Born Free (1966) Poster



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Followed by 

Living Free (1972)
Born Free (1974) (TV Series)
Born Free: A New Adventure (1996) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Casino Royale (1967)
The Longest Yard (1974)
The cheerleaders sing the title song.
The Bob Newhart Show: What's It All About, Albert? (1975) (TV Episode)
Bob twice uses the plot of this movie as an analogy for how he feels about his patients
The Facts of Life: Sweet Sorrow (1981) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Married with Children: Un-Alful Entry (1993) (TV Episode)
A lawyer calls Al an animal, but "not like the gentle creatures we all know from 'Born Free' or the timeless 'Lady and the Tramp'..."
The Simpsons: Whacking Day (1993) (TV Episode)
The title song from "Born Free" is heard as the snakes are set free.
Manny & Lo (1996)
Asylum: Episode #1.4 (1996) (TV Episode)
Adam guesses this in charades.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Quest of the Delta Knights (1998) (TV Episode)
Theme song sung
The Simpsons: Marge Simpson in 'Screaming Yellow Honkers' (1999) (TV Episode)
The slogan at the entrance to the Wild Animal Kingdom is "Born free, then caged".
Gorgo: Behind the Scenes (2000) (Video)
Mentioned in reference to Bill Travers's career.
Zoolander (2001)
The soundtrack tune can be heard as Mugatu shows Zoolander - "the future of fashion".
Dark Angel: Boo (2001) (TV Episode)
Born Free is given as a guess in charades
Bill Bailey: Bewilderness (2001) (Video)
The Simpsons: A Star Is Born Again (2003) (TV Episode)
"Born Free" is heard as the jellyfish swim up onto the beach.
The Simpsons: On a Clear Day I Can't See My Sister (2005) (TV Episode)
Theme music is played when Bart says, "Why should I go inside? The world is my toilet now."
Madagascar (2005)
Bones: The Woman in Limbo (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Garfield 2 (2006)
when Dargis is being interview by the animal rights group, he mentions this movie
Dexter: Born Free (2006) (TV Episode)
Episode title, plus theme song is used in the episode in a way that's integral to the story.
Shark: Porn Free (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Uses the Born Free theme when Alex et al first see the nature reserve
The Green Green Grass: Calendar Boys (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Better with You: Better with Little Buddy (2010) (TV Episode)
"they go back to Africa and the lion remembers them"
Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
The theme music is heard when Marty is catapulted into the air.
The Act of Killing (2012)
Theme music plays on soundtrack

Featured in 

Timeshift: When Britain Went Wild (2010) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
Nature: Elsa's Legacy: The Born Free Story (2011) (TV Episode)
Scenes with Elsa the lioness are shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 31 January 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guest Virginia McKenna.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cinema Cats (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown as a Runner Up
Mad Men: Far Away Places (2012) (TV Episode)
Peggy goes to see the movie at the cinema.

Spoofed in 

Quark: Vanessa 38-24-36 (1978) (TV Episode)
Vanessa 38-24-36 sings the movie song while floating in outer space.
Dinosaurs: Employee of the Month (1991) (TV Episode)
The theme tune plays when Earl and Robbie set Sparky free.
Pinky and the Brain: Brain Acres (1997) (TV Episode)
Lyrics were changed from Andy Williams Song "Born Free" to "Grow Free"

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