Deadpool is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is intended to be the eighth installment in the X-Men film series. The film was directed by Tim Miller, with a screenplay by Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, and stars Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T. J. Miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand, Andre Tricoteux, and Leslie Uggams. In Deadpool, after being subjected to an experiment which leaves Wade Wilson with new abilities, Wilson hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life. 
 
In an effort to cure his cancer, former special forces operative Wade Wilson was subjected to an experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers, disfigured skin, and a "dark, twisted" sense of humor. Armed with new abilities and a new identity, Wilson hunts down the man who nearly destroyed his life.

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It plays these songs...

Careless Whisper
performed by Wham!; features George Michael

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This Song is played in Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
In addition to being played at the end of the movie, this song is referenced multiple times as being performed by Wham! even though everywhere other than the US it was a solo release by George Michael.

It refers to these songs...

O Canada
composed by Calixa Lavallée; written by

This Song is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
After breaking his hand while punching Colossus, Deadpool exclaims, "Oh, Canada." Ryan Reynolds and Wade Wilson are both Canadian, and "O Canada" is their national anthem.

It shows these movies...

Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies

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This Movie is shown on Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
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Silent Movie

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It parodies these movies...

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

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This Movie is parodied by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
The post-credits scene is an homage/parody of the post-credits scene from Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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This Movie is parodied by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Many actions taken by Deadpool mimic the actions of The Black Knight from The Holy Grail, most obviously during his fight with Colossus on the overpass.
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It refers to these movies...

127 Hours

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Before cutting off his arm to escape from Colossus's handcuff, Deadpool asks if we've ever seen 127 Hours.
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Alien 3
part of Alien

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Deadpool says that Negasonic Teenage Warhead looks like Ripley from Alien 3.

American Beauty

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
The Recruiter's business card has the phone number 555-0199 which is the same number for the business line of Lester Burnham in American Beauty. Wade refers to the recruiter as a pedophile several times.
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Blade II
part of Blade

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Weasel tells Ajax and Angel Dust, "Have fun at your midnight showing of Blade II."

Cobra

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade asks Angel Dust if she's a big Stallone fan because she likes to chew on match sticks like Stallone did in Cobra.
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Cocoon
part of Cocoon

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Deadpool discusses this film with the Dopinder the cab driver
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Green Lantern

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Ryan Renolds plays the title character in both films. While being wheeled in for his procedure, he says that he doesn't want his super suit to be green or animated. We also see a green lantern playing card (photo?) during the slow-motion opening scene.
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Notting Hill

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Deadpool says, "I'm just a boy, standing in front of a girl" which is a gender-reversed line from Notting hill.
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RoboCop

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
While dragging Deadpool behind him, Colossus says, "Dead or alive, you're coming with me." which is a line said multiple times in RoboCop (a metal man who stops crime, much like Colossus just did).
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Say Anything...

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade says he's going to "boombox" outside Vanessa's window, which is a reference to the most famous scene from this film.
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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
part of Star Wars

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Venessa makes a joke about Luke giving Yoda a piggyback, and Wade recognizes the Star Wars joke.

Taken
part of Taken

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade says he was having a nightmare about Liam Neeson and his daughter being taken.
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine
part of X-Men

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This Movie is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Ryan Reynolds plays a version of Deadpool in both films. There is an action figure from this film in Deadpool, and also a reference to having his mouth sewn shut.

It refers to these people...

Ronnie Milsap

This Person is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Blind Al is referred to as Ronnie Milsap, a blind country singer.
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Sinead O'Connor

This Person is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Deadpool calls Negasonic Teenage Warhead "Sinead" because of her haircut.
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It shows these books...

It refers to these books...

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
written by

This Book is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
When Deadpool cuts off his hand, he says to Colossus, "Are you there God? It's me, Margaret."

It shows these television series...

The Killing

This Television Series is shown on Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Shown on TV
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It is based on these television series...

The Fall Guy

This Television Series is the basis of Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
There is a "The Fall Guy" lunch box visible as Wade and Venessa talk about his cancer.
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It refers to these television series...

Adventure Time

This Television Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Deadpool has an Adventure Time watch
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Daredevil

This Television Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
While trying to come up with his name, he and Weasel say "Scaredevil" which is a reference to Daredevil who Deadpool has contact with in the comics.
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Fawlty Towers

This Television Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
While trying to guess Ajax's real name, Wade tries "Basil Fawlty" a character from Fawlty Towers.
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The Golden Girls

This Television Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade wears a T-shirt with Bea Arthur during the pizza delivery scene. In the comics, Deadpool has an infatuation with The Golden Girls.
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The Mr. Magoo Show

This Television Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade calls Blind Al, "Mrs. Magoo".
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Voltron: Defender of the Universe

This Television Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade gets a Voltron ring, which shows up several times in the movie, with his winning arcade tickets.
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It is inspired by these television commercials...

Philips Commercial - Carousel

This Television Commercial inspired Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
This Philips commercial is what inspired the opening scene.
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It refers to these television commercials...

Chrysler Cordoba Commercial - Ricardo Montalban - 1975 Chrysler Cordoba Commercial

This Television Commercial is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
When Deadpool gets smashed against the back of the seat in the early scene in the SUV, he mentions the "rich Corinthian leather" which is a reference to this 1970's commercial featuring Ricardo Maltalban.

It refers to these movie series...

A Nightmare on Elm Street

This Movie Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Weasel compares Wade's face to Freddy Krueger from this film series.
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Taken

This Movie Series is referred to by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade talks about having a nightmare about Liam Neeson with his daughter being taken, and mention how it happens 3 times.
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It is based on these comic book series...

Deadpool

This Comic Book Series is the basis of Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
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It shows these albums...

Make It Big
performed by Wham!

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This Album is shown on Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Wade holds up the alternate cover version of this album while talking about Wham!

It shows these video games...

Time Crisis

This Video Game is shown on Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Shown in arcade
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It parodies these television episodes...

At Last the 1948 Show:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
Episode #2.6

This Television Episode is parodied by Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
The joke where Wade and Vanessa compare terrible stories of their childhood is an homage to The Four Yorkshiremen sketch from this episode.

Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television commercials...

Deadpool Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
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Deadpool Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
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Deadpool Commercial for Super Bowl 50 2016

This Television Commercial refers to Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men

Sky Cinema Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men

It is parodied by these television episodes...

Family Guy:
Season:  16  / Episode:  11 
Dog Bites Bear

This Television Episode parodies Deadpool part of Deadpool and X-Men
Peter dresses up as Deadpool in a spoof to this movie

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Deadpool

 

Deadpool
part of Deadpool and X-Men

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Deadpool 2
part of Deadpool and X-Men

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X-Men

 

X-Men
part of X-Men

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X2: X-Men United
part of X-Men

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X-Men: The Last Stand
part of X-Men

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine
part of X-Men

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X-Men: First Class
part of X-Men

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The Wolverine
part of X-Men

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X-Men: Days of Future Past
part of X-Men

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Deadpool
part of Deadpool and X-Men

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X-Men: Apocalypse
part of X-Men

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Logan
part of X-Men

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Deadpool 2
part of Deadpool and X-Men

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Dark Phoenix
part of X-Men

 

Deadpool

 

Deadpool

Are You There, Chelsea?:
Season:  1  / Episode:  7 
DeeDee's Pillow

 

Castle:
Season:  3  / Episode:  21 
The Dead Pool

The Dead Pool
part of Dirty Harry

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