Kramer vs. Kramer (1979) Poster


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Remade as 


You Can't Have Everything (1937)
A poster for the film is visible on an office wall.
The Brady Bunch (1969) (TV Series)
Son Billy mentions it to Ted

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Burt Reynolds/Anne Murray (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Bill Murray's Oscar predictions
Fade to Black (1980)
Ramp Ahead (1980) (TV Movie)
Patrick takes Linda to see this movie
Che dau che (1980)
film is mentioned
Three's Company: Furley vs. Furley (1981) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dallas: Ewing vs. Ewing (1981) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Rod Stewart (1981) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Raheem Abdul Mohammed on SNL Newsbreak
Alice: Sharples vs. Sharples (1982) (TV Episode)
title reference
Police Squad!: Ring of Fear (A Dangerous Assignment) (1982) (TV Episode)
A Kramer VS Kramer boxing match advertised
Repo (1982)
A character makes a reference.
Ale je zenatý (1982) (TV Movie)
It's mentioned and discussed several times.
Davitelj protiv davitelja (1984)
Title reference.
At the Movies: Body Rock/Irreconcilable Differences/A Soldier's Story/Love Streams (1984) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel compares "Irreconcilable Differences" (1984) to this movie.
Voltron: Defender of the Universe: Voltron Versus Voltron (1984) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Charles in Charge: Discipline (1984) (TV Episode)
Jill refers to the film.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: JoBeth Williams/Elya Baskin/Dr. Jim King (1985) (TV Episode)
JoBeth Williams discusses her role in the film
An Unnatural Act (1985)
A poster is visible on a wall.
The Compleat Al (1985) (Video)
"It's like a cross between Blade Runner and Kramer vs. Kramer!"
At the Movies: Is Hollywood Selling War to Kids? (1986) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel reports the view of the child psychiatrist, Elva Poznanski, who believes that movie characters such as Rambo may be a reaction to more feminized portrayals of men, such as we see in this movie.
Family Ties: Keaton vs. Keaton (1987) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Opgeruimd staat netjes (1987) (TV Episode)
Poster visible at KoJo Video store
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Goudeerlijk (1987) (TV Episode)
Poster visible at KoJo Video store
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Op de groei (1987) (TV Episode)
Poster visible at KoJo Video store
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Opwindend (1988) (TV Episode)
Poster visible at KoJo Video store
Zeg 'ns Aaa: Eventjes dan (1988) (TV Episode)
Poster visible at KoJo Video store
Hard Time on Planet Earth: Something to Bank On (1989) (TV Episode)
Control mentions the movie as he looks through a law library
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. Megalon (1991) (TV Episode)
Dr. Forrester mentions it.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Father Knows Less (1991) (TV Episode)
Parker says, "Before Mikey's parents split, the closest that I ever came to divorce was rewinding copies of 'Kramer vs. Kramer' at Dad's video store."
The Fisher King (1991)
Cassette is in video store
Otaku no video (1991) (TV Mini-Series)
A character asks somebody if they want to see Kramer Vs. Kramer.
Wings: The Customer's Usually Right (1992) (TV Episode)
Brian and Helen discuss the nudity in this movie.
New Nightmare (1994)
The scene where Dylan falls off the play equipment is a reference to the famous scene in KvsK where Ted and Margaret are sitting on a bench at the park not watching their kid, and shots of them talking are intercut with shots of the kid climbing the play equipment and the conversation of the pair applies both to what they're talking about and to what the kid is doing. The woman notices the kid is about to fall and runs to catch him.
NewsRadio: Led Zeppelin (1996) (TV Episode)
Beth feels like the kid in the film "I will eat the ice cream, Dave".
Frasier: Crane vs. Crane (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
WWF in Your House: International Incident (1996) (TV Special)
Goldust quotes it in his interview by name.
Darling sayang (1996) (TV Movie)
Sky Dancers: Skyler vs. Skyler (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Saturday Night Live: Sylvester Stallone/Jamiroquai (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Norm MacDonald in car accident sketch
The Big Day (1999)
Sara (Julianna Margulies)'s brother does imitations.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Dana Carvey (1999) (TV Special)
Mentioned on "Quiz Masters"
Saturday Night Live: Seann William Scott/Sum41 (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on The How Do You Say? Ah Yes, Show
I Am Sam (2001)
Sam's friend references the two characters and the title is later mentioned in the court scene.
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Väter (2002)
Day for Night: Truffaut in the USA (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Finding Nemo (2003)
The scene where Nemo defies his father and touches the bottom of the boat as Marlin continually warns him to stop is reminiscent of the ice cream scene.
See This Movie (2004)
Referenced by Jake.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Ollie and Gertie have a fight where Gertie says: "I hate you!", and Ollie responds: "I hate you right back you little shit!", just like in the ice cream scene.
That '70s Show: Squeeze Box (2004) (TV Episode)
Eric and Donna watch the movie at the cinema.
Veronica Mars: Mars vs. Mars (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
Conceiving the 'Seed of Chucky' (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine. Also, poster is shown.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.76 (2005) (TV Episode)
character referenced in clue in "Movie Star by Roles" category
That '70s Show: Spread Your Wings (2006) (TV Episode)
The gang watch the movie at the cinema.
Game K N B?: Episode dated 10 October 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the answers.
Saturday Night Live: John C. Reilly/My Chemical Romance (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Lipton (Will Ferrell)
Saturday Night Live: Matthew Fox/Tenacious D (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned during 'Nancy Grace'
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Billy Ray (2007) (Video)
Ray names the script as one of five that all young writers should "master" to understand how to structure a script successfully.
The Winner: Broken Home (2007) (TV Episode)
Glen takes the VHS from work with the intent to watch it at the McKellar house
What a Year: 1980 (2007) (TV Episode)
This movie is mentioned in a segment on the top 5 Australian box office movies of 1980.
The Game Plan (2007)
Ted Kramer carries his son to the hospital running throughout the city mirrors Joe Kingman (Dwayne Johnson) carrying her daughter Peyton and running through the city to the ER
General Hospital: Episode #1.11674 (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Scott
Psych: An Evening with Mr. Yang (2009) (TV Episode)
Mary mentions it.
Modern Family: The Bicycle Thief (2009) (TV Episode)
Cameron says that Meryl Streep is perfection "whether she's divorcing Kramer, whether she is wearing Prada - don't even get me started on Sophie's Choice" - listing 3 movies she starred in.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.28 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Oscar Youngest/Oldest"
Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Sam mentions it about making French toast with the kid
Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Hour: Episode #7.42 (2010) (TV Episode)
UK DVD cover shown when George Stroumboulopoulos talks about divorce. He also says the film haunts him.
How Do You Know (2010)
George talks to Lisa about this film.
Robot Chicken: Terms of Endaredevil (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by King Randor
Robot Chicken: Kramer Vs. Showgirls (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Cleveland Show: The Way the Cookie Crumbles (2011) (TV Episode)
Video game version of this movie seen.
Parks and Recreation: Road Trip (2011) (TV Episode)
Tom says, "My favorite movie is 'Love Don't Cost a Thing,' with Nick Cannon, which is based on 'Can't Buy Me Love,' which is based on 'Kramer vs. Kramer' or something."
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Dustin Hoffman's role mentioned
In Plain Sight: Kumar vs Kumar (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The Cinema Snob: Nekromantik (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob says this movie would not have won any Oscars if it were about a corpse.
Beaver Falls: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Rick Jnr (about his parents' divorce): "It's like 'Kramer vs. Kramer'... except neither wanted me."
American Masters: Woody Allen: A Documentary (2011) (TV Episode)
Meryl Streep's role in the film is mentioned in an article that appears on screen.
Stefan v/s Kramer (2012)
Title Reference
Argo (2012)
Inside the copy of Variety was a full-page reportage of Kramer vs Kramer.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Alien Vs. Predator (2013) (TV Episode)
facetiously mentioned among the "versus" movies
From Stereo to Video (2014) (Video)
poster shown
3 Scream Queens (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Pervert Park (2014)
DVD shown
The Graham Norton Show: Meryl Streep/James McAvoy/Mark Ruffalo/Hozier (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham and Meryl Streep
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Michael Strahan/Olivia Munn/Mark & Jay Duplass (2015) (TV Episode)
Mark & Jay Duplass mention movies they watched as kids when HBO showed R-rated movies in the afternoon
Instant Mom: Yelly Monster (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Ted 2 (2015)
John rents this at the library.
Back in Time (2015)
A movie poster is shown.
The Simpsons: Lisa the Veterinarian (2016) (TV Episode)
Grampa discusses the film and says he hopes "Kramer won."
500 Questions: Episode #2.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Movies" category
Jue di tao wang (2016)
Connor references Kramer vs. Kramer when he visits Bennie in jail.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.40 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Films of Meryl Streep" category
The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017) (TV Special)
mentioned by Jimmy Kimmel while talking about Meryl Streep
Orange Is the New Black: Tattoo You (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue


