The Wild (2006) Poster



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Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
Nigel mentions "Captain Bligh" and "mutiny"
White Heat (1949)
at the end of the movie there is a line, "Top of the food chain, Ma," referencing Jimmy Cagney's line at the end of White Heat (1949), "Top of the world, Ma!"
Strange Brew (1983)
Canadian birds say "And Bob's your uncle!"
The Terminator (1984)
(said in Ahnuld voice) "The Ryanator"
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
phrase "major malfunction" said
The Lion King (1994)
when the animals are in New York City they pass a billboard of the Broadway Musical
Lost (2004) (TV Series)
whispering sounds when Samson is alone in the jungle

Referenced in 

Enchanted (2007)
Giselle and Samson both have a faithful sqiurrel/chipmunk friend who goes looking for them after the characters from both movies get separated.
Caos calmo (2008)
When Pietro (Nanni Moretti) passes the newsstand, a poster advertising the DVD of this film is visible.
Stern TV: Episode dated 2 July 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Promotional-suitcase was auctioned
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Rise of the Eyebrow (2010) (TV Episode)
Shown alongside "Madagascar" to show the dueling movie
AniMat's Reviews: ParaNorman (2012) (TV Episode)
The animated film that was in competition with Madagascar.
Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013) (Short)
Cover was shown.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: A Bug's Life (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat mentions this as a non-canon animated Disney film he reviewed.
RebelTaxi: Top 10 Animated Rip Offs or Coincidences (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown alongside Madagascar.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #37.9 (2007) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Dualing (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: The Wild (2013) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Will Vinton (2014) (TV Episode)
Will Vinton was the executive producer of this computer-animated film. Clips shown.


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
when Larry the snake is scared by Nigel's disappearance, Larry says "I do believe in spooks" which is said by the cowardly lion in The Wizard of Oz (1939)
White Heat (1949)
The quote in The Wild " Top of the Foodchain" is a parody of the "Top of the World" quote from White Heat.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The trash compactor scene
Apocalypse Now (1979)
when Nigel says "The Horror" he says it like Kurtz did in Apocalypse Now (1979)
A Chorus Line (1985)
the line by Kazar, "Step, kick, pivot, kick, walk, walk, walk" is a parody of the line from the 1985 film that goes "back step, pivot step, walk, walk, walk!", from the song "I Hope I Get It"
The Lion King (1994)
parodies many of the events that happened in The Lion King The wildebeest stampede and Samson hanging off the edge of cliff are two examples.
Finding Nemo (2003)
Parodies the events that happen in Finding Nemo a father looking for his son
Madagascar (2005)
parodies the trek from a New York zoo into the wild

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