Happy Feet (2006)
The opening sequence is an "inverse" version of the one in Contact, zooming in from the universe to earth. The soundtrack follows this as well
When Mumble is alone on the ice floe, being teased by the leopard seal, he begins to turn around when the seal jumps out of the water. This references a similar scene in "Jaws".
Mentioned in dialogue
Mumble appears as a Green Lantern.
mentioned in dialogue
mentioned by Colin
They mention the film
Elijah Wood's role as Mumble mentioned
Poster shown when Hewy discusses animated animal movies
Flynn: "There's a reason they call that movie "Happy Feet," and not "Scary Feet."
Mentioned in dialogue
The Filmbuff calls "Pebble and the Penguin" a "Happy Feet of a picture"
Listed as an environmentally themed movie
Ignatiy mentions that "Happy Feet Two" is the sequel to the film
the film Ramonito and Bambi are watching
Mumble was selected as part of Rio's Green Lantern Core.
Agnes references this film
Poster of the movie was shown.
Robin Williams mentions that he did voice work for the film in Australia
He mentions the film towards the beginning
One of the movies mentioned when discussing Elijah Wood's filmography.
A poster for this movie is shown when a story on the locations for Australia visits a cinema in Bowen.
Mentioned by Adam Brand as the inspiration for his Quickstep routine.
Shawn refers to Lassiter as the "old penguin from 'Happy Feet.'"
mentioned by Kevin
A poster for this movie is shown in the Bowen Twin Cinemas when the town is the subject of a story.
Danny Green and Natalie Lowe dance their Salsa to a song from Happy Feet.
Mentioned by the commentator during a replay of the Couch Potatoes facing a wall while wearing flippers.
Jim says he truly hated that film, but that he might have found it watchable if Christian Bale had been in it
Gunner calls Yin "Happy Feet"
On the train, when the foreign man goes to the restroom and sees Hank's and Peggy's footprints on the mirror, he says "Ooooh. Happy Feet."
Poster is shown at the beginning
A penguin was tap-dancing in the crowd.
Daniel Kowalski and Kate Ceberano perform the song "I Wish" from the movie Happy Feet.
After Daryl says that Sonia Kruger could have strolled the red carpet with the Oscars gang, this movie is mentioned in their subsequent dialogue.
Returning from the video store, Sarah says she didn't like "Happy Feet" and Mike responds that everyone likes "Happy Feet"
Mentioned in the presentation as the actors performed Boogie Wonderland.
special about the film
mentioned by 'Al Gore'
Arden Myrin goes to the movie's premier
Talked about in Elijah Wood interview.
'reviewed' by Aunt Linda (Kristen Wiig)
"Be gone, demon-fish!" becomes "Be gone, demon-spirit"
After the camera crew asks Cody if he has any special talents, he replies "You mean like singing and dancing?", a reference to all the singing and dancing penguins in "Happy Feet". Later on when Glen is giving an interview to the film crew a rockhopper penguin passes the camera chasing an egg, this is a reference to Memphis dropping Mumble's egg.
Briefly reviewed, clips shown
Clips are shown
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Clips shown for the review.
Clip shown in Elijah Wood interview.
A sinking excavator/crane is very reminiscent of the sinking alien queen, immediately followed by references to aliens
Hubie is Similar to Mumble, and Marina is similar to Gloria. Both movies have the main characters fall in love. Both movies are musicals, both movies have the main character get chased by a leopard seal, and killer whales. Penguins in both use pebbles to get a mate.
Lovelace yells at Mumble from the top of a cliff like Wind In His Hair yelled at Dunbar.
first penguin at zoo,tells Mumble it's heaven and calls him Dave in a "HAL 9000" voice
The tap-dancing penguin. Also, Leonidas says "You've got happy Feet".
A dancing penguin gets shot in "Grand Theft Walrus".