Citizen Kane (1941) Poster



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Edited into 

The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. (1995)
Excerpts from the film's trailer and premiere are shown.
My Longest Day (2008) (Short)
Rosebud sled featured
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
scenes are taken from this film


Mad Love (1935)
Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Both the appearance and the voice of Charles Kane when he's older were inspired by Victor Moore as "Pa" Cooper in 'Make Way for Tomorrow'.
The Rules of the Game (1939)
It is referenced.
Rebecca (1940)

Referenced in 

Hellzapoppin' (1941)
Chick Johnson sees Rosebud sled
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.
The Third Man (1949)
Ikiru (1952)
narrative technique: attempts by characters, via memories and flashbacks, to understand protagonist's life after he has passed
Pyaasa (1957)
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
The Monkees: I Was a Teenage Monster (1967) (TV Episode)
Rosebud the sled is mentioned
The Invaders: The Innocent (1967) (TV Episode)
The opening shot with the "No Trespassing" sign is an homage.
Madigan (1968)
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
Vertical pan above the stage just before Harris's suicide attempt mirrors a shot during a Susan Alexander performance in Kane -- noted by Roger Ebert in his DVD commentary
The American Dreamer (1971)
Dennis Hopper mentions 'Citizen Kane'.
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 character Jennifer Welles(!) is murdered, her cockatoo squeaks like the cockatoo in "Citizen Kane", directed by Orson Welles.
What? (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.
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)
Bugsy Malone (1976)
girl doing puzzle
Saturday Night Live: Candice Bergen/Frank Zappa (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during cold opening
Laverne & Shirley: Citizen Krane (1977) (TV Episode)
title reference
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)
title reference
The Rockford Files: A Good Clean Bust with Sequel Rights (1978) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seales in a conversation with Rockford.
Xanadu (1980)
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)
Fame: Come One, Come All (1982) (TV Episode)
Montgomery asks Doris if she'd ever seen the movie.
The Slayer (1982)
"No Trespassing" sign is referenced.
T.J. Hooker: Blind Justice (1982) (TV Episode)
TJ Hooker mentions movie by name
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 Movie)
Lucy and Linus have a sled named Rosebud
Eureka (1983)
Zelig (1983)
I Lived, But... (1983)
mentioned by name
Petit Con (1984)
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
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 movie by name
Stand by Me (1986)
Shot of the "No Trespassing" sign is referenced.
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
Mathnet: Problem of the Trojan Hamburger (1987) (TV Episode)
character Orson Charles Kane
Fame: Baby, Remember My Name (1987) (TV Episode)
Title mentoined by Michael Taftner
Murder, She Wrote: Steal Me a Story (1987) (TV Episode)
Movie title is mentioned.
Family Ties: Citizen Keaton (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cheers: Tale of Two Cuties (1988) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Frasier.
Red Dwarf: Me² (1988) (TV Episode)
Lister says he's going to watch this and Rimmer's death scene is a homage to the Rosebud/snow globe scene. Similarly, Lister is curious about the meaning of his last words ("Gazpacho soup").
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)
Bill Murray repeats the line from Citizen Kane: "I'll have a highball, too."
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)
Title referenced by Sue Ellen.
Field of Dreams (1989)
reference is made to a bat from Terrence Mann's youth called Rosebud.
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.
The Kids in the Hall: Episode #1.3 (1989) (TV Episode)
movie that Dave can't remember the name of
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.
A Grand Day Out (1989) (Short)
A sled labeled "Rose Bud" is seen in the basement
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: The Death King (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)
This whole episode is a remake of the classic film
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)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo mentions the film.
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)
Title reference
The Flash: The Deadly Nightshade (1991) (TV Episode)
Newspaper heiress Felicia Kane shares her last name with 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)
mentioned by Schmidt
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)
Title Reference
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)
(SPOILER) Chicho describes "Un dos tres" as a toy that brings people memories of their childhood and remembers how at the moment of his death the only thing the main character on Citizen Kane remebers is rosebud, the name of a toy in his childhood
Wolfenstein 3D (1992) (Video Game)
Upon defeating General Fettgesicht, he says "Rosenknospe", which is German for "Rosebud"
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)
Title reference.
The Simpsons: A Streetcar Named Marge (1992) (TV Episode)
When Homer gets bored in the theatre, he tears the theatre program in the same way as Joseph Cotton does in Citizen Kane. The mimic and angle is also identical.
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!"
Dockpojken (1993)
The Pickle (1993)
Behind Bars (1993) (Short)
character isnspired by Kane
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)
The documentary makes comparisons with the main character from that movie and the main figure of this one.
It's All True (1993)
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
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.
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)
A poster of this film can be seen in Ed's house. Ed often refers to the film.
It Runs in the Family (1994)
As the gravy boats are being thrown at Doppler, he screams out, "Rosebud!"
Lovejoy: Breaking the Broker (1994) (TV Episode)
When Loveoy and Tink come across the trove of cars, first Xanadu is mentioned and then Rosebud.
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.
Under a Killing Moon (1994) (Video Game)
"Rosebud" reference.
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.
Married with Children: Pump Fiction (1995) (TV Episode)
Al's last word in Kelly's "Sheos" movie is "Rosebud".
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)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Mike (singing): "I think owning a newspaper would be fun..."
Thesis (1996)
Mentioned in dialogue
Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane (1996) (TV Movie)
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."
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VII (1996) (TV Episode)
3rd segment title "Citizen Kang" is named in reference to this movie.
The Size of Watermelons (1997)
Ca. 74 minutes into the film Maggie mentions the film in conversation with Alex.
Friends: The One Where Monica and Richard Are Just Friends (1997) (TV Episode)
