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The Usual Suspects (1995) Poster

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Remade as 

Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets (2005)
The plot is directly lifted, without crediting the original

Edited into 

References 

Casablanca (1942)
Title is a reference to the dialogue "Round up the usual suspects."
Double Indemnity (1944)
Back in the day, director Bryan Singer pitched this film as Double Indemnity meets Rashomon.
Stage Fright (1950)
Unreliable narrator
Rashômon (1950)
Director Bryan Singer mentions this on DVD special features as having the elements of this Kurosawa classic (unusual crime, flashbacks).
Rififi (1955)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Sequence of meeting and assembling the various team members inspired by investigation scenes here
Serpico (1973)
In-joke reference to Sam Coppola line in station house, "You gone straight? Say it ain't so!"
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974)
Christopher McQuarrie mentions that the main villain of this film inspired this film's antagonist.
Jaws (1975)
The Incredible Hulk (1978) (TV Series)
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (1988)
Fenster's line "He'll flip ya, flip ya for real." is taken from this documentary.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Style referenced.
Pulp Fiction (1994)

Referenced in 

NewsRadio: The Breakup (1995) (TV Episode)
Beth: "It's like I'm working for Kaiser Soze!"
Dead Man Walking (1995)
Subtle editing reference in end credits.
Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane (1996) (TV Movie)
referenced by Dennis
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.2 (1996) (TV Episode)
In the Se7en spoof the killer (a toy panda) says "It's confused nonsese, that's why it's going to be studied over forever, just like that movie The Usual Suspects."
Sik san (1996)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Keyser Söze on piano"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Puppet Show (1997) (TV Episode)
Xander says, "Does anybody else feel like they've been Keyser Söze'd?"
Dobermann (1997)
movie poster in the street
The X-Files: Unusual Suspects (1997) (TV Episode)
The title of the episode is a take on the title of this movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time Chasers (1997) (TV Episode)
Nick: "You just don't get it, do you?" Crow: "Kevin spacey was Keyzer Soze!"
Am faa (1998)
Lau Ching Wan's character is almost an exact copy of Keyser Soze from The Usual Suspects
Game-On: Palms, Pigs and Bad Debts (1998) (TV Episode)
The poster is seen as a postcard
Game-On: Marines and Vacuum Cleaner (1998) (TV Episode)
The poster is seen as a postcard
Aprile (1998)
Nomined once.
Doctor Dolittle (1998)
One of the dogs at the pound saids in Kevin Spacey's voice, " I am Keiser Soze!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Quest of the Delta Knights (1998) (TV Episode)
"We've rounded up a number of suspects" Crow: Including Kevin Spacey.
Siskel & Ebert: Pleasantville/The Alarmist/The Lion King II: Simba's Pride/Apt Pupil/Life is Beautiful (1998) (TV Episode)
Roger says the director of "Apt Pupil" also directed this movie
Das Miststück (1998) (TV Movie)
Similar ending: the names of narrative were made up from papers on the wall
Two's a Mob (1998)
One of the characters claims that he is not going to rewind his copy of Usual Suspects before returning it to the video store.
The Fast Show Live (1998) (Video)
Besat (1999)
ECW Wrestling TNN: Episode #1.4 (1999) (TV Episode)
Raven says, "The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist."
End of Days (1999)
Many common elements: Gabriel Byrne and Kevin Pollak, the scene with the suspects in the police station, a cigarette dropped into a flammable liquid, Pollak riding in a distinctive white van, and the line "Satan's greatest trick was convincing man he didn't exist" which comes from the French poet Charles Baudelaire.
The Sopranos: The Knight in White Satin Armor (2000) (TV Episode)
The sound of a paint can on a mixer begins before the cut to the visual, sounding instead like an automatic weapon being fired.
Spin City: An American Deputy Mayor in Paris (2000) (TV Episode)
Nikki unravels Stewart's fabricated story, much like Dave Kujan.
X-Men (2000)
Escape from Monkey Island (2000) (Video Game)
Becker: The Usual Suspects (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Dawson's Creek: The Unusual Suspects (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Exit Wounds (2001)
