The Simpsons Movie (2007) Poster


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The Simpsons: Family Portrait (1988) (TV Short)
The Simpsons: Family Therapy (1989) (TV Short)
The Simpsons (1989) (TV Series)


Cops (1922) (Short)
Homer grabs a passing truck and is yanked horizontally off-screen like Buster Keaton.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
The helpful animals and their role in helping humans is spoofed as an eagle has to come in and help Homer take off his clothes as the smaller birds cannot cope alone.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The trees whose branches behave like human arms.
Citizen Kane (1941)
Deployment of visual resources, epic tone and montage.
Godzilla (1954)
mentioned on Japanese sign.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
Homer's hat when disposing of the bomb.
Thunderball (1965)
When Homer enters the supplybunker, the jetpack from Thunderball is hanging on the wall.
One Million Years B.C. (1966)
During the final giant TV broadcast, Princess Kashmir is dressed up and poses like Racquel Welch on the poster of One Million Years B.C.
Spider-Man (1967) (TV Series)
Homer sings 'Spider-Pig' to the "Spider-Man" theme tune from this cartoon.
The Firemen's Ball (1967)
Scene in which Moe's bar is ransacked during blackout.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The theme "Also Sprach Zarathustra" (Eng. "Thus Spake Zarathustra") appears in the beginning of the movie when Itchy and Scratchy go to The Moon.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Homer boards up the door to keep out the angry mob but they break through like zombies.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Homer looking down from the mountain with helicopters circling above.
The Castle of Cagliostro (1979)
A shot where Bart rolls down the roof was inspired by Lupin running down the castle roof during his rescue attempt.
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
People at the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting panic when they run out of coffee.
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)
The crowd's celebration at the end of the film.
Brazil (1985)
Visual referenced in the epiphany scene.
Labyrinth (1986)
One of the hallucinations Homer has after meeting the Native American woman involves the Simpsons' house becoming a maze of staircases, similar to the building Jareth and Sarah are in towards the end of the film.
Evil Dead II (1987)
In the scene when the house is swallowed by the sink-hole, the chiming clock is a nod to Evil Dead II.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
The bomb disposal robot committing suicide.
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Opening with Itchy and Scratchy (Tex Avery homage) that seques into "real life" of film characters.
Twins (1988)
President Schwarzenegger exclaims that he misses Danny DeVito.
Ghost (1990)
The shape of the glass shard that cuts Dr. Nick Riviera is the same as that on the window that killed Carl Bruner.
The Simpsons: Bart the Daredevil (1990) (TV Episode)
A crashed ambulance which carried Homer in this episode is seen at the edge of Springfield Gorge.
The Simpsons: The Way We Was (1991) (TV Episode)
The Carpenters' "Close to You" is played in Homer and Marge's wedding video.
The Simpsons: Homer the Heretic (1992) (TV Episode)
Homer mentions having his own religon.
Last Action Hero (1993)
President Schwarzenegger states that he misses Danny DeVito.
Demolition Man (1993)
Arnold Schwarzenegger as president of the United States
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Homer imitates John Travolta's iconic dance moves during the Medicine Woman scene.
The Simpsons: Sideshow Bob Roberts (1994) (TV Episode)
When Homer is rammed against a hard surface whilst clinging to a wrecking ball attached to a crane.
Junior (1994)
President Schwarzenegger states that he misses Danny DeVito.
Access Hollywood (1996) (TV Series)
FOX advertisement for this show.
The Simpsons: Homer's Phobia (1997) (TV Episode)
The gay steel mill workers are seen trying to jackhammer through the dome.
Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
When Bart is riding his skateboard naked, different passing objects are constantly covering his genitalia.
The Simpsons: Natural Born Kissers (1998) (TV Episode)
Bart skateboards naked through Springfield.
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Leslie Nielsen pulled the same gag with his own wanted poster in Wrongfully Accused that the Simpsons do with theirs at the gas station.
The West Wing (1999) (TV Series)
Scene where Itchy stands at his desk in the oval office is the same in the opening credits of The West Wing.
The Simpsons: Missionary: Impossible (2000) (TV Episode)
Homer tells the church congregation to "Praise Jebus", who he prays to in this episode.
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Lisa informs the town's people that she gave them water from the town's polluted lake.
Jurassic Park III (2001)
the pig eats a cellphone with the same ringtone, the spinosaurus does in the Jurassic Park movie.
Hero (2002)
The swarm of nuclear missiles flying at Scratchy is a nod to the cloud of arrows flying at Nameless in the film's final scenes.
Alexandra's Project (2003)
The wedding tape with the sticker "play me!"
The Simpsons: Margical History Tour (2004) (TV Episode)
Lisa calls out "Sacagawea!" when jumping from Bart's treehouse. She portrayed Sacagawea.
Prison Break: Flight (2006) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons Movie incorporates dialogue from the finale of the first season of Prison Break - "What do we do now?" "We run."
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (2007) (TV Series)
Fox bar advertising for "Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?".

