Caligula (1979) Poster



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Version of 

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Video Macumba (1991) (Video)
Clips featured.


Salomé (1922)
The design of Caligula's palace is a direct visual reference to Herod's palace in this film.
Spartacus (1960)
Music used
Romeo and Juliet (1968)
Music used
Fellini Satyricon (1969)
Several stylistic references. Tinto Brass himself did often quote Federico Fellini as a major influence on his work.
The Devils (1971)
Tiberius' funeral sequence mirrors the Governor of Loudon's funeral in "The Devils" right down to the costumes, color scheme, sets and camera angles.
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Shortly after the emperor's illness, Caligula gives Macro the "kiss of death."
Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
It is referenced.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: John Davidson/Richard Pryor/Darleen Carr/Dr. Michael Fox (1976) (TV Episode)
Johnny mentions Gore Vidal's irritation over the movie
Not the Nine O'Clock News: Election Special (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during news segment.
Barney Miller: Field Associate (1981) (TV Episode)
Dietrich mentions this film when discussing what Gore Vidal has revealed.
Nightmare (1981)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
Arena: The Orson Welles Story - Part 2 (1982) (TV Episode)
Orson Welles mentions it.
Variety (1983)
seen on theater marquee
O videoklabas (1987) (Video)
Mentioned on a dialogue
The Rocket Boy (1989) (TV Movie)
Poster seen in Mr. Wong's video store
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Servo: I'm casting Caligola this summer.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1991) (TV Episode)
"Not since the orgy scene in Caligula..."
Gett Off (1991) (Video)
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Elisabeta's death scene, Dracula's old age make-up and the scene with Dracula's brides.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Looks like 'Caligula' in here"
DragonHeart (1996)
ER: Let the Games Begin (1996) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
The Nanny: You Bette Your Life (1997) (TV Episode)
Yetta mentions the movie by name.
Seinfeld: The Blood (1997) (TV Episode)
Jerry: Oh no, I'll tell you what you did Caligula; you combined food and sex in to one disgusting uncontrollable urge.
Frasier: The Zoo Story (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
3rd Rock from the Sun: Dick for Tat (1999) (TV Episode)
Harry: "Pave the way for the little guy, Caligola!"
Gladiator (2000)
Prison of the Dead (2000) (Video)
"like 'Caligula' but with cocaine"
Sadistic Bitch (2002)
A dog is fed a man's penis.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Inside Salon Kitty (2003) (Video)
This film is referenced by name.
Freak Out (2003)
Soundtrack cover is shown.
The Dark Side of Porn: Debbie Does Dallas Uncovered (2005) (TV Episode)
Film artwork is shown.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Cheap (2005)
DVD shown
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Veronica Mars: Plan B (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Veronica.
O Lucky Malcolm! (2006)
mentioned once
My Name Is Bruce (2007)
"It was very 'Caligula' meets 'The Apple Dumpling Gang'."
The Cinema Snob: Brutes and Savages (2007) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it.
The Cinema Snob: Savage Vengeance (2007) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Caligula's Pet: A Conversation with Lori Wagner (2007) (Video)
DVD Featurette
My Roman Holiday with John Steiner (2007) (Video)
DVD Featurette
Midnight Heat (2007)
Poster seen in Ron's house.
Game Boys (2008)
Poster is seen in Steve's home.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Miss March/Race to Witch Mountain/Sunshine Cleaning (2009) (TV Episode)
A man says he shouldn't have watched Caligula with his parents
House: House Divided (2009) (TV Episode)
Wilson asks Chase if he's ever seen Caligula.
The Cinema Snob: Nail Gun Massacre (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Big Box: Seven Doors of Death (2009) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Big Box: Jigsaw (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Big Box: The Ritz (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Big Box: To the Devil a Daughter (2009) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
Brad & Jerrid: Brad and Jerrid Go Hollywood (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen.
The Big Box: The Body Shop (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Big Box: The House of the Devil (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Beaver & Buttface (2010) (TV Episode)
"Imagine if these guys made Caligula..."
The Big Box: Don't Open the Door (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Violent Shit (2010) (TV Episode)
"You'd expect Caligula to be about Caligula..."
Nostalgia Critic: Ernest Scared Stupid (2010) (TV Episode)
He references it when Ernest is seen in Roman garb
The Big Box: The Thirsty Dead (2010) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Night Trap (2011) (TV Episode)
"The footage collected more dust than the original Caligula workprint."