Featured in 

The 37th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1980) (TV Special)
The 52nd Annual Academy Awards (1980) (TV Special)
An Interview with Dustin Hoffman: The Making Moments of Kramer vs. Kramer (1980) (Video)
Clips from the film are featured.
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
The Siskel & Ebert Interviews (1995) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown of various Meryl Streep movies, including this one.
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
Hollywood Remembers Dustin Hoffman (2000) (TV Movie)
trailer clip shown
I Am Sam (2001)
Seen on the TV.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Best! Movies! Ever!: Goodbyes (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are shown to illustrate the best "goodbye" scenes in movies
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
20 to 1: Girls on Film (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #3 on the "Courtroom Drama" list.
Sex: The Revolution: Tainted Love (2008) (TV Episode)
discussed, clips shown
How Do You Know (2010)
The title sequence is shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.152 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Dustin Hoffman films
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Changing Sex Roles (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film is shown
Casting By (2012)
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
Grandfathered: Pilot (2015) (TV Episode)
Several characters watch the film and the scene of Kramer rushing his son to the hospital is parodied.
The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Meryl Streep.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Elliott Gould/Gary Numan (1980) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in Kramer vs Godzilla
Movie Madness (1982)
parodied in the first segment
Family Guy: If I'm Dyin' I'm Lyin' (2000) (TV Episode)
Peter's cousin starred in Black Kramer vs Kramer
Family Guy: 8 Simple Rules for Buying My Teenage Daughter (2005) (TV Episode)
Kramer vs. Predator
Family Guy: Mother Tucker (2006) (TV Episode)
The Ice cream scene with Peter and Tom Tucker, Peter acts like Billy and Tom acts like Ted it's exactly like the famous scene from Kramer vs. Kramer

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