Natural Born Killers (1994) Poster


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Edited from 

Captain Sindbad (1963)
Shots of the many-headed dragon were reused


M (1931)
Three Little Pigs (1933) (Short)
Lost Horizon (1937)
shangri-la mentioned by Mickey
Rio Bravo (1959)
Mickey Knox says "Lets make some music Colorado."
The Twilight Zone (1959) (TV Series)
Violent City (1970)
Serpico (1973)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
A television journalist films his own death.
Birdy (1984)
Death Wish 3 (1985)
The Wildey Magnum in the pharmacy scene is a direct reference to Death Wish 3 (Charles Bronson uses the same gun).
Psychos in Love (1987)
In both films the protagonists are a couple of serial killers in love.
Wild at Heart (1990)
The song playing when Sailor and Lula find a dead body is used in Natural Born Killers, also a strange road movie involving murder and mayhem.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Character of Jack Scagnetti has the same name.
Man Bites Dog (1992)
True Romance (1993)
A spiritual companion film; both of them developed from the same story.
Serial Mom (1994)
It is referenced.

Referenced in 

At the Movies: Tommy Lee Jones (1993) (TV Episode)
Referenced as an upcoming film which Tommy Lee Jones appears in.
Star Struck (1994) (TV Movie)
Title and poster displayed outside Mann's Chinese Theater.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: High School Big Shot (1994) (TV Episode)
Dr. Forrester: "Natural Born Squirters"
Dr. Dre and Ice Cube: Natural Born Killaz (1994) (Video)
Title reference
Tales from the Hood (1995)
Poster in background during the ending of the first story
Century of Cinema: 2 x 50 Years of French Cinema (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Desperado (1995)
Privacy (1995)
the film's poster is seen
Mr. Show with Bob and David: The Cry of a Hungry Baby (1995) (TV Episode)
Fake film titled "Natural Born Drunk".
Saturday Night Live: Quentin Tarantino/Smashing Pumpkins (1995) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Directors on Directing
Coogan's Run: Natural Born Quizzers (1995) (TV Episode)
Name of the episode is a play on the name of this film.
Bless This House: Natural Born Parents (1996) (TV Episode)
title reference
Tales from the Crypt: Cold War (1996) (TV Episode)
Wild crime couple as protagonists.
Entre vías (1996) (Short)
At the Movies: A Time to Kill/Manny & Lo/Kingpin/Joe's Apartment/The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "A Time to Kill" review.
Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996) (TV Mini-Series)
in the office/ flat of Street hangs a poster of NBK on the wall
Szelídek (1996) (TV Movie)
Killers (1996)
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #1.4 (1996) (TV Episode)
Video mentioned.
Artsnight: Censorship and Cronenberg 's Crash (1996) (TV Episode)
The British controversy is discussed
Made in Hong Kong (1997)
Poster shown in bedroom
Tinseltown (1997)
It gets mentioned by Artie.
The Simpsons: Bart Carny (1998) (TV Episode)
Bart says he and Homer are "natural born carnies".
The Simpsons: Natural Born Kissers (1998) (TV Episode)
Episode title is based on the name of this movie.
Bride of Chucky (1998)
David compares Jade and Jesse to Mickey and Mallory
Silent Hill (1999) (Video Game)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Girl in Gold Boots (1999) (TV Episode)
Crow: Natural Born Cheapskates.
Idle Hands (1999)
Randy (Jack Noseworthy) has the same "weeping Jesus" tattoo as Mickey (Woody Harrelson).
All the Rage (1999)
The poster of this film can be seen in a videostore
Kenan & Kel: Natural Born Kenan (1999) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Crow: Salvation (2000)
Song "Born Bad" from this movie featured.
The New Country (2000) (TV Movie)
Rape Me (2000)
WCW Monday Nitro: Episode #5.49 (2000) (TV Episode)
Debut of the Natural Born Thrillers
15 Minutes (2001)
Dudes (2001)
Poster of this movie can be seen on the wall in Pop's room
Max Payne (2001) (Video Game)
Oz: Visitation (2002) (TV Episode)
"Hank must've watched Natural Born Killers about 50 times."
Pulp Fiction: The Facts (2002) (Video)
Yes, Dear: Natural Born Delinquents (2003) (TV Episode)
title reference
Manhunt (2003) (Video Game)
Cash's appearance seems to be loosely based on Mickey Knox in the prison scenes.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Bill refers to the Bride as a "natural born killer"
Malevolence (2004)
similar screaming head shots and a scene where a man strangles a hooker
Dead Man's Shoes (2004)
The acid trip sequence is heavily inspired by Natural Born Killers.
Film Geek (2005)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
DVD-cover placed strategically in store
Super Columbine Massacre RPG! (2005) (Video Game)
a favorite of the killers
The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)
Mass Murder at a wedding
Greg the Bunny: Naturally Sewn Killers (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Criminal Minds: Natural Born Killer (2005) (TV Episode)
Episode's title is based on the film's.
Alien Autopsy (2006)
Ray mentions the movie.
The Quest (2006)
joke title mentioned during "The Vagina Game"
Numbered with the Dead (2007) (Video)
Film title directly referenced in dialogue
Mr. Brooks (2007)
It is referenced.
