G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) Poster


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Version of 

G.I. Joe (1985) (TV Series)
G.I. Joe: Spy Troops the Movie (2003) (TV Movie)
G.I. Joe: Sigma 6 (2005) (TV Series)

Edited from 

Black Hawk Down (2001)
footage used (verified in end credits)

Edited into 


G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) (Video Game)


Frankenstein (1931)
They're alive
Gone with the Wind (1939)
character Shana "Scarlett" O'Hara
Black Sunday (1960)
The iron mask scene is referenced.
Goldfinger (1964)
Stephen Sommers said in the audio commentary that he made the Cobra base underwater to refence one of his favorite movies
The Big Boss (1971)
Martial Arts battle in the kitchen
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Face melt
Firefox (1982)
the Night Raven jet looks like the MiG-31 FIREFOX and also uses foreign-language commands instead of physical buttons to use the weapons
TRON (1982)
When the pulse cannon is fired at the undersea base, it makes the "de-rezz" sound when it hits the SHARCs
Aliens (1986)
Before Heavy Duty blows up a Cobra goon's head of he says "eat this!" which is also what Hicks said to Xenomorph when he did the same action
Evil Dead II (1987)
Scarlett whistles to a Cobra goon, like Ash does to Marietta
The Killer (1989)
Heavy Duty shots using two machine guns at the same time
Tremors (1990)
Cobra's Drill vehicles drive under the sand in a way similar to the Graboids in Tremors
Marked for Death (1990)
Cobra goon falls down an elevator shaft to his death
Terminator 2 (1991)
Cobra goon walks from the fire exactly like the T-1000
Apollo 13 (1995)
Ripcord says "Houston We've got a problem", when he doesn't find any buttons to fire in the Night Raven
Lethal Weapon 4 (1998)
Ripcord rams a Cobra goon with a forklift much like in Lethal Weapon 4 were Riggs tried to ram Wah Sing Ku
The Matrix (1999)
Slow motion dodging redone with RPGs instead of bullets
The Mummy (1999)
The Joes fly past the Great Pyramid of Giza (a nod to Sommer's film The Mummy) & Arnold Vosloo plays a villian again
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Ray Park uses a double bladed taser much like another one of his characters Darth Maul welds a double bladed lightsaber from The Phantom Menace
James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (2003) (Video Game)
Metal eating robots
Van Helsing (2004)
DeCobray says They're alive (a nod to it's alive) & Cobra constiers himself a monster (much like Frankenstein), both are nods to another Sommers film Van Helsen

Referenced in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Surrogates/Pandorum/Fame (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as a movie starring Dennis Quaid
Saturday Night Live: Ashton Kutcher/Them Crooked Vultures (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed as a Best Picture nominee in the "Access Hollywood" segment
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $5,000 question
Bum Reviews: GI Joe: The Rise of the Cobra (2010) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.69 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay shows a clipping of a video rental chart calling the film "G.I. Hoe: The Rise of Cobra"
Nostalgia Critic: Old vs. New: The Karate Kid (2011) (TV Episode)
referenced as being inferior to cartoon
Mad: TwiGH School Musical/Avenger Time (2011) (TV Episode)
The Deer was annoyed that none of the guessers knew that his charade was this movie.
This Is the End (2013)
Mentioned in dialogue
Jessie: G.I. Jessie (2013) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Face Off: Sexy Beasts (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Christopher H. Andersen looks at G.I. Joe toys in the segment 'Legetøjszonen'
How It Should Have Ended: How Guardians of the Galaxy Should Have Ended (2014) (TV Episode)
Peter Quill discovers they made G.I. Joe movies
Jem Reacts to the New Jem and the Holograms Trailer (2015) (Short)
Mentioned in dialogue.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Bad Movies That Were Successful (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Best of the Worst: The Photon Effect, How I Saved the President, and Double Down (2015) (TV Episode)
movie poster appears when Max Landis talks about orange and teal being the dominant look for many films today
The 88th Annual Academy Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Mentioned when Byung-hun Lee was on stage

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #42.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Accelerator: Inside the Suit (2009) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
An American Icon: The G.I. Joe Phenomenon (2009) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Rotten Tomatoes Show Year Endies (2009) (TV Episode)
Best Abuse of Physics
Hollywood's Top Ten: Dennis Quaid Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable Mention, clips shown.

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