The Birdcage (1996) Poster



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Remake of 


The Red Shoes (1948)
Tonight! (1953) (TV Series)
A Star Is Born (1954)
Albert (Nathan Lane), dresses in drag as Judy Garland from the film
My Fair Lady (1964)
The Graduate (1967)
Albert returns to the apartment only to get his toothbrush, as he says it is all he'll need where he is going. In The Graduate (also directed by Mike Nichols), Benjamin's only piece of luggage is a toothbrush when he stays at the hotel for the first time (with Mrs. Robinson).
Amadeus (1984)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Christine Baranski/The Cure (1996) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Chrsitine Baranski during her monologue
Showbiz Today: Episode dated 15 May 1996 (1996) (TV Episode)
this movie's premiere is featured in this episode
Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/Soundgarden (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Spade in America's Hollywood Minute
In & Out (1997)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: A Doll's Story (1997) (TV Episode)
Salem tells Amanda he is not playing "la cage aux kitty".
Playboy: The Story of X (1998) (Video)
An Evening with Kevin Smith (2002) (Video)
Kevin Smith mentions this as an LGBT film.
Inside the Actors Studio: The Simpsons (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name and photos.
Entourage: The Scene (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced in "Spade in America"
Aída: Una jaula de grillos (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Saturday Night Live: John C. Reilly/My Chemical Romance (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by James Lipton (Will Ferrell)
Elvis Mitchell: Under the Influence: Richard Gere (2008) (TV Episode)
Elvis Mitchell mentions the scene where Nathan Lane's character is trying to walk more masculinely.
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Robin Williams mentions choreographer/director Bob Fosse in both films
The Cleveland Show: Cleveland Jr. Cherry Bomb (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Holt
The Codes of Gender (2010)
Stereotypical walk of genders
The Simpsons: Flaming Moe (2011) (TV Episode)
Hank Azaria reprises the character "Agador" in animated form.
Family Guy: Viewer Mail #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
The Robin Williams clones that have a moustache and wear gold jewelry
The Cinema Snob: Can't Stop the Music (2014) (TV Episode)
"This is like The Birdcage if they all went home to their wives when the day was over."
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #1.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jakub Kohák.
The Simpsons: The Burns Cage (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Nostalgia Critic: Is White Washing Really Still a Thing? (2016) (TV Episode)
remake of "La Cage aux Folles"; the Critic points out that Robin Williams plays a gay character, but is not actually gay himself


The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) (TV Series)

Featured in 

1997 MTV Movie Awards (1997) (TV Special)
Clips shown in Best Comedic Performance category
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips featured during montage.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown as advice for Brett
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Music in the Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
"Hairy Chests" segment
Needs More Gay: The Birdcage Needs More Gay (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed

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