Diamonds Are Forever (1971) Poster


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Dr. No (1962)
Goldfinger (1964)
Thunderball (1965)

Followed by 

Moonraker (1979)
Octopussy (1983)
GoldenEye (1995)
Casino Royale (2006)
Skyfall (2012)
Spectre (2015)
Bond 25 (2020)

Edited into 

The Bond Sound: The Music of 007 (2000) (Video)


The A-Team: Steel (1983) (TV Episode)
In the limo with the "assistant" Face makes a reference to the vintage of Cherry, and the guy says he knows that Cherry has no vintage, These lines of dialogue were taken from one of the Connery James Bond films Diamonds are Forever
James Bond 007 (1983) (Video Game)
Level 1 of the game James Bond 007 (1983) (VG)


Bambi (1942)
The two henchwomen that Bond encounters at the pool are named Bambi and Thumper.
Casablanca (1942)
Tiffany Case's line while in bed with Bond for the first time: "I think this is the beginning of a beautiful relationship"
Ocean's 11 (1960)
"Treasure" in coffin going to a crematorium in Las Vegas

Referenced in 

A Quiet Revolution (1972) (Short)
National Dairy Council material filmed during production of
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Michael Caine/Sean Connery/David Brenner/Burt Mustin (1975) (TV Episode)
Sean Connery recalls working on the James Bond movie
Girls in the Night Traffic (1976)
Poster seen on wall.
The Making of James Bond - 007: Design (1977) (TV Episode)
Referenced / mentioned
One Day at a Time: Diamonds Are Forever (1982) (TV Episode)
Movie title used in title
A Country Practice: The Second Coming: Part 2 (1982) (TV Episode)
Frank remarks after surprising Shirley with a ring which she puts on her finger it is like that ring, Shirl. Diamonds are forever. Shirley then asks wasn't that a James Bond picture before Frank kisses her.
Octopussy (1983)
James Bond 007 (1983) (Video Game)
Level 1 of the game James Bond 007 (1983) (VG)
Riptide: Diamonds Are for Never (1984) (TV Episode)
title reference
Pilat palat pois: Polttaa, polttaa (1986) (TV Episode)
The poster on the wall.
Ratman: Diamonds Are for Always (1987) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Zoo Family: Diamonds Are Forever (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #2.13 (1990) (TV Episode)
Charles Gray and Blofeld mentioned by John Sessions during 'Theater Styles'
Banned from Heaven (1990)
Poster on wall
School's Out! (1992) (TV Movie)
A sign in the jewellers reads, "My Diamonds, Forever."
Comic Relief: The Invasion of the Comic Tomatoes (1993) (TV Movie)
Theme tune sung by Mr. Bean
Rising Sun (1993)
Sean Connery replies to an introduction with: "But of course you are (dear)"
Ernest Rides Again (1993)
Title is referenced.
Saturday Night Live: John Turturro/Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (1994) (TV Episode)
Judge Ito's showgirls are called Bambi and Thumper
The Critic: A Song for Margo (1995) (TV Episode)
James Bond lists Plenty O'Toole from the film among his past lovers
Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
Terrorists using a space LASER to demand ransom.
James Bond 007: Yesterday and Today (1996) (Video)
Documentary on the James Bond films
Trainspotting (1996)
The Rock (1996)
In the scene where John Mason first meets Goodspeed in the FBI interrorgation room at the beggining of the film, Mason says "But of course you are" when Goodspeed introduces himself. Connery also used the same line in Diamonds are Forever when Plenty O'Toole introduces herself in the casino for the first time.
Kenan & Kel: Diamonds Are for Roger (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
For the Love of...: Lunar Conspiracy (1997) (TV Episode)
David Percy mentions the moon landing film set.
GoldenEye 007 (1997) (Video Game)
The single-controller and double-controller button schemes are named after various Bond girls: 2.1, Plenty: Plenty O'Toole from Diamonds Are Forever (1971)
Who Am I? (1998)
Spy Fox in Cheese Chase (1998) (Video Game)
The 94th level is titled "Penguins are Forever".
The Net: Diamonds Aren't Forever (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Diagnosis Murder: Murder on the Hour (1999) (TV Episode)
Sloan suggests to the couple if they want to live out a Bond fantasy to use this movie as a guide instead.
The James Bond Story (1999) (TV Movie)
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
