The Lost Boys (1987) Poster



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Followed by 

Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008) (Video)
Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010) (Video)

Version of 

The Lost Boys (2019) (TV Movie)
Based on the 1987 film.

Remade as 

Lost Boys: The New Breed (2018) (Short)
celebrating film's 30th anniversary


Nanook of the North (1922)
Sam's dog's name is Nanook.
Peter Pan (1953)
Rebel Without a Cause (1955)
Sam has a poster of Rob Lowe in his closet, just as Plato has a poster of Alan Ladd in his school locker
The Munsters (1964) (TV Series)
Alan yells, "Holy shit, it's the attack of Eddie Munster!"
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) (TV Series)
Sam yells, "'Burn rubber' does not mean 'WARP SPEED'!"
The Flying Nun (1967) (TV Series)
Sam says, "So, what are you, the flying nun?"
The Brady Bunch (1969) (TV Series)
Edgar says, "Great, the Bloodsucking Brady Bunch!"
The Price Is Right (1972) (TV Series)
David says "Michael Emerson come on down"
O Lucky Man! (1973)
Video case displayed in video store.
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Sam says the house is cool "For the Chainsaw Massacre."
Superman (1978)
Salem's Lot (1979) (TV Series)
floating vampire outside window
The Shining (1980)
VHS case seen at video store
Dynasty (1981) (TV Series)
Sam says, "Been watching too much Dynasty, bud?"
The Evil Dead (1981)
Once Upon a Time in America (1984)
VHS seen at video store
Cal (1984)
VHS case seen at video store
The Killing Fields (1984)
Poster visible in the video store
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
cardboard cutout seen in video store.
The Goonies (1985)
VHS seen at video store
National Lampoon's European Vacation (1985)
Poster visible in the video store
Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985)
The Poster is visible in Max's video store.
Once Bitten (1985)
Poster visible in the video store
Revolution (1985)
Poster visible in the video store
Reform School Girls (1986)
Poster is shown in Sam's room.

