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Followed by 

Remade as 

High Noon (2000) (TV Movie)
High Noon
Modern remake of the film.

Edited into 

The Clock (2010)

Referenced in 

I Love Lucy: Lucy's Schedule (1952) (TV Episode)
Ricky tells Lucy if she doesn't hurry, they will miss the start of the movie. He looks at the paper and says "High Noon, Gary Cooper".
You Bet Your Life: Episode #6.4 (1955) (TV Episode)
One of three movies mentioned by Groucho Marx and composer Dimitri Tiomkin.
What's My Line?: Episode dated 9 December 1956 (1956) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in connection with mystery guest, Dimitri Tiomkin, composer.
Lettre de Sibérie (1958)
High Noon is mentioned in the English version.
The Jack Benny Program: Jack Writes Song (1961) (TV Episode)
Jack seeks permission to use the theme song as background music for a Western sketch.
The Andy Griffith Show: High Noon in Mayberry (1963) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Power Game: The Crunch (1966) (TV Episode)
"It's like the last reel of High Noon, isn't it?" says Kenneth Bligh as Wilder and Hagadan arrive.
Faccia a faccia (1967)
Fletcher's saving of Bennet during a gun battle is based on Amy Kane's saving of Will Kane.
The Prisoner: Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling (1968) (TV Episode)
Theme song in title
Batman: The Great Train Robbery (1968) (TV Episode)
Batman tells Shame to meet at Hight Noon. Chief O'Hara is reminded of 'that great old movie, Low Midnight'
The Avengers: Noon-Doomsday (1968) (TV Episode)
Title and various visual references.
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Opening scene.
The Partridge Family: Don't Bring Your Guns to Town, Santa (1971) (TV Episode)
The musical theme "Do not forsake me, oh my darling" is used multiple times throughout the episode.
The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (1973) (TV Movie)
In an interview, Howard Hawks criticizes this film.
Die seltsamen Abenteuer des Herman van Veen: Kampf der Giganten (1977) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Michel
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Still photo of Marshal Kane in transitional montage
The Muppet Movie (1979)
The stand-off between Kermit and Doc Hopper
Lou Grant: Cover-Up (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Billie while walking on an old western set
The Incredible Hulk: Nine Hours (1980) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Timmy
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Character says it's playing in the theater
Outland (1981)
M*A*S*H: The Moon Is Not Blue (1982) (TV Episode)
Major Frankenheimer tells General Madsen he'll ship a print of this film out.
Gräsänklingar (1982)
The Swedish title is mentioned
Grace Kelly (1983) (TV Movie)
Grace is shown filming the wedding scene.
The Survivors (1983)
The television station voice-over announces this movie coming up in their schedule.
Daffy Duck's Movie: Fantastic Island (1983)
one of the hillbilly crows says "a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do"
Al este del oeste (1984)
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: The Alien (1984) (TV Episode)
Moxey mentions the movie.
Hi-de-Hi!: Opening Day (1984) (TV Episode)
The theme from this film is played when the staff are waiting for the train.
Witness (1985)
The climax at the final scene was inspired in part by High Noon (1952), in which an outnumbered man takes out his foes one by one, using his wits and ingenuity.
Murder, She Wrote: Funeral at Fifty-Mile (1985) (TV Episode)
Sheriff Potts: "You know, like the Coop in 'High Noon'"
Gung Ho (1986)
Name of town
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: Cowboys (1986) (TV Episode)
The theme song is sung
El viaje a ninguna parte (1986)
Main character mentions it.
Newhart: Dick the Kid (1986) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Sledge Hammer!: They Shoot Hammers, Don't They? (1986) (TV Episode)
Final battle scene between Sledge Hammer and John Kogan
Miami Vice: The Afternoon Plane (1987) (TV Episode)
The episodes story is a variation of that in High Noon.
Die Hard (1988)
During their final showdown, Hans Gruber says to John McClane "This time John Wayne does not walk off into the sunset with Grace Kelly." McClane replies "That was Gary Cooper."
Red Dwarf: Queeg (1988) (TV Episode)
The theme song plays ("Do Not Forsake Me, O My Darling") as Holly's motorised monitor moves through the ship's corridors on his way to challenge Queeg to a duel.
Muppet Studios Presents: You're the Director (1988) (Video)
Title is spoofed as "High Ruins".
Splendor (1989)
Movieposter can be seen.
Road House (1989)
It is referenced.
Don't Drop Bombs (1989) (Video)
Poster of the film is seen in the room of the music video.
Falcon Crest: Crimes of the Past (1990) (TV Episode)
Michael ask Richard if his surprise visit to his office is supposed to be 'High Noon', suggesting a final business 'shout out' between them.
Back to the Future Part III (1990)
When Buford challenges Marty to a duel, Marty sarcastically asks, "When? High Noon?"
El Diablo (1990) (TV Movie)
Billy Ray says that his encounter with El Diablo was not the standard confrontation face to face in the main street at high noon.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: King Dinosaur (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "It's 'High Noon.'"
The Real Ghostbusters: The Magnificent Five (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ray.
Tiny Toon Adventures: High Toon (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Dinosaurs: High Noon (1991) (TV Episode)
