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Fallout 3 (2008) (Video Game)

Followed by 

Fallout 4 (2015) (Video Game)
Fallout 76 (2018) (Video Game)

Remade as 

Fallout 4: New Vegas (2019) (Video Game)
Unofficial remake in the Creation Engine


Interesting NPCs (2015) (Video Game)
NPC Mods


The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
"The Courier Who Broke the Bank" achievement/trophy is reference to this film
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
In the add-on Old World Blues with Wild Wasteland on near by the Construction site the player will be able to find seven garden gnomes stood facing the red stones, with a number of pickaxes on the ground.
The Wizard of Oz (1939)
In Boulder City when Victor meets up with the player, if the player responds with "I don't like being followed." Victor will say "Now now, it's not my fault that Dorothy and the Tin Man happened to be on the same yellow-striped road, is it?"
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
The theme, location, climate, and design of Sierra Madre.
Lassie (1954) (TV Series)
With the Wild Wasteland trait the player can talk to Rex, and receive a map marker indicating the location of somebody (named Jimmy) who fell into a well.
Godzilla (1954)
The giant Fire Gecko known as "Gojira" was to be a random encounter triggered if the player chose the "Wild Wasteland" perk at the beginning of the game.
The Deadly Mantis (1957)
Giant mantises are inspire by the deadly mantises from this film
Jailhouse Rock (1957)
Members of an Elvis inspired gang are referred to as "Jailhouse Rockers"
G.I. Blues (1960)
A mission is named after this film.
Yojimbo (1961)
Overall likeness, a lone hero drifts from desolate town to town, playing the two opposing factions against each other, both factions rise and fall at the will of the lone hero.
Doctor Who (1963) (TV Series)
In combat, the Securitrons may yell "EXTERMINATE"
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
One of the loading screens features a billboard with a cowboy riding a bomb, just like the famous image from Dr. Strangelove.
Planet of the Apes (1968)
If the player has the Wild Wasteland trait, and nukes both sides at the end of Lonesome Road, the ending slide will quote Charlton Heston and show a picture representing the ending scene from the original Planet of the Apes.
Sesame Street (1969) (TV Series)
You may hear Dog saying "OM NOM NOM" while devouring an enemy, if you have the Wild Wasteland trait. This is a reference to the Cookie Monster.
Patton (1970)
The unique Mister Gutsy Ironbelly's line, "There's nothing I like better than making some other poor bastard die for his country!"
Duck, You Sucker (1971)
Many similarities Leone's epic film, both make frequent use of sticks of dynamite in western settings, as well as the protagonist finding himself caught in the middle of a revolution , many characters appear to look just like John H. Mallory from the film, even so far as to appear to have the same pistol.
Soylent Green (1973)
Salient Green's name
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Inside one of the church basements at Camp Searchlight are three Holy Frag Grenades.
Logan's Run (1976)
In Old World Blues, the trait Logan's Loophole is a reference to this film.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
In Nipton, if the player chose the Wild Wasteland trait during character creation, there will be two charred corpses named Owen and Beru.
Mad Max (1979)
The leather armor, reinforced, as well as the lightweight leather armor also bear a strong resemblance to the armor worn by Max in the series.
Apocalypse Now (1979)
At the end of the quest "come fly with me" if the player chooses to fire the rockets, the classical piece "ride of the valkyries" comes on over the REPCONN facility's speaker system, referencing the famous scene in Apocalypse Now in which helicopters fire rockets at a Vietnamese village while the piece is played as well.
Monty Python's Life of Brian (1979)
Building with 'Romanes Eunt Domus' written on it.
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
The challenge "...And Know Disintegrations" is a play on Darth Vader's line in The Empire Strikes Back.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1981) (TV Series)
Old World Blues, there is an X-42 research center.
Blade Runner (1982)
A description of a perk is "the flamer that burns twice as bright burns half as long" is a reference to Tyrell telling Roy almost the same line in Ridley Scott's Blade Runner.
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
During the quest Ant Misbehavin', when asked by Loyal about what frequency a sonic emitter would need to have to kill mutated ants, with insufficient Science skill, the player can suggest to "turn it up to eleven".
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Red-haired, death-obsessed woman named Trash, whom the player finds dead in a shack beside the old nuclear test site,
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
Lupe at the Grub and Gulp can say: "a little fallout never killed anybody" when talking about Dirty Water, a reference to a water salesman when Max enters Bartertown.
Aliens (1986)
If the player has the Wild Wasteland trait, NCR Emergency Radio chatter includes the phrases "Game over, man, game over!" and "They're coming out of walls, they're coming out of the goddamn walls!".
RoboCop (1987)
With the Wild Wasteland trait, A Securitron will also say "Your move, creep!"Icon sound trigger while you are in the Lucky 38.
The Princess Bride (1987)
With the Wild Wasteland trait, rodents of unusual size can be encountered in various places.
