The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) Poster


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Followed by 

Dr. M (1990)
Doctor Mabuse (2013)

Alternate-language version of  

Remade as 

Spun-off from 

M (1931)
Otto Wernicke as Kriminalkomissar Lohmann appears in both.

Referenced in 

One, Two, Three (1961)
The doctor sings the melody from "Walkuere" because he misses the first act, like Commissioner Lohmann in "Testament". The (uncredited) actor looks exactly like Lohmann.
The Green Hornet: Invasion from Outer Space: Part 1 (1967) (TV Episode)
Villain named Mabouse
Zum Beispiel: Fritz Lang (1968) (Short)
mentioned once
The Godfather (1972)
The final shot in Mabuse is referenced in the penultimate shot of The Godfather.
Fritz Lang Interviewed by William Friedkin (1974)
Fritz Lang mentions the film
The Fading Image (1984) (Short)
pictures shown
Delicatessen (1991)
Both movies feature a scene where a couple floods a room with water in order to escape from it
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
The German text recited by Hans during his hotel room performance is taken directly from the journal of Dr. Mabuse read by Prof. Baum in his study.
Jönssonligan & den svarta diamanten (1992)
During doctor Busé's lecture he shows a photograph of Dr. Mabuse
Lost Highway (1997)
The transformation scene in the jail cell is an homage to a nearly identical scene in The Testament of Dr. Mabuse.
Der Fall Metropolis (2003) (Video)
movie poster shown

Featured in 

Dr. Mabuse im Gedächtnis (1985) (Short)
clips shown
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (Video)
Footage of this movie is shown.
American Cinema: Film Noir (1995) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
Cinema Europe: The Other Hollywood: End of an Era (1995) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Mabuses Motive (2004) (TV Movie)
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
excerpt in movie
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Scope (2010) (TV Episode)
frames shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Jönssonligan & den svarta diamanten (1992)
Criminal genius is incarcerated in a mental institution but his criminal plans are realized by others

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