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Dr. No (1962)
Goldfinger (1964)
Thunderball (1965)
Moonraker (1979)
Octopussy (1983)
GoldenEye (1995)
Casino Royale (2006)

Followed by 

Spectre (2015)


The Third Man (1949)
Silva's shadow on the wall in the underground.
Throne of Blood (1957)
Sam Mendes took much inspiration from Akira Kurosawa for the end sequence, especially the end of Throne of Blood.
Vertigo (1958)
Similar music and shots when Bond reaches the top of the building in Shanghai, according to director Sam Mendes.
Dr. No (1962)
Q gives Bond a (modified) Walther PPK as a replacement for his standard-issue sidearm. The bottle of alcohol that Silva offers Bond on his island says, in big letters, "1962" on its label, referencing the franchise's 50th anniversary. Silva pours a shot each for both Bond and himself, simulating a sort of "toast" to celebrate.
From Russia with Love (1963)
Skyfall Lodge's priest hole is reminiscent of the secret tunnels for the allied intelligent agents. Silva makes Bond uncomfortable with homoerotic flirtations like Rosa Klebb did with Tatiana, albeit more explicit.
Goldfinger (1964)
The Aston Martin from Goldfinger returns.
Thunderball (1965)
Bond picks up clues about Sévérine based on tattoos, the same way as Count Lippe
Belle de Jour (1967)
Bond Girl Severine is an ex-prostitute, like Severine in Belle de Jour
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Bond is presumed dead during the title sequence. An obituary for Bond is seen being written by M.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
Bond is wearing special Tom Ford cuff-links which feature his family crest and motto.
Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Bond hitches a ride on a lift from the outside.
Live and Let Die (1973)
In the casino in Macau, Bond uses a large reptile to step out of the pit, referencing Live and Let Die when Bond escaped from the pond by stepping on the backs of alligators.
Chinatown (1974)
Some shots in Shanghai in the style of this film, according to director Sam Mendes.
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Bond finds himself in a hall of mirrors during the title sequence. Silva lives on his own island as a virtual recluse.
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Silva wears a prosthetic jaw, which when removed, reveals a hideous set of teeth.
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Bond's drinking game with the scorpion is a reference to Christopher Walken in The Deer Hunter, according to director Sam Mendes.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Silva's arrival at Skyfall in a helicopter with music blasting from the speakers.
Moonraker (1979)
Bond falls down a huge waterfall, like Jaws to his presumed death.
The Shining (1980)
Long car journey through vast landscapes to the old house, using helicopter shots.
For Your Eyes Only (1981)
Bond hands Tanner the shrapnel from Patrice's shots in a baggie and says "For her eyes only," in regard to giving the results to M. A main villain is killed by a well-thrown knife to the back
Octopussy (1983)
Bond battles henchmen on top of a moving train which passes through a tunnel while doing so.
A View to a Kill (1985)
At Skyfall Lodge, Bond arms himself with a double-barrelled shotgun that happens to be a family heirloom. Like Stacey Sutton's mansion, the lodge is empty due to Kincade selling off its furnishings to pay debts.
The Living Daylights (1987)
Part of Silva's modus operandi is disclosing and assassinating MI6 operatives (a la "Death to Spies").
Licence to Kill (1989)
The palm-print signature Walther PPK that Q issues to Bond is a throwback to the Signature Rifle Bond uses in Licence to Kill.
Home Alone (1990)
Home assault and defence sequence (mentioned in director's commentary).
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
The villain is kept by the MI6 in a plexiglas cell built in the center of a large room and wears a white uniform. When Silva is walking towards Bond at their first meeting and giving his 'rat' speech, he makes a similar movement with his mouth to Lecter, after his 'nice chianti' dialogue.
GoldenEye (1995)
When Q gives Bond the case containing the Walther PPK/S 9mm short and the radio transmitter, Bond complains about the simplicity of the gadgets. Q states that they longer go for "exploding pens". This is a reference to the many pen gadgets Bond has had over the years, in particular the Ballpoint Pen (Parker Jotter) which acts as an explosive device. Also reuses the idea of the film's title being the name of a house--in this case, Bond's childhood home. Silva, like Alec Trevelyan, is a former MI6 agent who went rogue.
Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
Silva is a brilliant cyber-terrorist who's computer-hacking skills are capable of causing worldwide pandemonium in the vein of Elliott Carver.
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
MI6 is attacked and Bond's cuff-links translate to "The World Is Insufficient."
Die Another Day (2002)
Bond is intimidated by a scorpion (albeit of a different species than in the former film) during a bar game.
Casino Royale (2006)
Bond tells Eve not to put her hand up to her ear which is a reference to when an agent places his hand on his earpiece at the beginning of Casino Royale thereby exposing himself as a spy.
The Dark Knight (2008)
Director Sam Mendes has spoken in several interviews how the film's tone, themes, and atmosphere served as inspiration behind the production; Silva's incarceration and planned escape are similar to the Joker's; both main villains don't seem to care about their own safety
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Eve first appears when she stops her car next to Bond and tells him to get in, just like Camille does in Quantum
Inception (2010)
Silva's island has considerable visual similarities to the crumbling towers in Dom's dream
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
M has a Royal Doulton Bulldog figurine like the ones on Control's desk,

