Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006) Poster


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The Last House on the Left (1972)
The librarian is a Collingwood.
Black Christmas (1974)
Eugene mentions that the "hacks" of their profession would attack sororities.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Vernon's attire mimics the predator in this film.
Halloween (1978)
The Rabbit In Red Lounge is on Main Street in Glen Echo.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
A group of documentary filmmakers, a risky journalist report, an increasing danger, an out of control situation and a brutal explosion of violence, killings, blood and death.
Friday the 13th (1980)
The abandoned camp. 'Nough said!; Jason Vorhees is mentioned a couple of times; Leslie's backround story has to do with his mother, just like Jason's
The Shining (1980)
The name, Doc Halloran, is a convergence of the character, Danny Torrance's nickname, "Doc", and Scatman Crother's character, "Halloran". Both Doc and Halloran have the ability to "shine".
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
There is a bottle of "Stay Awake" medicine on Leslie's mantle piece. This is the same medicine used in A Nightmare On Elm Street.; Freddy Krueger is mentioned a couple of times; in one scene there are three girls jumping rope in the backround, which is a homage to "A Nightmare On Elm Street"
Hellraiser (1987)
Eugene has a Hellraiser keepsake in his house.
Child's Play (1988)
Leslie mentions Chucky
Pet Sematary (1989)
Leslie's pet turtles, Church and Zowie, are an homage to two of the pets in Stephen King's Pet Sematary series of films.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
both films have the same basic premise, and "Behind the Mask" is clearly influenced by "Man Bites Dog"; both mockumentaries follow a serial killer on his various escapades.
Candyman (1992)
Leslie mentions to Taylor how he will explain how people such as Jay (Jason Voorhees), Fred (Fred Krueger), Mike (Michael Myers), LF (Leatherface), CM (Candyman), PH (Pinhead), and Chucky accomplish their rampages, but not the why.
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
mention is made of Michael Myers striking at least four times; Halloween 1-2 took place on the same night, 3 had nothing to do with his rampages, 4, 5, events of 6 took place beyond the public's knowledge, H20 took place in California, and Resurrection was his last publicly known rampage.

Referenced in 

Dreams on Spec (2007)
Features writer David J. Stieve on the writing and early production of Behind the Mask.
Hatchet II (2010)
Chad talks about his hometown of Glen Echo and the local bogeyman story there about a guy named Leslie Vernon.
Dragonetti the Ruthless Contract Killer (2010)
Poster is shown in a store.
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
Poster and photographs are shown.

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