Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978) Poster


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Muppet Babies: The Weirdo Zone (1986) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie were used during Fozzie's imagination of being attacked by giant tomatoes.
Return of the Killer Tomatoes! (1988)
Finletter flashes back, and several scenes from the original are flashbacked


Attack of the Killer Tomatoes (1990) (TV Series)
The TV series was a Saturday-morning cartoon taking off from the characters of movies #2 and #3.


The Birds (1963)
Jaws (1975)

Referenced in 

Diff'rent Strokes: The Tutor (1979) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Gimme a Break!: Sam's Imaginary Friend (1982) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Dead End (1985)
parody of killer tomatoes growing in garden
Muppet Babies: The Weirdo Zone (1986) (TV Episode)
Fozzie imagines what it would be like if he were attacked by giant tomatoes every time he makes a bad joke.
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home (1987)
A poster is visible and the title is mentioned.
Speaking Parts (1989)
VHS box seen on shelf at Eddie's Video Store.
Home and Away: Episode #1.437 (1989) (TV Episode)
Skid and Revhead mention this
Home and Away: Episode #1.651 (1990) (TV Episode)
Adam suggests this to Marilyn
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures: A Job, a Job, My Kingdom for a Job (1990) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Bill as the rioters throw rotten tomatoes at him and Ted
Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) (Video Game)
Blood Massacre (1991)
Video box seen in video store.
Gex (1995) (Video Game)
The vicious tomatoes in the "Tomatoe Soup" level are a parody of the ones from this film.
Mars Attacks! (1996)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Caged (2001) (TV Episode)
Greg asks Nick if he watched the movie.
Eight Legged Freaks (2002)
Motorbike scene
Queer as Folk: Gay or Straight? That's the Question (2004) (TV Episode)
Deb jokes about the killer tomatoes when Carl brings her a melon he picked up from a fruit and veg stand near a murder scene.
The Derby Stallion (2005)
"What, you got attacked by killer tomatoes?"
Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: Duchess of Wails (2005) (TV Episode)
Bloo says, "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!"
The Quest (2006)
joke title mentioned during "The Vagina Game"
Pastewka: Die Hochzeit (2006) (TV Episode)
Pastewka wants to watch this movie while Susanne is crying
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Bible Games (2006) (TV Episode)
Nerd compares the Bible Buffet to this movie.
The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)
"What kind of crazy B-movie am I in, 'Attack of the Killer Cheese Curls'?"
Monsters vs. Aliens (2009)
B.O.B. is created out of a genetically engineered tomato, a la the killer tomatoes
Angriff der Killertelefonbücher (2009) (Short)
title is a variation of that film's German title "Angriff der Killertomaten"
The Cinema Snob: Crazy Fat Ethel II (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
The movie is mentioned
Monsters vs Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space (2009) (TV Short)
B.O.B is a genetically engenered tomato and he says that his mother is a tomato.
Family Guy: Brian's Got a Brand New Bag (2009) (TV Episode)
One of the unwanted DVDs singing "Someday".
Deadly Premonition (2010) (Video Game)
It's in a list of movies York likes
Tomatoes Eat You (2010) (Short)
killer tomatoes attack Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Saturday Morning RPG (2012) (Video Game)
One of the Snoozers wonders if "sentient evil tomatoes" will attack the dam.
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
Listed on the TV listing.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.

Featured in 

Movie Macabre: Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1984) (TV Episode)
Film shown on this episode.
ER: A River in Egypt (2002) (TV Episode)
A character watches it on TV
Familiar Faces: Familiar Face-Off: Killer Klowns vs. Killer Tomatoes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips from this film are shown.
Familiar Faces: Familiar Face-Off: Killer Klowns vs. Killer Tomatoes: Results (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips from this film are featured.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgia Critics I Will Never Do (2011) (TV Episode)
Takes #8 on list of things The Critic will not review
30 for 30: Broke (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip is featured.


The Blob (1958)
Charlie's Angels (1976) (TV Series)
frequent close ups of important mission instructions coming from the same kind of speaker phone
Jaws 2 (1978)
Superman (1978)
Lois and Clark are a specific reference to this version of them which was to come out around the same time.

Spoofed in 

Kim Possible: Attack of the Killer Bebes (2002) (TV Episode)
title spoof

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