High Tension (2003) Poster



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Straw Dogs (1971)
Home invasion scene.
The Last House on the Left (1972)
One of the killers uses a razor blade that is silmilar to the one in this film.
Torso (1973)
Marie (from "High Tension") makes up the bed and hides her things like Jane (from "Torso").
Halloween (1978)
Michael Myers' overhauls; a character hides in a closet that looks like the one in this movie
Alien (1979)
Friday the 13th (1980)
Throat slitting is referenced.
Maniac (1980)
Nightmare (1981)
In both films a killer breaks in a home to slaughter a family and a female victim gets her throat slit with blood gashing everywhere.
Tenebre (1982)
The serial killer has a straight razor to murder his victims much like the killer in this film.
Blue Velvet (1986)
The scene when the main character is hiding in the closet watching the violence outside is a shot-for-shot homage to the scene in Blue Velvet that introduces Frank's character

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Wolf Creek (2005)
Similar setting with a serial murderer on the loose in the countryside.
See No Evil (2006)
When the killer is stalking his prey in a restroom is similar to this film.
Crossover (2006)
on movie marquee in mall
Zibahkhana (2007)
Lead females make\wield barbwire wrapped fence posts as weapons.
Down by the Riverside (2007)
Amelia hides under her bed and covers her mouth shaking. This is exactly what happens in High Tension.
Camp Psych (2009) (Short)
Twist at the end revealing the female protagonist to unknowingly be a serial killer who has dissociative identity disorder (AKA multiple personality disorder).
Viande d'origine française (2009) (TV Movie)
Mentioned, clips shown.
La meute (2010)
The main villain, La Spack, drives a Citroen Van.
Broken Hearts (2010)
The character Jackson says that French horror movies like Haute tension are better than American films.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Classics from the Vault: Women in Danger (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy says that most of the film depicts a woman taking revenge
Secretos (2011)
In the gas station scene
This Means War (2012)
Cover seen on shelf in DVD store.
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown ("Alta tensione").
The Cinema Snob: Windows (2015) (TV Episode)
Snob points out how this movie and Windows have similar themes
Half in the Bag: 2017 Movie Catch-up: Part 1 (2018) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned

Featured in 

Viande d'origine française (2009) (TV Movie)

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