Natural Born Komics (2007) (Video)
title reference
Charlie (2008) (Short)
Vanessa mentions the movie by name.
The Business End: Violence in Cinema (2008) (Video)
Poster shown
Star Stories: Elton John: Patron Saint of Celebrities (2008) (TV Episode)
Elton John mentions Robert Downey Jr. as the star of this film.
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars (2009) (Video Game)
A mission named "Natural Burn Killers" references the title.
The Commune (2009)
Puck discusses running away with Jenny and holding up Kwik E Marts like in Natural Born Killers
Women Behind Bars: Natasha Cornett & LaSonya Larry (2009) (TV Episode)
Charles Berkeley Bell says that the six juveniles had been watching this film prior to running away.
A Perfect Getaway (2009)
Mentioned in dialogue by Nick
Wicked Attraction: No Remorse (2009) (TV Episode)
Discusses the film which was allegedly an inspiration for the crimes of Ben Darras and Sarah Edmondson
The Farm (2009)
reference to Mickey and Mallory Knox in dialogue
Kick-Ass (2010)
When Hit-Girl chioces which thug to kill she plays the game of Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. Mallory did the same thing in Natural Born Killers
Into the Night with...: Juliette Lewis und Crispin Glover (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lewis
Dexter: Practically Perfect (2010) (TV Episode)
Dexter wears a "Natural Born Griller" apron.
Supernatural: You Can't Handle the Truth (2010) (TV Episode)
"Mallory to your Mickey"
The Depraved (2011)
Dante refers to two of the tourists as "Natural Born Killers"
Killer Kids: Family Killers (2011) (TV Episode)
It is stated that Jeremy Allan Steinke watched the film before killing his girlfriend's family (he wanted to free her from her family like Mickey did in the film).
Bad Movie Beatdown: Half Past Dead 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Natural Born Killers, this movie ain't."
Rich Hall's Continental Drifters (2011) (TV Movie)
Poster and stills show, Rich Hall briefly talks about this.
KHL. Donbass-Avtomobilist (2012) (TV Special)
Soundtrack reference: "Drums A-Go-Go" used with specific lighting.
Tales from the Warner Bros. Lot (2013)
film poster shown
The Dirties (2013)
DVD is shown in Matt's room.
RuPaul's Drag Race: Lip Synch Extravaganza Eleganza (2013) (TV Episode)
RuPaul calls Monica Beverly Hillz's runway look "natural born thriller" with Juliette Lewis also on the judge's panel.
The Mentalist: Red in Tooth and Claw (2013) (TV Episode)
Linda's book is titled "Natural Born Killers."
Grimm: Natural Born Wesen (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Homeland: Game On (2013) (TV Episode)
Dana references the film's title while trading the car with Leo.
Parks and Recreation: Fluoride (2013) (TV Episode)
Donna lists "Natural Born Killers," "The Remains of the Day" and "Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey" as her favorite movies.
Christmas Cruelty! (2013)
Homage to Quentin Tarantino.
Honeymoon Hotel (2013) (Short)
Shut Up and Talk: Todd in the Shadows (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
The Vampire Diaries: I Could Never Love Like That (2015) (TV Episode)
Damon Salvatore says, "the sooner we get our super-natural born killers out of circulation, the better," (referring to Stefan Salvatore and Caroline Forbes) to Elena Gilbert.
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Sadist (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
Natural Born Pranksters (2016)
Title reference.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Governor John Kasich/David Duchovny/Juliette Lewis/Michelle Wolf/Fab Moretti (2016) (TV Episode)
Juliette Lewis talks about how she was cast in the movie after telling Oliver Stone how she would theoretically murder him
Merrick: I'll Spew on Your Grave (2016)
The way the film switches from B&W to colour was based on the visual style of "Natural Born Killers"
RiffTrax Live: MST3K Reunion (2016) (Video)
Joel calls Jonah a "Natural Born Movie Riffer".
Anthrax: Monster at the End (2016) (Video)
The shots of the individual band members and the Monster under red light against a black background were inspired by the cutaways of Woody Harrelson, Robert Downey Jr. and others as demonic characters in Natural Born Killers.
Blackcatloner Reviews: Old Fashioned (2016) (TV Episode)
"...looking at axes as though they are starring in the PureFlix version of Natural Born Killers."
Sean Bradley Reviews: Fast and Furious 8 (A.K.A. 'The Fate of the Furious') (2017) (TV Episode)
Sean compares the prison break from 'Fast and Furious 8' to the one in this film.
Halt and Catch Fire: Search (2017) (TV Episode)
Haley mentions the movie by name.
Happy!: What Smiles Are For (2017) (TV Episode)
Nick mentions Mickey and Mallory.
Shirkers (2018)
Review by Sandi in the newspaper.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Actors Completely Cut from Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Ashley Judd and Denis Leary, who were cut from Natural Born Killers, are #4.
Cinemassacre Video: Mac and Me (2018) (TV Episode)
The Cinema Snob: A Little Piece of Heaven (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it and a picture is shown.
Claws: Melba Toast (2019) (TV Episode)
Jen calls Polly and Joe, "Natural Born Killers".


