Both films begin and end in a barren landscape, and both films duel with poisoned environment and the physical and spiritual decay of the people who inhabit it.
"The Zone" is mentioned by the narrator.
Tarkovsky mentions the film.
A couple of scenes are very similar to the "Stalker's dream" sequence.
The last scene in Stalker, where the Stalker's daughter uses telekinesis to slide a glass of water into her hand, is paralleled in Akira where Tetsuo does the same thing in a hospital room.
After seeing photo of her now-deceased counterpart, Veronique collapses in anquish and cries, just as Stalker's wife does it, after Stalker goes on his journey against his wife's wishes
mentioned in narration.
Main characters in ''Cube'' checking out possible traps by throwing something. Also, in DVD commentary, Vincenzo Natali acknowledges that Tarkovsky ''Stalker'' influenced ''Cube.''
Friends of a film student finds a "stalking video" in a VHS case with the jacket of Andrei Tarkovsky's STALKER.
"The Zone" is a forbidden place where desires will be realised
Artur compares a building site to 'Stalker'
The Boy mentiones the title.
Various plot elements are taken from this movie. (e.g. 'The Zone, artifact hunting etc.)
The "Stalker" did not come back from the zone. 25 years later his daughter searches for his clues.
Repomies mixes up stalking and this movie.
When Tilda Swinton talks about a swooping bird in a room full of sand she is referring to a scene in the Andrei Tarkovsky film Stalker (1979)
Kim Ki-Duk watches Stalker (phrases from the movie are heard)
The scene of sleeping Heathcliff and horse in the moors is a reference to Stalker's dog scene
a lot of ideas of the story are used from Stalker, but then a junior version
Clips and discussion of film.
Stalker is the movie Mahmut watches to get Yusuf out of the room
featured in PGTC
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode