Roman Holiday (1953) Poster



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Version of 

Prinzessin macht blau (2004) (TV Movie)

Remade as 

Yom min omri (1961)
Arabic remake
Istanbul tatili (1968)
Turkish remake
Suhana Safar (1970)
Roman Holiday (1987) (TV Movie)


Spite Marriage (1929)
Gregory Peck putting Audrey Hepburn to bed
Cinderella (1950)

Referenced in 

You Bet Your Life: Episode #5.21 (1955) (TV Episode)
Edith Head said her best work was done for this picture, wherein she had to dress Audrey Hepburn, who played a dual-role, and had to made into two people.
You Bet Your Life: Episode #6.13 (1955) (TV Episode)
Answer to quiz question.
Seoului hyuil (1956)
Song Jae-kwan (No Neung-geol) complains about his wife's holiday plan is harder than Princess Ann.
Leave It to Beaver: Miss Landers' Fiance (1960) (TV Episode)
Wally mentions once having a crush on Audrey Hepburn because of this movie.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
The story which Paul received the $50 check for is called Roman Caper, a reference to Audrey Hepburn's first starring role, Roman Holiday.
My Three Sons: Roman Holiday (1963) (TV Episode)
title reference
Wenn du bei mir bist (1970)
The last scene, when Chris leaves the kings palace alone, is identical to the final scene in "Roman Holiday"
Alice Goodbody (1974)
The title is mentioned.
Happy Days: Fonzie Moves In (1975) (TV Episode)
Poster for film seen on wall at Arnold's.
Happy Days: A Sight for Sore Eyes (1976) (TV Episode)
Poster for film seen on wall at Arnold's.
Seven Nights in Japan (1976)
Both films feature a royal heir who shirks dirt and has an anonymous adventure in a foreign country.
They All Laughed (1981)
Director Peter Bogdanovich has called this film a modern variation on Roman Holiday (1953) which also starred Audrey Hepburn.
Making Love (1982)
When Claire calls her father to talk about her new TV shows, she says it would be like Roman Holiday
Best Friends (1982)
The Smurfs: Gnoman Holiday (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Little Mermaid (1989)
Ariel's nightgown and her outfit and hair style when she goes out on the town are the same as Princess Ann's when she escapes from the embassy
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Rebel Set (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's 'Roman Holiday,' and much, much more!"
Benny & Joon (1993)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Secret Agent Super Dragon (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel (as Joe Bradley): "Here, give this to Audrey Hepburn."
Only You (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Racket Girls (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Meanwhile, Audrey Hepburn was making 'Roman Holiday.'"
Moskovskiye kanikuly (1995)
Grisha says romance is 'a game, entertainment, Roman Holiday' to Italian women
The Nanny: You Bette Your Life (1997) (TV Episode)
Maxwell mentions Audrey Hepburn's Oscar.
Nothing Sacred: Roman Catholic Holiday (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Melrose Place: The Light at the End of the Tumble (1997) (TV Episode)
Movie marquee seen
The Wonderful World of Disney: Sabrina Goes to Rome (1998) (TV Episode)
Two reporters scheme to write a news story exposing Sabrina's powers, just as reporters collaborate on an undercover story about Princess Ann in "Roman Holiday."
Notting Hill (1999)
The King of Queens: Roamin' Holiday (1999) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a pun on this classic film.
South Park: World Wide Recorder Concert (2000) (TV Episode)
The motel everyone stays in is called "Roman Holiday Inn"
The Audrey Hepburn Story (2000) (TV Movie)
Nurse Betty (2000)
Her Majesty (2001)
One of the girls mentions that Roman Holiday is playing at the theater.
Weakest link: Hitori gachi no hôsoku: Episode #1.1 (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
.hack//SIGN: Party (2002) (TV Episode)
The film's plot is the subject of a challenge riddle. Tsukasa mentions his mother liked the film as well.
Décalage horaire (2002)
Title mentioned in opening off-screen narration
Edith Head: The Paramount Years (2002) (Video)
Someone mentions this film.
The Venture Bros.: The Terrible Secret of Turtle Bay (2003) (TV Episode)
The prostitute charges 20 dollars for "the Roman Holiday."
The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003)
Alex explains the movie to Teddy.
Chasing Liberty (2004)
Similar Plot
Fillum Star: The Peter Patel Story (2004)
Poster of "Roman Holiday" shown behind Peter Patel
Sekai no chûshin de, ai o sakebu (2004)
The male lead and the female lead share their favorite films.
Shijie (2004)
The Bocca della Verità scene is mimmicked by some female flight attendants in the Italian section of the park.
Mars (2004)
one of the character's favourite movie
Gilmore Girls: Emily Says Hello (2004) (TV Episode)
While listing everything he knows about Rome, Marty says "Audrey Hepburn had a holiday there."
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.68 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Cary Grant" category
Virage de modes (2005) (Video)
poster shown
Rec: Rome no kyujitsu (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Dupree, who has a fascination with Audrey Hepburn, reveals that this is his true favorite movie.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.223 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Geographic Phrases" category
Paprika (2006)
One of the movies detective Kogawa dreams about.
Priceless (2006)
Scooter used as romantic transport
The IT Crowd: Men Without Women (2007) (TV Episode)
Douglas pretends to have his hand bitten off in a reference to Gregory Peck's "Mouth of Truth" scene.
Gossip Girl: Roman Holiday (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
Jumper (2008)
Griffin says to David that his trip to Rome with Millie is "no Roman Holiday".
Family Guy: Play It Again, Brian (2008) (TV Episode)
Lois and Brian watch the movie
Roman's Holiday (2008) (Video)
Title reference.
Gossip Girl: Summer Kind of Wonderful (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned as one of Blair's favorite movies.
Gossip Girl: Never Been Marcused (2008) (TV Episode)
Blair says her relationship with Marcus is like Roman Holiday, but with her being Gregory Peck and Marcus being Audrey Hepburn.
Raising the Bar: Roman Holiday (2008) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Gossip Girl: The Grandfather (2009) (TV Episode)
Nate lists it as one of Blair's favorite films.
Eating Out: All You Can Eat (2009)
Mentioned in dialogue when Casey says it is his favorite movie while filling out his online profile.. Recreates some of the movie's signature scenes in a romantic date sequence.
Coronation Street: Romanian Holiday (2009) (Video)
Title reference.
Assassin's Creed II (2009) (Video Game)
The game has a sequence called "Romagna Holiday."
Kidô senshi Gandamu Yunikôn: Yunikôn no hi (2010) (Video)
Audrey Burne is based on Audrey Hepburn's character from the film.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Coup d'Etat (2010) (TV Episode)
Morgan says that "Roman Holiday" is his "sick-day movie."
Monsieur Hubert de Givenchy (2011)
theatrical trailer
Brows Held High: Sebastiane (2011) (TV Episode)
"...in popular media like film, where sex sells"
Trip Flip: Rome (2012) (TV Episode)
Narrator says Via dei Fori Imperiali was made famous by the movie Roman Holiday
Switched at Birth: Human/Need/Desire (2013) (TV Episode)
Angelo mentions renting "Roman Holiday".
More All My Children: Episode #1.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
the film's poster is shown
Castle: Get a Clue (2013) (TV Episode)
Castle sticks his hand inside a stone statue and pretends that something is hurting his hand.
Revenge: Hatred (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Trip to Italy (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Amazing Race: The Gladiators Are Here! (2014) (TV Episode)
Phil mentions the movie along with showing a still with Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn
The Royal Road (2015)
Title is mentioned
Wogan: The Best Of: Oscar Winners (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Audrey's interview and Gregory Peck's interview.
The Graham Norton Show: Rupert Everett/Miranda Hart/Greg Davies/Electro Velvet (2015) (TV Episode)
Rupert Everett says his upcoming movie A Royal Night Out (2015) is like this movie
Hamlet & Hutch (2015) (Video)
quoted by character
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Gaby and Illya walk down the Spanish Steps in Rome and then Solo turns up with a Vespa.
You, Me and the Apocalypse: Right in the Nuts (2015) (TV Episode)
Sister Celine tells Father Jude that he is describing the plot to the movie.
Film '72: Episode #45.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Robbie Collin when reviewing Trumbo (2015)
Máme rádi Cesko: Episode dated 29 May 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Libor Boucek.

