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Followed by 

The Birds II: Land's End (1994) (TV Movie)

Version of 

Danger: The Birds (1955) (TV Episode)

Remade as 

Edited into 

Cada ver es... (1981)
Clips from this film are featured.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)

References 

Referenced in 

Cop-Out (1967)
A poster for the film can be seen in the abandoned theater.
Barbarella (1968)
At one point, Barbarella is trapped in a container and attacked by birds, in a similar way to the way Melanie is attacked in the film.
Frogs (1972)
Bluebeard (1972)
Messiah of Evil (1973)
Scene in the movie theater echoes the scene with the crows on the jungle gym in "Birds"
Island of the Damned (1976)
Several sequences are homages to Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds (1963), for example, the image of all the children in the island's village square ready to attack Tom and Evelyn, and the final escape from the island.
The New Avengers: Cat Amongst the Pigeons (1976) (TV Episode)
They can get down the chimney! Didn't you see that film?
The Muppet Show: Bruce Forsyth (1976) (TV Episode)
Bruce Forsyth is attacked by a couple of birds and screams out, "Mr. Hitchcock! Mr. Hitchcock!"
Last Embrace (1979)
The Falls (1980)
mentioned in dialogue
The Black Cat (1981)
The scene in which Jill enters a room and has hundreds of bats attack her is similar to a scene where Melanie Daniels is attacked by a huge group of birds in an upstairs room
Wacko (1982)
The Alfred Hitchcock High football team is called "The Birds."
Still of the Night (1982)
Birds seen through windows swarming outside, a bird attack, and the presence of Jessica Tandy
Coming Soon (1982) (Video)
Hitch does promotional short
The House (1983)
Sheena (1984)
Flamingo attack on the helicopter.
The Terminator (1984)
The final shot of Linda Hamilton driving away in her Jeep is very reminiscent of the final shot in The Birds, in which the characters flee in a car.
The Stepfather (1987)
When Jerry is attacking Stephanie in the bathroom, she shouts for help and scatters a flock of birds.
Tin Men (1987)
Seen on a theatre marquee
The Marsupials: The Howling III (1987)
A poster for this can be seen over Donny's bed.
Opera (1987)
A flock of birds attack a man.
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
ALF: The Boy Next Door (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the Tanner's charades game.
Alice (1988)
Alice is attacked by birds (shot in the same way as The Birds)
Intruder (1989)
Telephone booth scene.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #2.7 (1989) (TV Episode)
Referenced during 'Theater Styles'
In the Cold of the Night (1990)
Tippi Hedren has a cameo and she freaks out when some birds go near her. Her daughter smiles and says, "Mother has this thing about birds." Too funny!
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow (as a character is attacked by a bird-like creature): "What do you think I am, Tippi Hedren? Get outta here!"
The Adventures of Dr. Bayer: Ein Rabe in Trauer (1991) (TV Episode)
Horst refers to the movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: It Conquered the World (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom (as a character is attacked by a bat): "Oh no! It thinks I'm Tippi Hedren."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules and the Captive Women (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Hercules is attacked by a turkey): "Now he's Tippi Hedren!"
Roseanne: Halloween IV (1992) (TV Episode)
Darlene goes as Tipi Hedren in "The Birds" to a halloween party
Victim of Love (1992) (Video)
The title is mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bride of the Monster (1993) (TV Episode)
"One nice thing about birds. They never cause anybody any trouble." Crow: Yeah, tell that to Tippi Hedren.
Animaniacs: Hitchcock Opening/Hearts of Twilight/The Boids (1993) (TV Episode)
The segment "The Boids" sees the Goodfeathers pigeons being hired as stunt birds for Hitchcock as he films this movie.
The All New Alexei Sayle Show: Episode #1.1 (1994) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during 'Psycho Ward Eleven'
Captain Planet and the Planeteers: Going Bats, Man (1994) (TV Episode)
One of the horror-films Wheeler remembers.
The Critic: Every Doris Has Her Day (1994) (TV Episode)
a jungle gym is covered with vultures
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
"She was evil." Mike: "She brought the birds here!"
The Simpsons: Itchy & Scratchy Land (1994) (TV Episode)
sanctuary shot, complete with phone booth camera angle
Eddie Izzard: Unrepeatable (1994) (Video)
Mentioned by name
Forget Paris (1995)
After Ellen gets the pidgeon stuck to her head, Mickey refers to her as Tippi Hedren, who stared in The Birds.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
In the scene near the end where all the animals storm the consulate's palace, a flock of birds flies into the room through the fireplace, just as they did in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom (as a character hammers boards in place over a door): "There, all set in case the birds attack us."
