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The Wild Bunch (1969) Poster

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References 

The Great Train Robbery (1903) (Short)
Staging of the Bunch's train robbery similar, and at times almost identical, to the famous silent film.
The General (1926)
The Wages of Fear (1953)
Similar opening scenes. Bugs strung together by children.
Vera Cruz (1954)
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Pike's line "I wouldn't have it any other way" is taken from this film.

Referenced in 

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: Episode #3.23 (1970) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Jo Anne during the party
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: Episode #3.26 (1970) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Gary Owens
On Location: Dustin Hoffman (1971) (TV Movie)
Junior Bonner (1972)
Monty Python's Flying Circus: Salad Days (1972) (TV Episode)
Before showing a clip from the fake Peckinpah film "Salad Days" three of his real movies are mentioned, including this one.
Dillinger (1973)
The Men Who Made the Movies: Howard Hawks (1973) (TV Movie)
In an interview, Howard Hawks criticizes this film.
The Wind and the Lion (1975)
The finale is an homage to the "Wild Bunch" when the bunch marches to death.
Big Wednesday (1978)
In an interview, Darrell Fetty says that John Milius modeled the scene where the four boys show up at the draft office on the scene where the remnants of the Wild Bunch are marching toward their showdown with the Mexican army. According to Fetty, "we play it very seriously, like Special Forces commandos on a raid into enemy territory...".
The Hunter (1980)
Thorson refers to the Branch brothers as the "Wild Bunch".
The Facts of Life: The New Girl: Part 1 (1980) (TV Episode)
This film is mentioned by name.
Tinseltown (1980)
A poster is visible in Morty Green's office.
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Chris tells Rick, "It's hard to believe The Wild Bunch is already in bed."
Scarface (1983)
Flesh+Blood (1985)
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: Another Country (1986) (TV Episode)
Dennis says the locals already think the lads are like the Wild Bunch. Barry pretends to shoot two pistols in response.
Chopping Mall (1986)
Extreme Prejudice (1987)
Milius & Walter Hill declared that the final shootout is an hommage to the Peckinpah's film
The Killer (1989)
Jeff and Li's "Mexican standoff" in Jennie's apartment was inspired by Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch, as well as the "pep talk" to each other before they enter the last part of the church shootout.
Blind Fury (1989)
brothers named Lyle and Tector
The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw (1991) (TV Movie)
"Things got too rowdy with that wild bunch"
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1993) (Video)
"that wild bunch of yours out there (is) walking around the streets with hunting rifles."
Bad Girls (1994)
The final shootout references the Sam Peckinpah film with it's quick editing and tripod mounted machine gun.
Charlie Rose: Quentin Tarantino (1994) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned during interview.
Siskel & Ebert: Bad Girls/The Inkwell/Naked in New York/Brainscan/Surviving the Game (1994) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel alludes to the movie in his review of "Bad Girls" (1994).
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Danger! Death Ray (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Peckinpah's 'Wild Parking Attendants'"
Due South: The Wild Bunch (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995) (TV Movie)
Martin Scorsese names it.
GoldenEye (1995)
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
The film is mentioned by name by Seth in liquor store.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Welcome to the Hellmouth (1997) (TV Episode)
It's referenced in the dialogue: "Don't go Wild Bunch on me"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Harvest (1997) (TV Episode)
Buffy says "Don't go all Wild Bunch on me"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bad Eggs (1998) (TV Episode)
Two of the characters in this episode, are named Lyle & Tector Gorch, just like the two characters from "The Wild Bunch".
Vampires (1998)
Naamsaang-neuiseung (1998)
Poster visible in the background during the conversation with John Woo.
Dollar for the Dead (1998) (TV Movie)
The Bill: The Cross (1998) (TV Episode)
Michael chooses the code name Sam after Peckinpah as it is his favourite movie
Road Kill (1999)
When the male lead tells the female lead that he wants to be the next Sam Peckinpah, the female lead mentions this film.
The Matrix (1999)
Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999) (Video)
mentionned once
Terror Firmer (1999)
mentioned in dialogue
Three Kings (1999)
Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) (TV Movie)
poster
Heist (2001)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bargaining: Part 2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)
It is mentioned and discussed.
If It Bleeds We Can Kill It: The Making of 'Predator' (2001) (Video)
Schwarzenegger mentions this film.
Gangs of New York (2002)
The shoot when gangmembers are thrown into a shopwindow is a reference to the opening shootout in The Wild Bunch.
