Cabaret (1972) Poster



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Version of 

I Am a Camera (1955)
To cabare (1979) (TV Movie)
Cabaret (1993) (TV Movie)

Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


Casablanca (1942)
The Damned (1969)
The Nazis rise to power is chronicled against the backdrop of the decadent world of the Weimar Republic.

Referenced in 

The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour: Episode #4.1 (1973) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Sonny & Cher's banter
Blazing Saddles (1974)
When Hedley knocks on her door, Lili von Shtupp replies with "Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome," a reference to the film's first song.
The Jeffersons: Lionel the Playboy (1975) (TV Episode)
Mike sings Life Is a Cabaret from this film
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
The costumes in the floor show are identical as ones in a scene from Cabaret
Salon Kitty (1976)
The re-creation of the "Portrait of Journalist, Sylvia Von Harden" painting during the opening cabaret scene, as well as numerous other visual cues and references.
The Muppet Show: Joel Grey (1976) (TV Episode)
Joel Grey sings "Wilkommen" from this film
Good Neighbors: A Tug of the Forelock (1976) (TV Episode)
Barbara: You're in one of your unbearable "life is a cabaret" moods.
Lou Grant: Hero (1978) (TV Episode)
Newman asks Donovan: Why is it always 'Live is a Cabaret'?
The Making of Autumn Sonata (1978)
Mentioned during conversation
Mork & Mindy: Mork's First Christmas (1978) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mork
All That Jazz (1979)
Pink Lady: Episode #1.1 (1980) (TV Episode)
Liza Minelli (Cheri Steinkellner) alludes to it.
I Made a Splash (1980)
Luisa performs as Liza Minnelli.
Taxi zum Klo (1980)
At the Queen's Ball, the second song is Willkommen.
The South Bank Show: Episode dated 8 March 1981 (1981) (TV Episode)
Stills shown & discussed
Sex Is Crazy (1981)
A character mentions a list of films as part of his speech, including this one
Saturday Night Live: Eddie Murphy/Robert Plant & The Honeydrippers (1984) (TV Episode)
Referenced in 'White Like Me'
Cat City (1986)
the four gangster rats dance number, etc. - one of them looks like Minelli in Cabaret
Girls on Top: Mr Fluffy Knows Too Much (1986) (TV Episode)
Shelley ridicules Liza Minelli, makes numerous references to the film and sings the title song.
Girls on Top: Mr. Yummy Brownie (1986) (TV Episode)
Shelley sings "Cabaret."
Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
Movie poster seen in the flashback at the start of the film
Liza Minnelli Live from Radio City Music Hall (1992) (TV Special)
"Life is a Cabaret" was briefly sang during one musical number.
What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.16 (1992) (TV Episode)
Money Makes the World Go Around lyrics quoted by John Altman and the Wolves.
At the Movies: The Seventies (1993) (TV Episode)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Mr. Rogers, in 'Cabaret'"
Law & Order: Mayhem (1994) (TV Episode)
suspect's boyfriend says "life is a cabernet", similar to the song lyric "Life is a Cabaret"
Pulp Fiction (1994)
The font used for Pulp Fiction's production company credits is taken from Cabaret's opening credit font.
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Original play's title is shown on a theater marquee.
Animaniacs: Dot's Entertainment/The Girl with the Googily Goop/Gunga Dot (1996) (TV Episode)
Seen on a theater marquee
Law & Order: Deceit (1996) (TV Episode)
Tony Conneca dresses as Liza Minnelli's character Sally Bowles and uses the pseudonym "Liza" while the cabaret manager refers to the song "New York, New York."
The Nanny: The Nanny & the Hunk Producer (1997) (TV Episode)
When she meets Liza Minelli, Fran recites lyrics of songs from the movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: I Was a Teenage Werewolf (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Tomorrow belongs to me."
The Larry Sanders Show: I Buried Sid (1998) (TV Episode)
Hank sings a theme from the movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hobgoblins (1998) (TV Episode)
"Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome..."
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Eddie Murphy (1998) (Video)
Referenced in White Like Me
Style & Substance: I Went to a Garden Party (1998) (TV Episode)
A woman trips on magic mushrooms and becomes convinced Jane is Liza Minnelli.
Saturday Night Live: Ben Stiller/Alanis Morrisette (1998) (TV Episode)
Album held up by man assaulted by Hete-Roy
The Nanny: California, Here We Come (1999) (TV Episode)
Nile references the title song.
Family Guy: Brian: Portrait of a Dog (1999) (TV Episode)
