The Phantom of the Opera (1925) Poster


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Version of 

Das Phantom der Oper (1916)
based on the same novel
Song at Midnight (1937)
based on the same novel
Phantom of the Opera (1943)
based on the same novel
El fantasma de la ópera (1960) (TV Mini-Series)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (1962)
based on the same novel
Phantom of the Paradise (1974)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (1983) (TV Movie)
based on the same novel
Opera (1987)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (1988) (TV Movie)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (1990) (TV Mini-Series)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (1991) (TV Movie)
based on the same novel
O Fantasma da Ópera (1991) (TV Mini-Series)
based on the same novel
Il fantasma (1998) (Video)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (1998)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera (2004)
based on the same novel
Erik: Portrait of a Living Corpse (2010)
based on the same novel
The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall (2011)
based on the same novel

Remade as 

Il fantasma (1998) (Video)
it's based on the same novel

Edited into 

Drácula (1931)
One brief shot in the opera house scene was taken from the film.
People Who Die Mysteriously in Their Sleep (2004) (Video)
segments used
Jekyll & Canada (2009) (Video)
Footage from this movie was used

Referenced in 

Personality Parade (1938) (Short)
Miss London Ltd. (1943)
Romero says that one of Vera's impersonations looks more like "the Phantom of the Opera".
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Norma Desmond's bedroom is designed after the room the Phantom has prepared for Chriatine Daaé, and the elaborately carved, fairytale boat-shaped beds are identical.
You Bet Your Life: Episode #4.16 (1953) (TV Episode)
Part of quiz question.
Man of a Thousand Faces (1957)
The unmasking scene is recreated.
The Munsters: Come Back, Little Googie (1965) (TV Episode)
A picture of the Phantom from this film was seen in Grandpa's chest.
That Girl: Phantom of the Horse Opera (1966) (TV Episode)
Mr. Valentine mentions that he played for this movie.
Double Trouble (1967)
Jill is frightened by someone wearing a Chaney/Phantom mask at the Mardi Gras.
Succubus (1968)
Monty Python's Flying Circus: The BBC Entry for the Zinc Stoat of Budapest (1969) (TV Episode)
A still of the Phantom is shown during a cut scene.
The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
Paul Henderson refers to the film.
Night Gallery: The Boy Who Predicted Earthquakes/Miss Lovecraft Sent Me/The Hand of Borgus Weems/Phantom of What Opera? (1971) (TV Episode)
The painting for the "Phantom of What Opera?" segment depicts Lon Chaney's version of the Phantom.
Circle of Fear: The Phantom of Herald Square (1973) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Wicked, Wicked (1973)
Same basic storyline and the film utilizes the organ score originally written for 'Phantom of the Opera.'
The Horror Hall of Fame (1974) (TV Movie)
The film is discussed, a clip is shown.
The Snoop Sisters: A Black Day for Bluebeard (1974) (TV Episode)
Attendee at the premiere is wearing a Phantom Mask.
The Muppet Show: Vincent Price (1977) (TV Episode)
Waldorf says, "His last film was 'Phantom of the Soap Opera."
House (1977)
Featured on the cover of Denis Gifford's "A Pictorial History of Horror Movies", which is ostentatiously displayed during the train scene.
The Horror Show (1979) (TV Movie)
Host Anthony Perkins visits the opera house set.
Charlie's Angels: Of Ghosts and Angels (1980) (TV Episode)
referenced by Kris
The Munsters' Revenge (1981) (TV Movie)
Uncle Phantom of the Opera is made up to look like Lon Chaney
Buenas noches, señor monstruo (1982)
stills of the movie appears in the main credits.
The Twilight Zone: Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) (TV Episode)
There are several photos of Lon Chaney as the title character in Toby's bedroom.
Sorority House Massacre (1986)
A poster for this can be seen to the left of the window of the bedroom with the fire ladder.
Night Court: Author, Author (1986) (TV Episode)
Title reference
You Can't Do That on Television: Sleep (1986) (TV Episode)
Matthew mentions the Phantom of the opera when the kids start to hear scary sounds
True Love (1989)
Troldspejlet: Episode #1.7 (1989) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann talks about Universal's monsters, mentions Lon Chaney in the film + stills images shown
A Nymphoid Barbarian in Dinosaur Hell (1990)
There's a scene where she is helped by a masked man. She sneaks up on him later to find out that he has a mutated face and he gets mad, grabs her and tells her to take a good look.She runs off but, comes back to be friends.
Darkman (1990)
Writer influenced by this
Night Court: A Guy Named Phantom: Part 1 (1991) (TV Episode)
Scenes enacted
Night Court: A Guy Named Phantom: Part 2 (1991) (TV Episode)
Dan acts as The Phantom
The Simpsons: Flaming Moe's (1991) (TV Episode)
Homer standing high up in the roof, covering half of his face.
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
A still of Lon Chaney as the Phantom is shown.
The Naked Truth (1992)
Mentioned at the beginning.
Lovejoy: The Prague Sun (1992) (TV Episode)
