The Incredibles (2004) Poster


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Incredibles 2 (2018)

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Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)
Footage from this movie is used.


The Incredibles (2004) (Video Game)
Jack-Jack Attack (2005) (Video)
This is a short film telling a side-story set during the events of the original film.
Mr. Incredible and Pals (2005) (Video)
features Mr. Incredible and Frozone from The Incredibles


Metropolis (1927)
1. Metroville's name 2. Panorama in the archive footage references similar shot in Metropolis
King Kong (1933)
Train running into a tracks gap
Citizen Kane (1941)
Newsreel intro
Peter Pan (1953)
Elastigirl looks at her butt in the mirror and sighs, just as Tinkerbell did.
The War of the Worlds (1953)
Strange machine descends on city, uses a ray beam to cause destruction
Kronos (1957)
The word "Kronos" is featured as a password and plot point in The Incredibles, which, like the movie Kronos, features a giant machine that falls from the sky and lays waste to a city.
The Jack Paar Tonight Show (1957) (TV Series)
The baby is named Jack-Jack Paar
The Apartment (1960)
The wide shot of Insuricare's offices stretching into the distance is an homage to a famous shot in The Apartment.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) (TV Series)
From Russia with Love (1963)
gadget maker "E" is named after 007's loyal "Q"
Goldfinger (1964)
When Bob is approaching Syndrome's lair at night, the music and shots match the opening scenes of Goldfinger, as Bond approaches the oil storage tanks.
Jonny Quest (1964) (TV Series)
Brad Bird admitted he loves Jonny Quest, and "The Incredibles" pays tribute having a full blown jazz soundtrack and a one-eyed spheric robot as a villain, just like the series
Thunderbirds (1965) (TV Series)
The boring machine used by the Underminer is an almost exact replica of the Mole used by International Rescue in the original puppet series.
Batman (1966) (TV Series)
Edna has a secret room like the Batcave. Also, when Bob throws the monorail pod at the gate, it blocks the moon making a Batman symbol for a brief moment.
Mission: Impossible (1966) (TV Series)
The device that Mirage gives Bob contains a message that self-destructs.
You Only Live Twice (1967)
The megliomaniac rocket/secret hide out on the island and the monorail transport
Fantastic Four (1967) (TV Series)
characters have identical abilities: Mr. Incredible (Thing), ElastiGirl (Mr. Fantastic), Violet (Invisible Woman), Jak Jak (Human Torch)
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The room of pod craft that Bob runs through is the same as the pod bay on the Discovery in that movie. Also, the device that Mirage places in Bob's cubicle projects onto his face like the computer does to Dave's face.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
a rendition of OHMSS's main theme is used
The Godfather (1972)
Rick Dicker says he'll relocate Bob and his family "for old time's sake."
The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
During the Dash's chase sequence with the hovercrafts over the water, the shape of the rock formations is like that of Scaramanga's island in the Bond movie
Superman (1978)
At the end of the movie, Mr. Incredible rips open his shirt much like Superman does.
The Black Hole (1979)
Syndrome's robot features spinning "claws" that are a visual and functional match for those on the Maximilian robot.
Superman II (1980)
Scene when Syndrome "catches" fuel truck with his beam is a reference to Superman - it features idendical shot of lady grabbing infant in cart, and she even yells "My baby!" just like in Superman.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Rob Parr/Mr. Incredible outrunning large rolling sphere/robot as Indiana Jones did in RotLA.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
