Megamind (2010) Poster



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Megamind (2010) (Video Game)


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
When Megamind returns home, he says "there's no place like evil lair".
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
statuette in Megamind's treasure room
Cyrano de Bergerac (1950)
Megamind hides behind the guise of Bernard just as Christian parroted the words of Cyrano. In both cases the object of affection is named Roxanne.
Robot Monster (1953)
Minion's robot gorilla body is based on Ro-Man.
The Music Man (1962)
One superhero is called Music-Man.
Flash Gordon (1980)
Megamind is impaled on the Metrotower spike, this references the end of Ming the Merciless who is impaled on a rocket nose cone.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
The Ark of the Covenant is seen in Megamind's treasure room
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
"I know there's still good in you."
The Karate Kid (1984)
Picture of Mr. Miyagi when Megamind discusses training Titan
A Cry in the Dark (1988)
the "dingo watches a baby" comment
Say Anything... (1989)
Minion holds the boom box over his head
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) (TV Series)
After bursting through the wall at the opening of his museum, Metro Man does the "Carlton Dance."
Oz (1997) (TV Series)
J.K. Simmons' role as the Prison Warden alludes to his role as a prisoner in Oz.
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Megamind sarcastically says, "I'm shaking in my custom baby seal leather boots," much like a similar quote from Dr. Evil in the film.
Fight Club (1999)
Metro Man appears onscreen for a split-second behind Megamind's shoulder when Megamind is trying to kill Metro Man. This is a reference to another character portrayed by Brad Pitt in Fight Club.
X-Men (2000)
Megamind starts his first years on Earth in the Metro City Prison for the Gifted, a parody of Professor Xavier's School for the Gifted.
Spider-Man (2002)
J.K. Simmons' role as the Prison Warden pays tribute to his Jonah Jameson.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
Minion tells Megamind the new suit is called the "Black Mamba." Which is the code name of the Bride in Kill Bill.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Water-skiing squirrel shown on the news.
Date Night (2010)
Tina Fey says in both films that guns held sideways are "gangsta".

Referenced in 

Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as an upcoming DreamWorks animated film.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Despicable Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Hewy says it will come out later
Maltin on Movies: Video Guide 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie referenced in this episode.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Special)
The poster is seen
Nostalgia Critic: The NeverEnding Story III (2011) (TV Episode)
The Critic says the Childlike Empress's assistant looks like Megamind
Edición Especial Coleccionista: B.A.D. Cats (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD releases of March
The Nostalgia Teen: Top 11 Animated Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster seen
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)
Will Ferrell seen dress up as Megamind.
Conan: The Murdering Murderer of Murdertown (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Jonah Hill.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Calles de fuego (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on the list of DVD/Blu-ray releases of November/December
Filmselskabet: Episode #1.4 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned among some of the earlier voice-work of 'Lærke Winther'.
AniMat's Reviews: ParaNorman (2012) (TV Episode)
The animated film that was in competition with Despicable Me.
CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Green Lantern in 6 Minutes or Less (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator
The Lego Movie (2014)
Jonah Hill provides the voice for Green Lantern in The Lego Movie. In Megamind, his character is named Hal Stewart, a reference to two Green Lantern characters (Hal Jordan and John Stewart).
AniMat's Reviews: The Book of Life (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a DreamWorks animated film produced by Guillermo del Toro.
Honest Trailers: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Honest Game Trailers: Mortal Kombat X (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Ted 2 (2015)
Jonah Hill chosen as the actor for Superman is a jab towards Jonah Hill as Tighten from Megamind.
Geeks Who Drink: Grey Damon v. Josh Brener (2015) (TV Episode)
contestants must match a picture of Tina Fey with a picture of her character in the film
500 Questions: Episode #2.1 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Funny People" category

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Repo Men/The Bounty Hunter/The Runaways (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett Erlich reviews the trailer in the Anticipatron.
Maltin on Movies: Due Date (2010) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
AniMat's Reviews: Megamind (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Megamind (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
At the Movies: Summer Special 2010/11 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a discussion on animated movies.
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Rise of the Eyebrow (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown of the movies trailer
The Nostalgia Chick: Dreamworks Vs. Disney: Dualing (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.


From Russia with Love (1963)
Megamind pets his "dog" when turning his chair around
The Godfather (1972)
Megamind's persona Space Daddy is also Marlon Brando as the Godfather.
Superman (1978)
Megamind takes on the persona of Marlon Brando's character when training Titan.
Donkey Kong (1981) (Video Game)
Minion trains super-powered Hal by throwing flaming barrels at him while he climbs up girders on the side of a building.

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