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The Three Stooges Show (1960) (TV Series)
Walt mentions them.
The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
When confronting the black gang members; Walt spits his tobacco before he draws his gun. Which was Josey Wales' signature move.
The Shootist (1976)
Very similar to "The Shootist". Two tough men unliked by most upset with the way their world has changed. Both become mentors to young men who tried to steal from them, Wayne's horse and Eastwood's Gran Torino. Both become fond of the women leads. Both men are dying of cancer and chose to die in a gun battle.
Universal Soldier (1992)
In one scene Father Janovich trys to tell Walt that the Korean War is over but he refuses to listen, much like in Universal Soldier when Luc trys to tell Andrew that the Vietnam War has ended, but Andrew also refuses to listen
Falling Down (1993)
A man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Air Force One (1997)
"Get off my lawn!"

Referenced in 

De wereld draait door: Episode #4.65 (2008) (TV Episode)
The trailer is shown.
The Big Bang Theory: The Killer Robot Instability (2009) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned in the end credits "Chuck Lorre Productions, #235" card.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
A woman says that Grand Torino (2008) made her cry
At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton as having a similar plot to Up.
Gran Torino - The Eastwood Way (2009) (Video)
This is a featurette about Clint Eastwood making the film "Gran Torino" (2008)
Gran Torino: More Than a Car (2009) (Video)
Home entertainment bonus feature
The Final Destination (2009)
In the hospital there is a racist Korean War veteran (this is an allusion to Clint Eastwood's character Walt Kowalski from Gran Torino), also like Kowalski he mentions he killed Asians back in the war to an Asian nurse.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
One of the missions is called "Get Off My Lawn!".
At the Movies: Summer Special 2009/10 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton as being among his favourite movies of 2009.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.124 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "21st Century Cinema"
Modern Family: Boys' Night (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
CCTV (2011) (Short)
Conan: The Devil Went Down to 7-Eleven and Bought a Slurpee (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by comedian Steve Byrne during his standup routine
Psych: The Amazing Psych-Man & Tap Man, Issue No. 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Eastwood in 'Gran Torino'? There's a guy you want to hop in the tub with."
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Doggie Duty" segment
Saturday Night Live: Zooey Deschanel/Karmin (2012) (TV Episode)
Clint Eastwood (Bill Hader) quotes the line "Get off of my lawn!" in one of the "Eastwood Ad" segments.
New Girl: Neighbors (2012) (TV Episode)
Schmidt calls Nick "Gran Torino", referring to him being older and grumpy.
Hellhounds (2013)
The quote "shut up pussy" said in the bar scene is a direct reference to the same line from Gran Torino.
Suburgatory: I'm Just Not That Into Me (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Uzak Yakinlik (2014) (Short)
Usak and Paci are discussing about it while trying to decide which film they'll watch.
Honest Trailers: The Little Mermaid (Feat. AVbyte) (2014) (TV Episode)
"Get off my lawn"
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Gold and Silver (2014) (TV Episode)
"Get off my lawn"
Momentum (2015)
Amphetamine: "...or tell me to get off my fucking lawn?!"
Talking Dead: Fear the Walking Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
Chris Hardwick says he feels like an old man. Then he utters "Get off my lawn!", imitating Eastwood's delivery of the line.
Fuller House: Partnerships in the Night (2016) (TV Episode)
Kimmy says, "We're gonna yell at some kids to get off the lawn."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 26 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Danny Kanell
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 29 February 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 May 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Ian Fitzsimmons
Roulette Stars of Metro Detroit (2016) (Video)
Dick talks about seeing this film.
Sully (2016)
While Sully is running through Times Square, a billboard for this film and picture of Clint Eastwood (who directed both films) is prominently seen
Thunderbirds Are Go: Grandma Tourismo (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference.

Featured in 

The 14th Annual Critics' Choice Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
The 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
At the Movies: Episode #6.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.120 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
"How to Be A Man" segment
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Special)
Clips shown, and mentioned during Clint Eastwood presentation
At the Movies: Episode #7.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 1 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2009.
The Eastwood Factor (2010) (Video)
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Hour: Episode #7.22 (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Clint Eastwood's bio segment.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cool Cars (2011) (TV Episode)
At the Movies: 25 Years of Margaret & David (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when David chooses it as one of his top three international movies.
Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story (2013)
Clips from films shown and were discussed by those interviewed.

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