Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) Poster


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Followed by 

Remade as 

The Vampire Chronicles (TV Series)
Remake of


Dracula (1931)
Royal Wedding (1951)
The scene where Santiago is dancing on the tunnel walls and ceiling is a reference to the famous dance scene where Fred Astaire dances on the walls and roof.
The Hunger (1983)
Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Movie theatre marquee displays the title
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Both (Warner Bros.) films' closing credits have a long pull away shot; sped up with a city sunrise backdrop.

Referenced in 

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Will Steps Out (1994) (TV Episode)
Carlotta mentions to Will that they saw the film
Intercourse with the Vampire (1994) (Video)
similar title
Women of the House: Guess Who's Sleeping in Lincoln's Bed? (1995) (TV Episode)
Kevin announces the film is playing in the private theater in the White House.
Women of the House: Men Are Good (1995) (TV Episode)
Sissy says to Malone, "You're not that pale... It's not like you've been sucked by Tom Cruise or something."
Rederiet: Kvitt eller dubbelt (1995) (TV Episode)
Swedish poster visible in Felix's cabin (seen in several later episodes too)
The Critic: Sherman, Woman and Child (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay reviews a film "from the people who brought you Tom Cruise as a vampire"
The Critic: Siskel & Ebert & Jay & Alice (1995) (TV Episode)
referenced in the critics' musical number at the Oscars
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Samson vs. the Vampire Women (1995) (TV Episode)
"Which one is Brad Pitt"
The 67th Annual Academy Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation
The Critic: All the Duke's Men (1995) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clip from the sequel
Alien Autopsy: (Fact or Fiction?) (1995) (TV Movie)
Statue of Tom Cruise as Lestat from this movie shown in Stan Winston's collection.
Saturday Night Live: Christine Baranski/The Cure (1996) (TV Episode)
One of the Fops refers to Tom Cruise as 'the Scientologist Vampire'
Weird Science: Gary & Wyatt's Bloodsucking Adventure (1996) (TV Episode)
When discussing vampires, Gary refers to Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt.
The First Wives Club (1996)
A haughty couple are referred to as "The Vampire Lestat, and Louis."
Interview with a Vibrator (1996) (Video)
title reference
Blood Slaves of the Vampire Wolf (1996)
Poster displayed, and title shown on a movie theater marquee.
Vampire Journals (1997) (Video)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: School Hard (1997) (TV Episode)
Spike mentions Anne Rice
Senseless (1998)
At the Movies: My Giant/The Odd Couple II/City of Angels/The Player's Club/The Big One/The Butcher Boy (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "The Butcher Boy" review.
Vampires (1998)
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)
A character wearing a poet's shirt is told, "Dude! You look like Lestat!"
Blade (1998)
Big Wolf on Campus: Interview with a Werewolf (1999) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Big Wolf on Campus: Fangs for the Memories (1999) (TV Episode)
Tommy tells Damien that if Tom Cruise can pass for a vampire, he can too.
Bowfinger (1999)
Steve Martin mentions the "Vampire Movie" Tom Cruise was in
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Harsh Light of Day (1999) (TV Episode)
Harmony asks, "Is Antonio Banderas a vampire?"
Naked Fear (1999)
Title seen on a marquee at the beginning of the movie.
X-Men (2000)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Buffy vs. Dracula (2000) (TV Episode)
During her first conversation with Dracula, Buffy mentions having fought several "pimply overweight vamps that called themselves 'Lestat.'"
The Making of 'Titus' (2000) (Video)
Delusions of Grandeur: The End part 2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Erin and Evil Alan quote Louis and Lestat to each other
Love Bites (2001)
A character jokes about how he "interviewed a vampire"
Shrek (2001)
Big Wolf on Campus: Everybody Fang Chung Tonight (2001) (TV Episode)
Merton discusses with Cassandra the casting of Tom Cruise as Lestat.
Spider-Man (2002)
The Blood Pact: The Making of 'Blade II' (2002) (Video)
mentionned once
Dracula's Bram Stoker (2003) (TV Movie)
Poster shown.
All Grown Up!: Interview with a Campfire: Part 1 (2004) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
All Grown Up!: Interview with a Campfire: Part 2 (2004) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
Raising the Stakes (2005)
verbal reference to Tom Cruise's character
Queer as Folk: Back in Business (2005) (TV Episode)
Connor references the film.
Killers by Nature (2005) (Video)
Cory wears an "Interview With the Vampire" t-shirt.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
Neighbours: Interview with a Vamp Liar (2006) (TV Episode)
Title Reference
American Dad!: The American Dad After School Special (2006) (TV Episode)
Roger is dressed as Lestat when he interviews Debbie for the Anne Rice fan club.
Eastern Promises: Marked for Life (2007) (Video)
Actor Viggo Mortensen describes a scene in 'Eastern Promises' as an 'Interview with a Vampire' scene.
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Undead (2009)
chapter titled "Job Interview with a Vampire"
Castle: Vampire Weekend (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle mentions Dr. Frank did Brad Pitt's veneers
Cinematic Excrement: Twilight (2009) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as an example of a good vampire movie.
Taintlight (2009) (Video)
mentioned in dialogue
The Twilight Saga: The 400 Year Old Virgin (2009) (Short)
"Interview with a Gay Vampire"
Dance in the Vampire Bund: Intabyû wizu vanpaia (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Vampire Diaries: There Goes the Neighborhood (2010) (TV Episode)
Brad Pitt mentioned in reference to vampires
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Kick-Ass/Death at a Funeral/The Joneses (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says Neil Jordan directed this movie
Dracula: The Musical (2010) (Video)
The narration is done in simular way
We Are the Night (2010)
Louise's statement about men "tasting" better the more evil they are reflects Lestat's philosophy that killing evil humans for food is more satisfying than good humans.
Killer Kids: Hate Killers (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when discussing the murder of Sophie Lancaster.
Apocrypha (2011)
Mentioned in Conversation
A Night at the Movies: The Horrors of Stephen King (2011) (TV Movie)
still picture
Psych: This Episode Sucks (2011) (TV Episode)
Shawn dresses up as Lestat de Lioncourt.
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012)
Channing took the "Hello Dolly" chorus boys to see it.
This Means War (2012)
Cover seen on shelf in DVD store.
Bullet in the Face: The World Stage (2012) (TV Episode)
Gunter mentions "the Scientologist playing the vampire".
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Twilight (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Tosh.0: Perfect Game Bowler (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Spring (2014)
The story is meant to be a reversed inspiration as the creature in this film enjoys its strange condition while in the Anne Rice film it is the other way around.
Major Crimes: Blackout (2015) (TV Episode)
poster in Rusty's room
iZombie: He Blinded Me... With Science (2016) (TV Episode)
Chapter title, "Interview With The Zombie."
Flat Earth & Revelation 10: Reach the Oxygen (2016) (TV Episode)
Flat Earth Conspiracy: Flat, Free and Awake 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lori when discussing the Mandela Effect.
Love Bites (2016) (Short)
The vampires mention meeting Anne Rice and inspiring her book.
Monsters Anonymous (2016) (Short)
Anne Rice turning vampires into 'rock gods' is mentioned.
Animeme: Dead Memes (2016) (TV Episode)
Family Guy: Hot Shots (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Creep 2 (2017)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 20 December 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard (as Interview with a Vampire).
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Dopinder takes inspiration from this movie.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Atlantic Rim (2018) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "The vampire Lestat!"
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #13.26 (2019) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown
The Cool Kids: Margaret Ups Her Game (2019) (TV Episode)
Syd keeps guessing characters from this movie as the sexiest vampire.
What We Do in the Shadows: Pilot (2019) (TV Episode)
Guillermo says he had never seen a Hispanic vampire before Antonio Banderas in this movie.
What We Do in the Shadows: The Trial (2019) (TV Episode)
Vampiric Council members Tom (Cruise) and Brad (Pitt) could not attend, they played vampires in this movie.


