Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) Poster


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Remade as 

The Vampire Chronicles (TV Movie)
Remake of


Dracula (1931)
The Hunger (1983)
Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Movie theatre marquee displays the title
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Both (Warner Bros.) films' closing credits have a long pull away shot; sped up with a city sunrise backdrop.

Referenced in 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Will Steps Out (1994) (TV Episode)
Carlotta mentions to Will that they saw the film
Intercourse with the Vampire (1994) (Video)
similar title
Women of the House: Guess Who's Sleeping in Lincoln's Bed? (1995) (TV Episode)
Kevin announces the film is playing in the private theater in the White House.
Women of the House: Men Are Good (1995) (TV Episode)
Sissy says to Malone, "You're not that pale... It's not like you've been sucked by Tom Cruise or something."
Rederiet: Kvitt eller dubbelt (1995) (TV Episode)
Swedish movie poster visible in Felix's cabin (seen in several later episodes too)
The Critic: Sherman, Woman and Child (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay reviews a film "from the people who brought you Tom Cruise as a vampire"
The Critic: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995) (TV Episode)
referenced in the critics' musical number at the Oscars
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
"Which one is Brad Pitt"
The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation
The Critic: All the Duke's Men (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip from the sequel
Saturday Night Live: Christine Baranski/The Cure (1996) (TV Episode)
One of the Fops refers to Tom Cruise as 'the Scientologist Vampire'
Weird Science: Gary & Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure (1996) (TV Episode)
When discussing vampires, Gary refers to Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.
The First Wives Club (1996)
A haughty couple are referred to as "The Vampire Lestat, and Louis."
Interview with a Vibrator (1996) (Video)
title reference
Blood Slaves of the Vampire Wolf (1996)
Poster displayed, and title shown on a movie theater marquee.
Vampire Journals (1997) (Video)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: School Hard (1997) (TV Episode)
Spike mentions Anne Rice
Senseless (1998)
Siskel & Ebert: My Giant/The Odd Couple II/City of Angels/The Player's Club/The Big One/The Butcher Boy (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Butcher Boy" review.
Vampires (1998)
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
A character wearing a poet's shirt is told, "Dude! You look like Lestat!"
Blade (1998)
Bowfinger (1999)
Steve Martin mentions the "Vampire Movie" Tom Cruise was in
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Harsh Light of Day (1999) (TV Episode)
Harmony asks, "Is Antonio Banderas a vampire?"
Naked Fear (1999)
Title seen on a marquee at the beginning of the movie.
X-Men (2000)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Buffy vs. Dracula (2000) (TV Episode)
During her first conversation with Dracula, Buffy mentions having fought several "pimply overweight vamps that called themselves 'Lestat.'"
The Making of 'Titus' (2000) (Video)
Les morsures de l'aube (2001)
A character jokes about how he "interviewed a vampire"
Shrek (2001)
Big Wolf on Campus: Everybody Fang Chung Tonight (2001) (TV Episode)
Merton discusses with Cassandra the casting of Tom Cruise as Lestat.
Spider-Man (2002)
The Blood Pact: The Making of 'Blade II' (2002) (Video)
mentionned once
Dracula's Bram Stoker (2003) (TV Movie)
Poster shown.
All Grown Up!: Interview with a Campfire: Part 1 (2004) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
All Grown Up!: Interview with a Campfire: Part 2 (2004) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Raising the Stakes (2005)
verbal reference to Tom Cruise's character
Queer as Folk: Back in Business (2005) (TV Episode)
Connor references the film.
Killers by Nature (2005) (Video)
Cory wears an "Interview With the Vampire" t-shirt.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Neighbours: Interview with a Vamp Liar (2006) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
American Dad!: The American Dad After School Special (2006) (TV Episode)
Roger is dressed as Lestat when he interviews Debbie for the Anne Rice fan club.
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009)
chapter titled "Job Interview with a Vampire"
Castle: Vampire Weekend (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle mentions Dr. Frank did Brad Pitt's veneers
Taintlight (2009) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
The Twilight Saga: The 400 Year Old Virgin (2009) (Short)
"Interview with a Gay Vampire"
Dansu in za vanpaia bando: Intabyû wizu vanpaia (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Vampire Diaries: There Goes the Neighborhood (2010) (TV Episode)
Brad Pitt mentioned in reference to vampires
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Kick-Ass/Death at a Funeral/The Joneses (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says Neil Jordan directed this movie
Dracula: The Musical (2010) (Video)
The narration is done in simular way
Wir sind die Nacht (2010)
Louise's statement about men "tasting" better the more evil they are reflects Lestat's philosophy that killing evil humans for food is more satisfying than good humans.
Apocrypha (2011)
Mentioned in Conversation
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
Psych: This Episode Sucks (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawn dresses up as Lestat de Lioncourt.
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012)
Channing took the "Hello Dolly" chorus boys to see it.
This Means War (2012)
Cover seen on shelf in DVD store.
Bullet in the Face: The World Stage (2012) (TV Episode)
Gunter mentions "the Scientologist playing the vampire".
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Twilight (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Tosh.0: Perfect Game Bowler (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Spring (2014)
The story is meant to be a reversed inspiration as the creature in this film enjoys its strange condition while in the Anne Rice film it is the other way around.
Major Crimes: Blackout (2015) (TV Episode)
poster in Rusty's room
iZombie: He Blinded Me... With Science (2016) (TV Episode)
Chapter title, "Interview With The Zombie."
Flat Earth & Revelation 10: Reach the Oxygen (2016) (TV Episode)
Flat Earth Conspiracy: Flat, Free and Awake 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lori when discussing the Mandela Effect.
Love Bites (2016) (Short)
The vampires mention meeting Anne Rice and inspiring her book.
Monsters Anonymous (2016) (Short)
Anne Rice turning vampires into 'rock gods' is mentioned.
Animeme: Dead Memes (2016) (TV Episode)
Family Guy: Hot Shots (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue


Nosferatu (1922)
Don Juan (1926)
Sunrise (1927)
Superman (1978)
A clip of Superman flying is shown

Featured in 

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) (TV Special)
1995 MTV Movie Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Brad Pitt wins for "Best Male Performance" and "Most Desirable Male," Kirsten Dunst wins for "Breakthrough Performance," the film is nominated for "Best Movie," Tom Cruise and Christian Slater are nominated for "Most Desirable Male" and Cruise is also nominated for "Best Villain"
The Siskel & Ebert Interviews (1995) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown of various Brad Pitt movies, including this one.
Violence and the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
100 Years of Horror: Blood-Drinking Beings (1996) (TV Episode)
Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures (2004) (TV Movie)
poster or clips from this movie
I Love the '90s: Part Deux (2005) (TV Series)
Footage from this is featured.
Bloodsucking Cinema (2007) (TV Movie)
Clip featured.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 2012/The Messenger/Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) (TV Episode)
Vampire Dating segment
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on vampires.
Vampire Reviews: Interview with the Vampire (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
Lestat, Louis, and the Vampire Phenomenon (2014) (Video)
Clips shown
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Strongest Vampires (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.


Victor Victoria (1982)
When Louis sees the vampires at Théatre des Vampires, he says "Vampires pretending to be humans pretending to be vampires."

Spoofed in 

Interview with a Vamp (1994) (Video)
porn parody. Similar title and vaguely follows the plot.
Interview with the Paparazzi (1998)
title and character names are similar/the same
Sorority Boys (2002)
Stand-up.dk Special: Thomas Wivel's vaffelbar (2004) (TV Special)
play on the Danish AKA title "Vampyrs bekendelser, En". This AKA Danish title is not online yet, so I've just added it.
Bloodborn (2008)
The main character has an altar to Anne Rice and there is a character spoofing Lestat.
Puss in Boots (2011)
Puss dances along the walls and ceiling at The Glitter Box, like Armand's gravity-defying moves from this movie. Both characters are played by Antonio Banderas.

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