Most Influential Films

The following is a record of the films that have appeared on the five film list of more than one Movies Made Me guest.  I’ll keep this updated as episodes air, so you can clearly see the films that have been most often referenced as influential.

Click on each title to view the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) page for the film.

FILM
Referenced By (Episode)

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500 Days of Summer (2009)

Brock Powell (Ep. 39), Jonathan Young (Ep. 87)

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Jeff “Swampy” Marsh (Ep. 7), Samm Levine (Ep. 75)

Alien (1979)

Janet Joyce Holden (Ep. 2), Bree Paulsen (Ep. 108)

Aliens (1986)

Albert Nguyen (Ep. 86), Trevor Dillon (Ep. 96)

Almost Famous (2000)

Ron Placone (Ep. 83), Matthew LaBelle (Ep. 91), Jeremiah Jacobs (Ep. 99)

Amadeus (1984)

Cheryl Jones (Ep. 1), Tim Prettyman (Ep. 30)

American Beauty (1999)

Christopher Tate (Ep. 5), Alastair James Murden (Ep. 34)

Back to the Future (1985)

Mike Matola (Ep. 6), Daniel “Bad Apple” Ramirez (Ep. 23), Oliver Wellington (47), Manny Matos (Ep. 73)

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Catherine Elhoffer (Ep. 53), Kat Hudson (Ep. 94), Aimee Steinberger (Ep. 108), Morghan Gill (Ep. 108)

Beetlejuice (1988)

Will Runyon, Jr. (Ep. 18), Josh Saltzman (Ep. 80)

Being There (1979)

Monica Parker (Ep. 25), Jeff Capri (Ep. 78)

Blade Runner (1982)

Janet Joyce Holden (Ep. 2), Dan Shippey (Ep. 8), EJ De la Pena (Ep. 45), Alexander Hoffman (Ep. 92)

Blazing Saddles (1974)

Darrin Weedon (Ep. 15), Dave Schmidt (Ep. 55), Daniel Groves (Ep. 71)

Brazil (1985)

Corey Frey (Ep. 46), Alexander Hoffman (Ep. 92)

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)

Greg Proops (Ep. 16), Rich Cooley (Ep. 32)

Casablanca (1942)

Daniel Shippey (Ep. 8), Zach Eastman (Ep. 56)

Clerks (1994)

Matt Benson (Ep. 18), Brendan Creecy (Ep. 27), Russell Nohelty (Ep. 58), Daniel Groves (Ep. 71), Joe Meyers (Ep. 103)

Clue (1985)

Lauren Shippen (Ep. 60), David Law (Ep. 108)

Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)

Kaela Berry (Ep. 54), Maggie Love (Ep. 86)

Dead Poets Society (1989)

Todd Glass (Ep. 16), Julia Bradford (Ep. 65)

Dirty Dancing (1987)

Corina Clayton (Ep. 14), Angel Lopez (Ep. 33)

Duck Soup (1933)

Alice Fraser (Ep. 48), Daniel Groves (Ep. 71)

Dumb and Dumber (1994)

Nick Davis (Ep. 46), Alexander Hoffman (Ep. 92)

Enter the Dragon (1973)

Danny Villalobos (Ep. 42), Lonnie Millsap (Ep. 91)

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Daniel “Bad Apple” Ramirez (Ep. 23), Micah Gallo (Ep. 77)

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Eddie Furth (Ep. 31), Lindsay Ruben (Ep. 42)

Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

Tara Ison (Ep. 17), Jeff Capri (Ep. 78)

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

Mike Matola (Ep. 6), Jeff “Swampy” Marsh (Ep. 26)

Fight Club (1999)

David Blake Lucarelli (Ep. 24), Martin (Ep. 75), Ron Placone (Ep. 83)

Frankenstein (1931)

Christopher Uminga (Ep. 86), Joe Meyers (Ep. 103)

Gattaca (1997)

KC Wayland (Ep. 41), Emer Kinsella (Ep. 76)

Ghostbusters (1984)

Cheryl Jones (Ep. 1), Brendan Creecy (Ep. 27), Brock Powell (Ep. 39), Lawrence Duane (Ep. 65), Scott Miller (Ep. 67), Mike Schmidt (Ep. 89)

Gone with the Wind (1939)

Bethanie Weber Rayburn (Ep. 9), Alexandra August (Ep. 18), Elyse Ashton (Ep. 35)

Grease (1978)

PJ Haarsma (Ep. 49), Geoffrey Ashley (Ep. 59)

