Get Shorty (1995) Poster



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Followed by 

Be Cool (2005)

Version of 

Get Shorty (2017) (TV Series)
Based on the 1995 film.


The Thin Man (1934)
Casablanca (1942)
Poster in the barber shop.
Touch of Evil (1958)
Rio Bravo (1959)
El Dorado (1967)
The Godfather (1972)
Chili Palmer: I'm gonna take a gun, I'm gonna put it to his head, and say, "sign the fucking papers, Martin, or you're dead." That's it.
Serpico (1973)
Fingers (1978)
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series)
Die Hard (1988)
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
'Miguel Sandoval' caricatures 'Pablo Escobar' in both films.
Ed Wood (1994)

Referenced in 

Frasier: High Crane Drifter (1996) (TV Episode)
listed at video store
That's Showbusiness: Episode #8.11 (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during final round.
Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac: Part 2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Greg refers to the film.
V.I.P.: Get Vallery (2001) (TV Episode)
title reference
Stuff and Dough (2001)
Poster in Ovidiu's room.
Swordfish (2001)
HBO First Look: The Making of 'Swordfish' (2001) (TV Episode)
Jackman mentions this title
Big Trouble (2002)
In Get Shorty one character is from miami and in big trouble the same actor goes to miami and says he hates it
Men in Black II (2002)
The locker at Grand Central Terminal where the furry creatures live is # C-18, the same number as the airport locker no one wants to open in Get Shorty.
Red Dragon (2002)
Nel cuore della notte (2002)
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Grace and the Storm (2004)
opening shots
Top Gear: Hammond Invents People Carrier Racing (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeremy
Film Geek (2005)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Confession (2005)
in Luther's hidden DVD collection
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.7 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Filmographies" category
RV (2006)
Bob Munro called his RV ''Cadillac of RVs''.
Hollywood Mouth (2008)
Sunset Tower location is shown.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Dancing with the Stars 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $10,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.159 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "John Travolta Films"
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.72 (2012) (TV Episode)
Brody utters the line "Get Shorty" in reference to John Travolta.
Episodes: Episode Two (2012) (TV Episode)
Harry Zimm is mentioned as someone who suggests an idea for a show on the network. Harry Zimm was a producer in Get Shorty.
Lilyhammer: Ghosts (2013) (TV Episode)
Johnny says, "I'm the guy telling you the way it is."
Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge: Alien Transformation (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and poster shown during Barry Sonnenfeld's introduction.
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Spring (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Rory
Sean Bradley Reviews: Fast and Furious 8 (A.K.A. 'The Fate of the Furious') (2017) (TV Episode)
Sean mentions that 'Be Cool' is a sequel to this film.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: John Travolta/Sophia Bush/Dierks Bentley (2018) (TV Episode)
John Travolta refers to his character being from Brooklyn
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Chris O'Dowd/Regina Hall/grandson (2018) (TV Episode)
Seth and Chris O'Dowd discuss how his show compares to the 1995 film.
Hollywood Mouth 3 (2018)
Georgian Hotel location is shown.


Touch of Evil (1958)
Rio Bravo (1959)
Late Show with David Letterman (1993) (TV Series)

Featured in 

At the Movies: Get Shorty/Now and Then/Mallrats (1995) (TV Episode)
At the Movies: City Hall/The Late Shift/Happy Gilmore (1996) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Get Shorty: Look at Me (2005) (Video)
Clips of movie
Get Shorty: Wiseguys and Dolls (2005) (Video)
Clips of movie
Get Shorty: Going Again (2005) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
Get Shorty Party Reel (2005) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
The 79th Annual Academy Awards (2007) (TV Special)
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Couples Retreat/Bronson/An Education (2009) (TV Episode)
Dennis Farina's Award in Mobsterism segment.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.131 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of John Travolta films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.134 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Rene Russo films
WatchMojo: Top 10 John Travolta Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Chili Palmer is #5.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Coolest Movie Characters (2014) (TV Episode)
Chili Palmer gets an honorable mention.
Have You Seen My Movie? (2016)
The film contains highlights of this movie


Live and Let Die (1973)
Bones' declaration "I say 'live and let die'," parodies the song lyric "say live and let die" from this James Bond movie.

Spoofed in 

Go (1999)
Good Eats: Puddin' Head Blues (2004) (TV Episode)
The "Get Auntie" caption on Alton's refrigerator is a nod to the movie's title.

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