La Grande Illusion (1937) Poster


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Referenced in 

Citizen Kane (1941)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
Casablanca (1942)
the scene of singing La Marseillaise
Scent-imental Romeo (1951) (Short)
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Lady and the Tiger and the Lawyer (1964) (TV Episode)
Arthur and Donna mention the movie.
Annie Hall (1977)
Tony's girlfriend says that they watched the film the previous night.
Manhattan (1979)
Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Down by Law (1986)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Prison escape strategy.
Melrose Place: Grand Delusions (1994) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
2 x 50 Years of French Cinema (1995) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Why Not Me? (1999)
One character is trying to "escape" by climbing over a wall, and another one tells her to "run to Switzerland" (which Gabin and Dalio did at the end of La Grande Illusion)
Luchino Visconti (1999)
Lotte Reiniger: Homage to the Inventor of the Silhouette Film (1999) (Video)
referenced as one of the films Carl Koch worked on with Jean Renoir
Vanilla Sky (2001)
In a scene at a party, a character says, "I hear the Grand Illusion is great if you watch it stoned."
Safe Conduct (2002)
mentioned when Spaak is in prison
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
"Grand Illusion" is listed in a magazine article.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks (2006) (TV Movie)
mentioned by Mel Brooks as an example of a great film
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Weeping Willow (2006) (TV Episode)
A "Grand Illusion" poster hangs in Holden's apartment.
D-I-M, Deus in Machina (2007) (Short)
This is the movie that the main character watches in the final scene
A Secret (2007)
While speaking about WWI, the characters mention this movie.
A Happy Event (2011)
DVD jacket shown in the video library at the beginning of the movie.
Damsels in Distress (2011)
The poster is visible in Xavier's house.
Hugo (2011)
pivotal role of the song Frou Frou

Featured in 

Mistress (1992)
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Cinema Goes to Dinner (2005) (TV Movie)
Movie scene from this Movie can be seen here
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
The couple from Lelouch's segment watch this film at the cinema.
Outrun (2010) (Short)
Plays on Television
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Arrival of Sound (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Lotte Reiniger - Tanz der Schatten (2012)
Scenes featured
Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown during "Cause It's French."

Spoofed in 

Past Perfumance (1955) (Short)

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