Eraserhead (1977) Poster



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Edited into 

The History of the Hands (2016)
Footage from this movie is used.


L'Age d'Or (1930)
Suspicion (1941)
Juicy chicken cut in a extreme close-up.
Glen or Glenda (1953)
Close-up of radiator, Close-up of character with smoke in background.
Repulsion (1965)
The Grandmother (1970) (Short)

Referenced in 

Laverne & Shirley: A Date with Eraserhead (1978) (TV Episode)
title reference
Halloween II (1981)
The buzzer that goes off startling Nurse Jill is the same sound effect from when the clerk in the pencil factory rings the buzzer in "Eraserhead".
Wild Innocents (1981)
Film title mentioned by actor Ron Hudd.
Rush: Limelight (1981) (Video)
A poster appears in the video
Dune (1984)
Combat Shock (1984)
A mutant baby squeals making similar sounds to the baby "Eraserhead"
Pas de repos pour Billy Brakko (1984) (Short)
Photos from the film are shown.
Destination Dune (1984) (TV Movie)
Remote Control (1988)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Livsfarlig film (1988)
The producers' plot suggestion for a new film strongly resembles that of Eraserhead
House Party (1990)
Kid is called Eraserhead twice because of his bushy hairdo
Begotten (1990)
Tiny Toon Adventures: The Looney Beginning (1990) (TV Episode)
Babs says "I'm Eraserhead."
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Rent-A-Kube (1990) (TV Episode)
Videocassette seen at Mondo Video
Red Dwarf: Camille (1991) (TV Episode)
Cat calls Kryten "Eraserhead".
Barton Fink (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "A real kind of surrealistic, visionary 'Eraserhead' quality"
Kafka (1991)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Sword (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow: Eraserhead!
Totally F***ed Up (1993)
In the first scene Andy says, "My friends call me Eraserhead."
Airborne (1993)
poster in bedroom
Schramm (1993)
Some hallucination scenes allude to the setting and atmosphere dark and nightmarish from "Eraserhead".
The Critic: Miserable (1994) (TV Episode)
Jay suggests watching the film
Absolutely Fabulous: Birth (1994) (TV Episode)
Edina says that her mother "made Eraserhead look like Emmerdale Farm."
Serial Mom (1994)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Skydivers (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: They should set a place for Eraserhead.
Muriel's Wedding (1994)
VHS cover in shop.
Northern Exposure: The Graduate (1995) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned.
Funny Bones (1995)
'Thomas and Bruno's shack at the fairground'-scene strongly resembles the 'brakeman-scene' in Eraserhead, complete with bellsignal and the 'Henry Spencer hairdo'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1995) (TV Episode)
Crow: This would make a good companion piece to 'Eraserhead.'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Night of the Blood Beast (1996) (TV Episode)
Crow: This would make a good companion piece to 'Eraserhead.'
Hagan (1996) (Short)
The soundtrack is taken from Eraserhead
Lost Highway (1997)
When 'Bill Pullman' agonizes during the ending of the film, his make-up changes to one identical to radiator lady's face.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Overdrawn at the Memory Bank (1997) (TV Episode)
Crow: Eraserhead was easier to follow than this movie.
Divine Trash (1998)
Poster is shown.
Pi (1998)
Dark City (1998)
Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1998)
The film and its soundtrack are mentioned
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Squirm (1999) (TV Episode)
The title is mentioned while Mike and the bots are riffing.
Malcolm in the Middle: Pilot (2000) (TV Episode)
character name reference (Eraserhead is one of Malcolm's new classmates)
Very Mean Men (2000)
The film is mentioned.
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
A man wears a "Eraserhead" t-shirt.
Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
It is referenced.
Futurama: Bendless Love (2001) (TV Episode)
Fembot resembles the lady in the radiator.
Eraserhead Stories (2001) (Video)
Documentary about the making of the movie
The Tunnel (2001) (Short)
Skeppsbrutna (2001) (Video)
The zooms in and out of Örjan's ear is a reference to Eraserhead.
Discovering 'Evil Dead' (2002) (Video)
The Short Films of David Lynch (2002) (Video)
Mentioned by Lynch.
Mysteries of Love (2002) (Video)
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: A Night at the Movies (2003) (TV Episode)
A person in the audience of the theater wears an Eraserhead t-shirt.
Tarnation (2003)
poster seen
Exhumed (2003) (Video)
similar dream sequences
Good Boy (2003) (Short)
similar feel
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
Listed in a program schedule.
Samurai Jack: Episode LII (2004) (TV Episode)
When the baby gets sick, Jack wraps him in reeds much like the Eraserhead baby's wrappings; the baby also makes noises very similar to those of the baby in the earlier film.
Ti piace Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
movie is mentioned
Imagine Me & You (2005)
picture of movie's cover at video store
Zizek! (2005)
the movie case can be seen for a split second when Zizek first approaches the counter in the rental store
Homestarrunner.com: Everything Else, Volume 1 (2005) (Video)
In "The Li'l Brudder Show", the back-and-forth-rocking and bandaged parrot is a reference to the baby in this movie
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
LOL (2006)
part of the poster in seen in the background
Gamers (2006)
Trivia question on the radio.
Accepted (2006)
when lizzie orders a drink,she calls the bartender Eraserhead, becase he looks like the main character of that movie
Save the Last Dance 2 (2006) (Video)
guy with puffy hair is called Eraserhead
No Country for Old Men (2007)
Woody Harrelson asks Josh Brolin "What do you do?" When Josh Brolin states that he is retired, Woody asks "What DID you do?" Jeane Bates asks Jack Nance the same questions early on in Eraserhead.
Kingdom of the Vampire (2007) (Video)
DVD seen in video store.
Le son de Lynch (2007) (TV Short)
This documentary analyses the main place that David Lynch gives to the sound in his movie Erasearhead
Of Bitches & Hounds (2007) (Video)
The first reveal of The Pooch is a tribute to the opening scene of the David Lynch film. This is one of only two films that Of Bitches & Hounds pays overt tribute to.
The Everymens (2008) (Short)
The fridge is a reference to several Eraserhead scenes.
Trilogia II: I skoni tou hronou (2008)
Poster on a wall
Cinemassacre's Bat-a-Thon (2008) (Short)
The film poster is shown.
In the Loop (2009)
Malcolm calls Toby "the baby from Eraserhead."
Archie's Final Project (2009)
"Lady in the Radiator" song heard
Blackened Reveries (2009) (Short)
The general mood and images were inspired by Eraserhead
Stan Helsing (2009)
Film poster on Stan's T-shirt
The Big Box: To the Devil a Daughter (2009) (TV Episode)
Vic Dealio mentions it.
Nacho Mountain (2009)
Picture seen on Adrienne's shelf while watching the final food eathing contest on television.
The Big Sleaze (2010)
poster on wall
Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage (2010)
An "Eraserhead" poster can be seen on the wall of a recording studio. Also, Alex Lifeson wears an "Eraserhead" button in concert footage.
The Cleveland Show: Fat and Wet (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Lester
Hollywood's Top Ten: Bad Hair Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Warehouse 13: Shadows (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: The Cell (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among psychological thrillers
Touch of Evil (2011) (Short)
Brad Pitt's segment is modelled after this movie with heavy emphasis on Henry Spencer.
Danny (2011) (Short)
Visual of film inspired by the flick
Brows Held High: Eraserhead (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is mentioned and reenacted
My New Sister (2012) (Short)
Denny is reading a book with a picture of 'Jack Nance' in Eraserhead (1977) prominently displayed on the front cover.
Talaash (2012)
Poster at Armaan & Sonya Kapoor's house
Robot Chicken: Caffeine-Induced Aneurysm (2013) (TV Episode)
The Crypt Keeper's baby resembles the baby from this movie.
Pas très normales activités (2013)
The lead character wears a t-shirt of the film 'Eraserhead'
General Hospital: Episode #1.12768 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Luke
Monster Pies (2013)
This film is mentioned by Ursula.
O.U.C.H. (2013) (Video)
One of the two production company of the short is named after the cult quote from Lynch movie
The Cinema Snob: In Search of the Wow Wow Wibble Woggle Wazzie Woodle Woo (2013) (TV Episode)
"Even the Lady in the Radiator is asking him to keep it the fuck down."
Hellhounds (2013)
The mood and style of Eraserhead were also an influence on this movie
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Soundtrack seen
Shameless: Like Father, Like Daughter (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Matty
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.87 (2014) (TV Episode)
Giovanni Ribisi mentions the movie by name.
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
another film audiences were split in their feelings toward
Pain (2014) (Short)
The main inspiration for the whole film.
Love (2015)
Murphy owns a VHS of this film
Spine Chillers: Spoon Dog (2015) (TV Episode)
Inspiration for the surreal atmosphere of confusion.
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Is It Horror? (2015) (TV Episode)
James and Mike discuss it
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVI (2015) (TV Episode)
Opening credits: "Ercisserhead"
Speedy Ortiz: My Dead Girl (2015) (Video)
re:View: Tremors (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Vultures (2016) (Short)
The music videos astetic resembles the film.
The Eric Andre Show: Warren G; Kelly Osbourne (2016) (TV Episode)
A puppet version of the baby appears.
Spidarlings (2016)
An Eraserhead poster can be seen on the girls bedroom door, also Tracy calls one of her customers "Eraserhead"
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Spring (2016) (TV Episode)
Lorelai and Luke attend a screening of the film, where Kirk is dressed up as the title character.
The Cinema Snob: Reefer Madness (2017) (TV Episode)
"...that he's too clean-cut looking to play Eraserhead."
Felonious Bolus (2017) (Short)
Background surreal clock.
Tommy Can't Sleep (2017) (Short)
Stylistic influence and lighting.
Half in the Bag: Mother! (2017) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned

Featured in 

Hollywood Mavericks (1990)
clip with Jack Nance
Jonathan Ross Presents for One Week Only: David Lynch (1990) (TV Movie)
Clips from the film are used.
Visions of Light (1992)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Cinéma, de notre temps: David Lynch: Don't Look at Me (1993) (TV Episode)
Clips from Eraserhead featuring Henry Spencer are shown.
Cinefile: Made in the USA (1993) (TV Movie)
a clip from this film is shown
Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997) (TV Movie)
This film contains scenes from Eraserhead.
Wonderland (1999)
Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
Edge of Outside (2006)
Great Directors (2009)
Clips shown
Reaction & Review: Eraserhead (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed.
Pearl Jam Twenty (2011)
clip used from movie featuring Jack Nance
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Mel Brooks (2013) (TV Special)
film clip shown
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Clip is presented
2014: 'Eraserhead' (2014) (Video)
Renegade Cut: Eraserhead (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Dex and Coman vs. David Lynch (2016) (Short)
Shown in the background video
re:View: Eraserhead (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Eraserhead (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Caddicarus: The Spleenies: SHAME TIME (2017) (TV Episode)
one of the Tweenies is called "the premature potato baby from Eraserhead," with accompanying footage

Spoofed in 

The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #2.2 (1997) (TV Episode)
Parody director's cut.
Scarlet Moon (2006)
the climatic scene of heaven
Gray Matter (2010) (Video Game)
The "A Razor Head" poster in Harvey's dorm room is a spoof of this movie.
Done in 60 Seconds. With Clay.: Eraserhead (2011) (TV Episode)
A 60 second version done in claymation.

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