Films & TV
Explore films and television series referenced throughout Season Four of The Plot Thickens. Below you can view the complete list of films and shows listed alphabetically or sort by year.
Chronological list of Films
New York City cab drivers grow concerned that a serial killer is stalking them.
Undercover police investigate a political assassination and illicit CIA operations
In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the Mafia.
A Southern California coed parties with her roommates and flirts with a surfer next door
When the Romans force a group of sex slaves to become gladiatrices, two such fighters – a Nubian dancer and a Gaulish priestess – form an alliance to lead the others in rebellion
Four grandmothers accidentally kill a con man, and when his partner shows up, things go south quickly.
A former cop learns she’s dying and goes on a road trip to search for her estranged son.
Three girls come to Hollywood to make it big, but find only sex, drugs and sleaze.
Terry, a social-climbing young woman, finds herself in a concentration camp for women where the women risk their lives towering wooden machine in processing sugar as the evil warden looks on.
Beautiful women prisoners are abused in a Philippine prison, until five of them plot an escape by taking the evil female warden hostage with the reluctant help of two male fruit vendors.
Bill and Ted are killed by their evil futuristic robot twins and must travel through hell and heaven to enact their revenge
Pam Grier is Black Mama, a hooker in jail on trumped-up charges; Margaret Markov is White Mama, a political prisoner: chained together, they escape their island penal colony
Decades after his demise, a numbers runner returns from the dead to seek revenge.
After being hassled by The Man in a southern town, a cool operator asks some violent friends for help.
A nurse sets out for vengeance when her younger sister becomes an addict.
In this remake of The Asphalt Jungle, a band of thieves plans to use stolen diamonds to finance a ghetto bank.
A mid-19th-century mulatto slave is torn between his success as a pit-fighter and the injustices of white society.
Snake Plissken is offered a pardon if he can infiltrate the dangerous island of Los Angeles.
An adopted teenage boy tries to fit in after his family moves to South Central Los Angeles.
In New York City, South Bronx’s main police precinct is nicknamed Fort Apache by its employees who feel like troopers surrounded by hostiles in a wild west isolated outpost.
When a government agent is shot down, his sexy girlfriend goes gunning for revenge.
A glamorous photographer is marked for death after witnessing an assassination attempt.
Police on the red planet face death and destruction while looking for a dangerous criminal.
The life of NASCAR racing champion Wendell Scott. Scott’s struggle to overcome racism and follow his dream of becoming a champion is seen, beginning at the end of World War II through 1971
A racketeer tears up L.A.’s underworld searching for his brother’s killer.
An American must deprogram a young Australian woman who has been taken in by a cult.
A jazz singer falls in love with a dangerous gangster.
A flight attendant must double-cross a dangerous drug runner to secure her freedom.
Three of the most popular girls at Reagan High accidentally kill the prom queen with a jawbreaker when a kidnapping goes horribly wrong.
A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.
After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college.
A thief falls for a young woman and introduces her to the world of crime.
Aliens invade earth pertending to be peaceful.
An aging runner trains for a famous marathon on extremely tough terrain.
Older gang members reemerge to teach the group’s younger members a lesson.
Women at a retirement community join together to start a cheerleading squad.
A group of soldiers on the lam help defend a black town from the KKK.
A vengeful Voodoo priestess brings the dreaded African vampire back to life.
A liberated Chicago private eye, Sheba, is called home to protect her father’s loan company from racketeers.
When a school in upstate New York is snowed in, a group of students hi-jack a plow to keep the school closed.
Two boys find themselves in a tangled web when a strange carnival comes to town, accompanied by the eerie proprietor who claims to grant your every wish…for the price you are willing to pay.
A diver is abducted by a mad scientist who wishes to experiment on him and turn him into one of his half human, half animal creations.
A lab accident kills a man, who is then resurrected as an experimental cyborg.
The inmates of a women’s prison are tortured by the sadistic female guard who runs the place.
Chronological list of TV
The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess.
The dramatization of Alex Haley’s family line from post Civil War America to the writer’s search for his roots.
Follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami, Florida.
Follows the life of staff and clientele of a dinner in Washington, D.C.
Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of gay women living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them.