ER: Take These Broken Wings (1996) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
Fly Away Home (1996)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Revenge of the Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Nickety-nackety now, now, now!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Leech Woman (1997) (TV Episode)
"Alfred Hitchcock's The Us!"
Resident Evil 2 (1998) (Video Game)
One of the protagnogists gets attacked by a flock of birds inside a building.
Lukas: Mann und Maus (1998) (TV Episode)
Ludwig mixes up this movie with Psycho.
A Simple Plan (1998)
The Sopranos: Pilot (1999) (TV Episode)
Tony says he may have dreamed about a bird because he watched this movie last week.
Sliders: To Catch a Slider (1999) (TV Episode)
There is a poster of the film in the Chandler Hotel restaurant.
'Bats' Abound (1999) (Video)
Friends: The One with Joey's Fridge (2000) (TV Episode)
A promotional picture of this film with Hitchcock can be seen at Joey's fridge.
3rd Rock from the Sun: Fear and Loathing in Rutherford (2000) (TV Episode)
Harry wants to startle Tommy and Alissa with birds.
Little Nicky (2000)
Saboteur: A Closer Look (2000) (Video)
Mentioned.
Plotting 'Family Plot' (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
Saturday Night Live: Christopher Walken/Weezer (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
Spirited Away (2001)
Emeril: Halloween (2001) (TV Episode)
Jerry mentions the film.
Saturday Night Live: Gwyneth Paltrow/Ryan Adams (2001) (TV Episode)
Title referenced on Weekend Update
The Day the World Ended (2001) (TV Movie)
Nastassja Kinski says "How Tippi Hedren of me." in reply to being blamed for the strange things happening shortly after she has arrived in a small town, like Hedren's character in The Birds.
Universal Studios Theme Parks Adventure (2001) (Video Game)
One of Winnie Woodpecker's questions in her trivia game askes the name of Mitch's sister.
Panic Room (2002)
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: When Pants Attack (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jimmy's mother
Angel: Apocalypse, Nowish (2002) (TV Episode)
Sparrows and other birds begin attacking the hotel and the people in it
Making 'Signs' (2003) (Video)
Willard (2003)
The Core (2003)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
An advertisement for it can be seen on the pink flier.
The West Wing: Life on Mars (2003) (TV Episode)
"One bird is obsessed with Donna", mentions C.J.. Donna says: "I'm like Tippi Hedren around here."
Finding Nemo (2003)
Dead Like Me: Curious George (2003) (TV Episode)
Roxy tells Mason the story of a robber attacked by a parrot, comparing him to Tippi Hedren.
Zero Day (2003)
"Kind of like 'The Birds'."
The Year of the Rat (2003) (Video)
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Something to Scream About (2003) (Video)
"Something to Scream About" is a documentary that references (and features) a wide variety of motion pictures as actresses discuss being in the B-Movie business.
Julie and Jack (2003)
Tippi Hedren says, "Oh, listen to those birds--they're calling me again."
Stupid Boy (2004)
famous promotional picture of Hitchcock with birds seen
The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004) (TV Movie)
Referenced as one of Shyamalans favorite films.
Tripping the Rift: Ghost Ship (2004) (TV Episode)
Whip is attacked by bugs and hides in a telephone booth
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
picture of Hitchcock with a crow
Adam's Apples (2005)
Shots of the birds as they fly towards the apple tree.
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005) (TV Movie)
The crow, when bothering Kermit the Scarecrow, says he hasn't seen The Passion, but he's seen this movie.
Corpse Bride (2005)
A shot of multiple crows looking down on Vincent is filmed as a homage to the shots of multiple birds looking down in The Birds.
Supernatural: Bugs (2005) (TV Episode)
The scene in which insects come down the chimney is like the scene in The Birds in which birds came down the chimney of the Brenner house.
Masters of Horror: John Carpenter's Cigarette Burns (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in the end credits
49 Days (2006)
people are attacked outside by birds in a similar manner
Fight Club: Members Only (2006)
poster is on the wall of the club
EastEnders: Episode dated 10 April 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Deano says, "It came at me. It pecked me, dad. Its eyes were pure evil. It was like a scene out of The Birds."
Arthur: The Squirrels/Fern & Persimmony Glitchet (2006) (TV Episode)
Brain mentions The Birds is coming on television. Additionally, the fictional movie 'The Squirrels' follows a similar plotline to 'The Birds'.
Desperation (2006) (TV Movie)
people are attacked by birds the same way
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) (Video)
Poster is shown.
Children of Men (2006)
The moment when Theo & Kee leave the building with the soldiers is reminiscent of when Tippi Hedren & Rod Taylor left the house among the watching birds.
Kaw (2007)
Actor Rod Taylor in both movies with birds attacking people.
The Messengers (2007)