After meeting Redl in a cave, Lovejoy tells him he ought to be wearing a mask and playing an organ.
Matinee (1993)
One of Gene's monster magazines features a photograph of Lon Chaney as the Phantom on the cover.
Animaniacs: Piano Rag/When Rita Met Runt (1993) (TV Episode)
A brief animated clip from this movie is among the many films from Warner Bros. in this episode's opening sequence.
Animaniacs: Guardin' in the Garden/Plane Pals (1993) (TV Episode)
One of several movies we see a fake animated clip of in the opening of this episode.
Leprechaun 2 (1994)
A Mask of the Phantom can be Seen
Animaniacs: We're No Pigeons/Whistle Stop Mindy/Katie Ka-Boom: The Broken Date (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening credits
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood (1995) (TV Mini-Series)
Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium (1995) (TV Episode)
The entire plot of the episode is a take on the story of the phantom.
Thesis (1996)
poster in Chema's room
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Grim and Bear It/Fatso of the Opera (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference in "Fatso of the Opera."
The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas (1996) (TV Movie)
The phantom is invited to the Munster's Xmas party
Broken Sword: Circle of Blood (1996) (Video Game)
Compares catacombs to PotO
Breeders (1997)
"its like some lon chaney movie down there, phantom 1925 you're a fan to?" - quote from the movie
Troldspejlet: Frankenstein and Me (1997) (TV Episode)
Forrest J Ackerman mentions the film
Thief: The Dark Project (1998) (Video Game)
When Garrett robs the opera house lots of references
Muppet Monster Adventure (2000) (Video Game)
Phantom of the Megaplex (2000) (TV Movie)
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Vanilla Sky (2001)
The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster (2002) (Video)
they talk about it and stills and posters are seen
Ghost Master (2003) (Video Game)
Phantom of the Operating Room
Carla Laemmle Remembers: An Interview with David J. Skal (2003) (Video)
this is the film she talks about for the entire interview.
Tod Browning's 'Freaks': The Sideshow Cinema (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Photo of Lon Chaney in his Phantom make-up on the cover of the Magazine Count Olaf reads in the store.
Sweets to the Sweet: The Candyman Mythos (2004) (Video)
This film is referenced.
Inside Deep Throat (2005)
A big advertisement for the play is shown.
Behind the Mask: The Story of 'The Phantom of the Opera' (2005) (Video)
Reference to the Lon Chaney version
The Making of 'The Phantom of the Opera' (2005) (Video)
Referenced by title
Queer as Folk: Excluding and Abstemiousness (2005) (TV Episode)
Ted says he is like "the Phantom of the Pittsburgh Civic Opera."
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
A Phantom doll can be seen multiple times in Andy's apartment.
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
A picture of the Phantom was shown.
I Land in the Sun (2006) (Short)
shared themes and figurine of The Phantom visible in Dan's apartment
Pineapple Express (2008)
mentioned in conversation between Dale and Saul
Supernatural: Monster Movie (2008) (TV Episode)
on movie marquee
Wheel of Fortune: Season Premiere from Las Vegas 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Pat Sajak refers to the Lon Chaney film
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Frankenstein 1910 (2009) (TV Episode)
Erik is shown on the left hand corner of the cover of a magazine.
The Last Circus (2010)
Still frame in opening credits sequence.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Screaming Skull (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie listed on the box art of James' Classic Horror DVD Box Set.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Who Got Dee Pregnant? (2010) (TV Episode)
Charlie dresses as The Phantom
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: John Landis (2010) (TV Episode)
Landis mentions this as a big budget horror movie from the 1920s
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
The cave Mavis takes Johnny into is shaped like the face of the Phantom of the Opera.
Pretty Little Liars: This Is a Dark Ride (2012) (TV Episode)
Caleb desses as the Phantom
Public Domain Horror VHS Art (2012) (Video)
VHS cover design by various distributors discussed.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
The 1925 Phantom is seen rehearsing with the other Phantoms.
Life Itself (2014)
Movie listed on website.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (2014) (TV Episode)
The Nerd is miffed that Universal tore down the set from this movie
Behind the Mask: The Making of The Phantom of the Opera (2015) (Video)
Chaney film discussed
Criminal Minds: Mr. Scratch (2015) (TV Episode)
Rossi mentions Lon Chaney in the movie.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Countdown to the Crown (2015) (TV Episode)
Sharon Needles says, "it's like Phantom of the Opera meets Joan Rivers," after using clear adhesive tape on her nose.
Sicko-Psychotic: My Man Friday ...The 13th (2016) (TV Episode)
Phantom action figure and coloring book shown
The Phantom Hour (2016) (Short)
Shuriken School: Phantom of the Kabuki (TV Episode)
Title reference.

