Modern Times (1936) Poster



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Edited into 

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


The Floorwalker (1916) (Short)
Chaplin recreates trouble with the escalator.
The Rink (1916) (Short)
Metropolis (1927)
factory design, boss main machinist TV link...

Referenced in 

Der Fuehrer's Face (1942) (Short)
Donald Duck behind the conveyor belt looks very much like Charlie Chaplin in the factory behind the conveyor belt.
The Road to Hong Kong (1962)
The eating machine that feeds Chester and Harry is an homage to the machine Charlie Chaplin eats from in "Modern Times."
Yoyo (1965)
In the Hitler-as-Chaplin scene, the music score references Chaplin's gibberish song from "Modern Times".
The Sucker (1965)
The antics of De Funès during the silent scene at the mechanic's are an homage to Chaplin in this movie, especially the gears and the wide circular arm movements.
Smashing Time (1967)
Bananas (1971)
Woody Allen pays homage to Chaplin's eating-machine scene when he plays a guinea pig testing a machine that allows office employees to get exercise without leaving their desks. As in Modern Times, the machine goes crazy.
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Alexandre talks about the ending of this picture.
Sleeper (1973)
Many Chaplinesque chases and visual references.
Lørdagshjørnet: Gene Wilder (1978) (TV Episode)
Gene Wilder mentions the film
Saturday Night Live: Art Garfunkel/Stephen Bishop (1978) (TV Episode)
remade as silent movie 'Modern Crimes'
The King and the Mockingbird (1980)
The enslaved work
The Scarlett O'Hara War (1980) (TV Movie)
Mentioned several times.
The Party (1980)
Unknown Chaplin (1983) (TV Mini-Series)
Unknown Chaplin: Hidden Treasure (1983) (TV Episode)
Scarface (1983)
Protagonist fights goons while intoxacated on cocaine
Project A (1983)
Jackie Chan stuck on engineering wheels just like Chaplin.
Brazil (1985)
A few of the shots involving the robot about 15 min. into the movie are homages to the "eating machine" in Modern Times. The "split desk" scene later in the film could also be looked at as a reference.
Unser Auto wird 100: Der Tod fährt mit (1985) (TV Episode)
made a comparation with it
Otto - Der Film (1985)
Before the first scene, the opening music from Modern Times can be heard
Withnail & I (1987)
A poster is visible in Marwood & Withnail's apartment early in the film.
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Mentioned in the dialogue between Salvatore and Alfredo as a film going to be projected that night and why Alfredo could never forget it.
The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in Chaplin clip
Full House: I'm There for You, Babe (1989) (TV Episode)
One of the Posters in Joey's room resembles Charlie Chaplin in Modern Times
RoboCop 2 (1990)
The scene in which RoboCop 2 is demonstrated copies the scene where the force-feeding machine is demonstrated.
Law & Order: Out of the Half-Light (1990) (TV Episode)
Det. Mike Logan mentions this film.
Popcorn (1991)
A photograph of Charles Chaplin is shown on a movie collage in a theater.
Career Opportunities (1991)
The scene in the department store featuring both roller skates and burglars
The Untouchables (1991) (Video Game)
poster featured in game
The Turning (1992)
Chaplin (1992)
Chaplin obsessively edits the film to the detriment of his relationship with his third wife Paulette Goddard.
Aspects of Love (1993) (TV Movie)
Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994)
In the factory scene Aki Kaurismäki imitates Chaplin in Modern Times
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Devil Doll (1997) (TV Episode)
Mike (singing): "Smile, though your heart is breaking."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Screaming Skull (1998) (TV Episode)
Tom (singing): "Smile, though your heart is breaking."
Inside 'Dr. No' (2000) (Video)
Poster on wall behind Steven Saltzman
Ken Adam: Designing Bond (2000) (Video)
Poster on wall behind Steven Saltzman
Harry Saltzman: Showman (2000) (Video)
Poster visible behind Steven Saltzman
Inside 'The Spy Who Loved Me' (2000) (Video)
Poster visible behind Steven Saltzman
Silhouettes: The James Bond Titles (2000) (Video)
Poster on wall behind Steven Saltzman
The Tunnel (2001) (Short)
The Best of Youth (2003)
There is a poster of it in the house that nicola lives in
Le cinéma passe à table (2005) (TV Movie)
This Movie is mentioned verbally briefly
Karnavalnaya noch 2, ili 50 let spustya (2007)
The Nonsense Song is played during Kabachkov's "speech"
Waitress (2007)
The last shot of Jenna and Lulu walking off is a direct visual quotation of Chaplin's iconic ending in Modern Times (particularly) but also in The Tramp and The Circus.
Godard, l'amour, la poésie (2007)
A poster can be seen.
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
Tom plays house with Summer at a big store.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.81 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $300 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.40 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $5,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.135 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Alliterative Actors"
Nostalgia Critic: Flubber (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed among the other films that have a breakfast serving machine similar to the one in Flubber.
Good Eats: Porterhouse Rules (2010) (TV Episode)
Alton w/giant wrench in gear room mirrors Chaplin's performance.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Futurama: The Duh-Vinci Code (2010) (TV Episode)
Fry travels through the gears of da Vinci's machine
Particka: Episode #3.6 (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Genres" skit.
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
A girl wears a Charles Chaplin costume in a Halloween party.
Safe and Sound Video Remix (2013) (Video)
Footage Shown
Queen (2013)
Poster is seen at hostel
La naissance de Charlot (2013) (TV Movie)
mentioned in narration
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD shown
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 6 May 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg reads from RottenTomatoes.com's list of top movies
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.16 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The 'Times' of Your Life" category

