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References 

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The main characters are "Star Wars Nerds" and the film references the Star Wars movies and characters throughout
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Simon uses Han Solo's "Never tell me the odds" line, and Kevin Smith uses Yoda's "Do. Or do not. There is no try." line.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
Simon wears a Star Wars t-shirt with a picture of Admiral Ackbar on it and the word "Trap", and Leia wears the slave costume.
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Various references to quotable lines and characters throughout
Weird Science (1985)
Movie follows the general plot of Weird Science
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Various references to quotable scenes and characters throughout
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
After Henry opens the Princess Leia 'Return of the Jedi' slave costume action figure, Simon tells him that it "belonged in a museum".
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
Simon says to Darth Vader in the bar, "Hey, look at this guy. He built Threepio from scratch, but never recognized him on Bespin!"
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002)
Padmé wears Padmé's white outfit from Attack of the Clones.
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005)
Simon says, "What's the deal with Leia remembering her mother, and not Luke? Padmé touched Luke, she barely even saw Leia."
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008)
The poster is on the bedroom wall.

Spoofs 

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The blast shield scene, and the jedi mind trick scene with the doorman at the bar are both spoofs of scenes from Star Wars.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Henry and Leia spoof the Han Solo and Princess Leia "I love you" scene.
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
When Henry goes into the attic, the music from the map room scene in Raiders plays, and his face lights up when he discovers the box of stuff, just like Indy's does when he discovers the location of the Ark.
The Breakfast Club (1985)
The final freeze frame shot is a spoof of Bender's fist pump, and the dance scene during the end credits is a parody of the dance scene in The Breakfast Club.
Back to the Future (1985)
When Henry bursts into the bedroom to save Leia, he says to Chaz, "Hey you, get your damn hands off of her", spoofing George McFly rescuing Lorraine from Biff in Back to the Future.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
Obi-Wan's scene after the end credits is a spoof of the "Go home" scene in Ferris Bueller.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
"It's working! It's working!"

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