A Beautiful Mind (2001) Poster


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Harvey (1950)
1984 (1956)
The Game (1997)
Pi (1998)
Pollock (2000)

Referenced in 

Inside a Beautiful Mind (2002) (TV Special)
Just Shoot Me!: A Beautiful Mind (2002) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
À la folie... pas du tout (2002)
Similar structure: see events things from mad person's p.o.v., then sane person's
South Park: The New Terrance and Phillip Movie Trailer (2002) (TV Episode)
A poster for "A beautiful Mind, by television's Opie", is seen
Gilmore Girls: Lorelai's Graduation Day (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says that she expects to graduate "unless I turn into John Nash and start drooling on people."
A Beautiful Mind: Creation of the Special Effects (2002) (Video)
behind-the-scenes documentary
A Beautiful Mind: Meeting John Nash (2002) (Video)
behind-the-scenes documentary
A Beautiful Mind: The Process of Age Progression (2002) (Video)
behind-the-scenes documentary
Robin Williams Live on Broadway (2002) (TV Special)
title mentioned
Law & Order: Criminal Intent: Bright Boy (2002) (TV Episode)
A math genius asks if all "math girls" look like Jennifer Connelly, an allusion to her Alicia Nash character in A Beautiful Mind.
CSI: Miami: A Horrible Mind (2002) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Cleavage (2002) (TV Movie)
The King of Queens: Clothes Encounter (2003) (TV Episode)
Doug references the film. He implies that Carrie is crazy, like "the guy from A Beautiful Mind".
Gilmore Girls: The Hobbit, the Sofa, and Digger Stiles (2003) (TV Episode)
Paris says, "Tana's a freak, so she'll be in the John Nash group."
Nina (2004)
Hallucinations of policemen following the main character.
Two and a Half Men: I Can't Afford Hyenas (2004) (TV Episode)
Alan can't understand why Charlie is math genius in gambling but not finance. Charlie replies, "What can I say? I have A Beautiful Mind."
Behind the Scenes of 'House of Sand and Fog' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Saturday Night Live: Snoop Dogg/Avril Lavigne (2004) (TV Episode)
referenced during the Abe Scheinwald skit
Justice League Unlimited: Fearful Symmetry (2004) (TV Episode)
The Question's clipping-chart string resembles John Nash's "decoding" shape.
Gilmore Girls: Tippecanoe and Taylor, Too (2004) (TV Episode)
Zack refers to Brian as "John Nash" and says, "Enough with the numbers!"
Unscripted: Episode #1.1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Bryan and friends
Janji Joni (2005)
Mentioned in dialogue
American Dad!: Francine's Flashback (2005) (TV Episode)
Jewel compares herself to Jennifer Connelly and Roger to Russell Crowe
Seinfeld: Jason + Larry = George (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Criminal Minds: Derailed (2005) (TV Episode)
Reid talks about the inaccuracies in the John Nash movie.
The Big Bang Theory: Unaired Pilot (2006) (TV Episode)
Katie says that Sheldon is like a beautiful mind guy.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.225 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Pick the Oscar Winner" category
Shark: Dial M for Monica (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Raina after seeing the victim's murder board.
The Nines (2007)
When Gary looks through the paper circling the 9's, Sarah says he looks a "little Beautiful Mindish".
Gilmore Girls: Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore? (2007) (TV Episode)
Lorelai and Rory discuss A Beautiful Mind.
The Knights of Prosperity: Operation: Oswald Montecristo (2007) (TV Episode)
Someone makes a reference to A Beautiful Mind.
Assume the Position 201 with Mr. Wuhl (2007) (TV Short)
the film is discussed
The Big Bang Theory: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
Penny uses it to describe Leonard and Sheldon
Family Guy: Movin' Out (Brian's Song) (2007) (TV Episode)
Name is mentioned
The Simpsons: Midnight Towboy (2007) (TV Episode)
Store owner calls Homer a "Beautiful Mind" for thinking
HBO First Look: The Making of 'American Gangster' (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
NCIS: Lost & Found (2007) (TV Episode)
Abby and Carson are playing "Box Office Trivia", and in reviewing the Oscars for Shrek, Carson notes that it lost "Best Picture" to A Beautiful Mind
20 to 1: Child Stars: Where Are They Now? (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a segment on Ron Howard as one of many films that he has directed.
Greek: Pledge Allegiance (2008) (TV Episode)
they mention the movie
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.83 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 question
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett says that the film has A Math Wiz like off A Beauitiful Mind
Castle: A Death in the Family (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle: "...I really didn't mean for you to go all 'Beautiful Mind' on me".
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Produce"
The Thick of It: Episode #3.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Malcolm asks Nicola if she's seen the film.
QI: Games (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alan
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.85 (2010) (TV Episode)
Titles of Ron Howard films are used as Double Jeopardy! category titles; also the subject of an $800 clue in the category "Ron Howard Films"
The Mentalist: 18-5-4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Noah's wife says at her confession " That movie with the crazy math guy and the woman who loves him"
Robin Hood (2010)
Will Scarlet says to Little Jon - never go for the most beatiful girl, go for the plain looking - Using the exact words of John Nash when formulating the Game Theory idea...
The Big Bang Theory: The Desperation Emanation (2010) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions the movie by name.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Sweet Revenge (2010) (TV Episode)
Russel Crowe's Oscar mentioned
Karma - Ich komme wieder (2010)
