Traffic (2000) Poster



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Remake of 

Traffik (1989) (TV Mini-Series)

Remade as 

Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
Unofficial remake


Traffic (2004) (TV Mini-Series)


Topkapi (1964)
Z (1969)
Duel (1971) (TV Movie)
Up in Smoke (1978)
Hardcore (1979)
Santa Barbara (1984) (TV Series)
On television.
Larry King Live (1985) (TV Series)
The Hat Squad (1992) (TV Series)
The West Wing (1999) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

HBO First Look: Inside the Walls of 'The Last Castle' (2001) (TV Episode)
mentioned once
Dawson's Creek: After Hours (2002) (TV Episode)
Amy tells Dawson that it's a truly great movie.
Saturday Night Live: Megan Mullally/Clay Aiken (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced by 'Sharon Stone'
Five Directors on 'The Battle of Algiers' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
The same color scheme used in 'Traffic' with the separate stories is used on each separate island in 'San Andreas'; Hazy orange/browns for Los Santos; cold, icy blues for San Fierro and warm greens for Las Venturas.
Still Swingin' (2005) (TV Short)
This title is referenced.
The Making of 'Lord of War' (2006) (Video)
mentioned once
Entourage: Welcome to the Jungle (2007) (TV Episode)
"Stephen Gaghan, the guy who wrote 'Traffic'"
Psych: Zero to Murder in Sixty Seconds (2007) (TV Episode)
Crim Student mentions it.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Che: Part Two (2008)
Several scenes late in the film are deep blue in tone like some scenes in Traffic
La très très grande entreprise (2008)
One of the 5 DVDs that Zak gives to his colleague Sacha to keep him busy.
Archie's Final Project (2009)
referenced in dialogue
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Echelon Conspiracy/Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li/Crossing Over (2009) (TV Episode)
A man says Crossing Over (2009) has the Structure of Traffic (2000)
Cleanflix (2009)
Onscreen crawl of movies edited by Cleanflix
Hunting Grounds (2009)
One of the characters mentions an internship under the director of Traffic.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.24 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike, and a still image from the movie is shown.
Brows Held High: The Girlfriend Experience (2012) (TV Episode)
mentions the numer of senators Soderbergh got to be in this movuie
Savages (2012)
In both films, Benicio Del Toro's character is last seen watching children play a baseball-game
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Whirlwind (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike, and a still image from the movie is shown.
Gossip Girl: Where the Vile Things Are (2012) (TV Episode)
Chuck sees this movie on Bruce's phone.
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
film title shown when Benecio Del Toro wins Best Supporting Actor
Face Off: Creature Carnage (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Sicario (2015)
Benicico Del Toro tells Emily Blunt, "Keep an eye out for the State Police. They are not always the good guys." In the movie Traffic Del Toro played a State Police officer with a corrupt partner (and was questionably corrupt himself).
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Josh Brolin/Martin O'Malley/Judd Winick/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Josh Brolin refers to Benicio Del Toro's earlier film about drug trafficking
The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Benicio Del Toro's win mentioned
War Dogs (2016)
Cliff Martinez re-uses some cues from his soundtrack to the film, particularly the scene where David discovers the government bid for rounds in his apartment.
Sean Bradley Reviews: Logan Lucky (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name


Dynasty (1981) (TV Series)

Featured in 

The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) (TV Special)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.72 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Michael Douglas films
The Roth Show: Language of Video (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown while talking about lighting
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
a clip from the Best Supporting Actor winner is shown
Jinek: Episode #2.9 (2014) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.


Falling Down (1993)

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