Featured in 

The 40th Annual Academy Awards (1968) (TV Special)
Paramount Presents (1974) (TV Movie)
Clip shown in a montage.
Gregory Peck: His Own Man (1988)
A clip is shown.
The 60th Annual Academy Awards (1988) (TV Special)
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
Audrey Hepburn Remembered (1993) (TV Movie)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
small clip shown
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Bud and Lynn watch the movie in a theater
American Masters: A Conversation with Gregory Peck (1999) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Edith Head: The Paramount Years (2002) (Video)
Scenes from this film are shown.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Elizabethtown (2005)
When Claire leaves Drew after their night together, she is looking for her shoes like Audrey Hepburn does in Roman Holiday, which is conveniently playing on the TV set.
You, Me and Dupree (2006)
Dupree watches this movie in the living room.
Trumbo (2007)
clips from it are seen
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #4 on the "Romantic Comedy" list.
Voi siete qui (2011)
Footage shown
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
Spise med Price: Alle retter fører til Rom (2014) (TV Episode)
clip is shown
The Amazing Race: The Gladiators Are Here! (2014) (TV Episode)
The roadblock is inspired by the movie.
Darcey Bussell's Looking for Audrey (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Wogan: The Best Of: Oscar Winners (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Trumbo (2015)
"Trumbo" contains numerous references to it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Lights, Camera, Location! (2016) (TV Series)
Showcased as the pilot episode.


The Prince and the Pauper (1937)
The (imagined) headline "The Princess and the Barber" spoofs the title "The Prince and the Pauper".

Spoofed in 

Madly in Love (1981)
main plot: A foreign princess is in Rome and runs away from the family, spending an evening with a non-royal local man, who is in love with her.
The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)
main plot: runaway girl has a merry time around Rome; motorcycle scene is a direct reference
Gossip Girl: Shattered Bass (2011) (TV Episode)
in the opening scene, Blair dreams she is Princess Ann in "Roman Holiday", with first Louis, then Chuck driving the Vespa.
Spise med Price: Alle retter fører til Rom (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam & James reenact the scooter scene
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
In "Roman Holiday", the film's two main characters drive on a scooter. In "Hail, Caesar!", Gloria DeLamour exclaims: "Jesus Christ on a scooter!", Jesus Christ, the actual main charater of "Hail, Caesar: A Tale of the Christ".

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