Stalker (1979) Poster



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Zone (2012)
Based on the same novel "Roadside Picnic" by Arkadiy and Boris Strugatskiy
Roadside Picnic (2017) (TV Series)
Based on the same novel "Roadside Picnic" by Arkadiy and Boris Strugatskiy

Edited into 

The History of the Hands (2016)
Footage from this movie is used.


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Both films begin in sepia and only change to colour film stock when the characters arrive at a mystical destination (Oz, the Zone). The image changes back to sepia when the characters return home at the end of both films.
Solaris (1972)

Referenced in 

Artemis 81 (1981) (TV Movie)
Both films begin and end in a barren landscape, and both films duel with poisoned environment and the physical and spiritual decay of the people who inhabit it.
Sans Soleil (1983)
"The Zone" is mentioned by the narrator.
Voyage in Time (1983) (TV Movie)
Tarkovsky mentions the film.
The Element of Crime (1984)
A couple of scenes are very similar to the "Stalker's dream" sequence.
Akira (1988)
The last scene in Stalker, where the Stalker's daughter uses telekinesis to slide a glass of water into her hand, is paralleled in Akira where Tetsuo does the same thing in a hospital room.
Hardware (1990)
Europa (1991)
The Double Life of Véronique (1991)
After seeing photo of her now-deceased counterpart, Veronique collapses in anquish and cries, just as Stalker's wife does it, after Stalker goes on his journey against his wife's wishes
Naked Lunch (1991)
The Zone lets those pass who have lost all hope; The Zone knows its own.
In the Soup (1992)
Dust Devil (1992)
Cube (1997)
Main characters in ''Cube'' checking out possible traps by throwing something. Also, in DVD commentary, Vincenzo Natali acknowledges that Tarkovsky ''Stalker'' influenced ''Cube.''
The Cell (2000)
The Animatrix (2003) (Video)
Phèdre (2003) (TV Movie)
part of the soundtrack is used
AV (2005)
Friends of a film student finds a "stalking video" in a VHS case with the jacket of Andrei Tarkovsky's STALKER.
Allegro (2005)
"The Zone" is a forbidden place where desires will be realised
Zhara (2006)
Artur compares a building site to 'Stalker'
A masculinum felé (2006) (Short)
The Boy mentiones the title.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (2007) (Video Game)
Various plot elements are taken from this movie. (e.g. 'The Zone, artifact hunting etc.)
Play It Again, Christos (2007)
A poster is shown.
Life as a Dream (2007) (Video)
Die Tochter (2008)
The "Stalker" did not come back from the zone. 25 years later his daughter searches for his clues.
Jefferson Anderson: Stalkkeri (2009) (TV Episode)
Repomies mixes up stalking and this movie.
The Limits of Control (2009)
When Tilda Swinton talks about a swooping bird in a room full of sand she is referring to a scene in the Andrei Tarkovsky film Stalker (1979)
Arirang (2011)
Kim Ki-Duk watches Stalker (phrases from the movie are heard)
Game of Thrones: Fire and Blood (2011) (TV Episode)
The transition from Bran walking to him riding on Osha's shoulders was suggested by DOP Alik Sakharov and inspired by Stalker, where Monkey, the main character's crippled daughter, rides solemnly on her father's shoulders.
Wuthering Heights (2011)
The scene of sleeping Heathcliff and horse in the moors is a reference to Stalker's dog scene
Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
The entire concept of a Russian guide leading a group of seekers into a restricted wasteland where bizarre events occur.
T.I.M. (2014) (TV Movie)
a lot of ideas of the story are used from Stalker, but then a junior version
Mommy (2014)
Resemblance in the "rain walking scene" as seen early in the trailer and during the first half of the movie. The scene occurs in Stalker during the temple scenes.
Neden Tarkovski Olamiyorum... (2014)
opening scene is same as a scene in Stalker
Brows Held High: Gerry Redux! (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Z for Zachariah (2015)
Table scene
Northern Lights (2016)
Poster shown
Atomic Blonde (2017)
Posters shown.
Cinema Club: Jenkins/Tarkovsky (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
The Dark Recess (2019) (Short)
Theme of subconscious.
Acknowlegded by Scott Cooper as an influence.

Featured in 

Cinéma, de notre temps: Une journée d'Andrei Arsenevitch (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips and discussion of film.
Distant (2002)
Stalker is the movie Mahmut watches to get Yusuf out of the room
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
featured in PGTC
Zomergasten: Episode #19.5 (2006) (TV Episode)
A fragment of this film is shown in this episode
Neden Tarkovski Olamiyorum... (2014)
guys are watching Stalker on TV
The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson (2015)
Extracts shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Underrated Science Fiction Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Stalker gets an honorable mention.
HyperNormalisation (2016)
Excerpt shown with comment in a social context.
Arkadiy Strugatskiy v Kanske (2016) (Short)
Fragment shown
Atomic Blonde (2017)
Footage from this film is shown when Lorraine tries to hide in a movie theatre projecting this film.
Gear (2017)
Clips Shown
Renegade Cut: Stalker: Faith in the Zone (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Got a 100% Score on Rotten Tomatoes (2017) (TV Episode)
Stalker gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Kremlyovskiy koncert: Prazdnik GH-K-H (2003) (TV Episode)
Yavnlinski is quoting a parodistic version of the poem "Vot i leto proshlo" by Arseniy Tarkovski, which was read on the older movie

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