When Bond is about to enter the underground silo, he is once again asked where his radiation shield is, in the same way that the real Dr. Hergersheimer asks Bond where his radiation shield is in Diamonds Are Forever.
Farscape: Nerve (2000) (TV Episode)
John Crichton says "But of course you are" when the man torturing him introduces himself.
Gun Shy (2000)
Fortress 2 (2000)
The beam weapon in space orbiting the Earth.
What Happened on the Moon? - An Investigation Into Apollo (2000) (Video)
Talked about by David Percy.
Ken Adam: Designing Bond (2000) (Video)
Filmographical reference re Ken Adam
Harry Saltzman: Showman (2000) (Video)
Filmographical Reference to his work
The Men Behind the Mayhem: The Special Effects of James Bond (2000) (Video)
Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Saving Silverman (2001)
Darren wears a t-shirt that reads, "Diamond Is Forever."
Welcome to Eltingville (2002) (TV Short)
Bond Girls Are Forever (2002) (TV Movie)
Mentioned during Jill St. John segment
Die Another Day: From Script to Screen (2002) (Video)
Title song is heard.
I'm Alan Partridge: Never Say Alan Again (2002) (TV Episode)
When making his Bond-marathon timetable, Alan says, "8:20, Diamonds Are Forever (1971)."
Ultimate Force: Dead Is Forever (2003) (TV Episode)
Pete Twamley looks at an ad about diamonds and says: "Diamonds are not forever, Dead is forever."
Law & Order: Darwinian (2004) (TV Episode)
Detective Briscoe says that the last time he saw a Bond film was "when Sean Connery hung up his rug"
Spider-Man 2 (2004) (Video Game)
During the diamond store robbery spidey says " Aren't diamonds supposed to be forever? Couldn't you have waited a day?"
Ulli Lommel's Zodiac Killer (2005) (Video)
poster outside of movie store
Top Gear: Episode #7.1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Theme song heard
Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman (2006) (TV Special)
Indirectly referred to when it is mentioned that Tom Mankiewicz had co-written three James Bond films (this is one of the three)
Premiere Bond: Opening Nights (2006) (Video)
Details of a Press Screening for it
The Exotic Locations of 'Diamonds Are Forever' (2006) (Video)
DVD extra about the exotic locations in this James Bond movie.
Top Gear: Episode #8.7 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Steve Coogan
Sean Connery 1971: The BBC Interview (2006) (Video)
Related Documentary / Discusses
Ric Flair & The Four Horsemen (2007) (Video)
J.J. Dillon says, "Diamonds are forever and so are the Four Horsemen"
Numb3rs: The Janus List (2007) (TV Episode)
Hitmen named "Wint" and "Kidd"
Sex and Death 101 (2007)
Characters of Bambi & Thumper
Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People Episode 4: Dangeresque 3 - The Criminal Projective (2008) (Video Game)
The videotape of the mystery villain brushing The Cheat's hair while his face is hidden is a reference to Ernst Blofeld
Special Agent Oso: View to a Book/Diamonds Are for Kites (2009) (TV Episode)
"Diamonds Are For Kites" episode
You Know What's Bullshit: DVDs (2009) (TV Episode)
among the DVDs discussed in terms of bad packaging
SOKO Stuttgart: Feuertaufe (2010) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned in this episode.
NCIS: Jet Lag (2010) (TV Episode)
The flight attendant Tiffany Chase is reminiscent of Bond girl Tiffany Case played by Jill St. John
Bad Movie Beatdown: Live Wire (2010) (TV Episode)
Film Brain points out an actor from this movie
GoldenEye 007 (2010) (Video Game)
The Charles Gray version of Blofeld appears in this game.
My Weekly Bond: Dr. No Review (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD shown.
Sushi Girl (2012)
Theme song heard
Skyfall (2012)
Bond hitches a ride on a lift from the outside.
Cinematic Excrement: Moonraker (2012) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as one of the three Bond films Shirley Bassey sung the theme for.
Saturday Night Live: Louis C.K./Fun (2012) (TV Episode)
On Weekend Update, Seth reports on a woman who has legally changed her name to "Pussy Galore Honey Ryder Solitaire Plenty O'Toole Mayday Xenia Onatopp Holly Goodhead Tiffany Case Kissy Suzuki Mary Goodnight Jinx Johnson Octopussy Domino Moneypenny."
My Weekly Bond: Bond Film Rankings: Worst to Best Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Featured on the list.
My Weekly Bond: My Signed James Bond Memorabilia (2012) (TV Episode)