title reference
City Slickers (1991)
Point Break (1991)
Tales from the Crypt: Showdown (1992) (TV Episode)
"Die Noon"
The Making of 'High Noon' (1992) (Video)
Referenced by name
Homicide: Life on the Street: Gone for Goode (1993) (TV Episode)
Crosetti and Lewis discuss Gary Cooper movies.
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
In the TV version of the film In Captain Doyle's office Luger spins a wheel-of-fortune to find out how long he's got to solve the case. The wheel passes through 76 Trombones, 9 1/2 Weeks, High Noon and Seven Days in May before finally stopping on 48 Hours.
Screen Two: The Snapper (1993) (TV Episode)
Beavis and Butt-Head: No Laughing (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
NYPD Blue: True Confessions (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Det. Kelly.
Red Dwarf: Gunmen of the Apocalypse (1993) (TV Episode)
Kryten takes off his sheriff's badge and throws it to the ground like Will Kane (Gary Cooper) does in this.
Cannibal! The Musical (1993)
Characters named Frank Miller and the Noon family appear in this Western spoof.
Northern Exposure: Baby Blues (1994) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned.
That's Showbusiness: Episode #6.3 (1994) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
Melrose Place: The Young Men and the Sea (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Weird Science: The Legend of Red Brick Wallace (1995) (TV Episode)
Snake challenges Red to a showdown at High Noon.
American Gothic: A Tree Grows in Trinity (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
Nic smiesznego (1995)
title referenced
Quack Pack: Tasty Paste (1996) (TV Episode)
Sheriff, played by the bucket of tasty paste, is warned that the villain that wants to duel him is about to arrive in town.
Fort Alpha: A Hard Days Night (1997) (TV Episode)
Poster on wall in Lars' bedroom, as 'Mezzogiorno di fuoco'
Big City Blues (1997)
mentioned in dialogue
USA High: Lazz's High Noon (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Riddler's Moon (1998) (TV Movie)
13 posterunek: Pojedynek (1998) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned by Cezary
The Matrix (1999)
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
In the final showdown between Louie and Ghost Dog, Ghost Dog asks "What is this, High Noon?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Final Justice (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: "High Goon"
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: The Wild, Wild Witch (2000) (TV Episode)
As sheriff in an other world wild west town, Sabrina attempts to enlist help from the townspeople confronting "The Petulant Kid," a direct reference to Gary Cooper's efforts in "High Noon." Additional dialogue about "authority" and "duty" reference similar themes in "High Noon."
The Patriot (2000)
Star Trek Voyager: Elite Force (2000) (Video Game)
The Western holodock program is entitled "High Noon".
The West Wing: In the Shadow of Two Gunmen: Part II (2000) (TV Episode)
C.J. tells Bartlet that the Illinois primary will be like High Noon.
Popular: Don't Tug on Superman's Cape... (2001) (TV Episode)
The duel scene references the movie.
Pootie Tang (2001)
George Stevens: The Filmmakers Who Knew Him (2001) (Video)
mentionned once
Training Day (2001)
Both films are set in a chaotic 24 hour period. The film ends with Jake Hoyt doing what Gary Cooper's character does which is have a standoff with the lead villain (Alonzo Harris) of the town.
Race to Space (2001)
Dirty Harry: The Original (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Swindle (2002)
Cisco says "no ... Gary Cooper was in High Noon"
The Simpsons: Papa's Got a Brand New Badge (2002) (TV Episode)
As in "High Noon," Homer prepares to face off against Fat Tony at noon, but no one will show up to support him.
Gilmore Girls: One's Got Class and the Other One Dyes (2002) (TV Episode)
The other moms marching toward Lorelai is a reference to the movie.
Runaway: A Road Adventure (2002) (Video Game)
Mentioned in the game's dialogue
Live from Baghdad (2002) (TV Movie)
Strange Days at Blake Holsey High: Robot (2003) (TV Episode)
The theme tune plays during the showdown between the robots.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
In the special features, Director Clark Johnson describes this film as "Top Gun meets High Noon."
Voice of the Camera (2003) (Video)
Camera adding drama to scenes.
An Opera of Violence (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Joan of Arcadia: Just Say No (2003) (TV Episode)
Rebecca compares Will to Gary Cooper in High Noon (1952).
Remembering 'Battlestar Galactica' (2004) (Video)
The episode 'The Lost Warrior' is compared to High Noon
The King of Iron Town (2004)
Mentioned in dialogue
Kam zmizel ten starý song: Vladimír Dvorák (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Milan Lasica.
My Family: A Wife Less Ordinary (2004) (TV Episode)
Character talks about the movie in this episode.
Red Dwarf: Howard Goodall - Settling the Score (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Supernova: Where Men Are Men (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Don't Come Knocking (2005)
someone guesses that an actor starred in this movie
Life on Mars: Episode #1.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Gene Hunt has a poster of the film up in his office.
Life on Mars: Episode #1.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Gene Hunt has a poster of the film up in his office.