The so-called "100-mile Dash" scene with Dash running through the island jungle and dodging trees, is highly reminiscent of the speeder bike chase from Jedi, including the same vehicle sound effects.
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
Gag where several clocks on wall behind Bob's boss's desk show same time instead of different time zones. This gag originated in Spinal Tap.
Robot Jox (1989)
use of rocket-powered detached robotic hand by hero to destroy robot
Always (1989)
Helen Parr's flight approach into Nomanisan Island is very similar to Dorinda's flight in Always where the plane is in an uncontrollable dive and then she pulls hard on the controls to regain control of the plane. In both, she is initially distracted before returning to the controls to avert complete disaster when the plane crashes.
Die Hard 2 (1990)
Both Major Grant and Syndrome die through Suction by a Jet Engine.
Misery (1990)
Incrediboy saying, "I'm you're number one fan."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) (TV Series)
Syndrome's chin/profile are shaped like Jay Leno's
Jurassic Park (1993)
Visual reference of a gate from Jurassic Park island: when Mr. Incredible attacks the two soldiers on the island with the monorail cart. The two soldiers guard the gate that appears to be a visual reference to the gates in Jurassic Park.
Late Show with David Letterman (1993) (TV Series)
Syndrome has a gap in his front teeth, like Letterman
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) (TV Series)
Syndrome's shock of red hair is very much like Conan's
Speed (1994)
The shot of the RV's back wheels landing on the expressway mirrors the bus' wheels landing after the jump.
Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
The "Frozone (Sam Jackson)/Water cooler/Cop pointing gun" scene is a clear reference to the "Zeus (Sam Jackson)/Phone/Cop pointing gun", including some of the dialogue
Judge Dredd (1995)
Scene in a huge room with a catwalk that leads to a lone computer.
Mallrats (1995)
When trying to remember Incrediboy's real name, Mr. Incredible mistakenly calls him Brody, the name of Jason Lee's character in Mallrats.
Men in Black (1997)
Transforming car
The Iron Giant (1999)
When borrowing a plane, Helen's pilot call sign is "India Golf Niner-Niner", which translates to IG99, a reference to the 1999 film The Iron Giant.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
The night Mr. Incredible is sitting in his office and gets the message from Mirage, there is a brief moment where the entire room and all the memorabilia is shown (33:07). On one of the shelves at the bottom left there is a 'Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots' toy seen, as seen in Toy Story 2.
Cast Away (2000)
Plane sinking to the bottom of the ocean as seen by the survivors of the crash.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Violet in "The Incredibles" renders herself invisible in much the same manner as Randall Boggs.
Die Another Day (2002)
In Die Another Day, the villain's parachute sucks him into a jet turbine. In The Incredibles, the villain's cape sucks him into a jet turbine.
Finding Nemo (2003)
The MPAA number at the end of the film (#39772) is the same on both "Finding Nemo" (2003) and "The Incredibles" (2004). "Finding Nemo"'s true certificate number is 39772 and "The Incredibles" is 41083.
Ratatouille (2007)
As the teacher accusing Dash, Lou Romano's voice shouts, "This little rat is GUILTY!" Lou Romano's is also the voice of Linguini, the would-be chef who forms a conflicted friendship with a little rat.

