City Lights (1931) Poster



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Version of 

Remade as 

En Büyük Saban (1983)
Turkish remake

Edited into 

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

Referenced in 

Hurlements en faveur de Sade (1952)
Title is referenced
Las últimas horas... (1966)
The character Isidro mentions this movie.
The Producers (1967)
To pour champagne into the violin player's pant.
Cafer Bey (1970)
turkish adaptation
The Boy Friend (1971)
in the beach number, a Charlie Chaplin impersonator walks across the stage with a pooper scooper
Manhattan (1979)
The Umbrella Coup (1980)
Grégoire pretends to everyone that his wife Juliette, a florist, is blind. When his mistress Josyane evicts him from their home, she yells at him: "Florist and blind!? Do you think I never go to the movies?" and he answers "Charlie Chaplin doesn't have a monopoly on blind people".
Voyagers!: Cleo and the Babe (1982) (TV Episode)
The film is advertised, anachronistically, in New York City in 1927.
La derniere enigme (1982) (Short)
Title is mentioned
Unknown Chaplin (1983) (TV Mini-Series)
Historia del cine: Epoca muda (1983) (Video)
in part I - pictures shown
Fantozzi alla riscossa (1990)
In the end, Fantozzi and Pina meet and recognize each other with a flower. Then they walk by together, as in the end of "Modern Times"
Murder, She Wrote: Where Have You Gone, Billy Boy? (1991) (TV Episode)
Movie poster hanging in dressing room.
Seinfeld: The Virgin (1992) (TV Episode)
A poster can be seen at the Improv's wall.
Chaplin (1992)
Chaplin discusses how to find a way for the blind flower girl to mistake the Tramp for a rich man.
Scent of a Woman (1992)
Both films are about blind leading characters, a tango figures prominently in both films and the film actually uses Chaplin's musical theme from City Lights in several sequences, particularly at the end of the Ferrari sequence.
Sunny Side Up (1994)
Troldspejlet: Episode #19.2 (1998) (TV Episode)
Jannik Hastrup mentions the film
Incantato (2003)
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.6 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Dreamers (2003)
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is mentioned.
Le fantôme d'Henri Langlois (2004)
production / publicity stills
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.4 (2008) (TV Episode)
A picture of Charlie Chaplin from this film is seen
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.81 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $300 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.40 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $5,000 question
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Barfi! (2012)
There is a scene in the movie where Ranbir Kapoor is sleeping under the cover of a statue that is inaugurated. That scene is adapted from Charlie Chaplin's City Lights.
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
a poster is shown.
Call the Midwife: Episode #4.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Sister Julienne and Charles talk about the film.
Reel Iconic: The Battle for Hollywood (2015) (TV Episode)
In the last scene, Charlie Griffith acts identical to Charlie Chaplin's last moment in this film. The screen even switches to black & white.
Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf (2015) (TV Movie)
Poster seen

Featured in 

The 44th Annual Academy Awards (1972) (TV Special)
Unknown Chaplin: The Happiest Years (1983) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Exit (1985) (Short)
Clips shown
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (Video)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Chaplin (1992)
Several clips from the film are shown.
Siskel & Ebert: Our Favorite Scenes (1993) (TV Episode)
The romance between the Tramp and the blind girl is one of Gene's picks.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #76 on the list.
Scene by Scene: Woody Allen (2000) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #38 on the list.
The Human Face (2001) (TV Mini-Series)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
The Tramp is #38 on the "Heroes" list.
The Dreamers (2003)
Frankie and Johnny Are Married (2003)
Michael and Brooks Pressman watch 'City Lights'
Chaplin Today: City Lights (2003) (TV Short)
clips shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #31.1 (2004) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #33 on the list.
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
featured in PGTC
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #11 on the list.
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #1 on the "Romantic Comedy" list.
Birth of Hollywood: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster and clips shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Hollywood Dream (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: European New Wave (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Side by Side (2012)
clip featuring Charlie Chaplin in movie
See Hear: Episode #31.35 (2012) (TV Episode)
Granville Redmond scenes shown
De wereld draait door: Episode #8.58 (2012) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Charles Chaplin is shown.
Boxing at the Movies: Kings of the Ring (2013)
Clips seen and discussed
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Call the Midwife: Episode #4.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Sister Julienne and Charles watch the film.
Love the Coopers (2015)
Ruby has lent this DVD from Bucky. They discuss the film as she gives it back to him. A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

The Dippy Diplomat (1945) (Short)
Woody is sleeping on a statue similar to the Tramp
Futurama: Stench and Stenchibility (2013) (TV Episode)
The story of Dr. Zoidberg closely parallels the story of the Tramp and the Blind Girl from "City Lights".

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