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References 

À bon chat, bon rat (1909) (Short)
Poster is shown in Tom's room.
He Who Gets Slapped (1924)
Tom gets slapped by a clown in the old movie sequence.
Modern Times (1936)
Tom plays house with Summer at a big store.
Citizen Kane (1941)
DVD is shown in a video store.
To Have and Have Not (1944)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Children of Paradise (1945)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Children Of Paradise").
Song of the South (1946)
An animated bluebird lands on Tom's finger.
I Shot Jesse James (1949)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Baron of Arizona (1950)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Steel Helmet (1951)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Ernie Kovacs Show (1952) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
In the theater scene, Tom is in a knight's suit of armor and is playing chess by the shore.
Ballad of a Soldier (1959)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Ballad Of A Soldier").
Le Trou (1960)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Peeping Tom (1960)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Popeye the Sailor (1960) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Avengers (1961) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
The Ernie Kovacs Show (1961) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Carson").
I Spy (1965) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Spur der Steine (1966)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Trace Of Stones").
Persona (1966)
Final scene of this film is referenced during theater scene.
The Prisoner (1967) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Z (1969)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Benny Hill Show (1969) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Patton (1970)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Kung Fu (1972) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Heavy Metal (1981)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Das Boot (1981)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Porky's (1981)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Knight Rider (1982) (TV Series)
Summer calls Tom to remind him about the opening song in the "Knight Rider" series.
Porky's II: The Next Day (1983)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Going Berserk (1983)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Porky's Revenge (1985)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Small Wonder (1985) (TV Series)
Mentioned by Tom on his date with Alison.
Amazing Stories (1985) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
My Life as a Dog (1985)
DVD is shown in a video store ("My Life As A Dog").
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Tom and Summer talk about the tragic end of Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen's relationship.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
The scene where Tom dances down the street with ensemble is an homage to Ferris's takeover of the parade.
Blind Date (1987)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Song "She's Like the Wind" is played.
The Great Outdoors (1988)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Seinfeld (1989) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Uncle Buck (1989)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Alien Nation (1989) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
I'm from Hollywood (1989)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Mr. Bean (1990) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
The Freshman (1990)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Henry & June (1990)
McKenzie talks about Henry Miller.
Twin Peaks (1990) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Æon Flux (1991) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Encino Man (1992)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Mo' Money (1992)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Picket Fences (1992) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)
DVD is shown in a video store ("The Scent Of Green Papaya").
Frasier (1993) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Friends (1994) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Billy Madison (1995)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Gumby: The Movie (1995)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Nowhere Man (1995) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Empire Records (1995)
DVD is shown in a video store.
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Shall We Dance? (1996)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Hamlet (1996)
DVD is shown in a video store.
King of the Hill (1997) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Corpus Christi (1997) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Ice Storm (1997)
DVD is shown in a video store.
As Good as It Gets (1997)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Run Lola Run (1998)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Sopranos (1999) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Three Seasons (1999)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Awful Truth (1999) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Big Ideas (1999) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Angel (1999) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Longitude (2000) (TV Movie)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Malcolm in the Middle (2000) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
High Fidelity (2000)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Dark Angel (2000) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Grounded for Life (2001) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Amélie (2001)
During one of his heartbroken scenes, Tom projects himself onto random French doco segments much in the same way as Amélie does when she was upset.
According to Jim (2001) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
24 (2001) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
The Bernie Mac Show (2001) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Othello (2001) (TV Movie)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Safe Conduct (2002)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Safe Conduct").
American Idol (2002) (TV Series)
Summer mentioned wanting to watch "Idol" when she is playing house with Tom at Ikea.
Monk (2002) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Firefly (2002) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Still Standing (2002) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Bruce Almighty (2003)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Nip/Tuck (2003) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
The O.C. (2003) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Gori vatra (2003)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Fuse").
Carnivàle (2003) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Carnivale").
Cold Case (2003) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Arrested Development (2003) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
The L Word (2004) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Deadwood (2004) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Entourage (2004) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Lost (2004) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Veronica Mars (2004) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Boston Legal (2004) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Desperate Housewives (2004) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Battlestar Galactica (2004) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
House M.D. (2004) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Sophie Scholl: The Final Days (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Sophie Scholl").
Deadliest Catch (2005) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Office (2005) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Standing Still (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Chello hongmijoo ilga salinsagan (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Cello").
Rome (2005) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Prison Break (2005) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Casanova (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store.
My Name Is Earl (2005) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Jericho (2005) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Squidbillies (2005) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Rent (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Life on Mars (2006) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Alpha Dog (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Snow Cake (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Planet Earth (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
A New Wave (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Civic Duty (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Hatchet (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Click (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Brotherhood (2006) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Littleman (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Splinter (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Accepted (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Idiocracy (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Deep Water (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The History Boys (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
30 Rock (2006) (TV Series)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
The Return (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Day Break (2006) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Dirt (2007) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Afro Samurai (2007) (TV Mini-Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Ghost Rider (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Smiley Face (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Cocalero (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
King of California (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Music and Lyrics (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Breach (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Knocked Up (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Pride (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Mr. Bean's Holiday (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Painkiller Jane (2007) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Next (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
28 Weeks Later (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
You Kill Me (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
A Mighty Heart (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Ocean's Thirteen (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Hairspray (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Damages (2007) (TV Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Bourne Ultimatum (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Shattered (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store ("Shattered").
The Company (2007) (TV Mini-Series)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Invasion (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Superbad (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
War (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Balls of Fury (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Conspiracy (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Larry King/Zooey Deschanel/Playing for Change (2009) (TV Episode)
Zooey Deschanel was promoting it.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Ugly Truth/G-Force/Orphan (2009) (TV Episode)
"Anatomy of a Junket" segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Michael Jackson's This Is It/The House of the Devil/Gentlemen Broncos (2009) (TV Episode)
A woman on the streets says her favorite dance scene comes from this movie
Seth & Alex's Almost Live Comedy Show (2009) (TV Short)
This movie takes the place of "The Last Mimzy" in the Marlee Matlin calling Moviefone gag.
Saturday Night Live: Joseph Gordon-Levitt/Dave Matthews Band (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Joseph Gordon-Levitt's monologue
CineMash: Sid and Nancy (2009) (Short)
The same two actors from the movie portray a part they had a conversation about in the movie.
Beyond Words (2010) (Video)
Written by Scott Neustadter.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.153 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "At the Ancient Roman Cineplex"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.32 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Chloe Moretz was in the film
Dabangg (2010)
Both feature song numbers in which the protagonist greets people of the street, swings a (baseball/cricket) bat, is raised by a group of backup dancers, and a marching band suddenly appears.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Joseph Gordon-Levitt was in the film
Estrenos Críticos: Especial Series Americanas (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.18 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Zooey Deschanel was in the film
Conan: Indiana Jones & The Temple of Wait, This Isn't a Temple It's a Walmart! (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Zooey Deschanel
Guys with Kids: Marny's Dad (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Marny's dad.
21 & Over (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Los Cinéfilos: ¿Te gusta Wes Anderson? (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Absence (2013)
Mentioned during Charades
Who Do You Think You Are?: Zooey Deschanel (2013) (TV Episode)
A still is shown.
Drowning (2014) (Short)
Dvd cover is shown.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Zooey Deschanel/Dominic West/Nathan Fielder (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Zooey Deschanel

