A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) Poster


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Metropolis (1927)
Dames (1934)
Top Hat (1935)
"Cheek to Cheek" from Top Hat is heard.
Pinocchio (1940)
Part of the original concept of "A.I." was Pinocchio, an animated but non-living boy who wanted to be real. The robot actually finds a Blue Fairy statue and asks it to grant his wish.
Killer's Kiss (1955)
Spartacus (1960)
Lolita (1962)
The Jetsons (1962) (TV Series)
Astroboy (1963) (TV Series)
Both have a plot with a robot boy who replaces a dead child
Doctor Who (1963) (TV Series)
Rollerball (1975)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Mad Max (1979)
1941 (1979)
Heartbeeps (1981)
Story of robot learning about love.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Shot of Osment's half head in coffee machine breakfast scene mirrors shot of E.T. half head in Elliot's room.
TRON (1982)
The Velveteen Rabbit (1984) (TV Movie)
Trancers (1984)
D.A.R.Y.L. (1985)
Small Wonder (1985) (TV Series)
David is a robot child like Vicki in Small Wonders.
Robot Carnival (1987) (Video)
Akira (1988)
Ranma ½ (1989) (TV Series)
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
Waterworld (1995)
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
One of the main influences for the movie.
Toy Story (1995)
Key: The Metal Idol (1994) (Video)
Titus (1999)

Referenced in 

Metropolis (2001)
Jason X (2001)
Gilmore Girls: Red Light on the Wedding Night (2001) (TV Episode)
Lorelai talks about how David is so annoying that she would have pushed him out of the car while it was still moving.
Panic Room (2002)
billboard visible in Times Square during opening credits
Will & Grace: A.I.: Artificial Insemination (2002) (TV Episode)
title reference
The World of 'Minority Report': An Introduction (2002) (Video)
Mentioned by Steven Spielberg
Final Report (2002) (Video)
mentioned once
Hulk (2003)
Silver Hawk (2004)
The project was called A.I, in reference to the robot in A.I.
Haley Joel Osment: An Actor Comes of Age (2004) (Video)
photos shown
Take Off: Making 'The Terminal' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
Brave New World (2005) (Video)
referenced as part of Jude Law's resume
Producing Fiction (2007) (Short)
One of the nerds holds this film up while going on a rant about Sci-Fi.
View from the Overlook: Crafting 'The Shining' (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
The Visions of Stanley Kubrick (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Two Faces of Squidward/SpongeHenge (2007) (TV Episode)
A group of highly advanced Cyborgs show up at the end of SpongeHenge wonder who made the statues and why they were made similar to the ending of A.I
Muchachada nui: Episode #1.11 (2007) (TV Episode)
Character talks about the movie.
Essayette (2008)
Shot of Killian standing at the door with the doctor.
Saturday Night Live: Jude Law/Pearl Jam (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Al Pacino (Bill Hader) in the "Hamlet" audition segment
Mad: 2012 Dalmatians/Grey's in Anime (2010) (TV Episode)
Haley Joel Osment mentions being in this movie.
Special Collector's Edition: Zombie Town (2010) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of December/January
Impossible Dreams (2011) (Short)
in the alternate universe rental store, there is a version of A.I. which Kubrick directed
The Simpsons: Holidays of Future Passed (2011) (TV Episode)
In the future, Selma's "lovebot" is Gigolo Joe from "AI Artifical Intelligence."
Beauty and the Geek Australia: Episode #4.9 (2012) (TV Episode)
One of the elimination questions asks for the director of this movie.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Toxic Crusaders (2013) (TV Episode)
Kaufman comments that he likes the movie.
Fantasmes! Sexe, fiction et tentations (2013) (TV Movie)
still shown
JonTron: Goosebumps: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
"It's gonna be like the scene in A.I. where Haley Joel Osment eats spinach."
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: The Legacy of Stan Winston (2013) (TV Episode)
Behind-the-scenes footage of a robot from A.I. are shown while describing Stan Winston's approach to running a studio.
The Real History of Science Fiction: Robots (2014) (TV Episode)
Movie stills shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Halle Berry/Chris Colfer/Florida Georgia Line (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Halle Berry as one of Steven Spielberg's sci-fi films with a heart
Nostalgia Critic: Small Soldiers (2014) (TV Episode)
"Great, now they're stealing from A.I."
Epic Rap Battles of History: Steven Spielberg vs. Alfred Hitchcock (2014) (TV Episode)
directly mentioned in lyrics
Nostalgia Critic: Small Wonder (2015) (TV Episode)
"Was the movie A.I. too funny for ya?"
Nostalgia Critic: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic points out headgear ripped off from this movie
Nostalgia Critic: The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic points out how all futuristic cities rip off the city from Blade Runner
The Cinema Snob: Tarzan, the Ape Man (2016) (TV Episode)
"...playing one of the night clubs from A.I."

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #26.6 (2001) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Creating A.I. (2002) (Video)
Lighting AI (2002) (Video)
Special Visual Effects and Animation: ILM (2002) (Video)
many visual effects clips shown
The 74th Annual Academy Awards (2002) (TV Special)
Clips shown in nominations.
AI/FX (2002) (Video)
Animating 'A.I.' (2002) (Video)
Dressing 'A.I.' (2002) (Video)
The Music of 'A.I.' (2002) (Video)
The Robots of 'AI' (2002) (Video)
The Sound of 'A.I.' (2002) (Video)
Main Hoon Na (2004)
Soundtrack portions used
Spielberg on Spielberg (2007) (TV Movie)
clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 Nostalgic Animated Shows (2008) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when the Critic mentions he finds Steven Spielberg's shows superior to his films.
Laserdisc Memories: The Criterion Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie is mentioned in episode
Nova ScienceNow: How Does the Brain Work? (2011) (TV Episode)
clips when discussing artificial intelligence
Some Jerk with a Camera: The Country Bears (2011) (TV Episode)
"...who looked less artificial in A.I."
Nostalgia Critic: A.I: Artificial Intelligence (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

Spoofed in 

Space Nuts (2003) (Video)
Jeeves is a spoof of Gigolo Joe in A.I. (both are pleasure droids who look similar and tilt their heads to play music)
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVI (2005) (TV Episode)
First segment is a parody of this film, it's called "B.I. Bartificial Intelligence" and sees the Simpson family getting a robot child to replace Bart who's in a coma, then when Bart awakens he isn't wanted and is thrown out into the woods where he meets some unwanted robots, just like in this film.

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