The Red Balloon (1956) Poster


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Followed by 

Remade as 

Scope (2004) (Short)
Scope is a remake of this film.
Le voyage du ballon rouge (2007)
A remake of Albert Lamorisse's classic


El derecho de nacer (1952)
movie poster
Cangaceiro (1953)
Tarzan and the She-Devil (1953)
Street flyer.
The Proud and the Beautiful (1953)
movie poster
Pushover (1954)
Poster shown.
Les évadés (1955)
Poster shown.

Referenced in 

The Simpsons: The Crepes of Wrath (1990) (TV Episode)
Maggie holding the red balloon at the end of the episode is a quick homage to the 1956 French film.
Jeffrey (1995)
Tadpole (2000)
Le divorce (2003)
The red bag / balloon floating over Paris
Up (2009)
The theme of balloons and someone being transported by a mass of balloons is inspired by The Red Balloon.
Air Doll (2009)
Poster seen at video rental store
Nostalgia Critic: It (2010) (TV Episode)
The Critic calls it a stalker film
Timmy Time: Timmy and the Balloon (2011) (TV Episode)
Yabba's relationship to her red balhoon
Winnie the Pooh (2011)
The red balloon comes from this film.
Chiavi (2012) (Short)
At the end of the film, a little boy can be seen at the end of the alley walking with a balloon.
Midnight Screenings: ParaNorman/The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
"It's like the worst remake of 'The Red Balloon' ever."
Glee: Makeover (2012) (TV Episode)
Isabelle says the last movies she saw were a double feature of "Unmarried Woman" and "The Red Balloon".
Paperman (2012) (Short)
inanimate object with a life of it's own, plus a boy holding a balloon is seen on the train
The Blue Umbrella (2013) (Short)
Red and blue inanimate objects with minds of their own.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown ("The Red Balloon").
Libertaria (2013)
In Simeon's flashback of his daughter's tragic accident, a single red balloon references the innocence of the popular 1956 film.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Three's a Crowd (2014) (TV Episode)
Pinkie Pie chases a red balloon.
Pete's Dragon (2016)
The main character (Pete) awakens in hospital to the gift of a red balloon. The end of the film also contains an allusion to the end of the Red Balloon.
La La Land (2016)
In the final dream sequence, there is a statue of a small boy with a red balloon next to the river.
Northern Lights (2016)
A red balloon is released in a the film as a reference to the film "The Red Balloon"

Featured in 

Paris non stop (1981)
This documentary about Paris features a sequence of this film
Cien niños esperando un tren (1988)
Clip shown.
Zomergasten: Episode #11.4 (1998) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Vanilla Sky (2001)
The First Movie (2009)
A Story of Children and Film (2013)
Clips shown
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Brows Held High: Beauty and the Beast: Part 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown during "Cause It's French."
Henry Gamble's Birthday Party (2015)
last scene shown

Spoofed in 

Dream Doll (1979) (Short)
Balloon is replaced by an inflatable sex doll
Sherlock Hound: Solve the Mystery of the Green Balloon! (1984) (TV Episode)
"Complementary color" movie-title (red vs. green balloon).
The Critic: Marty's First Date (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay, Marty, and Carmen watch the sequel "Revenge of the Balloon"
Billy's Balloon (1998) (Short)
Revenge of the Red Balloon (2000) (Short)
Faux sequel.
Malcolm in the Middle: Water Park (2000) (TV Episode)
Dewey chases a red balloon
ChuckleVision: Magnetic Distraction:: Part 1 (2003) (TV Episode)
The Chuckle Brothers chase a red balloon with a mind of it's own.
The Simpsons: To Courier with Love (2016) (TV Episode)
The boy with the Red Balloon runs into the "Up" house.

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