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American History X (1998) Poster

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References 

Psycho (1960)
Mean Streets (1973)
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
The guard who intimidates Derek when he is first brought to prison uses the same lines that Sgt. Foley said to Zack Mayo, almost word-for-word: 'You better stop eye-balling me, boy! I'll rip your eyeballs out of their sockets and skull-fuck you to death.'
Vigilante (1983)

Referenced in 

2nd Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1998) (TV Short)
Characters talk about this movie
Saturday Night Live: Cameron Diaz/Smashing Pumpkins (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Still Tickin': The Return of A Clockwork Orange (2000) (TV Movie)
Tony Kaye is credited as "Director: American History X".
The Bogus Witch Project (2000) (TV Movie)
Black & White (2001) (Short)
Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) (TV Movie)
Death to Smoochy (2002)
In AHX, Edward Norton's character tells someone "You fucked with the wrong bull." In DtS Norton's character tells someone "You fucked with the wrong rhino."
25th Hour (2002)
During his speech in the bathroom, Edward Norton says, "Slavery ended one hundred and thirty seven years ago. Move the fuck on!" This is a reference to American History X (1998), where he says, "Slavery ended like a hundred and thirty years ago, how long does it take to get your act together?"
The Work of Director Spike Jonze (2003) (Video)
Poster seen in "Praise You"
QI: Alan (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Peter as an example of Alan Smithee
Manhunt (2003) (Video Game)
The Level 3 Supremicists are a direct reference to Edward Norton's character
Garotas do ABC (2003)
Nazi groups.
Nailed (2004) (Short)
'Gutter stomp' parody.
The Right Way (2004)
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
Mentionce Once
The Sopranos: The Second Coming (2007) (TV Episode)
The "curb stomp" Tony performs is also performed by Edward Norton in American History X.
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
I Am Legend (2007)
DVD case can be seen on a shelf in the video store
Entourage: Fire Sale (2008) (TV Episode)
Nick and L.B. says they watched the movie.
Tosh.0: Crystal Light Dancers (Reunion) (2010) (TV Episode)
Curb stomp scene is recreated by Tosh
The Simpsons: American History X-cellent (2010) (TV Episode)
Title is a parody of the movie's title.
Tere Bin Laden (2010)
poster in Ali's home
2 Broke Girls: And the One-Night Stands (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by bus rider
Girls: All Adventurous Women Do (2012) (TV Episode)
Hannah calls Charlie "American History X" because of his shaved head.
Fire with Fire (2012)
Teeth on a curb scene and one of the dealers says: "Hey, cuz, let me "American History X" this boy."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.17 (2012) (TV Episode)
Fake campaign commercial includes an image of Edward Norton in the film
Killing Heat (2012)
The infamous 'head stomp' scene is imitated.
I'm Still Here (2013)
Matt talks about this movie in the pub
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
There's a book in Franklin's Vinewood house entitled "American History Y".
Saturday Night Live: Edward Norton/Janelle Monae (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Alec Baldwin during the opening monologue
The Cinema Snob: Hitler's Harlot (2014) (TV Episode)
"One minute it looks like an American History X bedroom set..."
Follow Me (2015) (Short)
death of an older brother hero

Featured in 

The 71st Annual Academy Awards (1999) (TV Special)
Siskel & Ebert: Message in a Bottle/My Favorite Martian/Children of Heaven/Blast from the Past/God Said, 'Ha!' (1999) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown in the segment on the Oscar nominations.
Who Is Alan Smithee? (2002) (TV Movie)

Spoofed in 

Reno 911!: Released from Prison (2005) (TV Episode)
Swastika tatoo on Junior's chest
Family Guy: Dial Meg for Murder (2010) (TV Episode)
Meg performs the infamous curb stomp on Peter.
Robot Chicken: Robot Chicken's DP Christmas Special (2010) (TV Episode)
Robin curbstomps a kid.
Bros Before Hos (2013)
Performed as a play during the end credits
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Flight to the Finish (2013) (TV Episode)
The scene where Scootaloo tears posters off her wall comes from a scene in this film when Danny tears posters off of his wall.

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