This is a list of fictional films that have been referenced in various forms of media. These "films" are usually part of the storyline in a movie or television episode, usually either as a prop or as a recurring theme visited throughout, such as the fictional Stab trilogy in the Scream franchise.

Each fictional film listed is categorised under the film's genre, with its source and, if applicable, the film's supposed release date.

Contents

Action

Carsploitation

Die Hard scenario

  • Bone of Contention (Coming summer of 2013) - Bones

Heroic bloodshed

Girls with Guns

  • Charlie's Angels III: The Search for Charlie's Gold (2007) - Futurama
  • Tomb Raider II: The Flog of the Dead Horse (2008) - Headcases

Revenge

Adventure

  • Pirates of the Lima Bee-An - iCarly

Animation

Anime

Computer animation

Limited animation

Stop motion

  • Willis and Crumble in: Better Gnomes for Homes (2011) - The Simpsons

Traditional animation

Biopic

  • Coilette: The Calculon Story (unfinished) - Futurama
  • Rolling Courage: The Joe Swanson Story - Family Guy

Blaxploitation

Children's

  • The Happy Little Elves Meet the Curious Bear Cubs (1990) - The Simpsons
  • The Happy Little Elves in Tinkly-Winkly Town (1991) - The Simpsons
  • The Happy Little Elves Meet Fuzzy Snuggleduck (1992) - The Simpsons
  • The Happy Scrappy Hero Pup (1994) - Clerks

Comedy

Anarchic comedy

  • Dude, Where's Your Railcard (2009) - Railcard
  • Honky Grandma Be Trippin' - 30 Rock

Black comedy

  • Honey, I Shrunk the Fares (2009) - Railcard

Comedy of Manners

  • Lock Up My Wife (1980) - UFO

Grossout comedy

Parody

Screwball comedy

  • Da Derp De Derp Da Teetley Derpee Derpee Dumb! (2002) South Park
  • Jury Duty II: Trouble on the Hubble (2995) - Futurama
  • The Return of the Pink Panther Returns (1998) - The Simpsons

Crime

Detective films

Film noir

Heist films

Mob films

Prison films

Disaster

  • Blimp: The Hindenburg Story (1998) - Seinfeld

Documentary

  • American Boneheads: A Day in the Life of Springfield Elementary - The Simpsons
  • The Days Before a Day in the Life of My Friends (2003) - All Grown Up!
  • Locker Room Towel Fights: The Blinding of Larry Driscoll - The Simpsons
  • The Story of the Story of Everest - Mr. Show
  • The Story of the Story of the Story of Everest - Mr. Show

Drama

  • Erebus Awakes (1980) - UFO
  • Harlington-Straker's Citizen Kane (1982) - UFO
  • Harold Zoid's The Magnificent Three - Futurama
  • The Other Side Of Darkness (1997) - Seinfeld
  • Why Me? The Bob Lamonta Story - Mr. Show

Courtroom

Educational

  • Global Warming or None Like it Hot! - Futurama
  • How to Make Babies by Doing Dirty Things (1971) - The Goodies

Erotic

Family

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks vs. Jason Voorhees (2009) - Family Guy
  • Monster Trucks, Inc. (2001) - Cars
  • Toy Car Story (1995) - Cars

Fantasy

  • The Contrabulous Fabtraption of Professor Horatio Hufnagel (1996) - The Simpsons

Festive

  • The Christmas That Almost Wasn't But Then Was (1966) - The Simpsons
  • The Night the Reindeer Died (1988) - Scrooged

Foreign

History

Stone Age

Roman Empire

Viking Age

Middle Ages

British Empire

  • Huxley Pig's Lawrence of Arabia (unfinished) - Huxley Pig

Apartheid South Africa

Horror

Exploitation

Britsploitation

Cannibal films

Nazisploitation

Nunsploitation

Psychological horror

  • Stephen King's The Bellyachers - Futurama

Slasher

File:Cleaverfilm.jpg

Poster for the fictional film Cleaver, a recurring feature of the television series The Sopranos.

  • Creatures from the San Andreas Fault - Scream 3
  • Freddy vs. Jason vs. The Board of Education (2003) - The Simpsons
  • Hot Blooded - Cut
  • Stab III: Return to Woodsboro (unfinished) - Scream 3

Supernatural

Ghost films

  • The Return of the Curse of the Creature's Ghost - Mr. Show

Mummy films

Science-fiction horror films

Vampire films

  • The Mother-in-Law of Dracula Meets the Pom-Pom Girls (1979) - Mighty Mouse
  • The Vampire and the Robot (1958) - The Blob

Werewolf films

  • Vincent Price's Thriller (1961) - Thriller

Zombie films

Jungle

Martial Arts

  • Kung Fu With a Bucket of Blood and a Bathful of Giblets (unfinished) - The Goodies

Musical

  • Hello Fresno Goodbye (1944) - Up in Arms (from 'The Lobby Song' sung in the film)
  • Tutankhamun! (1979) - UFO

Nature

Public Information

  • Bigfoot: Endangered Mystery! (2962) - Futurama
  • Electro Gonhorrhea: The Noisy Killer - Futurama
  • Global Warming or: None Like it Hot - Futurama

Religion

  • Passion of the Christ II: Crucify This - Family Guy

Romance

  • Love Spelled Backwards Is Love (2009) - New Moon

Science fiction

Alien invasion/visitation

  • I Was a Teenage Appetizer from the Planet Sushi: The Second Coming - Ed, Edd n Eddy
  • Space Mutants IV: The Trilogy Continues (1990) - The Simpsons

Future era

Monster movies

  • Revenge of the Killer Toads (I - III) - Specsavers

Robot films

Space opera

  • Spaceballs II: The Search for More Money - Spaceballs
  • Star Trek: The Pepsi Generation - Futurama

Space western

Time travel

Short

  • The Glory of Cats (1999) - CatDog

Silent

Sports

Wrestling

Spy

  • The Spy Who Lived in Australia and Was a Little Bit Hacked Off About Not Getting His Pension (1987) - Spitting Image[55]

Superhero

  • Mel Brooks's Badman Whatever (1995) - Mr. Show

Surreal

Swashbuckler

Teen film

  • Kelly Cooper: Terrible Movie - iCarly

Thriller

  • I Saw What You Ate Last Tuesday - Pokémon
  • Outbreak II: The Virus Takes Manhattan - Friends

Tragedy

  • Macbeth meets Truffaut the Wonder Dog (unfinished) - The Goodies

War

American Revolutionary War

World War II

  • The Road to Nuremberg (1978) - UFO

Vietnam War

Falklands War

Films in unidentified/fictional wars

Western

Epic Western

Euro Western

  • The Rebels of Santa Domingo (1981) - UFO

Spaghetti Western

Weird West

Miscellaneous

See also

Notes

  1. No relation to the San Francisco-based band Dieselhed.
  2. With Mike Myers portraying animal trainer "Bucky Eisenstein", director Jon Favreau & Elijah Wood (as character "Samson Atwood"). The ETonline article mistakenly refers to the film as Black Thunder
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Faux trailer produced by Rick Sloane and frequently shown at RHPS conventions.
  4. Faux trailer by Eli Roth.
  5. Faux trailer by Edgar Wright.
  6. Faux trailer by Rob Zombie.
  7. The fictional Tropic Thunder is the "film-within-a-film" of the actual Tropic Thunder. The actual film is the story of the fictional film's production.
  8. No relation to the Walt Disney character Pistol Pete.

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