1984 (1984) Poster



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Studio One in Hollywood: 1984 (1953) (TV Episode)
Based on the same novel
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954) (TV Episode)
Based on the same novel
1984 (1956)
Based on the same novel
Theatre 625: The World of George Orwell: 1984 (1965) (TV Episode)
Based on the same novel
Four Episodes from 1984 (1985) (Short)
Based on the same novel
1984 (2009) (Video)
Based on the same novel
Based on the same novel


Referenced in 

Are You Being Served?: Big Brother (1974) (TV Episode)
The Plot is that Mr. Rumbold gets security cameras and watches everyone in the department and Mr. Peacock references George Orwell at the end.
Remington Steele: Cast in Steele (1984) (TV Episode)
Poster hanging on the wall of Mann's Chinese Theater.
Brazil (1985)
The Transformers: Kremzeek! (1985) (TV Episode)
A Character says 'Choco rations down two grams, doubleplus ungood'
The Fly (1986)
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Vanishing (1988)
Red Scorpion (1988)
In one scene Dewey teases Nikolai by saying "What Big Brother didn't teach you how to swim"
Growing Pains: Homecoming Queen (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Screwball Hotel (1988)
Upon entering a secret room full of video monitors and tapes one of the characters says, "It's like 1984 in here."
How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)
The wife, Julia, is named after the love interest in this film, and there are other references
Total Recall (1990)
Home and Away: Episode #1.886 (1991) (TV Episode)
Donald sets Year 11 the book
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Chain of Command: Part 2 (1992) (TV Episode)
When Madred interrogates Picard, it is very much like the interrogation of Winston, with specific references to 4 and 5.
Test Tube Teens from the Year 2000 (1994)
"Just like Big Brother warned you!"
Clerks. (1995) (TV Short)
Randal spoils the ending to one of the customers and VHS box is shown.
Command & Conquer (1995) (Video Game)
Kane can be heard saying "He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the past." A slightly altered quote from 1984
Hackers (1995)
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996) (Video Game)
Gattaca (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
"Really Really Big Brother"
Sphere (1998)
Will & Grace: Big Brother Is Coming: Part 1 (1999) (TV Episode)
mentions it
Will & Grace: Big Brother Is Coming: Part 2 (1999) (TV Episode)
mentions it
The Matrix (1999)
Chameleon 3: Dark Angel (2000) (TV Movie)
Daria: Psycho Therapy (2000) (TV Episode)
Daria says: "Look at the time. It's 1984 already"
Antitrust (2001)
Metropolis (2001)
The 1984 "Victory" logo appears on a public monitor.
Futurama: Future Stock (2002) (TV Episode)
The "PlanEx" commercial is a parody of an Apple Mac commercial, directed by Ridley Scott in 1984, and directly references "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by George Orwell.
Fabled (2002)
Cypher (2002)
Equilibrium (2002)
Father speaking from huge screens to the people
The Real Room 101 (2003) (TV Movie)
The poster is shown
The Dead Zone: Total Awareness (2004) (TV Episode)
Johnny: "Hold on a minute. You've got total access to my home security cameras, but I'm not allowed to know how? Seems very 1984, doesn't it?"
Half-Life 2 (2004) (Video Game)
The living quarters are similar to the victory mansions where Winston lives, and there are small hovering cameras that are used for watching residents in these apartments. A torture room named "Room 101" is also seen at the beginning of the game. Also, citizens are forced to wear blue denim overalls, just like in Nineteen Eighty Four
V for Vendetta (2005)
totalitarian police state, independent thought is outlawed, thought police etc.
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
The drawing on Dwayne's T-shirt is the face of Big Brother
Freedom! Forever!: Making 'V for Vendetta' (2006) (Video)
Mentioned by John Hurt
Veronica Mars: Wichita Linebacker (2006) (TV Episode)
Logan says that he'll keep a journal of his thoughts in case Veronica wants to stick his face in a cage of rats.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
The "Big Brother" face that appears on monitors in 1984 is seen on one of Warlock's monitors in the early part of his big scene
Smallville: Hero (2008) (TV Episode)
In a conversation with Pete, Chloe refers to Lex as "Big Brother".
Iron Maiden and the New Wave of British Heavy Metal (2008) (Video)
"Big Brother", by Samson, is sung over clip.
Picture This (2008) (TV Movie)
Mandy and her friends read this book and there are various refrences to it like her dad being like Big Brother.
Comedy Connections: Rab C. Nesbitt (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
90210: Hollywood Forever (2008) (TV Episode)
Book and movie mentioned in class
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
Vault 92's overseer's terminal contains the phrase, "Sanity is not statistical."
Cyprien (2009)
Poster visible at Godzilla Internet Café
Bad Movie Beatdown: Equilibrium (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
Smallville: Conspiracy (2010) (TV Episode)
Oliver says, "Welcome to 1984: The Sullivan Edition."
Smallville: Hostage (2010) (TV Episode)
Chloe refers to herself as "Big Sister."
Greek: Home Coming and Going (2011) (TV Episode)
Rusty puts "big brother is watching me" on his pledge's t-shirt
Detention (2011)
Big Brother is mentioned
Midnight Screenings: Priest/Bridesmaids (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of the films "Priest" supposedly is a rip off of.
The Lego Movie (2014)
Some similarities, both films take place in a totalitarian police state where the citizens are constantly spied on, independent thought is outlawed & Lord Business is like a Big Brother figure (there's even a sign that says Lord Business is watching you).
Divergent (2014)
Many similarities, Both films feature society being divided into separate groups following the aftermath of the "great war", their citizens are living in a totalitarian police state, independent thought is outlawed, there's also a room where Tris is faced with her greatest fears (referencing Room 101) and the dystopic/post-apocalyptic setting
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
VHS shown
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: High Adventure 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jeremy asks Jaren, "What, are you the Thoughpolice?" Travis then says "Thoughtcrime? What is this? 1984?"
Film 2016: Episode dated 17 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Antonia Quirke when reviewing Unbroken (2014)
Nostalgia Critic: Did You Miss the Most Shocking Film in Years? (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic compares the theme of a totalitarian regime in this movie to the one in Thank You For Smoking
Spectre (2015)
Mention of the name George Orwell in dialogue; Big Brother surveillance schemes of Governments and SPECTRE i.e Nine Eyes and the Global Surveillance Initiative respectively; SPECTRE mass video-recording watching, Mr White says of film's arch-villain: "He's everywhere"; Centre for National Security (CNS) phone-tapping MI6 agents, C says: "We watch everyone"; Daniel Craig has described the film as post-Snowden [Edward Snowden]

Featured in 

Room 101: Episode #2.3 (1995) (TV Episode)
A clip of the rat torture scene is shown.
Watchmen (2009)
featured on Veidt's monitors
Fry's Planet Word: The Power and the Glory (2011) (TV Episode)
Some scenes are shown
At the Movies: Songwriter/Nineteen Eighty-Four/Witness/Mrs. Soffel (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the review. Thumbs down from Siskel; thumbs up from Ebert.

Spoofed in 

Rugrats: The Big House/The Shot (1992) (TV Episode)
The Big House spoofs many parts from 1984, such as everyone being under constant surveillance, the boss is a Big Brother like figure, Tommy is put in time out to be sedated etc.
The Simpsons: To Surveil, with Love (2010) (TV Episode)
The whole episode is a parody.

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