Romancing the Stone (1984) Poster


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Casablanca (1942)
Rio Bravo (1959)
Batman (1966) (TV Series)
Jaws (1975)
The water taxi that Joan takes is named "The Orca," which is also the name of Quint's boat in "Jaws."
Space Invaders (1978) (Video Game)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Michael Douglas/Deniece Williams (1984) (TV Episode)
Plugged by Michael Douglas during his monologue and Saturday Night News
At the Movies: Body Rock/Irreconcilable Differences/A Soldier's Story/Love Streams (1984) (TV Episode)
Roger Ebert asks if the title will sink "Irreconcilable Differences" (1984); Gene Siskel replies that he predicted this movie's title would sink it, and it didn't.
Body Rock (1984)
A billboard promoting this film is shown when Chilly D and Magick are dancing in the city.
Alice: Romancing Mr. Stone (1984) (TV Episode)
title reference
Cherry Ettes for Hire (1984) (Video)
Advertised in front of a theater.
Saturday Night Live: Kathleen Turner/John Waite (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
The Making of 'Back to the Future' (1985) (TV Short)
Robert Zemeckis said that he had just finished making this film.
Remington Steele: The Steele That Wouldn't Die: Part 1 (1987) (TV Episode)
Steele mentions the movie when he compares Laura and Roselli to the characters from the movie.
Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toon Town (1988) (TV Special)
The narrator mentions the film while citing Robert Zemekis's previous works.
L.A. Law: Romancing the Drone (1988) (TV Episode)
title reference
Saturday Night Live: Kathleen Turner/Billy Joel (1989) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Plug away
Muppet Babies: Romancing the Weirdo (1989) (TV Episode)
The title of the episode is a take on this movie.
California Dreams: Romancing the Tube (1992) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Secret Agent Super Dragon (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's like the end of 'Romancing the Stone.' It's not funny; I'm just pointing it out."
Sunny Side Up (1994)
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Cybill: Romancing the Crone (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Six Days Seven Nights (1998)
Urban, uptight woman goes into the wilderness where she meets - and falls in love with - a rough but good-hearted man. They have adventures, fight bad guys... and even slide down a hill!
Screwed (2000)
Devito's character can been seen taking down his own wanted poster.
Back to the Future: Making the Trilogy (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Charmed: Necromancing the Stone (2003) (TV Episode)
The title is a reference to the title of the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey/G-Unit (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Megan Mullally/Clay Aiken (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by 'Sharon Stone'
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in a magazine article.
This Is an Adventure (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz (2005) (TV Special)
Mentioned on Plug away
Stacked: Romancing the Stones (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody: Romancing the Phone (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! (2008)
It is referenced in the "Sky Pirates" trailer.
NCIS: Agent Afloat (2008) (TV Episode)
Hector asks DiNozzo in the bar in Cartagena, about the police, "what are they gonna do?" DiNozzo replies, "I saw 'Romancing the Stone'... throw you in an alligator pit..."
Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 14 (2010) (TV Episode)
Robert Zemeckis got hired to direct Who Framed Roger Rabbit directing making this film.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $250,000 question
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Repo Men/The Bounty Hunter/The Runaways (2010) (TV Episode)
Ryan Downey says "Bounty Hunter" really wants to be this movie.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Castle: Anatomy of a Murder (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference to scene where a druglord appears to be a fan of the protoganist that is an author of novels
Tales from the Future: In the Beginning (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Gylne tider: Episode #4.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Little Mosque on the Prairie: Bromancing the Imam (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Jessie: Romancing the Crone (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Cougar Town: My Life/Your World: Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Bobby and Andy have an idea for a short film called "Bromancing the Stone"
The Cinema Snob: Shock! Shock! Shock! (2013) (TV Episode)
"I assume it's a slasher film, not Romancing the Stone!"
Baby Daddy: Romancing the Phone (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)
Story about Sharon Stone being confused with Romancing the Stone star Kathleen Turner.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Sylvester Stallone/Eve Hewson/Rod Man (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sylvester Stallone, comparing it to his film Rhinestone (1984)
EastEnders: Episode dated 13 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Charlie calls Ronnie a "liar" for saying her favourite film is Schindler's List. He says, "Everyone's got a film they say is their favourite. And then the film that's actually their favourite." Ronnie says her actual favourite film is Romancing the Stone.
Dog with a Blog: Avery Makes Over Max (2015) (TV Episode)
Ellen mentions getting tangled in a film strip copy of the movie when she worked in a movie theater.
Previously Recorded: E3 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Michael Douglas/Jim Gaffigan/Nate Ruess (2015) (TV Episode)
Michael Douglas mentions that his younger sons have seen his earlier film
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Poster at the movie theater

Featured in 

Saturday Night Live: Michael Douglas/Deniece Williams (1984) (TV Episode)
The mudslide scene is screened 4 times over the course of the show.
Lige min type (1986) (TV Movie)
footage used in the documentary
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
A clip from the film is shown in the Café 80s. It was likewise directed by Robert Zemeckis.
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years (1997) (TV Movie)
main title shown
Double Dare (2004)
features footage from and info regarding
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1984 (2005) (TV Episode)
They showed clips of it.
Backstory: Romancing the Stone (2005) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Rekindling the Romance: A Look Back at 'Romancing the Stone' (2006) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes and making of
Romancing the Stone: Douglas, Turner and DeVito - Favorite Scenes (2006) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes and making of
20 to 1: Magnificent Movies (2006) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown when it is the subject of a segment.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Michael Douglas.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Shutter Island/The Ghost Writer/Happy Tears (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip given as a tribute to Mary Allen Trainer's acting career
Gylne tider: Episode #4.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips are used
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.72 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Michael Douglas films
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (2015) (TV Episode)
Ted White (who plays Jason) also appeared at the beginning of this movie and the Snob also plays an audio clip of Kathleen Turner's dialogue over the scene where Tommy is killing Jason.
Back in Time (2015)
Clips are featured.

Spoofed in 

King's Quest II: Romancing the Throne (1985) (Video Game)
The game title is a pun on the movie.
Dream Lover (1995) (Video)
Premise, character types.
Flushed Away (2006)
Poster art parodied by poster for "Flushed Away" (2006)
Family Guy: Barely Legal (2006) (TV Episode)
Mayor West watches the film
Romancing the Butthole (2008) (Video)
porn spoof

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