The Island (2005)
Many plot similarities; court case settled in favour of earlier film
At least one shot of a car flipping over on the freeway is footage from The Island, another Michael Bay film.
The Aces & Spades bartender calls Lincoln "Captain Kirk."
Loosely based on
When Jordan and Jones are at work in "The Island", and when McMurphy and nurse Ratched disagree over the music on the ward in "Cuckoo's Nest", the music playing is "Charmaine", by Lew Pollack and Erno Rapee and performed by the Mantovani orchestra.
Engine sound of jet bike is the same as the Speeder bike in the Endor chase scene
Just before the first car chase scene, you see a Lexus Concept Car drive past, used previously in Minority Report (2002)
Making of featurette
Referenced during the monologue
Poster in a video rental shop
There is a poster of this film in the street.
Mentioned by Jeremy
Jeff's agent, Keith, offers him the opportunity for a role in a "Michael Bay movie about cloning."
Admiral Brigham, played by Chris Ellis, says to Maggie," And you would be....who?" He says the same line to Ewan McGregor's character in The Island during the bar scene. The Island was also directed by Michael Bay.
Discuss writing the script
Music is used.
DVD is shown.
DVD box seen at video rental store
talking about apocalypse movies
Named as a motivation for Bay's outbreak of violence
The clones who share some memories with the original person and don't realise that they are actually clones
In The Island (2005), the Community Announcer (Noa Tishby) says, "...your time has come...", and in True Blood: Life Matters (2013), the Three Sirens (Chanon Finley, Jodie Turner-Smith and Chloe Holmes) say, "Come, your time..." Both are said the same *way*, and both have the same *meaning*, that the person they're speaking to is about to die.
movie poster appear when Mike mentions the scripts by the Kurtzman-Orci duo as junk.
Actor John Cella slightly resembles actor Gary Nickens who appears as a mercenary in The Island. Cella's character in Plasma is named Agent Nickens.
Mentioned in Homer's list of dystopian movies.
Ewan McGregor talks about the movie, playing a double role and acting opposite himself
Mentioned by Mark.
They show Looney Tunes on monitors consistently in the dining hall.
When Jordan calls Sarah, her son answers the phone and you can see that Shrek is playing on the TV set behind him
Clips listed down as over used camera movements in Micheal Bay movies
Clip of MSN being used as a product placement.
brief clips of clone growing