I was chatting with John Cooley of Cicadas @ UCONN, and he suggested a list of cicadas heard in TV and Movies — so here it is. If you have any to add, leave them in the comments.
The scene in Star Wars (1977) where C3PO and R2-D2 are walking through the desert.
Around 9 minutes in. It’s less apparent in recent versions of the film, but you can hear it in older versions. Neotibicen tibicen cicadas can be heard in the background.
The scene in Captain Marvel (2019) where Captain Marvel is outside at dusk on the farm
More to come…