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Frogs In Movies

This is an alphabetical list of a few movies I've watched that had interesting scenes with frogs and toads in them.

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Apocalypto (2006) 

An unarmed man chased by warriors improvises a blow gun using darts tipped with poison from a toad.
April Fools (1969)

A man feels like an enchanted frog until a woman kisses him and tells him he's a Prince. When he sees a real frog in a city park he decides to run away with her.
April Fools
Bad Company (1972)

The leader of a band of desperado boys during the Civil War plays a prank on the new boy by putting a frog down his shirt.
The Ballad of Narayama (1988) 

Frogs are shown as part of the natural world.
Ballad of Narayama
The Big Parade (1925) 

An American soldier in WWI tries to impress a French girl with a frog he caught.
The Big Parade
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

Japanese schoolgirls exorcise a ghost, turning her into a frog.
Cabin in the Woods
Cannery Row (1982) 

On an epic hunt a group of hobos capture a thousand frogs to sell, but end up bartering them for groceries.
Cannery Row
Chandu the Magician (1932) 

Chandu pays a slave trader with a bag full of coins that turn into toads when he pours them out.
Capricorn One
Cheaper By the Dozen (2003) 

A family trying to catch an escaped pet frog ruins breakfast and trashes the kitchen.

Cheaper By the Dozen
Cléo from 5 to 7 (1962) 

A man swallows several live frogs for a crowd on a sidwalk in Paris.
Cleo From 5 to 7
Cross Country Detours (1940) 

We see a close-up of an animated frog "croaking."
Cross Country Detours
Dallas Buyers Club (2013) 

We see an African Clawed Frog in a strip club aquarium for no particular reason.

Dallas Buyers Club
The Defiant Ones (1958) 

Two escaped convicts find a bullfrog calling at night, kill it with sticks, and eat it for dinner.
The Defiant Ones
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) 

A pile of frogs sits with other raw foods ready to be killed and cooked.
Eat Drink Man Woman
E. T. the Extraterrestrial (1982)

Elementary school children set free all the frogs they are supposed to dissect.
Exodus: Gods & Kings (2014)

A plague of frogs invades Egypt and the Pharaoh's bedroom. Then they all die, bringing on a plague of flies.
Exodus Screenshot
Foolish Wives (1922) 

Bullfrogs are shown at a cabin in a swamp.
Foolish Wives
Frogs (1972) 

Nature runs amok, with alligators and other animals killing the humans who are polluting their habitat.
Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) 

A frog croaks from the fountain in the lobby of a fancy resort hotel.
Gold Diggers of 1935
Gravity (2013)  

A space capsule lands in a lake populated by large frogs.
Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)

Live snakes, frogs, and dried fingers are tossed into a witch's potion.
Hell Comes to Frogtown (1988)

Wrestler Roddy Piper is a post-apocalyptic government sex machine with an exploding chastity belt who fights chainsaw-wielding three-penised bipedal frog mutant militants. What more could you want!

Capricorn One
The Holy Mountain (1973) 

Cane Toads dressed as conquistadores fight horned lizards dressed as Aztecs in a bloody street theater replication of the Spanish conquest of Mexico.
The Holy Mountain
Impromptu (1991)

Children play a game where they are part of the French Revolution executing the royalty. They call a frog a "Viscount" then blow it up with explosives.
Invaders From Mars (1986) 

A young boy fights aliens who make his teacher swallow frogs.
Invaders From Mars
The Isle (2000) 

A woman kills a frog with a stick then rips it apart with her bare hands.
The Isle
Jungle Run (2021)

An army of poisonous dart frogs threatens people in the jungle.
The Last Wave 1977

Frogs appear to have fallen out of the sky during a heavy rainstorm in Australia.
The Last Wave
Magnolia (1999) 

Frogs rain down from the sky and cars crash into each other on the slippery streets.
Monkey Business (1931) 

Harpo finds a frog in a fountain on a passenger ship, trains it to hop up into his top hat, and then keeps it under his hat.

The Naked Prey (1965) 

A jungle adventure movie filmed in Africa with lots of herps, including some frogs.
The Naked Prey
Night of the Hunter (1955) (IMDB)

A murdering con man and preacher is chasing two kids but they get away from him in a small rowboat. In deep focus we, a close-up of a large bullfrog sitting on a rock in the foreground and the kids floating in the boat which is moving to the right in the distance. We hear a bullfrog calling sound effect. We see other wildlife in the same way, a fox. a tortoise, and others.
Invaders From Mars
Nymphomaniac: Vol. 1 (2014) 

Two real frogs watch two young girls play "frogs" in a flooded bathroom.

O Brother, Where Art Thou?
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) 

Everett and Delmer find a frog in Pete's clothing, so they think that some river Sirens turned into a "toad." They put him in a box and take care of him.
O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Pan's Labyrinth (2006) 

A young girl immersed in a fantasy world hunts a giant toad in its underground lair.
Pan's Labyrinth
Rango (2011) 

Rango is a pet Chameleon who gets lost in the desert where he encounters desert animals including some toads.
The Rum Diary (2011) 

A hermaphrodite witchdoctor coughs out a toad when casting some spells.

Rum Diary
The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)

A servant girl sees several frogs around the house where she is employed.
The Scent of Green Papaya
The Sound of Music (1965)

Bratty children try to scare away their new governess by putting a toad in her pocket.
The Sound of Music
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring (2003)

A boy tortures a frog and is himself tortured for the rest of his life.
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
The Tempest (2010)

The King's Jester Trinculo falls into a pond full of frogs that turn into a magical spirit named Ariel.
The Tender Warrior (1971)

We see a comic scene with a bullfrog falling into a pot of moonshine and getting drunk.
Tender Warrior Screenshot
Three Outlaw Samurai (1964)

A starving Samurai is thrown into a jail cell full of water where he finds a frog and eats it alive.
Three Outaw Samurai
The Tree of Life (2011)

Boys tie a Toad to a fireworks rocket and light the fuse.
The Tree of Life
The Triplets of Belleville (2003)

An old French woman uses dynamite to catch frogs for dinner.
Triplets of Belleville
Tropical Malady (2004)

Two farmers find rocks that turn into treasure but the treasure turns into toads when they get greedy and try to find more.
Tropical Malady
The Virgin Spring (1960) 

A pregnant woman makes a toad sandwich and causes a tragedy.
The Virgin Spring
Venomous (2001) (IMDB)

During the invasion of a small town by deadly mutant rattlesnakes (oh yeah, the snakes in movies lists are so much more fun than the frogs list) we see a female American Bullfrog and hear a Pacific Treefrog calling (or "croaking.") Then, spoiler alert, one of the mutant killer rattlesnakes gets it.
The Wicker Man (1973)

A pharmacist puts a small toad in a little girl's mouth to cure her sore throat.
The Wicker Man
Witch Hunt (1994)

A witch spits a salamander out of his mouth onto a Senator to curse him. Later, when he is giving a speech on a stage, the Senator spits out a huge frog onto the podium, then reveals his true evil self to the audience.
You Only Live Once (1937) 

A couple of Honeymooners watch frogs in a fountain at night and discuss frog fidelity.
You Only Live Once

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