Cobra (1986) Poster



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Version of 

Fair Game (1995)


Cobra (1986) (Video Game)


Dirty Harry (1971)
Reni Santori's character in Cobra is Sgt. Gonzales. In Dirty Harry (1971), Santori's character was also named Gonzales (Harry's partner, Chico).
Magnum Force (1973)
Profile shot of Sylvester Stallone's hand holding a handgun as he narrates. He then aims to camera and fires. Clint Eastwood did this in this Dirty Harry sequel.

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Breslin and Marvin Hagler/Level 42/E.G. Daily (1986) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Steven Wright/Rosie Gries (1986) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the monologue
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Billy Crystal/Arnold Schwarzenegger/Michael Ammar (1986) (TV Episode)
Johnny compares the critical reaction to Sylvester Stallone's current movie with the reaction to Arnold Schwarzenegger's film Raw Deal
Double Edge (1986)
The film's poster is a copy of Cobra's.
Emmanuelle 5 (1987)
A billboard prominently advertises this movie during the Cannes segment.
At the Movies: Beverly Hills Cop II/Amazing Grace and Chuck/Ishtar/The Chipmunk Adventure (1987) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Beverly Hills Cop II" review.
Cobra nero (1987)
This is a blaxploitation version of 'Cobra'
Juliana (1989)
Poster on the wall in the gang's hideout
Final Cut (1989)
Video box seen in video store.
New Jack City (1991)
There's Nothing Out There (1991)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Close to Eden (1991)
Ipaglaban mo ako Boy Topak (1991)
Seen on poster.
Samurai Cop (1991)
Motel and highway sequences.
Yudhpath (1992)
A poster of the movie is seen in Sudesh Berry's hostel room wall.
Seinfeld: The Smelly Car (1993) (TV Episode)
on shelf in video store
Animaniacs: Video Review/When Mice Ruled the Earth (1993) (TV Episode)
Seen on video store shelf in 'Video Review'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Beast of Yucca Flats (1995) (TV Episode)
One of the Sylvester Stallone films mentioned by Crow
Species (1995)
"She's the cure and we're the disease."
Saturday Night Live: Sylvester Stallone/Jamiroquai (1997) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Norm MacDonald in car accident sketch
Early Edition: Return of Crumb (1998) (TV Episode)
Det. Crumb's name is Marion just like Cobretti's.
The Matrix (1999)
Human beings are a disease, And we're the cure
Porn Star: The Legend of Ron Jeremy (2001)
Story about how Ron is an extra in this movie
Beverly Hills Cop II: The Phenomenon Continues (2002) (Video)
Mentioned by Tony Scott.
Avenging Angelo (2002)
The real name of Frankie is Francis, name of woman, just like Marion Cobretti.
The Room (2003)
Scene in which "Cobra" Cobretti argues with his superiors in the police station.
Operation Dance Sensation (2003) (Video)
One of the actors said: "My friends call me City Cobra" (german title of Cobra)
Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 1 (2004) (Video)
In "It Ain't Hard to Tell", Nas says "I'm like Sly Stallone in 'Cobra'"
High Chaparall: Brigitte Nielsen (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name
Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (Video)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Inside the Actors Studio: Eddie Murphy (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Eddie.
The Long Shadow of Dirty Harry (2008) (Video)
Cobra compared to Dirty Harry Callahan
Prozhektorperiskhilton: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa/Mikhail Shvydkoy/Aleksandr Gradskiy/Lolita Milyavskaya (2010) (TV Episode)
Main character mentioned and briefly portrayed by Garik.
The Other Guys (2010)
Poster on the wall of Terry Hoitz's apartment.
The Expendables (2010)
The ambush and car chase scenes from Cobra were recreated into one big carnage scene here which also involves a classic hot-rod vehicle
Special Collector's Edition: Zombie Town (2010) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of December/January
Psych: We'd Like to Thank the Academy (2010) (TV Episode)
When Nick appears behind Devry in the final shootout, Shawn says "I didn't know you shopped here," to which Nick replies "I don't." This is very similar to Cobra's taunting of the grocery store shooter to blow the store up, since he doesn't shop there.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Christmas Special: While She Was Out (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned among Stallone films
Castle: Knockdown (2011) (TV Episode)
Castle uses title character as an example.
Rageaholic: Rageaholic Cinema: Cobra (2011) (TV Episode)
Razorfist reviews the movie.
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (2013) (Video Game)
"I Don't Deal With Psychos, I Put 'Em Away" Is the name of one of the missions. Rex also says the line at the end of the missions.
Adjust Your Tracking (2013)
Video case is shown.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
"You're a disease. / I'm the cure."
The Cinema Snob: The Apple (2014) (TV Episode)
also produced by Cannon
The Cinema Snob: Turkish First Blood (2014) (TV Episode)
"And now they're stealing lines from Cobra."
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Mankind is a virus, and I'm the cure
The Cinema Snob: Jungle Holocaust (2015) (TV Episode)
"Only Cobra that kills better than a cobra is fucking Cobra."
Outside Xbox: 6 Movie Tie-Ins Secretly Set at Christmas (2015) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned as being set during Christmastime.
Deadpool (2016)
Deadpool points out Angel Dust's matchstick in her mouth and asks "you a big Stallone fan?" - Stallone's character in Cobra always walked around with a matchstick in his mouth like a toothpick.
The Cinema Snob: Turkish Batman (2016) (TV Episode)
"Who knew several years later, Cobra would go after the same syndicate."
One Hit Wonderland: "Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco (2017) (TV Episode)
Todd says Brigitte Nielsen had just done this film when she did her duet with Falco.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: The Last Ride (2017) (TV Episode)
Jake mentions the cool toothpick flick like "Stallone in Cobra".
Cinderelo (2017)
Poster shown
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Principia (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the many aliases of Tony Caine is Marion Cobretti, which was the name of Sylvester Stallone's character in this film.
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Hercules (2018) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kalkofe, recalling other Cannon Film-movies
Half in the Bag: Mandy and The Predator (2018) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Nostalgia Critic: Hannibal (2019) (TV Episode)
Title is shown as an example of a spunky young cop taking control from a stubborn older cop
The Goldbergs: Angst-Giving (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Barry.

