Heavenly Creatures (1994) Poster


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Version of 

Don't Deliver Us from Evil (1971)
based on the same true story


Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
A poster is seen at the cinema.
The Great Caruso (1951)
A poster is seen at the cinema.
Jamaica Run (1953)
A poster is seen at the cinema.
Jubilee Trail (1954)
A poster is seen at the cinema.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
A poster is seen at the cinema.
Carousel (1956)

Referenced in 

The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Karaoke (1996) (TV Mini-Series)
Movie marquee seen repeatedly
The Frighteners (1996)
A publicity still from Peter Jackson's previous movie is featured on the box of a video about famous killers.
At the Movies: Multiplicity/The Frighteners/Kazaam/Fled/Celestial Clockwork (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Frighteners" review.
It's in the Water (1997)
Alex rents this movie
But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)
Melanie Lynskey's character Hilary is a New Zealander who blames her lesbianism on attending an all girls boarding school. After the events portrayed in Heavenly Creatures, Pauline legally changed her name to Hilary.
Scalpers (2000)
The Hole (2001)
Opening scene, where blood-soaked young girl stumbles away from the scene of a murder.
Weta Digital (2002) (Video)
Referenced as Weta's earliest film
Film Geek (2005)
Title of this film appears on screen. Also, video case is shown in a video store.
Hellish Creatures (2006) (Video)
This film is referenced by name.
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Kevin Smith says that he's a huge fan of the movie.
The Simpsons: Lisa the Drama Queen (2009) (TV Episode)
Lisa's relationship with Juliet is a quite specific categorical parallel to Pauline Parker's relationship with Juliet Hulme.
Final de partida: Festival de cine Macabro (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as the film that marked the end of Peter Jackson's horror filmmaking
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Mentioned in the "We Saw Your Boobs" song.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Ginger Snaps: Blood, Teeth and Fur (2014)
mentioned once
Beaver Trilogy Part IV (2015)
VHS box seen.
Scream: The TV Series: Heavenly Creatures (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Tragedy Girls (2017)
iconic image of best friends and partners in crime silently holding hands in front of a fire
Talking with Chris Hardwick: Elijah Wood (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in writing during the "Talking Facts" segment. The film is misnamed as "Beautiful Creatures", though.
Half in the Bag: 2017 Movie Catch-up: Part 1 (2018) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Stars!: Kate Winslet (TV Episode)
Use poster. footage.


The Third Man (1949)
Pauline and Juliet see this at the cinema.
The Student Prince (1954)
Mario Lanza is heard singing some of the songs.

Featured in 

The Making of 'The Frighteners' (1998) (Video)
clips shown
From Len Lye to Gollum: New Zealand Animators (2004) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
The Magic of 'Finding Neverland' (2005) (Video)
clip shown
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
The Nostalgia Chick: The Fellowship of the Ring (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned when discussing Peter Jackson's early film career
Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet julespecial (2013) (TV Episode)
During interview with Peter Jackson clip is shown
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
The Andrew Klavan Show: The Jimmy Kimmel Party (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
The Movies: The Nineties (2019) (TV Episode)
Scenes shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Most Underrated '90s Teen Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Heavenly Creatures gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Villainous Movie Couples (2019) (TV Episode)
Pauline Parker & Juliet Hulme get a dishonorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Greatest Teen Movie Rebels (2019) (TV Episode)
Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme get an honorable mention.


The Third Man (1949)

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