North by Northwest (1959) Poster


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Edited into 

Apaga y vámonos: Episode #1.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
actors heads are changed with politician heads
365 days, also known as a Year (2019)
Footage from this movie is used.


An Andalusian Dog (1929) (Short)
Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
When the character portrayed by Cary Grant is looking through a telescope at the statue of Teddy Roosevelt, he states "I don't like the way Teddy Roosevelt is looking at me." He is referencing another Cary Grant film, Arsenic and Old Lace, in which his brother thinks he is Teddy Roosevelt. He is implying that the situation he has gotten himself into by pretending to be George Kaplan makes him crazier than his brother (or the man he thinks is his brother).
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Cary Grant whistles title song while hiding in Eva Marie Saint Chicago hotel room.

Referenced in 

What's My Line?: Eva Marie Saint (1958) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name in connection with Mystery Guest Eva Maria Saint. She was shooting this film.
To Tell the Truth: Episode dated 3 March 1960 (1960) (TV Episode)
A contestant's answer to a panelist's question regarding Mt. Rushmore.
Tall Story (1960)
The ending with a trailer entering a tunnel in the same sexual innuendo context like in Hitchcock's film.
Kala Bazar (1960)
a scene outside a theater shows posters for this film
Bombay Ka Chor (1962)
The crop duster episode is copied with Kishore Kumar doing a Cary Grant
13 Frightened Girls (1963)
The famous microfilm 'MacGuffin' is also used in this film.
Charade (1963)
Telescope: A Talk with Hitchcock (1964) (TV Episode)
Referenced in conversation during interview
The Invaders: The Innocent (1967) (TV Episode)
The drunk driving scene is imitated.
The Bride Wore Black (1968)
When Bliss falls from the balcony of his apartment, the camera shows a zenith shot with a scenographic design and color distribution similar to that used by Hitckcock when filming Cary Grant's escape from UN headquarters.
A Clockwork Orange (1971)
"Singin' in the Rain" in the bathroom.
The Dick Cavett Show: Alfred Hitchcock (1972) (TV Episode)
Cavett mentions the scene where Cary Grant is being chased by an airplane.
Tomorrow Coast to Coast: Episode dated 26 November 1973 (1973) (TV Episode)
Alfred Hitchcock talks about it.
McCloud: Bonnie and McCloud (1976) (TV Episode)
McCloud and Broadhurst are attacked by a plane in a field of crops
Silver Streak (1976)
Barocco (1976)
Sweeney! (1977)
both john thaw & cary grant's characters are force fed a bottle of liquor by the villains and put back into their vehicles to drive away and have an 'accident'
Szysznyk: North by Northeast (1977) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Dreyfuss and Dillon climbing the rock with Dreyfuss slipping, arms stretched out, hands touching
The Rockford Files: South by Southeast (1978) (TV Episode)
In addition to the title reference, both plots concern an ordinary person who gets confused with a Government agent who then finds himself in the middle of international intrigue.
Someone's Watching Me! (1978) (TV Movie)
The opening titles are a distinct reference to the 1959 Hitchcock film; with an animated grid fading into the face of a large building.
Flying High: South by Southwest (1978) (TV Episode)
Episode title.
Road Games (1981)
The Hitch (Jamie Lee Curtis) character's actual name is Pamela Rushworth. The finale of 'North by Northwest' (1959) is on Mount Rushmore.
Roadgames: A Lecture by Richard Franklin, Barbi Taylor, and Brian May, 20 November (1981) (Video)
This Alfred Hitchcock film is referred to.
Hart to Hart: Hart and Sole (1982) (TV Episode)
Max states that the events of the episode are similar "to an old Cary Grant film"; the hotel scene in the episode was nearly identically to the film, as is the non-existent CIA agent
Remington Steele: Steele Waters Run Deep (1982) (TV Episode)
Both stories center around an elusive person named George Kaplan. To emphasize the point, near the end Steele points to a spot on a map and says the target is "two miles north by northwest."
Still of the Night (1982)
Scene set during auction in auction house, also house in Glen Cove, Long Island with name at gate
House of the Long Shadows (1983)
Kenneth refers to the film.