Groundhog Day (1993)

Dan Povenmire (Ep. 11), PJ Haarsma (Ep. 49)

Harold and Maude (1971)

Janet Varney (Ep. 47), Joe Ochman (Ep. 108)

Heathers (1988)

Espree Devora (Ep. 18), Sofia Stefou (Ep. 106)

Help! (1965)

Wayne Federman (Ep. 61), Sonia Melinkoff (Ep. 90)

Highlander (1986)

Patrick Foss (Ep. 16), EJ De la Pena (Ep. 45), Justin Luis Vargas (Ep. 94)

History of the World Part I (1981)

Michelle Nava (Ep. 3), Daniel “Bad Apple” Ramirez (Ep. 23), Jonathan Young (Ep. 87)

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963)

Dave Woodman (Ep. 42), Marc Herson (Ep. 48), Chris Troutt (Ep. 74)

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

Martin Casella (Ep. 22), Cash Levy (Ep. 46), Matt Rehm (Ep. 48), Wayne Federman (Ep. 61), Dr Heinz Doofenshmirtz (Ep. 100)

Jaws (1975)

Cheryl Jones (Ep. 1), Christopher Tate (Ep. 5), Dan Povenmire (Ep. 11), Morgan Pratt (Ep. 16), Marc Maron (Ep. 18), Alastair James Murden (Ep. 34), Shelly Smith (Ep. 38)

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973)

Patrick Foss (Ep. 21), Jackie Kashian (Ep. 85)

Jurassic Park (1993)

Ben Cuatt (Ep. 29), Eddie Furth (Ep. 31), KC Wayland (41)

Labyrinth (1986)

Ashleigh Popplewell (Ep. 86), Leen Isabel (Ep. 91), Rachel Reed (Ep. 108)

Lilo & Stitch (2002)

Bethany Brinton (Ep. 44), Brandon Kenney (Ep. 86)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Chris Mancini (Ep. 16), Darcy Staniforth (Ep. 68), Josh Saltzman (Ep. 80), James Fairbanks IV (Ep. 97)

Mulan (1998)

Mysterie Peña (Ep. 84), Alison Wilgus (Ep. 91)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

Tara Ison (Ep. 17), Rich Cooley (Ep. 32)

Ordinary People (1980)

Darcy Staniforth (Ep. 68), Neil Landau (Ep. 98)

Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)

Joey Spiotto (Ep. 65), Gareth Reynolds (Ep. 73)

Peter Pan (1953)

Lamont Hunt (Ep. 86), Phil Johnson (Ep. 93). James Fairbanks IV (Ep. 97)

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)

Cheryl Jones (Ep. 1), Mauricio Abril (Ep. 51)

Planet of the Apes (1968)

Frank Dietz (Ep. 37), Joe Meyers (Ep. 103)

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Brian Ging (Ep. 40), Geoffrey Ashley (Ep. 59), Daniel Groves (Ep. 71), Micah Gallo (Ep. 77)

Pump Up the Volume (1990)

Espree Devora (Ep. 18), Joe Meyers (Ep. 103)

Purple Rain (1984)

Perla X. Caballero-Hoblit (Ep. 48), Phil Johnson (Ep. 93)

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Mike Matola (Ep. 6), Kelly Shippey (Ep. 13), Captain Rusty Rice (Ep. 20), Brian Ging (Ep. 40), Patrick Scullin (Ep. 65), Old School (Ep. 94), James Fairbanks IV (Ep. 97)

Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Wayne Federman (Ep. 61), Andrew Linde (Ep. 63), Mike Schmidt (Ep. 74 & 89)

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Karina Chiu (Ep. 4), Justin Quizon (Ep. 70)

Sleeping Beauty (1959)

Karina Chiu (Ep. 4), Noël Clark (Ep. 108)

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Karina Chiu (Ep. 4), Lauren Shippen (Ep. 60)

Spirited Away (2001)

Rachel Elese (Ep. 94), Nikki Hancock (Ep. 108)

Stand By Me (1986)

Darcy Staniforth (Ep. 68), Dawn Bourn (Ep. 69)

Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999)

Emil Grecian (Ep. 16), Joel Garcia (Ep. 42), Catherine Elhoffer (Ep. 53)

Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Janet Joyce Holden (Ep. 2), Dan Povenmire (Ep. 11), Kelly Shippey (Ep. 13), Rob Walch (Ep. 18), David Blake Lucarelli (Ep. 24), Ben Cuatt (Ep. 29), Elyse Ashton (Ep. 35), PJ Haarsma (Ep. 49), Shannon Eric Denton (52), Geoffrey Ashley (Ep. 59), Gigi Johnson (Ep. 62), Murray Valeriano (Ep. 66), Ron Milts (Ep. 67), Daniel Groves (Ep. 71), Polina Grinbaum (Ep. 72), Micah Gallo (Ep. 77), Tom Hodges (Ep. 91), Greg Luzniak (Ep. 91), Dominic Aradio (Ep. 91), Caleb King (Ep. 108)

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Hal Lublin (Ep. 46 & 50), Zee Cee Art (Ep. 86), Jonathan Young (Ep. 87), Chris Kawagiwa (Ep. 108)

Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983)

Patrick Foss (Ep. 21), Tim Prettyman (Ep. 30), Connor Norris (Ep. 42), Jose Pulido (Ep. 86)

Strange Brew (1983)

Aaron Brodkin (Ep. 18), Laura House (Ep. 107)

Stripes (1981)

Jeff Capri (Ep. 78), Laura House (Ep. 107)

Superman (1978)

Andrew Day (Ep. 91), Jerry A Gaylord (Ep. 91), Jason Radovan (Ep. 94), Wil Panganiban (Ep. 108)

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

Jeff “Swampy” Marsh (Ep. 7), Dan Shippey (Ep. 8), William Rooklidge (Ep. 28)

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

Dan Shippey (Ep. 8), Jennifer Acuna (Ep. 10)

The Big Lebowski (1998)

Cheryl Jones (Ep. 1), Michelle Nava (Ep. 3), Major Francis Monogram (Ep. 100), Joe Meyers (Ep. 103)

The Exorcist (1973)

Daniel “Bad Apple” Ramirez (Ep. 23), Shelly Smith (Ep. 38)

The Godfather (1972)

Michelle Nava (Ep. 3), Dan Povenmire (Ep. 11), Clancy Brown (Ep. 19), Rich Cooley (Ep. 32), Charles Thurston (Ep. 86)

The Goonies (1985)

Kelly Shippey (Ep. 13), Patrick Ballesteros (Ep. 65), Josh Saltzman (Ep. 80)

The Graduate (1967)

Eric Trules (Ep. 46), Mike Schmidt (Ep. 89), Neil Landau (Ep. 98)

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)

Tim Prettyman (Ep. 30), Jonathan Sadowski (Ep. 74)

The Little Mermaid (1989)

Kaela Berry (Ep. 54), Penelope R Gaylord (Ep. 91)

The Matrix (1999)

Gigi Johnson (Ep. 62), Giovannie Espiritu (Ep. 81)

The Muppet Movie (1979)

Michelle Nava (Ep. 3), Captain Rusty Rice (Ep. 20), Travis Clark (Ep. 74), Laura House (Ep. 107)

The NeverEnding Story (1984)

Jennifer Acuna (Ep. 10), Giovannie Espiritu (Ep. 81), Adam Speas (Ep. 94)

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

Jordan Monsell (Ep. 42), Mauricio Abril (Ep. 51), Jarrett Seifert (Ep. 88), Nubia O’Hare (Ep. 94)

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Lauren Shippen (Ep. 60), Jackie Kashian (Ep. 85)

The Princess Bride (1987)

Phil Vecchio (Ep. 16), Captain Rusty Rice (Ep. 20), Carter Parton Rogers (Ep. 46), Russell Nohelty (Ep. 58), Sonia Melinkoff (Ep. 90)

The Shining (1980)

Josh Saltzman (Ep. 80), Trevor Dillon (Ep. 96)

The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Darrin Weedon (Ep. 15), Dave Schmidt (Ep. 55)

Titanic (1997)

Eddie Furth (Ep. 31), Emer Kinsella (Ep. 76)

Tombstone (1993)

David Blake Lucarelli (Ep. 24); Monica Parker (Ep. 25)

West Side Story (1961)

Mauricio Abril (Ep. 51), Mysterie Pena (Ep. 84)

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)

Andrew Linde (Ep. 18 & 63), Jackie Kashian (Ep. 85)

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Darrin Weedon (Ep. 15), Eddie Furth (Ep. 31), Justin Quizon (Ep. 70), Paul Gilmartin (Ep. 74)

Young Frankenstein (1974)

Kaela Berry (Ep. 54), Bryan Clar (Ep. 73)

 

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