Alive (1993) Poster



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Version of 

Survive! (1976)
Trapped: Alive in the Andes (2007) (TV Episode)

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Painted Hills (1993) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
My So-Called Life: Father Figures (1994) (TV Episode)
Students talk about having recently watched this film in their English class
Rocko's Modern Life: Pipe Dreams/Tickled Pinky (1994) (TV Episode)
"...flying over the Andes with a Brazilian soccer team."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Red Zone Cuba (1994) (TV Episode)
During an aerial shot of some mountains, Crow says, "Look! A soccer team!"
The Simpsons: Fear of Flying (1994) (TV Episode)
One of the movies Homer rents about planes for Marge.
Beavis and Butt-Head: To the Rescue (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the ATM (1995) (TV Episode)
When the issue of Richard not using other people's bathroom comes up, Annie asks what he'd do if he was on the plane in 'Alive', stuck in the Andes, thousands of miles from his own bathroom.
Friends: The One Where Old Yeller Dies (1996) (TV Episode)
After Richard asks Phoebe "what's happening," she replies, "murder, cancer, soccer teams eating each other in the Andes."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Servo: Geez, there's soccer teams laying all over the place.
Seinfeld: The Abstinence (1996) (TV Episode)
George and Jerry talks about cannibalism in the Andes
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time Chasers (1997) (TV Episode)
Tom (as a plane takes off): "We'll crash and get eaten by a soccer team or a baseball team or a bridge club. I don't care!"
Father Ted: The Mainland (1998) (TV Episode)
A character says "If we don't get out, we might have to eat each other, like in that film Alive"
Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place: Two Guys, a Girl and a Landlord (1998) (TV Episode)
Mr. Bauer recounts the plot of the movie as if he had lived it himself
Ravenous (1999)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Ice Station Sabrina (1999) (TV Episode)
Brad references the film.
Out Cold (2001)
Gilmore Girls: Nag Hammadi Is Where They Found the Gnostic Gospel (2004) (TV Episode)
Rory exaggerates about the cold weather, saying that they could reenact the film.
Plot Holes: What Happened to Dianne When She Left the Winchester? (2004) (Video)
Character mentions how she saw the film on her second date with another character.
Los Serrano: Il bambino della strada (2007) (TV Episode)
The film gets mentioned during this episode.
Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon (2008) (TV Movie)
plane of a sports team crashes in the Himalayas and they resort to cannibalism
Mic Macs à Tire-Larigot (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Psych: High Top Fade Out (2009) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Crashed and burned, then somehow crashed again in Chile, only to be eaten by my soccer teammates."
Psych: Thrill Seekers and Hell Raisers (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn asks Lassiter whom he would eat "in the event of a tragic, 'Alive'-esque scenario."
Museo Coconut: Las ideas están en el aire (2010) (TV Episode)
Miss Coconut mentioned it after having a plain crash
The Divide (2011)
The group has a conversation based on this movie.
The Office: The List (2011) (TV Episode)
Dwight has a list of "who would eat who in an 'Alive' situation"
The Grey (2011)
Flannery alludes to it.
Beavis and Butt-Head: Whorehouse/Going Down (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
World War Z (2013)
When the plane crashes in the Welsh mountains and most of the passengers have been blown out the back, Gerry has a piece of metal stuck into his stomach, just as one of the rugby players injured in the plane crash in the Andes had a steel rod through his.
Everything Wrong with...: The Grey (2014) (TV Episode)
"The movie Alive becomes a comedy when you find yourself in that exact situation".
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.100 (2014) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions the movie by name.
The Cinema Snob: 42nd Street Forever: Volume 3, Exploitation Explosion (2014) (TV Episode)
"This movie is like Alive if the title were Dead."
The 33 (2015)
Survival story also inspired in real events set in the Andes
Face Off: The Gauntlet (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Amazing Race: We're Only Doing Freaky Stuff Today (2016) (TV Episode)
contestants mention "Alive" by title when talking about eating people to stay alive
Wrecked: Cop Tricks (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Owen

Featured in 

Alive: 20 Years Later (1993) (Video)
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.1 (1996) (TV Episode)
Plane crash clip shown and Adam and Joe comment on it.
Super Secret Movie Rules: Disaster Movies (2004) (TV Episode)
features clips from this film
Best! Movies! Ever!: Rescues (2007) (TV Episode)
clips featured to illustrate the best rescues in movie history

Spoofed in 

Cannibal! The Musical (1993)
The first thing they eat is a dead man's butt.
South Park: Cartman's Mom is Still a Dirty Slut (1998) (TV Episode)
A group of characters resort to cannibalism to survive, scenes spoof that of this film.
Disaster! (2005)
flashback to plane crash in the Andes, eating people to stay alive
Robot Chicken: Drippy Pony (2006) (TV Episode)
Orlando Bloom "eaten" after plane crash in mountains
The Simpsons Movie (2007)
When Homer is walking through the snow to leave Alaska, he is wearing the same coat worn by Nando in Alive when he was hiking through the Andes, including the blown-out sleeves.
South Park: Pee (2009) (TV Episode)
When the boys are rescued by helicopter, Stan's dad is waving a baby shoe.

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