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(1950)

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Version of 

Little Red Riding Hood (1922) (Short)
Little Red Riding Hood (1922) (Short)
Red Riding Hood (1931) (Short)
Rashomon (1960) (TV Movie)
Rashomon (1961) (TV Movie)
The Outrage (1964)
Iron Maze (1991)
Le dernier chaperon rouge (1996) (Short)
Little Red Riding Hood (1997) (Short)
Hoodwinked! (2005)
Punahilkka (2006) (Video)
Big Bad Wolves (2006) (Short)

Remade as 

Rashomon (1960) (TV Movie)
TV version of same movie
Rashomon (1961) (TV Movie)
TV version of same movie
Misty (1996)
In a Grove (2011) (Short)
Based on the same short story.

Edited into 

Papillon d'amour (2004) (Short)

Referenced in 

Les Girls (1957)
The Reunion (1963)
title mentioned by Alberto
All in the Family: Everybody Tells the Truth (1973) (TV Episode)
An event is reenacted three times, from three different characters' perspectives.
The Wicker Man (1973)
The shots directly into the trees/sun are taken directly from Rashômon, especially the ones in which the camera racks focus from the trees to the setting sun behind them. This is used to reference the 'rashomon' of conflicting stories Howie gets about Rowan's identity
Diff'rent Strokes: Rashomon II (1983) (TV Episode)
title reference
Davitelj protiv davitelja (1984)
The narrator on the beginning tells about the peeping toms called rashomonians after Kurosawa's movie.
Punky Brewster: See You in Court (1988) (TV Episode)
The plotline of this episode is based on that of this film.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: A Matter of Perspective (1990) (TV Episode)
The episode recreates eyewitness accounts to assist the trial, resulting in completely different versions like this movie.
The Simpsons: Bart Gets Hit by a Car (1991) (TV Episode)
Both Bart and Mr. Burns tell their versions of the accident, which heavily differ from each other.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: The Wire (1994) (TV Episode)
We are told that multiple contradictory accounts of an event are all true.
One Hundred and One Nights (1995)
cited as an example of international cinema
100 Years of Japanese Cinema (1995) (TV Movie)
A still from this film is shown.
She's So Cold (1995) (Short)
The conflicting versions of the alleged necrophilia committed by Zeno in the Morgan family mortuary echoes the conflicting versions of the alleged rape and murder committed in the Kurosawa film.
The Haunted World of Edward D. Wood Jr. (1995)
The title is mentioned.
Fargo (1996)
Jackie Brown (1997)
The final money trade in the clothing store is viewed from multiple characters' perspectives, a reference to Rashomon.
Anatomy of a 'Homicide: Life on the Street' (1998) (TV Movie)
Referenced by interviewee.
King of the Hill: A Fire-fighting We Will Go (1999) (TV Episode)
A crime is dramatized from several different viewpoints.
The Sopranos: The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti (1999) (TV Episode)
the comic does a joke about it
The Matrix (1999)
Go (1999)
The Simpsons: Thirty Minutes Over Tokyo (1999) (TV Episode)
When Homer complains that he would rather go to Jamaica than to Japan, Marge reminds him that "You liked _Rashomon_," to which Homer replies, "That's not how I remember it." This is an allusion to (and joke about) the way the various characters in Kurosawa's film have differing memories of the way the events in the central story transpired.
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
Ghost Dog and Louie have differing recollections of their first meeting. This is a reference to the story in Rashômon (1950) where people give varying accounts of the same event; Louise is shown reading the novelized version of the film.
Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (1999) (TV Movie)
The title is mentioned.
Drowning Mona (2000)
Farscape: The Ugly Truth (2000) (TV Episode)
Each character tells the same story from their own viewpoint, with differences between each telling. This is the central idea in Rashômon.
J.S.A.: Joint Security Area (2000)
action is told in flashback by many different characters.
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)
It is mentioned in a magazine ("Rashomon").
Narc (2002)
Weakest link: Hitori gachi no hôsoku: Episode #1.1 (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
Cocooning (2002) (Short)
Rain Sequences
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Basic (2003)
Law & Order: Obsession (2005) (TV Episode)
Alexandra refers to the film.
Commune (2005)
The title is mentioned.
In the Edges: The 'Grizzly Man' Session (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Rashomama (2006) (TV Episode)
The title and format of the episode.
Immensity of Justice (2006)
The trial is shown from three different perspectives.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Weeping Willow (2006) (TV Episode)
Ross describes the interviews with the participants "cyber-Rashoman."
The Making of 'Severance' (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
Crossing Criminal Cultures (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Mr. Ferguson Is Ill Today (2008) (TV Episode)
The episode re-tells one event from several different characters perspective, Rashômon-style.
Californication: In Utero (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
United States of Tara: Work (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Marshall
Uncertainty (2009)
Film title is one of three Kurosawa films on the sign outside of the movie theater
NCIS: Mother's Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tony.
Leverage: The Rashomon Job (2010) (TV Episode)
different versions of the same story because of differences in point of views by the storytellers
Dave's Old Porn: Chelsea Handler/The Sklar Brothers (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dave Attell
Person of Interest: Proteus (2013) (TV Episode)
Reese and Finch go to see the movie.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Parks and Recreation: Bailout (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Leslie at the city council meeting
Dau
In one of the interviews, director said that this film inspired his method of depicting Landau in different opinions of other people.

Featured in 

A.K. (1985)
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990) (TV Special)
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Richard E. Grant mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Kurosawa: The Last Emperor (1999) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Great Performances: Kurosawa (2000) (TV Episode)
film clip
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
clips
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
Maltin on Movies: Life of Pi (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips

Spoofed in 

Jackson 5ive: Rasho-Jackson (1972) (TV Episode)
In tbe episode title and plot
Mama's Family: Rashomama (1983) (TV Episode)
The title and plot of this episode spoofs the 1950 film.
Johnny Bravo: The Unsinkable Johnny Bravo/Rashomoron/Free Pookey (1999) (TV Episode)
The segment "Rashomoron" is a spoof of this movie.
Hoodwinked! (2005)
a detective interviews various witnesses whose stories about the same crime do not match up
My Name Is Earl: Buried Treasure (2007) (TV Episode)
Shows several versions of the same story.
Skunk Fu!: The Art of Remembering: Part 1/The Art of Remembering: Part 2 (2008) (TV Episode)
The plot takes place in an old temple during a rainy day. The characters of Rabbit, Fox, and Skunk retell events from their point of view, only to be contradicted by a key piece of evidence at the end offered by Panda.

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