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The Red Shoes (1948)
The shot where the camera is spinning around whilst Portman is dancing is a homage to The Red Shoes, another ballet film.
The Fly (1986)
The shot of Nina's back as feathers begin to break the skin is an homage to the shot of the hairs on Brundle's back.
Perfect Blue (1997)
Numerous visual references as well as similar plot elements such as doppelgangers, paranoia and mental anguish caused by striving for success and stardom
Pi (1998)
The man that Nina sees or hallucinates in the subway appears in some of Max's hallucinations in Pi
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Nina's breakfast
Great Performances: Dance in America: 'Swan Lake' with American Ballet Theatre (2005) (TV Episode)
The prologue, in which Von Rothbart first appears as a handsome man and then reveals himself as ugly after he has transformed Odette into a swan, is adapted from this production.

Referenced in 

Richard Roeper & the Movies: Fall Preview 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper says he's also anticipating this movie
Maltin on Movies: Burlesque (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie referenced in this episode.
30 Rock: Christmas Attack Zone (2010) (TV Episode)
Paul and Jenna's costume idea is inspired by Natalie Portman in the film
CBS News Up to the Minute: Episode dated 16 December 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
A.O. Scott critiques Black Swan
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.59 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Natalie Portman was in the film
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Mila Kunis is introduced as being in the film
Conan: VooDoo or Voo Don't (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien mentions this movie in a joke at the beginning of the show
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.73 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ross says he wore his special makeup for Natalie Portman, and is then shown made up like Portman on the film's poster
Conan: The Conundrum Enigma (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actress Natalie Portman and mentions this movie
Conan: Something Smelly That Way Went (2011) (TV Episode)
A guy dressed up as actor Tom Arnold in a skit mentions this movie
Harald Schmidt: Episode #5.15 (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Schmidt several times
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.87 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ross shows a picture portraying Aaron Rodgers if he wore "Black Swan" makeup instead of eyeblack
Saturday Night Live: Dana Carvey/Linkin Park (2011) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Wayne and Garth in their Oscar preview
Conan: 'Whisper,' She Shouted (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan jokes that Andy wore a sports jersey when going to see the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.88 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mark Wahlberg says that at one point, the film's director Darren Aronofsky was attached to direct "The Fighter"
Tosh.0: Evolution of Dance Guy (Dance-Off) (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Saturday Night Live: Russell Brand/Chris Brown (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Russell Brand's opening monologue
Community: Intermediate Documentary Filmmaking (2011) (TV Episode)
Pierce refers to Shirley as "Black Swan."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.96 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mikey Day tries to give away tickets to the film as part of a dare
American Dad!: You Debt Your Life (2011) (TV Episode)
When Roger is about to get run over by the bus, he holds his arms out and says, "I did it perfectly!"
Laserdisc Memories: If I Picked the Oscars (2011) (TV Episode)
FIlm is mentioned in Episode
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.102 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip from the Oscars shows Natalie Portman being announced as Best Actress for the film
Stiller & Meara: The Oscars (2011) (TV Episode)
One of five films commented on by Stiller & Meara.
Saturday Night Live: Miley Cyrus/The Strokes (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Miley Cyrus's opening monologue
30 Rock: Plan B (2011) (TV Episode)
Hank says that Jack bought something he didn't understand, like when Hank bought tickets to the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.11 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger's thumb verdict is shown during the "Now on DVD" segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.130 (2011) (TV Episode)
a poster for "Madea's Big Happy Family" is shown that spoofs the film's poster
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.160 (2011) (TV Episode)
referenced in a clue in "Celebrity Facts" category
90210: Nerdy Little Secrets (2011) (TV Episode)
Silver and Christopher talk about the movie, Black Swan
Reimagine: The Game (2011) (Video Game)
Referenced in the Blockbuster level.
Bum Reviews: Thor (2011) (TV Episode)
"When does Natalie Portman turn into the swan?"
Spider-Man XXX: A Porn Parody (2011) (Video)
Peter, Mary-Jane, Gwen and Flash return from the cinema discussing the film.
Entourage: Motherfucker (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by E
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Matilda (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned in past releases
Rude Tube: Mashed 'n' Mixed (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
America's Next Top Model: Kristin Cavallari (2011) (TV Episode)
Isis mentions the movie when getting dressed for panel
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXII (2011) (TV Episode)
Grampa, dressed in a black tutu, asks, "When are we doin' the black swan?"
Tosh.0: Season 3 Web Reflection (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Yi Pao Er Hong (2011)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Fresh Beat Band: Pink Swan (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies seen this year
Donald Glover: Weirdo (2012) (TV Special)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Arm (2012) (Short)
Talked about
Come Dine with Me Canada: Alex Crooks: Block 13 (2012) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions the movie by name.
The Biggest Loser: Episode #13.10 (2012) (TV Episode)
Emily mentions the movie by name.
