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Corpse Bride (2005) Poster

(2005)

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References 

The Golem (1920)
Elder Gutknecht's Library/Lab closely resenbles the one of Rabbi Loew in "Der Golem" - and they work on similar subjects.
Nosferatu (1922)
For a moment, as Elder Gutknecht reaches out in his tower, the shadow of his arm passes across the candlelit wall, much like a famous scene in the film Nosferatu.
La chute de la maison Usher (1928)
Layout of the house, corpse bride
The Skeleton Dance (1929) (Short)
The dancing skeletons in Corpse Bride borrow routines from the Disney classic
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Alfred says to his wife "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn."
The Beast with Five Fingers (1946)
When the corpse bride first appears, her severed arm crawls along using the fingers
The Birds (1963)
A shot of multiple crows looking down on Vincent is filmed as a homage to the shots of multiple birds looking down in The Birds.
Carrie (1976)
The Corpse Bride reaches out from her grave and grabs Victor's hand when she first appears
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
The Town Crier yells "The dead walk the earth"; a common catchphrase in zombie movies and mythos coined in George Romero's Dawn of the Dead, where Peter (Ken Foree) deliver the even more famous line: "When there's no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth".
Victor Victoria (1982)
Characters names.
Vincent (1982) (Short)
1) dog design reminscent of dog in Vincent; 2) Finnis Everglot mistakenly refers to Victor as Vincent, a reference to this earlier film.
Beetlejuice (1988)
In the dinner scene, the fire turns green just as it does in the seance scene in Beetlejuice
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
The butterfly that comes out of the bottle that Jack opens, is also the butterfly that Victor draws in Corpse Bride.
Sleepy Hollow (1999)
In the beginning of both films Johnny Depp's characters frees a flying animal (bird and butterfly) from its cage and lets it fly out of his window.
Down to the Bone (2002) (Short)
A non-undead man gets sent down to the underworld, against his will, where skeletons sing and play music in a bar.

Referenced in 

Peep Show: Mugging (2005) (TV Episode)
Title displayed on cinema marquee.
Smallville: Void (2006) (TV Episode)
A poster for this film can be seen in Ally's dorm room.
The Girls Next Door: Here's Looking at You, Hef (2006) (TV Episode)
poster on Bridget's bedroom door
The Girls Next Door: 80 Is the New 40 (2006) (TV Episode)
a poster for the film is seen on a door
The Girls Next Door: Baby Talk (2006) (TV Episode)
poster in Bridget's room
Pushing Daisies: The Fun in Funeral (2007) (TV Episode)
Emerson refers to Chuck as the Corpse Bride
St. Trinian's (2007)
Taylor refers to Andrea as the corpse bride
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Coraline (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy compares its animation to "Coraline"
Movie Nights: The Room (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: The Room (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Movie Nights: A Day in the Life of Tommy Wiseau (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Dokonalý svet: Vsechno se dá zarídit (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue.
Modern Family: Halloween (2010) (TV Episode)
Claire and Phil dress up as Corpse Bride and Groom.
Marianne (2011)
Sandra has a crude fanart drawing of Victor on her wall
The Nightmare (2012) (Short)
Reference of the name in the film (grave)
Whitney: Nesting (2013) (TV Episode)
Alex made reference to the movie to Whitney
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Both Cars and Corpse Bride were dedicated to animator Joe Ranft who died in a car crash in 2005.
Hot in Cleveland: Corpse Bride (2013) (TV Episode)
title reference
Nostalgia Critic: Alice in Wonderland (2014) (TV Episode)
poster visible
Na plovárne: Na plovárne s Timem Burtonem (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marek Eben.
The Book of Life (2014)
Both films are about a young man who gets courted to be married and ends up in the afterlife, also both deptions of the realm of the dead are colorful and vibrant
Honest Trailers: Fight Club (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
The Simpsons: Sky Police (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mrs. Lovejoy
Face Off: Surprise of the Century (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Honest Game Trailers: Disney Infinity (2015) (TV Episode)
A picture of Viktor is seen
Sicko-Psychotic: Sicko-Psychotic's Twisted Halloween Special (2016) (TV Episode)
Reference made of film.
Hviezdna párty: Episode #1.3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question.
Cine Terapia: Cine Terapia - Viktor Arauz (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by one of the characters.

Featured in 

HBO First Look: Tim Burton's Corpse Bride (2005) (TV Episode)
clips
Troldspejlet: Episode #34.8 (2005) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
At the Movies: Episode #2.41 (2005) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed and in an interview with writer/producer/director Tim Burton and actors Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp.
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Troldspejlet: Episode #35.15 (2006) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Fila ton vatraho sou: Episode #1.6 (2007) (TV Episode)
Playing on TV
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Cop Out/The Crazies/A Prophet (2010) (TV Episode)
"Tim Burton in 3 Minutes or Less" segment.
The Nostalgia Chick: Sleepy Hollow (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when talking about Burton's style
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Tim Burton (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Tim Burton Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Emily ranks at #7
WatchMojo: Top 10 Thought-Provoking Life After Death Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Given an honorable mention

Spoofs 

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: Adultizzle Swizzle (2005) (TV Episode)
Mrs. McNally's third graders act out Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride."

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