Death Race (2008) Poster



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Followed by 

Death Race 2 (2010) (Video)
Death Race: Inferno (2013) (Video)

Version of 

Remake of 

Death Race 2000 (1975)


Son of Frankenstein (1939)
Joe calls Ames "Ygor" because he thinks he's ugly. This was the character Bela Lugosi played in this movie.
Ben-Hur (1959)
The Dreadnought's saw-toothed wheel-hubs.
Grand Prix (1966)
Hennessey mentions a possible substitute driver for the character of Frankenstein named Barlini. Barlini is the name of Antonio Sabato's character in Grand Prix, which is also a driver
Aliens (1986)
Series of lines in cafeteria referencing Aliens. Additionally, the "Weyland Corporation" which owns and operates the prison system shares a name with the "Weyland-Yutani" corporation which operates colonization, mining, etc in the Aliens universe.
Twisted Metal (1995) (Video Game)
One of the inspirations
Metalocalypse (2006) (TV Series)
Mentioned in Ending Credits Sequence.

Referenced in 

His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th (2009) (TV Movie)
Poster is shown.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transmorphers (2009) (TV Episode)
The original referenced alongside the Asylum rip-off
The Cinema Snob: Bloodsucking Freaks (2010) (TV Episode)
"Joan Allen in a film about car racing"
Bad Movie Beatdown: 2 Fast 2 Furious (2011) (TV Episode)
"I might have switched moves with Death Race"
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.14 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy mentions that Paul W. S. Anderson directed the film
Twisted Metal (2012) (Video Game)
Juggernaut is inspire by a vehicle named "Dreadnaught" from this film. Both are heavily armed semi that is extremely hard to kill and designed to destroy contestants that seem to be doing well.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
as the rescued Trench still sits tied to a chair, he said "Cut me loose, Frankenstein"... referring to Jason Statham's assumed identity in Death Race
Face Off: Alice in Zombieland (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: The Shining Mini-Series (2013) (TV Episode)
Stephen King liked this movie apparently
Movie Friends - Eine Videothek stellt sich vor (2013) (Video)
Cover was shown.
Missing Reel: Car Chase Pictures (2014) (TV Episode)
A still is shown

Featured in 

Film '72: Episode dated 23 September 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
clips featured in review of film
Spike's Guys Choice (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips shown during Ass Kicker presentation
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
Discussed and clips shown in part 2.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.214 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Jason Statham films

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