Moonraker (1979) Poster



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Dr. No (1962)
Goldfinger (1964)
Thunderball (1965)

Followed by 

Octopussy (1983)
GoldenEye (1995)
Casino Royale (2006)
Skyfall (2012)
Spectre (2015)
Bond 25 (2020)

Remake of 

Edited into 

The Bond Sound: The Music of 007 (2000) (Video)
Hollywood Burn (2006)


James Bond 007 (1983) (Video Game)
Level 2 of the game James Bond 007 (1983) (VG)


Casablanca (1942)
The famous misquote "Play it again, Sam" is referenced by Bond after he throws Chang from the tower into a piano.
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Music heard.
From Russia with Love (1963)
Music playing during the boat chase is from "From Russia with Love"
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The music for when the alien spaceship is landing is used as the music for the code to open a door

Referenced in 

My Name Is Bond... James Bond (1979) (TV Movie)
Documentary on this film
Nationwide: The 007 Set (1979) (TV Episode)
Related documentary
Spider-Woman: Shuttle to Disaster (1979) (TV Episode)
Moonraker is mentioned and Steel Jaw is based upon Jaws
007 in Rio (1979) (Short)
Documentary on Moonraker
Silver Dream Racer (1980)
Poster at Bond Street tube station
Yes Minister: The Death List (1981) (TV Episode)
Poster and bill board seen at theater when Jim and Annie Hacker go to see this film, although the film they actually watch inisde is not footage from Moonraker.
Ego... kai to pouli mou (1982)
Poster on a wall.
James Bond 007 (1983) (Video Game)
Level 2 of the game James Bond 007 (1983) (VG)
Secret Agent (1989) (Video Game)
The ninth and final stage is based on the launch base seen in the Moonraker film.
Point Break (1991)
Mad About You: Happy Anniversary (1993) (TV Episode)
Ira compared Paul with Roger Moore in that movie
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Dead Talk Back (1994) (TV Episode)
Servo: "Not since 'Moonraker' has there been such an exciting opening sequence."
A Bit of Fry and Laurie: Episode #4.5 (1995) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the telethon sketch
The Critic: A Song for Margo (1995) (TV Episode)
James Bond lists Holly Goodhead from the film among his past lovers
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Our Man Bashir (1995) (TV Episode)
Star Trek spoofs James Bond with certain tropes and key moments lifted from this film.
James Bond 007: Yesterday and Today (1996) (Video)
Documentary on the James Bond films
For the Love of...: Lunar Conspiracy (1997) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jon Ronson.
The Simpsons: The Secret War of Lisa Simpson (1997) (TV Episode)
Bond falsely accused of missing a target, when he really hit another target.
GoldenEye 007 (1997) (Video Game)
The first bonus mission (Aztec) is based on this film, Bond must battle the Moonraker elites and Jaws in an Aztec temple containing a space shuttle launchpad. Also one of the control pad settings is named after Holly Goodhead.
Dexter's Laboratory: Don't Be a Baby/Dial M for Monkey: Peltra/G.I.R.L. Squad (1997) (TV Episode)
Dexter mentions it as the name of his inventions. Also Bond music plays.
The James Bond Story (1999) (TV Movie)
Big Money Hustlas (2000) (Video)
During the final shootout Dr. Dinglenut uses a gun that looks like one from the 007 movie "Moonraker". It also uses the same sound when shot.
Inside 'Licence to Kill' (2000) (Video)
Ian Fleming: 007's Creator (2000) (Video)
Title seen on Indian billboard
Ken Adam: Designing Bond (2000) (Video)
Filmographical reference re Ken Adam
Inside 'Moonraker' (2000) (Video)
Documentary on Moonraker ; Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Inside 'Octopussy' (2000) (Video)
Title on movie marque in footage shot in India
The Men Behind the Mayhem: The Special Effects of James Bond (2000) (Video)
Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Life Serial (2001) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the geek trio's discussion about who is the best Bond.
Imagining 'Total Recall' (2001) (Video)
Madonna: Die Another Day (2002) (Video)
Fighting among glassware, metal teeth and spacesuit in the Bond museum
Bond Girls Are Forever (2002) (TV Movie)
Mentioned in interview with Lois Chiles and beyond
007: Nightfire (2002) (Video Game)
In Moonraker, 007 battles the lead villain in a space station similar to that of the climax in Nightfire.
I'm Alan Partridge: Never Say Alan Again (2002) (TV Episode)
Alan lists it as one of his Bond movies for the marathon.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
When Ben & Andie meet in the bar, their first conversation is based on one featured in Moonraker.
Demon Hunters: Dead Camper Lake (2004) (Video)
Ichabod says "You missed", followed by Gabriel saying "Did I?" and revealing he has the power necklace.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
The Parachute In The Game Is Identical To The One Seen In The Beginning Of ''Moonraker
Kiltro (2006)
Drax's name
Savage Harvest 2: October Blood (2006) (Video)
VHS tape seen
Ken Adam's Production Films: Moonraker (2006) (Video)
Filmed during making of movie
Premiere Bond: Opening Nights (2006) (Video)
Details of its Premiere(s)
Bond '79 (2006) (Video)
Documentary on Moonraker
Circus Footage (2006) (Video)
Documentary on Moonraker ; Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Skydiving Test Footage (2006) (Video)