Featured in 

For the First Time (1969) (Short)
screened for people
The 44th Annual Academy Awards (1972) (TV Special)
Hollywood: The Gift of Laughter (1982) (TV Movie)
Charlie Chaplin is shown going through the cogs of machinery
Unknown Chaplin: The Happiest Years (1983) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Chaplin (1992)
Several clips from the film are shown.
Siskel & Ebert: Forever Young/Damage/Toys/Scent of a Woman/Used People (1992) (TV Episode)
The LaserDisc Pick of the Month.
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip shown.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
This film is #81 on the list.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies (2000) (TV Special)
This film is #33 on the list.
The Tramp and the Dictator (2002)
Clips of this film were shown as an example of mocking Capitalism.
Chaplin Today: Modern Times (2003) (TV Movie)
clips are shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #31.1 (2004) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Silent Clowns: Charlie Chaplin (2006) (TV Episode)
20 to 1: Memorable Movie Characters (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Charlie Chaplin's character The Tramp.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: 10th Anniversary Edition (2007) (TV Movie)
This film is #78 on the list.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Daybreakers/Leap Year/Youth in Revolt (2010) (TV Episode)
Matthew Broderick's #5 Favorite Film.
Silent Traces: Modern Times (2010) (Video)
Documentary of film
Maltin on Movies: Burlesque (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.12 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during Nell Minow's segment
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Directors (2013) (TV Episode)
Monsieur de Funès (2013)
Clip shown
Warren: Warren Can't Sleep (2014) (TV Episode)
A scene from the movie plays on the television
The 87th Annual Academy Awards (2015) (TV Special)
Charlie Chaplin dance during the opening theme "Moving Pictures"
The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017) (TV Special)
Seen during "Movies Around the World"

Spoofed in 

Olsen-banden deruda' (1977)
Egon is pulled by a giant gear in bank door mechanism
Futurama: A Bicyclops Built for Two (2000) (TV Episode)
During the video game, Bender is fed through the gears of a machine just like Chaplin in Modern Times (1936).
HK: Hentai Kamen - Abnormal Crisis (2016)
The scene where Hentai Kamen is flying through the mechanical body of his enemy is a spoof of the scene from "Modern Times" where Charlie is in the gear machine

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