The Game (1997) Poster



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Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


Citizen Kane (1941)
Captain Kangaroo (1955) (TV Series)
A character makes an obscene reference to Captain Kangaroo as a metaphor
Vertigo (1958)
Seconds (1966)
If.... (1968)
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia (1974)
The white suit Van Orton wears in Mexico
Days of Heaven (1978)
autographed Linda Manz still on wall
Blade Runner (1982)
"Reaction time is a factor"
Octopussy (1983)
Total Recall (1990)
Staggered (1994)
Men in Black (1997)
James Darrell Edwards III birth certificate is same printout, slightly altered

Referenced in 

The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Title on cinema marquee.
Open Your Eyes (1997)
the same ending sequence while he was falling from the building
At the Movies: Lost in Space/The Spanish Prisoner/Mercury Rising/Kurt & Courtney/Character (1998) (TV Episode)
A still appears in the "New on Video" bumper. Thumbs down from Siskel; thumbs up from Ebert.
Fight Club (1999)
The station wagon in the parking lot of Lou's Tavern is the exact same car from Fincher's previous film, when James Rebhorn's character tranports Michael Douglas' character to the CRS building after the zoo (mentioned in director's commentary).
Vanilla Sky (2001)
Panic Room (2002)
Cypher (2002)
Het glazen huis: Zilver en goud (2004) (TV Episode)
referenced by Angela during her presentation
The Money Shot (2005) (Video)
Characters reference the film by name in dialogue.
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
George Lucas mentions this movie when talking about Michael Douglas
How I Met Your Mother: Little Boys (2007) (TV Episode)
Ted says he has so much game, he's this movie.
The Simpsons: Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind (2007) (TV Episode)
man falling off something tall and landing on something inflatable at his surprise party
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Smallville: Roulette (2009) (TV Episode)
Although with a different unrelated script, this episode basically works as a homage to the movie's basic plot.
Park Road: Er det dit endelige svar? (2010) (TV Episode)
It is an option for a question of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
Final Revision (2010) (Short)
Start Anew?: On the Campaign Trail with Beady Eye (2013) (Short)
Mentioned by Liam.
The Blackout Experiments (2016)
Abel mentions movie by title and describes the basic plot.
Rick and Morty: Vindicators 3: The Return of Worldender (2017) (TV Episode)
The "game" drunk Rick created ends with what was left of the Vindicators being transported to a giant party with live entertainment, featuring characters from previous episodes.
Westworld: Reunion (2018) (TV Episode)
The host laying down the rules for the new game for The Man In Black
The Cinema Snob: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
God Friended Me: Pilot (2018) (TV Episode)
mentioned in conversation
Take the Tower: Episode #1.3 (2018) (TV Episode)
Title referenced in one of the questions.
Take the Tower: Episode #1.5 (2018) (TV Episode)
Trivia questions loosely connected to the title of the film.
Russian Doll: The Great Escape (2019) (TV Episode)
Nadia says: "This is 'The Game.' I am Michael Douglas!"

Featured in 

The Game: Behind the Scenes (1997) (Video)
Clips, Interviews, behind the scenes footage and scenes from the film
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part III: 60-41 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 44 on the list
CSI: NY: It Happened to Me (2009) (TV Episode)
Music from "The Game" is beeing used throughout e.g. in the opening sequence and during the medical examination.
20 to 1: Hollywood Twists (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Radioman (2012)
Clips shown
Disassociation (2012) (Video)
The David Fincher film "The Game" is featured briefly in the beginning of the film
WatchMojo: Top 10 Overlooked Gems from Well-Know Directors (2015) (TV Episode)
This movie directed by David Fincher ranks at #4
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movies with Bad Endings (2019) (TV Episode)
The Game gets a dishonorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Ruined by Happy Endings (2019) (TV Episode)
The Game is #1.


Crash (1996)

Spoofed in 

Game Night (2018)
Same concept of a real-life game is parodied.

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