Featured in 

Jean Beauvoir: Feel the Heat (1986) (Video)
clips shown
The Making of 'Cobra' (1986) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
O Thanasis sti hora tou 'tha'... (1988) (Video)
Shown on television.
Inner Movie (1989)
clip featured
Den lyubvi (1990)
Kristina watches the finale on video, being topless
Los Angeles Plays Itself (2003)
footage appears throughout
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Fast & Furious/Adventureland/Sugar (2009) (TV Episode)
Footage shown when referenced
Bad Movie Beatdown: Cobra (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Riddle (2010) (TV Episode)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Moments from Expendables Cast (2012) (TV Episode)
Sylvester Stallone's most memorable moment is the scene in Cobra where he confronts a bomb-strapped terrorist.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Action Hero One-Liners (2013) (TV Episode)
The Cure is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Cult Classics: Action (2014) (TV Episode)
Cobra gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Sylvester Stallone Performances (2015) (TV Episode)
Lt. Marion Cobretti is #9.
Previously Recorded: Gears of War 4 (2016) (TV Episode)
movie clip is shown when Jack compares the Gears of War series to action films
Stalking and Slashing: An Interview with Actor Brian Thompson (2019) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
Meet the Disease: An Interview with Actor Marco Rodríguez (2019) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
Feel the Heat: An Interview with Actor Andrew Robinson (2019) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
Double Crossed: An Interview with Actress Lee Garlington (2019) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
A Work of Art: An Interview with Actor Art LaFleur (2019) (Video)
Clips, making of, Interviews, etc.
In Search of the Last Action Heroes (2019)
Film is discussed and shown

Spoofed in 

Cobrador (1986)
Its an spoofs film by sylvester stallone in Cobra
Screwball Hotel (1988)
An elderly woman starts shooting the crowd from her balcony. She then stops as says, "Cobra strikes!".
Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
The scene of him getting out of the car at the mini mart (stepping out a cigarette and some other things ) is a spoof of the first scene in Cobra
Torrente, el brazo tonto de la ley (1998)
The title "The Stupid Arm of the Law" is a parody of the tagline "The strong arm of the law", and the scene of market is a spooft of scene market of "Cobra".
The Simpsons: The Strong Arms of the Ma (2003) (TV Episode)
Title spoofs the tagline "The strong arm of the law".
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick (2003) (Video Game)
When Ash says "You're the curse and I'm the disease...".....that is a spoof of Stallone's line in Cobra when he says "You're a disease and I'm the cure."
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
the opening sequence that film parodies the opening sequence in this film
Adventure Time: Princess Cookie (2012) (TV Episode)
The scene at the beginning of the episode is a direct parody of the scene at the beginning of the film.
Another WolfCop (2017)
Spoofs movie poster in the same style.

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