Flatliners (1990) Poster



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Remade as 

Flatliners (2017)
Flatliners (2017) is a remake of the 1990 film of the same name.


60 Minutes (1968) (TV Series)
Don't Look Now (1973)
Boy in red with hood who is haunting Kiefer Sutherland is reference to similar haunted child person (also in red with hood) who Donald Sutherland (Kiefer's dad) keeps seeing in Don't Look Now
Poltergeist (1982)
As David Labraccio (Kevin Bacon) is about to be "killed," he says to Nelson (Keifer Sutherland,) "Nelson, don't let go of the rope." In Poltergeist, Craig T. Nelson's character is admonished not to let go of the rope while his wife passes into the spirit world.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Jeff Goldblum/Aerosmith (1993) (TV Episode)
Video box on shelf in Karl's Video Store
Father Ted: The Passion of Saint Tibulus (1995) (TV Episode)
Father Ted asks: "Is that Kiefer Sutherland? Are you watching Flatliners?"
Home and Away: Episode #1.1691 (1995) (TV Episode)
Donna mentions this while suggesting Travis has a thing for Julia Roberts
Event Horizon (1997)
Scream 2 (1997)
quoted by one of the sorority sisters
DAG: Meet Sullivan Pope (2000) (TV Episode)
Agents Pillows and Cole agree that the movie makes no sense.
Diagnosis Murder: Playing God (2001) (TV Episode)
Both the movie and the television episode revolve around medical student characters who play at "dying" (flatlining) and being brought back.
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.11 (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue; Oliver Platt is attributed to working on this film.
Tru Calling: Haunted (2003) (TV Episode)
Med students kill and resucitate each other as an experiment
Saturday Night Live: The Best of David Spade (2005) (TV Special)
Cover on shelf in 'Karl's Video
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in Amanda's house.
Allemaal film: De gouden jaren (2007) (TV Episode)
Jeroen Krabbé mentions this film
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.166 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $16,000 question
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $10,000 question
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World/Eat Pray Love/The Expendables (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown to describe Julia Roberts' career
The Venture Bros.: Assisted Suicide (2010) (TV Episode)
After the Monarch flatlines and Dr. Mrs. The Monarch resuscitates him, Henchman 21 says, "You think he brought back any angry Billy Mahoneys"
Tosh.0: Pussy Power: CeWEBrity Profile (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Cult Legends and Rising Stars: Cult Legends: Joe Estevez (2013) (TV Episode)
Film title mentioned when the film is compared to Soultaker.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
Zippy says he "flatlines" regularly, specifically referencing this movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
"Julia Roberts in Flatliners."
Hollywood Game Night: Playing Hardwick to Get (2017) (TV Episode)
Referenced in an interview of guest, Charlotte McKinney

Featured in 

The Witching Hour (1996) (TV Short)
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping (2016)
A clip from this movie is seen
WatchMojo: Top 10 Thought-Provoking Life After Death Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The medical students learning first-hand death ranks at #8

Spoofed in 

Superjail!: Ghosts (2011) (TV Episode)
The Warden is killed and revived, encountering the dead he's responsible for, as in this movie.

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