The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990) Poster


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The Wizard of Oz (1939)
One of the bands on the list Ford reads near the end of the movie is called "Brain Of The Scarecrow".
White Heat (1949)
Ford screams "Top of the world, Ma!" when he's on top of the record tower.
I Love Lucy (1951) (TV Series)
Another band on the list is named "Fred And Ethyl".
Lassie (1954) (TV Series)
The Flintstones (1960) (TV Series)
a key plot point involves a pair of Fred Flintstone rings
Gilligan's Island (1964) (TV Series)
Another band on the list is called "The Professor And Mary-Ann".
Josie and the Pussycats (1970) (TV Series)
band named Pussycats with lead singer Josie
Chinatown (1974)
The Love Boat (1977) (TV Series)
Xanadu (1980)
A band on the list is named "The Nine Sisters." That is the name of the group that Sonny Malone asked to paint a cover for in "Xanadu."
Die Hard (1988)
One of the bands on the list Ford reads near the end of the movie is called "The Nakatomi Boys Choir". Nakatomi was the name of the coporation that Holly McClane worked for in "Die Hard".
Do the Right Thing (1989)
When Sam falls off the roof and onto Slam's radio, Slam calls him a "stupid Sal's Pizza, garlic breath smelling motherfucker". Sal's Pizza is the pizza shop in the film Do The Right Thing.
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
A band on the list is named "Alba Varden". That was the name of the ship that the South Africans used for smuggling in "Lethal Weapon 2".

Referenced in 

Luonteita: Renny Harlin (1990) (TV Movie)
Renny Harlin mentions this film in the interview.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Jerry's First Date (1991) (TV Episode)
Movie poster in Jerry's room
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Day the Earth Froze (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom: "The Adventures of Fjord Fairlane"
Howard Stern on Demand: Andrew Dice Clay (2006) (TV Episode)
the movie is mentioned
Tropic Thunder (2008)
The character Kevin Sandusky mentions how he thinks Renny Harlin is an underrated director, citing how The Adventures of Ford Fairlane was a great film, for an Andrew Dice Clay vehicle.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Monsters vs Aliens/The Haunting in Connecticut/12 Rounds (2009) (TV Episode)
Brett says the director of 12 Rounds directed this film and Ellen quotes this film
Raising Hope: Snip Snip (2011) (TV Episode)
Virginia says "Ford Fairlane" is Andrew Dice Clay's best movie.
One Hit Wonderland: Unbelievable by EMF (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.

Featured in 

Billy Idol: Cradle of Love (1990) (Video)
features clips from the film
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.


Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
One of the songs that Black Plague performed was called "Hon, I Screwed The Kids". That's a spoof of "Honey, I Shrunk The Kids".

Spoofed in 

Pizzás (2001)

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