Referenced in 

Prozhektorperiskhilton: Olga Kurylenko (2010) (TV Episode)
Sergey reads the news about the unclear future of this movie because of MGM being put up for sale, and jokingly says that he'll be playing the next Bond as a result.
Conan: Damn the Torpedoes, Full Greed Ahead (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions this movie in a joke at the beginning of the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.140 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay talks about the film's plan to have extensive product placement
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.183 (2011) (TV Episode)
Daniel Craig mentions that the next James Bond film will start shooting in November 2011 and be released in November 2012
Na plovárne: Na plovárne s Judi Dench (2011) (TV Episode)
Judi Dench mentioned it as her next project.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.38 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions that the title of the new Bond movie, Skyfall, has been announced.
Live fra Bremen: Episode #5.8 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jacob Wilsom mentions the film
Villain Auditions (2012) (Short)
Jean auditions for Skyfall
Welshy Reviews: Casino Royale: Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Welshy mentions the upcoming Bond sequel
Conan: The Day They Announced Five More Twilight Movis (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Javier Bardem
Saturday Night Live: Sofía Vergara/One Direction (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.59 (2012) (TV Episode)
The fact of James Bond drinking beer instead of a martini is discussed.
Gruen Sweat: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Wil Anderson in the opening segment as promoted by the opening ceremony when James Bond and "The Queen" jump from a helicopter.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIII (2012) (TV Episode)
poster seen
007 Legends (2012) (Video Game)
one of the game's missions
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #20.30 (2012) (TV Episode)
From the Zogby Polls: "The most important event of the coming weeks is: "24% - the election on November 6th; 76% - the new James Bond film, 'Skyfall', in theaters November 9th"
Midnight Movie Review: Skyfall (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Marion Cotillard/Olate Dogs/Third Day (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says he saw the film
Bad Movie Beatdown: Die Another Day (2012) (TV Episode)
FB calls it a very worthy entry into the franchise
The Screenwriter (2012) (Short)
The score "Welcome to Scotland" from Skyfall is used in the 2014 version of the movie.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.171 (2012) (TV Episode)
Greg mentions the latest James Bond movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.36 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that the film is #1 at the box office
On Cinema: 'Skyfall' and 'Lincoln' (2012) (TV Episode)
Tim and Gregg review this film
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Pack Bond 50 (2012) (TV Episode)
Parental Guidance (2012)
"Wasn't she the villain in the last James Bond movie?"
On Cinema: 'Parental Guidance' and 'Django Unchained' (2013) (TV Episode)
Tim Picks this film as his least favorite movie of the year.
Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola (2013)
Poster is shown when Pankaj dreams of a mall
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Gary rips off this movie's promo poster to promote his ministeries.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: La carrera del siglo (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Skyfall Premiere (2013) (Video)
Premiere footage
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.100 (2013) (TV Episode)
Richard Roeper says that the film should have been considered for Best Picture
The Office: The Farm (2013) (TV Episode)
Pam says, "Let's think of something to distract us, like the movie 'Skyfall.'"
Modern Family: The Wow Factor (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay goes to see the movie with Joe.
Kickin' It: Spyfall (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Big Review: British Invasion! (2013) (TV Episode)
The film was reviewed and the trailer was shown.
Mad: Wreck It Gandalph/The Big Bird Theory (2013) (TV Episode)
Gandalf escapes to this movie.
Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013) (Short)
Poster was shown.
The Newsroom: Red Team III (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Leona Lansing who attended a charity screening.
009-1: The End of the Beginning (2013)
Bond is an orphan and orphans become the cyborg agents
Dom Hemingway (2013)
Film poster seen on a bus in the background.
Psychopath Night (2013) (TV Movie)
Included in the examination of psychopathy on film
Children at Play (2014) (Short)
the lead character and a Bond girl share the same name / homage
Neighbours: Episode #1.6911 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Naomi
The PoseidonGodofWater20 Show (2014) (TV Series)
Wax sculputres are shown in season 10, episode 12
Where's Waldo?: Retribution (2014) (Short)
The balcony fight scene was stylized after the Shanghai skyscraper fight scene in "Skyfall"
Bloopers, Outtakes, and Stuff: Where's Waldo?: Retribution Part I (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Chase: Episode #4.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Heather Anne Campbell (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Greatest Hits"
The Graham Norton Show: Nicole Kidman/Hugh Bonneville/Julie Walters/Take That (2014) (TV Episode)
A still of Judi Dench is shown during Graham's opening monologue
Film '72: Episode dated 17 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Antonia Quirke when reviewing Unbroken (2014)
The Graham Norton Show: David Tennant/Olivia Colman/Harvey Weinstein/Jessie J (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Harvey Weinstein; also a still is shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Colin Firth/Jack McBrayer & Triumph the Insult Comic Dog/The Weeknd (2015) (TV Episode)
Colin Firth quotes Q: "What did you expect, an exploding pen?"
NCIS: Lost in Translation (2015) (TV Episode)
Events from the film mentioned
Honest Trailers: Fifty Shades of Grey (100th Episode!) (2015) (TV Episode)
Still is seen
Swede Fest Tampa Bay 7 Photo Essay (2015) (Short)
"Swede" film shown
Taylor Swift: Bad Blood (2015) (Video)
There is another gadget facility that looks just like the gadget-testing floor from Skyfall.
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Jonathan Ross talks to Naomie Harris about this movie; also underwater director of photography 'Mike Valentine' talks about the underwater fight scene in this movie
Tellement Gay! Homosexualité et pop culture: Inside (2015) (TV Episode)
Picture shown
Romances of the Republics (2015)
for the action
Geeks Who Drink: Grey Damon v. Josh Brener (2015) (TV Episode)
identified by a contestant as a James Bond film
Spectre (2015)
Appearance of the Royal Doulton British Bulldog figurine previously first seen in Skyfall; Patrice & Raoul Silva characters are referenced with the latter appearing in the openng titles; Judi Dench cameo after dying in Skyfall; Death of M mentioned by characters; Extensive use of London, England as a filming location e.g. for the finale; Information technology scheme of the movie's villain; Forensics have recovered items from Skyfall; Reference to James Bond being shot accidentally
Inside Spectre with Richard Wilkins (2015) (TV Movie)
Discusses this movie
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Hentai Kamen - Forbidden Super Hero (2015) (TV Episode)
Kalkofe said that a fight scene in Hentai Kamen has James Bond style in it and could also be called "Eifall"
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.68 (2015) (TV Episode)
Brydon Coverdale is asked a question about the director of the film during the Final Chase.
Some Are Born (2015)
Mentioned as a recently released film
23. Ceský lev (2016) (TV Special)
Referenced by acapella band Skety.
Danger Mouse: MouseFall (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #2.8 (2016) (TV Episode)
Marta Jandová and Ondrej Sokol talk about it.
Timeless: Party at Castle Varlar (2016) (TV Episode)
Lucy, Wyatt, Rufus, Ian Fleming, and Wernher Von Braun escape the Nazis through a secret tunnel in Castle Varlar; Wyatt references the film for having a similar plot point.
Tähdet, tähdet: Elokuvamusiikki (2016) (TV Episode)
Episode features a short discussion about the film. Also a performance of the title song.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.56 (2016) (TV Episode)
title song is correct response in "Sky Lines" category

