Patton (1970) Poster



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Followed by 

The Last Days of Patton (1986) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Fireball Forward (1972) (TV Movie)
Wizards (1977)
"Wizards" features rotoscoped footage traced from "El Cid," "Battle of the Bulge," and "Patton."
Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) (Video)

Referenced in 

Wendy's Palace (1970)
Advertised on a marquee.
Shaft (1971)
Title can be seen on a movie theatre marquee when Shaft takes a cab to Amsterdam Avenue
Basic Training (1971)
The film 'Patton' is mentioned at the firing range.
FTA (1972)
A poster of Patton is visible behind an interviewee.
All in the Family: Flashback - Mike and Gloria's Wedding: Part 1 (1972) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney (1974) (TV Special)
Sinatra mentions film when introducing George C. Scott.
Royal Flash (1975)
The films opens with Flashman speaking in front of a giant Union Jack much like Patton in front of Old Glory
David Frost Interviews Richard Nixon (1977) (TV Movie)
Referred by Nixon
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Video case is shown in a store window.
Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again (1982)
When Dr. Carew gives a speech wearing an army helmet, a parody of Jerry Goldsmith's Patton theme is heard
Mr. Mom (1983)
Red Dawn (1984)
The Fading Image (1984) (Short)
Saturday Night Live: George Wendt and Francis Ford Coppola/Philip Glass (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Francis Ford Coppola at end of Vietnam Sketch
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Episode dated 7 May 1986 (1986) (TV Episode)
The film was mentioned during Buddy Hackett's interview.
Wall Street (1987)
Medium Straight (1988)
Nicky mentions this movie to Grandee.
Lobster Man from Mars (1989)
musical theme (echoing trumpets); Colonel Ankrum character
The 'Burbs (1989)
Batman (1989)
Saved by the Bell: Aloha Slater (1989) (TV Episode)
Slater and his father Major Slater refer to the film.
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Booby Trap (1989) (TV Episode)
Episode score echoes Patton main theme
Blades (1989)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Black Scorpion (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow (as George C. Scott): "I'm tellin' ya, Brad, I'm gonna get to Messina before Monty!"
The Simpsons: Bart the General (1990) (TV Episode)
Grampa mentions the general from this movie.
Saved by the Bell: Zack's War (1990) (TV Episode)
In the fantasy sequence, Screech is dressed like Patton.
The Civil War: War Is All Hell (1865) (1990) (TV Episode)
Shelby Foote talks about a famous line from the movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sidehackers (1990) (TV Episode)
"Rommel" Crow: Oh, you magnificent son of a bitch, I read your book.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Sawdust and Toonsil (1990) (TV Episode)
Gogo (as Gen. Patton): "Dodos don't die; they just fade away."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Gen. Patton): "You magnificent son of a bitch!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Gen. Patton): "When you put your hand in a bunch of goo that a moment before was your best friend's face, you'll know what to do."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel (as a character gives a speech in front of a U.S. flag): "Here's young George Patton!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Gen. Patton): "Somebody get me a gun; I'm gonna shoot this coward!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City Limits (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Gen. Patton): "I'll shoot you down myself!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Accuse My Parents (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom whistles the theme music.
Tiny Toons Spring Break (1994) (TV Movie)
Elmyra is dressed like & salutes like General Patton before going over her plan on capturing the Easter Bunny.
The Simpsons: Secrets of a Successful Marriage (1994) (TV Episode)
Homer's line: "When you reach over and put your hand into a pile of goo that was your best friend's face, you'll know what to do"
The Critic: Dr. Jay (1994) (TV Episode)
Duke talks about altering the line "Rommel, you magnificent bastard"
Home Improvement: 'Twas the Night Before Chaos (1994) (TV Episode)
Jill's father calls it his favorite movie, and watches it repeatedly
NewsRadio: Big Day (1995) (TV Episode)
Mr. James explains that he has an actor paraphrase the opening scene from this movie when putting together motivational seminars.
Crimson Tide (1995)
Forget Paris (1995)
Before remembering that the song Mickey had sung was in American in Paris she jokingly guesses it was from Patton
Anyone for Pennis? (1995) (TV Movie)
Poster framed on wall when Dennis talks to Angus Deayton.
NewsRadio: The Cane (1995) (TV Episode)
"I read your book, you magnificent bastard!"
Seinfeld: The Bottle Deposit (1996) (TV Episode)
Kramer calls Newman a "magnificent bastard", a name Patton uses when referring to Rommel.
Seinfeld: The Millennium (1997) (TV Episode)
Jerrys line "you magnificent bastard"
Small Soldiers (1998)
Chip Hazard addresses his troops and appears in front of the large American flag.
Behind the Planet of the Apes (1998) (TV Movie)
StarCraft: Brood War (1998) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Boggy Creek II: And the Legend Continues (1999) (TV Episode)
Tom hums the "Patton" theme music.
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
Sheila's speech to the US troops at the USO show is an allusion to the famous first scene of Patton
The Big Day (1999)
see above
Godzilla 2000 (1999)
military man quotes Patton's "crap through a goose" line in the English dub
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 (1999) (TV Special)
"Hollywood Screen Tests, Pt. 2" features many movies and tv shows in reference to the stars featured.
Bob Came from Outer Space (2000) (Video)
Character of General Hendry spoof of George C. Scott in PATTON
Medal of Honor: Underground (2000) (Video Game)
Gilmore Girls: P.S. I Lo... (2001) (TV Episode)