Life on Mars: Episode #1.3 (2006) (TV Episode)
Gene Hunt has a poster of the film up in his office.
Life on Mars: Episode #1.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
Gene Hunt has a poster of the film up in his office.
Life on Mars: Episode #1.6 (2006) (TV Episode)
Gene Hunt has a poster of the film up in his office.
Life on Mars: Episode #1.7 (2006) (TV Episode)
Gene Hunt has a poster of the film up in his office.
The Dead Live (2006) (Video)
Evans tells Lucas that Gary Cooper was in High Noon, not John Wayne.
Doctor Who Confidential: Friends Reunited (2006) (TV Episode)
David Tennant mentions the film.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
3 minor character names are from High Noon: Sam Fuller, Harvey Pell, and Will Doane. The last had been the original name of the main character Will Kane until the filmmakers discovered actress Katy Jurado could not pronounce it.
Pornorama (2007)
Poster in Benny's room
Rewind (2008) (Short)
The DMX song "Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood" contains the line "Remember High Noon (1952)?"
Supernatural: Lazarus Rising (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
Face Eater (2008)
The film High Noon can be seen on the desk in Flecks' bookstore. There is also a High Noon poster in the final gunfight in Face Eater.
Numb3rs: Blowback (2008) (TV Episode)
This movie, its main character (Marshal Kane) and the two actors who played the lead roles (Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly) are mentioned.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.45 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $200 question
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Doll of Gary Cooper in the role of Will Kane.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $100 question
High Noon (2009) (TV Movie)
Movie mentioned, title tune whistled
PG Porn: High Poon (2009) (TV Episode)
Title of this western-themed episode is a reference to High Noon.
Weeds: Super Lucky Happy (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Andy
Psych: High Noon-ish (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "'Western'"
Lucky Luke (2009)
French version of song Do Not Forsake Me
Justified: Fixer (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Ashes to Ashes: Episode #3.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Film referenced.
Ashes to Ashes: Episode #3.8 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Gene
Road Trip with Huell Howser: Jamestown (2010) (TV Episode)
cited as a film that used Sierra Railway No. 3 locomotive
Woebegone (2010) (Short)
At the counter, Sam tells Georgia that the guy sitting at the table "looks like Gary Cooper in High Noon."
Breakout Kings: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Justified: Blaze of Glory (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Modern Family: Boys' Night (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Rango (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy compares the movie to Rango
Supernatural: Frontierland (2011) (TV Episode)
gunfight at noon
Le magasin des suicides (2012)
Fake poster in the cinema
Dredd (2012)
This film is influenced by High Noon's storyline of one man going up against a gang murders while his entire community refuses to help him
Suits: High Noon (2012) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Those Guys!: The Hunger Game (High Noon at Pizza Creek) (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Ain't It Cool with Harry Knowles: Citizen Kane Is the Best Film of All Time (2012) (TV Episode)
Harry wears a "High Noon" shirt.
Doctor Who: A Town Called Mercy (2012) (TV Episode)
The Doctor and the Gunslinger have a gunfight at high noon
The Weight (2012) (Short)
The shot of Lew Temple checking his watch while walking down main street is a reference to Gary Cooper's character, "Will Kane," who does a similar motion.
Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (2013)
Mentioned in song lyrics
Justified: Ghosts (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mille soleils (2013)
use of the french version of the Tex Ritter song of that movie
The Salvation (2014)
It is referenced.
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
wax figure of Gary Cooper is shown.
Justified: Noblesse Oblige (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Wynn Duffy.
By Sidney Lumet (2015)
Mentioned by Sidney Lumet
Countdown: Episode #72.91 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nick.
Hannibal: The Great Red Dragon (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Big Bang Theory: The Perspiration Implementation (2015) (TV Episode)
"Duel at High Noon"
Fargo: The Myth of Sisyphus (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bones: The Cowboy in the Contest (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
Marshall throwing his tin star in the dust.
Goliath: Beauty and the Beast (2016) (TV Episode)
Billy McBride tells his daughter that they could watch the film together.
Riverdale: Chapter Eight: The Outsiders (2017) (TV Episode)
Hermione refers to Polly's baby shower as "High Noon" between the Coopers and the Blossoms.
Training Day: Bad Day at Aqua Mesa (2017) (TV Episode)
During a standoff between gangs, Detective Rourke says there is no reason to go all High Noon.
Cine Terapia: Cine Terapia - Axel Kuschevatzky (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the characters.
Gen: Galerie elity národa: Juraj Herz (2017) (TV Episode)
House of Dad (2017) (Short)
"But it takes more than big broad shoulders to be the man..."

