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The Blue Angel (1930)
a still from this movie is shown in Theo and Isabelle's flat
Scarface (1932)
Theo reenacts Tony Carmonte's death scene
Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945)
Isabelle quotes a famous line from this film, telling Matthew "There is no such thing as love, only proofs of love".
Paisan (1946)
Johnny Guitar (1954)
discussion between Matthew and Theo
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Matthew dresses like Jim (in a red jacket, a white T-shirt, and blue jeans) during the Louvre sequence
Touch of Evil (1958)
The 400 Blows (1959)
Breathless (1960)
Isabelle quotes dialogue and excerpt
Jules and Jim (1962)
Michael, Theo, and Isabelle running through the Louvre is reminiscent of Jules, Jim, and Catherine running on the bridge
Pierrot le Fou (1965)
music from this film is heard
Persona (1966)
a still of Bibi Andersson and Liv Ullman is shown in Matthew's room
Mouchette (1967)
After Isabelle realizes her mother has seen her sleeping naked with her brother she tries to kill the three of them with natural gas. When she closes her eyes images of the suicide of Mouchette from Robert Bresson's film appear.
La chinoise (1967)
Theo reads part of Mao's Little Red Book under a poster of that movie
In Cold Blood (1967)
as raindrops slide down a window, they appear via lighting to be sliding down a face
Langlois (1970)
J'ai faim, j'ai froid (1984) (Short)
Homage to the scene where a female character loses her virginity while a male character fries an egg.

Referenced in 

9 Songs (2004)
Poster in club
Ti piace Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
poster in store
Medianeras (2005) (Short)
movie poster
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Inception (2010)
As Matthew realizes the dream of an experience in Paris is over at the end of the movie, "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien" plays into the end credits. This is the same song used to signal the 'kicks' in Inception.
Los Colores Pardos (2017) (Short)
The room and mise-en-scene of some of the interior scenes is based and strongly inspired by.


The Cameraman (1928)
discussion between Theo and Michael and excerpt
City Lights (1931)
discussion between Theo and Michael and excerpt
Freaks (1932)
dialogue quote and and excerpt
Scarface (1932)
Question and forgeit game and excerpt
Blonde Venus (1932)
Question and forgeit game and excerpts
Queen Christina (1933)
Isabelle mimics actions by Greta Garbo in Michael's room and excerpts are shown
Top Hat (1935)
question and excerpt
Breathless (1960)
excerpt and dialogue quote
Shock Corridor (1963)
excerpt, first movie seen by the trio at the Cinémathèque
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Excerpts and Matthew, Theo, and Isabelle running through the Louvre is a recreation of a famous scene in that movie

Featured in 

Outside the Window: Events in May 1968 (2004) (Video)
clips shown
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
Brief clips are featured to illustrate the MPAA's justification for its NC-17 rating.
Beyond Clueless (2014)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Foreign Films with Erotic Themes (2015) (TV Episode)
Ranks at #10

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