Body Double (1984) Poster



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Remade as 

Pehla Nasha (1993)


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
movie poster in soon-to-be ex-girlfriend's apartment, tin woodsman clearly visible
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
On the set of the porno movie, a woman is dressed as Norma Desmond and imitates her final walk down the staircase.
Rear Window (1954)
Witnessing a murder through a periscope and theme of film
Vertigo (1958)
Hi, Mom! (1970)
In both films the protagonist is a compulsive voyeur who lives in an apartment building, spies on a female neighbor, finds out about her life, meets her and falls in love with her.
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
"I thought we were doing Body Talk here, not Last Tango."
Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
It is referenced.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Holly mentions a film she starred in called Star Whores.
The Toolbox Murders (1978)
A woman is alone and helpless in her home and is attacked by a maniac who uses a power drill.
Foul Play (1978)
The overhead chase scenes were nearly identical.
Hardcore (1979)
It is referenced.
The Driller Killer (1979)
In both films a psycho uses a power drill to killing.
Hart to Hart (1979) (TV Series)
Being There (1979)
"I like to watch."
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Poster can be seen in video store
Blow Out (1981)
It is referenced.
Tenebrae (1982)
Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Relax, Version 1 (1983) (Video)
This song is featured. A later version of this music video features footage from "Body Double".

Referenced in 

Still Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women (1987) (Short)
Displays poster art for this.
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Severance (1988)
Title seen on movie theater marquee.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
As someone looks out the window, Crow says, "Hey, it's Craig Wasson all of a sudden."
The Simpsons: A Fish Called Selma (1996) (TV Episode)
The house Jake rents from Sam Bouchard is replicated as Troy McClure's residence.
Orgazmo (1997)
Filmmaking and body double scenes.
Scene by Scene: Brian De Palma (1998) (TV Episode)
Picture shown.
Deception (2000)
Watching disguised strip teaser through telescope get murdered
The Making of 'Casualties of War' (2001) (Video)
mentioned once
Desperately Seeking Seka (2002) (TV Special)
Seka talks about turning down the role of Melanie Griffith's body double.
Femme Fatale: From Dream to Reality (2003) (Video)
It is stated how actress Melanie Griffith had started in this movie and how she was in favour of her husband Antonio Banderas working for the man who had given her her first opportunity - Brian de Palma.
Femme Fatale: Behind the Scenes (2003) (Video)
This earlier Brian de Palma film is referred to by actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos.
The Division: Body Double (2003) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Untouchables: Production Stories (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
Main character watches naked woman in building across the street in the same way as in Body Double
Green River Killer (2005) (Video)
A similar voyeuristic murder is seen through a window.
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Dream House (2009) (Video)
Poster seen in climax.
Grown Ups (2010)
poster seen
Fantasmes! Sexe, fiction et tentations (2013) (TV Movie)
poster shown
Half in the Bag: The Wolf of Wall Street and 2013 Re-cap (2014) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Murder of a Cat (2014)
Poster is shown in Clinton's house.
42nd Street Memories: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Notorious Street (2015)
Title appears on a theatre marquee on 42nd Street, New York City
Nainonain: On My Radio (2015) (Video)
Opening scene is identical to the scene when Craig Wasson catches his wife in bed with another man.
Difficult People: Devil's Three-Way (2015) (TV Episode)
Billy mentions the film
De Palma & Donaggio: Masters of Pure Cinema (2016)
It is documentary refering the work between Brian de Palma and Pino Donnaggio. It relates on 7 movies they ghave done together incuding Body Double.
T2 Trainspotting (2017)
The Frankie Goes To Hollywood song "Relax" from this movie is featured.
Riverdale: Chapter Three: Body Double (2017) (TV Episode)
Title name
The Cinema Snob: Slumber Party Massacre III (2017) (TV Episode)
"Once the movie turns into Body Double, he'll turn out to be the hero."
GLOW: Slouch. Submit. (2017) (TV Episode)
Melrose mentions that she was an extra in the film.
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs: Re-Animator (2018) (TV Episode)
Joe Bob discusses Barbara Crampton's mostly-deleted role in the film.


Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film

Featured in 

Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Relax, Version 3 (1984) (Video)
Includes scenes from the movie Body double,
Sex Violence & Values: Changing Images (1986) (TV Special)
Clip from film seen with Craig Wasson, Deborah Shelton and Gregg Henry.
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.
Body Double: The Seduction (2006) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
Body Double: The Setup (2006) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
Body Double: The Mystery (2006) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
Body Double: The Controversy (2006) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
Body Double: Craig Wasson Interview (2006) (Video)
Starz Inside: Sex and the Cinema (2009) (TV Movie)
Clips featured.
Chuck Norris vs. Communism (2015)
Clips shown
De Palma (2015)
Numerous clips are shown through the film.
Pure Cinema: Joe Napolitano on Brian De Palma's Body Double (2015) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
De Kijk van Koolhoven: Erotica (2018) (TV Episode)
discussed & footage shown


Debbie Does Dallas (1978)
"Holly Does Hollywood"
Dressed to Kill (1980)
The vampire shower scene at the end parodies the opening dream sequence of Dressed to Kill.

Spoofed in 

Holly Does Hollywood (1985) (Video)
hardcore parody
Fatal Instinct (1993)
Power drill murder scene is spoofed.
Zoolander (2001)
Zoolander 2 (2016)
"Relax" was parodied in Zoolander and is recalled in its sequel.

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