Apocalypse Now (1979) Poster


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Version of 

Playhouse 90: Heart of Darkness (1958) (TV Episode)
Heart of Darkness (1993) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Apocalypse Pooh (1987) (Video)
Extracts used: the opening sequence of the jungle being napalmed, part of the briefing dinner scene, a shot of Kurtz running his hand over his head, and the last seconds of the end of the film (the shot of the stone statue then fade to black).
Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


The Birth of a Nation (1915)
The Helicopters (The Cavalry) ride into battle playing Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' almost exactly like how the Ku Klux Klan ride in on horses during the climax of the movie.
Stachka (1925)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Story pieces, characters' internal conflicts, montage and lighting.
La Dolce Vita (1960)
Homage to Federico Fellini: Helicopter airlifts a sacred bovidae for transport against a background of a ruined Western church while a mass is being conducted, a visual paradox of delivering salvation in the form of a statue of a glittering Jesus to a sparkling St. Peter's square.
Kelly's Heroes (1970)
Lt.Col.Kilgore plays music from his vehicle to frighten the enemy, just like Oddball does in Kelly's Heroes.
Deliverance (1972)
Professione: reporter (1975)
flashback with recording device
Nashville (1975)

Referenced in 

Blade (1973)
The 1979 re-edit included footage shot in 1979. In one of the shots, a marquee with the famous Apocalyse Now trademark is seen very clearly.
Saturday Night Live: Elliott Gould/Gary Numan (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Father Guido Sarducci while wating for Richard Nixon
Saturday Night Live: Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Bill Murray's Oscar predictions
Der Kandidat (1980)
The beginning of the film looks a lot like the famous scene in Francis Coppola's Apocalypse Now - even accompanied by some Wagner-music
Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (1980)
Title appears in the film on a cinema billboard
Sanford: Cal's Diet: Part 1 (1980) (TV Episode)
Fred recommends this movie to Cal.
Maniac (1980)
All Night Long (1981)
remote controlled heli with wagner music
Duran Duran: Hungry Like the Wolf (1982) (Video)
Simon Le Bon's head rises in slow motion out of the river as rain pours down.
Sans Soleil (1983)
A sentence from colonel Kurtz' speech is quoted by the narrator.
M*A*S*H: Goodbye, Farewell, and Amen (1983) (TV Episode)
We hear the sound of a helicopter and see a spinning ceiling fan simultaneously.
The Survivors (1983)
Un genio en apuros (1983)
There is a scene involving an helicopter and Wagner's "The Ride of the Valkyries"
Repo Man (1984)
Sesión continua (1984)
A poster of this film can be seen
The Wild Life (1984)
The character Jim claims having watched Apocalypse Now multiple times.
Starman (1984)
The approaching helicopters of the military assault force on the crater, including similar music.
Ça n'arrive qu'à moi (1985)
As François and Prudence are held in the castle, Mr Guilledou and his hired men arrive and land on the lawn with their helicopters, and the famous Wagner score can be heard.
Tiger-Heli (1985) (Video Game)
Scarecrow and Mrs. King: Utopia Now (1985) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Method Actor (1985) (TV Episode)
As an in-joke, Dano (played by Sheen) puts on a record that plays Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries - the iconic music from Apocalypse Now, the film that made Sheen famous.
O.C. and Stiggs (1985)
Dennis Hopper's character is similar, and when we first see him there is similar music . Later on there's a helicopter with "The Ride of the Valkyries" playing on the soundtrack .
Saturday Night Live: Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during cold opening
Maximum Overdrive (1986)
"Ride of the Valkyries" is used when a flying plane is shown.
Ying xiong wu lei (1986)
eddy ko is sent on an identical mission to martin sheens character.
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)
during boat scene, "The Ride of the Valkyries" heard
Tales from the Darkside: Red Leader (1987) (TV Episode)
Alex's line: "I love the sound of construction in the morning. It sounds like success."
Return to Horror High (1987)
"The horror. The horror."
No 73: Demolition (1987) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during a game of charades
Extreme Prejudice (1987)
The line "extermination with extreme prejudice" said by Michael Ironside is coming from Apocalypse Now, which was also written by John Milius
Strike Commando (1987)
The scene where Ransom is delivered up-river in a small version of a PBR is very similar, complete with an ill-fated Laurence Fishburne lookalike who wears shades and listens on headphones - the sequence is edited and shot just like some of the early scenes Apocalypse Now with Ben Willard on the PBR
Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
The Ride of the Valkyries plays during the turtle bombardment scene.
Ground Zero (1987)
Poster and script lines.
The Running Man (1987)
Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" plays during the scene where Dynamo chases Ben
The Real Ghostbusters: Apocalypse - What, NOW? (1987) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Metal Skin Panic Madox-01 (1987) (Video)
Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
First we see the blades of a helicopter and then it morphes into the blades of a fan.
Brivido giallo: Una notte al cimitero (1988) (TV Episode)
A character references "Apocalypse Now" by name
Golgo 13: Top Secret Episode (1988) (Video Game)
Film is referenced
Splash, Too (1988) (TV Movie)
"I love the smell of money in the afternoon"
Incident at Raven's Gate (1988)
The line "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" is paraphrased
Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
The "Barfly" quotes dialogue from "Apocalypse Now" when he does his Brando impression.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: SST: Death Flight (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I love the smell of burning RAM chips in the morning."
The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
see on movie marquee
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Superdome (1989) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I love the smell of burning RAM chips in the morning."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: City on Fire (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel (as the photojournalist): "Do you want to know what fear is, man?"
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color: Super DuckTales (1989) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays as Launchpad leads a group of helicopters to Lake Doughbegone.
DuckTales: Super DuckTales: Part 2 - Frozen Assets (1989) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays as Launchpad leads a group of helicopters to Lake Doughbegone.
Force majeure (1989)
ALF: Shake, Rattle and Roll (1989) (TV Episode)
A panicked ALF shouts the name of the movie, among other things.
Acropolis Now (1989) (TV Series)
The television show's title is a take off of "Apocalypse Now."
Trying Times: Death and Taxes (1989) (TV Episode)
Ride of the Valkyries epicly plays as military helicopter descends.
Blades (1989)
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
In 2015, when Doc discovers Marty has bought the sports almanac, there is poster advertising "Surf Vietnam"; a reference to Apocalypse Now.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Slime People (1989) (TV Episode)
"I like the smell of napon in the morning...smells like slime"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Project Moonbase (1990) (TV Episode)
"I like the smell of Spacom in the morning...smells like checkery"
Punk Vacation (1990) (Video)
Lisa says "Sell the house. Sell the car. Sell the kids." This was on the letter Capt. Richard M. Colby sent to his wife, in Apocalypse Now.
Die Hard 2 (1990)
The Colonel performing a kata naked in his hotel room.
Tiny Toon Adventures: Rock 'N' Roar (1990) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyries" can be heard as Montana Max attacks Rover in his plane.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jungle Goddess (1990) (TV Episode)
"Saigon, I'm still in Saigon!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. Megalon (1991) (TV Episode)
Model of Saigon
The Flash: Alpha (1991) (TV Episode)
Barry goes to the opening of a club called "Apocalypse Wow".
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
In the scene where Furious and Tre are sitting on the rocks having a father-to-son chat, Furious mentions fighting as a young soldier in Vietnam. Laurence Fishburne (who plays Furious) starred as a young soldier in Vietnam in this movie.
Plymouth (1991) (TV Movie)
"I love the smell of oxygen in the morning."
Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
Documentary about making the film
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Barugon (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Saigon! Can't believe I'm still in Saigon."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Colossal Man (1991) (TV Episode)
"The Horror, Horror"
MacGyver: Honest Abe (1991) (TV Episode)
Major Snead uses the famous line, "Terminate with extreme prejudice."
McBain (1991)
"Smell of Napalm in the Morning" reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mighty Jack (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Apocalypse Not"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Zigra (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "The horror! The horror!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Caveman (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Kill Col. Kurtz!"
Zombie '90: Extreme Pestilence (1991)
"I love the smell of zombies in the morning."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Castle of Fu Manchu (1992) (TV Episode)
"You must kill Kurtz. Terminate with extreme prejudice."
Seinfeld: The Boyfriend Part 1 (1992) (TV Episode)
In Jerry's stand-up act, he says, "I love the smell of cardboard in the morning."
Eerie, Indiana: The Hole in the Head Gang (1992) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of fixer in the morning."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Diner '75 (1992) (TV Episode)
Mikey's "flashback" takes him to a war zone, and he exclaims, "The horror!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Gila Monster (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I love the smell of lizard in the morning; smells like chicken."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Attack of the Giant Leeches (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I knew Col. Kurtz was close - he was real close."
Unforgiven (1992)
Wishman (1992)
"I love the smell of chicken feathers in the morning. It smells like..."
The Simpsons: Kamp Krusty (1992) (TV Episode)
The scenes of the camp in chaos and Krusty's meeting with Bart echo similar ones in Apocalypse Now.
The Ben Stiller Show: With Dennis Miller (1992) (TV Episode)
Dennis says that Ben left "Saturday Night Live" and "headed up the river, like Kurtz."
Sewer Shark (1992) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Monster A-Go Go (1993) (TV Episode)
Hums Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' as chopper lands
Tango (1993)
when Vincent attacks the lover of his wife with the car he put a tape in the car-radio with music by Wagner - Its the same like in Apocalypse Now when the helicopters starts to bomb
Falling Down (1993)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
Rhyde of the Valkyre is hummed during helicopter shot
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Eegah (1993) (TV Episode)
Title spoken
True Romance (1993)
Mentioned as rivaling "Coming Home in a Body Bag" as the best Vietnam movie by Clarence when he's talking to Lee.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Sunny Side Up (1994)
The Day Today: Big Report (1994) (TV Episode)
The actor Marlon Brando is being auctioned, some of his films are mentioned including this.
Clerks (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Melrose Place: With This Ball and Chain (1994) (TV Episode)
"I love an appendectomy in the morning"
The Chase (1994)
At the end of the credit sequence Charlie Sheen recites the famous speech.
Leprechaun 2 (1994)
"Charlie don't surf" written on bathroom wall.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
"I would like someone go to my home tell my son everything...."
Room 101: Episode #1.3 (1994) (TV Episode)
Talking about how she set her flat on fire, Jo Brand says a candle began to set fire to her bed and when she lifted up the mattress, the air getting to it caused the flames to go up like the opening sequence of this film.
Charlie Rose: Quentin Tarantino (1994) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned during interview.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Starfighters (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Here, on 'Apocalypse Lice'"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Kitten with a Whip (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Saigon. Can't believe I'm still in Saigon."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sword and the Dragon (1994) (TV Episode)
Tom: "I love the smell of dragon breath in the morning."
Lunar: Eternal Blue (1994) (Video Game)
Ich gelobe (1994)
movie shown in cinema
The Ren & Stimpy Show: Pixie King/Aloha Hoek (1995) (TV Episode)
The villager's voice is a caricature of Marlon Brando's Colonel Kurtz from Apocalypse Now. Also, the villager says "I think I swallowed a bug", which is an outtake from that film.
