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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) (Video Game)


The Wizard of Oz (1939)
When Flint goes inside the spaghetti tornado and encounters random things like man in bath tub and person in car is like Dorothy looking out the window of her house while it is inside the tornado.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
It's just a scratch
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
The giant sphere of food is shown with two tunnels leading to the "core" and the plan consists of getting there, much like the Death Star in Star Wars. The explosion of the food sphere also resembles that of the Death Star.
Space Invaders (1978) (Video Game)
Flint wears a shirt with a Space Invader on it
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
destruction of the Great Wall of China
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) (TV Series)
Corridor in Flint's lab is modeled after the hallway to the theater in the Satellite of Love.
Roger & Me (1989)
Takes place in a one industry town that is decimated when that industry fails. The mayor then make a tourist attraction based on the failed industry. And the main character's name is Flint (Flint Michigan is the focus of "Roger and Me")
The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (1998) (TV Series)
The fact that Flint's inventions always end up in dangerous results is similar to how Jimmy Neutron's inventions always end up in messy results.
The Perfect Storm (2000)
A character mentions the perfect food storm.
Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
On the invention, above where Flint plugs his phone in, it reads "Welcome to Moose PORT"

Referenced in 

Aaron Stone: Cloudy with a Chance of Ninjas (2009) (TV Episode)
Title reference/pun.
Saturday Night Live: January Jones/Black Eyed Peas (2009) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during cloudwatchers sketch
Wheel of Fortune: Pet Lovers Week 3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Title used as puzzle
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: A Christmas Carol (2009) (TV Episode)
Hewy says a giant meatball fell on his 2-D studio from his previous review
DR2 Premiere: Episode #4.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
The host is talking about the movie
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.160 (2010) (TV Episode)
Included in a $12,500 question
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Despicable Me (2010) (TV Episode)
Hewy compares the movie to "Despicable Me"
Mad: 2012 Dalmatians/Grey's in Anime (2010) (TV Episode)
Flint Lockwood was hoping that the object that crushed him is only a meatball.
Mad: WALL-E-NATOR/Extreme Renovation: House Edition - Superman's Fortress of Solitude (2010) (TV Episode)
Flint & Sam appear in the Wall-E-Nator skit.
Mad: Class of the Titans/Zeke and Lex Luthor (2010) (TV Episode)
The Cloudy with a Chance of Flavor cereal is based off of the title of this movie.
¿Qué fue de Jorge Sanz?: Redes (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster seen.
Hollywood's Top Ten: Fantasy Lands (2010) (TV Episode)
Lynda was surprised it did not make the list
This Old House: Los Angeles Project: Part 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Justin shows drawings and animations from the movie to Kevin
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Gnomeo and Juliet (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster shown during the stinger
AniMat's Reviews: Rio (2011) (TV Episode)
AniMat points out that Linda and Túlio look like Flint and Sam, except with a properly done character design.
Natholdet - med Anders Breinholt: Jørgen Fonemy SPECIAL (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD case is seen
AniMat's Reviews: Arthur Christmas (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as Sony Pictures Animation's previous computer animated film.
Nørdernes Rejse (2012) (Short)
Music from this film is used as Douglas' theme song.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.126 (2012) (TV Episode)
Anna Faris mentions that she worked with Mr. T on the film
Castle: Cloudy with a Chance of Murder (2012) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
AniMat's Reviews: Hotel Transylvania (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as a film by Sony Pictures Animation.
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Hotel Transylvania (2012) (TV Episode)
Hewy mentions that Adam Samberg was also in another Sony Pictures Animated film.
Saturday Night Live: Tina Fey/Arcade Fire (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Drunk Uncle on Weekend Update
AniMat's Reviews: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
AniMat explains why he personally dislikes the first film, and notes the the second film is exactly the same as the first.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the film in his review of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
AniMat's Reviews: The Lego Movie (2014) (TV Episode)
AniMat admits that Phil Lord and Chris Miller's directorial debut is one of his nemesis in form of a film.
Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado (2014) (Video)
Kevin: "Cloudy with a Chance of Shark-balls!"
The Fairly OddParents: Dimmsdale Tales (2014) (TV Episode)
Spoofed as "Cloudy with a Chance of Dinkelberg"
Jambareeqi Reviews: The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2014) (TV Episode)
The film's composer, Mark Mothersbaugh composed this film too
Film 2017: Episode #44.2 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Big Hero 6 (2014)
AniMat's Classic Reviews: A Scanner Darkly (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as the worst animated film that AniMat got to review through the Animation Hat.
Raised by Wolves: Little Orphan Mannie (2015) (TV Episode)
Yoko suggests watching it to cheer Grampy up.
Significant Mother: Mixed Doubles (2015) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
AniMat's Reviews: Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) (TV Episode)
A film made by Sony Pictures Animation.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Surf's Up (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as among the bad Sony Pictures Animation films.
AniMat's Reviews: Norm of the North (2016) (TV Episode)
AniMat compares Norm of the North's animation to the Cloudy films.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Foodfight! (2016) (TV Episode)
An animated film with bad animation.
Animals Unleashed: Cloudy with a Chance of Meat Treats (2016) (TV Episode)
Title reference
Cash Trapped: Episode #1.7 (2016) (TV Episode)
Correct answer.
Superstore: Spokesman Scandal (2016) (TV Episode)
Referenced in dialogue
Kevin Can Wait: Kevin Moves Metal (2017) (TV Episode)
Car on sales floor wrapped in promo for movie
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Animated Trailer Extravaganza 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Cartoon Community Went Too Far (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Incredible New Record (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: How I Spent My Vacation (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Studio C: Episode #9.7 (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in the traffic stop sketch
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Why I Quit Mr. Coat (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Bambi Time in Jail (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Funko Film: Fact or Fake? (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Oscars 2019 Recap (2019) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.

