The 400 Blows (1959) Poster



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Followed by 

Antoine and Colette (1962) (Short)
Stolen Kisses (1968)
Bed & Board (1970)

Version of 

Edited into 

Histoire(s) du cinéma: Une vague nouvelle (1998) (Video)
clips shown


The 400 Tricks of the Devil (1906) (Short)
The title is a play on the original film's name.
Zero for Conduct (1933) (Short)
Little Fugitive (1953)
Antoine washes his face in a fountain after his night spent outdoors the same way Joey does.
The Little Rebels (1955)
A poster for this is torn from a wall.
Paris Belongs to Us (1961)
It's the film Antoine's mother wants to go see. Typical New Wave.

Referenced in 

Age of Illusions (1965)
Poster is featured!
Masculin Féminin (1966)
Jean-Pierre Leaud references his character Antoine Doinel when he and Chantal Goya get into the military car he called to pick them up.
Stolen Kisses (1968)
In both films, a key is hidden in a vase, and lights go off as Antoine Doinel climbs stairs.
The Semester We Loved Kim Novak (1980)
The film is mentioned in a conversation
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
When young Noodles is arrested, he is put in a paddywagon and driven off--framed exactly as Antoine is in the 400 blows.
Hablo en sueños (1988) (Short)
Image shown
Batman (1989)
First scene, when they get out of the theater.
Bébé's Kids (1992)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: (during a freeze frame close-up) The 400 Blows.
Sixten (1994)
Evidence (1995) (Short)
Reminiscent of the puppet show scene.
Cannes... les 400 coups (1997) (TV Movie)
Squeeze (1997)
Shot where Tyson is running down the street and the camera follows at his side is taken right from a shot in The 400 Blows.
Joe the King (1999)
La bûche (1999)
The Fluffer (2001)
Amélie (2001)
Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
The shot of Luisa walking onto the Heaven's Mouth beach for the first time is an homage to the final shot in The 400 Blows
Dawson's Creek: In a Lonely Place (2002) (TV Episode)
Dawson cites Nicholas Ray's influence on French New Wave.
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Cinemania (2002)
Thirteen (2003)
The last freeze frame and the subject matter itself is very similar to The 400 Blows.
Cookie Jar (2003) (Short)
Kids skip school and catch parents doing the same.
Day for Night: An Appreciation (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
The Dreamers (2003)
The Car Keys (2003)
this is the bar's name in this movie
Something to Scream About (2003) (Video)
It is referenced in a poster ("The 400 Blows").
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
The freeze frame ending on Harry's face is quite similar to the freeze-frame ending of Antoine Doiniel in the "The 400 Blows"
Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005)
This movie can be spotted in Matteo Berti's VHS collection.
Les 10 Ans de 'La Haine' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Telma demain (2005)
At this Movie end, many people go to the cinema where is at it in front: "Les 400 coups"
Le petit lieutenant (2005)
There is a poster for The 400 Blows in a bar and the ending on the beach is a direct reference to that film
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.6 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Movie Numbers" category
Candy (2006)
In the begining of the film the main characters are riding a gravity-carusel
Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)
One character mentions this film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.192 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Familiar Numbers" category
This Is England (2006)
End scene, by the waterfronts.
The Twelve Labours (2006)
Scene of Heracles on the beach
Numb3rs: Longshot (2006) (TV Episode)
Film, Larry and Megan watched in the cinema.
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
The film is mentioned in Salles' segment.
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)
During a flashback Jean-Dominique has of riding around in his convertible, the opening theme to this film plays while imitating handheld shots of Paris from its opening credits.
How Shawn Parker Fell in Love (2007) (Short)
The director, a big fan of Francois Truffaut, modeled the film's opening credits off the opening of The 400 Blows
Ugly Betty: Zero Worship (2008) (TV Episode)
Cliff wants to rent this at the video store
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown ("The 400 Blows").
It's All in Place (2008) (Short)
recreates the final scene in a modern American suburb
I Killed My Mother (2009)
Lies about the death of his mother
Hungry Hills (2009)
as an homage to the French Nouveau movement.
At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in an interview with Claude and Nathan Miller when he discusses the cliché of using a freeze frame at the end of the film.
Gone with the Pope (2010)
Freeze frame ending similar
Weeds: Theoretical Love Is Not Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Close up of Nancy in which the image suddenly freezes and zooms in when she looks right into the camera.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.20 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy says that "Submarine" was influenced by the film
Easy! (2011)
Mentioned in a dialogue
Special Collector's Edition: Casino Royale (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of September/October
Me and You (2012)
Same ending. Zooms in on frozen frame of boy's face.
Frances Ha (2012)
Score from "The 400 Blows" is used in the film.
The Out List (2013)
Dustin Lance Black mentioned the movie
Half in the Bag: The Lone Ranger and White House Down (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions seeing this film
Mike & Molly: Dips & Salsa (2014) (TV Episode)
Carl tells Mike he and Molly are planning to see this.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Poster seen in Greg's bedroom
Red Oaks: The Wedding (2015) (TV Episode)
Video cover is seen.

Featured in 

Love at Twenty (1962)
The scene of Antoine and René smoking in the bedroom is shown in the "Antoine et Colette" segment.
Antoine and Colette (1962) (Short)
The scene of Antoine and René smoking in he bedroom is shown.
The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown. Roger Ebert talks about seeing it for the first time.
Cinéma! Cinéma! The French New Wave (1992) (TV Movie)
a clip from this film is shown
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
A clip from "The 400 Blows" is shown.
Summer Palace (2006)
the final scene can be seen on a small screen in a brief shot
Godard, l'amour, la poésie (2007)
Movie still is shown.
Uuden aallon jäljillä (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Two in the Wave (2010)
excerpt of
Puzzled Love (2011)
During cinema montage, shows Antoine Doinel and his friend on the street
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: European New Wave (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Frances Ha (2012)
Dialogue from the film is heard when Frances and Benji watch it on TV
A Story of Children and Film (2013)
Clips shown
Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown during "Cause It's French."
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Clips from the film are used, music from the film is used, and a poster is seen.
Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Monk: Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 1 (2002) (TV Episode)
Monk zips his coat up to his nose to avoid the bacteria that coughed up by the kids.
The Simpsons: Any Given Sundance (2008) (TV Episode)
The end of Nelson's movie, with the camera zooming in on his face as he walks along the seaside, directly parodies the ending of this film.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("The 400 Bros")

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