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Aningaaq (2013) (Short)
Short film about the Inuit man on the radio in Gravity, depicts him communicating with the spaceships from the movie.


Duck Dodgers in the 24½th Century (1953) (Short)
A "Marvin The Martian" figurine floats by in the ruins of the shuttle cockpit.
Shree 420 (1955)
when astronaut Shariff is told that he can take rest of his day off after completion of his work, he chants a famous hindi song "Mera Juta Hai Japani" from 1955 indian film "Shree 420".
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
When Ryan is heading for the Chinese space station, her radar view almost mirrors the scene in 2001 where Dave is trying to reach Frank
Barbarella (1968)
After boarding the russian station, Ryan starts undressing in zero gravity in a way very similar to Barbarella's opening scene.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Kowalski's repeated statement of "Houston, I have a bad feeling about this mission" references Star Wars' "I have a bad feeling about this".
Alien (1979)
The final radio message from Ripley is paraphrased
2010 (1984)
Ryan is dazed and floats in a fetal position, after boarding the Russian station.With umbilical cables drifting past, she briefly resembles the Star Child in the film-as well as the reference to a Soviet, cosmonaut crew.
Apollo 13 (1995)
Ed Harris, the voice of mission control, previously played Flight Director Gene Kranz in Apollo 13 (1995). The two films also feature a similar theme.
Contact (1997)
During the opening credits, the Warner Bros. shield is white over a black background. This is similar to the opening credits of Contact (1997), which was shown in skyblue and in silence, before the film proceeded to being shot in space, with the first form of communication (or dialogue) through radio transmission.
Titan A.E. (2000)
The scene where a fire extinguisher is used to propel a character through space; this gimmick was also used in Disney/Pixar's "WALL-E."
Planetes (2003) (TV Series)
There's a wrist trainer floating inside the ISS when Stone gets aboard (after pressure chamber). The wrist trainer is an iconic object from the anime "Planetes", often used by his first character Hachimaki and come to symbolise the regular physical training that astronauts must endure to avoid muscular atrophy in space.
WALL·E (2008)
The scene where a fire extinguisher is used to propel a character through space.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.218 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that Sandra Bullock from the film will be on next week
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Sandra Bullock from the film will be on tomorrow
AniMat's Reviews: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat recommends seeing Gravity instead.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.149 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions the movie by name.
Midnight Screenings: Runner Runner/Gravity (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.150 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions watching the movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.13 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that scientists have been accusing the film of scientific inaccuracy
Bum Reviews: Gravity (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.153 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions having gone to see the movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.15 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says scientists have been nitpicking the film
Real Time with Bill Maher: Episode #11.32 (2013) (TV Episode)
During a discussion about JFK, they discuss the space race, and then referencing that to the film.
Tosh.0: How to Teach Kid (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.28 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that President Obama saw "Gravity" today -- not the film, but his poll numbers
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.189 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie being nominated as a Golden Globe Best Picture.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Pontiac Bandit (2014) (TV Episode)
Doug refers to the film.
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #7.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Lior Shlein says they are the transistor on Sandra Bullock's spaceship
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Sandra Bullock/Blake Shelton/Vintage Trouble (2014) (TV Episode)
a clip from the "making of" special feature on the DVD is shown
Tosh.0: IceJJFish (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned that Sandra Bullock will win the Best Actress Oscar
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.32 (2014) (TV Episode)
The Keshishians talk about the movie.
Last Man Standing: Stud Muffin (2014) (TV Episode)
Carol mentions being in a theater when someone yells at the screen during this film
The Neighbors: Oscar Party (2014) (TV Episode)
Reggie and Dick do an interpretive dance inspired by Gravity.
Saturday Night Live: Jim Parsons/Beck (2014) (TV Episode)
Reviewed by Jebediah Atkinson on Weekend Update
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 3 March 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned in discussion of the Academy Awards presented the previous evening
Tosh.0: Take No Orders (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Hollywood, Extra!!! (2014) (Short)
the news scroll talks about this film
Modern Family: Other People's Children (2014) (TV Episode)
Phil asks Andy if he wants to re-enact the film for his video-recorded greeting card.
American Dad!: I Ain't No Holodeck Boy (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Peter
The Big Bang Theory: The Anything Can Happen Recurrence (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dolly Parton/Taylor Kitsch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in the Mets Bucket Hat Guy sketch
Tosh.0: Space Shuttle Launch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Cinema Snob: Hercules (2014) (TV Episode)
"I kept saing Gravity would've been better if it were about a bear."
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Neighbours: Episode #1.6969 (2014) (TV Episode)
Alice and Bailey discuss this
Marry Me: Pilot (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Annie.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jay Leno/Lucy Liu/Kevin Delaney (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jay Leno during his stand-up
Paloma (2014) (Short)
The whole idea came up because of "Gravity", at some point it's a "Don't let go" in a kitchen.
The Newsroom: What Kind of Day Has It Been (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of several "overrated" movies.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Defense Rests (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jake.
Flat Earth Clues: Empty Theatre (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Film '72: Episode #44.6 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Claudia Winkleman when discussing the Best Picture nominations
Stone Quackers: Stone Quackers III (2015) (TV Episode)
Astronauts working outside of space station, which gets destroyed.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 February 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Adnan Virk
The Oscars (2015) (TV Special)
mentioned by announcer
Outside Xbox: 5 Times Games Got Space Really, Really Right (2015) (TV Episode)
Jane comments on George Clooney twirling off into the soul crushing abyss without slowing down due to the absence of friction.
Nostalgia Critic: Demolition Man (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions that at the premiere of this movie, Sandra Bullock was questioned about the 3 seashells from Demolition Man."
Falco: Sous les cendres (2015) (TV Episode)
character mentions the film
The Graham Norton Show: George Clooney/Britt Robertson/Hugh Laurie/Dwayne Johnson/Jessica Hynes/Snoop Dogg (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue when he talks about George Clooney
Flat Earth: The Biggest Lie of All (2015) (Video)
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Jonathan Ross mentions the title
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jason Sudeikis/David Oyelowo/Twenty One Pilots/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Jason Sudeikis mentions the movie while discussing his role as a astronaut in "The Last Man on Earth"
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.15 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Patricia.
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.16 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Scream Queens: Pumpkin Patch (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.22 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
London Calling: Katherine Ellis (2015) (TV Episode)
Katherine Ellis talks about recording the vocals for the soundtrack of "Gravity".
Nostalgia Critic: Christmas with the Kranks (2015) (TV Episode)
"Why don't you just have an alien pop up in Gravity and say 'she's a fetus. It's a metaphor for rebirth.'"
The NASA Moon and Mars Landing Hoaxes (2015) (Video)
Mentioned by narrator.
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
mentioned bu announcer when Emmanuel Lubezki won for Best Cinematography
The Cinema Snob: Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (2016) (TV Episode)
"...and the Russian version of Gravity doesn't have nearly as impressive 3D."
Crowded: Better Man (2016) (TV Episode)
Bob says he never got that "'ladies in space' thing", until he saw Sandra Bullock in "Gravity".
This Is Us: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
Reference to Sandra Bullock in space
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Justin Theroux/Tim Meadows/Naomi Ekperigin/Danny Carey (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the segment Ya Burnt
Nostalgia Critic: Balto (2017) (TV Episode)
"Gravity was nicer to its main character."
Modern Family: Five Minutes (2017) (TV Episode)
Mani says he liked Sandra Bullock in Gravity


Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964) (TV Series)
Both feature a character named Kowalski, very likely because the TV series were very famous in Mexico where Alfonso Cuarón grew up.

Featured in 

Filmselskabet: Episode #4.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Footage is showed before Sandra Bullock and David Heyman are interviewed
At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown after David Stratton mentions that it was the opening night movie at the festival, and in a discussion on movies screening in the first week of competition.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.5 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film starring Sandra Bullock is shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.11 (2013) (TV Episode)
a clip from the film is presented as a fake Fox News report about an astronaut stranded in space
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.12 (2013) (TV Episode)
real and altered clips from the show are shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Lauren Graham/Chris Matthews/Tom Odell (2013) (TV Episode)
an altered clip from the film is shown
De wereld draait door: Episode dated 10 October 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Half in the Bag: Gravity and Carrie (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Sci-Fi Films (2013) (TV Episode)
Collision Point: The Race to Clean Up Space (2013) (Video)
Clips are shown.
71st Golden Globe Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best original score-motion picture, best motion picture-drama.
Nostalgia Critic: When Is Something So Bad It's Good? (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic talks about how this movie gave people the illusion that they were in space
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nominee clips
20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for Sandra Bullock.
The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Clips shown.
Honest Trailers: Gravity (2014) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
Film '72: Episode dated 26 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage shown
The Oscars (2014) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best visual effects, best picture, best sound mixing, best sound editing, best cinematography, best film editing, best original score, best actress and popular heroes presentation.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.12 (2014) (TV Episode)
DVD-Blu-ray release reviewed + footage used
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
Fear Itself (2015)
Clips Shown
Being George Clooney (2016)
clip shown
Honest Trailers: The Oscars (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

Spoofed in 

Saturday Night Live: Bruce Willis/Katy Perry (2013) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in the cold opening
The Simpsons: YOLO (2013) (TV Episode)
Couch gag reference.
The Simpsons: Yellow Subterfuge (2013) (TV Episode)
After Bart's remote helicopter thing flies into space, two astronauts are shown drifting and abandoned in space.
Cavity (2014) (Short)
the Toscars 2014
Robot Chicken: Batman Forever 21 (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
Scrat and his nut are ejected into space; a piece of debris hits the nut's helmet, like one of the astronauts early in that film.

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