The Wild (2006)
Nigel mentions "Captain Bligh" and "mutiny"
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!"
Canadian birds say "And Bob's your uncle!"
(said in Ahnuld voice) "The Ryanator"
phrase "major malfunction" said
when the animals are in New York City they pass a billboard of the 1994 film
whispering sounds when Samson is alone in the jungle
Giselle and Sampson both have a faithful sqiurrel/chipmunk friend who goes looking for them after the characters from both movies get separated.
When Pietro (Nanni Moretti) approches to the newsstand the adv of the movie on DVD is visible.
Promotional-suitcase was auctioned
Shown alongside "Madagascar" to show the dueling movie
The animated film that was in competition with Madagascar.
Cover was shown.
DVD release reviewed + footage used
Reviewed, clips shown.
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)
The quote in The Wild " Top of the Foodchain" is a parody of the "Top of the World" quote from White Heat.
The trash compactor scene
when Nigel says "The Horror" he says it like Kurtz did in Apocalypse Now (1979)
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"
parodies many of the events that happened in The Lion King The wildebeest stampede and Sampson hanging off the edge of cliff are two examples.
parodies the trek from a New York zoo into the wild