The Dirty Dozen (1967) Poster


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Followed by 

The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV Movie)
The Dirty Dozen (1988) (TV Series)

Remade as 

Edited into 

Hogan's Heroes: Hogan's Double Life (1971) (TV Episode)
The exterior shot for Field Marshal von Leiter's party in the episode is from the scene in the movie in which Lee Marvin, Donald Sutherland, and Charles Bronson arrive at the French chateau. As they pull up to the house, you can see the three of them in the car.
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV Movie)
Jeep driving to military prison and airplane / parachuting sequence footage is re-used in The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission


Referenced in 

No Way to Treat a Lady (1968)
During the climactic police chase through Manhattan's theatre district, this film is featured on a cinema marquee.
The Beverly Hillbillies: War of the Roses (1968) (TV Episode)
When Granny tries to recruit the castle's servants to help fight a feud with the neighboring castle, she tells Jed: I tried to get the Dirty Dozen, but all I got was the Filthy Four.
Gomer Pyle: USMC: To Save a Life (1969) (TV Episode)
Duke says Sgt. Carter's scheme is more involved than the attack plan of the Dirty Dozen.
Love Camp 7 (1969)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
Get Smart: Smart Fell on Alabama (1969) (TV Episode)
the scenes of training prisoners for a secret mission imitates scenes from this film
The Christian Licorice Store (1971)
Mentioned when two men are talking about Lee Marvin at the first Hollywood party sequence.
The Odd Couple: Good, Bad Boy (1972) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Felix
Achanak (1973)
character mentions seeing this film in a theater
The New Avengers: Dirtier by the Dozen (1976) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Charlie's Angels: Angels in Paradise (1977) (TV Episode)
Leilani mentions the title characters.
Escape to Athena: Cast and Crew Interviews (1978)
This earlier production of actor Telly Savalas is referred to by him.
It'll Be Alright on the Night 2 (1979) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned by Denis Norden
Not the Nine O'Clock News: Miss World 1980 (1980) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in "I Believe" musical numer.
Likainen puolitusina (1982)
Title reference
Saturday Night Live: Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas/The Bus Boys (1983) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Hell Bent For Glory
The A-Team: Water, Water Everywhere (1983) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Murdock
The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission (1985) (TV Movie)
Much of the dialogue and scenes in this film were in the original film.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Chevy Chase/Siskel & Ebert/Al Jarreau (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Gene Siskel as he discusses Heartbreak Ridge
Memories of Videodisc (1986) (Video)
The Beachcombers: Disposable People (1987) (TV Episode)
Nick and Pat talk about the movie.
Troma's War (1988)
SPOILERS: Both movies show a montage of the characters who died during the coarse of the movie.
Slimer! And the Real Ghostbusters: The Dirty Half-Dozen (1989) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Untamed Youth (1990) (TV Episode)
"It's the original cast of Dirty Dozen"
Nouvelle vague (1990)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Catalina Caper (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel, Crow, Servo: Then Donald goes in where the others have been.
Red Dwarf: Meltdown (1991) (TV Episode)
"Rimmer, you've taken a group of holy men and pacifists and turned them into the Dirty Dozen!"
McBain (1991)
McBain jokes he and his friends are the "Dirty Half-Dozen".
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Tonight, The Dirty Dozen meets Blansky's Beauties.
The Critic: Every Doris Has Her Day (1994) (TV Episode)
Duke demands that Jay give his remake of the film a good review
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: Their skydiving model was Trini Lopez from The Dirty Dozen
Men of War (1994)
Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups (1994) (Video)
Chris Barrie says "Kenneth Williams does The Dirty Dozen" before doing an impression of Williams.
Melrose Place: St. Valentine's Day Massacre (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Just a Minute: Episode #3.4 (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Simpsons: Raging Abe Simpson and His Grumbling Grandson in 'The Curse of the Flying Hellfish' (1996) (TV Episode)
The Flying Hellfish raid on the castle recalls the attack on the chateau.
Married... with Children: T*R*A*S*H (1997) (TV Episode)
Griff says: "Haven't you ever seen a war movie? The black man always gets it first." Al asks: "What do you mean?" Griff replies: "Jim Brown in The Dirty Dozen, Laurence Fishburne in Apocalypse Now, Bubba in Forrest Gump, any black man in Star Trek."
Calculated Risk (1997) (TV Movie)
Xena: Warrior Princess: The Dirty Half Dozen (1997) (TV Episode)
The title and the plot are based in that movie.
Laserhawk (1997)
Rodney, Zach, and Cara compare each other to characters from this movie.
No More Baths (1998)
mentioned during a news broadcast
Small Soldiers (1998)
The whole cast plays the voice of the soldiers.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1999) (TV Episode)
Servo: (describing an Ernest Borgnine film) ...they lead a group of rock hard ex-convicts behind German lines...
The Bunny Years (1999) (TV Movie)
Title mentioned.
The Best of Film Noir (1999) (Video)
in part two, critic Jeffrey Wells mentions that most movie-goers know robert aldritch as the director of The Dirty Dozen and The Longest Yard
Charmed: Heartbreak City (2000) (TV Episode)
film title seen on movie theater marquee
Dink's Dirty Dozen (2000) (Video)
Schlock! The Secret History of American Movies (2001)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
The Blood Pact: The Making of 'Blade II' (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Forensic Files: The Music Case (2003) (TV Episode)
