Man on Fire (2004) Poster



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Version of 

Man on Fire (1987)

Remade as 

Ek Ajnabee (2005)
The plot of this movie is identical to Man on Fire (2004) starring Denzel Washington as the alcoholic bodyguard. Right down the the scene where the little girl jumps out of the car and gets onto the rear seat when Amitabh rebuffs her.


Athidhi (2007)
Spin off film.


The Seven Year Itch (1955)
Statue by Rayburn's pool of classic image.
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982)
Creasy says, "Revenge is a dish best served cold"
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
A man's ear is cut off during a torture scene.
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
The sniper attack on the CIA presence in Clear And Present Danger similar to the attack Creasy perpetrates onto a car on the street below from an apartment building in Man on Fire.
The Fan (1996)
Christopher Walken's character references this film.
Spy Game (2001)
In Man on Fire, a house is infiltrated under the premise of giving cholera shots. In Spy Game (by the same director), the same thing happens.

Referenced in 

Fear of Clowns (2004) (Video)
Poster in movie theater.
Boston Legal: Tortured Souls (2005) (TV Episode)
Alan mentions during his closing argument
Bounty Hunting on Acid: Tony Scott's Visual Style (2006) (Video)
Mentioned once.
Film Noir: Bringing Darkness to Light (2006) (Video)
Brian Helgeland is credited as the Writer of this film.
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Lily Allen (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on 'The Dakota Fanning Show'.
American Dad!: Big Trouble in Little Langley (2007) (TV Episode)
Stan asks Roger if he have seen this movie just before putting him on fire
Zombie Girl: The Movie (2009)
When Megan is being interviewed in the rental store (about 33 minutes into the film), a movie case of the film is shown behind her.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $2,000 question
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Amy Poehler (2009) (TV Special)
Dakota (Amy Poehler) mentions it in "The Dakota Fanning Show" segment.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Repo Men/The Bounty Hunter/The Runaways (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett mentions Dakota Fanning's role as Pita.
Four (2011)
The Detective discusses moments from the movie
Max Payne 3 (2012) (Video Game)
The game is influenced by the Tony Scott's vivid visual style, that he used in movies, like Beat the Devil (2002), Man on Fire (2004) or Domino (2005). The story of the game and the movie has many similarities. American ex-professional goes to a South American metropolis to work as a bodyguard, but he fails and tries to make it right.
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown.
Homefront (2013)
Director Gary Fleder said he was inspired by this 2004 film due to both films having a premise where an adult male must try bonding with a female kid.
Lila & Eve (2015)
Lila and Justin are preparing to watch a movie at home. Lila says, "Denzel's on the trail of a kidnapper in this one."
Show Leose Marese: Episode #1.8 (2015) (TV Episode)
Leos Mares mentioned it.
This Is Us: The Game Plan (2016) (TV Episode)
Kevin and William talk about an episode of Kevin's series which was entitled "Manny on Fire".
Kovy: Je to pravda? (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kovy.
Black-ish: Christmas in Theater Eight (2018) (TV Episode)
The family suggests Denzel movies to watch for Christmas.


Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Right before Denzel enters the Techno club, a quote from Requeim (Tappy Tibbons saying "We've got a winner") can be heard on the film's soundtrack. This connection is confirmed in the end credits to Man on Fire

Featured in 

HBO First Look: The Making of 'Man on Fire' (2004) (TV Episode)
Making of film.
The Making of 'Man on Fire' (2004) (TV Short)
Clips shown.
Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing 'Man on Fire' (2005) (Video)
Clips shown.
36th NAACP Image Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Clips shown during nominees.
Nice Cans, Great Movie (2008) (Short)
Footage from a deleted scene is featured under the opening titles
Hollywood's Top Ten: Sweet Revenge (2010) (TV Episode)
Taking #8 as the top revenge movies
Ziteitai pseftis (2010)
character watches the film in DVD
Hollywood's Top Ten: Let Me Go! (2011) (TV Episode)
#3 entry.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Revenge Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Man on Fire gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Torture Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
Finger Cuttin' Good gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Characters We Didn't Want to Die (2014) (TV Episode)
John W. Creasy is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Kidnapping Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Man on Fire is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Kidnapping Movie Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Pita's Post-Piano Lesson Abduction is #9.
73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Denzel Washington.

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