Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003) Poster


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Edited into 

Smallville: Scare (2004) (TV Episode)
The missile scenes of Lex's dream sequence are edited from the final scenes of Terminator 3.


Terminator 3: Redemption (2004) (Video Game)


Casablanca (1942)
Vertigo (1958)
Psycho (1960)
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Parts of the fallout shelter set are modeled on similar sets from Dr. Strangelove.
Django (1966)
Carrie (1976)
The T-X's arm reaching out of the debris
The Day After (1983) (TV Movie)
The Terminator (1984)
John Says 'They tried to kill my mother before I was born' refering to this film.
Commando (1985)
When the Terminator says the line, "I Lied," it is very reminiscent of when Arnold Schwarzenegger said the same line to Sully in Commando.
RoboCop (1987)
Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Same line in both "she's not a woman, she's a terminator"
Akira (1988)
Darkman (1990)
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
John asks whether the Terminator he 'remembers' him and other things from T2. Kate tells John about his foster parents' deaths when they were in middle school among other references..
T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (1996) (Short)
The location where the T-X arrives in its time portal is in a gift shop window on a California shopping strip. This same strip was recreated at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, with that same gift shop window being the window for the T2 3-D: Battle Across Time attraction's gift shop as well as a facade for the facility housing the attraction.
Lost in Space (1998)
The One (2001)

Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Dan Aykroyd/Beyonce (2003) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
WWE Smackdown!: Episode #4.44 (2003) (TV Episode)
John Cena says, "I'm like Terminator 3, you're like a Legally Blonde sequel"
K Street: Week 4 (2003) (TV Episode)
seen in newspaper ad
Demon Summer (2003) (Video)
Poster seen at movie theater
T3 Visual Effects Lab (2003) (Video)
documentary about the movie
Behind the House: Anatomy of the Zombie Movement (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
'Calendar Girls': The Naked Truth (2004) (Video)
Referenced by name
The Magical Time Traveling Thugtastic Jug (2004) (Short)
Arnold Schwarzenegger tells Wynegar Rodriguez to purchase Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, "now available on VHS and DVD".
Entourage: Talk Show (2004) (TV Episode)
poster seen
East Meets West: 'Red Heat' and the Kings of Carolco (2004) (Video)
This film is referenced.
Burnt Face Man: Movie Trailer (2004) (TV Episode)
Credits read "directed by the c*nt that ruined the Terminator series" in reference to this then-recent release.
6:30 (2005) (Video)
"kept me up all night watching The Terminator 1, 2, and 3."
Horror Business (2005) (Video)
Title of this film is shown on a drive-in marquee.
Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl (2006) (TV Short)
Washington Irving writes "C3"
Another Gay Movie (2006)
on shelf in video store
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.191 (2006) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Blockbuster Bluster" category
Get a Life (2006) (Video)
T3 pinball game
Chasing Ghosts: Beyond the Arcade (2007)
Poster of the movie was shown.
After You've Gone: School of Hard Knocks (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Allemaal film: De amerikaanse droom (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeroen Krabbé
Reaper: Magic (2007) (TV Episode)
At the beginning of the episode Sock mentions that if he were to be a robot he wanted to be the hot chick in Terminator 3. Later in the episode the antagonist tries to stab Sam with a sword through the rooftop of a car, just as the T-1000 is in Terminator 2, using his sword-shaped hands
Metrénský incident (2007) (Video)
minor appearance of T-X
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Gnothi Seauton (2008) (TV Episode)
Cameron says that Sarah died on December 4th, 2005, of cancer. The same is told in Terminator 3.
The Simpsons: That '90s Show (2008) (TV Episode)
Comic Book Guy also insists that there will never be a Terminator 3.
Smallville: Apocalypse (2008) (TV Episode)
Scene in which nuclear missiles are launched is the same scene as in T3.
NCIS: Road Kill (2008) (TV Episode)
McGee, responding to Abby's thoughts of 'Terminator': "Which one, T-X..."
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
When going back to his late teens, Connor winds up in Kripke's basement. Kripke's basement is where, in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), John Connor said he first made out with Kate Brewster only a few days before the T-2 arrived, both Connor's name and the locale being homage to the Terminator series.
Special When Lit (2009)
A Terminator 3 pinball game was shown.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.51 (2009) (TV Episode)
Arnold Schwarzenegger mentions that he showed the movie to the troops in Iraq in 2003
The Cinema Snob: Lady Terminator (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Snob.
Machete (2010)
The Machete is through the police officer's stomach that approximately based on a scene, T3 style
Until We Win: The Terminator (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by LordKat
Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel (2011)
Title of the "Terminator" series appears on screen.
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Watchman Video Broadcast: New World Order Mind Control Is Here (2011) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions the Terminator movies.
Shameful Sequels: Beethoven's 5th (2012) (TV Episode)
"...similar to the end of Terminator 3."
The Graham Norton Show: Arnold Schwarzenegger/Ronnie Corbett/Miranda Hart/Usher (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Arnold during his interview (as Terminator 3).
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.142 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions that he's "seen all the Terminator movies".
The Simpsons: Gorgeous Grampa (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Grey's Anatomy: She's Killing Me (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Castle: The Human Factor (2013) (TV Episode)
Plot mentioned by Castle
The Internship (2013)
referenced by Nick Campbell
Kick-Ass 2 (2013)
The scene where Chris & his gang attack Dave at his dad's funeral is an allusion to a scene in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines where the T-X attacks the T-850 during Scott Mason's funeral
The Image Revolution (2014)
A McFarlane Toys T-X action figure is featured.
Lab Rats: Scramble the Orbs (2014) (TV Episode)
Chase unleashes a self-aware computer program that begins taking over other systems, thereby threatening complete take-over of the world.
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
During the aforementioned scene where Nebula jumps onto a pirate spaceship, the way she twists her hands around and commits Grand Theft Auto is also much like the T-X (Kristanna Loken) acted much like it's predecessor, the T-1000. This is because Nebula is a female cyborg.
Project Almanac (2015)
Mentioned as "Terminators 1-4"
Tomorrowland (2015)
Frank uses a powerful magnet to trap the "Agent Robots"
Terminator Genisys (2015)
Pops mentions "mating" to Kyle and Sarah and like John and Kate, are initially annoyed at the prospect. The T-3000, like the T-X, is vulnerable to magnetism.
Epic Rap Battles of History: Terminator vs. RoboCop (2015) (TV Episode)
Directly mentioned in lyrics
Half in the Bag: Terminator Genisys (2015) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Izgoy Odin. Mezhzvyozdnyie voyny. Istorii (2016) (Short)
"I'm back".
Atop the Fourth Wall: Superman vs. The Terminator #2 (2017) (TV Episode)
Linkara says "Terminatrix" is the unofficial name for T-X

