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The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Director admitted in the press conference at the Venice Film Festival he was inspired by it.
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Peter Verstraten pointed out the similarities in the way the sheriff gets help in the shoot-out, in a Senses of Cinema article.
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
VPRO Gids described Brimstone as 'A Fistful of Feminism'
The Great Silence (1968)
When director Koolhoven was asked by 'Schokkend Nieuws Magazine' which movies had influenced Brimstone, he mentioned this one. Both westerns feature a mute main character and snowy scenes
Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Cardinale/Jill's character arch has been compared to that of Fanning/Liz. From prostitute to wife, to entrepreneur.
Carrie (1976)
When director Koolhoven was asked by 'Schokkend Nieuws Magazine' which movies had influenced Brimstone, he mentioned this one. Both feature sexually awakening teenagers, with a religious fanatic parent.
The Road Warrior (1981)
When director Koolhoven was asked by 'Schokkend Nieuws Magazine' which movies had influenced Brimstone, he mentioned this one. He referred to the book ending.
Pale Rider (1985)
When director Koolhoven was asked in a Q&A whether he saw resemblance in Brimstone's preacher and the one in Pale Rider, he answered he did.
Cape Fear (1991)
During Q&A writer/director Koolhoven has said he looked at the structure of the opening.
The Piano (1993)
Reviewer Ryan Gilbey pointed out similarities in characters and certain events.
Duister licht (1997) (TV Movie)
Both movies were written and directed by Martin Koolhoven and feature a scene in which a pig gets slaughtered by a captive bold gun.
Django Unchained (2012)
Has been compared by several critics for both films use westerns to look at history with an alternative viewpoint.
Bone Tomahawk (2015)
Has been compared by several critics as a Neo Western with horror tendencies.

Referenced in 

De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #11.30 (2018) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
De Kijk van Koolhoven: Spaghettiwestern (2018) (TV Episode)
Discussed
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #13.9 (2018) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question

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De Kijk van Koolhoven: Spaghettiwestern (2018) (TV Episode)
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