When a Stranger Calls (2006) Poster


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Remake of 


Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Using a fire iron as a weapon

Referenced in 

When a Killer Calls (2006) (Video)
similar title and plot
Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film (2006)
Jeff Katz mentions it. Also, poster and photographs are shown.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Mr. Plinkett's Star Trek 2009 Review (2010)
Named as a recent movie made because of its recognizable brand name.
Scream: The Inside Story (2011) (TV Movie)
Hayden Panettiere mentions this remake.
Scream 4 (2011)
A character lists numerous remakes as an answer to a trivia question asked by the killer on the phone. This is one of those films mentioned.
Slice and Dice: The Slasher Film Forever (2012)
Photograph is shown.
Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th (2013) (Video)
A poster for the film is shown.
Mom: Broken Dreams and Blocked Arteries (2014) (TV Episode)
Bonnie says: "We traced the call. It's coming from inside the house!"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 May 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of horror movies
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 23 April 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 31 August 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike Greenberg says this is his scariest movie
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 2 September 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 14 September 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg in discussion of horror movies
31 Horror Movies in 31 Days: When Strangers Keep Calling! (2018) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed

Featured in 

WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Worst Hollywood Remakes (2012) (TV Episode)
When a Stranger Calls gets a dishonorable mention.
Killer Legends (2014)
Clips shown while discussing "the babysitter and the man upstairs" urban legend.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Worst Horror Movie Remakes (2015) (TV Episode)
When a Stranger Calls is #1.

Spoofed in 

30 Rock: Corporate Crush (2007) (TV Episode)
"The call is coming from inside the house."

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