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
K Street: Week 4 (2003) (TV Episode)
seen in newspaper ad
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)
On drive-in marquee.
Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl (2006) (TV Movie)
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)
mentioned in dialogue
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 90's 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.
Until We Win: The Terminator (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned by LordKat
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
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
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.

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
Horizon: The Great Robot Race (2006) (TV Episode)
Shows a clip when talking about building a robot to drive
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
Shameful Sequels: Terminator 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The 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

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 (2004) (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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