Moby Dick (1956) Poster



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The Sea Beast (1926)
Moby Dick (1930)
Moby Dick (1954) (TV Movie)
Moby Dick Rehearsed (1955) (TV Movie)
Moby-Dick (1977) (TV Movie)
Moby Dick (1978)
Moby Dick (1998) (TV Mini-Series)
Moby Dick (2000) (Short)
Capitaine Achab (2004) (Short)
Moby Dick et le secret de Mu (2005) (TV Series)
2010: Moby Dick (2010) (Video)
Moby Dick (2011) (TV Mini-Series)

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Referenced in 

What's My Line?: Episode dated 15 January 1956 (1956) (TV Episode)
mentioned in connection with contestant whose line was "whale counter" for a federal agency
You Bet Your Life: Episode #6.35 (1956) (TV Episode)
Ray Bradbury mentions that he wrote the screenplay.
I Love Lucy: Little Ricky Gets a Dog (1957) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Hollywood Hist-o-Rama: Gregory Peck (1962) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as part of Gregory Peck's filmography.
Paris When It Sizzles (1964)
Mentioned in conversation.
The Patty Duke Show: The Boy Next Door (1964) (TV Episode)
Patty says that she hopes Olivier is in the remake of Moby Dick.
Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
Herman Melville's original novel is shown.
The Monkees: Hitting the High Seas (1967) (TV Episode)
Micky portrays Captain Ahab, twice
Jaws (1975)
The Bermuda Depths (1978) (TV Movie)
Dr. Paulis accuses Eric of suffering from "Captain Ahab Syndrome".
Piranha (1978)
The Rockford Files: Rosendahl and Gilda Stern Are Dead (1978) (TV Episode)
One of Gabriel's henchmen is watching Moby Dick and discusses the plot with his boss.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Khan quotes Captain Ahab before activating the Genesis Device.
The A-Team: Bad Time on the Border (1983) (TV Episode)
Murdock impersonates Captain Ahab
Remington Steele: Lofty Steele (1984) (TV Episode)
Laura did not care for Steele's talk on Gregory Peck's harpooning technique at the Save-The-Whale benefit. Steele tells her it was much better than John Barrymore's.
Charade (1984) (Short)
At the Movies: Dune/Starman/Mass Appeal/Runaway (1984) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel sarcastically notes that Gregory Peck chasing the whale was more interesting than a character in "Dune" surfboarding off a worm.
The Ray Bradbury Theater: Banshee (1986) (TV Episode)
The script under discussion (referred to by the Director as "The Beast") is really the Great White Whale, as written by Bradbury for John Huston.
Platoon (1986)
Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)
Susie mentions the whale.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Rocket Attack U.S.A. (1990) (TV Episode)
Gypsy: "'Moby Dick,' with Richard Basehart?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
"I sense the great white one"
Beetlejuice: Moby Richard (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Quest for Glory I: So You Want to Be a Hero (1992) (Video Game)
The first question the gargoyle asks the hero is "What is your name?". One of the alternative answers is "Call me Ishmael" - the opening line of the novel.
Short Cuts (1993)
After catching a fish, Gordon says: "It's Moby fuckin' Dick here!".
Paul Merton: The Series: Episode #2.3 (1993) (TV Episode)
Merton mentions Gregory Peck and this film.
Boy Meets World: Boys II Mensa (1993) (TV Episode)
Minkus mentions it.
Frasier: Breaking the Ice (1995) (TV Episode)
Niles says "Call me Ishmael!"
The Simpsons: Lemon of Troy (1995) (TV Episode)
Milhouse spots the lemon tree and says: "Thar she grows!"
NewsRadio: Led Zeppelin Boxed Set (1997) (TV Episode)
Joe summarizes novel Moby Dick as "Whale eats Gregory Peck"
Wag the Dog (1997)
Gunshy (1998)
An Unfathomable Friendship (2003) (Video)
Mentioned by Ray Bradbury. His short story "The Fog Horn" led to John Huston's hiring him to write the screenplay for "Moby Dick".
Fighting Tommy Riley (2004)
Mentioned in dialogue
My Name Is Buck: A Look Back at 'Eaten Alive' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Neues aus der Anstalt: Jahresabschluss-Therapie (2007) (TV Episode)
Urban Priol mentions Professor Sinn looks like Captain Ahab.
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
If the Lone Wanderer visits Fort Independence and asks an Outcast named Defender Morgan, "What have you got against the Brotherhood?"
Castle: Home Is Where the Heart Stops (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle is referred to as "The White Whale" and is disappointed he's not also referred to as "Moby Dick".
Bond of Silence (2010) (TV Movie)
guess during charades
Melissa & Joey: Boy Toys 'R' Us (2010) (TV Episode)
Mel tells Ryder she saw part of the film.
Phineas and Ferb: The Belly of the Beast/Moon Farm (2011) (TV Episode)
Sailing vessel named the "Pea-Quod"; Candace gets tied up to the shark in the same manner as Captain Ahab.
Raising Hope: The Men of New Natesville (2011) (TV Episode)
Sabrina mentions this movie
Suits: Rewind (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialog
The Cemetery (2013)
Moby Dick and Captain Ahab mentioned.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.51 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the movie by name.
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: The THIRD Animated Titanic Movie (2016) (TV Episode)
Still of Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab.

Featured in 

The Movie Orgy (1968)
Clip of Ahab pursuing the whale
Hustle (1975)
Omnibus: Ray Bradbury: The Illustrated Man (1980) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to illustrate points
Arena: The Orson Welles Story: Part Two (1982) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
John Huston: The Man, the Movies, the Maverick (1988)
Ahab confronting God and Ahab "beckins" scenes
Orson Welles: The One-Man Band (1995)
clip shown
American Masters: A Conversation with Gregory Peck (1999) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The Corporation (2003)
We see a short clip
Hollywood Remembers: Orson Welles (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.

Spoofed in 

Rabbitson Crusoe (1956) (Short)
Dopey Dick, the Pink Whale (1957) (Short)
Title and basic story.
Dicky Moe (1962) (Short)
Il seme dell'uomo (1969)
Mario Margine, in his Ahab-like beard, climbs atop the beached white whale and mimics Peck's harpoon stabbing moves.
1941 (1979)
The arm of the unconscious Sgt. Tree inadvertently moves in such a way as to suggest to his men that he is summoning them to continue his mission, much as the movement of the dead Captain Ahab's arm signals his men to continue the pursuit of the whale.
Animaniacs: Moby or Not Moby/Mesozoic Mindy/The Good, the Boo and the Ugly (1993) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Moby or Not Moby" segment

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