The Tenant (1976) Poster



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Rear Window (1954)
Roman sees his neighbors doing unusual things across from his apartment/he uses binoculars to spy on them
Black Sabbath (1963)
Trelkovsky choking himself is a direct reference to Bava's "Waterdrop" episode.
Repulsion (1965)
Persona (1966)

Referenced in 

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
the final shot is an obvious homage to the eariler film
Basket Case (1982)
A man rents an apartment, kicking off a nightmarish series of events.
Deranged (1987)
It is referenced.
Barton Fink (1991)
Joel Coen said that this film is thematically connected to this Polanski film.
E! True Hollywood Story: Roman Polanski (1998) (TV Episode)
The special talks of how Polanski developed the film and cast himself in the part.
Hundhotellet (2000)
The Egyptian-theme and Sture's out-of-body experience are inspired by this film.
La comunidad (2000)
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)
The egyptian symbols in the bathroom.
The Ring (2002)
Video box is shown in movie store.
Rex regi rebellis (2003) (Video)
A man is walking in dogshit and has trouble getting it of.
The Machinist (2004)
Secret Window (2004)
Writer/director Koepp points out numerous references to the Polanski thriller in the audio commentary (all-though he refers to it by it's English title: The Tenant)
The Eye 2 (2004)
homage at end of movie where a woman throws herself off a building twice and doesn't die
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Finds Teeth buried in the wall of spooky apartment
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
"The Tenant" is mentioned in an article.
'Tess': From Novel to Screen (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)
The English title, "The Tenant", is featured on the movie theatre marquee
High Life (2009)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Brazilian Star Wars (2009) (TV Episode)
"Like that apartment did to [Roman] Polanski in..."
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown.
Interviews with the Crew (2014) (Video)
One of a few Roman Polanski films which are referred to by producer Kristina Ceyton as being an inspiration for 'The Babadook'.
Sensoria (2015)
Trelkovsky, name of supporting character, and general apartment horror theme
Lurker (2016)
some plot, same dreamy style, haunting reality


Featured in 

Sensation (1994)
Lila and Danny are watching it.
The 100 Scariest Movie Moments: Part II: 75-51 (2004) (TV Episode)
Number 65 on the list
High Life (2009)
The soundtrack of the movie can be heard as the inmates watch it in prison.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Toy Story 3/Cyrus/Jonah Hex (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett Ratner's #3 favorite film
Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir (2011)
The movie clip is shown.

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