The Cinema Snob: Grizzly II: The Predator (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is the most recognized cast I've done next to Caligula."
Saturday Night Live: Helen Mirren/Foo Fighters (2011) (TV Episode)
Helen Mirren mentions the film in her opening monologue
The Spoony Experiment: Spoony Snob: Revenge in the House of Usher (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie poster is visible in Spoony's room
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Conan: Quoth the Raven, 'No Comment' (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Breckin Meyer Interview
DVD-R Hell: Rock: It's Your Decision (2011) (TV Episode)
"...I think most of them were more concerned about how to sneak into 'Caligula' than what their rock music means."
The Cinema Snob: A Clockwork Orgy (2011) (TV Episode)
"Now I think you're confusing a Clockwork Orange spoof with a Caligula spoof."
The Cinema Snob: Nightdreams (2011) (TV Episode)
"This is the part of Tyberius's grotto we didn't see in Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Pink Flamingos (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned as getting a bad review from Roger Ebert
Brows Held High: The Brown Bunny (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned as panned by Roger Ebert
Brows Held High: Me and You and Everyone We Know (2011) (TV Episode)
Caligula blowing up over logic.
This Changed Earth (2011) (Video)
Poster shown
Brows Held High: Sebastiane (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Roman sexual films
The Cinema Snob: Bat Pussy (2011) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions the review he did for his 100th episode.
The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
Vic Dealio alludes to it.
The Office: Pool Party (2012) (TV Episode)
Robert says that he bought three movies when he built his screening room: "Caligula," "Last Tango in Paris," and "Emmanuelle 2."
Midnight Screenings: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D/Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions how he wouldn't mind the incest in Star Wars, seeing as how his favorite film is Caligula.
Game of Thrones: The North Remembers (2012) (TV Episode)
A man is forced to drink a large amount of wine.
Slaughter Tales (2012)
Vinyl soundtrack LP shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Spider-Man: One More Day - 200th Episode (2012) (TV Episode)
Cinema Snob cuts in, imitating Caligula.
The Cinema Snob: Sodom and Gomorrah: The Last Seven Days (2012) (TV Episode)
"This movie is just like Caligula..."
The Cinema Snob: The Beast (2012) (TV Episode)
"You have a book of the deleted scenes from"
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Hawaii Five-0: Mohai (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by character
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever, Volume 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
"We gotta get this penis prop over to the Caligula set."
The Cinema Snob: Debbie Does Dallas (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions "Caligula" as a pornographic historical film. Also, a poster is shown.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Neil mentions the Snob's review of "Caligula".
The Cinema Snob: I Spit on Your Grave: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is kinda like the grotto scene from Caligula."
Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story (2013)
making of discussed
Nostalgia Critic: Sharknado (2013) (TV Episode)
Kristen Stewart is reading a script for a sequel to this movie as written by Stephenie Meyer.
Midnight Screenings: Ender's Game/The Shining (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Cinema Snob: Basket Case (2013) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions it. Also, poster and photograph are shown.
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown ("Calígula").
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
numerous thematic and visual references
Nostalgia Critic: The Wicker Man (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoony wears a "Caligula" t-shirt.
The Cinema Snob: The Conqueror (2014) (TV Episode)
"Imagine how many cocks we'd be seeing if this were Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Fatal Games (2014) (TV Episode)
"Who knew that an Olympic themed slasher movie would have enough nudity to rival Caligula?"
Psych: Shawn and Gus Truck Things Up (2014) (TV Episode)
Lassiter says, "It's like 'Caligula,' with a little less fornication."
DVD-R Hell: The Day the Clown Cried (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen.
The Cinema Snob: Drive (2014) (TV Episode)
"...since the penis cane from Caligula."
My Trip Back to the Dark Side (2014)
"I'm talking about something really special like Caligula or Pirates."
DVD-R Hell: Am I Normal? A Film About Male Puberty (2014) (TV Episode)
"Or as others call it, The Novelization of Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: The Stepfather (2014) (TV Episode)
"...that way, Caligula's bloodline would be severed."
The Comix Scrutinizer: Bogeyman #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Caligula meets The Invisible Woman"
The Cinema Snob: Hercules (2014) (TV Episode)
"Still a better fate than Cersi actress Morella DeAngelo got than in Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: The Adventures of Hercules II (2014) (TV Episode)
