Wanted (2008) Poster



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Wanted: Weapons of Fate (2009) (Video Game)
The game is a spin-off from the film


The French Connection (1971)
chase scene under the bridge is visually modeled on famous chase scene from "The French Connection"
Top Gun (1986)
Wesley asks Fox if her name is a nickname like Maverick's.
The Matrix (1999)
Several references throughout the movie

Referenced in 

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.57 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
Shrink (2009)
Billboard poster visible.
Cyprien (2009)
Poster visible at the bus stop after first meeting between Cyprien and Gina.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.113 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in an $8,000 question
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.15 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the video game in his review of Wanted: Weapons of Fate (2009) (VG)
Greek: The Day After (2009) (TV Episode)
Ashleigh suggests that Rebecca go to the party dressed as Fox.
The Big Box: The Ritz (2009) (TV Episode)
DVD is shown.
MythBusters: Myth Evolution 2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Tests three approaches to a shoting scene not explored in previous episodes: the Corner Shot (shooting a bullet at a right angle) with a special device, firing with only the gun exposed to the target while the gunman is still hidden, and jumping out of the corner and shooting at the target.
Deep in the Valley: DVD Naked Commentary (2010) (Video)
Mentioned as part of Chris Pratt's filmography.
Psych: A Very Juliet Episode (2010) (TV Episode)
Shawn says can you bend those bullets referring to the bullet bending in the movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.32 (2010) (TV Episode)
Chloe Moretz says she was inspired to be an action hero from seeing Angelina Jolie on the film's poster
The Office: The Chump (2010) (TV Episode)
Creed says that his "favorite James McAvoy film" is "Wanted."
Jeopardy!: 2010 Tournament of Champions Semifinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "McActors"
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Knight and Day/I Am Love/The Killer Inside Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett says James McAvoy starred in this movie
Tosh.0: Metal Club (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Acción mutante (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD mentioned
O Teri (2014)
Menu in dhaba are given name of movies
Home Bound (2014) (Short)
DVD shown
Film '72: Episode #44.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Helen O'Hara when reviewing Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)


Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
both Chris Pratt and Escape (The Piña Colada Song) were in WANTED (2008)

Featured in 

Max on Set: Wanted (2008) (TV Short)
This is a making-of show about the movie Wanted.
Troldspejlet: Episode #40.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
National Movie Awards (2008) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Groundbreaking Visual Effects: From Imagination to Execution (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
Through the Eyes of Director Timur Bekmambetov (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
Wanted: Motion Comics (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
The Making of Wanted: The Game (2008) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
The Orange British Academy Film Awards (2009) (TV Special)
Clips from the film shown during the ceremony.
MythBusters: Curving Bullets (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Loose Women: Episode #14.45 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Salt/Ramona and Beezus/Summer Doc Round-Up (2010) (TV Episode)
Angelina Jolie's #4 Hottest Part
MythBusters: Road Rage (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown of car flipping over another car and then tested to determine if it could actually happen

Spoofed in 

Disaster Movie (2008)
Woman dressed like Angelina Jolie and told to "Curve the bullet"

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