12 Monkeys (1995) Poster



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Version of 

12 Monkeys (2015) (TV Series)

Remake of 

La Jetée (1962) (Short)
Same story. Original writers are credited.

Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


Zero for Conduct (1933) (Short)
Chicken Little (1943) (Short)
Dr. Peters makes a reference to this film when he meets Kathryn Railly.
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Ad above the main entrance of the theater.
Vertigo (1958)
Ad above the main entrance of the theater.
North by Northwest (1959)
Ad above the main entrance of the theater.
The St. Louis Bank Robbery (1959)
the warning message written on the window references the warning written on the bank window.
Psycho (1960)
Ad above the main entrance of the theater.
La Jetée (1962) (Short)
The opening credits state that it was inspired by the film "La Jetée" written by Chris Marker
The Great Escape (1963)
Jeffrey calls James' disappearance from the hospital "The Great Escape"
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Dr. Goines names the "Dr. Strangelove terror" as one of the threatening dangers of science.
Lost in Space (1965) (TV Series)
All My Children (1970) (TV Series)
THX 1138 (1971)
Sans Soleil (1983)
Brazil (1985)
Delicatessen (1991)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Tori Amos (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on The Joe Pesci Show
At the Movies: Screamers/Richard III/Bed of Roses/Once Upon a Time When We Were Colored/Angels and Insects (1996) (TV Episode)
A still is shown for the "In Current Release" bumper. Two thumbs up.
The Rockford Files: Godfather Knows Best (1996) (TV Movie)
Seen on the movie theater marquee when Jim is exiting the movie theater.
The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996) (Video)
Documentary about the making of the film
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
Appears on a list of new home video releases that Siskel and Ebert recommend.
Fully Booked: Episode #3.1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Question subject in 'The End of the Show Show'.
Mimic (1997)
The haunting shots of New York City in 'Mimic' are extremely similar to those featured in 'Twelve Monkeys', as is the idea of a catastrophic disease endangering the population.
Boogie Nights (1997)
The sum of "five grand / five thousand dollars", is said back and forth between characters.
Red Corner (1997)
Xenogears (1998) (Video Game)
The Television Ball of the scientists and the council.
Cascadeur (1998)
Storm of the Century (1999) (TV Mini-Series)
The Matrix (1999)
Referenced in dialogue
The Omega Code (1999)
The scene in which Caspar Van Dien is given away to the police by a camera and TV set in a TV store is taken almost verbatim from a scene near the end of Twelve Monkeys.
Bad Company (1999)
The Monkey King (2001) (TV Mini-Series)
K-PAX (2001)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
North Hollywood (2001) (TV Movie)
A poster hangs on the wall.
Lost in La Mancha (2002)
Mentioned during the "Terry Gilliam's Picture Show" animated sequence.
Reign of Fire (2002)
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
You can see this movie in Robert Englunds DVD collection
Hooked (2006) (Short)
Scotty has memorabilia from the film on display in his cubicle.
Banzai Motherfucker! (2006)
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #10.13 (2006) (TV Episode)
Jonathan Ross lists this as one of his favourite Bruce Willis films.
Children of Men (2006)
Wild animals (a zebra and a camel) appear, walking normally in the park in front of Buckingham Palace as the wild animals (giraffes and others) run free in the city of Twelve Monkeys (1995)
What the Pythons Did Next... (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Simpsons: Yokel Chords (2007) (TV Episode)
The scene in which Dr. Swanson (Meg Ryan) receives therapy from Peter Bogdaonvich's character is reminiscent of the psychiatrist in the movie, and the scene ends with a snippet of the 12 Monkeys theme.
Coming Down the Mountain (2007) (TV Movie)
The film is mentioned in discussion about possibilities of a time travel.
Sam and Max: Moai Better Blues (2008) (Video Game)
Future Max left a message on the answering machine reminding Max not to forget the 12 monkeys.
S. Darko (2009)
Playing in theater
Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 23 February 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Václav Marhoul mentioned it.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.140 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $15,000 question
Sodankylä Forever: Valon draama (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned
Supernatural: Time After Time (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
Ted (2012)
Twelve Monkeys is shown to be available on OnDemand.
The Cinema Snob: Crackerjack (2013) (TV Episode)
"I have to be at the 12 Monkeys audition in a few hours."
The Last Days (2013)
An air epidemia precludes going outside where animals live free
Ed Gein: From Murderer to Movies (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Castle: Time Will Tell (2013) (TV Episode)
This film was mentioned by Esposito when talking to Castle about the derivative nature of the 'time-traveller' testimony.
In Confidence: Terry Gilliam (2013) (TV Episode)
Talked about during interview.
Geeks Who Drink: iJustine vs. Alan Tudyk (2015) (TV Episode)
one of seven time-travel films that contestants have to put in order by release date
Once Upon a Time When I Tried Committing Suicide (2016) (Short)
Brad Jones mentions it in a comparison.
The Flash: Flash Back (2016) (TV Episode)
Cisco says, "Or else you might set off some kind of 12 Monkeys (1995) time loop you'll never get out of."
Beyond the Gates (2016)
VHS tape on video store shelf.
Sunspring (2016) (Short)
Screenplay fed into computer
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.7 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Iva Pazderková.
Mr. Robot: eps3.7_dont-delete-me.ko (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster seen at the cinema.
Za biják Kamila Fily: The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kamil Fila.
Comedy Central Roast of Bruce Willis (2018) (TV Special)
It is mentioned/referenced.
Nostalgia Critic: Hop (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Lights Out with David Spade: Episode #1.28 (2019) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Joel McHale.