Supernatural: Out with the Old (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Dean
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.80 (2012) (TV Episode)
Sarah talks about Natalie Portman as a ballerina.
Burning Love: Pool Party (2012) (TV Episode)
Mark says it is a "hilarious" movie.
It's a Disaster (2012)
Lexi makes a reference to Black Swan joking that Tracy and Hedy are having sex
Futurama: The Thief of Baghead (2012) (TV Episode)
"Black Swan" soundtrack heard during Calculon's "Romeo & Juliet" death scene.
The Letter (2012)
Both films feature a protagonist who is very passionate about her professionals until it starts to blur the lines between reality and delusions. Elizabeth McIntyre is also named after Beth McIntyre from Black Swan.
Glee: The New Rachel (2012) (TV Episode)
Cassandra says that her students should be dancing "at Black Swan levels of psychosis by now."
Sover Dolly på ryggen? (2012)
A poster is seen at Anne's work
The League: The Vapora Sport (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
At the Offices of Glee (2013) (Short)
Jenkins: "Did [Darren Criss] direct Black Swan?"
RuPaul's Drag Race: Black Swan: Why It Gotta Be Black? (2013) (TV Episode)
The title is a play on words plus RuPaul says, "once you go black swan, you never go back!"
Wingmen Incorporated (2013)
Justin mentions this movie after throwing up while having sex with Lucy.
Glee: Lights Out (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Isabelle
Scatter My Ashes at Bergdorf's (2013)
This film is referred to.
Los Cinéfilos: Realmente amor (2013) (TV Episode)
The girl alludes to it.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.199 (2013) (TV Episode)
in an NBC Sports commercial, Jason Sudeikis associates Swansea City A.F.C. with Natalie Portman because the team's symbol is a black swan
Carrie (2013)
Closet scene, and boys sexually teasing Carrie.
Some Girls: Episode #2.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Saz refers to the film.
One Hit Wonderland: Somebody's Watching Me by Rockwell (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Caddywhompus Years (2013) (Short)
Chase shouts "Be the Black Swan, baby!" to encourage Melody
Face Off: Swan Song (2013) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Squashes Their Beefs (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD can be seen in the video store
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)
The scene of Katniss dancing with a dress that apparently turns into wings and feathers (along with the backlighting and her view from the back of the stage) is visually very similar to the scene when Nina turns into the Black Swan.
Bum Reviews: Thor: The Dark World (2013) (TV Episode)
"I can't wait for Black Swan 2."
Broad City: What a Wonderful World (2014) (TV Episode)
Ilana scare Abbi in the mirror and Abbi says "Don't Black Swan me like that".
The Noah Movie Deception (2014) (Video)
Mentioned by Joe.
Hart of Dixie: A Better Man (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lemon
Faking It: Three to Tango (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #30.191 (2014) (TV Episode)
Nina Sayers is referenced in clue in "Actors' Roles" category
Noah Making Of-Iceland: Extreme Beauty (2014) (Short)
mentioned once
BoJack Horseman: Live Fast, Diane Nguyen (2014) (TV Episode)
Title seen on shirt
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Happyland: Price of Admission (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Family Guy: Our Idiot Brian (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Suspiria (2015) (TV Episode)
"It's like Black Swan if everyone were Mila Kunis."
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.5 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Winona Ryder/Colin Quinn/Beirut (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Winona Ryder
The Murder Pact (2015)
Referenced by Poppy in her auditorium changing room debates with Annabel over assuming the lead and her awareness of her bulimia.
The Muppets.: Walk the Swine (2015) (TV Episode)
Kermit thinks that Miss Piggy's grudge toward Reese Witherspoon in "Walk the Line" was replaced by a grudge toward Natalie Portman in this movie, but Uncle Deadly tells him that grudge was only a decoy
Skam: Man vet når gutter lyver (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Made in Mosjøen: Episode #1.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Half in the Bag: The Revenant (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike says the performances of The Revenant reminded him of Black Swan, where everybody is great except for the leading actor
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Black & White (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Loose Canon: Oscar Bait: A History (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown.
Fear Me (2016) (TV Series)
Black Swan is at the video rental store.
Modern Family: Double Click (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Comic Sans (2016) (Short)
A DVD of the film is watched during the short film.
Cycle (2016) (Short)
Heather wants to become the main performer and begging for a part as opposed to working for it.
A Gift from Me to You (2016) (Short)
Main characters transforms into a likeness of the Black Swan.
The Real O'Neals: The Real Halloween (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.31 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Scene It" category
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 14 November 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard.
Asmrbebexo: The ASMR Library Roleplay Books Typing Whispers (2017) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown and is talked about.
Riverdale: Chapter Seven: In a Lonely Place (2017) (TV Episode)
Kevin mentions the film
Cash Trapped: Episode #2.13 (2017) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Vedro: Family Tree (2017) (TV Episode)
DVD in Alfred Bergman's collection.
ScreenPrism: You Know It's a Darren Aronofsky Movie IF... (2017) (TV Episode)
An analysis of the movie
The Andrew Klavan Show: St. Louis Stupid, Hollywood Hateful (2017) (TV Episode)
Klavan says it's a good movie.
Half in the Bag: Mother! (2017) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
American Housewife: Back to School (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Katie - "Don't make me go Black Swan on you."
Saturday Night Live: Natalie Portman/Dua Lipa (2018) (TV Episode)
Title mentioend during Natalie Raps 2.
Red Sparrow (2018)
Rivalry between ballet dancers.