Police identified twelve suspects, which they nicknamed "The Dirty Dozen".
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Becker: Chris' Ex (2003) (TV Episode)
John says to Roger, "I remember once in college we had this Dirty Dozen marathon where we actually watched it a dozen times in a row."
Call of Duty (2003) (Video Game)
Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
The team considers naming themselves "Dirty Almost Half Dozen".
Frasier: Crock Tales (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
8 Simple Rules: Halloween (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Film Geek (2005)
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
Insecticidal (2005)
A young lady taunts her boyfriend by cutting down the movies he admires.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
The Magician (2005)
Subject of a discussion between main characters
Extras: Ben Stiller (2005) (TV Episode)
Andy lists films with numbers in their titles.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.40 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "World War II Movies" category
Veronica Mars: Ahoy Mateys (2005) (TV Episode)
"Krunk and Crab's Dirtiest Dozen"
The Unit: SERE (2006) (TV Episode)
Hector uses the plot from the film to fool his captors into thinking they've broken him.
The Filthy Thirteen: Real Stories from Behind the Lines (2006) (Video)
Documentary shows the connection between the real WWII heroes and E.M. Nathanson's novel
Lost: Three Minutes (2006) (TV Episode)
"...ideal candidate for the Dirty Dozen"
Wild Seven (2006)
mentioned in dialogue
Death Proof (2007)
The words "The Dirty Dozen" can be seen briefly during the ending credits.
EastEnders: Episode dated 27 November 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Darren quotes "You think I'm going to die? Ha! If you think that then you don't know Victor Franko".
October Road: Stand Alone by Me (2008) (TV Episode)
Phil and Pizza Girl are watching 'The Dirty Dozen'.
Good Eats: Popover Sometime (2008) (TV Episode)
All-purpose flour doesn't react to the memory of Jim Brown getting gunned down at the end of the movie.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
The introductory speech made by Lt. Aldo Raine is done in the same fashion as that made by Major Reisman.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in an $800 clue in the category "Touchdown!"
NCIS: Los Angeles: LD50 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sam to covertly tell the team how many people are in the room.
Neues aus der Anstalt: Spätrömischer Empfang für Westerwelle (2010) (TV Episode)
Urban Priol mentions that this movie is good.
The Cinema Snob: The Expendables (2010) (TV Episode)
"Well, since the Dirty Dozen are a little old now..."
White Irish Drinkers (2010)
mentioned in dialogue
Poker Night at the Inventory (2010) (Video Game)
The Heavy mentioned he loved this movie.
Parks and Recreation: Eagleton (2011) (TV Episode)
Leslie rents "The Dirty Dozen" for Ron to watch.
30 Rock: The Return of Avery Jessup (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack says he needs to (metaphorically) drop a grenade like Jim Brown in the film
American Dad!: Naked to the Limit, One More Time (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Hellhounds (2013)
The alarm sound during the dungeon escape is a direct homage to the same alarm sound from The Dirty Dozen
Veep: The Choice (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions watching the film with Wendy on their honeymoon.
Film Speak: Episode #1.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
The film is discussed
Deadliest Catch: The Bait: Hit the Showers (2014) (TV Episode)
guys mention the deck is like this movie
Mercenaries (2014)
Government sends convicts on a dangerous mission
Last Man Standing: War Games (2014) (TV Episode)
Boyd has watched it and talks about it
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Lockdown (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: The Princess Guide (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Dirty Half Dozen (2015) (TV Episode)
The title of this episode is a reference to the film classic The Dirty Dozen, about a band of misfits and criminals who have problems with authority turned intrepid soldiers, tasked with a mission with a high probability of failure and death during World War II.
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.48 (2015) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Athletes in Action Movies" category
Criminal Minds: The Job (2015) (TV Episode)
The unsub writes the name of the movie.
Criminal Minds: 'Til Death Do Us Part (2015) (TV Episode)
When Giuseppe refuses to talk to the BAU, Derek mentions the list of the Dirty Dozen Giuseppe has
Fresh Off the Boat: The Big 1-2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mitch: "I wouldn't miss your 'Dirty Dozen'!"
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Name of movie is shown in graphic
Suicide Squad (2016)
David Ayer has described this film as a comic book movie version of the aforementioned film.
Halt and Catch Fire: Rules of Honorable Play (2016) (TV Episode)
Gordon and the coders talk about the movie.
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: Matanzas (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Honest Trailers: Suicide Squad (2016) (TV Episode)
Alternate honest title: "The Dirty Doesn't" (via Vimeo)
Feud: Bette and Joan: You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends? (2017) (TV Episode)
Bob directing the movie is mentioned.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: The Bella Twins (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Hoedown"
Chicago Med: Lemons and Lemonade (2018) (TV Episode)
Ethan mentions this as one of his favorite movies
Best of the Worst: Christmas or Cats (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on the back cover of the Uninvited VHS copy.
You're the Worst: The Intransigence of Love (2019) (TV Episode)
Video case seen
Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)
The 14 Fists of McCluskey is based on The end of The Dirty Dozen

