Zootopia (2016) Poster



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Edited into 

Nostalgia Critic: Max Payne (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is used


Taxi (1932)
Duke Weaselton calls Nick Wilde a "dirty rat".
Gone with the Wind (1939)
After her first day on the job, Judy says: "Tomorrow's another day."
Dumbo (1941)
The name of the elephant that runs the ice cream parlor is named Jerry Jumbeaux Jr., pronounced "Jumbo Jr.", which was Dumbo's birth name.
Bambi (1942)
Judy taps her foot repeatedly against the floor like Thumper does.
Song of the South (1946)
The outfits that Nick and Judy wear in the last third of the movie are updated versions of the outfits worn by B'rer Fox and B'rer Rabbit in Song of the South.
The Bob & Ray Show (1951) (TV Series)
The scene in the DMV is a reworking of the team's classic "Slow Talkers of America" routine.
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
Nick is muzzled like Lady in this movie with an almost exactly identical muzzle.
Giant (1956)
In one of his cons in the film, Nick Wilde and his "son" tries to buy a Jumbo-pop when the manager of the Jumbeaux's Café refuses, due to his strong hatred against foxes. It wasn't until Judy Hopps intervenes in a peaceful manner and convinced the manager to allow Nick to have the Jumbo-pop. This scene was inspired by the scene where Bick Benedict peacefully convinced a restaurant manager to allow Mexicans in the restaurant, before the situation gotten worse and Benedict was compelled to engage the manager in a brutal fight. The restaurants in the two films "reserve the right to refuse service to anyone".
Sleeping Beauty (1959)
The flower shop that is robbed is called Flora and Fauna.
Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) (TV Series)
"Star Trunk" can be seen on a theater marquee in the elephants' neighborhood.
The Jungle Book (1967)
Bears are scratching their backs against trees in a similar manner as Baloo.
The Aristocats (1970)
In the scene where Judy goes to tell Nick what is happening, Nick is laying under a bridge. This is roughly the same scene from The Aristocats where Thomas O'Malley sings a song.
Fritz the Cat (1972)
Using anthropomorphic animals as a means of social commentary.
Robin Hood (1973)
Nick Wilde's design is based on Robin Hood.
Good Times (1974) (TV Series)
Nick refers to Bogo as "Buffalo Butt".
The Rescuers (1977)
The line "tomorrow is another day" is one of several references to titles of songs from earlier Disney films.
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977) (TV Movie)
Emmet Otterton (Mrs. Otterton's missing husband) is a play on the title character of the Jim Henson film.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
In the scene where Judy is trying to start the subway car, the car starts, begins to shut down only for Judy to bang on the console to restart it.
48 Hrs. (1982)
Cop & convict must overcome their differences to catch a criminal in 48 hours.
21 Jump Street (1987) (TV Series)
The name Judy Hopps is a reference to the character Judy Hoffs from 21 Jump Street.
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
The Drill Instructor's manner of speech is reminiscent of Gunnery Sergeant Hartman.
Another 48 Hrs. (1990)
Cop & convict uncover a drug conspiracy.
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
A short-statured but ferociously determined female protagonist from a rural upbringing has big dreams and aspirations to succeed in the male dominated field of law enforcement, where she faces discrimination and intimidation by her male peers. She is assigned to investigate a missing person's case and enlists the help of a sly, charming criminal mastermind to help solve the case; the female protagonist also has a fear of being eaten by said criminal. The criminal psychoanalyzes the female protagonist and mocks her rural background. Each criminal is forced to wear facial restraints to prevent him from eating others. At first, the female protagonist is not taken seriously but later earns the respect she deserved all along from her peers and from her criminal ally in the end. Lambs play a key role in each film.
Aladdin (1992)
One of the songs on Judy's MP3-Player is refering to "Arabian Nights" from Aladdin.
Speed (1994)
The fight on top of the subway train.
The Lion King (1994)
One of the songs on Judy's MP3-Player is refering to "Can you feel the love tonight" from The Lion King.
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Nick and Judy flee from a prison via a sewer pipe.
PB&J Otter (1998) (TV Series)
Judy's phone says PB and J which is the name of the show.
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Cliffside Asylum
The Wire (2002) (TV Series)
Police Chief Bogo wears the same type of glasses as Stringer Bell. Both characters are played by Idris Elba.
Inside Man (2006)
Judy uses a digital recorder concealed in a pen to capture incriminating evidence, just as Keith Frazier did.
Breaking Bad (2008) (TV Series)
Lab scene inspired by Breaking Bad including a mention to the original characters.
WALL·E (2008)
When Judy is first arriving in the city, there is a glimpse of the Buy N' Large building.
Parks and Recreation (2009) (TV Series)
Clawhauser is based on Jerry Gergich.
Up (2009)
Pop-Pop greatly resembles Carl Fredricksen.
Avatar (2009)
The scene where Judy is being chased by the panther.
Rizzoli & Isles (2010) (TV Series)
One of the ZPD officers at morning roll call is named Grizzoli.
Tangled (2010)
One of Duke's bootleg movies is "Wrangled".
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Jason Bateman's character uses a digital recorder to incriminate the bad guy.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
One of Duke's bootleg movies is "Wreck-It Rhino".
Frozen (2013)
Judy has the song "Let It Goat" on her music player as seen on the train. When the train passes through Tundratown, you can see two young elephants dressed like Anna and Elsa. In Frozen, the Duke of Weselton's name is mispronounced as "Weaseltown." In Zootopia, Duke Weaselton's name is mispronounced as "Weselton." Alan Tudyk voiced both characters. Chief Bogo's line to Judy that ends "So let it go". One of Duke's bootleg movies is "Floatzen 2".
Big Hero 6 (2014)
The calendar in Chief Bogo's office has a picture of San Fransokyo. One of Duke's bootleg movies is "Pig Hero 6".
Moana (2016)
One of Duke's bootleg DVDs is an animal version of this film.
Frozen II (2019)
One of the bootleg DVDs "that isn't out yet" is a parody of Frozen 2.

