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Suspiria (1977) Poster

(1977)

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Followed by 

Inferno (1980)

Remade as 

Edited into 

References 

Napoleon (1927)
Bambi (1942)
The colorful fight scene between Bambi and Ronno is visually referenced.
The Red Shoes (1948)
Psycho (1960)
The indentations in the bed Helena Markos lies on, as well as her voice (similar to "Mother"'s)
 (1963)
The Exorcist (1973)
Satan's School for Girls (1973) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Multiple stabbings and dog attack scenes are referenced.
Terror (1978)
Maniac (1980)
Some of the scenes in Maniac has Suspiria-like brought colors which is a homaged to that film.
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Broken window scene.
The Beyond (1981)
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Many references throughout: the glowing eyes scene, the bat attack, the creature living beneath the house who cries like a child, etc.
Halloween II (1981)
And When She Was Bad (1981)
Dog attack scene.
The New York Ripper (1982)
The gruesome death of Pat is alluded to in Lucio Fulci's film.
Class of 1984 (1982)
Stegman's death very much resembles Pat's: Both crash through a decorative glass roof and then get strangled by a rope. Also, both films deal with the relationship between authorities and teenagers and make allusions to fascist aesthetics and behaviour.
Pieces (1982)
Brutal first killing from "Suspiria" is referenced.
The Forest (1982)
First murder from "Suspiria" is referenced.
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Second murder from "Suspiria" is referenced.
Phenomena (1985)
Return to Oz (1985)
Deranged (1987)
School of Fear (1989) (TV Movie)
The appearance of the school, the secret room where pupils assemble
The Witches (1990)
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Brainscan (1994)
Poster seen in Michael's room.
Shivers (1995) (Video Game)
Matilda (1996)
Scream (1996)
Face/Off (1997)
Memento Mori (1999)
Deep Red 25th Anniversary (2000) (Video)
this film is referred to several times.
The Bunker (2001)
References the barbed-wire scene
Bones (2001)
From Zero to Ten (2002)
A character mentions the film.
Silent Hill 3 (2003) (Video Game)
A later part of the game takes place in a highrise building with different businesses located on various floors. One of the businesses is a ballet studio owned by one "Madame Blanc". This is a reference to a character (and the setting) of the Dario Argento horror film Suspiria (1977).
Finding Nemo (2003)
During Nemo's initiation in the fish tank, one of the fish's chanting is the witch's chant from the Suspiria soundtrack.
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
The Dead Will Walk (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Sin City (2005)
The way Tarantino shot and used colours in the taxi scene he directed in Sin City with Dwight and Jackie Boy in the car. In both cases we see people driving late at night with a multitude of red-, green- and blue-coloured lights being reflected on their faces.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Saw II (2005)
The "pool of needles" is a reference/homage to the barbed wire-room in Suspiria.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine. Also, posters and t-shirts are shown.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Woods (2006)
The school is run by witches and an innocent girl stumbles upon them similiar to that of Suspiria.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
Felissa Rose mentions it. Also, photograph is shown.
Inside the Graveyard (2006) (Video)
mentioned by crew member
Grindhouse (2007)
Cited by director Edgar Wright as inspiration for the "Don't" trailer.
Juno (2007)
Juno and Mark debate the merits of this movie
Mother of Tears (2007)
The character of Suzy Bannion (played in Suspiria by Jessica Harper) is directly referenced as having killed Mater Suspiriorum "many years ago".
The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
There's a scene with a guy carving words in a corpse and one of them was "Suspiria"
Angels & Demons (2009)
Hans Zimmer's score directly quotes passages from Goblin's score for classic Italian horror film Suspiria on several occasions related to the Illuminati.
Amer (2009)
Certain shots, lighting & sound effects are homage to Suspiria
Assault of the Sasquatch (2009)
frequent use of unmotivated green and red lights
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010) (Video)
Video case is shown.
The Cinema Snob: Satan's School for Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
Snob wonders if Satan's School for Girls came before or after this film.
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss: The American Scream (2010) (TV Episode)
The film's theatrical poster is shown.
Rosso Recollections: Dario Argento's Deep Genius (2011) (Video)
Dario lists this as one of his favorite films
The Office: The Seminar (2011) (TV Episode)
Gabe wants to watch "Suspira" with Erin.
Final Evaluation (2011) (Short)
Posters of the fim are hanging in the office.
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Scream 4 (2011)
a copy of the 25th anniversary DVD is visible on Kirby's shelf; it is also mentioned in a discussion between Charlie and Kirby
Livid (2011)
The ballet school from Suspiria is referenced.
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
Arcana: The Trickster (2012) (TV Episode)
Video store customer praises director Dario Argento
From Beyond the Stars (2012) (Short)
Buttons on the teleport device play the theme music from Suspiria
ParaNorman (2012)
The title of the Italian horror film appears as a logo on the side of a vending machine
Final de partida: Festival de cine Macabro (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Nicolás Alvarado as the most recent horror film he has seen
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
DVD is shown.
Doctor Mabuse (2013)
Ansel Faraj has claimed that some of the characters of 'Doctor Mabuse' are connected to the witches of 'Suspiria'
Los Cinéfilos: Realmente amor (2013) (TV Episode)
Manuel mentions it.
Moreau (2013) (Video)
Both films use vivid red lighting to create an intense atmosphere.
Meatus (2013) (Video)
The use of extreme colors throughout.
Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014)
One of the additions to Disc 3 of Video Nasties: The Definitive Guide, Part 2 Box Set as one of the 82 Section 3 "Nasties". Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014) features on Disc 1 of this Box Set.
Hypnagogia (2014) (Video)
colors/lights

Featured in 

Stephen King's World of Horror (1986) (TV Movie)
Footage
Dario Argento: Master of Horror (1991)
Clips shown
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
features footage from this
100 Years of Horror (1996) (Video)
100 Years of Horror: Demons (1996) (Video)
clips
Suspiria 25th Anniversary (2001) (Video)
Masters of Horror (2002) (TV Movie)
clips from thes movie are featured and discussed during dario argentos' interview
The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
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.
Secret Cinema (2007)
A short film clip is shown
TCM Underground: Suspiria (2008) (TV Episode)
This film was featured in this episode.
German Grusel - Die Edgar Wallace-Serie (2011) (TV Movie)
Documentary about German cinema of the 50s and 60s and its successors
Celluloid Bloodbath: More Prevues from Hell (2012)
Theatrical trailer shown
Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed

Spoofed in 

The Monster (1994)

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