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ParaNorman (2012) Poster

(2012)

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References 

The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The first time we see the witch/Agatha she is wearing ruby slippers
Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)
Norman has a board game titled "The Hands of Fate" in his room.
Witchfinder General (1968)
The chief zombie judge is named Judge Hopkins, sharing a name with the infamous Witchfinder General.
Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969) (TV Series)
Sheriff Hopkins says, "It might've been a quiet night if it hadn't been for those meddling kids!"
Young Frankenstein (1974)
When Norman attempts to pull the book from the hands of his late uncle
Suspiria (1977)
The title of the Italian horror film appears as a logo on the side of a vending machine
Halloween (1978)
Norman's phone has the theme music from Halloween as a ringtone.
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Neil shows up in Norman's garden wearing a Jason-style hockey mask, the camera angles and scenery mimick the scene where Tommy Jarvis sees a vision of Jason.
Day of the Dead (1985)
Neil's dog is named Bub, after the "trained" zombie from the George Romero film
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
The radio plays a version of "All Out of Love" that sounds like the version played in the mall elevator.

Referenced in 

30 Rock: The Beginning of the End (2012) (TV Episode)
Hazel says she was described by the Hollywood Reporter as "some lady who ruined the premiere of 'ParaNorman'"
AniMat's Reviews: Hotel Transylvania (2012) (TV Episode)
AniMat recommends watching ParaNorman instead.
AniMat's Reviews: Frankenweenie (2012) (TV Episode)
Victor's parents are compared to Norman's parents.
The Nostalgia Chick: Nostalgia Chick & Rantasmo: Disney Needs More Gay (2013) (TV Episode)
mentions the openly gay character in a kids' film
The Nostalgia Critic: Should We Scare the S#*% Out of Kids? (2013) (TV Episode)
"Why isn't ParaNorman talking to me like Dora the Explorer?"

Featured in 

The Big Review: Summer Trailer Park Series (2012) (TV Episode)
The film was discussed, and the trailer was played.
Maltin on Movies: Sparkle (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
AniMat's Reviews: ParaNorman (2012) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
The Big Review: Episode #1.9 (2012) (TV Episode)
The film was reviewed.
Animation Lookback: Top 5 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
Fifth best animated film of 2012.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
says is one of the best films of 2012
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best animated film.
The 86th Academy Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Animated heroes presentation.

Spoofed in 

Mad: Frankenwinnie/ParaMorgan (2012) (TV Episode)
ParaMorgan is a spoof of this movie.

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