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(2006)

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Followed by 

Version of 

Color Me Dead (1969)
Version of the same story
D.O.A. (1988)
Version of the same story
Dead on Arrival (2013)
Version of the same story

Remake of 

D.O.A. (1949)
Updated version of the story.

References 

Candid Camera (1953) (TV Series)
"You try not to embarrass yourself because you're on 'Candid Camera'!"
Foul Play (1978)
Chev Chelios is a reference to actor Chevy Chase in Foul Play. The character of Eva (Amy Smart) is a reference to Goldie Hawn's character in Foul Play. They also both drive the same yellow VW convertible.
Halloween (1978)
The Asian man in the elevator asks Chev "Who do you think you are, Michael Myers?"
The Blues Brothers (1980)
Driving through the mall
The Terminator (1984)
When Chev is speaking to the Asian man in the elevator, the Asian man says, "They pop you and you just keep getting up?" and Chev quips, "I'm the Terminator."
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Medallion was given by grandfather to father and so on. Shoving medallion up someone's ass.
Speed (1994)
Crank's premise essentially replaces the bomb on the bus with the poison in Chev Chelios' body.

Referenced in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: 17 Again/State of Play/Crank High Voltage (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while reviewing the sequel
Gamer (2009)
Simon wears a Crank t-shirt
Brad Tries...: Brad Tries Four Loko (2010) (TV Episode)
Brad recommends Four Loko to people who are Chev Chelios.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy mentions that Jason Statham stars in the Crank movies
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.79 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jason Statham says his scariest stunt was for the film
Bad Movie Beatdown: Gamer (2011) (TV Episode)
was made by the writers and directors of Gamer
The First Time (2012)
Dave citing his roof escapade as bad-ass like Jason Bourne or Jason Statham.
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown.
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Sylvester Stallone's makes is fingers to look like a gun and then shoots everyone standing next to him only to be revealed that the shoooting was made by a sniper. This resembles a scene in Crank where Jason Statham's character also "shoots" someone with a finger gun
Shameful Sequels: The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mike says Crank is a better film than this
The Dirties (2013)
DVD is shown in Matt's room.
Honest Trailers: The Expendables (2014) (TV Episode)
Jason Statham is called 'Cranky'
Spy (2015)
Final helicopter fight, like in Crank between Chev Chelios (Jason Statham) and Ricky Verona (Jose Pablo Cantillo).
Half in the Bag: Hardcore Henry (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Midnight Screenings: Valley of Bones (2017) (TV Episode)
Brian and Brad mention it.

Featured in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.105 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Jason Statham films
Outside Xbox: 6 Tie-in Games That Wouldn't Suck (2013) (TV Episode)
The hosts review the merits of the movie being made into a video game while clips of the movie are shown.
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 24 in the Countdown

Spoofs 

Easy Rider (1969)
Riding on the bike is a spoof of scene from Easy Rider - also includes music originally from this movie
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Riding on the bike is a spoof of scene from Midnight Cowboy - also includes music from this movie

Spoofed in 

The Most Popular Girls in School: Crank Hard with a Last Action Cliffhanger (2015) (TV Episode)
Jason Statham mercenary cheerleader. Title reference.

See also

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