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The Fisher King (1991) Poster

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Mammy (1930)
Parry mentions the film to Lydia in the video store.
At the Circus (1939)
Parry sings "'Lydia, the Tattooed Lady" to Lydia Sinclair while at dinner in the Chinese restaurant. Groucho's character J. Cheever Loophole sang it originally in At the Circus.
Pinocchio (1940)
Jack sarcastically refers to the movie as a true story. Later a yuppie child hands him a wooden doll while he's in a drunken stupor
Angels Over Broadway (1940)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
You'll Never Get Rich (1941)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Babes on Broadway (1941)
Parry and Jack lead the mental ward in a rendition of "How About You?"
A Song to Remember (1945)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
The Jolson Story (1946)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Road to Rio (1947)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Jolson Sings Again (1949)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Affair in Trinidad (1952)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Salome (1953)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
The Big Heat (1953)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Summertime (1955)
Recommended as good Katharine Hepburn film/
The Seven Little Foys (1955)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Loving You (1957)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
The Goddess (1958)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Mentioned a upbeat movie
Gypsy (1962)
Michael Jeter's character sings 'Rose's Turn' with modified lyrics.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Georgy Girl (1966)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
In Cold Blood (1967)
Cassette is in video stor
Funny Girl (1968)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Oliver! (1968)
Lydia picks up a copy of the film in the video store.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
A punk says "Looks like Night of the Living Dead" during the fight with the bums.
Head (1968)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Bless the Beasts & Children (1971)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
1776 (1972)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Both Terry Gilliam films revolve around the Grail myth.
Funny Lady (1975)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Tommy (1975)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Dracula and Son (1976)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store (as Dracula and Son).
Iphigenia (1977)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Wifemistress (1977)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Cyclone (1978)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
California Suite (1978)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Hot Stuff (1979)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Cassette is in video store
Ordinary People (1980)
Referred to as upbeat movie
Hanky Panky (1982)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
The Toy (1982)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
The Ship Sails On (1983)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
The Dead Zone (1983)
Poster seen in video store behind Anne at end of movie.
Carmen (1984)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Ghostbusters (1984)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Peril (1985)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store (as Peril).
Brazil (1985)
Poster visible in video store.
Real Genius (1985)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
My Demon Lover (1987)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Roxanne (1987)
Cassette in video store
Happy New Year (1987)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
The Bear (1988)
poster seen on the door
Talk Radio (1988)
Ghostbusters II (1989)
A VHS of this film is on a shelf in the video store.
Gross Anatomy (1989)
Poster visible in video store.
Hook (1991)
Robin Williams says, "...I do believe in fairies!" in response to another character's nasty comment, which is a reference to this movie, starring Robin Williams.

Referenced in 

Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Obscene and Not Heard (1991) (TV Episode)
Movie poster at Mondo Video
Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992)
Tammara Souza says she did voiceover work and played a radio crew chief in the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) (TV Episode)
Video box on shelf in Karl's Video Store
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
The Big Lebowski (1998)
Jeff Bridges wears the same Japanese baseball t-shirt
Magnolia (1999)
Jack at Parry's hospital bed towards the end is echoed visually and thematically when T.J. Mackey is at his father's bedside towards the end of that film.
Hostage (2005)
DVD at office library
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Movie)
Video box on shelf in Karl's Video Store
Criminal Minds: The Fisher King: Part 1 (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
Criminal Minds: The Fisher King: Part 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
Getaway: Episode #15.41 (2006) (TV Episode)
When a story on movie locations in Central Park visits Sheep Meadow, it mentions that the location has been used by this movie.
What the Pythons Did Next... (2007) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Banánové rybicky: Mosty (2007) (TV Episode)
Halina Pawlowská mentioned it.
Samantha Who?: The Family Vacation (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned during a game of charades
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams mentions that he did a nude scene in the film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Lovely Bones/The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus/The White Ribbon (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says the director of "Doctor Parnassus" directed this movie.
Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin' About Him?) (2010)
Nilsson's soundtrack contributions are mentioned.
Californication: The Recused (2011) (TV Episode)
"the fissure king"
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: True Grit (2011) (TV Episode)
another film starring Jeff Bridges
Nostalgia Critic: Patch Adams (2012) (TV Episode)
"Yeah, I'd be afraid of a Fisher King reunion too."
Family Guy: Viewer Mail #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
homeless Robin Williams
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #7.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Guri
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liam Neeson/Terry Gilliam/Tim McGraw (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Terry Gilliam

Features 

Gilda (1946)

Featured in 

The 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992) (TV Special)
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown in quotes montage
The Directors: The Films of Terry Gilliam (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Strangest (Yet Best) Couples (2014) (TV Episode)
Perry and Lydia take #8

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