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett reviews the trailer in the Anticipatron
At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Black Swan (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
Maltin on Movies: Black Swan (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
At the Movies: Summer Special 2010/11 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed and in interviews with director Darren Aronofsky and actress Natalie Portman.
Six O'Clock News: Episode dated 12 January 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Nominee clips shown.
Breakfast: Episode dated 20 January 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during interview with Natalie Portman.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown during Kartina's commentary on the film
Breakfast: Episode dated 26 January 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during 'Oscar' segment.
17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Nominee clips
De wereld draait door: Episode #6.94 (2011) (TV Episode)
Fragments are shown.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown of Natalie Portman, Christy's preference to win the Oscar for Best Actress
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.101 (2011) (TV Episode)
A Jaywalking participant is substituted for Natalie Portman as the black swan in the final ballet scene
Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) (TV Special)
nominee clips
Breakfast: Episode dated 28 February 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during 'Oscar' segment.
2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) (TV Special)
Scene edited into opening sequence, numerous clips shown during award nominations
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.157 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip in MTV Movie Awards segment
Guys Choice Awards 2011 (2011) (TV Special)
Clip were showned
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
At the Movies: Episode #9.1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 1 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2011.
Belas Artes: A Esquina do Cinema (2012)
A short segment can be seen from the projection room and a big marketing display is seen on the lobby of the theater
Anime Abandon: Perfect Blue (2012) (TV Episode)
Sage says he prefers this movie to Perfect Blue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.169 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Mila Kunis films
De wereld leert door: Episode #1.26 (2013) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
Needs More Gay: Black Swan Needs More Gay (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Scariest Scenes from Non-Horror Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in video
ScreenPrism: Subjective Camera in Black Swan (2016) (TV Episode)
An analysis of the movie
ScreenPrism: What Really Happened at the End of Black Swan? (2016) (TV Episode)
An analysis of the movie
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Best Actress montage

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Jim Carrey/The Black Keys (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Black Swan" segment
How It Should Have Ended: The Best Picture Summary 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Best Picture parody
Black Swan, Grey Goose (2011) (Short)
Spoofs the film Black Swan and its characters
Days of Our Lives: Episode #1.11621 (2011) (TV Episode)
A fantasy sequence parodies the movie.
The Simpsons: The Ten-Per-Cent Solution (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the "Black & Blue Swan" Itchy & Scratchy cartoon
The Parodies Volume 2 (2012) (Video)
One segment is a XXX parody of the movie
30 Rock: Aunt Phatso vs. Jack Donaghy (2012) (TV Episode)
uses score from film/play; also the Liz/Wassername segments spoof the plot
30 Nights of Paranormal Activity with the Devil Inside the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2013)
A parody of Black Swan and its characters are shown in the film
Scary Movie 5 (2013)
One of the main parodies.
Workaholics: Peyote It Forward (2015) (TV Episode)
When Anders turns into a bird

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