the crow attack on a man is tribute to the classic movie
Primeval: Episode #1.5 (2007) (TV Episode)
The scenes of the attacking flock of pterosaurs are inspired by The Birds
Strictly Background (2007)
movie still of Rod Taylor
Are We Done Yet? (2007)
When the bats come down the chimney, it is a reference of the scene in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds when the sparrows fly down the chimney.
Rick Stein in du Maurier Country (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Hack! (2007)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
Across the Universe (2007)
Telephone booth scene is referenced.
Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
Crows sitting on telegraph wires before they attack humans
Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)
Example of Alfred Hitchcock's showmanship.
Fila ton vatraho sou: Episode #1.8 (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Stefanos
The Key to Reserva (2007) (Short)
At the end of the short, we can see hundred of crows around the building
Exhuming 'The Messengers' (2007) (Video)
Title referenced.
The Curse of Lizzie Borden 2: Prom Night (2008) (Video)
Poster seen
Starz Inside: Fashion in Film (2008) (TV Movie)
Still photos shown.
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
The scenes with the birds flying around and the bird hitting the window are very similar to those in The Birds (1963).
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 17 Again/State of Play/Crank High Voltage (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed in Haiku form.
The Cinema Snob: Jaws 5: Cruel Jaws (2009) (TV Episode)
"Next you'll tell me there's a Birds 2?"
The Vampire Diaries: Pilot (2009) (TV Episode)
While in the cemetery, Elena meets Stefan and says she got freaked out by this bird, that it was very Hitchcock for a second there, just like in the bird movie.
The Lights (2009)
comment about "that movie where the birds attacked people"
Psych: Mr. Yin Presents (2010) (TV Episode)
Juliet stands under graffiti depicting huge crows. Lassiter mentions the film by name when they're hunting Mr. Yin.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.132 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $25,000 question
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Mark Patton mentions it.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.151 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Hitchcock Movie Quotes"
Alan Wake (2010) (Video Game)
When Barry is alone at the cabin surrounded by birds he calls Alan and says 'the birds have gone all Hitchcock on me'. This is a reference to Alfred Hitchcock's film The Birds which involves birds attacking humans.
The Virginity Hit (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
The Psycho Legacy (2010) (Video)
Mentioned in documentary
The Super Hero Squad Show: Support Your Local Sky-Father! (2010) (TV Episode)
Thor mentions Hitchcock while being attacked by Stimfallion birds
Mad: S'UP/Mouse M.D. (2010) (TV Episode)
"The Chirps" is a take on this film.
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
French movie poster on a wall of a room of the movie theater.
30 Rock: Operation Righteous Cowboy Lightning (2011) (TV Episode)
Robert De Niro pretapes a clip for a telethon in which he says that when the bird attacks began, people started making Hitchcock jokes
Futurama: All the Presidents' Heads (2011) (TV Episode)
A Hitchcock memorial is seen, covered in crows.
Jefferson Anderson: Non, je ne regrette rien (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie poster on a wall in Peter von Schnabel's home
Mad Men: Lady Lazarus (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Frankenweenie (2012)
A couple seek shelter in a phone booth, referencing a scene in Hitchcock's classic The Birds.
The Girl (2012) (TV Movie)
behind the scenes and filming
666 Park Avenue: Murmurations (2012) (TV Episode)
Jane says she was "Tippi Hedren" attacked by birds
Rifftrax Live: Birdemic - Shock and Terror (2012)
Kevin mentions that Birdemic was meant to be a homage to this movie.
666 Park Avenue: A Crowd of Demons (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Hitchcock (2012)
A bird lands on Hitchcock's shoulder at the end of the film
Dark Skies (2013)
The bird attack on the Barrett's house is an explicit nod towards the infamous Alfred Hitchcock horror film.
Cougar Town: Have Love Will Travel (2013) (TV Episode)
Picture of Tippi Hedren with a bird
Birdemic 2: The Resurrection (2013)
Much of the film's plot is inspired by The Birds, and a poster for it can be seen in one scene.
The Conjuring (2013)
The scene with many deranged black birds crashing into the farmhouse.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
Hitchcock seen feeding the crows which attack Ms. Krabbabel.
Libertaria (2013)
In Simeon's solo scene a black bird is seen in the underground sewers.
Divergent (2014)
Then scene where a flock of crows violently peaks & claw Tris references the classic scene from The Birds where Hedren's character is attacked in a simuliar way by a flock of crows
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
depiction of Alfred Hitchcock with birds.

