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Duke Nukem Forever (Video Game 2011) Poster

(2011 Video Game)

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Follows 

Duke Nukem (1991) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem II (1993) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem: Total Meltdown (1997) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem 64 (1998) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem: Time to Kill (1998) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes (2000) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project (2002) (Video Game)
Duke Nukem Advance (2002) (Video Game)

References 

Casablanca (1942)
Sometimes while looking in the mirror, Duke will say "Here's looking at you kid"
All About Eve (1950)
Duke: "Fasten Your Seatbelts, It's gonna be a Bumpy Ride"
The Fly (1958)
When squishing shrunken enemies, Duke exclaims in a mocking high pitched voice "Help me! Help me!"
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
Duke: "Now what we've got here, is a failure to communicate"
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The monolith can be seen in the final level of the game
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Text printed on cans of "Squirtys Chocolate" in Duke Burger make light of Willy Wonka and the oompa loompas.
Deliverance (1972)
When you kill an alien pig, Duke sometimes say the line "Squeel piggy, squeel".
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Duke: "Don't take my beer or I'll Aaaaaargh.."
Death Race 2000 (1975)
Duke says "5 points" randomly after hit a pig with his truck.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Duke: "You shoot like a stormtrooper!"
Debbie Does Dallas (1978)
Numerous references to the "Debby does doughnuts" brand can be found throughout the game.
Mad Max (1979)
The skull in the desert with a bommerang from Mad Max can be seen.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Wagner's "Flight of the Valkyrie" plays during the helicopter battle.
Alien (1979)
Octababies also explode from the chests of impregnated victims that are "slimed" to the wall much like the facehuger
The Shining (1980)
There is a bathroom with 'Redrum' written on one of the walls.
Flash Gordon (1980)
There is an achivement titled "Saviour of the Universe" part of "Flash's Theme" lyrics
Escape from New York (1981)
Duke: "Something in Audio Menu?"
Donkey Kong (1981) (Video Game)
When a pigcop throws barrels at you while Duke's climbing a stair. Duke will say "Ooh, I was expecting a monkey!"
Octopussy (1983)
Duke: "Im not done with you yet, Octapussy"
Trading Places (1983)
"I'm gonna rip your eye out and piss on your brain, you alien dirtbag!"
Ghostbusters (1984)
An EDF trooper: "We came, we saw, we kicked ass"
Back to the Future (1985)
The cannon you use to fight the Mothership has a sign outside its chamber that says "Phased Photon Cannon 1.21 Gigawatts".
Commando (1985)
Duke: "I promised I'd kill you last, I lied! "
Highlander (1986)
Duke Nukem perform an execution move, he would sometimes utter "There can be only one".
Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
Duke: "All in the reflexis"
Aliens (1986)
An EDF trooper asks "What am I supposed to use, harsh language?"
Predator (1987)
Duke: "If it bleeds, I can kill it!" and "You are one ugly motherfucker!"
RoboCop (1987)
Duke: "I'd buy that for a dollar!"
The Princess Bride (1987)
Duke: "Those are some rodents of unusually large size"
Die Hard (1988)
Duke: " Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker!"
They Live (1988)
On-screen captions during the opening credits, "It's Time To Kick Ass And Chew Bubble Cum..." "And I'm All Outta Gum."
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
An EDF trooper: "Sit down and shut up"
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
The Number $842.63 is displayed on all cash registers. This is the number that displays when Maggie is scanned during the intro.
Total Recall (1990)
Duke: "Is this the real me? Yes, it is"
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The line "Hasta la vista, baby" is spoken.
Reservoir Dogs (1992)
Duke: "Are you gonna Bark all Day little doggy? Or are you gonna bite?"
Universal Soldier (1992)
Duke repeals down a dam and one of the soldiers mention GR44 a character from universal soldier
Unforgiven (1992)
Duke says "It's a hell of a thing killing a pig." It is a play on a line said by Clint Eastwood (playing William Munny) in Unforgiven. The original line is "It's a hell of a thing killing a man"
Mortal Kombat (1992) (Video Game)
Duke: "Duke Wins! Fatality"
Army of Darkness (1992)
Duke: "Good, bad... I'm the guy with the gun", "Groovy" and "Hail to the king, baby!"
A Few Good Men (1992)
Duke: "You cant handle the Duke"
Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993)
Duke: "I'm gonna kill you until you die from it!"
Last Action Hero (1993)
Duke: "Time to re-decorate, In brain matter grey"
Ultimate Doom (1993) (Video Game)
Duke activates the huge turret in his "Duke Cave", the display on the seat says "DNFG-3000".
Tombstone (1993)
Duke says "I'm your huckleberry" you enter one of the buildings in Morningwood.
System Shock (1994) (Video Game)
Dukes computer speaks in almost exactly the same way that Shodan speaks in the game, with the same intonation and slowing and speeding up of speech.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Duke: "I don't dig on swine"
Forrest Gump (1994)
Duke: "Life is like a box of chocolates, and I've got a sweet tooth"
Batman Forever (1995)
Refernce in the title.
Judge Dredd (1995)
There is an achievement titled "Judge, Jury, Executioner"
Toy Story (1995)
In Duke Burger, overturned cups with mini pigcops will move around the floor.
From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
A sign in titty city says "Open from Dusk till Dawn".
Duke Nukem 3D (1996) (Video Game)
The arcade machines and pinball machines in the Duke Burger have part of the Duke Nukem 3D cover art on them.
Escape from L.A. (1996)