Richard talks about this movie in the video store
Mad About You: Citizen Buchman (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Agent for H.A.R.M. (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Xanadu, stately home of Charles Foster Manson"
Orgazmo (1997)
The Game (1997)
Ernest Goes to Africa (1997)
When Ernest is tied and bagged and dragged from the plane, he mumbles something about Rosebud.
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)
Citizen Pain (1997) (Video)
title reference
NewsRadio: The Secret of Management (1998) (TV Episode)
Mr. James' original concept of his mansion (Xanadu), but without the dorky name
Dark City (1998)
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
Pleasantville (1998)
Where's Marlowe? (1998)
One of the actors refers to this movie while talking about filming styles.
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."
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.
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
In the "Mystery TV" level, Gex sometimes mentions Rosebud.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Citizen Solomon (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Haunting (1999)
Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (1999) (Video)
burning of Rosebud the sled
Bowfinger (1999)
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.
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.
RKO 281 (1999) (TV Movie)
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)
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)
Episode title (also spoken at end of episode) based on this film title
100 Girls (2000)
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
Jim Van Bebber mentions it.
Popular: Citizen Shame (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Becker: SuperBob (2000) (TV Episode)
Bob mentions the film by name, as well as Rosebud.
The Beatles Revolution (2000) (TV Movie)
Spin City: All the Wrong Moves (2000) (TV Episode)
Stuart says that Carter claims this is Carter's favorite movie.
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 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.
DAG: Off the Record (2001) (TV Episode)
Pillows accidentally reveals the twist to Sullivan.
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.
Kwik Stop (2001)
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
My Voyage to Italy (2001)
mentioned once
Metropolis (2001)
World of Pub: Caine (2001) (TV Episode)
there is a poster for "Citizen Caine"
George Stevens: The Filmmakers Who Knew Him (2001) (Video)
mentionned once
Hotel (2001)
Someone mentions Orson Welles and Citizen Kane
Arthur: Citizen Frensky/D.W.'s Backpack Mishap (2001) (TV Episode)
Tittle Reference
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
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.
Zebadiah the Anthropophagus (2002) (Short)
The hiker's last word is "Rosebud".
John Q (2002)
John Q was a working title for Citizen Kane.
Dog Eat Dog (2002) (Short)
Spider-Man (2002)
Woody Allen: A Life in Film (2002) (TV Movie)
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.
Equilibrium (2002)
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
Love Object (2003)
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)
"Citizen Kane" is continously mentioned in them ovie
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.
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
Comic Book: The Movie (2004) (Video)
Citizen Shane (2004)
The title of the film is a reference to Citizen Kane.
Mating Rituals 101 (2004) (Short)
It is mentioned in one scene
The Immoral Mr. Phillips (2004) (Video)
This film is referenced by name.
The Sopranos: Rat Pack (2004) (TV Episode)
Carmela's film club talks about this film after watching it.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Many camera movements are referenced, including a shot through a window.
Sugar Plum (2004) (Short)
Newspaper sequence
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible in a magazine article.
The Filmmaker and the Labyrinth (2004)
mentioned once
Spider-Man 2 (2004) (Video Game)
When beaten, a bad guy says Rosebud
Citizen Black (2004)
look at the title!
Charlie Rose: Episode dated 6 September 2004 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Charlie Rose and Frank Darabont.
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
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.
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.
Film Geek (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Walt mentions this film's title when talking about the works of Orson Welles.
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
Brunnen (2005)
mentioned by narrator
Timesplitters: Future Perfect (2005) (Video Game)
The main villian's last words are "Rosebud"
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
The level titles are takes on movies. One level was called Citizen Crypto.
Sal de Prata (2005)
Poster on the wall of one of the characters' house.
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."
Elisabeth (2005) (Video)
A couple's marriage gradually deteriorates as they sit around the breakfast table.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Making 'Deadwood': Season Two (2005) (TV Short)
mentioned once
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
Veronica Mars: I Am God (2006) (TV Episode)
"... and Rosebud was just a sled."
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
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)
Mentioned by Christopher Nolan.
Entourage: Strange Days (2006) (TV Episode)
Ari mentions it when talking to Eric
Films to Keep You Awake: The Baby's Room (2006) (TV Movie)
There is a poster of this film on a wall.
The Dick Cavett Show with Mel Brooks (2006) (TV Movie)
mentioned by Mel Brooks as an example of a great film
Citizen Duane (2006)
Title Reference
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
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"
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates Eggs (2007) (TV Episode)
Drew's father gives away the ending.
Man in the Chair (2007)
Fictional film making shown
Redline (2007)
Variety magazine article mentions a possible remake
Suburban Girl (2007)
mentioned in dialogue
Watching the Detectives (2007)
Mentioned in dialogue between Neil, Lucien and Jonathan.
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 title
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007)
Philip Seymour Hoffman character, after being left by his wife, turns the house upside down.
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!"
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Alma mentions it.
What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Jack said he saw this movie on TV a few days ago
JCVD (2008)
Mentioned once.
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)
Citizen Kate (2008) (TV Series)
What Citizen Kane was to big media, Citizen Kate is to citizen journalism
Me and Orson Welles (2008)
When his dinner arrives, Welles announces, "I'm absolutely starving to death." Sonja later imitates him saying it. The real Welles speaks this line in KANE.
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.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #8.7 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sonia in the opening after she points out that the night has a theme of movies and musicals.
