Citizen Kane (1941) Poster



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Edited into 

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


The Birth of a Nation (1915)
It is referenced.
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
Nosferatu (1922)
It is referenced.
Greed (1924)
It is referenced.
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
It is referenced.
Metropolis (1927)
It is referenced.
M (1931)
It is referenced.
The Power and the Glory (1933)
It is referenced.
The Sin of Nora Moran (1933)
It is referenced.
Mad Love (1935)
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
La Grande Illusion (1937)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
Dead End (1937)
It is referenced.
A Man to Remember (1938)
It is referenced.
Prison Train (1938)
It is referenced.
Stagecoach (1939)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
Wuthering Heights (1939)
It is referenced.
The Rules of the Game (1939)
Cited by director Orson Welles as influence.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
It is referenced.
His Girl Friday (1940)
It is referenced.
The Grapes of Wrath (1940)
It is referenced.
Rebecca (1940)
The Long Voyage Home (1940)
It is referenced.
Kitty Foyle (1940)
It is referenced.

Referenced in 

Hellzapoppin' (1941)
Chic Johnson sees a Rosebud sled. Also, in the Arctic, Olsen and Johnson walk by a sled labeled "Rosebud" too.
The Magnificent Ambersons (1942)
Near the end of the film, an Indianapolis newspaper is shown; at its left side is the column "Stage Views by Jed Leland," featuring a picture of Joseph Cotten as Leland.
Citizen Saint (1947)
Referenced by title.
Ikiru (1952)
narrative technique: attempts by characters, via memories and flashbacks, to understand protagonist's life after he has passed
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Multiple references/homages to Orson Welles' radio broadcast and "Citizen Kane".
Your Jeweler's Showcase: Citizen Chang (1953) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Varek (1953) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Kraft Theatre: Citizen Miller (1954) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Studio One in Hollywood: Portrait of a Citizen (1956) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Judge Roy Bean: Citizen Romeo (1956) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Pyaasa (1957)
Damn Citizen (1957)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Citizen James (1960) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Carnival of Souls (1962)
A fence surrounds a place full of secrets.
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington: Citizen Bellows (1963) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Dear Mrs. Petrie, Your Husband Is in Jail (1964) (TV Episode)
the late night movie Rob turns to on TV
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Close-ups of books in flames.
The Monkees: I Was a Teenage Monster (1967) (TV Episode)
Rosebud the sled is mentioned
The Invaders: The Innocent (1967) (TV Episode)
Opening shot is homaged.
Dragnet 1967: The Senior Citizen (1967) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title and certain characters.
Judd for the Defense: Citizen Ritter (1967) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Madigan (1968)
El ciudadano Gómez (1968) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Z (1969)
Temporal ellipsis.
Jackal of Nahueltoro (1969)
A sad event is the starting point for telling a story through multiple memories.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
Cited by screenwriter Roger Ebert as influence.
Arnie: Citizen Pain (1971) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The American Dreamer (1971)
Dennis Hopper mentions 'Citizen Kane'.
The Wayne & Shuster Comedy Special: Citizen Wayne (1971) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
All the Right Noises (1971)
Actor Tom Bell mentions the film and Orson Welles.
The Thorn (1971)
Joseph is given a sled that says Rosebud
The Dick Cavett Show: Alfred Hitchcock (1972) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Hitchcock as the film for which Orson Welles is best known.
Columbo: Étude in Black (1972) (TV Episode)
When Jennifer Welles is murdered, her cockatoo squawks. The character was named after Orson Welles, the star and director of Citizen Kane (1941), and was likewise born in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
Che? (1972)
The old man dropping a ball in his hand in his dying gesture.
Day for Night (1973)
F for Fake (1973)
All in the Family: Black Is the Color of My True Love's Wig (1973) (TV Episode)
The movie on television that Meathead suggests to Gloria they stay home and watch.
Hired Gun (1973) (Short)
Mary Tyler Moore: Better Late... That's a Pun... Than Never (1974) (TV Episode)
Rhoda makes a joke about the film related with a previous Robert Redford's obituary.
The Conversation (1974)
"No Trespassing" sign scene.
Black Christmas (1974)
High and low camera angles, shots through windows and use of perspectives.
Lenny (1974)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
opening shots of the castle with one light burning and gradual zoom in
Kolchak: The Night Stalker: Horror in the Heights (1974) (TV Episode)
Kolchak asks Lane-Marriot "Did you ever see Citizen Kane?"
Rosebud (1975)
Margaret says the name of the yacht, 'Rosebud' "has something to do with a film, I think."
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Deep-focus photography, low-angle and perspective shots and multiple points-of-view.
Bugsy Malone (1976)
A girl doing a puzzle.
Captains and the Kings (1976) (TV Mini-Series)
Lost innocence, power, wealth and loneliness.
Saturday Night Live: Candice Bergen/Frank Zappa (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during cold opening
Laverne & Shirley: Citizen Krane (1977) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Smith (1977) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/Leon Redbone (1977) (TV Episode)
The last words uttered Samurai Psychiatrist after performing hari-kiri translate to 'Rosebud'
Saturday Night Live: O.J. Simpson/Ashford & Simpson (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bill Murray on Weekend Update
Columbo: How to Dial a Murder (1978) (TV Episode)
The murderer is a great fan of this film, owning the sled "Rosebud" and using its name as the command for his dogs to kill. He also has the movie poster on the wall, the snow globe paperweight, as well as the large "k" emblem on his gate.
Alice: Citizen Mel (1978) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Rockford Files: A Good Clean Bust with Sequel Rights (1978) (TV Episode)
Seales mentions it.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Story pieces, characters' internal conflicts, montage and lighting.
The Jerk (1979)
"The Jerk" contains numerous references to it.
Citizen Shaw (1980) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Xanadu (1980)
Benson: Citizen Kraus (1980) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Diva (1981)
Gorodish's puzzle references Susan's puzzles in "Citizen Kane."
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Both films end with a shot of countless items in a warehouse.
One from the Heart (1981)
There's an homage shot to this film (the camera going through a sign) (source: DVD Coppola's commentary)
Reds (1981)
The film depicts the life of Jack Reed through the eyes of Louise Bryant, much as Kane's life is seen through the eyes of Thompson and the people who he interviews. Also the romantic montage between Reed and Bryant mirrors the breakfast table montage.
Missing (1982)
Film narrative, flashback sequences and symbols.
Fame: Come One, Come All (1982) (TV Episode)
Montgomery asks Doris if she'd ever seen the movie.
The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982) (TV Special)
Vincent Price mentions it. Also, photograph is shown.
The Slayer (1982)
"No Trespassing" sign is referenced.
T.J. Hooker: Blind Justice (1982) (TV Episode)
T.J. Hooker mentions it.
Hart to Hart: A Christmas Hart (1982) (TV Episode)
the sled "Rodebud" is mentioned and shown in this episode
Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown? (1983) (TV Short)
Lucy and Linus have a sled named Rosebud
Michael Jackson: Beat It (1983) (Video)
Silhouettes, perspectives and shots from below with visible ceiling.
Eureka (1983)
Zelig (1983)
Ikite wa mita keredo - Ozu Yasujirô den (1983)
mentioned by name
Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983) (Video)
Camera movements, lighting, montage and staging elements.
Petit Con (1984)
Minder: Senior Citizen Caine (1984) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Lace (1984) (TV Mini-Series)
There is a scene where Pheobe Cates recalls the making of her first porn film. When she begins... uh... acting, the camera pans up to two crew men up on a ladder, and one of them looks at the other and holds his nose. This is a reference to the scene in citizen kane at Susan's debut as an opera singer, and they pan up to the rafters where two lighting men have the same non-verbal exchange
Remington Steele: Steele Your Heart Away (1984) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
The Fading Image (1984) (Short)
Explorers (1985)
Rosebud, the sled from Citizen Kane, in the junkyard sequence. The sled is visible at 30:06
Kane & Abel (1985) (TV Mini-Series)
Referenced by title, themes and characters.
Grunt! The Wrestling Movie (1985)
The movie begins with a b/n documentary about the dissappear of the protagonist
T.J. Hooker: Blood Sport (1986) (TV Episode)
Corrigan mentions it.
Stand by Me (1986)
Shot of the "No Trespassing" sign is referenced.
The Real Ghostbusters: Citizen Ghost (1986) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
The New Gidget: Citizen Moondoggie (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Panorama: Citizen Murdoch (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
What a Country: Citizen Pain (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Mathnet: Problem of the Trojan Hamburger (1987) (TV Episode)
character Orson Charles Kane
Fame: Baby, Remember My Name (1987) (TV Episode)
Michael Taftner mentions it.
Murder, She Wrote: Steal Me a Story (1987) (TV Episode)
Movie title is mentioned.
Family Ties: Citizen Keaton (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Cheers: Tale of Two Cuties (1988) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Frasier.
Red Dwarf: Me² (1988) (TV Episode)
Rimmer's death scene homages the Rosebud/snow globe scene (Rimmer lies on the floor dying, the camera zooms in on his mouth as he says his last words "Gazpacho soup" and a dome-shaped glass desk ornament containing a model of Red Dwarf falls and smashes on the floor). Similarily, Lister is curious about the meaning of Rimmer's last words. Also when Rimmer joins Lister in the movie theatre, he asks what's on and Lister says "Orson Welles, Citizen Kane."
