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Remake of 

Godzilla (1954)


King Kong (1933)
Godzilla forces the female MUTO's mouth open similar to King Kong doing the same to the T-Rex
Godzilla (1954)
Ken Watanabe's character (Dr. Ichiro Serizawa) is named after Akihiko Hirata's character (Daisuke Serizawa-hakase) from the original.
Godzilla, King of the Monsters! (1956)
Near the end of the film, there's news coverage of Godzilla on a TV screen. The breaking news banner reads "King of Monsters"
Rodan (1956)
A red pteranodon in Ford Brody's classroom.
Mothra (1961)
Early in the film, the camera pans up a glass aquarium with what appears to be a cocoon inside. Written on a piece of tape at the bottom of the aquarium is "Mothra," a reference to another monster featured in several Godzilla films.
Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)
When Ford and his father go back to their home in Japan, while searching through the worn down home an animal habitat with the word Mothra is legible on the bottom left.
Goldfinger (1964)
the timing device on the nuke is nearly identical
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
Near the end of the film, the head of a dragon statue floats in a puddle of water, bearing a familiarity to the head of King Ghidorah, one of Godzilla's most famous foes from the Toho series.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Music track for the high-altitude parachute jump is Gyorgy Ligeti's "Requiem", made famous by the monolith scenes in "2001: A Space Odyssey"
The Andromeda Strain (1971)
Mentions Wildfire Protocol when atempting to contain first monster
Jaws (1975)
Gareth Edwards has stated that the film's pacing and handling of the monster's screen presence was influenced by the Steven Spielberg classic. Likewise, the main family may be surnamed after the protagonist of Jaws. Also, the overhead shot of the Navy ship that Godzilla swims underneath is shot like a similar scene in Jaws.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The electromagnetic pulse that the Mutos have causes many of the surrounding city lights to go off (and then soon on again), bearing a slight visual similarity to the power outage the town experiences in Close Encounters of the Third Kind.
Alien (1979)
The chrysalises' discovery.
Back to the Future (1985)
Both movies have a place called Lone Pine.
Godzilla (1998)
A Japanese movie poster showing the TriStar (God)Zilla can be seen behind the model of a Saturn V rocket in young Ford's room.
Breaking Bad (2008) (TV Series)
In the open credits, when the white lines are blurring out words above Bryan Cranston's name, Walter White is seen before the sequence is over.
Monsters (2010)
When director Gareth Edwards name appears in the opening credits, the word "Monsters" appears next to his name before being whited out, a subtle reference to the directors previous film.

Referenced in 

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Godzilla: Final Wars (2008) (TV Episode)
James hopes that the next Godzilla film will feature King Kong & Gamera.
Anthony and Son (2010) (TV Series)
Trailer remade
James & Mike Mondays: Odyssey II (2013) (TV Episode)
Mike mentions the new Godzilla movie coming out.
James & Mike Mondays: Godzilla: Unleashed (2013) (TV Episode)
James and Mike talk about the trailer to the upcoming movie.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Godzilla is #1.
Saturday Night Live: Charlize Theron/The Black Keys (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Drunk Uncle on Weekend Update
Midnight Screenings: Moms' Night Out (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 15 May 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Discussed by Greenberg and Golic following opening weekend
Midnight Screenings: Godzilla (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Saturday Night Live: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Colin on Weekend Update
Bum Reviews: Godzilla (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: "Turn Down for What" by DJ Snake and Lil Jon (2014) (TV Episode)
Todd says he's looking forward to this film.
Troldspejlet: Episode #51.18 (2014) (TV Episode)
reviewed + footage used
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.78 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Liam Neeson/Terry Crews/Conor Oberst (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy in his opening monologue
The Angry Joe Show: Godzilla (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Gameballcz: SimCity - 15.díl - Prankcall naruby! (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kovy and Tomás.
Tosh.0: Space Shuttle Launch (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Charlize Theron/Josh Hartnett/The Roots (2014) (TV Episode)
Josh Hartnett acts out the title playing charades
Gameballcz: SimCity - 16. díl - Godzilla demoluje mesto! (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kovy.
Janela Indiscreta: Episode #1.221 (2014) (TV Episode)
Gareth Edwards and the cast of Godzilla are on the set to promote the film.
The Comfort Zone: "Godzilla Was Real!" You Won't Believe This! (2014) (TV Episode)
Godzilla is mentioned.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #47.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
Ross Noble compares the BBC's election coverage to the recent Godzilla film.
Honest Trailers: Alice in Wonderland (2014) (TV Episode)
"Let them fight"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #8.85 (2014) (TV Episode)
Chelsea talks about the movie in her opening monologue.
Nook's Nifty Nitpicks: Godzilla (2014) (TV Episode)
The movie is reviewed.
Knock 'em Dead (2014)
Mentioned that Godzilla was brought back
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Tom Cruise/Kendall and Kylie Jenner/Chrissie Hynde (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy during the In Reply To segment
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Trailers (2014) (TV Episode)
The trailer for Godzilla is #9.
Atop the Fourth Wall: Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Linkara says he liked this movie
Coming Soon (2014)
Pirate DVD cover is seen
The Sound of Godzilla (2014) (Short)
WatchMojo: Top 10 Misleading Movie Trailers (2014) (TV Episode)
The trailer for Godzilla is #4.
The Cinema Snob: Hell of the Living Dead (2015) (TV Episode)
"I have a feeling this movie is going to make the horrible mistake of killing off Bryan Cranston in the first act."
Jurassic World (2015)
When the Indominus Rex is first being hunted there's a scene pretty much identical to the Muto Honolulu scene. Foot soldiers look up at a beast and are killed off.
MrSheltonTV: Godzillathon: Godzilla (2014) - Review (2015) (TV Episode)
Film is Mentioned.
Reel (2015)
Todd Smith pretends he's in a Godzilla movie.
Dr. Ken: Thanksgiving Culture Clash (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Pinheads: Kenny's Sister (2016) (TV Episode)
Brian claims he dragged the guys to a midnight showing.
Nostalgia Critic: Is White Washing Really Still a Thing? (2016) (TV Episode)
an example of an Asian property remade by Americans
Nostalgia Critic: Ghostbusters (2016) (2016) (TV Episode)
"Maybe he's off to tell Godzilla he should smash buildings on screen."
Colossal (2016)
Imitates many Godzilla tropes, especially from this version.
Goschilla (2016) (Short)
Title is referenced
24x36: A Movie About Movie Posters (2016)
Screen-print poster shown
The Star Wars Show: Gareth Edwards Interview, Rogue One Red Carpet Live Stream Announce, and More (2016) (TV Episode)
Gareth Edwards mentions an easter egg for Godzilla hidden in Rogue One
A Mr Shelton Christmas Special (2016) (Short)
Poster from film can be seen on the wall.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Director Gareth Edwards says there are easter eggs of the monsters in this film in the cave paintings.
Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Randi says he is looking for Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism. MUTO was the same acronym applied to the villainous beasts in Godzilla. Godzilla, specifically as seen in this movie, appears in a cave painting after the credits.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (2017) (TV Episode)
Legendary Pictures Godzilla was seen playing ping pong with the Legendary Pictures King Kong.
Film Discussions: Shin Godzilla and Lucid Dream Film Discussion and Review (2017) (TV Episode)
Compared to the original and Shin Godzilla.
Half in the Bag: 2017 Movie Catch-up: Part 1 (2018) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018)
M.U.T.O. is listed as a Kaiju in the PPDC database
The Cinema Snob: Carnosaur (2018) (TV Episode)
The Snob mentions it.
Midnight Screenings: Uncle Drew (2018) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned.
Half in the Bag: Comic Con 2018 Trailers (2018) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
Bodzilla (2018) (Short)
Monster destroy bridge.
Little Big: Skibidi (2018) (Video)
Godzilla makes an appearance in the video.
Shazam! (2019)
Eugene's sweater has little Godzilla's on it
Films Under Constant Critique: Star Wars: Solo (2018)/Rise of Skywalker and future of series/etc. (2019) (TV Episode)
Maverick mentions it when talking about Gareth Edwards.

