Edit
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) Poster

Connections

Jump to: Version of (1) | Edited into (1) | Referenced in (68) | Featured in (37) | Spoofed in (11)

Version of 

Edited into 

Referenced in 

The Fall (1969)
A photo of Henry Fonda as Tom Joad is visible on a wall.
The American West of John Ford (1971) (TV Movie)
still shown
Boxcar Bertha (1972)
some quotes from this movie are used
Adam-12: Foothill Division: Mac's Boots (1973) (TV Episode)
Wells refers to title
Fedora (1978)
Henri Fonda visiting Fedora to give her an honorary Oscar
The Best of Sex and Violence (1981)
John Carradine mentions The Grapes of Wrath.
Perfect Strangers (1984)
Mentioned in a conversation
Movers & Shakers (1985)
Title mentioned by Vincent Gardenia during flashback
Froutopia: Ziteitai protagonistria (1985) (TV Episode)
Referenced on a poster
Psychos in Love (1987)
Humorously referenced by name: Joe and Kate hate grapes and get angry when somebody mentions these fruits.
Memories of Me (1988)
Abe: "Let's say I lost The Best Years of Our Lives, I harvested The Grapes of Wrath, and I Inherited the Wind."
Feds (1988)
Zuckerman mentions "Grapes of Wrath" as a favorite movie.
Designing Women: There She Is (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)
Casey Jones mentions it.
The Simpsons: The Crepes of Wrath (1990) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Unearthly (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel mentions John Carradine's work in the movie.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Obscene and Not Heard (1991) (TV Episode)
Nick fills up a glass with "Grapes of Wrath juice" for Parker's dad.
Fonda on Fonda (1992) (TV Movie)
mentioned in narration
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Meanwhile, back at the Joad house"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manhunt in Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "The Joads had a depressing enough life as it was, and then they filmed it in black-and-white."
The Making of 'The Quiet Man' (1992) (Video)
mentioned once
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Accuse My Parents (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "He's able to pick up a ride with the Joad family."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Radar Secret Service (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: The Joads pull a heist.
Sunny Side Up (1994)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Gripes of Wrath (1994) (TV Episode)
The title of the episode is a take on the movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girls Town (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Loved you in 'Grapes of Wrath'!"
The Simpsons: Lisa's Rival (1994) (TV Episode)
Nelson's Project is called the grapes of wrath, he literally has grapes and the wrath is him smashing the grapes with a sledgehammer.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Creeping Terror (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: Rose of Sharon's having a baby.
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
Martin Scorsese names it.
The TV Wheel (1995) (TV Movie)
Characters talk about this movie.
Frasier: Where There's Smoke, There's Fired (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Revenge of the Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Good thing they enlisted the help of the Joads."
Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997) (TV Movie)
Mike does the closing scene to the Grapes of Wrath
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999) (TV Movie)
Female Company (1999)
Mentioned in a dialogue
Jack of All Trades: The Morning After (2000) (TV Episode)
The name of the wine the Bonaparte's have created
Spin City: The Burgers of Wrath (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Gilmore Girls: Emily in Wonderland (2001) (TV Episode)
Emily refers to The Grapes of Wrath while commenting on her daugher's empty refrigerator.
Backstory: Gentleman's Agreement (2001) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Majestic (2001)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Angel: Life of the Party (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorne: "It's Grapes of Wrath in outer space."
5th World (2005)
in dialogue
The Dry Spell (2005)
Referenced in the divorce party scenes, and in the monologue at the end
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.222 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies' Last Lines" category
The Plague (2006) (Video)
main character is named Tom and has just been released from prison, shot of Tom walking along dirt road intentionaly recreates a shot from Ford's film
Grindhouse (2007)
References the character "Tom Joad".
Mad Cow (2008) (Video)
Mentioned in dialogue
Tomorrow, Yesterday, and Today (2010) (Video)
mentioned by Peter Bogdanovich
RiffTrax Live: Reefer Madness (2010)
Bill: "They truck all these people in from 'The Grapes of Wrath'?"
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 1, It's About Time (2010) (Video Game)
George McFly askes Marty if his school play is based off of this story
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
mentioned by Steven Spielberg when he presented Best Picture
Psych: True Grits (2012) (TV Episode)
Shawn discusses the plot of "The Grapes of Wrath," which Gus then identifies.
The Cinema Snob: Turkish Casper (2012) (TV Episode)
Snob adds the subtitle: "Wherever there's a Casper beating up on a broad, I'll be there."
Parks and Recreation: Emergency Response (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Ron
Pastor Mike Online: Viewer Question Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike says that it's one of his favorite movies.
Shields of Justice (2013)
Crash's speech in the crime scene is a direct parody of Tom Joad's speech in The Grape's Of Wrath.
Private Screenings: Robert Osborne (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Osborne.