DVD shown.
Skyfall Premiere (2013) (Video)
The Wolverine (2013)
Wolverine throws the Japanese Minister of Justice over a high rise balcony and the henchman lands in the pool below. Yukio comments on the good shots and Wolverine says he didn't know there was a pool there. In Diamonds Are Forever, a henchman throws Plenty O'Toole over a high rise balcony into a pool and has a simular exchange with Bond about not knowing there was a pool there.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
James Bond DVD Collection is shown.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
There is a GTA Online mission called 'Diamonds are for Trevor'.
Psychopath Night (2013) (TV Movie)
Included in the examination of psychopathy on film
The End for Shawn (2013) (Short)
Shawn imitates Connery as Bond
Hollywood Game Night: Battle of the Champions (2014) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch mentions the James Bond girl, Plenty O'Toole, from this movie during the game Smash the Buzzer
Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Mr. Wint and Mr. Kidd are mentioned.
WWE Presents... Wrestling's Greatest Factions (2014) (Video)
J.J. Dillon says, "Diamonds are forever and so are the Four Horsemen"
My Weekly Bond: Subscriber Q&A Video! (2014) (TV Episode)
The Graham Norton Show: Dame Shirley Bassey/David Walliams/Catherine Tate/Richard Ayoade/Annie Lennox (2014) (TV Episode)
In the opening segment of the show this movie's theme song is playing
CHIKARA Diamonds Are Forever (2014) (Video)
Title reference
Forever: Diamonds Are Forever (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mark Ruffalo/Alan Rickman/James Taylor (2015) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue, Jimmy suggests "Sunburns Are Forever" as a possible upcoming James Bond movie title starring red-haired Damian Lewis, who may become the next James Bond
Spectre (2015)
SPECTRE criminal organization and arch villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld; Mr Hinx's name evokes Mr Witt & Mr Kidd; Nehru collarless jacket of main villain; James Bond wears a white tuxedo; Ernst Stavro Blofeld has hair rather than being bald; James Bond talks to a mouse like Bond did to a rat
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.43 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Jungle Are Forever (2015) (Video)
Title reference.
Endeavour: Coda (2016) (TV Episode)
When Morse questions the contents of the murdered man's stomach, Dr. DeBryn says, "Alimentary, my dear Morse!" - echoing James Bond's "Alimentary, my dear Leiter" in the 1971 film when asked how he smuggled out diamonds. Both remarks are, of course, puns on Sherlock Holmes's "Elementary, my dear Watson", although this sentence is, in fact, never uttered by Holmes in any of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories.
My Weekly Bond: Announcement: My New Podcast (2016) (TV Episode)
Image in background.
Tosh.0: Bond Girl (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in lyrics
Danger Mouse: Danger Is Forever (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Keeping Up with the Joneses (2016)
Spy movie villain has a hotel penthouse suite
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Frankenstein Meets the Space Monster (2016) (TV Episode)
another film starring Bruce Glover
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Bloody Night (2016) (TV Episode)
"He has to get Sean Connery's Diamonds Are Forever wardrobe back to him."
The Fate of the Furious (2017)
Letty drives on two side wheels in the New York City chase, like James Bond did in this movie.
My Weekly Bond: Top 5 Diminishing Returns Podcast Bond Moments (2017) (TV Episode)
Discussed on Diminishing Returns podcast.
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Mister Dynamit (2017) (TV Episode)
Rütten imagines Kalkofe in Agent movies like "Dickwampenfieber" (Fat Belly Feaver, german title reference), a parody poster is visible
Henry Danger: Diamonds Are For Heather (2018) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Han drives a landspeeder sideways through a narrow alleyway, like a driving stunt James Bond did in this movie.
Lego DC Super-Villains (2018) (Video Game)
Quest title: "Diamonds Aren't Forever"
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #13.20 (2019) (TV Episode)
Part of a question

