Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) Poster


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Referenced in 

Siskel & Ebert: Striking Distance/Into the West/The Age of Innocence/Household Saints/Baraka (1993) (TV Episode)
A still is shown for the "In Current Release" bumper. Two thumbs up.
Boy Meets World: Boys II Mensa (1993) (TV Episode)
Cory mentions it.
The Boys Are Back: Searching for Sarah Hansen (1995) (TV Episode)
Title reference(Sarah plays a chess tourney).
Weird Science: Searching for Boris Karloff (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Tori Amos (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the Spartan Cheerleaders
Chasing Amy (1997)
A Slight Case of Murder (1999) (TV Movie)
The Zack Files: Searching for Zack Greenburg (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
I Was a Teenage Faust (2002) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Will Ferrell (2002) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by the Spartan Cheerleaders
Doc: Searching for Bonnie Fisher (2004) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Hannah Mantegna (2010) (Short)
"It's so great working with Bobby Fischer star Joe Mantegna."
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Matilda (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Earlier in the film, Lisbeth can be seen buying a copy of a book on chess by Bobby Fischer ("My 60 Memorable Games", originally published in 1969) as a gift for her guardian. This is most likely an inside joke, as screenwriter Steven Zaillian also wrote and directed the film Searching for Bobby Fischer. It may also have been Zaillian's memorial to Fischer, who died in 2008.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 17 July 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Tim Kurkjian says he likes this movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Bobby Fischer is 'Renegade.'"

Featured in 

AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #96 on the list.

Spoofed in 

Searching for Gern Chegman (2006) (Short)
Spoofs SFBF but instead of chess, the game is Scrabble.

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