Featured in 

Hollywood and the Stars: They Went That-a-way (1963) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968) (TV Special)
That's Action (1977)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Grace Kelly: The American Princess (1987) (Video)
Katy Jurados scenes wit Kelly are discussed.
Siskel & Ebert: Dying Young/Kickboxer 2/The Rocketeer/Tatie Danielle (1991) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during a segment on Kevin Costner.
The Making of 'High Noon' (1992) (Video)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
The Fifties (1997) (TV Mini-Series)
The Fifties: The Fear & the Dream (1997) (TV Episode)
clip featured
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #33 on the list.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: Against the Grain (1998) (TV Movie)
Cited as one of best 100 movies in last 100 years
Fuks (1999)
In one of the film's scenes the main character watches fragments of "High Noon" in the TV in a store.
Siskel & Ebert: The Bill Clinton Interview (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) (TV Movie)
archive footage
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #20 on the list.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Behind High Noon (2002) (Video)
This is a making of film of High Noon.
Living Famously: Grace Kelly (2002) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Will Kane is #5 on the "Heroes" list.
Inside 'High Noon' (2003) (TV Movie)
The Sopranos: The Test Dream (2004) (TV Episode)
clip seen on TV
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies (2004) (TV Movie)
The song "High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darlin') is #25 on the list.
Zomergasten: Episode #17.4 (2004) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
SexTV: Legacy of the Cowboy/Blazing Saddles/Pony Play (2004) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Filmmakers in Action (2005)
They show the film.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #27 on the list.
Interactive Film Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clip from trailer used
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #27 on the list.
King of the Hill: Cops and Robert (2008) (TV Episode)
The wallet victim rents this movie, while searching for inspiration to toughen himself up
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #2 on the "Western" list.
Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood (2009) (TV Movie)
clips shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Town/I'm Still Here/Easy A (2010) (TV Episode)
Stanley Tucci's #5 Favorite Film
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Hollywood et les hommes (2013)
Clips featured
HAGIGA: The Story of Israeli Cinema (2015) (TV Series)
A clip from the film
A Ticking Clock (2016) (Video)
clips shown
A Stanley Kramer Production (2016) (Video)
clips shown
Burn Motherfucker, Burn! (2017)
Short clip shown when someone references L.A.'s wild west beginnings

Spoofed in 

Shot in the Frontier (1954) (Short)
In this western comedy, the Stooges face off against the "Noonan" brothers, and are constantly interrupted by a balladeer.
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall: Episode #11.19 (1959) (TV Episode)
Dick Van Dyke performs a satirical TV Western showdown sketch with the theme music playing in the background.
The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis: Like Low Noon (1962) (TV Episode)
The entire episode is a spoof of the classic western, including the song "Do Not Forsake Me, Oh My Darling."
The Loner: The Sheriff of Fetterman's Crossing (1965) (TV Episode)
The sheriff awaits a killer on the noon stage while "Do Not Forsake Me" plays.
Carry on Cowboy (1965)
The Rumpo Kid challenges Marshall to a duel at high noon.
The New 3 Stooges: Lastest Gun in the West (1965) (TV Episode)
a Western train station is named High Noon
The Dick Van Dyke Show: The Gunslinger (1966) (TV Episode)
basic outline followed, plus Rob impersonates Gary Cooper at one point
The Red Skelton Hour: Bad Guys and Good Girls (1970) (TV Episode)
This is a spoof of the film 'High Noon.'
A Christmas Story (1983)
musical cues during the Black Bart fantasy
Boy Meets World: He Said, She Said (1995) (TV Episode)
Harley and Griff's showdown parodies the film.
The Secret World of Alex Mack: New Kid in Town (1995) (TV Episode)
The Mexican standoff scene in Alex's imagination is a parody of the film.
Shanghai Noon (2000)
(T)Raumschiff Surprise - Periode 1 (2004)
Sheriff has to face bad guys arriving on the 12 o'clock train
Dead Noon (2007) (Video)
zombie version
Twelve O'Clock (2015) (Short)
Plot mirrors.

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