Nosferatu (1922)
Don Juan (1926)
Sunrise (1927)
Superman (1978)
A clip of Superman flying is shown

Featured in 

The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) (TV Special)
1995 MTV Movie Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Brad Pitt wins for "Best Male Performance" and "Most Desirable Male," Kirsten Dunst wins for "Breakthrough Performance," the film is nominated for "Best Movie," Tom Cruise and Christian Slater are nominated for "Most Desirable Male" and Cruise is also nominated for "Best Villain"
The Siskel & Ebert Interviews (1995) (TV Special)
Clips are shown of various Brad Pitt movies, including this one.
Violence and the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
clip shown
100 Years of Horror: Blood-Drinking Beings (1996) (TV Episode)
Hollywood's Creepiest Creatures (2004) (TV Movie)
poster or clips from this movie
I Love the '90s: Part Deux (2005) (TV Series)
Footage from this is featured.
Bloodsucking Cinema (2007) (TV Movie)
Clip featured.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 2012/The Messenger/Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) (TV Episode)
Vampire Dating segment
20 to 1: Adults Only 20 to 1: Movie Monsters (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on vampires.
Vampire Reviews: Interview with the Vampire (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Vampire Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles is #4.
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
Lestat, Louis, and the Vampire Phenomenon (2014) (Video)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Immortal Movie Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Lestat de Lioncourt & Louis de Pont du Lac get an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Great Movie Performances by Kids (2015) (TV Episode)
Kirsten Dunst's performance in Interview with the Vampire is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sexiest Horror Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Interview with the Vampire is #5.
Top 5 Best/Worst: Top 5 Worst Tom Cruise Performances (2016) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise as Lestat de Lioncourt at Number 2
WatchMojo: Top 10 Actors Who Almost Quit Iconic Roles (2017) (TV Episode)
Brad Pitt gets an honorable mention.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Strongest Vampires (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 20 December 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Controversial Casting Choices (2018) (TV Episode)
The choice to cast Tom Cruise in Interview with the Vampire is #8.
Eli Roth's History of Horror: Vampires (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Roles Too Mature for Child Actors (2019) (TV Episode)
Claudia is #5.


Victor Victoria (1982)
When Louis sees the vampires at Théatre des Vampires, he says "Vampires pretending to be humans pretending to be vampires."

Spoofed in 

Interview with a Vamp (1994) (Video)
porn parody. Similar title and vaguely follows the plot.
Interview with the Paparazzi (1998)
title and character names are similar/the same
Sorority Boys (2002)
Stand-up.dk Special: Thomas Wivel's vaffelbar (2004) (TV Special)
play on the Danish AKA title "Vampyrs bekendelser, En". This AKA Danish title is not online yet, so I've just added it.
Bloodborn (2008)
The main character has an altar to Anne Rice and there is a character spoofing Lestat.
Puss in Boots (2011)
Puss dances along the walls and ceiling at The Glitter Box, like Armand's gravity-defying moves from this movie. Both characters are played by Antonio Banderas.

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