Dean asks Lane if she's ever seen "Patton" after Mrs. Kim's rapid fire interrogation of who he is, what they are doing, and how they must sit
Return to Castle Wolfenstein (2001) (Video Game)
800 balas (2002)
I Spy (2002)
Line of dialogue by Owen Wilson: "I don't care what General Patton says".
Second String (2002) (TV Movie)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
The Movie Hero (2003)
Per director's comentary, scene of Jeremy Sisto giving speech in front of Hollywood mural was inspired by George C. Scott's speech in front on American flag in "Patton".
Malcolm in the Middle: Hal's Friend (2003) (TV Episode)
The main theme plays when Dabney stands up to his mother.
Saturday Night Live: Bernie Mac/Good Charlotte (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Gene Shalit
The West Wing: An Khe (2004) (TV Episode)
Abbey says "... we'll watch Patton on cable."
Teen Titans: Revolution (2004) (TV Episode)
Beast Boy dressed up like a general with an American flag behind him at one point.
The White House Tour: Executive Producer's View - Perry Wolff (2004) (Video)
Mentioned in relation to director Franklin J. Schaffner who directed A Tour of the White House (1962) (TV).
Battlestar Galactica: Colonial Day (2005) (TV Episode)
In response to Roslin's declining to kiss him, Tom Zarek's statement to Laura Roslin, "I shaved very close this morning in preparation for getting smacked by you," is a direct quote from the movie Patton.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)
"You don't win wars by dying for your beliefs, but by making other bastards die for their's" - line used in both films.
Stargate SG-1: Avalon: Part 2 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Stick It (2006)
The scene where Jeff Bridges' character addresses his gymnastics students
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Winner: Broken Home (2007) (TV Episode)
VHS seen in video store
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)
Clip from one subject's self-produced video imitates the opening speech in Patton
The Simpsons: Stop or My Dog Will Shoot (2007) (TV Episode)
Theme music plays when Santa's Little Helper arrives at the police dog academy.
Nostalgia Critic: Drug Cartoon Special (2007) (TV Episode)
Audio from this film is spliced in.
NCIS: Tribes (2008) (TV Episode)
Gibbs walks into the main room, and says "Patterns." DiNozzo mishears him, and says, "George C. Scott, Patton, won 7 Acadamy Awards including...", till Gibbs cuts him off
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 10 March 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This film was referenced in a viewer e-mail.
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 2: Strong Badia the Free (2008) (Video Game)
Strong Bad addressing the people in front of a giant flag is a reference to the opening scene of this movie
An American Carol (2008)
Malone thinks George Patton is from the movie when he meets him
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.81 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $25,000 question
All About Steve (2009)
Hartman mentions George S. Patton.
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Alex Trebek refers to the film and quotes dialogue
Fallout: New Vegas (2010) (Video Game)
The unique Mister Gutsy Ironbelly's line, "There's nothing I like better than making some other poor bastard die for his country!"
Atop the Fourth Wall: The X-Men #1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Linkara imitates Patton
The Simpsons: How Munched Is That Birdie in the Window? (2010) (TV Episode)
The "Patton" theme plays in the black-and-white clip of Gen. Patton and the pigeon.
The Puppet Monster Massacre (2010) (Video)
Mentioned by the Raimi character
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.16 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy says George C. Scott's role in "Taps" was reminiscent of his role in the film
Atop the Fourth Wall: Captain America Comics #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
"You sure did read his book, sir, you read the hell out of it."
30 Rock: Today You Are a Man (2012) (TV Episode)
While watching Jack's video on negotiating Liz says "You magnificent bastard", which is what Patton said of Rommel, while defeating his army in battle, and, "I read your book".
I Declare War (2012)
P.K. invites Paul over to watch this movie.
St George's Day (2012)
Patton is referred to a few times.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Teen Titans #13: A Swingin' Christmas Carol (2012) (TV Episode)
Linkara plays the "You magnificent bastard" clip.
Parks and Recreation: Emergency Response (2013) (TV Episode)
Ron says, "I've seen three movies in my life: 'Bridge on the River Kwai,' 'Patton,' and 'Herbie: Fully Loaded.'"
Rewind This! (2013)
It is referenced on the back cover of a video movie.
Saturday Night Live: Vince Vaughn/Miguel (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Vince Vaughn's opening monologue
Tell 'Em Steve-Dave Puppet Theatre (2013)
In one scene, Walt delivers a patriotic speech after a prolonged walk to the stage in front of an American flag.
Saints Row IV (2013) (Video Game)
In the mission "Hello Teacup", Cyrus is dressed like General George Patton at the beginning of the film Patton, including a pair of ivory handled pistols.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 December 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
part of opening speech is heard
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Twilight's Kingdom - Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Discord briefly impersonates George S. Patton.
While We're Young (2014)
A VHS copy of the film is seen.
Parenthood: Too Big to Fail (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bill O'Reilly/Lorde (2014) (TV Episode)
While discussing Bill O'Reilly's book Killing Patton, Jimmy and O'Reilly mention George C. Scott's performance as Patton
Nostalgia Critic: Did You Miss the Most Shocking Film in Years? (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic says this film is subjective to viewers' choices, whether to like it or hate it