Featured in 

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford (1973) (TV Special)
Clip shown in honorary montage
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda (1978) (TV Special)
See in montage and/or clip.
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
Henry Fonda: The Man and His Movies (1982) (TV Movie)
Farewell speech to Ma
The Dream Team (1989)
The movie that Michael Keaton's character is watching in his room.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
Qualen eviction
Fonda on Fonda (1992) (TV Movie)
clip with Jane Darwell
Omnibus: John Ford: Part One (1992) (TV Episode)
clips
John Ford (1993) (TV Movie)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Movie)
Homeward Bound (1994) (TV Movie)
Biography: Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker (1995) (TV Episode)
Sebveral scenes including farewell scene and "We're the people!"
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) (TV Movie)
Numerous scenes with Fonda including farewell with Darwell
Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults (1997) (TV Movie)
Hidden Hollywood features scores of scenes from past movies, some in passing reference and many clips from various movies.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #21 on the list.
Hidden Hollywood II: More Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Vaults (1999) (TV Movie)
Hidden Hollywood II features scores of scenes from past movies, some in passing reference and many clips from various movies.
In America (2002)
Clip of movie is shown on TV screen in their apartment
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Tom Joad is #12 on the "Heroes" list.
Biography: The Fondas (2004) (TV Episode)
Roma (2004)
The two main characters watch this movie on the theater.
Sideways (2004)
Tom Joad's monologue is audible on the motel room TV
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Bones: Two Bodies in the Lab (2006) (TV Episode)
Plays on the TV in the last scene with Henry Fonda saying "... I'll be there".
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #7 on the list.
Wanderlust (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #23 on the list.
Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence: Richard Gere (2008) (TV Episode)
As a clip of the movie is shown, Richard Gere mentions Henry Fonda appearing in it.
Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown, Rich Hall discusses this film, describing it as the first true road movie.
Stars of the Silver Screen: Henry Fonda (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Gorilla My Dreams (1948) (Short)
Apes of Wrath (1959) (Short)
SCTV: The Grapes of Mud (1977) (TV Episode)
Parodied as "The Grapes of Mud".
Married with Children: Where's the Boss? (1987) (TV Episode)
Al's resignation speech parodies Tom Joad's closing speech.
VeggieTales: God Wants Me to Forgive Them!?! (1994) (Video)
first half of cartoon is a spoof of GoW
Galaxy Quest (1999)
Veronica Mars: The Rapes of Graff (2006) (TV Episode)
Title spoof.
I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)
Adam's final "You Go Girl" speech is a play on Tom Joad's "I'll be there" speech
South Park: Over Logging (2008) (TV Episode)
The Marsh family's migration to "Californy" in search of internet parodies "The Grapes of Wrath."
The Simpsons: Coming to Homerica (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the black-and-white scenes of the residents of Ogdenville packing up and leaving their town.
Family Guy: Excellence in Broadcasting (2010) (TV Episode)
Rush Limbaugh's closing "I'll be there" speech spoofs Tom Joad's concluding speech.

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page