Carnosaur 2 (1995)
Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" played in helicopter scene
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Transparent Man (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I love the smell of atrazine in the morning."
The Pebble and the Penguin (1995)
One of the penguins on the Misery exclaims, "The horror!"
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: In the Nam of the Father (1995) (TV Episode)
A Kurtz-style character confronts Duckman in one of his Vietnam flashbacks.
Melrose Place: The Big Bang Theory (1995) (TV Episode)
"Don't you just love the smell of sulphur in the afternoon?"
Casper (1995)
The three ghosts fly in as helicopters to the song "Ride of the Valkyries"
Dead Man (1995)
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995)
''I love the smell of destruction in the evening.''
Drunks (1995)
Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
refer to a poem read by Marlon brando in apocalypse now
Dead Presidents (1995)
When Anthony writes a letter to Kirby from Vietnam, the scene is edited like the opening of Apocalypse Now. Several moments in Vietnam also resemble scenes from that movie as well.
The Simpsons: Lisa the Vegetarian (1995) (TV Episode)
Itchy & Scratchy "Esophagus Now" cartoon
Mallrats (1995)
When Brodie enters the mall for the first time, he says, "I love the smell of commerce in the morning." Direct reference to the scene where Robert Duvall's character says, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning!"
The Bitch Is Back (1995) (Short)
Lines of dialogue: "The horror" and "That smell, it smells like victory"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Poopie! (1995) (Video)
Crow: "The horror!"
NewsRadio: The Station Sale (1996) (TV Episode)
Jimmy starts to say a "smells like victory" line
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Apocalypse Not (1996) (TV Episode)
The title is a take on the classic war movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Escape 2000 (1996) (TV Episode)
"We'll come in low out of the rising sun. Scares the hell out of the executives."
NewsRadio: Presence (1996) (TV Episode)
Dave: "Has Col. Kurtz gone up the river again?"
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Paranormal Press/Another Spooky and Poil Moment/Deadstock (1996) (TV Episode)
Erlita: "I love the smell of mimeographs in the evening."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
"Ojai. Crap. I'm still in Ojai."
Independence Day (1996)
Close up of the Aliens emerging from the ship head first at night
Animaniacs: Jokahontas/Boids on the Hood/Mighty Wakko at the Bat (1996) (TV Episode)
In "Boids on the Hood," the Goodfeathers attack Ralph to "Flight of the Valkyries."
Seinfeld: The Little Kicks (1996) (TV Episode)
When Jerry asks George if a woman rebuffed him, he says, "With extreme prejudice."
Everybody Loves Raymond: In-Laws (1996) (TV Episode)
Ray suggests that they rent the movie rather than actually go to Vietnam like Debra's parents
3rd Rock from the Sun: Fourth and Dick (1996) (TV Episode)
Dick, commenting on the football riot: "I love the smell of burning rubber. Smells like victory."
The X-Files: Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man (1996) (TV Episode)
The dialogue spoken in the scene with the military men is lifted directly from Apocalypse Now
Mars Attacks! (1996)
Snowboard Academy (1996) (Video)
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
The answer to a trivia question.
Street Sharks: Shark-apolypse Now! (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Married with Children: T*R*A*S*H (1997) (TV Episode)
Griff says: "Haven't you ever seen a war movie? The black man always gets it first." Al asks: "What do you mean?" Griff replies: "Jim Brown in The Dirty Dozen, Laurence Fishburne in Apocalypse Now, Bubba in Forrest Gump, any black man in Star Trek."
Saturday Night Live: Sting/Veruca Salt (1997) (TV Episode)
referenced in the Home Shopping Skit
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Spider Invasion (1997) (TV Episode)
"My assignment: Take out the greasy hick. With extreme prejudice."
Fainaru fantajî takutikkusu (1997) (Video Game)
Dexter's Laboratory: Mom and Jerry/Chubby Cheese/That Crazy Robot (1997) (TV Episode)
Dexter: "I love the smell of science in the morning"
Spawn (1997)
The clown's line, "I love the smell of burning asphalt in the morning!" is a reference to Apocalypse Now (1979) ("I love the smell of burning napalm in the morning...") Also, the Clown says to Jason Wynn (played by Martin Sheen, who was in Apocalypse Now), "I was counting on Spawn killing you. Then you would get his soul and kick start the apocalypse now."
This Life: Apocalypse Wow! (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Stargate SG-1: The First Commandment (1997) (TV Episode)
Similar plot, a mission to retrieve a renegade captain/colonel who has set himself up as a god among a local tribe.
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Hat Sick/Cancion De Olor/The Boo-Muda Triangle (1997) (TV Episode)
Ms. Banshee: "I love the smell of ectoplasm in the morning."
Xena: Warrior Princess: The Debt (1997) (TV Episode)
The shot where Xena rises from the water, in the dark, face painted, knife between her teeth, is a clear homage to the famous shot in Apocalypse Now.
40,000 Years of Dreaming (1997) (TV Movie)
Denis Leary: Lock 'N Load (1997) (TV Special)
Leary says he's watching the film on VHS
Blood (1997) (Video Game)
One of the many movie-inspired quotes Caleb utters during gameplay is, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
Flash Forward: That's My Baby (1997) (TV Episode)
Miles says, "The horror! The horror!"
Superman: Apokolips... Now! (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced in title.
Superman: Apokolips... Now!: Part II (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced in title.
StarCraft (1998) (Video Game)
"I love the smell of napalm." in both.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Werewolf (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Crow
Team Knight Rider: Apocalypse Maybe (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
3rd Rock from the Sun: When Aliens Camp (1998) (TV Episode)
Dick says 'The horror, the horror' while being leader of a group of scouts.
The X Files (1998)
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place: Two Guys, a Girl and a Landlord (1998) (TV Episode)
Pete's internal monologue in the car is similar to Willard's. Also, Mr. Bauer quotes the final words of Colonel Kurtz.
Rushmore (1998)
The surfboard that two soldiers are carrying in the play "Heaven and Hell".
Duke Nukem: Time to Kill (1998) (Video Game)
"I love the smell of bacon in the morning."
Free Enterprise (1998)
Mentioned by Robert in the bar with Sean.
Nash Bridges: Apocalypse Nash (1998) (TV Episode)
title reference
Still Crazy (1998)
Saved by the Bell: The New Class: Free for All (1998) (TV Episode)
Nicky says, "I love the smell of popcorn in the matinee. It spells like...upper management."
StarCraft: Brood War (1998) (Video Game)
Siskel & Ebert: You've Got Mail/Down in the Delta/The Thin Red Line/A Civil Action/Affliction (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Thin Red Line" review.
Mr. Show with Bob and David: Sad Songs Are Nature's Onions (1998) (TV Episode)
Jerry Jerry says "Ride of the Valkyries" was used in this movie.
Playboy: The Story of X (1998) (Video)
The Red Green Show: The Mayor Race (1998) (TV Episode)
Red: "Man, I love the smell of exhaust fumes in the morning. Smells like victory."
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Gingerbread (1999) (TV Episode)
Principal Snyder says, "Ah, I love the smell of desperate librarian in the morning."
American Movie (1999)
Mark's kids mention they've seen the movie.
The Simpsons: Homer to the Max (1999) (TV Episode)
"Your character provides the comic relief like Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now."
Siskel & Ebert: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert mentions the film (in an archive clip).
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999) (TV Episode)
"I'm gonna kill Marlon Brando"
Spawn: Chasing the Serpent (1999) (TV Episode)
Soldier Al Simmons travels with a boat in East Asia and meets an isolated major Forseberg.
Tarzan (1999)
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut (1999)
The establishing shots of the planes before the Baldwins are killed are based directly on the famous scene from this film.
Twin Falls Idaho (1999)
Holly Woodlawn jokingly quotes Col. Kurtz - "The horror!" - from Coppola's film.
Animaniacs: Wakko's Wish (1999) (Video)
One of the soldiers talks like the photojournalist
All the Way (1999)
Bowfinger (1999)
Fight Club (1999)
Dialogue quoted: "Sir, I am unaware of any such activity or operation - nor would I be disposed to discuss such an operation if it did in fact exist, sir."
Recess: Recess Is Cancelled (1999) (TV Episode)
Mikey cries out "The horror! The horror!", echoing Marlon Brando's line
Action: Blood Money (1999) (TV Episode)
Stuart mentions the film.
Spaced: Epiphanies (1999) (TV Episode)
The quote "You're thinking It's Sunday, I'd rather be in Apocalypse Now"
King of the Hill: Hillennium (1999) (TV Episode)
Boomhauer says the name of the movie and says "The horror... The horror.."
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 (1999) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
Loose Change (1999)
famous "love the smell of napalm in the morning" line used
Boiler Room (2000)
The Beach (2000)
Big Wolf on Campus: Apocalypse Soon (2000) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Bruno (2000)
Charmed: Apocalypse, Not (2000) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Restless (2000) (TV Episode)
Xander falls asleep watching this movie and his dream parallels a Colonel Kurtz scene.
Digimon: Digital Monsters: Now Apocalymon (2000) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a reversal of the film title
Farscape: Look at the Princess: Part 2: I Do, I Think (2000) (TV Episode)
Before opening th.e airlock Crichton shouts 'Never get off the boat!' which references Chef's line that he says just after he and Capt. Willard are chased by the tiger.
Under the Hood: Making 'Tucker' (2000) (Video)
mentioned once
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (2000) (Video Game)
Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)
Famous line is paraphrased
Escape from Monkey Island (2000) (Video Game)
Assignment: Venezuela and Other Shorts (2000) (Video)
Crow "Never get outta the boat! Absolutely goddamn right!"
Money Never Sleeps (2000) (Video)
Mentioned by Martin Sheen.
Under the Bunker: On the Set of 'Three Kings' (2000) (Video)
referenced in documentary
Brotherhood of the Wolf (2001)
Fronsac wears the same face paint that Willard does in Apocalypse Now. In both films they do this when inside enemy territory with the intent to kill.
Spin City: In the Company of Dudes (2001) (TV Episode)
Stuart says: "I love the smell of loser in the morning."
Spaced: Back (2001) (TV Episode)
Mike (army enphusiast)'s room is made up to look like the room in this movie. The fan on the ceiling also is a reference.
Killer Bud (2001)
Charmed: Pre-Witched (2001) (TV Episode)
Warlock: "I love the smell of defeated witch in the evening."
Tomcats (2001)
Buck Naked Arson (2001)
"I love the smell of testosterone in the morning"
Lizzie McGuire: Bad Girl McGuire (2001) (TV Episode)
Gordo says he loves the smell of pop quiz in the morning.
CQ (2001)
Primetime Glick: Dennis Miller/Jerry Seinfeld (2001) (TV Episode)
Dennis Miller references this while being interviewed with Jiminy Glick.
