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Planet Terror (2007) Poster

(2007)

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Grindhouse (2007)
This is Robert Rodriguez's half of Grindhouse.

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References 

Then Came Bronson (1969) (TV Series)
In the scene where Earl McGraw (Michael Parks) feeds his invalid wife, there's a framed photo of Parks on a motorcycle from 'Then Came Bronson'.
Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970)
The shot of Abby stepping on the testicle with his boot mirrors a shot from the opening montage of 'Beyond the Valley of the Dolls', where an egg is crushed by a boot.
Cry of the Banshee (1970)
The dancing/humilation scene directly references 'Cry of the Banshee', including the line "Dance, bitch!".
Women in Cages (1971)
Rapist #1 watches the trailer for "Women In Cages" on a televison at the millitary base.
Killdozer (1974) (TV Movie)
El Wray calls his wrecker "the Killdozer".
Zombie (1979)
Compiled along with Torso by QT and RR as an example to show the actors a grindhouse format double feature; also, the scene in which Rapist #1 has a wooden stake pushed through his eyeball is taken from Zombi 2.
Nightmare City (1980)
Some of the zombies use weapons and guns is a direct homage of this film. Also according to Quentin Tarantino in a interview, Planet Terror is heavily influence by Umberto Lenzi's Nightmare City aka City of the Walking Dead.
Escape from New York (1981)
"Black Flight", the name of the Special Forces unit Snake Plissken served in, is featured on the back of a humvee'.
The Thing (1982)
The transformation of the infected Rapist #1 is a reference to this movie
The Terminator (1984)
Cherry's final role parallels Sarah Connor, mother and leader of the human resistance. Also, Michael Biehn (Reese) appears.
From Beyond (1986)
Both films feature doctors named Doctor Block/Bloch (pronounced the same), and the female Dr. Block appears to have been made up to look exactly like Barbara Crampton in From Beyond. Also, her son's line about "I'm going to eat your brain and gain your knowledge" is a reference to a major plot point in From Beyond.
A Better Tomorrow II (1987)
Brief shootout between Wray and zombie soldier "behind the barricades"
The Blob (1988)
The face-melting effects are identical
Young Guns (1988)
El Wray spins a gun in his hand and pulls the trigger with his pinky. Billy the Kid does the same thing in Young Guns.
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
The scene in which Tarantino's character - The Rapist - says "I seen me a stripper with one breast. And I seen me a stripper with twelve toes. I've even seen me a stripper with no brains at all, but I ain't never seen a one-legged stripper." is similar to the line said by screenwriter Larry Ferguson who plays Watson in "The Hunt for Red October", which goes "Y'know, I seen me a mermaid once. I even seen me a shark eat an octopus. But I ain't never seen no phantom Russian submarine."
True Romance (1993)
Line: "I bet you thought that was pretty funny?", also said by the character played by Tarantino.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Wray buys a pack of Red Apple cigarettes from J.T.'s .
Desperado (1995)
In the 'trailer' for Machete, the character Machete climbs on top of a car and throws knives into it through the sunroof. This also happens in Desperado, and both characters are played by Danny Trejo.
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Earl McGraw is featured here, revealed to be Dr. Bloch's father.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Deputy Tolo (Tom Savini) diligently looking for his missing finger.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
On Dr. Dakota Block's Desk in the Hospital lies a To-Do List with the Note to "Kill Bill"
Death Proof (2007)
Mentions Jungle Julia will be missed because she was killed in a car accident

Referenced in 

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: From Dusk Till Dawn (2007) (TV Episode)
Poster of the movie was shown.
The Andromeda Strain (2008) (TV Mini-Series)
Leila guesses it during her game.
Game Boys (2008)
Poster is seen in Andrea's home.
The Andromeda Strain: Episode #1.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a character trying to guess a movie title in a game of Charades.
Ctrl Alt Delete (2009) (Short)
Movie poster on wall.
Shorts (2009)
Toe eats a cereal called Great White Bites, this cereal was also featured in Planet Terror (also another film directed by Robert Rodriguez)
28 Hours Later: The Zombie Movie (2010)
The "Texas Barbeque Recipe" is a running theme in Planet Terror.
They Walk (2010)
Slack calls the zombies "sickos," which confuses Engine.
Piranha 3DD (2012)
Both feature characters who have a lost a leg and have it replaced with a gun
The Prisoners Dilemma (2012) (Short)
One of the main sources of inspiration, especially evidenced by style and color of the main titles.
Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
DVD is shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Dawn of the Dead (1978) (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned among the abundance of zombie movies over the last decade
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Land of the Dead (2013) (TV Episode)
Listed among the zombie movies made in recent years.

Featured in 

American Grindhouse (2010)
Footage of this movie is shown.
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Ghastly sex scenes
OverAnalyzers: Wizard of Oz (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip of the ball collector from Planet Terror was shown.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Death Proof (2014) (TV Episode)
part of a Grindhouse double feature with Death Proof

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Sex, Pies and Idiot Scrapes (2008) (TV Episode)
One of the bounty hunters looking to replace Ned is a woman with a machine gun for a leg.

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