Zoolander (2001) Poster



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Derek Zoolander: Male Model (1996) (TV Short)
Derek Zoolander University (1997) (TV Short)

Followed by 

Zoolander 2 (2016)

Edited from 

VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards (2000) (TV Special)
clips incorporated into the event Zoolander took part in

Edited into 

Funny or Die Presents...: Mugatu's Thread (2018) (TV Episode)
Clips used


Zoolander: Super Model (2016) (TV Movie)
The animated movie is set in the universe of the 2001 hit film.


Born Free (1966)
The soundtrack tune can be heard as Mugatu shows Zoolander - "the future of fashion".
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Star Trek: A Private Little War (1968) (TV Episode)
crime boss Mugatu is named after the Mugato ape monster
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
The scene where Derek and Hansel try to turn on the apple computer.
On Her Majesty's Secret Service (1969)
The male models are "trained" the same way the "Angels Of Death" are brainwashed.
The Wicker Man (1973)
The featureless wicker head as Mugatu shows Zoolander - "the future of fashion".
The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) (TV Series)
The Godfather: Part II (1974)
"I know it was you Maury, you broke my heart."
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Zoolander calls Hansel: "Han Solo".
Magnum, P.I. (1980) (TV Series)
One of Zoolander's "looks".
Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Relax, Version 1 (1983) (Video)
This song is featured.
Aliens (1986)
Hey Dude (1989) (TV Series)
True Romance (1993)
Bottle Rocket (1996)
Derek Zoolander: Male Model (1996) (TV Short)
Derek Zoolander University (1997) (TV Short)
Rushmore (1998)
Final Destination (2000)
The license plate on the Jeep of Zoolander's roommate is RFK 575, same as a pivotal car in "Final Destination".

