The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) Poster


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King Kong (1933)
Dave's drawing on bus window alludes to Kong on top of the Empire State Building
Fantasia (1940)
Mickey's sorcerer's hat from Fantasia appears.
The Sword in the Stone (1963)
Dave cursed the brooms, brushes and other cleaning stuffs to clean the laboratory, like Merlin did in the Sword in the Stone, also by Disney.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
After Horvath uses his magic on the operator, Drake says "These aren't the droids you're looking for."
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Part of Dave's training, like Luke's on Dagobah, is to use his powers to lift his master into the air.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Dave looks around and rubs his cheeks before taking the nesting doll from the mantle in front of the fireplace. Alfred Molina (Horvath) plays Satipo in Raiders.
Aladdin (1992)
When Dave is looking around the Arcana Cabana when he is ten, he sees a black lamp that looks like Jafar's Lamp from Disney's Aladdin. He even tries to rub it before he knocks everything over.
Braveheart (1995)
Line "who are you, Braveheart?"
Toy Story (1995)
Buzz Lightyear action figure in Dave's room.
National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
Nicolas Cage's character in this film makes the same type of joke when Dave first puts on the ring as when he reaches into the eagle crevasse in National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Referenced in 

Animation Lookback: Walt Disney Animation Studios Part 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as an upcoming remake of the Fantasia segment of the same name.
H2O: Just Add Water: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Saturday Night Live: Charles Barkley/Alicia Keys (2010) (TV Episode)
Plugged on Weekend Update
Saturday Night Live: Zach Galifianakis/Jessie J (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the cold opening
Switch (2011)
poster seen in Parisian subway
The Butterfly Room (2012)
There's The Sorcerer's Apprentice poster in the background in one of the scenes.
Mad: Potions 11/Moves Like Jabba (2012) (TV Episode)
Balthazar teams up with Harry, Ron, & Hermione's heist.
Jeopardy!: 2013 Tournament of Champions Quarterfinal Game 5 (2013) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Wiz" category
Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013) (Short)
Cover was shown.
The Art of the Steal (2013)
When Nicky Calhoun asks, "So you're a wizard now?" this is a reference to Jay Baruchel's earlier role as a sorcerer's apprentice.


Baraka (1992)
When the brief story of Balthazar's search for the Prime Merlinian is described, you see a shot of Balthazar walking in an African setting. (Approx 3:40min into the film). That shot is taken from the movie "Baraka" (1992) and Balthazar is edited into that shot. In short: The scene at 3:40min in the Sorcerers Apprentice is the copied/edited shot from "Baraka" at 30:27min.

Featured in 

Jimmy Kimmel Live!: Episode #8.154 (2010) (TV Episode)
Nicolas Cage introduces a special presentation of the trailer
Late Show with David Letterman: Nicolas Cage/Steel Train (2010) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Nicolas Cage - Balthazar Blake engages in battle with Maxim Horvath in a bathroom.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.84 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film starring Jay Baruchel is shown
Richard Roeper & the Movies: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 2 August 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest Jay Baruchel.
The Blockbuster Buster: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed

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