Direct quote of "The Greatest Trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the World he didn't exist.
One 2 Ka 4 (2001)
The scene where Sawant shoots Javed is very similar to the Usual Suspects' first scene
Swordfish (2001)
The Score (2001)
Max Payne (2001) (Video Game)
Keyser Soze mentioned by name by Max Payne
Chuen jik sat sau (2001)
Ending of the Full Time Killers is paralell to The usual Suspects
K-PAX (2001)
Grand Theft Auto 3 (2001) (Video Game)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Scrubs: My Student (2002) (TV Episode)
J.D. says "the greatest trick the devil ever pulled is convincing the world he didn't excist." just like Verbal Kint did.
Langt fra Las Vegas: Mufufu (2002) (TV Episode)
The police officer thinks that Robert is making up his testimony using the technique from the film, because everything he tells coincidentally corresponds with the posters on the bulletin board.
Le boulet (2002)
The Character of 'Le Turc' is loosely based on the legends spreading about Keyser Söze.
Dog Eat Dog (2002) (Short)
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.4 (2002) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Kevin Pollak.
The Formula (2002) (Video)
movie dialogue
Witchblade: Hierophant (2002) (TV Episode)
Gallo likens V to Keyser Soze.
Kaante (2002)
see http://in.rediff.com/movies/2006/jan/20raja.htm
Confidence (2003)
The Uncanny Suspects (2003) (Video)
Title reference
Identity (2003)
Waildeu kadeu (2003)
Ghost Master (2003) (Video Game)
The Unusual Suspects
Smala Sussie (2003)
Poster in Pölsa's kitchen. Also, the Police officer Davidsson mentions Keyser Söze as a potential suspect, and Pölsa at one time has the name "Keyser Söze" under the window of his front door
Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne (2003) (Video Game)
Scene with the suspects in the police station
Dream Team: The Usual Suspects (2003) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Room 101: Episode #8.5 (2003) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
There's a poster of this film at the cinema.
Peep Show: University Challenge (2004) (TV Episode)
Mark glances at a notice board for ideas when April asks who his tutor is ("Netball... Keyser Soze") referencing the film and the way Verbal Kint uses the notice board in the office for details in his story. He also later tells April he's staying in "Keyser Soze Hall" (a lie)
Confession (2005)
in Luther's hidden DVD collection
Dus (2005)
main twist is same
Naturally, Sadie: Unusual Suspects (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)
Bo describes an old flame as pulling a "Keyser Soze" and disappearing.
Phil of the Future: Phil Without a Future (2005) (TV Episode)
Phil looks around the office.
Revolver (2005)
Avi paraphrases a famous line of dialog from the old movie, when he says: "The greatest con, that he ever pulled, was making you believe that he is you."
CSI: Miami: Fade Out (2006) (TV Episode)
One of the screenwriters refers to himself as Keyser Soze.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Unusual Suspect (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
NCIS: Hiatus (2006) (TV Episode)
When staking out a ship, DiNozzo says:"This is so Usual Suspects" and a discussion about the film follows.
Saints Row (2006) (Video Game)
The Sniper Rifle is named McManus after Baldwin using a sniper in this film. Additionally, in the game the player first gets the sniper rifle to conduct an attack on a drug deal at the docks, as in the climax of the film.
Supernatural: The Usual Suspects (2006) (TV Episode)
The title of the episode is reference to the movie title.
Requiem for Krypton: Making 'Superman Returns' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
American Dad!: When a Stan Loves a Woman (2007) (TV Episode)
Stan mentions movies with twist endings, then mixes up several, claiming that Haley Joel Osmund was Keyser Soze.
Peep Show: Holiday (2007) (TV Episode)
Mark says he loves the films of Spielberg, Lucas and "the man who did The Usual Suspects."
Psych: American Duos (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions Keyser Soze.
QI: Europe (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dara
Athidhi (2007)
The name ''Keyser'' and the plot twist
Assassination of a High School President (2008)
Various scenes homage scenes in Usual Suspects
The Dark Knight (2008)
In Harvey Dent's office he has a box of files marked Keyser Söze.