Referenced in 

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Owen Wilson's character arrives to the wedding with a strange Indian paint design on his face. In 'Zoolander' (with Ben Stiller), there is a fashion picture of Hansel (Owen Wilson) wearing the exact same Indian face paint.
Primetime Glick: Tom Hanks/Ben Stiller (2002) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Ben Stiller's interview.
Suburban Times (2002) (TV Series)
James has Zoolander title art on the wall in his apartment.
Big Brother: Australia: The Insider 6 (2003) (TV Episode)
One of the housemates compares Jamie to Hansel and says the line "he's so hot right row".
Dinner for Five: Episode #2.10 (2003) (TV Episode)
Will Ferrell is attributed to working on this film.
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
The scene where Squidward gets hired as the Krusty Krab 2 new manager and SpongeBob thinks that he did.
Knight of the Living Dead (2005) (Video)
Some lines from Zoolander are used again in this film.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
Owen Wilson's character mentions Micronesia in both movies
Extras: Ben Stiller (2005) (TV Episode)
Andy calls Ben Stiller "Ben Stiller of Zoolander"
Green Day: Bullet in a Bible (2005) (Video)
Tre says a line from the movie.
World Trade Center (2006)
Terrorist planes headed to the World Trade Center fly over a billboard for Zoolander (Released 17 days later)
Drake & Josh: Who's Got Game? (2006) (TV Episode)
Poster seen at the Spinners record store.
30 Rock: The Source Awards (2007) (TV Episode)
Steven describes a scene.
The Party Never Stops: Diary of a Binge Drinker (2007) (TV Movie)
The girls are invited to watch it.
Supernatural: Folsom Prison Blues (2007) (TV Episode)
When Dean is posing for his police mug shot, he says, "I call this one Blue Steel," and does Zoolander's Blue Steel Look.
The Reel Thing (2008) (Short)
Video set up as dominoes.
Psych: Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion (2008) (TV Episode)
Shawn mentions Blue Steel, Zoolander's trademark look.
The Boarding School: En el fondo del mar (2008) (TV Episode)
mentioned and discussed in dialogue
Generation Kill: A Burning Dog (2008) (TV Episode)
A character mentions the film.
Gossip Girl: Bonfire of the Vanity (2008) (TV Episode)
When Serena says she's practised her poses, Aaron calls her Zoolander.
RiffTrax Live: Plan 9 from Outer Space (2009)
Derek Zoolander was mentioned.
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien: Ben Stiller/Michael Voltaggio/30 Seconds to Mars (2009) (TV Episode)
Ben Stiller did the Blue Steel pose while showing off the Stillerstrong headband.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.68 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "A Performer's Education"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.82 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "Noncredit Where Credit is Due"
Furry Vengeance (2010)
Tammy asks Dan if he's "taking crazy pills."
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.181 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "Film'Z'"
Phineas and Ferb: Phineas and Ferb: Summer Belongs to You! (2010) (TV Episode)
Candace exclaims that she feels like she is "taking crazy pills."
Supernatural: The French Mistake (2011) (TV Episode)
Dean says, "Nice Blue Steel, Sam."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Fat Slags (2011) (TV Episode)
"I remember when this gag was in Zoolander..."
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Joshua Horner when he delivers his verdict on the Jive danced by Manu Feildel and Alana Patience.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Half Past Dead 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
DVD seen in video store
Midnight Screenings: The Best and Worst Movies of the Summer 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue.
Saturday Night Live: Ben Stiller/Foster the People (2011) (TV Episode)
Referenced among the "Fox and Friends" corrections Referenced among the "Fox and Friends" corrections
How to Make It in America: It's Not Even Like That (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Supernatural: Slash Fiction (2011) (TV Episode)
Blue Steel mentioned
The Celebrity Apprentice Australia: Challenge 5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Team Unity to Didier Cohen during a rehearsal of their fashion show.
The Office: Pam's Replacement (2011) (TV Episode)
Jim and Kathy discuss the movie "Zoolander."
Desperately Seeking Santa (2011) (TV Movie)
Jennifer refers to one contestant's "Blue Steel" look.
Norman Lovett: Outside the Box (2012) (Video)
Norman does an impression of Zoolander's "blue steel" face
Saturday Night Live: Will Ferrell/Usher (2012) (TV Episode)
On Weekend Update, Seth references the "Blue Steel" pose.
The Celebrity Apprentice Australia: Season Final (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ian "Dicko" Dickson after Nathan Jolliffe picks Didier Cohen to be in his team.
The Nostalgia Chick: Reality Bites (2012) (TV Episode)
Lindsay mentions this as a Ben Stiller movie she likes
Casting Couch (2013)
mentioned in dialogue
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.156 (2013) (TV Episode)
Owen Wilson says that he had someone cue him with an earpiece to speak foreign languages in the film
The Mole: Episode #6.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the Readers team as a movie beginning with Z during the Speed Reader challenge.
Sam & Cat: #TextingCompetition (2013) (TV Episode)
Cat makes a reference to it.
Pretty Little Liars: The Mirror Has Three Faces (2013) (TV Episode)
Jake says to Aria: 'It's taking a train to Philly to watch guys make zoolander faces at each other.'
Everyday Is Like Sunday (2013)
Flora mentions the character of Derek Zoolander.
