The Dirty Dozen (1967) Poster


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Followed by 

The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV Movie)
Dirty Dozen: The Series (1988) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Edited into 

The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV Movie)
Jeep driving to military prison and airplane / parachuting sequence footage is re-used in The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission


Referenced in 

No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)
During the climactic police chase through Manhattan's theatre district, this film is featured on a cinema marquee.
The Beverly Hillbillies: War of the Roses (1968) (TV Episode)
When Granny tries to recruit the castle's servants to help fight a feud with the neighboring castle, she tells Jed: I tried to get the Dirty Dozen, but all I got was the Filthy Four.
Love Camp 7 (1969)
On theater marquee.
Get Smart: Smart Fell on Alabama (1969) (TV Episode)
the scenes of training prisoners for a secret mission imitates scenes from this film
The Christian Licorice Store (1971)
Mentioned when two men are talking about Lee Marvin at the first Hollywood party sequence.
The Odd Couple: Good, Bad Boy (1972) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Felix
Achanak (1973)
character mentions seeing this film in a theater
The New Avengers: Dirtier by the Dozen (1976) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Saturday Night Live: Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas/The Bus Boys (1983) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Hell Bent For Glory
The A-Team: Water, Water Everywhere (1983) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Murdock
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV Movie)
Much of the dialogue and scenes in this film were in the original film.
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
The Beachcombers: Disposable People (1987) (TV Episode)
Nick and Pat talk about the movie.
Troma's War (1988)
SPOILERS: Both movies show a montage of the characters who died during the coarse of the movie.
Slimer! And the Real Ghostbusters: The Dirty Half-Dozen (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Untamed Youth (1990) (TV Episode)
"It's the original cast of Dirty Dozen"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel, Crow, Servo: Then Donald goes in where the others have been.
Red Dwarf: Meltdown (1991) (TV Episode)
Reference to the Dirty Dozen
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Tonight, The Dirty Dozen meets Blansky's Beauties.
The Critic: Every Doris Has Her Day (1994) (TV Episode)
Duke demands that Jay give his remake of the film a good review
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: Their skydiving model was Trini Lopez from The Dirty Dozen
Men of War (1994)
Just a Minute: Episode #3.4 (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Married with Children: T*R*A*S*H (1997) (TV Episode)
Griff says: "Haven't you ever seen a war movie? The black man always gets it first." Al asks: "What do you mean?" Griff replies: "Jim Brown in The Dirty Dozen, Laurence Fishburne in Apocalypse Now, Bubba in Forrest Gump, any black man in Star Trek."
Calculated Risk (1997) (TV Movie)
Xena: Warrior Princess: The Dirty Half Dozen (1997) (TV Episode)
The title and the plot are based in that movie.
Laserhawk (1997)
Rodney, Zach, and Cara compare each other to characters from this movie.
No More Baths (1998)
mentioned during a news broadcast
Small Soldiers (1998)
The whole cast serve as the voice of the soldiers
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1999) (TV Episode)
Servo: (describing an Ernest Borgnine film) ...they lead a group of rock hard ex-convicts behind German lines...
The Best of Film Noir (1999) (Video)
in part two, critic Jeffrey Wells mentions that most movie-goers know robert aldritch as the director of The Dirty Dozen and The Longest Yard
Charmed: Heartbreak City (2000) (TV Episode)
film title seen on movie theater marquee
Dink's Dirty Dozen (2000) (Video)
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
The Blood Pact: The Making of 'Blade II' (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Becker: Chris' Ex (2003) (TV Episode)
John says to Roger, "I remember once in college we had this Dirty Dozen marathon where we actually watched it a dozen times in a row."
Call of Duty (2003) (Video Game)
Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
The team considers naming themselves "Dirty Almost Half Dozen".
Frasier: Crock Tales (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
8 Simple Rules: Halloween (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Film Geek (2005)
Video case and DVD are shown in a video store.
Insecticidal (2005)
A young lady taunts her boyfriend by cutting down the movies he admires.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
The Magician (2005)
Subject of a discussion between main characters
Extras: Ben Stiller (2005) (TV Episode)
Andy lists films with numbers in their titles.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.40 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "World War II Movies" category
Veronica Mars: Ahoy Mateys (2005) (TV Episode)
"Krunk and Crab's Dirtiest Dozen"
The Unit: SERE (2006) (TV Episode)
Hector uses the plot from the film to fool his captors into thinking they've broken him.
The Filthy Thirteen: Real Stories from Behind the Lines (2006) (Video)
Documentary shows the connection between the real WWII heroes and E.M. Nathanson's novel
Lost: Three Minutes (2006) (TV Episode)
"...ideal candidate for the Dirty Dozen"
Wild Seven (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
Death Proof (2007)
The words "The Dirty Dozen" can be seen briefly during the ending credits.
EastEnders: Episode dated 27 November 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Darren quotes "You think I'm going to die? Ha! If you think that then you don't know Victor Franko".
October Road: Stand Alone by Me (2008) (TV Episode)
Phil and Pizza Girl are watching 'The Dirty Dozen'.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
The introductory speech made by Lt. Aldo Raine is done in the same fashion as that made by Major Reisman.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in an $800 clue in the category "Touchdown!"
NCIS: Los Angeles: LD50 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sam to covertly tell the team how many people are in the room.
Neues aus der Anstalt: Spätrömischer Empfang für Westerwelle (2010) (TV Episode)
Urban Priol mentions that this movie is good.
The Cinema Snob: The Expendables (2010) (TV Episode)
"Well, since the Dirty Dozen are a little old now..."
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
Poker Night at the Inventory (2010) (Video Game)
The Heavy mentioned he loved this movie.
Parks and Recreation: Eagleton (2011) (TV Episode)
Leslie rents "The Dirty Dozen" for Ron to watch.
30 Rock: The Return of Avery Jessup (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack says he needs to (metaphorically) drop a grenade like Jim Brown in the film
American Dad!: Naked to the Limit, One More Time (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Hellhounds (2013)
The alarm sound during the dungeon escape is a direct homage to the same alarm sound from The Dirty Dozen
Deadliest Catch: The Bait: Hit the Showers (2014) (TV Episode)
guys mention the deck is like this movie

Featured in 

MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) (TV Mini-Series)
Footage from this film was shown in this documentry.
Classified X (1998) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (2000) (TV Movie)
trailer clip shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #65 on the list.
Jim Brown: All American (2002) (TV Movie)
Century of Black Cinema (2003) (Video)
Clips shown.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Armed and Deadly: The Making of 'The Dirty Dozen' (2006) (Video)
This documentary is the official making of the film
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 18 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Scenes from this film are featured during the segment with Ernest Borgnine.
The Greatest Ever War Films (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 21 in the Countdown
A City of Shoulders and Noses (2015)
Characters attend screening.

Spoofed in 

The Pogi Dozen (1967)
A spoof
Sanford and Son: Sergeant Gork (1976) (TV Episode)
Fred's review of his soldiers for the mission spoofs the film's similar scene.
Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
Opening sequence of Cecil B. Demented is like the part in The Dirty Dozen where the crew goes through the plan to get into the castle

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