The Hills Have Eyes (1977) Poster


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Beauty and the Beast (1946)
The family's dogs are named "Beauty" and "Beast".
Psycho (1960)
A dead old person on a chair.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) (TV Series)
Part of the theme song is mentioned in dialog
The Walls Have Eyes (1969)
Referenced by title.
True Grit (1969)
The famous "Son of a bitch" John Wayne line is referenced twice.
Deliverance (1972)
It is referenced.
Jaws (1975)
There is a torn Jaws poster.
Suspiria (1977)
Multiple stabbings and dog attack scenes are referenced.

Referenced in 

I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
It is referenced.
Shan kou (1980)
It is referenced.
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
A mountain psycho killer attacks campers.
The Evil Dead (1981)
Torn apart poster in the cellar.
Frightmare (1983)
Poster seen on wall.
Video Violence (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Cave Dwellers (1991) (TV Episode)
Servo: The hills have eyes, but they have glaucoma right now.
Fear in the Dark (1991) (TV Movie)
Poster art for this is shown and Chris Lee refers to it.
Roadside Prophets (1992)
The desolate gas station visited in Roadside Prophets is the same one featured in The Hills Have Eyes.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: The hills have eyes...kind of.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Crow
Dark Universe (1993) (Video)
Movie is mentioned once
Live from Washington D.C.: They Shoot HBO Specials, Don't They? (1994) (TV Special)
referenced by Dennis
Siskel & Ebert: Evita/Beavis and Butt-Head Do America/One Fine Day/My Fellow Americans/Scream/Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Roger Ebert in his review of "Scream" (1996).
Funny Games (1997)
The opening scene in "Funny Games", where the killers (not shown on camera) secretly watch and comment on their victims' driving from above references an early scene in "The Hills Have Eyes", where the killer family does the same thing.
Bleeder (1999)
Lenny's costumer rents this film and asks for films in the same style.
The Directors: The Films of Wes Craven (1999) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in film.
Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) (Video)
Title of this film appears on screen.
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Discovering 'Evil Dead' (2002) (Video)
Disappearance (2002) (TV Movie)
Similar setting and possible reason for chaos, similar plot and characters and atmosphere
Hellraiser: Hellseeker (2002) (Video)
Wrong Turn (2003)
Detour (2003) (Video)
Lost in desert, attack mutated people
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Brutal fights inside a trailer on a desert.
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Poster and t-shirt are shown.
Hillside Cannibals (2006) (Video)
A family's vehicle breaks down in the desert and they are attacked by a primitive group of people
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Surviving the Hills: Making of 'The Hills Have Eyes' (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned and discussed.
Flesh Wounds: Seven Stories of the Saw (2006) (Video)
Poster shown
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article. Also, poster is shown.
Penny Dreadful (2006)
Pays hommage with Michael Berryman cameo.
The Hills Have Eyes 2: Mutant Attacks (2007) (Video)
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
"It's like these hills have eyes."
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVIII (2007) (TV Episode)
Opening credits: "The Hills Have Matt Warburton"
The Angry Video Game Nerd: The Wizard and Super Mario Bros 3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Title used as a double-entendre
The Hills Have Thighs (2008)
title reference
His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Great American Road Trip: California or Bust (2009) (TV Episode)
Amy DiSalvatore mentions the film upon seeing the ghost town.
Stan Helsing (2009)
mentioned in dialogue
Little Red Riding Hood (2009) (Video)
Picture of Papa Jupiter on the Wolf's refridgerator, the Wolf also refers to Grandma's flesh as "Tenderloin Granny" inspired by Jupiter's nickname of "Tenderloin Baby" to the Carters' baby.
The Big Box: The House of the Devil (2010) (TV Episode)
Photograph of Michael Berryman is shown.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Heather Langenkamp mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
It is mentioned by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in the Section 3 of the Obscene Publications Act. Also, video case is shown.
Scream 4 (2011)
Movie poster is seen in a classroom.
Hellcats: Woke Up Dead (2011) (TV Episode)
Dan mentions the original Hills Have Eyes being a critique of the Vietnam war.
The Cinema Snob: Dracula (The Dirty Old Man) (2011) (TV Episode)
This movie "didn't talk about hills that much."
Estrenos Críticos: 10/06/2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mimesis (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Wes Craven films that contain booby traps
Conan: The Pretty Girl Waving to Someone Behind You (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by comedian Amy Schumer
Craven Images: The Horror Hits of Michael Berryman (2011) (Video)
Spoken about by Berryman
Jack the Reaper (2011)
Harold, the fat kid, questions the wisdom of leaving the bus and going out into the desert: "Haven't you seen 'The Hills Have Eyes'?"
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
Unleashed during the facility purge is a monster titled the Savage With A Hatchet, a bald, baby faced and ragged killer inspired by the original Pluto
A Tribute to Priscilla Alden (2012) (Video)
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Wes Craven Presents Don't Look Down (2013) (TV Episode)
another Wes Craven film
The Cinema Snob: Shock! Shock! Shock! (2013) (TV Episode)
"I see the hills have pupils...wait."
Holliston: Joe's Soda (2013) (TV Episode)
Adam mentions the movie.
Tales from the Swamp with Adrienne Barbeau (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Videoclub (2013)
Poster is shown.
Christmas Cruelty! (2013)
Crew in revolt to baby-killing
Video Nasties: Draconian Days (2014)
One of the additions to Disc 2 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.
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th, Part 3: 3D (2014) (TV Episode)
"At least Alice didn't dream that Bluto from The Hills Have Eyes was chasing her."
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Gold and Silver (2014) (TV Episode)
"The boobs have eyes"
Best of the Worst: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2014) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions it. Also, photograph is shown.
The DUFF (2015)
Bianca quotes the saying in reference to the classic Wes Craven movie to reveal Caitlyn in the shrubs videoing her and Wes.
Better Call Saul: Marco (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy
Face Off: The Gatekeepers (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Sadist (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: The Time Travelers (2017) (TV Episode)
"Ooh, the hills have guys."
Discussed by characters

Featured in 

Gorgon Video Magazine (1989) (Video)
Features clips from the film
Invasion of the Scream Queens (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
100 Years of Horror: Freaks (1996) (TV Episode)
You Won't Stop Screaming (1998) (Video)
Clips shown
Looking Back at 'The Hills Have Eyes' (2003) (Video)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Exit Through the Chop Shop (2014) (Video)
Settling the Score: With Don Peake (2015) (Video)
Family Business: An Interview with Mark Speer (2016) (Video)
Making of Featurette
The Desert Sessions with Composer Don Peake (2016) (Video)
Making of Featurette

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: Two Weeks Without Food (2009) (TV Episode)
The cast of The Hills takes a totally unscripted, musical road trip
The Whores Have Eyes (2009) (Video)
Title is spoofed.
The Hills Have Thighs (2010) (Video)
softcore parody

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