Super 8 (2011) Poster



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Dracula (1931)
Model of Dracula's head in Joe's room.
Frankenstein (1931)
Joe has a model of Frankenstein's monster's head in his room.
The Invisible Man (1933)
Model of this man removing his bandages in Joes room
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)
When the car drives straight into a train.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Model of the Gill-Man in Joe's room.
The Twilight Zone: Walking Distance (1959) (TV Episode)
The U.S. Air Force's operation in the film is titled Walking Distance after what J. J. Abrams stated to be his favorite Twilight Zone episode in a 2009 interview with TIME Magazine
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
In the kids' zombie-film, shown during the end credits, "Det. Hathaway" visits a plant named "Romero Chemical", a homage to the director of this zombie-film
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) (TV Series)
Six Million Dollar Man figure (in orange jumpsuit) seen in background in Joe's Room
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Model of Leatherface in Joe's room
Earthquake (1974)
poster in Joe's room
Carrie (1976)
In conversation with his son Joe, deputy Jackson Lamb says "I got nothing against your friends, I like your friends. Except for Cary, who can't seem to stop lighting things on fire".
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
poster and Darth Vader's Tie Fighter model kitt seen hanging in Joe's room
Dawn of the Dead (1978)
poster in Joe's room
Halloween (1978)
poster in Joe's room
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Henry's bicycle, with attached milk-crate, is one of the items drawn to the water tank during the spaceship's construction.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987) (TV Series)
During the "zombie film" there is a prominent reference to Warehouse 47, a lucky number gag which started in STTNG and was then picked by by J.J. Abrams productions.
Armageddon (1998)
There is a book titled Armageddon in the bookshelf behind Deputy Lamb when he is talking to Joe in the house. Abrams wrote the screenplay for a film of the same name.
The Iron Giant (1999)
The scene were the car with the kids in pass the army cars is in reference to a scene in The Iron Giant were the same thing happens. Also, the block shapes that form the aliens ship are very similar to the parts of the giant in the terms of their 'remote control properties'.
Alias (2001) (TV Series)
During the kids' zombie movie shown over the ending credits, there is a reference to "warehouse 47." The number 47 was used throughout J.J. Abrams' TV series "Alias."
Lost (2004) (TV Series)
There is a sign on a tavern: James Locke, the name of several important characters and actors from Lost
Cloverfield (2008)
In the gas station scene, during the wide shot when Sheriff Pruitt is leaving, a sign for Slusho can be seen above the gas station attendant's booth. Slusho was part of a viral marketing campaign for Cloverfield.

Referenced in 

At the Movies: Cannes Film Festival 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
A poster for this movie is shown in a montage in between segments.
Pastor Mike Online: Episode #1.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
The Distressed Watcher: Super 8 Review (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
The Distressed Watcher: Further Debate on Super 8 (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Conan: Savage. Fred Savage. (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Riley Griffiths's introduction and during interview
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.22 (2011) (TV Episode)
Christy and Ignatiy's thumb verdicts are shown in the "Now in Theaters" segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.166 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says that the film is trending now on the Internet
Midnight Screenings: The Green Lantern/Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Midnight Screenings: Bad Teacher/Cars 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a normal summer movie.
MovieSense TV: Super 8 (2011) (TV Episode)
the film of this episode's topic.
Midnight Screenings: The Best and Worst Movies of the Summer 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jerrid and Irving name this their favorite movie of the summer.
Special Collector's Edition: Calles de fuego (2011) (TV Episode)
Appears on the list of DVD/Blu-ray releases of November/December
Hollywood's Top Ten: Thanksgiving Scenes (2011) (TV Episode)
Lynda says "Super 8" is available that week on ReelzChannel
Conan: It's a Wonderful Life Because of the Internet (2011) (TV Episode)
Audiencemember with Super 8 t-shirt is shown
Conan: Santa Claus is Coming to Town, But Only to Visit His Mistress Danielle (2011) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned while introducing Elle Fanning
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2011 (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned among movies seen this year
America's Book of Secrets: The Playboy Mansion (2012) (TV Episode)
Title and description listed on Hugh Heffner's movie screening schedule.
Special Collector's Edition: Mentiras arriesgadas (2012) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray mentioned
Face Off: A Force to Be Reckoned With (2012) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Chris Stuckmann Movie Reviews: 500th Video - Blu-Ray Collection!! (2013) (TV Episode)
Chris mentions it. Also, DVD is shown.
Hollywood Game Night: Clue Boom-Boom Pow (2014) (TV Episode)
Title used in Movie Mashup game.
Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
There Goes the Neighborhood: The Making of 'The 'Burbs' (2014) (Video)
mentioned once/poster shown
Warren: Warren Meets the Crimson Jester (2014) (TV Episode)
The poster hangs on the wall in the living room.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liev Schreiber/Elle Fanning/Anthony Sadler/Vince Staples (2015) (TV Episode)
Elle Fanning mentions her earlier movie as she talks about being recognized by some fans
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
The gas station brand, "Kelvin", is seen in beginning of movie and in the film "Super 8"
Half in the Bag: 10 Cloverfield Lane and Me Him Her (2016) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions a gas station called Kelvin in 10 Cloverfield Lane that was also in Super 8
Honest Trailers: Gladiator (2016) (TV Episode)
Seen in screenshot
Spielberg (2017) (TV Movie)
Poster seen in Amblin montage.
Film Discussions: Detroit and It Film Discussion and Review (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by name.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Is Maleficent Sexy? (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Elle Fanning's filmography.


The Match Game (1962) (TV Series)
shown on tv

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Shrek Forever After/Survival of the Dead/Holy Rollers (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett reviews the trailer in the Anticipatron
2011 MTV Movie Awards (2011) (TV Special)
World Exclusive Premiere clips shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.159 (2011) (TV Episode)
Elle Fanning introduces a clip from her film
Maltin on Movies: Super 8 (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Ebert Presents: At the Movies: Episode #1.21 (2011) (TV Episode)
clips are shown as Christy and Ignatiy review the film
Breakfast: Episode dated 3 August 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Jason Solomons' Film review segment.
Maltin on Movies: The Muppets (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Special Collector's Edition: Blu-ray: Super 8 (2012) (TV Episode)
clips shown
Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Maltin on Movies: Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Father and Son Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Super 8 is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 First Contact Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Super 8 gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Gangs that Make Us Wish We Were Kids Again (2017) (TV Episode)
The 'Super 8' Gang is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies to Watch If You Liked IT (2017) (TV Episode)
Super 8 is #5.

Spoofed in 

Mad: Super 80's/Captain America's Got Talent (2011) (TV Episode)
The "Super 80's" skit is a spoof of this movie.

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