Going to California: Apocalypse Cow (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature (2001) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Mark Kermode.
Zoolander (2001)
Dawson's Creek: The Bostonians (2001) (TV Episode)
Jen, Jack, and Joey hypothesize that Pacey has gone Kurtz.
Command & Conquer: Yuri's Revenge (2001) (Video Game)
Aliens vs. Predator 2 (2001) (Video Game)
The Tick: Pilot (2001) (TV Episode)
The Tick and his super friends face off against a villain named "Apocalypse Cow."
The Matrix Revisited (2001) (Video)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Inside the Actors Studio: Episode #8.5 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Lipton.
The Simpsons: Road Rage (2001) (Video Game)
"Drive... with extreme prejudice"
First Kill (2001)
Uncut and Run (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
The Tick: The Terror (2002) (TV Episode)
Arthur discusses fighting a villain named "Apocalypse Cow."
Dog Soldiers (2002)
The family name is the Uaths - which is Gaelic for 'the horror'.
Undercover Brother (2002)
After Lance gets the marijuana and comes out looking "lost," somone yells "Lance." This parallels a scene in Apocalypse Now at the Do-Long Bridge, after Lance has taken the tab of acid. He climbs up on the wall, stoned, and Martin Sheen's characters yells "Lance."
Full Frontal (2002)
poster seen in office
Never Get Outta the Boat (2002)
Title reference to quote
Auto Focus (2002)
Son of the Beach: Taco Lips Now: Part 1 (2002) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
ER: Dead Again (2002) (TV Episode)
"The smell of fresh med students in the morning"
Tasogare Seibei (2002)
Both contain an Assassin meeting his 'target' and being called an 'errand boy' sent to collect.
Madventures: Intia: Goa/Kambodza - Pnohm Penh (2002) (TV Episode)
The famous line from Apocalypse Now "I love the smell of napalm in the mornings" is said in this episode.
Angel: Apocalypse, Nowish (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorne: "Hate to be the little demon that cried 'Apocalypse Nowish,' but, uh..."
Surf Now Apocalypse Later (2002) (TV Movie)
John Milius wrote the screenplay
Jeffrey Archer: The Truth (2002) (TV Movie)
The Sopranos: Eloise (2002) (TV Episode)
Little Paulie hums "Ride of the Valkyries" after a helicopter is mentioned in the Indian casino.
Adaptation. (2002)
Pets (2002)
The pig says "I love the smell of garbage in the morning".
4 More Days (2003) (Short)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
Run Leia Run (2003) (Short)
Cookie Jar (2003) (Short)
The film has no opening credits.
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Dean Tavoularis, le magicien d'Hollywood (2003)
Dean Tavoularis worked on it
'Catch Me If You Can': The Casting of the Film (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Bread and Circus (2003) (Video)
Title written on jeep
Battle Royale II (2003)
Nanahara's hideout is light by candles, has intense heat and he questions the intent of the people sent to kill him, just like Colonel Kurtz in 'Apocalypse Now'.
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
"Freddy vs. Jason" director Ronny Yu said in the documentary "Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy" that he got the idea of Jason rising out of the lake from a scene in "Apocalypse Now" when Martin Sheen's character, "Captain Benjamin L. Willard" rises out of a lake.
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius: Sorry, Wrong Era (2003) (TV Episode)
Sheen says "I love the smell of bannana in the morning."
The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003) (Video Game)
Frink says he "loves the pull of gravity in the morning" because of its smell
Friends: The One After Joey and Rachel Kiss (2003) (TV Episode)
Monica tries to hum 'Bolero' from '10', but Chandler says it's ''Ride of the Valkyries' from this film.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Chris Kattan (2003) (TV Special)
referenced in Home Shopping
Smala Sussie (2003)
Pölsa says: "I love the smell of beer in the morning"
Charlie Rose: Quentin Tarantino 2003 (2003) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned during interview.
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003) (Video Game)
A couple of mafia men mention this film in a conversation
Beyond Borders (2003)
Clive Owen says "The horror" ala Marlon Brando, when on the river.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (2003) (Video Game)
"I ove the smell of bubbles in the morning."
ER: Out of Africa (2003) (TV Episode)
Colonel Kurtz mentioned
Viva la Bam: April's Revenge (2003) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyries" heard when plane is seen
Today Was Thursday (2004) (Short)
Battlefield: Vietnam (2004) (Video Game)
Operation Irving level, music choices
The Making of 'Kill Bill: Volume 2' (2004) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Tarantino.
Garfield (2004)
Garfield says "I love the smell of apple cinnamon in the morning. Smells like victory" which is a parody of the famous line from Apocalypse Now
Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate (2004)
Referenced as a film that was in production by United Artists around the time Heaven's Gate was greenlit.
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
"I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
Bet Your Life (2004) (TV Movie)
When Joseph arrives in Cleveland, he says: - I love the smell of Cleveland in the morning. It smells just like...Cleveland!
Parallax: The Battle of Mundi's World (2004) (TV Episode)
Melinda says, "I love the smell of Krellick in the morning."
Without a Paddle (2004)
Tom makes a reference to Apocalypse Now in one scene.
Shark Tale (2004)
Quote: The last line of Marlon Brando's character: "The horror... The horror..."
Rated 'R': Republicans in Hollywood (2004) (TV Movie)
mentioned in documentary
The Party Revolution (2004) (Video)
This film is mentioned
Blue Murder: Lonely (2004) (TV Episode)
Shap parodies Duvall's line about "smell.... in the morning."
Gilmore Girls: A Messenger, Nothing More (2004) (TV Episode)
Sookie tries to describe her horror at finding her refrigerator rearranged by Lorelai by comparing the situation to the film.
Frankenfish (2004) (TV Movie)
The "Never get out of the boat!" line is quoted.
Saturday Night Live: Kate Winslet/Eminem (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced in TV Funhouse
Kebab Connection (2004)
Mentioned by Titzi in the restaurant
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
In the jungle region Stranglethorn Vale there is camp of renegade soldiers whose leader is Colonel Kurzen.
Danger Zone: The Making of 'Top Gun' (2004) (Video)
Tony Scott says that he wanted to make "Top Gun" "'Apocalypse Now' of the skies".
Veronica Mars: An Echolls Family Christmas (2004) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of testosterone in the morning."
The Wire: Mission Accomplished (2004) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays as helicopters arrive. Some of the dialog is taken directly from the movie.
Tripping the Rift: Cool Whip (2004) (TV Episode)
Whip emerges from the swamp a la Martin Sheen
Tripping the Rift: Honey, I Shrunk the Crew (2004) (TV Episode)
Quoted by Gus
Film Geek (2005)
Scotty mentions it. Also, DVD is shown in a video store.
Reel Paradise (2005)
John and Wyatt Pierson show this film at their moviehouse
Lost: Numbers (2005) (TV Episode)
Charlie says that Hurley is "happy go lucky, good time" Hurley, and then he turns into Colonel "bloody" Kurtz
The Descent (2005)
Heroine emerges from still water head first, slowly with slicked down hair.
CSI: NY: Crime and Misdemeanor (2005) (TV Episode)
Mac paraphrases the "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" quote
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: Happy Huggy Stuffy Bears/Secret Decoder Ring (2005) (TV Episode)
In "Happy Huggy Stuffy Bears", Eris says "I love the smell of chaos in the morning."
The Muppets' Wizard of Oz (2005) (TV Movie)
'Ride of the Valkyres' is heard as well as hummed when the Flying Monkeys bear down on Dorothy and friends. In another scene Dr. Bunsen says "The horror! The horror!"
Tweek City (2005)
mentioned in dialogue
Two and a Half Men: That Old Hose Bag Is My Mother (2005) (TV Episode)
Charlie says "I love the smell of brimstone in the morning".
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Lost Mattress/Krabs vs. Plankton (2005) (TV Episode)
Spongebob whispers "The horror!" just as Marlon Brando did in 'Apocalypse Now' (1979)
Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: Helping Hand/Neat Freak/Hypno Kaz (2005) (TV Episode)
Ami says "I love the smell of mop water in the morning."
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
Family Guy: Blind Ambition (2005) (TV Episode)
The voice and things one of the rice-crispy elves say after the war they have is based on Dennis Hopper' character in this film.
Blind Man's Bluff (2005)
Poster of 2Pac (Tupac Shakur), reading "2PACALYPSE NOW", on the wall of the apartment in the second half of the film.
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
After defeating Robo-Prez, Crypto remarks, "Man, I love the smell of presidential brain-stems in the morning!"
Patriot Act: A Jeffrey Ross Home Movie (2005)
as Drew addresses the troops in cowboy hat, he jokes that he feels like Robert Duvall
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Charlie Wants an Abortion (2005) (TV Episode)
Mac makes fun of a line from the film
American Masters: Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005) (TV Episode)
Julian Schnabel mentions the film and Robert Duvall's acting in it, during one of his interview segments.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The 50 Greatest Documentaries (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Warriors (2005) (Video Game)
A Knife Dealer says "I love the smell of molotovs in the morning!"
Belcebú: Tómame, soy tu Puta del Infierno (2005) (TV Movie)
Poster seen.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) (TV Episode)
Supervising Producer COLONEL KURTZ ADAMSON
House M.D.: Deception (2005) (TV Episode)
House (mis)quotes the "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" line.
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
When asked what he thinks has made number 1 in the poll, a man jokingly says "Apocalypse Now"
Fred Roos and the Casting of 'The Outsiders' (2005) (Video)
title mentioned
The Birth of a Queen: Directing a Drag Classic (2005) (Video)
Director Stephan Elliott says making "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" was like "Apocalypse Now in Drag".
The West Wing: Running Mates (2006) (TV Episode)
Will refers to the subject of his briefing as "Apocalypse Maybe".
Art School Confidential (2006)
the poster to this movie is in jeromes dorm room
The Making of 'Event Horizon' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.186 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "AFI's Top 100 Movie Quotes" category
Hood of Horror (2006)
at the end of the second segment Snoop Dogg says "talk about your Apocalypse Now
The Venture Bros.: Assassinanny 911 (2006) (TV Episode)
Climactic scene features (a reference to) The Doors' 'The End' ('"Father, I want to kill you!") and the slaughter of an agent who "turned."
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Simple Life: Contreras Family (2006) (TV Episode)
When the helicopter arrives, "Ride of the Valkyries" plays.
Bloodmyth (2006)
Mentioned in a conversation about Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness'
A Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now (2006) (Video)
Documentary chronicles post production editing of Apocalypse Now (1979)
The Music of Apocalypse Now (2006) (Video)
Documentary based on the making of Apocalypse Now.
Entourage: What About Bob? (2006) (TV Episode)
Ari quotes the line "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" from Apocalypse Now.
Naturally, Sadie: Rashômon (2006) (TV Episode)
The restaurant is called Acropolis Wow.
Eureka: Purple Haze (2006) (TV Episode)
A remote-controlled helicopter toy flying with Wagner's music(Ride of the Valkyries) remembers the famous scene of this film.