Referenced in 

Finding Nemo (2003)
A short scene in a dentist office where a boy is reading a Mr. Incredible comic book.
On the Set: The Incredibles (2004) (TV Movie)
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2004) (TV Special)
Referenced by name
According to Jim: A Crying Shame (2005) (TV Episode)
The movie poster is on the wall at the video store.
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Movie makes the countdown, is talked about.
Gumball 3000: 6 Days in May (2005) (Video)
Movie poster is visible (at the Festival de Cannes 2004).
30 Days: Minimum Wage (2005) (TV Episode)
Morgan and Alexandra go to the movies and see this film
Dinner for Five: Episode #4.12 (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue; Jason Lee is attributed to working on this film.
The Office: Halloween (2005) (TV Episode)
Kevin dresses as Mr. Incredible
What I Like About You: For Love or Money (2005) (TV Episode)
Vince tells Holly he can't take of work to go on vacation. She reminds him that, "last year you took off an entire day to see The Incredibles".
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about in detail.
The Daily Show: Bernard-Henri Lévy (2006) (TV Episode)
Referred to during a story on Pixar's sale to Disney.
Cars (2006)
Logo on one of the trucks sleeping at truck stop
Film '72: Episode dated 27 March 2006 (2006) (TV Episode)
Pixar event, pictures seen, title spoken.
Two Tickets to Paradise (2006)
poster seen
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Video case is shown in a video store.
Jesus Camp (2006)
girl is wearing an 'Incredibles' shirt
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Kevin mentions that he liked the movie.
Confessions of a Superhero (2007)
Mr. Incredible costume
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Doris has similarities to the Omnidroid in sharing its red eye and rotating blade weapons
Ratatouille (2007)
Linguini is wearing boxer shorts with The Incredibles logo on them.
Join Us (2007)
One of the children wears pajamas with The Incredibles characters on them.
The Pixar Shorts: A Short History (2007) (Video)
Man is wearing Incredibles Shirt
LittleBigPlanet (2008) (Video Game)
One of the downloaded content for the game are costumes of the characters of this movie.
Watchmen (2009)
hero getting cape stuck in a bank door, both scenes inspired by the same novel
Jeopardy!: Episode #25.169 (2009) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Movies in Minivans" category
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Up (2009) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Hewy discusses Pixar movies
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.168 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $300 question
Cleanflix (2009)
shown on list
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.64 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $500 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.124 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "21st Century Cinema"
Shrek Forever After (2010)
When Rumpeltstiltskin wears his angry wig, he looks like Syndrome without the mask.
The Big Bang Theory: The Spaghetti Catalyst (2010) (TV Episode)
Raj mentions the movie by name.
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
The A-Team (2010)
"animated like The Incredibles" (rap lyrics)
Toy Story 3 (2010)
A poster featuring an Easter Island-style stone head identical to the ones outside the computer room in Syndrome's lair can be seen on the wall in Andy's room.
Toy Story 3: The Video Game (2010) (Video Game)
You can dress up as Mr. Incredible, Mrs. Incredible, Dash and Jack-Jack.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Shrek 2 lost winning the Oscar for Best Animated Feature to this film.
AniMat's Reviews: Megamind (2010) (TV Episode)
AniMat says Megamind is unlike any animated film since The Incredibles.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Megamind (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Hewy discusses animated super-hero movies
Hollywood's Top Ten: Holding Out for a Superhero (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention for top movie superheroes
LittleBigPlanet 2 (2011) (Video Game)
One of the downloaded content for the game are costumes of the characters of this movie.
Mars Needs Moms (2011)
Mr. Incredible poster is seen in Milo's bedroom.
Nostalgia Critic: Airborne (2011) (TV Episode)
Seth Green's looks in the film are compared to those of Mrs. Incredible
Edición Especial Coleccionista: ¿Quién puede matar a un niño? (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD & Blu-Ray releases of April/May
Cars 2 (2011)
"The Incredimobiles" advertised on drive-in theater marquee.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy (on Pixar): "Over ten movies of great superheroes..."
The Cleveland Show: A Nightmare on Grace Street (2011) (TV Episode)
Incredibles costume
The Nostalgia Chick: Top Ten Disney Deaths (2011) (TV Episode)
Lindsay has the DVD, and the death of Syndrome.
Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011)
From the same camera angle: Frozone reminds Mr. Incredible to remove his mask, just as Brandt reminds Ethan to remove his goggles, before entering a significant room. Both movies were directed by Brad Bird.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.23 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy mentions that Brad Bird directed the film