Frankenstein (1931)
Leave It to Beaver (1957) (TV Series)
clips shown
77 Sunset Strip (1958) (TV Series)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
on TV in motel
Night of the Lepus (1972)
the various shots of the rabbits are taken from this film
Bij de beesten af (1972)
motel scene
Midnight Express (1978)
on TV in motel
Scarface (1983)
Movie is playing on TV in Motel.
WWF Superstars (1986) (TV Series)
The footage of the Tatanka-Barry Hardy match.

Featured in 

At the Movies: Only You/Second Best/Pulp Fiction (1994) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
At the Movies: The Best Films of 1994 (1994) (TV Episode)
Ebert's #8 pick.
The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (1995) (TV Special)
At the Movies: Pulp Faction: The Tarantino Generation (1995) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
1995 MTV Movie Awards (1995) (TV Special)
Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis are nominated for "Best On-Screen Duo" and "Best Kiss"
At the Movies: Congo/The Glass Shield/Pocahontas/Fluke (1995) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown during a segment on Bob Dole.
At the Movies: Villains: So Bad, They're Good (1995) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Censored (1999) (TV Movie)
Clips shown and discussed
The Directors: The Films of Oliver Stone (2000) (TV Episode)
Clips are presented.
Chaos Rising: The Storm Around 'Natural Born Killers' (2001) (Video)
documentary about the making of the film
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1994 (2005) (TV Episode)
Shown as part of the 1994 episode of this show on VH1.
Wanderlust (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are featured.
Panorama: Scientology & Me (2007) (TV Episode)
A clip with Juliette Lewis is shown
NBK Evolution: How Would It All Go Down Now? (2009) (Video)
shows many behind the scenes clips
The Hour: Episode #7.130 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Woody Harrelson's bio segment.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Serial Killers - Movies (2012) (TV Episode)
Mickey & Mallory Knox are #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Modern Movie Soundtracks Guys Love (2013) (TV Episode)
The soundtrack for Natural Born Killers is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Real-Life Crimes Inspired by Movies and TV (2013) (TV Episode)
The real-life crime inspired by Natural Born Killers is #2.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
WatchMojo: Top 10 Murderous Women in Film (2014) (TV Episode)
Mallory Wilson Knox is #1.
Natural Born Killers: Method in the Madness (2014) (Video)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Robert Downey Jr. Performances (2015) (TV Episode)
Wayne Gale is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Banned Movies (2015) (2015) (TV Episode)
Natural Born Killers is #7.
The Nightmare (2015)
Clips featured.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Violent Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Natural Born Killers is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Divisive Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Natural Born Killers gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Female Quentin Tarantino Characters (2017) (TV Episode)
Mallory Wilson Knox is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Lovers-on-the-Run Movie Couples (2018) (TV Episode)
Mickey & Mallory Knox are #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Were Criticized for Being Violent (2019) (TV Episode)
Natural Born Killers is #5.
MsMojo: Top 10 Villainous Movie Couples (2019) (TV Episode)
Mickey & Mallory Wilson Knox are #2.


I Love Lucy (1951) (TV Series)
sitcom format parodied

Spoofed in 

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective: Natural Born Koalas (1996) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a spoof of the title of this movie.
Plump Fiction (1997)
Little Nicky (2000)
Greg the Bunny: Naturally Sewn Killers (2005) (TV Episode)
direct parody of the film
Elektra Luxx (2010)
"Natural Born Killer Naturals" poster

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