After Duke sign the kid's copy of "Why I'm so Great", the dad says "I thought he'd be taller" which was a line from the film.
Batman & Robin (1997)
There is an achievement titled "Freeze Well!" which was one of Mr. Freeze puns in film.
Air Force One (1997)
After Duke kills the Battlelord on the dam, Duke will say "Get off my dam" is reference to "Get off my plane"
Spawn (1997)
Duke: "See you in Hell".
Duke Nukem: Total Meltdown (1997) (Video Game)
In one of the corridors in an upper floor of the building is this poster. It's promotional artwork from the "Duke Nukem: Zero Hour ".
Titanic (1997)
Duke: "I'm king of the world baby!"
Starship Troopers (1997)
Duke: "I'm from Las Vegas, and I say: Kill 'em all!"
Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (1997) (Video Game)
In Duke Lives, the monitors copy the iconic Fallout design.
Shadow Warrior (1997) (Video Game)
"Lo Wang was here" written in a garage in the Mighty Foot level.
Blood (1997) (Video Game)
Duke will say "Time to color the town red" which is a refernce to the final level in Blood.
Godzilla (1998)
Duke will say "Size only matters when you are full grown" after growing back to full size. Making a mock to the 1998 remake tag line
Small Soldiers (1998)
Duke: "You've got a lotta guts, let's see what they look like" and "I'm not a Toy, I'm an action figure"
There's Something About Mary (1998)
Duke: "There really IS something about Mary, isn't there?"
South Park: Gnomes (1998) (TV Episode)
EDF#1: "All right, step one! Alpha Team straight up the middle! Blake! Flank left! Phillips and I head around. That's step two. Step three is... uh... uh... ", EDF#2 "Uh, profit?"
Family Guy (1999) (TV Series)
Duke: "Dear diary: jackpot!"
The Matrix (1999)
When using Steroids (Duke-RX), Duke says "I'm taking the yellow pill!"
South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999)
Duke: "What's the matter? You got sand in your vagina?"
American Psycho (2000)
If you use an ATM for the second time then it will say "feed me a stray cat".
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000) (TV Series)
An answering machine will quote "Tonight. You."
Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes (2000) (Video Game)
Behind the desk in the lobby on the floor. The promotional artwork for "Duke Nukem: Land of the Babes" can be seen.
Training Day (2001)
After stomping on a shrunken pigcop, Duke said "King Kong ain't got shit on me!".
Halo (2001) (Video Game)
Master Chiefs armor is seen, to which Duke replies, "Power Armor is for pusies!"
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
The Cycloid Emperor eye in the Duke Nukem museum resemble to the Sauron.
Firefly (2002) (TV Series)
The stranded woman in Duke Burger says "I hope they make another season of Lightning Bug. That captain is such a dreamboat".
Old School (2003)
Duke: "We're going streaking"
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
The church in Ghost Town has a dying enforcer on the floor.
Deadwood (2004) (TV Series)
In Ghost Town the sign for the town says "Morningwood"
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Duke: "Go yourself San Diego!"
Lost (2004) (TV Series)
The the numbers displayed at the roulette table which have been rolled before are 4,8,15,16,23,42
Team America: World Police (2004)
Duke sings "America Fuck Yeah" after talking to the General.
Half-Life 2 (2004) (Video Game)
In Highway Battle: Part 2, Duke says "A crowbar would come in handy right about now" when faced with planks blocking his way.
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
A character in the Vegas in Ruins level is named Jenkins and much like his counterpart on the popular WoW video, charges in ahead and dies. Duke remarks "Dammit Leeroy"
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
The number 42 appears in several places in the game.
King Kong (2005)
Battlelord uses the same roar as King Kong from the 2005 remake.
Prey (2006) (Video Game)
Tommy's wrench can be found inside of the drywall near the start of the level in the Duke Burger
Saints Row (2006) (Video Game)
Duke says "Better then Freckle Bitches!" which is the fast food chain in Saint's Row.
Gears of War (2006) (Video Game)
Duke: "Duke One, Gears Nothing"
300 (2006)
Duke: "Tonight, you dine in Hell"
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
When Duke ram the Monster Truck into the Alien ship resemble the scene where John McClaine destroyed a helicopter with a police car.
Transformers (2007)
Duke: "You picked the wrong planet!"
BioShock (2007) (Video Game)
A note is seen and will say "Dear Jasmine, I'm you Not Me, get lost!! Love, Big Daddy
Portal (2007) (Video Game)
The lap dancer at the beginning of the level promises a lap dance and cake for completing a task.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (2007) (Video Game)
The ending sequence involving a nuke detonation in a spinning helicopter is an reference to the iconic scene from the game. Also the following cinematic is a lampoon of the games mission briefing/loading screens.
Rambo (2008)
Duke: "Killing you is as easy as breathing!"
Dead Space (2008) (Video Game)
"Thats one dead space marine"
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
You can find the head of the main character from Borderlands on the cover in the submarine level. Duke will say "At least he got an ending!"
Inception (2010)
In Duke's Strip Club while he's dreaming, in the Employees Only room near the start, there's an endlessly spinning top on the table next to the surveillance monitor.

Referenced in 

No More Heroes (2007) (Video Game)
"What if the game gets delayed? You don't want this to become No More Heroes Forever, do you?" -Jeanne

Featured in 

Sage Reviews: Duke Nukem Forever (2011) (TV Episode)
game is reviewed

Spoofed in 

Sam and Max: Moai Better Blues (2008) (Video Game)
On the ground of the bermuda triangle Sam & Max find beta versions of the Duke Nukem Forever game.
Sam & Max Season Two (2008) (Video Game)
Sam & Max find 'Duke Nukem Forever' on the ground of the Bermuda Triangle.

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