AniMat's Reviews: The Lorax (2012) (TV Episode)
AniMat says O'Hare looks like if Lord Farquaad had a baby with Edna Mode.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Great Mouse Detective (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy: "Well Ratigan, that's what happens when you have a cape. Syndrome oughta tell you that."
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Brave (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy says "Brave" is not in the same league as this movie.
The Big Bang Theory: The Monster Isolation (2013) (TV Episode)
Sheldon mentions the movie by name.
Body of Proof: Abduction: Part II (2013) (TV Episode)
First movie Megan suggest to watch with Lacey
How It Should Have Ended: How Iron Man 3 Should Have Ended (2013) (TV Episode)
Similiarites in plot are brought up.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.172 (2013) (TV Episode)
Whitney Cummings says a man who did post-production on "Whitney" to make her look better was an animator on the film
Disney Infinity (2013) (Video Game)
Mr. Incredible, Elasigirl, Violet, Dash, & Syndrome are playable.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.206 (2013) (TV Episode)
Rob Corddry says he put a sticker of Mr. Incredible from the film on his arm when he was telling his wife about his tattoo
Toy Story of Terror (2013) (TV Short)
In the opening sequence, the woman in the b&w movie trips and falls on a tombstone. It reads "Simon J. Paladino - A public servant with a bright vision." In The Incredibles, Gazerbeam was Simon J. Paladino's alter ego. As Simon, he was a public advocate for superhero rights. He died in that movie. And now we see his tombstone.
Lego Marvel Super Heroes (2013) (Video Game)
Mr. Fantastic floats Invisible Woman and Thing down shaped like a parachute and says I saw this in a movie once"
Timothy (2013) (Short)
Mr. Incredible toy is shown on the floor.
Twisted: The Untold Story of a Royal Vizier (2013) (TV Movie)
Exports from the kingdom of Pik-zahr include various incredibles.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Power Ponies (2013) (TV Episode)
Spike cape getting sucked into a tornado is a reference to Splashdown's death in this film.
AniMat's Reviews: The Wind Rises (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat says Kurokawa is like Gilbert Huph.
Nostalgia Critic: The Lorax (2014) (TV Episode)
"If you're gonna steal Edna Mode's design sheet, pick a voice that matches."
Nostalgia Critic: Does "American Beauty" Still Hold Up? (2014) (TV Episode)
A screenshot of Bob Parr at his office cubicle is shown as an example of another movie that explores self identity.
PWN: Marvel: PWN #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
The Chase: Episode #4.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
Film '72: Episode #44.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Big Hero 6 (2014)
Raised by Wolves: Yoko's Got Talent (2015) (TV Episode)
Yoko says she'd have chosen Mr. and Mrs. Incredible as her parents.
Honest Game Trailers: Mortal Kombat X (2015) (TV Episode)
"I said where is my supersuit?"
Tomorrowland (2015)
A figure of Mr. Incredible from this movie can be seen in the memorabilia shop, an inside joke to director Brad Bird's previous film.
The Graham Norton Show: George Clooney/Britt Robertson/Hugh Laurie/Dwayne Johnson/Jessica Hynes/Snoop Dogg (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by George Clooney when he talks about Brad Bird, the director of his new movie Tomorrowland (2015)
AniMat's Reviews: Tomorrowland (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of Brad Bird's previous directing works.
Honest Trailers: Toy Story (Feat. Will Sasso) (2015) (TV Episode)
Title shown
Geeks Who Drink: John DiMaggio vs. David Giuntoli (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a film with Samuel L. Jackson
Geeks Who Drink: Mark Pellegrino vs. Brett Dalton (2015) (TV Episode)
a math problem involves the number of Elastigirl's children
Honest Game Trailers: Disney Infinity (2015) (TV Episode)
Mr. Incredible appears
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Samuel L. Jackson/The Kids in the Hall/Sana Amanat/Matt Sorum (2016) (TV Episode)
Samuel L. Jackson mentions his earlier movie
Michael & Yossi: Rated or Dated: Sequels (2016) (TV Episode)
The Cinema Snob: Power Pack (2016) (TV Episode)
The Snob feels Power Pack could take lessons from this movie
Honest Game Trailers: Overwatch (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
500 Questions: Episode #2.4 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Animated Films" category
PWN: Movie Tropes: PWN #6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Images are shown
Honest Trailers: Big Hero 6 (2016) (TV Episode)
"The IncrediTweens"
I Hate Everything, the Search for the Worst: The (Not Disney) Collection (2016) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Minutes Past Midnight (2016)
Mr. Incredible toy is shown on the floor during the Timothy segment.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Hometown Heroes Week 5 (2016) (TV Episode)
Included as a possible answer to question.
The Flash: Borrowing Problems from the Future (2017) (TV Episode)
Cisco does not want Caitlin to "go all Frozone".
MenT: Hádej kdo? (II) (2017) (TV Episode)
Private Lessons (2017) (Video)
Timothy has an Edna Mode tattoo
Once Upon a Time: Beauty (2017) (TV Episode)
Family at Mr. Cluck's is dressed as the Incredibles

