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The Apartment (1960) Poster

(1960)

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Version of 

Adventures in the Sin Bin (2012)
based on the same plot

Remade as 

Salon (2005)
the main premise is same as The Apartment

References 

The Crowd (1928)
Grand Hotel (1932)
Baxter sits down to watch the movie on TV
The Lost Weekend (1945)
Kirkeby says that Baxter and Miss Kubelik are probably not at work due to a "lost weekend"
The Ed Sullivan Show (1948) (TV Series)
Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall (1948) (TV Series)
Naughty Arlette (1949)
The "Theme from the Apartment" was originally titled "Jealous Lover", which was first used in the film The Romantic Age.
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1956) (TV Series)
The Untouchables (1959) (TV Series)
Sylvia complains to Kirkeby that switching the night of their date will cause her to miss the show

Referenced in 

The Jack Benny Program: Jack Going Back Into Pictures (1962) (TV Episode)
One of three Billy Wilder films mentioned by Jack.
That Girl: The Apartment (1967) (TV Episode)
Title same as movie
Happy Days: The Apartment (1977) (TV Episode)
title reference
The 50th Annual Academy Awards (1978) (TV Special)
Same Time, Next Year (1978)
Still photo of Bud Baxter in transitional montage
Taxi: The Apartment (1979) (TV Episode)
title reference
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) (TV Special)
Three's Company: The Apartment (1983) (TV Episode)
title reference
The 55th Annual Academy Awards (1983) (TV Special)
Un genio en apuros (1983)
A poster of this film can be seen
Night Court: The Apartment (1986) (TV Episode)
Movie title used in title
The Facts of Life: The Apartment (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference
RoboCop (1987)
Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
Tony Curtis's character of Shelldrake is an homage to Fred MacMurray's character of the same name in The Apartment, which Curtis starred in.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Tell Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine I want 'em out!"
Mad About You: The Apartment (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Full House: The Apartment (1993) (TV Episode)
episode title
For Love or Money (1993)
It is referenced.
Step by Step: The Apartment (1993) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mallrats (1995)
There is a running joke in which one of the men who C. C. Baxter lends his apartment to complains of having to have sex with his mistress in a Volkswagon. Obviously, Mallrats also uses this joke in reference to an "uncomfortable" place.
The Apartment (1996)
Except for the similar title there's also the reference of a compact that gets broken and now reflects a fractured image of the viewer.
Portraits chinois (1996)
This Movie is mentioned verbally briefly
Spin City: The Apartment (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Yes Boss (1997)
Everybody Loves Raymond: The Apartment (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
American Beauty (1999)
Lester's office was designed as an homage to C.C. Baxter's office.
Providence: The Apartment (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Loser (2000)
This film shares various similarites to this.
Backstory: The Seven Year Itch (2000) (TV Episode)
documentary features movie poster
Almost Famous (2000)
Spin City: The Apartment (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Runaway: A Road Adventure (2002) (Video Game)
Mentioned in the game's dialogue
Magic Time: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
NCIS: Left for Dead (2004) (TV Episode)
Gibbs explains the letters LASER etched on to the Key to Tony
The Incredibles (2004)
The wide shot of Insuricare's offices stretching into the distance is an homage to a famous shot in The Apartment.
Sin City (2005)
Quote "You fool. You damn fool."
Aurora Borealis (2005)
Explicitly mentioned by a character
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.96 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Filmographies" category
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Holiday (2006)
Seen on the shelf in the DVD store
Mad Men: Long Weekend (2007) (TV Episode)
Characters discuss seeing the movie
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.75 (2009) (TV Episode)
Categories in Jeopardy! round are based on Shirley MacLaine movie titles
Players: Krista's Mom (2010) (TV Episode)
According to Ken, his desk is the same model that Jack Lemmon used in The Apartment.
United States of Tara: The Full F**k You Finger (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Alice
10 pelis (2011)
Talked about
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.53 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jason Reitman mentions directing a live reading of the film's screenplay
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.

Features 

Stagecoach (1939)
Baxter flips to the movie while channel surfing
Angel and the Badman (1947)
Baxter flips to the movie while channel surfing
Fort Apache (1948)
Baxter flips to the movie while channel surfing
Naughty Arlette (1949)
The "Theme from the Apartment" was originally titled "Jealous Lover", which was first used in the film The Romantic Age.

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Jack Lemmon tossing back a drink and holding his neck in pain
Disclosure (1994)
Brilliant Lies (1996)
Susy is watching this when Katy visits her.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #93 on the list.
Scene by Scene: Woody Allen (2000) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #20 on the list.
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Billy Wilder Speaks (2006) (TV Movie)
excerpt of film used in documentary on director
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #80 on the list.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Nell Minow's segment
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips

Spoofed in 

The Perfect Position (1975)
Plot is a spoof of the plot of The Apartment.
Buddy Buddy (1981)
Breasts and Beyond (1991)
Porn rendition of 1960's Jack Lemmon comedy.

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