Documentary on Moonraker ; Reference: Mentions / Discusses
Skydiving Storyboards (2006) (Video)
Zodiac (2007)
Cover of the original novel is shown in Robert Graysmith's house.
Beantown (2007)
Character named "Jaws" after iconic Bond henchman
Bring Back... Dallas (2007) (TV Movie)
Poster on wall at CRN radio studio
Postcards: Episode #9.21 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lawrence Mooney in a story on the Cameo cinemas in Belgrave as the first movie he saw.
Top Gear: Episode #10.10 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Richard
M.I.High: Moontaker (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Get Smart (2008)
Skydiving fight scene with super-strong goon and hero doesn't have a parachute; even some shots are the same.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.39 (2008) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $2,000 question
You Know What's Bullshit: DVDs (2009) (TV Episode)
among the DVDs discussed in terms of bad packaging
GoldenEye 007 (2010) (Video Game)
Hugo Drax appears in the Reloaded version of this game.
My Weekly Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me Review (2010) (TV Episode)
"James Bond will return in Moonraker"
My Weekly Bond: Moonraker Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed in this episode.
My Weekly Bond: Dr. No Review (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD shown.
NCIS: Los Angeles: Personal (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Callen
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Last Details (2011) (TV Episode)
Chuck tells Morgan his suit is part Goldfinger and part Drax.
Cars 2 (2011)
Holly Shiftwell like Bond Girl Holly Goodhead
Flock of Meese (2011) (Short)
Richard Kiel auditions after the Bond films
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIII (2012) (TV Episode)
poster seen
007 Legends (2012) (Video Game)
one of the game's missions
Skyfall (2012)
Bond falls down a huge waterfall, like Jaws to his presumed death.
Saturday Night Live: Louis C.K./Fun (2012) (TV Episode)
On Weekend Update, Seth reports on a woman who has legally changed her name to "Pussy Galore Honey Ryder Solitaire Plenty O'Toole Mayday Xenia Onatopp Holly Goodhead Tiffany Case Kissy Suzuki Mary Goodnight Jinx Johnson Octopussy Domino Moneypenny."
My Weekly Bond: Bond Film Rankings: Worst to Best Part 2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Featured on the list.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
James Bond DVD Collection is shown.
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
A recorded VHS tape of this movie & Airplane! is seen in the TV room.
Machete Kills (2013)
The entire space story arc in the final part of the movie resembles the Moonraker plot, where Drax plans to destroy the Earth and bring along people in his spaceship to reboot humanity.
My Weekly Bond: Subscriber Q&A Video! (2014) (TV Episode)
The Graham Norton Show: Dame Shirley Bassey/David Walliams/Catherine Tate/Richard Ayoade/Annie Lennox (2014) (TV Episode)
David Walliams sings a part of this movie's theme song
Chikara Moonraker (2014) (Video)
Title reference
Aku ja 7 ihmettä: Argentiina (2014) (TV Episode)
Referred to in this episode.
Hot in Cleveland: Bad Boys (2015) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Jack
Zivot je zivot (2015)
Poster on the wall.
500 Questions: Episode #1.7 (2015) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Actors and Actresses" category
Spectre (2015)
Mute or near mute henchman who is huge, intimidating and very strong, using metal protheses to kill and survives several fights with Bond; Nehru collarless jacket of main villain; Control room in SPECTRE lair HQ is shaped like Drax's; Love scene in Italian villa with baroque architecture; Cable car sequence
Mid Morning Matters with Alan Partridge: Book Club + Dave Clifton (2016) (TV Episode)
Alan talks about this film.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Biggles and the Menace from Space (2016) (TV Episode)
"I can't say if this remake of Moonraker is better or worse than the original."
Mechanic: Resurrection (2016)
Cable car fight sequence on Sugar Loaf Mountain cable car in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.96 (2017) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Other Bond Film Characters" category
The Cinema Snob: Conquest (2017) (TV Episode)
"My prayers of Conquest becoming the fantasy epic equivalent of Moonraker have been answered."
My Weekly Bond: 10,000 Subscribers - THANK YOU (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster in background.
Veep: Blurb (2017) (TV Episode)
Furlong compares Jonah to Jaws in the film.
GLOW: Maybe It's All the Disco (2017) (TV Episode)
Sam says he saw the film and there was a pigeon that did a double take.
Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later: Reunion (2017) (TV Episode)
VHS box seen.
Cash Trapped: Episode #2.14 (2017) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Arch villain has a laboratory in Italy like Drax did; Arch villain has robotic hound dogs which are used to hunt and kill employees that fail as Drax had two Beauce Shepherds to do the same to his personal aide Corinne Dufour who failed.
The Toys That Made Us: Star Trek (2018) (TV Episode)
A photo of shown of Marty Abrams on the set of the film.

