Blade (1998) Poster



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Followed by 

Blade II (2002)
Blade: The Series (2006) (TV Series)

Edited into 

The Blood Tide (1998) (Video)
many scenes shown
Designing 'Blade' (1998) (Video)
shows a few scenes from the film
Blade II (2002)
Memory flashbacks of Whistler's wounding, also of Blade's birth
The Blood Pact: The Making of 'Blade II' (2002) (Video)
shows a few scenes


Blade (2000) (Video Game)
Spin off
Blade (2000) (Video Game)
Blade: The Series: Pilot (2006) (TV Episode)
It is a spin-off from the Blade movies.
Blade: The Series (2006) (TV Series)
It is a spin-off from the Blade movies.


Captain Kronos - Vampire Hunter (1974)
Capt. Kronos survived the bite of his own sister, now takes revenge on vampires as a vampire hunter, also has a crippled sidekick alias Prof. Hieronymos Grost who makes weapons for Kronos
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981)
Referenced in dialogue
Highlander (1986)
Deacon Frost puts together a sword from a suitcase right before the final battle
Aliens (1986)
Sound effect from this film used during Blade's mother's bed opening.
Evil Dead II (1987)
Blade fighting with his own hand. Also Blade says "I promise you, you'll be dead by dawn." Which is the subtitle to this film and also a repeated line.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
"Hasta la vista, baby!"
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky (1991)
Open reference by a character
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Some of the action sequences from this movie
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) (TV Series)
Whenever Blade kills a vampire it disintegrates into ash, same thing happens whenever Buffy kills a vampire too.
Event Horizon (1997)
The movie's poster can be seen on the wall.

