Wreck-It Ralph (2012) Poster


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Garlan Hulse: Where Potential Lives (2013) (Video)
Story of the Wreck-It-Ralph world record holder


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The Oreo guards in this film reference the guards at the Witch's Castle in The Wizard of Oz.
Pong (1972) (Video Game)
The Ball and Paddles are seen in the Game Central Station.
The Mad Adventures of 'Rabbi' Jacob (1973)
Ralph falls into a pond of green goo, and stuff sticks to him, the same happened to Victor Pivert in the chewing gum factory.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Darth Vader's distinct breathing sound is used when Ralph breathes through a straw under the chocolate lake.
Supêsu Inbêdâ (1978) (Video Game)
"Space Invaders" appears in the arcade.
Superman (1978)
When Ralph is falling down to Diet Cola mountain, he assumes the position of Superman when he flies.
Alien (1979)
Floor full of translucent alien eggs; larval form of alien creature sticks to character's face.
Pac-Man (1980) (Video Game)
Pac-Man, Blinky, Inky, Pinky, & Clyde make an appearance.
Centipede (1980) (Video Game)
Ralph thought Hero's Duty was going to be like this game.
Frogger (1981) (Video Game)
Frogger makes an appearance.
Donkey Kong (1981) (Video Game)
Fix-It Felix was expecting Mario to show up at his 30th Anniversary party.
Qix (1981) (Video Game)
The Qix is seen in the Game Central Station.
Dig Dug (1982) (Video Game)
Taizo Hori and Dig Dug make apperances.
Tron (1982) (Video Game)
Tron is seen as one of the games connected to Game Central Station
TRON (1982)
The end-game area for 'Hero Duty' (where Ralph gets the medal) is similar in design to the MPC near the end of the movie.
Q*bert (1982) (Video Game)
Q*Bert, Coily, Slick, Sam, & Ugg make an appearance.
Burger Time (1982) (Video Game)
Peter Pepper makes an appearance.
Pitfall! (1982) (Video Game)
Pitfall Harry is seen in the Game Central Station.
Joust (1982) (Video Game)
The Knight and Flying Ostrich are seen in the Game Central Station.
Satan's Hollow (1982) (Video Game)
Satan (actually "Saitine") comes from this game.
Star Wars (1983) (Video Game)
A Star Wars cabinet appears in a time-lapse montage of the arcade's history.
Dragon's Lair (1983) (Video Game)
One of the game machines visible in the arcade.
Tapper (1983) (Video Game)
The barman from Tapper makes an appearance.
Children of the Corn (1984)
Ralph calls the Sugar Rush racers the "Children of the Candycorn"
Paperboy (1984) (Video Game)
Paperboy makes an appearance.
Road Avenger (1985) (Video Game)
"Road Blaster" appears in the arcade.
Super Mario Bros. (1985) (Video Game)
Bowser makes an appearance.
Street Fighter (1987) (Video Game)
Ken & Ryu make an appearance.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) (TV Series)
The Video Game version of Leonardo is shown.
Altered Beast (1988) (Video Game)
Neff, in his Rhinoceros-man form appears in this film.
Batman (1989)
King Candy puts on big nerdy black plastic glasses, saying "you wouldn't hit a guy with glasses, would you?" but get immediately hit. The same stunt was pulled by the joker, who got the same response from Batman.
Zero Wing (1989) (Video Game)
"All Your Base Are Belong To Us" is written on the wall
Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Sergeant Calhoun's jet board looks like Griff's powered hover-board.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1989) (Video Game)
The Video Game version of Leonardo is shown.
Revenge (1990)
Turbo has his revenge to dominate the arcade.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior (1991) (Video Game)
Blanka, Cammy White, Chun Li, M. Bison, & Zangief make an appearance.
Sonic the Hedgehog (1991) (Video Game)
Dr. Eggman & Sonic make an appearance.
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
The sound effect of Calhoun's gun once she has entered the Sugar Rush game is the same as the same as the phased plasma rifle used by T-800s and resistance in the post apocalypse war scene in Terminator 2.
Mortal Kombat (1992) (Video Game)
Kano and Smoke make an appearance.
Daytona USA (1994) (Video Game)
The Hornet appears on an arcade cabinet of "Finish Line"
Virtua Cop (1994) (Video Game)
Is seen in the arcade
Mortal Kombat (1995)
Kano is seen at the bad guys anon
Toy Story (1995)
The animated characters behave as they are expected when the arcade is open, but when it is closed (no humans around) they are free to do what they want.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
Ralph runs inside the tower in Hero's Duty shouting "Sanctuary!" like Quasimodo.
Sonic: The Fighters (1996) (Video Game)
Serves as the Arcade's Sonic game.
Tomb Raider (1996) (Video Game)
Ralph sarcastically tells the Surge Protector that he's Lara Croft.
Final Fantasy VII (1997) (Video Game)
"Aerith Lives!" is written in graffiti on the surge protector wall.
The House of the Dead (1997) (Video Game)
Cyril the Zombie makes an appearance.
Dungeon Keeper (1997) (Video Game)
Horned Reaper makes an appearance.
Metal Gear Solid (1998) (Video Game)
When Ralph is looking for a medal in Tapper's Lost and Found, he briefly holds an Exclamation mark with an alert sound made famous by the Genome Soldiers of Metal Gear Solid.
Dance Dance Revolution (1998) (Video Game)
Seen in the arcade
Sonic Adventure (1998) (Video Game)
Dr. Eggman's outfit from this game is used for this movie.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Ralph is sure Vanellope will be disappointed from her car, but she is very enthusiastic about it - much like Sullivan was afraid Mike will be disappointed to notice his picture in the news is all but covered.
Kingdom Hearts (2002) (Video Game)
An image of Sora is briefly seen
World of Warcraft (2004) (Video Game)
Leeroy Jenkins' name is written on the wall
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
Tiny the Tyrannosaurus makes a cameo as a background character in Grand Central Station
Portal (2007) (Video Game)
Vanellope calls Ralph GLaDOS prior to making her kart.
Jumper (2008)
"Glitch" is able to teleport herself & her car from place to place.
The Incredible Hulk (2008)
Ralph looks like the Hulk, while covered in the green goo and wreaking havoc.
Tangled (2010)
Maximus is seen in the Game Central Station.
Lollipop Chainsaw (2012) (Video Game)
The donut cop is seen holding an actual chainsaw with lollipops, running like the protagonist of this game.

Referenced in 

Midnight Screenings: ParaNorman/The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of th trailers shown before Oogieloves.
Saturday Night Live: Bruno Mars (2012) (TV Episode)
A "Wreck-It Ralph" poster can be seen in the "Sad Mouse" digital short.
Conan: Saw VI: The Past Tense of See VI (2012) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Mindy Kaling
Bum Reviews: Wreck-It Ralph (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Saturday Night Live: Anne Hathaway/Rihanna (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Anne Hathaway's opening monologue
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (2012) (Video Game)
Ralph is playable
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.181 (2012) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
AniMat's Reviews: Rise of the Guardians (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a crossover film of video game characters.
Midnight Screenings: The Worst Films of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jake puts this film at #9, depsite liking everything in the film up until the introduction of Sugar Rush.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.100 (2013) (TV Episode)
Richard Roeper says the film was not historically accurate
Home & Family: Episode dated 4 March 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Alan Tudyk talks about the movie
Special Collector's Edition: Serpico (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Movie Friends: Prashant Prabhakar (2013)
Poster was shown.
Mickey Mouse: Bad Ear Day (2013) (TV Episode)
King Candy's name is displayed on the window of a candy store Mickey runs past
Disney Infinity (2013) (Video Game)
Ralph and Vanellope are playable.
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th (2013) (TV Episode)
"I think we just met Ralph." "I'm gonna wreck it."
Frozen (2013)
Truffles that look like the Sugar Rush racers are on the table in during Anna's rendition of 'For the first time in forever'.
AniMat's Reviews: Frozen (2013) (TV Episode)
A Disney film that tries to be completely different.
Psych: S.E.I.Z.E. The Day (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Juliet
The Nostalgia Critic: Foodfight! (2014) (TV Episode)
"This film was supposed to be the Wreck-It Ralph of food icons."
The Big Bang Theory: The Relationship Diremption (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue

Featured in 

CineMaverick TV: Episode #1.14 (2012) (TV Episode)
trailer shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.24 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jane Lynch introduces a clip from her film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.25 (2012) (TV Episode)
Sarah Silverman introduces a clip from her film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.27 (2012) (TV Episode)
John C. Reilly introduces a clip from his film
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.164 (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest John C. Reilly is shown.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.165 (2012) (TV Episode)
A clip of the movie featuring guest Jane Lynch is shown
Maltin on Movies: Flight (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
AniMat's Reviews: Wreck-It Ralph (2012) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Top 5 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
Best animated film of 2012.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
says he has yet to see this
70th Golden Globe Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nominee clips.
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best animated film.
Maltin on Movies: Oz the Great and Powerful (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Nostalgia Critic: What's with the Princess Hate? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic questions the monarchy order
How Video Games Changed the World (2013) (TV Movie)
Short clip is shown
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Blockbuster Buster: Honest Review: Wreck-It Ralph (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed


Predator (1987)
Ralph licks Sour Bill, the green helper of King Candy, to a lollipop and says "Stick Around", just like Arnold Schwarzenegger's character Dutch says after he nails a guy to the wall with his knife.

Spoofed in 

Demo Reel: Wreck-It Ralph vs Angry Birds (2012) (TV Episode)
Demo Reel does a film based off of this film titled "Wreck-It Ralph Vs. Angry Birds".
Lab Rats: Robot Fight Club (2013) (TV Episode)
One of the robots name is a parody of the movie.
Mad: Wreck It Gandalph/The Big Bird Theory (2013) (TV Episode)
Wreck It Gandalph is a spoof of this movie.

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