The flashback scene when Harald and Amanda are falling down the antenna and their life is showed in short is styled as the scene from "A Beautifl Mind"
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Jennifer Connelly won an Oscar for the film directed by Ron Howard
Saturday Night Live: Russell Brand/Chris Brown (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the cold opening
Hall Pass (2011)
Fred says that Coakley's knowledge of women is like A Beautiful Mind.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Hitting for the Cycle (2011) (TV Episode)
Nick says that Henry is "having a Beautiful Mind moment."
Supernatural: The Man Who Knew Too Much (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Robin
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.203 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay Mohr compares Allison Janney's method of memorizing lines to John Nash in the film
10 pelis (2011)
Talked about
Supernatural: Hello, Cruel World (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
The Office: Doomsday (2011) (TV Episode)
Angela says, "*Now* you can do math?! Where were you two hours ago, 'Beautiful Mind'?"
2 Broke Girls: And the Pop-Up Sale (2011) (TV Episode)
Film is referenced
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.66 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Josh Lucas was in the film
Face Off: Triple Threat (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Come Dine with Me Canada: Shelly Claridge: Block 14 (2012) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the movie by name.
The Killing: Openings (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Bones: The Past in the Present (2012) (TV Episode)
listed as one of Pelant's Pay Per View movies
Hot in Cleveland: Storage Wars (2012) (TV Episode)
A Beautiful Mind is mentioned when Joy is talking about her love of mathematics
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.204 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Josh Lucas was in the film
Face Off: Who's the New Who? (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Scandal: Hunting Season (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Family Guy: Joe's Revenge (2012) (TV Episode)
Quagmire calls Joe's room covered with elaborate charts a "weirdo Beautiful Mind room".
Smash: The Dramaturg (2013) (TV Episode)
Jimmy says Kyle looks like "the crazy dude from 'A Beautiful Mind'."
The Neighbors: Larry Bird Presents an Oscar-Winning Film by Larry Bird (2013) (TV Episode)
Reggie says schizopherenia is "the one downside of my beautiful mind" in Larry Bird's film.
After Lately: Mrs. Handler, Are You Trying to Seduce Me? (2013) (TV Episode)
Jiffy mentions the movie by name.
Supernatural: Goodbye Stranger (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sam
Top Gear: Episode #20.2 (2013) (TV Episode)
on Jeremy's list of Rob Howard films
Modern Family: Suddenly, Last Summer (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: The Worst Christmas Special Ever! (2013) (TV Episode)
"This woman is making A Beautiful Mind look like a simple romp."
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
referenced in award ceremony footage (Best Director)
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.44 (2014) (TV Episode)
Liza mentions Russell Crowe's math movie.
MovieBerto: Una mente maravillosa (2014) (TV Episode)
Discussed film of the episode
Midnight Screenings: Neighbors/Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Fakstage (2014) (TV Series)
BoJack Horseman: The Shot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.16 (2015) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
Fried: Carlos from Spain (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ed
The Flash: Flash of Two Worlds (2015) (TV Episode)
Cisco sarcastically refers to Professor Stein as "Beautiful Mind."
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kathy Griffin/Paul Bettany/Ta-Nehisi Coates/Jeremy Gara (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Paul Bettany
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Claire Danes/Ron Howard/Logic (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions several of Ron Howard's directing credits
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: 9 Days (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 January 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Brock Huard
The Grinder: The Ties That Grind (2016) (TV Episode)
Stewart says, "It's like 'A Beautiful Mind' in here."
Sleepy Hollow: Into the Wild (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Abbie Mills in dialogue.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.45 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Dean as the film in which Russell Crowe plays mathemetician John Nash during the Final Chase.
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.95 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nathan.
Rizzoli & Isles: Cops vs. Zombies (2016) (TV Episode)
When Maura tries to teach Angela polynomial factoring, she show her the Ulam spiral, which makes Angela think this is from A Beautiful Mind
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 16 June 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 July 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kate Fagan
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.17 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Best Picture Oscar Winners by Setting" category
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.80 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue and correct response in "Oscar-Winning Film Subjects" category
The Cinema Snob: Spanker-Man (2017) (TV Episode)
"It looks like the numbers montage from A Beautiful Mind."
The Flash: The Flash Reborn (2017) (TV Episode)
Cisco says to Barry, "Just know when you were in your "Beautiful Mind" phase, you were talking straight up nonsense."
The Simpsons: Whistler's Father (2017) (TV Episode)
Lenny says that Ron Howard "hasn't won an Oscar since 2002".
The Truth About the Fusion GPS Dossier Collusion Scandal (2017) (Short)
Stefan Molyneux makes a joking reference to the movie.

