Black Hawk Down (2001) Poster


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Edited into 

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
footage used (verified in end credits)
Strike Back: Shadow Warfare: Part 10 (2013) (TV Episode)
About 30 minutes into the episode, after the plane is shot down, there is a clip of an airfield with 3 Black Hawk helicopters preparing to take off and lines of soldiers walking away from them, with smoke in the background. This is a cutaway from Black Hawk Down. This scene takes place approximately 10 minutes into the movie.
All the Money in the World (2017)
Establishing shot of minaret during the title card "Morocco 1971" before Paul finds his father in the opium den, is copied directly from Scott's previous film Black Hawk Down. The shot is used in Black Hawk Down as an establishing when the Mogadishian soldier are in prayer.


The Green Berets (1968)
SSgt. Jeff Struecker (Brian Van Holt) yelling "Get on that 50!!!"
Tour of Duty (1987) (TV Series)
Song "Voodoo Child" used as helicopters take off, like first episode of Tour of Duty.
The Client (1994)
Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal (1999) (TV Mini-Series)
Three Kings (1999)

Referenced in 

Spy Game (2001)
At the Movies: We Were Soldiers/40 Days and 40 Nights/Queen of the Damned (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "We Were Soldiers" review.
Die Another Day: From Script to Screen (2002) (Video)
Mentioned in relation to Chris Munro winning the Best Sound Academy Award.
The Simpsons: Special Edna (2003) (TV Episode)
Bart climbs into the Black Hawk and says, "Black Hawk up!"
Command & Conquer: Generals (2003) (Video Game)
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.10 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Kill.switch (2003) (Video Game)
Long Way Round (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
Ewan talks about how he had to work out his arms for Black Hawk Down and how a cast member commented on them
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet: Au Revoir: Part 1 (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (2005) (Video Game)
In the Bathhouse mission a guard explains that he suffered hearing loss in Mogadishu. Another guard asks if he worked with the Rangers there. This is a reference not only to the premise of Black Hawk Down, but an incident in which a character is deafened by gunfire.
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
One of the films on the list
Destroy All Humans! (2005) (Video Game)
The level titles are takes on movies. One level is called Furon Down.
'Kingdom of Heaven': Interactive Production Grid (2005) (Video)
mentioned once
Behind Enemy Lines II: Axis of Evil (2006) (Video)
Korean officer asks if the Seals are "Army Ranger, Black Hawk Ground?"
The Path to Redemption (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Entourage: Aquamom (2006) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Family Guy (2006) (Video Game)
Stewie says "I'll go Black Hawk Down on the helicopter."
5th Gear: Episode #10.8 (2006) (TV Episode)
Brothers & Sisters: Mistakes Were Made: Part 2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Justin jokes about renting "Black Hawk Down".
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
This film is seen on a cinema timetable in Wenders' segment.
HBO First Look: The Making of 'American Gangster' (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007) (Video Game)
The level "Shawk and Awe" has countless references to the movie. Especially the intro where the Helis are flying in and the part where a chopper is shot down.
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #14.6 (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Sylvester Stallone.
The Wire: Late Editions (2008) (TV Episode)
"no Black Hawk Down thing"
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (2008) (Video Game)
The atmosphere, color and lighting were references for MGS4's opening Middle East sequences.
Generation Kill: Combat Jack (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Nothing Like the Holidays (2008)
Johnny mentions it when asking Jesse about the war in Iraq
Resident Evil 5 (2009) (Video Game)
main inspiration for this game
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.133 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Meredith Vieira following an $8,000 question about director Ridley Scott
The Simpsons: Father Knows Worst (2009) (TV Episode)
Homer twirls around making helicopter sounds and crashes into a locker, saying, "Black Hawk down! Black Hawk down!"
Top Gear: Episode #13.6 (2009) (TV Episode)
Talked about during the Brian Johnson chat
10 Things I Hate About You: Don't Give Up (2009) (TV Episode)
Michael suggests Cameron to act like characters in that movie.
Cleanflix (2009)
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
Castle: One Man's Treasure (2009) (TV Episode)
Castle is getting on his mother's nerves with a model helicopter he's flying around the flat. She threatens him with a 'Black Hawk Down'.
Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew: Detox (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Bob Forrest as one of Tom Sizemore's most memorable roles.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Mercenary for Justice (2011) (TV Episode)
"Seagal does his extremely low budget version of Black Hawk Down..."
Mater's Tall Tales: Air Mater (2011) (TV Episode)
LEAD FALCON HAWK: "Black Hawk?" BLACK HAWK: (damaged) "I'm down."
Act of Valor (2012)
mentioned in dialogue
Gintberg på kanten: Forsvaret (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
We're the Millers (2013)
Referenced in dialogue
Back in the Game: Play Hard or Go Home (2013) (TV Episode)
The Cannon: "Black Hawk is going down!"
The Broken Shore (2013) (TV Movie)
This phrase is mentioned.
Film 2017: Episode dated 30 January 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tim Robey when reviewing Lone Survivor (2013)
Suits: Buried Secrets (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Charlize Theron/Josh Hartnett/The Roots (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy when introducing Josh Hartnett
Wing-Nuts (2014) (Short)
Quote: "It's too hot for a bird to land."
BoJack Horseman: Our A-Story Is a 'D' Story (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Thatcher Joe Vlogs: TV Prank on Roommate (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee.
Worst Film Ever (Christmas Special) (2014) (Short)
Music is used.
Family Guy: Stewie Is Enceinte (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Veep: Tehran (2015) (TV Episode)
Bill describes Gary and Mike as "Black Hawk Down with Laurel and Hardy".
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Josh Hartnett/Mika Brzezinski & Joe Scarborough/Benjamin Booker (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth as he introduces Josh Hartnett
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8665 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kirk.
The Brink: Who's Grover Cleveland? (2015) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons: Puffless (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Honest Trailers: Pearl Harbor (2016) (TV Episode)
"Black Hawk Dumb"
The Real O'Neals: The Real Book Club (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Beyond: Last Action Hero (2017) (TV Episode)
Lydia says Black Hawk Down has one of the best self surgery scenes in movies.
The Mick: The Heater (2017) (TV Episode)
Mickey mentions this movie when betting on black in roulette.
A Gray State (2017)
David mentions seeing the film when he was young.
Pirates of Somalia (2017)
Conversation between Jay and Mariam - mentioned by name
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Filmmaker Matt Reeves said this film was an inspiration for the film.
Honest Trailers: Alien: Covenant (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
After Trek: Lethe (2017) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned that Jason Isaacs gained experience in shooting battle scenes while shooting the movie.
Taken: S.E.R.E. (2018) (TV Episode)
Santana says that the warlord knows that Black Hawk Down wasn't the last helicopter to go down in Mogadishu
Netflix Acquires Seth Rogen (2018) (Short)
Suggested title "White Sock Down"
Take the Tower: Episode #1.3 (2018) (TV Episode)
Title referenced in one of the questions.
Drunk History: Baseball (2019) (TV Episode)
After Katie incorrectly calls the Black Sox, the Blackhawks, Derek asks if she wants to do this movie.


