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Silent Movie (1976) Poster

(1976)

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References 

Blazing Saddles (1974)
Features a scene depicting chaos in the Warner Bros., film's producer's, studio commissary.
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Several posters for this film can be seen outside the movie theater where the silent movie is shown.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Kris Kristofferson/Rita Coolidge (1976) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Blind Date skit
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Alan Alda/David Brenner (1981) (TV Episode)
Alan Alda recalls attending the premiere of Mel Brooks' movie
Sex Is Crazy (1981)
A character mentions a list of films as part of his speech, including this one
Johnny Dangerously (1984)
Gag with newspaper vendor is used again
Spaceballs (1987)
Cassette tape on the Mel Brooks video shelf
The Thin Blue Line (1988)
Shown in movie listing
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Silent Movie (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Lukas: Junges Glück (2001) (TV Episode)
Lukas asks Coco if she knows the movie.
The Omen Legacy (2001) (TV Movie)
Gilmore Girls: Lost and Found (2002) (TV Episode)
Lorelai lists it as a reason to have Mel Brooks tattooed on her backside.
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Mel's Offer (2004) (TV Episode)
When Larry and Jeff are in Mel Brooks's office, there is a poster for Silent Movie
Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Blind Date (2004) (TV Episode)
Poster in Mel Brooks office
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.32 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Oh, Be 'Silent'!" category
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.39 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $100 question
Mel and His Movies (2013) (Video)
poster shown
The Story of the Swimmer (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Blaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild West (2014) (Video)
mentioned once
Deadpool (2016)
Stills from the movie are seen.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 30 August 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned as a film by Mel Brooks, who collaborated often with Gene Wilder

Featured in 

Sneak Previews: The Top Ten Films of 1976 (1977) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown. #9 on Roger Ebert's top ten list.
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Crowd scene in Reynold's shower
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
Reign Over Me (2007)
Shown During The Mel Brooks Marathon
American Masters: Mel Brooks: Make a Noise (2013) (TV Episode)
Multiple clips are featured.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Special)
film clips shown

Spoofs 

Don Q Son of Zorro (1925)
Mel Funn ('Mel Brooks') (together with his friends Marty and Dom) performs a Spanish/Mexican whipping scene for the actress 'Anne Bancroft' referencing the 'Douglas Fairbanks' skills from the movie Don Q (1925). As Mel then dances a tango with 'Anne Bancroft', the tune of "Tango Jalousie" is heard. This piece of music was especially written for the Copenhagen premiere of Don Q (1925) by the Danish composer and movie theater conducter Jacob Gade.
Follow the Fleet (1936)
Mel Brooks and Bernadette Peters spoof the 'Lets face the music and dance' number
Ben-Hur (1959)
Mel Brooks and company chase Paul Newman in wheelchairs; at one point, the wheels interlock and sparks are shown.
Pong (1972) (Video Game)
video game played on heart monitor with hilarious results

Spoofed in 

Chrono Trigger (1995) (Video Game)

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