Featured in 

The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Duplicity/Knowing/I Love You, Man (2009) (TV Episode)
Trailer shown during Trailer Time
Wheel of Fortune: Season Premiere from Las Vegas 4 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown with promotional wedge on the wheel
At the Movies: Episode #24.3 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown for the review.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Surrogates/Pandorum/Fame (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed in Haiku form
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
At the Movies: The Worst Films of 2009 (2010) (TV Episode)
One of their picks.
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2010) (TV Special)
Clips shown when Nominated for a Catagory
DR2 Premiere: Episode #4.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips were shown from this movie
Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
Hollywood's Top Ten: Food Fights (2011) (TV Episode)
Brain Games: Watch This! (2011) (TV Episode)
The narrator mentions this movie by name and shows a clip of the movie
Test Your Brain: You Won't Believe Your Eyes (2011) (TV Episode)
The documentary shows the two foley artists making effects for this movie.
Movie Nights: Heidi 4 Paws (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Computer Animated Movies Not Made by Pixar (2012) (TV Episode)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is #3.
The Oscars (2014) (TV Special)
Animated heroes presentation.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best 3D Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs gets an honorable mention.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2014) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Animated Movies: 2000s (2015) (TV Episode)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fictional Movie Inventors (2015) (TV Episode)
Flint Lockwood is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dumbest Movie Cartoon Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
Brent McHale is #9.
AniMat's Classic Reviews: Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in "VeggieTale Hell".
Miracles from Heaven (2016)
Shown on TV
Ludicrous Summary: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2016) (TV Episode)
Features some clips from this movie.
Baby Driver (2017)
Joseph briefly watches it on the TV.
I Hate Everything: I Hate Sing (2016) (2017) (TV Episode)
A clip is played.
MsMojo: Top 10 Cutest Animated Couples (2018) (TV Episode)
Flint Lockwood & Sam Sparks are #8.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Funniest Film Title Translations (2019) (TV Episode)
"Rain of Falafel" (Israeli title) is #16.


The Twilight Zone: Nightmare at 20,000 Feet (1963) (TV Episode)
Gummy bears on the wing pulling out wires.
Yellow Submarine (1968)
The end credits are done in a similar style, and several images are copied directly.
Alien (1979)
When Flint is in the meatball, the man-eating chickens are climbing up the ceiling. A scene from the movie Alien
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Flint almost crashes into the "peanut hole" and he stops at the last time by a rope.
Independence Day (1996)
Food destroying National Monuments
The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
Giant food disasters striking every major city and landmark on Earth.
War of the Worlds (2005)
Near the climax, as the food machine uses it search light to look for Flint

Spoofed in 

Smosh: If Movies Were Real (2009) (TV Episode)
Since its a realistic depiction of films, When It Rains Pinapples people are screaming in pain because the pinapples are killing them
SuperPigAlex: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Part 1 (2017) (TV Episode)
the 2 part special is a parody of the 2009 film.
SuperPigAlex: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Part 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
the 2 part special is a parody of the 2009 film.

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