Demented Top 20 Video Countdown (1988) (TV Movie)
One of the videos on the countdown mentions this title by name and "Rosebud."
The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Scrooged (1988)
Frank Cross repeats the line from Citizen Kane: "I'll have a highball, too."
Rain Man (1988)
A word whose first letter is "R" hides an essential secret of a man's past.
The Golden Girls: The Impotence of Being Ernest (1989) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
The 'Burbs (1989)
In the Klopek basement there is a sled with the name Rosebud - a reference to Citizen Kane
Dallas: Comings and Goings (1989) (TV Episode)
Sue Ellen mentions it.
Field of Dreams (1989)
reference is made to a bat from Terrence Mann's youth called Rosebud.
A Different World: Citizen Wayne (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Louis mentions it while he and Janine watch on TV a movie with Rita Hayworth.
Mr. Hoover and I (1989)
Emile de Antonio mentions Citizen Kane while talking about its editor.
A Grand Day Out (1989) (Short)
A sled labeled "Rose Bud" is seen in the basement
The Kids in the Hall: Episode #1.3 (1989) (TV Episode)
Dave can't remember the name of this film.
Madonna: Oh Father (1989) (Video)
Stylistic inspiration
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Eye (1989) (TV Episode)
Servo: Rosebud.
Garfield's Thanksgiving (1989) (TV Short)
Garfield's bathroom scale mentions "Citizen Kane"
Red Dwarf: Timeslides (1989) (TV Episode)
It is said that Lister called his mansion Xanadu, not after the one in this film but after the hit song The Legend of Xanadu.
Citizen Tania (1989)
Referenced by title, some themes and characters.
Full House: No More Mr. Dumb Guy (1990) (TV Episode)
Joey coaches Jesse on how to talk about classic cinema and instructs him to say that "Citizen Kane is in a class by itself."
Der Todesking (1990)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Degrassi High: It Creeps!! (1990) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned on the blackboard in Drama Class.
Tiny Toon Adventures: A Quack in the Quarks (1990) (TV Episode)
One of the crates in the warehouse is labeled "Rosebud."
L'homme qui a vu l'homme qui a vu l'ours (1990) (TV Movie)
The style of editing and cinematography copies the style of Orson Welles in that film.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Citizen Max (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title, themes and characters.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) (TV Episode)
"In Xanadu"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Ring of Terror (1990) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Rosebud! Rosebud!"
TaleSpin: Citizen Khan (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Snowfalls, figures and objects linked to beloved memories.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo mentions the film.
Ann Jillian: Good Citizen Ann (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Ninja Bachelor Party (1991) (Short)
When Dr. Death dies he utters the word, "Rosebud".
Popcorn (1991)
Maggie said "I wonder if Orson Welles dreamt of Citizen Kane."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Citizen Kube (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Flash: Deadly Nightshade (1991) (TV Episode)
The newspaper heiress Felicia Kane shares her surname with Charles Foster Kane. Given that she is the subject of a high profile kidnapping, she is based on Patty Hearst, whose grandfather was the inspiration for Charles Foster Kane.
Showbiz Today: Episode dated 1 May 1991 (1991) (TV Episode)
This show has a featurette on the 50th anniversary of this movie
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
When talking about Welles' radio broadcast of Hearts of Darkness.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Barugon (1991) (TV Episode)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
"Rosebud's in there"
Schmidteinander: Wimbledon (1991) (TV Episode)
Schmidt mentions it.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "You can't walk out on me; I'm Charles Foster Kane!"
Dead Again (1991)
The scene in which Mike Church (Kenneth Branagh) visits the elderly Gray Baker (Andy Garcia) in his nursing home strongly mimics the scene in Citizen Kane in which the reporter visits the elderly Jed Leland (Joseph Cotton) in his nursing home. Both old men ask their visitors repeatedly for forbidden tobacco.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
referenced in Crow's paper
Without Walls: J'accuse: Citizen Kane (1991) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed.
Beverly Hills, 90210: The Next Fifty Years (1991) (TV Episode)
Brandon and Andrea were planning on seeing Citizen Kane (1941).
Michael Jackson: Black or White (1991) (Video)
Two babies play with a snow globe.
JFK (1991)
Film structure, storytelling style and camera techniques.
Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection (1991) (Video)
From Julie Brown's "The Homecoming Queen's Got a Gun": "Oh God, this is like that movie Citizen Kane You know, where later you find out "Rosebud" was a sled"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Castle of Fu Manchu (1992) (TV Episode)
"It makes the UnEarthly look like Citizen Kane"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Xanadu, stately home of Charles Foster Kane."
The Magic of David Copperfield XIV: Flying - Live the Dream (1992) (TV Special)
To introduce the "Orson Welles From Beyond" illusion, Copperfield tells the audience that this movie has been co-written, directed, interpreted and produced by Orson Welles
The Player (1992)
Un, dos, tres... responda otra vez: ¡Feliz 20 cumpleaños! (1992) (TV Episode)
Chicho mentions it.
Wolfenstein 3D (1992) (Video Game)
Upon defeating General Fettgesicht, he says "Rosenknospe", which is German for "Rosebud"
Panorama: Citizen Major's Charter (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I wish I could see 'Citizen Kane.'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenagers from Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Mulitple, including Rosebud ref.
Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)
Rosebud is shown in lab security warehouse
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Attack of the Giant Leeches (1992) (TV Episode)
Servo: "The underwater home of Charles Foster Kane."
Citizen Cohn (1992) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
The Simpsons: A Streetcar Named Marge (1992) (TV Episode)
When Homer gets bored in the theatre, he tears the theatre program up and plays with it in the same way that Joseph Cotton does in Citizen Kane. The mimic and angle are also identical.
A Few Good Men (1992)
A death, a series of unanswered questions and a bitter reality exposed.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Charles Foster Kane!"
Enak (1992)
The plot of the film as well as its title read backwards refer to Orson Welles' masterpiece.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Rosebud!"
Möte med Hasse (1993) (TV Movie)
Mentioned as an inspiration for Girl with Hyacinths (1950)
Dockpojken (1993)
Falling Down (1993)
Shot of a snow globe falling and breaking
The Pickle (1993)
Atrás das Grades (1993) (Short)
character isnspired by Kane
Short Cuts (1993)
Sign, staging, camera angles and filmic narration.
The Making of '...And God Spoke' (1993)
Referring to budget cuts, one of the characters muses, "How much do you think 'Citizen Kane' cost?"
Rocko's Modern Life: A Sucker for the Suck-O-Matic/Canned (1993) (TV Episode)
Rocko's dying vacuum cleaner says "Rosebud".
Animaniacs: Garage Sale of the Century/West Side Pigeons (1993) (TV Episode)
The part of the theme tune which changes each episode (rhymes with "aney") is "Citizen Kaney" in this episode, as he says it, Yakko holds up a sled with "Rosebud" written on it.
Beyond Citizen Kane (1993) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title, themes and characters.
It's All True (1993)
Beavis and Butt-Head: Citizen Butt-head (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Animaniacs: Critical Condition/The Three Muska-Warners (1993) (TV Episode)
In the opening song, Yakko holds up Rosebud and sings, "Citizen Kane-y!"
Northern Exposure: Rosebud (1993) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned and shown.
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf
Roc: Citizen Roc: Part 1 (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Roc: Citizen Roc: Part 2 (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Fantastic Four: Hopelessly Impossible (1994) (TV Episode)
Impossible Man turns himself into a sled, and says call him "Rosebud."
The Critic: Dial 'M' for Mother (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay tells Duke that he likes the film
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: The Rival (1994) (TV Episode)
The villain's idol is Charles Foster Kane.
Animaniacs: Ragamuffins/Woodstock Slappy (1994) (TV Episode)
During the opening song, Yakko holds up Rosebud and sings, "Citizen Kane-y!"
The Critic: Eyes on the Prize (1994) (TV Episode)
Orson Welles repeats his "Rosebud" line for a commercial
Cemetery Man (1994)
"snowball" in the beginning
Serial Mom (1994)
Chip says that "Blood Feast" is the "Citizen Kane" of gore movies.
Citizen Locke (1994) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Animaniacs: The Warners' 65th Anniversary Special (1994) (TV Episode)
"Charles Foster Kane" is listed in the closing credits.
The Critic: Dr. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
Duke talks about changing the line "Rosebud" to "Schwing"
New Nightmare (1994)
The image of Freddy on the talk show waving his arms around with the spotlight behind him is a direct reference to the super-famous shot virtually identical to this in the news-room scene after the news-reel plays in Kane. The room is dark except for a single strong light which streams in from the window, and there is a shot of the reporter where the light is directly behind him and he displaces it as he movies his arms, just like in New Nightmare.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bloodlust! (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: It turns out that Rosebud was a sled.
Baseball (1994) (TV Mini-Series)
Ed Wood (1994)
Multiple references to Orson Welles and "Citizen Kane".
It Runs in the Family (1994)
As the gravy boats are being thrown at Doppler, he screams out, "Rosebud!"
Under a Killing Moon (1994) (Video Game)
"Rosebud" reference.
Frasier: The Candidate (1994) (TV Episode)
The intertitle "Citizen Crane" refers to "Citizen Kane", Orson Welles' legendary 1941 film. It won only one Oscar, but is often perceived by many critics as the pinnacle of movie making.
