Creepshow (1982) Poster



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Followed by 

Creepshow 2 (1987)
Creepshow 3 (2006) (Video)

Edited into 


Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (1990)
Tales from the Darkside was spawned from a "Creepshow" TV series idea before the title was changed.
Creepshow Raw: Insomnia (2009) (Video)


Dracula (1931)
In the framing story, the boy has a poster for the Bela Lugosi film above his bed.
Rebecca (1940)
A housekeeper named Mrs. Danvers.
The Blob (1958)
Flipper (1963)
"Makes the shark in Jaws look like Flipper."
Kriminal (1966)
Jaws (1975)
Carrie (1976)
On one of the movie posters there is a poster of the film Carrie which is also from Stephen King.
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
On one of the movie posters for the movie, there is a poster for Dawn Of The Dead.
The Evil Dead (1981)
In the opening of "They're Creeping Up on You!," the ending theme from Evil Dead can be heard playing on the jukebox.
The Pit (1981)
In "The Pit" and in the segment "The Crate" (from "Creepshow") people use evil creatures to kill disagreeable individuals.

Referenced in 

Basket Case (1982)
The segment "The Crate" (from "Creepshow") and "Basket Case" tell stories related to a dangerous creature kept in a box.
This Girl for Hire (1983) (TV Movie)
Poster visible at Wolfe Macready's Hollywood Memorabilia shop
Walking the Edge (1985)
Billboard seen advertising film
Demons (1985)
poster in the cinema.
Video Violence 2 (1987) (Video)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Tales from the Darkside: Family Reunion (1988) (TV Episode)
Poster seen on wall.
The Dead Next Door (1989)
At beginning in the video club, a zombie returns the VHS tapes of Dawn of the Dead (1978), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), The Evil Dead (1981) and Creepshow (1982)
Tales from the Crypt: Korman's Kalamity (1990) (TV Episode)
Korman uses a hideous monster as part of his plan to get rid of his bullying wife.
Troll 2 (1990)
In the segment "The Lonesome Death Of Jordy Verrill" (from "Creepshow") and in "Troll 2" there are ghostly old men trying to warn of a serious danger to a relative.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Kingdom of the Vampire (1991)
Movie poster seen in bedroom.
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Horror i tegneserier (1992) (TV Episode)
Jakob Steggelmann mentions the film
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
The crate in the segment "The Crate" is seen in the basement of the Voorhees house.
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Men in Black (1997)
Bride of Chucky (1998)
crate seen in police evidence room
Dogma (1999)
"They're Creeping Up on You!"
The Dead Hate the Living! (2000) (Video)
Flashback (2000)
The film features a shot of a crate with 'Arctic Expedition' stencilled on the side, referencing the Creepshow segment 'The Crate'.
The Simpsons: Worst Episode Ever (2001) (TV Episode)
Marge says Tom Savini is "The special effects mastermind behind Creepshow, Friday the 13th and Dawn of the Dead"
Andy Richter Controls the Universe: Grief Counselor (2002) (TV Episode)
Andy refers to Mr. Pickering as Creepshow
Savini's EFX (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Two Masters' Eyes (2003) (Video)
mentioned once
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Listed in a program schedule.
The Dead Will Walk (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Nightmares in Foam Rubber (2004) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Ulli Lommel's Zodiac Killer (2005) (Video)
videotape in stack
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Halloween: 25 Years of Terror (2006) (Video)
Poster is shown.
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine ("Creep Show").
Miracles and Mystery: Creating 'The Green Mile' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Grindhouse (2007)
same score music used in fake trailer for "Thanksgiving"
Supernatural: Hollywood Babylon (2007) (TV Episode)
Dean mentions that they shot Creepshow on this studio.
Fan of the Dead (2007) (Video)
Talked about. One of the locations visited.
Just Desserts: The Making of 'Creepshow' (2007) (Video)
"Just Desserts" is a documentary on the making of the film.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: An Angry Nerd Christmas Carol: Part 2 (2007) (TV Episode)
"Look at all the grass growing. Kinda like in Creep Show."
WildCat (2007) (Video)
the "Mumps" scene is a direct homage to "The Crate" segment from this film
Complete Recollection (2008) (Short)
Man wearing Creepshow shirt.
One for the Fire: The Legacy of 'Night of the Living Dead' (2008)
Steven Barton wears a "Creepshow" t-shirt.
S. Darko (2009)
Just as in the latter, a meteorite causes unnatural skin growths.
The Cinema Snob: Bloodsucking Freaks (2010) (TV Episode)
"used by Hal Halbrook to kill Adrian Barbeau"
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss: The American Scream (2010) (TV Episode)
A fan at the horror convention wears a Creepshow T-shirt.
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Title of this film appears on screen.
80's Dan: The McDLT (2011) (TV Episode)
"Haven't you seen Creepshow?"
Half in the Bag: Fright Night and Conan the Barbarian (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Walking Dead's Greg Nicotero Gores Scott Ian (2012) (TV Episode)
Nicotero keeps one of the original "crates" in his office, along with a recreation of "Fluffy," the creature in the crate, from Creepshow.
The House on Creepy Lane (2012) (Short)
The idea of segments is the same.
The World's End: The Making of 'Day of the Dead' (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Cosmic Slam #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
"Haven't you seen Creepshow?"
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Monster Club (2015) (TV Episode)
Depicted on Matt's shirt.
Grave Reality (2015)
The cemetery in the segment "The Grave" is named Grantham Cemetery after a character in the Creepshow segment "Father's Day".
GUNSHIP: Tech Noir (2015) (Video)
A VHS tape of this movie is seen on the shelf.
Comix from the Underground: Tales from the Fridge (2015) (TV Episode)
"It's Father's Day, and Daddy's come to get his cake."
The Cinema Snob: 3 Dev Adam (2016) (TV Episode)
"What starts out as Turkish Creepshow..."
Housewife Alien vs. Gay Zombie (2016)
Bag opened despite signs with warnings


The Dentist (1932) (Short)
Seen on a TV set.
A Star Is Born (1937)
Plays on the TV during the segment "The Lonesome Death of Jody Verril"
The Bank Dick (1940)
Richard watches a video tape of it before he is haunted by Harry.

Featured in 

The 100 Scariest Movie Moments (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Clips are shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Creepshow (2009) (TV Episode)
movie reviewed
Room 237 (2012)
scene of Stephen King watching TV
Longbox of the Damned: Creepshow (2014) (TV Episode)
Moarte talks a little about the movie
Tom Savini's Behind the Scenes 'Creepshow' (2016) (Video)
Making of Featurette
'Creepshow' Days with Michael Gornick (2016) (Video)

Spoofed in 

Shrek the Third (2007)
Shrek's baby nightmare is a reference to the "They're Creeping Up on You!" story, except replacing cockroaches with ogre babies.

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