Referenced in 

Big Hero 6 (2014)
Honey Lemon's smart phone case looks like Nick Wilde and Hiro and Baymax fly past a movie poster of that film.
Disney Infinity 3.0 (2015) (Video Game)
Features the world and characters.
Animation Lookback: Top 4 Best & Worst Animated Films of 2015 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned as an upcoming 2016 animated film.
The Muppets.: A Tail of Two Piggies (2016) (TV Episode)
Miss Piggy's wardrobe malfunction occurs at the premiere of the film.
The Middle: Hecks at a Movie (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster seen
WatchMojo: Top 10 Anticipated Releases of March 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #6.
That Fellow in the Coat: The Top 5 Modern Disney Animated Films (2016) (TV Episode)
A forthcoming Disney animated film.
Midnight Screenings: London Has Fallen/Zootopia (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Saturday Night Live: Jonah Hill/Future (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned by The Girl You Wish You Hadn't Started a Conversation with at a Party during Weekend Update
Honest Trailers: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 (2016) (TV Episode)
"It's called a hustle, sweetheart"
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Olivia Wilde/Paul Reubens/Joywave (2016) (TV Episode)
Gørbøn Hausinfrud recommends the movie
Svengoolie: Murders in the Zoo (2016) (TV Episode)
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Adam Levine/Michael Shannon/Rae Sremmurd (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jimmy Fallon as he introduces the Hashtags topic My Pet Is Weird
Kovy: Vsehochut #2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kovy.
Honest Trailers: Big Hero 6 (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Mixxxer Show: Kovy (2016) (TV Episode)
Honest Trailers: The Emmys (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster shown
Honest Trailers: The Jungle Book (2016) (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Bryan Cranston/Dakota Fanning/Barry Gibb (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the NFL Superlatives segment
Moana (2016)
The creature in The Realm of Monsters with four arms that attacks Moana before getting shot up into the ocean is a re-used model of Flash the Sloth.
Nostalgia Critic: Disney Sequels We Want (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned as being a hit and possibly getting a sequel
Honest Trailers: The Secret Life of Pets (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator
Half in the Bag: 2016 Movie Catch-up (2016) (TV Episode)
title is mentioned
PWN: Hollywood Is Dead: PWN #10 - PART ONE (2016) (TV Episode)
Movie is discussed, Poster is shown
RebelTaxi: Top 10 WORST Animated CARTOON Moments of 2016 (RebelTaxi) (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster shown when Pan talks about the treatment of Sausage Party's animators.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Michael Keaton/Nina Dobrev/The xx (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the monologue
The Big Bang Theory: The Locomotion Reverberation (2017) (TV Episode)
Bernadette mentions the movie by name.
American Housewife: The Man Date (2017) (TV Episode)
Poster shown at movie theater.
PWN: Best of 2016: PWN #12 (2017) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned, Poster is shown
Saturday Night Live: Octavia Spencer/Father John Misty (2017) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned at start of 'Zoo-Opolis' sketch
Previously Recorded: Horizon Zero Dawn (2017) (TV Episode)
Rich mentions Zootopia when talking about killing foxes and rabbits in Horizon: Zero Dawn
Kingudamu hâtsu yunion kurosu (2017) (Video Game)
Nick Wilde and Judy Hopps appear
GoGoManTV: Keby boli youtuberi zvieratami - #Fotosop (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by GoGo.
Honest Trailers: Kong: Skull Island (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan Vogt-Roberts
Nostalgia Critic: It (2017) (2017) (TV Episode)
"You want to see Officer Hopps die!"
The Shocking Furry Fandom Conversation. Yes, Really! (2017) (Video)
Leon talks about furries who are fans of the movie.
Them's Fightin' Herds (2018) (Video Game)
Arizona's "Police Chief" palette (Chief Bogo) and Pom's "Mutton Chops" palette (Dawn Bellwether and Nick Wilde)