Naturally, Sadie: Meet the Hawthornes (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Employee of the Month (2006)
"I love the smell of a championship in the morning."
BoyTown (2006)
Benny G's reaction to his daughter's uncertain parentage
Saturday Night Live: John C. Reilly/My Chemical Romance (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Lipton (Will Ferrell)
Flushed Away (2006)
"Puckered Lips Now" in Roddy's DVD collection
Naturally, Sadie: Working Stiffs (2006) (TV Episode)
The restaurant is called Acropolis Wow.
Veronica Mars: Charlie Don't Surf (2006) (TV Episode)
The title of the episode is a reference to the film.
The Rise of Two Legends (2006) (Video)
Dennis Hopper discusses making the film.
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: When Yami Met Sally (2006) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of card games in the morning"
Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
The Veteran (2006) (TV Movie)
Is mentioned in this TV movie.
Blood Diamond (2006)
Archer covers his face with mud and kills a guard much like Willard.
Apocalypto (2006)
The opening shot of the forest with the members of the hunting party running from one side to the other is reminiscent of the helicopters flying in front of the jungle.
Smokin' Aces (2006)
Buddy 'Aces' Israel casually throws single playing cards onto the bodies of sleeping prostitutes in his hotel room, a reference to Kilgore's treatment of VC corpses in Apocalypse Now.
Naturally, Sadie: A Very Sadie Christmas (2006) (TV Episode)
The restaurant is called Acropolis Wow.
100 höjdare: Efterkrigstidens uslaste ögonblick (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Giornata nera (2006) (Video)
Vittorio Storraro claims that The Fifth Cord and Apocalypse are loosely linked in theme
The Birth of 5.1 Sound (2006) (Video)
Featurette about the making of the film
Ghost Rider (2007)
The arrival of the Black Hawk helicopters is heralded by the playing of Richard Wagner's "Ride of the Valkiries," which was also played during a helicopter attack in Apocalypse Now.
The Dukes of Hazzard: The Beginning (2007) (TV Movie)
"I love the smell of pig shit in the morning."
The Dame Edna Treatment: Episode #1.2 (2007) (TV Episode)
Martin Sheen talks about it.
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Bruce Joel Rubin (2007) (Video)
mentioned as a Vietnam movie in connection with Rubin's screenplay for the Vietnam-related movie Jacob's Ladder (1990))
Redline (2007)
when Carlos returns from his tour of duty, Micheal mentions the phrase "Charlie dont surf". This is a reference to Apocolypse Now
The Shield: The New Guy (2007) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of underage sexual assault in the morning"
Illegal Aliens (2007)
"The horror, the horror!"
The Last Detective: Once Upon a Time on the Westway (2007) (TV Episode)
Mod uses play on the Robert Duvall line, "I love the smell of Carlsberg in the morning."
Delta Farce (2007)
When Larry and his friends get ready to attack the Mexican village, Everett wants the proper music. He inserts a CD to play "Flight of the Valkyries" by Richard Wagner.
Entourage: The Resurrection (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Control (2007)
Ian talks about seeing this film
Destination Truth: Ri/Iguanodon (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by host Josh Gates while pondering the native islanders reaction to the arrival of his team.
MythBusters: Snow Special (2007) (TV Episode)
Wagner plays during the MythBusters' helicopter ride, just like Colonel Kilgore plays in the helicopter sequence from Apocalypse Now
Deadliest Catch: Behind the Scenes (2007) (TV Movie)
When talking about wake boarding
Entourage: Malibooty (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dennis Hopper as "Apocalypse"
Brutal Massacre: A Comedy (2007)
Mentioned in dialogue
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
Hertz's ringtone is Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries"
Bratz (2007)
"I love the smell of retail in the morning."
In the Spider's Web (2007) (TV Movie)
referenced in dialogue
Supernatural: The Magnificent Seven (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Trading Spaces: Colorado Springs: American Adventures (2007) (TV Episode)
Thad says, "Love the smell of sawdust in the morning...smells like victory"
Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Chick Chop Flick Shop (2007) (TV Episode)
David quotes the line "The horror, the horror!"
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVIII (2007) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays when helicopters come to attack the space aliens.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007) (Video Game)
The mission title "Charlie Don't Surf" references the same line in the 1979 film
House M.D.: Ugly (2007) (TV Episode)
House says "The horror" in the same way
Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner (2007) (Video)
Mentioned once.
The Bucket List (2007)
Edward Cole says, "I love the smell of chemo in the morning."
Naturally, Sadie: Poetic Justice (2007) (TV Episode)
The restaurant is called Acropolis Wow.
Otto; or, Up with Dead People (2008)
"I love the smell of the graveyard in the afternoon. It smells like...extinction."
Breaking Bad: Pilot (2008) (TV Episode)
When knocking down the Meth lab, Hank says "Watch this, makes them shit" and imitiates Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries"
Hank and Mike (2008)
After the chocolate fight Connie Schytt refers to both Apocalypse Now and the making of Apocalypse Now.
Lost: Confirmed Dead (2008) (TV Episode)
Sawyer calls Locke "Colonel Kurtz"
6Teen: Love at Worst Sight (2008) (TV Episode)
when Ron quotes the Horror.
Skins: Sid (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Horton Hears a Who! (2008)
Horton changes famous "Napalm" line to "Bananas".
Otis (2008)
you can hear the little brother whispering, "the horror, the horror" sounding like Brando
Album: I byen (2008) (TV Episode)
Martin says he has seen it
How I Met Your Mother: No Tomorrow (2008) (TV Episode)
"Bro-pocalypse now"
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 27 March 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
This film is referenced during a repeat of a 'Great American Culture Quiz' segment.
Ground Zero: An Important Story - Jack Thompson in Conversation (2008) (Video)
Jack Thompson refers to the madness of Colonel Kurtz in this film in comparison to two characters in 'Ground Zero': Burnham Burnham as Charlie and Donald Pleasence as Prosper Gaffney.
Der rote Baron (2008)
One of the planes has "Tot von oben" written on it. This means "death from above", which is written on one of the helicopters in Apocalypse Now.
Les derniers révoltés d'Hollywood (2008)
Dean Tavoularis's talking about the movie he worked in.
Iron Man (2008)
Tony Stark said "I love the smell of burning Metal in the morning!"
Beauty and the Geek: Flame Broiled Geeks (2008) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of garbage in the morning"
The Auteur (2008)
the making of "full metal jackoff" mirrors the difficulties of making "apocalypse now"
The Simpsons: Apocalypse Cow (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Two and a Half Men: Look at Me, Mommy, I'm Pretty (2008) (TV Episode)
Charlie dialogue
Waltz with Bashir (2008)
Soldiers surfing while bombs are dropped in the water.
Hearts of Darkness: A Painter's Apocalypse (2008) (Short)
Painting documentary
Le premier jour du reste de ta vie (2008)
Scene where the Doctor parallels the names of Robert Duval and Robert Duvall, and retells the Walkyries attack
Pig Hunt (2008)
"I was raised to be a saucier. A great saucier."
I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
poster in video store
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Kirk Lazarus states, "You know back before the war broke out, I was a saucier in San Antone...", which is a reference to Chef, who referred to himself as a saucier. Also, Four Leaf Tayback "Beds give me nightmares" is referencing Benjamin Willard's thoughts at the beginning of Apocalypse Now. Also, a man standing behind Sandusky at the "One Week Down" party is wearing Col. Kurtz's clothes and green facepaint.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
The porn title "Cuntpocalypse Now" is mentioned as a possibility
PetroApocalypse Now? (2008) (TV Movie)
Title reference.
Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Papi says: - I love the smell of dirt in the morning
Spaceballs: The Animated Series: Hairy Putter and the Gopher of Fire (2008) (TV Episode)
Barf says 'Nothing like the smell of Mawgdirt in the morning'
L'aube du monde (2008)
the reference to Heart of Darkness
I polykatoikia: Itan mia fora mia fimi (2008) (TV Episode)
Apocalypse How (2008) (TV Movie)
Title variation.
Afstiros katallilo (2008)
Poster on the wall
Dexter: Turning Biminese (2008) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of ass in the morning."
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
Mister Gutsy often says, "There is nothing I like better than the smell of plasma in the morning."
Neues aus der Anstalt: Turbulente Zeiten (2008) (TV Episode)
Quote: "I'd like to quote Marlon Brando: The horror ... the horror."
The Wild World of Ted V. Mikels (2008)
John Waters mentions it.
Chuck Versus the Webisodes: Buy More #14: Work Ethic (2008) (TV Episode)
Emmett says, "I just love the smell of Buy More in the morning."
The Art of Stealing (2008)
A poster is seen on the bedroom wall during a scene between Xico Silva and Lola.
Californication: In a Lonely Place (2008) (TV Episode)
"The guy's gone Kurtz"
Slap Shot 3: The Junior League (2008) (Video)
Bernie says, "I love the smell of progress in the morning."
Numb3rs: Charlie Don't Surf (2008) (TV Episode)
episode title derived from one of Kilgore's lines
Chuck: Chuck Versus Santa Claus (2008) (TV Episode)
Big Mike says: "I love the smell of day before christmas in the morning."
Valkyrie (2008)
Uses "The Ride of the Valkyries" music to indicate an attack from the skies.
Top Gear: Vietnam Special (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The Messenger (2009)
Quote: "Charlie Don't Surf"
90210: By Accident (2009) (TV Episode)
Mr. Matthews' class is reading the book the movie was adapted from
Shrink (2009)
Girl patient says she watched the movie
Law & Order: UK: Care (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle: "I love the smell of bribery in the evening."
Archie's Final Project (2009)
referenced in dialogue
Cherrybomb (2009)
Malachy texts Luke "The horror, fucksake the horror!" which is a send-up to Marlon Brandon's famous line. Malachy spraypaints the famous "Letter home" quote from the movie on the garage doors outside Michelle's house. One of the texts in the sequence leading to the ending reads "You surf or you fight!" Also he paints "Terminate with extreme prejudice" inside the leisureplex.
Morgan's Last Call (2009) (Short)
Mentioned as Molly's favorite movie.
Fired Up! (2009)
"I love the smell of pom-pom's in the morning."
United States of Tara: Transition (2009) (TV Episode)
Colonel Kurtz mentioned
Watchmen (2009)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays during the helicoptor-attack scene in Vietnam
The Simpsons: How the Test Was Won (2009) (TV Episode)
Otto halucinates that the bus is flying like a helicopter, then he hums Ride of the Valkyeries
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.105 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $1,000 question
Medium: Apocalypse... Now? (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
"Terminate with extreme prejudice."
Grey's Anatomy: I Will Follow You Into the Dark (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Cristina
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $8,000 question
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Hostage Crisis (2009) (TV Episode)
Ziro the Hutt says 'The Horror', immitating Marlon Brando
City Island (2009)
main character's idolatry of Marlon Brando
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Predator (2009) (TV Episode)
Big Mike quotes Apocalypse Now: "I love the smell of Burbank in the morning. Smells like... victory."
