Love Actually (2003) Poster



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Followed by 

Red Nose Day Actually (2017) (TV Short)

Edited into 

Dilwale (2015)
Veer's confession of love to Ishita is adapted from this film.


Rear Window (1954)
Cassette seen on shelf
Psycho (1960)
stabbing scene from Colin Firth with Aurelia
Marnie (1964)
Cover seen next to the DVD-player when Juliet plays wedding-recording at Marks flat.
The Graduate (1967)
The scene when Sam bangs on the glass and yells "Joanna!"
Parkinson (1971) (TV Series)
Billy Mack appears in a fake episode of the show.
Jaws (1975)
The movie poster for Jaws hangs in Billy Mack's manager's apartment and can be seen over his left shoulder when Billy comes over on Christmas Eve.
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
Daniel reminds Sam: Ringo Starr married a Bond girl: Barbara Bach from this movie.
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends (1984) (TV Series)
A Thomas the Tank Engine ad is seen on a bus
Robert Palmer: Addicted to Love (1986) (Video)
The video for Billy Mack's song, "Christmas Is All Around", is a tribute to the video for "Addicted To Love".
The Princess Bride (1987)
When Colin Firth and Lúcia Moniz are in the lake, she says "don't disturb the eels," a reference to the Shrieking Eels and a line from The Princess Bride (1987).
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
The wedding video's pictures of Keira is inspired by Nuovo Cinema Paradiso's famous end scene
Barney & Friends (1992) (TV Series)
A Barney doll plays the baby Jesus in a children's play.
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Joe and Billy records "Love Is All Around", a soundtrack song of the film
Pride and Prejudice (1995) (TV Mini-Series)
Colin Firth's character's last name is Bennett, similar to Elizabeth Bennet whom his other character Mr. Darcy married.
Seven Years in Tibet (1997)
Martin Freeman's character John says that he was a stand-in for Brad Pitt in Seven Years in Tibet (1997).
Titanic (1997)
Mentioned in dialogue. Daniel and his stepson even re-enact a scene from the film.
Dogma (1999)
The opening scenes at the airport
The West Wing (1999) (TV Series)
Mark tells Juliet that he has probably wiped his footage from her and Peter's wedding and taped it over with episodes of "The West Wing".
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
In 'Love Actually' when Hugh Grant's character, The Prime Minister, picks up the call from his sister he says "I'm very busy and important". Bridget says the same thing to Grant's character in Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) during their instant-message war.
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)
mentioned when Hugh Grant tells off the president