Un genio en apuros (1983)
A poster of this film can be seen
Dreamscape (1984)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
The opening scene of this film bears a clear resemblance to the iconic crop dusting sequence from Hitchock's movie.
The Cronos Children (1985)
Aris makes a reference about this movie.
Remington Steele: Forged Steele (1985) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the dialogue.
Remington Steele: Corn Fed Steele (1985) (TV Episode)
When Steele and Laura are standing by a corn field and a crop duster approaches them, he mentions this movie.
Moonlighting: North by North DiPesto (1986) (TV Episode)
title reference
Wise Guys (1986)
SPOILER: the staged shooting is the same in both movies with a third person checking the pulse and shaking the head
At the Movies: The Golden Child/Crimes of the Heart/¡Three Amigos!/Modern Girls (1986) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the Video Pick of the Week segment.
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
Outrageous Fortune (1987)
The film's finale references the famous Mount Rushmore scene in Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest.
The Brave Little Toaster (1987)
The radio directs the group by saying "North by northwest" then cautions them to "watch out for low-flying aircraft". A reference to the iconic scene in North by Northwest in which Cary Grant is chased by a low-flying biplane.
Thirtysomething: South by Southeast (1988) (TV Episode)
title reference
Beverly Hills Buntz: El Norte by Norte West (1988) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
St. Elsewhere: Requiem for a Heavyweight (1988) (TV Episode)
Fiscus refers to the film.
Moonlighting: Between a Yuk and a Hard Place (1988) (TV Episode)
Features "On the Rocks" track from Bernard Herrmann's score for North by Northwest
My Secret Identity: The Eyes of the Shadow (1989) (TV Episode)
Andrew refers to the film and its star Cary Grant.
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
Indy, like Roger Thornhill, is taken to the villain's home by two of his bodyguards. His meeting with the villain is interrupted by the latter's wife, who reminds him that they have party guests. Indy and his father are later chased by a German plane, just like the crop-duster scene.
A Fine Romance: South by Southeast (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: South by Southeast (1989) (TV Episode)
Michael talks about the movie being remade.
Inspector Morse: Masonic Mysteries (1990) (TV Episode)
When Morse picks up the long-bladed knife, he is mistaken for the murderer, as Roger Thornhill is when the body of Lester Townsend falls across him in the Hitchcock film.
Knots Landing: God Will (1990) (TV Episode)
Danny refers to the film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Jungle Goddess (1990) (TV Episode)
"North by northeast" Tom: "That was a good movie."
Popcorn (1991)
Photograph of Cary Grant is shown on a movie collage in a theater.
The Hard Way (1991)
Hudson Hawk (1991)
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
The opening scene mimics the moments before Hitchcock's infamous crop duster scene.
The Simpsons: Flaming Moe's (1991) (TV Episode)
The scene where Bart runs away from Lisa and her friends.
Boris and Natasha (1992) (TV Movie)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenagers from Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
In list of Hitchcock movies
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "They're watching 'North by Northwest.'"
Batman: The Animated Series: Fear of Victory (1992) (TV Episode)
Batman falling in through the window of a woman's apartment-first to her surprise and then her delight-is an homage to North by Northwest (1959) when Cary Grant's character sneaks into a woman's hospital room through the window and she reacts similarly.
Victim of Love (1992) (Video)
The title is mentioned.
Arizona Dream (1993)
Paul runs away from Elaine's plane, just like Cary Grant did in North by Northwest, and says to himself that he hates that film. In another scene, Paul says he'll watch that film and kill himself during the plane scene, and that he hates that film.
Tango (1993)
when Vincent attack the lover of his wife with the plane the movie copies North by Northwest (plane against man near a cornfeld...) [sorry for bad english]
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom (as Roger Thornhill): "This is no good; we're on top of the monument!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: (as Cary Grant) This is no good, we're on top of the monument.
Timecop (1994)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Violent Years (1994) (TV Episode)
"What's his name again?" Mike: "George Kaplan"
Exit to Eden (1994)
Oliver's Travels: Land of My Fathers (1995) (TV Episode)
Oliver says they can't go north by northwest because that would take him into the Irish Sea but mentions it as a "Homage" to Hitchcock.