Ready Player One (2018)
Nick Wilde is seen in The Distracted Globe. Judy Hopps and Chief Bogo appear during the Oasis Copper Key race.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Big Comeback (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Nostalgia Critic: Chicken Little (2018) (TV Episode)
a shot of Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde is displayed as an example of a CGI film made by Disney without Pixar.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Animated Trailer Extravaganza 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Cartoon Community Went Too Far (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a "big hit" and an "amazing film" made by Disney.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Star Wars: The Last Jedi Remake?!? (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Jennifer Lee's filmography.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Ronnie Anne's Getting a Show! (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a Disney film with a plot twist villain.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Incredible New Record (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Puppet Master (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a movie that could be considered "anti-Trump". Later brought up as a Disney movie released during Lasseter and Catmull's reign.
Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018)
Judy Hopps, Nick Wilde and Chief Bogo make an appearance in Oh My Disney.
Nostalgia Critic: A Christmas Story Live (2018) (TV Episode)
Judy Hopps is featured.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: And The Nominees Are... (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Onward to Weird Hedgehogs (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Bambi Time in Jail (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Top 5 Animation News of 2018 (2018) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Jennifer Lee's filmography.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: John Lasseter's Failed Comeback (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought as a previous winner of "Best Picture - Animated" at the Golden Globe Awards.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Banana Splits are Evil!!! (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj: Civil Rights Under Trump (2019) (TV Episode)
Hasan compares Ben Carson to Flash, the sloth DMV worker
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Gintars (2019) (TV Episode)
Jake: "How many musical numbers are there in the movie 'Zootopia'?"
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: One Giant Iago Ahead (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a collaboration between Alan Tudyk and Disney.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Wonderful World of Disney/Fox (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Rich Moore's filmography.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Happiest Episode: D (2019) (TV Episode)
Bellwether is name dropped.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Disney Domination Week (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a Disney film that's going to be on Disney+.
Nostalgia Critic: Hop (2019) (TV Episode)
Critic wonders if Hop is actually a prequel to Zootopia.
MsMojo: Top 10 Misleading Disney Trailers (2019) (TV Episode)
The trailer for Zootopia is #4.
Bons baisers d'Europe: Episode #1.21 (2019) (TV Episode)
soundtrack from
PWN: Disney Reboots: PWN #37 (2019) (TV Episode)
Title is mentioned
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Uh... Meow? (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up as a hit animated film that got hit with plagiarism accusations and later as a film that was accused of being a "furry movie".
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Garfieldelodeon (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in Clark Spencer's filmography.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: D23 Expo 2019 Extravaganza (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Magical Trailer Reactions (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Michael Jackson's Glove: The Musical (2019) (TV Episode)
Brought up in discussion.
Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (2020)
Rabbit in cement moment.