"I believe one of the thunderbolts is being held by a deleted scene from Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Driller: A Sexual Thriller (2014) (TV Episode)
"This must be the Temple of Isis footage that Bob Guccioni didn't want to use in Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Cut-Throats Nine (2014) (TV Episode)
"If they take off their clothes, this would be like an incest scene from Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: At Long Last Love (2014) (TV Episode)
"And thanks to Caligula, I will always know how the water gets that color."
X-Rated: The Greatest Adult Movies of All Time (2015) (TV Special)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
The Cinema Snob: Beyond the Darkness: Buio Omega (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Salat Kaligula (2015) (Short)
The Cook mentions Caligula's perversions; also a lot of people to whom the film is dedicated are passed away cast and crew members of this movie.
Trainwreck (2015)
Dialogue: "After 7:00 it turns into Caligula around here"
42nd Street Memories: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Notorious Street (2015)
Title appears on a theatre marquee on 42nd Street, New York City
The Cinema Snob: The Fantastic Four (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Staying Alive (2015) (TV Episode)
"They took the Island of Capri scene from Caligula and made a fucking musical out of it."
Nostalgia Critic: Conquest of the Commercials (2015) (TV Episode)
"This may be how they did McDonalds at Caligula's home, but not on Saturday mornings."
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Movie (2015)
"It's not gonna be Caligula again, is it?"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Atop the Fourth Wall: The Movie, Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
"It's not gonna be Caligula again, is it?"
Atop the Fourth Wall: Atop the Fourth Wall: The Movie, Part 5 (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob talks about this movie
Welcome to Hell (2015) (Short)
"I used to be the Emperor of Rome. Now I'm a full-time fry cook!"
The Cinema Snob: Silent Night, Deadly Night V: The Toy Maker (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster behind Snob
Lloyd: My Big Fat Geek Buddy (2016) (TV Episode)
A poster is seen of the Caligula coin drinking.
The Cinema Snob: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster behind Snob
Shameless: A Yurt of One's Own (2016) (TV Episode)
Frank describes Queenie's octogenarian orgy as a scene from the film.
Sausage Party (2016)
The orgy scene.
The Cinema Snob: Going Bananas (2016) (TV Episode)
"Can somebody point me to the Caligula set?"
The Comix Scrutinizer: Spaced #1 (2016) (TV Episode)
DVD cover seen
The Cinema Snob: Power Pack (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Cinema Snob: The Slumber Party Massacre (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Jack: Trixi and Tet (2016) (TV Episode)
"When did this comic turn into Caligula?"
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
Frank: "Jesus, Caligola wasn't this creepy!"
The Cinema Snob: Ghost Fever (2016) (TV Episode)
"...might as well turn into Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: The Burning Hell (2016) (TV Episode)
"This doesn't even look like a scene from Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Reefer Madness (2017) (TV Episode)
"Move over, Caligula. This party is one tub of lard away from a marital fisting."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Loves of Hercules (2017) (TV Episode)
"We've gotta get over to the Caligula set!"
Bob's Burgers: Mom, Lies and Videotapes (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: The Little Cars in the Great Race (2017) (TV Episode)
poster shown
The Cinema Snob: Spanker-Man (2017) (TV Episode)
"They got Peter O'Toole? Finally, he's returning to his porno roots."
Atop the Fourth Wall: Asterix: The Legionary (2017) (TV Episode)
"I heard Caligula enjoyed a good poetry slam."
The Cinema Snob: Dancin': It's On! (2017) (TV Episode)
"Tiberius's grotto sure has changed since the pagan Rome era!"
Midnight Screenings: Tulip Fever (2017) (TV Episode)
Sarah and Brad mention it.
The Cinema Snob: Mr. No Legs (2017) (TV Episode)
"You're getting your Caligula knock-off in my Mr. No Legs!"
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Fatwa! (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Larry.
Midnight Screenings: Samson (2018) (TV Episode)
"Like if the Henson company was gonna remake Caligula."
The Cinema Snob: Wes Craven's New Nightmare (2018) (TV Episode)
There's a poster of it on the Snob's wall and he mentions it.
The Cinema Snob: Carman: Great God (2018) (TV Episode)
There's a poster of it on the Snob's wall and he mentions it.
The Cinema Snob: Rob Zombie's Halloween (2018) (TV Episode)
There's a poster of it on the Snob's wall, etc.
Die Welt des Caligula (2018) (Short)
Title is referenced
The Cinema Snob: Santa Visits the Magic Land of Mother Goose (2018) (TV Episode)
There's a poster of it on the Snob's wall. He also calls a character Caligula.
The Cinema Snob: Pet Semetary (2019) (TV Episode)
Poster shown behind Snob
The Cinema Snob: The Berenstain Bears' Easter Surprise (2019) (TV Episode)
There's a poster of it on the Snob's wall.