Featured in 

Nationwide: The 007 Set (1979) (TV Episode)
Shows clip(s) / footage from
007 in Rio (1979) (Short)
At the Movies: James Bond (1983) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Happy Anniversary 007: 25 Years of James Bond (1987) (TV Movie)
Footage / Clips From
At the Movies: They'll Do it Every Time: Part One (1989) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
The Many Faces of Bond (1989) (Video)
Zagadka Endkhauza (1990)
Hastings is watching the film on TV
Gwok chaan Ling Ling Chat (1994)
A character watches Moonraker on TV.
The World of James Bond (1995) (TV Movie)
In Search of James Bond with Jonathan Ross (1995) (TV Movie)
Includes clip(s) / footage from
The Secrets of 007: The James Bond Files (1997) (TV Movie)
Clip From
The James Bond Story (1999) (TV Movie)
Now Pay Attention 007: A Tribute to Actor Desmond Llewelyn (2000) (TV Movie)
Includes clip(s) / footage from
Inside 'For Your Eyes Only' (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Inside 'Dr. No' (2000) (Video)
Clips during opening montage
Double-O Stunts (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Cubby Broccoli: The Man Behind Bond (2000) (TV Short)
Features clips from this film.
Inside 'A View to a Kill' (2000) (Video)
Inside 'The Living Daylights' (2000) (Video)
Footage / clips from
Ken Adam: Designing Bond (2000) (Video)
Footage from Ken Adam's career
Inside 'Moonraker' (2000) (Video)
Documentary on Moonraker
Inside Q's Lab (2000) (Video)
Clips / footage from
Silhouettes: The James Bond Titles (2000) (Video)
Footage of title sequence in this documentary
Tribute to Desmond Llewelyn (2000) (Video)
Footage / clip(s) from
Bond Girls Are Forever (2002) (TV Movie)
Best Ever Bond (2002) (TV Movie)
SexTV: Bond Girls Are Forever/The Story of 'V'/A Moment With... Tristan Taormino (2004) (TV Episode)
Clips from film are used in episode.
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 61
Circus Footage (2006) (Video)
Shows clips(s), footage from
Skydiving Test Footage (2006) (Video)
Shows clips(s), footage from
David Walliams: My Life with James Bond 007 (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown
Cable Car Alternative: Storyboard 1 (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
Cable Car Alternative: Storyboard 2 (2006) (Video)
Footage and Discussion
True Bond (2007) (TV Movie)
Clips of the film featuring James Bond, Hugo Drax, and Dr. Holly Goodhead are shown.
Speed Racer (2008)
Incorporates into the film a special-effects shot from Moonraker
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Town/I'm Still Here/Easy A (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett's #1 Movie Slut: James Bond
My Weekly Bond: Moonraker Review (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Worst Movie Cliches (2010) (Short)
A clip is shown.
Everything or Nothing (2012)
clips shown
Bad Movie Beatdown: Die Another Day (2012) (TV Episode)
"Because that worked so well in Moonraker."
Bond's Greatest Moments (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips shown
My Weekly Bond: Moneypenny Rankings: Worst to Best (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
James Bond 50th Anniversary tribute.
Smashing UK Top 10: Top 10 Film Quotes (2013) (TV Episode)
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #6 (2014) (TV Episode)
recalls James Bond in space
Al Murray's Great British Spy Movies (2014) (TV Movie)
Clips seen and discussed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Laser Gun Movie Battles (2015) (TV Episode)
The battle with the Marines is #5.
Timeshift: Looking for Mr Bond: 007 at the BBC (2015) (TV Episode)
excerpts shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Giants in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Jaws gets an honorable mention.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Moonraker (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The World's Greatest Spy Movies (2016) (TV Movie)
Gadgets seen and discussed
Quick Reviews with Maverick: Moonraker (2016) (TV Episode)
The film being reviewed.
Talking Pictures: Roger Moore (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Top 5 Best/Worst: Top 5 Worst James Bond Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Ranked number 5 as a worst James Bond movie
For Our Eyes Only: John Glen (2018)
Scenes shown and talked about in detail.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Henchmen (2016) (TV Episode)
Jaws is #1.


Frankenstein (1931)

Spoofed in 

Better Off Dead... (1985)
Ricky Smith meets nerdy blond with pigtails; exactly the same situation after Jaws emerges from the wrecked funicular in Rio.
The Simpsons: The Secret War of Lisa Simpson (1997) (TV Episode)
Drill Sergeant: "You missed." Bart: "Did I?"
Gex 3: Deep Cover Gecko (1999) (Video Game)
the final stage is called "Rez-raker" and heavily references the film
Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)
Space Station ; Mini-Me sucked into space like Drax
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Ben Affleck stars in a film entitled "Moonraper".
Date Movie (2006)
Julia has the same steel teeth as Jaws, who appears in Moonraker and The Spy Who Loved Me, both James Bond's films
Totally Spies! Le Film (2009)
Both Drax and Fabu create a space station that is used to house their ideal people (the Master Race/Fabulites), allowing them to kill everyone on Earth.

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