Eagle Eye (2008)
DVD is shown in Circuit City.
Saints Row 2 (2008) (Video Game)
Sniper rifle named "McManus 2010".
House M.D.: Joy to the World (2008) (TV Episode)
House teases Wilson in the caferia using a major plottwist of the movie.
Dirty Sexy Money: The Facts (2009) (TV Episode)
End scene of the episode homages the movie.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $4,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $25,000 question
Life on Mars: All the Young Dudes (2009) (TV Episode)
Tyler mentions that "McManus and his guys" hijacked a truck, just like McManus and the usual suspects did.
Official Rejection (2009)
Interview with Director Bryan Singer about the Usual Suspects
Made for Each Other (2009)
Dan reveals who Keyser Söze is
Phobidilia (2009)
Kaiser Soze reference
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (2009) (TV Movie)
Under Bryan Singer's name in graphic
Gavin & Stacey: Episode #3.6 (2010) (TV Episode)
Stacey's family watch this film.
Scrubs: Our New Girl-Bro (2010) (TV Episode)
Keyser Söze mentioned
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $10,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.123 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Movie Spoilers"
House M.D.: Private Lives (2010) (TV Episode)
Keyser Söze mentioned
In Plain Sight: When Mary Met Marshall (2010) (TV Episode)
the character Keyser Söze is mentioned
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth on Weekend Update
Warehouse 13: Around the Bend (2010) (TV Episode)
Pete describes Valda as being "Keyser Söze" bad.
Psych: Shawn 2.0 (2010) (TV Episode)
The movie trivia question at the coffee shop is, "How many times is the F-Bomb used in 'The Usual Suspects'?"
Call Me Fitz: Long Con Silver (2010) (TV Episode)
When Larry & Richard realise that Richard's mother played with them, the whole scenario is taken from "The Usual Suspects" : cup is falling, notice board ... all in slow motion
Cougar Town: You Don't Know How It Feels (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Cougar Town: Fooled Again: I Don't Like It (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Colbert Report: Kevin Spacey (2011) (TV Episode)
Colbert asks Spacey if he could be "Keyser Söze"
House M.D.: You Must Remember This (2011) (TV Episode)
Taub watches DVD instead of studying w/ Foreman.
Zeke and Luther: The Unusual Suspects (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
Nell Minow says Keyser Söze was among the most memorable villains in movies
Scream 4 (2011)
"NOT YOUR USUAL SUSPECTS" bumper sticker in Cinema Club
Game of Thrones: Fire and Blood (2011) (TV Episode)
Pycelle limbers up, although he looks old and frail. This scene is inspired by Keyser Söze's revelation in the film.
Alphas: The Unusual Suspects (2011) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Forget About It: Suburban Knights (2011) (TV Episode)
Panda mentions that Keyser Soze was the villain in Suburban Knights before correcting himself.
Grimm: Lonelyhearts (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by coroner
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Box (2012) (TV Episode)
The final shot of all the bounty hunters lined up echos the famous lineup/poster from this movie.
Pasila: Non, je ne regrette rien (2012) (TV Episode)
Dvd cover
American Dad!: Wheels & the Legman and the Case of Grandpa's Key (2012) (TV Episode)
Keyser Söze mentioned
Holliston: Skunked (2012) (TV Episode)
Laura calls Corri "Kaiser Soze" (the name of the supposed villain in "The Usual Suspects".)
Supernatural Activity (2012)
Misquoted
NCIS: Phoenix (2012) (TV Episode)
Tony asks Dr. Felix Blackwell rhetorically, "Did you Keyser Söze us?"
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Brave and the Bold #54 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Better round up the usual sunfish."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.192 (2012) (TV Episode)
Kevin Pollak mentions the movie by name.
Portlandia: Missionaries (2013) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Happy Endings: The Marry Prankster (2013) (TV Episode)
the ending of the episode is a direct homage
The Dirties (2013)
Matt mentions "The Usual Suspects" and quotes it.
Face Off: Two Heads Are Better Than One (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
American Dad!: Naked to the Limit, One More Time (2013) (TV Episode)
Jeff blabs out all the spoilers revealed at the end
Face Off: It's Better in the Dark (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Franklin & Bash: Freck (2013) (TV Episode)