Referenced in 

Vampires (1998)
2nd Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1998) (TV Short)
Characters talk about this movie
Darkstalkers III (1998) (Video Game)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Revelations (1998) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the dialogue: "Who do you think you are? Blade"
The Blood Tide (1998) (Video)
one guy was surprised Blade did so well
Origins of 'Blade': A Look at Dark Comics (1998) (Video)
mentionned several times
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bad Girls (1999) (TV Episode)
Balthazar has a resemblence with the highly obese vampire.
Tatort: Kinder der Gewalt (1999) (TV Episode)
Under a bridge you can see a merchandizing poster of this movie.
Fight Club (1999)
on shelf in video store
Chameleon 3: Dark Angel (2000) (TV Movie)
22 (2000) (Video)
poster in living room
The 6th Day (2000)
Unbreakable (2000)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
"Why can't they make decent comic book movies like Blade?"
Big Wolf on Campus: Everybody Fang Chung Tonight (2001) (TV Episode)
Merton tells Tommy it's okay to say this is one of his favorite movies as well.
BloodRayne (2002) (Video Game)
Both protagonists are Dhampirs.
Ankle Biters (2002) (Video)
Drexel is a halfbreed, wears dark glasses and a long coat, uses syringes to kill vampires and has similar fighting moves to Blade
Hulk (2003)
Underworld (2003)
Assembling the League (2003) (Video)
Title shown in onscreen text referencing Stephen Norrington
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
Actors turn down roles: Denzel Washington - "Blade"
Bad Girls: Episode #6.4 (2004) (TV Episode)
VHS in video shop.
Guardian of the Realm (2004)
A woman catches a blade boomerang the same way Blade did
Pirated Copy (2004)
A film editor asks for the title from a DVD vendor.
Blade: Trinity (2004)
references to Vampire Final Solution; "Use it"
The Wickeds (2005) (Video)
He compares the daywalking vampire to Blade
Vampire Assassin (2005) (Video)
African American vampire hunter who dresses in black and has vampire blood
The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
Action figure
South Park: Ginger Kids (2005) (TV Episode)
Cartman refers to half-gingers as "daywalkers", because they can walk out in the sun. "Daywalker" is what Blade is called in the movie, since he's a half-vampire who can survive in sunlight.
Hooked (2006) (Short)
David Alan Grier mentions the film in conversation with Scotty and Brad.
Getting Played (2006) (TV Movie)
comedienne mentions it while she's talking about Wesley Snipes
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter David Goyer (2006) (Video)
Goyer discusses writing script
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Marvel: Ultimate Alliance (2006) (Video Game)
Blade is a playable character.
South Park: Fantastic Easter Special (2007) (TV Episode)
after Jesus throws the Glaive, he strikes a pose like Blade
Succubus: Hell-Bent (2007) (Video)
the Demon Hunter mentions Daywalkers
Enrique Iglesias: Tired of Being Sorry (2007) (Video)
The music video was directed by Jessy Terrero who had directed Iglesias's previous video "Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song)" and was said to have been inspired by the movie Blade.
Turning Blade (2007) (Video)
makes many references to this movie franchise, upon which it is based
Spider-Man: Friend or Foe (2007) (Video Game)
Blade is a playable character.
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
HBO First Look: I Am Legend (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
JCVD (2008)
DVD cover seen
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Alpa Chino: "I'm suppose to jump out of this plane just like Wesley Snipes did Blade and The Art of War?"
The Middleman: The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation (2008) (TV Episode)
Wendy says, "Hey, I've seen all the 'Blade' movies. I know my way around suck-heads."
Silence, ça tue! (2008)
Mentioned in dialogue
True Blood: Mine (2008) (TV Episode)
Sam wishes Blade would come to town.
The Reinactors (2008)
Hollywood Boulevard character mentions he sometimes appears as Blade
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2009) (TV Episode)
The Blade trilogy is the subject of a $500 question
Nostalgia Critic: Steel (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced among good comic book movies
Cinematic Excrement: Twilight (2009) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as an example of a good vampire movie.
How It Should Have Ended: How Twilight Should Have Ended (2009) (TV Episode)
Blade makes a cameo at the end
The Twilight Saga: The 400 Year Old Virgin (2009) (Short)
mentioned in dialogue
30 Rock: Lee Marvin vs. Derek Jeter (2010) (TV Episode)
Blade movies mentioned by Tracy
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (2010) (Video)
Photograph is shown.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Steal (2010) (TV Episode)
"Featuring the bad guy from Blade..."
Ninjas vs. Vampires (2010)
Vampire hunters using martial arts, black trenchcoats, katanas, etc
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Hunt for Ziro (2010) (TV Episode)
Mama the Hutt was inspired by Pearl the vampire. Source: starwars.com
Marvel Pinball (2010) (Video Game)
There is a playable table based on Blade.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Holding Out for a Superhero (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention for top movie superheroes
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Unborn (2011) (TV Episode)
The director of Unborn worked on this movie
Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Watashi no saikou no tomodachi (2011) (TV Episode)
Homura's final scene pays homage to the film.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Mortal Kombat Kharacters (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the #6 pick (Darrius).
Blubberella (2011)
one reference
The Blockbuster Buster: Twilight - Eclipse (2011) (TV Episode)
Blade appears on the title card of this episode.
Bum Reviews: Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Oh my God, she is giving birth to Blade!"
Community: Origins of Vampire Mythology (2012) (TV Episode)
The study group gathers to watch "Blade" in Abed's and Troy's apartment.
DashieXP: I GOT ROBBED! (2012) (TV Episode)
Bad Movie Beatdown: One Night Stand (2012) (TV Episode)
another Wesley Snipes film
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: Twilight (2012) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.53 (2013) (TV Episode)
Ross mentions the movie by name.
Lego Marvel Super Heroes (2013) (Video Game)
Blade is a playable character in the game.
What We Do in the Shadows (2014)
A vampire dresses up as the character for a masquerade party.
Nostalgia Critic: Ghost Rider (2014) (TV Episode)
"I was reciting the climax to Blade, sorry."
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.59 (2014) (TV Episode)
Marlon Wayans mentions the movie by name.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Batman: The Birth of the Modern Blockbuster (2014) (Short)
mentioned once/poster shown
Nostalgia Critic: Daredevil (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned among dark, repeatative comic book films
Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters: Registered (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Wesley Snipes/Randall Park/Martha Stewart/Stephen Perkins (2015) (TV Episode)
Wesley Snipes mentions his earlier movie
Man Seeking Woman: Wings (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Nostalgia Critic: Spawn (2016) (TV Episode)
"Don't worry, kids, Blade will be out soon."
Cult Legends and Rising Stars: Cult Legends: Bokeem Woodbine (2016) (TV Episode)
Title character and comic book talked about.
Fear Me (2016) (TV Series)
Blade is at the video rental store.
Nostalgia Critic: When Are Critics Wrong? (2016) (TV Episode)
to be reviewed next time
Honest Trailers: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in quoted news article
Suicide Squad (2016)
Captain Boomerang uses a blade boomerang the same way Blade did
Tosh.0: Kate's Food Challenge (2016) (TV Episode)
Image of Blade seen
Pete Holmes: Faces and Sounds (2016) (TV Special)
Pete Holmes mentions going to strip clubs and lining up to pay a door man who is dressed like Blade.
Third Dimension: Cruisin' (2017) (TV Series)
Chad Ali, is a avid comic book fan and loves Marvels Blade character.
MenT: Prohodili me sklem (2017) (TV Episode)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Franchises Hollywood Needs To Give Another Chance (2017) (TV Episode)
The "Blade" franchise is #1.
Best of the Worst: Vampire Assassin, Hack-O-Lantern, and Cathy's Curse (2017) (TV Episode)
RLM gang points out several times that Vampire Assassin is aping off the sucess of Blade
Superior Donuts: Always Bet on Black (2018) (TV Episode)
Sweatpants says Wesley Snipes was the first black vampire
Cobra Kai: Esqueleto (2018) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Louie.
PWN: Is the Marvel Cinematic Universe Good? - PWN #21 (2018) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
How It Should Have Ended: How Black Panther Should Have Ended (2018) (TV Episode)
Wesley Snipes' Blade challanges T'Challa
Detroiters: Farmer Zack (2018) (TV Episode)
Mort asks if the new Farmer Zack logo is Blade
Nostalgia Critic: X-Men (2019) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie is shown.
Cinematic Excrement: Howard the Duck (2019) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings up how there were no other Marvel movies after Howard the Duck until this film.
The Cool Kids: Margaret Ups Her Game (2019) (TV Episode)
Hank says Wesley Snipes in this movie is the sexiest vampire.
What We Do in the Shadows: The Trial (2019) (TV Episode)
Vampiric Council member Wesley (Snipes) played a vampire in this movie.
What We Do in the Shadows: Citizenship (2019) (TV Episode)
Jenna suggests to wear motorcycle helmets to protect from the sun.
Animal Kingdom: Ambo (2019) (TV Episode)
Angela finds a VHS of this movie
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order (2019) (Video Game)
Blade is a playable character.
Nostalgia Critic: Underworld (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.


