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King Kong (1933)
Several of Jack's flashbacks and visits involve the Empire State Building gift shop and a stuffed Kong doll.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
Jack is sent to a "forbidden area" to discover "the truth". He rides there with a woman riding pillion.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
NASA ship is named "Odyssey", The eye on the drones looks like HAL 9000, The Tet is similar to the monoliths, Sally and HAL have many similar traits
Logan's Run (1976)
ruins of Washington, D.C.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Jack's futuristic house set above the clouds level mirrors the Cloud City.
Top Gun (1986)
During the chase Jack brakes to get behind the drone like his counterpart did with the MiG
Independence Day (1996)
Plot line about flying into the mothership to nuke it
Gattaca (1997)
The stairway to the tower is the same as in Gattaca, double helix, such as DNA. Also, Saturn's moon Titan plays an important role in both films.
The Matrix (1999)
Morgan Freeman character compared to Laurence Fishburne's character of Morpheus.
The Time Machine (2002)
destruction of the moon
War of the Worlds (2005)
When Tom Cruise dons the New York Yankees ballcap
The Island (2005)
The clones who share some memories with the original person and don't realise that they are actually clones
Æon Flux (2005)
The clones who share some memories with the original person and don't realise that they are actually clones
WALL·E (2008)
Earth has become inhospitable for humans and only machines are left there; Jack has a small flower that he keeps planted in a can.
Moon (2009)
The clones who share some memories with the original person and don't realise that they are actually clones, but later gain awareness and try to disrupt the system that used them.
Priest (2011)
The riding of the motorcycle across the post war wasteland.
When Time Becomes a Woman (2012)
Both films deal with the fact that the human race is almost over that they have to clone one man into a lot of clones to save humanity

Referenced in 

Bad Movie Beatdown: I Love You, Beth Cooper (2013) (TV Episode)
Poster is Shown.
On Cinema: 'Oblivion' and 'Scary Movie 5' (2013) (TV Episode)
Tim and Gregg review this film
Midnight Screenings: Oblivion (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Mad: Les the Miz/The Lex Factor (2013) (TV Episode)
In MAD moments, the new Tom Cruise movie about humanity abandoning Earth opens, causing humanity to abandon Earth.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.131 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Tom Cruise from the film will be on tomorrow
The Big Review: Episode #2.3 (2013) (TV Episode)
The film was reviewed and the trailer was shown.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Awake (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned as a recent Terence Howard movie
The Cinema Snob: Robot Jox (2013) (TV Episode)
"He's gearing up to be Tom Cruise's stunt double from Oblivion."
Tosh.0: Space Shuttle Launch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Face Off: Off with Their Heads (2014) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Simpsons: Let's Go Fly a Coot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Homer's list of dystopian movies.

Featured in 

Projector: Oblivion (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.132 (2013) (TV Episode)
Tom Cruise introduces a clip from his film
Half in the Bag: Oblivion and the Lords of Salem (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Maltin on Movies: Pain & Gain (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown

Spoofed in 

How It Should Have Ended: How Oblivion Should Have Ended (2013) (TV Episode)
How "Oblivion" should have ended.
Mad: POblivion/Umbrellamentary (2013) (TV Episode)
POblivion is a spoof of this movie.

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