Every Which Way But Loose (1978) Poster


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Followed by 


Taxi Driver (1976)
You talkin' to me?
Rocky (1976)
Boxing among hanging slabs of beef in a slaughterhouse

Referenced in 

The Gauntlet (1977)
When facing down the biker gang (many of which were also in the Every Which Way films as the Black Widows), he refers to one them disparagingly one of them Clyde
Saturday Night Live: Karen Black/Cheap Trick/Stanley Clarke Trio (1981) (TV Episode)
Title referenced on Weekend Update as "Any Old Film You Can Stand".
T.J. Hooker: Thieves' Highway (1982) (TV Episode)
Romano mentions Clint Eastwood and Clyde to Venus the Orangutan
Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984)
Ruth Gordon has a photo of Clint Eastwood on her desk that she picks up and kisses. Both Gordon and "Rock Aliens" director James Fargo worked on "Every Which Way But Loose."
Road House (1989)
It is referenced.
Dirty Harry (1990) (Video Game)
Password for infinite lives: Clyde
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
"Looks kinda like 'Any Which Way But Loose'." "Or 'Any Which Way You Can'."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jack Frost (1997) (TV Episode)
Observer's pick for a great ape movie.
Just Shoot Me!: Sewer! (1998) (TV Episode)
When Nina comes in with an orangutan, Dennis says, "I've see this movie. Every Which Way But Sober."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
"Louis Leakey in 'Any Which Way But Loose."
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Every Witch Way But Loose (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Billy Crystal refers to Clint Eastwood co-starring with an ape
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Ed impersonates the monkey; title spoken
Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) (Video Game)
Referenced in Larry's chat with Charlotte and the crowd.
Our Very Own (2005)
Movie tells story of Sondra Locke's return to hometown as part of debut of the movie.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.57 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Clint Eastwood Movie Quotes" category
Corner Gas: Bean There (2006) (TV Episode)
Asking Tiny Joe for a ride, Oscar points out that "Clint Eastwood had a monkey in his truck".
Neighbours: Every Which Way But Bruce (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
How I Met Your Mother: Bachelor Party (2007) (TV Episode)
Ted mentions that the scene where the monkey gives the finger is one of the best things ever.
My Name Is Earl: The Frank Factor (2007) (TV Episode)
Randy says that he wants to buy "one of them Clyde/Clint Eastwood monkeys."
Kevin Smith: Sold Out - A Threevening with Kevin Smith (2008) (Video)
"Clint Eastwood really hangs out with a monkey"
Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)
mentioned in dialogue
Spise med Price: Kære lille mormor (2009) (TV Episode)
American Dad!: Every Which Way But Lose (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Don't Go in the Woods (2010)
The guys and girls discuss the movie, its premises and the orangutan's name.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
The Venture Bros.: Every Which Way But Zeus (2010) (TV Episode)
Episode title is almost identical to Every Which Way But Loose (1978).
Bob's Burgers: Sexy Dance Fighting (2011) (TV Episode)
"Chevre Which Way But Loose Burger"
Supernatural: Frontierland (2011) (TV Episode)
Dean and Bobby talk about Clyde
Nostalgia Critic: Cop and 1/2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"If Clint Eastwood can act with an orangutan, you can act with a little boy."
Psych: This Episode Sucks (2011) (TV Episode)
Marlowe says that Clint Eastwood is "much funnier with the orangutan."
Conan: The Bourne Again Ultimatum (2012) (TV Episode)
World Champion Whipcracker Adam Winrich named one of his whipcracks after this title
Charm (2012)
Referenced in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Little Red Riding Hood and the Monsters (2013) (TV Episode)
"God, the third sequel to [this movie] really jumped the shark."
Mom: Cornflakes and the Hair of Three Men (2016) (TV Episode)
Bonnie and Adam watch the film while on the phone to each other.
The Cinema Snob: Going Bananas (2016) (TV Episode)
Snob talks about the orangutan from this film originally being considered for Going Bananas
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Carnival Magic (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "Paramount Pictures presents 'Every Which Way but Why.'"
The Cinema Snob: That Nazty Nuisance (2017) (TV Episode)
"Meanwhile, in Every Which Way But Luger..."

Featured in 

Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Philo (Clint Eastwood) pretends to shoot Clyde the orangutan with his finger
Clint Eastwood: Director (1982) (TV Short)
clip shown
Traveller (1997)
Eastwood on Eastwood (1997) (TV Movie)
The Eastwood Factor (2010) (Video)


Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Philo does the Tarzan scream (exactly as Johnny Weissmuller did).
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
When Clint Eastwood's character comes into a stand-off with the biker gang, the first few notes of the theme tune is played.

Spoofed in 

The Critic: I Can't Believe It's a Clip Show (1995) (TV Episode)
Every Which Way But Lucid is a parody
Robot Chicken: Sweet J Presents (2001) (TV Episode)
"Every Which Way but Unforgiven" trailer

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