Rachel King says Freck is no Keyser Söze.
At the Movies: Episode #10.23 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jason di Rosso in a review of The Wolverine as another movie that co-writer Christopher McQuarrie has worked on.
Dean Norris Spoils Everything Else (2013) (Short)
Reveals that Keyser Soze was in the room the whole time.
The Sugarcube Critic: Mare in the Moon (2013) (TV Episode)
"In a deleted scene, that pink pony just found out who Keyser Soze was."
Quayle (2013) (Short)
In the structure of the elaborate con it contains
Psych: Lock, Stock, Some Smoking Barrels and Burton Guster's Goblet of Fire (2014) (TV Episode)
Despereaux says, "He assembles a crew of thieves in a Keyser Soze manner."
Community: Geothermal Escapism (2014) (TV Episode)
Abed asks: "In a cool way, like Keyser Soze, or a lame way, like 'Jewel of the Nile'?"
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Pinkie Pride (2014) (TV Episode)
The police line-up is a reference to this film.
Bob's Burgers: I Get Psychic Out of You (2014) (TV Episode)
Keyser Soze mentioned
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.64 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mekhi Phifer mentions the movie by name.
Outside Xbox: 7 Spoilers That Would Most Completely Ruin a Game for You (2014) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned as one that is ruined by knowing the trick ending before you first see it.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
The mugshot montage introducing each character is the same as in the 1995 film.
Bro, What Happened? (2014)
Cal calls Mr. Tom Keyzer Soze
Outside Xbox: 5 Questions the Evil Within Leaves Unanswered (2014) (TV Episode)
References Kaiser Soze's walking transformation at the end of the film.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kevin Spacey/Olivia Munn/The Lucas Brothers (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Kevin Spacey
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jeff Daniels/Mackenzie Foy/The New Basement Tapes (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the titles during a category of the Pyramid game
American Sniper (2014)
Keyser Söze's name mentioned in dialogue.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Christopher Walken/Nick Jonas/Iggy Azalea (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy gives a Blu-ray of the movie to Nick Jonas
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever (2014) (TV Movie)
Keyser Söze mentioned
Rizzoli & Isles: Bite Out of Crime (2015) (TV Episode)
Angela references Keyser Soze.
Face Off: Super Selfies (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
iZombie: Flight of the Living Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
Ravi: "Here's our Keyser Soze now."
Veep: Testimony (2015) (TV Episode)
Dan compares Gary to Keyser Söze.
Honest Trailers: The Lost World: Jurassic Park (2015) (TV Episode)
Kobayashi mentioned
Trainwreck (2015)
Amy references Verbal Kint's walk
Suits: Uninvited Guests (2015) (TV Episode)
Harvey Specter references the movie
The Murder Pact (2015)
The character Detective Dakoulas, the assumed identity from things at random and the end reveal with him escaping onto campus paying homage to the infamous Keisar Sose reveal.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kenan Thompson/Maura Tierney/Chef John Besh (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth refers to the surprise ending
Danger Mouse: The Unusual Suspects (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Earth Is Not... A Spinning Ball (2016) (Video)
Mentioned by Darren.
CSI: Cyber: The Walking Dead (2016) (TV Episode)
The character Keyser Soze is mentioned twice.
Archer: Deadly Prep (2016) (TV Episode)
When the mug falls on the ground in slow motion is a reference to a memorable scene in the movie.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liam Hemsworth/Nick Jonas (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as Nick Jonas replays his disastrous Pyramid game
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ice T/Clark Gregg/Glass Animals/Elaine Bradley (2016) (TV Episode)
Keyser Söze is mentioned in the segment A Closer Look
NCIS: Being Bad (2016) (TV Episode)
Ellie Bishop mentioned that the team had been "Keyser Söze'd" by one of the supporting characters.
Nostalgia Critic: Can an Ending Ruin a Film? (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic praises the ending