Referenced in 

Lethal Weapon (1987)
Mel Gibson & Danny Glover walk by a Theatre that is showing the Lost Boys
Waxwork (1988)
The missing posters reference Santa Carla, and are actually doctored from posters in that film.
Dream a Little Dream (1989)
Bobby has a poster of this film on his bedroom wall.
Freddy's Nightmares: The Light at the End of the Tunnel (1989) (TV Episode)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Highway to Hell (1991)
When Charlie encounters the Biker gang a second time, as they catch up to his car he says to himself "Oh god, the Lost Boys from Hell" a reference to the 1987 vampire film
The Psychic (1991)
Dracula: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991)
narrator discusses
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Mr. Orange mentions watching 'The Lost Boys' in a section of his back story.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
"The lost ones" Tom: "Jason Patric? Kiefer Sutherland?"
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Last Resort (1994) (Video)
Sam mentions the movie when Dave makes the sign of a cross with his fingers.
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
The Gecko brothers name was inspired by the Frog brothers as both brothers slay vampires.
Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1996)
Dave mentions having seen the film
Generation X-tinct (1997)
Ray calls the Bobby and his friends The Lost Boys when they walk into the bar.
WWE Raw: Episode #6.33 (1998) (TV Episode)
Jerry Lawler compares Gangrel to the movie. According to Edge, the movie actually was an influence on how David Heath portrayed his vampire gimmick.
Designing 'Blade' (1998) (Video)
mentionned once
Big Wolf on Campus: Fangs for the Memories (1999) (TV Episode)
Merton says he got the ideas for vampire protection from The Lost Boys (1987).
Don't Look Behind You (1999) (TV Movie)
April and Larry go on a date and see this movie.
Cold Hearts (1999)
similar plot/uses the song "To the Shock of Miss Louise"
Big Wolf on Campus: Blaim It on the Haim (2000) (TV Episode)
Corey Haim says, "One day, you're a Lost Boy, y'know, you're the talk of the town and the next day you're up here in Pleasantville and you're shooting another vampire movie."
Mom's Got a Date with a Vampire (2000) (TV Movie)
On theater marquee.
Lost and Delirious (2001)
movie title mentioned by character
The Forsaken (2001)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Willenholly's line about the "Butt-f***ing Brady Bunch" is a spoof of the "Blood sucking Brady Bunch" line in The Lost Boys
Smallville: X-Ray (2001) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film outside the Talon.
Smallville: Cool (2001) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the Beanery.
Smallville: Hourglass (2001) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the Beanery.
Audio Interview with Richard Franklin (2001) (Video)
This film is referred to.
Smallville: Rogue (2002) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the Beanery.
Smallville: Shimmer (2002) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the Beanery.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Dad in MBFGW uses windex for non-traditional purposes just like Grandpa in TLB
Ghost Ship (2002)
Queer as Folk: Brat-Sitting (2003) (TV Episode)
Carl calls the guys Deb's "Lost Boys".
High Chaparall: Bad People: Corey Feldman (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced during guest introduction segment, as on of three movies that made Corey a superstar.
Night of the Living Dorks (2004)
The scene in which the boys run into a church during a baptism is an homage to a similar scene in The Lost Boys.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines (2004) (Video Game)
In a quest, the player's character must convince a food critic to give a certain cafe a bad review. If the player is a Malkavian, they can use Dementation to manipulate the critic into thinking he's eating maggots just like in the initiation scene in the film.
Blade: Trinity (2004)
One of the young vampires who attack Abby in the beginning of the movie is wearing a The Lost Boys T-shirt.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mulva 2: Kill Teen Ape! (2005) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Robot Chicken: A Piece of the Action (2005) (TV Episode)
Corey Feldman says to remember him in this movie
The Making of 'The Phantom of the Opera' (2005) (Video)
Referenced by name
Corey Feldman Interview (2005) (Video)
Mentioned by title.
Frostbitten (2006)
the line "maggots Michael, your eating maggots" is directly taken from the Lost Boys.
Marty Jenkins and the Vampire Bitches (2006)
Is talked about.
Robot Chicken: Federated Resources (2006) (TV Episode)
In "Corey & Corey Save the World," one of the Coreys refers to "kicking ass, Lost Boys style!"
The Damned (2006) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
Weeds: Last Tango in Agrestic (2006) (TV Episode)
After Dean confronts Conrad about sleeping with his wife, Nancy says to herself: "Oh gib, I'm surrounded by the fuckin' Lost Boys."
Muggers: The Movie (2006) (Video)
Mentioned in movie
Supernatural: Bloodlust (2006) (TV Episode)
When Dean quotes the Lost Boys tag line, while speaking with the bartender "Sleeps all day, parties all night."
Psych: Poker? I Barely Know Her (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions it in a conversation with Gus.
The Two Coreys: Lost Boys (2007) (TV Episode)
Title reference and also included both Coreys.
I Am Legend (2007)
DVD case can be seen on a shelf in the video store
Trick 'r Treat (2007)
The Lost Boys theme song "Cry Little Sister" (Lost Brothers remix), performed by G Tom Mac, is used. The use is noted in the end credits.
Solstice (2008)
Referenced in dialogue
The Inbetweeners: Bunk Off (2008) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
The Inbetweeners: First Day (2008) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
The Inbetweeners: Thorpe Park (2008) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
The Inbetweeners: Girlfriend (2008) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
The Inbetweeners: Caravan Club (2008) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
The Inbetweeners: Xmas Party (2008) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
Not Like Others (2008)
The scene where the vampires stand next to the train fence and screams at a passing train is a referance to The Lost Boys.
Muchachada nui: Episode #3.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
In segment "Los Goonies II"
The Inbetweeners: Work Experience (2009) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
Stay Cool (2009)
There is a promotional poster on the wall of Henry's room.
The Inbetweeners: The Duke of Edinburgh Awards (2009) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
