Big Wednesday (1978) Poster



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The Wild Bunch (1969)
In an interview, Darrell Fetty says that John Milius modeled the scene where the four boys show up at the draft office on the scene where the remnants of the Wild Bunch are marching toward their showdown with the Mexican army. According to Fetty, "we play it very seriously, like Special Forces commandos on a raid into enemy territory...".

Referenced in 

Point Break (1991)
Both Kathryn Bigelow and James Cameron declared that the John Milius' film was a Big Influence in Point Break. Bigelow even gave a role to Gary Busey, who starred in Big Wednesday.
Game-On: Big Wednesday (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Twister (1996)
Surf Now Apocalypse Later (2002) (TV Movie)
John Milius talkes about his movie
High Chaparall: Gary Busey (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
Introduced as the movie that gave Robert Englund his big break.
High Chaparall: Charlene Tilton (2004) (TV Episode)
Charlene's starring in the movie is mentioned as her first movie role, against among others, previous High Chaparall alumni Gary Busey and Robert Englund.
Grindhouse (2007)
discussed by characters
Death Proof (2007)
mentioned in film by Zoë Bell
Shrink (2009)
Mentioned in dialogue
A Deeper Shade of Blue (2011)
Poster shown/movie mentioned.


Five Summer Stories (1972)
The Pipeline footage is from this film.

Featured in 

Strictly Background (2007)
clip included in documentary
Plages des 60's: Malibu: Surf Forever (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown

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