World War Z (2013) Poster



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Spun-off from 

World War Z (2019) (Video Game)
This is a game based on the film.


Lifeforce (1985)
Besides the fact incubation period advanced from 1 hour to nearly 13 seconds, NATO/UN authorized thermo-nuclear air strikes to contain the epidemic.
Top Gun (1986)
Captain Speke in South Korea sarcastically calls Gerry's pilot "Maverick"
Alive (1993)
When the plane crashes in the Welsh mountains and most of the passengers have been blown out the back, Gerry has a piece of metal stuck into his stomach, just as one of the rugby players injured in the plane crash in the Andes had a steel rod through his.
Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Opening shot of Gerry and Karin's bedroom door slowly opening as their daughters sneak in is a reference to an early scene in this film, in which a child zombie enters a bedroom. The shot is almost exactly the same.
Doctor Who (2005) (TV Series)
Peter Capaldi plays a W.H.O. Doctor in this film. He was later cast as the 12th rendition of The Doctor in BBC's Doctor Who (2005).
Flight of the Living Dead (2007)
Zombies on the plane
I Am Legend (2007)
The North American quarantines start in the Pennsylvania/New York areas and spreads out over the East Coast. The hero is also immune from zombie exposure.

Referenced in 

Showreel: Good Film (2013) (TV Episode)
Reported on in "Showreel News"
Stevie TV: Episode #2.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Midnight Screenings: World War Z/Monsters University (2013) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Showreel: Another One Bites the Dust (2013) (TV Episode)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.197 (2013) (TV Episode)
Jay says that horror movies like this film are doing well at the box office
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXIV (2013) (TV Episode)
Closing credits: "World War B"
Nostalgia Critic: Why Do We Love Zombies? (2013) (TV Episode)
mentioned when talking about zombies in movies
Birth of the Living Dead (2013)
Max Brooks' original novel is shown.
The Hungover Games (2014)
Mentioned in dialogue
Taxi Brooklyn: Deadline Brooklyn (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Leo
The Simpsons: Let's Go Fly a Coot (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in Homer's list of dystopian movies.
Honest Trailers: Fifty Shades of Grey (100th Episode!) (2015) (TV Episode)
Still is seen
The First Film (2015)
Cinema advertisement can be seen during an outdoor interview segment early in the film.
Geeks Who Drink: John DiMaggio vs. David Giuntoli (2015) (TV Episode)
Zachary says that Brad Pitt made his highest grossing film ever while fighting off hordes of zombies
Making Out (2016)
DVD seen on Charlie's shelf.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Kerry Washington/Ken Jeong/Dion (2016) (TV Episode)
During the Famous Face-Off game, Ken Jeong mentions the Brad Pitt movie
Talking Dead: Monster (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Hardwick.
iZombie: Dead Beat (2016) (TV Episode)
Liv tells Clive that Major is a zombie, like the movie World War Z.
Thatcher Joe Vlogs: Do Not Try This in the Bath (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joe Sugg.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mel Brooks/Rita Ora/Banks & Steelz (2016) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions the movie written by Max Brooks
T00nVision: Best & Worst Horror Films (2016) (TV Episode)
Film is discussed
The Flash: Invasion! (2016) (TV Episode)
Referring to the Dominators, Barry says, "These things look like World War Z (2013) zombies."
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ray Romano/Ruth Negga/Camila Cabello (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy as he introduces Ruth Negga
Vdud: Konstantin Khabenskiy (2018) (TV Episode)
Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell: Episode #9.3 (2018) (TV Episode)
The only thing Shaun remembers about Israel.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Ator, the Fighting Eagle (2018) (TV Episode)
Jonah: "This is 'World War Z.'"
MacGyver: Specimen 234 + PAPR + Outbreak (2018) (TV Episode)
When asking what type of virus was stolen, Jack mentions the Solanum virus.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: John Lasseter's Failed Comeback (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a film made by Skydance.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Bells of Disney Reboots (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Marc Forster's filmography.
Zomboat!: Episode #1.2 (2019) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Kat


Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show (2008) (TV Series)
On TV during the opening
Piers Morgan Tonight (2011) (TV Series)
A clip is featured during the opening sequence.

Featured in 

Bad Movie Beatdown: Review of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
mentions this movie as a hold-over from 2012
ReelzChannel Specials: Richard Roeper's Red Hot Summer (2013) (TV Episode)
Movie featured in this episode.
Honest Trailers: World War Z (2013) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
World War Z: Production (2013) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
World War Z: Origins (2013) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
World War Z: Looking to Science (2013) (Video)
Clips, snippets of interviews and behind-the-scenes
A Look at the Creation of World War Z's Zombies (2013) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
Great MoVie Mistakes (2013) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (2014) (TV Special)
Nominee clips
WatchMojo: Top 10 Airplane Crashes in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The airplane crash in World War Z gets an honorable mention.
CollegeHumor Originals: The Oscars for Frat Bros (2014) (TV Episode)
One of the nominees
Doc of the Dead (2014)
Footage Shown
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Zombie Kills (2014) (TV Episode)
Airplane Exit is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Zombie Types in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
The Swarm is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with Massive Casualties (2015) (TV Episode)
World War Z is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Exceeded Expectations (2015) (TV Episode)
World War Z is #7.
Honest Trailers: Super Mario Bros (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Unfaithful Movie Adaptations (2015) (TV Episode)
World War Z is #1.
30 Greatest Disaster Movies (2015) (TV Movie)
Number 12 in the countdown
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Scenarios the Hero Couldn't Have Survived (2015) (TV Episode)
Plane Crashes & Kidney Stabbings are #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Masked Political Messages in Film (2015) (TV Episode)
Pro-Israel gets an honorable mention.
Faux Raccord: Les gaffes de World War Z (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
T00nVision: Best & Worst Horror Films (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips used from film.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Movie Production Nightmares (2017) (TV Episode)
World War Z gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies That Underwent Major Reshoots (2017) (TV Episode)
World War Z is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Expensive Action Movies Ever Made (2018) (TV Episode)
World War Z, made on a budget of $190 million, is #8.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Claire Danes/Bernadette Peters/Lil Uzi Vert (2018) (TV Episode)
Footage used from this film in one mock report segment.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Dark Futures (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
Eli Roth's History of Horror: Zombies (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Maggie Rogers (2018) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during The Ingraham Angle cold opening.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
The death of Dr. Andrew Fassbach is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Ruined by Happy Endings (2019) (TV Episode)
World War Z is #3.

Spoofed in 

Despicable Me 2 (2013)
The scene near the ending when the minions run up the tower similar to the zombies in the Israel scene.
South Park: World War Zimmerman (2013) (TV Episode)
The entire episode is a parody of this film
Mad: World War ZZZ/SHAZAM! & Cat (2013) (TV Episode)
World War ZZZ is a spoof of this movie.
How It Should Have Ended: How World War Z Should Have Ended (2013) (TV Episode)
How "World War Z" should have ended.
Mad: Mad's 100th Episode Special (2013) (TV Episode)
World War DBZ is a spoof of this movie.
The Simpsons: Steal This Episode (2014) (TV Episode)
"World War Zebra" poster
Robot Chicken: Legion of Super-Gyros (2014) (TV Episode)
Alternate ending
Robot Chicken: Panthropologie (2014) (TV Episode)
Parody skit "World War B"
Lo mejor de José Mota presenta 2 (2016) (TV Movie)

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