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Coraline (2009) (Video Game)


L'Age d'Or (1930)
A noted surrealist masterpiece in which giraffes do fall from the sky.
Alice in Wonderland (1951)
several similar elements including the door to another world and the cat that disappears and reappears
Gojira (1954)
Wybie Lovat picks up a slug and calls it "Slugzilla"
Psycho (1960)
As Coraline explores the house, the "shower scene" is referenced as she pulls back the shower curtain and stabbing music plays.
Aliens (1986)
The final battle, as the insectoid Other Mother flails in the pit and grabs Coraline
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
When the Other Mother is making Coraline an omelette, Jack Skellington's face can be seen in the yolk.
Being John Malkovich (1999)
Coraline enters the portal to the other world the same way John Cusack enters the mind of John Malkovich.
Monkeybone (2001)
Coraline's other father is wearing Monkeybone slippers.
Mirrormask (2005)
Both Neil Gaiman works feature a dark, parallel world that was a distorted version of our own. People in the "real" world would be there in the other but playing different roles.
Stardust (2007)
Both Neil Gaiman works feature Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus "can can" music

Referenced in 

Bum Reviews: Coraline (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Alma (2009) (Short)
Wybie gives Coraline a doll that looks just like her, unaware that it is a spy created by the Beldam
Coraline: The World According to Henry (2009) (Video)
Discusses the creative process that went behind the movie.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Monkeybone (2009) (TV Episode)
mentions Henry Selick's stop-motion work
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: 9 (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy compares the beginning of "9" to "Coraline"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.37 (2009) (TV Episode)
Included in a $12,500 question
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Princess and the Frog (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy says the actor who voices Dr. Facilier voices the cat in this movie
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.87 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $15,000 question
Cyrus (2010)
seen on movie marquee
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
Announced as Best Animated Feature nominee
Mad: Snott Pilgrim vs. the Wonderful World of Disney/Malcolm in the Middle Earth (2011) (TV Episode)
Coraline was seen coming out of the wardrobe.
Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011)
The film is referenced.
AniMat's Reviews: ParaNorman (2012) (TV Episode)
AniMat says ParaNorman is not as good as Laika's previous film.
Frankenweenie (2012)
The black cat that appears when Edward digs up Sparky bears a striking resemblance to the black cat from Coraline.
Nostalgia Critic: The Cat in the Hat (2013) (TV Episode)
also starring Dakota Fanning
Antboy (2013)
In both movies, the name of the young protagonist is mistaken for a more common name, which makes both of them feel isolated and overlooked.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.16 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in the news segment "TNN - Troldspejlet's nyhedsnetværk"
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: Complete Blu-Ray Collection (2014) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
AniMat's Reviews: The Boxtrolls (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as one of Laika's previous films.
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Will Vinton (2014) (TV Episode)
An animated film by Laika, the successor of Will Vinton Studios.
Sadie and Emmie (2015) (TV Series)
The Walzaks meet people with button eyes
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Aubrey Plaza/Samira Wiley/Neil Gaiman/Ray Luzier (2016) (TV Episode)
Neil Gaiman mentions the film adaptation of his novel
Nostalgia Critic: Monkeybone (2017) (TV Episode)
Is mention many times.
T00nVision: A Halloween Discussion (2017) (TV Episode)
Film is discussed as a favourite horror film.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Paranorman (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy mentions the film that was produced by Liaka and Hewy thinks Paranorman has better Stop Motion that he mentions

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #41.15 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at the upcoming film + clip shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #41.20 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his recap of the history of 3D + clip shown
This Morning: Episode dated 28 October 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) (TV Episode)
Stop motion animation compared to "Fantastic Mr. Fox," clips show
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Coraline (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010) (TV Special)
Clips shown when Nominated for a Catagory
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.25 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown as Nell Minow says the film had beautiful 3D effects
Hollywood's Top Ten: Cinema Cats (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown as a Runner Up
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
A critically acclaimed animated film, clip shown.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: The Secret of Kells (2013) (TV Episode)
One of the animated films of 2009. Clips briefly shown.
Nostalgia Critic: Should We Scare the S#*% Out of Kids? (2013) (TV Episode)
Critic discusses all the freaky imagery in this movie
And the Oscar Goes To... (2014) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Animated Movies for Adults (2015) (TV Episode)
Ranks at #9
Animation Lookback: The Best of Stop Motion - Henry Selick (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Lost in Adaptation: Coraline (2016) (TV Episode)
Review of the film
ScrewAttack's Top 10s: Top 10 Worst Moms (2017) (TV Episode)
Other Mother is the #3 pick.

Spoofed in 

Mad: Doraline/Monster Mashville (2013) (TV Episode)
Doraline is a spoof of this movie.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVIII (2017) (TV Episode)
Segment Coralisa

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