Referenced in 

Comic Relief 2003: The Big Hair Do (2003) (TV Special)
Richard Curtis says he has recently written and directed a new film starring Hugh Grant
What I Like About You: The Incredible Shrinking Group (2004) (TV Episode)
Gary says that he and Henry plan to see the film and pick up women at the theater.
Happy Family: Rules and Girls (2004) (TV Episode)
Sara, Barb, Annie and Alex go to see the movie.
Saturday Night Live: Colin Firth/Norah Jones (2004) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Colin Firth during his monologue.
Comic Relief Does University Challenge (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Comic Relief: Red Nose Night Live 05 (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Bridget Jones Interviews Colin Firth (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Smith & Jones Sketchbook: Episode #1.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Title referenced during Mel & Griff's linking segments.
Aída: Love Actually (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
How I Met Your Mother: Where Were We? (2006) (TV Episode)
is mentioned by Barney
Have I Got News for You: Episode #32.4 (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Office: Safety Training (2007) (TV Episode)
Kelly mentions this movie
The Last Legion (2007)
In Love Actually Colin Firth's character fell in love with a woman named Aurelia. In The Last Legion he plays Aurelius.
It Takes Two: Episode #2.2 (2007) (TV Episode)
After Russell Gilbert and Wendy Matthews perform the song Love Is All Around, James Valentine refers to this movie's parody of the song.
Love Is All (2007)
Makers have admitted to making 'a Dutch version of Love Actually'.
'Gavin & Stacey': How It Happened (2007) (Video)
Referenced by name
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Sex @ctually (2008) (Video)
Title reference
Comedy Connections: Rab C. Nesbitt (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Family Guy: Love Blactually (2008) (TV Episode)
title reference
Privileged: All About Love, Actually (2008) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
In the Loop (2009)
Jamie sneers at Toby's "Oxbridge pleasantries" when he introduces himself, Toby asks "What's Oxbridge about saying hello?", Jamie yells "Shut it, Love Actually!"
Ashes to Ashes: Episode #2.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Alex repeats the phrase 'it was love, actually', uttered by a suspect. She follows it with a reference to 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'.
Phineas and Ferb: The Baljeatles/Vanessassary Roughness (2009) (TV Episode)
Sam, played by Thomas Sangster, Ferb's voice, has a crush on Joanna, played by Olivia Olsen, Vanessa's voice; similarly, Ferb has a crush on Vanessa
Cleanflix (2009)
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
Engel sucht Liebe (2009) (TV Movie)
The Song "Christmas Is All Around" by Bill Nighy from the movie "Love Actually" is played in the background.
At the Movies: Episode #7.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
In a review of Valentine's Day, David Stratton describes it as "an Americanized Love Actually".
Richard Roeper & the Movies: Valentine's Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Roeper recommends renting this movie instead of watching "Valentine's Day"
Greek: Love, Actually, Possibly, Maybe... Or Not (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Skins: Everyone (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Parenthood: The Situation (2010) (TV Episode)
Haddie and Steve discuss this movie.
Cuatro estaciones (2010) (TV Movie)
In final scene, Mario references quotes from this movie.
How I Met Your Mother: The Wedding Bride (2010) (TV Episode)
Dramatic moments in "The Wedding Bride" use the soundtrack to "Love Actually"
Parenthood: Team Braverman (2010) (TV Episode)
poster in Haddie's room
Parenthood: I'm Cooler Than You Think (2010) (TV Episode)
poster in Haddie's room
Terriers: Asunder (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Britt
Parenthood: Put Yourself Out There (2010) (TV Episode)
poster in Haddie's room
Cougar Town: No Reason to Cry (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Parenthood: Meet the New Boss (2011) (TV Episode)
Hattie's favorite movie
Parenthood: Opening Night (2011) (TV Episode)
poster in Haddie's room
Parenthood: A House Divided (2011) (TV Episode)
poster in Haddie's room
Modern Family: Bixby's Back (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Gossip Girl: It-Girl Happened One Night (2011) (TV Episode)
Lily tells Rufus that "Love Actually" and the Jacques Torres fondue he had planned for Valentine's Day will have to wait.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Masquerade (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Morgan. Movie Chuck and Sarah were going to watch on Valentine's day.
Parenthood: New Plan (2011) (TV Episode)
poster in Haddie's room
Parenthood: Slipping Away (2011) (TV Episode)
poster in Haddie's room
