Movies & TV
The paintings signature pose is a popular one for movie posters and ads, especially ones depicting country life. Like some other categories, it can also used to juxtapose a non-rural couple in a fish-out-of-water situation. There are three movies and a TV series titled "American Gothic". Two of the movies have used parodies in their ads. Also in this category are homages to the painting and glimpses of it during movie or TV scenes.