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1991) (TV Series)
During your investigation of a traitor at Camp McCarran, the traitor may utter the words "You're getting too close, Shamus".
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
When standing near Jerry the Punk you can hear him asking himself "what rhymes with indulgent? Effulgent, no wait. That's terrible"
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993) (TV Series)
After updating House's Securitrons to Mark II, they may say "Obedience Brings Victory".
Pulp Fiction (1994)
A location titled "Jack Rabbit Springs" references the restaurant Jack Rabbit Slims from Quentin Tarantino's classic.
Forrest Gump (1994)
The quest title "Run Goodsprings Run" is a reference to an iconic line "Run, Forrest, Run!"
Léon: The Professional (1994)
One of the perks is called The Professional, which in the picture has the character dressed exactly like Leon did and even has his plant included
Fargo (1996)
'Heck Gunderson' is a take on Jerry's line "The heck do you mean?" and Frances McDormand's character, Marge Gunderson.
Beast Wars: Transformers (1996) (TV Series)
The hairstyle "Terrorsaur", a short, rounded mohawk, is named as such because it has a similar shape to the crest on the head of the character Terrorsaur
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Wayne Newton is known as Mr. Las Vegas
The Fifth Element (1997)
The character Jean-Babtiste (found in The Silver Rush), is very similar to Jean-Babtiste Emanuel Zorg from the fifth element. The names are almost the same, and they are both coldhearted and cynical characters
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (1997) (Video Game)
The Gun Runners' Arsenal challenge "You Don't Belong In This World!" The player must kill 10 abominations with katanas, dynamite, machetes, throwing spears, throwing knives, and throwing hatchets. This is a reference to a quote made by Richter Belmont when confronting Dracula.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
The name of the quest Saving (or Savaging) Sergeant Teddy.
Six-String Samurai (1998)
The name and icon for the New Vegas Samurai achievement is a reference to the Palm Pictures film Six-String Samurai.
Wild Wild West (1999)
"I am not an animal! I am a visionary, I am a genius, and now I am *angry*! "
Ghost Recon (2001) (Video Game)
A character named "Ghost" sends the player on a quest to "recon" a wartorn town, forming the titled of the popular video game series.
Futurama: Jurassic Bark (2002) (TV Episode)
Inside the Cave of the Abaddon, there is a fossilized dog named Seymour.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
Codename: Jim Street is used.
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
Both begin with the protagonist being shot in the head, then proceed to begin a mission to find that person, involving a lot of death and destruction along the way.
Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Mr. New Vegas will end a news segment by saying "Stay classy, New Vegas" if the PC has the Wild Wasteland perk.
Lost (2004) (TV Series)
The only three broadcasts involving one Unit reinforcing another mention the numbers 4, 8, 15, 16, 23, and 42 likely referencing 'The Numbers' from the television show Lost. The broadcasts are: "Unit 4 reinforce Unit 8," "Unit 15 reinforce Unit 16 at defense point Sigma Delta," and "Unit 23 await reinforcement from Unit 42!"
Doctor Who (2005) (TV Series)
One of the messages is a reference to the British sci-fi series, 'Doctor Who': "Bravo Bravo Charlie, the Doctor is coming." Bravo Bravo Charlie, is 'BBC' in the phonetic alphabet, the channel which airs Doctor Who in the UK and other countries.
300 (2006)
The Gun Runners' Arsenal challenge "Even a God-King Can Bleed" requires one to cripple Caesar's head with throwing spears.
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Benny's pistol,"Maria", which features the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the grip of the weapon appears to reference Ben Wade's pistol, "The Hand of God", which features Jesus on the cross on the grip of the weapon from the film 3:10 to Yuma. Yuma is also mentioned in conversation in the game.
Eastern Promises (2007)
Attempted assassination in a mens bathhouse
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
With the Wild Wasteland trait, beside the road near Goodsprings will be a refrigerator containing a corpse and a hat resembling the one harrison Ford wore in the movies.
The Dark Knight (2008)
Benny resembles The Joker from The Dark Knight, similar dialogue, the player can suggest to him to play all sides against each other and to mess up all of their plans, to which Benny replies "now you're talking" just like the scene in which Dent lets chance decide the fate of the Joker , who doesn't seem to mind that his life may end and appears to enjoy the situation, just like Benny again.
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008) (TV Mini-Series)
Veronica Santangelo frequently has sporks in her inventory. This is a nod to another character played by actress Felicia Day.
Watchmen (2009)
The graffiti found at Hoover Dam and occasional loading screens say "spirit of 2277"
Better Off Ted (2009) (TV Series)
The Powder Ganger Philip Lem is a reference to Phil and Lem.
Star Trek (2009)
When dealing with The Kings in Freeside for Ambassador Crocker if you have the Wild Wasteland trait, Ambassador Crocker will tell you "Damn it, I'm an ambassador, not a doctor!"
X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Adamantium Skeleton is a reference to Wolverine.
The Book of Eli (2010)
Some of the ghouls in the game look similar to the cannibals from Book of Eli