Parks and Recreation: Fancy Party (2011) (TV Episode)
Jean-Ralphio suggests that Tom use a quote from "Love Actually" in his wedding toast.
Always Kabhi Kabhi (2011)
Tariq holding the DVD cover
Hjelp, vi er i filmbransjen (2011)
One of the characters jokes about renting this film
Fry's Planet Word: The Power and the Glory (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Stephen
Hollywood's Top Ten: Movies to Warm Your Heart (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Family Guy: Cool Hand Peter (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (2011) (TV Movie)
title referenced, stills shown and discussed
It's a Disaster (2012)
Buck confesses to the group that he secretly loves the movie.
Glee: Glee, Actually (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference; the way the story is told is based on the film's.
Happy Endings: No-Ho-Ho (2012) (TV Episode)
Alex has a "Love Actually" display in her shop.
The Guilt Trip (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
After Hours: Why Romantic Comedies Are Poison (2013) (TV Episode)
Buck Wild (2013)
Tom praises this movie while recalling returning DVDs
Los Cinéfilos: Realmente amor (2013) (TV Episode)
The girl mentions it.
Rude Tube: Rom Dotcom (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Alex.
Saints Row IV (2013) (Video Game)
In the DLC "How the Saints Save Christmas" Boss shows Benjamin King a huge card with the text "TO ME, YOU ARE PERFECT". Which is a reference to a scene from Love Actually, between Keira Knightley and Andrew Lincoln.
Hot in Cleveland: All My Exes (2013) (TV Episode)
Melanie says Andy likes to watch this movie
Adela show: Episode dated 11 September 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Adela Banásová.
Parks and Recreation: London: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Leslie looks at a brochure for Bridget Jones; "Love, Actually"; and "Notting Hill" tours of London.
Coming out (2013)
referenced by characters
Oli White: One Direction Boyfriend Game ft Tyler Oakley (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Oli White and Tyler Oakley.
Nothing in Los Angeles (2013)
When Quinn tries to convince his sister that the film isn't a real holiday movie.
Hollywood Game Night: Clue Boom-Boom Pow (2014) (TV Episode)
Title used in Movie Mashup game.
Shut Up and Talk: Todd in the Shadows (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Graham Norton Show: Hugh Grant/Emma Thompson/Luke Evans/Lenny Kravitz (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue
New Girl: LAXmas (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Barry
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Martin Freeman/Megan Mullally/Yusuf (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy and Martin Freeman talk briefly about the movie and its popularity in the US
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 December 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Danny Kanell found this title on a Google list of Christmas movies
Bad Movie Beatdown: New Year's Eve (2014) (TV Episode)
Valentine's Day was inspired by this movie
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jane Lynch/Lucy Hale/Haerts (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth says that the original title was Dead Wife, Cheating Husband, Guy in Love with His Best Friend's Wife, Prime Minister Falls in Love with His Maid, and Woman Who Will Never Find Love Because She Has to Take Care of Her Handicapped Brother, Actually
Hot in Cleveland: About a Joy (2015) (TV Episode)
Bob makes multiple references to the plot and cast
NCIS: Los Angeles: Expiration Date (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by Deeks.
Shameless: Drugs Actually (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Hot in Cleveland: Bad Girlfriends (2015) (TV Episode)
Joy mentions the film and whether Bob can pass the test
Undateable: A Priest Walks Into a Bar (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Family Guy: Fighting Irish (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Marcus Butler: Stuff Your Mouth Challenge (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marcus.
Your Family or Mine: 5 Stages (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Na plovárne: Na plovárne s Alanem Rickmanem (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Marek Eben.
Please Like Me: Eggplant (2015) (TV Episode)
Arnold mentions the movie by name.
Pick Me!: Episode #1.18 (2015) (TV Episode)
Question subject.
Vánocní Kamenák (2015)
Referenced in the scene of Julca's return to Kamenákov.
Saving Hope: Shine a Light (2015) (TV Episode)
Dawn mentions her plans for being alone involving watching the movie.
Please Like Me: Christmas Trifle (2015) (TV Episode)
Josh mentions the movie by name.
All Star Mr & Mrs: Christmas Special (2015) (TV Episode)
Title is referenced
Honest Trailers: Die Hard (2015) (TV Episode)
Seen on Alan Rickman's IMDb page, which is shown
T00nVision: T00nVision on Ice! (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a favourite film.
