Movies Referenced in Parks and Recreation

Check notes to find which specific episodes the references are found in; movies are listed in alphabetical order. Comment if you see this list with any I missed, I’m sure there are several.

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  • Ace Ventura: Pet Detective
  • The Adventures of Pluto Nash
  • Aliens
  • Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
  • Annie Get Your Gun
  • Argo
  • Avatar
  • Babe
  • Back to the Future Part III
  • Bean
  • Beverly Hills Cop
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey
  • Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
  • Billy Jack
  • Blade Runner
  • Blood Diamond
  • Blood Hook
  • Boiler Room
  • The Bonfire of the Vanities
  • Boogie Nights
  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan
  • The Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Bridget Jones's Diary
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • The Bucket List
  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
  • Can't Buy Me Love
  • Carrie
  • Chariots of Fire
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • The Chronicles of Riddick
  • Cinema Paradiso
  • Citizen Kane
  • Clash of the Titans
  • Cliffhanger
  • Crank
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Curly Sue
  • D2: The Mighty Ducks
  • The Da Vinci Code
  • Dances with Wolves
  • Daredevil
  • The Dark Knight
  • Dazed and Confused
  • Dead Poets Society
  • Deep Blue Sea
  • Deliverance
  • Die Hard
  • The Dirty Dozen
  • District 9
  • Dr. No
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
  • The Empire Strikes Back
  • Enchanted
  • The English Patient
  • The Expendables 2
  • The Fast and the Furious
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift
  • A Few Good Men
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Finding Nemo
  • First Kid
  • Footloose
  • Fred Claus
  • Ghostbusters
  • Gladiator
  • Glass
  • The Godfather
  • Godzilla
  • Gone with the Wind
  • A Good Day to Die Hard
  • Good Will Hunting
  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Grease
  • Gremlins
  • Grosse Pointe Blank
  • Guys and Dolls
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Herbie Fully Loaded
  • Hercules
  • Hitch
  • Honey
  • Hoosiers
  • Hope Floats
  • Hustle & Flow
  • Inception
  • The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Iron Man
  • Iron Man 2