Featured in 

Hollywood Story (1951)
The famed unmasking scene is run in the screening room.
Film Review: Changing Faces (1968) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Malatesta's Carnival of Blood (1973)
Movie watched by ghouls.
The Horror Show (1979) (TV Movie)
Clipes are featured.
Quincy M.E.: Slow Boat to Madness: Part 2 (1981) (TV Episode)
Showing at the cinema.
The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982) (TV Special)
A still is shown during the presentation of the Best Makeup Award
Coming Soon (1982) (Video)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Muppet Babies: Muppetland (1987) (TV Episode)
A clip of Lon Chaney as the Phantom is shown
Muppet Babies: The House That Muppets Built (1988) (TV Episode)
clips of Lon Chaney shown
Fright Night Part 2 (1988)
Clip shown during the Fright Night show intro.
Muppet Babies: Sing a Song of Superheroes (1990) (TV Episode)
clips of Lon Chaney shown
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
The movie that Mrs. Blankenship is watching is The Phantom of the Opera.
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
100 Years of Horror (1996) (TV Series)
100 Years of Horror: Scream Queens (1996) (TV Episode)
100 Years of Horror: Phantoms (1996) (TV Episode)
Monster Mania (1997) (TV Movie)
Film clips included
Troldspejlet: Episode #20.10 (1998) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of the theatre musical Phantom of the Opera at Tivolis koncertsal + clip shown
Glorious Technicolor (1998) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
Kingdom of Shadows (1998) (Video)
Il fantasma (1998) (Video)
The unmasking scene of "The Phantom of the Opera" (1925), tinted in blue, can be seen at the beginning of the movie.
Film Breaks: Man or Beast? (1999) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
Film Breaks: Literary Horrific (1999) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
Lon Chaney: A Thousand Faces (2000) (TV Movie)
Phantom of the Megaplex (2000) (TV Movie)
The Opera Ghost: A Phantom Unmasked (2000) (Video)
clips shown
Tod Browning and Lon Chaney (2000) (TV Movie)
clip included in the film
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #83 on the list.
The Story Behind 'The Man Who Laughs' (2003) (Video)
Several clips are seen.
You Kill Me (2007)
Short clip on TV.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Phantom of the Opera (2007) (TV Episode)
This movie is reviewed.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Wolf Man (2007) (TV Episode)
A brief clip from the movie is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Roger Corman's Poe Films (2007) (TV Episode)
A clip of Erik's mask being removed was shown.
Blood Ties: Bugged (2007) (TV Episode)
Excerpts are shown on a video wall at the "Underground" club
Grey's Anatomy: In the Midnight Hour (2008) (TV Episode)
watched on TV
Being Human: Another Fine Mess (2009) (TV Episode)
George and Mitchell are watching it
Creep Creepersin's Frankenstein (2009) (Video)
Clips shown on TV screen
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss: Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and discussed.
Top 10 Lost Horror Films (2010) (Video)
Clips of the film was shown during the discussion of the first Phantom of the Opera film.
Getting Ready (2010) (Short)
The crowd shots are 'found footage' lifted from this early film, now in the Public Domain.
Breakfast: Episode dated 15 March 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to highlight the career of Carl Davis.
Chicken with Plums (2011)
Movie is watched by the protagonists in the cinema here.
Board James: Monster Madness (2011) (TV Episode)
A clip of the film was shown.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VII (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown in Luke's psyche
To Boldly Flee (2012) (Video)
clip shown in Luke's psyche
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Rick Baker: Monster Maker (2013) (TV Episode)
Baker discusses Lon Chaney's Phantom makeup and a clip from the unmasking scene is shown.
August: Osage County (2013)
Jean watches the movie on TV.
The Babadook (2014)
Features clips from
Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alice Sweet Alice (2014) (TV Episode)
compares Lon Chaney's mask with Alice's
Color of War (2014) (Short)
Clips shown
Teen Wolf: Strange Frequencies (2015) (TV Episode)
Playing at Sinema
De Palma (2015)
Clip shown.

Spoofed in 

Spooks (1930) (Short)
The cartoon is a parody of the Lon Chaney film, complete with an unmasking scene.
Have You Got Any Castles? (1938) (Short)
Woton's Wake (1962) (Short)
Unmasking while playing piano
Cherche le phantom (1968) (Short)
Whole short parodies PotO
The Ghost Busters: The Dummy's Revenge (1975) (TV Episode)
The masked, revenge-seeking Phantom of Vaudeville is a spoof on Lon Chaney's original.
The Munsters' Revenge (1981) (TV Movie)
"Cousin Phantom" is a spoof of the Lon Chaney version of the character
Spaceballs (1987)
When Dark Helmet lures Princess Vespa ouside of Yogurt's hideout
Phantom of the Megaplex (2000) (TV Movie)
It alters the story of this classic novel and makes a low quality made for TV film out of it.
House of Wax (2005)
As Vincent's wax mask gets ripped off, the shot immediately cuts to a wax chandellier falling and sinking into the floor
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Davy Jones plays the organ (with the tentacles on his face) like the Phantom
Saturday Night Live: Jesse Eisenberg/Nicki Minaj (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "The Phantom of the Apollo" in "The Bride of Blackenstein" segment.
T.U.F.F. Puppy: The Rat Pack/Booby Trap (2011) (TV Episode)
In the marquee of the theater reads "Vermin of the Opera."
Minions (2015)
The falling chandelier interrupts the coronation.

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