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The Island (2005) Poster

(2005)

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Remake of 

The Clonus Horror (1979)
Many plot similarities; court case settled in favour of earlier film

Edited into 

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
At least one shot of a car flipping over on the freeway is footage from The Island, another Michael Bay film.

References 

Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
The Aces & Spades bartender calls Lincoln "Captain Kirk."
THX 1138 (1971)
Loosely based on
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
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.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Engine sound of jet bike is the same as the Speeder bike in the Endor chase scene
Armageddon (1998)
Steve Buscemi and Shawnee Smith play lovers in both Michael Bay films
Minority Report (2002)
Just before the first car chase scene, you see a Lexus Concept Car drive past, used previously in Minority Report (2002)

Referenced in 

The Future in Action (2005) (Video)
Making of featurette
Saturday Night Live: Scarlett Johansson/Death Cab for Cutie (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the monologue
Sto para 5: Episode #1.14 (2006) (TV Episode)
Poster in a video rental shop
Bienvenido a casa (2006)
There is a poster of this film in the street.
Top Gear: Episode #8.4 (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeremy
Pittsburgh (2006)
Jeff's agent, Keith, offers him the opportunity for a role in a "Michael Bay movie about cloning."
Transformers (2007)
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.
Our World (2007) (Video)
mentioned once
War of the Servers (2007)
Music is used.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Air Doll (2009)
DVD box seen at video rental store
En prácticas: Instituto RTVE (2010) (TV Episode)
talking about apocalypse movies
The Onion News Network: The Real Obama (2011) (TV Episode)
Named as a motivation for Bay's outbreak of violence
Oblivion (2013)
The clones who share some memories with the original person and don't realise that they are actually clones
True Blood: Life Matters (2013) (TV Episode)
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.
Half in the Bag: Transcendence and the Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
movie poster appear when Mike mentions the scripts by the Kurtzman-Orci duo as junk.
Eden (2014)
mentioned
Plasma (2014) (Short)
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.
The Simpsons: Let's Go Fly a Coot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Homer's list of dystopian movies.
The Graham Norton Show: Lewis Hamilton/Ewan McGregor/Jack Whitehall/Rita Ora (2015) (TV Episode)
Ewan McGregor talks about the movie, playing a double role and acting opposite himself
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.40 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.

Features 

The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (1985) (TV Series)
They show Looney Tunes on monitors consistently in the dining hall.
Shrek (2001)
When Jordan calls Sarah, her son answers the phone and you can see that Shrek is playing on the TV set behind him

Featured in 

HBO First Look: The Island (2005) (TV Episode)
clips
The Blockbuster Buster: Transformers (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips listed down as over used camera movements in Micheal Bay movies
The Greatest Movie Ever Sold (2011)
Clip of MSN being used as a product placement.
Nova ScienceNow: Can We Live Forever? (2011) (TV Episode)
brief clips of clone growing

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