Boys Don't Cry (1999) Poster


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Version of 

Boys Don't Cry (1995) (Short)

Remake of 

Boys Don't Cry (1995) (Short)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Tobey Maguire/Sisqo (2000) (TV Episode)
Refereneced during Celebrity Jeopardy!
Young Americans: Gone (2000) (TV Episode)
Hamilton stating he prefers Hilary Swank to Chloë Sevigny is a reference to their roles in the film and his feelings for Jake
Grosse Pointe: Devil in a Blue Dress (2000) (TV Episode)
Courtney says Hilary Swank won an Oscar for cutting off all her hair and pretending to be a boy.
Down from the Mountain (2000)
Singer Emmylou Harris starts to sing a song and says "This reminds me of that movie, Boys Don't Cry."
The Gift: A Look Inside (2001) (Video)
A Decade Under the Influence (2003)
mentioned in documentary
The Hole (2003) (Video)
videotape seen on the shelf at the inn
Film Geek (2005)
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
Entourage: The Boys Are Back in Town (2005) (TV Episode)
Ari Gold tells Vince that Hilary Swank has a vagina but pretended to have a penis and she won an Oscar for it
TransGeneration (2005) (TV Mini-Series)
movie poster in the corner of T.J.'s dorm room
Saturday Night Live: Peter Sarsgaard/The Strokes (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue and in the pirate convention
American Dad!: Helping Handis (2006) (TV Episode)
Stan refers to it while talking with Steve.
American Pie Presents: Beta House (2007) (Video)
Dwight Stifler mentions this movie by name when Cooze thinks his girlfriend has a penis
South Park: The China Probrem (2008) (TV Episode)
The first scene where Indiana Jones is raped is a reference to the rape scene in Boys Don't Cry.
Robot Chicken: I'm Trapped (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Schoolhouse Rock!" spoof
Zombie Girl: The Movie (2009)
movie case shown when Harry Knowles is doing voiceover
The Office: Prince Family Paper (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Kevin while talking about Hilary Swank
Bollywood Hero: Episode #1.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title referenced by Monty & Priya
Community: Physical Education (2010) (TV Episode)
Abed says that his impression of Jeff consists of "10 percent Dick Van Dyke, 20 percent Sam Malone, 40 percent Zach Braff from 'Scrubs,' and 30 percent Hilary Swank from 'Boys Don't Cry.'"
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Supercop (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of February/March
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.154 (2011) (TV Episode)
Chaz Bono says he saw the film around the time he realized he was transgender
The RAs: Unwanted Child Throw-Up (2011) (TV Episode)
Mark tells Billy that "half the cast of Boys Don't Cry" goes to their college
Tower Heist (2011)
Enrique says that the movie terrified him
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Mentioned in the "We Saw Your Boobs" song.
G.B.F. (2013)
One of the movies Brent's mom rents.
DVD-R Hell: Cavemen (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Caveman pilot.
Il capitale umano (2013)
poster seen in Serena's room
House of Lies: Pushback (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Battle of the Decades: 2000s Game 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Correct response in "Big-Screen Gender Benders" for $400
Dope (2015)
Mentioned by the bouncers.
After the Ball (2015)
Gay Maurice says to Kate, finding out that she was Nate, that she's the "first" he's been attracted to since Hilary Swank.
Some Are Born (2015)
A favorite movie of a Carol
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
My Movie Girl (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Game Night (2018)
The title was name-dropped when trying to guess Gary's Pictionary image


Battle of the Worlds (1961)
This is the movie playing on TV in Lana's home

Featured in 

The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2000) (TV Special)
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV Special)
The 75th Annual Academy Awards (2003) (TV Special)
Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (Video)
Documentary about Sex in Films
In the Company of Women (2004) (TV Movie)
Footage from this film was shown in this documentry.
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
Various clips are shown including the rape scene and a scene of Lana and Brandon having sex.
SexTV: We Want You!/The Bedtrick/Saucy Stitchwork (2006) (TV Episode)
Clip from film is used in this episode.
Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema (2006)
excerpt; cited as example of GLBT cinema
Indie Sex: Teens (2007) (TV Movie)
A clip is shown
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips featured during montage.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.29 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during a montage of Hilary Swank's films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.66 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Hilary Swank films
Raging Bull: Reflections on a Classic (2011) (Video)
Clips featured.
Beyond Clueless (2014)
Clips shown
When We Rise: The People Behind the Story (2017) (TV Movie)
A clip from the movie is shown.

Spoofed in 

If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000) (TV Movie)
Sugar Rush: Episode #2.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
Kim goes to a drag king night and says "Things do go a little bit Hilary Swank.
Family Guy: Boys Do Cry (2007) (TV Episode)
reversal of title and genders of a crossdressing person a bunch of homophobic rednecks want to kill
Robot Chicken: The Hobbit: There and Bennigan's (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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