Lovejoy: Breaking the Broker (1994) (TV Episode)
When Loveoy and Tink come across the trove of cars, first Xanadu is mentioned and then Rosebud.
World in Action: Citizen Cone (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Racket Girls (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow: "When Ed Wood saw this was like when Truffaut saw 'Citizen Kane.'"
The Adventures of Pete & Pete: Sick Day (1994) (TV Episode)
When young Pete is holding the snowglobe and utters the words "Sick Day" then proceeds to drop the snow globe which smashes on the ground. This is nearly identical to the first scene in Citizen Kane in which Charles Foster Kane (Welles) says "Rosebud."
Immortal Beloved (1994)
It follows the same character-study structure that Citizen Kane does.
Bump in the Night: I Dream of Silverfish/Story Problems (1994) (TV Episode)
A Rosebud sled is found among the items Bumpy & Squishy "wished" for.
Citizen X (1995) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Married with Children: Pump Fiction (1995) (TV Episode)
Al's last word in Kelly's "Sheos" movie is "Rosebud".
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues: Citizen Caine (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Critic: I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (1995) (TV Episode)
Orson Welles uses his "Rosebud" line in a commercial for frozen peas
Casper (1995)
Casper has a memory triggered by a sled, reminiscing Kane's famous "Rosebud".
Harrison Bergeron (1995) (TV Movie)
Richard III (1995)
The scene and camera shot where Richard and Lady Anne are rather cold to eachother in the back seat of a car en route to the King's Summer House, is very like when Kane and his second wife are en route to the Everglades retreat.
The Simpsons: Bart Sells His Soul (1995) (TV Episode)
A sled with a rosebud on it is on Moe's wall in his resteraunt.
Forgotten Silver (1995) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: Laura Leighton/Rancid (1995) (TV Episode)
Opening scene referenced in 'Cidney'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1995) (TV Episode)
Mike (singing): "I think owning a newspaper would be fun..."
Gex (1995) (Video Game)
Gex - "All this because of Rosebud?"
Theodore Rex (1995)
Nixon (1995)
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Citizen Ruth (1996)
Referenced by title, filmic narration and camerawork.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike (singing): "I think owning a newspaper would be fun..."
Tesis (1996)
Mentioned in dialogue
Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane (1996) (TV Movie)
Home and Away: Episode #1.1871 (1996) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Marilyn, Selina and Steven
NewsRadio: Led Zeppelin (1996) (TV Episode)
Mr. James' favorite movie
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Spook, Lies and Videotape/Ghostfather (1996) (TV Episode)
Casper is watching Citizen Kane at the beginning of "Spooks, Lies and Videotape."
Black Jack: The Movie (1996)
A girl is constantly busy putting together jigsaw puzzles.
Un siècle d'écrivains: Thomas Mann: Citizen Mann (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Size of Watermelons (1996)
Maggie mentions it.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VII (1996) (TV Episode)
3rd segment title "Citizen Kang" is named in reference to this movie.
Friends: The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends (1997) (TV Episode)
Richard talks about this film in a video store.
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal: The Undead, The/Stalker (1997) (TV Episode)
The man in the car mentions the movie.
Mad About You: Citizen Buchman (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Cinéma, de notre temps: Citizen Ken Loach (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
When Ernest is tied and bagged and dragged from the plane, he mumbles something about Rosebud.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Agent for H.A.R.M. (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Xanadu, stately home of Charles Foster Manson"
The Game (1997)
Orgazmo (1997)
101 Dalmatians: The Series: Citizen Canine (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Pinky and the Brain: Brain's Way (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Brain in his "Brain's Way" song
Total Security: Citizen Canine (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Omnibus: Citizen Kay (1997) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Curse of Monkey Island (1997) (Video Game)
Guybrush refers to the famous twist at the end of this movie when he tries to guess what the Secret of Monkey Island is.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Aside from Carver being a Kane-like media mogul, during his media event in Hamburg he annouces a "declaration of principles" like Kane himself did.
Melrose Place: A Tree Talks in Melrose (1997) (TV Episode)
NewsRadio: The Secret of Management (1998) (TV Episode)
Mr. James' original concept of his mansion (Xanadu), but without the dorky name
Dark City (1998)
Ned's Newt: Citizen Ned/The Most Grating Show on Earth (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Animaniacs: The Christmas Tree/Punchline: Part I/Prom Night/Punchline: Part II (1998) (TV Episode)
Yakko holds up Rosebud during the opening song.
Deep Impact (1998)
It is mentioned in one scene
Australian Story: Citizen Cullen (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Pleasantville (1998)
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
One of the actors refers to this movie while talking about filming styles.
Grim Fandango (1998) (Video Game)
Terry's high-pitched speech is very similar to that of Everett Sloane/Mr. Bernstein.
StarCraft: Brood War (1998) (Video Game)
WCW Thunder: Episode #1.42 (1998) (TV Episode)
After Wrath squashed Olympic bobsledder-turned-wrestler Chip Minton, Bobby Heenan said, "So much for Rosebud."
Citizen Shame (1998)
Referenced by title.
Fat Dog Mendoza: Citizen X (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
A Brief History of Motion Pictures (1998) (Short)
Cookie Monster eats the sled Rosebud at the end.
American Pimp (1999)
Homicide: Life on the Street: A Case of Do or Die (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the movies Blowen ruined by shouting at the screen.
Animal Crackers: Eugenius/Citizen Eugene (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
In the "Mystery TV" level, Gex sometimes mentions Rosebud.
E! Mysteries & Scandals: Orson Welles (1999) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and photographs of this movie are shown.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Citizen Solomon (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
SpongeBob SquarePants: BubbleStand/Ripped Pants (1999) (TV Episode)
When Patrick points at the elephant bubble and says "It's a giraffe." This is a reference to the scene in Citizen Kane, in which Charles is making shadow puppets for Susan Alexander, and Susan mixes up an elephant and a giraffe from the shadow Charles made.
The Haunting (1999)
Mystery Men (1999)
Character's name.
Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (1999) (Video)
burning of Rosebud the sled
Bowfinger (1999)
My Voyage to Italy (1999)
mentioned once
Sunshine (1999)
In the last part of the movie, the book with the recipe of the Sonnenschein-elixir is a MacGuffin like "Rosebud" in Citizen Kane. Also, the end with the book being thrown away and lost forever references the end of Citizen Kane with "Rosebud" being destroyed in the fire.
Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin's Bomb Maker (1999) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
The Simpsons: Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner? (1999) (TV Episode)
Lisa: And there's the cane from Citizen Kane. Wait, there was no cane in Citizen Kane.
Chuck Finn: Citizen Finn (1999) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
RKO 281 (1999) (TV Movie)
Citizen Cam (1999) (Short)
Referenced by title.
She's Alive! Creating the Bride of Frankenstein (1999) (Short)
mentioned once
The Last Picture Show: A Look Back (1999) (Video)
mentioned once
Snow Day (2000)
Kein Weg zurück (2000) (TV Movie)
Interview (2000)
Return to Me (2000)
Citizen James (2000)
Referenced by title.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The End of an Era (2000) (TV Episode)
Sabrina quotes the "rosebud" line
Dilbert: Pregnancy (2000) (TV Episode)
The billionaire, with a voice like Orson Welles', resides in a Hearst-like mansion.
Good Eats: Citizen Cane (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
100 Girls (2000)
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
Jim Van Bebber mentions it.
Popular: Citizen Shame (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Becker: SuperBob (2000) (TV Episode)
Bob mentions it.
El escarabajo verde: Ciudadano coche (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Beatles Revolution (2000) (TV Movie)
The Bridge on the River Kwai: An Appreciation by Filmmaker John Milius (2000) (Video)
John Milius says that "Kwai" is in the same class as Citizen Kane.
Spin City: All the Wrong Moves (2000) (TV Episode)
Stuart says that Carter claims this is Carter's favorite movie.
Giants: Citizen Kabuto (2000) (Video Game)
Referenced by title.
SeaChange: Half Life (2000) (TV Episode)
When Max and the townspeople discuss a strategy for publishing their underground newspaper, Phrani Gupta says "Publish and be damned".
The Emperor's New Groove (2000)
The cut-away to the chimp with the bug, is a subtle reference to the opening montage of the Xanadu Estate, there is a similar shot of a pair of monkeys eating bugs.
Citizen Kaye (2000) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Baines (2000) (TV Series)
Referenced by title, some themes and characters.
The Fluffer (2001)
porn title: Citizen Cum
Gilmore Girls: Christopher Returns (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai references "Citizen Kane" while referring to the scope of her parents failed plans for her and Christopher's future.
The Critic: Episode #1.5 (2001) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that the film lost Best Picture at the Oscars
Kwik Stop (2001)
Citizen Reno (2001) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
Mentors: Citizen Cates (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Metropolis (2001)
World of Pub: Caine (2001) (TV Episode)
there is a poster for "Citizen Caine"
Cast & Crew Interviews (2001) (Video)
This classic film is mentioned by Russell Crowe in relation to director Craig Lahiff.
George Stevens: The Filmmakers Who Knew Him (2001) (Video)
mentionned once
Hotel (2001)
Someone mentions Orson Welles and Citizen Kane
WWE Smackdown!: Episode #3.6 (2001) (TV Episode)
As part of his superhero gimmick, which involves referring to everyone as "Citizen," the Hurricane calls Kane "Citizen Kane."
