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Pitch Black (2000) Poster

(2000)

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Follows 

Followed by 

Riddick: Blindsided (2013) (Short)
Riddick (2013)

Spin-off 

Merc City (TV Series)
Same universe

References 

Stagecoach (1939)
Aliens (1986)

Referenced in 

Titan A.E. (2000)
The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay (2004) (Video Game)
It's the Prequel
Gears of War (2006) (Video Game)
The swarms of Kryll in 'Nightfall' are much like the creatures in Pitch Black. In both cases the protagonists must survive by remaining in the light. Also note that the original title for Pitch Black was 'Nightfall'.
Rogue (2007)
Everett says: "We can't sit on this pile of mud waiting to go under water in pitch black."- a possible allusion to one of Radha Mitchell's early movies and cult classic Pitch Black.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Being Human: Tully (2009) (TV Episode)
Mitchell mentions Vin Diesel and Pitch Black
Bad Movie Beatdown: Darkness Falls (2009) (TV Episode)
compares the villain's motives
Mass Effect 2 (2010) (Video Game)
Jack's name and shaved head is a reference to the character Jack/Kyra from the Chronicles of Riddick movie series, more specifically the first movie Pitch Black, in which the character was approximately 14 years of age. The two characters also share similarities in that they are both killers and are found in prison, which they both escape from with the help of the protagonist.
StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty (2010) (Video Game)
One mission, Outbreak, in the campaign plays almost exactly like the film Pitch Black. During the day light hours, the player will not be attacked as the aliens cannot come into the light. At night, the creatures come outside to attack the players units.
The Croods (2013)
Carnivorous flying creatures emerge from the ground just like they did in Pitch Black, and, just like the creatures in Pitch Black, they are very opposed to light.
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Riddick is among the graffitti names
Riddick (2013)
Johns questions Riddick in several scenes about the events that took place in Pitch Black.
Pastor Mike Online: The Elements and Witchcraft (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Rick and Morty: Raising Gazorpazorp (2014) (TV Episode)
Claudia Black character's Ma-Sha references her character Shazza.
Total Riff Off: Demon Bat (2014) (TV Episode)
"There's no natural light in there at all. It will be pitch black." Kevin: "'Pitch Black' is also his favorite Vin Diesel movie."
Face Off: Wanted Dead or Alive (2016) (TV Episode)
The Riddick franchise is mentioned
Central Intelligence (2016)
character references the movie
Witchcraft 14: Angel of Death (2016)
DVD on shelf
Ruin Me (2017)
Mentioned.
The Andrew Klavan Show: Democrats Play Women (2018) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan shows a short clip.
The Cinema Snob: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it and a poster is shown.
31 Days of Horror: After Midnight (1989) (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chuck; poster shown
Films Under Constant Critique: Alien (1979)/Aliens (1986)/Alien 3 (1992) (2019) (TV Episode)
Maverick mentions that an unused script for the film was written by Eric Red, who he mentions wrote this film.

Featured in 

The Making of 'Pitch Black' (2000) (Video)
Clips, making of and behind-the-scenes
Raveworld: 'Pitch Black' Event Webcast (2000) (Video)
Interviews
Pitch Black: A View Into the Dark (2004) (Video)
Clips, making of and behind-the-scenes
Pitch Black: Johns' Chase Log (2004) (Video)
Clips, making of and behind-the-scenes
The Chronicles of Riddick: Visual Encyclopedia (2004) (Video)
Clips, making of and behind-the-scenes
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Brief clips from a couple of scenes (Riddick rescuing the holy man, and clips of Jack) appear early in this film.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Coolest Planets in Sci-Fi Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Hades is #8.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Ghosts of Mars (2012) (TV Episode)
compares this movie to Ghosts of Mars
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Movie Aliens (2013) (TV Episode)
The Bio-Raptors are #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unexpected Movie Deaths (2013) (TV Episode)
The death of Carolyn Fry is #10.
Honest Trailers: Independence Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bounty Hunters in Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
William J. Johns is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Vin Diesel Moments (2013) (TV Episode)
Riddick-ulously Good is #3.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Riddick (2013) + clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Underrated Science Fiction Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Pitch Black gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Human vs. Alien Fights in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Richard B. Riddick vs. Bioraptor is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Hottest Male Aliens (2016) (TV Episode)
Riddick gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Bad-Ass Vin Diesel Moments (2017) (TV Episode)
Strong Survival Instinct is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That RIPPED OFF the Alien Franchise (2017) (TV Episode)
Pitch Black is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unexpected Horror Movie Deaths (2019) (TV Episode)
The death of Carolyn Fry is #8.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movie Heroes Who Kill More than the Villain (2019) (TV Episode)
Richard B. Riddick is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Scariest Action Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Pitch Black gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Movies That Make You Afraid of the Dark (2019) (TV Episode)
Pitch Black is #19.

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