The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) Poster


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Battleship Potemkin (1925)
It is referenced.
Citizen Kane (1941)
It is referenced.
Ivanhoe (1952)
It is referenced.
Carousel (1956)
Daisy dances to the tune "If I Loved You" from "Carousel."
The Jerk (1979)
It is referenced.
The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (1984) (TV Movie)
It is referenced.
Forrest Gump (1994)
It is referenced.
Se7en (1995)
Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt) falls asleep on a couch in a hotel during his tugboat travels very similar to Mills and Sommerset waiting for the fingerprint results.
Jack (1996)
It is referenced.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Neil Patrick Harris/Taylor Swift (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Penelope sketch
The Big Bang Theory: The Killer Robot Instability (2009) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in the end credits "Chuck Lorre Productions, #235" card.
Gossip Girl: You've Got Yale! (2009) (TV Episode)
Dan mentions by name.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.86 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mulder says this film received 13 Oscar nominations.
Saturday Night Live: Bradley Cooper/TV on the Radio (2009) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned by Kathie Lee Gifford (Kristen Wiig) during the "Today" segment.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Jonas Brothers (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Oscar criticism on weekend update
Saturday Night Live: Dwayne Johnson/Ray LaMontagne (2009) (TV Episode)
George W. Bush is mentioned on Weekend Update to have 'gone Benjamin Button'
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says that David Fincher went on to make Fight Club & Benjamin Button
30 Rock: Apollo, Apollo (2009) (TV Episode)
Jack says: "... I'm going to Benjamin Button myself", Liz says: "But we're not meeting in the middle."
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) (TV Episode)
Angelina Jolie mentions her boyfriend really is turning into a baby and that this film was a documentary
The Simpsons: Eeny Teeny Maya Moe (2009) (TV Episode)
Moe asks Maya if her height is a "Benjamin Button deal."
The Office: Dream Team (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Michael
Theater of the Mind (2009)
Edith Ivey concludes the film discussing her performance
Neues aus der Anstalt: Die Zeit drängt (2009) (TV Episode)
Tobias Mann mentions Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg is an old man trapped inside a young body "just like Benjamin Button".
The Curious Birth of Benjamin Button (2009) (Video)
documentary about the movie
Parks and Recreation: Rock Show (2009) (TV Episode)
Tom remarks that Leslie's date "has Benjamin Button disease."
Raising the Bar: The Curious Case of Kellerman's Button (2009) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
"The Curious Case of Regis's Hair" is a humorous incorrect response to a $100 question about a 2008 movie
Mr. Nobody (2009)
Nemo Nobody sits in hospital telling the story of his past, even mentioning that his life starts at the end and finishes at the beginning.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a $400 clue in the category "'People' Sexiest Man Alive"
30 Rock: Into the Crevasse (2009) (TV Episode)
Tracey has seen a XXX spoof called "The Curious Case of Benjamin Butt"
Community: Football, Feminism and You (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeff says, "Annie said that 'Benjamin Button' was compelling. She's a smart girl, but sometimes she's just wrong."
Supernatural: The Curious Case of Dean Winchester (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference and mentioned by Older Dean
The League: The Usual Bet (2009) (TV Episode)
Pete's and Meeghan's sex tape is hiding in a DVD case for this film.
Good Luck Charlie: The Curious Case of Mr. Dabney (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Finals: Game 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Incorrect guess on a $400 clue in the category "Spoiler Alert!"
The Office: The Chump (2010) (TV Episode)
Dwight and Angela's mediator discusses a provision in their contract "that the child is born an old man, a la Benjamin Button."
American Dad!: Great Space Roaster (2010) (TV Episode)
Stan secretly wishes Hayley was Benjamin Button and she was aging backwards and her life was almost over
Hot in Cleveland: It's Not That Complicated (2010) (TV Episode)
Victoria mentions aging backward like Brad Pitt
Final Revision (2010) (Short)
Californication: The Recused (2011) (TV Episode)
Benjamin Button mentioned
Conan: The Double-Fudging of Vanessa Del Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
Harland Williams says the big moon on Conan's set looks like Benjamin Button blasted a fartbubble in the bathtub
Face Off: Twisted Tales (2011) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Hot in Cleveland: The Emmy Show (2011) (TV Episode)
Victoria and Emmy refer to each other as Benjamin Button while discussing aging
Robot Chicken: The Curious Case of the Box (2011) (TV Episode)
