The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) Poster


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Stagecoach (1939)
Ranse brushes off a stagecoach in the beginning of the storytelling.

Referenced in 

I Call First (1967)
J.R. mentions this movie.
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Salad Days (1972) (TV Episode)
A 'cheese western' called "The Cheese Who Shot Liberty Valance" is mentioned.
El hombre de moda (1980)
The film is mentioned in a conversation
Al este del oeste (1984)
Charade (1984) (Short)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
Private Joker imitating John Wayne, referring to Animal Mother as "Pilgrim"
The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Poster at the Astor Cinema
Night Court: Educating Rhoda (1988) (TV Episode)
Splendor (1989)
Actors speak about these Movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Last Chase (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: "When he shot Liberty Valance"
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
a man is called "Pilgrim" during a gunfight
Night Court: Auntie Maim (1989) (TV Episode)
Always (1989)
An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)
In at least one scene, Fievel talks tough to a cat by referring to him as "pilgrim."
Tales from the Crypt: Showdown (1992) (TV Episode)
"Howdy, Illgram"
Matinee (1993)
There is a poster for the film in the West Strand Theater.
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
mentioned during Bogdanovich interview
Four Rooms (1995)
dialogue from election sequence imitated
Leprechaun 4: In Space (1996) (Video)
(said in John Wayne voice) "Hold it right there, Pilgrim."
Mr. Jealousy (1997)
Pokémon Gold Version (1999) (Video Game)
Pokemon called Phampy and Donphan are named in honor of the Woody Strode and John Wayne characters from this film.
Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) (TV Movie)
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Aces & Eights
Angel: Dead End (2001) (TV Episode)
"Pilgrim" said in John Wayne voice
The Simpsons: Special Edna (2003) (TV Episode)
a teacher says "Pilgrim" as he imitates John Wayne's voice
The Simpsons: The Strong Arms of the Ma (2003) (TV Episode)
A pageant contestant sings "(The Man Who Shot) Liberty Valance."
An Opera of Violence (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Secret Window (2004)
Jonnhy Depp uses the names John Wayne and Pilgrim in reference to Charles Dutton. Pilgrim is the name John Wayne used for James Stewart in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance.
Zeitgeist (2004)
Poster on the wall in Timmy's house.
Budd Boetticher: A Man Can Do That (2005) (TV Movie)
mentioned by Gretchen Wayne
Desperation (2006) (TV Movie)
"John Ford once said, 'When you have a choice between history and legend, print the legend.'"
Comme des voleurs (à l'est) (2006)
In the discussion between Stan and Lucie, Stan quotes Maxwell Scott: "This is the west, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
Veronica Mars: Papa's Cabin (2007) (TV Episode)
"John Wayne" and "Pilgrim" mentioned
Mad Men: Maidenform (2008) (TV Episode)
Pete mentions watching the movie with Trudy.
Family Guy: Spies Reminiscent of Us (2009) (TV Episode)
John Wayne and "Pilgrim" mentioned
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Final Exam (2010) (TV Episode)
SPOILER: The scene in which Chuck appears to shoot his target and in which it is revealed that actually Casey shot him mirrors the scene in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance in which Ranse seems to shoot Liberty when, in fact, Tom Stoddard does. Also, as in The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, nobody may reveal what has actually happened without jeopardizing the position of Chuck/Ranse.
Stars of the Silver Screen: James Stewart (2011) (TV Episode)
The film is discussed.
30 for 30: You Don't Know Bo: The Legend of Bo Jackson (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the opening credits
Mike & Molly: Windy City (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Patrick
The Lone Ranger (2013)
John Reid, who believes in lawbooks rather than guns, is surely modeled on James Stewart's character.
Veronica Mars (2014)
Dick talks like John Wayne and says "Pilgrim"
Family Guy: 3 Acts of God (2014) (TV Episode)
John Wayne says "Pilgrim"
The Appearing (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bates Motel: Plunge (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Invaders (2014) (Short)
Line reference
Misfortune County (2015)
Buck's surname is Appleyard, after Sheriff Link Appleyard, played by Andy Devine
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.16 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Pronoun-ciation" category
Westworld: The Stray (2016) (TV Episode)
Dr. Robert Ford says "When the legend becomes fact, you print the legend".

Featured in 

The American West of John Ford (1971) (TV Movie)
Marvin/Stewart shootout
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to John Ford (1973) (TV Movie)
Clip shown in honorary montage
Paramount Presents (1974) (TV Movie)
Clip shown in a montage.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Stewart (1980) (TV Special)
Picking up Wayne's steak
The John Wayne Anthology (1991) (TV Movie)
The Thing Called Love (1993)
River Phoenix tells Samantha Mathis about this movie
John Ford (1993) (TV Movie)
When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)
Brendan watches this movie on TV/quoted by Brendan
Hollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (2000) (TV Movie)
trailer clip shown
SexTV: Legacy of the Cowboy/Blazing Saddles/Pony Play (2004) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
Munich (2005)
The scene when Wael Zwaiter ( first victim of the commando ) buys meat and wine in the grocery ; the television features a scene of the movie
Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl (2006) (TV Short)
L'affaire Farewell (2009)
Reagan watches parts of it, twice
Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer (2009)
Part or all of the trailer is shown and discussed.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Kartina Richardson's segment
Stars of the Silver Screen: James Stewart (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown.

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