THX 1138 (1971) Poster



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Remake of 

Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
scenes are taken from this film


Metropolis (1927)
21-87 (1964) (Short)
THX discovers that LUH was killed on the date 21/87.

Referenced in 

American Graffiti (1973)
John Milner's license plate number is THX 138
Dark Star (1974)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Both films made with the assistance of psychiatric patients.
Hardware Wars (1978) (Short)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
A THX-1138 reference appears in this film when over the loudspeaker of the Nazi sub the following numbers are heard, "eins, eins, drei, acht." (German for one-one-three-eight.)
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Boushh' (Leia in bounty hunter disguise) helmet has "1138" written on it.
Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird (1985)
Big Bird flew from New York to Ocean View on CTW Flight #1138.
Star Tours (1987) (Short)
Snatcher (1988) (Video Game)
The vehicle that transport Gillian is a THX-205.
Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders (1988) (Video Game)
Zak's phone bill at the beginning is of $1138, and also Annie's cash account.
Riding Bean (1989) (Video)
Crash and Burn (1990) (Video)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
"I'm THX1138, who are you"
Animaniacs: Wally Llama/Where Rodents Dare (1993) (TV Episode)
Listed on Brain's blackboard
Cyber Tracker (1994)
When the Tracker is scanning the robot in the bar, you can see some of the types he searched for - one of them is THX 1138.
ReBoot: The Tearing (1994) (TV Episode)
In the game, Bob orders Alpha Wing to "Proceed heading 1138."
Pinky and the Brain (1995) (TV Series)
During the opening The Brain writes THX=1138 on a chalk board as part of an equation called "The Theory of Everything (made simple)"
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 1, Planet of the Dino-Knights (1995) (Video)
The robot's name is Irwin 1138.
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 2, the Human Pets (1995) (Video)
The robot's name is Irwin 1138.
Out There (1995) (TV Movie)
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 3, Trapped on Toyworld (1995) (Video)
The robot's name is Irwin 1138.
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 4, Eggs from 70 Million B.C. (1995) (Video)
The robot's name is Irwin 1138.
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 5, Journey to the Magic Cavern (1996) (Video)
The robot's name is Irwin 1138.
Josh Kirby... Time Warrior: Chapter 6, Last Battle for the Universe (1996) (Video)
The robot's name is Irwin 1138.
Swingers (1996)
Gattaca (1997)
Dexter's Laboratory: Blackfoot and Slim/Trapped with a Vengeance/The Parrot Trap (1998) (TV Episode)
Dexter is tagged with the number '1138'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Soultaker (1999) (TV Episode)
It's the THX 1138 stairs!
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
One of the Trade Federaton battle droids has the serial number 1138 printed on its back.
George Lucas in Love (1999) (Short)
Escape from Monkey Island (2000) (Video Game)
Anti-LeChuck having 1138 stamped on his forehead & in the swamp on Lucre island, one of the choices for the number Guybrush is thinking of is 1138.
Missy (2001)
The number on the airlock hallway is 8311, a purposeful reverse of the title.
The West Wing: Bad Moon Rising (2001) (TV Episode)
Carol tells C.J. that she has one-thousand one-hundred and thirty eight more staffers to invterview.
Ocean's Eleven (2001)
The code to the vault is 1138. Confirmed as a reference in the DVD commentary.
Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds (2002) (Video Game)
Equilibrium (2002)
Run Leia Run (2003) (Short)
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
As Bill leaves The Bride with Pai Mei, the license plate on his Jeep reads "THX 1169", referencing this film's title.
Love: The Movie (2004) (Short)
A 1138 on the Filmmakers' slate
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
The door to Dr. Jennings place has the number 1138 on it.
Robot Chicken: Junk in the Trunk (2005) (TV Episode)
A door is numbered 1138
Star Wars: Republic Commando (2005) (Video Game)
Delta 38's full "name" is 1138 after THX 1138
Robot Chicken: Toy Meets Girl (2005) (TV Episode)
Panthro is locked up in cell #1138.
Bestellung 0-0-4-9 (2005) (Short)
in several scenes you can read the numbers 1138 on screen
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
clone trooper number reg.
The Island (2005)
Loosely based on
Smallville: Thirst (2005) (TV Episode)
The secret experiment that is behind the cases of vampirism is called "Project 1138".
Storm (2005)
1138 is mentioned thoroughly all trough the movie
Dennis Muren Interview (2006) (Video)
This film is mentioned by name.
Bully (2006) (Video Game)
The password to open the gate to the nerds' headquarters is 1138.
Battlespace (2006) (Video)
