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- Max is shown reading the novel in Allied, which deals with a husband trying to determine his wife's allegiance and possible enemy history.
- Brighton Rock plays an important role in the storyline of protagonist Tom Henderson in Frank Portman's novel King Dork.
Live Action TV
- Christopher Foyle's son is seen reading the novel in the Foyle's War episode "The German Woman".
- Morrissey's song "Now My Heart Is Full" references four characters in its refrain ("Dallow, Spicer, Pinkie, Cubitt").
- A two-day rock concert entitled New Brighton Rock was staged in the seaside resort of New Brighton, Merseyside, in May 1984, and later broadcast by Granada Television.
- Queen enjoyed moderate success with their song "Brighton Rock", which appeared on their 1974 album Sheer Heart Attack.
- Peter Doherty references Kolley Kibber in his song titled "Kolly Kibber".
- Julian Cope references Kolley Kibber in his song titled "Kolly Kibber's Birthday", which appeared on his 1984 album World Shut Your Mouth.
- The British band My Vitriol took their name from the bottle of vitriol Pinkie would throw at anyone who threatened him.