Oliver's Travels: The Farquhar Connection (1995) (TV Episode)
Alludes to the crop duster attack on Cary Grant when a helicopter attacks them.
Harrison Bergeron (1995) (TV Movie)
Freakazoid!: The Chip: Part 2/Freakazoid Is History (1995) (TV Episode)
A take from the movie is shown during the Quantum Freak montage opening.
12 Monkeys (1995)
Ad above the main entrance of the theater.
East by Eastwest (1995) (Short)
Family Portraits: Alfred Hitchcock (1995) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Robert F. Boyle
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman: Through a Glass, Darkly (1996) (TV Episode)
Superman recalls that Cary Grant starred in North by Northwest (1959).
The Apartment (1996)
dresses of secratary and waiter, restaurant scene, hotel room scene, person on ledge going into another room
The Pandora Directive (1996) (Video Game)
Day 6 of the game is titled "South by Southeast."
Murder, She Wrote: South by Southwest (1997) (TV Movie)
Second half of movie title is take-off on Hitchcock movie.
The Making of 'Psycho' (1997) (Video)
Buffalo '66 (1998)
Killing Tartu (1998)
The airplane chasing scene is referenced in Tappev Tartu
The Odd Couple II (1998)
Felix and Oscar are crop-dusted by a bi-plane.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Space Children (1998) (TV Episode)
"The guy from North by Northwest married Ruth Batter Ginseberg"
The X Files (1998)
Scully and Mulder chased through a cornfield by helicopters references the cropduster scene
Train Birds (1998)
The Net: North by Northwestern (1998) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys: Norse by Norsevest (1998) (TV Episode)
Sub-title is parody of Hitchcock film.
879 (1998) (Short)
Animation drawn from still images of the Hitchcok's movie
Saturday Night Live: Vince Vaughn/Lauryn Hill (1998) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Alfred Hitchcock during the monologue
Like Night and Day (1998)
As an homage, there is a character named Kaplan whose face is never revealed
The Simpsons: I'm with Cupid (1999) (TV Episode)
Apu and Elton John are attacked by a biplane in a shot that mimics the one in "North by Northwest."
8MM (1999)
The sequence of shots showing Nicolas Cage's character driving up to the large Christian mansion is a clear visual hommage to the sequence of shots in North by Northwest showing Cary Grant's character being driven up to the large Townsend mansion.
Law & Order: Vaya Con Dios (2000) (TV Episode)
The victim's shirt bears the monogram ROT, the initials of its previous owner. ROT is also the monogram, as conspicuously shown on his matchbook, of Roger O Thornhill, Cary Grant's character in the Hitchcock film.
X-Men (2000)
Common Wealth (2000)
Dune (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
All About 'The Birds' (2000) (Video)
'Torn Curtain' Rising (2000) (Video)
poster shown
Metallica: I Disappear (2000) (Video)
References a sequence in North by Northwest in which Kirk Hammett is in a desert being chased by a plane as Roger Thornhill.
Double Take (2001)
Plotting 'Family Plot' (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
V.I.P.: South by Southwest (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Race to Space (2001)
William Devane's character, Roger Thornhill has the same name as Cary Grant's North by Northwest character.
Audio Interview with Richard Franklin (2001) (Video)
This Alfred Hitchcock film is referred to.
New York at the Movies (2002) (TV Movie)
Panic Room (2002)
Minority Report (2002)
Spielberg mentioned the reference in several interviews. In addition, the airport scene shares similarities to a scene in MR, and both have similar plots about men wrongly accused trying to discover the truth.
S1m0ne (2002)
Phone Booth (2002)
Les mercredis de l'histoire: Dark Side of the Moon (2002) (TV Episode)
The character George Kaplan, CIA operative, evokes the man wrongly taken to be a spy in the movie.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
An advertisement can be seen for it on the pink flier.
Kangaroo Hitchcock: The Making of 'Road Games' (2003) (Video)
The title is mentioned.
