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2 Everything 2 Terrible Tokyo Drift (2010) (Video)
clips shown

References 

Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Fantastic Planet (1973)
A human leads a revolution against aliens by means of learning their culture through a "teaching machine".
Blade Runner (1982)
Character is shot in the back while running through display windows.
They Live (1988)
Aliens create illusory reality to enslave mankind, and are polluting the Earth's atmosphere to make it like their own planet's.
Braveheart (1995)
The Matrix (1999)

Referenced in 

Titan A.E. (2000)
Cale escapes destruction of their planet Earth similar to Jonnie from escaping from the Pschlo Planet
Phantom of the Megaplex (2000) (TV Movie)
dialogue
Dude, Where's My Car? (2000)
seen in newspaper ad
Popular: Coup (2001) (TV Episode)
Josh references the movie.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
"This is the worst thing I seen since Battlefield Earth"
Angel: Couplet (2002) (TV Episode)
Cordelia: Once you lose the Battlefield Earth hair...
Mr. Deeds (2002)
Characters talk about how this movie sucked.
The Nugget (2002)
"Have you seen Battlefield Earth?"
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Dirty Girls (2003) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Spike
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Show No. 611 (2003) (TV Episode)
Drew in the intro: "This year's "Battlefield Earth", Ryan Stiles!"
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron III - Rebel Strike (2003) (Video Game)
One level is called Battlefield Hoth.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Broodwich (2003) (TV Episode)
Master Shake collects Battlefield Earth cups.
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops (2004) (TV Special)
John Travolta stars in "Battlefield Earth"
I Am Not an Animal: Planet of the Men and Women (2004) (TV Episode)
A cinema has the writing "Now Showing: Battlefield Earth" written on the side.
This Is Scientology: An Overview of the World's Fastest Growing Religion (2004) (Video)
referenced as one of L. Ron Hubbard's credits; title shown on movie marquee
Film Geek (2005)
DVD and video case are shown in a video store.
Most Extreme Elimination Challenge: Box Office Bombs vs. NASCAR (2006) (TV Episode)
mention when John Travoltage competes
Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
DVDs being sold in the store behind Pamela Anderson
The Holiday (2006)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Primeval: Episode #1.3 (2007) (TV Episode)
Open reference by a character
F. (2007)
The subject of this documentary mentions this film
Saturday Night Live: Scarlett Johansson/Björk (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Death Proof (2007)
Poster appears in Jungle Julia's apartment.
Destination Truth: Bigfoot/Nahuelito (2007) (TV Episode)
Host Josh Gates mentions that the only in-flight movie on the team's 20-hour flight to Malaysia was Battlefield Earth.
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #1 (2008) (TV Episode)
"Is it like the future in Battlefield Earth where they slap two names together to make it sound futuristic?"
Aqua Teen Hunger Force: Der Inflatable Fuhrer (2009) (TV Episode)
Shake: "You should really study a little piece of history called Battlefield Earth"
The Blockbuster Buster: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystall Skull (2010) (TV Episode)
"I sat down watching Battlefield Earth"
Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)
Long shots with tilted camera angles.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The A-Team/The Karate Kid/Winter's Bone (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown in "Why Are You in This Movie" segment introduction
Bad Movie Beatdown: Get Carter (2010) (TV Episode)
mentions a string of flops from Franchise Pictures
Bad Movie Beatdown: Hudson Hawk (2010) (TV Episode)
referenced among big-budget bombs
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Justice League: Cry for Justice #1 and #2 (2011) (TV Episode)
"Apparently the planet Psychlo just blew up outside."
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 1976 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when discussing John Travolta.
Brows Held High: Pinocchio (2011) (TV Episode)
"This feels like Battlefield Earth."
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
"You're thinking of Terl from Battlefield Earth."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Out of Reach (2011) (TV Episode)
laments that Out of Reach is made by the same company that made this film.
Nostalgia Critic: Duck Tales (2011) (TV Episode)
"This guy is making the Psychlos look like Buddhist Monks."
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: Glitter (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned among bombs of the 2000s
Mr. Young: Mr. Meteor (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Bad Hair Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.13 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy mentions that "Father of Invention" is from the same producer as the film
2 Broke Girls: And the Pretty Problem (2011) (TV Episode)
Max compares someone to the creatures in this movie.
The Cinema Snob: Nukie (2011) (TV Episode)
"I think the scientists saw Battlefield Earth and assumed all aliens stick enemas up their nose."
Midnight Screenings: The Worst Films of 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Flashback (2011)
Mentioned by the Tarantino Robot.
Excused: Tall, Dark & Squeaky (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Iliza.
The Cinema Snob: The Gestapo's Last Orgy (2012) (TV Episode)
title reference
Nostalgia Critic: Star Trek: Insurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
Linkara points out the Critic's flubs when he reviewed this movie
Atop the Fourth Wall: Kamandi at Earth's End #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Linkara calls it unrealistic
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Great Mouse Detective (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy compares the elaborate Rube Goldberg scheme in "The Great Mouse Detective" to Terl's plan.
