The Wild One (1953) Poster



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Edited into 

Heavy Petting (1989)

Referenced in 

The Wild Ride (1960)
After Johnny Varron wins the race, the trophy is placed on the grille of his car and a guy says, "Hey, Johnny, Johnny! Like The Wild One, man. Like Marlon Brando."
Rome Adventure (1962)
Agnes says the movie she saw was "a Marlon Brando antique, the one with motorcycles".
Bikini Beach (1964)
the shot of Eric Von Zipper riding his motorcycle with a stolen trophy on the handles.
The Dick Van Dyke Show: Br-rooom, Br-rooom (1965) (TV Episode)
Because he just bought a motorcycle, Sally calls Rob "the wild one".
Fists in the Pocket (1965)
Guilia has a picture of Brando as Johnny Strabler in her room and it appears prominently in several key scenes symbolizing Ale's mindless rebellion.
The Monkees: The Wild Monkees (1967) (TV Episode)
The title and The Monkees' wardrobe are inspired by this film
30 Is a Dangerous Age, Cynthia (1968)
Louise has a poster of Marlon Brando from the movie hanging on her wall.
The Italian Job (1969)
Photo montage of Bob Dylan, Marlon Brando (from the movie's poster) and a third person on the wall in the room where Charlie prepares for the job.
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Untitled (1969) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
How I Got My Mink (1969)
Picture of Marlon Brando on wall
Goin' Down the Road (1970)
A poster of Johnny Strabler is visible in Peter and Joey's apartment.
The Neon Palace (1971)
A line from the film is quoted.
Out 1 (1971)
Character named "Marlon" (!) resembles - in clothes and behavior - Marlon Brando's character in Laslo Benedek's "The Wild One" (Episode 3).
Happy Days: The Deadly Dares (1974) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Fonzie.
Happy Days: Fonzie Drops In (1974) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joanie.
ABC Late Night: James Dean Remembered (1974) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sammy Davis Jr.
James Dean Remembered (1974) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Sammy Davis Jr.
Pussy Talk (1975)
Poster on wall in young Joëlle's bedroom ("L'equipée sauvage").
Saturday Night Live: Peter Boyle/Al Jarreau (1976) (TV Episode)
Belushi and Boyle dress as Brando did in this movie in 'Dueling Brando's' skit
Confessions (1977)
Poster of Marlon Brando from the movie seen on a wall.
The Driller Killer (1979)
Picture of Brando as Johnny Strabler is shown on a wall.
Pick-up Summer (1980)
Bert has a poster of Johnny Strabler in his room.
The Greatest American Hero: The Hit Car (1981) (TV Episode)
Tony mentions the movie with Brando on a motorcycle
Alice: The Wild One (1981) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'n' Roll Style (1983) (Video)
A photo of Johnny Strabler is shown.
Night of the Comet (1984)
The movie poster is hanging on the wall in the cinema.
Mischief (1985)
At the Movies: Better Off Dead/The Journey of Natty Gann/Commando (1985) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel says that James Dean is still the standard teenage rebel, even though Marlon Brando made this movie before Dean made any of his.
Happy Families: Cassie (1985) (TV Episode)
A photograph of Marlon Brando from the film is seen in the studio.
Operación Mantis (El exterminio del macho) (1985)
A promoitional photo of Marlon Brando from The Wild one can be seen in the background in one scene.
Deadly Nightmares: The Legendary Billy B. (1987) (TV Episode)
Picture of Marlon Brando on wall
Who's That Girl (1987)
Nikki has a poster of Brando from The Wild One in her cell.
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Poster is shown in a video store.
My Best Friend's Birthday (1987)
The characters talk about Marlon Brando and mention the movie.
China Beach: Brothers (1988) (TV Episode)
Colleen and Cherry discuss the film.
Akira (1988)
Inspiration for motorcycle gangs
Red Dwarf: Kryten (1988) (TV Episode)
One of the films Lister gets Kryten to watch, and later Kryten uses the "Whaddya got?" line and gets on a bike wearing a leather jacket and cap.
The Beachcombers: Biker (1989) (TV Episode)
John mentions watching the movie.
Quantum Leap: Rebel Without a Clue - September 1, 1958 (1990) (TV Episode)
Al says that Sam is not exactly Marlon Brando but he looks like a wild one.
The Simpsons: Separate Vocations (1992) (TV Episode)
When Principal Skinner asks: "What are you rebelling against?", Lisa replies: "Whaddya got?"
Quantum Leap: Return of the Evil Leaper - October 8, 1956 (1993) (TV Episode)
When Sam puts on a motorcycle jacket, Al asks him why he's dressing up like Marlon Brando.
Northern Exposure: Fish Story (1994) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned.
Motorcycle Gang (1994) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Leann in the motel
Waiting for God: Harvey the Priest (1994) (TV Episode)
Diana talks of Marlon Brando playing a biker.
The Nanny: Kindervelt Days (1995) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the movie by name.
Homicide: Life on the Street: Cradle to Grave (1995) (TV Episode)
Meldrick refers to the film.
Cinema of Unease: A Personal Journey by Sam Neill (1995)
A still of this film is shown.
Hey Arnold!: Benchwarmer/Cool Jerk (1996) (TV Episode)
Arnold and Frankie go to see the film.
Boot Camp (1996) (Short)
Movie poster for The Wild One is on display in the bar, showing Marlon Brando riding a motorcycle, wearing leather
ER: Post Mortem (1997) (TV Episode)
"What are you rebelling against, Chuny?" "What have you got?"
That '70s Show: I Love Cake (1999) (TV Episode)
Kelso says that his leather jacket reminds Jackie of Marlon Brando in "The Wild One."
Easy Rider: Shaking the Cage (1999) (Video)
mentioned once
Adored (2003)
Poster for movie seen in Riccardo's childhood bedroom in the castle.
Modern Marvels: Harley-Davidson (2003) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Color Me Kubrick (2005)
Alan wears a shirt with Marlon Brando as a biker from this movie
Fight Club: Members Only (2006)
Poster is shown on the wall of the club.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article. Also, a photograph is shown.
The Rise of Two Legends (2006) (Video)
Laurence Fishburne mentions the film.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
The first shot of Mutt on his motorcycle.
Production Diary: Making of 'The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull' (2008) (Video)
Mentioned by Steven Spielberg
Indiana Jones 4: Pre-production (2008) (Video)
Mentioned by Spielberg and LaBeouf.
ER: The High Holiday (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jerry when talking about the motorcycle
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
The Marlon Brando impersonator says, "Once the trouble was on the way, I just went along with it."
Skins: Cook (2010) (TV Episode)
quoted in dialogue
Greenberg (2010)
"What are you fighting against?" "What have you got?"
Sodankylä Forever: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned
Sodankylä Forever: Valon draama (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned
Shooting the Hollywood Stars (2011) (TV Movie)
Rankin recreates Marlon Brando's famous publicity photograph for the film.
21 Jump Street (2012)
Poster seen on Molly's bedroom wall.
Salinger (2013)
poster seen in shop
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Poster in the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.22 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as the correct answer to a question about the 1953 biker movie in which Marlon Brando plays Johnny Strabler asked to Amy in her Cash Builder round.
Jay Leno's Garage: California Cruisin' (2015) (TV Episode)
Brian Holm says the film was loosely inspired by a real motorcycle rally in Hollister, California, in 1947

