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Glengarry Glen Ross (1992) Poster

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References 

Taxi Driver (1976)
Richard Roma (Al Pacino) says to the police officer "Are you talking to me?"

Referenced in 

Roseanne: Glengarry, Glen Rosey (1993) (TV Episode)
the episode title "Glengarry Glen Rosey" is a reference to this movie
The Larry Sanders Show: The List (1993) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Larry during his introduction of Alec Baldwin.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Beginning of the End (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow (as Jack Lemmon): "I got to have those Glengarry leads."
Four Rooms (1995)
mentioned in dialogue, "Always be closing!"
Swingers (1996)
The Simpsons: The Twisted World of Marge Simpson (1997) (TV Episode)
Lemmon's portrayal of Frank Ormand is based on the character Shelley Levene in the film, whom was also played by Lemmon.
The X-Files: Never Again (1997) (TV Episode)
Scully says it is the movie she saw the last time she had a date
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: "I want those Glengarry leads!"
The Simpsons: Realty Bites (1997) (TV Episode)
Marge is told that coffee is for closers only and firings are common.
Grim Fandango (1998) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Blood Waters of Dr. Z (1999) (TV Episode)
"Scene from Glengary Glen Ross"
Boiler Room (2000)
mentioned in dialogue
3rd Rock from the Sun: Glengarry Glen Dick (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Biography: Al Pacino: Inside Out (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator.
The Good Girl (2002)
mentioned in dialogue
Everybody Loves Raymond: Cookies (2002) (TV Episode)
Peggy tells the girls to "A-lways B-e C-losing"; Ray jokes that scouts who lose the selling contest will be "fired"; both echos of Blake's speech in Glengarry Glen Ross
Magic Time: A Tribute to Jack Lemmon (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Mean Girls (2004)
Rachel McAdams was told to partly model the character of Regina George after Alec Baldwin's performance in this movie.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines (2004) (Video Game)
A book in the game is entitled "ABC - Always Be Closing," Alec Baldwin's famous credo.
Edmond (2005)
Edmond says "Fuck you, Fuck the lot of you, Fuck you all!" like Dave Moss (Ed Harris) did.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Shakira (2005) (TV Episode)
a sketch in which Alec Bladwin plays a variation of the character he played in the film
The Unit: The Kill Zone (2006) (TV Episode)
During the stakeout, a character says, "Coffee is for closers" - a quote from David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross. Mamet wrote both Glengarry Glen Ross and The Unit.
Employee of the Month (2006)
The manager and his brother are named Glen Gary and Glen Ross after the the movie of the same name. The reference is furthered when the HR lady lies about Dane Cook's resignation notice still being in the office, and not having been sent to corporate.
Saturday Night Live: Annette Bening/Gwen Stefani/Akon (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced during the monologue
King of the Hill: Glen Peggy Glen Ross (2007) (TV Episode)
Episode title.
Zack and Miri Make a Porno (2008)
mentioned by Zack
Californication: La Petite Mort (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Slammin' Salmon (2009)
Cleon Salmon's speech, to the waitstaff, while in his office.
The Office: Stress Relief (2009) (TV Episode)
Michael mentions ABC: Always Be Closing.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Jonas Brothers (2009) (TV Episode)
An audience member asks Jack McVayer what it was like to be in Glengarry Glen Ross
Castle: Home Is Where the Heart Stops (2009) (TV Episode)
Evan Mitchell mentions that the home invasion team is getting "the Glengarry leads" ...meaning they are getting tip offs about high priced loot to steal.
The WorSub Films Variety Hour (2009) (Video)
When "A.J. Latonez" does his audition in the seventh episode, he uses Alec Baldwin's famous monologue and botches it badly.
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 4 - The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood (2009) (Video Game)
Stan says his "rule number one" is "ABM: always be merchandising".
Modern Family: En Garde (2009) (TV Episode)
"Always Be Closing"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: The Real Housewives of Millionaire 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $15,000 question
Outsourced: Pilot (2010) (TV Episode)
the line "Put that coffee down. Coffee's for closers only" is quoted
The Simpsons: Homer the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
In the "Thicker Than Waters" documentary, David Mamet gets the idea for and begins to write his "Glengarry Glen Ross" script.
Brows Held High: Shakespeare, Film, and Kenneth Branagh: A Retrospective (2011) (TV Episode)
Oancitizen enacts a scene from this movie and adds a song
Stevie TV: Episode #1.3 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Always Be Smushing"
Saturday Night Live: Martin Short/Paul McCartney (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "You're a Rat Bastard, Charlie Brown" digital short
Supernatural: Goodbye Stranger (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Meg
Modern Family: Suddenly, Last Summer (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec talks about the casting process for the movie.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.179 (2013) (TV Episode)
The phrase 'Glengarry Get Lost' is used in reference to Alec Baldwin's talk show being cancelled.
Nostalgia.exe (2014) (Short)
The title was partially inspired by Al Pacino's line "Your nostalgia file".
American Rescue Squad (2014)
The Government Official saying a gay must be hired is channeling Baldwin from the movie

Featured in 

The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
clips shown
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
on TV in background
Zomergasten: Episode #17.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Empire: The World's Best Movie Quiz (2006) (Video Game)
Clips used and trailer included
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The A-Team/The Karate Kid/Winter's Bone (2010) (TV Episode)
Alan Arkin's "Why Are You in This Movie" career

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Realty Bites (1997) (TV Episode)
Ol' Gil is a spoof of Jack Lemmon's charater
The Angry Beavers: Chocolate Up to Experience/Three Dag Nite! (2000) (TV Episode)
Daggett imitates Jack Lemmon towards the end of Chocolate Up to Experience ("Put my name at the top of the board!"), and Norbert calls him Dag "The Machine" Levene
Glengarry, Bob Ross (2003) (Short)
title reference
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
"Always Be Killing" is seen written on the chalkboard at the beginning
Malcolm in the Middle: Stevie in the Hospital (2006) (TV Episode)
Reese (as a telemarketer) says "Remember your ABC's...Always Be Celling."
SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (2009) (TV Movie)
Spoofed in the "Always Be Cobbling" segment
30 Rock: Everything Sunny All the Time Always (2011) (TV Episode)
Kim Jong-il's propaganda film incorporates dialogue from the film such as "Coffee's for closers only"
Enlisted: Prank War (2014) (TV Episode)
"ABC. Always Be Covering."

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