Battlefield Earth (2000)
A human leads a revolution against aliens by means of learning their culture through a "teaching machine".
Aliens create illusory reality to enslave mankind, and are polluting the Earth's atmosphere to make it like their own planet's.
seen in newspaper ad
"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
Video case and DVD are shown in a video store.
DVDs being sold in the store behind Pamela
Seen on the shelf in the DVD 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."
"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 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..."
Critic mentions Terl's role in To Boldly Flee.
mentioned among other bad career moves for John Travolta
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!"
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?"
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
The Psychlos name the dog as the superior race
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