The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
The betting board includes "mummy", and while this one is not the first mummy movie, it is *the classic* mummy movie.
King Kong can be seen in one of the elevators
The betting board includes "werewolf", and this one is *the classic* werewolf movie. The werewolves also make an appearance.
The Dragonbat creature which attacks and eats that which it captures the scent of, referring Dr. Paul Carruthers' gigantic killer bats
The giant Tarantula monster can be seen in one of the elevators
Mentions Reptilicus by name on the betting board.
both films end with an arm bursting through the soil.
Unleashed during the facility purge is a monster titled the Savage With A Hatchet, a bald, baby faced and ragged killer inspired by the original Pluto
A Michael Myers inspired monster in the facility is released during the purge and by butcher's knife silently creaps on a glasses wearing facility worker, and then is seen during the bloodbath strangling a blonde woman to death on the ground by hand
The Harbinger character is a clear reference to the doomsayer, Crazy Ralph.
Grady's Daughters can be seen in one of the chambers in the Elevator sequence
A monster betting pool includes an "angry molesting tree" and "Deadities.". The cabin in this film is a replica of the one in The Evil Dead.
An untitled Freddy Krueger inspired facility monster is seen briefly on the monitors before the Purge donning a four finger-tip razor bladed glove, reaching towards the monitor camera in a similar fashion to gloved dream murderer Freddy in the original nightmare with Nancy's bathtub nightmare
Marty mistakes the wolf's head on the wall for a moose. In the cabin of the films "Evil Dead" there is a moose head on the wall.
One of the monsters is named Fornicus The Lord of Bondage & Pain, who holds a spherical puzzle "box", along with at least two others. These parody Cenobites from the Hellraiser mythos.
The Armour Plated Monster in the facility shown briefly on a monitor as Dana and Marty coming down has what appears to be a worn out hockey mask upon the face, cracked at the bottom right corner exposing a portion of bare jaw, The Armour Plated Monster also wears a broken chain round the neck
The 'release' scene towards the end.
Truman is attacked by a group of animated scarecrows with knives.
Green and red goblin within the facility proceed to tear a man in half and soon wreak havoc in a small vehicle navigating an enclosed space, they are also inspired in colour and design on the two primary antagonistic goblins of this film
A facility monster entitled the Creeping Shadow appears in the overall stables of the facility sequence, it's design matches the underworld spirits from this film which claim evil-doers souls
The killer clown references.
The betting board includes "deadites".
The chambers in the elevator sequence move around like the cells in Cube.
A snowman monster is listed on the whiteboard for the betting pool and appears briefly in the overall shots of the stables in the facility, it bears everything resembling the maniacal possessed snowman, down to the pointed carrot nose and wide manipulated smile
The Fourth Season episode "Primeval" also features a Purge of creatures at a military facility.
A Sadako lookalike attacks a group of Japanese schoolgirls.
One man who works for an organization with an elaborate spy system to monitor ordinary peoples' lives is named Truman.
In dialogue, the first scene. "We haven't had a glitch since '98."
Amy Acker's character is grabbed by a giant octopus-like creature, much like Illyria's true form was supposed to look like.
the scalping spirits scene
the unicorn scene in another Joss Whedon project
Reavers are released during the purge and are visible on a monitor trying to break into a room containing facility workers, the female directly before the monitor shoots herself as one busts through
The filmmakers claim the references to Kevin are to this film specifically.
A Giant Frog/Toad can be seen in one of the elevators
The man who kills by suffocating his victims with a plastic bag is likely inspired by this movie, where the first victim is killed with a plastic bag over her head. (This happens in both Black Christmas movies.)
The title card *and* music jump at the viewer in exactly the same way. In the original Funny Games (1997), the music starts well before the title card appears.
The four masked people who get out of one of the chambers seem like the mysterious intruders from "The Strangers".
Three of the monsters seen in the film are a Boomer, a Tank, and a Witch; all 'special' zombies featured in the game.
On the nights watchlist for Henry and Alice as they are not yet having sex.
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In the control room, the chopper attack on village is briefly seen playing on a monitor
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