Featured in 

Portrait of an Actor (1971) (Short)
clip of George C. Scott as Patton
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
American Experience: Richard Nixon: Part II (1990) (TV Episode)
clip shown.
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) (TV Movie)
Scene with Scott
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #89 on the list.
800 balas (2002)
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
General George Patton is #29 on the "Heroes" list.
La guerra en el cine (2003) (Video)
clip shown
10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Clips featured during Karl Malden's Life Achievement Award presentation.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
I Love the '70s: Volume 2: 1970 (2006) (TV Episode)
clips; discussed
Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
Extended clips of Patton's opening speech
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Amazons Attack #5 and #6 (2009) (TV Episode)
"You magnificent bastard, I read your BOOK!"
Young Guns (2009) (TV Short)
Scenes from the film are used to depict Geroge S. Patton.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Secret Defenders #9 (2009) (TV Episode)
General: "You magnificent bastard, I READ YOUR BOOK!"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Cable #1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"You magnificent bastard, I READ YOUR BOOK!"
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuckups (2009) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during the #1 pick.
Atop the Fourth Wall: James Bond Jr. #3 (2009) (TV Episode)
"I love how the tank driver is just hanging out in there like he was freakin' Patton."
The Last Days of the Big Lie (2009)
A brief clip is shown.
Casino Jack and the United States of Money (2010)
includes film clip
Atop the Fourth Wall: Strange Adventures #136 (2010) (TV Episode)
The general says his famous catchphrase
Atop the Fourth Wall: Transformers #4-5 (2010) (TV Episode)
The General: "You magnificent bastard, I read your book!"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Amazing Fantasy #15 (2010) (TV Episode)
He's read your BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (2010) (TV Episode)
"Voldar is the Patton of the group."
Nostalgia Critic: Ferngully 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
clip is shown with George C. Scott's lines replaced by the Critic's
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Ultimate Warrior's Workout (2011) (TV Episode)
clip is shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: NBComics #1 (2011) (TV Episode)
The general giving out a battle strategy
Atop the Fourth Wall: All-Star Comics #8 (2011) (TV Episode)
"You magnificent bastard, I READ YOUR BOOK!"
Hollywood's Top Ten: Movie Speeches (2011) (TV Episode)
Atop the Fourth Wall: The New Guardians #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
He read your BOOK.
Hagan Reviews: Chopping Mall (2012) (TV Episode)
"You magnificent bastard, I read your BOOK!"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Kamandi at Earth's End #4 (2013) (TV Episode)
The general has "read your BOOK!"
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Culling: Legion Lost #9 (2013) (TV Episode)
Patton read that magnificent bastard's BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Brute Force #4 (2013) (TV Episode)
He read your BOOK, you magnificent bastard.
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Patton's read Starchild's BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Thing from Another World: Climate of Fear #1-2 (2013) (TV Episode)
He read the enemy's BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tales to Astonish #27 (2013) (TV Episode)
He read your BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: US-1 #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Wild #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Ilusión Nacional (2014)
Patton speech used in one scene
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #5 (2014) (TV Episode)
He has read YOUR BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tandy Computer Whiz Kids: The Computer That Said No to Drugs (2014) (TV Episode)
The general's famous quote is played, but abruptly stopped
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #6 (2014) (TV Episode)
Your BOOK. He read it.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #2 (2015) (TV Episode)
The general dares an attack
Atop the Fourth Wall: Batman: Shadow of the Bat #57 (2015) (TV Episode)
He read your BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Atomic Robo, vol. 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
The general read your BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Star Wars #2 (2015) (TV Episode)
George read your BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Deadpool Bi-Annual #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
The General read our BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Pokémon Adventures Ch. 1-2 (2016) (TV Episode)
The General has read YOUR BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Comic Book Quickies #6 (2016) (TV Episode)
The general says he read your BOOK
Atop the Fourth Wall: Superman vs. The Amazing Spider-Man (2016) (TV Episode)
Linkara thinks a criminal looks like General Patton, and the clip plays
Atop the Fourth Wall: Minister of Chance Audio Dramas (2016) (TV Episode)
General Patton claims he read your BOOK!
Atop the Fourth Wall: Spectacular Spider-Man: "Persona" (2017) (TV Episode)
The general has read your BOOK!

