Joe Versus the Volcano (1990) Poster


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A Trip to the Moon (1902) (Short)
Metropolis (1927)
My Fair Lady (1964)
The mariachi band plays "On the Street Where You Live" from "My Fair Lady."

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Tom Hanks/Edie Brickell & New Bohemians (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Paul Simon
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Rent-A-Kube (1990) (TV Episode)
Cardboard cutout advertising the movie at Mondo Video
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Raphael Versus the Volcano (1991) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Saturday Night Live: Bob Saget/TLC (1995) (TV Episode)
Cover on shelf in Karl's Video Store
Siskel & Ebert: Congo/The Glass Shield/Pocahontas/Fluke (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the "Congo" review.
Caroline in the City: Caroline and the Ultimatum (1999) (TV Episode)
Mr. Chu recommends it to the robber
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Tom Hanks (2004) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Paul Simon
How It Should Have Ended: How Saving Private Ryan Should Have Ended (2005) (TV Episode)
"You were in a volcano! I suppose there you met a mermaid..."
Gilmore Girls: Santa's Secret Stuff (2007) (TV Episode)
Rory says she remembers when Tom Hanks was in Joe Versus the Volcano.
Game k n b?: Episode dated 3 March 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
One of the answers in the semi-final round in which host Kris Aquino asked for the movies of Meg Ryan since 1985.
I Hate My 30's (2007) (TV Series)
Corey is on the phone having Waturi's "I'm not arguing that with you" argument
Psych: Psy vs. Psy (2007) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions it.
NCIS: Knockout (2009) (TV Episode)
Tony notes that Joe Banks was the character played by Tom Hanks.
Within (2009)
Crushing a lone flower to show a loss of hope
Greek: Tailgate Expectations (2009) (TV Episode)
They arranged to see the movie
Spud (2009) (Short)
Lightning bolt pattern on Spud's shield
Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
This Time Tomorrow (2012)
film discussed by characters
Orange Is the New Black: Blood Donut (2013) (TV Episode)
Morello mentions to Janae that this movie was shown to the inmates recently.
The Late Late Show with James Corden: Tom Hanks/Mila Kunis (2015) (TV Episode)
Tom Hanks and James Corden re-enact a scene
Double Date Night: Episode #1.2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during a game of charades.

Featured in 

Siskel & Ebert: Why Gump? Why Now? (1994) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown to illustrate how well Tom Hanks fares in fables.

Spoofed in 

Family Guy: Stuck Together, Torn Apart (2002) (TV Episode)
Peter and Chris are practicing their vocano dance
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
Melman, believing he's going to die, agrees to have himself thrown in a volcano.
Nostalgia Critic: Twister (2009) (TV Episode)
A title card reads: "Jo Vs. the Tornado".
SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge-Cano!/The Curse of the Hex (2011) (TV Episode)
The plot of the episode "Sponge-Cano" mirrors the plot of the film.

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