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #51.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jakob Stegelmann mentions the upcoming film in the news segment "TNN - Troldspejlet's nyhedsnetværk" + clip shown
Film 2017: Episode dated 5 March 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during a montage of upcoming movie releases in Britain
2014 MTV Movie Awards (2014) (TV Special)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bryan Cranston/Brie Larson/Kevin Delaney (2014) (TV Episode)
Bryan Cranston introduces a clip from his film
The Cinema Snob: Godzilla's Revenge (2014) (TV Episode)
The Snob is very excited about this movie
London et Kirschenbaum: Episode dated 13 May 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Trailer is shown
Honest Trailers: Godzilla (1998) (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Someone Has to Review It!: Godzilla (2014) (2014) (TV Episode)
Film is reviewed
Half in the Bag: Godzilla (98) and Godzilla (2014) (2014) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Honest Trailers: Godzilla (2014) (2014) (TV Episode)
Film trailer used
Godzilla: Rebirth of an Icon (2014) (Video)
Clips, making-of, interviews, etc.
PWN: Monster Movies: PWN #2 (2014) (TV Episode)
movie clips are shown
The Blockbuster Buster: Godzilla 2014 Pros n' Cons (2015) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed
WatchMojo: Top 10 Nuclear Bomb Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
The nuclear bomb scene in Godzilla gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Greatest Skydiving Scenes in Movies (2015) (TV Episode)
HALO Jump is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Disappointing Deaths of Great Characters (2015) (TV Episode)
The death of Joe Brody is #6.
30 Greatest Disaster Movies (2015) (TV Movie)
Number 15 in the countdown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Godzilla Villains (2015) (TV Episode)
The MUTO is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Accidental Movie Deaths (2015) (TV Episode)
Joe Brody's Fall gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Crossovers We Want (2016) (TV Episode)
A crossover between Godzilla & Pacific Rim is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Giant Monster Fights (2016) (TV Episode)
Godzilla vs. MUTOs gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Underdeveloped Movie Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
Ford Brody is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies with Useless Love Stories (2016) (TV Episode)
Godzilla is #7.
Honest Trailers: Kong: Skull Island (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Epic Final Battles in Sci-Fi Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
The final battle between Godzilla and the MUTOs gets an honorable mention.
James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction: Monsters (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Deaths That Pissed You Off (2018) (TV Episode)
The death of Joe Brody is #10.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Movies Damaged by Dodgy British Acting (2018) (TV Episode)
Godzilla, damaged by Aaron Taylor-Johnson, is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Craziest Disaster Scenes in Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Godzilla's Arrival is #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 EPIC Godzilla Moments (2019) (TV Episode)
Godzilla's First Appearance is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dark and Gritty Film Reboots (2019) (TV Episode)
Godzilla is #7.

Spoofed in 

How It Should Have Ended: How Godzilla Should Have Ended (2014) (TV Episode)
How "Godzilla" should have ended.

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