Featured in 

Telescope: A Talk with Hitchcock (1964) (TV Episode)
Various scenes are shown
The Dick Cavett Show: Alfred Hitchcock (1972) (TV Episode)
Clip shown of children fleeing from a swarm of birds
Marlene (1984)
Uses clip of Alfred Hitchcock's cameo
Alfred Hitchcock: The Art of Making Movies (1990) (Short)
The pre-show included a 3-D sequence based on the film.
Twelve Monkeys (1995)
Featured in James' dream at the theater.
The Universal Story (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Family Portraits: Alfred Hitchcock (1995) (TV Episode)
title frame sequence shown
The Making of 'Psycho' (1997) (Video)
Paulie (1998)
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999) (TV Movie)
All About 'The Birds' (2000) (Video)
'Torn Curtain' Rising (2000) (Video)
clip shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #7 on the list.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
The Making of 'Fahrenheit 451' (2003) (Video)
At least one clip was included.
SexTV: On Blondes/Walter Kundzicz/The Art of Flirting (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from film are used in this episode.
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
excerpt in movie
Hitchcocked! (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips featured.
Interactive Film Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clip from trailer used
The Hitcher (2007)
The Birds is being played on the television in the motel.
Rick Stein in du Maurier Country (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
TV Land Confidential: Movies (2007) (TV Episode)
clips
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 24 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips from this film are featured during the Suzanne Pleshette tribute.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured during Robert Boyle tribute.
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on its title characters.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
clip shown diuring Horror montage
My Soul to Take (2010)
watched on TV
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Terror (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie was shown when one scene from the film was compared to a scene in The Terror.
Hollywood's Top Ten: You're an Animal (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Zomergasten: Episode #24.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Scream Queens (2011) (TV Episode)
Tippi Hedren takes #7
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Movie)
film clips shown
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips
Pauw & Witteman: Episode #8.106 (2014) (TV Episode)
Some fragments are shown.

