Twins (1988) Poster



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Followed by 

Edited into 

The Making of 'True Lies' (1994) (TV Movie)
Short videoclips
Funny or Die Presents...: Fifty Shades of DeVito (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips used
Funny or Die Presents...: Call Me by Your Twins (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips used


Frankenstein (1931)
Vincent asks Julius if he has seen frankenstein
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Just before Vincent dumped Julius, Linda and Marnie in New Mexico.
Lassie (1954) (TV Series)
Lassie's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame can be seen.
Candid Camera (1960) (TV Series)
Roots (1977) (TV Mini-Series)
mentioned by Vincent to Linda before their trip
Willow (1988)
The marquee outside Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Rambo III (1988)
Julius looks at a poster of the film.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Jerry Seinfeld/Andre Agassi (1988) (TV Episode)
Arnold Schwarzenegger talks about his upcoming movie
Saturday Night Live: Danny DeVito/The Bangles (1988) (TV Episode)
Film plugged by Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwartzenegger during goodnights.
Rain Man (1988)
Motormouth: Episode #2.15 (1989) (TV Episode)
Title and plot elements mentioned by Neneh Cherry.
That's Showbusiness: Holiday Special (1989) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
Perfect Strangers: A Blast from the Past (1990) (TV Episode)
Thinking that a character named The Terminator is Arnold Schwarzenegger, Balki says how much he loved him in Twins.
At the Movies: The Godfather Part III/Kindergarten Cop/The Bonfire of the Vanities/The Russia House (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Kindergarten Cop" review.
Rodney Dangerfield's The Really Big Show (1991) (TV Special)
referenced in a joke
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
"An identical twin could have the same pattern of four rows with only slight variations." Joel: "Like Schwarzenegger and DeVito?"
Joey Breaker (1993)
"It's Twins meets Flintstones"
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf
The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper: Rocket Booster/A Really Scary Casper Moment/Day of the Living Casper (1996) (TV Episode)
In "Day of the Living Casper," Casper comes across two Piano Delivery men who are based on Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito.
Sooty & Co.: Twins (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Metal Gear Solid (1998) (Video Game)
Near the end of the game, Liquid says he hates his twin brother Snake because Snake "got all of Big Boss' dominant genes" and he got the "flawed recessive genes". This is a reference to the movie Twins, where one twin brother gets all the good genetic material and the other "leftover crap" genes.
It's Like, You Know...: Twins (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
2001: A Space Travesty (2000)
(said like Ahnuld) "He said he was my twin brother."
Alias: Firebomb (2003) (TV Episode)
Marshall mentions by name.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (2004) (Video Game)
Near the end of the game, Liquid says he hates his twin brother Snake because Snake "got all of Big Boss' dominant genes" and he got the "flawed recessive genes". This is a reference to the movie Twins, where one twin brother gets all the good genetic material and the other "leftover crap" genes.
High Chaparall: Brigitte Nielsen (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Entourage: An Offer Refused (2005) (TV Episode)
"Twins: Part Deux" mentioned
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.221 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Movie Twins" category
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
President Schwarzenegger exclaims that he misses Danny DeVito.
Funny People (2009)
"I feel like Danny DeVito" is said by a man standing next to a tall German man who sounds like Ahnuld
The Cinema Snob: Troll (2009) (TV Episode)
sarcastically mentioned as a rip-off of Gremlins.
Nostalgia Critic: Junior (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the fictional Junior pitch in the beginning of the review.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jason Reitman in a list of his father's films
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Conan: And the Wind Whispered 'Balls' (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while joking about Arnold during Conologue
Special Collector's Edition: Comparativa: Ranma ½ (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
How I Met Your Mother: Mystery vs. History (2011) (TV Episode)
Barney mentions the movie by name.
Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles (2012)
Advertised at the local cinema.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Tooth Fairy (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies that feature a tough action star in a light-hearted comedic role
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.95 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Graham Norton Show: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Ronnie Corbett/Miranda Hart/Usher (2012) (TV Episode)
Arnold jokes about Ronnie Corbett being "a possible Twins 2 co-star", and a still image of Arnold and Danny DeVito from the film is shown.
Community: Cooperative Escapism in Familial Relations (2013) (TV Episode)
Upon meeting his half-brother, Jeff, Willy Jr. says, "He's the Schwarzenegger, I'm the DeVito."
Clapping for the Wrong Reasons (2013) (Short)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.149 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the Arnold Schwarzenegger/Danny DeVito movie.
The Cinema Snob: Halloween (2013) (TV Episode)
"Myers and Loomis conveniently miss each other as much as Schwarzenegger and DeVito did in the first 15 minutes of Twins."
Land Ho! (2014)
Title is referenced
The Cinema Snob: The Geek II (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob gives this movie the title: Zombie 42: Two Times the Death."
The Reviewers: Shooting Space (2014) (TV Episode)
"Long story short: everyone I know has now seen Twins."
Saturday Night Live: Bill Hader/Hozier (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in monologue
The Cinema Snob: Zombie (2015) (TV Episode)
"And somehow Twins is Zombie 42."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Seth MacFarlane/Amber Heard/Leon Bridges (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in the Mets Bucket Hat Guy sketch
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Mike Birbiglia/Major Lazer feat. MØ (2015) (TV Episode)
In his opening monologue, Jimmy says that he always mixes up Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Danny DeVito/Simon Pegg/George Ezra (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Danny DeVito
Saturday Night Live: Adam Driver/Chris Stapleton (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
Louder with Crowder: Ben Shapiro, Milo and Iowa Coin Toss Czar (2016) (TV Episode)
Not Gay Jared mentions the movie.
Fresh Off the Boat: Keep 'Em Separated (2016) (TV Episode)
Jessica: "Teddy Ruxpin, is that the little guy from 'Twins'?"
Ashens: Ashens Microwave Foodstuffs Special (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the original YouTube description of the video.
Beyond the Gates (2016)
VHS tape on video store shelf.
The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
Mentioned by name
Lorraine: Episode dated 4 October 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the DeVitos' interview.
Fresh Off the Boat: Where Are the Giggles? (2016) (TV Episode)
Marvin: "Did you see the movie 'Twins'?"
Talk Show the Game Show: National Treasure (2017) (TV Episode)
Casey Scheiner mentions this movie by name
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy Bites an Onion! (2017) (TV Episode)
Titus has no clue why the movie is funny.
Saturday Night Live: Dwayne Johnson/Katy Perry (2017) (TV Episode)
Coco Watchout tells Trashyard Mutt they are related by way of a Twins like experiment.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: I'm Making Up for Lost Time (2018) (TV Episode)
Rebecca and Tucker mention the movie by name.
You're the Worst: Pancakes (2019) (TV Episode)
Vernon and Jimmy pose in the style of this movie's poster.
Freelancers: Karate! (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Zona in a discussion of Danny DeVito movies

