Funny People (2009) Poster



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Spun-off from 

Raaaaaaaandy! (2009) (TV Series)
the webseries promotes the feature film


Yo Teach...! (2009) (TV Mini-Series)
Web series based on the sitcom Mark stars in.


King Kong (1933)
inspiration for a commercial with a woman and a giant gorilla
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
"back to Munchkinville"
Today (1952) (TV Series)
images seen (verified in end credits)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Still of Peter Sellers from this film in Ira's apartment.
The Last Detail (1973)
Poster in Ira's apartment.
Happy Days (1974) (TV Series)
The Fonz is mentioned in dialogue
The Street Fighter (1974)
T-shirt worn by Leo
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Ira jokes that Clark's Chinese exchanges with his kids remind him of The Deer Hunter
Alien (1979)
Poster seen for the fictional film "Astro- Not" features the tagline "in space no one can hear you clean" spoofing the tagline to Alien "in space no one can hear you scream."
Being There (1979)
images seen (verified in end credits)
Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
mentioned in dialogue
Flash Gordon (1980)
Ira reference and sings a bar of "Flash's Theme" by Queen
Entertainment Tonight (1981) (TV Series)
mentioned in dialogue
Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)
Poster in Ira's apartment.
Ghostbusters (1984)
mentioned in dialogue
Mr. Belvedere (1985) (TV Series)
Mr Belvedere mentioned in dialogue
Die Hard (1988)
George tells his doctor (A German with long blonde hair) that he enjoys his movies, specifically the ones where he tries to kill Bruce Willis. This is a direct reference to the long blonde haired German henchman from Die Hard.
Twins (1988)
"I feel like Danny DeVito" is said by a man standing next to a tall German man who sounds like Ahnuld
Seinfeld (1989) (TV Series)
mentioned in dialogue
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990) (TV Series)
Laura mentions that she was on it
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Ira Wright: "Hasta la vista, baby!"
Melrose Place (1992) (TV Series)
Laura mentions that she was on it
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) (TV Series)
images seen (verified in end credits)
Schindler's List (1993)
Mentioned in the movie by George
Birdland (1994) (TV Series)
images seen (verified in end credits)
The Mask (1994)
Laura discusses how she was runner-up for the Cameron Diaz role in this film
Party of Five (1994) (TV Series)
mentioned in dialogue
ER (1994) (TV Series)
mentioned in dialogue
Two Drink Minimum (1994) (TV Series)
images seen (verified in end credits)
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996) (TV Series)
Part of a joke from an exchange between Ray Romano and Eminem
Grand Theft Auto (1997) (Video Game)
mentioned in dialogue
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Clarke discusses why he likes the film to George and Ira
Upright Citizens Brigade (1998) (TV Series)
Upright Citizen's Brigade hat is worn
Survivor (2000) (TV Series)
mentioned in dialogue
Chopper (2000)
Eric Bana says "Don't worry about it", a line he repeats many times in "Chopper", where he also plays a violent Australian.
The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Ira says George's doctor looks like the Twins from the second Matrix movie.
The Cat in the Hat (2003)
Music from the movie is used in the merman movie.
Guitar Hero (2005) (Video Game)
mentioned in dialogue
Click (2006)
Sundace's Plush Duck from Click can be seen behind the Man-Baby Sandler in the "Re-Do" clips.
Night at the Museum (2006)
When asking if he's got some new jokes for him George calls Ira "Dum-dum".
Wii Fit (2007) (Video Game)
mentioned in dialogue
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)
Leo comes to the apartment saying he just saw the new Harry Potter movie.
Brothers (2009)
In one scene, Ira (Seth Rogen) asks Mark (Jason Schwartzman) if he wants a ticket to a Wilco concert, and Mark replies "I would, but I'm going with Toby Maguire. I might play his little brother in his new movie." And then later says he didn't get the part.

Referenced in 

Tosh.0: Reh Dogg (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Breakfast: Episode dated 25 August 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guests Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $1,000 question
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Rotten Tomatoes Show Year Endies (2009) (TV Episode)
In Memorian of Judd Apatow's Built-Up Good Will
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Quarterfinal 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Funny People"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.10 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Judd Apatow directed the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.23 (2010) (TV Episode)
Judd Apatow says President Obama told him he saw the film
Conan: 2011: A Spanx Odyssey (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actor Adam Sandler and mentions this movie
Tosh.0: Tosh.0 Marathon (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Midnight Screenings: Spy Kids 4D: All the Time in the World (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Midnight Screenings: The Best and Worst Movies of the Summer 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Conan: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Rabbi (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Aubrey Plaza
Conan: The Day the Proofradar Quit (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Seth Rogen
Conan: The Announcer Who Died at the End of the Announcement (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Adam Sandler
Apartment Complex (2011) (Short)
Title is mentioned
Bad Movie Beatdown: I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2013) (TV Episode)
discussing Sander's more serious projects
Comedy Central Roast of James Franco (2013) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Aziz Ansari.
Warren: Warren Watches a Bad Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
WatchMojo: Top 10 Trailers That Ruined the Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
The trailer for Funny People is #7.
Warren: Warren Eats King Cake (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
The Simpsons: Bart's New Friend (2015) (TV Episode)
Title seen at circus
Nostalgia Critic: Pixels (2015) (TV Episode)
Sandler was in this
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Misleading Movie Trailers (2015) (TV Episode)
The trailer for Funny People is #1 for misleading people into thinking it was a raunchy comedy.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Leslie Mann/Joshua Jackson/Benjamin Walker/Russell Simins (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Leslie Mann
The Do-Over (2016)
Adam Sandler's character in Funny People (2009) is an actor who starred in a movie called "Re-Do".


Things I Never Told You (1996)
A clip from this movie is included on Laura's acting reel
Yo Teach...!: MC Shakespeare (2009) (TV Episode)
The taping of this episode is seen.

Featured in 

The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
A brief sneak preview for this movie is seen at the credits for next year's Oscar race.
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Special)
Clips shown during Judd Apatow presentation
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.173 (2009) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpts showed during interview with Jonah Hill - Leo Koenig, Ira Wright and Mark Taylor Jackson talking about death.
Funny People: HBO Behind the Comedy (2009) (TV Movie)
Behind the scenes look at the stand-up of Funny People
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.180 (2009) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpts showed during interview with Leslie Mann
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Seth Rogen/Rose Byrne/Eric Hutchinson (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip Shown during Seth Rogen's segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Ugly Truth/G-Force/Orphan (2009) (TV Episode)
New in theatres in the Weekend Peekend.
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #16.186 (2009) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpts showed during interview with Adam Sandler - George and Ira ridicules Dr.Lars.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.83 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Thanksgiving Scenes (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, footage shown
2 Autumns, 3 Winters (2013)
Referenced and featured just after The Living World (2003).
Bad Movie Beatdown: Jack and Jill (2013) (TV Episode)
recalls Adam Sandler's role
This Is Comedy (2014)
Clips shown
Honest Trailers: 8 Mile (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Jonah Hill Performances (2016) (TV Episode)
Leo Koenig is #8.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 GOOD Adam Sandler Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Number 1 on the list
Script of Our Life
from content


Fletch (1985)
Plot to have oneself killed

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