The Burning (1981) Poster



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Tarzan the Ape Man (1932)
Dave imitates Tarzan: "Come Jane, we seek wood"
Hoi Polloi (1935) (Short)
Dave imitates Curly: "Oh, why, soitenly!"
Flipper (1964) (TV Series)
Deliverance (1972)
Halloween (1978)
Mad Max (1979)
the scene where Cropsy's burned arm grabs the orderly was inspired by a scene from this movie.
Sensual Fire (1979)
on movie marquee

Referenced in 

Lady Stay Dead (1981)
A psycho uses a pair of garden shears.
Too Scared to Scream (1984)
Title of this film is shown on a theater marquee.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Impalement by garden shears
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Full House: It Was a Dark and Stormy Night (1993) (TV Episode)
Steve scares the campers with the story of the Cropsy maniac
Empire of the Censors (1995) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Clock Tower (1996) (Video Game)
The Scissorman kills people with a pair of scissors, much like Cropsy from the film.
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Character killed by garden shears.
Pokémon the Movie 2000 (1999)
The main theme of the American dub is based on the theme from The Burning.
Fear, Panic & Censorship (2000) (TV Movie)
Video case is shown.
Discovering 'Evil Dead' (2002) (Video)
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
It is mentioned for being one of the banned films in the UK. Also, video case is shown.
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned for being one of the banned films in the UK. Also, video case is shown.
Dead Teenager Movie (2006) (Video)
The title of this movie appears onscreen as an example of a 1980-1983 stalk-n-slash movie.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Impalement by garden shears.
Grindhouse (2007)
The "Don't" trailer is very similar to "The Burning" trailer.
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008) (Video)
When Linda is convinced she hears something in the woods, Randy jokingly screams "Oh no, it's the Cropsy maniac!" Cropsy is the killer in The Burning.
eXploitation CinemA (2009) (Short)
referenced as a slasher film.
80's Dan: The McDLT (2011) (TV Episode)
Dan recognizes Jason Alexander as "the guy from 'The Burning.'"
Slaughterhouse (2012)
The scissors used by the killer in the movie is a reference to the classic 1981 slasher
Midnight Movie Review: The Burning (2012) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
Sin Reaper 3D (2012)
Stabbing scene with gardening shears
Holliston: The Christmas Special (2012) (TV Episode)
Adam mentions his old parakeet named "Cropsy" which was the name of the killer in The Burning.
Blood 'n Fire Memories with Tom Savini (2013) (Video)
Documentary about this film.
The Starving Games (2013)
Impalement by garden shears
Videoclub (2013)
Poster is shown.
The Final Girls (2015)
Billy Murphy's backstory is modeled after that of the killer Cropsy in this film.
Tom Holland: Writing Horror (2016) (Video)
The poster is shown.
VHS Lives: A Schlockumentary (2017)
Box Art shown and discussed
The Cinema Snob: Jason X (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it and a poster is shown.

Featured in 

Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
IFC Grindhouse: The Burning (2008) (TV Episode)
This film is the subject of this episode.
Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape (2010)
It is mentioned for being one of the banned films in the UK. Also, video case and footage of this movie are shown.
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Footage of this movie is shown.
Midnight Movie Review: '80s Summer Camp Slashers (2012) (TV Episode)
shown in the filmnight
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, posters, photographs and footage of this movie are shown.
Summer Camp Nightmare with Leah Ayres (2013) (Video)
clips shown
Cropsy Speaks with Lou David (2013) (Video)
clips shown
Slash & Cut with Jack Sholder (2013) (Video)
clips shown
Blood 'n Fire Memories with Tom Savini (2013) (Video)
Clips from this film are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cabin in the Woods Horror Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The Burning is #6.
Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.

Spoofed in 

Mr. Pickles: The Cheeseman (2014) (TV Episode)
Cheeseman's origin story parodies Cropsy's from this movie.

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