Stand by Me (1986) Poster



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Citizen Kane (1941)
Shot of the "No Trespassing" sign is referenced.
The Mouse of Tomorrow (1942) (Short)
Vern refers to Mighty Mouse.
Dragnet (1951) (TV Series)
Billy refers to the series.
The $64,000 Question (1955) (TV Series)
Gordie refers to the series.
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
Vern refers to the film.
Highway Patrol (1955) (TV Series)
Billy refers to the series.
The Mickey Mouse Club (1955) (TV Series)
Teddy refers to the series and the boys discuss the size of Annette Funicello's breasts.
Have Gun - Will Travel (1957) (TV Series)
The boys sing the theme song several times.
Wagon Train (1957) (TV Series)
Gordie refers to the series.
Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)
The son of a dead soldier proves his courage by dodging a train
The Goonies (1985)

Referenced in 

It's Garry Shandling's Show.: Dial L for Laundry (1987) (TV Episode)
Rob Reiner and Garry recreate the train track scene
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "My favorite food? Cherry Pez - no question about it."
Siskel & Ebert: Misery/Hidden Agenda/Cyrano de Bergerac (1990) (TV Episode)
In his review of "Misery" (1990), Gene Siskel mentions this movie in reference to Stephen King and Rob Reiner.
Boyz n the Hood (1991)
Four boys find a dead body next to the railroad tracks and are chased off by a group of older boys.
The Simpsons: The Boy Who Knew Too Much (1994) (TV Episode)
When the homeless people ride over on a raft to Bart, they say "Hey, you wanna see a dead body?"
Now and Then (1995)
Pokémon Red Version (1996) (Video Game)
When a TV is examined the following text is displayed: "There's a movie on TV. Four boys are walking on railroad tracks."
Sliders: Electric Twister Acid Test (1996) (TV Episode)
Jerry O'Connell and Corey Feldman share a "Give me some skin" handshake.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike: "They'll find the bodies from 'Stand by Me,' "River's Edge,' 'Twin Peaks.'"
Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
There is a poster of it in the first office (Dreamworks office) shown (the addition to be the focus of this movie)
Cwmaman Feel the Noize (1998) (Video)
During the interview segment, Kelly tells Eddy that he wrote the lyrics for the song "Chris Chambers" about River Phoenix's character in Stand By Me.
Kikujiro (1999)
Dogma (1999)
"Hey, you wanna see a dead body?"
American Pie (1999)
Road Trip (2000)
Up Syndrome (2000)
Rene acts out the infamous lost comb scene on a railroad bridge.
Donnie Darko (2001)
Hearts in Atlantis (2001)
Children are walking along the railway tracks in one scene and in the woods; deals with similar themes (both movies have stories from Stephen King).
Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature (2001) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Mark Kermode and Frank Darabont.
Kurohime: Shikoku no Yakata (2002) (Video)
The main characters are walking on train rails when several of them refer to "Stand By Me".
Mission Hill: Unemployment: Part 2 (2002) (TV Episode)
Andy mentions it in dialogue
Yossi & Jagger (2002)
mentioned in dialogue as one of the films a soldier would rather not watch (instead he mentions a couple of titles that sound like porno films)
Dreamcatcher (2003)
Boyhood friends walk on railroad tracks.
Indiana Jones: Making the Trilogy (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Mean Creek (2004)
for the landscapes, the river, the melancholic mood, the group of kids and the dead body
Pokemon LeafGreen Version (2004) (Video Game)
When a TV is examined as a male player character the following text is displayed: "There's a movie on TV. Four boys are walking on railroad tracks."
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Salem's Lot (2004) (TV Movie)
title mentioned.
Charlie Rose: Episode dated 6 September 2004 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Frank Darabont.
Slipstream (2005)
Winston disagrees with Gill's opinion about the child hostage, and likens him, instead, to River Phoenix in Stand By Me.
Robot Chicken: A Piece of the Action (2005) (TV Episode)
Corey Feldman says to remember him in this movie
Your Life in 65 (2006)
Poster in the room
Muggers: The Movie (2006) (Video)
Mentioned in movie
Miracles and Mystery: Creating 'The Green Mile' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Fanservice! (2007) (TV Episode)
Tea wants to go on an adventure to find a dead body just like in the movie
October Road: Stand Alone by Me (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference, homage scenes.
Free Radio: Sidekick for a Day (2008) (TV Episode)
Lance steals the pie eating contest story
In Plain Sight: Stan by Me (2008) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #8.7 (2008) (TV Episode)
Danny Green and Natalie Lowe dance their Rumba to a song from Stand by Me.
How I Met Your Mother: Happily Ever After (2008) (TV Episode)
Barney says, "Ted just performed the biggest train dodge since 'Stand By Me'."
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $50,000 question
NCIS: Hide and Seek (2009) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo mentions the title in dialogue when the three young boys are arguing with each other over the dead body they found in the woods.
Air Doll (2009)
Nozomi has to guess for a movie, and this was her (correct) answer.
Robot Chicken: We Are a Humble Factory (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" writers' meeting
Cleanflix (2009)
video shown on shelf
Aaron Stone: S.T.A.N. by Me (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Community: Home Economics (2009) (TV Episode)
Abed has a poster for the movie Stand By Me in his dorm room.
The X Factor: Episode #6.19 (2009) (TV Episode)
Lloyd Daniels mentions this film and performs the title song.
Community: Romantic Expressionism (2010) (TV Episode)
Abed has a poster of Stand by Me in his room.
Community: Communication Studies (2010) (TV Episode)
poster in Abed's room
Nostalgia Critic: It (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned among King's films
Community: Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster in Abed's room
The Big Bang Theory: The Russian Rocket Reaction (2011) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions the movie by name.
EastEnders: Episode dated 21 October 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christian says this was his favourite movie when he was Ben's age.
EastEnders: Episode dated 24 October 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ben had previously given Christian a DVD of this movie. He asks Christian did he watch it.
Dirty Soap: The Cold and the Beautiful (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Board James: Splat! (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD visible
Psych: Heeeeere's Lassie (2012) (TV Episode)
Ray Brower, the guy who jumped, has the same name as the dead kid in Stand by Me.
The Big Bang Theory: The Habitation Configuration (2012) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions Wil Wheaton appearing in the movie.
Holliston: The Christmas Special (2012) (TV Episode)
In their childhood flashback, Joe asks Adam if he wants to go see a dead body after school.
The Cinema Snob: Return to Sleepaway Camp (2013) (TV Episode)
"Look at this, he upset the cast of Stand by Me."
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"See? It's sorta like Stand by Me, but instead of finding a dead body, they find a hot chick."
The Vampire Diaries: Stand by Me (2013) (TV Episode)
Title is a reference.
Bob's Burgers: O.T.: The Outside Toilet (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.157 (2013) (TV Episode)
Danny McBride talks about making an amateur sequel to the film when he was young
The Goldbergs: The Other Smother (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie poster is on the wall video store.
The Big Bang Theory: The Indecision Amalgamation (2014) (TV Episode)
Wil Wheaton mentions appearing in the movie.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Dead in His Tracks (2014) (TV Episode)
The opening refers to the the film "Stand By Me", as three boys (including an African-American boy) are walking down a set of railroad tracks, with another tossing a rock in his hand, seeing a dead body and money, and the quote "Smooth move, Ex-Lax!" when one of the boys recoils in horror and nearly trips over the money bag.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liev Schreiber/Rob Reiner/Gabriel Iglesias (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy lists some of Rob Reiner's work
The Goldbergs: Mama Drama (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Stephen King's It (2014) (TV Episode)
a good adaptation of a Stephen King book
The Goldbergs: Family Takes Care of Beverly (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
Dumb and Dumber To (2014)
Billy says to Lloyd and Harry, Not if I see you first
The Goldbergs: A Goldberg Thanksgiving (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Goldbergs: I Rode a Hoverboard! (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
Marry Me: Stand by Me (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Goldbergs: DannyDonnieJoeyJonJordan (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
Workaholics: Trivia Pursuits (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8605 (2015) (TV Episode)
Beth and Kirk ask: "What's Goofy?"
The Goldbergs: The Adam Bomb (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Goldbergs: I Drank the Mold! (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Big Bang Theory: The Fortification Implementation (2015) (TV Episode)
Kevin Smith mentions the movie by name.
The Goldbergs: Just Say No (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Goldbergs: La Biblioteca Es Libros? (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Goldbergs: Dance Party USA (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of: River Phoenix (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator.
The Goldbergs: Goldbergs Feel Hard (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam has a Stand by Me movie poster on his bedroom wall.
The Lobster (2015)
Woman asks to watch it.
Follow Me (2015) (Short)
smoking as growing up
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Molly Shannon/T.I./Matt Lucas/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Molly Shannon refers to Jerry O'Connell being in the film