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.31 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer, and the correct answer, to a question about the rom-com in which Hugh Grant plays the UK Prime Minister asked when Ross and the Chaser go head to head.
Cinemadonna: Filth and Wisdom (2016) (TV Episode)
Film referenced
73 Questions: 73 Questions with Taylor Swift (2016) (TV Episode)
Taylor Swift says this is her favorite film of all time.
The Graham Norton Show: Seth Rogen/Paul Rudd/Martin Freeman/Maxine Peake/Birdy (2016) (TV Episode)
Martin Freeman talks about one of this scenes in this movie
The Windsors: Episode #1.6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Pippa
2 Broke Girls: And the Rom-Commie (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Caroline
Strictly Come Dancing: Christmas Special 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Pamela Stephenson dances a routine inspired by the film.
Sweet/Vicious: Back to Black (2017) (TV Episode)
Title referenced
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 31 January 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Piers.
Bob's Burgers: Bob Actually (2017) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Honest Trailers: Batman Begins (2017) (TV Episode)
'Ra's Actually'
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 6 March 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned numerous times
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.4 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ondrej Sokol.
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #3.5 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned several times and Martin Dejdar re-enacts Billy Mack's performance of "Love Is All Around".
Whovians: The Pilot (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Rove McManus when he talks about a news report that suggests that Kris Marshall could replace Peter Capaldi as the Doctor.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 17 May 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Piers.
Thatcher Joe: Meet the Zalfie Baby! Childbirth Simulator (2017) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question.
Modern Family: Catch of the Day (2017) (TV Episode)
Mitch says that the recap of the first Bridget Jones movie was from this movie.
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
Amy says this is the movie they will be watching on Christmas Eve.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 11 December 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Susanna.
Upstart Crow: A Christmas Crow (2017) (TV Episode)
Anne Shakespeare repeats Kate's lines from this film, revealing she has discovered a gift was not for her but possibly a lover
Bob's Burgers: V for Valentine-detta (2018) (TV Episode)
The store next door in the opening credits is "Gloves Actually"
Juliet, Naked (2018)
Listed outside a cinema during a flashback.
T00nVision: A Christmas Conversation (2018) (TV Episode)
Blockers (2018)
Poster on wall
LA to Vegas: Bernard's Birthday (2018) (TV Episode)
The magician's assistant tells Colin he sounds like this movie
Mom: Eight Cats and the Hat Show (2018) (TV Episode)
Christy watches it on TV
Good Girls: Shutdown (2018) (TV Episode)
Annie, Sadie and Greg watch this movie
Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance (2018) (TV Movie)
mentioned as Meghan's favorite movie
Life Sentence: Love Factually (2018) (TV Episode)
Title name
Love Possibly (2018)
Mentioned by Alex (he has the DVD).
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Emma Thompson/Elle Fanning/LykkeLi/Amine (2018) (TV Episode)
Seth mentions this movie as he introduces Emma Thompson
BoJack Horseman: The Showstopper (2018) (TV Episode)
Gina says the movie has 'no leads', like their case.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 17 October 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Piers.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Ken Jeong/Vanessa Hudgens/Nicole Byer/Todd Sucherman (2018) (TV Episode)
Seth roasts this movie during "Ya Burnt"
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #13.12 (2018) (TV Episode)
Subject of a question
The Big Bang Theory: The Propagation Proposition (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with What Women Want (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Chicago Fire: It Wasn't About Hockey (2019) (TV Episode)
Stella says next Valentine's Day she is staying in bed and renting this movie.
9-1-1: Chimney Begins (2019) (TV Episode)
Tommy says this is his favorite movie.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 2 May 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
Susanna mentions it's his favourite rom com.
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #14.16 (2019) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
Crohn's, Actually (2019) (Short)
Opening scene voicevoer and title are homages
Better Things
Lucy talks about this movie


