37 References You May Have Missed In The Trailer For "Ready Player One"
All of geek history in one 2 minute trailer.
The new trailer for Ready Player One is finally out and it's filled with action, adventure, and...
A TON OF GEEKY POP CULTURE REFERENCES!
Deathstroke from DC comics also makes a brief appearance.
These dragon heads could be a reference to one of two things: Mortal Kombat or Double Dragon.
This shot features Madballs, which are these weird toys from the '80s that you almost definitely forgot existed.
Here is the famous DeLorean from Back to the Future, and the emblem of the Thundercats.
On the right side of this frame you can see Lara Croft from Tomb Raider.
Here we see Akira's motorcycle from the anime film of the same name.
And on it are stickers of Wonder Woman, Miss Pac-Man, and The Greatest American Hero.
You can see Chucky doing some sick martial arts moves during the big battle scene.
This sign for "Delta City" is a reference to RoboCop.
King Kong can be found atop the Empire State Building, of course.
And the dance floor in this scene is an homage to Saturday Night Fever.
And then you can catch a glimpse of the Joker and Harley Quinn.
Another flash of the fight scene features Chun-Li from Street Fighter.
This weapon is a modified version of the one Max Rockatansky uses in Mad Max.
During this rain of films, you can see the cover art for Batman, (1989), Full Metal Jacket, and Scarface.
This guy holding up a boombox is almost definitely a tribute to the famous scene in Say Anything.
The Mobile Suit Gundam from the 1979 anime also participates in the battle.
And finally, we see the Iron Giant, from the animated movie of the same name.
Here's the full trailer. See if you can spot any other hidden references to your favorite pop culture icons:
This post was translated from Spanish.
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