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Top Secret! (1984) Poster

(1984)

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References 

Casablanca (1942)
Music for Millions (1944)
The misunderstanding piano playing scene
The Third Man (1949)
"The Third Man" is listed in the closing credits.
The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)
Peter Cushing's holds a magnifying glass to his eye.
Bonanza (1959) (TV Series)
Konga (1961)
The Blue Max (1966)
Jeremy Kemp's character, General Streck, wears a Blue Max medal on his uniform. Kemp starred in The Blue Max.
Darling Lili (1970)
Specific shot reference of Jeremy Kemp's character walking from background to foreground to answer a telephone in both films.
Mary Tyler Moore (1970) (TV Series)
M*A*S*H (1972) (TV Series)
Mad Max (1979)
Old lady in floral dress running with a shotgun like in Mad Max

Referenced in 

Summer Rental (1985)
Poster is shown in a theater.
Prisoner: Cell Block H: Episode #1.526 (1985) (TV Episode)
Showing at the cinema visited by Meg Morris and Ettie Parslow.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Teens from a Mall (1991) (TV Episode)
When Mikey answers the phone at Dog on a Stick, the perspective of the camera leads the viewer to believe the phone is shown close up, but Mikey instead answers a gigantic phone. This is a reference to the same gag in "Top Secret!"
Play-Mate of the Apes (2002) (Video)
same "Scarecrow" gag was in the end of both movies
City of Heroes (2004) (Video Game)
In villain arc, the leader of the Goldbrickers is "The Torch", and you must deliver a stolen rocket pack to Dr. Flammond.
GoldenEye: Rogue Agent (2004) (Video Game)
Person sitting on a chair with four boots
Psych: Rob-a-Bye Baby (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn says that "Big" and "Top Secret!" are two of his and Gus's favorite '80s movies.
Fringe: Brown Betty (2010) (TV Episode)
The spotted cow in the alternate story resembles the spotted cow in Top Secret!
Special Collector's Edition: Superhero Movie (2010) (TV Episode)
compared with Friedberg/Seltzer movies
A Planet Comicon Panel with Helen Slater (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Helen.
The Cinema Snob: Nukie (2011) (TV Episode)
"It's the property of Top Secret? That was a much better movie."

Features 

Pac-Man (1980) (Video Game)

Featured in 

At the Movies: Conan the Destroyer/Top Secret!/Under the Volcano (1984) (TV Episode)
Clips from the film are shown
At the Movies: Conan the Destroyer/Top Secret!/Under the Volcano (1984) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown. Movie is reviewed.
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Clip of cow in boots shown.
De wereld draait door: Episode #5.112 (2010) (TV Episode)
A fragment featuring Val Kilmer and Michael Gough is shown.
Hagan Reviews: The Dragon Lives Again (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Special Collector's Edition: Especial Top Comedias (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown

Spoofs 

Loving You (1957)
Jukebox scene is same as in "Loving You"
Goldfinger (1964)
The Skull (1965)
Jaws (1975)
The Inglorious Bastards (1978)
Motorcycle scene, raiding the fortress scene, resistance members
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
After the underwater bar fight, Hillary's glowing breasts resemble E.T.'s glowing heart

See also

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