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X-Men: First Class (2011) Poster

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Follows 

X-Men (2000)

Followed by 

The Wolverine (2013)
Logan (2017)
Dark Phoenix (2019)

Edited into 

5 Second Movies: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
film edited into comedic short.

References 

Frankenstein (1931)
Erik says to call him Frankenstein's monster, and he's looking for his creator
Alexander Nevsky (1938)
Around 1:36 Soviet Sailor says, "This is Alexander Nevsky"
You Were Never Lovelier (1942)
still used
Bozo: The World's Most Famous Clown (1958) (TV Series)
Havok compares the Beast to Bozo the clown.
Dr. No (1962)
Animation during end credits is based on that of the Dr. No opening credits
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
The war room in First Class is almost identical to the one from Strangelove.
Spider-Man (2002)
When Hank shows his powers for the first time, Raven get closer to him while he is still upside down and says "You are... amazing" as the first time M.J. sees Spider-Man in the alley
X2: X-Men United (2003)
Future Villian Reference: In the scene where Charles, Moira, and Mystique are trying to convince the CIA that mutants exist, Charles states that Agent Stryker is thinking about his son William. This is, of course, a reference to General William Stryker, the main villian from X-Men 2.

Referenced in 

Bad Movie Beatdown: X-Men Origins Wolverine (2010) (TV Episode)
mentions the upcoming prequel
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson: Will Ferrell/Reese Waters (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the monologue.
Tosh.0: Boom Goes the Dynamite Guy (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Mad: TwiGH School Musical/Avenger Time (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced during the cold opening
Estrenos Críticos: X-Men (2011) (TV Episode)
comented and poster shown
Midnight Screenings: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed.
Bum Reviews: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Conan: Quoth the Raven, 'No Comment' (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned and joked about during monologue
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mike.
South Park: You're Getting Old (2011) (TV Episode)
the boys go to see this movie
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.7 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
Roger's thumb verdict is shown in the "Now in Theaters" segment
Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a normal summer movie.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.172 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Rose Byrne was in the film
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #2.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jackson Murphy says the film wasn't that great
Midnight Screenings: Spy Kids 4D: All the Time in the World (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Midnight Screenings: The Best and Worst Movies of the Summer 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jake names this his favorite movie of the summer.
Special Collector's Edition: Casino Royale (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of Blu-ray releases of September/October
Conan: A Tree with Dutch Elm Disease Grows in Brooklyn (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Hugh Jackman
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Arthur Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
James McAvoy's role as a young Charles Xavier mentioned
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies seen this year
Mad: Addition Impossible/New Gill (2012) (TV Episode)
Young Charles Xavier finds his seat in the first class of an airplane.
The Watch (2012)
Poster seen at Costco
South Park: Raising the Bar (2012) (TV Episode)
seen at theater marquee
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.40 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jennifer Lawrence was in the film
Genetically Enhanced Sharks and Other Silly Science (2012) (Video)
Plot is discussed
Top Gear: Episode #19.5 (2013) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by James McAvoy
Blood and Guts with Scott Ian: Scott Ian goes APE for Animatronics with ADI (2013) (TV Episode)
Beast from First Class is standing in the studioADI display room and gets referenced by Alec Gillis.
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Comic Con: Part 4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Talked about by Mike, and still images from the movie are shown.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.210 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Rose Byrne was in the film
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Arcade Fire (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the airport sketch
Someone Has to Review It!: X-Men Days of Future Past (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned in review
Parlor Tricks (2014) (Short)
Based on Characters
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014)
Michael Fassbender's portrayal of Magneto in the X-Men prequels is mentioned.
Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD (2014)
Poster shown
PWN: Marvel: PWN #3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
Skin Wars: The Naked Canvas (2014) (TV Episode)
When Alan Anderson sees Rebecca Romijn, he says, "wow, is that Mystique?"
Film 2017: Episode #44.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Referred to by Helen O'Hara when reviewing Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)
Someone Has to Review It!: Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is mentioned in this episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Colin Firth/Jack McBrayer & Triumph the Insult Comic Dog/The Weeknd (2015) (TV Episode)
Colin Firth mentions that Matthew Vaughn is known for the movie
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Samuel L. Jackson/Norman Reedus/Jessie J (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy and Samuel L. Jackson as one of the movies for which Matthew Vaughn is known
Honest Trailers: Fifty Shades of Grey (100th Episode!) (2015) (TV Episode)
Still of Jennifer Lawrence as Mystique is seen
Kingsman: The Secret Service Revealed (2015) (Video)
stills shown
Skin Wars: Body & Soul (2015) (TV Episode)
Aryn Fox says, "this is real life and I'm standing like ten feet away from Mystique," referring to Rebecca Romijn.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
In one scene, Ilya Kuryakin wears the same outfit as Erik Lensherr does in X-Men: First Class.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: James McAvoy/Sam Smith/Kurt Braunohler (2015) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions that James McAvoy is in the X-Men films
The Big Bang Theory: The Mystery Date Observation (2015) (TV Episode)
Howard mentions Jennifer Lawrence in X-Men.
The Last Man on Earth: Secret Santa (2015) (TV Episode)
Carol turns Melissa's room into "Frosty's lair." January Jones, who plays Melissa, also played Emma Frost in X-Men: First Class.
Skin Wars: Man vs. Machine (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned when Alec Gillis is introduced.
Offline: Are You Ready for the Next Level? (2016)
A poster of this movie can be seen in Deniz's room
Deadpool (2016)
When Professor Xavier is mentioned, Deadpool asks if it's 'McAvoy or Stewart'.
Honest Trailers: Deadpool (2016) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
The Graham Norton Show: Johnny Depp/Jennifer Lawrence/James McAvoy/Jack Whitehall/will.i.am (2016) (TV Episode)
Jennifer Lawrence tells about her trouble with UK customs when she came to audition a role in for this movie
Half in the Bag: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Half in the Bag: Get Out and Logan (2017) (TV Episode)
promotional still of the movie appears when talking about kids reception to the X-Men films
South Park: The Fractured but Whole (2017) (Video Game)
"Race Academy: First Class" mission title is a nod to this film.
Kingsman: Inside the Golden Circle (2017) (Video)
This earlier film of director Matthew Vaughn is referred to.
Nostalgia Critic: X-Men (2019) (TV Episode)
A poster of the movie is shown
1st Viewing: X-Men (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Nostalgia Critic: X2: X-Men United (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Nostalgia Critic: X-Men: The Last Stand (2019) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.

