Falling Down (1993) Poster



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Remade as 

Dombivli Fast (2005)
Loose Marathi remake
Evano Oruvan (2007)
Loose Tamil remake

Edited into 

The Clock (2010)
ordering breakfast at a fast food restaurant


Triumph of the Will (1935)
Poster is in the Nazi surplus store
Citizen Kane (1941)
Shot of a snow globe falling and breaking
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Death Wish (1974)
Black Christmas (1974)
Crazy man harassing a woman on the telephone
Razorback (1984)
Gang member has the word razorback (another Warner Brothers work) tattooed on his chest
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Prendergast reaches for his gun, only to discover it's not in it's holster
Ghostbusters (1984)
Slimer gumball machine can be seen at the ice cream store
Red Dawn (1984)
The Wolverines from Red Dawn are painted on the army surplus store
G.I. Joe (1985) (TV Series)
Sandra says Foster is dressed like G.I. Joe
RoboCop (1987)
Cop: thank you for your cooperation
Garfield and Friends (1988) (TV Series)
Garfield toy can been seen in a car
Cops (1989) (TV Series)
New Jack City (1991)
Torn poster can be seen at the ice cream shop

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Mark Hammill in: 'Falling Down.'"
The Simpsons: Homer's Enemy (1997) (TV Episode)
Frank Grimes' s look is based on the Michael Douglas look for that film
Office Space (1999)
Dawson's Creek: Failing Down (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Battle Royale (2000)
When Kitano threatens to shoot Shuya, Shuya fires at him. Before falling, Kitano reveals his pistol is merely a water gun. The same thing happened to Michael Douglas in "Falling Down."
Iron Maiden: Visions of the Beast (2003) (Video)
video clip "Man on the Edge"
Catwoman (2004)
When the resurrected Patience Phillips begins to psychotically and violently lash out against various flaws she sees in society was paying homage to falling down
The DiCaprio Code (2006) (Short)
George Lucas mentions this movie when talking about Michael Douglas
Cineme' Fabrique No. 1 (2006)
The journey the lead character takes in this film makes reference to the Michael Douglas performance in Falling Down.
Shoot 'Em Up (2007)
A man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to violently lash out against them.
Gran Torino (2008)
A man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Rampage (2009)
Same basic story structure of a man violently lashing out against pet peeves
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.67 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
Despicable Me (2010)
Restaurant scene redone with a freeze ray instead of a gun
The Big C: Taking Lumps (2010) (TV Episode)
VHS tape seen
The Cleveland Show: Like a Boss (2011) (TV Episode)
The character Chad is based off of Michael Douglas' character in Falling Down.
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Entourage: One Last Shot (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Carl
The Killing: Ghosts of the Past (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Psych: S.E.I.Z.E. the Day (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "Your boy went all Mikey Douglas, 'Falling Down.'"
Blackcatloner Reviews: Falling Down (2015) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed.
The Cinema Snob: The Passion of the Christ (2015) (TV Episode)
"The movie Falling Down didn't have this much falling down."
Blackcatloner: Movie Madness (2016) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed.
The Cinema Snob: The Buttercream Gang (2016) (TV Episode)
"This movie is like Falling Down if D-Fens only had a so-so day."


The Lion's Busy (1950) (Short)
Seen on TV.
Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988) (Video Game)
Adele is playing this game at one point in the movie.

Featured in 

Banánové rybicky: Jak prezít setkání s lidmi (2000) (TV Episode)
Scene from it is shown.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
footage appears throughout
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1993 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
The Slanted Screen (2006)
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.155 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
20 to 1: Hollywood's Hot List (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Michael Douglas.
Anime Abandon: The End of Evangelion (2012) (TV Episode)
Foster chastises a guy
Anime Abandon: Top 20 Greatest Giant Robots (2013) (TV Episode)
Foster: "Well I guess you're outta luck, aren't you?"

Spoofed in 

Backfire! (1995)
While the Fire Marshall and Jeremy are talking outside the fire station, a William Foster impersonator is seen in the background sporting a buzzcut, baseball bat and briefcase and also beats up a man.
Big Daddy (1999)
The resturant scene is spoofed
Traffic (2000)
One Night at McCool's (2001)
The main character of Falling Down is spoofed
John Q (2002)
American Wasteland (2005) (Video Game)
There's a scene in which a man (dressed just like Michael Douglas in Falling Down) helps you open up a blocked road using a bazooka - just like in Falling Down!

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