Lost in Translation (2003)
(Shaving scene)
Paycheck (2003)
Ben Affleck's character being chased by a subway train just like Cary Grant and the cropduster in North by Northwest.
The Simpsons: Bart-Mangled Banner (2004) (TV Episode)
Scene of Bart in cornfield being pursued by Dr Hibbert in a cropduster.
Collateral (2004)
Vincent's suit is a nod to Cary Grant's suit in North by Northwest.
Silentium (2004)
Scene with the model plane
Smallville: Gone (2004) (TV Episode)
Line " Nothing like a little North by Northwest action to get the blood pumping"
Team America: World Police (2004)
Spies on Mt. Rushmore.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
Para-Medic mentions this film in a conversation with Snake after you save. There are also many similar plot devices throughout.
Himalaya with Michael Palin: North by Northwest (2004) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
South by Southeast (2005)
Title reference. (Jug jugoistok means South by Southeast translated on English).
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
poster in store
Adam's Apples (2005)
The dialogue between Adam and Ivan about what the "O." in Adam's name stands for is a direct reference of the famous dialogue between Roger and Eve in "North by Northwest" (-"what does the 'O' stand for?" -"Nothing")
Three Dollars (2005)
Crop duster scene
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
One of the missions is titled "South by Southwest"
Fantastic Four (2005)
Both movies have a character named Leonard with the exact same function and character traits.
Jarhead (2005)
Visual reference to the crop-dusting sequence.
North by Northwest by Northwest (2005) (Video)
Making of
Snow Cake (2006)
discussing sex on a full stomach
Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Ben Kingsley's character mentions this film.
OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies (2006)
Scene where informant is stabbed before telling OSS 117 his secret mirrors scene at the UN where Townsend is stabbed while speaking to Thornhill
Mini's First Time (2006)
a fake Jackie Chan movie is mentioned as having a fight scene at the end of the movie on the faces of Mount Rushmore
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
Eureka: Purple Haze (2006) (TV Episode)
A crop dusting helicopter swoops down over Fargo in an imitation of the famous airplane scene in North by Northwest.
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 2 (2006) (Video)
According to the program for "A Decemberween Pageant", the second act involves a fight to the death on Mount Rushmore
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Flatland (2007) (Video)
direction a fugitive has fled
Chuck: Pilot (2007) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in Chuck's room
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Psycho (2007) (TV Episode)
The poster of this movie was shown.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #34.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Key to Reserva (2007) (Short)
The handkerchief shows R.O.T. inscription, like Cary Grant's one.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Eli Stone: Freedom (2008) (TV Episode)
Eli Stone, wearing a suit and carrying a briefcase, is chased by a biplane.
Elegy (2008)
At one point, in bed, David says she sounds like Cary Grant in North by Northwest.
Ground Zero: An Important Story - Jack Thompson in Conversation (2008) (Video)
Jack Thompson says "west by northwest" in the context of a thriller.
Heroes Unmasked: Travelling in Style (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Replacements: Hollywoodn't (2008) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Dick Daring while he's freaking out
NCIS: Dagger (2008) (TV Episode)
DiNozzo: "North by Northwest... [in a 'Cary Grant' impression] I'm talking about espionage, Judy, Judy, Judy... 'Cary Grant', Leo G. Carroll... sound familiar?"
The 39 Steps (2008) (TV Movie)
Hannay is pursued by a plane across land, in a direct homage to North by Northwest's famous cropdusting sequence
Road Games: 'Not Quite Hollywood' Interviews (2008) (Video)
This Alfred Hitchcock film is referred to by Vincent Monton.
NCIS: South by Southwest (2009) (TV Episode)
episode title
Paul Merton Looks at Alfred Hitchcock (2009) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: The Descent of Man (2009) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by TV news anchor
OSS 117: Lost in Rio (2009)
Musical theme hinted at during climax scene. This is a fight on the Christ the Redeemer of the Andes statue which evokes the fight on Mt Rushmore from this Hitchcock film. Also, we see a car entering in a tunnel when Hubert evokes a relationship with his partner, in the same way the train is entering a tunnel in North by Northwest.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XX (2009) (TV Episode)
Bart pushes an Alfred Hitchcock-like character off of the top of Mount Rushmore.