Featured in 

Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.19 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip of the film to be reviewed next week is shown
Breakfast: Episode dated 1 June 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during interview with James McAvoy.
Maltin on Movies: X-Men: First Class (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.20 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Roger reviews the film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.158 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip of the film featuring Kevin Bacon is shown
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Roger reviews the film
Half in the Bag: Summer Movie Round-Up (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
X Marks the Spot on 'X-Men: First Class' (2011) (Video)
Clips, interviews and behind-the-scenes
X-Men: First Class: Exceptional Abilities (2011) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
X-Men: First Class: Magneto the Survivor (2011) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Great Movie Mistakes III: Not in 3D (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Big Review: Episode #1.4 (2012) (TV Episode)
The movie was reviewed.
The Blockbuster Buster: Top 10 X-Men First Class Failures (2012) (TV Episode)
Rodriguez lays into this movie
Thuppakki (2012)
Shown in the theatre where one of the sleeper cell member get killed
Renegade Cut: Superheroes and Orson Welles (2013) (TV Episode)
Leon Thomas alludes to it. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Prequels (2013) (TV Episode)
X-Men: First Class is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Marvel Movies (2013) (TV Episode)
X-Men: First Class is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Supervillain Movie Weapons (2014) (TV Episode)
Magneto's metal is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Female Supervillains (2014) (TV Episode)
Emma Frost is #8.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Adamantium Collection, featuring the 4 X-Men films and 2 Wolverine films reviewed + footage used
X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)
Several clips used as flashback, including the first meeting between young Charles & Raven
Everything Wrong with...: Everything Wrong with X-Men: First Class in 8 Minutes or Less (2014) (TV Episode)
The flaws of the movie are talked about
Honest Trailers: The X-Men Trilogy (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Good Guys Gone Bad in Film (2014) (TV Episode)
Magneto is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Aircraft (2014) (TV Episode)
The X-Jet is #3.
Honest Trailers: X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Makeup Effects in Comic Book Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The makeup effects for Azazel are #2 along with the makeup effects for Mystique, Nightcrawler & Beast.
Pinewood: 80 Years of Movie Magic (2015) (TV Movie)
Clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Uses of Foreshadowing in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Death by Coin gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Jennifer Lawrence Performances (2015) (TV Episode)
Mystique is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with Bogus Science (2015) (TV Episode)
Mutation is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Manly Tear Moments in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
Charles Xavier Is Paralyzed is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Revenge Kills in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Move the Coin is #4.
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
Flashbacks of Erik/Magneto and Professor Xavier are taken from the film.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Feature Both Great and Bad Performances (2016) (TV Episode)
X-Men: First Class, which features a great performance from Michael Fassbender and a bad performance from January Jones, is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Revived a Franchise (2016) (TV Episode)
X-Men: First Class is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Superhero Portrayals - Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Superhero Origin Story Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
X-Men: First Class is #7.
Honest Trailers: X-Men Apocalypse (2016) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Cinematic Excrement: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2017) (TV Episode)
Footage used due to being part of the same franchise.
Honest Trailers: Logan (2017) (TV Episode)
Title is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Uses of the F-Word in Non R-Rated Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
A Potty-Mouthed Cameo is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Supervillain Introductions (2017) (TV Episode)
The introduction of Magneto is #5.
Kingsman: Inside the Golden Circle (2017) (Video)
On-set footage is shown of this earlier film of director Matthew Vaughn.
Honest Trailers: Honest Trailers (Written by a Robot) (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Villain Vs. Villain Fights in Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Erik Lehnsherr vs. Sebastian Shaw gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 X-Men Movie Moments (2019) (TV Episode)
The Cuban Mutant Crisis is #10. Magneto Kills Shaw is #6.
WatchMojo: What Critics Are Saying About Dark Phoenix (2019) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown
WatchMojo: Dark Phoenix's Biggest Problem (2019) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Michael Fassbender Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
Magneto is #6.

Spoofed in 

X-Men First Class Rejects (2011) (Short)
fan film
seX-Men (2011) (Video)
video is an X-Men First class parody.
Mad: X-Games: First Class/Criminal Minecraft (2011) (TV Episode)
X-Games: First Class is a spoof of this movie.

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