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Black Christmas (1974) Poster

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Edited into 

Mad Ron's Prevues from Hell (1987) (Video)
What looks to be a U.S. TV spot for this film is featured under the title "Silent Night, Evil Night" ("Black Christmas").

References 

The Spiral Staircase (1945)
Similar moment with someone hiding in the closet shadows and the close up of a sinister eye.
Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
Telephone terror.
I Saw What You Did (1965)
Girls talk on the phone with a killer.
Torso (1973)
A psycho killer unexpectedly enters a house and kills female students inside.
The Exorcist (1973)
Mousey (1974) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

Halloween (1978)
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Psychotic phone caller.
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
A psycho killer makes telephone calls.
Night School (1981)
It is referenced.
Final Exam (1981)
University students are stalked and slashed by a homicidal maniac.
Blow Out (1981)
The opening "movie within a movie", with a heavy-breathing killer peering into the windows of a sorority house via a point-of-view shot.
Nightmare (1981)
In both films a psycho killer is hidden in a house and makes creepy phone calls.
Halloween II (1981)
The New York Ripper (1982)
In both films a psycho killer makes insistent and creepy phone calls and uses a distorted voice.
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
A disturbed subject lurking on a campus murders a group of students.
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
In "Black Christmas" a suspected killer uses a hockey mask in a close-up scene. This element possibly set a precedent for Jason and his mask in "Friday the 13th Part III".
Pieces (1982)
A mysterious and sadistic individual kills people at a university.
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
In both films a psycho killer secretly enters a house and attacks young women inside.
The House on Sorority Row (1983)
In both films a psycho stalks and attacks young women in a sorority house.
10 to Midnight (1983)
It is referenced.
Psycho II (1983)
Telephone tension.
Splatter University (1984)
University students are attacked by a psycho killer.
The Initiation (1984)
University girls are assaulted by a homicidal psychopath.
The Mutilator (1985)
A psychopath is hidden in a house and kills people inside.
Intruder (1989)
A maniac hidden inside a closed place.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Paper Boy (1994)
Death scene at the beginning.
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
A killer makes telephone calls and uses a distorted voice.
Scream (1996)
Scream 2 (1997)
Millennium: Midnight of the Century (1997) (TV Episode)
Frank given this video.
Urban Legend (1998)
Will & Grace: William, Tell (1998) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned.
Joy Ride (2001)
People talk (on phone in "Black Christmas" and on radio in "Joy Ride") with a mysterious stranger who turns out to be a dangerous maniac.
Cheerleader Massacre (2003) (Video)
Telephone voice distortion.
Filthy (2003) (Short)
Fermentia covers Dana's head with a plastic bag. This was how the killer in "Black Christmas" subdued his victims before killing them.
The Modern Things (2003)
Film is discussed as characters decide on a movie to watch.
One Missed Call (2003)
Phone horror.
Something to Scream About (2003) (Video)
"Something to Scream About" is a documentary that references (and features) a wide variety of motion pictures as actresses discuss being in the B-Movie business.
Saw (2003) (Short)
A single eye ball is shown looking through a wall.
Saw (2004)
The scene of Zepp in the closet is a direct reference to "Black Christmas".
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Freak Out (2004)
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine. Also, DVD case is shown.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Eugene mentions that the "hacks" of their profession would attack sororities.
What Have You Done?: The Remaking of 'Black Christmas' (2006) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed.
The Strangers (2008)
It is referenced.
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Big Box: A Christmas Story (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Poster is shown.
Welshy Reviews: Scream 2: Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Welshy encourages viewers to see this movie
The Big Box: Christmas Evil (2011) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Sleepaway Camp (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when saying all slasher movies are the same, and is said to be exactly like Nightmare on Elm Street.
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
DVD is shown.
Slaughterhouse 2: Prelude (2013)
The backdrop of the film and the character of Actress Cammila Sanches are references to the Canadian horror.
JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen.
Off the Air (2014)
The film is quoted.
Not Even a Mouse (2014) (Short)
Caroling scene

Featured in 

Nightmare in Canada: Canadian Horror on Film (2004) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
Poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Clarkworld (2009)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
John Saxon mentions it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Halloween (2011) (TV Episode)
Recalling the first holiday slasher film.
A Night at the Movies: Merry Christmas! (2011) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
Jeffrey Reddick mentions it. Also, poster, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies (2013) (TV Movie)
Number 24 in the Countdown
The 50 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen (2014) (TV Movie)
One of the featured films.

Spoofed in 

Student Bodies (1981)
1) Entire opening sequence. 2) A killer uses plastic bags to suffocate his victims.
The Simpsons: Homer to the Max (1999) (TV Episode)
When Homer was sitting on a rocking chair looking out the window.
The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway (2011) (TV Movie)
Jambi does the "calls are coming from inside the house" bit as part of his quick impressions for Pee-Wee.
Caesar and Otto's Deadly Xmas (2012)
Demian's origin story
Black XXXmas: A XXX Parody (2012) (Video)
Pornographic parody.

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