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 versus Kane (2009) (Short)
Title Reference
Bum Reviews: Citizen Kane (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
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
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)
Title Reference
Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009)
reference to Hefner's "Rosebud"
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 seen
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's shots showing the evolution of the marriage between Charles Foster Kane and his wife around the table
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
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
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"
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 (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
Black and White (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
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
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 seen (as Quarto Potere) in bowling alley
Variations on a High School Romance (2010)
The frequent low angles and black & white photography is a direct homage to Welles' film
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.
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
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."
Amateur (2010) (Short)
A poster of it hangs on the wall.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
mentioned by Steven Spielberg when he presented Best Picture
Conan: The Double-Fudging of Vanessa Del Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan refers to the ending of Citizen Kane
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)
Snob lies that he received the extended version of this film in the mail.
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)
Title reference.
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 an almost identical montage in Citizen Kane.
Tommy Explains It All: Citizen Kane (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
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 the movie.
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.
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"
The Cinema Snob: Homoti (2011) (TV Episode)
"Makes Badi look like Citizen Kane."
Boss: Slip (2011) (TV Episode)
Sam Miller mentions the film after a colleague asks him what "Rosebud" means.
Parks and Recreation: Citizen Knope (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mad: FROST/Undercover Claus (2011) (TV Episode)
The sleigh from this movie appears in the cargo of the airplane in FROST.
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.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.64 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Orson Welles' Oscar for the film has been sold
General Hospital: Episode #1.12497 (2012) (TV Episode)
Spinelli's "Rosebud" comment
The Short Films of Tellef Johnson (2012) (Video)
newsreel introduction
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 the movie by name.
Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)
News article compares Orson WElles' Oscar nominations with Allen's on "Annie Hall"
Dragon Ball Z: Abridged: Freeza: The Final Cut (2012) (TV Episode)
Nappa says his new movie is called CItizen Nappa.
End Roll (2012)
Photograph of Orson Welles with Joseph Cotten is shown.
The L.A. Complex: Be a Man (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Raquel
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. "
Hot Set: Crash Landed Astronaut (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
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.
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)
title reference
Supernatural: Citizen Fang (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference
Go Scratch: A Dreamer's Documentary (2012) (Short)
Tori mentions that Orson Welles was twenty-five when he made "Citizen Kane"
In Confidence: Michael Winner (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michael Winner while talking about Orson Welles.
The Dirties (2013)
DVD is shown in Matt's room.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Executor doesn't regard Whose Line is it Anyway to be Citizen Kane.
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."
Birdemic 2: The Resurrection (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
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 (2013)
Referenced in dialogue as a great movie
Futurama: Calculon 2.0 (2013) (TV Episode)
The Canyons (2013)
Poster seen at the video store
Dean Norris Spoils Everything Else (2013) (Short)
Spoils that Rosebud is a sled.
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"
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
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.
The Simpsons: White Christmas Blues (2013) (TV Episode)
"Citizen Cane" DVD
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
celebration with marching band
Citizen Lane (2013)
Title Reference
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
Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
mentioned in the reviews for the Madrid show
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 April 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
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.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Jazz #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"It's another Citizen Kane-esq recounting of Byrd..."
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 seen on the wall. Also mentioned in dialogue.
Studio C: Episode #5.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Rosebud the sled appears in the "The Money Song."
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.
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.
Comix from the Underground: 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. "
Sleepy Hollow: Awakening (2015) (TV Episode)
"Rosebud" comment
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Title is referenced in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says "Rosebud" was a key element in the movie
Impractical Jokers: Damned If You Do (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Dialogue.
Transformers: The Movie, The Parody (2015) (Short)
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)
Title is referenced
The Luigi0730 Sequel (2015)
Toad says "rosebud."
Countdown: Episode #73.62 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
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."
Inside the Tower (2015) (Video)
Poster shown
Film 2016: Episode #44.9 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Robbie Collin when reviewing Steve Jobs (2015)
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
Room Full of Spoons (2016)
Title is referenced
The Cinema Snob: The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2016) (TV Episode)
A character is named "Rosalie Rosebud" and he mentions the sled.
The Critic: Episode #1.5 (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that the film lost Best Picture at the Oscars
The Slut's Bedroom (Short)