Arthur: Citizen Frensky/D.W.'s Backpack Mishap (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Wicker Man Enigma (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Family Guy: Screwed the Pooch (2001) (TV Episode)
Peter recorded over this movie from the rental store, revealing what "Rosebud" is
Alias: Mea Culpa (2001) (TV Episode)
Alternate candidate than "His Girl Friday" for best film ever, suggested by Francie
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Back in the Saddle (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
Citizen Todd (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Friends: The One Where Joey Dates Rachel (2002) (TV Episode)
Joey and Rachel discuss Citizen Kane
Queer as Folk: All Better Now (2002) (TV Episode)
The guy Brian sleeps with talks about how he thinks the film is overrated.
Teknolust (2002)
Dirty Dick refers to Agent Hopper's secret past with the key word "Rosebud".
Zebadiah the Anthropophagus (2002) (Short)
The hiker's last word is "Rosebud".
John Q (2002)
John Q was a working title for Citizen Kane.
Doc: Citizen Crane (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Dog Eat Dog (2002) (Short)
Spider-Man (2002)
Woody Allen: A Life in Film (2002) (TV Movie)
Wildlife on One: Citizen Cane Toad (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
About Schmidt (2002)
Opening sequence of Woodman Building meant to resemble opening shots of Xanadu.
The Art of Action: Martial Arts in Motion Picture (2002) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in narration
Rose & Alexander (2002) (Short)
Referenced in a snowglobe scene.
Citizen Ghost (2002) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizen X (2002) (Video Game)
Referenced by title.
Kronen Zeitung - Tag für Tag ein Boulevardstück (2002)
Referenced by title ("Citizen Krone"), themes and characters.
Equilibrium (2002)
The Life and Crimes of Citizen Ming (2002)
Referenced by title.
LEGO Studios Backlot (2002) (Video Game)
One of the movies you have to guess when you find the picture of a sled, labeled "Rosebud".
The Recruit (2003)
Day for Night: An Appreciation (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Cartoon Monsoon: Oh, Shoot!: Script, Cries and Videotape (2003) (TV Episode)
Martin compared his depression to Orson Welles after he made Citizen Kane.
Skeppsholmen: Episode #2.7 (2003) (TV Episode)
Movie poster visible
Love Object (2003)
Mystic River (2003)
A lost innocence, an overshadowed friendship and a ruthless present.
The Room (2003)
Rampage scene.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
When Barbossa dies and the apple falls out of his hand, there's the same angle & framing on his hand dropping the apple as in Kane's death scene (dropping the globe) at the beginning of Citizen Kane
Monster Man (2003)
"Monster Man" contains numerous references to it.
The Prime Minister and the Press (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
A shot of The Bride lying in a coma, silhouetted against her hospital window replicates a shot from early in Citizen Kane.
Abby Singer (2003)
Roger Ebert recites White Parasol monologue from Citizen Cane.
Gilmore Girls: An Affair to Remember (2003) (TV Episode)
Sookie declares the Gilmore mansion "Citizen Kane's house" as she is awed by its extravagance.
An American in Canada: Citizen Jake (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Scrubs: My Friend the Doctor (2003) (TV Episode)
A patient's family member says that "Shaft is our Citizen Cane"
Chaplin Today: Monsieur Verdoux (2003) (TV Short)
mentioned once
Citizen Tony (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Citizen X (2004) (Short)
Referenced by title, certain themes and camerawork.
RoseBud (2004) (Short)
Referenced by title, certain themes and cinematography.
American Experience: Citizen King (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title and themes.
Phua Chu Kang: Citizen Phua (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Comic Book: The Movie (2004) (Video)
Citizen Shane (2004)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Mating Rituals 101 (2004) (Short)
It is mentioned in one scene
The Immoral Mr. Phillips (2004) (Video)
This film is referenced by name.
Keen Eddie: Citizen Cecil (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Sopranos: Rat Pack (2004) (TV Episode)
Carmela's film club talks about this film after watching it.
Sugar Plum (2004) (Short)
Newspaper sequence
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible in a magazine article.
Il cineasta e il labirinto (2004)
mentioned once
Spider-Man 2 (2004) (Video Game)
When beaten, a bad guy says Rosebud
Citizen Black (2004)
Referenced by title and themes.
Charlie Rose: Episode dated 6 September 2004 (2004) (TV Episode)
Charlie Rose and Frank Darabont mention it.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
The villain, Dr. Totenkopf's castle is shown in a photograph. The photograph is actually of Kane's castle in the film.
Hide and Creep (2004)
Somebody rents it from the video store
Citizen Stan (2004)
Referenced by title.
The Incredibles (2004)
Newsreel intro
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
In the scene at the train station, Director Juenet reveals in the commentary that this shot was an homage to the scene just before the opera in Citizen Kane, when all the characters mull all over the place.
Alexander (2004)
When Alexander dies, he looses his beloved ring (a gift from Hephaistion), which falls down just like the bowl containing the snowy landscape reproduction falls off from the hands of Charles Foster Kane in "Citizen Kane" by director Orson Welles. Both ring and bowl were objects which the two protagonists were very fond of, as symbols of (secretly) crucial moments in their lifes.
Citizen Welles (2004) (Short)
Referenced by title, themes and characters.
The Aviator (2004)
Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault (2004) (Video Game)
The radio that is playing during the game menu mentions William Randolph Heart's dislike towards the film, Citizen Kane.
Ciudadano Escobar (2004)
Referenced by title.
Rose and Bud (2004) (Short)
Orson Welles and "Citizen Kane" are homaged.
Stargate SG-1: Citizen Joe (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Walt mentions this film's title when talking about the works of Orson Welles.
Film Geek (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Son of the Mask (2005)
Opening scene where camera moves thorugh window on the roof of the museum based on window shot from Citizen Kane
Elephant Shoes (2005)
Alex mentions the movie by name.
Brunnen (2005)
Narrator mentions it.
Timesplitters: Future Perfect (2005) (Video Game)
The main villian's last words are "Rosebud"
Batman Begins (2005)
Multifaceted camera use, effective storytelling rhythm and imaginative mise en scène.
Citizen Brain: Feeding on American Democracy (2005) (Video)
Referenced by title.
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
The level titles are takes on movies. One level was called Citizen Crypto.
Citizen Candy Man: A Chocumentary (2005) (Short)
Referenced by title.
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
The life of a person is reviewed after passing away.
Sal de Prata (2005)
Poster on the wall of one of the characters' house.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Episode dated 6 October 2005 (2005) (TV Episode)
Oprah tells the film Crash is as good as this classic
Duck Dodgers: Good Duck Hunting/Consumption Overruled (2005) (TV Episode)
An ice cream shop called "Citizen Kone."
48 Hours: Hard Evidence: Citizen Jane (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Elisabeth (2005) (Video)
A couple's marriage gradually deteriorates as they sit around the breakfast table.
Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)
DVD is shown in a store.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Making 'Deadwood': Season Two (2005) (TV Short)
mentioned once
Citizen Pinoy (2005) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Batman Returns Heroes: Batman (2005) (Video)
Kim Newman verbally compares the Burton Batman films to Citizen Kane
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
Citizen Kane II poster
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Veronica Mars: I Am God (2006) (TV Episode)
"... and Rosebud was just a sled."
Over the Hedge (2006)
When Ozzie the Possum fakes his death in front of the SUV, he calls out "Rosebud" which is a reference to Citizen Kane
Gilmore Girls: Super Cool Party People (2006) (TV Episode)
movie being shown at movie theater
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Tom Hanks mentions this as one of the movies people would consider the greatest.
The Perfect Home (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
Referenced by name
The Da Vinci Load (2006) (Video)
Orson Welles says he was the genius that directed Citizen Kane/later someone tells him they love that movie
Citizen Ca$h (2006) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Documentos TV: Ciudadano Cheng (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)
Will asks several people where's Jack and they give him different answers like the reporter who asks different people about Kane
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) (Video)
Christopher Nolan mentions it.
Entourage: Strange Days (2006) (TV Episode)
Ari mentions it when talking to Eric
Películas para no dormir: La habitación del niño (2006) (TV Movie)
There is a poster of this film on a wall.
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
DVDs being sold in store behind Pamela Anderson
The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks (2006) (TV Movie)
Mel Brooks mentions it.
Citizen Duane (2006)
Referenced by title.
The Life and Times of Juniper Lee: Citizen June (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Film School: Citizen Shaker (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Hard Luck (2006) (Video)
"Rosebud? Like in Citizen Kane?"
My Life as a Teenage Robot: Stage Fright/Never Say Uncle (2006) (TV Episode)
The famous "Rosebud" line is quoted.
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Song lyrics in the song P.O.D. played during the end credits
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) (TV Episode)
references quotes from the movie
Sarang-ttawin piryo-eopseo (2006)
Shots of a snow globe and a big gate.
Citizen Sam (2006)
Referenced by title.
Dreamgirls (2006)
Curtis and Deena's tense dinner on opposite sides of a long table.
The Witches Hammer (2006)
close-up of a mouth saying "Rosebud"
Citizen Wilma (2006) (Video)
Referenced by title.
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Eggs (2007) (TV Episode)
Drew's father talks about this film.
