Convoy (1978) Poster



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The Sound of Music (1965)
Removing the ignition-wiring from the pursuing "bad guy" authorities' vehicles.
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Character named Deke Thornton.
The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970)
Reverend Sloane (in the bus of "Long-Haired friends of Jesus")is a reference to Joshua Duncan Sloane from Cable Hogue.
Car Wash (1976)
Fly Freight Co. on Spider Mike's truck refers to Franklyn Ajaye's role in Carwash as T.C. who imagines that he is a superhero called "The Fly."
Rocky (1976)
Roots (1977) (TV Mini-Series)
Bell's Trucking Co. on Widow Woman's truck refers to Madge Sinclair's role as Bell in this TV mini-series.

Referenced in 

The Girl, the Gold Watch & Dynamite (1981) (TV Movie)
"This is so exciting. It reminds me of Convoy. ...You know, the movie with Kris Kristofferson and Ali MacGraw."
Ghost Chase (1987)
Poster seen on wall
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Moon Zero Two (1990) (TV Episode)
"He may have just missed the convoy." Tom: "I love that movie."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Gamera vs. Gaos (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "'Convoy,' starring Ali MacGraw"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Earth vs. the Spider (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "'Convoy,' with Kris Kristofferson and Ali MacGraw"
Sam Peckinpah: Man of Iron (1993) (TV Movie)
Poster shown & discussed.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
Tom sings the title song.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Sword and the Dragon (1994) (TV Episode)
Crow sings the title song.
Saturday Night Live: Tom Arnold/Tupac Shakur (1996) (TV Episode)
"T-Bone" Tibbins sings the theme to Convoy to a patient in hospital
Cowboy Bebop: Heavy Metal Queen (1998) (TV Episode)
One of the truck drivers in the Cowboy Bebop episode is named "Spider Mike."
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.1 (1999) (TV Episode)
In "Vinyl Justice", Joe pulls out a "Keep on Truckin'" record and says this looks like a Convoy-inspired album.
Do Over: Short-Cuts (2002) (TV Episode)
The Larsens watch the film on HBO.
Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004)
cody mentions it
Alpha to Omega: Exposing 'The Osterman Weekend' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Blade: Trinity (2004)
The line "I think we got ourselves a convoy" spoken by one vampire and Kris Kristofferson driving a truck like he did as Rubber Duck in "Convoy"
Corner Gas: Bean There (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Davis
My Name Is Earl: Made a Lady Think I Was God (2006) (TV Episode)
Randy does a "Breaker 1-9 this is the rubber duck" speach into a walkie talkie and Earl says "Convoy... They should make more movies out of country songs".
Grindhouse (2007)
Stuntman Mike's car features the "Rubber Duck" hood ornament from the 70s Sam Peckinpah trucker film
Death Proof (2007)
"Rubber Duck" as hood ornament of Stuntman Mike's muscle-car
NCIS: Cloak (2008) (TV Episode)
Guard: "How many trucks you guys got?" DiNozzo: "Well, you've already met Widow Woman and Spider Mike here... the Rubber Duckie makes it a big ol' Convoy" Later: "See what I did there? Seemless transition from Convoy to Smokey and the Bandit"
American Pickers: Fill'er Up (2010) (TV Episode)
Mike Wolfe looked at a movie poster of this movie
Traceroute (2016)
refers to the "waltzing truck scene"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Reptilicus (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow, Jonah, and Tom sing the title song.
Fear the Walking Dead: Channel 4 (2019) (TV Episode)
Sarah listens to and sings along to the theme song from this movie.

Featured in 

42nd Street Forever, Volume 3: Exploitation Explosion (2008) (Video)
This film's U.S. trailer is featured.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1976 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips used in review.
Passion & Poetry: Sam's Trucker Movie (2013)
A 70 minute documentary about the making of CONVOY

Spoofed in 

Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Dr. Evil and Goldmember have a convoy

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