An American in Paris (1951) Poster


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Edited into 


The Play House (1921) (Short)
Hopalong Cassidy (1952) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Contempt (1963)
Charade (1963)
Regina Lampert: "...Gene Kelly. You remember when he danced down here by the river in 'An American in Paris' without a care in the world?"
The Mary Tyler Moore Show: Divorce Isn't Everything (1970) (TV Episode)
Rhoda talks about Paris with Mary and remembers Gene Kelly.
The Boy Friend (1971)
in the "Poor Little Pierrette" number, some of the costumes are reused from the black and white ball sequence
It's Not Me, It's Him (1980)
Poster visible in Pierre's apartment
The Party 2 (1982)
Poster visible in the dance room where Vic has her lessons of modern dance.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Charles Grodin/Kevin Nealon/Linda Thorson (1985) (TV Episode)
Fred mentions Gene Kelly's movie, incorrectly stating that he was nominated for an Oscar
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Godzilla vs. the Sea Monster (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: "It sounds like they're playing 'American in Paris.'"
Beverly Hills, 90210: Shooting Star/American in Paris (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manhunt in Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joel
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bride of the Monster (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: It's an American in Cleavland.
Forget Paris (1995)
At the Movies: Congo/The Glass Shield/Pocahontas/Fluke (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the Video Pick of the Week segment.
Let It Be Me (1995)
The scene in the perfume shoppe references to the classic Caron/Kelly musical, An America in Paris. In the parfume shoppe scene, Lisa (Caron's character) is working in the shoppe, Nicole Parfumeur, helping an older costumer purchase her scent. Jerry (Kelly's character) ended up helping her choose Louis De Muier (sp?) Night of Love.
Minsaara Kanavu (1997)
Dance choreography and set design are heavily borrowed during one sequence.
USA High: An American in Paris (1997) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)
Title reference.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Cold Sesame Noodles (1997) (TV Episode)
Seth quotes "That's... quite a dress you almost have on."
As Good as It Gets (1997)
In one scene, Greg Kinnear is listening to the music from An American in Paris. He even mentions the composer of that music-Gershwin.
The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield (1997) (Video Game)
The film "An American in Toronto"
At the Movies: Remembering Gene Siskel (1999) (TV Episode)
Still is shown.
Spin City: An American Deputy Mayor in Paris (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Gaja Gamini (2000)
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
The Majestic (2001)
Title displayed on Majestic marquee, and poster is in lobby.
Gilmore Girls: Dear Emily and Richard (2003) (TV Episode)
It is among the DVDs that Lorelai buys for Emily.
American Masters: None Without Sin (2003) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned by name as beating "A Streetcar Named Desire" for the Best Picture Oscar.
Sex and the City: An American Girl in Paris: Part Une (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference
Sex and the City: An American Girl in Paris: Part Deux (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference
Charmed: Carpe Demon (2005) (TV Episode)
Phoebe dances with Drake, dressed like Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.96 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Filmographies" category
The Miracle (2007) (Short)
The musical number "Mimi" includes a set that directly quotes and evokes the painted sets in the American in Paris ballet.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Musicals (2010) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention for the top movie musicals
Closer to the Moon (2014)
One of the films Mr. Moritz alludes to as "before the war".
The Cinema Snob: At Long Last Love (2014) (TV Episode)
Snob mentions this classic musical
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Cats Don't Dance (2015) (TV Episode)
Hewy thinks the scene with Danny and Sawyer look like it came from a Gene Kelly Musical
The Sea of Trees (2015)
The film is referenced twice, once when Naomi Watts's character falls asleep with her laptop and on the screen the film poster is present and when Ken Watanabe's character sings in Japanese and explains to Matthew McConaghey's character that what he was singing was from a Gene Kelly film and he was singing the phrase 'a stairway to paradise'.
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Xanadu (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kalkofe, recalling Gene Kelly's career
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Burt dances on tables while the bartender verbally tries to make him go away throughout the number that is similar to how Gene Kelly continually bothers Oscar Levant's character who is composing a song on the piano as he is dancing and singing in Oscar's room throughout.
La La Land (2016)
The ending, in which an alternate version of the film is carried out through various mediums of set and dance, is most likely a reference to 'Gene Kelly's famous twenty minute finale in which the same event occurs.
Hollywood Mouth 3 (2018)
Poster (for French release) is shown.
Mastermind: Celebrity Mastermind 2018/19: Episode 5 (2019) (TV Episode)
One of the questions is about the film.
Gucci Showtime: The Spring Summer 2019 Campaign (2019) (Video)
scenes referenced
Show Offs: Lipstick Time (2019) (TV Episode)
Given as an example of a Golden Age musical
Show Offs: No Veggies in Sight (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced as an example of a Golden Age musical
History of World Cinema (2021) (Short)
Clips shown

Featured in 

Just One More Time (1974) (Short)
A clip of the movie is shown.
Alexandria... Why? (1979)
That's Dancing! (1985)
brief clips from ballet finale in opening credits
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
Stairs (1986) (TV Movie)
Clip shown.
American Masters: George Gershwin Remembered (1987) (TV Episode)
features two excerpts from this film
Histoire(s) du cinéma: Toutes les histoires (1989) (TV Episode)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Kisses (1991) (TV Movie)
Romantic scnes with Kelly and Caron
MGM: When the Lion Roars: The Lion in Winter (1992) (TV Episode)
clips shown
The 65th Annual Academy Awards (1993) (TV Special)
100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV Short)
The Race to Save 100 Years (1997)
Clips shown
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997)
footage included
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies: America's Greatest Movies (1998) (TV Special)
An American in Paris is #68.
Glorious Technicolor (1998) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories (2002) (TV Special)
An American in Paris is #39.
The 100 Greatest Musicals (2003) (TV Movie)
American Masters: Tony Bennett: The Music Never Ends (2007) (TV Episode)
Gene Kelly dances to the song Tony Bennett is singing
The 80th Annual Academy Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Featured in Best Picture montage.
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History (2008) (Video)
clip(s) shown, film discussed
Private Screenings: Liza Minnelli (2010) (TV Episode)
The show features a clip from the film.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Post-War Cinema (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies of the 1950s (2014) (TV Episode)
An American in Paris gets an honorable mention.
Women He's Undressed (2015)
Clips shown
The Oscars (2018) (TV Special)
Seen in 90 Years of Oscars montage

Spoofed in 

The Band Wagon (1953)
Cordova's pretentious stage show features women in costumes from the famous ballet in Minnelli's "An American in Paris"
Spiral Zone: Australian in Paris (1987) (TV Episode)
The title is a pun on the film "An American in Paris".

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