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Heavy Metal (1981) Poster

(1981)

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Followed by 

Version of 

Metal Hurlant Chronicles (2012) (TV Series)
based on the same comic book series

Spin-off 

Heavy Metal F.A.K.K.2 (2000) (Video Game)
The game is a loose sequel to the sequel to the movie.

References 

Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
A damaged starship Enterprise floats through space.
Barbarella (1968)
Flesh Gordon (1974)
Alien (1979)

Referenced in 

Fire and Ice (1983)
Dreamscape (1984)
Dune (1984)
Brazil (1985)
Legend (1985)
Highlander (1986)
Aliens (1986)
Akira (1988)
The Toxic Avenger Part III: The Last Temptation of Toxie (1989)
Poster is shown in a video store.
Total Recall (1990)
Alien³ (1992)
Short Cuts (1993)
Comic magazine is shown.
Clerks (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Stargate (1994)
Neverwhere (1996) (TV Mini-Series)
Fantastical Place called "Neverwhere" in both films.
Dawson's Creek: Full Moon Rising (1998) (TV Episode)
Poster seen in video store
The Matrix (1999)
Ghostbusters' SFX Team Featurette (1999) (Video)
Terry Windell mentiones her work on Heavy Metal
The Cell (2000)
Suchwiin bulmyeong (2001)
Heavy Metal comic book
Resident Evil (2002)
Exhumed (2003) (Video)
Series of stories tied together by an evil item everyone wants.
Rock 'n' Roll Space Patrol Action Is Go! (2005)
First five minutes cheaply replicate the opening car scene of "Heavy Metal"
Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
A movie poster is in JBs room.
21 (2008)
Cam says "This has been the coolest thing since Heavy Metal."
Step Brothers (2008)
poster seen
John's Arm: Armageddon (2008)
The Mayor quotes the line "Unless you count the preschoolers' prostitute ring."
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Black Cauldron (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster shown while the Film Buff discusses animated movies of the 1980s
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jason Reitman in a list of his father's films
Edición Especial Coleccionista: The Ring (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD & Blu-Ray releases of April/May
The Nostalgia Chick: Shorts: Betty Boop in Minnie the Moocher (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing rotoscoping
21 Jump Street (2012)
Poster seen in basement.
Nostalgia Critic: Starchaser: The Legend of Orin (2012) (TV Episode)
"The animation looks like Heavy Metal threw up on a Molly Hatchet album cover..."
The Nostalgia Chick: All Dogs Go to Heaven (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing 1980s animated films
Anime Abandon: Spawn (2014) (TV Episode)
Sage takes a potshot at this movie
Hamlet A.D.D. (2014)
Recurring sphere element is an homage
Why Horror? (2014)
A poster can be seen.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Skull #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
"sweet Heavy Metal jokes about John Candy not wanting to run around with his dork hanging out."
The Comix Scrutinizer: No Ducks #1 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Meanwhile, in Heavy Metal"

Featured in 

Imagining 'Heavy Metal' (1999) (Video)
Nostalgia Critic: Heavy Metal (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Anime Abandon: Legend of Lemnear (2014) (TV Episode)
"...it plays out like a lost chapter of Heavy Metal."

Spoofed in 

South Park: Major Boobage (2008) (TV Episode)
The world Kenny and Gerald Broslovski see when they are high is a parody of the film, with the same music and similar characters.

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