Smallville: Hex (2009) (TV Episode)
Chloe compares her birthday party to the "napalm scene."
The Big Bang Theory: The Dead Hooker Juxtaposition (2009) (TV Episode)
Sheldon says "The horror... the horror" when he finds out their upstairs neighbors are moving out
The Big Bang Theory: The Cushion Saturation (2009) (TV Episode)
Raj says, "I love the smell of paintballs in the morning."
Breaking Bad: Better Call Saul (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Hank
Southland: Two Gangs (2009) (TV Episode)
Andy says "I love the smell of impound yards in the morning"
Terminator Salvation (2009)
Director McG said the opening helicopter raids in this film were inspired by the Coppola flick.
At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Francis Ford Coppola during an interview.
Legend of the Bog (2009)
"the Irish 'O'pocalypse Now' "
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 - Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (2009) (Video Game)
Guybrush: "I love the smell of treasure in the morning."
The Closer: Tapped Out (2009) (TV Episode)
Jill says she terminated her assistant "with extreme prejudice".
Van Wilder: Freshman Year (2009) (Video)
"I love the smell of gasoline in the morning."
G-Force (2009)
After perpetrating a certain gaseous bodily function, Hurley says, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
Bollywood Hero: Episode #1.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Quoted by Pran
Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)
The animators do a reenactment of this movie.
Supernatural: Sympathy for the Devil (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Zachariah
Cleanflix (2009)
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) (Video)
"Ride of the Valkyries" heard as a helicopter lands
Gossip Girl: Dan de Fleurette (2009) (TV Episode)
Chuck says to Jenny that Blair "has gone Colonel Kurtz".
House M.D.: The Tyrant (2009) (TV Episode)
"It smells like...victory."
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.21 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "War Films"
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009) (Video Game)
Drake - "I love the smell of train yards in the morning"
Poor Paul: It's a Poor Paul Wedding (2009) (TV Episode)
Elaine Hendrix and Richard Riehle humorously quote the film.
Boogie, el aceitoso (2009)
"Loved the smell of napalm in the morning. It smelled like victory"
Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009) (TV Short)
The General says "I love the smell of mutant pumpkin guts in the evening," spoofing Kilgore's "I love the smell of Napalm in the morning."
Turtles Forever (2009) (TV Movie)
Mirage Michelangelo: "Terminate... with extreme prejudice."
Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation: Christmas Special (2009) (TV Episode)
When a Woman pops a Party Popper she says 'I Love the smell of gunpowder in the morning'
Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (2009)
Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries plays as insects swoop down like helicopters.
Nostalgia Critic: Jack Frost (2009) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic references the movie during the snowball fight scene.
Robot Chicken: Dear Consumer (2009) (TV Episode)
music as angels fly
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
"I love the smell of zit cream in the morning."
RiffTrax Live: Christmas Shorts-stravaganza! (2009) (TV Movie)
"Send Martin Sheen on a river boat to save her."
Apocalypse Wow (2009) (Short)
Title reference.
Good Eats: Live and Let Diet (2010) (TV Episode)
As he describes himself as looking "like Marlon Brando, circa 1979," Alton says, "The Horror!" and we hear the sound of a plane fly overhead while 'The Ride of the Valkyries' plays in the background.
Hannah Montana: Got to Get Her Out of My House (2010) (TV Episode)
after seeing Jackson's room, a housekeeper says, "The horror ... the horror."
Baka to tesuto to shoukanjuu: Shokuhi to dêto to sutangan (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie poster shown in theater; a character is stun-gunned and dragged into a showing by his date
Phineas and Ferb: Just Passing Through/Candace's Big Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Candace sees her disheveled appearance in the mirror and says, "The horror!"
Monsters (2010)
"Flight of the Valkyries" sung as helicopters seen
Srpski film (2010)
porn title seen: "Acockalypse Now"
Not the Messiah: He's a Very Naughty Boy (2010)
Part 1 of 5 is entitled "Apocalypso now"
Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (2010) (Video Game)
Three broomsticks zoom of in formation to the sound of Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries", like the helicopters in "Apocalypse Now"
General Hospital: Episode #1.12027 (2010) (TV Episode)
"Scent of spring flowers in the air. Smells like hope." "Well, it smells more like victory to me."
SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob's Last Stand (2010) (TV Episode)
Plankton says, "I love the smell of hot cement in the morning."
Mercy: Too Much Attitude and Not Enough Underwear (2010) (TV Episode)
Col. Ramsey paraphrases the famous Kilgore quote: "I love the sound of bonesaws in the morning! That's the sound of victory."
Family Guy: The Splendid Source (2010) (TV Episode)
The Secret Order of Dirty Joke Writers' temple resembles the Kurtz compound.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.76 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jeremy Piven says Mike Tyson is halfway between Terry Malloy from "On the Waterfront" and Col. Kurtz
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
Vampires rising out of the lake, just like Captain Benjamin L. Willard did in Apocalypse Now
Predators (2010)
Noland says he is from the Air Cavalry and later sings the opening of "Ride of the Valkyries"
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010) (Video Game)
Firebats during in game play will sometimes say their fire "smells like victory", quoting Lt. Kilgore from Apocalypse Now
#1 Cheerleader Camp (2010) (Video)
"The smell of cheerleader camp in the morning. Love it."
Entourage: Bottoms Up (2010) (TV Episode)
quoted by Ari
Casino Jack (2010)
The film's title is written on Jack's blackboard when he is seen teaching a screenwriting class in prison.
Tirza (2010)
During Jörgen's nightmare, we hear the sound of a helicopter and see a spinning ceiling fan simultaneously.
The Good Guys: Vacation (2010) (TV Episode)
Stark: "I love the smell of tear gas in the afternoon!"
Hawaii Five-0: Lanakila (2010) (TV Episode)
Danny jokingly asks if McGarrett like the smell of napalm in the morning
Fallout: New Vegas (2010) (Video Game)
At the end of the quest "come fly with me" if the player chooses to fire the rockets, the classical piece "ride of the valkyries" comes on over the REPCONN facility's speaker system, referencing the famous scene in Apocalypse Now in which helicopters fire rockets at a Vietnamese village while the piece is played as well.
Grey's Anatomy: That's Me Trying (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Applebuck Season (2010) (TV Episode)
During the bunny stampede, one of the background ponies, Rose, delivers the line "The horror, the horror..."
Call of Duty: Black Ops (2010) (Video Game)
The level in which you travel down river in a patrol boat is a homage to this film. Also, in the intel for the level, it references a prior mission where a Patrol Boat - River was used to insert a SOG operative.
The Simpsons: The Fool Monty (2010) (TV Episode)
Kent Brockman's broadcast refers to the cat flu as "Apocalypse Meow."
How I Met Your Mother: Blitzgiving (2010) (TV Episode)
Ted and Marshall mention watching the movie.
Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010)
The director stated that the film's slow, hypnotic pace was inspired by this film.
The Cinema Snob: Zombi 7: Zombie '90 - Extreme Pestilence (2010) (TV Episode)
A character quotes this film.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Bridle Gossip (2010) (TV Episode)
When Zecora comes back to Ponyville, one of the ponies delivers the line "The horror, the horror..."
Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) (TV Episode)
"It suddenly transformed into Apocalypse Bow-Wow"
Klown (2010)
The club Casper and Frank is attending, is reading Heart of Darkness, the source novel to Apocalypse Now . The trip down the river also have a lot of references to the movie.
The Puppet Monster Massacre (2010) (Video)
The napalm line is paraphrased
Sodankylä ikuisesti: Valon draama (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned
Primos (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Sanctum (2011)
Helicopter - The Ride of the Valkyries reference.
The Big Bang Theory: The Toast Derivation (2011) (TV Episode)
Penny says, "The horror!"
Sarah Palin Media Addict (2011) (Short)
Sarah Palin spoofs Captain Willard's face paint, and breaks a mirror while The Doors' "The End" plays in the background.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy says that "Rango" makes reference to the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.10 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that the film is referenced in "Rango"
The Depression of Detective Downs 2: On Depression's Edge (2011) (Video)
The "I love the smell of kerosene in the evening" line is a reference to the "Apocalypse Now" line that goes: "I love the smell of napalm in the morning!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.136 (2011) (TV Episode)
Rob Lowe says that his childhood neighbor Martin Sheen was away from home for two years making the film
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Los Teleñecos en el espacio (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD & Blu-Ray releases of May/June
Castle: Pretty Dead (2011) (TV Episode)
One of Castle's quotes parodies the film's "smell of napalm" quote
MythBusters: Dodge a Bullet (2011) (TV Episode)
Ride of the Valkyries heard during the "aporkalypse now" segment
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
Wagner's "Flight of the Valkyrie" plays during the helicopter battle.
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Line "I love the smell of toner in the morning"
Finding Bigfoot: Frozen Bigfoot (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned, line referenced.
Memphis Beat: Lost (2011) (TV Episode)
Sutton: "I love the smell of gunpowder in the morning."
Les Tuche (2011)
When doing the helicopter fly-by of Monaco, the Ride of the Walkyries is playing.
Ugly Americans: Callie and Her Sister (2011) (TV Episode)
A character says the famous line, "the horror, the horror."
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.25 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions that Francis Coppola directed the film
Midnight Movie Review: Apocalypse Now (2011) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
Warehouse 13: Trials (2011) (TV Episode)
Pete says "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy says that "Rango" makes reference to the film
The Smurfs (2011)
"Ride of the Valkyries" heard as flies approach.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Great Performances That Oscar Ignored (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions that Martin Sheen was in the film
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (2011) (Video Game)
When probed enough, the rogue Belltower operative Michael Zelany recounts that the project director under whom he served as an experimental combatant subject said, upon being confronted, a line the film: "You have to have men who are moral... and at the same time who are able to utilize their primordial instincts to kill without feeling..."
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Gene says that if films such as this don't do well, serious films may have a hard time being made at all
Dead Island (2011) (Video Game)
"I love the smell of burning napalm in the morning..."
Twixt (2011)
Val Kilmer impersonates his Island of Dr. Moreau co-star Marlon Brando, specifically Brando's Apocalypse Now character Col. Kurtz
Le Skylab (2011)
The family discusses about it (some characters have seen it at the Cannes Film Festival).
Dolphin Tale (2011)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays as Sawyer's toy helicopter flies through the air.
Alyce Kills (2011)
DVD case seen
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Casino Royale (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of September/October
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions the film during the clip from the review of "Full Metal Jacket"
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011) (Video Game)
Drake - "I love the smell of propane in the morning".
Community: Documentary Filmmaking: Redux (2011) (TV Episode)
Both Abed and Luis Guzmán say the Hearts of Darkness was way better than Apocalypse Now.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: May the Best Pet Win! (2011) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyrie" played during flight scene
Eureka: Do You See What I See (2011) (TV Episode)
When the helicopter appears, the soundtrack plays Wagner's 'Ride of the Valkyries' as in the famous village attack scene
Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) (TV Movie)
Rich Hall says "Is a road movie about characters getting from point A to point B? Because if it is then technically everything from It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World to Apocalypse Now is a road movie." He also says it has the same plot as The Wizard of Oz.
