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Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) Poster

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References 

Goldfinger (1964)
You Only Live Twice (1967)
Assassination attempt by feeding poison via a string to a sleeping person
Crossfire (1975) (TV Movie)
Network (1976)
The Warriors (1979)
Tight close-up of radio DJ's lips and microphone
No Nukes (1980)
Crossfire (1982) (TV Series)
Martin Blank mentions sitting down and "watching a little CNN, Crossfire?" This happens when he is visiting Debbie at her house for the first time.
Cujo (1983)
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Smashed television scene is referenced.
Goodfellas (1990)
The Crow (1994)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Volcano (1997)
Advertisment can be seen in a newspaper
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Billboard for this movie can be seen

Referenced in 

ER: One More for the Road (1997) (TV Episode)
movie marquees seen
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.1 (1997) (TV Episode)
Billboard on front of Plaza cinema during Ken Korda segement.
The Big Hit (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Tainted (1998)
Movie Poster in Video Store
Human Traffic (1999)
High Fidelity (2000)
V.I.P.: Val Point Blank (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
Diagnosis Murder: Hot House (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark as a clue to solve the murder.
Training Day (2001)
Runaway Jury (2003)
Quotes a line from the other John Cussac movie
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
A History of Violence (2005)
Carl calls Tom. Joey Cusack John Cusack played a retiring hitman in Grosse Point Blank
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Stargate SG-1: Bounty (2007) (TV Episode)
Cam returns to his high school for a reunion and is unable to tell anyone what he really does for a living, but trouble follows him and he ends up revealing the truth to a girl he loves, this is an homage to the lead character in the movie.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD and video case are shown.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Break-Up (2008) (TV Episode)
Chuck mentions that Sarah may be pulled down to Paraguay to quell a revolution with a fork. In Grosse Point Blank, Martin mentions to his shrink that he killed the President of Paraguay with a fork.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Cougars (2008) (TV Episode)
The premise of a high school reunion filled with secret agents and hitmen
Parks and Recreation: How a Bill Becomes a Law (2012) (TV Episode)
April finds the "Grosse Point Blank" soundtrack in Ben's CD collection.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Kill Me Three Times Q&A (2015) (Video)
Actor Simon Pegg refers to this hitman film in relation to his character in 'Kill Me Three Times' and also being one of his favourite hit man movies.
Deadpool (2016)
'Brain hole' line taken from Dan Aykroyd in this film.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Susan Sarandon/David Tennant/Catfish & the Bottlemen (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during "Lesser Sponsors" segment.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.8 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Relative Pop Culture" category
Misinformed (2017) (Short)
Misinformed was initially inspired by the mouthy diner standoff sequence between Dan Aykroyd and John Cusack

Features 

Doom (1993) (Video Game)
Doom II: Hell on Earth (1994) (Video Game)

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 17 Again/State of Play/Crank High Voltage (2009) (TV Episode)
"Explosions Make You Fly" segment.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.15 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of John Cusack films
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Scott Ian Sets Sh*t on Fire with Ron Trost (2013) (TV Episode)
The convienence store explosion is shown as Ron Trost mentions doing explosions.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Obscene Movie Insults (EXPLICIT) (2014) (TV Episode)
Brain Hole is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 High School Fights in Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Martin Blank vs. Felix LaPoubelle is #10.

Spoofed in 

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