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Remake of 

King Kong (1933)
reboot of original
King Kong (1976)
Remake
King Kong (2005)
Remake

References 

Plane Nuts (1933) (Short)
Samuel L Jackson's squadron are known as the Sky Devils, named for Howard Hughes' 1932 Aviation comedy starring Spencer Morgan
Them! (1954)
Hank Marlow mentions that a species of giant ants that sound like birds lives on Skull Island.
Rodan (1956)
A cave painting of Rodan is seen after the credits.
Mothra (1961)
A cave painting of Mothra is seen after the credits, there is also a Mothra symbol painted on the forehead of one of the natives.
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)
At one point in the film, Kong fights a giant Octopus.
Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster (1964)
A cave painting of Ghidorah is seen after the credits.
Daikaijû Gamera (1965)
During the opening credits there is a sketch of a turtle skeleton with the words 'MUTO - Massive Unidentified Terrestrial Organism' written on the right side.
M*A*S*H (1972) (TV Series)
"Don't do that, Radar!"
Taxi Driver (1976)
In Taxi Driver, Travis Bickle has a badge on his jacket that reads "King Kong Company". Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts revealed that a similar designed badge is on Preston Packard's jacket as a homage. It reads "Lizard Company".
King Kong (1976)
Kong destroys early in the film are UH-1 Iroquois, the same type of choppers that seemingly killed Kong in the climax of the 1976 remake.
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
SPOILER: Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts has confirmed that the soldier impaled by the giant spider is a reference to Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Akira (1988)
The patch and slogan on the back of Hank Marlow's jacket in this film are a reference to Kaneda's jacket in Akira
Jurassic Park (1993)
Samuel L. Jackson says his "hold on to your butts" line again
Shin Seiki Evangerion (1995) (TV Series)
The Skullcrawlers' design was inspired by the Two-Legged Lizard from Sachiel from Neon Genesis Evangelion, No Face from Spirited Away, and Cubone from Pokemon. Also, the japanese character is called "Ikari", the name of the protagonist of Neon Genesis Evangelion.
Pokémon (1997) (TV Series)
The Skullcrawlers' design was inspired by the Two-Legged Lizard from Sachiel from Neon Genesis Evangelion, No Face from Spirited Away, and Cubone from Pokemon
Princess Mononoke (1997)
Sker Buffalo's design is inspired by the Forest Spirit
Spirited Away (2001)
The Skullcrawlers' design was inspired by the Two-Legged Lizard from Sachiel from Neon Genesis Evangelion, No Face from Spirited Away, and Cubone from Pokemon
King Kong (2005)
During the film's final battle, Kong appears to attempt to pry open and break the giant Skullcrawler's jaws similar to the V-Rex fight in the 2005 remake.
Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule (2010) (TV Series)
Hank Marlow (John C. Reilly) wears a jacket that says 'Good For Your Health' on the back. In his role as Dr Steve Brule, one of his catchphrases is "For your health!"
10 Cloverfield Lane (2016)
John Goodman's Bill Randa character mentions that he has been trying to prove that monsters exist for 30 years which is the same dialogue that John Goodman's Howard Stambler character says in this movie

Referenced in 

Cinemassacre's Monster Madness: Son of Kong (2014) (TV Episode)
James mentions an upcoming King Kong sequel
Late Night with Seth Meyers: John Goodman/Joanna Newsom/Matt Cameron (2016) (TV Episode)
John Goodman talks about his upcoming movie
Face Off: Skull Island: Reign of Kong (2016) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned
The Cinema Snob: King Dong (2017) (TV Episode)
The Cinema Snob says there's a new King Kong film coming out. He also comes up with a porn title of it.
King Kong-A-Thon: Kong: Skull Island (2017) - Review (2017) (TV Episode)
Film is Mentioned.
Midnight Screenings: Kong: Skull Island (2017) (TV Episode)
movie is reviewed
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 21 March 2017 (2017) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
Scared Sheetless (2017) (Short)
Poster on the wall.

Features 

Now Hear This (1962) (Short)
A clip of the cartoon is playing on the TV screen in the background during the slideshow presentation scene.

Featured in 

Film '72: Episode #46.1 (2017) (TV Episode)
Footage shown in a montage of upcoming movies
Conan: Adam Sandler/Dana White (2017) (TV Episode)
Shows best sequences of the movie side by side with the same scenes before CGI was added.

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