Con Air (1997) Poster



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Bangville Police (1913) (Short)
Malloy: "What kind of a Keystone Cops operation are you guys runnin' here?"
Frankenstein (1931)
The scene in "Con Air" where Garland plays with the little girl is a reference to Frankenstein doing the same.
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
When Baby-O calls Bishop "hey, lady!", she responds "Lady's a dog in a Walt Disney movie".
Reflections in a Golden Eye (1967)
Ving Rhames' character wrote an autobiography entitled "Reflections in a Diamond Eye"
The Partridge Family (1970) (TV Series)
Baby O: "They say the way he killed those people makes the Manson family look like the Partridge Family."
A Current Affair (1986) (TV Series)
Lethal Weapon (1987)
The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987) (TV Series)
Die Hard (1988)
Child's Play (1988)
Hard Copy (1989) (TV Series)
Wild at Heart (1990)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Garland is chained and his face is covered with a mask similarly to Hannibal Lecter.

Referenced in 

Orgazmo (1997)
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Siskel & Ebert: Speed 2/Broken English/Ulee's Gold/Temptress Moon/Wedding Bell Blues (1997) (TV Episode)
Still is shown in the "In Current Release" bumper. Two thumbs up.
Hollywood Profile: John Malkovich (1998) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in discussing John Malkovich's acting career.
South Park: City on the Edge of Forever (1998) (TV Episode)
On the bus, Ms. Crabtree holds a gun to a stuffed bunny and says "Nobody move or the bunny gets it!"
Armageddon (1998)
The shot of the asteroids hitting the ground
Making Angels (1998) (Video)
mentioned in documentary
Dogma (1999)
Jay refers to the film.
The General's Daughter: Behind the Secrets (1999) (Video)
Simon West is mentioned as the director of this film in the narration.
Identity (2003)
Overnight (2003)
Troy Duffy makes a derisive comment about the Jerry Bruckheimer film
Checked Out (2003)
Kat mentions Pybrun's favorite movie.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
The shot of the doughnuts hitting the ground
National Treasure (2004)
Garland Greene is called a "national treasure" in a film starring Nicolas Cage and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer
Joey: Joey and the Big Break: Part 1 (2005) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Joey
American Dad!: Con Heir (2005) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.223 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Nicolas Cage Movies" category
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Scott Rosenberg (2006) (Video)
Discusses writing screenplay for the film.
30 Rock: The Rural Juror (2007) (TV Episode)
"Con-Air: The Musical"
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People (2008)
Simon Pegg's character, Sidney Young, talks about its many merits.
Saturday Night Live: John Malkovich/T.I. (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Vinny Vedecci
The Simpsons: How the Test Was Won (2009) (TV Episode)
Bart: "This ain't a genius helicopter; this is Con Air!"
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) (TV Episode)
One of Seth Myer's proposed nicknames for Rod Blagojevich is Con Hair
Transformers: Animated: Decepticon Air (2009) (TV Episode)
The episode title is a clear reference, and the plot also shows similarities with the above movie's.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.13 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Steve Buscemi Films"
Psych: Death Is in the Air (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn tells Gus, "Don't be Nic Cage's accent from 'Con Air.'"
The Cinema Snob: Las Vegas Bloodbath (2010) (TV Episode)
"We then see Cameron Poe here..."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.111 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Steve Buscemi was in the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy mentions that Simon West directed the film
Prozhektorperiskhilton: John Malkovich/Ingeborga Dapkunaite (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Urgant.
10 pelis (2011)
Talked about
Happy Endings: Lying Around (2011) (TV Episode)
Penny watches the movie on a date
Dave's Old Porn: Bill Burr/Nina Hartley (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Bill Burr
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
Film Brain mentions that the director of The Mechanic directed this film.
Danish Dynamite: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jonas mentions the movie
Gossip Girl: Con-Heir (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference.
Nostalgia Critic: Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
"This is so much better than Con Air"
Stolen (2012)
M.C. Gainey nicknames himself "Diamond Dog". Diamond Dog was also a character played by Ving Rhames in "Con Air". Both films are directed by Simon West.
Community: Introduction to Teaching (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Abed in a discussion of Nicolas Cage movies
Inside Amy Schumer: Tyler Perry's Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
Appears onscreen as an on-demand title.
Orange Is the New Black: Thirsty Bird (2014) (TV Episode)
Las Vegas is mentioned, where the plane in the film crash-lands
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Andy Samberg/Kevin Durant/Kenny Chesney (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the titles in the 3-Second Summaries game
EastEnders: Episode dated 13 October 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Charlie says he tells people his favourite film is Godfather Part 2 but actually his favourite film is Con Air.
The Flash: Rogue Air (2015) (TV Episode)
The title and basic plot of the episode parallel that of the earlier film.
Honest Game Trailers: The Witcher 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
"Put the bunny back in the box"
Tvoje tvár má známý hlas: Episode #1.6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jakub Kohák

Featured in 

If We Picked the Winners (1998) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown for all the movies with "Best Song" Oscar nominations.
I Love the '90s: Part Deux: 1997 (2005) (TV Episode)
Footage from this is featured.
Pineapple Express (2008)
Saul watches it on TV
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.35 (2009) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown during a montage of John Cusack's films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.15 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of John Cusack films
Conan: A Finger Un-Pulled (2011) (TV Episode)
Conan explains that Nicolas Cage films will now replace the old color-coded terror threat assessment system, with Con Air being Level 1, the lowest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.177 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of John Malkovich films
Nostalgia Critic: Face/Off (2014) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Top 40 Ultimate Action Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Number 11 in the Countdown
Videofobia: Made in China (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown

Spoofed in 

The New Guy (2002)
When Gil arrives at his new school he is dropped off in the same manner as Garland Greene with full body restraints, double key locks, and various other control methods.
Tees Maar Khan (2010)
The airplane carrying Tees Maar Khan from France to India is named Con Air.

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