The Rocketeer (1991) Poster



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Followed by 


The Rocketeer (1991) (Video Game)
Movie tie-in game.
Rocketeer (1991) (Video Game)
Movie tie-in game.


King Kong (1933)
Jezebel (1938)
As Cliff, in the guise of the Rocketeer, flies off to the South Seas Club, he passes over this film premiering at the Chinese Theater
High Diving Hare (1949) (Short)
At the air show, Cliff is referred to as the Fearless Freep, which is the name of the planned high-diver in this cartoon
Thunderball (1965)
Sleeper (1973)
Superman (1978)
1941 (1979)
The "-LAND" letters in the Hollywoodland sign being destroyed, thanks, directly or indirectly, to a member of the Axis nations

Referenced in 

The Golden Girls: Hey, Look Me Over (1991) (TV Episode)
The film is mentioned by name.
Parker Lewis Can't Lose: Fat Boy and Little Man (1991) (TV Episode)
Jerry says that Larry's entrance into the football game is "trés 'Rocketeer.'"
Married with Children: Kelly Does Hollywood: Part 1 (1991) (TV Episode)
Vinnie complains that a motorcycle helmet makes him look like "The Rocketeer", adding that the film bombed at the box office.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel mentions the film by name.
Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult (1994)
Frank Drebin must watch an adult film in hospital. But he asks if they have Dances With Wolves, The Rocketeer, or Spartacus.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show: Honey, Meet the Barbarians (1998) (TV Episode)
Seen on a movie poster on the wall of the movie theater.
Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 (2000) (Video Game)
Rocketeer is one of the Allied units
Spy Kids (2001)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
The rocket pack from The Rocketeer (1991), the Cirrus X-3, is hanging beside the bongsaber in the utility display in the Bluntcave.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
American Dad!: Red October Sky (2008) (TV Episode)
Francine mentions the film
Fanboys (2009)
Window compares Boba Fett's jetpack to the Rocketeer's.
Family Guy: 420 (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Stewie
Sleepless Nights: Revisiting the Slumber Party Massacres (2010)
Original comic book is mentioned in a website.
Screaming in High Heels: The Rise & Fall of the Scream Queen Era (2011)
Original comic book is shown. Also, Brinke Stevens talks about it.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Alien³ (2013) (TV Episode)
A VHS tape of this movie was shown in the Cinemassacre's Monster Madness promo.
Broforce (2014) (Video Game)
The Broketeer is a parody of the Rocketeer
Hollywood Mouth 2 (2014)
Griffith Park Observatory is shown.
The Jack and Triumph Show: Sorvino's Pants (2015) (TV Episode)
Triumph: "What the hell is The Rocketeer?"
Alan Arkin: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival (2015) (TV Movie)
Discussed in interview; stills shown
Half in the Bag: Furious 7 and It Follows (2015) (TV Episode)
Mike gives examples of exceptional movies that don't have problems
Tosh.0: How to Give a BJ (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Best of the Worst: Plinketto #3 (2017) (TV Episode)
One of the film titles on screen when Mike talks about James Horner
The Stray (2017)
Mitch discusses the movie over a phone call.

Featured in 

Rocketeer: Excitement in the Air (1991) (TV Special)
1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown in quotes montage
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Underrated Nostalgia Classics (2008) (TV Episode)
Featured as the Number 9 spot
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Miss March/Race to Witch Mountain/Sunshine Cleaning (2009) (TV Episode)
"Alan Arkin: Wisdom Personified" segment
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Monsters vs Aliens/The Haunting in Connecticut/12 Rounds (2009) (TV Episode)
'Big Men Don't Feel Pain' segment
The Phantom Menace Review (2009) (Video)
Cliff Secord is on Plinkett's protagonist list
Half in the Bag: Captain America and The Rocketeer (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Patch Adams (2012) (TV Episode)
Footage of Jenny Blake when discussing how women characters used to be written.
Bettie Page Reveals All (2012)
Clips of the movie are shown.
Half in the Bag: Ant-Man (2015) (TV Episode)
animated reel from The Rocketeer is shown when Mike talks about Ant-Man having elements from that movie

Spoofed in 

The Cockateer (1991) (Video)
Title, styling, and premise.
The Cockateer 2 (1992) (Video)
Title and lead character.
Kalabog en Bosyo (1994)
The rocket-flying scene in this movie was copied.

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