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* In ''[[EP035]]'', [[Kaiser]]'s appearance, demeanor and handgun bear a resemblance to a character portrayed by {{wp|Clint Eastwood}} in the Spaghetti Western ''{{wp|Man with No Name}}''.
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* The plot of ''[[EP042|Showdown at Dark City]]'' is based on the events of {{wp|Akira Kurosawa}}'s ''{{wp|Yojimbo (film)|Yojimbo}}''
 
* In ''[[EP069|Lights, Camera, Quack-tion]]'', {{an|Brock}} mentions that [[Cleavon Schpielbunk]] directed ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|I Saw What You Ate Last Tuesday}}'', a reference to ''{{wp|I Know What You Did Last Summer}}''.
 
* In ''[[EP069|Lights, Camera, Quack-tion]]'', {{an|Brock}} mentions that [[Cleavon Schpielbunk]] directed ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|I Saw What You Ate Last Tuesday}}'', a reference to ''{{wp|I Know What You Did Last Summer}}''.
* The plot of ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|Pokémon in Love}}'', which was first mentioned in ''[[EP069|Lights, Camera, Quack-tion]]'', is based on {{wp|Romeo and Juliet}}.
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* The plot of ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|Pokémon in Love}}'', which was first mentioned in ''[[EP069|Lights, Camera, Quack-tion]]'', is based on ''{{wp|Romeo and Juliet}}''.
* In ''[[EP070|Go West Young Meowth]]'', the movie ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|That Darn Meowth!}}'' is shown at [[Camp Pokéhearst]], a reference to ''{{wp|That Darn Cat! (1965 film)|That Darn Cat!}}'.
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* In ''[[EP070|Go West Young Meowth]]'', the movie ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|That Darn Meowth!}}'' is shown at [[Camp Pokéhearst]], a reference to ''{{wp|That Darn Cat! (1965 film)|That Darn Cat!}}''.
 
* In ''[[EP138|The Superhero Secret ]]'', Gligarman is based on {{wp|Batman}}. His civilian name, [[Mr. Parker]], is likely based on Peter Parker, the alter ego of the superhero {{wp|Spider-Man}}. When the video of Gligarman is shown, "Look up in the sky, is it a Pidgeotto, a Charizard a Dragonite? No it's the crime fighting superhero Gligarman." is heard, a reference to Superman.
 
* In ''[[EP138|The Superhero Secret ]]'', Gligarman is based on {{wp|Batman}}. His civilian name, [[Mr. Parker]], is likely based on Peter Parker, the alter ego of the superhero {{wp|Spider-Man}}. When the video of Gligarman is shown, "Look up in the sky, is it a Pidgeotto, a Charizard a Dragonite? No it's the crime fighting superhero Gligarman." is heard, a reference to Superman.
 
* In ''[[AG086|Lights, Camerupt, Action!]]'', {{an|May}} describes a movie about a luxurious spaceship with a Natu and Xatu in love who are separated because of an ice asteroid, which is a parody of the movie ''{{wp|Titanic (1997 film)|Titanic}}'', while the ship displayed in the film is similar in design to the titular spaceship from ''{{wp|Space Battleship Yamato}}''.
 
* In ''[[AG086|Lights, Camerupt, Action!]]'', {{an|May}} describes a movie about a luxurious spaceship with a Natu and Xatu in love who are separated because of an ice asteroid, which is a parody of the movie ''{{wp|Titanic (1997 film)|Titanic}}'', while the ship displayed in the film is similar in design to the titular spaceship from ''{{wp|Space Battleship Yamato}}''.
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* In ''[[BW038|Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight"!]]'', {{an|Cilan}} mentioned ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|Yamask of the Opera}}'', a reference to ''{{wp|The Phantom of the Opera}}''.
 
* In ''[[BW038|Movie Time! Zorua in "The Legend of the Pokémon Knight"!]]'', {{an|Cilan}} mentioned ''{{DL|Movies in the Pokémon world|Yamask of the Opera}}'', a reference to ''{{wp|The Phantom of the Opera}}''.
 
* In ''[[BW057|The Mighty Accelguard to the Rescue!]]'', [[Charles]] has the alter ego of The Mighty Accelguard (Japanese: 快傑ア☆ギルダー ''{{tt|Kaiketsu|swift hero}} A☆Gilder''), which most likely draws inspiration from {{wp|Kaiketsu Zubat}}. Certain other aspects of his alter ego, like his A☆Gilder Kick attack, draw inspiration from the titular characters of the {{wp|Kamen Rider Series}}.
 
* In ''[[BW057|The Mighty Accelguard to the Rescue!]]'', [[Charles]] has the alter ego of The Mighty Accelguard (Japanese: 快傑ア☆ギルダー ''{{tt|Kaiketsu|swift hero}} A☆Gilder''), which most likely draws inspiration from {{wp|Kaiketsu Zubat}}. Certain other aspects of his alter ego, like his A☆Gilder Kick attack, draw inspiration from the titular characters of the {{wp|Kamen Rider Series}}.
* In ''[[BW058|A Call for Brotherly Love]]'', during {{TP|Chili|Pansear}}'s training montage, it is seen running up a flight of stairs and throwing its arms into the air in victory. This is a reference to the film {{wp|Rocky}} where {{wp|Sylvester Stallone}}'s character does the exact same thing.
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* In ''[[BW058|A Call for Brotherly Love]]'', during {{TP|Chili|Pansear}}'s training montage, it is seen running up a flight of stairs and throwing its arms into the air in victory. This is a reference to the film ''{{wp|Rocky}}'' where {{wp|Sylvester Stallone}}'s character does the exact same thing.
 
* In ''[[BW082|An Epic Defense Force]]'', there is a parody of the {{wp|Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|MGM}} logo, with {{p|Zorua}} in place of the lion.
 
* In ''[[BW082|An Epic Defense Force]]'', there is a parody of the {{wp|Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer|MGM}} logo, with {{p|Zorua}} in place of the lion.
   

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