Le Samouraï (1967) Poster



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Accident (1967)
Contemporary poster for the film visible in Métro station during Jef's pursuit.

Referenced in 

Liebe ist kälter als der Tod (1969)
Character "Bruno" (Ulli Lommel) is inspired by the Alain Delon character
The Conformist (1970)
jef castello's habits to set his hat is referenced in the first minutes.
Un Flic (1972)
"Jef Costello" , the name of a character from that movie is written on a wall in this one
The Mechanic (1972)
Flic Story (1975)
Bad Loser (1977) (Short)
The Professional (1981)
jean paul belmondo kills himself in the way of jef castello
Le battant (1983)
The Killer (1989)
One Hundred and One Nights (1995)
cited as an example of a thriller
Siskel & Ebert: The Postman/Mr. Magoo/Jackie Brown/An American Werewolf in Paris/Afterglow/The Education of Little Tree (1997) (TV Episode)
A still is shown in the "New on Video" bumper. Two thumbs up.
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999)
In the same manner that Ghost Dog has an electronic "key" to break into luxury cars, Costello has a huge ring of keys that enable him to steal any Citroën DS.
The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999)
Movie poster of Le Samouraï is seen outside a movie theater.
American Psycho (2000)
Lead character washes his hands with gloves on
The Goddess of 1967 (2000)
J. M. saw this film with the French hitman driving a Goddess
You Shoot, I Shoot (2001)
One of the male leads who is a hitman imitates Alain Delon in "Le Samouraï".
Coupling: Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps (2002) (TV Episode)
Part of poster collage on wall inside Jeff's flat.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
The character of Javier Bardem is inspired by Jeff Castello.
The Baker (2007)
Milos bird is called Melville. Melville is the director of the movie "Le Samouraï" (1967) staring Alain Delon as a Contract Killer, whos only company/friend is a little bird.
Pornorama (2007)
Poster in Bennie's room
Astérix aux jeux olympiques (2008)
Alain Delon as César talks about himself and quotes this title.
Walking Vengeance (2008)
Movie title and poster visible.
Il solitario (2008)
Reference the film in the final part
The Limits of Control (2009)
Both assassins lead lonely and highly regulated lives.
Fuk sau (2009)
Francis Costello was modelled after Alain Delon's character, and wears similar clothing
Ashkan, angoshtar-e motebarek va dastan-haye digar (2009)
The gangsters talk about the movie.
Submarine (2010)
Poster can be seen in Oliver's room
Drive (2011)
"Le samourai was a huge influence on the script of Drive." the writer Hossein Amini says.
Eurocrime! The Italian Cop and Gangster Films That Ruled the '70s (2012)
Referenced as example of French gangster film
Life Itself (2014)
Movie listed on Ebert's website.
Der Samurai (2014)
title is referenced.
Barrington (2015) (Short)
The opening shot is an homage to the opening shot in Le Samourai.
Kleingeistganoven (2016) (Short)
the Alain Delon outfit was used as an inspiration

Featured in 

Zomergasten: Episode #10.3 (1997) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Melville-Delon: d'honneur et de nuit (2011) (Video)
Clips shown
Madonna: The MDNA Tour (2013) (TV Movie)
clips are shown.
Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown during "Cause It's French."

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