Meet Dave (2008) Poster



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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
E.T. is mentioned in the dialogue of the three policemen discussing the composite sketch.
Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983) (TV Special)
The scene at about 23 minutes where all of the children see Dave (Eddie Murphy) wearing his all white suit and start running to him calling "The Ice Cream Man!" is very reminiscent of a segment of Eddie Murphy: Delirious (1983), where he talks at length about how all of the children in his neighborhood growing up would scream, "The Ice Cream Man is coming!"
The X-Files (1993) (TV Series)
Knox mentions the series while talking to Dooley
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005)
The music score is very similar to the one of "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The (2005)", if anything as a homage. Furthermore, a space ship in the form of a shoe is a paraphrase of how the space ship "The Heart of Gold" was originally depicted as looking, in the novel version of "The Hitchhiker's Guide".
Shrek the Third (2007)
Billboard can be seen when Dave hits the streets of New York at the beginning of the movie
Surf's Up (2007)
When Dave joins the "urban camper" a poster or ad with a motive from the movie can be seen in the shop window to the right.
Live Free or Die Hard (2007)
Billboard can be seen when Dave hits the streets of New York at the beginning of the movie
Ratatouille (2007)
Billboard can be seen shortly when it begins to rain in the evening.

Referenced in 

Inside the Actors Studio: Eddie Murphy (2006) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the interview.
Bad Movie Beatdown: Pluto Nash (2009) (TV Episode)
a recent Murphy flop
Family Guy: Friends of Peter G. (2011) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Todd's Pop Song Reviews: The Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2012 (2013) (TV Episode)
"...a Meet Dave-style robot..."
Bad Movie Beatdown: Shameful Sequel Beatdown: Nutty Professor II - The Klumps (2013) (TV Episode)
another film where Eddie Murphy plays multiple roles
Cinematic Excrement: A Thousand Words (2014) (TV Episode)
Smeghead brings it up as a film Brian Robbins directed.
Nostalgia Critic: The Haunted Mansion (2015) (TV Episode)
among Eddie Murphy's other unsuccessful films
RiffTrax Live: Sharknado 2 (2015) (TV Movie)
Bill: "I haven't been in such a terrible movie since 'Meet Dave'! Ha ha, self burn!"
Nostalgia Critic: The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2016) (TV Episode)
"This is for Meet Dave."
Some Jerk with a Camera: The Haunted Mansion Movie Part 3 (2016) (TV Episode)
Jackula says the Haunted Mansion is worse than this movie because Haunted Mansion has far more ambition than this movie.


It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
The Captain and Number Three watched the film
Fantasy Island (1977) (TV Series)
The spaceship crew watches a clip of the series, noting that Dave's white suit was based on the show

Featured in 

Troldspejlet: Episode #41.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
DVD release reviewed + footage used


Spartacus (1960)
The "I am Dave Ming Cheng" scene spoofs the Spartacus(1960) scene in which everyone claims to be Spartacus (in order to confuse the enemy).

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