Signs (2002) Poster



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The War of the Worlds (1953)
Joaquin Phoenix's character compares their situation to 'War of the Worlds' after news footage of UFOs is on television
Alien (1979)
Quatermass (1979) (TV Mini-Series)
Star Trek: The Next Generation: Schisms (1992) (TV Episode)
The alien communications is nearly (if not completely) identical

Referenced in 

Taken (2002) (TV Mini-Series)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Bring on the Night (2002) (TV Episode)
Xander suggests they trap the uber vamp in the pantry. He also mentions M. Night Shyamalan.
Thirteen (2003)
Billboard advertisement of the movie in the city.
Stargate SG-1: Orpheus (2003) (TV Episode)
Major Carter tells Daniel Jackson about this film (without saying the title), criticizing the logic of the aliens coming to earth without considering their weakness.
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
Stargate SG-1: Lifeboat (2003) (TV Episode)
Carter complains about the movie aliens' weakness being water.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Identical shot of Graham/Bride looking at reflection in knife
Hope & Faith: Phone Home for the Holidays (2003) (TV Episode)
There are some references to the movie in this episode.
Confession (2005)
in Luther's hidden DVD collection
The Office: Diwali (2006) (TV Episode)
Michael mentions it as one of M. Night Shyamalan's films.
South Park: Imaginationland (2007) (TV Episode)
When speaking with M. Night Shyamalan, they list his film accomplishments
Target Audience 9.1 (2007)
Character-based alien invasion story
You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Favorite Movies: "Signs".
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.50 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $16,000 question
Martha Speaks: Firedog Martha/Martha's Pickle (2008) (TV Episode)
In the movie on TV, the aliens are destroyed by water.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.17 (2009) (TV Episode)
Abigail Breslin mentions that she was in the film
Aliens, UFOs & the Bible: Are We Alone in the Universe? (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Gary, and the movie poster is shown.
Who? What? (2011) (Short)
Mentioned in dialogue
Watchman Video Broadcast: UFO's: Chariots of the Beast (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Jeff mentions that he has watched the film several times and connects with its theme in a very strong way, so much so that he uses the film as a way to describe the reason behind his actions.
UFOs: Chariots of the Beast (2011) (Video)
Mentioned by Mike.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Happening (2011) (TV Episode)
another of M. Night Shyamalan's films
Where's Waldo? (2012) (Short)
Dennis wears a tin foil hat, just like in the film.
Phineas and Ferb: Sleepwalk Surprise/Sci-Fi Pie Fly (2012) (TV Episode)
As a live-in-the-street news flash airs, a man stands in the background wearing a hat of aluminum foil, ostensibly to block aliens from reading his thoughts.
Are We There Yet?: The Bad Dream Episode (2012) (TV Episode)
Kevin describes the film as unbelievable.
The Cinema Snob: In Search of the Wow Wow Wibble Woggle Wazzie Woodle Woo (2013) (TV Episode)
"If that alien starts giving you some trouble, just throw some water on him."
Dean Norris Spoils Everything Else (2013) (Short)
Revealed that water kills the aliens.
Lab Rats: Alien Gladiators (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam wears an aluminum foil hat to ward off alien mind-readers
Interstellar (2014)
Hans Zimmer's score evokes notes from James Newton Howard's theme to M. Night Shyamalan's film during the cornfield chase sequence.
Nostalgia Critic: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic points out an alien ripped off from this movie
Half in the Bag: The Visit and Turbo Kid (2015) (TV Episode)
movie poster is shown when Mike and Jay talk about bad M. Night Shyamalan movies


Dexter's Laboratory (1996) (TV Series)
One of the kids is watching TV.
Dexter's Laboratory: Old Flame/Don't Be a Hero/My Favorite Martian (1998) (TV Episode)
Bo watches Don't Be a Hero on TV

Featured in 

Making 'Signs' (2003) (Video)
I Love the New Millennium: 2002 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on the 2002 episode
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Men Who Stare at Goats/A Christmas Carol/Precious (2009) (TV Episode)
"Filmstradamus: The End of the World" segment
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Mel Gibson's films
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse/The Last Airbender/Grown Ups (2010) (TV Episode)
"How to Spot a Shyamalan" sequence
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Signs (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: The Wiz (2012) (TV Episode)
"And I thought the aliens from Signs were stupid."
Nostalgia Critic: Is There Another Good Shyamalan Movie? (2014) (TV Episode)
compares the message of Unbreakable to that of Signs
Nostalgia Critic: Matrix Revolutions (2015) (TV Episode)
"...about as well planned out as the one in Signs."

Spoofed in 

Scary Movie 3 (2003)
One of the main parodies.
Robot Chicken: S&M Present (2005) (TV Episode)
Shyamalan is shown as appearing in a version of his film
Chicken Little (2005)
crop circles
How It Should Have Ended: How to Survive an Alien Attack (2006) (TV Episode)
offer advice on how to survive an alien attack
Smodimations 2-D (2011)
They spoof the alien powers in the Jesus/Al-Qaeda skit.

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