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Edited into 

Dug's Special Mission (2009) (Video)
Carl and Russell's lines are lifted from Up, as well as the animation at the end of this short film as the camera pans out.


Up (2009) (Video Game)
Dug's Special Mission (2009) (Video)
George and A.J. (2009) (Video)


The Lost World (1925)
plateau visted by characters is the same and is shot identically.
King Kong (1933)
When Charles Muntz presents the skeleton on stage.
Donald's Ostrich (1937) (Short)
Kevin digests Carl's balloons just like the Ostrich did in the cartoon.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
The house spins around in a gray storm and stops suddenly.
Pinocchio (1940)
Carl Fredricksen exclaims "Jiminy Cricket!" when he is allowed to board Charles Muntz's ship.
Heaven Can Wait (1943)
The whole changin ties ellipsis in the Intro resembles the one from Lubitsch's Heaven Can Wait
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
A poor, young couple buy, move into, and fix up an abandoned house that is part of their past.
The Red Balloon (1956) (Short)
The theme of balloons and someone being transported by a mass of balloons is inspired by The Red Balloon.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Red round lamps on dogs' leads, through which they talk, is a reference to HAL 9000.
Mary Tyler Moore (1970) (TV Series)
Ed Asner asks "You call your mother by her first name?" regarding a woman named Phyllis
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The dogs check their communication similar to the rebels on the start of the attack on the death star. Also, the title is shown on a movie theatre marquee during the end credits.
Cheers: The Heart Is a Lonely Snipehunter (1985) (TV Episode)
Carl Frederickson tells Russell that he needs to catch a snipe, a fictional bird, just as Sam and the gang tell Frasier
A View to a Kill (1985)
The climax on the top of the blimp.
The Goonies (1985)
Russell giving his chocolate bar to Kevin mimics Chuck giving his Baby Ruth chocolate bar to Sloth.
The Golden Girls (1985) (TV Series)
Shady Oaks seems to reference an in-joke reference to Sophia's retirement home called Shady Pines.
Red's Dream (1987) (Short)
Carl spots a Red while looking for red cars and says "Red one!" until Russel says "Hey, unicycles don't count, Mr. Fredricksen!".
Knick Knack (1989) (Short)
The Sunny Miami Knick Knack appears as a picture on a brochure on the front desk at the Travel Agency Carl visits.
Jurassic Park (1993)
In the scene where Kevin menaces Fredricksen by slowing extending his neck while walking towards him, his movements are identical to the Velociraptors of Jurassic Park.
Blue's Clues (1996) (TV Series)
A background character resembling Steve (he's even wearing a shirt with green stripes) is shown watching the house fly.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear appears next to the little girl's bed when Carl's house floats past her window.

