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Caligula (1979) Poster

(1979)

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Version of 

Edited into 

Video Macumba (1991) (Video)
Clips featured.

References 

Salome (1922)
The design of Caligula's palace is a direct visual reference to Herod's palace in this film.
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Several stylistic references. Tinto Brass himself did often quote Federico Fellini as a major influence on his work.
The Devils (1971)
Tiberius' funeral sequence mirrors the Governor of Loudon's funeral in "The Devils" right down to the costumes, color scheme, sets and camera angles.
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Shortly after the emperor's illness, Caligula gives Macro the "kiss of death."
Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
It is referenced.

Referenced in 

Rasputin (1981)
Nightmare (1981)
On theater marquee.
O videoklabas (1987) (Video)
Mentioned on a dialogue
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: I'm casting Caligola this summer.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"Not since the orgy scene in Caligula..."
Gett Off (1991) (Video)
Dracula (1992)
Elisabeta's death scene, Dracula's old age make-up and the scene with Dracula's brides.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Looks like 'Caligula' in here"
DragonHeart (1996)
ER: Let the Games Begin (1996) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
The Nanny: You Bette Your Life (1997) (TV Episode)
Yetta mentions the movie by name.
Seinfeld: The Blood (1997) (TV Episode)
Jerry: Oh no, I'll tell you what you did Caligula; you combined food and sex in to one disgusting uncontrollable urge.
Frasier: The Zoo Story (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Gladiator (2000)
Prison of the Dead (2000) (Video)
"like 'Caligula' but with cocaine"
Sadistic Bitch (2002)
A dog is fed a man's penis.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Inside Salon Kitty (2003) (Video)
This film is referenced by name.
Freak Out (2003)
Soundtrack cover is shown.
The Dark Side of Porn: Debbie Does Dallas Uncovered (2005) (TV Episode)
Film artwork is shown.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Cheap (2005)
DVD shown
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
O Lucky Malcolm! (2006)
mentioned once
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
"It was very 'Caligula' meets 'The Apple Dumpling Gang'."
Caligula's Pet: A Conversation with Lori Wagner (2007) (Video)
DVD Featurette
My Roman Holiday with John Steiner (2007) (Video)
DVD Featurette
Midnight Heat (2007)
Poster seen in Ron's house.
Game Boys (2008)
Poster is seen in Steve's home.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Miss March/Race to Witch Mountain/Sunshine Cleaning (2009) (TV Episode)
A man says he shouldn't have watched Caligula with his parents
House M.D.: House Divided (2009) (TV Episode)
Wilson asks Chase if he's ever seen Caligula.
The Cinema Snob: Savage Vengeance (2009) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Nail Gun Massacre (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Brad & Jerrid: Brad and Jerrid Go Hollywood (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen.
The Cinema Snob: Beaver & Buttface (2010) (TV Episode)
"Imagine if these guys made Caligula..."
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Nostalgia Critic: Ernest Scared Stupid (2010) (TV Episode)
He references it when Ernest is seen in Roman garb
The Cinema Snob: Night Trap (2011) (TV Episode)
"...collected more dust than the original Caligula workprint."
The Cinema Snob: Grizzly II: The Predator (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is the most recognized cast I've done next to Caligula."
Saturday Night Live: Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) (TV Episode)
Helen Mirren mentions the film in her opening monologue
The Spoony Experiment: Spoony Snob: Revenge in the House of Usher (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie poster is visible in Spoony's room
Conan: Quoth the Raven, 'No Comment' (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Breckin Meyer Interview
DVD-R Hell: Rock: It's Your Decision (2011) (TV Episode)
"...I think most of them were more concerned about how to sneak into 'Caligula' thn what their rock music means."
The Cinema Snob: A Clockwork Orgy (2011) (TV Episode)
"Now I think you're confusing a Clockwork Orange spoof with a Caligula spoof."
The Cinema Snob: Nightdreams (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is the part of Tyberius's grotto we didn't see in Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Pink Flamingos (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned as getting a bad review from Roger Ebert
Brows Held High: The Brown Bunny (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned as panned by Roger Ebert
Brows Held High: Me and You and Everyone We Know (2011) (TV Episode)
Caligula blowing up over logic.
This Changed Earth (2011) (Video)
Poster shown
Brows Held High: Sebastiane (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Roman sexual films
The Cinema Snob: Bat Pussy (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions the review he did for his 100th episode.
The Office: Pool Party (2012) (TV Episode)
Robert says that he bought three movies when he built his screening room: "Caligula," "Last Tango in Paris," and "Emmanuelle 2."
Midnight Screenings: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D/Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions how he wouldn't mind the incest in Star Wars, seeing as how his favorite film is Caligula.
Slaughter Tales (2012)
Vinyl soundtrack LP shown
Comix from the Underground: The Unfunnies #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Spider-Man: One More Day - 200th Episode (2012) (TV Episode)
Cinema Snob cuts in, imitating Caligula.
Comix from the Underground: Skull #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
DVD cover seen
The Cinema Snob: Sodom and Gomorrah: The Last Seven Days (2012) (TV Episode)
"This movie is just like Caligula..."
The Cinema Snob: The Beast (2012) (TV Episode)
"You have a book of the deleted scenes from"
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Hawaii Five-0: Mohai (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by character
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"We gotta get this penis prop over to the Caligula set."
The Cinema Snob: Debbie Does Dallas (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions "Caligula" as a pornographic historical film. Also, a poster is shown.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Neil mentions the Snob's review of "Caligula".
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is kinda like the grotto scene from Caligula."
The Nostalgia Critic: Sharknado (2013) (TV Episode)
Kristen Stewart is reading a script for a sequel to this movie as written by Stephenie Meyer.
The Cinema Snob: Basket Case (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions Analysis Film Corporation also released this film
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown ("CalĂ­gula").
The Nostalgia Critic: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoony wears a Caligula shirt
The Cinema Snob: The Conqueror (2014) (TV Episode)
"Imagine how many cocks we'd be seeing if this were Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) (TV Episode)
"Who knew that an Olympic themed slasher movie would have enough nudity to rival Caligula?"
Psych: Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up (2014) (TV Episode)
Lassiter says, "It's like 'Caligula,' with a little less fornication."
The Cinema Snob: Drive (2014) (TV Episode)
"...since the penis cane from Caligula."
My Trip Back to the Dark Side (2014)
"I'm talking about something really special like Caligula or Pirates."
DVD-R Hell: Am I Normal? A Film About Male Puberty (2014) (TV Episode)
"Or as others call it, The Novelization of Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: The Stepfather (2014) (TV Episode)
"...that way, Caligula's bloodline would be severed."
Comix from the Underground: Bogeyman #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Caligula meets The Invisible Woman"

