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A Tribute to Citizen Kane, From the Movies

Seventy-five years ago this week, Citizen Kane opened at the RKO Palace Theatre in New York City and changed the movies forever. In the decades since, filmmakers have returned the favor by paying tribute to Orson Welles’ masterpiece again and again. In the supercut above, we’ve collected homages to the classic film from filmmakers including Tim Burton, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Steven Spielberg, and more.