During the fifth minute of the movie the number 1138 can be seen on the computer screen. Seconds later again the same numbers but in different order - 1381. It's a reference to George Lucas' cult masterpiece "THX 1138".
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007)
The "Let's see it in THX" poster.
Reign Over Me (2007)
Adam's shrink's office is numbered 1138.
Family Guy: Blue Harvest (2007) (TV Episode)
Han (Peter) says, "Prisoner transfer from cell block 1138."
Cinematic Titanic: The Oozing Skull (2007) (Video)
Joel says the title.
Zak McKracken Between Time and Space (2008) (Video Game)
As in many LucasArts media, 1138 gets used refering to the movie.
Brooklyn Force (2008) (Short)
The writing on business card looks suspiciously like a THX-1138.
Fanboys (2009)
the Skywalker Ranch security guards all dress like the robot policemen
Bad Movie Beatdown: Equilibrium (2009) (TV Episode)
Buck names a scene that is said to rip off this movie
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (2009) (Video Game)
The poster near Club 41 says, "Wind Still Sucks - Flotsam Island endures 1138th straight day of unwelcome winds," which is a reference to the title of the 1971 film "THX 1138".
Lego Star Wars: The Quest for R2-D2 (2009) (TV Short)
"THX 1138" written on hangar wall
Bitch Slap (2009)
Prisoner 1138 is a reference to THX 1138
The People vs. George Lucas (2010)
Referenced by an interviewee
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Clone Cadets (2010) (TV Episode)
Commander Colt tells El-Les to set the challenge to "version THX variable 1138."
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Coup d'Etat (2010) (TV Episode)
Chuck flashes on a weapon with a panel has the number 1138 on it.
Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse (2010) (Video Game)
Pod 1138 is a reference to the title of this movie.
Where Is Your Head (2010) (Short)
The main character inputs the code 1138 in his alarm system before leaving home.
Lego Star Wars: Bombad Bounty (2010) (TV Short)
Darth Vader's arm cast has the letters THX on it.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
Influenced by.
Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III (2010) (TV Movie)
A bounty hunter named THX-1138 appears alongside IG-88.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Citadel (2011) (TV Episode)
The shuttle designation number
Dark Matters: Twisted But True: Sexy Secret Agent/Full Body Transplant/Honey I Nuked the Planet (2011) (TV Episode)
In "Sexy Secret Agent", an experiment is being recorded on videotape. There are a several number sequences on the screen, among them "1138" which could be a reference to "THX-1138."
Criminal Minds: From Childhood's Hour (2011) (TV Episode)
When the unsub (a 911 operator) logs out of his computer, his ID is given as "Operator 1138".
Ace the Zombie: The Motion Picture (2012)
Ace's prisoner number is 1138.
Iron Sky (2012)
"SS 1138" inscription on Renate's space helmet
My New Sister (2012) (Short)
Dorsia's homework grade is 11/38
Mayhem Behind Movies (2012)
Dwayne holds the clapper board it says "Scene THX, Take 1138"
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
A Secret Service agent enters the code 1138 to enter the White House bunker.
Supernatural: Clip Show (2013) (TV Episode)
Case # 1138 mentioned
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Showbiz Tour 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
While on the duck tour, the "THX Theme" plays while the bus is going into the water.
Escape Plan (2013)
The guards' masks are a reference to the police androids in George Lucas' THX 1138. Also, in the scene where Drake tries to break Bresslin, he's tapping Breslin's cell wall with his baton in exactly the same rhythm as the police android beating up a citizen in one of the most famous scenes of THX 1138.
Futurama: Leela and the Genestalk (2013) (TV Episode)
The group visit a Western bar called "Tex 1138's".
John Doe: Vigilante (2014)
John Doe's prisoner number throughout the film is 8311XHT, this is a reference to George Lucas' student film and first film THX1138 which is the same number just flipped.
Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014) (TV Movie)
The sewer shut off valve is numbered 1138, a nod to George Lucas' favorite number.


Buck Rogers (1939)
clip shown at beginning of film

Featured in 

Bald: The Making of 'THX 1138' (1971) (Short)
clips shown
The Making of 'Star Wars' (1977) (TV Movie)
Siskel & Ebert: The Future of the Movies (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004) (Video)
A few scenes from the "THX 1138" film are shown. I am not certain whether the scenes are from "THX 1138:4EB (1970)" or "THX 1138 (1971) (earlier screenplay) (story)".
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas (2005) (TV Special)
It's featured

Spoofed in 

Sleeper (1973)
Making 'Space Nazi' (2006) (Short)
the name of the Marla Fields' robot is the 1138 unit

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