Featured in 

A Documentary on the Making of 'Gore Vidal's Caligula' (1981)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Sans Soleil (1983)
A lesbian sequence from Caligula appears on a television screen
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
During Peter O'Toole honorary Oscar reel, showcasing his long career, some scenes from "Caligula" were shown.
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Pirated Copy (2004)
Brief scene shown
X-Rated (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
footage shown
60 Minutes: High Jinks/The Venom Hunters/The Dame (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a story on Dame Helen Mirren.
Kabluey (2007)
Opening credits are displayed on a television screen.
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown and the film is discussed
Indie Sex: Extremes (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Informers/The Soloist/Tyson (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett's #4 Movie Party
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part I (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, double vinyl soundtrack, special edition DVD and footage of this movie are shown.
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part II (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster, DVD case and footage of this movie are shown.
The Cinema Snob: Caligula II: Messalina, Messalina (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Hagan Reviews: The Dragon Lives Again (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Cinema Snob: They Saved Hitler's Brain (2012) (TV Episode)
compares this film's bad post-production editing to Caligula's.
The Cinema Snob: Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (2012) (TV Episode)
Recalls the "lawn mower decapitation" scene
The Cinema Snob: Goldengirl (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the man on stilts
The Cinema Snob: Turkish Casper (2012) (TV Episode)
Snob dubs a scene with dialogue from this movie
The Many Faces of...: Dame Helen Mirren (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005) (Short)
Direct spoof; the short film is a fake trailer for a remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula.
American Pie Presents Beta House (2007) (Video)
the final scene at the Greek Olympiad
DVD-R Hell: Bibleman (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad decides to use Bibleman's speech in the context of the opening Bible verse from "Caligula."

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