Man in the Chair (2007)
Fictional film making shown
Zodiac (2007)
Editing, lights, shadows, camerawork and plot elements.
Citizen Lambert: Joan of Architecture (2007)
Referenced by title.
The World's Astonishing News!: Citizen Jane (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Goodbye Rosebud (2007) (Short)
Referenced by title and themes.
Redline (2007)
Variety magazine article mentions a possible remake
Citizen X (2007) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizen (2007) (Short)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Suburban Girl (2007)
mentioned in dialogue
Watching the Detectives (2007)
Mentioned in dialogue between Neil, Lucien and Jonathan.
Citizens K. (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Nawi (2007)
Referenced by title.
The Cinema Snob: Video Violence (2007) (TV Episode)
Photograph is shown.
Panel Quiz Attack 25: Episode dated 15 July 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
referenced by name.
Sands of Oblivion (2007) (TV Movie)
mentioned in dialogue
Superbad (2007)
When Evan says to Seth "You're like Orson Welles", Evan compares Welles' early debut in film world to Seth's early sexual experiences. Orson Welles was 25 years old when he made his first film: "Citizen Kane".
Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007) (TV Movie)
Martin Scorsese mentions it.
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Philip Seymour Hoffman character, after being left by his wife, turns the house upside down.
The Sled (2007) (Short)
Referenced by a valuable object that is simultaneously a metaphor.
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007)
shots of snow globes falling down steps
Fighter Pilot (2007) (Short)
Fighter Pilot is set in 1941, and the two lead actors make references to "Citizen Kane" in mid discussion.
American Masters: Good Ol' Charles Schulz (2007) (TV Episode)
Schulz watched Citizen Kane up to 40 times
Futurama: Bender's Big Score (2007) (Video)
the famous Rosebud sled appears among the valuable objects.
Cinematic Titanic: The Oozing Skull (2007) (Video)
Frank: "I'm Charles Foster Kane W. Lynn Gettys!"
Ciudadano Kien (2007) (TV Special)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Smith (2008) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Alma mentions it.
Obcan Havel (2008)
Referenced by title ("Citizen Havel") and certain themes.
The Emperor's New School: Citizen Kronk/The Pajama Llama Dilemma (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Jack said he saw this movie on TV a few days ago
JCVD (2008)
Mentioned once.
The Citizen Core (2008) (Short)
Referenced by title, certain themes and camerawork.
Weeds: The Whole Blah Damn Thing (2008) (TV Episode)
Andy jokes that maybe "Kill me" is Bubbie's sled (which were the last words she says)
The Dark Knight (2008)
Director Christopher Nolan screened it for the cast and crew before the start of shooting.
Citizen Kate (2008) (TV Series)
Referenced by title and themes.
First Class: Citizen Gay (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Me and Orson Welles (2008)
Multiple references to Orson Welles' life and "Citizen Kane".
Merci Qui?: Citizen Kane (2008) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and photographs are shown.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.19 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
Nostalgia Critic: Kazaam (2008) (TV Episode)
The Critic wishes Kazaam never existed and then subsequently ends up bashing this movie by mistake.
On the Up: Citizen Christian (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #8.7 (2008) (TV Episode)
Sonia mentions it.
Billable Hours: Citizen Clark (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
El diario de Agustín (2008)
Portrait of a tyrannical businessman of journalism, his reiterated abuses of power and his manipulation of information and the mass media.
Citizen Pratt (2008) (Video)
Referenced by title and some themes.
The Making of 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' (2008) (Video)
Steven Jay Rubin discusses Bernard Herrmann's score
A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008) (Short)
Gromit has a poster for "Citizen Canine" on his wall.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
It is referenced.
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Citizen 3.0 (2008)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Citizen Lee (2008) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizen King (2008)
Referenced by title, themes and characters.
Shelldon: Citizen Clam (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Citizen versus Kane (2009) (Short)
Referenced by title and themes.
Bum Reviews: Citizen Kane (2009) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Jonas Brothers (2009) (TV Episode)
Alec Baldwin poses as Charles Foster Kane in still photo shown after adbreak
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett says there is yet to be a Citizen Kane of Video Game movies
Citizen McCaw (2009)
Referenced by title and themes.
Citizen Oketch (2009)
Referenced by title.
RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 from Outer Space (2009)
Plan 9 from Outer Space was referred to as the Citizen Kane of bad movies.
Citizen Jane (2009) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title, some themes and characters.
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009)
reference to Hefner's "Rosebud"
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Trailer Failure: Jennifer's Body, Inception, Ninja Assassin, Power & Astro Boy (2009) (TV Episode)
suggests an alternate title for this film
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Produce"
Fame (2009)
Poster is shown.
Beirut, I Love You (I Love You Not) (2009) (Short)
The succession of the 5 shots showing the evolution of the relationship are a tribute to "Citizen Kane".
Community: Introduction to Film (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeff says that Abed's film is "not exactly 'Citizen Kane.'"
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: King Kong (2009) (TV Episode)
James comments that King Kong is better than Citizen Kane.
Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)
Bean smashes all of his surroundings when hearing that the Foxes have "taken everything"
A Christmas Carol (2009)
The sleigh the little boy is dragging at the beginning and end of the film appears to have "Rosebud" painted on it.
Nostalgia Critic: A Tribute to Siskel and Ebert (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic mentions that this is Roger Ebert's favorite movie.
Trailer Failure: Clash of the Titans, Kick-Ass, and Prince of Persia (2009) (TV Episode)
suggests a redundant tagline
O.W. Kenosha (2009) (Video)
Multiple references to Orson Welles and "Citizen Kane".
Miranda: Excuse (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Prep & Landing (2009) (TV Short)
santas sleigh is named Rosebud
The Cinema Snob: Troll 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Snob calls Grandpa Seth "Citizen Grandpa".
All's Welles That Ends Welles (2009) (Short)
Mentioned by characters
It Felt Like a Kiss (2009)
film mentioned
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) (TV Episode)
A still from this movie is seen on the wall of the "Reel Quotes" game show.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Unreal Estate"
Clang Invasion: A Kung Fu Star Is Born/Citizen Lame (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
When they enter the underworld one of the items that floats by is a red sled, no doubt meant to be Rosebud given the speech from Charon (the boatman) at the time.
Phineas and Ferb: The Beak: Parts 1 & 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Dr. Doofenshmirtz's "Doof" poster resembles the poster of Charles Foster Kane from "Citizen Kane."
Udo Proksch: Out of Control (2010)
Proksch's last present from prison was a miniature sled with the inscription 'Rosebud'.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.15 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay calls "Hot Tub Time Machine" the "Citizen Kane" of hot tub movies
Siyah Beyaz (2010)
Tuncel Kurtiz talks about some scenes of Citizen Kane.
30 Rock: Argus (2010) (TV Episode)
Jack hopes that what Don Geiss left him in his will is a memento such as Geiss's dearly held boyhood sled
K Citizen (2010) (Short)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown.
Kane (2010) (Short)
Referenced by title, themes and characters.
Citizen Mayor (2010)
Referenced by title and some themes.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.95 (2010) (TV Episode)
Eva Mendes says other people list the film as their favorite
Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010) (Video)
Poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part I (2010) (TV Episode)
Photograph is shown.
Entourage: Porn Scenes from an Italian Restaurant (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown in a bowling alley ("Quarto potere").
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
DVD and video case are shown.
Citizen Zombie (2010) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Variations on a High School Romance (2010)
Frequent low angles and black & white photography are homaged.
Casino Jack (2010)
The film's title is written on Jack's blackboard when he is seen teaching a screenwriting class in prison.
The Office: Nepotism (2010) (TV Episode)
Luke lists "Citizen Kane" and "The Boondock Saints" as his favorite movies.
The Social Network (2010)
The film's depiction of a media mogul and the character Erica Albright is similar to "Rosebud".
Fringe: The Box (2010) (TV Episode)
reference to Rosebud
Richard Roeper & the Movies: The Social Network (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper calls 'The Social Network' the Citizen Kane of social networking movies
Citizen K.O. (2010) (Short)
Referenced by title.
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss: Frankenstein Goes to Hollywood (2010) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned as having been a flop which lost RKO money.
The Cinema Snob: Dolemite (2010) (TV Episode)
"Rule #1: Your favorite movie is Citizen Kane."
Ciudadano Negrín (2010)
Referenced by title.
Ciudadano X: La caída del comando Madrid (2010) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Amateur (2010) (Short)
A poster of it hangs on the wall.
JonTron: Top 10 Most Overrated Games of All Time (2010) (TV Episode)
Jon mentions an article that calls Metroid Prime "the Citizen Kane of gaming."
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Steven Spielberg mentions it.
Conan: The Double-Fudging of Vanessa Del Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan talks about this film.
NCIS: One Last Score (2011) (TV Episode)
Xanadu home mentioned by DiNozzo. Rosebud sled mentioned by Ziva.
The Cinema Snob: Night Trap (2011) (TV Episode)
"...the extended Citizen Kane..."
Blacktino (2011)
Charlotte Foster Jane is named after Charles Foster Kane
Archer: Placebo Effect (2011) (TV Episode)
ISIS employees suggest "Citizen Dickbag" as a new name of Sterling's film.
Back to the Future: The Game - Episode 3, Citizen Brown (2011) (Video Game)
Referenced by title.