Featured in 

Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
clips in Ratzenberger conclusion
CinéMagique (2002) (Short)
Updated version features a clip from this film
Siskel & Ebert: The Incredibles/Birth/Saw/Enduring Love (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips shown for the review.
Troldspejlet: Episode #32.10 (2004) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
A small clip was presented as part of some of the nominated films.
The 77th Annual Academy Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Nominated in multiple categories
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Vowellet: An Essay by Sarah Vowell (2005) (Video)
clips shown
The Making of 'The Incredibles' (2005) (Video)
clips shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #33.12 (2005) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
More Making of 'The Incredibles' (2005) (Video)
this is a documentary on the production of this film
The 100 Greatest Family Films (2005) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Pixar's 20th Anniversary Special (2006) (TV Movie)
featured in clips
Tigerenten Club: Episode dated 28 July 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Poster and featuring animation films
The Pixar Story (2007)
clip shown
The Blockbuster Buster: Van Helsing (2010) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Atop the Fourth Wall: Tandy Computer Whiz Kids: Fit to Win (2010) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown: Helen telling Dash, "Everyone is special," and Dash replying, "Which is another way of saying no one is."
Attack of the Clones Review (2010) (Video)
among other Samuel L. Jackson movies
Hollywood's Top Ten: Superpowers (2011) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Chick: The Lion King (in 3D!) (2011) (TV Episode)
"A mid-life crisis movie starring superheroes."
Steve Jobs: iGenius (2012)
A clip is featured.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during introduction.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
How It Should Have Ended: Super Cafe: Swingers Tribute (2013) (TV Episode)
Elastigirl and Jack-Jack appear
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Number 6 in the top 10 best Pixar movies.
Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made the Movies: New Frontiers (2013) (TV Episode)
clips shown and title/theme music discussed
Animation Lookback: Top 10 OTHER Disney Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
Syndrome is ranked at number 2.
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
The 86th Annual Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Animated heroes presentation.
The Credibles (2015) (Short)
Footage featured
Honest Trailers: Fantastic Four (2005) (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
AniMat's Classic Reviews: The Iron Giant (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of Brad Bird's films. Clip shown.
Honest Trailers: Fantastic Four (2015) (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Disneyland 60th Anniversary TV Special (2016) (TV Movie)
Pixar's Greatest Moments (2016)
Clips shown
Scope (2017) (Video)
clip shown


Wild Wild West (1999)
characters avoiding flying circular saw blades

Spoofed in 

The Incredible Socks (2005) (Video)
Sock puppet spoof of The Incredibles
Kim Possible: So the Drama (2005) (TV Movie)
Mirage from the Incredibles (the news lady)
Weeds: Lude Awakening (2005) (TV Episode)
Andy watches a (fictional) porn movie called Increda-Hoes
The Simpsons: Angry Dad: The Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
A "The Not-So-Incredibles" poster hangs at the Nickel 'n' Dime Animation Studio office.
The Credibles (2015) (Short)
Footage featured
Robot Chicken: Not Enough Women (2016) (TV Episode)
Edna Mode skit
Real Artists (2017) (Short)
Spoofed in the poster for "The Superlatives"

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