princess Bride (1987)
Wallace Shawn says "inconceivable" in both films. In "My Dinner with Andre", it means what he thinks it means.
Head of the Class: Fatal Distraction (1988) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Der Todesking: The Death King (1990)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Head of the Class: My Dinner with Darlene (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
At the Movies: Curly Sue/House Party 2/The Butcher's Wife/The Rolling Stones at the Max/La Belle Noiseuse (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "La Belle Noiseuse" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: My Dinner with Andre had more locations than this film.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Love Disconnection (My Dinner with Elmyra/The Amazing Three) (1991) (TV Episode)
Segment title "My Dinner with Elmyra"
At the Movies: Patriot Games/Monster in a Box/Class Act/Zentropa (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Monster in a Box" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Being from Another Planet (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I'm having dinner with Andre later."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "After this, I'm doing a film called 'My Dinner with Andre.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: My Dinner with Mitchell.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: It looks like the puppet verison of My Dinner with Andre.
Frasier: My Coffee with Niles (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference, and the episode is structured like My Dinner With Andre, as it's all filmed at one café and it's almost exclusively Frasier and Niles having a long and winding conversation
Home Improvement: My Dinner with Wilson (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike during the closing credits of "Laserblast."
Touched by an Angel: My Dinner with Andrew (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Just Shoot Me!: My Dinner with Woody (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Frasier: The Zoo Story (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Becker: My Dinner with Becker (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
At the Movies: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel praises the movie (in an archive clip).
My Dinner with Jimi (2003)
title reference
Lizzie McGuire: My Dinner with Dig (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Opening scene with Wallace Shawn as a playwright at dinner.
NYPD Blue: My Dinner with Andy (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Baxter (2005)
In one of the outtakes, shown during the end credits, Bradley tells a story originally told by Andre gregory in My Dinner with Andre (1981).
My Coffee with Andrea (2006) (Short)
A modern revisioning of the same circumstance.
Drake & Josh: My Dinner with Bobo (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
New York City Serenade (2007)
mentioned when talking about Wallace Shawn
Into the Night with...: Pierre Woodman und Brian Yuzna (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Yuzna
Bitch Slap (2009)
"My Dinner with" Andre van der Merwe (joke credit)
Little Fish, Strange Pond (2009)
mentioned by Bucky
At the Movies: 25 Years of Margaret & David (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Geoffrey Rush during a review of Margaret and David.
The Exes: My Dinner with Phil (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference
Key and Peele: Episode #1.3 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the movie theater sketch
My Dinner with Andrea (2013) (Short)
Title reference.
DVD-R Hell: Howard Cantour.com (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad borrows material from Slant Magazine's review of this film.
My Dinner with Othello (2014) (Short)
Title reference.
X-Rated: The Greatest Adult Movies of All Time (2015) (TV Special)
Paul Thomas mentions it.
APB: Fueling Fires (2017) (TV Episode)
Murphy tells Gideon that it's time to have "Dinner with Andre"
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Pulls Off a Heist! (2017) (TV Episode)
'My Dinner Without Andre' seen on the cinema front.
The Cinema Snob: Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween (2017) (TV Episode)
Snob says this movie has more locations than Madea Halloween
My Dinner with Hervé (2018) (TV Movie)
Title reference.
The Woman Who Came to Dinner
The film gave the director confidence to go-ahead and create a film of just two people having dinner.
Decaf Don (2019)
Nick Alonzo describes the idea and format of the film was heavily inspired by the 1981 comedy/drama classic.

Featured in 

Sneak Previews: The Best of 1981 (1982) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
At the Movies: The Best Films of the '80s (1989) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
Brows Held High: Otto, or Up with Dead People (2011) (TV Episode)
"Ever see My Dinner with Andre?"
Some Jerk with a Camera: The Haunted Mansion Movie Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip of Wallace Shawn from this movie is dubbed in a scene with Jerk, Guru and Jackula.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Take Place in One Room (2016) (TV Episode)
My Dinner with Andre is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Told in Real Time (2017) (TV Episode)
My Dinner with Andre gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Not Necessarily the News: Episode #1.7 (1983) (TV Episode)
Commercial for an Atari video game adaptation.
Nekromantik 2 (1991)
The film within a film at the movie theatre scene is an extended parody of the earlier film and its style of dialogue
The Simpsons: Homer Defined (1991) (TV Episode)
"My Dinner With Itchy"
Married... with Children: My Dinner with Anthrax (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Simpsons: Boy Scoutz 'n the Hood (1993) (TV Episode)
Martin plays a video game based on the film.
Animaniacs: Ten Short Films About Wakko Warner/No Time for Love/The Boo Network (1996) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Ten Short Films About Wakko Warner" with Wakko and Dr. Scratchensniff in the roles.
The Simpsons: The Springfield Files (1997) (TV Episode)
An arcade game in the show.
The Simpsons: E-I-E-I-(Annoyed Grunt) (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the movies showing at the Springfield Googleplex is "My Dinner with Jar-Jar".
Dinner Time (2005) (Short)
Making a pastiche of Louis Malle's My Dinner with Andre was a major impetus for Dinner Time, which actually explains itself as "The Kids of Widney High's version of My Dinner with Andre" in all interviews, press packets, etc.
Community: Critical Film Studies (2011) (TV Episode)
Abed's mannerisms, clothes, and method of storytelling while at dinner with Jeff spoof Andre Gregory's in "My Dinner with Andre."
Family Guy: Brian the Closer (2014) (TV Episode)
"My Dinner with Andre the Giant". Andre the Giant: "I have literally minutes to live and you're wasting them."
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("My Dinner with Andre the Giant")

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