Mean Streets (1973) Poster



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Pride of the Marines (1945)
Harvey Keitel quotes Garfield's "Get him in the eyes" line
Breathless (1960)
Scene in the bedroom with Charlie and Teresa
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Poster seen on theatre
The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)
Poster seen on theatre
Point Blank (1967)
Borsalino (1970)
Theater with title on marquee.
Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came? (1970)
Theater with title and Tony Curtis' name on marquee.
Husbands (1970)
Poster seen on theatre

Referenced in 

Martin Scorsese: Back on the Block (1973) (Short)
This short focuses on Scorsese's upbringing in New York, and how it influenced 'Mean Streets'.
Sneak Previews: Taxi Driver/The Man Who Would Be King/Hester Street/Manson/The Story of Adele H. (1976) (TV Episode)
In his review of "Taxi Driver" (1976), Gene Siskel lists other Martin Scorsese movies, including this one.
Omnibus: Signs of Vigorous Life: The New German Cinema (1976) (TV Episode)
German movie poster is shown.
Sneak Previews: The Best Films of the '70s (1979) (TV Episode)
A still is shown. The movie makes Gene Siskel's list of the best movies of the 1970s.
Beverly Hills Cop (1984)
Director Martin Brest says the dialogue exchange between Axel and a cigarette smuggler is a reference to a similar exchange between DeNiro and Keitel in "Mean Streets."
Siskel & Ebert: The Future of the Movies (1990) (TV Movie)
Gene Siskel recommends the movie on video.
Goodfellas (1990)
In both films Robert DeNiro's character orders a 7 and 7 to drink after being introduced.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Conversation about the difference between white women and black women; Harvey Keitel as mafioso in both.
Coney Island Baby: Live in Jersey 1987 (1992) (Video)
"Doin' the Things That We Want To" mentions Johnny Boy
Siskel & Ebert: Striking Distance/Into the West/The Age of Innocence/Household Saints/Baraka (1993) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions several Martin Scorsese movies, including this one, in his discussion on "The Age of Innocence" (1993).
Dirty Weekend (1993)
Beavis and Butt-Head: Plate Frisbee (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced in a song Beavis and Butt-Head listen to
Northern Exposure: Blood Ties (1994) (TV Episode)
Movie is discussed.
Animaniacs: We're No Pigeons/Whistle Stop Mindy/Katie Ka-Boom: The Broken Date (1994) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Squit in his opening narration in the "We're No Pigeons" segment
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Angels Revenge (1995) (TV Episode)
Mike: Mean Streets of Ojai.
Clockers (1995)
Hard Eight (1996)
"Who do you think you are St. Francis or somebody?"
Swingers (1996)
Twin Town (1997)
Divine Trash (1998)
Harvey Alexander mentions it.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Future War (1999) (TV Episode)
Tom: "The Mean Streets of Burbank"
Making 'Taxi Driver' (1999) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Road Trip (2000)
Kwik Stop (2001)
The King of Queens: Mean Streak (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Grand Theft Auto 3 (2001) (Video Game)
There is a taxi company called "Mean Street Taxis"
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Big Trouble (2002)
A ladies' man "picks up" a babe named Heather Weintraub.
Inside the Actors Studio: Martin Scorsese (2002) (TV Episode)
The Last Detective: Tricia (2003) (TV Episode)
Davies mentions it in conversation.
Entourage: The Scene (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Getting Made: The Making of 'GoodFellas' (2004) (Video)
This title is referenced.
Filming for Your Life: Making 'After Hours' (2004) (Video)
Film referenced.
Jarhead (2005)
We see Fowler in a red-lit bar during the montage of post-war experiences, remniscent of the red-lit bar scenes of Mean Streets, including of course one in which a Vietnam veteran is welcomed home.
Martin Scorsese, l'émotion par la musique (2005)
Martin Scorsese talks about it
CSI: Miami: Fade Out (2006) (TV Episode)
Patrick compares his script "The Clubland Murders" to it
Life on Mars: Episode #1.4 (2006) (TV Episode)
Sam asks Annie "What's on?" and she replies, "Something called Mean Streets... or Carry On Girls."
Rescue Me: Hell (2006) (TV Episode)
Tommy talks about the nick name he gave Johnny after seeing Mean Streets.
HBO First Look: The Departed: Facing a Loaded Gun (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
The Next Scorsese (2006) (Short)
Rob has the cinemtographer mimic church shots from Mean Streets
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned on 'the Dakota Flanning Show'
Smokers (2008) (Video)
Carlos and girl scene
Les derniers révoltés d'Hollywood (2008)
Martin Scorsese's talking about his first movie
Mardik: Baghdad to Hollywood (2008)
Co-Written by Mardik Martin
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler (2009) (TV Special)
Dakota (Amy Poehler) mentions it in "The Dakota Fanning Show" segment.
Bröllopsfotografen (2009)
Claes refers to Jonny as "Johnny-Boy", after Robert de Niro's gangster-character
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.56 (2009) (TV Episode)
John Travolta says "Saturday Night Fever" has more profanity than even "Mean Streets"
Saturday Night Live: Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Robert De Niro on "What Up with That?"
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.13 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy says "White Irish Drinkers" is like a distant imitation of an imitation of the film
Bad Movie Beatdown: Little Fockers (2011) (TV Episode)
recalls De Niro and Keitel's performances in this movie, and how they're acting in Little Fockers is a downgrade.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.181 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ben Stiller says that the Super 8 films he made as a kid were influenced by the film
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 4 July 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ryan Ruocco reads Entertainment Weekly's 2013 list of top 10 greatest movies
Christmas Cruelty! (2013)
Inspired by cinematography of Kent L. Wakeford
Taxi Brooklyn: Cherchez les Femmes (2014) (TV Episode)
Leo mentions that the word "mook" was popularised by "Mean Streets".
HaYechida: Weekend Duty (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Slutzki
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
Poster seen in Greg's bedroom
The Forgiven (2015)
J.G. pays homage to legendary director Martin Scorcese
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8625 (2015) (TV Episode)
The film's title is referenced.
The Audition (2015) (Short)
Robert De Niro tells Leonardo DiCaprio that he first worked with Martin Scorsese before DiCaprio was even thought of," referring to this film.
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.68 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer to a question about which of the Martin Scorsese films did not feature actor Robert De Niro asked to Karen and the Chaser when they go head to head.
The Brooklyn Banker (2016)
The film's running in "Center Cinemas" theatre located on the main character's way towards his job. David Proval who starred as Manny "The Hand" Mistera made his first appearance on screen in this film.


The Big Heat (1953)
The Searchers (1956)

Featured in 

The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
blowing up mailbox
The 62nd Annual Academy Awards (1990) (TV Special)
Siskel & Ebert: The Seventies (1993) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
American Cinema: Film Noir (1995) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
Scene by Scene: Martin Scorsese (1998) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Scorsese on Scorsese (2004) (TV Movie)
Clip is shown
Bullets Over Hollywood (2005) (TV Movie)
Edge of Outside (2006)
Crossing Criminal Cultures (2007) (Video)
clip shown
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.154 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
Martin Scorsese talks about it. Also, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Woody Allen: A Documentary (2012)
short clip when Scorsese compares his vision of New York with Allen's.
The Dirties (2013)
Opening credits and letter style of the title of this film are used.
De Palma (2015)
Clip shown.
Taxi Driver: 40th Anniversary Cast Q&A (2016) (Video)

Spoofed in 

Rush Hour (1998)
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("Grumpy Cul-de-Sacs")

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