Very Bad Things (1998) Poster


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Frenzy (1972)
Zoom out scene (murder implied) in the facade of Lois' house is a reference to "Frenzy".
Deliverance (1972)
Kojak (1973) (TV Series)
Midnight Express (1978)
Tina's death is identical to the death of head guard from "Midnight Express".
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1984) (TV Series)
Heathers (1988)
Christian Slater's character is asked "Have you done this before?" and he doesn't answer.
Benny's Video (1992)
Discussion about the dissection of the dead body
Serial Mom (1994)
It is referenced.
Shallow Grave (1994)
A group of friends, an unexpected death and a terrible twist on their relationship and their lives.
Stag (1997)
Cop Land (1997)

Referenced in 

The Big Hit (1998)
Video case is shown in a video store.
V.I.P.: Thunder Val (1999) (TV Episode)
when Dr. Stokes says she did some very bad things, Val replies: "Like Christian Slater in that movie?"
Scary Movie (2000)
the hedge clippers
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.1 (2001) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Peter Berg and Jon Favreau.
Dinner for Five: Episode #1.3 (2002) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Christian Slater.
100 Mile Rule (2002)
A character mentions having seen a movie about men on a trip to Vegas who accidentally killed a hooker and got rid of her body using suitcases.
Mystic River (2003)
It is referenced.
The Rundown (2003)
The movie (also directed by Peter Berg) is referenced in dialogue.
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in Amanda's house.
House M.D.: You Must Remember This (2011) (TV Episode)
Taub says "I feel like we'd buried a hooker in the desert."
Franklin & Bash: Bachelor Party (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Bash.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Rough Night (2017)
Gender swapped version of the same premise.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: What Dreams May Come/A Night at the Roxbury/Snitch/Antz (1998) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown during a segment on the Toronto Film Festival.
Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1998 (1999) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown

Spoofed in 

Jawbreaker (1999)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Fur on the Asphalt: The Greg the Bunny Reunion Show (2005) (TV Movie)
Direct spoof -- Warren accidentally kills a prostitute

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