The House Bunny (2008) Poster


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The Wizard of Oz (1939)
When Shelley leaves the Mansion, she has her hair in pigtails, and is wearing a blue-gingham dress with white puffy sleeves, so that she looks like a blond Dorothy. A bully teases Joanne about her back brace by saying "oil can," and Shelley mentions this during the photo shoot.
The Exorcist (1973)
Shelley does a weird voice and a girl says "You hired the Exorcist"
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
natalie askes if shelly is in a "Yoda" moment
Scarface (1983)
the bunnies mention this movie when Hef askes what they want to watch
Days of Thunder (1990)
Guy who distracts Lily when she is trying to mail the pledges, at play time 1:18:30, calls himself Cole Trickle
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
A guy in a club asks Mona if her many facial piercings are a "Hannibal Lechter thing"
Jurassic Park (1993)
Natalie mentions this movie while talking about the bake sale.
Braveheart (1995)
shelly mentions this in the pool hall/bar
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Natalie mentions it during the calendar photoshoot.
American Idol (2002) (TV Series)
Shelley mentions the judges after being asked who's she going to vote for
Battlestar Galactica (2004) (TV Series)
natalie mentions this to colby while eating a hot dog

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Anna Faris/Duffy (2008) (TV Episode)
Anna Faris says the audience may know her from The House Bunny in her opening monologue
The Bachelor: Episode #13.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title seen on marquee behind Dominique
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.93 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $4,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.167 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 question
Jeopardy!: 2009 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Funny Folks"
Deep in the Valley: DVD Naked Commentary (2010) (Video)
Mentioned as part of Rachel Specter's filmography.
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Quarterfinal 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Funny People"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.116 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Emma Stone was in the film
America's Book of Secrets: The Playboy Mansion (2012) (TV Episode)
Heff introduces a screening of the movie at the Playboy mansion.
Nostalgia Critic: Master of Disguise (2013) (TV Episode)
Another terrible movie from Happy Madison.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Strange Wilderness (2013) (TV Episode)
also directed by Fred Wolf
Keanu (2016)
Rell remarks to Anna Faris that he loved her in this movie.
Why Didn't They Laugh?: The Men in Little Hats (2019) (TV Episode)
Owen Benjamin talks about making the movie.


It Happened One Night (1934)
It's playing on a TV in the nursing home when Shelley comes to volunteer.

Featured in 

The Girls Next Door: House Bunnies (2008) (TV Episode)
a screening of the movie is held at the Mansion
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.11 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown to introduce Owen Benjamin
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.197 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Anna Faris films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dumb Blondes in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Shelly Darlington is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Emma Stone Performances (2015) (TV Episode)
Natalie is #10.
MsMojo: Top 10 Ugly Duckling Transformations in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The ugly duckling transformation of the Zeta Alpha Zeta Girls are #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fraternities and Sororities (2015) (TV Episode)
Zeta Alpha Zeta is #6.


The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Shelley wears similar white dress that blows upward
Forrest Gump (1994)
Joanne runs and consequently causing her brace to break; Shelley says "Run, Joanne, run!"
Jerry Maguire (1996)
A pledge yells out, "You had me at 'itchy ass cheeks.'" This parodies "You had me at 'Hello.'"

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