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Cinema Paradiso (1988) Poster

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Edited into 

Lo schermo a tre punte (1995) (TV Movie)
Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

References 

City Lights (1931)
Modern Times (1936)
Mentioned in the dialogue between Salvatore and Alfredo as a film going to be projected that night and why Alfredo could never forget it.
Fury (1936)
Alfredo quotes a Spencer Tracy line about mobs from this film
The Shepherd of the Hills (1941)
Alfredo quotes John Wayne dialog from this film as advice about love to a teen Salvatore.
Casablanca (1942)
Red River (1948)
In the Name of the Law (1949)
The first film for which the boy runs the projector.
The Path of Hope (1950)
in one scene Alfredo says "il cammino della speranza", and it references to this movie since both take place in a small Sicialian town
The White Sheik (1952)
Still in a frame.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
The Italian trailer of the film.
Il Grido (1957)
[Director's Cut] Elena writes her message on the back of a note titled "Il Grido" ("The Outcry"), a well-regarded Antonioni film that shares the similar theme of forbidden love.

Referenced in 

Seinfeld: The Comeback (1997) (TV Episode)
cover in video store
Talk to Her (2002)
Main character watches love interest from a height drop something and he rushes to return it
Hinter Gittern - Der Frauenknast: Schuld der Eltern? (2003) (TV Episode)
Raffaella wants to watch this movie.
Love Actually (2003)
The wedding video's pictures of Keira is inspired by Nuovo Cinema Paradiso's famous end scene
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Adventures of George the Projectionist (2006)
Features a comedy remake of Cinema Paradiso as part of the life of a cinema projectionist
The Holiday (2006)
Main theme plays on Miles' car stereo when he and Iris first meet.
Afstiros katallilo (2008)
Poster on the wall
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.35 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Best Foreign Language Film"
The Simpsons: Stealing First Base (2010) (TV Episode)
Barts dream sequence while Nikki gives him CPR is a reference to the last scene of Nuovo cinema Paradisso: the kissing montage.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Fortress of War (2010)
low angle shot showing people in cinema; film abrupts causing crowd to scream
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.14 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger's thumb verdict is shown during the "Now on DVD" segment
Leopoldo Trieste, un intruso nella fabbrica dei sogni (2011)
Film mentioned in the documentary
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Parks and Recreation: Bailout (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Leslie at the city council meeting
The Simpsons: Steal This Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
Homer is showing "pirated" movies; there's a sign reading "Cinema Pirate-diso".
Volando Bajo (2014)
Like the Italian classic, Volando Bajo deals with fond small town-childhood memories of an artist, and is also a homage to the beauty of cinema, even the low budget movies that the main characters starred in the fictional tale, as a celebration of life itself.

Features 

The Knockout (1914) (Short)
The Gold Rush (1925)
At the end, one of the scenes that Salvatore sees is the scene where Georgia Hale kisses Charles Chaplin
Wings (1927)
Shown in kissing montage
Stagecoach (1939)
His Girl Friday (1940)
Kiss montage
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Shown in kissing montage
La cena delle beffe (1942)
Projected in Cinema Paradiso
The Outlaw (1943)
In the montage of kisses
The Firemen of Viggiu (1949)
Showing when theatre catches fire
Bitter Rice (1949)
Projected in Cinema Paradiso
Chains (1949)
Film that brings everyone to tears; excepting the nose-picking children.
Anna (1951)
First film shown in Nuevo Cinema Paradiso; a latin song and dance number.
Bellissima (1952)
Projected in Cinema Paradiso
I Vitelloni (1953)
Film is shown in Movie Theatre
Senso (1954)
Projected in Cinema Paradiso
Mambo (1954)
there's an extract from mambo in this film.
Ulysses (1954)
Showing in the summer at The Arena, when the storm happens.
The Gold of Naples (1954)
The episode of the gambler is featured in the first scene of the adolescent Salvatore.
...And God Created Woman (1956)
first color film shown at Nuevo Cinema Paradiso; provoking onanism.
Il Grido (1957)
Le Notti Bianche (1957)
For the ending, Le Notti Bianche (or White Nights) is featured in the kissing clips montage.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Hard Way/Closet Land/New Jack City/Shipwrecked/Ju Dou (1991) (TV Episode)
The "Video Pick of the Week".
Zomergasten: Episode #6.3 (1993) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Bent Out of Shape (1995) (Short)
Danny and Stephen watch it in the video store.
Making Life Beautiful (1999) (TV Movie)
clip shown
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Cleanflix (2009)
Clip of censor ringing a bell to indicate need for editing onscreen kiss
At the Movies: Ennio Morricone in Conversation (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during the interview.
Na Quebrada (2014)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Il ritorno di Cagliostro (2003)
The scene in the cinema is a parody of the ending of Nuovo Cinema Paradiso.

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