Firestarter (1984) Poster



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Followed by 

Firestarter 2: Rekindled (2002) (TV Movie)

Version of 

Based on same book


Referenced in 

There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Pyrates (1991)
Mentioned by Liam.
The Lawnmower Man (1992)
The agency that runs the experiment, The Shop, is the same agency from Stephen King's Firestarter.
Wilder Napalm (1993)
Wilder mentions as a reason why Wallace should notgo public with their powers.
Edtv (1999)
FLCL (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Mamimi plays a game called FireStarter, in which the objective is to burn things down
The American Nightmare (2000)
Video case is shown.
Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
It is referenced.
Mysterious Ways: Spark of Life (2002) (TV Episode)
Miranda mentions the film.
X-Men 2 (2003)
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
During the scene where Dylan falls after they start the fire on the pier, she stares into the fire, a reference to her firestarter movie.
Hellboy (2004)
Liz says that she doesn't like to be called a "firestarter."
Christine: Finish Line (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Gilmore Girls: We've Got Magic to Do (2005) (TV Episode)
Lorelai calls herself a firestarter, then tells Luke to walk in front of her in case things burst into flames as she passes them.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
When Cal is talking to the doctor about Ricky's condition he says "like he can start fires with his mind"
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
The Simpsons: E Pluribus Wiggum (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent Brockman
American Dad!: Tearjerker (2008) (TV Episode)
Coca-Cola's Movie Quiz mentions this movie starring 'Drew Barrymore'
Ghost Whisperer: Firestarter (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Fringe: The Road Not Taken (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Two and a Half Men: Hookers, Hookers, Hookers (2010) (TV Episode)
Suggested by Charlie when he flips through movies about fire, poking fun at Alan for burning down Lyndsey's house.
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Hunt for the House on Cuckoo Lane (2011) (Short)
VHS artwork shown
This Changed Earth (2011) (Video)
VHS artwork shown
Warehouse 13: Shadows (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Psych: Dead Air (2013) (TV Episode)
Crock says that Shawn is "like Drew Barrymore in 'Firestarter.'"
The House on Cuckoo Lane (2014)
VHS artwork shown
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Entity (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
American Dad!: Anchorfran (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Francine.


Astronut Woody (1966) (Short)

Featured in 

Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) (TV Episode)
clip used in Firestarter Smoked Sausages ad
Cinemania: Stephen King: O vasilias tou tromou (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Stephen King Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, clips shown

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) (TV Episode)
spoofed in Firestarter Smoked Sausages ad

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