When the character of Liza Minelli appears, she says "Life is a cabaret" a reference to this movie she starred in.
Jackie's Back! (1999) (TV Movie)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hamlet (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Let's sneak out for some 'Cabaret.'"
Scotland, Pa. (2001)
Gilmore Girls: The Third Lorelai (2001) (TV Episode)
Sookie suggests they sing the money song as Liza and Joel Grey when she is told that Lorelai the First wants to give Rory her trust fund.
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)
They talk about this show.
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Making 'Superman': Filming the Legend (2001) (Video)
Mentioned by Tom Mankiewicz.
Malcolm in the Middle: Monkey (2002) (TV Episode)
Francis says, "What kind of a piano player doesn't know the music to 'Cabaret'?"
Chicago (2002)
Soldier's Girl (2003) (TV Movie)
"Mein Herr" sang at nightclub in outfit Liza wears in the movie
It Runs in the Family (2003)
Poster is on wall.
Queer as Folk: Hunt(Er) for Love (2003) (TV Episode)
Emmett says he knows what comes from "too much pills and liquor", referencing the film's title song.
Fantastic World (2003)
Charleen and Susana watch this movie (offscreen except for the Spanish dubbed track) and the VHS box can be seen.
Absolutely Fabulous: Book Clubbin' (2003) (TV Episode)
Bubble: "Life is a Cabaret."
Just Shoot Me!: Strange Bedfellows (2003) (TV Episode)
Finch mentions it.
Connie and Carla (2004)
the featuring of "Maybe This Time" and "Cabaret"
Making 'Murder on the Orient Express' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Brick (2005)
The third time Brendan visits Kara in her theater dressing room she is dressed in Liza Minnelli's Sally Bowles costume from 'Cabaret' (black tights and bowler hat). She also performs part of Liza's dance from 'Mein Herr', seated backwards on a chair, she swings her leg over the chair back.
Inside Deep Throat (2005)
Film artwork is shown in a newspaper.
Rx (2005)
person who looks like Joel Grey's character says that his party is called the Kit-Kat Club
29th & Gay (2005)
James gets this DVD as a Christmas present
Beverly Kills (2005)
Beverly is dressed as Liza from this movie
Gilmore Girls: Friday Night's Alright for Fighting (2006) (TV Episode)
Lorelai mentions Christopher Isherwood and his revenue from the film.
The Office: Casino Night (2006) (TV Episode)
Michael quotes the Master of Ceremonies while welcoming everyone to casino night.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #32.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Aída: Bienvenido Mr. Juáncar (2007) (TV Episode)
Toni says "Wilkommen, bienvenue, I'm your Master of Ceremonies, leave your troubles outside and welcome to cabaret!"
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #6.6 (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the couples dances to music from this movie.
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
playing at the movie theater
Empty: Ghosties (2008) (TV Episode)
"Life is a Cabaret ol' chum."
Igor (2008)
Poster of Eva as Sally Bowles at the Malaria Community Theater
World's Greatest Dad (2009)
Referenced by name.
American Dad!: Live and Let Fry (2009) (TV Episode)
Roger sings and dances to the song "Mein Herr" from "Cabaret" to show he's German.
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #9.4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jessica McNamee and Stefano Olivieri dance their Quickstep to the title song from Cabaret.
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) (Video)
Liza Minelli as Sally Bowles is seen at the audition; a song is introduced by Joel Grey's "Master of Ceremonies" character.
Glee: Preggers (2009) (TV Episode)
Rachel tries out for a role in "Cabaret."
Glee: The Rhodes Not Taken (2009) (TV Episode)
Rachel performs the title song.
Dancing with the Stars: Round Four (2009) (TV Episode)
The judges refer to the film after Kelly's dance to the title song
30 Rock: Into the Crevasse (2009) (TV Episode)
Banks mentions a Cabaret like Halloween Party
Liza's at the Palace (2009) (TV Movie)
Liza sings Life is a Cabaret.
Come Dine with Me: Bolton: Yvonne (2010) (TV Episode)
Dave calls Yvonne Liza Minelli after she sings the song Cabaret.
Who Do You Think You Are?: Brooke Shields (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Brooke Shields
Hollywood's Top Ten: Musicals (2010) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention for the top movie musicals
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Directors & Their Films"
Burlesque (2010)
Alexis' number with the two girls alludes to Emcee's "Two Ladies" number.
TRON: Legacy (2010)
