Them! (1954) Poster



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Edited into 

Fantastic Dinosaurs of the Movies (1990) (Video)
The trailer is shown in this video.
Encounters at the End of the World (2007)
Coming attraction for the movie is watched by members of the crew; Herzog notes in his commentary that they had to use a trailer rather than the actual film clips.


Three Sailors and a Girl (1953)
"3 Sailors & a Girl" advertised in a theater marquee.

Referenced in 

The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show: Frozen Passion (1958) (TV Episode)
George mentions the movie.
It's Alive (1974)
Good Neighbors: Whose Fleas Are These? (1976) (TV Episode)
mentioned by name
The Bad News Bears: The Headless Ghost of MacKintosh Manor (1980) (TV Episode)
Rudi mentions "the sound the giant killer ants made in 'Them!'"
Gremlins (1984)
The film's poster is visible in Billy's attic bedroom.
The Disney Family Album: Fess Parker and Buddy Ebsen (1985) (TV Episode)
movie posters
Dead End (1985)
little catatonic girl screaming "them!"
The Twilight Zone: Monsters!/A Small Talent for War/A Matter of Minutes (1986) (TV Episode)
Emile Francis Bendictson refers to giant ants.
The Twilight Zone: A Day in Beaumont/The Last Defender of Camelot (1986) (TV Episode)
H.G. Orson refers to "giant ants." Johnson's is named after Gramps Johnson, one of the giant ants' first victims in the film.
Aliens (1986)
The Real Ghostbusters: Troll Bridge (1986) (TV Episode)
Ray mentions giant ants in a tunnel in California during the 1950s.
Blue Monkey (1987)
It is referenced.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Slime People (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Obviously, he didn't see the movie 'Them!'."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
referenced by Crow
Rugrats: Aunt Miriam/The Inside Story (1992) (TV Episode)
there is a movie on TV about a giant ant
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Monster A-Go Go (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Maybe 'Them!'?"
Last Action Hero (1993)
Video case is shown in Blockbuster Video.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996) (Video Game)
Mimic (1997)
Dogma (1999)
Mentioned twice.
Bats (1999)
Gilmore Girls: Red Light on the Wedding Night (2001) (TV Episode)
Rory mentions this movie.
Smallville: X-Ray (2001) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film outside the Talon.
X2 (2003)
The sound heard by the mutants and the humans when Xavier is starting to kill them is the same as the sound emitted by the ants.
Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)
Mentions giant ants and plays theme music
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
Para-Medic mentions this film in a conversation with Snake after you save.
Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove (2005)
Man says he is headed into the desert to search for giant ants
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
The Ant Bully (2006)
The high pitched sound effects played as the ants enter Luca's home during the night, are the same noises made by the "Ants" in the 1954 Sci-Fi B movie "Them!"
Zodiac (2007)
Poster is shown in Robert Graysmith's house ("Atomische duivels").
Alligator Author (2007) (Video)
This film is referred to by John Sayles.
Sam and Max: Moai Better Blues (2008) (Video Game)
Max was hoping that T.H.E.M. that Bosco fears is just a swarm of giant ants.
Cloverfield (2008)
still frames used (verified in end credits)
Insecticide (2008) (Video Game)
Chrys - "Them? You mean giant mutant ants?"
Supernatural: Monster Movie (2008) (TV Episode)
Poster in the movie theater
Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)
The game features a quest in which you must battle giant ants entitled "Those!"
Cyprien (2009)
Poster visible at Godzilla Internet Café
Whiteout (2009)
When Beckinsale's character is found trashing her quarters, a DVD copy of the Sci Fi classic "THEM!" is found on the floor.
Planet 51 (2009)
The town has a plan for attacks by giant ants
Robot Chicken: Kramer Vs. Showgirls (2011) (TV Episode)
A giant ant is a passenger on a commercial plane.
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture/mentioned by Stephen King
Alcatraz: Kit Nelson (2012) (TV Episode)
watched in theater
Phineas and Ferb: Monster from the Id/Gi-Ants (2012) (TV Episode)
"Gi-Ants" is a reference to the giant ants of this movie.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Futurama: Fry and Leela's Big Fling (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Menace with Five Arms (2013) (Video)
A young girl is found in the desert in shock
The Cinema Snob: Dogs (2013) (TV Episode)
"Can we watch that movie about ants instead?"
Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
Photograph is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: It Follows (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by James
Traceroute (2016)
mentioned by name
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Spring (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster at the Stars Hollow movie theater
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Hank Marlow mentions that a species of giant ants that sound like birds lives on Skull Island.
Rick and Morty: Vindicators 3: The Return of Worldender (2017) (TV Episode)
It is referenced.

Featured in 

The Hellstrom Chronicle (1971)
clip shown
The Horror Hall of Fame (1974) (TV Movie)
A clip is featured.
The Terminal Man (1974)
Harry Benson's girlfriend Angela Black is watching it on TV when he goes crazy.
SP FX: Special Effects - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) (TV Movie)
scenes are featured in this special effects special
Twice Upon a Time (1983)
Clip of the little girl yelling "Them! Them!" is seen on Ibor's screen.
Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983) (TV Movie)
This film is featured among many other classics
Hot to Trot (1988)
Fred and Don watch it in their apartment.
Dance 'Til Dawn (1988) (TV Movie)
Jack the Bear (1993)
on television
Friends: The One Where Ross and Rachel... You Know (1996) (TV Episode)
Chandler and Joey watch the film on their new tv.
100 Years of Horror: Giants (1996) (TV Episode)
Monsterama Sci-Fi Late Night Creature Feature Show Vol. 1 (1996) (Video)
This film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Boom! Hollywood's Greatest Disaster Movies (2000) (Video)
Footage from this movie is shown
Gothika (2003)
The Dead Will Walk (2004) (Video)
clips shown
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part II: 75-51 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 72 on the list
Watch the Skies!: Science Fiction, the 1950s and Us (2005) (TV Movie)
Excerpt shown
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch (2005) (Video)
"Family Fun Night" ends up mostly being Nani making everyone watch this film.
The Perfect Scary Movie (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Cheezy Fantasy Trailers (2006) (Video)
features clips from the trailer of the film
Svengoolie: Them! (2008) (TV Episode)
Monsters from the Id (2009)
clips shown
Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Aliens (2013) (TV Episode)
"It reminds me a lot of the opening of Them!"
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Ray Harryhausen 1/2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a 50's monster film, clip shown.
Pretty Little Liars: Oh What Hard Luck Stories They All Hand Me (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike watches "Them!" by himself.

Spoofed in 

Matinee (1993)
"Mant!" is a parody of the film. William Schallert also appeared in that film.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert (1996) (Video Game)
Bees (1998)
same sound made by giant ants

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