Who Killed Who? (1943) (Short)
Swing Shift Cinderella (1945) (Short)
is shown on TV when Cole is checked into the Baltimore County Hospital.
Little 'Tinker (1948) (Short)
Vertigo (1958)
James and Kathryn are watching this movie in a theater.
The Birds (1963)
Featured in James' dream at the theater.
Prehistoric Super Salesman (1969) (Short)
Playing on television in motel room.
Horizon: The Cruel Choice (1983) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.

Featured in 

The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Special)
The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (1996) (Video)
Documentary about the making of the film
The Directors: The Films of Terry Gilliam (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Repo Men/The Bounty Hunter/The Runaways (2010) (TV Episode)
"Time Travel Movie" segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Science Fiction Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown as part of Brett's Time Travel movie
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Time Travel Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
12 Monkeys is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bruce Willis Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
James Cole is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Brad Pitt Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Jeffrey Goines is #2.
Special Collector's Edition: 12 Monos (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Apocalypses (2013) (TV Episode)
The viral outbreak, as seen in 12 Monkeys, is #8.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.95 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip of Bruce Willis being scrubbed clean edited into news report on Carnival cruise
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
The Real History of Science Fiction: Time (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cult Classics: Sci-Fi (2014) (TV Episode)
12 Monkeys is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Landscapes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Infected Philadelphia of 2035 is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movies of the 1990s (2014) (TV Episode)
12 Monkeys is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Memorable Movies of 1995 (2015) (TV Episode)
12 Monkeys gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Time Travellers (2015) (TV Episode)
James Cole is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sci-Fi Movie Scores (2016) (TV Episode)
The score for 12 Monkeys is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Misleading Movie Titles of Popular Films (2016) (TV Episode)
12 Monkeys is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters Who Meet Their Older Self (2017) (TV Episode)
James Cole gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Mindbending Science Fiction Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
12 Monkeys is #4.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Dark Futures (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
The Film Exchange with Terry Gilliam on '12 Monkeys' (2018) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
Appreciation by Ian Christie on '12 Monkeys' (2018) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
WatchMojo: Top Worst Ways to Die in Science Fiction Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Being Shot in Front of Your Younger Self gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Outbreaks (2014) (TV Episode)
The Virus in 12 Monkeys is #5.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: The Dad Who Knew Too Little (2003) (TV Episode)
Spoofs a situation involving Brad Pitt's character in Tw.M.: Lisa Simpson participates in some movement for protecting animal rights and then a bunch of monkeys and pigs are set free. All evidence leads to Lisa who is on lam with Homer (father!).

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