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Days of Thunder (1990) Poster

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Edited into 

Redline (2007)
When Natasha is looking at the newspaper photo of her dad's wreck, the car in the photo, and in the flashback is Cole Trickle's(Tom Cruise) #66 Superflo car. When the car lands on it wheels you can read Cole Trickle's name on the roof.

Spin-off 

Days of Thunder (1990) (Video Game)
loosely based on movie
Days of Thunder (1990) (Video Game)
loosely based on movie

Referenced in 

Mystery Science Theater 3000: Wild Rebels (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Did anyone see that new Tom Cruise movie this summer?"
Who's the Boss?: Days of Blunder (1991) (TV Episode)
title reference
Soapdish (1991)
Celeste and Rose pass a poster for the film on the street.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Daddy-O (1991) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Paul Newman and Tom Cruise in 'The Color of Days of Thunder, the Car Christine, Herbie'"
Motormouth: Episode #4.1 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall of backstage lounge room
Motormouth: Episode #4.2 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall of backstage lounge room
Motormouth: Episode #4.3 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall of backstage lounge room
Motormouth: Episode #4.4 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall of backstage lounge room
Motormouth: Episode #4.5 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.6 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.7 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.8 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.9 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.10 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
The Power and the Glory: Years of Thunder (1991) (TV Episode)
Episode title
Motormouth: Episode #4.11 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
The Simpsons: Saturdays of Thunder (1991) (TV Episode)
Like Tom Cruise's character, Bart becomes a race car driver in this episode. He also agrees to drive Martin Prince's vehicle when Prince is injured, just as Cruise does for Michael Rooker's character.
Motormouth: Episode #4.12 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.13 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.14 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.15 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.16 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.17 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.18 (1991) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.19 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.20 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.21 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.22 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.23 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.24 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.25 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.26 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.27 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.28 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Motormouth: Episode #4.29 (1992) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall in backstage lounge.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Warrior of the Lost World (1993) (TV Episode)
"Tom Cruise! Days of Thunder!"
The Making of 'Crimson Tide' (1995) (Video)
mentioned once
At the Movies: Eddie/DragonHeart/The Arrival/Mission: Impossible/Spy Hard (1996) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Mission: Impossible" review.
The Oprah Winfrey Show: Summer Movie Reviews (1996) (TV Episode)
Gene Siskel mentions that "The Rock" (1996) was made by the team from this film.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Mutiny (1997) (TV Episode)
mentioned
Friends: The One with Rachel's Crush (1998) (TV Episode)
They think of a movie where the actors (Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman) met and then got married afterwards.
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.4 (1999) (TV Episode)
About to enter a go-karting race, BaaadDad says "I feel like Tom Cruise in Days of Thunder."
Jersey Girl (2004)
Video case is shown in a video store.
The O.C.: The Mallpisode (2005) (TV Episode)
Summer sais "It's Cole Trickle time." Cole Trickle is the character played by Tom Cruise.
Movie Music Mania (2005) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
Minoriteam: And Justice for Some (2006) (TV Episode)
Corporate Ladder has a written reminder to return this movie.
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
When Ricky thinks he's on fire and running around the track, he calls out for Tom Cruise to help him.
The Replacements: Days of Blunder (2006) (TV Episode)
Title reference
The House Bunny (2008)
Guy who distracts Lily when she is trying to mail the pledges, at play time 1:18:30, calls himself Cole Trickle
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Creature from the Plaque Lagoon (2009) (TV Episode)
Shake says he was gripping on this.
Top Gear Australia: Episode #2.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while James Morrison and Steve Pizzati are racing around the studio on mobility scooters.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Beverly Hills Cop III (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned
Tosh.0: Risky Business Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
Girls recreate a scene from the film
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 question
Date Night (2010)
VHS tape falls from the shelf.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.49 (2010) (TV Episode)
Russell Brand mentions that he has seen the film
Top Gear: Yeti Road Test (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during star in a reasonably priced car segment
Not Another Not Another Movie (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Jeopardy!: Episode #28.94 (2012) (TV Episode)
the film's title is a clue in the "Sports by Movie" category
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)
Ramsey racing golf carts with Gary.
The Graham Norton Show: Nicole Kidman/Hugh Bonneville/Julie Walters/Take That (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham; also a still is shown
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.34 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Women in the Movies" category
Official! Biggest Hits of the 90s (2015) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Will.
Gravy (2015)
Mentioned during the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon scene.
Family Guy: Papa Has a Rollin' Son (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Dias de Trovão (2015) (Short)
same title and theme
Jay Leno's Garage: The Car My Father Drove (2017) (TV Episode)
Kyle Petty mentions the film
Fresh Off the Boat: It's a Plastic Pumpkin, Louis Huang (2017) (TV Episode)
a guy at Deidre's party is dressed as Tom Cruise from "Days of Thunder"
Lethal Weapon: Fools Rush In (2017) (TV Episode)
Riggs also refers to Tom Cruise as Cole Trickle
Jexi (2019)
Phil and other characters talk about being fans of the film

Featured in 

Maria McKee: Show Me Heaven (1990) (Short)
Clips shown
At the Movies: Tom Cruise: The Star Next Door (1990) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown of various Tom Cruise movies, including this one.
Chicago: Hearts in Trouble (1990) (Video)
clips shown
At the Movies: Get Shorty/Now and Then/Mallrats (1995) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Diagnosis Murder: Murder at the Finish Line (1998) (TV Episode)
Several clips from the film are shown.
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1990 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
Wild Things: Foursome (2010) (Video)
when Ted Wheetley is shown dying in an auto-racing accident, Cole Trickle's crash scene footage from Days of Thunder is used
20 to 1: Greatest Sports Movies of All Time (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
Hollywood's Hottest Car Chases (2010) (TV Movie)
Discussed and clips shown in part 1.
The Greg Gutfeld Show: May 31, 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film is shown
Tom Cruise: Reel Life (2017) (TV Movie)
Clips shown

Spoofed in 

Happy Gilmore (1996)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)

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