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Astro Boy (2009) Poster

(2009)

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Version of 

Astroboy (1963) (TV Series)
Based on this TV series.
Astroboy (1980) (TV Series)
Based on this TV series.
Astro Boy (2003) (TV Series)
Based on this TV series.
Astro Boy
Based on this TV series.

Spin-off 

Astro Boy: The Video Game (2009) (Video Game)

References 

Freaks (1932)
The scrapped robots chanting "One of us!"
Astroboy (1963) (TV Series)
Astro Boy's first flight in the movie references the intro of the original series - mainly him digging through a mountain and racing a train.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
The design of Zog echoes the robots from Laputa, in particular the assymetric eyes. Also the overgrown appearance of Zog when Astroboy first finds him mirrors the defunct robots in the gardens on Laputa.
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
The film features an aircraft called Spirit of Freedom.
The Fifth Element (1997)
In the scene in wich we see the creation of Astroboy, the machines creates his skin in the identical way used to create the skin of Leeloo (Milla Jovovich) in the referred movie (when soldiers recreate her body from her amputated hand).
Zentrix (2001) (TV Series)
The robot character Zeus from Imagi's animated TV series can be seen on the poster in Astro's room.

Referenced in 

Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) (TV Episode)
Listed as one of the best animated movies of 2009 so far
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Digimon: The Movie (2010) (TV Episode)
A full length anime movie, unlike "Digimon: The Movie"
Exorcismus (2010)
Ad on side of bus
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Megamind (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Hewy discusses animated super-hero movies
Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Gnomeo and Juliet (2011) (TV Episode)
Poster shown during the stinger
Estrenos Críticos: 10/06/2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
poster shown

Featured in 

Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: Astro Boy (2009) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown
Angela and Friends: Episode #1.54 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
The Blockbuster Buster: Astro Boy (2011) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Death Battle: Mega Man VS Astro Boy (2015) (TV Episode)
clips
WatchMojo: Top 10 Box Office Bombs that Ruined Studios (2019) (TV Episode)
Astro Boy is #8 for ruining Imagi Animation Studios.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Biggest Box Office Bombs - Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Astro Boy gets a dishonorable mention.

Spoofs 

The Seven Year Itch (1955)
A girl mimics Marilyn Monroe's iconic moment where her dress is blown up.
The Transformers (1984) (TV Series)
The RRF are at one point hidden in cardboard boxes. Then the leader declares "RRF, transform!" and the robots extend body parts through holes in the boxes while imitating the trademark "transform" sound effect.
Aladdin (1992)
Astroboy spirals around a cloud just like the flying carpet does during "A whole new world" scene
Pulp Fiction (1994)
When the RRF break out their "secret weapon", they open a briefcase, the contents of which momentarily illuminate them, in exactly the same manner as the briefcase in "Pulp Fiction". Then one of the RRF pulls a lit flashlight from the case.

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