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Unbreakable (2000) Poster

(2000)

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Followed by 

Split (2016)
Glass (2019)

References 

Adventures of Superman (1952) (TV Series)
Mighty Thor (1966) (TV Series)
Thor comics were on display at the comic shop.
The Sub-Mariner (1966) (TV Series)
Namor the Sub-Mariner comics were on display at the comic shop.
Spider-Man (1967) (TV Series)
A Spider-Man inflatable prop and comics were on display at the comic shop.
Hawaii Five-O (1968) (TV Series)
Superman (1978)
Elijah - "It's like your kryptonite".
The Dead Zone (1983)
The Punisher (1989)
Punisher comics were on display at the comic shop.
The X-Files (1993) (TV Series)
X-Files comics were on display at the comic shop.
Fearless (1993)
Tomb Raider (1996) (Video Game)
Tomb Raider comics were on display at the comic shop.
Teletubbies (1997) (TV Series)
Elijah asks a customer in his store, "Do you see any Teletubbies in here?"
Blade (1998)
Split (2016)
David Dunn bumps into younger versions of Kevin Wendell Crumb and Mrs. Crumb outside the stadium
Glass (2019)
David Dunn bumps into younger versions of Kevin Wendell Crumb and Mrs. Crumb outside the stadium

Referenced in 

Amélie (2001)
The Critic: Cast Away, The Legend of Bagger Vance (2001) (TV Episode)
Jay says he loved the film
Comic Books & Superheroes (2001) (Video)
References to events of the film and how they are influenced by comic books
Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
Seen on movie marquee
Kenny vs. Spenny: Who Can Gain the Most Weight in One Week? (2002) (TV Episode)
Spenny loses the competition and has to tell the people at the movie theatre the ending to the movie
Making 'Signs' (2003) (Video)
For Always (2004)
David Dunne is a character in both films
High Chaparall: Robert Englund (2004) (TV Episode)
You can see this movie in Robert Englunds DVD collection
Michael Blanco (2004)
There is a frontal reference in Michael Blanco to one of the shots of Unbreakable (the television set shot upside down is a subjective shot of a guy watching the TV upside down - same process in both films (Unbreakable and Michael Blanco)
The Village (2004)
When Mr. Walker is teling Lucius that he is fearless after the elders read the note Ivy is sitting in a chair behind him. Everyone around her is wearing dark colors while she is wearing a bright blue dress. Shyamalan used this technique so the audience would notice Ivy. He also used this in Unbreakable when David was first using his power. Everyone that was passing by him was wearing dark colors and everyone that brushed him was wearing bright colors.
Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology (2005) (Video)
In "Through the Wire", West says "Unbreakable, you thought they call me 'Mr. Glass'"
The Office: Diwali (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Michael
How I Met Your Mother: Lucky Penny (2007) (TV Episode)
Marshall says he thought he was unbreakable because, like the movie, he never broke a bone, never got sick and could summon great strength..
Knocked Up (2007)
Poster seen in Ben's apartment
American Dad!: When a Stan Loves a Woman (2007) (TV Episode)
Stan mentions movies with twist endings; for this one he claims that Samuel L. Jackson wasn't black
The Taste of Nothingness (2007)
The poster for this film is featured prominently in one scene.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Video case is shown.
Scrubs: My Finale: Part 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
The Janitor watches it
Borderlands (2009) (Video Game)
One of the skills Brick can acquire in the game is called "Unbreakable".
The Big Sleaze (2010)
mentioned in conversation
Tosh.0: American Idol Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Hollywood's Top Ten: Holding Out for a Superhero (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention for top movie superheroes
Source Code (2011)
Both Dr. Ruthledge and Elijah Price are on a crutch, also both movies start with a train catastrophy. Dr. Ruthledge's enthusiasm about implementing the Source Code program implies that he might be responsible of the train incident in a way.
Nesokrushymiy (2011) (Short)
Was a source of inspiration for filmmakers which include title and plot similarities.
Bad Movie Beatdown: The Happening (2011) (TV Episode)
another of M. Night Shyamalan's films
Nostalgia Critic: Signs (2012) (TV Episode)
another film by M. Night
Are We There Yet?: The Bad Dream Episode (2012) (TV Episode)
Troy describes the film as unbelievable.
Parks and Recreation: Sex Education (2012) (TV Episode)
Tom's Tweet: "Just hit a fire hydrant, but I survived. #Unbreakable. #WhatsMrGlassuptothesedays? #whynosequel?"
Saturday Night Live: Jamie Foxx/Ne-Yo (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Dylan McDermott or Dermot Mulroney?" segment
The Cinema Snob: Return to Sleepaway Camp (2013) (TV Episode)
"..and Unbreakable..."
Community: Heroic Origins (2013) (TV Episode)
Abed compares the study group's origin story to "Unbreakable."
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: What's Wrong with Signs??? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mark mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: What's Wrong with the Happening??? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mark mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Dean Norris Spoils Everything Else (2013) (Short)
Dean Norris mentions it.
Trophy Wife: The Punisher (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kate
Hilariocity Review: The Happening (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD and poster are shown.
Psych: The Break-Up (2014) (TV Episode)
Shawn says, "I'm unbreakable!", and Gus adds, "Like Samuel L. Jackson!"
FanboyFlicks, Bad Movies!: How Bad Is Lady in the Water??? (2014) (TV Episode)
Mark mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Sports Jeopardy!: Episode #1.6 (2014) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Cinema" category
Geeks Who Drink: John DiMaggio vs. David Giuntoli (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a film with Samuel L. Jackson
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Andy Samberg/Kevin Love/M. Night Shyamalan/Abe Laboriel Jr. (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth discusses his love of the movie with M. Night Shyamalan
Split (2016)
Mr. Glass reference near the end is from Unbreakable (2000) also produced and written by M. Night Shyamalan and starring Bruce Willis as David Dunn and Samuel L. Jackson in the role of Elijah Price who states the kids call him "Mr Glass".
Cinematic Excrement: Lady in the Water (2016) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as a film M. Night Shyamalan directed.
FoundFlix: Split (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Just Breathe (2017) (Short)
Dad shows DVD
Tamara's Never Seen: The Last Airbender (2017) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Chris O'Dowd/Regina Hall/grandson (2018) (TV Episode)
"It's like if M. Night Shyamalan made a movie about sexism. It's called 'Ungropeable.'"
Screen Rant Pitch Meetings: Unbreakable (2019) (TV Episode)
spoof of pitch meeting for the movie.
Monkey in the Morning: No Self Respect (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie comes up in discussion.
To Be Continued: The Secret That I Want to Hear (TV Episode)
Ah-rin's brother says that revealing the final score of a soccer game is like telling people the criminal is crippled.

