The Invisible Man (1933) Poster


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Dracula (1931)
Frankenstein (1931)

Followed by 

The Wolf Man (1941)

Version of 

Tômei ningen (1954)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
Görünmeyen adam Istanbul'da (1955)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
Matinee Theatre: The Invisible Man (1957) (TV Episode)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
The Invisible Man: The Invisible Man (1975) (TV Episode)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
Chelovek-nevidimka (1984)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
The Invisible Man (1984) (TV Mini-Series)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
The Invisible Man: Pilot (2000) (TV Episode)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
Hollow Man (2000)
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.
The Invisible Man
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells.

Referenced in 

Murder on the Blackboard (1934)
When Piper sees Donovan with his head swathed in bandages, he calls him the Invisible Man
Porky's Movie Mystery (1939) (Short)
Panama Hattie (1942)
Red Skelton mentions the movie.
Book Revue (1946) (Short)
title seen on book cover
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
Dr. Gray explains to Tommy Nelson that the invisibility serum drove John Griffin (the character in the 1933 film) mad before an anitdote could be developed. A picture of Claude Rains, who portrayed Griffin in the earlier film, hangs on a wall in Dr. Gray's office.
Min aina laka haza? (1952)
Many of the scenes where one or the other protagonist is invisible are based on scenes in The Invisible Man. At one point Fawzi lets out a hysterical laugh and runs amok in a nightclub, just like Claude Rains' character runs amok in the small town in The Invisible Man. In the final scene of the movie Yassine is bandaged up and wears a pair of sunglasses, recreating the look of Rains in the earlier film.
Tanin no kao (1966)
Main character comparing himself to Inivisible Man
The ABC Saturday Superstar Movie: The Mad, Mad, Mad Monsters (1972) (TV Episode)
The title character appears, looking the way he does in the film.
The Horror Hall of Fame (1974) (TV Movie)
John Carradine briefly discusses the film
California Split (1974)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
From "Science Fiction Double Feature": "Claude Rains was the Invisible Man."
The Ghost Busters: Which Witch Is Which? (1975) (TV Episode)
Kong refers to Claude Rains and this classic film.
M*A*S*H: Out of Sight, Out of Mind (1976) (TV Episode)
Pierce, blinded, knowing that was nobody in the bed, says "huh, Claude Rains"
Car Wash (1976)
A man with a bandaged up face is refered to as The Invisible Man.
Soap: Episode #1.19 (1978) (TV Episode)
Dr. Medlow describes the film as a solution to Burt's problem.
Ta kourelia tragoudane akoma... (1979)
Hristos talks about this movie.
More Wild Wild West (1980) (TV Movie)
The Greatest American Hero: Here's Looking at You, Kid (1981) (TV Episode)
Ralph mentions this movie and Claude Rains
Darkroom: Make-Up (1981) (TV Episode)
A makeup prop has the title of the movie on it.
The Best of Sex and Violence (1982)
John Carradine mentions the film.
Birdy (1984)
Neon Maniacs (1986)
A man wears an Invisible Man costume.
Pee-wee's Playhouse: Now You See Me, Now You Don't (1986) (TV Episode)
Pee-Wee call himself 'The Invisible Man'.
Crime Story: The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob (1987) (TV Episode)
Torello refers to a bandaged gang member as The Invisible Man.
Wall Street (1987)
mentioned in dialogue
DuckTales: Ducky Horror Picture Show (1987) (TV Episode)
Drakeula plays "Pin the Tail on the Invisible Man" with the Invisible Man.
Slime City (1988)
Alex walks around with his face bandaged in the same style as in this film, and a mugger even calls him the invisible man.
My Mom's a Werewolf (1989)
Replica of Claude Rains's outfit spotted at convention.
Santa sangre (1989)
Poster is seen.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Monster (1989) (TV Episode)
A science error on this movie was mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Untamed Youth (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "It looks like he's playing football against Claude Rains University."
Darkman (1990)
Puppet Master II (1990) (Video)
Andre's disguise is identical to the title character's.
Saved by the Bell: The Last Dance (1991) (TV Episode)
Lisa suggests that Screech dress as the invisible man for the costume ball.
Doctor Mordrid (1992)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow, watching a car being driven by itself: "Claude Rains pops the clutch."
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: I'm Looking Through You (1993) (TV Episode)
Numerous people claim to be the Invisible Man and are dressed exactly like him.
Joe's Life: The Invisible Man (1993) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Invisible: The Chronicles of Benjamin Knight (1993)
Benjamin's disguise is identical to the title character's.
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Ray Finkel does "a Claude Rains" after he escapes from a mental institution.
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) is handed a sheaf of photos of Colombian drug lords; one is represented by a photo of Claude Rains wrapped in gauze and wearing cheaters, because they don't know who he is or what he looks like.
Witchcraft 7: Judgement Hour (1995) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Invisible Mom (1996) (Video)
Frasier: High Crane Drifter (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Servo, looking at an empty pilot seat: "I'm your pilot, Claude Rains."
Sleepers (1996)
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Dead of the Class/A Spooky and Poil Moment/Y-Files (1996) (TV Episode)
The Invisible Man appears in "Y-Files."
EZ Streets: Pilot (1996) (TV Episode)
When Sammy Feathers said he "did a Claude Raines" and disappeared, it's a reference to this film.
The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas (1996) (TV Movie)
The invisible man is invited to the X-mas party.
Moesha: Cold Busted (1997) (TV Episode)
Hakeem references title character
Face/Off (1997)
Masters of Fantasy: Vincent Price (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Killed by Death (1998) (TV Episode)
A line of dialogue references the most famous scene: "Yeah, but if I see a floating pipe and a smoking jacket, he's dropped."
Invisible Dad (1998) (Video)
Siskel & Ebert: The Siege/Elizabeth/Gods and Monsters/The Waterboy/The Wizard of Oz (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Gods and Monsters" review.
The Simpsons: Mayored to the Mob (1998) (TV Episode)
