Chicken Run (2000) Poster



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Edited into 

The History of the Hands (2016)
Footage from this movie is used.


Chicken Run (2000) (Video Game)


Ace in the Hole (1951)
"I've met a lot of hard-boiled eggs in my time, but you - you're twenty minutes. ", which Rocky says to Ginger, was originally said by Lorraine to Charles Tatum in "Ace in the Hole"
Psycho (1960)
Mr and Mrs Tweedy's farmhouse resembles Norman Bate's house on the hill.
The Italian Job (1969)
Rocky gives a pep talk to everyone and says 'We must all work together as a team. And that means you do everything I say', just like Charlie Croker in 'The Italian Job'
The Birdmen (1971) (TV Movie)
And Now for Something Completely Different (1971)
Fetcher asks Nick two questions in the film "Do you want to watch" and "Do you want to dance" both times Nick takes a couple of seconds and says "Yeah all right".
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
When in the machine, Ginger and Rocky leap off of a platform and swing across just like Luke and Leia. The line "look at the size of that thing" is also quoted.
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Chickens dance similar to John Travolta's character
Hooper (1978)
Alien (1979)
Same type of finale, the "evil person" hangs in a line back of the ship.
Rocky III (1982)
When Ginger sees Rocky jumping his bike over the fence at the end of the movie, she calls out his name in slow motion, in the same way that Adrian does in "Rocky III".
Black-Adder II (1986) (TV Series)
In both Miranda Richardson plays a character who is in control of everyone. Also Babs and Fletcher have the same stupidity as Bladrick.
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
During the pie machine sequence, Rocky and Ginger grab on a chain. The same thing happens in the Big Ben sequence with Basil.
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)
The Wrong Trousers (1993) (Short)
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The warden says "No one escapes from Shawshank". After throwing Ginger into Solitary Confinement, Mr. Tweedy walks up to the chicken coop and tells the other chickens that "No one escapes from Tweedy's Farm."
Braveheart (1995)
Rocky's (Mel Gibson) cry "Freedom!" while going over the fence.
Babe (1995)
A Close Shave (1995) (Short)
A Bug's Life (1998)
Gladiator (2000)

Referenced in 

Troldspejlet: Troldspejlet Special: Stop Motion (1999) (TV Episode)
Jakob Steggelmann mentions Nick Park's upcoming film
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 306 (2000) (TV Episode)
After "Scenes Cut From a Movie", Drew tells Colin that his Scottish accent sounded more like the main character from "Chicken Run" instead of "Braveheart".
Goodbye 2000 (2000) (TV Movie)
A picture is displayed in the opening titles
The Critic: Pokemon 2000, The Patriot (2001) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Mel Gibson played a rooster fighting for freedom in the film
Cats & Dogs (2001)
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Seen on movie marquee
Poranek kojota (2001)
poster visible
City Guys: Chicken Run (2001) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Degrassi: The Next Generation: Mother and Child Reunion: Part 2 (2001) (TV Episode)
Toby refers to the film.
Finding Nemo (2003)
The subplot of the fish trying to escape from the fish tank recalls the plot of Chicken Run.
Shark Tale (2004)
DVD on Shelf at pawn shop
Racing Stripes (2005)
Mentioned in passing by Tucker.
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Talked about
A Magical History (2005) (Video)
Close up on poster while introducing Peter Lord
Ban the Sadist Videos! (2005) (Video)
Video case is shown.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #30.1 (2005) (TV Episode)
Reference to the characters
QI: Combustion (2005) (TV Episode)
One of the chickens is seen
Vecinos: Aguas turbias (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
Incontrôlable (2006)
Poster in the room
Flushed Away (2006)
This is among the DVDs on the shelf when Roddy is picking out a movie to watch.
Ratatouille (2007)
The scene where the rats are cooking in the kitchen is reminiscent of a scene in Chicken Run where the chickens are building there plane.
BBC Proms: Prom 2: Music from Great British Films (2007) (TV Episode)
Playing Theme & showing clips
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008)
The line the English penguin delivers in his safety speech on the plane is the same safety tip that the rat gives the chickens in the Aardman film
Notorious (2009)
poster is seen
Community: Contemporary American Poultry (2010) (TV Episode)
"Chicken run!"
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
Peep Show: Seasonal Beatings (2010) (TV Episode)
During the game of Charades, Jeremy decides to this instead of the book Thus Spake Zarathustra, which Mark's dad told him to do.
That Fellow in the Coat: A Look Back at Disney's Sequels (2010) (TV Episode)
That Fellow seems to have a dislike for Mel Gibson, apart from his role as Rocky Roads.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Arthur Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
Hewy says Aardman made this movie
Jeopardy!: 2012 Teen Tournament Final Game 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Title used as answer to question in Wheel of Movie Taglines category
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy discusses movies made by Aardman.
Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.32 (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Rio 2 (2014)
The antagonist, Nigel, climbs the rope that binds the dynamite, just like Mrs. Tweedy
The Reviewers: So What's the Deal with Caroline? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a film about chickens.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Daniel Craig/Regina King/Donny Deutsch/Jon Theodore (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Seth during his monologue
Josh: Wedding and Waiting (2015) (TV Episode)
Kate mentions that Josh spent his 18th birthday on his own with "Chicken Run" on DVD.
The Muppets.: Little Green Lie (2016) (TV Episode)
Rizzo confuses the film with Logan's Run.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ethan Hawke/Lorde/Allan Peterkin & Russell Cordeiro (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in a response in the Hashtags segment

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #24.7 (2000) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Goodbye 2000 (2000) (TV Movie)
The Hatching of 'Chicken Run' (2000) (TV Short)
Troldspejlet: Episode #25.14 (2001) (TV Episode)
VHS/DVD release reviewed + footage used
Chaplin Today: City Lights (2003) (TV Short)
clips shown
The Ultimate Film (2004) (TV Movie)
number 93
100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: DreamWorks Animation Part 7 (2010) (TV Episode)
Number 2 in the top 10 DreamWorks Animation films.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
A critically acclaimed animated film, clip shown.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - The First Features (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during introduction.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Aardman (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Creepy Kids Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman (2015) (TV Movie)
excerpts shown


Stalag 17 (1953)
The Great Escape (1963)
The chicken yard resembles Stalag Luft III, plus several failed escape attempts and the musical score mimic those of The Great Escape. Ginger also throws a ball at a wall in solitary confinement just like Hilts.
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Scottish chicken Mac channels Scotty from Star Trek ("I cannae work miracles, captain! We're giving her all she's got!'") and there's a pun about Mrs. Tweedy being a cling-on (i.e. Klingon)
Victory (1981)
Tenko (1981) (TV Series)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
during the escape from the oven, Ginger goes back for her hat while the door is almost closed, just like Indy does when escaping from the trap room
Aliens (1986)
Memphis Belle (1990)
Wong Fei Hung (1991)
Silent Cries (1993)
True Lies (1994)
Paradise Road (1997)

Spoofed in 

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012)
Captain DuBois hangs on a rope hanging from a plain (and get cut), the same way Mrs. Tweedy on the final escape scene.

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