The Inbetweeners: Exam Time (2009) (TV Episode)
There is a poster for the film in the common room.
True Blood: Release Me (2009) (TV Episode)
The vampire on the cover of the "The Send 'Em Back to Hell! Game" resembles Kiefer Sutherland's vampire character from "The Lost Boys"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Inglourious Basterds/Post Grad/World's Greatest Dad (2009) (TV Episode)
Buck Smithee comparers the sequel to the original Lost Boys
Gossip Girl: The Lost Boy (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Big Bang Theory: The Gothowitz Deviation (2009) (TV Episode)
While at a goth bar, Howard refers to himself and Raj as the lost boys.
The Vampire Diaries: Lost Girls (2009) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Twilight Saga: The 400 Year Old Virgin (2009) (Short)
mentioned in dialogue
The Vampire Diaries: Bloodlines (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jeremy
Dance in the Vampire Bund: Rosuto bôi (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
One Tree Hill: Not Afraid (2010) (TV Episode)
Julian is dressed as Edgar Frog in Quinn's nightmare
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Fright Night (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as the other modern vampire movie.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXI (2010) (TV Episode)
"The 'Los Boy" is listed among the closing credits.
Emerging Past (2011) (Video)
Brooke McCarter
Addicted to Blood (2011) (Video)
Film is mentioned.
Katy Perry: Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) (2011) (Video)
Kirk (Corey Feldman) says his motto used to be "Sleep all day, party all night, never grow old," part of the tagline from the film in which he starred
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Jamison Newlander's title card mentions him being in this movie.
Weeds: Une Mère Que J'aimerais Baiser (2011) (TV Episode)
Nancy to Doug: "You catch up with your Lost Boys, here. I'm gonna wander.
Psych: This Episode Sucks (2011) (TV Episode)
Juliet, Shawn, and Gus interview a vampire bartender (Corey Feldman); Feldman hunted vampires in the "Lost Boys" movies. Also is playing the theme song Cry Little Sister as the bartender is turning around.
The Secret Circle: Balcoin (2011) (TV Episode)
When Cassie Blake brings Jake Armstrong to the abandoned house the circle hangs out in, he says it has "kind of a girlier Lost Boys vibe."
Conan: I Believe the Children Are Our Future D-Bags (2012) (TV Episode)
Title on screen in clip from Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope
The Big Bang Theory: The Stag Convergence (2012) (TV Episode)
Penny calls the guys the title characters.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.78 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
Contamination: A Convention Story (2012)
Mentioned in Interview
The Battery (2012)
"Lost Boys" t-shirt seen hanging on the Volvo station wagon while Ben and Mickey talk.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Killer Klowns from Outer Space (2012) (TV Episode)
another '80s movie Rolfe laments not getting to review this year
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Twilight (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Family Guy: Chris Cross (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Cooties (2014)
Wade mentions this film while exclaiming he's the biggest Jason Patric fan
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
The vampires hypnotizing their victims to believe they are eating worms instead of noodles
Shameless: Lazarus (2014) (TV Episode)
Lip refers to Bonnie's brothers as Bonnie's "Lost Boys".
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD shown
Robot Chicken: Victoria's Secret of NIMH (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Taken to Neverland" skit
The Goldbergs: Love Is a Mix Tape (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam wears a Lost Boys movie t-shirt.
The Children (2014) (Short)
DVD showing
Face Off: Super Selfies (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Goldbergs: The Lost Boy (2015) (TV Episode)
Title reference, and Barry, Erica and Bev watch it at the movie theater.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Julianne Moore/Mark-Paul Gosselaar/DNCE (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions having seen the movie while in high school
NCIS: Los Angeles: Blame It on Rio (2015) (TV Episode)
Very Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo comes into the boatshed and says: " Wow. This is very 'Lost Boys'. Wow. So, it's more the Peter Pan variety than the, uh, two Coreys with the vampires. You guys have a tree house?"
The Goldbergs: Lainey Loves Lionel (2016) (TV Episode)
Adam buys a movie ticket for it during the opening montage.
Traceroute (2016)
mentioned by name
The Transfiguration (2016)
Part of Milo's video collection.
Boys in the Trees (2016)
"Boys" title reference; Actor Toby Wallace who stars in the film has said of this movie that it is: "The Lost Boys meets Donnie Darko".
Black Mirror: San Junipero (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster seen
Witchcraft 14: Angel of Death (2016)
DVD on shelf
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Remakes We Actually WANT to See (2017) (TV Episode)
The Lost Boys is #10.
The Goldbergs: So Swayze It's Crazy (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned.
American Dad!: The Witches of Langley (2017) (TV Episode)
The outfits the boys wear after becoming witches is a reference to The Lost Boys.
Um Tio Quase Perfeito (2017)
Cool vampire with leather jacket
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Reunion (2017) (TV Episode)
VHS box seen.
Red Oaks: Samwich (2017) (TV Episode)
Wheeler asks David if he has seen the trailer for this movie
How It Should Have Ended: Villain Pub - Penny For Your Fears (2017) (TV Episode)
David appears as a patron at the Villain Pub.
Louder with Crowder: Colbert Loves Communism? (2017) (TV Episode)
Steven Crowder mentions the movie in reference to Joel Schumacher.
Sky World News: Episode dated 4 November 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A still is shown.
Us (2019)
The film being shot on Santa Cruz Boardwalk in 1986 is 'The Lost Boys'. ("You know they're shooting a movie over there by the carousel.")
Supernatural: Don't Go in the Woods (2019) (TV Episode)
Jack has seen the movie 36 times
What We Do in the Shadows: The Trial (2019) (TV Episode)
Vampiric Council member Kiefer (Sutherland) could not attend.
Films Under Constant Critique: Batman (1989) and Batman Returns (1992) (2019) (TV Episode)
"He'd just done Lost Boys a few years before."
It Chapter Two (2019)
A poster for this movie is in the Losers Club's hideout.
The Lost Boy (2019) (Short)
Clips shown