Featured in 

The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1987) (TV Special)
I Love the '80s: 1986 (2002) (TV Episode)
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
20 to 1: Child Stars: Where Are They Now? (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on River Phoenix.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Jerry O'Connell's early career
Hollywood's Top Ten: Kennedy Era Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Runner-up for the list
Hollywood's Top Ten: Food Fights (2011) (TV Episode)
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 14 in the Countdown
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of: River Phoenix (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

The Sandlot (1993)
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Four boys find a dead body next to the railroad tracks.
Clerks: The Clipshow Wherein Dante and Randal Are Locked in the Freezer and Remember Some of the Great Moments in Their Lives (2000) (TV Episode)
The ending of this episode is a spoof of the ending of "Stand by Me".
Family Guy: To Love and Die in Dixie (2001) (TV Episode)
When Sam shows Chris the dead body behind the bush, in the water.
The Simpsons: The Blunder Years (2001) (TV Episode)
Homer reminisces about when he was 12 and finds a body.
Family Guy: Three Kings (2009) (TV Episode)
The first segment spoofs this movie.
The Kids in the Hall: Episode #1.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
"How We Met" sketch spoofs the pie-eating contest from Stand By Me
The Birthday Boys: Season Finale (2014) (TV Episode)
Various sketches mimicking the movie can be found
HellFish (2015) (Short)
Tanner, Shanea, and Brooklynn try to find a body by the train tracks.

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