Featured in 

De wereld draait door: Episode #7.170 (2012) (TV Episode)
Part of the trailer is shown.
Skyfall Video Blogs (2012) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes and making of
Everything or Nothing (2012)
clips shown
The Secrets of Skyfall (2012) (TV Short)
Includes footage from
Eva Jinek op zondag: Episode #2.11 (2012) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Naomie Harris and Judi Dench is shown.
Projector: Skyfall (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.32 (2012) (TV Episode)
Daniel Craig introduces a clip from his film
Maltin on Movies: Skyfall (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Half in the Bag: Skyfall (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Bond's Greatest Moments (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Maltin on Movies: Best and Worst Movies of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
says is one of the best films of 2012
70th Golden Globe Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for Javier Bardem.
Honest Trailers: Skyfall (2013) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
Maltin on Movies: A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
At the Movies: Episode #10.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 3 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2012.
The 85th Annual Academy Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best cinematography, sound mixing, sound editing, original score. Clips shown in the James Bond 50th Anniversary tribute.
The Oscars Red Carpet Live (2013) (TV Special)
Movies of 2012 presentation.
Das Auto: The Germans, Their Cars and Us (2013) (TV Movie)
excerpts shown
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 British Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Popular heroes presentation.
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 4 in the Countdown
Videofobia: The Spirit (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Gogglebox: Episode #5.8 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Honest Trailers: Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
James Bond: The Story So Far (2015) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Spectre (2015)
Title sequence shows footage from the previous films.
Inside Spectre with Richard Wilkins (2015) (TV Movie)
Shows movie clip(s) from
Creed (2015)
Rocky, Adonis and Bianca watch the film.
The Nation's Favourite Bond Song (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The World's Greatest Spy Movies (2016) (TV Movie)
Number 6 in the Countdown
Honest Trailers: Spectre (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Being George Clooney (2016)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

Demo Reel: Lost in Translation (Bromance Version) (2012) (TV Episode)
Demo Reel does a parodied film on this film.
Mad: Twilight: Breaking Down/GOllum ON (2013) (TV Episode)
Nyefall is a spoof of this movie.
Mad: James Bond: Reply All/Randy Savage: 9th Grade Wrestler (2013) (TV Episode)
James Bond: Reply All is a spoof of this movie.
The Hobbit an Unexpected Job (2014) (Short)
Main spoof
16mm: The Continuing Story of Ssgt. Raymond Shaw (2014) (Short)
Both Jake Kimble and Detective Cliff Dougal parody Javier Bardem's dramatic reveal.
Skyfall: The Swede (2014) (Short)
Short remake of this title
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Mark Strong's MI6 agent character has a relationship with office bound MI6 staffer Isla Fisher mimicking that of James Bond and Eve Moneypenny in Skyfall

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