Referenced in 

The Simpsons: Coming to Homerica (2009) (TV Episode)
A scene where Lenny and Carl are floating in a balloon chair, there is a house floating in the background (with balloons).
Bum Reviews: Up (2009) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Black Cauldron (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy says he's back from his vacation on Paradise Falls
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #17.10 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by President Barack Obama as being watched with his kids in the White House screening room with 3D glasses.
The Office: Niagara: Part 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by Michael, who admits that all Pixar movies make him cry
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.37 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $12,500 question
Jeopardy!: 2009 Teen Tournament Quarterfinal 1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "The Movie's Characters"
George and A.J. (2009) (Video)
Opening scene taken directly from film; news ticker during report referencing film events
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.56 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that the film has made nearly $700 million
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as one of the best animated movies of 2009 so far
At the Movies: Summer Special 2009/10 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Margaret Pomeranz as being among her favourite movies of 2009.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.67 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $2,000 question
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.84 (2010) (TV Episode)
a girl predicts that the movie will have a sequel called "Down"
Saturday Night Live: Ashton Kutcher/Them Crooked Vultures (2010) (TV Episode)
Listed as a Best Picture nominee in the "Access Hollywood" segment
Tosh.0: Prom Girl (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa (2010)
poster outside theater
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $5,000 question
Tosh.0: Make It Snow Girl (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Million Dollar Movie Week 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Meredith Vieira and a contestant
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of an $800 clue in the category "Movie Title Fill In the Blank"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.160 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $12,500 question
Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) (TV Episode)
DVD cover shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Toy Story 3/Cyrus/Jonah Hex (2010) (TV Episode)
A reviewer says "Wall-E" and "Up" showed new potential for animation
Jeopardy!: 2010 Kids Week Game 1 (2010) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Animated Films" category
Tosh.0: Angry Black Preacher (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
QI: Hoaxes (2010) (TV Episode)
Sean Locke talks about the film.
The Office: Andy's Play (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Phyllis when she sees that Michael has brought balloons to Andy's performance
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Adventures of Mark Twain (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy: "As you can see [...] I'm flying my house again. But this time I'm not going to Paradise Falls. "
Post Mortem with Mick Garris: Frank Darabont (2010) (TV Episode)
Darabout says this film has a beautiful story
Danville 2nd Ward Young Men: New Years Dance 2010-2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
In one shot, a house with several balloons can be seen on the wall behind Jeremy.
No Strings Attached (2011)
Quote from the movie: "What are you, the old guy from 'Up'?"
Mad: The Buzz Identity/Two and a Half Man (2011) (TV Episode)
Mr. Fredricksen makes a brief cameo.
Modern Family: Boys' Night (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
The Cleveland Show: The Essence of Cleveland (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Cleveland
Saturday Night Live: Justin Timberlake/Lady Gaga (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.24 (2011) (TV Episode)
Ignatiy says that "Cars 2" isn't "Up"
Jensen & Jensen (2011)
The Old Man and The Boy appear in the movie
Alphas: The Unusual Suspects (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Radiohead (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in "Who's On Top?"
Saturday Night Live: Melissa McCarthy/Lady Antebellum (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Seth on Weekend Update
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.47 (2011) (TV Episode)
The iPhone's Remote app is shown displaying the film's poster
Saturday Night Live: Jimmy Fallon/Michael Bublé (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the "Today" segment
Jeopardy!: 2012 College Championship Final Game 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Answer to question in the category Movie Lines
That Fellow in the Coat: Top 10 Strangest/Most Annoying Academy Decisions (2012) (TV Episode)
Said to be the only animated feature since "Pocahontas" (1995) to win Best Musical Score.
The Middle: Leap Year (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Sue
Project X (2012)
When the dog is attached to the balloons, someone yells out "It's just like up"
Brows Held High: Antichrist (2012) (TV Episode)
The talking fox lost Top Dog to the canine in this movie.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Brave (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy says "Brave" is not in the same league as this movie.
The Thick of It: Episode #4.4 (2012) (TV Episode)
Malcolm refers to Glenn as "the old man from Up."
Mad: Taking Nemo/Once Upon a Toon (2012) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie was shown at Pixar Studios.
Guys with Kids: The Standoff (2012) (TV Episode)
Nick mentions that Gary cried during "Up".
Gummibär: The Yummy Gummy Search for Santa (2012) (Video)