Features 

The Graduate (1967)
Tom and Summer watch the film. Also, "The Graduate" is mentioned in the beginning.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Tom sees Han Solo (a clip of him winking from the film's end sequence) in a window reflection during the dance number.
Puckman (1980) (Video Game)
You can hear McKenzie playing Pac-Man at a café.
Donkey Kong (1981) (Video Game)
You can hear Tom playing the game at a café.
Wii Sports (2006) (Video Game)
Tom plays Wii Tennis with his little sister in one scene.

Featured in 

The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
A brief sneak preview for this movie is seen at the credits for next year's Oscar race.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Year One/Whatever Works/The Proposal (2009) (TV Episode)
"Ode to the Indy Movie" segment.
Breakfast: Episode dated 21 August 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Film clip used to introduce actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
Not a Love Story: Making (500) Days of Summer (2009) (Video)
Clips are shown.
Brief Film Reviews: (500) Days of Summer (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010) (TV Special)
Clips are shown when Nominated for several Categories.
Golden Globes Red Carpet Live (2010) (TV Special)
Clips are shown.
20/20: Inside the Bachelor: The Stories Behind the Rose (2010) (TV Episode)
Ali mentions the movie and clips are shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.42 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Joseph Gordon-Levitt films

Spoofed in 

Paranormal Whacktivity (2013)
"I Made Her" parodies "You Make My Dreams" dance sequence

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