Gunga Din (1939) Poster



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Remade as 

Sergeants 3 (1962)

Referenced in 

Bachelor Mother (1939)
Niven boasts that Rogers's baby can recite the first line from Gunga Din!
Shadow of the Thin Man (1941)
The Indian wrestler is named "Gunga Dean."
China Girl (1942)
Several times during the film, Johnny calls Chandu "Gunga Din."
Champagne for Caesar (1950)
Character references "Gunga Din" dialogue
The Rosemary Clooney Show: Episode #1.3 (1956) (TV Episode)
Tony Curtis asks Rosemary Clooney and The Hi-Los whether any of them remember the film.
Irma la Douce (1963)
I've Got a Secret: Episode dated 16 September 1963 (1963) (TV Episode)
Henry Morgan jokes that he wonders what's playing on the other network opposite to their show, to which Betsy Palmer responds, "Gunga Din".
Soldier in the Rain (1963)
Slaughter claimms Eustice saw it 32 times.
Hollywood Without Make-Up (1963)
behind-the-scenes footage
The Flesh Eaters (1964)
Laura Winters calls Prof. Bartell "Gunga Din"
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Three Letters from One Wife (1964) (TV Episode)
Alan calls Mel 'Gunga Din'
Sneak Previews: The Best and Worst Films of 1976 (1977) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel compares "The Man Who Would Be King" (1976) to this movie.
Planet of Dinosaurs (1977)
Harvey calls Derna "Gunga Din" when requesting that she bring him water.
Columbo: How to Dial a Murder (1978) (TV Episode)
Movie poster on wall in Dr. Mason's house
M*A*S*H: C*A*V*E (1979) (TV Episode)
Pierce talks about it
This Year's Blonde (1980) (TV Movie)
Marilyn mentions seeing the film.
M*A*S*H: A War for All Seasons (1980) (TV Episode)
Col. Potter asks Hawkeye: "Didn't you ever see 'Gunga Din'?"
Murder, She Wrote: Curse of the Daanav (1988) (TV Episode)
Movie title is mentioned.
Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
Mouse & Sugar address the hotel bellhop as this.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "You're a better man than I, Gunga Din."
Dave (1993)
The Larry Sanders Show: Doubt of the Benefit (1994) (TV Episode)
Arthur says Larry is Gunga Din
Irish Cinema: Ourselves Alone? (1995)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Homicide: Life on the Street: Wanted Dead or Alive: Part 1 (1998) (TV Episode)
Meldrick refers to himself as "Gunga Din."
The Sopranos: Pax Soprana (1999) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Livia
Three Kings (1999)
George Stevens: The Filmmakers Who Knew Him (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
Rosemary & Thyme: And No Birds Sing (2003) (TV Episode)
The line, "You're a better man than I am, Guga Din" is quoted.
The Venture Bros.: Mid-Life Chrysalis (2004) (TV Episode)
Hank calls Dean "Gunga Din."
Gilmore Girls: We've Got Magic to Do (2005) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions the film.
The Contract (2006)
Ray talks about this movie
Andy Barker, P.I.: The Lady Varnishes (2007) (TV Episode)
Micky calls Simon Gunga Din
Nip/Tuck: Gene Shelly (2009) (TV Episode)
Gunga Din mentioned
Watchmen (2009)
"Gunga Diner" with the Indian elephant
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
A policeman refers to Doctor Parnassus as "Gunga Din."
General Hospital: Episode #1.11857 (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Edward
Supernatural: Hello, Cruel World (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Bobby
The Mindy Project: Mindy's Brother (2013) (TV Episode)
Danny (to Rishi): "You're a braver man than I, Gunga Din."
Californication: Hell Bent for Leather (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
A Look Back at 'Joshua Tree' (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The Night Of: The Beach (2016) (TV Episode)
Stone compares Nasir to "Gunga Din".

Featured in 

Look Back in Anger (1959)
Jimmy Porter (Richard Burton) and girlfriend Helena (Claire Bloom) are shown in a theater watching "Gunga Din," a symbol of the old British Empire that was collapsing in the era in which John Osborne's play is set.
The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970) (TV Special)
The Projectionist (1971)
A short clip from Gunga Din is shown.
That's Action (1977)
Heaven Help Us (1985)
The drawbridge operator is laughing while Gunga Din is being buried on the TV.
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987) (TV Series)
Scenes from this film are shown.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
small clip shown
Touch of Pink (2004)
The elephant scene appears 2 times near the end of the movie.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #74 on the list.
The Essentials: Gunga Din (2006) (TV Episode)
This documentary discusses and features Gunga Din (1939).
Five Came Back: The Mission Begins (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

The Party (1968)
The opening, a film within the film, is a parody of the drama in colonial British India.
Radio (2003)
Coach Jones says, "You're a better than than me, Radio".

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