The ''Ohh'' is heard when Gummibar is sighing.
Dog with a Blog: Bark! The Herald Angels Sing (2012) (TV Episode)
Chloe makes an "Up" reference when talking to Trummer in a scene.
Nostalgia Critic: To Boldly Flee: DVD (2013) (TV Episode)
"Like Pixar's Up, only with more homo-eroticism."
General Hospital: Episode #1.12749 (2013) (TV Episode)
DVD seen
Psych: Deez Nups (2013) (TV Episode)
Shawn to Henry: "You're like the old guy in 'Up.'"
AniMat's Reviews: Monsters University (2013) (TV Episode)
A Pixar film set in the air.
The Simpsons: Four Regrettings and a Funeral (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
I Know That Voice (2013)
Discussed in the film
The Sugarcube Critic: The Ticket Master (2014) (TV Episode)
"After stealing one of John Ratzenberger's jokes from 'Up'..."
Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) (TV Episode)
Donald Faison mentions this movie by name during the game I Love a Charade
Zompocalypse Now! (2014) (Short)
Mentioned in dialog
Coronation Street: Episode #1.8506 (2014) (TV Episode)
Tracy and Amy talk about the film.
The Chase: Episode #4.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
Incorrect answer.
Nanoman: Sonnye loschinki (2014) (TV Episode)
Poster of the movie is a part of Kirill Kalandzhi's wallpapers.
Professor Juice: 3K Q & A (2015) (TV Episode)
Rosie said her favourite film is this.
Inside Out (2015)
John Ratzenberger voices a construction worker in both Pixar films.
Honest Trailers: Toy Story (Feat. Will Sasso) (2015) (TV Episode)
Title shown
AniMat's Reviews: Inside Out (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned the last original Pixar movie (not counting Brave).
Nostalgia Critic: Osmosis Jones (2015) (TV Episode)
Critic points out an animated movie that rips this one off
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.8 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question; still shown
Geeks Who Drink: Rob Kazinsky vs. Dominic Monaghan (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a theatrically released Disney animated film
Honest Game Trailers: Pokemon Diamond and Pearl (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Nanoman: Fekalonia (2015) (TV Episode)
Poster of the movie is a part of Kirill Kalandzhi's wallpapers.
The Chase Australia: Episode #1.62 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Peter as the Pixar film in which a character attaches thousands of balloons to his house during his Cash Builder round.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Martin Scorsese/Gillian Jacobs/The Chainsmokers (2016) (TV Episode)
In the Superlatives segment, Jimmy compares the Broncos' James Ferentz to the adult version of Russell, and shows a still
Zootopia (2016)
Pop-Pop greatly resembles Carl Fredricksen.
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
mentioned when Pete Docter won for Best Animated Feature
Saturday Night Live: Ariana Grande (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned in Celebrity Family Feud sketch
The Escort (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Jennifer Lawrence/George Lopez/Tom Odell (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he comments on some party balloons which drifted over the White House
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jesse Tyler Ferguson/Governor John Hickenlooper/Bryson Tiller/Tim Alexander (2016) (TV Episode)
Still from the movie is shown during the monologue
500 Questions: Episode #2.4 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct answer in "Animated Films" category
Nostalgia Critic: Jem and the Holograms (2016) (TV Episode)
The dog is depicted as the writer of Jem
I Hate Everything: the Search for the Worst: The (Not Disney) Collection (2016) (TV Episode)
Alex Bolton mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
Saturday Night Live: Emily Blunt/Bruno Mars (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and picture shown on Weekend Update
Jeopardy!: 2016 Teen Tournament Semifinal Game 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "I Get Around" category
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life: Spring (2016) (TV Episode)
In Lorelai's dream, the real Paul Anka appears as her pet dog of the same name; he exclaims "Squirrel!" when he is distracted.
Office Christmas Party (2016)
Carol's Uber driver: "Hi, I'm Carol. I died in the beginning of 'Up'".
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.79 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Films with Short Titles" category
The Big Sick (2017)
Kumail mentions the first 15 minutes in his one-man show.
The Detour: The Club (2017) (TV Episode)
Several times Nate is referred to as the old man from Up
The Big Bang Theory: The Recollection Dissipation (2017) (TV Episode)
Penny mentions the movie by name.
Nostalgia Critic: Norm of the North (2017) (TV Episode)
poster shown
RiffTrax Live: Summer Shorts Beach Party (2017) (Video)
Paul: "Pixar's 'Up' as you've never seen it before!" Kevin: "Yeah, truly awful!"
The Ben Shapiro Show: On to Tax Cuts! (2017) (TV Episode)
Ben says that Donald Trump is basically the dog from this movie.
Superior Donuts: Is There a Problem, Officer? (2017) (TV Episode)
Sofia says one day they'll tie balloons to Arthur's house and fly away.
Ben Shapiro Interview: Trump, God & Health Care (2017) (Video)
Ben Shapiro compares Donald Trump to the dog from this movie.
I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp: Episode #2.7 (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joel.
The Michael Knowles Show: How Cronkite Turned the MSM Against the USA (2018) (TV Episode)
Michael Knowles compares Kim Jong-Un to Russell.
Sanders Shorts: Topics to Avoid (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Thomas.
MacGyver: Skyscraper - Power (2018) (TV Episode)
When the gang is floating on a tarp suspended by balloons floating in the air, Jack says that their situation recreates something from a kids movie. This is a reference to Up, which featured the voice of Ed Asner, who is a guest star in this episode.