Titanic (1997)
Daniel and his step-son watch the movie in their living room.

Featured in 

The Storytellers (2003) (Video)
looks behind the scenes.
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 77
Have I Got News for You: Episode #32.4 (2006) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Hugh Grant.
20 to 1: Sizzling Superstars (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Claudia Schiffer.
Engel sucht Liebe (2009) (TV Movie)
The Song "Christmas Is All Around" by Bill Nighy from the movie "Love Actually" is played in the background.
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Miss Representation (2011)
Short clip of Colin Firth and Lúcia Moniz kissing
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.94 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Liam Neeson films
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Sizzling Supermodels (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Claudia Schiffer.
The Borrowers (2011) (TV Movie)
Footage from film is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.36 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Keira Knightley films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Romantic Movies: Modern (After 1975) (2013) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #9.
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies (2013) (TV Movie)
Number 17 in the Countdown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Christmas Movies of All Time (2013) (TV Episode)
Love Actually gets an honorable mention.
The Neighbors: Man, Actually (2014) (TV Episode)
Marty and Amber watch film and a very short clip is shown.
Cinemadonna: Bloodhounds of Broadway (2014) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Honest Trailers: Love Actually (2014) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
WatchMojo: Top 10 Feel Good Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #5.
Gogglebox: Episode #6.15 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
De wereld draait door: Episode #11.84 (2016) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Alan Rickman is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Make You Feel Grateful (2016) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Date Night Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cheesiest Movie Endings (2016) (TV Episode)
Force Fed Love is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Creepiest Romantic Gestures in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Cue Cards is #10.
MsMojo: Top 10 Love Songs in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
"All You Need Is Love" by Lynden David Hall gets an honorable mention.
There's Something About Romcoms (2016) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Alan Rickman Performances (2016) (TV Episode)
Harry is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Romance Movies of the 2000s (2017) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #4.
MsMojo: Top 10 Unforgettable Movie Declarations of Love (2017) (TV Episode)
The Last Third of the Movie is #5.
Mr. Robot: eps3.3_m3tadata.par2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Sasan Nouri watches it on TV.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Best Christmas Movies of All Time (2017) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #10.
T00nVision: A Christmas Conversation (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips seen
Mark Kermode's Secrets of Cinema: The Romcom (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips used to illustrate the genre
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Most Hated British Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #10.
Front Row Late: Episode #3.6 (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
The IMDb Show: Take Five With Megan Fox (2018) (TV Episode)
extract of the film
ITV Lunchtime News: Episode dated 13 December 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
MsMojo: Top 10 Christmas Movies to Watch on Netflix (2018) (TV Episode)
Love Actually is #3.
Romantic Comedy (2019)
clip is shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Most Romantic Movie Speeches (2019) (TV Episode)
Jamie's Proposal is #10.

Spoofed in 

Arrested Development: Mr. F (2005) (TV Episode)
Michael and Rita attend a movie titled "Love, Indubitably."
The Comic Strip Presents...: Sex Actually (2005) (TV Episode)
episode title is a spoof of the film's title
Date Movie (2006)
Grant professes his love to Julia in a Love Actually fashion while Michael Jackson gets beat up.
Hormones (2008)
The love confession scene which character used the plate to tell the girl is being use in this movie, but the outcome is completely different. In the original, the girl kisses the boy. But in this movie the boy do the same thing (of course he watches the movie and hope the same outcome) but the girl turned him down
The Simpsons: Love Is a Many Splintered Thing (2013) (TV Episode)
"Love, Indubitably"
Grand Gestures (2014) (Short)
Parody of famous scene in film.
Family Guy: The 2,000-Year-Old Virgin (2014) (TV Episode)
Stewie gets a Joni Mitchell CD from Rupert and wonders who he gave the necklace to.
Saturday Night Live: Casey Affleck/Chance the Rapper (2016) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in 'Hillary Actually' sketch
The Texas Chainsaw Mistletoe (2017) (Short)
Contains material directly spoofing film
Troma Now presents: Tromanda's Tromantic Transformation (2018) (Video)
Parody of the "Cue Card Scene"
9-1-1: Buck, Actually (2018) (TV Episode)
Title spoof
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 19 December 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Spoofed by Piers.
The Big Bang Theory: The Propagation Proposition (2019) (TV Episode)
Raj spoofs the cue card scene.

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