The Bucket List (2007) Poster


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Remade as 

Way to Find the Best Life (2019)
Japanese remake


The Howdy Doody Show (1947) (TV Series)
Howdy Doody mentioned in 'Jeopardy' answer
Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
Bert and Ernie mentioned in 'Jeopardy' answer
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Edward Cole says, "I love the smell of chemo in the morning."
Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
Carter mentions this show
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986) (TV Series)
Edward mentions that he was a guest in the show.
Rain Man (1988)
When Carter is rattling off a lot of details, Edward calls him "My main man Ray", which is a reference to Dustin Hoffman's character in Rain Man, an autistic savant, who memorizes lots of very specific details.

Referenced in 

In the Land of Women (2007)
Advertised on theater billboard, when Carter, Paige and Lucy are in the shopping mall.
30 Rock: Subway Hero (2008) (TV Episode)
When electrocuted by the radio, Tracy says he had so many more things on his bucket list
Saturday Night Live: Steve Carell/Usher (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced during CPR training
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.18 (2008) (TV Episode)
Contestant refers to the film
The Girls Next Door: Kentucky Fried (2008) (TV Episode)
Beverly Todd asks the girls if they have seen the film
Tales from the Script (2009)
Writer Justin Zackham explains the personal origins of the story and the process of Rob Reiner, Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson coming to the project.
American Dad!: Daddy Queerest (2009) (TV Episode)
Stan enjoyed this movie
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List: Maggie's Bucket List (2009) (TV Episode)
The episode title and its content are a reference to the film's title and plot.
Eastwick: Mooning and Crooning (2009) (TV Episode)
Kat says that eating alone is on her bucket list.
Supernatural: The Curious Case of Dean Winchester (2009) (TV Episode)
phrase mentioned by Dean
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.74 (2010) (TV Episode)
Katie Couric mentions the film when asked to name 5 Morgan Freeman movies
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.77 (2010) (TV Episode)
listed by Mike Sorrentino when asked to name 5 Jack Nicholson movies
Parks and Recreation: Summer Catalog (2010) (TV Episode)
Leslie says, "Guess who just checked something off her bucket list?"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Dancing with the Stars 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 question
Community: The Art of Discourse (2010) (TV Episode)
Troy says, "I'll be like your Morgan Freeman," and Abed replies, "Like, in 'The Bucket List'?"
Going the Distance (2010)
"Fuck-it list" mentioned
Easy A (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
How I Met Your Mother: Subway Wars (2010) (TV Episode)
Marshall mentions his and Lily's bucket list.
The Hour: Episode #7.44 (2010) (TV Episode)
George Stroumboulopoulos mentions it (not by title, but by actors Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman) when talking about Dave Ismay's story that involves a bucket list and terminal illness.
Robot Chicken: Schindler's Bucket List (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Hall Pass (2011)
"bucket list" mentioned
Roadkill (2011) (TV Movie)
bucket list mentioned
The Vampire Diaries: The Sun Also Rises (2011) (TV Episode)
"bucket list" mentioned
Mr. Young: Mr. Meteor (2011) (TV Episode)
Bucket list is mentioned.
2 Broke Girls: Pilot (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Come Dine with Me Canada: Elizabeth Newell: Block 6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Elizabeth mentons a bucket list.
Come Dine with Me Canada: Marco Campisano: Block 6 (2011) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions a bucket list.
Dexter: The Angel of Death (2011) (TV Episode)
bucket list mentioned
Parks and Recreation: End of the World (2011) (TV Episode)
Andy and April spend the evening checking off items from Andy's "bucket list."
Come Dine with Me Canada: Lesley Sharp-Sheppard: Block 8 (2011) (TV Episode)
The dinner guests talk about their respective bucket lists.
Being Erica: Please, Please Tell Me Now (2011) (TV Episode)
Kai and Erica talk about her making a bucket list.
Suburgatory: Sweet Sixteen (2011) (TV Episode)
bucket list mentioned
The Biggest Loser: Episode #12.10 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ramon and Jessica discuss their bucket list.
House: Perils of Paranoia (2011) (TV Episode)
bucket list mentioned
Saturday Night Live: Katy Perry/Robyn (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Stefon on Weekend Update
House: Chase (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Breakout Kings: Cruz Control (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Just a Minute: Episode #1.3 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Undercover Boss: TaylorMade Golf Company (2012) (TV Episode)
Teresa says that she created her own "bucket list" after watching the movie.
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.154 (2012) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in category The Most Popular Netflix Movies
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.78 (2012) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions his bucket list.
Alphas: The Quick and the Dead (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Come Dine with Me Canada: Alberta: Philippe Renoir - Block Seven (2012) (TV Episode)
Jana mentions a spectacle she believes is worthy of being on a bucket list.
The Mob Doctor: Game Changers (2012) (TV Episode)
"bucket list" mentioned
Raising Hope: The Last Christmas (2012) (TV Episode)
Maw Maw gives her opinion on the film.
The Cleveland Show: Fist & the Furious (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Holt
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.146 (2013) (TV Episode)
Martha Stewart says the film inspired her to create her own "bucket list"
Work It: My So-Called Mid-Life Crisis (2013) (TV Episode)
When feigning a midlife crisis, Lee mentions the movie.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liev Schreiber/Rob Reiner/Gabriel Iglesias (2014) (TV Episode)
Rob Reiner mentions he got the idea for his upcoming movie "And So It Goes" (2014) from Jack Nicholson during a press conference for this movie
Deadpool (2016)
Wade talks about his bucket list when he is in Ajax's laboratory.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Siddharth Hariharan talks about drinking civet coffee like the characters in the film did


Jeopardy! (1984) (TV Series)
Characters watch the show

Featured in 

The Making of 'Say' (2008) (Video)
Clips featured.
Writing a Bucket List (2008) (Video)
Clips featured.
The Bucket List: John Mayer Music Video Say (2008) (Video)
contains clips from the movie.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.57 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman movies
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.9 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Morgan Freeman films
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Morgan Freeman.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.174 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Morgan Freeman films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Skydiving Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Geronimo gets an honorable mention.
24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2018) (TV Special)
Clips presented during Morgan Freeman tribute

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