Local Hero (1983) Poster



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Referenced in 

Tayna chyornykh drozdov (1983)
There is a scene at a train station where a poster of Local Hero can be seen
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Spatz: Local Hero (1990) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Siskel & Ebert: Shining Through/Hear My Song/Mississippi Masala/35Up/Love Crimes (1992) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Hear My Song" review.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Monster A-Go Go (1993) (TV Episode)
The Mads offer to show this movie if Joel and the 'bots win the Invention Exchange
Ready to Wear (1994)
same joke used as homage
Siskel & Ebert: Crimson Tide/A Little Princess/The Perez Family/The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill/Swimming with Sharks (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain" review.
The Secret World of Alex Mack: Local Hero (1996) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Beverly Hills, 90210: Local Hero (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Outsourced (2006)
Spoilers: The final scene when Todd's cell phone rings is a direct homage to the ending of LOCAL HERO (1983) which has a similar ending. The filmmakers admit the homage on the DVD commentary.
Seachd: The Inaccessible Pinnacle (2007)
One of the musicians at the ceilidh wears a 'localhero' T-shirt
Movie Connections: Local Hero (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Invisible Ink (2015)
Don Ism says, "Craphound," like 'Norman Chancer'
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.45 (2016) (TV Episode)
After Dean brings a high offer back to the team bank by correctly answering a question about Mark Knopfler's former occupation, Andrew O'Keefe says that he "has become our local hero".
Roadies: Longest Days (2016) (TV Episode)
Kelly Ann asks Reg if he's ever seen it.
Journey Bound
Inspired by this film

Featured in 

Movie Connections: Local Hero (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Mark Knopfler: A Life in Songs (2011) (TV Movie)
excerpts shown
You've Been Trumped (2011)
Shows a few clips from and interpretative parallels drawn.
Dream Me Up Scotty! (2013) (TV Movie)
Footage from this is included as an example of Scottish accents on screen.

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