Californication: JFK to LAX (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Sand Sharks (2012)
"Sand-pocalypse Now"/"I love the smell of napalm in the afternoon"/"Ride of the Valkyries" played
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuPocalypse Now! (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Who Do You Think You Are?: Martin Sheen (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening narration
Iron Sky (2012)
"Ride of the Valkyrie" played during the battle
The Simpsons: At Long Last Leave (2012) (TV Episode)
Apocalpyse Not
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #9.5 (2012) (TV Episode)
Roni Daniel says "I love the smell of pad thai in the morning"
Paris-Manhattan (2012)
Vincent says that life with his ex-girlfriend was like the end of Apocalypse Now (1979).
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.117 (2012) (TV Episode)
Regarding a person who said on his last day on earth he would buy a 60-inch plasma TV, Jay says in the "Headlines" segment, "What are you going to watch, 'Apocalypse Now'"?
Austin & Ally: Filmmaking & Fear Breaking (2012) (TV Episode)
Austin paraphrases Lt. Col. Kilgore in one take
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
When Martin Sheen first appears he is holding a box of bowling trophies. This is a reference to Willard and His Bowling Trophies a novel by 'Richard Brautigan'. Martin Sheen played Captain Willard in Apocalypse Now.
Suits: The Choice (2012) (TV Episode)
Harvey - "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown.
The Glades: Islandia (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #1.16 (2012) (TV Episode)
Maarten van Rossem speaks out rather critical about this film.
Gold Rush: Alaska: Aftershow (2012) (TV Episode)
Todd says, "I love the smell of the jungle in the morning"
Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (2012)
main inspiration for the movie
Lake Placid: The Final Chapter (2012) (TV Movie)
Theresa says she should rent it.
Flight (2012)
Cancer patient plays with the "I love the smell of napalm in the morning".
Midnight Movie Review: Cannibal Holocaust (2012) (TV Episode)
Dennis Alink mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Skyfall (2012)
Silva's arrival at Skyfall in a helicopter with music blasting from the speakers.
Something You Can't Find (2012)
Seen in the infomercial, the fake "Operation Archangel" logo which reads "He thought it up and did it by himself!" comes from Willard's reading of Kurtz's dossier.
Far Cry 3 (2012) (Video Game)
Ride of the Valkyries as soundtrack during a scene on a helicopter.
Brows Held High: Melancholia (2012) (TV Episode)
"Let's begin by talking about the Apocalypse...now."
Hawaii Five-0: Huaka'i Kula (2012) (TV Episode)
At the campfire, the troup leader mentions Colonel Kurtz.
Gold Rush: Alaska: Behind the Scenes (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned in trivia about hours of footage shot
Warm Bodies (2013)
During R's opening narrative, there is a brief glimpse of a newspaper headline with the words APOCALYPSE NOW
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dead Air (2013) (TV Episode)
Russell: "There's crazy, and then there's Colonel Kurtz crazy."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.74 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ali Wentworth says that her experience taking care of her sick daughter in the Bahamas was like the film
Suits: Blind-Sided (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Harvey.
How I Met Your Mother: Ring Up! (2013) (TV Episode)
Ted says 'Charlie was everywhere'.
Suits: Blood in the Water (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike says "I love the smell of litigation in the morning!", a reference to the "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" quote from Apocalypse Now.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.83 (2013) (TV Episode)
Charlie Sheen says that he has been a friend of Roman Coppola since their fathers made the film together
The Dirties (2013)
DVD and poster are shown in Matt's room.
+1 (2013)
Referenced by Teddy
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013) (Video Game)
Mission achievement titled "Apocalyse Now"
Suburgatory: Apocalypse Meow (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.59 (2013) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in the "Chuy Goes to the Movies" segment.
Veep: Hostages (2013) (TV Episode)
Selina says the film is one of her favourites.
Cult Legends and Rising Stars: Cult Legends: Joe Estevez (2013) (TV Episode)
Film title mentioned with poster shown.
Veep: First Response (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike compares the situation with Andrew to Apocalypse Now.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12832 (2013) (TV Episode)
"The horror! The horror!"
The Glades: Apocalypse Now (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Orange Is the New Black: Imaginary Enemies (2013) (TV Episode)
Pornstache hums Ride of the Valkyries as he trashes the bunk.
Underdogs (2013)
A group of helicopters flies to the sound of Flight of the Valkyries
The Canyons (2013)
Asian poster of the film can be seen at the wall of Jon's office, when Christian visits him.
The Comix Scrutinizer: The Unfunnies #2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Comix Scrutinizer reenacts scenes from the film.
La última película (2013)
Scenes are homage
Nostalgia Critic: Is the Big Lebowski a Masterpiece? (2013) (TV Episode)
is often compared to Big Lebowski in terms of cinematic perfection
The Crazy Ones: The Spectacular (2013) (TV Episode)
"PopRockalypse Now"
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Thing from Another World: Climate of Fear #3-4 (2013) (TV Episode)
"How much different would Apocalypse Now have been if it turned out Marlon Brando was an alien?"
Ambassadors: The Rabbit Never Escapes (2013) (TV Episode)
Neil compares the helicopter sales DVD to Watership Down meets Apocalypse Now.
Gold Rush: The Dirt: New Ground (2013) (TV Episode)
Christo mentions the movie when talking about Tony McDeesie
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Waltz with Bashir (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat recommends Waltz with Bashir to those who enjoy films depicting war like this film.
Littlest Pet Shop: Heart of Parkness (2013) (TV Episode)
Joey Featherton's style of speech and behavior is a reference to Dennis Hopper's character.
Paradise Now, Apocalypse Later (2013) (Short)
Title reference.
Spontaneous Human Combustion (2013)
Bobby's drug and alcohol binge in the opening sequence.
Flesh for the Beast: Tsukiko's Curse: Devil's Bride (2013) (TV Episode)
Quoted in dialogue
The Carrie Diaries: Date Expectations (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Scott
Storage Wars Canada: A-locker-lypse Now (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Film '72: Episode dated 30 January 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Lone Survivor (2013)
The Crazy Ones: Dead and Improved (2014) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of Patton in the morning"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tina Fey/Randy Newman (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tina Fey
The Simpsons: The Man Who Grew Too Much (2014) (TV Episode)
"Apocalypse Chow"
Grimm: Once We Were Gods (2014) (TV Episode)
Sgt. Wu says. "God, how I miss the sound of homicide in the morning", echoing Kilgore's classic line, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
Top Gear: Burma Special: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Jeremy Clarkson.
Rio 2 (2014)
When "Ride of the Valkyries" is hummed
De Avond van de Filmmuziek (2014) (TV Movie)
Part of soundtrack played
Bones: The High in the Low (2014) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of science in the morning"
Hamstocalypse Now (2014) (Short)
Title reference
Xtinction: Predator X (2014)
"I love the smell of fresh gator bait in the morning."
Beyond (2014)
Newspaper title "Apocalypse Row"
Walk of Shame (2014)
A highway closure is referred to as "Carpocalypse Now".
Instant Mom: Camp Fear (2014) (TV Episode)
Gabby: "I love the smell of bug repellent in the morning!"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Maya Rudolph/Robert Duvall/Lily Allen (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Robert Duvall
Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014) (TV Movie)
"I love the smell of lampricide in the morning"
Neues aus der Anstalt: Süß und ehrenvoll ist's, für's Vaterland zu sterben (2014) (TV Episode)
Mathias Tretter quotes the famous "I love the smell of napalm" line
Leading Lady (2014)
Daniel say "this reminds me of Apocalypse Now"
Suits: One-Two-Three Go... (2014) (TV Episode)
Jessica leaves a note to Jeff Malone to watch Casablanca and Apocalypse Now.
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado (2014) (Video)
"Apocalypse my ass!" Kevin: "Adam Sandler's remake of "Apocalypse Now"."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Cameron Diaz/Josh Gad/Bleachers (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy jokes his baby has watched this movie
Falling Skies: Saturday Night Massacre (2014) (TV Episode)
Tector: "I love the smell of dead skitter in the morning."
Graceland: The Ends (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Best of the Worst: Wheel of the Worst #6 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions it.
HaYechida: Maya Standing Battle Order (2014) (TV Episode)
Slutzki says Shachar is like Robert Duball saying "I love the smell of neplam in the morning"
Z Nation: Full Metal Zombie (2014) (TV Episode)
"Never get out of the boat"
HaYechida: Starless Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Slutzki
Red Band Society: Ergo Ego (2014) (TV Episode)
Dash: "I love the smell of napalm in the morning!"
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Billy's bird quotes the famous "the horror...the horror" line from Apocalypse Now
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Girls Gone Wilder (2014) (TV Episode)
DB likes the smell of decomp in the morning
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Will Vinton (2014) (TV Episode)
Walter Murch, the director of Return to Oz, was the Oscar-winning sound designer for this film.
Supernatural: Hibbing 911 (2014) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of parchment in the morning"
Mad Dogs: Pilot (2015) (TV Episode)
While hiking, Gus complains that Milo has "gone all Colonel Kurtz"
Face Off: Let the Games Begin (2015) (TV Episode)
"The smell of latex in the morning"
Bob's Burgers: L'il Hard Dad (2015) (TV Episode)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays when the helicopters are battling
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (2015) (Video Game)
The Colonel, both the character and his appearance are a reference to Colonel Kurtz
Game of Thrones: The Wars to Come (2015) (TV Episode)
When Cersei visits Maggy the Frog, her appearance out of the shadows imitates Colonel Kurtz doing the same.
Raised by Wolves: Mehmesis (2015) (TV Episode)
Della: "I love the smell of Ronseal in the morning."
Veep: B/ill (2015) (TV Episode)
Amy says Selina has gone "full Colonel Kurtz".
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Melissa McCarthy/Robert Duvall/Hanya Yanagihara/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Robert Duvall
Manic Street Preachers: Live from Cardiff Castle (2015) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by James.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Slice of Life (2015) (TV Episode)
"The horror...the horror"
Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015)
Ted is humming "Ride of the Valkyries" in a helicopter scene
Stone Quackers: A Farewell to Kings (2015) (TV Episode)
Stolen tapes of the Phase 4 pretzel heist is to the tune of Ride of the Valkyries.
The Gift (2015)
movie given as gift and helicopter sounds
Kill Your Friends (2015)
Stelfox says that Rage has gone "Colonel Kurtz" when talking about the status of the artist's second album.
Phantom Boy (2015)
"I just love the smell of a city burning in the morning."
Actor's Apocalypse (2015) (Short)
Reinterprets the narratives of Francis Ford Coppola and Joseph Conrad in tot he current day perspective of an Actor residing in Brisbane, Australia.
