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The Hitcher (1986) Poster

(1986)

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Followed by 

Remade as 

The Hitcher (2007)

Edited into 

References 

Straw Dogs (1971)
Use of extreme violence to defeat foe
Duel (1971) (TV Movie)
Desert highway setting; terrorized motorist
Deliverance (1972)
Disbelieving and/or sinister locals

Referenced in 

Thrashin' (1986)
Poster can be seen during the hollywood boulevard scene.
Far Out Man (1990)
C. Thomas Howell says he starred in "The Hitcher"
Clerks. (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Hourglass (1995) (Video)
Retroactive (1997)
Breakdown (1997)
Urban Legend (1998)
Millennium: ...Thirteen Years Later (1998) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Zingo (1998)
Dawson's Creek: Eastern Standard Time (2001) (TV Episode)
When Gretchen suggests hitching a ride, Dawson uses this movie as a reason not to
The Forsaken (2001)
Joy Ride (2001)
The Making of 'Alien³' (2003) (Video)
Mention once
Six Feet Under: That's My Dog (2004) (TV Episode)
David's picking up of a hitchhiker who turns out to be psychotic and homicidal is similar in many respects to The Hitcher.
Wolf Creek (2005)
The scenes in the old garage are very alike. Same old cars, same ray of light
Noir total (2006) (Short)
Rutger Hauer happears thru an Hitcher poster reflected in a mirror
Humble Pie (2007)
Mentioned by Truman as one of Rutger Hauer's films
The Hitchhiker (2007)
the dialogue in the first scene references the dialogue in the first scene of this film
The Dark Knight (2008)
the scene where The Joker taunts Batman into running him over with his motorcycle is almost identical to the scene in The Hitcher where John Ryder taunts Jim into hitting him (both also say come on when taunthing them)
Revolver (2009) (Video)
Mysterious unstoppable hitchhiker on the open highway.
Midnight Movie Review: The Hitcher (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
KHL. Donbass-Avtomobilist (2012) (TV Movie)
Nikolay Yeriomin visually references poster of the film in one of scenes subliminaly directed by him.
Gangster Squad (2013)
dismemberment by vehicle
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever, Volume 2: The Deuce (2013) (TV Episode)
"They have to prove themselves by reenacting a scene from The Hitcher."
The Cinema Snob: The Stepfather (2014) (TV Episode)
"He's fucking with C. Thomas Howell on the desert highways."

Featured in 

The Black Republic (1990)
Shown playing on TV in coffee shop.

Spoofed in 

Stan Helsing (2009)
the crazy hitchhiker they pick up and kick out of their car

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