Spoofed in 

Brewster McCloud (1970)
Unruly birds figure in various scenes.
Frogs (1972)
The Goodies: The Goodies and the Beanstalk (1973) (TV Episode)
The scenes detailing the escape from the Giant's mountain has the Goodies menaced by trained birds, and at one point an Alfred Hitchcock lookalike appears in silhouette.
The Twelve Tasks of Asterix (1976)
The birds attacking Obélix on the mountain.
High Anxiety (1977)
When Dr. Thorndyke is being chased and pooped on by pigeons, this is a parody of several scenes in "The Birds" in which birds attack various citizens.
Saturday Night Live: Rod Stewart (1981) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Clams'
Saturday Night Live: Olivia Newton-John (1982) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'The Clams'
Saturday Night Live: Bruce Dern/Leon Redbone (1983) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as 'The Clams'
thirtysomething: South by Southeast (1988) (TV Episode)
Parodied in a dream sequence
The Simpsons: A Streetcar Named Marge (1992) (TV Episode)
when Homer goes in the day care center
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 111 (1998) (TV Episode)
Ryan's quirk in Party Quirks is The Many Films of Alfred Hitchcock and this is one of them.
Just Shoot Me!: Slow Donnie (1999) (TV Episode)
Parakeets surround Nina in her office, peck on the phone wires and attack her.
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999) (Video)
bats attack woman in elevator the same way Tippi Hedren was attacked by birds in the loft
That '70s Show: Too Old to Trick or Treat, Too Young to Die (2000) (TV Episode)
The neighbor's blackbirds attack Kitty, and all of a sudden there is a phonebooth in her living room.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XI (2000) (TV Episode)
The scene of The Simpsons walking through the street with hundreds of dolphins perched everywhere including telephone wires spoofs this film where the same thing was done with birds.
Ed, Edd, 'n' Eddy: It Came from Outer Ed/3 Squares and an Ed (2001) (TV Episode)
A Murder of Crows descend on Peach Creek in a similar fashion to the film
Big Train: Episode #2.1 (2002) (TV Episode)
A sketch is a fake film called "Alfred Hitchcock's The Working Class" spoofs this movie but replaces birds with working class men.
Big Train: Episode #2.2 (2002) (TV Episode)
Sketch features an Hitchcock film called "The Working Class" that spoofs various scenes from the film and uses flocks of working class men instead of birds.
Locos por el cine (2003) (Short)
The main character does a fun imitation of a scene of this film
Finding Nemo (2003)
Chick Flick: The Miracle Mike Story (2003)
Parody movie poster shown in the film of "The BIrd."
The Girl Next Door (2004)
The triple take of Hugo Posh standing by the parrot, and how the parrot attacks Emile Hirsch.
The Brothers Grimm (2005)
The character played by Peter Stormare detects a lot of crows behind him on a tree; this reminds the famous scene from "The Birds" in which the crows are behind Tippi Hedren outside the school
Pushing Daisies: Pigeon (2007) (TV Episode)
A dead bird falls from the sky and Ned responds to this with "It's raining dead birds."
Pushing Daisies: Bitter Sweets (2007) (TV Episode)
In Dilly's past, she was going to Bodega Bay, the setting for the movie, and her eyes were attacked by seagulls the same manner as the title characters did in this Hitchcock classic.
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor (2009) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Al Fresco with Fran and Phil
The Big Year (2011)
A woman is attacked by seagulls; Bostick then turns to the camera and cracks, "Hitchcockian!"
Raising Hope: Murder, She Hoped (2013) (TV Episode)
parody scene
Suburgatory: The Birds and the Biederman (2014) (TV Episode)
Black and white scene where Sheila is attacked by a hummingbird
Albatross (2014)
The war between birds and men in the Hitchcock epic Thriller, appears lightly but increasingly in a number of scenes through out the movie, in a comedic yet simultaneously serious manner.

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