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Edited into 

5 Second Movies: Gamer (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage from the film is included

References 

Gilligan's Island (1964) (TV Series)
When Killian is talking to the Minister of defense on the phone, he talks about Gilligans's Island
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Funny Girl (1968)
Hello, gorgeous
Rollerball (1975)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" plays during the scene where Dynamo chases Ben
Stalker (1979)
The Shining (1980)
In one scene Ben says "women, can't live with them can't live without them", a line said by Lloyd the bartender in The Shining
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Using barbed wire to strangle a victim to death
Knight Rider (1982) (TV Series)
red moving light on car
The Terminator (1984)
"I'll be back"

Referenced in 

Deathrow Gameshow (1987)
In both films there is a television game show where the competitors are convicted felons.
Saturday Night Live: Danny Devito/The Bangles (1988) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Arnold Schwartzenegger
The January Man (1989)
seen on theater marquee
Smash TV (1990) (Video Game)
The theme of the game is inspired from that film.
Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990) (Video Game)
One of the villains is named "Running Man", after the name of the 1987 film. Hideo Kojima likes making references to films starring Arnold Schwarzenegger (such as the fact that another villain is named "Predator" after another Arnold film).
Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990) (Video)
in Episode Two, the removal of a collar.
Wedlock (1991)
Stay Tuned (1992)
Flashback: The Quest for Identity (1992) (Video Game)
In one point of the game, Conrad must compete in a life-or-death game show to gain access to the next area of the game
Hard Target (1993)
Final Round (1994) (Video)
This movie directly lifts the concept of The Running Man
The Jesse Ventura Story (1999) (TV Movie)
Battle Royale (2000)
Rollerball (2002)
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Super Trivia (2003) (TV Episode)
Shake insists that the film is the correct answer to a trivia question about Arnold Schwarzenegger at the bar
Manhunt (2003) (Video Game)
The concept of a convict being hunted by others who are hired to kill him.
Malevolence (2004)
Kimble does a very similar rant to the one Arnold does
101 Most Unforgettable SNL Moments (2004) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Arnold Schwarzenegger
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
One of the major enemies is equipped with a flamethrower and a jetpack, like the character of "Fireball" in the movie. Hideo Kojima likes making references to films starring Arnold Schwarzenegger
Queer as Folk: Fuckin' Revenge (2005) (TV Episode)
Drew mentions the film.
Numb3rs: The Running Man (2006) (TV Episode)
Episode title.
Idiocracy (2006)
Not Sure is sentenced to take part in a competition where he is forced to fend for his life
Gamer (2009)
Gamer borrows themes and elements similar to those used in The Running Man (1987), in which the main character was named Ben Richards. In Gamer there's a character named Ben Richard.
Cougar Town: I Won't Back Down (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
"Who loves you and who do you love?"
The Cinema Snob: Deathrow Gameshow (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Snob.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Nighthawks (2010) (TV Episode)
detailing Schwarzenegger action flicks
Bad Movie Beatdown: Gamer (2011) (TV Episode)
"If you feel that you seen this movie then you have! It's called The Running Man and it's a much better movie"
The Hunger Games (2012)
Game show contestants win by killing all the others. There is also a similarity between the Damon Killian character and Caesar Flickerman.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Condemned (2012) (TV Episode)
referenced throughout
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.185 (2012) (TV Episode)
Colin Farrell says he grew up watching Arnold Schwarzenegger movies such as this film
Anime Abandon: Demon City Shinjuku (2012) (TV Episode)
When Sage talks about The Running Man, he makes it clear that it's not this one
Awkward.: A Little Less Conversation (2013) (TV Episode)
Guess during Charades
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (2013) (Video Game)
A trophy/achievement named after this film
The Messenger with Robert Grasmere (2013) (Video)
mentioned once
The Starving Games (2013)
Referred to by name as one of the two films that Hunger Games was based on,

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Unlikeliest Star (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown of various Arnold Schwarzenegger movies, including this one.
Game Theory (2003) (Video)
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Men Who Stare at Goats/A Christmas Carol/Precious (2009) (TV Episode)
"Where Do You Want To Meet?" segment
Bad Movie Beatdown: Gamer (2011) (TV Episode)
compares plots, but decides it is better than Gamer
Hollywood's Top Ten: Stephen King Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, clips shown

Spoofs 

Love, American Style (1969) (TV Series)
The Love Boat (1977) (TV Series)
Captain America (1979) (TV Movie)
Captain Freedom is a spoof of Captain America

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: Catch Me If You Kangaroo Jack (2011) (TV Episode)
Arnold Schwarzenegger dances "The Running Man."
Mutantit (2012) (Short)
inspiration

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