School of Rock (2003) Poster


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School of Rock (2016) (TV Series)
spin off


The Mickey Mouse Club (1955) (TV Series)
The Music Man (1962)
Both films feature a music con man who starts up a band for children and is eventually chased by the kids parents - and then forgiven.
Gilligan's Island (1964) (TV Series)
George of the Jungle (1967) (TV Series)
When teaching a student to play the drums, Jack Black says that it sounds like "George of the Jungle", in reference to the famous theme song.
Hawaii Five-O (1968) (TV Series)
Jack Black's character refers to the drum riff in the theme song of this TV series.
Woodstock (1970)
Schoolhouse Rock! (1973) (TV Series)
Dewey (Jack Black) Finn's improvised song "Math is a Wonderful Thing" ends with the him singing about the number 9, saying "...and that's a magic number," a reference to the "Schoolhouse Rock!" cartoon "Three is a Magic Number"
Good Times (1974) (TV Series)
Two characters sing the theme song of this TV series.
The Song Remains the Same (1976)
Dewey impersonating Jimmy Page on guitar
Annie Hall (1977)
joke: those who can't do, teach and those who can't teach, teach gym
Annie (1982)
a character sings the film's theme song
Revenge of the Nerds (1984)
For the battle of the bands scene Nerdy Keyboard player Lawrences hair is styled to look like Poindexters hair in music scene from Revenge Of The Nerds.
Amadeus (1984)
After Jack Black and the kids write "Step Off", he bows and says "Grazie...grazie". In 'Amadeus', Salieri peforms a similar bow and says the same line in one scene.
Say Anything... (1989)
Revisits dialogue involving Joan Cusack
Empire Records (1995)
quote from movie
Computerman (2003) (TV Series)
Dewey sings the theme song in one scene

Referenced in 

The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Reference in Jack Black introduction
Fear of Clowns (2004) (Video)
poster in movie theater
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
David asks Andy if he's seen School of Rock before he mentions School of Cock.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #13.57 (2005) (TV Episode)
Jack Black is photoshopped as holding up the DVD of this movie in the "King Kong" sketch.
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Special)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Amazing Race: Don't Let a Cheese Hit Me (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mel
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon: Episode dated 2 October 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Tim Schafer's segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Saw VI/Cirque du Freak/The Vampire's Assistant/Amelia (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentions Mike White's role as writer for "School of Rock"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.62 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $10,000 question
Big Time Rush: Big Time School of Rocque (2010) (TV Episode)
The episode title Big Time School of Rocqué is a parody to the American comedy movie School of Rock.
Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Quarterfinal 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 clue in the category "Funny People"
A Serbian Film (2010)
porn title seen: "School of Cock"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.143 (2010) (TV Episode)
Category entitled "Schools of Rock"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Best of the Worst in Movies - Part 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mike White is identified as the writer of this movie
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Despicable Me/The Kids Are All Right (2010) (TV Episode)
Tilda Swinton says #5 Favorite Film is a toss-up between this movie and "Bruno"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.55 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jack Black was in the film
Conan: The Mistletoe Manifesto (2010) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actor Jack Black and mentions this movie
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
South Jersey Sam discusses Jack Black movies
Mad: Jacks the Giant Slayers/The Most Beautiful Voice (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as School of Giants
Kickin' It: School of Jack (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Honest Trailers: Captain America: The First Avenger (2014) (TV Episode)
"The legend of the rent is way hardcore"
AniMat's Classic Reviews: A Scanner Darkly (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of Richard Linklater's films.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jack Black/Carly Fiorina/Pedro Martinez (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Jack Black
Making Out (2016)
DVD seen on Charlie's shelf.
The Graham Norton Show: Sir Elton John/Jack Black/Ben Stiller/Penelope Cruz/Owen Wilson (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham when introducing Jack Black; mentioned by Elton John
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.27 (2016) (TV Episode)
Leigh has to complete this title during his Cash Builder round.
The Graham Norton Show: Andrew Lloyd Webber/Rosamund Pike/Michael McIntyre/Coldplay (2016) (TV Episode)
Andrew Lloyd Webber talks about the movie his new musical is based on
Family Guy: The Peter Principal (2017) (TV Episode)
Cine Terapia: Cine Terapia - Christian Font (2017) (TV Episode)
The characters discuss the movie.
Midnight Screenings: The Emoji Movie (2017) (TV Episode)
Brad and David mention it.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Nathaniel is Irrelevant. (2018) (TV Episode)
White Josh mentions the movie by name.
Show Offs: I Love Sandwiches (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Trent as an example of a rock opera
Show Offs: Hungry for Something (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Trent as an example of a rock opera
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jack Black/Ari Melber/Coady Willis (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Jack Black


Monterey Pop (1968)
performance clip of Jimi Hendrix
AC/DC: Let There Be Rock (1980)
In the scene where Dewey Finn shows the class some filmed footage about rock guitar players, the last segment is an exctract from AC/DC: Let There Be Rock (1980); specifically, it's Angus Young's solo in the beginning of 'Bad Boy Boogie'.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Ebert & Roeper Redux (2003) (TV Episode)
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Troldspejlet: Episode #31.12 (2004) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Fan-Made Music Videos: Empty Apartment (2005) (TV Episode)
The song plays throughout clips of the film to tell the story
The 50 Greatest Comedy Films (2006) (TV Special)
Clips are shown.
Best! Movies! Ever!: Hot for Teacher (2007) (TV Episode)
clips are shown
Waiting for 'Superman' (2010)
clip shown, confirmed in end credits
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Special Collector's Edition: Especial redoblajes (2011) (TV Episode)
clip shown
CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.16 (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Maltin on Movies: Back to School Special (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
The School of Rock is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Schools (2014) (TV Episode)
Horace Green Preparatory School gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Movie Teachers (2015) (TV Episode)
Dewey Finn is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Career Defining Comedies (2016) (TV Episode)
School of Rock, which defined the career of Jack Black, gets an honorable mention.
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong With School Of Rock In 16 Minutes Or Less (2019) (TV Episode)
The flaws of the movie are talked about

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