Double Identity (2009)
An American is mistaken for a spy.
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) (TV Episode)
A still from this movie is seen on the wall of the "Reel Quotes" game show.
Psych: Mr. Yin Presents (2010) (TV Episode)
The clue left by Mr. Yin on Mary's doorstep mentions the film.
Midsomer Murders: The Made-to-Measure Murders (2010) (TV Episode)
Jones wants a suit that looks like the one Grant wore in the film tailored to him.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Justin Chang says "Knight and Day" tries to recapture some of the romance and suspense of this movie
Attack of the Octopus People (2010) (Video)
When asked why he is wearing sunglasses indoors, Daniel exclaims that his eyes "are allergic to questions!"
The Tourist (2010)
The scene where a mysterious woman having lunch with a handsome guy in the dining car
Findher (2010) (Video)
When Kobi Wait for the finder in the Harbor
Cars 2 (2011)
Mistaken for a spy plot
NCIS: Enemy on the Hill (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by DiNozzo when the team realized that "George Kaplan" was a fictitious identity.
NCIS: Safe Harbor (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by DiNozzo
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
The plane scene
Nostalgia Critic: Ri¢hie Ri¢h (2012) (TV Episode)
Theme from this movie played during the climax of Richie Rich.
The Glades: Public Enemy (2012) (TV Episode)
Being chased by crop duster in an empty field
Balas & Bolinhos: O Último Capítulo (2012)
Culatra runs away from Tone's airplane, just like Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant).
Looper (2012)
Chase in the Cane Fields
Hitchcock (2012)
The opening scene is at the 1959 premiere of the film
Person of Interest: Zero Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Lead character Roger O. Thornhill is taken for a spy and pursued across the country famously being attacked with a plane. The same thing happens to Edward Thornhill in this episode.
Castle: The Human Factor (2013) (TV Episode)
The scene where the drone is attacking Beckett and Castle resembles to the plane attack scene in North by Northwest. After this Castle mentions the film.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.96 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Devious Maids: Setting the Table (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Black Ribbon (2013) (Short)
The story's setting (Thornhill Manor) and the character name "Eve" are both nods to North by Northwest.
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
One of the rodeo guys mistakenly state that Rock Hudson appeared in North by Northwest.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Pilot (2013) (TV Episode)
Boyle refers to the film.
QI: Killers (2013) (TV Episode)
Stephen Fry mentions the movie by title while talking about Alfred Hitchcock shooting Psycho.
Videoclub (2013)
Video case is shown ("Intriga Internacional").
The Blacklist: Anslo Garrick (No. 16): Conclusion (2013) (TV Episode)
Red tells Liz to meet someone named Kaplan at a hotel
Midsomer Murders: The Flying Club (2014) (TV Episode)
a man is chased through a cornfield by a low-flying light aircraft
Aerial America: The Dakotas (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while discussing Mount Rushmore.
Eva Marie Saint: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2014) (TV Special)
discussed, stills shown
TCM: Twenty Classic Moments (2014) (TV Movie)
mentioned, still shown
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Candlestick (2014)
Elements of the title sequence are influenced by the work of Saul Bass, including North by North West.
Bones: The 200th in the 10th (2014) (TV Episode)
When the cop is stabbed, Booth digs out the weapon and the little girl takes a picture, like the movie
Epic Rap Battles of History: Steven Spielberg vs. Alfred Hitchcock (2014) (TV Episode)
the iconic crop duster scene is referenced
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
Shadow play during the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tom Cruise/Dick Cavett/Ashley Monroe (2015) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise talks about doing stunts while wearing a suit, like Cary Grant in the film
Switched at Birth: How Does a Girl Like You Get to Be a Girl Like You (2015) (TV Episode)
The title of episode is a line from the movie.
Anabel (2015)
A poster for the film is seen in the house
The Ex-PM: Arrival (2015) (TV Episode)
Andrew Dugdale (Shaun Micallef) mentions that his house has a "north by north-west wing".
