The Vanishing (1988)
based on the same Tim Krabbé novel "The Golden Egg"
Roger Ebert mentions the original movie when discussing the remake.
Poster is shown in a video store.
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
the grave scene
Cited as an inspiration for the film's plot.
Sophie reenacts a scene from Spoorloos
compared with Buried
both movies feature a killer testing noise levels in an isolated cottage by having someone else scream as loud as they can
At the police station, the infamous "have you seen her" poster from The Vanishing can be seen on the wall.
Referenced in dialog ("[...] Dutch film where the serial killer does the chloroform [...]").
Clips are shown.