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: From Justin to Kelly (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned while listing enjoyably bad movies
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: Part I (2012) (TV Episode)
Terl appears, and the Nostalgia Critic's review is talked about
The Nostalgia Chick: Cutthroat Island (2012) (TV Episode)
mentions other famous bad movies
The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) (Video)
Referenced in dialogue
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: 'Gangnam Style' by Psy (2012) (TV Episode)
Todd uses it as an example of a "So Bad, It's Good" movie.
Movie Nights: Vampire Cop (2012) (TV Episode)
"Some sort of man animal..."
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic mentions Terl's role in To Boldly Flee.
The Cinema Snob: Moment by Moment (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned among other bad career moves for John Travolta
Midnight Screenings: After Earth/Now You See Me (2013) (TV Episode)
brought up (accidentally) in relation to After Earth
Pawn Shop Chronicles (2013)
A bumper sticker reads: "At least Jesus didn't write Battlefield Earth."
Projector: Stranded (2013) (TV Episode)
mentions that Stranded is from the director of this movie
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike, and the poster is shown.
The Comix Scrutinizer: Honkytonk Sue (2013) (TV Episode)
"While you were still learning how to SPELL YOUR NAME!"
One Hit Wonderland: You Spin Me Round (Like a Record) by Dead or Alive (2013) (TV Episode)
"He looks like a cross between a Psychlo from Battlefield Earth and a squashed tomato."
Cinematic Excrement: Christmas with the Kranks (2013) (TV Episode)
Smeghead tries to allude, but then decides to outright state that this is his next target.
Nostalgia Critic: Face/Off (2014) (TV Episode)
headshot of Terl is used when the Critic calls John Travolta over-the-top
Atop the Fourth Wall: SCI-Spy #5 (2014) (TV Episode)
"This is going to turn into Battlefield Earth, isn't it?"
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with Birdemic: Shock & Terror (2014) (TV Episode)
"Camera so depressed it started recording at a tilted angle".
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Druids (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
The Cinema Snob: The Lonely Lady (2014) (TV Episode)
The Lonely Lady lost an all-time Razzie award to this movie
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Foodfight! (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Zaat (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Birdemic 2: The Resurrection (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
Top 5 Worst Sci-Fi Movies Ever Made (2014) (Video)
Cullen lists the 2000 movie as the fifth worst science fiction film ever.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Demon Island (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Troll 2 (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: The Room (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
Cinemadonna: Dick Tracy (2014) (TV Episode)
Film referenced
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Invaders from Space (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Leonard Part 6 (2015) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: Manos: The Hands of Fate (2015) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: House of the Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
The Jack and Triumph Show: Sorvino's Pants (2015) (TV Episode)
Triumph: "The human nose is as useless as John Travolta's hair piece from Battlefield Earth"
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2015) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned in a website.
Cinematic Excrement: The Boondock Saints II (2015) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings up the fact that Franchise Pictures also made this film.
Nostalgia Critic: Planet of the Apes (2015) (TV Episode)
Terl makes a cameo
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Xanadu (2015) (TV Episode)
Rütten remembers that this movie was on SchleFaZ and was starring John Travolta
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)" by Silento (2015) (TV Episode)
"This makes as much sense as a production studio releasing Battlefield Earth:The Next Generation"
Geeks Who Drink: Retta vs. Robert Buckley (2015) (TV Episode)
contestants must identify a film from Jon Stewart's description
Cinematic Excrement: Manos: The Hands of Fate (2015) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as a he previously reviewed that's on IMDb's Bottom 100 list.
Nostalgia Critic: Nostalgia Critic - Reviews His Old Home Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Blackcatloner: Blackcatloner's Top 10 Favorite Movies of All Time (2016) (TV Episode)
Blackcatloner said that this movie ended John Travolta's comeback era.
Suicide Squad (2016)
"Leverage".
Copycat (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Waiting for Ishtar (2017)
Text of the title is visible.
The Cinema Snob: Three to Tango (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
Cinematic Excrement: Plan 9 from Outer Space (2018) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as a film he's previously reviewed.
Best of the Worst: Hologram Man, Faust, and Blood Street (2018) (TV Episode)
Jay tries to remember the name of Barry Pepper by refering to him as "the lead actor from Battlefield Earth"
Cinematic Excrement: Mommie Dearest (2018) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as the movie that won "Worst 'Drama' of Our First 25 Years" at the 25th Golden Raspberry Awards.
The Cinema Snob: Hellraiser (2019) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) (TV Episode)
Mike alludes to it.
Cinematic Excrement: Howard the Duck (2019) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as a film with a cult following.
The Cinema Snob: Gotti (2019) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it more than once and a poster is shown.