Mortal Kombat (2011) (Video Game)
Johnny Cage mentions his movie "Citizen Cage"
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.15 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy says "Prom" is like "Citizen Kane" for 12-year-old girls
El último magnate (2011)
Similar character and approach in bio
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Ellie Goulding (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Donald Trump (Darrell Hammond) in the Republican candidates' debate
The Artist (2011)
The breakfast scene, showing the breakdown of the marriage, is a direct tribute to "Citizen Kane".
Citizen Jia Li (2011)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Tommy Explains It All: Citizen Kane (2011) (TV Episode)
Tommy Wiseau talks about this film.
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Brows Held High: Sweet Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
mentions the film in passing when hearing the term "Rosebud"
The Nostalgia Teen: Top 11 Animated Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
"The Citizen Kanes and Schindler's Lists..."
Days of Our Lives: Episode #1.11621 (2011) (TV Episode)
Kinsey mentions it.
Citizen X (2011) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
The Deadpool Series: Fan Films: Citizen Deadpool (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Cinema Snob: Hitler: Dead or Alive (2011) (TV Episode)
The Snob is overjoyed to hear the name "Rosebud".
Chillerama (2011)
references made to Welles and Rosebud
Suits: Dog Fight (2011) (TV Episode)
In a list of movies Mike asks Rachel if she has seen.
Citizen Gangster (2011)
Referenced by title ("Citizen Gangster") and certain themes.
The Cinema Snob: The Sinful Dwarf (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob regards its plot as one of the best ever
Lord Arthur Savile's Crime (2011) (Short)
Article on one of the newspapers: Candidate Kane caught in love nest with 'singer'.
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
Stephen King discusses films he would like to watch if stuck on a deserted island
The Office: Garden Party (2011) (TV Episode)
Darryl and Oscar argue about what Rosebud signifies in "Citizen Kane"
Boss (2011) (TV Series)
Tom Kane is basically inspired by Charles Foster Kane.
The Cinema Snob: Homoti (2011) (TV Episode)
"Makes Badi look like Citizen Kane."
Boss: Slip (2011) (TV Episode)
Sam Miller mentions it.
American Masters: Woody Allen: A Documentary (2011) (TV Episode)
News article compares Orson WElles' Oscar nominations with Allen's on "Annie Hall"
Parks and Recreation: Citizen Knope (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Grey (2011)
Chiaroscuro lighting, certain management of the screenplay and internal conflicts.
Mad: FROST/Undercover Claus (2011) (TV Episode)
The sleigh from this movie appears in the cargo of the airplane in FROST.
Citizen 101 (2011)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Citizen 54 (2011) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Orson Welles's the Other Side of the Wind: A Film by Orson Welles (2011) (Short)
Gregg Toland, who famously collaborated with Welles on the revolutionary Citizen Kane, makes an appearance.
Citizen Kane and Zombies (2011) (Short)
Referenced by title.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.64 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Orson Welles' Oscar for the film has been sold
Rose Bed (2012) (Short)
Referenced by title, images and themes.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12497 (2012) (TV Episode)
Spinelli's "Rosebud" comment
The Short Films of Tellef Johnson (2012) (Video)
newsreel introduction
Ninja the Mission Force: Citizen Ninja (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title, certain themes and characters.
The Office: Last Day in Florida (2012) (TV Episode)
Included on Andy's whiteboard of possible items inside Dwight's treasure chest is the phrase "Rosebud-type scenario."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.81 (2012) (TV Episode)
David Hasselhoff mentions it.
End Roll (2012)
Photograph of Orson Welles with Joseph Cotten is shown.
Powerhouse: Citizen Cane (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The L.A. Complex: Be a Man (2012) (TV Episode)
Raquel mentions it.
Rejected Pitches: Citizen Kane (2012) (TV Episode)
A group of movie executives rejects the pitch for "Citizen Kane".
Citizen Khan (2012) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
The Master (2012)
The film's loose depiction of L. Ron Hubbard is reminiscent of Citizen Kane's depiction of William Randolph Hearst.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VII (2012) (TV Episode)
"Somewhere out there, a film student is finding out what Rosebud means for the first time."
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VIII (2012) (TV Episode)
"That wasn't exactly Citizen Kane, kid. "
Salvados: Ciudadano Klínex (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Hot Set: Crash Landed Astronaut (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Citizen Hearst (2012)
Referenced by title, themes and characters.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Pop-Pop: The Final Solution (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Mac
The Cinema Snob: Karate Girl (2012) (TV Episode)
"...unless it involves Charles Foster Kane dying."
To Boldly Flee (2012) (Video)
Master Oan uses this as an example of great art for Luke.
Obcan K. (2012)
Referenced by title.
The Screenwriter (2012) (Short)
Poster seen on Belvedere's wall. Greg also mentions it in dialogue
The Days Inbetween (2012)
In the cinema storyline, a customer complains about a film that was "wrongly" projected in black and white. The projectionist says the film is from the 1940s, and generally considered the greatest of all time. The customer complains about the lack of action in the film, to which the Projectionist replies that he will let Orson Welles know.
Spy: Codename: Citizen Lame (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Supernatural: Citizen Fang (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Go Scratch: A Dreamer's Documentary (2012) (Short)
Tori mentions that Orson Welles was twenty-five when he made "Citizen Kane"
The Citizen: Better (2012) (Short)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Ciudadano Villanueva (2012) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Shame (2012) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Zero (2012) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Jane (2012) (Short)
Referenced by title.
In Confidence: Michael Winner (2012) (TV Episode)
Michael Winner mentions it.
The Dirties (2013)
DVD is shown in Matt's room.
Citizen Koch (2013)
Referenced by title.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Executor doesn't regard Whose Line is it Anyway to be Citizen Kane.
Cute Girl Movie Review: Citizen Kane (2013) (TV Episode)
Cute Girl talks about this film.
John Ford et Monument Valley (2013)
Peter Cowie mentions that Orson Welles said he had watched Stagecoach many times before making Citizen Kane.
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Photograph is shown.
Anime Abandon: Macross Plus: Part I (2013) (TV Episode)
"Film has Citizen Kane."
Ciudadano Buelna (2013)
Referenced by title and certain screenplay elements.
Birdemic 2: The Resurrection (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Citizen Noir (2013) (Short)
Referenced by title.
I-Witness: Citizen Pinoy (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Citizen 'Caine (2013) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ryan Ruocco reads Entertainment Weekly's 2013 list of top 10 greatest movies
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (2013)
Referenced in dialogue as a great movie
Futurama: Calculon 2.0 (2013) (TV Episode)
Comedy Bang! Bang!: Anna Kendrick Wears a Patterned Blouse & Burgundy Pants (2013) (TV Episode)
A movie is described as '"Citizen Kane" meets "The Godfather"'
The Canyons (2013)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Dean Norris Spoils Everything Else (2013) (Short)
Dean Norris mentions it.
Citizen Marc (2013)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
Rosa Diaz believes that the film is terrible.
Grand Piano (2013)
Charles Foster Kane mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: Is the Big Lebowski a Masterpiece? (2013) (TV Episode)
is often compared to Big Lebowski in terms of cinematic perfection
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Arcade Fire (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a graphic shown on "Cinema Classics"
American Experience: War of the Worlds (2013) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, photographs are shown.
JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jon says that the last two episodes he reviewed were Citizen Kane and Casablanca compared to Ghost Beach.
The Vampire Diaries: Handle with Care (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Torres y Reyes: Ciudadano App (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Man of Steel (2013) (TV Episode)
"I'll claim it's Citizen Kane so long as I don't have to watch anymore of this dark unpleasantness. It'll probably please half the angry fanboys, too."
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier (2013) (TV Movie)
One of the many films the Djinn quotes.
El Ciudadano Kramer (2013)
Referenced by title.
The Simpsons: White Christmas Blues (2013) (TV Episode)
"Citizen Cane" DVD
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
celebration with marching band
Citizen Lane (2013)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Ciudadano Torralba Redux (2013) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Dinosaur 13 (2014)
Crating of the dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus Sue, is compared to the crating of things in Citizen Kane.
Le système de Ponzi (2014) (TV Movie)
Plot and filming
Saturday Night Live: Jim Parsons/Beck (2014) (TV Episode)
Reviewed by Jebediah Atkinson on Weekend Update
Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014)
DVD and video case are shown.
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
mentioned in the reviews for the Madrid show
Rick and Morty: Rixty Minutes (2014) (TV Episode)
Rick mentions this film.
Citizen Cone (2014) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Wayne (2014) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 April 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Na plovárne: Na plovárne s Paulem Gravettem (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Paul Gravett.
CitizenM: Swan Song (2014) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Archer: Archer Vice: Palace Intrigue: Part II (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Hamlet A.D.D. (2014)
The opening scene and end scene is an homage to this earlier movie
TCM: Twenty Classic Moments (2014) (TV Movie)
discussed by Frank Mankiewicz, stills shown
16mm: The Continuing Story of Ssgt. Raymond Shaw (2014) (Short)
Jake Kimble mentions Xanadu and Charles Foster Kane in his dramatic reveal speech.
Murder of a Cat (2014)
Video case is shown in Clinton's house.
Citizen Kid (2014) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Jazz #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's another Citizen Kane-esq recounting of Byrd..."
Comedy Sketch TV Time, Okay?: Citizenfour (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Drunk History: Hollywood (2014) (TV Episode)
Multiple references to Orson Welles and "Citizen Kane".
