Rise of the Guardians (2012) Poster


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The Night of the Hunter (1955)
Santa Claus' tattoos Nice and Naughty
Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971) (TV Movie)
The main character, Peter Cottontail, is mentioned in dialog.
Superman (1978)
When little Bunny runs under the car and turns back into his Guardian form, the music score changes to Superman.
Dot and the Bunny (1983)
Jack mistaking the Easter Bunny for a kangaroo references Dot's line 'Whoever heard of the Easter Kangaroo?' when reminding Funny-Bunny why he is better off being a rabbit.
Crocodile Dundee (1986)
When the Easter Bunny says "You call that a bag of choppers? Now that's a bag of choppers!", he is referencing the famous knife scene from the movie.
Jurassic Park (1993)
a bit of the score is heard when "dream dinosaurs" walk by
Despicable Me (2010)
The big stuffed unicorn can be spotted in the corner of Cupcake's room.

Referenced in 

Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as an upcoming DreamWorks animated film, the titled "The Guardians of Childhood".
Animation Lookback: Top 5 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as an upcoming 2012 animated film.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.166 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chris Pine mentions that he is in the forthcoming animated film
Midnight Movie Review: Rise of the Guardians (2012) (TV Episode)
The film of this episode's topic.
Edición Especial Coleccionista: Underground (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Mad: Wreck It Gandalph/The Big Bird Theory (2013) (TV Episode)
North is visited by various groups of "Guardians".
AniMat's Reviews: Epic (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat considers Epic to be the spiritual successor of this film.
Mad: Jacks the Giant Slayers/The Most Beautiful Voice (2013) (TV Episode)
Jack Frost was one of the Jacks that were left.
AniMat's Reviews: The Book of Life (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a DreamWorks animated film produced by Guillermo del Toro, the producer of The Book of Life.
Cinematic Excrement: Saving Christmas (2016) (TV Episode)
Smeghead mentions it.

Featured in 

The Big Review: Fall Trailer Park (2012) (TV Episode)
The film was referenced; the trailer was shown.
Maltin on Movies: Life of Pi (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
AniMat's Reviews: Rise of the Guardians (2012) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Top 5 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
Third best animated film of 2012.
70th Golden Globe Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
ROTG: Creating an Epic (2013) (Video)
documents making-of
Nostalgia Critic: Top 12 Santa Clauses (2013) (TV Episode)
Russian Santa takes #10
Animation Lookback: Top 10 Controversial Cartoons (2015) (TV Episode)
clips shown.


Garfield and Friends (1988) (TV Series)
The walking Easter eggs in this movie are a parody of the character Sheldon Egg from the U.S. Acres segments.

Spoofed in 

Robot Chicken: Catdog on a Stick (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit

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