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Spirited Away (2001) Poster

(2001)

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References 

Nosferatu (1922)
Sunrise (1927)
The Birds (1963)
Panda Kopanda Rainy Day Circus (1973) (Short)
A stuffed tiger that looks like 'Tiny' can be seen lying around in the baby's room
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
Chihiro runs down the staircase just like when Lupin ran down the rooftop.
Urusei yatsura (1981) (TV Series)
Brazil (1985)
Luxo Jr. (1986) (Short)
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
The scene in which Chihiro looks up at the radish spirit in the elevator, he narrows his eyes at her and grunts, replicating the bus stop scene with Satsuki and Totoro. When Chihiro is riding Haku back to bath house, she mentions how she almost drowned in a river and subsequently lost her pink shoe, this is the same shoe that was believed to be Mei's in 'Tonari no Totoro. Also, the soot gremlins appear in both films.
Willow (1988)
Ranma ½ (1989) (TV Series)
Alien³ (1992)
Porco Rosso (1992)
the boiler man has the face of a bar patron from the earlier film
Xiao Qian (1997)
Cowboy Bebop (1998) (TV Series)
In the beginning of the film, Lin enters the boiler room and exclaims, "Chow time!" before she hands over the food. This is a direct reference by Miyazaki to Edward's line "Chow time!" in Cowboy Bebop before she eats.
Kikujiro (1999)
Ghiblies: Episode 1 (2000) (Video)
The movie that's planned for a Summer 2001 release is this movie.

Referenced in 

Weakest link: Hitori gachi no hôsoku: Episode #1.1 (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
Finding Nemo (2003)
The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
A subway train is the only way to go between worlds. Also, the moment when Haku stands up to that Ubaba lady, it looks JUST like NEO standing before the Deus Ex Machina in the machine city, just flopped. note how Ubaba is mostly a big head, and how she charges at Haku with hair swirling around Haku while he remains calm.
Samba in Mettmann (2004)
poster in window of video-store
American Fame Pt. 1: Drowning River Phoenix (2004)
On a theatre marquee featured prominently in one scene you can see the 4 titles I'm including in this submission.
Year Zero (2004)
DVD cover shown in the video store
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store ("Spirited Away").
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Library (2006) (TV Episode)
The back of Wan Shi Tong delibrately resembles Noh-Face.
Anime: Drawing a Revolution (2007) (TV Movie)
Images and clips shown during the Hayao Miyazaki segment
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.15 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Kurenai no buta (1992)/Porco Rosso
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Year One/Whatever Works/The Proposal (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett says Hayao Miyazaki made this movie.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Ponyo (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as a movie directed by Hayao Miyazaki
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Cop Out/The Crazies/A Prophet (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen list movies made by Studio Ghibli.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
AniMat's Reviews: Rango (2011) (TV Episode)
An example of a fantasy-themed animated film.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Secret of My Excess (2011) (TV Episode)
When Spike and Rarity are in freefall, Rarity's eyes tear up and sparkle a bit.
AniMat's Reviews: The Secret World of Arrietty (2012) (TV Episode)
AniMat admits this is the only Studio Ghibli film he's seen prior to watching Arrietty.
Saturday Night Live: Lady Gaga (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the Blockbuster segment
The Simpsons: Married to the Blob (2014) (TV Episode)
During the Miyazaki scene, No Face is seen
The Sugarcube Critic: Look Before You Sleep (2014) (TV Episode)
"...because she figures that, since she's dealing with a Tara Strong character, she'll probably end up threatening to cry if she doesn't play with her."

Featured in 

Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
clips in Ratzenberger conclusion
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Troldspejlet: Episode #30.6 (2003) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Troldspejlet: Episode #31.13 (2004) (TV Episode)
VHS/DVD release reviewed + footage used
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
The Caiman (2006)
Bruno watches it with the kids
Brows Held High: We Are the Strange (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
JesuOtaku Anime Reviews: Spirited Away (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
AniMat's Reviews: The Wind Rises (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of Hayao Miyazaki's films, and one of the mystical fantasy Studio Ghibli films. Clip briefly shown.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.15 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his portrait of Hayao Miyazaki's obsession with flying + clip shown

Spoofed in 

Super Mario Sunshine (2002) (Video Game)
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (2003) (Video Game)
After being fed the Chuckola Cola, Queen Bean throws up a little worm.
Gravity Falls: Summerween (2012) (TV Episode)
The Summerween Trickster's second form is an homage to No-Face.

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