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963) (TV Movie)
Scene of motorcycle gang riding the road
The Beverly Hillbillies: The Clampetts Go Hollywood (1963) (TV Episode)
Jethro watches movie in cinema
Scorpio Rising (1964) (Short)
The Movie Orgy (1968)
Brief reaction shot of Marlon Brando is shown.
Hells Angels Forever (1983)
Clips are shown.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Heavy Petting (1989)
Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol (1990)
scene from "The Wild One" is featured
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Richard E. Grant mentions it. Also, photograph and footage of this movie are shown.
Marlon Brando: The Wild One (1996) (TV Movie)
The Fifties (1997) (TV Mini-Series)
The Legend of 'Cat Ballou' (2000) (Video)
Scenes are featured.
Hollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (2000) (TV Movie)
trailer clip shown
Elvis (2005) (TV Movie)
Elvis goes to this movie
American Masters: No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005) (TV Episode)
Featured in documentary
Wanderlust (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are featured.
Brando (2007) (TV Movie)
The Daily Show: Episode #13.114 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clip of Marlon Brando is shown
Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer (2009)
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
American Grindhouse (2010)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Shooting the Hollywood Stars (2011) (TV Movie)
Clip shown.
Count It Down: Coolest Movie Characters (2013) (TV Movie)
Johnny Stabler is #22.
Rock 'n' Roll America: Sweet Little Sixteen (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips featured

Spoofed in 

Les Girls (1957)
The Munsters: Hot Rod Herman (1965) (TV Episode)
Herman spoofs Brando's character, dressing like him and imitating his voice and delivery.
Milton the Monster: Napoleon Bonafly/Violin Violence/The Mummy's Thumb (1966) (TV Episode)
Fangenstein is patterned after Johnny Strabler.
Get Smart: The Mild Ones (1967) (TV Episode)
Title and subject matter.
Steelyard Blues (1973)
In the video game parlor, Eagle is dressed up as, and talks like, Brando as Johnny Strabler.
Take Off (1978)
A biker is dressed as Johnny Strabler.
Knightriders (1981)
Spoofed by Bors when he does Brando monologue.
I.Q. (1994)
Tim Robbins' character imitates Brando on his motorcycle
Everybody Loves Raymond: Italy: Part 2 (2000) (TV Episode)
Ray sees his parents on a scooter and asks "What are you rebelling against?" His father says "What have you got?", which is what Brando says in "The Wild One".
Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated: The Wild Brood (2011) (TV Episode)
The Ogre bikers are based off of the Black Rebel's Motorcycle Club in The Wild One
Milton the Monster: Si Si Fly/Palace Malice/Horrorbaloo (TV Episode)
Fangenstein is patterned after Johnny Strabler.
Milton the Monster: Horror Scope/Lady Deflylah/The Flying Cup and Saucer (TV Episode)
Fangenstein is patterned after Johnny Strabler.
Milton the Monster: Crumby Mummy/Stage Plight/Fort Fangenstein (TV Episode)
Fangenstein is patterned after Johnny Strabler.
Milton the Monster: Dunkin' Treasure/Ferocious Fly/Monstrous Monster (TV Episode)
Fangenstein is patterned after Johnny Strabler.
Milton the Monster: Safari Harry/Nuggets to You/Batnap (TV Episode)
Fangenstein is patterned after Johnny Strabler.
Milton the Monster: Think Shrink/Private Fly/Skullgaria Forever! (TV Episode)
Fangenstein is patterned after Johnny Strabler.

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