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Requiem for a Dream (2000) Poster

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References 

A Clockwork Orange (1971)
The action speed when the character Alex is having sex with 2 women in the bed.
The Godfather (1972)
The scene of the dealer peeling an orange at the supermarket. In "The Godfather" the oranges appear before something tragic is about to happen.
Mean Streets (1973)
Good Times (1974) (TV Series)
Tyrone says "Dy-no-mite!" when on the phone at one point.
Videodrome (1983)
Brazil (1985)
Ginî piggu 4: Pîtâ no akuma no joi-san (1986) (Video)
A woman stabs a man in his hand with a fork while they are sitting at a table in a restaurant
Dead Ringers (1988)
The Refrigerator (1991)
A monster refrigerator destroys someone's dream of becoming famous.
Trainspotting (1996)
Perfect Blue (1997)
The scene where Marion is in her bathtub and then screams is exactly like one scene in "Perfect Blue".
Pi (1998)
Dark City (1998)
Jennifer Connelly's shot at the beach is an homage to the same shot with her in "Dark City"
Snake Eyes (1998)
Magnolia (1999)

Referenced in 

Donnie Darko (2001)
Sealab 2021: Stimutacs (2002) (TV Episode)
When the Stimutacs drugs take effect, there are close-up shots of characters' eyes as their pupils dilate, a visual reference to the Aronofsky film.
Scrubs: My Occurrence (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced by J.D.
City of God (2002)
Spun (2002)
Hollywood High (2003) (TV Special)
Last Exit (2003)
Some drug scenes
The Butterfly Effect (2004)
Wakes up and finds out that he has no hands. Shot in the same way.
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
You can see this movie in Robert Englunds DVD collection
A Question to Asclepios (2004) (Short)
Drug useage visuals
The Right Way (2004)
Layer Cake (2004)
When XXXX is taking medicine with booze a close up shot of his eye is shown, with his pupil widening. This same shot is shown multiple time in Requiem for a Dream, with the same sound effect.
Drawn Together: Requiem for a Reality Show (2004) (TV Episode)
title reference
Fetish Mode (2004)
Coney Island locations
'Reservoir Dogs' Revisited (2005) (TV Special)
This title is referenced.
Six Feet Under: A Coat of White Primer (2005) (TV Episode)
GeorgeĀ“s electro-shocks and Davids fantasy with the women in a TV-show style and the hosting are like in "Requiem for a dream"
The Comeback: Valerie Shines Under Stress (2005) (TV Episode)
Valerie's pratfall at the end of this week's Room & Bored episode is described as "Requiem for a Dream meets Dr. Seuss".
This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)
Requiem for a Dream is displayed on the screen during the Darren Aronofsky interview.
Stardust: The Bette Davis Story (2006) (TV Movie)
title listed under Ellen Burstyn's name
Family Guy: Peter's Two Dads (2007) (TV Episode)
When Peter meets with his mother, and she asks if he returned her television, he says he sold it for crack. This is what the character Harry Goldfarb does in Requiem for a Dream.
Inside 'The Fountain': Death and Rebirth (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
Top Gear: Polar Special (2007) (TV Episode)
Music heard several times
Indie Sex: Censored (2007) (TV Movie)
The title is shown
Sideline Secrets (2008) (Video)
DVD on shelf in Brian's house
Dead Snow (2009)
When getting ready to ride the snowmobile and fashioning a torch, the camera work mimics the drug taking sequences of Requiem for a Dream
(500) Days of Summer (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Shrink (2009)
poster seen in rental store
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says the director of "Pi" also directed this movie
Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: Requiem for a Nyeh (2009) (TV Episode)
Title and music reference.
Muchachada nui: Episode #4.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
In segment "Mickey Rourke presenta Muchachada Nui".
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Last Exorcism/Piranha 3D/Vampires Suck (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says the director of "Black Swan" also directed this movie
Black Swan (2010)
Nina's breakfast
IMDb's 20th Anniversary Star of the Day: Jessica Lowndes (2010) (TV Episode)
Jessica Lowndes talks about this movie during interview
The Fridge Interviews (2010) (Video)
Referenced by name
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Dumbest Spiderman Moments (2011) (TV Episode)
"The people in Requiem For A Dream didn't have to do that."
American Dad!: School Lies (2011) (TV Episode)
The scene where Roger and Cookie get high
The Cleveland Show: B.M.O.C. (2012) (TV Episode)
"Ass to ass!" chant
Requiem for an Amp Head's Dream (2012) (Short)
The short's title is a parody of the title of Darren Aronofsky's film because the characters take drugs that result in bizarre hallucinations
Player (2012) (Short)
use of snorricam
The Venture Bros.: Bot Seeks Bot (2013) (TV Episode)
"Ass to ass"
Lucia (2013)
copies "drug making procedure" editing style of older film for some sequences
Bad Education: Swimming Gala (2013) (TV Episode)
The title song plays during the swimming gala.
Parks and Recreation: Second Chunce (2014) (TV Episode)
Ben asks the singing telegram company: "Do you know anything from the 'Requiem for a Dream' soundtrack?"
Dristor (2014)
the story has similarities
The Sugarcube Critic: Dragonshy (2014) (TV Episode)
"...and a homicidal heroin addict that would bring Harry Golfarb to shame."
The Noah Movie Deception (2014) (Video)
The movie poster is shown.

Featured in 

The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) (TV Special)
Man on Fire (2004)
Right before Denzel enters the Techno club, a quote from Requeim (Tappy Tibbons saying "We've got a winner") can be heard on the film's soundtrack. This connection is confirmed in the end credits to Man on Fire
Zomergasten: Episode #17.3 (2004) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Hubert Selby Jr: It/ll Be Better Tomorrow (2005)
mentioned and several clips are shown
My Longest Day (2008)
a depressing moment
The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.15 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Dirties (2013)
A poster is shown in Matt's room.
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Face Melting with Vincent Guastini (2013) (TV Episode)
Excerpts and behind-the-scenes shots of several scenes from Requiem for a Dream are scene, including makeup being applied to Ellen Burstyn and Jared Leto and the infected arm being amputated.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: I'm Spelling as Fast as I Can (2003) (TV Episode)
ribwich
RRRrrrr!!! (2004)
in the scene in the supermarket
Drawn Together: The Lemon AIDS Walk (2006) (TV Episode)
When Captain Hero takes steroids, the rapid cutting between scenes that follows (the dilated pupils, increased blood flow, acne) is a reference to the montages in the film Requiem for a Dream
The Auteur (2008)
redone as the porn "requiem for a wet dream"
Tosh.0: The Average Homeboy (2010) (TV Episode)
Parodied when Tosh shoots up candy
Brazzers Presents: The Parodies (2010) (Video)
Spoofed in segment "Requiem for a Cream"
Requiem for a Dream (in 60 Seconds... with Puppets) (2012) (Short)
For spoof film festival
Happy Endings: In the Heat of the Noche (2013) (TV Episode)
Shots, editing style and exaggerated sound when taking NocheTussin.

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