Featured in 

Operation Dirty Dozen (1967) (Short)
Precious Images (1986) (Short)
MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992) (TV Mini-Series)
Footage from this film was shown in this documentry.
MGM: When the Lion Roars: The Lion in Winter (1992) (TV Episode)
clips shown
75 Seasons: The Story of the NFL (1994) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
The Race to Save 100 Years (1997)
Clips shown
Classified X (1998) (TV Movie)
Hollywood Remembers Lee Marvin (2000) (TV Movie)
trailer clip shown
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (2001) (TV Special)
The Dirty Dozen is #65.
Jim Brown: All American (2002) (TV Movie)
A Century of Black Cinema (2003) (Video)
Clips shown.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Armed and Deadly: The Making of 'The Dirty Dozen' (2006) (Video)
This documentary is the official making of the film
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 18 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Scenes from this film are featured during the segment with Ernest Borgnine.
The Greatest Ever War Films (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 21 in the Countdown
WatchMojo: Top 10 World War II Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The Dirty Dozen gets an honorable mention.
TruInside: Heathers (2016) (TV Episode)
Still is shown
30 for 30: Believeland (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips are featured.
The Black Godfather (2019)
Clips of Jim Brown
A City of Shoulders and Noses
Characters attend screening.

Spoofed in 

The Pogi Dozen (1967)
A spoof
Which Way to the Front? (1970)
A wealthy man assembles his own group of Army rejects.
Sanford and Son: Sergeant Gork (1976) (TV Episode)
Fred's review of his soldiers for the mission spoofs the film's similar scene.
Moving (1988)
Arlo preps his family for the move across country in the same rhyming manner the Dirty Dozen prepare for their primary mission
Cecil B. DeMented (2000)
Opening sequence of Cecil B. Demented is like the part in The Dirty Dozen where the crew goes through the plan to get into the castle

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