Spoofed in 

Sanford and Son: Sergeant Gork (1976) (TV Episode)
Fred's speech behind the US flag is a parody of the film's iconic scene.
The Fantastic World of D.C. Collins (1984) (TV Movie)
D.C. has a fantasy that he is General George S. Patton when calming down his friends after they learn they are in danger.
Doin' Time (1985)
Richard Mulligan wears the costume and reproduces the opening "flag" speech
Follow That Bird (1985)
There is a huge American flag behind Oscar, who gives a Patton-type speech during the singing of the Grouch National Anthem at the beginning of the film.
Punky Brewster: Cheaters Never Win (1985) (TV Episode)
Mike does an impression of George C. Scott's performance in this film.
Dead End (1985)
Sgt. Carnage's pearl handled revolvers, foul language, and her deliberate George C. Scott imitation
The 'Burbs (1989)
Speed Zone (1989)
The scene where Peter Boyle's character (Police Chief Spiro T. Edsel) is talking about the battle of the Carthaginians spoofs General Patton.
The Simpsons: Bart the General (1990) (TV Episode)
Entire episode is a parody, many quotes are take offs of those from the film, the music is also very Patton-esque.
Beetlejuice: Driven Crazy (1990) (TV Episode)
In one scene Beetlejuice dons a five star general uniform and stands in front of a Neither World patriotic flag.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel and the 'bots re-enact a scene from the movie.
Bobby's World: I Want My Mommy (1993) (TV Episode)
Mom's speech in front of flag
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Beginning of the End (1993) (TV Episode)
Joke about killing "that paper-hanging son of a bitch".
Dexter's Laboratory: Double Trouble/Dial M for Monkey: Barbequor/Dexter's Laboratory (1996) (TV Episode)
Dexter, dressed up in military garb, gives a speech to his army of clones while standing in front of a large American flag.
Space Jam (1996)
Bugs Bunny gives a speech in front of an american flag dressed like Patton
Antz (1998)
Everybody Loves Raymond: Cruising with Marie (1999) (TV Episode)
Frank calls Ray "a magnificent bastard" like Patton referred to Rommel.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Buzz Lightyear motivates the toys in the same way that Patton did, with the American flag in the backdrop and "Star-Spangled Banner" playing behind.
Patton Pending (1999) (Short)
Histeria!: The French Revolution (2000) (TV Episode)
The image of Patton in front of a giant flag is spoofed with Napoleon in his place.
Futurama: War Is the H-Word (2000) (TV Episode)
There is a short spoof of the famous speech with the American flag backdrop
Recess: School's Out (2001)
Gus mimics George C. Scott in the title role
The New Guy (2002)
Doc: Safety First (2003) (TV Episode)
People in uniform stand in front of a giant US flag and give commanding speeches.
The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters (2007)
Speech in front of American flag about picking up women spoofs a speech in Patton
Daddy Day Camp (2007)
the colonel's speech in front of the big American flag
Flattest (2007) (Short)
The army score directly spoofs Patton (1970)
Jackass 2.5 (2007) (Video)
opening sequence spoofs Patton's speech before giant American flag
Macskafogó 2 - A sátán macskája (2007)
In a scene a mouse general gives a speech like Patton with a Mouse Flag behind him
Punisher: War Zone (2008)
Jigsaw gives his speech to the gangs with the American flag in the backdrop
Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009) (Video)
parodies the opening of the movie "Patton" during the closing credits
The Supermarket (2009)
Briefing scene and original score
Nostalgia Critic: Kickassia Part 5: The Fall of the Risen (2010) (TV Episode)
Linkara impersonates Patton once he takes control.
Kickassia (2010) (Video)
Linkara impersonates Patton once he takes control.
Nostalgia Critic: Ferngully 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
features an alternate version of Patton's motivational speech
The Venture Bros.: Sphinx Rising (2013) (TV Episode)
Gathers' rousing speech to his men, delivered while standing on a big stage with an enormous flag as a backdrop.
The Crazy Ones: Dead and Improved (2014) (TV Episode)
Simon talking in front of the flag
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Twilight's Kingdom - Part 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Discord makes the famous pose.

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