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Don't Look Now (1973)
Chloe says the Belgian film is like "Nicolas Roeg's 'Don't Look Now'"
Fantasy Island (1977) (TV Series)
Ray mentions the series while talking about dwarfs who committed suicide
Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (TV Mini-Series)
Referenced by Harry
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Ray refers to the dwarf (Kenny Baker) who played R2-D2
Time Bandits (1981)
Ray mentions the film while talking about dwarfs who committed suicide. David Rappaport is the actor from Time Bandits that he is thinking of.
Primal Fear (1996)
In an "In Bruges" deleted scene, two hit men discuss two possible motives for killing a priest, which were also discussed in Primal Fear.
Tigerland (2000)
Colin Farrell shoots a man in the eye with a blank-gun.
Shrek (2001)
On the date with Chloƫ, Ray says that Bruges is a shithole, and she responds by saying that "shithole" is her hometown, the scene seems to reference the part in Shrek, were Donkey calls the swamp a dump, and Shrek replies that "dump" is his home
Kingdom of Heaven (2005)
Both films feature 'Brendan Gleeson' saying the line "its what I do" in reference to killing someone.

Referenced in 

The Wright Stuff: Episode #9.174 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clip highlighted discussion topic.
Shrink (2009)
Almost direct quote: "What's ketamine? - A horse tranquilizer"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.113 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
The Big C: Sexual Healing (2011) (TV Episode)
Paul says "No, not Paris, too french. how 'bout Bruges? I saw that in a movie"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.15 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay Leno says that if you liked In Bruges, you'll like Seven Psychopaths (2012), also written by Martin McDonagh.
Calvary (2014)
The front page of the Sunday Times that Father LaVelle is reading early in the film has a headline referring to two hitman sought for killings in Dublin, a nod to Ken (played by Brendon Gleeson) and Ray from "In Bruges", a film by John Michael McDonagh's brother Martin.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ralph Fiennes/Allison Williams/Mike Birbiglia (2014) (TV Episode)
Seth invites Ralph Fiennes to help him do a week of shows devoted to the film, and recalls his experience visiting Bruges as a fan of the film
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ice-T & Coco Austin/Nick Kroll/Rick Ross (2014) (TV Episode)
Seth shows a photo of himself in Bruges copying Ralph Fiennes' character
Uzak Yakinlik (2014) (Short)
Usak and Paci are discussing about it while trying to decide which film they'll watch.
73 Questions: 73 Questions with Seth Meyers (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth says this is his favorite movie.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Colin Farrell/Matt Bomer/Maria Bartiromo (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth and Colin Farrell discuss Farrell's earlier film
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ralph Fiennes/Dr. Jill Biden/Against Me!/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions his love for Ralph Fiennes' earlier movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Taran Killam - Bobby Moynihan/Corbin Maxey/Seth & the First Lady Go to Howard University/Nate Morton (2016) (TV Episode)
Taran Killam and Bobby Moynihan poke fun at Seth's love of the movie


Touch of Evil (1958)
Main character watches the film on TV in the hotel room. He is watching the famed long take at the beginning of "Touch of Evil", at the start of a long take of him talking to Harry on the phone.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 9 February 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown for the review.
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
At the Movies: Episode #6.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is announced that this movie was No. 6 in a viewer's poll on the best movies of 2008.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.63 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Colin Farrell films

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