Night City (2015)
Roger asks Eve "How does a girl like you get to be a girl like you?" and she replies "Lucky, I guess." which is referenced in the dialogue between Angel and her pimp Nick: "How does a girl like you end up being a girl like you?" - "Bad luck, I guess."
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
The Malibu Communist house is a visual reference to Vandamm's villa.
Jay Dyer: Hitchcock's Psycho Psyche & MK Ultra (2016) (TV Episode)
The movie is part of the discussion.
RiffTrax Live: Time Chasers (2016)
Kevin: "They're off to dust some crops and terrorize some Cary Grants." Bill: "Romance."
500 Questions: Episode #2.5 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Cinema Facts" category
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jonah Hill/Jaden Smith/Dua Lipa (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Netflix Picks segment
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.31 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Scene It" category
The Flash: Monster (2016) (TV Episode)
Cisco says, "Kind of reminds me of that Hitchcock movie where the extra covers his ears before the gun goes off."
The Librarians: And the Wrath of Chaos (2017) (TV Episode)
Movie's theme is heard when the Librarians arrive at Mt. Rushmore
Urban Myths: Cary Grant and Timothy Leary (2017) (TV Episode)
The episode features Cary Grant and Timothy Leary experimenting with LSD on the set of North by Northwest.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Nebula shoots at Gamora from a spacecraft as she sits in a cornfield, in an echo of the famous cropduster scene.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Reptilicus (2017) (TV Episode)
"'North by Northwest' from the plane's point of view. Just got funded on Kickstarter."
Wonder Woman (2017)
The scene where Steve and Wonder Woman are talking on the runway and you can't hear them mirrors a scene from here.
The Ministry of Time: Con el tiempo en los talones (2017) (TV Episode)
episode title references movie title
Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie (2017) (TV Movie)
The shot of Arnold ducking the airplane in his dream.
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Eva Marie Saint
Il tuttofare (2018)
Antonio Bonocore runs away from an airplane, just like Cary Grant ran way from a crop dustin plane in North by Northwest by Alfred Hitchcock
Goliath: Diablo Verde (2018) (TV Episode)
When the couple is running across the bridge being chased by a drone, the shot sequence is almost a perfect recreation of the famous scene in North by Northwest with the man being chased by the biplane.
De Kijk van Koolhoven: Eurohorror (2018) (TV Episode)
Discussed shortly
Thornhill (2018) (Short)
The Blacklist: The Corsican (No. 20) (2019) (TV Episode)
Red mentions this as one of Cary Grant's movies
1st Viewing: X-Men (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.

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The 42nd Annual Academy Awards (1970) (TV Special)
The Men Who Made the Movies: Alfred Hitchcock (1973) (TV Movie)
film clips shown
Marlene (1984)
Movie scene from this Movie can be seen here
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Thirtysomething: South by Southeast (1988) (TV Episode)
Shown on TV
Cary Grant: A Celebration of a Leading Man (1988) (TV Movie)
clips shown
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Pieces of Silver (1989) (Short)
clips shown
Alfred Hitchcock: The Art of Making Movies (1990) (Short)
clip shown during the pre-show.
Arizona Dream (1993)
When Paul during his audition reenacts the scene where Cary Grant is running away from the plane, scenes from the original film are featured to clarify his actions.
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
Due South: Victoria's Secret: Part 1 (1995) (TV Episode)
Victoria and Fraser watch the film on TV
Northern Exposure: Balls (1995) (TV Episode)
on screen as Ed and Heather make out
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
North by Northwest is #40.
Glorious Technicolor (1998) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
Reputations: Hitch: Alfred the Auteur (1999) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Hitchcock: Shadow of a Genius (1999) (TV Movie)
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
North by Northwest is #4.
Blyustiteli poroka: Obratniy effekt (2001) (TV Episode)
Seen in the prologue sequence.
Living Famously: Alfred Hitchcock (2003) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest (2003) (TV Movie)
SexTV: On Blondes/Walter Kundzicz/The Art of Flirting (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from film are used in this episode.
