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Barton Fink (1991) Poster

(1991)

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Followed by 

Reading Barton Fink (2004) (Video)

Edited into 

The Clock (2010)
pacing in room

References 

Slave Ship (1937)
The fictional writer "W.P. Mayhew" (modeled on Faulkner) in "Barton Fink" is shown working on a project entitled "Slave Ship."
Sullivan's Travels (1941)
Barton's speech is based on Sullivan's claim that he wants to make films about the "common man".
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
The Big Knife (1955)
Repulsion (1965)
Joel Coen said that this film is thematically connected to this Polanski film.
The Godfather (1972)
The scene where Barton wakes up to Audrey's dead body is an homage to the "Horse Head Scene" in the Godfather
The Tenant (1976)
Joel Coen said that this film is thematically connected to this Polanski film.
Eraserhead (1977)
The Shining (1980)
As fans of Kubrick, the Coens have included many references to him in their movies. This is a blatant one, the steady- cam shot of the hallway outside of room 621. This is like the shots of the hallways of the hotel in The Shining.

Referenced in 

Naked Lunch (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Tormented (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "It's just like 'Barton Fink' now."
The Simpsons: Brother from the Same Planet (1993) (TV Episode)
The kids say theyre going to go sneak into this movie at the cinema.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: It's a young Barton Fink.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
In the newsreel montage, Karl Mundt, the bad guy from Barton Fink, is briefly seen.
The Simpsons: Bart the Fink (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Mentioned in film.
Pi (1998)
Clay Pigeons (1998)
The Matrix (1999)
Striking Back (1999)
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
In both films, John Goodman's character is a salesman who claims to sell "peace of mind"
Massive Attack: Eleven Promos (2001) (Video)
the hotel in 'karmacoma' shows a scene of a writer throwing pages onto a burning bed, sporting a crazed hairdo much like fink.
Fear X (2003)
Swimming Pool (2003)
The Simpsons: Hit & Run (2003) (Video Game)
Level title: "Bart n' Frink"
The Burly Man Chronicles (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Film Geek (2005)
Poster is shown in Shawn Levy's office.
RV (2006)
The slogan on the side of the Munros' RV is the same as the one for the Hotel Barton stays at.
Cinematographer Style (2006)
Mentioned by Roger Deakins.
Crashing (2007)
Kristen's character Barton is named after Barton Fink
Sympathy (2007)
Hard to catch, but above the bathroom door wallpaper can be seen peeling from the wall, revealing a blood-red surface underneath. This is a nod to the hotel room in the Coen Brother's 'Barton Fink.'
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009)
Elevator scene and the elevator clerk's remarks on how hot it is reference Hotel Earle in Barton Fink.
Special Collector's Edition: Candy Candy (2013) (TV Episode)
blu-ray release
Böcek (2013)
The poster is mirrored by Ugur.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Soapdish/What About Bob?/Hudson Hawk/Only the Lonely (1991) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown in the segment on Cannes.
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown in quotes montage and in 'Best inanimate objects'
Innocence (1997)
Shows the Turkish dubbed version on television
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Tales from the Script (2009)
Uses clip to introduce a segment
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Hot Tub Time Machine/Chloe/How to Train Your Dragon (2010) (TV Episode)
Edward Norton says he discovered "Ruggles of Red Gap" from this movie, clips shown
Renegade Cut: Relationships in Barton Fink (2014) (TV Episode)
this film is the topic of discussion

Spoofed in 

The Dirty Little Mind of Martin Fink (1991) (Video)
Title, characters, and premise. get an X-rated treatment.

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