Featured in 

The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 4 April 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
A scenes from this film was ranked #3 on Bill's list of the worst in films.
Nostalgia Critic: The 100th Episode: Battlefield Earth (2010) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Doom's IV #1/2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Terl gives his drunken spiel on conquering galaxies
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Inception/Predators/The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010) (TV Episode)
"Who's the Dumber Villain?" segment: John Travolta
David Walliams' Awfully Good: Awfully Good Movies (2011) (TV Episode)
Dodgy acting
Brows Held High: Sweet Movie (2011) (TV Episode)
footage shown in lieu of a really disturbing scene in Sweet Movie.
Nostalgia Critic: The Grinch (2011) (TV Episode)
"There's more Dutch-angles here than in Battlefield Earth."
Nostalgia Critic: The Top 11 Nostalgia Critic Fuck-ups: Part 3 (2012) (TV Episode)
Critic is lambasted for not understanding the planet Psychlo
Videofobia: Campo de batalla: La Tierra (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Die schlechtesten Filme aller Zeiten: Battlefield Earth (2013) (TV Episode)
featured Movie
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time (2013) (2013) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth is #2.
Cinematic Excrement: Battlefield Earth (2014) (TV Episode)
Topic of review.
Cinematic Excrement: Super Mario Bros. (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage plays as Smeghead calls the Goombas in Super Mario Brothers: Great Mission to Rescue Princess Peach smarter than the Psychlos.
Atop the Fourth Wall: The Wild #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
The Psychlos name the dog as the superior race
Hilariocity Review: Battlefield Earth (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Major Plot Holes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Top Dumb is #7.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: How Bad Is Battlefield Earth??? (2014) (TV Episode)
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, poster and footage of this movie are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bad Movies with Good Actors (2014) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth, with John Travolta & Forest Whitaker, is #7.
Half in the Bag: Jupiter Ascending and Battlefield Earth (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Career Ruining Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth is #5 for ruining the career of John Travolta.
Nostalgia Critic: The Dark Age of Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Cinematic Excrement: Sharknado 2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Footage is used as Smeghead talks about "So Bad, It's Good" movies.
Honest Trailers: Jupiter Ascending (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Videofobia: El visitante del más allá (2015) (TV Episode)
clip shown
Nostalgia Critic: Lady in the Water (2016) (TV Episode)
recalling the constant Dutch tilts.
Lost in Adaptation: The Hunt for the Red October (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dumbest Alien Weaknesses (2016) (TV Episode)
Flammable Atmosphere is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movies of the 2000s (2016) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Worst Movies of All Time 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Razzie Award Winning Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 WTF Hairstyles in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Terl's hairstyle is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Failed Summer Blockbusters (2017) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dumbest Movie Villain Decisions (2017) (TV Episode)
Everything the Psychlos Do is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Expensive Movies That Suck (2019) (TV Episode)
Ranks at #2
The Cinema Snob: 10 Awesome Things About Battlefield Earth (2019) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Box Office Bombs that Ruined Studios (2019) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth is #1 for ruining Franchise Pictures.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Movies So Bad They're Good (2019) (TV Episode)
Battlefield Earth gets a dishonorable mention.

Spoofed in 

2000 MTV Movie Awards (2000) (TV Special)
Russell Crowe in the Roman Colosseum, it included "John Travolta and the Church of Scientology" arriving in a spaceship to defeat Crowe and attempt to recruit the boys into Scientology. Travolta, along with his fellow Scientologists, was depicted as a Psychlo, as he appeared in the film.[
Cartoon Monsoon: Oh, Shoot!: Director's Cut (2003) (TV Episode)
Martin and Hugh saw a terrible film called Minefield Mars and wanted to remake it.
To Boldly Flee (2012) (Video)
Terl is the secondary villain of this movie

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