Sweet Charity (1969) Poster



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Remake of 

Referenced in 

Getting Into Heaven (1970)
early in the film, there's a shot of a theater marqee showing this film
McCloud: Top of the World, Ma! (1971) (TV Episode)
Large poster on wall as Bubba walks the streets of New York
McCloud: The Disposal Man (1971) (TV Episode)
Giant poster on wall seen twice in wide shot of New York
McCloud: Fifth Man in a String Quartet (1972) (TV Episode)
Giant poster visible on wall in wide shot of New York
Alice: Sweet Charity (1979) (TV Episode)
title reference
Musical Comedy Tonight II (1981) (TV Movie)
The South Bank Show: Episode dated 8 March 1981 (1981) (TV Episode)
Stills shown & discussed.
La boum 2 (1982)
Poster visible in the dance room where Vic has her lessons of modern dance.
Mr. Belvedere: Sweet Charity (1985) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Facts of Life: Sweet Charity (1987) (TV Episode)
The episode title is based on the title of this film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Unchained (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom sings "Big Spender."
Friends: The One Where Rachel Finds Out (1995) (TV Episode)
Chandler quotes one of the most famous songs when he says, "hey, big... spender."
Beautiful Thing (1996)
"Big Spender" heard
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Sweet Charity (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Mike Myers/Aerosmith (1997) (TV Episode)
Linda Richman and Stephanie sing to the tune of Big Spender
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom (sings): "The minute you walked in the joint"
Just Shoot Me!: Sweet Charity (1997) (TV Episode)
title reference
The X-Files: Three of a Kind (1999) (TV Episode)
At the poker game, Frohike receives a tip (poker chip) from Ellis. Frohike ramarks: "A man of discintion". This is a quoted lyric from "Hey Big Spender", a musical number from "Sweet Charity".
Will & Grace: Sweet (and Sour) Charity (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Circus (2000)
Great Performances: Dance in America: From Broadway: Fosse (2001) (TV Episode)
song Big Spender
Afterschool (2008)
In the opening scene, where Robert is watching porn, the porn actress says that her working name is Charity, and that she has sex for money.
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Referenced by name.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
poster seen
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.75 (2009) (TV Episode)
Categories in Jeopardy! round are based on Shirley MacLaine movie titles
Teen Beach Movie (2013) (TV Movie)
At the very beginning of "Surf Crazy", a female dancer copies exactly the choreography from "Rich Man's Frug."
Becoming Fosse (2013) (Short)
Title is referenced
La La Land (2016)
The "Someone in the Crowd" number mirrors the all-female number "There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This". In the same scene, Mia's girlfriends sashay and whip their dresses around similar to Charity, Nickie, and Helene.
Stakeout Stories (2017) (Short)
Smith confirms the song Hey Big Spender is from Sweet Charity.


Cleopatra (1934)
Projected on the walls of the Pompeii Club scene.

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Shirley MacLaine is dancing to "If They Could See Me Now."
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Bring It On (2000)
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

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