BoJack Horseman: Horse Majeure (2014) (TV Episode)
BoJack asks Diane if she wants to know what his Rosebud is.
While We're Young (2014)
Josh references this as one extreme of Jamie's taste
Bloopers, Outtakes, and Stuff: The Screenwriter Part III (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
What Went Down: Citizen Fail (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Bonzo (2014) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizenfour (2014)
Referenced by title.
Studio C: Episode #5.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Rosebud the sled appears in the "The Money Song."
Citizen Jane (2014) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Vader (2014) (Short)
Credits: "Respectfully dedicated to the work of Orson Welles".
Citizen Kat (2014) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Ray Harryhausen 1/2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Bernard Herrmann, the composer of The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, also composed music for this film.
Encounters (2014)
Technical aspects, low shots and contrasts of lights and darkness.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Spacey/Olivia Munn/The Lucas Brothers (2014) (TV Episode)
The Lucas Brothers call Space Jam the "Citizen Kane of Michael Jordan movies"
Previously Recorded: Zelda II - The Adventure of Link (2014) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
a poster is shown.
Model Citizen (2014) (TV Short)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Citizen's Band (2014) (Short)
Referenced by title.
The Comix Scrutinizer: The Adventures of Huckleberry Ann (2015) (TV Episode)
"a couple of steps forward with lesbian porn isn't going to turn DOG FUCKER into CITIZEN KANE. "
The Wolfpack (2015)
Citizen Kane is mentioned as one of their DVDs and they add that most people think this is the best movie ever
Sleepy Hollow: Awakening (2015) (TV Episode)
"Rosebud" comment
Roman Citizen (2015)
Referenced by title and certain plot details.
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Title is referenced in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
Broad City: Citizen Ship (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says "Rosebud" was a key element in the movie
Justified: Dark as a Dungeon (2015) (TV Episode)
Arlo mentions "Rosebud"
Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine (2015)
Filmmaker Alex Gibney intentionally structured this documentary like Citizen Kane and considered titling it Citizen Jobs.
Impractical Jokers: Damned If You Do (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Dialogue.
Carry on Forever: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall in cinema
Carry on Forever: Episode #1.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall in cinema
Transformers: The Movie, The Parody (2015) (Short)
Calling Dr. Pol: Citizen Charles (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Insane (2015) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 August 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike says that Mission Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015) is "not Citizen Kane", but enjoyable
El ciudadano nerd (2015) (Short)
Referenced by title.
Spotlight (2015)
Cited by director Tom McCarthy as an influence.
Citizen Mars (2015) (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Trumbo (2015)
Storyline pieces, characters' psychology and multiple themes.
The Luigi0730 Sequel (2015)
Toad says "rosebud."
Citizen Carly (2015)
Referenced by title.
Countdown: Episode #73.62 (2015) (TV Episode)
Nick mentions it..
Ciudadano Piria (2015)
Referenced by title and certain screenplay elements.
The Ex-PM: Arrival (2015) (TV Episode)
Andrew Dugdale (Shaun Micallef) finds a snow globe and remembers 'Rosebud' (actually a town in Australia).
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Shaun of the Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
"It's like trying to be the Citizen Kane of zombie films."
Citizen Aim (2015) (Short)
Referenced by title.
American Castle: The Secret World of William Randolph Hearst (2015) (Video)
Multiple references to Orson Welles and "Citizen Kane".
Rebel Citizen (2015)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Inside the Tower (2015) (Video)
Poster is shown.
Film '72: Episode #44.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Robbie Collin when reviewing Steve Jobs (2015)
Citizien Khodorkovsky (2015)
Referenced by title.
The Hateful Eight (2015)
Marquis Warren shows a letter from Abraham Lincoln and a big ray of light falls on it.
Joy (2015)
Cited by director David O. Russell as influence.
Citizen Trump (2015) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Ruby (2015) (Short)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Unforgettable: The Return of Eddie (2016) (TV Episode)
Denny calls the last words of the photographer just the Rosebud kind of thing from Citizen Kane
Endeavour: Ride (2016) (TV Episode)
When Morse jokingly describes Bixby's art collection as "the loot of the world", he is quoting a famous line from the "News On The March" sequence in "Citizen Kane".
Face Off: Child's Play (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Christine (2016)
Camerawork, montage and characters' existential conflicts.
Room Full of Spoons (2016)
Title is referenced
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
The Chaser mentions that Citizen Kane was modelled on William Randolph Hearst after his granddaughter Patty is revealed as the correct answer to a question asked when he and Lisa go head to head.
Citizen Kate (2016) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title.
The Cinema Snob: The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2016) (TV Episode)
A character is named "Rosalie Rosebud" and he mentions the sled.
Billions: Short Squeeze (2016) (TV Episode)
This movie and its main protagonist, Charles Foster Kane, are mentioned in a conversation.
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016) (TV Movie)
Merv Griffin adviced Trump to watch this movie
Billions: The Good Life (2016) (TV Episode)
This film is referred to several times and is quoted in conversations. Bobby Axelrod watches this film in his screening room.
Zoolaplex: Citizen Drake (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Thomas Wayne's last word before he dies is "Martha" in the same exact shot like Charles's last word for "Rosebud".
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Troll 2 in 19 Minutes or Less (2016) (TV Episode)
"I've been so preoccupied trying to figure out whether this movie is better than The Godfather, or Citizen Kane, or The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure".
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 May 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg reads from RottenTomatoes.com's list of top movies
Matthew L Sparks Show: Citizen Sparks (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
David Shire: The Sound of the City (2016) (Video)
Animals Unleashed: Citizen Cat (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Mr. Robot: eps2.2_init_1.asec (2016) (TV Episode)
Torrented copy of the film seen on Elliot's computer.
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Cold Shower 2: The Bespattering (2016) (Short)
There is an extreme close-up of lips.
El ciudadano ilustre (2016)
Referenced by title, certain structural elements and themes.
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City (2016)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Next (2016)
Referenced by title.
Animals Unleashed: Citizenfur (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Wicker Man (2016) (TV Episode)
"So is this Citizen Kane of horror movies all it's cracked up to be?"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Lena Dunham/Nick Kroll & John Mulaney/Thaddeus Dixon - Corey Glover - Vernon Reid (2016) (TV Episode)
In the segment A Closer Look, Seth refers to the sled
Fresh Off the Boat: Citizen Jessica (2016) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 November 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)
Henry Shaw is making a speech and has large poster of himself for president in the background is a shot by shot replication of Charles Kane making a speech and having a large poster of himself running for president
Everything's OK: Citizen Cha Cha (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title and certain characters.
Everything's OK: Citizen Who? (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title and certain characters.
Citizen Rocky (2016)
Referenced by title.
Model Citizen (2016) (TV Series)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Citizen Jones (2016) (Short)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Reptile Room: Part One (2017) (TV Episode)
Count Olaf says 'It should have ended with the villagers being eaten like in Citizen Kane'
Citizen Schein (2017)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
Citizen Love (2017) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title and certain themes.
NCIS: What Lies Above (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name by McGee when he explains why Delilah calls her extern hard drive Rosebud
Bob's Burgers: Like Gene for Chocolate (2017) (TV Episode)
Citizen Kale burger on Burger of the Day board.
Bones: The Final Chapter: The Radioactive Panthers in the Party (2017) (TV Episode)
After first getting Orson Welles' name wrong Linda Martin says: "This movie was all Ronny could think about. It was going to be his 'Citizen Crane'."
Jordan Hates the Writing (2017) (Short)
Title is referenced
For Peete's Sake: Citizen Peete (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Rosebud!"
The Book of Henry (2017)
The shot of the titular book burning is a visual reference to Citizen Kane (1941), which director Colin Trevorrow considers "a true classic."
Citizen Fox (2017) (TV Mini-Series)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Clark... A Life of Principle (2017)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Xenos (2017)
Referenced by title and some themes.
Perfect Citizens (2017) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title, some themes and certain characters.
American Family: Citizen Cisco (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Girlstuff/Boystuff: Citizen Cane/Discount Fever (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Judge: Citizen Keane (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
The Slut's Bedroom (Short)
Who Killed Charles Foster?
Referenced by title, certain themes and characters.
Citizen A (TV Series)
Referenced by title.
Dogs' World: Citizen Doberman (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.
Citizen Ward
Referenced by title.
UCB Comedy Originals: Citizen Kane (TV Episode)
Referenced by title.

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The Projectionist (1971)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The 43rd Annual Academy Awards (1971) (TV Special)
Day for Night (1973)
Une légende une vie: Citizen Welles (1974) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
Pura sangre (1982)
Roberto watches this film.
Arena: The Orson Welles Story (1982) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Arena: The Orson Welles Story: Part Two (1982) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Marlene (1984)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Moviemakers: The Films of Frank Capra (1985) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
T'as de beaux escaliers, tu sais (1986) (Short)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Siskel & Ebert: Colorizing: Hollywood's New Vandalism (1986) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Stairs (1986) (TV Movie)
Clip shown.
Hollywood the Golden Years: The RKO Story (1987) (TV Series)
Scenes from this film are shown.
