The Artist (2011) Poster

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Metropolis (1927)
The opening shot with its special effects references the activation of the robot Maria.
Show People (1928)
numerous references
The Iron Mask (1929)
Numerous references
Citizen Kane (1941)
The breakfast scene, showing the breakdown of the marriage, is a direct tribute to "Citizen Kane".
Umberto D. (1952)
The climactic scene where the loyal terrier attempts to prevent his master from committing suicide.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Constance's sound test, her appearance, George reacting negatively to her speaking voice, reference Lina Lamont's disastrous attempt at sound. Also, George undergoes similar issues as Don Lockwood.
Vertigo (1958)
Music from Vertigo used near the end of the film
La classe américaine (1993) (TV Movie)
The film is dedicated to Kamel Ech-Cheikh, "un des hommes les plus classe du monde". This catchphrase is one of the director's trademark joke.

Referenced in 

Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy and Ignatiy's thumb verdicts are shown in the "Now in Theaters" segment
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies seen this year
Midnight Movie Review: Film Top 10 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
the number 10 of 2011
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.72 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay asks a "Jaywalking" participant when sound films replaced silent films
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.12 (2012) (TV Episode)
It being a silent movie is discussed.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.75 (2012) (TV Episode)
Wanda Sykes says she's going to see the film tomorrow night
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.14 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions its Oscar nominations.
Conan: The Bourne Again Ultimatum (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during the Conologue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.79 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jean Dujardin from the film will be on later this week
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.80 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jean Dujardin from the film will be on the show tomorrow
Bum Reviews: The Artist (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.29 (2012) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed on "Keeping Up with the Keshishians".
Conan: The 24th Annual NERF Product Expo (2012) (TV Episode)
Scene reenacted by Conan and Andy leading up to the Oscars
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Hunting Ground (2012) (TV Episode)
Benson and Haden go to see this film.
Conan: Justice Has a Middle Name & It's Eric (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentoined during Oscar reenactment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.95 (2012) (TV Episode)
Meredith Vieira says the film was her favorite of the year
Conan: Annie, Get Your Glock (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Oscar reenactment
How It Should Have Ended: Harry Potter and the Best Picture Summary (2012) (TV Episode)
Snape discusses the Oscar nominee
Final de partida: Los premios Óscar (2012) (TV Episode)
Discussion about the film while reviewing the oscar nominees
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.33 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Conan: Death Wish Six: Natural Causes (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and joked about during the Conologue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.99 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay says that John McCain is excited to see that silent films are winning Oscars again
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/The Shins (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Jonah Hill during the opening monologue
5 Second Movies: The Artist (2012) (TV Episode)
A sketch is shown as a silent movie, and except for using the title, has nothing else in common with the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Josh Brolin/Gotye (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Piers Morgan Tonight" segment
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Amor inmortal (2012) (TV Episode)
release mentioned
The Board Game (2012) (Short)
This film is the inspiration
Glee: Props (2012) (TV Episode)
Kurt explains that the footage of Vocal Adrenaline was in black and white because he worshipped this movie.
Bunheads: Better Luck Next Year! (2012) (TV Episode)
Michelle says to Fanny: ''You're very peppy Miller.''
Bienvenue aux acteurs anonymes (2012) (Short)
referenced about Jean Dujardin
The Campaign (2012)
Cam accidentally punches Uggie during a brawl at a debate. Uggie's identity is later confirmed on the evening news as "America's Favorite Dog from the award-winning film, The Artist"
La rentrée des émissions (2012) (TV Short)
Scene between Daphné Bürki and Michel Denisot
Dave's Old Porn: Judah Friedlander/Joanna Angel/Rob Zombie (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Rob Zombie
Kirstie's Vintage Home: Iman and Heather (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kirstie.
Hart of Dixie: Islands in the Stream (2013) (TV Episode)
Zoe mentions "that guy from 'The Artist'" starring in the movie she wants to see.
Glee: Girls (and Boys) on Film (2013) (TV Episode)
Sugar: "We should do 'The Artist' so we don't have to sing."
At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in a discussion on The Past as another movie with Bérénice Bejo.
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
In Confidence: Terry Gilliam (2013) (TV Episode)
Terry Gilliam says he liked this not because it was a great film but because it felt fresh.
The Story of the Swimmer (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Fizruk: Episode #1.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
The Cinema Snob: The Bloody Video Horror That Made Me Puke on My Aunt Gertrude (2014) (TV Episode)
"You could go rent a copy of The Artist."
Bis (2015)
Eric and Patrice try to sell the pitch of this film to Claude Berri's production society (they mention a black-and-white film with a dog).
The Graham Norton Show: David Tennant/Olivia Colman/Harvey Weinstein/Jessie J (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Harvey Weinstein; also a still is shown
Film '72: Episode #44.4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
Switched at Birth: The Player's Choice (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Family Guy: Once Bitten (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
500 Questions: Episode #1.5 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Movie Animals" category
Only Connect: Episode #11.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Features as the solution to a sequence in the sequences round.
Loose Canon: Oscar Bait: A History (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: John Goodman/Joanna Newsom/Matt Cameron (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces John Goodman
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #8.9 (2016) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Late Night with Seth Meyers: John Goodman/Andrew Rannells/The 1975/Keith Carlock (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces John Goodman
La vie d'un clown (2016) (Short)
Black and White Silent Classic
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.69 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Oscar Winner's Movie" category
Jesus, Bro! (2017)
Rick says that this film robbed Tree of Life of Best Picture.
Cash Trapped: Episode #2.24 (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.


The Making of a Newspaper (1914) (Short)
clip featured
The Mark of Zorro (1920)
Footage from the film is incorporated into the movie George watches in his apartment.

Featured in 

Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.18 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Chaz Ebert's segment
At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on movies in competition.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.19 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Chaz Ebert's report from the Cannes Film Festival
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.19 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Christy and Ignatiy review the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.60 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips from the film starring Bérénice Bejo are shown
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation
The One Show: Episode #7.10 (2012) (TV Episode)
Talking to the director
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.81 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film starring Jean Dujardin are shown
At the Movies: Episode #9.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
De wereld draait door: Episode #7.108 (2012) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.11 (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The 84th Annual Academy Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Nominee Clips
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.97 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film directed by Michel Hazanavicius are shown
Side by Side (2012)
See Hear: Episode #31.35 (2012) (TV Episode)
Reviewed by deaf director Ted Evans
Maltin on Movies: The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
La classe américaine (2012) (TV Movie)
La Classe Americiane is a documentary about "The Artist" 's Oscar race in 2012.
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Clara Bow: Hollywood's Lost Screen Goddess (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips featured and talked about.
At the Movies: Episode #10.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 7 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2012.
The Lookout: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
clips of Uggie the dog are the film is shown
Rude Tube: Kick-Ass Animals (2013) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Seen in 90 Years of Oscars montage

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Zooey Deschanel/Karmin (2012) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Les Jeunes de Paris" segment
Stevie TV: Episode #1.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
"Artist Wives" trailer
Mad: The Mixed Martial Artist/Aquaman vs. Wild (2012) (TV Episode)
The Mixed Martial Artist is a spoof of this movie.
The Fartist (2012) (Short)
The title and style of a silent film
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
Herb has been locked away after being possessed and killing the entire cast of The Artist.
Ha-Pijamot: Ha-Artistim (2013) (TV Episode)
The episode is a parody on the movie "The Artist"

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