Features 

The Jetsons (1962) (TV Series)
The Jerry Springer Show (1991) (TV Series)
I Am Weasel (1997) (TV Series)
The Powerpuff Girls: Monkey See, Doggie Do/Mommy Fearest (1998) (TV Episode)
Clips of Mommy Fearest are shown on a television.
The Powerpuff Girls (1998) (TV Series)

Featured in 

The Making of 'Unbreakable' (2001) (Video)
Clips, behind-the-scenes and making of
Comic Books & Superheroes (2001) (Video)
A clip is shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Twilight Saga: Eclipse/The Last Airbender/Grown Ups (2010) (TV Episode)
"How to Spot a Shyamalan" sequence
20 to 1: Hollywood Twists (2011) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Movies (2012) (2012) (TV Episode)
Unbreakable is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Samuel L. Jackson Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Elijah Price is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bruce Willis Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
David Dunn is #5.
Cinematic Excrement: After Earth (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage is used as Smeghead talks about M. Night Shyamalan.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Movies Not Based on Comic Books (2014) (TV Episode)
Unbreakable is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Smartest Movie Villains (2014) (TV Episode)
Elijah Price gets an honorable mention.
Nostalgia Critic: Is There Another Good Shyamalan Movie? (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is subject of discussion
Honest Trailers: The Happening (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villain Backstories (2015) (TV Episode)
The backstory of Mr. Glass gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Reluctant Heroes in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
David Dunn is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Ways Bruce Willis Can Kill You (2016) (TV Episode)
Strangulation Retaliation is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Should Have a Sequel (2016) (TV Episode)
Unbreakable is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Double-Crossing Movie Mentors (2016) (TV Episode)
Elijah Price is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Superhero Movies of the 2000s (2016) (TV Episode)
Unbreakable gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Unconventional Superhero Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Unbreakable is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 SERIOUSLY Underrated Instrumental Film Scores (2017) (TV Episode)
The score for Unbreakable is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Universes That You Didn't Know Were Linked (2018) (TV Episode)
Unbreakable is #2 along with Split.
The Know's Top 10s: Top 10 Bounty Hunters (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Half in the Bag: Glass (2019) (TV Episode)
movie clips are shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Thriller Movie Endings (2019) (TV Episode)
They Call Me Mr. Glass is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Movie Plot Twists (2019) (TV Episode)
The twist in Unbreakable that reveals Elijah Price to be a villain is #4.

Spoofed in 

Monkeybone (2001)
Unbakeable (2001) (Video)
Sky High (2005)
Scene where the main character is trying to develop superstrength by weightlifting
Muchachada nui: Episode #4.12 (2010) (TV Episode)
Spoofed in segment "Alan Moore presenta Muchachada Nui"

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