Battlefield Earth (2000)
A human leads a revolution against aliens by means of learning their culture through a "teaching machine".
Character is shot in the back while running through display windows.
Aliens create illusory reality to enslave mankind, and are polluting the Earth's atmosphere to make it like their own planet's.
Cale escapes destruction of their planet Earth similar to Jonnie from escaping from the Pschlo Planet
seen in newspaper ad
Josh references the movie.
"This is the worst thing I seen since Battlefield Earth"
Cordelia: Once you lose the Battlefield Earth hair...
Characters talk about how this movie sucked.
"Have you seen Battlefield Earth?"
mentioned by Spike
One level is called Battlefield Hoth.
Master Shake collects Battlefield Earth cups.
John Travolta stars in "Battlefield Earth"
A cinema has the writing "Now Showing: Battlefield Earth" written on the side.
referenced as one of L. Ron Hubbard's credits; title shown on movie marquee
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
mention when John Travoltage competes
DVDs being sold in the store behind Pamela Anderson
DVD is shown in a video store.
Open reference by a character
The subject of this documentary mentions this film
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Poster appears in Jungle Julia's apartment.
Host Josh Gates mentions that the only in-flight movie on the team's 20-hour flight to Malaysia was Battlefield Earth.
"Is it like the future in Battlefield Earth where they slap two names together to make it sound futuristic?"
Shake: "You should really study a little piece of history called Battlefield Earth"
"I sat down watching Battlefield Earth"
Poster shown in "Why Are You in This Movie" segment introduction
mentions a string of flops from Franchise Pictures
referenced among big-budget bombs
"Apparently the planet Psychlo just blew up outside."
Mentioned when discussing John Travolta.
"This feels like Battlefield Earth."
"You're thinking of Terl from Battlefield Earth."
laments that Out of Reach is made by the same company that made this film.
"This guy is making the Psychlos look like Buddhist Monks."
mentioned among bombs of the 2000s
Ignatiy mentions that "Father of Invention" is from the same producer as the film
"I think the scientists saw Battlefield Earth and assumed all aliens stick enemas up their nose."
Mentioned in dialogue.
Mentioned by the Tarantino Robot.
Mentioned by Iliza.
Linkara points out the Critic's flubs when he reviewed this movie
Linkara calls it unrealistic
Hewy compares the elaborate Rube Goldberg scheme in "The Great Mouse Detective" to Terl's plan.
Mentioned while listing enjoyably bad movies
Terl appears, and the Nostalgia Critic's review is talked about
mentions other famous bad movies
Referenced in dialogue
"Some sort of man animal..."
Episode title is a reference to the movie.
Critic mentions Terl's role in To Boldly Flee.
mentioned among other bad career moves for John Travolta
A bumper sticker reads: "At least Jesus didn't write Battlefield Earth."
mentions that Stranded is from the director of this movie
Mentioned by Mike, and the poster is shown.
"While you were still learning how to SPELL YOUR NAME!"
"He looks like a cross between a Psychlo from Battlefield Earth and a squashed tomato."
headshot of Terl is used when the Critic calls John Travolta over-the-top
"This is going to turn into Battlefield Earth, isn't it?"
The Lonely Lady lost an all-time Razzie award to this movie
Triumph: "The human nose is as useless as John Travolta's hair piece from Battlefield Earth"
Terl makes a cameo
"This makes as much sense as a production studio releasing Battlefield Earth:The Next Generation"
contestants must identify a film from Jon Stewart's description
Clips shown for the review.
A scenes from this film was ranked #3 on Bill's list of the worst in films.
Reviewed, clips shown.
Terl gives his drunken spiel on conquering galaxies
"Who's the Dumber Villain?" segment: John Travolta
footage shown in lieu of a really disturbing scene in Sweet Movie.
"There's more Dutch-angles here than in Battlefield Earth."
Critic is lambasted for not understanding the planet Psychlo
movie is reviewed
The Psychlos name the dog as the superior race
movie is reviewed
Clip is shown
recalling the constant Dutch tilts.
Russell Crowe in the Roman Colosseum, it included "John Travolta and the Church of Scientology" arriving in a spaceship to defeat Crowe and attempt to recruit the boys into Scientology. Travolta, along with his fellow Scientologists, was depicted as a Psychlo, as he appeared in the film.[
Spoofed in the Mango Skit
Terl is the secondary villain of this movie