The Devils (1971) Poster



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Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1945)
The convent of the nuns is a baroque labyrinth like Ivan's palace. Note the similarities in the doors which Vanessa Redgrave has to squeeze through. Eisenstein, and then Russell do this to draw attention to the set design.

Referenced in 

Caligula (1979)
Tiberius' funeral sequence mirrors the Governor of Loudon's funeral in "The Devils" right down to the costumes, color scheme, sets and camera angles.
El crack (1981)
Advertised on Cine Ideal marquee.
Convent of Sinners (1986)
A "Holy Water enema" performed on a Nun falsely accused of demonic possession.
The Crucible (1996)
Both films deal with one woman's sexual obsession spawning a mass hysteria of alleged witchcraft and heresy.
Psycho-lettes (1996) (Short)
Shots of "possessed" nuns are referenced.
Still Tickin': The Return of A Clockwork Orange (2000) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Alexander Walker and Ken Penry and a still is shown.
Derek Jarman: Life as Art (2004)
Mentioned. Behind the scenes photos are shown.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Real Blue Nuns (2006) (TV Movie)
Andy Hamilton's Search for Satan (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Lords of Salem (2012)
The last shots of Grandier perishing is mirrored in the with burning scene.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Comix from the Underground: Skull #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Now I know I should hope for Ken Russell's THE DEVILS, but what I'm probably going to get is SISTER EMANUELLE"

Featured in 

Omnibus: Russell's Progress (1971) (TV Episode)
Russell is seen working on the film
The Devils at the Elgin (1974) (Short)
The final scene from the previous movie is filmed from the screen.
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Hell on Earth (2002) (TV Movie)
The making of, critical reaction, and censorship of THE DEVILS
X-Rated (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
footage shown
Ken Russell: A Bit of a Devil (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Brows Held High: The Devils (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

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