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References 

Citizen Kane (1941)
A somewhat mysterious individual seeks his personal fulfillment.
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
The dynamic between Tommy and Greg mirrors that of Norma and Joe.
East of Eden (1955)
Mentioned by Greg when he and Tommy are discussing James Dean's film career.
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Mentioned by Greg when he and Tommy are discussing James Dean's film career.
Giant (1956)
Mentioned by Greg when he and Tommy are discussing James Dean's film career.
The Birds (1963)
Tommy discusses Hitchcock being abusive to his actors on the set of this movie. to justify his behavior while shooting the sex scene.
Home Alone (1990)
Greg says that this is the movie that made him want to be an actor.
Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Tommy says to Greg when welcoming him to this apartment "be my guest like Beauty and the Beast."
Se7en (1995)
A poster of it is visible.
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Tommy and Greg drive by the premiere.
Malcolm in the Middle (2000) (TV Series)
Bryan Cranston offers Greg a role on the show in an episode Cranston is directing.
Ready to Rumble (2000)
a poster of it is visible
Bait (2000)
A poster of it is visible.
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
The poster is visible during one of Tommy's auditions.
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Judd Apatow mentions "Attack of the Clones" in his cameo.
The Room (2003)
The Disaster Artist is a dramatised "making of" of The Room.
Nostalgia Critic: The Room (2010) (TV Episode)
Sandy's line about Tommy/Johnny "having sex with Juliette/Lisa's belly button" is based on a near-identical reaction by The Nostalgia Critic.

Referenced in 

Shut Up and Talk: Tommy Wiseau (2015) (TV Episode)
Doug mentions this film.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Dave Franco/Mary Elizabeth Winstead/Diarrhea Planet/Jon Theodore (2016) (TV Episode)
Dave Franco talks about his upcoming movie
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/SZA (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Christmas Charity and Pretty Mandy sketch.
The Patio: A Bad Parody to a Bad Movie (2017) (Short)
The opening scene is an homage to a scene in this earlier movie
The Ben Shapiro Show: The Democrats Move From Moore To Trump (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro mentions the new movie while discussing "The Room".
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Annette Bening/Judd Apatow/SZA (2017) (TV Episode)
Judd Apatow comments on his role in the movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michael Shannon/Alison Brie/Jaboukie Young-White (2017) (TV Episode)
Jimmy refers to Alison Brie being in the current movie
Midnight Screenings: The Disaster Artist (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Features 

Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
The "You're tearing me apart!" scene is watched by Tommy and Greg.
The Room (2003)
The first part of the end credits is side-by-side footage of "The Room" and recreated scenes for "The Disaster Artist".

Featured in 

The Philip DeFranco Show: Hillary Clinton's Secret Takeover Exposed, Why iPhones Tag Your Boobs, and More (2017) (TV Episode)
Philip DeFranco is excited about this upcoming movie. He shows bits of the trailer.
Projector: The Disaster Artist (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: James Franco/Niall Horan (2017) (TV Episode)
James Franco introduces a clip from his movie
Half in the Bag: The Disaster Artist (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The 75th Golden Globe Awards (2018) (TV Special)
Footage is shown.

Spoofs 

The Room (2003)
A movie about the making of this movie.

Spoofed in 

Not Funny: The Movie (2020)
spoofs certain scenes

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