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The Happening (2008) Poster

(2008)

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References 

Psycho (1960)
"I feel like I'm going to take a shower and see your silhouette on the shower curtain!"
The Exorcist (1973)
"The old lady's acting all 'Exorcist'-y."
Fatal Attraction (1987)
"You have got to stop calling me. You're acting like the 'Fatal Attraction' guy here."
Ghostbusters II (1989)
The tree toxin/virus bore similarities to the slime from Ghostbusters 2 feeding on bad vibes and emotions of the people.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
The case of the game is sitting in front of the T.V. in two seperate scenes
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005) (TV Series)
At the end, Jess is shown putting on a "Avatar The Last Airbender" backpack
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
"Is this some kind of 'An Inconvenient Truth' thing?"
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories (2006) (Video Game)
The case of the game is sitting in front of the T.V. in two seperate scenes.

Referenced in 

Reflections of Lady in the Water (2006) (Video)
M. Night Shyamalan talks about his upcoming untitled movie.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.16 (2008) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $4,000 question
Saturday Night Live: Anne Hathaway/The Killers (2008) (TV Episode)
Mention by Mark Wahlberg
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.57 (2008) (TV Episode)
Included in a $4,000 question
Saturday Night Live: James Franco/Muse (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark Wahlberg
Jeopardy!: Episode #27.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "The Trees Were Angry That Day, My Friends" category
The Cinema Snob: Beware! Children at Play (2011) (TV Episode)
"Don't mind that bush, it's just there to distract Mark Wahlberg and Zooey DeSchenel."
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Nostalgia Critic: The Tommyknockers (2011) (TV Episode)
"Is that sorta like The Happening, only funnier?"
The Cinema Snob: Sleepaway Camp (2012) (TV Episode)
"I am NOT gonna reference The Happening."
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Bad Movie Beatdown: Ghosts of Mars (2012) (TV Episode)
"Did she pull a Markie Mark from The Happening and outrun the wind?"
The Cinema Snob: Son of Sleepaway Camp (2012) (TV Episode)
"Like if the wind from The Happing were portrayed by Ringo Starr."
The Cinema Snob: Dogs (2013) (TV Episode)
"I'm surprised he's not asking the class where the bees went."
Dean Norris Spoils Everything Else (2013) (Short)
Spoiler revealed.
Nostalgia Critic: The Shining Mini-Series (2013) (TV Episode)
"Not since The Happening have I been so not afraid of plant life."
The Sugarcube Critic: Elements of Harmony (2014) (TV Episode)
"Unless the trees start releasing toxins and everyone starts killing themselves."

Features 

The Great Dictator (1940)
The line "cheese and crackers" is an expletive used in Chaplin's film.
Channel 4 News (1982) (TV Series)
appears on TV
Halo 3 (2007) (Video Game)
game is played

Featured in 

Vanishing of the Bees (2009)
features clips from the film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse/The Last Airbender/Grown Ups (2010) (TV Episode)
"How to Spot a Shyamalan" sequence
Atop the Fourth Wall: New Kids on the Block #4 (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown when Linkara mentions that Mark Wahlberg was a member of New Kids.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Top 15 Screw-Ups of AT4W (2010) (TV Episode)
clip shown when Linkara backs up his statement of Marky Mark having been with the New Kids on the Block.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Happening (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Nostalgia Critic: Signs (2012) (TV Episode)
another film by M. Night
Nostalgia Critic: The Last Airbender (2013) (TV Episode)
Shyamalan shows how badly he made Mark Wahlberg act in this movie
Nostalgia Critic: Top 11 GOOD Things from the Star Wars Prequels (2014) (TV Episode)
recalls Mark Wahlberg's badly directed performance

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