2. Breaking Bad (2008-present)
Medium: TV series
Series creator Vince Gilligan has long described his ground-breaking AMC hit as turning "Mr. Chips into Scarface."
Late in its run, the show's made several overt allusions to its inspiration, first casting Manny Ribera himself as Gustavo Fring's longtime nemesis Don Eladio, and in the most recent season Walter and Junior are seen enjoying the film's climax, where upon Walter remarks that "everyone dies." Finale foreshadowing?