Dark Shadows (2012) Poster



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Remake of 

Dark Shadows (1966) (TV Series)


Dracula (1931)
Barnabas copies Draculas style of persuading people to talk
A Summer Place (1959)
Theme music used in harbour-scene at Collinport
The Omega Man (1971)
'Theme from a Summer Place' is played whilst Heston is driving a red convertible. Same music is playing whilst Angelique Bouchard is driving her red convertible through Collinstown
Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)
Poster featured outside the movie theater
Deliverance (1972)
On the movie theater marquee
Super Fly (1972)
On the movie theater marquee
The Exorcist (1973)
Angelique vomits green pea soup all over Barnabas, much like Regan in the earlier film.
Batman (1989)
As in Tim Burton's Batman, the guy screams: "What are you?"
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
When the evil witch is being shot at by the mom she moves in the same way as the T-1000 does when it gets shot by Sarah Connor.
Batman Returns (1992)
Carolyn sarcastically "woofs" at Elizabeth (Michelle Pfeiffer) in much the same way Pfeiffer sarcastically "meows" as Catwoman in "Batman Returns," the last film Pfeiffer and director Tim Burton collaborated on.
Big Fish (2003)
Angelique mentions a big fish, not a coincidence since this is also a Tim Burton film
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
Barnabus wears a purple coat much like Willy Wonka

Referenced in 

Midnight Movie Review: Dark Shadows (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
Midnight Screenings: Dark Shadows (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Cinema Snob: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (2013) (TV Episode)
mentions it as a poorly-written soap opera spoof
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: H.P. Lovecraft Fishman with Joel Harlow (2013) (TV Episode)
Joel Harlow describes his makeup on Johnny Depp in Dark Shadows, and images of Barnabas Collins are shown.
Drop Dead Diva: Trust Me (2013) (TV Episode)
Teri asks Grayson if his client is a sparkling vampire like "Twilight" or spooky nut job like "Dark Shadows".
Nostalgia Critic: Alice in Wonderland (2014) (TV Episode)
"For every Dark Shadows, there's an Ed Wood."
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD shown
The Cinema Snob: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2014) (TV Episode)
"That's why he said yes to Dark Shadows."


Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) (TV Series)
Barnabas watches a episode on TV and calls it a "very silly play"

Featured in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.137 (2012) (TV Episode)
Michelle Pfeiffer introduces a clip from her film
Maltin on Movies: Dark Shadows (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Half in the Bag: Battleship and Dark Shadows (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Anime Abandon: Vampire Hunter D (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown when Sage goes on his tirade about vampires
Bad Movie Beatdown: Batman Returns (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown when Sage goes on a Tim Burton tirade.
The Nostalgia Chick: Sleepy Hollow (2012) (TV Episode)
Lindsay says this was a bad movie
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Blockbuster Buster: Dark Shadows (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed


Nosferatu (1922)
The scene when Barnabas awakes from the coffin during the musical montage

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