La Grande Illusion (1937) Poster


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Edited into 

Referenced in 

Citizen Kane (1941)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
Casablanca (1942)
the scene of singing La Marseillaise
Scent-imental Romeo (1951) (Short)
En direct de...: Wakhévitch (1957) (TV Episode)
evocation and photograph of the film
Les échos du cinéma: Episode #1.2 (1961) (TV Episode)
Marcel Dalio evokes his role in the film
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Lady and the Tiger and the Lawyer (1964) (TV Episode)
Arthur and Donna mention the movie.
Annie Hall (1977)
Tony's girlfriend says that they watched the film the previous night.
Manhattan (1979)
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Down by Law (1986)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Prison escape strategy.
Melrose Place: Grand Delusions (1994) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Century of Cinema: 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Why Not Me? (1999)
One character is trying to "escape" by climbing over a wall, and another one tells her to "run to Switzerland" (which Gabin and Dalio did at the end of La Grande Illusion)
Luchino Visconti (1999)
Lotte Reiniger: Homage to the Inventor of the Silhouette Film (1999) (Video)
referenced as one of the films Carl Koch worked on with Jean Renoir
Vanilla Sky (2001)
In a scene at a party, a character says, "I hear the Grand Illusion is great if you watch it stoned."
Safe Conduct (2002)
mentioned when Spaak is in prison
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
"Grand Illusion" is listed in a magazine article.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
The Spy Who Loved Me: 007 in Egypt (2006) (Video)
Narrator Michael G. Wilson mentions that cinematographer Claude Renoir helped photograph many of his father Jean Renoir's pictures including 'The Grande Illusion'.
The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks (2006) (TV Special)
mentioned by Mel Brooks as an example of a great film
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Weeping Willow (2006) (TV Episode)
A "Grand Illusion" poster hangs in Holden's apartment.
D-I-M, Deus in Machina (2007) (Short)
This is the movie that the main character watches in the final scene
A Secret (2007)
While speaking about WWI, the characters mention this movie.
A Happy Event (2011)
DVD jacket shown in the video library at the beginning of the movie.
Damsels in Distress (2011)
The poster is visible in Xavier's house.
Hugo (2011)
pivotal role of the song Frou Frou
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.30 (2016) (TV Episode)
Lani Gonzalez says that she selected the film as a guest programmer on Turner Classic Movies
Riverdale: Chapter Nine: La Grande Illusion (2017) (TV Episode)
Title name

Featured in 

Série noire: Grandeur et décadence d'un petit commerce de cinéma (1986) (TV Episode)
The characters are watching an excerpt from that film
Mistress (1992)
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Cinema Goes to Dinner (2005) (TV Movie)
Movie scene from this Movie can be seen here
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
The couple from Lelouch's segment watch this film at the cinema.
TCM Guest Programmer: 15 Fan Programmers (2009) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
Outrun (2010) (Short)
Plays on Television
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Arrival of Sound (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Lotte Reiniger - Tanz der Schatten (2012)
Scenes featured
WatchMojo: Top 10 Prison Escape Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
La Grande Illusion is #5.
What Is Cinema? (2013)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1930s (2014) (TV Episode)
La Grande Illusion gets an honorable mention.
Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown during "Cause It's French."
WatchMojo: Top 10 World War I Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
La Grande Illusion is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies from France (2015) (TV Episode)
La Grande Illusion is #3.
TCM Guest Programmer: Greg Proops (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
My Journey Through French Cinema (2016)
Excerpt shown.
TCM Guest Programmer: Matthew Modine (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host

Spoofed in 

Past Perfumance (1955) (Short)
Pepé mentions "La grand illusion" in his dialogue.

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