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The Warriors (1979)
Disco Stu says "Study group! Come out and play-ee-ay!" while attacking the group on roller skates, echoing the famous line "Warriors! Come out and play-ee-ay" from "The Warriors".
Cheers (1982) (TV Series)
Shirley compares Jeff and Britta to Sam and Diane from "Cheers."
Scarface (1983)
Chang walks in holding his paintball gun in a manner that echoes Tony Montana from the ending shootout of "Scarface".
The Terminator (1984)
The line "Come with me if you don't want to get paint on you" is a reference to the famous Terminator line "Come with me if you want to live".
Vibes (1988)
Abed can sense somebody has had sex on the study room table, like Jeff Goldblums character in Vibes
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
Jeff refers to the rollerskater as "Disco Stu."
Friends (1994) (TV Series)
Abed says, "Jeff and Britta is no Ross and Rachel."
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
Shirley quotes Psalm 23 ("The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want") while shooting, like Private Jackson quotes Psalm 144 ("Blessed be the Lord my strength, which teaches my hands to the war, and my fingers to fight")
Battle Royale (2000)
The plot of this episode resembles the plot of Battle Royal: students in a game of "killing" each other, while building fragile alliances.
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
When Abed first sees Jeff winger he is wearing goggles and he runs at the wall and jumps off just like Riddick in both Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick.
Glee (2009) (TV Series)
The Glee club using songs to attract people is based on the Fox TV series, with a particular notice to the fact that no original songs are used

Referenced in 

Community: A Fistful of Paintballs (2011) (TV Episode)
The tiger-striped gun Annie uses at the end is the same gun Chang used in the paintball fight in "Modern Warfare"


Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)
Jeff shoots up the Dean's office the way Rambo does to Murdock
Highlander (1986)
Characters frequently referring to "The prize."
Predator (1987)
Chang laughs maniacly after activating self-destruct
Die Hard (1988)
The scene where Jeff confronts the Dean in his office parodies John McClane's final confrontation with Hans Gruber.
Hard Boiled (1992)
Senor Chang's entrance and shoot out with Britta.
The Fifth Element (1997)
Annie wearing the garbage can lid on her hat spoofs the mugger with the square hat who knocks on Corbin Dallas' door and tells him "Gimme the cash!"
28 Days Later... (2002)
After waking up from a nap in his car, Jeff finds the campus nearly vacant and covered in paint from the paintball war, which spoofs the scene in which Jim wakes up in the hospital in "28 Days Later..."
The Mentalist (2008) (TV Series)
After fight with Disco Stu, when Abed ran out from cafeteria on door there is Red John sign.

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