Near Dark (1987) Poster



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Aliens (1986)

Referenced in 

There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Chronic Rift: Vampires (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced during topic discussion
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
video box art for this is shown
Clerks (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Habit (1995)
The Forsaken (2001)
Sleepless Nights (2002) (Video)
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
The shootout between the police and the Firefly family at the beginning of the film is taken nearly shot-for-shot from 'Near Dark'.
The 17th Floor (2005)
Poster of it (with Italian title 'Il Buio Si Avvicina') in Marco's niece's room.
Dexter: Dexter (2006) (TV Episode)
Opening shot of a mosquito feeding and then being killed is the same as the opening shot of this film.
Pumpkinhead Unearthed (2008) (Video)
Mentioned in documentary
At the Movies: Summer Special 2008/09 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Margaret during a discussion on Twilight as another movie directed by Catherine Hardwick.
The Vampire Diaries: Bloodlines (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jeremy
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.88 (2010) (TV Episode)
Bill Paxton mentions that he was in the film directed by Kathryn Bigelow
Dansu in za vanpaia bando: Nia dâku (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
We Are the Night (2010)
The hotel shootout is a homage to the motel sequence in Near Dark
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
Public Domain Horror VHS Art (2012) (Video)
VHS seen in James Rolfe's collection
Rewind This! (2013)
Poster is shown.
The Transfiguration (2016)
Mentioned when Milo and Sophie talk about vampire movies.
Talking Preacher: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Garh Ennis when describing his comic book.
Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories (2016)
Laurie says she's a horror fan and mentions Near Dark.
Sean Bradley Reviews: Detroit (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while going through Kathryn Bigelow's background.
Elysaviews: WINEning About Movies: Near Dark (Kathryn Bigelow, 1987) (2020) (TV Episode)
Extensive review and discussion.

Featured in 

Living in Darkness (2002) (Video)
clips shown
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part II: 75-51 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 64 on the list
Facts and Fiction in the Life of Mr. Henriksen (2012) (Short)
A clip is shown while Lance Henriksen narrates
WatchMojo: Top 10 Evil Children from Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Homer gets an honorable mention.
The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (2014) (TV Movie)
One of the featured films.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scenes with Villains on the Roof of the Car (2014) (TV Episode)
Keep on Truckin' is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Underrated Films of the 1980s (2016) (TV Episode)
Near Dark is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Underrated Films of All Time (2016) (TV Episode)
Near Dark is #8.
Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Vampire Reviews: Near Dark (2018) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 80's Horror Movies That Deserve a Remake (2018) (TV Episode)
Near Dark is #9.

Spoofed in 

The Mao Game (1999)
Joshua Miller in both; lampoons Near Dark here

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