Castor's mannerisms, as he introduces himself to Sam, are like those of the Master of Ceremonies from this film.
Zas je tady silvestr (2010) (TV Movie)
"Money" song scene re-enacted by Jirí Korn and Daniela Sinkorová.
Renée (2011)
Referenced by Leslie Pollock
Dave's Old Porn: Greg Fitzsimmons/Sharon Kane (2011) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Dave Attell
Bunheads: A Nutcracker in Paradise (2012) (TV Episode)
Michelle performs a song from the musical.
Bad Education: Self-Defence (2012) (TV Episode)
Stephen refers to the film.
Lovelace (2013)
It is mentioned in a magazine article.
Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told (2013)
Mentioned to highlight the sex life in Berlin during the 1920s
Goddess (2013)
Some of Elspeth's moves in the song, 'Corporate Bitch", emulate those of Sally Bowles.
The World's End (2013)
Gary says "Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome!" to Sam.
Becoming Fosse (2013) (Short)
Title is referenced
Soul Boys of the Western World (2014)
The band's name, Spandau Ballet, is said to have a touch of it.
The Crazy Ones: Love Sucks (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
VHS Shown
When East Meets West: Joel Grey Remembers Chiun (2014) (Video)
mentioned once & poster shown
Tusk (2014)
"Adolf Eichmann-Liza Minnelli impersonator" comment
Fresh Off the Boat: Blind Spot (2015) (TV Episode)
The "Flying Liza" is dressed up like Sally Bowles.
The Middle: Mother's Day Reservations (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Inside the Tower (2015) (Video)
Poster shown
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Seth Rogen/Leslie Odom Jr./Travis Scott/Emily Armstrong (2015) (TV Episode)
Leslie Odom Jr. mentions the Joel Grey movie
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.47 (2015) (TV Episode)
Ben is asked a question about who played Sally Bowles in the movie during his Cash Builder round.
Strictly Come Dancing: The Quarter-Final: Musicals Special (2015) (TV Episode)
The film's song "Maybe This Time" is performed.
Transparent: Cherry Blossoms (2015) (TV Episode)
Syd mentions the movie by name.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jennifer Lopez/Morris Chestnut/Joel Grey/Patrick Carney (2016) (TV Episode)
Joel Grey talks about his Oscar-winning performance
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #1.8 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mein Herr performance was re-enacted by Ivana Chýlková and Ondrej Sokol
Orange Is the New Black: We'll Always Have Baltimore (2016) (TV Episode)
Closing soundtrack is "Tomorrow Belongs to Me" sung by Nazi youth in Cabaret
Spidarlings (2016)
A poster can be seen on the girls living-room wall.
Mary Kills People: The River Styx (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue during the club scene
Beauty and the Beast (2017)
During "Be Our Guest" Lumiere's dance moves (and the music) resemble choreography from the Bob Fosse musical.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Land Time Forgot (2017) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Tomorrow belongs to me..."
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon/Harry Styles (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in Celebrity Family Fued: Time Travel Edition.
Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)
At the beginning and end of her number, Bubble is dressed as Sally Bowles.
The Family Chase: The French Family (2017) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Grace Byers (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Duet"
Off the Hook: The Making of 'The Lure' (2017) (Video)
Alex Strangelove (2018)
Alex and Claire go to a house party and the door is opened by the MC character from the film.
Preacher: Les Enfants du Sang (2018) (TV Episode)
Lara says Herr Starr's new hat looks "quite cabaret" and Hoover adds he thought the same and mentions Liza Minnelli's role.
Arrested Development: The Fallout (2019) (TV Episode)
The characters, looking at the apparent body of Lucille Austero (Liza Minnelli), mention she looks like Judy Garland, Minnelli's actual mother. They also mention she's "The happiest corpse they've ever seen," which is a quote from a song in "Cabaret," a film Minnelli won Best Actress Oscar for in 1973. The episode closes with the title tune from "Cabaret."
Fosse/Verdon: Life Is a Cabaret (2019) (TV Episode)
The making of this movie is part of the plot of this episode.
Fosse/Verdon: Me and My Baby (2019) (TV Episode)
The editing of this movie is part of the plot of this episode.
Fosse/Verdon: Glory (2019) (TV Episode)
The episode opens at the premiere of this film.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Elizabeth Gillies (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Song Styles"

