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Followed by 

Cube Zero (2004)

Remade as 

This is a remake.


Peeping Tom (1960)
Both films open with a close up shot of an eye moving under its eyelid before it opens to reveal a blue iris
The Twilight Zone: Five Characters in Search of an Exit (1961) (TV Episode)
named by the filmmakers as an inspiration
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
Quentin feels like the Cube is build by some evil scientist similar to this movie
Suspiria (1977)
Character forced to fall into pit of barbed wire.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Referenced in dialogue
Stalker (1979)
Main characters in ''Cube'' checking out possible traps by throwing something. Also, in DVD commentary, Vincenzo Natali acknowledges that Tarkovsky ''Stalker'' influenced ''Cube.''
Das Boot (1981)
David references this film
1984 (1984)
Big Brother is mentioned
Hellraiser (1987)
The three-ringed design of the Cube
Rain Man (1988)
David mentions it.
Moontrap (1989)
Face burning alive death sequence
Rugrats (1990) (TV Series)
Referenced in dialogue.

Referenced in 

Dark City (1998)
MediEvil II (2000) (Video Game)
The level Cathedral Spires, The Descent, requires the user to find and use cogs in able to pass through a set of differently coloured cube rooms that rotate.
The Cell (2000)
Resident Evil (2002)
Laser Net sequence
Subterano (2003)
Saw (2004)
Characters have to survive similar traps to get out alive in both films
Alien vs. Predator (2004)
The periodically shifting maze.
Cube Zero (2004)
Reference to characters of the first movie.
Re-Entering the Nightmare (2005) (Video)
(archive footage)
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Micmacs (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009) (Video)
The scene at the start of the movie where the rafter get chopped in to pieces by a trap.
Devil (2010)
"Kazan" is a reference to another character, as well as Kazan Prison.
Ben 10: Ultimate Alien: Perplexahedron (2010) (TV Episode)
Ben's team enters a giant cube with reshuffling rooms, many containing different booby-traps.
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
The chambers in the elevator sequence move around like the cells in Cube.
Grave Encounters 2 (2012)
DVD is shown.
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
The Maze Runner (2014)
strangers are put into maze containing deadly traps
Doctor Who: Heaven Sent (2015) (TV Episode)
The Doctor is trapped in a building consisting of numbered rooms that constantly shift.
Errors in Geography: Geodesy - Irpen Inspires 2B Creative (2016) (Video)
Inspiration for "The Prism" fake trailer.
Half in the Bag: Green Room (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned

Featured in 

At the Movies: Shaft/Boys and Girls/Jesus' Son/Titan A.E./Pop and Me (2000) (TV Episode)
The Video Pick of the Week.
Frankenström (2001) (Video)
Posters in living room
Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche (2004) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown from the movie as an example of the overall topics of the documentary.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Torture Porn Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
Cube is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cult Classics: Horror (2014) (TV Episode)
Cube is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Mazes (2014) (TV Episode)
The maze in Cube is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movies: 1990s (2015) (TV Episode)
Cube gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Claustrophobic Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Cube is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Would Make Great Video Games (2016) (TV Episode)
The "Cube" franchise is #7.

Spoofed in 

Muchachada nui: Episode #1.12 (2007) (TV Episode)
Plot, in segment "Los Klamstein: Cube"
Futurama: Lethal Inspection (2010) (TV Episode)
Cubicle mechanism, its moving sound, Hermes holding 'coordinates' of his cubicle.
Rick and Morty: The Ricks Must Be Crazy (2015) (TV Episode)
The thug's death is a spoof of the 'Slice and Dice' scene from the film

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