Someone dresses up as the Invisible Man for the sci-fi convention.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: What Price Harvey? (1999) (TV Episode)
Salem becomes invisible and Hilda wraps him in bandages and puts sunglasses on him. She says, "Thank you, Claude Rains."
Invisible Mom II (1999) (Video)
Fight Club (1999)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Little Orphan Hilda (1999) (TV Episode)
When Hilda starts to become invisible, Sabrina mentions the Invisible Man.
Hollow Man (2000)
Providence: The Invisible Man (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Shaft (2001)
The Invisible Man is mentioned
Big Fat Liar (2002)
The Fairly OddParents: Timvisible/That Old Black Magic (2002) (TV Episode)
In the opening title card to "Timvisible" Timmy is dressed as the title character.
Sex Adventure (2002) (Video)
Masked and Anonymous (2003)
Dialogue: "Maybe he's like Claude Rains, in that movie, 'The Invisible Man.'"
Behind the Ears: The True Story of Roger Rabbit (2003) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Manhunt (2003) (Video Game)
A Hood says "Who is this shitbag, the Invisible Man? I can't find him."
The Good, the Bad & the Bloody: Inside KNB EFX (2004) (Video)
Mentioned once.
The Sopranos: All Due Respect (2004) (TV Episode)
Christopher is dressed head to toe in concealing clothing, including dark sunglasses; Silvio calls him "Claude Rains".
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
Polly on Totenkopf: "He's the Invisible Man."
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
This film is mentioned while characters talk about how invisibilty would remove the need to wear camo.
The Prodigy (2005)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
A replica of the Invisible Man's head is visible in several scenes.
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005)
P.C. Mackintosh looks exactly like E.E. Clive's character, P.C. Jaffers.
Slow Burn (2005)
Dialogue: "Suddenly, he's the Invisible Man."
Arrested Development: For British Eyes Only (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Hook Man (2005) (TV Episode)
"Doesn't mean it's the Invisible Man."
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name.
King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie (2005) (Video Game)
Poster seen in New York.
Distortion (2006)
"I'm no...invisible man."
The Simpsons: My Fair Laddy (2006) (TV Episode)
The Invisible Man can be seen wearing blue pants on TV.
Satanic (2006)
Cliff says Michelle's face bandages make her look like the Invisible Man.
The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)
Poster of the movie was shown.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) (TV Episode)
Invisible Carl is a reference to the Invisible Man.
Pretty Cool (2006)
Claude Rains and this movie are mentioned.
Heroes: Chapter Thirteen 'The Fix' (2007) (TV Episode)
Christopher Eccleston's character says, "I'm the Invisible Man. I'm Claude Rains."
Heroes: Chapter Fourteen 'Distractions' (2007) (TV Episode)
Claude says, "I'm the invisible man. I'm Claude Rains."
Spinning Into Butter (2007)
"I'm the Invisible Man."
Gossip Girl: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
Jenny refers to Dan as the Invisible Man after he hid from Serena at the department store.
Invisible (2007) (TV Short)
Based on the same lead characters.
Heroes Unmasked: The Invisible Touch (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
Tripping the Rift: Hollow Chode (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by the doctor.
Edna bricht aus (2008) (Video Game)
Edna - "Invisible Man? Is that you?"
Weeds: Excellent Treasures (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Nancy
Igor (2008)
Carl Cristall, presenter of "Cristall Clear" is an invisible man
Everybody Hates Chris: Everybody Hates the English Teacher (2008) (TV Episode)
Chris watches the movie mistakenly thinking it is an adaptation of Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man"
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
"The Invisible Man died of a heart attack... in that chair..."
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) (TV Episode)
Dzillaa: "With additional references to 'The Invisible Man', "
B.O.B.'s Big Break (2009) (Video)
The Invisible Man attends B.O.B.'s birthday party.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Spanish Dracula (2009) (TV Episode)
A VHS tape of this movie is shown among Jame's Universal Classic Monster movie collection.
Los ojos de Julia (2010)
"The invisible man"
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Megan Is Missing (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue
Super 8 (2011)
Model of this man removing his bandages in Joes room
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger mentions that James Whale directed the film
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
The Finder: Voodoo Undo (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Walter
Hotel Transylvania (2012)
The invisible man is a guest at the hotel.
Public Domain Horror VHS Art (2012) (Video)
VHS is seen in James Rolfe's collection.
Gangster Squad (2013)
Mickey calls Grace "Claude Rains", apparently because she seems to disappear all the time. Claude Rains played the title character in this movie.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Underground (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Dig Two Graves (2013) (Short)
Jesse's costume design is heavily inspired by Dr. Jack Griffin's character.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
The Invisible Man is seen in a mob
My Stepbrother Is a Vampire!?! (2013)
mentioned in dialogue
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Old Boy (2013)
The Invisible Man appears on Joe's phone whenever 'The Stranger' calls him.
My Weekly Bond: Subscriber Q&A Video! (2014) (TV Episode)
Deadpool (2016)
Before adopting his red and black mask, Deadpool kills a few of Ajax's goons wearing sunglasses and bandages over his face.
Archer: Motherless Child (2016) (TV Episode)
Archer asks Barry if he's invisible, as he looks like the protagonist in the movie.
Beyond the Gates (2016)
The title character from this horror movie is featured on Mount Rushmonster.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Top 20 Golden Age Horror (2016) (TV Episode)
takes #7 on '30s list
The Andrew Klavan Show: OK Then, Let's Talk Guns (2017) (TV Episode)
Klavan says that when he cooks, he ends up bandaged and looking like the Invisible Man, presumably a reference to this movie version of the story.
Nostalgia Critic: The Mummy (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
An image of the Invisible Man was shown when Nerd talks about the Golden Age Monster Bash.

