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Perfect Blue (1997) Poster

(1997)

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Remade as 

Yume nara samete (2002)
Live action version of Yoshizaku Takeuchi's novel, which the 1997 animated film is based on.

References 

Taxi Driver (1976)
When Mima's managers discuss about her new role about prostitution, Mr. Tadakoro said that she would be like Jodie whatshername.
The Accused (1988)

Referenced in 

Requiem for a Dream (2000)
The scene where Marion is in her bathtub and then screams is exactly like one scene in "Perfect Blue".
Tokyo Godfathers (2003)
has the movie poster for Perfect Blue (1997/I) in this movie.
21 Grams (2003)
The moment where Naomi Watts's character is in the swimming pool, curled up, holding her head underwater is an artistic tribute to the bathtub scene from Satoshi Kon's Perfect Blue where the main character submerges herself in the bathtub.
Paprika (2006)
the movie poster is visible
Inland Empire (2006)
Theme of actress losing sense of reality in both films.
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Egyptian Exhibition Expo 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Tea says "you're creepier than that guy from Perfect Blue"
Black Swan (2010)
Numerous visual references as well as similar plot elements such as doppelgangers, paranoia and mental anguish caused by striving for success and stardom
Anime Abandon: Akira (2012) (TV Episode)
To be reviewed next time
Magic Magic (2013)
Juno Temple's bathtub scene at the beginning of the movie

Featured in 

Madonna: Drowned World Tour 2001 (2001) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
AMV Hell 2: Son of AMV Hell (2004) (Short)
Used in a segment.
AMV Hell 3: The Motion Picture (2005)
Used in segments.
Anime Abandon: Perfect Blue (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Anime Abandon: Tokyo Godfathers (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Renegade Cut: Perfect Blue (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
MarzGurl Reviews: Perfect Blue (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Spoofs 

Solar Squadron Sun Vulcan (1981) (TV Series)
In the beginning, the Super Sentai show is a spoof of this series which also consists of only three rangers.

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

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