NCIS: New Orleans: Sic Semper Tyrannis (2015) (TV Episode)
Pete Olsen says: "I love the smell of jet fuel in the morning" with which he quotes Apocalypse Now, as he further discusses with Miles Grayson, who hates lines starting with "I love the smell"
Two Forty-Six (2015)
Wilford walks past a poster for the movie.
Z Nation: Batch 47 (2015) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of zombies in the morning"
Talking Dead: Fear the Walking Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Elizabeth Rodriguez.
Red Oaks: Labor Day Luau (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by David
I Am Your Father (2015)
Film is mentioned
Half in the Bag: 2015 Re-Cap (So Far) (2015) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Z Nation: Down the Mississippi (2015) (TV Episode)
"Never get off the boat."
Fallout 4 (2015) (Video Game)
When fighting a Gunner Colonel Gutsy, he will sometimes say "I love the smell of plasma in the morning."
NCIS: Saviors (2015) (TV Episode)
Anthony DiNozzo says: "I love the smell of Pehtok in the fall."
Valkoinen raivo (2015)
Lauri has the movie's DVD case on his table when he is choosing one of them to watch.
Limitless: Arm-aggedon (2015) (TV Episode)
"Arm-pocalypse Now"
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.62 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as the film whose making is chronicled in the documentary Hearts of Darkness during Peter's Cash Builder round.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
A shot of flying TIE Fighters during the sunset, which copies a similar famous shot of flying helicopters
The Soup: Episode #12.48 (2015) (TV Episode)
Titel mentioned by Joel while introducing the Clip of All Time
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (2015) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Richard Starzak.
Walk On By (2015)
"The Horror" is clearly written on one of the soldiers helmets.
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do Good Directors Go Bad? (2016) (TV Episode)
among films directed by Francis Ford Coppola
Colony: Geronimo (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster seen at Geronimo's hq
The Night Manager: Episode #1.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Roper riffs on the famous "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" line.
The Jungle Book (2016)
King Louie was partly inspired by Colonel Walter E. Kurtz.
Second Chances (2016)
In a scene near the end, Dan's face is lit like that of Colonel Walter E. Kurtz.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.84 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mark Labbett is asked a question about the star of the film who was born Ramon Estevez during the Final Chase.
Dead of Summer: Patience (2016) (TV Episode)
"I love the smell of Drakkar in the morning."
Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens (2016) (TV Movie)
"Ride of the Valkyries" hummed while flying in the air.
2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016) (TV Movie)
"Ride of the Valkyries" hummed in the air.
Jurbathic Park: The Heart of Duckness (2016) (Short)
The production company and the title.
Z Nation: No Mercy (2016) (TV Episode)
"Never get off the boat."
In Circles (2016)
The character of Yossi is a war photographer/cameraman, the ring tone for his mobile phone is a version of Wagner's Ride of the Valkyries.
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Hadji don't surf.
Eyewitness: Bless the Beast and the Children (2016) (TV Episode)
Tony Michaels says "I love the smell of napalm in the morning"
Rogue One (2016)
Director Edwards claims to have referenced it.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #9.7 (2016) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Riverdale: Chapter Five: Heart of Darkness (2017) (TV Episode)
line "the horror... the horror"
The Boss Baby (2017)
When Boss Baby vomits, Tim says, "The horror!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "I love the smell of napalm in the morning, in space."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Yongary (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom hums "Ride of the Valkyries" as a helicopter is shown.
Inspector Gadget: Drone of Silence/Growing Like MAD (2017) (TV Episode)
Talon says: "I love the smell of my own awesomeness in the morning".
Talking Dead: Eye of the Beholder/The New Frontier (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dave Erickson as an inspiration for the helicopter scene where Travis reveals his gut wound.
GLOW: Slouch. Submit. (2017) (TV Episode)
Sam references the film while brainstorming the miscarriage angle between Ruth and Melrose.
Jay Leno's Garage: Larger Than Life (2017) (TV Episode)
flying in a Marine helicopter, Jay shouts, "I love the smell of napalm in the morning"
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Colonel McCullogh is modeled after Colonel Kurtz; a graffiti reading "Ape-ocalypse Now" appears in the underground tunnels in the second half of the film.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVIII (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the opening credits
The cheermonger zone: krazy daze sail (2017) (Short)
"I love the smell of .." quote is partially used for factory air.
Legends of Tomorrow: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) (TV Episode)
Ray says Dick Rory went full Kurtz


Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
still shot of Brando from the film

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Sneak Previews: The Best Films of the '70s (1979) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. The movie makes Roger Ebert's list of the best movies of the 1970s.
The 37th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1980) (TV Special)
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) (TV Special)
The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981) (TV Special)
Saturday Night Live: Madonna/Simple Minds (1985) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Madonna's wedding home movie
At the Movies: Is Hollywood Selling War to Kids? (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Cited for its message: War is hell.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
The Siskel & Ebert 500th Anniversary Special (1989) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert picks the movie as the best he has reviewed on the show.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
Brando "grocery clerks" speech
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Zomergasten: Episode #5.3 (1992) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
Siskel & Ebert: Our Favorite Scenes (1993) (TV Episode)
The helicopter attack scenes is one of Roger's picks.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Zomergasten: Episode #8.5 (1995) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
La noche de...: Drácula de Bram Stoker (1995) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Marlon Brando: The Wild One (1996) (TV Movie)
Away (1996)
Nil by Mouth (1997)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #28 on the list.
The Beach (2000)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Pink Floyd The Wall Redux (2002)
Numerous clips, including the famous opening sequence, are shown.
The Untitled Star Wars Mockumentary (2003)
Footage from opening scene
I Love the '70s: 1979 (2003) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
Notre musique (2004)
Footage of this film is shown in the opening montage of war scenes.
Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Sound bits on TV
The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
Clip included; editing analysed.
The Dream Studio (2004) (Video)
clip shown
Super Columbine Massacre RPG! (2005) (Video Game)
evidence found in Harris' basement VCR
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Hollywood Vietnam (2005) (TV Movie)
Featured on the Vietnam War movie documentary.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movie Quotes: America's Greatest Quips, Comebacks and Catchphrases (2005) (TV Special)
The quote "I love the smell of napalm in the morning." is #12 on the list.
Jarhead (2005)
the Marines "sing" along with the Ride of the Valkyries scene
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Kunsten å tenke negativt (2006)
Geirr watches the "Redux" version of the film, when Tori comes into his room to talk to him.
Brando (2007) (TV Movie)
20 to 1: 50 to 01: Great Movie One Liners (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a segment on the line "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #30 on the list.
Return to Oz: The Joy That Got Away (2007)
Footage is shown as part of Walter Murch's introduction.
Nostalgia Critic: Surf Ninjas (2008) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Critic compares a scene from this film to "Surf Ninjas".
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.137 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
20 to 1: Scene-Stealing Songs (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on the song Flight of the Valkyries.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Marlon Brando.
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
clip shown during In Memoriam montage
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Ronny Yu mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Sodankylä ikuisesti: Elokuvan vuosisata (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Machete Maidens Unleashed! (2010)
Clips shown
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood: Peepshow Pioneers: 1889-1907 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during intro: Bombing the jungle.
Nostalgia Critic: Rover Dangerfield (2010) (TV Episode)
"Apocalypse Bow-Wow"
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Flying to New Heights (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable Mention
Hollywood's Top Ten: Movie Speeches (2011) (TV Episode)
Side by Side (2012)
Clip of Martin Sheen's rising from underwater
Battlefield (2012) (Short)
Two guys are watching it on TV. One of them loves it, the other one is not interested.
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
In the control room, the chopper attack on village is briefly seen playing on a monitor
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
What Is Cinema? (2013)
Clips shown
Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies: New Frontiers (2013) (TV Episode)
clips shown and title/theme music discussed
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Quotes (2013) (TV Episode)
Life Itself (2014)
Footage is Screened and Discussed
De wereld draait door: Episode dated 6 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
The Greatest Ever War Films (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 9 in the Countdown
Lost Soul: The Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley's Island of Dr. Moreau (2014)
Brando's role in the earlier film is referenced and shown
Marlon Brando, un acteur nommé désir (2014) (TV Movie)
clips shown
Renegade Cut: Apocalypse Now (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
History Buffs: We Were Soldiers (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies You Need to Watch in the Theater (2016) (TV Episode)
Given an honorable mention
Five Came Back: Combat Zones (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Martin Sheen/David Bowie (1979) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Apocalypse Now sketch
Porklips Now (1980) (Short)
The Great Skycopter Rescue (1980)
In the climax, the heroes drop bowling pin bombs on the villains from their aircraft, accompanied by "Ride of the Valkyries"
Jag rodnar (1981)
The Beach Girls (1982)
When the Coast Guard lands at Paradise Beach, Wagner's "Ride of the Valkiries" is playing...the same music used in "Apocolypse Now" when they bombed the Vietnam beach
Apocalypse Snow (1983) (Short)
Title spoof.
Saturday Night Live: George Wendt and Francis Ford Coppola/Philip Glass (1986) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Vietnam sketch
Apocalypse Pooh (1987) (Video)
Audio from this film is dubbed over scenes from the first three Winnie the Pooh short films (and vice versa) to comedic effect. Pooh becomes Willard, Eeyore becomes Kurtz, Piglet becomes the Photojournalist and so on, the psychedelic music from when Willard has a drunken breakdown in his hotel room and punches the mirror is played over Pooh exercising in front of a mirror and splitting the stitching on his back etc.
Speed Zone (1989)
Knick Knack (1989) (Short)
Doogie Howser, M.D.: Tonight's the Night (1989) (TV Episode)
While Vinnie and Doogie are in a lingerie store, Vinnie says, "God, I love the smell of underwear in the morning!"
Problem Child (1990)
Eerie, Indiana: The Retainer (1991) (TV Episode)
"The horror! The horror!"
Toxic Crusaders: That's No Villain, That's My Mom (1991) (TV Episode)
Dr. Killemoff parodies the "smell of napalm in the morning" line when saying "There's nothing like the smell of noxious paint fumes in the morning".
The Simpsons: Lisa the Beauty Queen (1992) (TV Episode)
The scene where Lisa and Bob Hope escape in a helicopter
The Simpsons: I Love Lisa (1993) (TV Episode)
The Vietnamese memories of Skinner show a boat identical to that in the movie, and the crew members resemble Sam Bottoms, Frederic Forrest and Laurence Fishburn's characters
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Benjamin Willard (Martin Sheen) shows up going down the river and tells Topper ('Charlie Sheen') that he loved him in "Wall Street."
Animaniacs: Hitchcock Opening/Hearts of Twilight/The Boids (1993) (TV Episode)
A scene from Apocalypse Now featuring a cage is spoofed, Dennis Hopper's character is spoofed.
Tiny Toons Spring Break (1994) (TV Movie)
A helicopter hovers and you hear the March of the Valkeries, and a man says "I love the smell of suntan lotion in the morning".