Featured in 

Shakira: Try Everything (2016) (Video)
clips shown
Conan: Jason Bateman/Wendy Williams/Kaleo (2016) (TV Episode)
Jason Bateman presented the clip.
AniMat's Reviews: Zootopia (2016) (TV Episode)
Reviewed, clips shown.
Imagining Zootopia (2016)
The creation of the film is explored
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Disney Characters (2016) (TV Episode)
Nick Wilde gets an honorable mention.
Honest Trailers: Zootopia (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips seen throughout.
Hollywood Express: #676 (2016) (TV Episode)
News item coverage.
PhantomStrider: Top 10 Best Disney Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
The movie is ranked 3rd.
Renegade Cut: Zootopia (2016) (TV Episode)
movie is discussed and analyzed
Brain Dump: What Zootopia Got Wrong (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to talk about the film.
Nostalgia Critic: Does PG Mean Anything Anymore? (2016) (TV Episode)
a PG rated movie that doesn't deserve that rating
MsMojo: Top 10 Cartoon Villainesses in Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Dawn Bellwether is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Hidden Easter Eggs in Disney Movies (2016) (TV Episode)
Duke Weaselton's Bootleg DVDs are #6.
Ludicrous Summary: Zootopia (2016) (TV Episode)
Features some clips from this movie.
Honest Trailers: Space Jam (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Adult Jokes in Disney Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Breaking Baaaaaaaad is #1.
The Oscars (2017) (TV Special)
winner clips
MsMojo: Top 10 Cutest Disney Baby Animals (2017) (TV Episode)
Judy Hopps is #10.
Nostalgia Critic: What Happened to Great Disney Villains? (2017) (TV Episode)
among Disney films that have surprise villains
Brain Dump: Moana is Terrible and Here's Why (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips shown to talk about Disney.
MsMojo: Top 10 Greatest Female Disney Villains (2017) (TV Episode)
Dawn Bellweather is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney and Pixar Female Role Models (2017) (TV Episode)
Judy Hopps is #7.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Movie Crossovers We Want (2017) (TV Episode)
A crossover between Zootopia & Robin Hood is #9.
I Hate Everything: I Hate Sing (2016) (2017) (TV Episode)
Clips play as Alex calls it a better example of media with talking animal characters.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Evil Cartoon Traitors (2017) (TV Episode)
Dawn Bellwether is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Wanted Worlds for Disney Parks (2017) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Accused of Plagiarism (2017) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #6.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Plot Twists You Didn't See Coming (2017) (TV Episode)
The twist where Bellwether turns out to be a wolf in sheep's clothing is #3.
RebelTaxi: Top 10 WORST CARTOON News of 2017 (RebelTaxi) (2017) (TV Episode)
The scene where Duke Weaselton tries to sell bootleg DVDs is played.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 Idris Elba Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
Chief Bogo is #4.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disturbing Disney Film Realizations (2018) (TV Episode)
Racism is #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 Greatest Disney Ensemble Casts (2018) (TV Episode)
The cast of Zootopia is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Characters That Stole the Show (2018) (TV Episode)
Flash gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Zootopia Easter Eggs You Missed (2018) (TV Episode)
The top 10 Zootopia Easter eggs are counted down.
MsMojo: Top 10 Children's Movies That Adults Like (2018) (TV Episode)
Zootopia gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Movies That We Wish Got a TV Series (2018) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Heroes Who Made Things Worse (2018) (TV Episode)
Officer Judy Hopps is #6.
WatchMojoUK: Top 10 British Disney Performances (2018) (TV Episode)
Idris Elba as Chief Bogo is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Deleted Movie Scenes that Crossed the Line (2018) (TV Episode)