Featured in 

The Projectionist (1971)
Clips from Citizen Kane are featured in the film, including the scene of Charles Kane proposing a toast with Jedediah Leland.
The 43rd Annual Academy Awards (1971) (TV Special)
Day for Night (1973)
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982) (TV Special)
A still is shown during the presentation of the Best Makeup Award
Pure Blood (1982)
Movie that Roberto watches
Marlene (1984)
Movie scene from this Movie can be seen here
You've Got Beautiful Stairs, You Know (1986) (Short)
A short clip from this movie is shown
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Siskel & Ebert: Hollywood's New Vandalism (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips are 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)
A clip of the opening is shown in the segment about the Film Preservation Act.
The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
Cotten and Welles campaigning
The Complete Citizen Kane (1991) (TV Movie)
Main topic of this documentary. Clips are shown.
Reflections on 'Citizen Kane' (1991) (TV Short)
Orson Welles: What Went Wrong? (1992) (TV Movie)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
brief clip shown
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
Welles delivers speech agaist Collins in auditorium
Citizen Langlois (1995)
Contains footage of the film.
Who Is Henry Jaglom? (1997)
clips 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)
Scenes used in this documentary
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Brilliant But Cancelled (2002) (TV Movie)
a clip 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)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
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)
A clip is shown.
Edge of Outside (2006)
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.
Prodigal Sons (2008)
A clip from the 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)
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
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)
Clip shown during intro: Kane on stage with his poster behind.
Revenge of the Sith Review (2010) (Video)
Plinkett compares Episode III to Kane
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.4 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips of the film are shown as the film that made Roger a critic
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: The Hollywood Dream (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Maltin on Movies: Moneyball (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best Movies Ever Made (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, clips show
Side by Side (2012)
Orson Welles speaking at podium
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)
clip shown during clapping montage
Casting By (2012)
fragment with "rosebud"
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Nostalgia Critic: Are Video Games Art? (2013) (TV Episode)
clip 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.
What Is Cinema? (2013)
Clips shown
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 American Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Life Itself (2014)
Footage is Screened
Nostalgia Critic: When Is a Movie Just a Movie? (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions the "mirror scene"
TCM: Twenty Classic Moments (2014) (TV Movie)
clips 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 Evans brings up the use of Rosebud in Citizen Kane as an example of resolution in stories
Renegade Cut: Citizen Kane (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Best of the Worst: Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park, Killer Workout and Mystics in Bali (2015) (TV Episode)
Citizen Kane's bird-scene transition is shown
Nostalgia Critic: The Happening (2016) (TV Episode)
The film opens with the plot twist being spoken
The Moviemakers: The Films of Frank Capra (TV Episode)
Brief clip with Orson Welles

Spoofed in 

Meet John Doughboy (1941) (Short)
Newspaper article features interview of "Citizen Sugar Kane"
Hellzapoppin' (1941)
in the Arctic, Olsen and Johnson walk by a sled labeled "Rosebud"
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
The Jerk (1979)
Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (1979) (TV Movie)
Dead End (1985)
heavy-set Orson Welles look-alike zombie, carrying a sled
The Real Ghostbusters: Citizen Ghost (1986) (TV Episode)
Title spoof.
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 on Citizen Kane.
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 Ruth (1996)
Citizen Shane (1996) (Video)
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 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
Citizen Black (2004)
this features a cartoon image of Conrad Black standing in front of a giant pictures of himself just like Kane did
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 (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."
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Pop-Pop: The Final Solution (2012) (TV Episode)
last scene when the painting burns
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
Citizen Vader (2014) (Short)
The cinematography and editing are homages to Citizen Kane.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("Senior Citizen Cane")

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