Featured in 

The Recreation of an Era (1972) (Short)
clips shown
That's Dancing! (1985)
brief clip of Liza Minnelli in opening credits
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) (Video)
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
The Celluloid Closet (1995)
Minelli unsuccessfully tries to seduce York.
Cabaret: A Legend in the Making (1997) (Video)
clips shown
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV Special)
The 100 Greatest Films (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Death to Smoochy (2002)
Liza Minnelli's theme song is heard on radio
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
Broadway: The American Musical (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Features a clip of Joel Grey singing "Wilkommen".
Broadway: The American Musical: Give My Regards to Broadway: 1893-1927 (2004) (TV Episode)
The musical number 'Wilkommen' from the movie is shown.
Broadway: The American Musical: Tradition: 1957-1979 (2004) (TV Episode)
The musical number 'Wilkommen' is shown.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown.
Chris & Don. A Love Story (2007)
credited excerpt
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History (2008) (Video)
clip(s) shown, film discussed
Un cortometraje de Alejandro Pérez (2009) (Short)
Fragment showed during the end
Hollywood Singing & Dancing: A Musical History - 1970's (2009) (Video)
clip(s) shown, film discussed
The Nostalgia Chick: Top 10 Songs About F**king (From Musicals) (2011) (TV Episode)
"Two Ladies" takes #2
The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012)
discusion on ideology
Maltin on Movies: A Good Day to Die Hard (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
clips from the Best Actress winner are shown
Paul O'Grady's 100 Years of Movie Musicals (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
Bad Reputation (2018)
Clip shown. Mentioned by Joan Jett.
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Actress and Best Supporting Actor montage.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: A Star Is Burns (1995) (TV Episode)
Moe's film is a parody of this film.
Popular: Fire in the Hole (2001) (TV Episode)
Sam dresses like Sally and dances to a song about STDs
America's Sweethearts (2001)
Gwen sits on a chair backward dressed like Liza in this movie
HippHipp!: Episode #2.7 (2003) (TV Episode)
the musical scene
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005)
Drag queen dresses like Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles
Beerfest (2006)
Es bello vivir (2008) (TV Movie)
"Es bello vivir" contains a sketch about "Cabaret"
The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) (Video)
Liza Minelli in her Cabaret outfit is fired
Sir Billi (2012)
The famous "chair" moment from the Mein Herr number is re-enacted during the Gordon flashback montage.
Me lo dices o me lo cantas: Episode #1.1 (2017) (TV Episode)
Álex Forriols performed a parody version of the song "Money, Money".
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Jillian Michaels (2017) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in "Hollywood Director"

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