The Taming Party is #6.
PhantomStrider: Top 5 Worst Disney Live Action Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips of the movie are shown
MsMojo: Top 10 Uses of Foreshadowing in Disney Movies (2018) (TV Episode)
Doug's Phone Number is #4.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Disney Movies Without a Princess (2018) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #4.
MsMojo: Top 10 Smartest Animated Disney Villains (2018) (TV Episode)
Dawn Bellwether is #2.
MsMojo: Top 10 Saddest Animated Disney Character Backstories (2019) (TV Episode)
Nick Wilde's backstory is #8.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: The Legend of Big Chungus (2019) (TV Episode)
Topic of discussion.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Hidden Jokes in Kids Movies That Will Ruin Your Childhood (2019) (TV Episode)
Judy Hopps' explanation that rabbits are good at multiplying ranks at #9
MsMojo: Top 10 Bravest Animated Disney Characters (2019) (TV Episode)
Officer Judy Hopps is #3.
MsMojo: Top 10 Cutest Disney Animal Couples (2019) (TV Episode)
Bonnie & Stu Hopps get an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Epic Disney Villain Monologues (2019) (TV Episode)
Dawn Bellwether's monologue is #5.
Nostalgia Critic: Hop (2019) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is used
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Movies That Break the 4th Wall (2019) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #8.
MsMojo: Top 10 Surprise Disney Villains (2019) (TV Episode)
Dawn Bellwether is #1.
AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: This Ain't It, Chief (2019) (TV Episode)
Topic of discussion.
MsMojo: Top 10 Ultimate Disney Betrayals (2019) (TV Episode)
Bellwether's Takeover is #5.
MsMojo: Top 10 Male Disney Characters That Deserve a Spinoff (2019) (TV Episode)
Nick Wilde is #6.
Honest Trailers: MCU (2019) (TV Episode)
Used as a joke clip.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Filled with Easter Eggs (2019) (TV Episode)
Zootopia gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: 10 Amazing Lessons Disney/Pixar Movies Have Taught Us (2019) (TV Episode)
Anyone Can Be Anything is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Times Disney Made Us Believe in True Love (2019) (TV Episode)
Nick Stops Judy from Getting Fired gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Movies That Dealt with Serious Issues (2019) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #1 with racism, sexism and prejudice.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Villains That ALMOST Succeeded (2019) (TV Episode)
Dawn Bellwether is #6.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Movies That DON'T Need a Remake (2019) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 Animated Movies That Did Something Brand New (2019) (TV Episode)
Zootopia gets an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Scenes You Didn't Know Were Improvised (2019) (TV Episode)
Jason Bateman: Hustler is #9.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Endings That Don't Mean What You Think (2019) (TV Episode)
The ending of Zootopia is #2.
MsMojo: Top 10 "What Have I Done" Scenes in Disney Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Judy Hopps Blames Predator Biology is #1.
MsMojo: Top 10 Best Opening Scenes in Disney Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
The Fair & Play get an honorable mention.
MsMojo: Top 10 Disney Movies of the Decade (2010s) (2019) (TV Episode)
Zootopia is #6.
MsMojo: Top 10 Animated Disney Movies of All Time (2019) (TV Episode)
Zootopia gets an honorable mention.


The Godfather (1972)
Mr. Big is a parody of Don Vito Corleone.
CSI: Miami (2002) (TV Series)
Judy uses Horatio's famous one liners.

Spoofed in 

Sanders Shorts: Disney Pranks with Friends: Zootopia Edition (2016) (TV Episode)
Thomas makes a prank inspired on the movie. He throws a bag of snacks to a friend, scaring him, but suddenly making the movement in slow motion like the sloth.
Robot Chicken: Scoot to the Gute (2018) (TV Episode)
Anthromorphic bugs crash on Judy's car window.

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