Life Is Beautiful (1997) Poster


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Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


The Great Dictator (1940)
Guido's prisoner number is the same as Hinkel's army serial number
Roma città aperta (1945)
Scene in which the main actress runs after truck.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
When Guido says goodbye to Dora after their first "date", he dances away in the rain using the pillow as an umbrella.
The scene where Dora and Guido crawl under the table at the party to kiss each other - a key plot turning point - is an homage to the famous scene where Guido escapes a press conference by likewise crawling under the table.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Prisoner uses his access to music player to play opera for the other prisoners

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Lucinda Williams (1999) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Bill Murray's Oscar picks on Weekend Update
Na plovárne: Na plovárne s Miroslavem Ondríckem (2000) (TV Episode)
Miroslav Ondrícek mentioned it.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
On theater marquee.
Shrek (2001)
Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust (2004)
It was referenced in the film along with the Pianist...
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tracy Morgan (2004) (Video)
referenced on weekend update oscar nominations review
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
Hayatimin kadinisin (2006)
Is mentioned in a dialogue
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Life Is Beautiful").
The Last Days of the Big Lie (2009)
Mentioned by the narrator along with the poster.
The Cleveland Show: The Curious Case of Jr. Working at the Stool (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Brows Held High: Pinocchio (2011) (TV Episode)
another film with Roberto Benigni
Hollywood's Top Ten: Movies to Warm Your Heart (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
Achievement titled "Life is Beautiful"
Honest Trailers: The Wolf of Wall Street (2014) (TV Episode)
Roberto Begnini's Oscar win mentioned
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.11 (2015) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 1998 (1999) (TV Episode)
Ebert's #9 pick.
Siskel & Ebert: Message in a Bottle/My Favorite Martian/Children of Heaven/Blast from the Past/God Said, 'Ha!' (1999) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown in the segment on the Oscar nominations.
The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Making Life Beautiful (1999) (TV Short)
Siskel & Ebert: The Bill Clinton Interview (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Horst Buchholz... mein Papa (2005)
documentary featuring work of Buchholz
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
20 to 1: Movie Saints and Sinners (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Guido Orefice.
Viaggio in Valdarno (2008) (Short)
clip shown
Visionado obligado: Primer (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.15 (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Career Ruining Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

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