Featured in 

HBO First Look: Inside 'A Beautiful Mind' (2001) (TV Episode)
Siskel & Ebert: The Best Films of 2001 (2001) (TV Episode)
Roeper's #4 pick; Ebert's #9 pick.
The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) (TV Special)
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
Madeleine (2003)
Movie featured (cinema)
HBO First Look: Cinderella Man (2005) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006) (TV Special)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Cheers: America's Most Inspiring Movies (2006) (TV Movie)
This film is #93 on the list.
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Saw VI/Cirque du Freak/The Vampire's Assistant/Amelia (2009) (TV Episode)
"Half Baked Movies with Nigel" segment
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Robin Hood/Letters to Juliet/Just Wright (2010) (TV Episode)
Ellen's #5 Russel Crow line
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.63 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Ron Howard films
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.84 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Russell Crowe is shown.
20 to 1: Hollywood Twists (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
De wereld draait door: Episode #8.33 (2012) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Russell Crowe is shown.
Saturday Night Live: Russell Crowe/Margo Price (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Russel Crowe's monologue
The 90th Annual Academy Awards (2018) (TV Special)
Seen in 90 Years of Oscars montage

Spoofed in 

A Beautiful Sexy Mind (2002) (Video)
Good Eats: A Beautiful Grind (2003) (TV Episode)
title parody
The Simpsons: My Mother the Carjacker (2003) (TV Episode)
Spoofed when Homer pieces together parts of newspaper headlines taped up to a wall
A Beautiful Mind... of a Gladiator (2004) (Short)
parody with voices telling Russell Crowe character to beat people up
American Dad!: Bush Comes to Dinner (2007) (TV Episode)
Roger, dressed like John Nash, writes mathematical formulas all over his attic's window; walls are covered with newspapers' cuttings
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: Sweet Dee Has a Heart Attack (2008) (TV Episode)
Charlie's mailroom conspiracy theory scene is a homage/spoof of John Nash's delusions (the diagrams on the wall, seeing someone who isn't there etc).
Oh That Grinch!: Cat in the Hat (2014) (TV Episode)
The Grinch's imaginary friends
The Big Game: All the President's Mascots (2015) (TV Episode)
The conspiracy board
A Pitiful Mind (2017) (Short)
Title reference.

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