Featured in 

Movie Metal Meltdown: Man vs. Machine (2003) (TV Short)
It is an international television special on the film
Troldspejlet: Episode #30.1 (2003) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
T3: Dressed to Kill (2003) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
T3: Toys in Action (2003) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
T3: Making of the Video Game (2003) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
Running with Arnold (2006)
Shows clip(s) from.
Horizon: The Great Robot Race (2006) (TV Episode)
Shows a clip when talking about building a robot to drive
Terminator 3: TerminatorVision (2008) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes, making of, cast interviews
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Taking of Pelham 123/Imagine That/Moon (2009) (TV Episode)
"Are We Gonna Make It?" segment.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Robocop vs. The Terminator #1 (2012) (TV Episode)
calls it a less-than-stellar sequel
Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories (2012) (Short)
Small clip featured in the show
Shameful Sequels: Terminator 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Blues Brothers 2000 (2014) (TV Episode)
recalling the Terminator putting on stripper glasses
The Blockbuster Buster: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
ERod recalls the events of this film
Atop the Fourth Wall: ROMtrospective: ROM Spaceknight #1-40 (2015) (TV Episode)
Terminator says "talk to the hand."
Honest Trailers: Terminator 2: Judgement Day (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Terminator Genisys (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

Spoofed in 

The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
Billy Crystal comes back into time, much like Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator came in time nude and burning a hole in the ground
Conker: Live and Reloaded (2005) (Video Game)
The futuristic multiplayer campaign
Hoodwinked! (2005)
Dolph, who looks and sounds like Arnold Schwarzenegger, saying: "She'll be back!".
Tripping the Rift: Chode Eraser (2007) (TV Episode)
the Arnie 1.000 walks into a gay bar to get some clothes
Tripping the Rift: The Movie (2008) (Video)
the Arnie 1000 in the gay bar

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