Firestarter (1984) Poster



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Followed by 

Firestarter 2: Rekindled (2002) (TV Mini-Series)

Version of 

Based on same book


Referenced in 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents: The Final Twist (1987) (TV Episode)
Movie poster on the wall of the editing room.
Family Viewing (1987)
Video in store.
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Pyrates (1991)
Mentioned by Liam.
The Lawnmower Man (1992)
The agency that runs the experiment, The Shop, is the same agency from Stephen King's Firestarter.
Wilder Napalm (1993)
Wilder mentions as a reason why Wallace should notgo public with their powers.
Edtv (1999)
FLCL (2000) (TV Mini-Series)
Mamimi plays a game called FireStarter, in which the objective is to burn things down
Crossfire (2000)
The poster and plot takes key elements and style from this film.
The American Nightmare (2000)
Video case is shown.
Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001)
It is referenced.
Mysterious Ways: Spark of Life (2002) (TV Episode)
Miranda mentions the film.
Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)
During the scene where Dylan falls after they start the fire on the pier, she stares into the fire, a reference to Drew Barrymore earlier movie. Moreover eponymous song by The Prodigy could be heard in the same scene.
Hellboy (2004)
Liz says that she doesn't like to be called a "firestarter."
Christine: Finish Line (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Gilmore Girls: We've Got Magic to Do (2005) (TV Episode)
Lorelai calls herself a firestarter, then tells Luke to walk in front of her in case things burst into flames as she passes them.
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
When Cal is talking to the doctor about Ricky's condition he says "like he can start fires with his mind"
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
It is mentioned in a magazine.
The Simpsons: E Pluribus Wiggum (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kent Brockman
American Dad!: Tearjerker (2008) (TV Episode)
Coca-Cola's Movie Quiz mentions this movie starring 'Drew Barrymore'
Ghost Whisperer: Firestarter (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Fringe: The Road Not Taken (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Two and a Half Men: Hookers, Hookers, Hookers (2010) (TV Episode)
Suggested by Charlie when he flips through movies about fire, poking fun at Alan for burning down Lyndsey's house.
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The Hunt for the House on Cuckoo Lane (2011)
VHS artwork shown
This Changed Earth (2011) (Video)
VHS artwork shown
Warehouse 13: Shadows (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Rewind This! (2013)
Video case is shown.
Psych: Dead Air (2013) (TV Episode)
Crock says that Shawn is "like Drew Barrymore in 'Firestarter.'"
Blood Slaughter Massacre (2013)
VHS box seen on shelf in mom'n'pop rental place
Beyond: Two Souls (2013) (Video Game)
Little girl with psychic powers becomes a government lab rat.
The House on Cuckoo Lane (2014)
VHS artwork shown
Why Horror? (2014)
VHS cover can be seen.
Pop Culture Beast's Halloween Horror Picks: The Entity (2015) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions film by name.
American Dad!: Anchorfran (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Francine.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Emancipation (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Midnight Screenings: The Book of Henry (2017) (TV Episode)
Brad mentions it.
The Cinema Snob: Santa's Christmas Elf (Named Calvin) (2017) (TV Episode)
"Kim then realized she was a..."
Ready Player One (2018)
Among the movie posters of other films Halliday watched the week of his date.
Deadpool 2 (2018)
Mentioned in dialogue
Stranger Things: Chapter Eight: The Battle of Starcourt (2019) (TV Episode)
Poster shown at video store


Astronut Woody (1966) (Short)

Featured in 

Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) (TV Episode)
clip used in Firestarter Smoked Sausages ad
Cinemania: Stephen King: O vasilias tou tromou (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Stephen King Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention, clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Evil Children from Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Charlene McGee gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Stephen King Movie Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
Charlie McGee gets an honorable mention.
Trailer Trauma 3: 80s Horrorthon (2017) (Video)
The film's theatrical trailer is featured.
Playing with Fire: The Making of 'Firestarter' (2017) (Video)
Making of Documentary
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Monsters (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) (TV Episode)
spoofed in Firestarter Smoked Sausages ad

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