Flight (2012) Poster

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Citizen Kane (1941)
An daring man confronted with his vulnerabilities.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Call the nurse "Ratched".
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979) (TV Series)
Nicole's license plate, CNH 320, registered in Georgia, is the same tag as the General Lee.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
Cancer patient plays with the "I love the smell of napalm in the morning".
High Road to China (1983)
The plot involves a pilot drinks who heavily and flies a plane whilst hungover, and even flies it upside-down.
Back to the Future (1985)
A shot in the opening scene shows an alarm clock going off, in a similar way to the opening scene of the Zemeckis-directed Back to the Future.
Top Gun (1986)
One of the Paramount Pictures' VHS tapes stacked next to the television in the farm house living room.
Fallen (1998)
"Sympathy For The Devil" is used as a theme song for John Goodman' & Denzel Washington.

Referenced in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.21 (2012) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Denzel Washington from the film will be on tomorrow
On Cinema: 'The Man with the Iron Fists' and 'Flight' (2012) (TV Episode)
Tim and Gregg review this film
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.70 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Denzel Washington was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor for the film
70th Golden Globe Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Announced as nominee.
2 Broke Girls: And Just Plane Magic (2013) (TV Episode)
the airplane pilot says he's been clean and sober ever since the film came out
Revealed: Oscar Hopefuls (2013) (TV Episode)
Denzel Washington discusses the movie.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.151 (2013) (TV Episode)
Claire mentions the movie by name.
The Graham Norton Show: Denzel Washington/Gemma Arterton/Peter Capaldi/George Ezra (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue when he talks about Denzel Washington
Flat Earth Clues: Long Haul (2015) (TV Episode)
A still image from the movie is shown.
Fifty Shades of Black (2016)
Mentioned in dialogue.
A Few Less Men (2017)
Mention of Denzel Washington flying an airplane upside down.
Rick and Morty: The Rickchurian Mortydate (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jerry
Black-ish: Christmas in Theater Eight (2018) (TV Episode)
The family suggests Denzel movies to watch for Christmas.


SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) (TV Series)
Whip was changing the channel.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Karen 2.0/InSpongeiac (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown

Featured in 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.22 (2012) (TV Episode)
Denzel Washington introduces a clip from his film
Maltin on Movies: Flight (2012) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
Half in the Bag: Django Unchained and 2012 Recap (2012) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed - extras
Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
says he has yet to see this
AFI's Master Class: The Art of Collaboration: Robert Zemeckis and Don Burgess (2013) (TV Episode)
film clips shown and discussed
19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for Denzel Washington.
Film 2017: Episode dated 29 January 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie is reviewed.
Maltin on Movies: Identity Thief (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.
The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Nomination presentation for best original screenplay, actor.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.115 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Don Cheadle films
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Airplane Crashes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The airplane crash in Flight is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Chilling Movie Overdose Scenes (2015) (TV Episode)
Nicole ODs is #3.
73rd Golden Globe Awards (2016) (TV Special)
Cecil B. DeMille Award presentation for Denzel Washington.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Crazy Cocaine Movie Scenes (2016) (TV Episode)
Just a Little Primer to Get Us Started gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Robert Zemeckis Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Flight is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 John Goodman Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
Harling Mays gets an honorable mention.
Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 3 June 2019 (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

The Oscars (2013) (TV Special)
Seth does a version with sock puppets
A Few Less Men (2017)
Joke about Denzel Washington flying an airplane upside down.

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