Silent Hill 3 (Video Game 2003) Poster

(2003 Video Game)


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Silent Hill (1999) (Video Game)
Silent Hill 2 (2001) (Video Game)

Followed by 

Silent Hill 4: The Room (2004) (Video Game)
Silent Hill: Origins (2007) (Video Game)
Silent Hill: Homecoming (2008) (Video Game)
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories (2009) (Video Game)
Silent Hill: Downpour (2011) (Video Game)
Silent Hill: Book of Memories (2012) (Video Game)
Silent Hill 10 (2014) (Video Game)

Version of 

Remade as 

Silent Hill HD Collection (2012) (Video Game)
Remake of the original


The Black Cat (1966)
Main character makes reference to the title, comparing it to something she had seen.
Suspiria (1977)
A later part of the game takes place in a highrise building with different businesses located on various floors. One of the businesses is a ballet studio owned by one "Madame Blanc". This is a reference to a character (and the setting) of the Dario Argento horror film Suspiria (1977).
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
As a result of completing the game under special conditions, a weapon called a Beam Saber becomes available for use.
The Changeling (1980)
The shot of the wheelchair in the office building is almost identical in lighting and color to the cover and poster of The Changeling.
Angel Heart (1987)
Designer Masahiro Ito confirmed on Twitter that the spinning fan imagery in Silent Hill 1 and 3 was inspired by Angel Heart.
Alice (1988)
The elevator descent scene.
Pet Sematary (1989)
A memo can be found in the hospital to a Dr. Midkiff and it is from a person named Crosby. In the movie Pet Sematary, Dale Midkiff plays a doctor (Dr. Creed) and his wife is played by Denise Crosby.
Tremors (1990)
The split worm in Silent Hill 3 is identical to the worms in Tremors.
Jacob's Ladder (1990)
The train that Heather needs to take on her way home through the subway departs from the Bergen Street platform. In the opening of the movie, Jacob awakens on a subway train and asks one of the passengers if they have already passed Bergen Street. The platform's are nearly identical in appearance in both the film and game.
Ringu (1998)
quoted by designer as an inspiration for the style of the game.
Session 9 (2001)
In the office building, there is an area where an empty wheelchair facing an open door can be seen behind a large plate of glass. This is an homage to "Session 9" which features a similar shot of an empty wheelchair in the distance as a recurring scene.
Silent Hill 2 (2001) (Video Game)
A small poster of the game is shown on display at the mall.

Referenced in 

Icons: Scary Games (2002) (TV Episode)
Game is referenced and title screen is shown.
Silent Hill 4: The Room (2004) (Video Game)
The head of Silent Hill 3's "Robbie the Rabbit" can be seen floating in the sky.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004) (Video Game)
The paintings in one of the rooms on the second floor of Graniny Gorki are the same paintings in the church area of this game.
Elebits (2006) (Video Game)
The amusement park level features a bunny statue exactly the same as the bunny mascot from Silent Hill 3's amusement park, only with ketchup around his mouth instead of blood.
Phelous & the Movies: Silent Phelous: Downpour (2012) (TV Episode)
game visible behind Phelous throughout the review
Silent Hill: Revelation (2012)
The ruby slipper in the background during the motel scene is a reference to one of Silent Hill 3's Amusement Park Riddles.
The Dulvey Saga: The Dulvey Estate: The Final Chapter (2017) (TV Episode)
The demon lord is named Valtiel.

Featured in 

The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Ugly Chicks in Games (2009) (TV Episode)
The nurses are the #10 picks.
Phelous & the Movies: Phelous's Ladder (2013) (TV Episode)
Phelous compares moments in Jacob's Ladder to this game
Outside Xbox: The 9 Catchiest Songs About Games Inside Games (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips from the video game are shown while the cast comment on the song 'Silent Hill No Uta'.
Outside Xbox: 7 Confusing Alternate Costumes That Defy Explanation: Commenter Edition (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the Princess Heart costume.


Sailor Moon (1992) (TV Series)
The Princess Heart costume that's obtainable by entering a password is a spoof of the sailor warrior costumes from this series.

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