Pump Up the Volume (1990) Poster


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Edited into 

Hollywood Burn (2006)


Lenny (1974)
HHH is a reference to Lenny Bruces wife's stagename "Hot Honey Harlow" / Lennys biography is the overdue book
Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Video box in video store.
Wired to Kill (1986)
Video box in video store.
The Hidden (1987)
Poster seen in store window.
Hairspray (1988)
Poster seen in store window.

Referenced in 

At the Movies: V.I. Warshawski/Trust/Life Stinks/Mobsters/Slacker (1991) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Mobsters" review.
Saturday Night Live: Christian Slater/Bonnie Raitt (1991) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
WWE Raw: Battle of the Big Men (1994) (TV Episode)
Promoted during the show.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Prom (1999) (TV Episode)
One of the videos used to brainwash the hounds
Power Rangers Lost Galaxy: Turn Up the Volume (1999) (TV Episode)
title similarity, title later quoted
Churchill: The Hollywood Years (2004)
Christian Slater's character says: " ...let's pump up the volume", just before breaking into a 1990s sounding song and dance number. Slater starred in Pump Up The Volume, (1990).
Veronica Mars: Ahoy Mateys (2005) (TV Episode)
Veronica mentions it when talking to Butters
Charlie Bartlett (2007)
Kip's attempted suicide unravelling the drug ring is similiar to the suicide that brought down Hard Harry in Pump Up the Volume (1990).
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
It is listed as one of the "sweded" movies. Also, video case is shown.
Midnight FM (2010)
Mentioned by the characters
Groove High: Jump Up the Volume (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
RuPaul's Drag Race: RuPaullywood or Bust (2013) (TV Episode)
RuPaul says, "she's pumped up the volume" when discussing Lineysha Sparx's runway look.
Mr. Robot: eps2.1_k3rnel-pan1c.ksd (2016) (TV Episode)
"Happy Hardon Harry" name
iZombie: Death Moves Pretty Fast (2019) (TV Episode)
Harris says he is the best to DIY it since Christian Slater

Featured in 

Motormouth: Episode #4.2 (1991) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to promote release
MsMojo: Top 10 Darkest Teen Drama Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Pump Up the Volume gets an honorable mention.

Spoofed in 

Hump Up the Volume (1991) (Video)
Video's title is a takeoff on the one for the mainstream film.
The Black Bomber (1992)
pirate radio station in a van chased by police

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