James and the Giant Peach (1996) Poster


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Jaws (1975)
A mechanical shark explodes.
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
Jack Skellington appears as a pirate captain

Referenced in 

Home and Away: Episode #1.2281 (1997) (TV Episode)
Jesse takes Duncan and Rachel to see this
Mad About You: The New Friend (1997) (TV Episode)
Sarah's children watch this film.
Deformed Monsters (1997)
Video box at Video Store.
The Harryhausen Chronicles (1998) (TV Movie)
References this title.
Grim Fandango (1998) (Video Game)
Spiderwebs, evil submarines and crusher thingies, saving by flying.
Enemy of the State (1998)
A VHS tape of James and the Giant Peach is on top of the TV in Reynolds' house.
Spin City: James and the Giant Speech (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
Will & Grace: Sons and Lovers: Part 1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Jack: "... last night someone's hand repeatedly brushed up against James and the giant peaches."
Everwood: Vegetative State (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Wonderful World of Roald Dahl (2005) (TV Movie)
How story adapted for screen
Bad Movie Beatdown: Monkeybone (2009) (TV Episode)
mentions Henry Selick's stop-motion work
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Coraline (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Henry Selick previously directed this movie
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $500 question
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: Sledding Trip 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
When Rick talks in his sleep about "James", Jeremy asks, "Who's James? James and the Giant Peach? Do you like peaches?"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.125 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "A Movie Before, Then Dinner After"
The Great Food Truck Race: Midnight Truck to Georgia (2011) (TV Episode)
The guys joke about this movie title when they get a giant peach as a prize
A Day in the Life of a Slacker (2012) (Short)
Music from this film is used.
Face Off: What a Dahl (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
While We're Young (2014)
A VHS copy of the film is seen.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Christina Aguilera/Jeff Probst/Kid Rock (2015) (TV Episode)
Part of the title is shown in TV listings during the Screen Grabs segment, reading: James and the Giant ... Dick
Veep: Testimony (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the nicknames for Jonah on Dan's list is "Jack and the Giant Jack Off".
Nostalgia Critic: Monkeybone (2017) (TV Episode)
Critic says he found better character development in this Selick movie than Monkeybone.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Jerry Maguire/Daylight/Everyone Says I Love You (1996) (TV Episode)
The Video Pick of the Week.
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Troldspejlet i USA (1997) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions Jørgen Klubien working on the film + footage shown
Siskel & Ebert: Memo to the Academy - 1997 (1997) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Roger Ebert believes the film should be Oscar-nominated for its production design.
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Stop Motion (1999) (TV Episode)
Jakob Steggelmann mentions the film + clip shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Superman: Distant Fires (2011) (TV Episode)
"Family" plays
Nostalgia Critic: James and the Giant Peach (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - The First Features (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat considers The Beautiful Lukanida to be "the most horrifying adaptation of James and the Giant Peach". Clips shown.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Henry Selick (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.

Spoofed in 

Elf (2003)
Quote in movie when talking about childrens books, "what's more vunerable than a peach?"
American Dad!: Choosy Wives Choose Smith (2008) (TV Episode)
Roger attempts to use seagulls tied to vines to lift himself off the ground in an attempt to get off the island, only for him to accidentally kill the seagulls.

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