Featured in 

Introducing 'The Usual Suspects' (1995) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
The 68th Annual Academy Awards (1996) (TV Special)
If We Picked the Winners (1996) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown.
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Heisting Cannes with 'The Usual Suspects' (2002) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Heroes & Villains (2003) (TV Special)
Verbal Kint is #48 on the "Villains" list.
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1995 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
Strictly Background (2007)
clip shown
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Movie)
This film is #10 on the "Mystery" list.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Taking of Pelham 123/Imagine That/Moon (2009) (TV Episode)
Common's #5 Favorite Film.
California's Golden Parks: Movie Beach (2009) (TV Episode)
soundless clip shown when film is discussed
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Music in the Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Common's #5 Favorite Film
20 to 1: Hollywood Twists (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Pete Postlethwaite: A Tribute (2011) (TV Special)
archive footage
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.103 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip of Chazz Palminteri studying bulletin board and dropping coffee
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
The lineup scene
Lost in Adaptation: Dune (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Cinema Snob: God's Club (2017) (TV Episode)
"You were one of the Usual Suspects."

Spoofed in 

The Wrong Guy (1997)
The poster (Canadian DVD cover, at least) has an obvious nod towards the poster for the Usual Suspects but there is also a scene in the movie where Nelson tries to make up a fake name by taking cues from items in the room much like Verbal Kint did during the Usual Suspects.
Melrose Place: The Usual Santas (1998) (TV Episode)
Title/police lineup of Santas
Two's a Mob (1998)
Spoofs the Dave Kujan/Verbal Kint interrogation scene.
Very Mean Men (2000)
It's spoofed in it -- what other reason could there be?
Scary Movie (2000)
The ending with when he drops the cup and Doofy gets normal
The Score (2001)
Jigureul jikyeora! (2003)
it parodies Kujan's climactic epiphany about Verbal's story in The Usual Suspects
Yes, Dear: Couples Therapy (2004) (TV Episode)
The very end of this episdoe is exactly like the very end of this movie
Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005) (TV Movie)
The Gold Lighter that Keyser Soze uses can be seen when one of the characters lights marijuana
Daisy Does... (2006) (Short)
Daisy Dog is one of the usual suspects in police line-up
Saturday Night Live: Kevin Spacey/Nelly Furtado (2006) (TV Episode)
Spoofed by Spacey and Samberg
The Trouble with Money (2006) (Short)
Kaiser Poppo
The Kevin Bishop Show: Episode #1.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Classic Movie Twists Completely Given Away"
Cyprien (2009)
When Stanislas asks him his name, Cyprien looks around, sees a Jack Sparrow miniature and a browser connected to PriceMinister.com; and pretends his name is Jack Price Minister
Blue Mountain State: The Fingering (2010) (TV Episode)
the ending of the episode is a direct homage
Cougar Town: You Don't Know How It Feels (2010) (TV Episode)
when Andy acts like Keyser Söze
Cougar Town: Fooled Again: I Don't Like It (2010) (TV Episode)
when Andy acts like Keyser Söze
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's DP Christmas Special (2010) (TV Episode)
The father's tale to his son about Santa Claus, based on objects visible in the boy's room, spoofs "The Usual Suspects."
Unusual Suspects (2013) (Video)
End Scene is a parody
Development Hell: ¿Que? (2013) (TV Episode)
The ending sequence is a near shot for shot remake of the iconic ending of "The Usual Suspects"
You're the Worst: Finish Your Milk (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the art gallery scene when Jimmy realizes Gretchen has just lied to him.
Bro, What Happened? (2014)
When Cal drops the mug, a series of flashbacks recall this movie
The Wedding Ringer (2015)
When Gretchen momentarily starts to piece together that everything may be a lie in the bathroom there a multiple flashbacks of ways characters names were made up and she drops the phone in slow motion, the same way the police officer drops his coffee mug when making his realization.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Has a Birthday! (2015) (TV Episode)
Kimmy looks at objects around the room, including Kaiser rolls and a sewing machine, and invents the name of a friend named "Kaiser Sew-Say" (Keyser Soze).
Regular Show in Space: Win That Prize (2015) (TV Episode)
The end plot twist.

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