Drop Dead Diva: One Shot (2013) (TV Episode)
Owen mentions "Blue Steel", a modeling pose in the movie.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.194 (2013) (TV Episode)
Chelsea mentions the movie by name.
I Origins (2014)
One of the whimsical entries used in a phonetic alphabet is this title.
Honest Trailers: Thor: The Dark World (2014) (TV Episode)
Mugatu mentioned
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 7 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
title mentioned
Taxi Brooklyn: Black Widow (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Leo
The Cinema Snob: The Apple (2014) (TV Episode)
"This is a fashion show that Zoolander is probably nominated for."
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 24 September 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
Honest Trailers: Saw (2014) (TV Episode)
"Dude, I'm not your bro!"
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb (2014)
'Owen Wilson' in Zoolander states that he has never been to Mount Vesuvius. In Secret of the Tomb, Wilson sees Vesuvius erupt.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 11 March 2015 (2015) (TV Episode)
title mentioned by Mike Greenberg
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Ben Stiller/Tim Gunn/Rixton (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Ben Stiller
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Kit Harington/Adam Horovitz/The Mountain Goats (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth quizzes Adam Horovitz on Ben Stiller movie titles
NCIS: Lost in Translation (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue by DiNozzo.
Blackcat Riffs: Chevrolet: What's New? (2015) (TV Episode)
"Blue steel!"
Ted 2 (2015)
John suggested the last name Zoolander.
Ant-Man (2015)
The model for Cross Technological Enterprises resembles the model for The Derek Zoolander Center for Kids.
Geeks Who Drink: Eric Christian Olsen VS. Scott Porter (2015) (TV Episode)
listed as a film with Will Ferrell
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Zac Efron/Fran Lebowitz/Amazing Grace (2015) (TV Episode)
Zac Efron mentions and does the Blue Steel pose
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Benicio Del Toro/Jessica Alba/Miguel (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the titles during the Long Story Short game
The Spell Tutor: The Mirror of Mnemosyne (2015) (TV Episode)
The dialog contains a recognizable quote from the movie
Flat Earth & Other Hot Potatoes: Episode #1.22 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark.
Bones: The Senator in the Street Sweeper (2015) (TV Episode)
Booth thinks that Bones sounded like Zoolander instead of Bogart
73 Questions: 73 Questions with Derek Zoolander (2016) (TV Episode)
Derek Zoolander is interviewed.
Film 2017: Episode #45.4 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Claudia Winkleman when introducing Zoolander 2 (2016); also mentioned by Will Ferrell and mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Zoolander 2 (2016)
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Will Ferrell/Hannibal Buress/Dustin Lynch (2016) (TV Episode)
Will Ferrell recalls being talked into dying his hair for his earlier movie
The Cinema Snob: Death Wish II (2016) (TV Episode)
"He's building a model so I can make a Zoolander reference."
TruInside: The Jerk (2016) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown
The First Monday in May (2016)
Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson are seen dressed up as their characters from the Zoolander movies.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 21 April 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.81 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as the 2001 film that "Hansel... so hot right row" is a line from during Kerry's Cash Builder round.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anna Kendrick/Alexander Skarsgård/Giada De Laurentiis/Ray Luzier (2016) (TV Episode)
Alexander Skarsgård talks about getting his first role in an American movie, and Seth shows a still
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 31 August 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Golic
101 Cool Facts You Didn't Know: 101 Cool President Donald Trump Facts You Didn't Know (2016) (TV Episode)
Donald Trump's cameo is mentioned.
StarTalk: Ben Stiller (2016) (TV Episode)
Neil deGrasse Tyson calls out the impossibility of removing your underwear while wearing pants
Movie Nights: Mary-Kate & Ashley Triple Feature #2 (2016) (TV Episode)
Allison and Pheln quote the film.
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.70 (2016) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Gasoline" category
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #15.88 (2016) (TV Episode)
Correct answer to question.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "You, me, runway battle - now!"
Honest Trailers: Catwoman (2017) (TV Episode)
Mugatu mentioned
The Bachelorette: Episode #13.3 (2017) (TV Episode)
A go-to move, and Zoolander is mentioned
The Cinema Snob: Sex and the City 2 (2017) (TV Episode)
"Get your Zoolander out of my Sex and the City!"
BoJack Horseman: Hooray! Todd Episode! (2017) (TV Episode)
Todd says it as part of Hollyhock's surname.
The Ben Shapiro Show: Trump Destroys Bannon, Salts the Earth (2018) (TV Episode)
Ben Shapiro compares a current event to the gas fight scene.
StarTalk: Sam Harris and the Science of Belief (2018) (TV Episode)
Mentioned that Godfrey was in this movie
Phelous & the Movies: Unfriended 2: Dark Web (2018) (TV Episode)
A clip from the movie is used
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Mac and Me (2018) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Blue Steel!"
JonTron: Architecture Tier List (2019) (TV Episode)
"What is this? A wall for ants?"


Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (2000) (Video Game)

Featured in 

Best! Movies! Ever!: Fashion (2007) (TV Episode)
clips shown to illustrate the best films about the fashion industry
20 to 1: Movie Saints and Sinners (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on Derek Zoolander.
I Love the New Millennium: 2001 (2008) (TV Episode)
Shown on the 2001 episode
Great Movie Mistakes (2010) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: The Best of Science Fiction Movies (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett's Movie Gadgets segment
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.58 (2010) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Owen Wilson films
The Hour: Episode #7.81 (2011) (TV Episode)
Footage shown during Taylor Kitsch's bio segment.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.98 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is included in a montage of Owen Wilson films
Hollywood's Top Ten: Bad Hair Day (2011) (TV Episode)
Will Ferrell takes #7
Visionado obligado: The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2012) (TV Episode)
clip shown
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.181 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Ben Stiller films
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Movie Deaths (2013) (TV Episode)
Freak Gasoline Fight Accident is #4.
Phelous & the Movies: Emoticonly (2013) (TV Episode)
"Put a cork in it, Zane!"
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Movie Villains (2013) (TV Episode)
Jacobim Mugatu is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Most Quotable Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
Zoolander gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Rants (2014) (TV Episode)
Mugatu's Meltdown is #10.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Hilarious Slow Motion Movie Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
Gas Station Accident is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in Movies (2014) (TV Episode)
The deaths of the male models get an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Brainwashed Movie Characters (2014) (TV Episode)
Derek Zoolander is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Memorable Movie Underwear Scenes (2014) (TV Episode)
The underwear scene with Ben Stiller gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Fake Commercials in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Aveda is #5.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Likable Movie Villains (2015) (TV Episode)
Jacobim Mugatu gets an honorable mention.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Dumb Blondes in Movies and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Hansel McDonald is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie NOOOOOOs (2015) (TV Episode)
Derek Zoolander gets an honorable mention.
Seriesly: Thunderball (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips shown
Nostalgia Critic: Why Does Everyone Hate the Cable Guy? (2015) (TV Episode)
The critics didn't like Stiller's directing of this movie either
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funny Movie Funerals (2015) (TV Episode)
Rufus, Brint & Meekus' Funeral is #7.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Accidental Movie Deaths (2015) (TV Episode)
Freak Gasoline Fight is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Movie Disguises (2016) (TV Episode)
Janitors get an honorable mention.
The Oscars (2016) (TV Special)
Featured during an obituary to David Bowie.
TruInside: The Jerk (2016) (TV Episode)
Sill of movie is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movie Villain Meltdowns (2016) (TV Episode)
Jacobim Mugatu is #4.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Career Defining Comedies (2016) (TV Episode)
Zoolander, which defined the career of Ben Stiller, is #7.
Loose Canon: 9/11 (2016) (TV Episode)
Footage shown when talking about films that were re-edited post-9/11.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Movie Quotes of the 2000s (2016) (TV Episode)
Fit Inside the Building is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Funniest Movie Quotes of All Time (2016) (TV Episode)
Fit Inside the Building is #2.
WatchMojo: Top 10 WTF Hairstyles in Movies (2017) (TV Episode)
Mugatu's hairstyle is #5.
Honest Trailers: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2017) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
WatchMojo: Top 10 Movies Banned for Shocking Reasons (2018) (TV Episode)
Zoolander, which was banned in Malaysia because it referred to the country as being dependent on sweatshops and forced child labor, is #9.
WatchMojo: Top 20 Dumbest Insults in Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
Too Cool for School is #12.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Avoidable Deaths in Movies (2019) (TV Episode)
The deaths of Derek's roommates are #8.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Ben Stiller Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Derek Zoolander is #1.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Will Ferrell Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Jacobim Mugatu is #7.


The Birth of a Nation (1915)
the Lincoln assassination scene
The Manchurian Candidate (1962)
Title character is brainwashed to kill a political leader.
Thunderball (1965)
The Six Million Dollar Man (1973) (TV Movie)
Bionic sound effect can be heard during the walk-off.
Rocky (1976)
Hansel says, "cut me", during contest.
Telefon (1977)
Derek is conditioned to kill when he hears the song "Relax"
The Warriors (1979)
Flash Gordon (1980)
TRON (1982)
Zoolander's outfits - when getting brainwashed and in the catwalk finale.
First Blood (1982)
Flashdance (1983)
The way Zoolander and Hansel leap through the air on the runway during their walk-off.
Body Double (1984)
Batman (1989)
JFK (1991)
The X-Files (1993) (TV Series)
Kids (1995)
Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee (1997) (Video Game)
The Matrix (1999)

Spoofed in 

Flash! (2003)
Madagascar (2005)
Alex posing at the zoo does Zoolander's "Blue Steel" pose.
Tropic Thunder (2008)
Guy places his hand down own underpants manically searching for resolution to immediate surrounding problem. Both movies directed by and co-star Ben Stiller.
The Frollo Show: Frollo Gets Interrupted by Hitler (2012) (TV Episode)
The brainwashing scene is spoofed

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