Masters of Production: The Hidden Art of Hollywood (2004) (TV Movie)
Discusses Production Design
Hitchcock and Dial M (2004) (Video)
A clip is shown of Hitchcock's cameo from the film.
Personal History: Foreign Hitchcock (2004) (Video)
Clips are shown. Music is used.
3D: A Brief History (2004) (Video)
excerpt from trailer shown
The Hitchcocks on Hitch (2004) (Video)
(scene from)
Alfred Hitchcock: More Than Just a Profile (2005)
clips from the trailer
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
featured in documentary
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
North by Northwest is #55.
TCM Guest Programmer: Graydon Carter (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the films selected by the co-host
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Seen in opening montage
AFI's 10 Top 10: America's 10 Greatest Films in 10 Classic Genres (2008) (TV Special)
North by Northwest is the #7 mystery film.
In the Master's Shadow: Hitchcock's Legacy (2008) (Video)
clips shown
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Cary Grant.
Dans le labyrinthe de Marienbad (2009) (Video)
shows images from "North by northwest"
A Night at the Movies: The Suspenseful World of Thrillers (2009) (TV Movie)
clips with Cary Grant; Martin Landau; Eva Marie Saint; James Mason
The Master's Touch: Hitchcock's Signature Style (2009) (Video)
contains clips from this movie
Letterbox (2009) (TV Short)
Clips illustrate the desirability of letterboxing over pan-and-scan.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
These Amazing Shadows (2011)
Clips from this film are shown in These Amazing Shadows.
Vamos a por vosotros (2011) (TV Movie)
clip shown in opening credits
The Mentalist: Red Sails in the Sunset (2012) (TV Episode)
Jane and Stiles watch "North by Northwest" in a movie theater.
Moyers & Company: Living Outside Tribal Lines (2013) (TV Episode)
poet Alexie opines on Mt. Rushmore from indigenous American perspective
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fugitives (2013) (TV Episode)
Roger O. Thornhill is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Spy Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
North by Northwest is #1.
The Fugitive: Thrill of the Chase (2013) (Short)
clip shown
What Is Cinema? (2013)
Clips shown
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 American Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Alfred Hitchcock: Master of Suspense (2013)
clips from the trailer
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Thrillers (2013) (TV Episode)
Person of Interest: 4C (2014) (TV Episode)
This movie is showing on the plane.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Key Movie Plot Motivators (2014) (TV Episode)
The Micro Film is #3.
True Detective: Form and Void (2014) (TV Episode)
Playing on TV
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1950s (2014) (TV Episode)
North by Northwest is #6.
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 36 in the Countdown
Dallas: Where There's Smoke (2014) (TV Episode)
The auction scene is playing on television while Sue Ellen drinks.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Alfred Hitchcock Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
North by Northwest is #4.
Dallas: Denial, Anger, Acceptance (2014) (TV Episode)
The auction scene is playing on television while Sue Ellen drinks.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Wrongfully Accused Movie Characters (2014) (TV Episode)
Roger Thornhill is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Fights on Mountains and Cliffs (2014) (TV Episode)
Rushing Down Mount Rushmore is #5.
Que le meilleur gagne: Secours Populaire (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Hitchcock/Truffaut (2015)
Clip shown
De Palma (2015)
Clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Chase Movies of All Time (2017) (TV Episode)
North by Northwest is #1.
78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene (2017)
Clips shown.
Becoming Cary Grant (2017)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Shocking Mistakes You Never Noticed in Blockbuster Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Preemptive Ear Protection is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movie Extras (2018) (TV Episode)
The Precognitive Kid is #3.
Goliath: La Mano (2018) (TV Episode)
Billy is watching this movie on his laptop
De Kijk van Koolhoven: Eurohorror (2018) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
Beata Virgo Viscera (2018)
clips shown
Supergirl: Bunker Hill (2018) (TV Episode)
The film is playing on television in Nia's apartment.
¿De dónde salen estos doblajes? (2019) (Video)
clip shown
¿De dónde salen estos doblajes? Parte 2 (2019) (Video)
clip shown
This Is Us: The Club (2019) (TV Episode)
Kate and Toby watch the movie on television.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Plots Smartphones Would Ruin (2019) (TV Episode)
North by Northwest is #6.