Referenced in 

The Simpsons: Regarding Margie (2006) (TV Episode)
The opening chalk board gag is "I will not leak the plot of the movie". A reference to the upcoming Simpsons film.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XVII (2006) (TV Episode)
Al Jean's halloween credit is "July 27th 2007 Jean" in reference to this film's release date.
My Boys: Douchebag in the City (2007) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs (2007) (TV Episode)
Couch gag, "I will not take 20 years to make another movie," Springfield is still recovering from the dome disaster, Russ Cargil, Boob Lady, and Harry Plopper are seen.
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Spoon (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the monologue
'Hot Fuzz': The Fuzzball Rally (2007) (Video)
movie poster
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
Poster is shown.
The O'Reilly Factor: Episode dated 22 January 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Referenced during talk of the years top grossing movies.
The Simpsons: Any Given Sundance (2008) (TV Episode)
Marge's "One Simpsons movie was enough!" comment.
Psych: Daredevils! (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn claims that Dutch "the Clutch" jumped Springfield Gorge.
Old Dogs (2009)
An ad for "The Simpsons Movie" can be seen in the background as Dan and Charlie eat dinner.
The Simpsons: Mischief & Mayhem (2010) (TV Movie)
Reference to the film
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.88 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $200 clue in the category "Movie Politicians"
The Simpsons: Boy Meets Curl (2010) (TV Episode)
The Native American medicine woman makes a cameo appearance.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $15,000 question
The Cinema Snob: Caligula: Part II (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
Futurama: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences (2010) (TV Episode)
Bender asks when they're going to make a second Simpsons Movie.
The Simpsons: The Fool Monty (2010) (TV Episode)
Mr. Burns threatens to cover all of Springfield with a large dome, and Lenny replies, "It's been done!"
Hollywood's Top Ten: Bad Hair Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Honorable mention
Bad Movie Beatdown: When in Rome (2011) (TV Episode)
The DVD is seen
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
Albert Brooks, the voice of Marlin in Finding Nemo, also provided voice work in this film.
Under the Dome: Manhunt (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Simpsons: Four Regrettings and a Funeral (2013) (TV Episode)
Dome mentioned
Mad: Dullverine/Under the Dumb (2013) (TV Episode)
Homer says that a town in a dome was the whole plot of this movie.
The Simpsons: The Yellow Badge of Cowardge (2014) (TV Episode)
Comic Book Guy asks the comic-con panel if there will "be another Simpsons movie."
Epic Ink: The Duel and the Dark Knight (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster is seen
Serum: Liquid of the Living Dead (2015) (Short)
The line "maybe we should kiss to break the tension"
The Simpsons: Let's Go Fly a Coot (2015) (TV Episode)
When Bart is at the Kwik-E-Mart for e-cigs, you can see a Grand Theft Walrus machine in the background. This references the game Homer was playing in the movie.
Regular Show: The Dome Experiment Special (2015) (TV Episode)
The Dome is destroyed in a similar fashion in The Simpsons Movie when they use a motorcycle around the Dome and throwing a bomb out of the hole on top.
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.18 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
The Simpsons: Puffless (2015) (TV Episode)
Spider Pig character
The Simpsons: Lisa with an "S" (2015) (TV Episode)
Seen on a theater marquee: "Spider Pig: Turn Off the Pork"
The Angry Birds Movie (2016)
"Close to You" from this movie is used.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Innovative Movie Marketing Campaigns (2016) (TV Episode)
The marketing campaign for The Simpsons Movie is #3.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016) (TV Episode)
In the "Dry Hard" segment, Springfield is kept under a large dome.
The Simpsons: Pork and Burns (2017) (TV Episode)
Plopper returns!
Honest Trailers: Fate of the Furious (2017) (TV Episode)
Spider-Pig mentioned
The Simpsons: Singin' in the Lane (2017) (TV Episode)
Spider Pig swinging from high rise building
WatchMojo: Top 10 WTF Promotion Stunts in Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Transforming 7-Elevens into Kwik-E-Marts is #7.
1st Viewing: Angry Birds (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
The Professor's Scary Movie Show: Bastille Day Special 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Photos shown that feature Tress MacNeille as the voice behind "The Simpsons" character - Booberella , horror host of "Matinee of Blood"
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Oscars' Best Popular Film (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Puppet Master (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up as an animated movie based on a TV show that didn't get nominated for "Best Animated Feature".
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Wonderful World of Disney/Fox (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Missing Link is Missing Money (2019) (TV Episode)
Mat brings up a time when The Simpsons referenced The Castle of Cagliostro.
President Schwarzenegger states that he misses Danny DeVito.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #37.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann looks at the upcoming Danish release + trailer footage used
American Idol: Final 24 Verdict (2007) (TV Episode)
The guys are shown (and we get to see) a sneak preview of the upcoming Simpsons movie.
Film 2017: Episode dated 12 March 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
2007 MTV Movie Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Clips shown.
The National Movie Awards (2007) (TV Special)
Clips are shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #38.14 (2007) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used
I Love the New Millennium: 2007 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on the 2007 episode.
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Movies Based on TV Shows (2011) (TV Episode)
Taking #9 as the top movies based on TV shows
Nostalgia Critic: Gordy (2011) (TV Episode)
clip of Homer singing "Spider Pig"
FOX 25th Anniversary Special (2012) (TV Special)
Universal's Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories (2012) (Short)
Small clip featured in the show
Welshy Reviews: Backwoods Bloodbath (2012) (TV Episode)
Rod and Todd: "consistancy."
Welshy Reviews: Ozombie (2012) (TV Episode)
Rod and Todd: "Consistency!"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Continuations of TV Series (2014) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons Movie is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Environmental Warning Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons Movie is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funny Movie Electrocution Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Fish Dying with Dignity gets an honorable mention.
Lost in Adaptation: The Shining (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hyped Comedy Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons Movie is #2.
Lost in Adaptation: Watchmen: Part 2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Movie Scenes You Can Never Unsee (2016) (TV Episode)
Bart's Nude Skateboarding gets an honorable mention.
Greatest Animated Movies (2016) (TV Movie)
Number 36 in the countdown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Took FOREVER to Make! (2016) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons Movie, which took 9 years to make, is #7.
Scope (2017) (Video)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Animated Villains in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Russ Cargill is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Controversial Animated Films (2017) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons Movie gets an honorable mention.
Binging with Babish: Flanders' Hot Chocolate from The Simpsons Movie (2017) (TV Episode)
Flanders' Hot Chocolate from this Movie is the recipe of the episode. Clip shown at the beginning.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bart Simpson Moments (2018) (TV Episode)
Bart, Exposed is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Banned for Shocking Reasons (2018) (TV Episode)
The Simpsons Movie, which was banned Myanmar because they don't allow red or yellow to be shown in any films, is #5.
Blinded 2 (2018)
Movie Clip
Brain Dump: The Apu That I Know (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.