Citizen Steve (1987) (Short)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Siskel & Ebert: Who Framed Roger Rabbit/Aria/The Great Outdoors (1988) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Complete Citizen Kane (1991) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Reflections on 'Citizen Kane' (1991) (TV Short)
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Orson Welles: What Went Wrong? (1992) (TV Movie)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Citizen Langlois (1995) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. (1995)
Excerpts from the film's trailer and premiere are shown.
American Experience: The Battle Over Citizen Kane (1996) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1997)
Footage of this movie is shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #1 on the list.
RKO 281 (1999) (TV Movie)
Dolores del Río - Princesa de México (1999) (Short)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Pulp Cinema (2001) (Video)
Clips shown.
Brilliant But Cancelled (2002) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Sopranos: Rat Pack (2004) (TV Episode)
Carmela's film club watches it and we see several scenes on screen.
Zomergasten: Episode #17.2 (2004) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "Rosebud." is #17 on the list.
Shadows in the Dark: The Val Lewton Legacy (2005) (Video)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Edge of Outside (2006)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Searching for Orson (2006)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Suburban Girl (2007)
watched at movie theater
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #1 on the list.
My Longest Day (2008) (Short)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Prodigal Sons (2008)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Surf Ninjas (2008) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic compares a scene from this film to "Surf Ninjas".
Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer (2009)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, trailer is shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Cop Out/The Crazies/A Prophet (2010) (TV Episode)
Worst Best Picture nominee.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Best of the Worst in Movies - Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
The Best of the Worst segment: Best Picture
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Ice Cube's #3 Favorite Film
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Peepshow Pioneers: 1889-1907 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Revenge of the Sith Review (2010) (Video)
Plinkett mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Hollywood Dream (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Golden Age of World Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Maltin on Movies: Moneyball (2011) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: New Directors, New Form (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best Movies Ever Made (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Side by Side (2012)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Ri¢hie Ri¢h (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip of Kane uttering the word Rosebud was shown.
Hagan Reviews: Chopping Mall (2012) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Renegade Cut: The Citizen Kane Plot Hole (2012) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Casting By (2012)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles: Citizen Kane Is the Best Film of All Time (2012) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Restoring Citizen Kane (2012) (Short)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Untold History of the United States: Chapter 6: JFK - To the Brink (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie is shown to illustrate the narration.
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Martin Scorsese and Kent Jones on 'On the Waterfront' (2013) (Video)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Are Video Games Art? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Renegade Cut: Superheroes and Orson Welles (2013) (TV Episode)
Leon Thomas mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Is it Right to Nitpick? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic points out the inconsistency stemming from the very beginning, of Kane saying "Rosebud" and nobody actually hearing him.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Cinematography (2013) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
What Is Cinema? (2013)
Clips shown
Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies: The Big Score (2013) (TV Episode)
clips shown and title/theme music discussed
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 American Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Life Itself (2014)
Footage is Screened
Nostalgia Critic: When Is a Movie Just a Movie? (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions the "mirror scene"
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Several clips are presented
TCM: Twenty Classic Moments (2014) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles (2014)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, posters, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
The Onion Film Standard: Citizen Kane (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Matrix Revolutions (2015) (TV Episode)
"Say what you will about Citizen Kane's narrative and visual symbolism..."
Previously Recorded: The Order 1886 (2015) (TV Episode)
Rich mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Renegade Cut: Citizen Kane (2015) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Lost in Adaptation: Dune (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Orson Welles, autopsie d'une légende (2015) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
This Is Orson Welles (2015)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Nostalgia Critic: The Happening (2016) (TV Episode)
The film opens with the plot twist being spoken
Billions: The Good Life (2016) (TV Episode)
The footage of the very beginning of this fims is shown as Bobby Axelrod watches it in his screening room.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Citizen Kane (2016) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
The Oscars (2017) (TV Special)
Seen during "Movies Around the World"
Five Came Back: Combat Zones (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Hollywood Remembers: Orson Welles (TV Episode)
Poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.

Spoofed in 

Meet John Doughboy (1941) (Short)
Newspaper article features interview of "Citizen Sugar Kane"
The Hep Cat (1942) (Short)
Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs (1943) (Short)
Closeup of Prince Chawmin's lips saying "Rose bud"
Saturday Night Live: Buck Henry/Bill Withers, Toni Basil (1976) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'Citizen Kane II' skit
Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (1979) (TV Movie)
Dead End (1985)
heavy-set Orson Welles look-alike zombie, carrying a sled
The Real Ghostbusters: Ghostbuster of the Year (1987) (TV Episode)
The ghost's name, house and "Rosebud"
The Simpsons: There's No Disgrace Like Home (1990) (TV Episode)
After the sack race, the fanfare and the shot of the crowd gathered.
The Simpsons: Two Cars in Every Garage and Three Eyes on Every Fish (1990) (TV Episode)
Mr. Burns says: "You can't do this to me! I'm Charles Montgomery Burns!", referencing the film's line "You can't do this to me! I'm Charles Foster Kane!"
Ninja Bachelor Party (1991) (Short)
When Dr. Death, M.D. dies, he whispers 'Rosebud'.
Palm Harbor Vice (1991)
As the character, "Itchy" is executed by the villain, he reaches into the air in the same manner of Orson Welles and yells, "Rosebud!" as he dies.
The Wayne and Shuster Years (1991) (TV Movie)
one of the clips used in this video is "Citizen Wayne" where Johnny Wayne plays the richest Man in the world who is very unhappy
The Simpsons: Marge Gets a Job (1992) (TV Episode)
Smithers' musical tribute to Mr. Burns is a direct parody of a similar sequence in the film.
A Pussy to Die For (1992) (Video)
Porn takeoff.
The Simpsons: Rosebud (1993) (TV Episode)
The whole plot line is a spoof of Citizen Kane (1941)
Clarissa Explains It All: Editor in Chief (1993) (TV Episode)
The scene "Citizen Darling" is a spoof of "Citizen Kane"
The Simpsons: $pringfield (Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Legalized Gambling) (1993) (TV Episode)
The "News on Parade" bit at the beginning is similar to "News on the March" from Citizen Kane.
La classe américaine (1993) (TV Movie)
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: I, Duckman (1994) (TV Episode)
While searching through the attic in finding clues to the past in why the bomber has a grudge against Duckman, he find a sled referencing the sled from the film.
Tiny Toons Spring Break (1994) (TV Movie)
North (1994)
The Simpsons: Sideshow Bob Roberts (1994) (TV Episode)
Bob gives his acceptance speech underneath a giant poster with a picture of himself on it.
Earthworm Jim: The Great Secret of the Universe (1995) (TV Episode)
The Nameless Beast's real name is Rosebud as well as the theme of breaking snowglobes
Citizen Shane (1996) (TV Movie)
Porn parody.
Office Killer (1997)
The title sequence looks like the one in Citizen Kane (1941). This has been inspired by the lead actress' name (Carol Kane).
Suddenly Susan: A Kiss Before Dying... on Stage (1997) (TV Episode)
Ethan does a one-man-stage show where he spoofs the character Charles Foster Kane
Citizen Pain (1997) (Video)
Spoofed title.
Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV (2000)
Tromadu is a parody of Xanadu/Toxie says "Nose blood" and drops a snowglobe
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 304 (2000) (TV Episode)
For the "Scenes From a Hat" suggestion "If famous movie lines included product plugs", Colin said, "Rosebud... the last word in sleds!"
The Simpsons: Weekend at Burnsie's (2002) (TV Episode)
Homer speaking in front of the giant poster of himself
As Time Goes By (2002) (Short)
Kung Phooey! (2003)
Dying monk utters "peachbud"
Chick Flick: The Miracle Mike Story (2003)
Contains spoof of "News on the March" newsreel
D.E.B.S. (2004)
When D.E.B.S. stakeout Lucy in the beginnig the camera does a pan up the same way it's done in Citizen Kane in the theatre scene
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005)
When Danny is on the Zorgon spaceship there is a sled at the front of the pile of stuff waiting to go into the furnace
American Dad!: Star Trek (2005) (TV Episode)
Steve owns a manor called Stevadu just like Charles Foster Kane owns an estate called Xanadu
All That Remains (2006) (Short)
Extreme Close Up on dying man's last words
Over the Hedge (2006)
Ozzie saying "Rosebud" when faking his death
The Simpsons: Homer of Seville (2007) (TV Episode)
Spoofs crane shot from stage to catwalk.
Robot Chicken: Blankets in a Pig (2008) (TV Episode)
A look into Britney Spears's life, Citizen Kane-style.
Beethoven's Big Break (2008) (Video)
crazy credits: poster "Citizen Kanine"
Phineas and Ferb: The Lake Nose Monster: Parts 1 & 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Captain Webber whispers "Nosebud!" and drops his "Kid with a Cramp" snowglobe to the water as Nosebud heads straight for him.
Saturday Night Live: Bryan Cranston/Kanye West (2010) (TV Episode)
Bryan Cranston's monologue song spoofs Kane's song in "Citizen Kane."
Citizen Oldes (2013) (Short)
Plot a parody of film's story.
Dash (2014) (Short)
The assassin revealing the line "The opera chef cooks and sings" is homage to the "rosebud" line in Citizen Kane
Citizen K-9 (2014) (Short)
We received the genre "Spoof/Parody" as part of the 48Hour Film Project
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("Senior Citizen Cane")
AP Stats Police: Fredonia (2016) (Short)
Extreme close-up of lips references the "rosebud" line.

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