Rat Race (2001) Poster



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Fawlty Towers (1975) (TV Series)
John Cleese's character Donald Sinclair was the name of the Torquay hotelier on whom Basil Fawlty was based when the Monty Python team stayed at the Gleneagles Hotel in Torquay
Grease (1978)
Enrico Pollini says "run like greased lightning."
Pumpkinhead (1988)
The Wrong Guy (1997)
Both films have a character who suffers from narcolepsy.
Road Trip (2000)
The Amazing Race (2001) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Naked Movie (2002)
poster seen
The Movie Hero (2003)
on movie theatre marquee behind Jeremy Sisto and Brian White
Dhamaal (2007)
Multiple scenes are copied, including the ending.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.127 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jesse Heiman says he worked on the film
Conan: Length x Width = Tears (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Seth Green concerning a twit pic of a DVD copy in space
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm (2013) (Video Game)
Umoja mission achievement titled "Rat Race"
Honest Trailers: Shrek (2017) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Demi Lovato/John Cleese (2017) (TV Episode)
An audience member comments on John Cleese's movie
OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes: Hope This Flies (2018) (TV Episode)
A caricature of Rowan Atkinson's character from the film briefly appears and exclaims "A race!"

Featured in 

Making 'Rat Race' (2001) (Video)


I Love Lucy (1951) (TV Series)
Mad Max (1979)
Yes, Giorgio (1982)
Thelma & Louise (1991)
Scene where Vera and Merrill unintentionally drive over a cliff in the desert in slow motion after being misslead by the squirrel lady. 2 woman in a car flying through the air in the desert in slomo, just like in thelma and Louise
Jurassic Park (1993)
Twister (1996)
Titanic (1997)
Deep Impact (1998)
Armageddon (1998)
The Bachelor (1999)

Spoofed in 

How I Met Your Mother: Subway Wars (2010) (TV Episode)
The race between Robin, Barney, Lily, Ted and Marshall is a spoof of the movie.

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