PCU (1994)
Scene where student mimes chopping cow's head off and meat is thrown on to it. (Jeremy Piven mentions in commentary that this is an homage to Apocalypse Now.)
Major Payne (1995)
The scene where he is alone in the room practicing martial arts and wanting to go to war; the use of the phrase "terminate with extreme prejudice" after Maj Payne shoots the monster in the closet.
The Critic: All the Duke's Men (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip from the musical version "Apocalypse Wow!"
Casper (1995)
Prehysteria! 3 (1995) (Video)
a charachter in this movie spoofs the 'napalm in the morning' line from Apocalypse Now
Mallrats (1995)
When Brodie goes into the mall, he says "I love the smell of commerce in the morning."
Earthworm Jim: Bring Me the Head of Earthworm Jim (1995) (TV Episode)
The poster for Apocalypse Meow is a spoof of this movie.
Toy Story (1995)
One for Sid's toy solider slowly rises out of a dirty puddle.
Bio-Dome (1996)
Spy Hard (1996)
Dexter's Laboratory: Dee Dee's Room/Dial M for Monkey: Huntor/The Big Sister (1996) (TV Episode)
The "Dee Dee's Room" segment spoofs "Apocalypse Now," with Dexter's narration mimicking that of Benjamin Willard as he travels into Dee Dee's room.
Seinfeld: The Chicken Roaster (1996) (TV Episode)
Elaine goes to Burma to find Mr. Peterman in a scene that spoofs Martin Sheen meeting Marlon Brando for the first time in Apocalypse Now
Pinky and the Brain: Welcome to the Jungle (1996) (TV Episode)
In this episode, Snowball spoofs Col. Kurtz in "Apocalypse Now."
Alone in the Woods (1996)
Perry says, "I love the smell of ransom money in the morning"
Married with Children: Grime and Punishment (1997) (TV Episode)
After Al has a conjugal visit with Peg, he lays on his side saying "The horror... The horror..."
Mousehunt (1997)
The Adventures of Sam & Max: Freelance Police: We Drop at Dawn (1997) (TV Episode)
Much of this episode is a parody of this film.
Daria: The Daria Hunter (1998) (TV Episode)
"The horror, the horror"
Small Soldiers (1998)
Chip flies on a remote control helicopter as Ride of the Valkyeries plays. When he jumps out, he says "I love the smell of polyurethane in the morning!"
Rushmore (1998)
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
"I love the smell of bug spray in the morning. Smells like... victory." / "We're gonna blow this village, and then we're gonna surf this beach!"
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.6 (1999) (TV Episode)
Hotel room scene is homaged by BaaadDad.
Clerks of Darkness (1999) (Short)
Good Eats: Gravy Confidential (1999) (TV Episode)
Scene with Alton rising out of a pool of floating Easter eggs was an homage to the shot of Captain Willard rising out of the swamp.
The Powerpuff Girls: Beat Your Greens/Down 'n Dirty (1999) (TV Episode)
After eating too much broccoli the fat kid says "The Horror! The Horror!" in the style of the voice over from Apocalypse Now.
That Peter Kay Thing: The Ice Cream Man Cometh (2000) (TV Episode)
The way Mr. Softy Top prepares in his flat for the battle with Signor Whippee is exactly identical to the start of Apocalypse Now in which Martin Sheen's character is in his flat, from the voiceover, music, photography and actions of the characters.
Xena: Warrior Princess: Amphipolis Under Siege (2000) (TV Episode)
Ares says to Athena, "As much as I love the smell of rotting cow carcass in the morning...", while in Apocalypse, Kilgore's line is "I love the smell of napalm in the morning."
Shafted! (2000)
Spider-Man (2000) (Video Game)
Popular: Timber! (2000) (TV Episode)
"The Ride of the Valkyries" scene.
CyberWorld (2000) (Short)
Spyro: Year of the Dragon (2000) (Video Game)
spoofs famous quote
Escape from Monkey Island (2000) (Video Game)
Poloiset ja pimeyden sydän (2001) (Short)
Small group of soldiers try to find looney General from the jungle. They float by the river with a small boat.
Conker's Bad Fur Day (2001) (Video Game)
Killer Bud (2001)
Cannabis Holocaust: Mutant Hell (2001) (Video)
The opening sequence of the movie is a spoof of Apocalypse Now
Rat Race (2001)
Big Train: Episode #2.1 (2002) (TV Episode)
A sketch spoofs this movie, except it adds a twist to the end of the scene it spoofs.
Big Train: Episode #2.2 (2002) (TV Episode)
Features a sketch spoofing the scene with Kurtz at the end where he performs magic tricks.
Good Eats: Squid Pro Quo (2002) (TV Episode)
Ned repeats Roach's line from the movie, "He's close. Real close."
Army Men RTS (2002) (Video Game)
Scrubs: My Heavy Meddle (2002) (TV Episode)
The janitor says "The Horror" after cleaning the mess JD made. He is reffering to the famous sentence of Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now.
Lexx: ApocaLexx Now (2002) (TV Episode)
The title and setting spoof the film, Apocalypse Now.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XIII (2002) (TV Episode)
In "Send In the Clones," a swarm of helicopters delivers doughnuts to the Homer clones to "Ride of the Valkyries."
BMX XXX (2002) (Video Game)
A cop in Syracuse says "There's nothing like the smell of urine..."
Apocalypse Cow (2003) (Short)
Title spoof.
RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
When the chief of the village says "The horror The horror" with his head in his hands
The Lion King 1 1/2 (2004) (Video)
Timon exclaims, "I love the smell of Pumbaa in the morning", a parody of the famous "Napalm" line.
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
Chopper pilot: "I love the smell of summer camp in the evening"
Duck Dodgers: Of Course You Know, This Means War and Peace: Part 2 (2004) (TV Episode)
Cadet parodies Col. Kurtz when Dodgers and X-2 arrive in prison
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Gun Control (2005) (TV Episode)
Gen. Washington says a line that is a take on the famous "I love the smell of napalm in the morning; it smells like victory." from Apocalypse Now.
2001 Maniacs (2005)
2001 Maniacs: "I love the smell of cow shit in the morning... Cow Shit of the South: The Smell of Victory" - Apocalypse now: "I love the smell of napalm in the morning, it smells like victory"
Imagine Me & You (2005)
"I love the smell of hot dog in the evening" line
The Wild (2006)
when Nigel says "The Horror" he says it like Kurtz did in Apocalypse Now (1979)
The Simpsons: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore (2006) (TV Episode)
Homer is sent to India and becomes a "God" like Kurtz
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse (2006) (TV Special)
Spoofed in Fun with Real Audio: Senator McCain
Who's Your Caddy? (2007)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays as C-Note and his friends land a helicopter on the golf course
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
Dwight Stifler (dressed as Robert Duvall's character) utters the comment "I love the smell of boobs in the morning" when they are firing water balloons at girls from their alumni house balcony (as "Ride of the Valkyries" plays)
The Simpsons: Smoke on the Daughter (2008) (TV Episode)
Scene of Bart rising slowly to spy on lisa with the Doors song The End playing in the background parodies the climax of the film in which Willard emerges from the water, face painted, ready to kill Kurtz.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Many spoofs of scenes, Tug washing his face after the play, the confrontation of Kirk and Tug in the camp.
Private Valentine: Blonde & Dangerous (2008)
During training exercise, Pvt. Valentine and her squadmates rise out of water in slow motion just like Cpt. Willard does when he goes to execute Col. Kurtz.
American Dad!: Live and Let Fry (2009) (TV Episode)
At the end of the episode we see Roger floating a banana boat down an Indo-Chinese river
I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)
"Ride of the Valkyries" plays while Sean (Brendan Penny) and his crew drives on the hummer h1.
True Blood: Beyond Here Lies Nothin' (2009) (TV Episode)
Jason says "I love the smell of nail polish in the morning".
American Dad!: In Country... Club (2009) (TV Episode)
spoofed in the vietnam re-enactment
Heart of Dorkness: Behind the Scenes of 'My Name Is Bruce' (2009) (Video)
The opening is a parody of the opening for Apocalypse Now
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #18.62 (2010) (TV Episode)
During a holiday toy demonstration, the band plays "Ride of the Valkyries" when a small remote control helicopter takes a brief flight.
NCIS: Freedom (2011) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo spoofs the "I love the smell of napalm line" when he says "I love the smell of felt in the morning."
Rango (2011)
The chase sequence is a parody of the air raid sequence, complete with a banjo version of Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries."
The Simpsons: The Scorpion's Tale (2011) (TV Episode)
The line "Never get off the bus" spoofs "Never get outa the boat".
Hip-Hip i Hurra: Smacznego Adelko (2011) (TV Episode)
Misy the Ant line "I hate the smell of earth in the morning" after being attack by a butterfly
Iiro irti: Episode #2.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Opening of the episode
NCIS: Engaged (Part II) (2011) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo says he likes the smell of college girls in the morning. spoofing I love the smell of napalm in the morning
Community: Documentary Filmmaking: Redux (2011) (TV Episode)
The Dean mirrors Kurtz's final words and actions.
Pawn Stars: Apocalypse Wow (2011) (TV Episode)
Title spoof.
Good Eats: Turn on the Dark (2012) (TV Episode)
Name of his chocolate chip cookie recipe, "Chocapocalypse Now," riffs on the movie's title.
American Reunion (2012)
The shot of Stifler's head rising to the surface by the bullies' Jet-skis, is a parodic homage to a scene near the end of Apocalypse Now, where Martin Sheen does the same
Sir Billi (2012)
Ride of the Walkyries blasting off Vicky's plane.
The Amazing Bulk (2012) (Video)
Helicopter footage set to Ride of the Valkyries.
Apocalypse Now: Judgement Day (2012) (Short)
Title spoof.
Black Dynamite: Apocalypse, This! Or for the Pity of Fools AKA Flashbacks Are Forever (2012) (TV Episode)
Episode title and theme; Mr T spoofs Colonel Kurtz.
Apocalypse Now and Then (2012) (Short)
Title spoof.
Apocalypse Now? (2012) (Short)
Title spoof.
Nostalgia Critic: A.I: Artificial Intelligence (2013) (TV Episode)
The scene where Critic has flashbacks of Teddy Ruxpin spoofs Apocalypse Now.
Van Helsinki (2013)
Professor Ford wants Van to 'eliminate with extreme tactfulness', spoofing the line 'Eliminate with extreme prejudice'.
The Graham Norton Show: Robert Duvall/Robert Downey Jr./Stephen Fry/U2 (2014) (TV Episode)
The opening segment of the show is a parody of this movie with Graham saying "I love the smell of napalm in the morning"
Apocalypse Canoe (2014)
Satirical version of the movie
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (2015)
One of Earl and Greg's movies ("A Box O'Lips, Wow")
Live Forever! 90's Britpop (2015) (TV Movie)
"The Bartender and the Thief" video.
Ride Along 2 (2016)
Ben emerges from the water like Willard, accompanied by the Ride of the Valkyries.

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