Double Indemnity (1944) Poster


Jump to: Version of (4) | Edited into (1) | References (1) | Referenced in (75) | Featured in (37) | Spoofed in (12)

Version of 

Lux Video Theatre: Double Indemnity (1954) (TV Episode)
based on the same James M. Cain novel "Double Indemnity"
Double Indemnity (1973) (TV Movie)
based on the same James M. Cain novel "Double Indemnity"
Eruption (1977)
based on the same James M. Cain novel "Double Indemnity"
Body Heat (1981)
based on the same James M. Cain novel "Double Indemnity"

Edited into 


Referenced in 

Ace in the Hole (1951)
Pacific All-Risk insurance company mentioned
Rogue's Yarn (1957)
The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour: Lucy Hunts Uranium (1958) (TV Episode)
Lucy remarks that she hasn't trusted Fred MacMurray since "Double Indemnity"
The Munsters: Movie Star Munster (1965) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Herman
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Mike Teavee: "Saw this in a movie once: Guy signs his wife's insurance policy, then he bumped her off."
M*A*S*H: Germ Warfare (1972) (TV Episode)
Heny Blake says "That's Double indeminty, I've seen in a movie"
Bonnie's Kids (1973)
Frank discusses this film.
The Long Goodbye (1973)
The Colony Guard imitates Barbara Stanwyck's character, Phyllis Dietrichson.
M*A*S*H: Carry On, Hawkeye (1973) (TV Episode)
Heny Blake says "That's Double indeminty, I've seen in a movie"
Being There (1979)
Music featured in
Body Heat (1981)
The story and characters closely parallel the earlier film. Ned, Matty and Oscar are Walter, Phyllis and Keyes respectively.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
Steve Martin's character lights his matches by snapping, just as Walter Neff does.
The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983) (TV Special)
Blood Simple. (1984)
stalled car while leaving scene of a murder
Remington Steele: Premium Steele (1985) (TV Episode)
Steele believes the case may have something to do with insurance polices, so he provides production information from this movie.
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
The name of the character Walter Neff
Twin Peaks: Episode #1.7 (1990) (TV Episode)
The insurance rep who visits Catherine is named Walter Neff.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Carol, Larry, Marilyn, and Sy watch this film in the theater near the beginning of the film.
Suture (1993)
This Can't Be Love (1994) (TV Movie)
The Last Seduction (1994)
The storyline recalls the 1944 film. Bridget calls herself Mrs. Neff at one point, and even uses the phrase "double indemnity".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: Double D Indemnity
Living Single: Double Indignity (1994) (TV Episode)
title reference
Lost Highway (1997)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Just before Jackie Treehorn introduces himself to the Dude, an operatic version of the main theme from Double Indemnity is playing over a slow-motion scene from Treehorn's beach party.
The Simpsons: Dumbbell Indemnity (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Charmed: The Fourth Sister (1998) (TV Episode)
Prue's suggestion in the video store
A Slight Case of Murder (1999) (TV Movie)
Backstory: The Seven Year Itch (2000) (TV Episode)
documentary features movie poster
Memento (2000)
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
The character name Nirdlinger is taken from the book which this famous movie was based on, although the name was changed to Dietrichson for the DI movie.
Novocaine (2001)
Who Is Cletis Tout? (2001)
quoted by Critical Jim
Cinemania (2002)
'Sunset Blvd.': A Look Back (2002) (Video)
Someone mentions this film.
Jism (2003)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Detective Fiction (2003)
It is playing at The Parkway theatre (screen 2 of 2) when a character walks by the marque
Bad Eggs (2003)
Bad Education (2004)
There's a poster of this film in the cinema.
Film Geek (2005)
Poster is shown in Scotty's apartment. Also, video case and DVD are shown in a video store.
Zizek! (2005)
Zizek asks if it's still "on the market"
Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law: Identity Theft (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.96 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Filmographies" category
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) (Video)
Mentioned several times.
Raines: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
poster on bedroom wall
Blind Trust (2007) (TV Movie)
Detective discusses the plot of this movie
Brooklyn Rules (2007)
Mentioned by name
Behind the Riverside (2007) (Video)
Brad discusses his favourite Noir character being "Walter Neff"
NCIS: Tribes (2008) (TV Episode)
Ziva is watching the film as DiNozzo walks in
The Simpsons: Dial 'N' for Nerder (2008) (TV Episode)
Lisa--wearing sunglasses--meets Bart in the aisle of the Kwik-E Mart to discuss their next step.
Burn After Reading (2008)
This movie's line "I'm crazy about you, baby" is a reference to the line Fred MacMurray uses in Double Indemnity.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
Don McKay (2009)
The shopping scene is very reminscent of a similiar scene in the older film.
Sertoli, Sertoli, Sertoli (2009) (Short)
'Keyes' character reference.
Herschell Gordon Lewis: The Godfather of Gore (2010) (Video)
DVD case is shown.
Gossip Girl: Double Identity (2010) (TV Episode)
title reference
Film Noir (2010) (Short)
The title of the film in the film "Double Indentity" is a reference to this film, which has a very similar plot structure and style.
Castle: Slice of Death (2011) (TV Episode)
"Walter Neff" is used as a code word by a drug ring.
L.A. Noire (2011) (Video Game)
One of the 50 gold film reels you can find.
Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles (2012)
Advertised at the local cinema.
Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
Pretty Little Liars: Stolen Kisses (2012) (TV Episode)
title visible on the poster for the Rosewood Film Noir Festival
The Mentalist: Red Sails in the Sunset (2012) (TV Episode)
Seen on a theater marquee
Mike Case in: The Big Kiss Off (2013)
Detectives Dietrichson, Keyes and Neff in The Big Kiss Off were the names of three principles in Double Indemnity
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Bates Motel: Meltdown (2014) (TV Episode)
Norman watches "Double Indemnity" on TV.
Ida, Be Thy Name: The Frightful Females of Fear (2014) (Video)
mentioned once