Featured in 

Sneak Previews: The Worst Films of 1980 (1980) (TV Episode)
US release title: Caligula (1980). Clip shown
Sans Soleil (1983)
A lesbian sequence from Caligula appears on a television screen
Electric Blue 10 (1984) (Video)
clips are shown
The World According to Smith & Jones: The Romans (1987) (TV Episode)
Film extracts featured.
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
During Peter O'Toole honorary Oscar reel, showcasing his long career, some scenes from "Caligula" were shown.
100 Greatest Sexy Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Pirated Copy (2004)
Brief scene shown
X-Rated (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
footage shown
The Daily Show: Trent Lott (2006) (TV Episode)
A clip of an orgy scene is passed off as security camera footage of congressional page dormitories during the Mark Foley scandal. Stewart says, "It appears the last clip was taken from Bob Guccione's 'Caligula'."
60 Minutes: High Jinks/The Venom Hunters/The Dame (2007) (TV Episode)
Some clips from this movie are shown in a story on Dame Helen Mirren.
Kabluey (2007)
Opening credits are displayed on a television screen.
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown and the film is discussed
Indie Sex: Extremes (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
Tinto Brass: The Orgy of Power (2007) (Video)
Documentary about the making of this movie.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Informers/The Soloist/Tyson (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett's #4 Movie Party
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part I (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, DVD, poster, soundtrack album and footage of this movie are shown.
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part II (2010) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, DVD, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
The Cinema Snob: Top Ten Best Cinema Snob Moments of 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
80's Dan's cameo from the Snob's review of this film makes it at #9.
The Cinema Snob: Caligula II: Messalina, Messalina (2011) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Hagan Reviews: The Dragon Lives Again (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Cinema Snob: They Saved Hitler's Brain (2012) (TV Episode)
compares this film's bad post-production editing to Caligula's.
The Cinema Snob: Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (2012) (TV Episode)
Recalls the "lawn mower decapitation" scene
The Cinema Snob: Goldengirl (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the man on stilts
The Cinema Snob: Turkish Casper (2012) (TV Episode)
Snob dubs a scene with dialogue from this movie
The Many Faces of...: Dame Helen Mirren (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
The Cinema Snob: Little Red Riding Hood and the Monsters (2013) (TV Episode)
[Showing a scene where two characters are forcefully fed water] "And I think we all know what's gonna happen after this..." [Shows scene from Caligula where a man's wine-engorged stomach is cut open]
The Comix Scrutinizer: Squeak the Mouse #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown
Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal (2015)
A fragment is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Heaven's Gate: Part 1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob does the obligatory Caligula reference by playing one of Caligula's speeches over a scene
The Cinema Snob: Pirates (2017) (TV Episode)
"Is it gonna be like Caligula?"
Mission: Caligula (2018) (Short)
Clips shown, discussing the making of in detail
A Documentary on the Making of 'Gore Vidal's Caligula' (2018)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.

Spoofed in 

Yad skorpiona (1992)
scene from original movie is parodied
Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005) (Short)
Direct spoof; the short film is a fake trailer for a remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula.
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
the final scene at the Greek Olympiad
DVD-R Hell: Bibleman (2012) (TV Episode)
Brad decides to use Bibleman's speech in the context of the opening Bible verse from "Caligula."

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