Postcards from the Edge (1990) Poster


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The Sheik (1921)
What a Way to Go! (1964)
MacLaine wears an identically-cut dress, sits down on top of a grand piano using the same gesture to reveal her legs inside her gown, and then flamboyantly crosses her legs one way then another, as she sings the song "I'm Still Here" in POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, as she did during the Lush Budgett fantasy sequence in WHAT A WAY TO GO!
Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Jack Faulkner quotes the line "I want you to hold it between your knees", while imitating Jack Nicholson's voice.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Features a man in a Freddy Krueger costume on the studio backlot.
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Banner can be seen hanging above the Grauman's Chinese Theater during the scene in Suzanne's agent's office

Referenced in 

Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures: When the Going Gets Tough Bill & Ted Are History (1990) (TV Episode)
Christopher Columbus says, "I'll send postcards from the edge . . . of the New World."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Rent-A-Kube (1990) (TV Episode)
Cardboard cutout advertising the movie at Mondo Video
Gabriel's Fire: Postcards from the Faultline (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Vampires and Other Stereotypes (1994) (Video)
poster on wall
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates: Widdershins (1996) (TV Episode)
VHS video visible in store
Grosse Pointe: Sleeping with the Enemy (2000) (TV Episode)
Helena says "Postcard from the edge received."
Kids in America (2005)
Lawrence asks to be dolled up like Meryl Streep dolled up Shirley MacLaine in the film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.75 (2009) (TV Episode)
Categories in Jeopardy! round are based on Shirley MacLaine movie titles
The Simpsons: Postcards from the Wedge (2010) (TV Episode)
Title is a parody of the movie's title.
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Jennifer Todd (2010) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Todd mentions this movie during interview
Late Night with Seth Meyers: America Ferrera/Oliver Platt/Judah Friedlander/Brian Chase (2015) (TV Episode)
Oliver Platt discusses working on the movie with Meryl Streep and Mike Nichols
The Vampire Diaries: Postcards from the Edge (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (2016) (TV Movie)
The film is discussed.
500 Questions: Episode #2.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Movies" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.40 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Films of Meryl Streep" category
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 29 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the report on Debbie Reynolds' death.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Oscar Nomination Surprises for 1990 (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for many of the year's Oscar-nominated movies, including this one.
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991) (TV Special)
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep (2004) (TV Special)
MacLaine talks about scene with her
Wishful Drinking (2010) (TV Movie)
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 29 December 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
The 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Meryl Streep.


Frankenstein (1987) (TV Movie)
Similar doctor's name "Frankenthal"

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