The Mission (1986) Poster



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Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/Paul Simon (1986) (TV Episode)
Poster visible, art Garfunkle mentions DeNiro being fantastic
Saturday Night Live: Bill Murray/Percy Sledge (1987) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Bill Muray on Weekend Update
At the Movies: Red Heat/A World Apart/Rikky and Pete/Poltergeist III/Wings of Desire (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "A World Apart" review.
Speaking Parts (1989)
VHS box seen on shelf in Eddie's Video Store.
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) (Video)
Poster visible, art Garfunkle mentions DeNiro being fantastic
Century of Cinema: A Personal History of British Cinema by Stephen Frears (1995) (TV Episode)
Poster of this movie is shown.
Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)
falling in waterfall
Real Fiction (2000)
poster seen in office
The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003)
Padjo (priest) mentions he's being posted to Brazil and talks about starting a band there among the natives if they can play the violin
Moonraker: Ken Adam's Production Films (2006) (Video)
Narrator Ken Adam mentions that this later picture also filmed at the Iguaçu Falls.
The Holiday (2006)
While in Blockbuster, Jack Black's character picks up The Mission and comments on it being a great score. The Holday's score composer Hans Zimmer, has said that that particular movie score is the one that inspired him.
Special Collector's Edition: Supercop (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of February/March
Ennio Morricone: TVC Perth Concert (2012) (TV Movie)
extract of music is played
Nostalgia Critic: Jungle 2 Jungle (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic calls the Amazon tribe scenes a ripoff of "The Mission."
EWTN Presents Bookmark: Pope Francis: Our Brother, Our Friend (2014) (TV Episode)
This film is referenced in a discussion of Jesuit accomplishments in South America.
Super Mario Bros: This Ain't No Video Game (2014) (Video)
Poster shown
Satanic Sounds of The 70's (2015) (Short)
Satire involving choral music in horror films
I Married a Dumbass (2016)
Florencia mentions it.
Vsechnopárty: Episode dated 3 March 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Vilém Veverka.
Sad Hill Unearthed (2017)
Japanese poster can be seen.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Something Wild/The Mission/Hoosiers/Sky Bandits (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips from the movie featured in the review.
The 44th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1987) (TV Special)
The 59th Annual Academy Awards (1987) (TV Special)
Omnibus: The Making of 'The Mission' (2003) (Video)
Clips, performances and involvement in the intricacies of the filmmaking process
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
At the Movies: Ennio Morricone in Conversation (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown during the interview.

Spoofed in 

Madagascar (2005)
Alex, the lion gets a cactus stuck to his back. The cactus is shaped like a cross. He then falls into the river and flows down a waterfall just like the movie The Mission (1986)

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