Super Moon Cresta (1980) (Video Game)
Game appears in this film

Featured in 

The Witching Hour (1996) (TV Short)
Troldspejlet: Episode #32.8 (2004) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Lost Boys: A Retrospective (2004) (Video)
clips shown
Bloodsucking Cinema (2007) (TV Movie)
Clip featured.
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film as he reflects on classic vampire films and more recents takes on the genre + clip shown
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on vampires.
Lost Boys: The Thirst (2010) (Video)
Three clips of scenes featuring Corey Haim, Corey Feldman, and Jamison Newlander, are reused as flashbacks for Edgar Frog.
Movie Nights: Fast Getaway (2011) (TV Episode)
first team up of Corey Feldman and Corey Haim
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Vampire Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
The Lost Boys is #7.
Comic Book Issues: Futures End #0 - 1 (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Greatest 80s Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 16 in the Countdown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Coolest Secret Movie Lairs (2015) (TV Episode)
The Vampire Hideout is #10.
MsMojo: Top 10 Hottest Male Horror Movie Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
David is #10.
Vampire Reviews: The Lost Boys (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: The Lost Boys (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Kid-Friendly Horror Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The Lost Boys is #7.
Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Video Buck: Top 13: Imprescindibles de los 80 (2017) (TV Episode)
Top nº13
Tamara's Never Seen: The Lost Boys (2018) (TV Episode)
Tamara has never seen the movie until now with Doug Walker
WatchMojo: Top 10 80's Horror Movies That Deserve a Remake (2018) (TV Episode)
The Lost Boys is #2.
Eli Roth's History of Horror: Vampires (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Best of the Worst: Plinketto #7 (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown when Macaulay Culkin says a man in Prototype looks like the "sax guy" from The Lost Boys.
In Search of Darkness (2019)
Clips are featured in the 1987 segment.

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror IV (1993) (TV Episode)
Lisa discovering that the "head vampire" is different spoofs the discovery in this one.
Blade (1998)

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