Bambi (1942)
The deer and her son that take off Marge's clothes are parodies of Bambi and his mother.
Who Killed Who? (1943) (Short)
When the lights in Moe's bar go out and come back on, all of his liquor is stolen; Moe turns the lights off again, expecting the liquor to be returned when he turns the lights back on, but when he does, the entire bar is stripped down, and Moe's clothes are stolen.
Cinderella (1950)
Cartoon birds dressing/undressing Homer and Marge.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Homer's first encounter with the Inuit woman reenacts Luke Skywalker's first meeting with Obi-Wan Kenobi.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) (TV Series)
Simpsons family outline of heads while watching end credits.
Alive (1993)
When Homer is walking through the snow to leave Alaska, he is wearing the same coat worn by Nando in Alive when he was hiking through the Andes, including the blown-out sleeves.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Sekai no Chuushin de Ai o Sakenda Kemono (1996) (TV Episode)
When Homer has the epiphany about his family, he goes through a scene like the one in the final episode, when Shinji emerges from Instrumentality.
Titanic (1997)
Green Day play the violins while their barge is sinking and Mike Dirnt says "Gentlemen, it's been an honor playing with you tonight."
The Truman Show (1998)
Tv news announcer Kent Brockman says "Day 37 under the Dome!" on Moe's Bar television set. This brief sequence actually spoofs the way Truman's days of his life tick away on the reality Tv show, which in Peter Weir's movie is being watched by many people in a similar bar.
Grand Theft Auto III (2001) (Video Game)
Homer plays an arcade game named "Grand Theft Walrus", featuring the logo used since GTA3.
Brother Bear (2003)
When Homer is in Alaska trying to get to Springfield, he sees an Aurora Borealis with the image of the Boob Lady in it, just like in "Brother Bear".
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Scene of Bart fishing with Flanders mirrors opening scene of Return of the King, including replicated shots.
An Inconvenient Truth (2006)
Lisa's 'An Irritating Truth' seminar spoofs Al Gore's use of the scissor-lift.
Happy Feet (2006)
A dancing penguin gets shot in "Grand Theft Walrus".
Apocalypto (2006)
When the Simpsons run through the harvest field.

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