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(1983)

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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.
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
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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