Featured in 

Trishul (1978)
Shortly after the interval, Sachin is waiting for Poonam Dhillon outside a theater showing this movie
Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond (1987) (TV Movie)
Footage / Clips From
The Many Faces of Bond (1989) (Video)
The World of James Bond (1995) (TV Movie)
In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross (1995) (TV Movie)
Includes clip(s) / footage from
The Secrets of 007: The James Bond Files (1997) (TV Movie)
Clip From
Nobody Does It Better: The Music of James Bond (1997) (TV Movie)
Part of title sequence, clip shown
The James Bond Story (1999) (TV Movie)
Now Pay Attention 007: A Tribute to Actor Desmond Llewelyn (2000) (TV Movie)
Includes clip(s) / footage from
Double-O Stunts (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond (2000) (TV Short)
Features clips from this film.
Ken Adam: Designing Bond (2000) (Video)
Footage from Ken Adam's career
Harry Saltzman: Showman (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Inside 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service' (2000) (Video)
Includes footage / clip(s) from
Inside Q's Lab (2000) (Video)
Clips / footage from
Silhouettes: The James Bond Titles (2000) (Video)
Footage of title sequence in this documentary
Tribute to Desmond Llewelyn (2000) (Video)
Footage / clip(s) from
Bond Girls Are Forever (2002) (TV Movie)
Happy Anniversary Mr. Bond (2002) (TV Movie)
behind the scenes shown
SexTV: Bond Girls Are Forever/The Story of 'V'/A Moment With... Tristan Taormino (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from film are used in episode.
Getaway: Episode #14.32 (2005) (TV Episode)
A clip from this movie is shown when a story on Palm Springs visits Elrod House, one of the locations for the movie.
The Exotic Locations of 'Diamonds Are Forever' (2006) (Video)
Shows clips from.
David Walliams: My Life with James Bond 007 (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Explosion Tests (2006) (Video)
Related Documentary / Discusses / shows footage from
Lesson #007: Close Quarters Combat (2006) (Video)
Related Documentary / Discusses / shows footage from
Oil Rig Attack (2006) (Video)
Related Documentary / Discusses / shows footage from
Satellite Test Reel (2006) (Video)
Related Documentary / Discusses / shows footage from
True Bond (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips of the film featuring James Bond, Bambi, Blofeld, Tiffany Case, Plenty O'Toole, Slumber Inc. Attendant, and Thumper are shown.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Town/I'm Still Here/Easy A (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett's #1 Movie Slut: James Bond
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
Discussed and clips shown in part 1.
Music Movies: Rocky Horror Picture Show (2011) (TV Episode)
Paw mentions that Charley Gray also played in some James Bond movies, while showing footage of Gray as Blofeld
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Nell Minow's segment
Everything or Nothing (2012)
clips shown
Bond's Greatest Moments (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
James Bond 50th Anniversary tribute.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Terrorists (2013) (TV Episode)
Ernst Stavro Blofeld is #5.
Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies (2014) (TV Special)
Clips seen and discussed
Timeshift: Looking for Mr Bond: 007 at the BBC (2015) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
Cinematic Excrement: Die Another Day (2015) (TV Episode)
Footage used due to being a predecessor of the reviewed film.
The Nation's Favourite Bond Song (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Becoming Bond (2017)
A clip of Sean Connery as James Bond and Charles Gray as Ernst Stavro Blofeld is shown.
American Moon (2017)
Clips shown
To Tell the Truth: 'Yvette Nicole Brown, Laverne Cox, Tony Hale, Jalen Rose (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the mystery Bond girls claims she was in the movie. A clips with her is also shown.
Bond 25: Live Reveal (2019) (Video)

Spoofed in 

S.O.B. (1981)
The car riding down the street on only two side wheels.
Magnum, P.I.: Memories Are Forever (1981) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a pun on the movie.
The A-Team: Steel (1983) (TV Episode)
Face tastes the sherry he found in Tillis' car, then comments about the vintage year. Tillis' bodyguard sneers that even he knows sherry has no vintage year. Face explains that he meant the original vintage upon which the sherry was based.
The A-Team: The Battle of Bel Air (1984) (TV Episode)
Face is thrown by thugs from the hotel window, but luckily lands in the swimming pool. Carson comments nastily "I didn't know there was a pool down there".
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Diamonds Aren't Forever (1989) (TV Episode)
George Lazenby appears as a spoof of James Bond. The episode features a theme song "My Guy's a Spy" that sounds very much like Shirley Bassey's Diamonds Are Forever.
James Bond Jr.: Rubies Aren't Forever (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Both films feature scenes set in Las Vegas and a secret base in the desert outside the city.
Corpses Are Forever (2004) (Video)
Transformers (2007)
Bumblebee speeds down a tunnel on two side wheels, a move James Bond pulls in this movie.
Don Verdean (2015)
The villains, Fontaine and Stanley, have hair mirroring Mr Wint and Mr Kidd. The villains of Diamonds are Forever.

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