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The Ladykillers (1955)
A scene from this is recreated as part of a montage of Sellers' early film career. The poster is also visible in the scene where he proposes to Britt Ekland in front of the band in his hotel room.
Big Time Operators (1957)
Sellers proves to a agent that he can be a believable old man by showing up in her office dressed in character
Man in a Cocked Hat (1959)
A scene from this is recreated as part of a montage of Sellers' early film career.
The Mouse That Roared (1959)
A scene from this is recreated as part of a montage of Sellers' early film career.
I'm All Right Jack (1959)
A scene from this is recreated as part of a montage of Sellers' early film career.
Never Let Go (1960)
His knife-wielding Lionel Meadows character is sen in a fantasy sequence.
The Millionairess (1960)
The filming of this is recreated. Also the poster is visible at the end of the film among all the other props.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Sellers' agent mentions this as one of Blake Edwards' films when he's telling Sellers about the offer for The Pink Panther.
Only Two Can Play (1962)
Poster visible in the background of the scene where Sellers sees the newspaper with Britt Ekland on the front and also in the scene where he proposes to her in front of the band in his hotel room.
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Sellers' agent mentions this as one of Blake Edwards' films when he's telling Sellers about the offer for The Pink Panther.
Heavens Above! (1963)
At the very end of the film, the poster for this is sitting among the rest of the props used in the film.
The Pink Panther (1963)
The filming of this is recreated. Also the poster is visible at the end of the film among all the other props.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
The filming of this is recreated (including the War Room set and a mock-up of a B-52 fuselage). The war room's lighting halo and the nuclear bomb are also used in heart attack dream sequence.
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
After The Pink Panther is finished, Blake Edwards tells Sellers that the studio wants to make a sequel.
What's New Pussycat (1965)
Poster on the wall in Sellers' agent's office.
After the Fox (1966)
The filming of this is recreated.
Casino Royale (1967)
The filming of this is recreated.
The Bobo (1967)
One scene features Sellers in his trailer in costume as the blue-faced Matador.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
In the heart attack dream sequence, Peter's white glowing face references the Star Child in space. The Blue Danube is played as well.
The Party (1968)
The toilet paper roll bit from this film is referenced in one scene.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
The scene where someone knocks on Sellers' hotel room door is loosely based on the scene where Alex knocks on the door of the Cat Lady.
Where Does It Hurt? (1972)
Blake Edwards picks up a framed poster of this in Sellers' agent's office and says "I hear this one's not coming to a theatre near me."
The Blockhouse (1973)
A cinema marquee is shown with this title.
Ghost in the Noonday Sun (1973)
A cinema marquee is shown with this title.
Undercovers Hero (1974)
A cinema marquee is shown with this title. Poster is also visible in the background of the scene where Sellers sees the newspaper with Britt Ekland on the front and at the end of the film among all the other props.
The Sunshine Boys (1975)
Poster of this seen in one of the stock footage shots of cinema fronts in the 70s.
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Peter is given the script and another scene features the premiere of this. Also the poster is visible at the end of the film among all the other props.
The Muppet Show: Peter Sellers (1978) (TV Episode)
The quote "There used to be a me behind the mask but I had it surgically removed." comes from Sellers' guest appearance on this show.
The Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
One scene shows Sellers during filming of this in costume as Clouseau's Old Salty Swedish Sea Dog disguise.
Being There (1979)
The filming of this is recreated. Several scenes feature Sellers being very interested in making this after reading the book.
The Shining (1980)
When Stanley Kubrick arrives on Peter's hotel floor, the Overlook Hotel elevator and corridor tracking shots are homaged. A hedge maze is also shown in another sequence.
The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu (1980)
The text at the end of the film mentions this Sellers' final film.

Referenced in 

The Trip (2010)
Steve Coogan says that he was nearly cast as Peter Sellers in this and Rob Brydon mentions that he had a cameo as Dustin Hoffman but it was cut out.
The Trip: The Yorke Arms (2010) (TV Episode)
Steve Coogan says that he was nearly cast as Peter Sellers in this and Rob Brydon mentions that he had a cameo as Dustin Hoffman but it was cut out.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Episode #1.9 (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this film is reviewed.
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
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