Small Soldiers (1998) Poster


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Small Soldiers (1998) (Video Game)
This video game is based off the film.
Small Soldiers: Squad Commander (1998) (Video Game)
This video game is based off the film.
Small Soldiers: Globotech Design Lab (1998) (Video Game)
This video game is based off the film.


Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
The music played when the "Gwendy" dolls are turned into soldiers is the theme song.
Hindenburg Disaster Newsreel Footage (1937) (Short)
A Gwendy says, "Oh, the humanity!"
Pinocchio (1940)
White Heat (1949)
Curse of the Demon (1957)
a clip is shown
Ben-Hur (1959)
The Dirty Dozen (1967)
The whole cast plays the voice of the soldiers.
One Life to Live (1968) (TV Series)
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
Patton (1970)
Chip Hazard addresses his troops and appears in front of the large American flag.
It's Alive (1974)
Led Zeppelin: The Song Remains the Same (1976)
Led Zeppelin is Christy's favorite band. A poster for the soundtrack album hangs in her room.
Piranha (1978)
A piranha is next to Alan's computer.
Gremlins (1984)
The skull on Alan's desk is a Gremlin skull. When Alan is looking for the other Gorgonites, a Gizmo keychain is in the trash. A password for one of the Toymakers is "Gizmo."
Eerie, Indiana (1991) (TV Series)
The X-Files (1993) (TV Series)
Party of Five (1994) (TV Series)
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995) (TV Series)
Gulliver's Travels (1996) (TV Mini-Series)

Referenced in 

Dick (1999)
She's Alive! Creating the Bride of Frankenstein (1999) (Short)
mentioned once
Hamlet (2000)
Midnight Movie Review: The Hole (2010) (TV Episode)
in overview on Joe Dante's career
Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (Video Game)
Duke: "You've got a lotta guts, let's see what they look like" and "I'm not a Toy, I'm an action figure"
The Call (2013)
Chip Hazard action figure seen
The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) (TV Episode)
"This is like Joe Dante's Small Soldiers, if it were directed by '80s Joe Dante."
Nostalgia Critic: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2014) (TV Episode)
Hyper Fangirl claims she stalked Joe Dante and gave her his comic book collection to cover up his creepy Barbie obsession.
Scarewaves (2014)
A still from Small Soldiers is briefly visible on a Fangoria magazine on Amos Satan's desk.
Hagan Reviews: The Screwfly Solution (TV Episode)
other films by Joe Dante


Frankenstein (1931)
After the Gwendy dolls become soldiers, it cuts to a close up of Boris Karloff from the original Frankenstein.
The Crawling Eye (1958)
The old horror movie the Gorgonites see on TV after accidentally changing channels during wrestling.
WWF Raw (1993) (TV Series)
A clip of The Rock wrestling Ahmed Johnson is shown.

Featured in 

HBO First Look: 'Small Soldiers': Size Doesn't Matter (1998) (TV Episode)
behind the scenes documentary
2nd Annual Mystery Science Theater 3000 Summer Blockbuster Review (1998) (TV Short)
features clips from this film
Troldspejlet: Episode #21.15 (1999) (TV Episode)
VHS release reviewed + footage used
Film 2015: A Christmas Treat (2001) (TV Episode)
Reviewing kids films at Christmas
Bone Thugs n Harmony: The Collection Volume 2 (2004) (Video)
Clips of the film are shown in "War."
Toys is Hell! Interview mit Regisseur Joe Dante (2014) (Video)
Documentary about the making of this film
Nostalgia Critic: Small Soldiers (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed.


Patton (1970)
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Chip flies on a remote control helicopter as Ride of the Valkyeries plays. When he jumps out, he says "I love the smell of polyurethane in the morning!"
First Blood (1982)
Platoon (1986)
Phantasm II (1988)
Child's Play (1988)
Titanic (1997)
Spice World (1997)

Spoofed in 

Toy Story 2 (1999)

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