title reference
Face Off: Triple Threat (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Jeopardy!: 2012 Teachers Tournament Semifinal Game 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in Movies in Rewind? Category
Psych: True Grits (2012) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "That means Carl is just like Benjamin Button!"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.118 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the title character.
The Baytown Outlaws (2012)
Carlos mentions the movie where Brad Pitt is growing younger.
The Thick of It: Episode #4.4 (2012) (TV Episode)
Malcolm refers to Ben as "Benjamin Glutton".
Honest Trailers: Prometheus (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
This Is 40 (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
Bunheads: Take the Vicuna (2013) (TV Episode)
Sasha: "...my friends over there are reanacting the last third of 'Benjamin Button' and will soon turn four..."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.73 (2013) (TV Episode)
Sarah mentions the title character.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.188 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Cate Blanchett was in the film
The Neighbors: Any Friggin' Sunday (2013) (TV Episode)
Larry Bird mentions the movie.
Cougar Town: The Trip to Pirate's Cove (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
discussed by visual effects artist Craig Barron
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: POM Wonderful v. Coca-Cola (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by John Oliver.
House of Cards: Two Houses (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Two Night Stand (2014)
Movie is referenced.
Tosh.0: The Family Friendly Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Honest Trailers: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Taraji P. Henson/Carice van Houten/Keith Alberstadt (2015) (TV Episode)
Taraji P. Henson refers to her role
Der Lack ist ab: #shadesofgrey (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tom.
Inside Amy Schumer: Babies & Bustiers (2015) (TV Episode)
Amy has reverse Benjamin Button disease in one skit.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: John Cusack/Chita Rivera/Ricky Martin (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy refers to Benjamin Button aging backwards
Please Like Me: Natural Spring Water (2015) (TV Episode)
Tom mentions the title character.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 29 April 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
When Mike Greenberg says that Jerry Seinfeld doesn't look 62 years old on his birthday, Mike Golic says "Maybe he's like Benjamin Button" (meaning he grows younger as time passes)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jada Pinkett Smith/Andy Cohen/Gallant (2016) (TV Episode)
Steve Higgins mentions the Brad Pitt movie during the Superlatives segment
Britain's Got More Talent: Episode #10.11 (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Joel.
The Do-Over (2016)
Benjamin Button will buy you another drink.
BoJack Horseman: Old Acquaintance (2016) (TV Episode)
'Benjamin Button-nose'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Carnival Magic (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Cardinal Top Ben Button"
Mixxxer Show: Renne Dang a Adam Mach (2017) (TV Episode)
Baroness Von Sketch Show: Don't Call Me Ma'am (2017) (TV Episode)
Brad Pitt and aging backward is mentioned.
Today at Wimbledon: 2017: Day 9 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by John McEnroe.
Speechless: N-I-- NIGHTMARES ON D-I-- DIMEO S-STREET (2017) (TV Episode)
Throughout the episode, Kenneth wears Michael Jackson's costumes in reverse from the end to the beginning of his career and calls it 'the Benjamin Button way'.
Ghosted: The Machine (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue about anti-aging treatments


The Ed Sullivan Show: Episode #17.19 (1964) (TV Episode)
Benjamin and Daisy watch Beatles perform "Twist and Shout" on "Ed Sullivan Show"
Fernwood Tonight (1977) (TV Series)
seen on a TV set in Benjamin's hotel rom

Featured in 

The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.90 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips from the film are shown during the ceremony.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.72 (2012) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Tilda Swinton films
Side by Side (2012)
Bradd Pitt in old age makeup
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Superbad About It (2010) (Video)
One character (Blaqguy) becomes younger
The Boondocks: The Color Ruckus (2010) (TV Episode)
Ruckus's story of his birth and adoption makes fun of the beginning of this movie.
Mad: Pirates of the Pair of Tweens/Konan the Kardashian (2011) (TV Episode)
"The Curious Case of Benjamin Batman" skit is a spoof of this movie.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
In one of his daydreaming incidents, Walter claims that the he has the same condition as Benjamin Button and dreams about it.

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