“Deadpool 2” is full of awesome and hilarious references to classic films, toys, songs and yes, even other superheroes. Click through TheWrap’s gallery to see what made the cut.
Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you haven’t seen “Deadpool 2.”
In a state of utter sadness, Wade Wilson compares “Frozen” to Barbra Streisand’s 1983 film “Yentl.”
Wade Wilson seems fixated on Barbra Streisand’s 1983 musical “Yentl” — and watches it early on in the film.
“My Little Pony”
When the Merc with a Mouth heads to the Academy in the movie, he makes a “My Little Pony” joke.
“Fox & Friends”
In the movie, Deadpool uses “Fox & Friends” as an insult.
Colossus does something that reminds the rest of the X-Force gang of the movie “RoboCop.”
In the movie, the Merc with the Mouth makes a joke about the Sorting Hat from the “Harry Potter” series.
“The Human Centipede”
Which other Marvel character would openly (and happily) talk about the 2009 Dutch horror film “The Human Centipede” mid-conversation?
Deadpool mentions the comedy “Cool Runnings” in a moment he talks about hitting rock bottom.
When Deadpool is speaking to Cable, he asks about the future and what “Sharknado” film we are on.
Not only does Deadpool mention Superman, Green Lantern and Batman, but he asks Cable: “You’re so dark — are you sure you’re not from the DC Universe?”
Deadpool mentions Black Widow, Hawkeye, Thanos and Black Panther — in some form. Deadpool also tells a character, “The sun is getting low,” a clear reference to The Hulk.
Cher and Celine Dion
The pop divas get name-checked by Wade — and the latter also sings the title song.
The opening of the movie pays homage to the opening title sequence of classic 007 films.
“I cried when they canceled ‘Felicity,’” T.J. Miller’s character says in the movie.
“Hands off that kid, John Connor,” Deadpool says at one point.
Deadpool loses another body part in this film that finds himself having a “Basic Instinct” moment, crossed legs and all.
There’s also a “Say Anything” homage, complete with the Peter Gabriel song “In Your Eyes” and Deadpool holding up a smartphone with a picture of a boombox.
“The Passion of the Christ”
At the beginning of the movie, Wade Wilson says “Deadpool” made more than “The Passion of the Christ” did overseas. Which is true.
Not only does Deadpool talk about Luke and Leia, but he and wife Vanessa (Morena Bacarin) talk specifically about “The Empire Strikes Back.”
Taylor Swift’s Cats
Deadpool wears a T-shirt with the names Olivia and Meredith, Taylor Swift’s beloved cats, on it.
Not only does Wade prance around in Professor X’s wheelchair but there is so, so, so many more references to X-Men characters in and out of Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters.
Deadpool references the singer when he says “please stop cheating on me.”
Deadpool makes fun of Bill Skarsgard’s Zeitgeist for his “toxic spit” superpower by referencing the fare at Arby’s.
Social Media and Dating Platforms
Throughout the film, Wade Wilson mentions LinkedIn, Grindr and Tinder.
Paging McDonald’s corporate offices: Wade Wilson wants nothing more than to have a McRib year-round.
The Merc with a Mouth still dons his “Adventure Time” watch.
Eleven from “Stranger Things”
Millie Bobby Brown’s character gets a special shoutout in the film.
A part of the movie features the song “Tomorrow” from the musical “Annie.”
“Sabrina the Teenage Witch”
Deadpool calls Negasonic Teenage Warhead “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” in the film.
George Michael and David Bowie
Wade Wilson talks about the two iconic singers at the beginning of the film.
In the opening credits, director David Leitch is described as “one of the guys who killed the dog in ‘John Wick.’” Leitch directed several scenes in the Keanu Reeves film.
The ’90s electronic-music dance craze dubstep — and how much Cable seems to hate it — gets mentioned throughout the film.
Tupac and Ice Cube
Julian Dennison’s character tells Deadpool they’re best friends, like Tupac and Ice Cube.
Winter Soldier’s Arm
Deadpool compares the Winter Soldier’s bionic arm to the one Cable has in the film.
Wade Wilson insults one of the characters in the film by calling him “Jared Kushner.”
Brianna Hildebrand’s Negasonic Teenage Warhead gets compared to “Justin Bieber.”
Wade Wilson wears Professor X’s Cerebra at one point in the movie and says, “It smells like Patrick Stewart.”
Blind Al (Leslie Uggams) says “Just keep living,” a reference to McConaughey’s Just Keep Livin’ Foundation — and the actor gets another name-check earlier in the film.
During a prison riot scene, characters break out the classic neck-straddling wrestling move made famous by WWF star X-Pac (Sean Waltman) in the ’90s.
Reynolds’ Deadpool mentions Kirsten Dunst twice — but once botches her name as Kristen once.
“Interview With the Vampire”
There are two references to “Interview With the Vampire,” both having to do with Kirsten Dunst (the second is about how quickly her character in the film develops a taste for blood).
“All Out of Love” by Air Supply
It’s pretty much the opening song of the movie.
There are multiple Logan/Wolverine references throughout the film.
Deadpool tells Terry Crews that he’s the Dave Matthews of superheroes.
Joker’s “Bang!” Flag From 1989 “Batman”
When Deadpool and Weasel are interviewing members for the X-Force, behind them there is a flag sticking out of a gun like the one that Jack Nicholson’s Joker used in 1989 “Batman.”
Enya’s “Orinoco Flow” song plays at a key moment in the film.
In the movie, there’s a riff on whether the puppets in “Sesame Street,” like Grover, can really be called Muppets.
“The Time Traveler’s Wife’s Husband”
Deadpool refers to time-traveling Cable in the most round-about way possible.
During a group scene, one of the X-Force members mentions the 2005 Aussie Western, when another pipes up adding that it has a really good Guy Pearce performance.
In a particular dramatic scene, Wade Wilson breaks the fourth wall to express his hope that “The Academy is watching.”
“Take on Me”
Actually, you hear A-ha’s “Take On Me” multiple times throughout the film.
Winnie the Pooh
The iconic bear is seen in the credits scene.
DMX’s “X Gon’ Give It To Ya”
During one of Deadpool’s rampage fights, DMX’s 2003 song plays in the background.
“If You Like Pina Coladas”
Rupert Holmes’ “Pina Colada Song” is another song on the movie’s official soundtrack.
Everyone drinks Budweiser throughout the movie.