Featured in 

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Danny DeVito/Richard Benjamin (1988) (TV Episode)
Danny DeVito introduces a clip from his movie
At the Movies: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels/Tequila Sunrise/Twins/My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown for the review. Two thumbs up.
2 Live Crew: Yakety Yak (1988) (Short)
clips appear throughout
At the Movies: Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Unlikeliest Star (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown of various Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, including this one.
Christmas in Connecticut (1992) (TV Movie)
Seen on a television
At the Movies: They'll Do It Every Time: Part Two (1992) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Biography: Arnold Schwarzenegger (Paramount TV) (1995) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
The Universal Story (1996) (TV Movie)
clip shown
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clips shown.
I Love the 80's 3-D: 1988 (2005) (TV Episode)
shown in segment
20 to 1: Big Screen Buddies (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Julius and Vincent.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Twins (2011) (TV Episode)
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Master of None: Old People (2015) (TV Episode)
Features VHS footage of this film.
Lorraine: Episode dated 4 October 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Twins is #6.


The Terminator (1984)
Julius uses the phrase "I'll be back".

Spoofed in 

Kremlyovskiy koncert: Den' pervogo Aprelya (2003) (TV Episode)
When Yelzin is holding his pension raise he is screaming "150 rubles. 150 rubles. Yes!" just like Danny de Vito in Twins with the 12 million dollars.
Robot Chicken: Werewolf vs. Unicorn (2007) (TV Episode)
Picture of Danny DeVito from the Twins poster is seen on a flapboard when Arnie says he has been in movies with aliens before.
Whovians: Smile (2017) (TV Episode)
Spoofed moive poster
Funny or Die Presents...: Call Me by Your Twins (2018) (TV Episode)
Parody trailer

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