Featured in 

Disney Through the Decades (2001) (Video)
clips in Ratzenberger conclusion
The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009) (TV Special)
A brief sneak preview for this movie is seen at the credits for next year's Oscar race.
At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when David Stratton mentions that this film opened the festival, and was the first animated or 3D film to do so.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Up (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #42.7 (2009) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the review of the film in next week's episode + clip shown
Troldspejlet: Episode #42.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
De wereld draait door: Episode #5.29 (2009) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
This Morning: Episode dated 28 October 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Adventure Is Out There (2009) (Video)
Documentary about the origins of Up, featuring comparison shots from the movie.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Men Who Stare at Goats/A Christmas Carol/Precious (2009) (TV Episode)
New on DVD for the Weekend Peekend
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Rotten Tomatoes Show Year Endies (2009) (TV Episode)
In Memorian segment: Kellie Frederickson
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010) (TV Special)
Clips shown when Nominated for a Catagory
At the Movies: Episode #7.1 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 6 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2009.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.106 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Angela and Friends: Episode #1.64 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Breakfast: Episode dated 19 February 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's special guest Michael Giacchino.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.110 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Richard Roeper & the Movies: RR's Oscar Predictions: Best Picture (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown as Roeper discusses the movie's Best Picture chances
Richard Roeper & the Movies: RR on the Oscars: The Big Picture (2010) (TV Episode)
Footage shown as Roeper discusses the Best Picture category
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (2010) (TV Special)
nominee clips
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Best of the Decade (2011) (TV Episode)
Taking #7 on the user poll of the best movies of 2001-2010
The Hour: Episode #7.82 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Christopher Plummer's bio segment.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.25 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown as Nell Minow says the film used 3D for characterization and to tell the story
How Hard Can It Be?: Flying House (2011) (TV Episode)
Scenes were shown during the recreation of the flying house.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Opening Scenes (2011) (TV Episode)
The Nostalgia Chick: The Lion King (in 3D!) (2011) (TV Episode)
"An adventure story in South America starring a geriatric."
Disneycember: Up (2012) (TV Episode)
Footage is shown.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 1 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during introduction.
Inside Pixar (2013) (TV Movie)
Short clip shown
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Film is talked about, clips shown.
Animation Lookback: Pixar Animation Studios Part 6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Number 4 in the top 10 best Pixar movies.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: The Secret of Kells (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as the second animated film to be nominated the Oscar for Best Picture. Clips briefly shown.
Lost in Adaptation: Starship Troopers (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
The Paul Behragam Talk Show: "Balto 3" R&T Part 6 (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip of Russel's Wilderness Explorer call was shown.
The Paul Behragam Talk Show: "Balto 3" R&T Part 7 (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip of Russel complaining was shown.
The Paul Behragam Talk Show: "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" R&T Part 5 (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip of Russel being dragged on a windshield was shown.
Honest Trailers: Inside Out (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Minions (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Honest Trailers: Finding Nemo (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Score: A Film Music Documentary (2016)
Footage is shown.
Nostalgia Critic: What Happened to Great Disney Villains? (2017) (TV Episode)
says villains like Charles Muntz aren't as memorable
MenT: The Forest - Máme vsechny gun party! #20 (2017) (TV Episode)
Short clip was shown.

Spoofed in 

Smosh: If Movies Were Real (2009) (TV Episode)
Since it's a realistic depiction of films, the house doesn't fly off when Carl releases the balloons
Mad: 2012 Dalmatians/Grey's in Anime (2010) (TV Episode)
A skit on the Up product based off of the idea of this movie.
The Simpsons: Loan-a Lisa (2010) (TV Episode)
the Itchy and Scratchy cartoon "P.U." is a parody
Mad: S'UP/Mouse M.D. (2010) (TV Episode)
"S'up" is a spoof of this movie.
The Cleveland Show: Murray Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
Old man in balloon house says "Up yours!"
Robot Chicken: Saving Private Gigli (2011) (TV Episode)
"Up and Down" scene
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Saves the Day (2013) (TV Episode)
Parodied in Charlie's dream
The Simpsons: To Courier with Love (2016) (TV Episode)
The boy with the Red Balloon runs into the "Up" house.
Sanders Shorts: Disney Pranks with Friends: Up Edition (2016) (TV Episode)
Thomas makes a prank inspired on the movie. His friend pulls a dissected squirrel in front of various friends' faces while Thomas shouts "Squirrel!", getting different reactions from them.

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