Eraserhead (1977) Poster



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Edited into 


L'Age d'Or (1930)
Suspicion (1941)
Juicy chicken cut in a extreme close-up.
Glen or Glenda (1953)
Close-up of radiator, Close-up of character with smoke in background.
Repulsion (1965)
The Grandmother (1970) (Short)

Referenced in 

Laverne & Shirley: A Date with Eraserhead (1978) (TV Episode)
title reference
Halloween II (1981)
The buzzer that goes off startling Nurse Jill is the same sound effect from when the clerk in the pencil factory rings the buzzer in "Eraserhead".
Wild Innocents (1981)
Film title mentioned by actor Ron Hudd.
Dune (1984)
Combat Shock (1984)
A mutant baby squeals making similar sounds to the baby "Eraserhead"
Pas de repos pour Billy Brakko (1984) (Short)
Photos from the film are shown.
Destination Dune (1984) (TV Movie)
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Livsfarlig film (1988)
The producers' plot suggestion for a new film strongly resembles that of Eraserhead
House Party (1990)
Kid is called Eraserhead twice because of his bushy hairdo
Begotten (1990)
Tiny Toon Adventures: The Looney Beginning (1990) (TV Episode)
Babs says "I'm Eraserhead."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Rent-A-Kube (1990) (TV Episode)
Videocassette seen at Mondo Video
Barton Fink (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "A real kind of surrealistic, visionary 'Eraserhead' quality"
Kafka (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: Eraserhead!
Totally F***ed Up (1993)
In the first scene Andy says, "My friends call me Eraserhead."
Airborne (1993)
poster in bedroom
Schramm: Into the Mind of a Serial Killer (1993)
Some hallucination scenes allude to the setting and atmosphere dark and nightmarish from "Eraserhead".
The Critic: Miserable (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay suggests watching the film
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: They should set a place for Eraserhead.
Northern Exposure: The Graduate (1995) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned.
Funny Bones (1995)
'Thomas and Bruno's shack at the fairground'-scene strongly resembles the 'brakeman-scene' in Eraserhead, complete with bellsignal and the 'Henry Spencer hairdo'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: This would make a good companion piece to 'Eraserhead.'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: This would make a good companion piece to 'Eraserhead.'
The Garden (1996) (Short)
The soundtrack is taken from Eraserhead
Lost Highway (1997)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: Eraserhead was easier to follow than this movie.
Divine Trash (1998)
Poster is shown.
Pi (1998)
Dark City (1998)
Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1998)
The film and its soundtrack are mentioned
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Squirm (1999) (TV Episode)
The title is mentioned while Mike and the bots are riffing.
Malcolm in the Middle: Pilot (2000) (TV Episode)
character name reference (Eraserhead is one of Malcolm's new classmates)
Very Mean Men (2000)
The film is mentioned.
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
A man wears a "Eraserhead" t-shirt.
Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
It is referenced.
Eraserhead Stories (2001) (Video)
Documentary about the making of the movie
The Tunnel (2001) (Short)
Skeppsbrutna (2001) (Video)
The zooms in and out of Örjan's ear is a reference to Eraserhead.
Discovering 'Evil Dead' (2002) (Video)
The Short Films of David Lynch (2002) (Video)
Mentioned by Lynch.
Mysteries of Love (2002) (Video)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
A person in the audience of the theater wears an Eraserhead t-shirt.
Tarnation (2003)
poster seen
Exhumed (2003) (Video)
similar dream sequences
Good Boy (2003) (Short)
similar feel
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Listed in a program schedule.
Samurai Jack: Jack and the Baby (2004) (TV Episode)
When the baby gets sick, Jack wraps him in reeds much like the Eraserhead baby's wrappings; the baby also makes noises very similar to those of the baby in the earlier film.
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
movie is mentioned
Imagine Me & You (2005)
picture of movie's cover at video store
Zizek! (2005)
the movie case can be seen for a split second when Zizek first approaches the counter in the rental store
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 1 (2005) (Video)
In "The Li'l Brudder Show", the back-and-forth-rocking and bandaged parrot is a reference to the baby in this movie
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
LOL (2006)
part of the poster in seen in the background
Gamers (2006)
Trivia question on the radio.
Accepted (2006)
when lizzie orders a drink,she calls the bartender Eraserhead, becase he looks like the main character of that movie
