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Pan is often portrayed in literature, stage, and cinema, as a symbolic or cultural reference.
- In The 7 Faces of Dr. Lao, Pan appears as one of the attractions in the circus. He seduces Angela Benedict, the librarian, with his enticing music and even takes the form of the man she secretly admires, Ed Cunningham, the newspaper editor. Pan is one of the seven characters in the film played by Tony Randall.
- Pan's Labyrinth by Guillermo del Toro (Spanish title: El Laberinto del Fauno, 2006). Although the faun featured in the film is not Pan, the design was based on Pan.
- Sa majesté Minor by Jean-Jacques Annaud (A French film from 2007, where Pan is a main character)
- Percy Jackson & The Olympians by Rick Riordan. He is a character sought out by all the satyrs for their quests. One of the main characters, Grover Underwood, was a Satyr who searched for Pan until he found him dying in the Labyrinth of King Minos.
- The Great God Pan by Arthur Machen.
- Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins, Pan plays a prominent role throughout the whole plot.
- "News For The Delphic Oracle", poem by William Butler Yeats, in the collection "Last Poems" (1939).
- "Pan With Us" by Robert Frost, Poem 26 from A Boy's Will.
- "The Lawnmower Man" by Stephen King.
- "The Call of Wings" by Agatha Christie
- In the short story "The Magic Barrel" by Bernard Malamud, main character Pinye Salzman is compared to Pan.
- "A Musical Instrument" and "The Dead Pan", poems by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
- Gravity's Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
- Pan appears in The Circus of Dr. Lao and its movie adaptation, "7 Faces of Dr. Lao".
- Pan is the primary, metaphorical theme in Knut Hamsun's Pan
- Appears in Greenmantle (1988) by Charles de Lint and in Cloven Hooves by Megan Lindholm (1991)
- George Pérez's first Wonder Woman story shows a duplicitous Pan tricking Princess Diana.
- Pan is described, metaphorically, as "the/ goat-footed/ baloonMan" in E.E. Cummings's poem, "in Just-",
- "Pan", a double-villanelle by Oscar Wilde.
- "Peter Pan" by J.M Barrie - Peter Pan, the boy who refused to grow up is a character based on Pan.
- "Pan and Syrinx" by the Danish composer Carl Nielsen.
- Boujeloud by Master Musicians of Joujouka.
- The Pan Within and The Return of Pan, two songs by The Waterboys.
- Animal Collective has a song entitled "I See You Pan" on their release Hollinndagain..
- In the original programme for Gustav Mahler's Third Symphony the first movement had the subtitle 'Pan Awakes, Summer Marches In'.
- "Dryades et Pan" is the last of three Myths for violin and piano, Op. 30, by Karol Szymanowski.
- The album "Praise Pan, Great God Pan" and the songs "On Becoming Water", "Praise Pan, Great God Pan", and "Transformation Mantra" by Justinus Primitive.
- In "Joueur de flute" by Albert Roussel, one of the four movements is after Pan
- "La Flute de Pan" (Pan et les Bergers, Pan et l'oiseaux, Pan et les Nymphes) by Jules Mouquet
- "Pan", a song by The Veils
- Pan is referenced in Stevie Wonder's song "Flower Power" from his album The Secret Life of Plants.
- We Are All Pan's People, an album by The Focus Group.
- The medieval folk band Faun has been greatly inspired by Pan, and many of their songs are about Pan. For example: Hymn to Pan, Arcadia.
Video games 
- Pan is a high-level antagonist in the computer game Freedom Force. He plays a Pan flute that hypnotizes player characters into attacking their allies.
- Pan appears as a Greek god in Dungeons and Dragons.