The Hitcher (1986)
Use of extreme violence to defeat foe
Desert highway setting; terrorized motorist
Disbelieving and/or sinister locals
Poster can be seen during the hollywood boulevard scene.
C. Thomas Howell says he starred in "The Hitcher"
Video case is shown in a video store.
mentioned in dialogue
When Gretchen suggests hitching a ride, Dawson uses this movie as a reason not to
David's picking up of a hitchhiker who turns out to be psychotic and homicidal is similar in many respects to The Hitcher.
The scenes in the old garage are very alike. Same old cars, same ray of light
Rutger Hauer happears thru an Hitcher poster reflected in a mirror
Mentioned by Truman as one of Rutger Hauer's films
the dialogue in the first scene references the dialogue in the first scene of this film
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)
Mysterious unstoppable hitchhiker on the open highway.
the film of this episode's topic.
Nikolay Yeriomin visually references poster of the film in one of scenes subliminaly directed by him.
dismemberment by vehicle
"They have to prove themselves by reenacting a scene from The Hitcher."
"He's fucking with C. Thomas Howell on the desert highways."
Shown playing on TV in coffee shop.
the crazy hitchhiker they pick up and kick out of their car