Save the Last Dance 2 (2006) (Video)
guy with puffy hair is called Eraserhead
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Woody Harrelson asks Josh Brolin "What do you do?" When Josh Brolin states that he is retired, Woody asks "What DID you do?" Jeane Bates asks Jack Nance the same questions early on in Eraserhead.
Kingdom of the Vampire (2007) (Video)
DVD seen in video store.
Le son de Lynch (2007) (TV Short)
This documentary analyses the main place that David Lynch gives to the sound in his movie Erasearhead
Of Bitches & Hounds (2007) (Video)
The first reveal of The Pooch is a tribute to the opening scene of the David Lynch film. This is one of only two films that Of Bitches & Hounds pays overt tribute to.
The Everymens (2008) (Short)
The fridge is a reference to several Eraserhead scenes.
In the Loop (2009)
Malcolm calls Toby "the baby from Eraserhead."
Archie's Final Project (2009)
"Lady in the Radiator" song heard
Blackened Reveries (2009) (Short)
The general mood and images were inspired by Eraserhead
Stan Helsing (2009)
Filmposter on Stan's T-shirt
The Big Box: To the Devil a Daughter (2009) (TV Episode)
Vic Dealio mentions it.
The Big Sleaze (2010)
poster on wall
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)
An "Eraserhead" poster can be seen on the wall of a recording studio. Also, Alex lifesone wears an "Eraserhead" button in concert footage.
The Cleveland Show: Fat and Wet (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lester
Hollywood's Top Ten: Bad Hair Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Nostalgia Critic: The Cell (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among psychological thrillers
Brows Held High: Eraserhead (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is mentioned and reenacted
Comix from the Underground: Binky Brown Meets the Holy Virgin Mary (2012) (TV Episode)
Use of "In Heaven" as intro; black and white footage during "In Heaven" music reference
My New Sister (2012) (Short)
Denny is reading a book with a picture of 'Jack Nance' in Eraserhead (1977) prominently displayed on the front cover.
Talaash (2012)
Poster at Armaan & Sonya Kapoor's house
Robot Chicken: Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm (2013) (TV Episode)
The Crypt Keeper's baby resembles the baby from this movie.
General Hospital: Episode #1.12768 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Luke
O.U.C.H. (2013) (Video)
One of the two production company of the short is named after the cult quote from Lynch movie
The Cinema Snob: In Search of the Wow Wow Wibble Woggle Wazzie Woodle Woo (2013) (TV Episode)
"Even the Lady in the Radiator is asking him to keep it the fuck down."
Hellhounds (2013)
The mood and style of Eraserhead were also an influence on this movie
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Soundtrack seen
Shameless: Like Father, Like Daughter (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Matty
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.87 (2014) (TV Episode)
Giovanni Ribisi mentions the movie by name.
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
another film audiences were split in their feelings toward
Pain (2014) (Short)
The main inspiration for the whole film.
Love (2015)
Murphy owns a VHS of this film
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Is It Horror? (2015) (TV Episode)
James and Mike discuss it
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVI (2015) (TV Episode)
Opening credits: "Ercisserhead"
Spidarlings (2015)
An Eraserhead poster can be seen on the girls bedroom door, also Tracy calls one of her customers "Eraserhead"

Featured in 

Cinéma, de notre temps: David Lynch: Don't Look at Me (1989) (TV Episode)
Clips from Eraserhead featuring Henry Spencer are shown.
Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
clip with Jack Nance
Jonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only: David Lynch (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are used.
Cinefile: Made in the USA (1993) (TV Movie)
a clip from this film is shown
Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997) (TV Movie)
This film contains scenes from Eraserhead.
Wonderland (1999)
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Edge of Outside (2006)
Reaction & Review: Eraserhead (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed.
Pearl Jam Twenty (2011)
clip used from movie featuring Jack Nance
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Movie)
film clip shown

Spoofed in 

The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Parody director's cut.
Scarlet Moon (2006)
the climatic scene of heaven
Done in 60 Seconds. With Clay.: Eraserhead (2011) (TV Episode)
A 60 second version done in claymation.

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