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Amélie (2001) Poster

(2001)

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Edited into 

Final Cut: Hölgyeim és uraim (2012)
scenes are taken from this film

References 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Amélie is told that the name Bretodeau is pronounced, in part, like "Toto"
Mr. Hulot's Holiday (1953)
The marshmallow twister in Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain refers to the problems Hulot (Jacques Tati) has with it in Les vacances de Monsieur Hulot
Rear Window (1954)
Raymond Dufayel is a disabled man unable to leave his house who spies on his neighbors.
The Killing (1956)
The 400 Blows (1959)
L'Eclisse (1962)
the succession of kisses Amélie gives Nino at the end of the film mirrors the succession of kisses between Alain Delon and Monica Vitti in L'eclisse
Contempt (1963)
uses the theme music in a montage of Amélie's state of being
The Exorcist (1973)
Love on the Run (1979)
in Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, the main character (Amélie) is intrigued by a shredded photograph she found near a photobooth, much like the main character in L'amour en fuite who falls in love with a woman whose shredded photograph he discovers inside a telephone booth
The Shining (1980)
Delicatessen (1991)
Jurassic Park (1993)
The Lion King (1994)
a character references a new satellite to be lauched with the remains of the dead, as it is with "the great kings of the past" in The Lion King
Chungking Express (1994)
in Chung Hing sam lam, Faye secretly breaks into the apartment of Cop 663, the man she is infatuated with, and gives everything a good makeover. Meanwhile, Amélie secretly breaks into the apartment of Mr. Collignon, the bullying owner of the neighborhood greengrocer, and wreaks havoc on everything as a practical joke
Fallen Angels (1995)
final scene on a motorcycle
Titanic (1997)
Run Lola Run (1998)
American Beauty (1999)
Nino carries around a plastic bag and Joseph refers to him in the diner as "the guy with the plastic bag." This is an homage to Ricky Fitts from American Beauty (1999)
Magnolia (1999)
Unbreakable (2000)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Jack Black/The Strokes (2002) (TV Episode)
referenced in Weekend Update
Grill Point (2002)
the motorcycling of the happy reunited couple in the end is a reference to the closing motorcycling scene in Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
My Wife Is 18 (2002)
poster of Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain is seen in Ngo liu poh lut gau ching
Enter the Clowns (2002) (Video)
magazine cover on a table
Charlie's War (2003)
The Twins Effect (2003)
poster seen
Le divorce (2003)
The Year of the Rat (2003) (Video)
James Wong references the film in a discussion with Morgan and Shirley Walker
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
One Step Beyond: The Making of 'Alien: Resurrection' (2003) (Video)
Jean-Pierre Jeunet talks about his other movie that he made after Alien: Resurrection (1997)
Home Movies: Cho & Amy Lee (2004) (TV Episode)
Jason mentions Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain in dialogue
Year Zero (2004)
DVD cover shown in the video store
Tatort: Verraten und verkauft (2004) (TV Episode)
Daniela has a poster of Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain in her room
Nip/Tuck: Trudy Nye (2004) (TV Episode)
in the video store, the clerk asks Christian if he wants to rent Amélie
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
the director claims that he ran out of ideas and added in a box that was a direct reference to Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain, his previous film
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
in Dalaran, you can find a character whose name is Jean Pierre Poulin, a combination of Jean-Pierre Jeunet and Amélie Poulain
Russian Dolls (2005)
older man guided over the street by the film's main character
All About Anna (2005) (Video)
same Paris locations used
Phénomania: La marche de l'empereur (2005) (TV Episode)
comparison between March of the Penguins (2005) and Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Paris, je t'aime (2006)
the hairdo shown in the segment "Porte de Choisy"
EastEnders: Episode dated 23 May 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Sonia rents Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain from the local video shop
How Is Your Fish Today? (2006)
the DVD cover is shown in close-up in Rao Hui's DVD collection
The Devil's Muse (2007)
themes
Monster (2008) (Video)
poster seen
Pulse 3 (2008) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Mission: Butterfly (2008) (Short)
Milica's quest for butterflies is referenced as Amélie's quest for love (poster of Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain is visible two times in Misija: Leptir)
Ghajini (2008)
scene where Kalpana helps the blind man is taken from Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Bring Back... Fame (2008) (TV Movie)
poster visible in the cinema Angela Lansberg attends
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
During one of his heartbroken scenes, Tom projects himself onto random French doco segments much in the same way as Amélie does when she was upset.
Up in the Air (2009)
the idea for a photo of Julie and Jim at various famous sites is taken from this film, referred to as "the gnome thing" by Ryan
Cleanflix (2009)
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
Beirut, I Love You (I Love You Not) (2009) (Short)
Beirut, I Love You (I Love You Not) is a tribute to Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Cinéman (2009)
Cinéman mentions having an affair with Amélie and dumping her
3 Idiots (2009)
The animated "sperm race" sequence is a reference to Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain. Also, the protagonists of both films are 'dreamers' who like making benevolent acts silently
Scent of a Cow (2009) (Short)
tribute to Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain
Gossip Girl: Touch of Eva (2010) (TV Episode)
Serena mentions watching "Amélie".
Peep Show: A Beautiful Mind (2010) (TV Episode)
Jez and Zara watch it
Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy (2011) (TV Movie)
Amanda tells police that she and Raffaele watched "Amélie" on his computer.
Estrenos Críticos: El episodio que va a contrarreloj (2011) (TV Episode)
commented and poster shown
Shameful Sequels: Alien Resurrection (2011) (TV Episode)
also directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Vamos a por vosotros (2011) (TV Movie)
mentioned
The Nostalgia Critic: Alien: Resurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
The guy who directed Alien: Resurrection also directed this movie.
Palace (2012)
Poster visible in the cinema.
The Mindy Project: In the Club (2012) (TV Episode)
Mindy says she fell asleep watching 'Amélie'.
Special Collector's Edition: Underground (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Entends ce cri... (2013) (Short)
Many locations of the film are taken from Amelie, one of the director's most favorite film
About Time (2013)
The original French film poster is on the wall of Tim's bedroom.
The Sugarcube Critic: Elements of Harmony (2014) (TV Episode)
Nook calls Fluttershy "Amelie Pony."

Features 

Father's Little Dividend (1951)
when Amélie makes a comment about people not looking at the road whilst driving in older films, it is about a scene from Father's Little Dividend
Jules and Jim (1962)
two scenes when Amélie watches faces behind her at a movie theatre

Featured in 

The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
clip
Home Movies (2002) (Video)
clips
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Maltin on Movies: Top 10 Films of the Decade (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Brows Held High: Exterminating Angels (2011) (TV Episode)
Orgasm scene used to show France's openness about sexuality.

Spoofed in 

Le fabuleux destin de Perrine Martin (2003) (Short)
title reference. Also, the main character tries to act the same as Amélie Poulain
My Big Fat Independent Movie (2005)
has a character who is a spoof of Amélie

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