Featured in 

Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
The scene in which a train goes off the tracks early in the film is footage from the earlier film.
Son of Svengoolie: The Invisible Man (1933) (1979) (TV Episode)
This film was feature in this episode.
Son of Svengoolie: The Invisible Man (1933) (1980) (TV Episode)
This film is featured in this episode.
Santa sangre (1989)
Fenix is watching The Invisible Man in one scene of the film.
100 Years of Horror (1996) (TV Series)
100 Years of Horror: Phantoms (1996) (TV Episode)
The X-Files: Detour (1997) (TV Episode)
The movie watched by Louis.
Universal Horror (1998) (TV Movie)
The Opera Ghost: A Phantom Unmasked (2000) (Video)
Clips shown.
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Monsters! (2000) (Video)
Scene from this film is shown here.
Troldspejlet: Episode #28.14 (2002) (TV Episode)
DVD compilation Classic Monster Collection featuring the film is reviewed + footage used
The Sopranos: Join the Club (2006) (TV Episode)
Seen on TV.
Svengoolie: The Invisible Man (2008) (TV Episode)
The Unborn (2009)
The film is playing in the background while Casey is babysitting.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Invisible Man (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Prophets of Science Fiction: H.G. Wells (2011) (TV Episode)
Entrance of Griffin into inn and taking off bandages
Elementary: The Long Fuse (2012) (TV Episode)
Holmes is watching this on one of his screens as part of his memory exercise, and quotes a line from its star, Claude Rains.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Invisible Man Series (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Spoofed in 

Have You Got Any Castles? (1938) (Short)
Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
Universal Studios' comedy with Abbott and Costello is part of their horror series, while spoofing it at the same time.
Still Smokin (1983)
There is a wrestling match with the Invisible Man.
Amazon Women on the Moon (1987)
"Son of the Invisible Man" is a parody of the film.
Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold (1995)
An invisble man done up in the bandage disguise from this film appears in the waiting room.
The Erotic Misadventures of the Invisible Man (2003) (Video)
It is a parody of this film.
Monster Therapy (2014) (Short)
the lead characters have the same name

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