Kingpin (1996) Poster



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Psycho (1960)
The Hustler (1961)
He's what we call a born loser

Referenced in 

Shadow Warrior (1997) (Video Game)
The horny old lady quotes Woody Harrelsons landlady
At the Movies: U.S. Marshals/Hush/The Big Lebowski/Twilight/Men with Guns (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Big Lebowski" review.
At the Movies: The Mask of Zorro/Polish Wedding/There's Something About Mary/Lolita/Poodle Springs (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "There's Something About Mary" review.
Welcome to Hollywood (1998)
A person Nick is asked to talk to via Adam dealt with the making of Dumb and Dumber and Kingpin as the casting director
At the Movies: Me, Myself and Irene/The Patriot/Chicken Run/The Discreet Charge of the Bourgeoisie (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Me, Myself & Irene" review.
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000) (Video)
The fridge sequence.
HBO First Look: Being 'Shallow Hal' (2001) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Fantastic Four (2005)
Johnny plays the same 'applying shaving foam to someone's face whilst their asleep' trick to Ben.
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Special)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Office: Branch Closing (2006) (TV Episode)
This movie is mentioned as being about bowling.
Zombieland (2009)
Woody Harrelson's character loves the films of Bill Murray, his Kingpin co-star.
True Detective: The Locked Room (2014) (TV Episode)
Woody Harrelson gets in an argument over Matthew McConaughey mowing his lawn. Woody Harrelson punches Randy Quaid's character for dancing with another man's wife, saying the line, "you don't mow another man's lawn!"
Tosh.0: Perfect Game Bowler (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Drew Barrymore/Peter and Bobby Farrelly/Johnny Marr (2014) (TV Episode)
Drew Barrymore mentions the title and Ernie McCracken
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movie Title Recreations" category
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.26 (2015) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Master Thespians" category
Nostalgia Critic: Osmosis Jones (2015) (TV Episode)
a good Farrelly Brothers movie

Featured in 

Blues Traveler: But Anyway, Version 2 (1996) (Video)
features clips from the film
At the Movies: The Best Films of 1996 (1997) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Appears on Gene Siskel's list of ten best films of the year.
A League of Ordinary Gentlemen (2004)
Some clips are shown.
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Special)
Clips are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bill Murray Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Ernie McCracken is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Jerks (2012) (TV Episode)
Ernie McCracken is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Movie Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
Ernie McCracken is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Rivalries (2014) (TV Episode)
The rivalry between Roy Munson and Ernie McCracken is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fake Commercials in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Unified Fund is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Likable Movie Villains (2015) (TV Episode)
Big Ern McCracken is #9.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Hilarious Movie Sex Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Movie Running Gags (2015) (TV Episode)
Roy Munson's Hand gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 WTF Hairstyles in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Ernie McCracken's hairstyle is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Underrated Films of the 1990s (2016) (TV Episode)
Kingpin is #5.


The Hustler (1961)
The Graduate (1967)
The Jeffersons (1975) (TV Series)
Caddyshack (1980)
Cheers (1982) (TV Series)
The Natural (1984)
Witness (1985)

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