Three Brothers (1944) (Short)
People watch it as a training film.
The Jerk (1979)

Featured in 

BAFTA: 'Black Hawk Down' Cast & Crew Q&A (2001) (Video)
Making Of
At the Movies: The Best Films of 2001 (2001) (TV Episode)
Ebert's #2 pick.
The Face of the Hero (2002) (TV Short)
It is an international television special made to promote this film
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
Black Hawk Down: On the Set (2002) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.l
Black Hawk Down: Designing Mogadishu (2003) (Video)
Making Of
The 100 Greatest War Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
The people from Wenders' segment watch this film at the cinema.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Battles (2013) (TV Episode)
The Battle of Mogadishu is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Action Movies of the 2000s (2014) (TV Episode)
Black Hawk Down gets an honorable mention.
The Greatest Ever War Films (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 11 in the Countdown
The '90s: The Last Great Decade?: Friends & Enemies (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Emergency or Improptu Movie Surgery Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
Femoral Failure is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Ridley Scott Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Black Hawk Down is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest War Movies of All Time (2016) (TV Episode)
Black Hawk Down gets an honorable mention.
Honest Trailers: Blade Runner (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2018) (TV Special)
Clip shown during the montage of Ridley Scott's body of work
The '90s Greatest: Reality Bites Back (2018) (TV Episode)
Featured in the documentary
WatchMojo: Top 10 Actors Who Did Advanced Weapons Training (2019) (TV Episode)
The entire cast of Black Hawk Down gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

South Park: Red Sleigh Down (2002) (TV Episode)
similar title/parody plot about Santa's sleigh being shot down
Amateur Night (2016)
The porno title "Black Cock Down."

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