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(2002)

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Edited into 

Honest Trailers: Lord of the Rings (2012) (TV Episode)
Sean Bean death montage

Spin-off 

Equilibrium: Balanced (2018) (Short)
Story is referenced

References 

Metropolis (1927)
Citizen Kane (1941)
Alphaville (1965)
THX 1138 (1971)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Blake's 7 (1978) (TV Series)
The show "Blake's 7" deals with a society that is forced to take a drug to dull emotions, like in Equilibrium
Blade Runner (1982)
Close-up shot of an eye in which can be seen reflections of large explosions.
1984 (1984)
Father speaking from huge screens to the people
Dune (1984)
Kendo practice scene references shield practice in Dune
The Ray Bradbury Theatre: Usher II (1990) (TV Episode)
The 'Cleric' uniform in Equilibrium resemble the uniforms of the 'Moral Climate Monitors', who also illegal materials such as art, literature, and music, in Usher II.
Desperado (1995)

Referenced in 

Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
Features an identical pistol whip scene by Lucy Liu to the one Christian Bale performs in Equilibrium
Underworld (2003)
face slice.
Shameless: Episode #1.1 (2004) (TV Episode)
poster seen
The Intuition Shorts (2004) (Video)
As inspiration behind a particular gun fight
Aan: Men at Work (2004)
The scene where Akshay Kumar fights off bikers with helmets is directly taken from the Gun Kata sequence where Christian Bale fights off helmet wearing officers with the butts of his pistol.
Half-Life 2 (2004) (Video Game)
References the society structure features in the movie
Namco x Capcom (2005) (Video Game)
One of Reiji and Xiaomu's attacks and Reiji's finishing pose following the attack is similar to this movie
Ultraviolet (2006)
Kurt Wimmer intended this film to be a spiritual successor to his previous film. As a result there are several moments that pay homage to the film.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Pluto Nash (2009) (TV Episode)
A passer-by lends Film Brain a DVD of the movie.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Seraphim Falls (2009) (TV Episode)
The DVD is seen
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transmorphers (2009) (TV Episode)
Film Brain's review is referred to at the begining
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Jazz Singer (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellis chastises Film Brain for his negative review of this movie
Bad Movie Beatdown: Mission Impossible II (2010) (TV Episode)
Walker calls Film Brain "Equilibrium douchebag."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Seven Pounds (2010) (TV Episode)
Buck mentions his controversial review of the film
Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Mou nani mo kowakunai (2011) (TV Episode)
Mami Tomoe's fighting style employed against Charlotte's minions is based on the gun kata in this movie.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Ultraviolet (2011) (TV Episode)
Makes comparison between Equilibrium and Ultraviolet.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen - Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Film Brain once again mentions his review and all the negativity it generated
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part VIII (2012) (TV Episode)
Film Brain mentions that his first review was Equilibrium and the fans hated it.
Deadpool (2013) (Video Game)
The instruction boxes refer to "Gunkata" since you can combo with guns and swords.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Drake of the 99 Dragons (2018) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie was shown among the late 90's/early 2000's action medias featuring pistol welding trenchcoat protagonists.
Cinemassacre Video: Underrated Action Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Referenced.

Featured in 

Finding: 'Equilibrium' (2003) (TV Movie)
Featurette about the movie.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Equilibrium (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Bad Movie Beatdown: AVP Alien vs. Predator (2009) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Meteor (2009) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: X-Men Origins Wolverine (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Ultraviolet (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Christian Bale Performances (2013) (TV Episode)
John Preston is #9.
Anime Abandon: A Wind Named Amnesia (2013) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Action Movies of the 2000s (2014) (TV Episode)
Equilibrium gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Shootouts (2014) (TV Episode)
Puppy Shootout gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Drugs (2014) (TV Episode)
Prozium gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sean Bean Deaths (2014) (TV Episode)
Treading Upon His Dreams is #6.
Lost in Adaptation: Dune (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Underrated Science Fiction Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Equilibrium is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with the Best Gunplay (2017) (TV Episode)
Equilibrium is #9.

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