Baraka (1992)
The actual score from Baraka is used in two different scenes, those scenes also visually mimic Baraka in a very similar way.
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Characters can be seen watching this movie on TV in the blood club

Featured in 

2nd Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1998) (TV Short)
features clips from this film
The Blood Tide (1998) (Video)
edits blade into this doc, references blade and features clips of it
La magra (1998) (Video)
scenes shown
The Last Days of the Board (1999) (TV Movie)
clip shown
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
Excerpts appear in the film.
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1998 (2005) (TV Episode)
Shown as part of the 1998 episode of this show on VH1.
The House That Freddy Built (2006) (Video)
Clips featured.
Bloodsucking Cinema (2007) (TV Movie)
Clip featured.
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film as he reflects on classic vampire films and more recents takes on the genre + clip shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Cop Out/The Crazies/A Prophet (2010) (TV Episode)
The #2 Wesley Snipes Line.
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Coolest Cliches (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips from this movie are shown.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Superpowers (2011) (TV Episode)
Vampire Reviews: Blade (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Movies (2012) (2012) (TV Episode)
Blade is #10.
The Blockbuster Buster: Tarzan & the Lost City (2012) (TV Episode)
clip is shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Blade Trinity (2012) (TV Episode)
Film Brain talks about the original
The Blockbuster Buster: Honest Review: Blade (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Are Superheroes Whiny Little Bitches? (2013) (TV Episode)
The Critic talks superheroes. All kinds of superheroes.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Swords (2014) (TV Episode)
The Sword of the Daywalker is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Makeup Effects in Comic Book Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The makeup effects for Pearl get an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters Who Can Regenerate (2015) (TV Episode)
Deacon Frost is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Rave Parties in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Vampire Techno Rave is #2.
Lost in Adaptation: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Comic Book Movie Franchises (2015) (TV Episode)
Blade is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Crossovers We Want (2016) (TV Episode)
A crossover between Blade & Twilight gets an honorable mention.
Nostalgia Critic: Blade (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bloodiest Movie Scenes (2016) (TV Episode)
Blood Rave is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Superhero Portrayals - Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Wesley Snipes as Blade gets an honorable mention.
re:View: Blade (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Darkest Comic Book Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Blade gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Superhero Movies of the 1990s (2016) (TV Episode)
Blade is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Violent Superhero Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Blade gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Badass Movie Tattoos - Part 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Blade's tattoo is #3.
Honest Trailers: The Blade Trilogy (2018) (TV Episode)
Used in trailer
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Superhero Fight Scenes From Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
The vampire club sequence is the #9 pick.
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (2019)
This film is discussed and clips shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Constantine (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is used
WatchMojo: Top 10 Things We Know About MCU's Phase 4 (2019) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown
Nostalgia Critic: Blade II (2019) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Satisfying Supervillain Defeats (2019) (TV Episode)
The defeat of Deacon Frost is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Epic Superhero Introductions (2017) (TV Episode)
The introduction of Blade in Blade is #8.


The Lost Boys (1987)

Spoofed in 

MADtv: Episode #4.8 (1998) (TV Episode)
The movie is parodied in the one of the skits.
Versus (2000)
Karmina 2 (2001)
The Venture Bros.: Fallen Arches (2006) (TV Episode)
The character Jefferson Twilight, who is introduced in this episode, is a sendup of Blade.
Robot Chicken: Squaw Bury Shortcake (2007) (TV Episode)
Bob Barker's new outfit is based on the title character's outfit.
Superhero Movie (2008)
Undertaker throws a knife, he strikes a pose like Blade
Robot Chicken: Victoria's Secret of NIMH (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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