Referenced in 

Fallout: No Bounty (2011) (Short)
Is a fan film.
Outside Xbox: The 10 Thirstiest Boozehounds in Videogames (2013) (TV Episode)
Reviews the game from the perspective of how much alcohol the Courier drinks.
Outside Xbox: The 6 Least Sexy Sex Scenes in Videogames (2013) (TV Episode)
Reviews the game as having one of the least sexy sex scenes in video games.
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014) (Video Game)
Rare item called "Courier's Gift" named after the main protagonist of Fallout New Vegas, often referred to in the game as "The Courier"
Honest Game Trailers: Quantum Break (2016) (TV Episode)
"Patrolling the Mojave almost makes you wish for a nuclear winter"
Teen Titans Go!: The Titans Show (2016) (TV Episode)
While whilst the other Titans argue over what Beast Boy's freckle looks like, Robin concludes that, "Obviously, it's two bears high-fiving."
The Outer Worlds (2019) (Video Game)
Trailer reads: "From the developers of Fallout: New Vegas"

Featured in 

Outside Xbox: The 5 Flattest Voice Performances by Hollywood Actors in Games (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the flat acting of Matthew Perry as Benny.
Outside Xbox: The 9 Bitchiest Easter Eggs in Gaming (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on 'nuking the fridge'.
Outside Xbox: 6 Military Baddies in Serious Need of a Career Change (2014) (TV Episode)
Clips of Legate Lanius from the video game are shown while the cast comment on him.
Outside Xbox: 11 Far Cry 5 Settings Ranked in Order of Brilliance (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on aspects of it that would be good and bad for a Far Cry setting.
Outside Xbox: 6 Fallout Vaults That Drove Everyone Super Crazy, Surprise (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the game.
Honest Game Trailers: Fallout 3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Outside Xbox: 7 Genius Game Ideas That Started Life as Fan Mods (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the game.
Outside Xbox: 7 Fallout Cults Who Dealt with the Apocalypse So Weirdly (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the weird cults in the game.
Outside Xbox: 8 Times We Weaselled Our Way Out of a Fight Because We're Heroes (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while discussing how to talk your way out of a fight with Legate Lanius.
Outside Xbox: 6 Fallout Quests That Were Weird Even for Fallout (That Fallout 4 Will Need to Top) (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the game.
Outside Xbox: 6 Bizarre Fallout Quests Fallout 4 Needs to Top: Commenter Edition (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on its bizarre quests.
Outside Xbox: 8 Bits of Fallout Logic to Remember for Fallout 4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the game.
Outside Xbox: 7 Unlucky Protagonists Who Really Didn't Sign Up for This, Are You Kidding Me (2015) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast comment on the protagonist The Courier being a courier.
Honest Game Trailers: Fallout 4 (2015) (TV Episode)
Clip is shown
Outside Xbox: 8 Bad Guys with a Good Point: Commenter Edition (2016) (TV Episode)
Clips of the video game are shown while the cast consider the valid points made by the villain Caesar.

Spoofed in 

Camp Camp: Anti-Social Network (2017) (TV Episode)
Neil's safe has a sticker spoofing Fallout's Vault Boy

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