Lost Highway (1997) Poster



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Edited into 


The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933)
The transformation scene in the jail cell is an homage to a nearly identical scene in The Testament of Dr. Mabuse.
Meshes of the Afternoon (1943) (Short)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Noir themes, titles over shot of highway at night.
Vertigo (1958)
Dual identity themes explored.
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Long shots of the highway with the yellow line streaming down the frame
Images (1972)
spousal murder via insanity, hallucinated phone threats
Black Christmas (1974)
Scene in which Fred meets the Mystery Man at a party.
Eraserhead (1977)
When 'Bill Pullman' agonizes during the ending of the film, his make-up changes to one identical to radiator lady's face.
Possession (1981)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Bad Influence (1990)
Twin Peaks (1990) (TV Series)
According to 'David Lynch' this movie takes place in the same fictional universe as the series. Both share themes of dual identities, secrets and shortcuts in space and time.
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
According to 'David Lynch' this movie takes place in the same fictional universe as this movie. Both share themes of dual identities, secrets and shortcuts in space and time.
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
The mystery man is looking and laughing exactly the same as Dracula in Coppolla's film
Nadja (1994)
'David Lynch' reprises his role of mogue attendant from this movie in a deleted scene.

Referenced in 

Welcome to Twin Peaks (1997) (TV Special)
Stills shown
Silent Hill (1999) (Video Game)
Human Traffic (1999)
A small poster can be seen in Jip's room.
Fear Factory: Cars (1999) (Video)
Driver morphs into a different person.
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Adulterous wife and secret society themes intermixed with heavy eroticism.
Edge of Night (1999)
Mentioned by Andreas
Hamlet (2000)
Video box seen in Blockbuster Video during "To Be Or Not to Be"
The Kid (2000)
Spaced: Change (2001) (TV Episode)
Tim: "I'm already there." Bilbo (suddenly frightened, holding a phone):"What?"
Silent Hill 2 (2001) (Video Game)
Many of the same plot points show up in both titles, such as a dead wife, memory repression, and duality of the characters.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
A conversation with a stranger in the restaurant.
Dead End (2003)
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: The Cloning (2003) (TV Episode)
The creepy Shake on the haunted TV says, "I'm in your house!" and then says "Call me", referencing a scene between Fred and the Mystery Man.
Sister Mine (2004) (Short)
Soundtrack drones are clearly inspired by Lynch's movie
The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp (2004)
we can see the famous highway marks during a few seconds
Naturaleza muerta (2005) (Short)
Poster seen in Alex's room.
Caché (2005)
In Lost Highway, the main character also receives anonymous videotapes of his house that he is secretive about, and the Laurent surname is shared with a character from that film, whose murder is mysteriously announced over the house's intercom.
Hot Fuzz (2007)
When Nick Angels driving his car, it looks the exact same way as in the famous night driving sequence in Lost Highway.
We Own the Night (2007)
Similar key scene: Main character slowly entering a black corridor that mirror his mind.
Dorks & Damsels (2007)
Mentioned in dialogue by employee.
Le son de Lynch (2007) (TV Short)
This documentary analyses the main place that David Lynch gives to the sound in his movie Lost Highway
Voir (2008) (Short)
Similar use of VHS tapes
Yes Man (2008)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Analyse (2009) (Short)
A voice on an answering machine says, "Anne Miller is dead." At the end, it's revealed who left the message.
The Cinema Snob: Guinea Pig: The Devil's Experiment (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: What's Wrong with Signs??? (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
The Eric Andre Show: Chance the Rapper/Mel B (2013) (TV Episode)
The moment, when hosts Hannibal Buress and Eric Andre pull out the camcorders to ask Mel B a question, is likely a reference to the David Lynch - film "Lost Highway".
Sludd (2014) (Short)
"Dick Laurent is Dead " is the headline on a newspaper
Nostalgia Critic: Is Tree of Life Full of Shit? (2014) (TV Episode)
another film audiences were split in their feelings toward
Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces (2014)
According to 'David Lynch' takes place in the same fictional universe.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: How Bad Is Battlefield Earth??? (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Stone Quackers: Blue Feathers (2015) (TV Episode)
Shots of driving with headlights on dark roads.
General Hospital: Episode #1.13381 (2015) (TV Episode)
Maxie mentions the film by name.
Die Fahrt (2015) (Short)
the whole disturbing, surreal soundscape and the freeway scene are inspired by David Lynch and this movie
Cafetera perdida (2016)
The movie take the title and part of the aesthetics from that movie
John Carpenter: Utopian Facade (2016) (Video)
Shots of the road at night are closely matching.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Robert Blake, in 'Lost Highway'"
Cine Terapia: Cine Terapia - Diego Araujo (2017) (TV Episode)
Subtly mentioned by one of the characters.
David Lynch's Comic-Con Message (2017) (Video)
O.J. Simpson reference alludes to the earlier work by David Lynch.
Il ritorno del maestro (Return of the Master) (2018) (Short)
One of the main sources of inspiration: main title an end credits with background being first-person POV movement, motives of soul transfer, a man in prison who has his soul translated into another body.
Vedro: Explosion of the Modern Architecture (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the main source of inspiration: Nikolay's look in Local Television Director's nightmare is modeled after that of Mystery Man.
And It Hurts (2019) (Short)
Driving on highway at night.

Featured in 

Pretty as a Picture: The Art of David Lynch (1997) (TV Movie)
This film contains scenes from Lost Highway.
Rammstein: Rammstein (1997) (Video)
Soundtrack music video with clips from the movie.
Rammstein: Lichtspielhaus (2003) (Video)
The video for "Rammstein" contains several clips from this film.
The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
featured in documentary
Great Directors (2009)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Scenes from Non-Horror Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
Shrouded in Mystery, Man is #3.
1,001 Movies You Must See (Before You Die) (2014) (Short)
Bill Pullman and Robert Blake meeting scene
Renegade Cut: Lost Highway (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Dex and Coman vs. David Lynch (2016) (Short)
Shown in the background video
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Narrators Who Lied to You (2017) (TV Episode)
Fred Madison & Pete Dayton are #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Horror Movie Phone Calls (2019) (TV Episode)
The Mystery Man gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Dean Quixote (2000)
Jiminy Glick in Lalawood (2004)
The opening scene with Short as David Lynch spoofs the opening of "Lost Highway", specifically the road line with the camera swaying across it. In addition, typical Lynch-motives are mentioned by the voice over narration.

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