I Love Your Work (2003)
in dialogue after arrest and self-defense claim
Alpha to Omega: Exposing 'The Osterman Weekend' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Law & Order: Nowhere Man (2004) (TV Episode)
Briscoe says the film is a classic.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by title
The Spaghetti West (2005) (Video)
Mentioned when talking about Sam Peckinpah.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.69 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "My Favorite Films" category
Black Lagoon: Mangrove Heaven (2006) (TV Episode)
Revy says that Rock cried like William Holden in this film
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) (Video)
Rob Zombie mentions it.
Masters of Horror: We All Scream for Ice Cream (2007) (TV Episode)
A character mentions it.
Wild Hogs (2007)
When Woody wants to take a road trip, to convince his friends, he says it will be like"the wild bunch".
The King of Queens: Mild Bunch (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
A brief mention
Redacted (2007)
Ca. 70 min. into the movie, Pvt. Flake likens his dead brother and some of his friends to the older film's title characters.
Gossip Girl: The Wild Brunch (2007) (TV Episode)
title reference
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 15 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This film was referenced during 'The Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
RocknRolla (2008)
The gangsters call themself "the wild bunch"
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
the flashback of Hugo Stiglitz being whipped
Repo Chick (2009)
Famous line quoted
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.116 (2010) (TV Episode)
Incorrect guess on a $1,000 photo clue in the category "Behind the Scenes"
Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (2010)
Levon talks about his favorite scene
Red Dead Redemption (2010) (Video Game)
Similar plot of a former outlaw hunting down his old gang in the dying West.
Southland: Cop or Not (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
La casa nel vento dei morti (2012)
Reference the film in the scene where Ugo threat Attilio
White Collar: Most Wanted (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Peter
Bob's Burgers: Lindapendent Woman (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
A Look Back at the 'Joshua Tree' (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Justified: Decoy (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Making of 'Timerider' (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The Making of 'Rolling Thunder' (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Special Collector's Edition: Perros de paja (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned
Maron: Jen Moves to L.A. (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Marc
The Lone Ranger (2013)
Group of church people singing "Shall We Gather At The River?" during a hold-up.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Night of the Living Dead: Full Length Commentary (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among films that use scribs to simulate someone getting shot by a gun in a movie.
The Blacklist: Anslo Garrick (2013) (TV Episode)
The name of Anslo's group of mercenaries
From Dusk Till Dawn: Blood Runs Thick (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mad Men: Waterloo (2014) (TV Episode)
Megan talks about going to see the movie.

Featured in 

Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
Final bloody shootout
Natural Born Killers (1994)
on TV in motel
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #80 on the list.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
This film is #69 on the list.
CinéMagique (2002) (Short)
one of the film-clips in the Western sequence
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Clips are featured and the title is mentioned.
Sam Peckinpah's West: Legacy of a Hollywood Renegade (2004) (TV Movie)
contains clips form film
Edge of Outside (2006)
excerpt
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #79 on the list.
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #6 on the "Western" list.
The Business End: Violence in Cinema (2008) (Video)
Clips shown
Solo quiero caminar (2008)
The DVD is played on TV with several scenes from the begining of the film being shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 2012/The Messenger/Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) (TV Episode)
John Woo's #4 Favorite Film
Ain't in It for My Health: A Film About Levon Helm (2010)
Levon watches the movie on TV and talks about it
17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Clips featured in Ernest Borgnine tribute.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.9 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Film 2014: Episode dated 16 January 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown (1986) (Short)
Charlie Brown's massacre of the gang includes several shots, edits, and even sound bites from this film
3000 Miles to Graceland (2001)
The Mexican stand-off at the climax of both films.
The Simpsons: The Lastest Gun in the West (2002) (TV Episode)
Buck says he learned a lasso trick in "The Wild Lunch"

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