Shelley Duvall's recording of Harry Nilsson's He Needs Me is featured in the 2002 film Punch-Drunk Love starring Adam Sandler.

Harry Nilsson wrote He Needs Me for the movie Popeye. Actress Shelley Duvall ("Olive Oyl"), performs the song in the film and on the Popeye soundtrack album.

Duvall's recording of "He Needs Me" was also used in a Nike commercial.