Spoofed in 

The Prize (1963)
A Taste for Women (1964)
The leading man, mistaken for being a spy, is forced to drink whiskey.
High Anxiety (1977)
Foul Play (1978)
Follow That Bird (1985)
Ernie and Bert's biplane went after Big a la the crop duster going after Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant).
Sledge Hammer!: Comrade Hammer (1987) (TV Episode)
The airplane sequence at the beginning of the episode
Moving (1988)
The famous scene where Cary Grant is attacked by the airplane is spoofed in Moving
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: South by Southeast (1989) (TV Episode)
The whole episode is a loose meta spoof of the movie.
The Simpsons: Homer vs. Lisa and the 8th Commandment (1991) (TV Episode)
Homer stops a truck and is almost run over by it in the process, just like Cary Grant's character in the movie.
Arizona Dream (1993)
During a talent show Paul doesn't find anything better to reenact than the scene where Cary Grant is being chased by a plane.
Fatal Instinct (1993)
The scene where the toy train crashes into the tunnel, spoofing the sexual innuendo at the end of NBNW.
Dinosaurs: Scent of a Reptile (1994) (TV Episode)
While researching for the MacGuffin flower, Charlene reads directions off her map, including North by Northwest.
The Simpsons: Fear of Flying (1994) (TV Episode)
Marge has a flashback which parodies the famous scene in this movie in a cornfield where a bi-plane chases the characters whilst shooting at them.
Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)
The final showdown on the carved mountainside-faces. In the Hitchcock movie the protagonists try to climb down Mt. Rushmore
The Cable Guy (1996)
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
He runs through a cornfield with a toy biplane chasing him.
The Simpsons: Homer Simpson in: 'Kidney Trouble' (1998) (TV Episode)
Homer is almost run over by a car.
Wrongfully Accused: Featurette (1998) (Video)
Shows footage from the film Wrongfully Accused parodying this movie.
That '70s Show: Too Old to Trick or Treat, Too Young to Die (2000) (TV Episode)
Kelso gets chased down by the paper boy's bi wing plane.
Stuart Little 2 (2002)
Stuart's plane flies towards the boys in a similiar manner as the plane in North by Northwest
The Red Green Show: Mr. Possum Lake (2003) (TV Episode)
When Red is being chased by Walter's miniature plane.
Scrubs: My Unicorn (2004) (TV Episode)
Murray chases JD with the remote controlled byplane in a similar manner to the famous cropduster scene.
Family Guy: North by North Quahog (2005) (TV Episode)
cropduster and Mount Rushmore scenes
Tom and Jerry: The Fast and the Furry (2005) (Video)
Tom uses a yellow remote-controlled plane to chase Jerry while a slightly modified version of the North by Northwest theme plays.
The King of Queens: Move Doubt (2005) (TV Episode)
Doug runs from the plane like Cary Grant
Death's Wearing High Heels (2009)
Spanish title spoofed
Robot Chicken: Dear Consumer (Robot Chicken's Full-Assed Christmas Special) (2009) (TV Episode)
At one point, the angels chase the Atheist Mayor.
Psych: Mr. Yin Presents (2010) (TV Episode)
In the park, Lassiter is chased by a toy airplane in a shot reminiscent of the famous one in the cornfield in "North by Northwest."
Flashback (2011)
The cropduster scene is remade in reverse.
Raising Hope: Murder, She Hoped (2013) (TV Episode)
dramatic theme music
Bob's Burgers: The Frond Files (2014) (TV Episode)
North by North Vest store
Phineas and Ferb: Doof 101/Father's Day (2014) (TV Episode)
While flying in their biplane, Phineas, Ferb, their dad, and Grandpa Reg fly past a Cary Grant caricature in a cornfield, spoofing the well-known scene in "North by Northwest."
We Bare Bears: Shush Ninjas (2015) (TV Episode)
Spoofed during Grizz's speech
Batman vs. Two-Face (2017) (Video)
Bernard Herrman soundalike theme featured when The Dynamic Duo attack the stolen biplane.

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