Featured in 

Columbo: Ransom for a Dead Man (1971) (TV Episode)
Margaret is watching the movie on television.
Newman's Law (1974)
Archive Footage
The 54th Annual Academy Awards (1982) (TV Special)
Quantum Leap: One Strobe Over the Line - June 15, 1965 (1990) (TV Episode)
In one scene, Sam is watching this movie.
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
The characters attend the film.
Siskel & Ebert: Fatal Instinct/Demolition Man/The Remains of the Day/Twenty Bucks (1993) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the laser disc recommendation.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
MacMurray murders Powers in car
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen: Censored (1996) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #38 on the list.
The Best of Film Noir (1999) (Video)
Clips shown.
Gilmore Girls: Rory's Dance (2000) (TV Episode)
Lorelai and Emily watch the film.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #24 on the list.
Femme Fatale (2002)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Phyllis Dietrichson is #8 on the "Villains" list.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
footage appears throughout
Picture Again (2003) (Short)
features a scene with Stanwick and MacMurray in the car after having committed a murder
Billy Wilder Speaks (2006) (TV Movie)
excerpt of film used in documentary on director
Shadows of Suspense (2006) (Video)
clips shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #29 on the list.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Svengali (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Swingtown: Cabin Fever (2008) (TV Episode)
Laurie and Doug watch it on TV.
Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
The Rules of Film Noir (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and discussed
American Grindhouse (2010)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Miss Representation (2011)
Close-up of Barbara Stanwyck. No dialogue.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Arena: Screen Goddesses (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to illustrate points
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Hollywood et les hommes (2013)
Clips featured
Bates Motel: Meltdown (2014) (TV Episode)
Norman watches this movie

Spoofed in 

Trouble Indemnity (1950) (Short)
The Carol Burnett Show: Episode #7.8 (1973) (TV Episode)
"Double Calamity" sketch.
Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid (1982)
the scenes with Steve Martin dressed up as Barbra Stanwyck's character
Big Trouble (1986)
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Drebin comments on Jane's ankle braclet when they meet, just like Walter Neff did on Phyllis Dietrichson's ankle braclet at their first encounter.
Men, Movies & Carol (1994) (TV Movie)
The Nanny: The Facts of Lice (1997) (TV Episode)
The fantasy sequence of Fran telling Maxwell about her suspicions about Niles spoofs the film, especially Fran's wig (identical to Barbara Stanwyck's).
The Man Without a Clue (2002) (Short)
Heavy use of voice-over, black & white, trenchcoat-wearing fast-talking monotone slick guy, platinum blonde heroine
Neighbours: Bubble Indemnity (2006) (TV Episode)
paraphrases the title: identical except the first syllabel
16mm: The Continuing Story of Ssgt. Raymond Shaw (2014) (Short)
Cliff Dougal's narration

See also

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

Contribute to This Page