The Killing (1956) Poster



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Edited into 

Hai-Kubrick (1999) (Short)

Referenced in 

Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
gun in rose's box and the end
Sex Is Crazy (1981)
A character mentions a list of films as part of his speech, including this one
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) hides a shotgun in a box of roses, just like Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) does in The Killing.
Hard Boiled (1992)
shotgun in flower box
23h58 (1993)
Who Do You Think You're Fooling? (1994) (Short)
The title is mentioned.
Chasing Amy (1997)
Jackie Brown (1997)
The Drop off sequence is almost identical to the Robbery sequence in The Killing.
Silent Rain in the Ninth (1999) (Short)
The Art of Stanley Kubrick: From Short Films to Strangelove (2000) (Video)
this is a documentary that covers some of kubrick's movies
Hitman: Codename 47 (2000) (Video Game)
shotgun in a box of roses, just like Johnny Clay does.
Amélie (2001)
Panic Room (2002)
closing shot of Burnham letting go of the money
Irreversible (2002)
Kaante (2002)
The Making of 'Alien³' (2003) (Video)
Mention once
Hitman: Contracts (2004) (Video Game)
shotgun in a box of roses, just like Johnny Clay does.
Quo Vadis, Baby? (2005)
This movie can be spotted in Matteo Berti's VHS collection.
'Reservoir Dogs' Revisited (2005) (TV Special)
This title is referenced.
Stanley's Girlfriend (2006) (Short)
director who has similiarities to Kubrick made a movie at the racetrack
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) (Video)
Mentioned several times.
Trapped Ashes (2006)
director who has similiarities to Kubrick made a movie at the racetrack
Vantage Point (2008)
featuring different peoples' perspectives during the same period of time
The Dark Knight (2008)
Both films have a heist with clown masks
Melrose Place: Gower (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
L.A. Noire (2011) (Video Game)
One of the 50 gold film reels you can find.
C'est La Vie (2013) (Short)
Anna compares Jack to the character from this film.
At the Movies: Episode #10.25 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in a review of the classic movie Paths of Glory as an earlier movie made by Stanley Kubrick.
Up Late with Alec Baldwin: Episode #1.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alec mentions the movie by name.
Noir City (2014) (Short)
The crime is reported as a newstory
Some Call It History (2015) (Video)
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Burt Gurney loses a suitcase of money because of his dog intervenes similar to the ending of the Killing where Johnny Clay loses the heist money because of a dog intervenes.
Kleingeistganoven (2016) (Short)
Anton says they will be wearing masks "like in Kubrick's The Killing"

Featured in 

It's Impossible to Learn to Plow by Reading Books (1988)
The Killing is playing on tv in the background of one scene. On the commentary for the dvd, the director Richard Linklater states that he was a fan of Sterling Hayden and the film contains a subtle tribute.
The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender (1997)
footage included
The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Clip shown during Stanley Kubrick Tribute.
Siskel & Ebert: Stanley Kubrick Tribute (1999) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Lucky Numbers (2000)
Pulp Cinema (2001) (Video)
Clips shown.
Edge of Outside (2006)
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Toy Story 3/Cyrus/Jonah Hex (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett Ratner's #4 favorite film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.26 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during David Poland's segment
James B. Harris on 'The Killing' (2011) (Video)
Polito on Thompson (2011) (Video)
Maltin on Movies: Conan the Barbarian (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Room 237 (2012)
clip shown

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