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Film 2018. Written by Zak Penn and Ernest Cline. Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance.
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1A41 SPNKR Rocket Launcher BBBWeaponsMiscellaneous Weapons

A41 SPNKR Rocket Launcher
Parzival uses a rocket launcher from Halo during the final battle.



2Avatar Outfitters BBBRetailElectronics Stores

Avatar Outfitters
Store in the OASIS.



3Batmobile BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Batmobile
Batman's Batmobile can be seen during the New York race sequence.



4Bigfoot BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Bigfoot
Aech drives the original monster truck during the New York race sequence.



5Borderlands BBBRetailElectronics Stores

Borderlands
Store in the OASIS.



6Casino BBBEntertainmentCasinos

Casino
A casino the size of a planet in the OASIS.



7CavaliersBBBSportsSchool Mascots

Cavaliers
North Columbus High School mascot.

8Christine BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Christine
The 1958 Plymouth Fury from Christine can be seen during the New York race sequence.



9Clark Kent Glasses BBBApparelClothing Products

Clark Kent Glasses
They hide your identity without changing your look.



10Colonial Viper BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Colonial Viper
The spacecraft from Battlestar Galactica is visible during the garage scene.



11DeLorean Time Machine BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

DeLorean Time Machine
Wade's vehicle is the DeLorean Time Machine from Back to the Future, which he names Ecto-88.



12The Distracted Globe BBBNightlifeNightclubs

The Distracted Globe
Zero gravity dance club where Parzival meets Art3mis.



13Eagle 5 BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Eagle 5
The 1986 Winnebago Chieftain 33 from Spaceballs is visible during the garage scene.



14Ecto-88 BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Ecto-88
Wade's vehicle is the DeLorean Time Machine from Back to the Future, which he names Ecto-88.



15ED-209 BBBTechnology ProductsRobot Models

ED-209
The Enforcement Droid, Series 209 from Robocop is visible during the garage scene.



16EM-1 Rail Gun BBBWeaponsGuns

EM-1 Rail Gun
Gun Aech uses on Planet Doom.



17EVA Pod BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

EVA Pod
An Extravehicular Activity Pods from 2001 is visible during the garage scene.



18Galactica BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Galactica
One of the ships in Aech's collection, from Battlestar Galactica.



19The GlaiveBBBWeaponsMiscellaneous Weapons

The Glaive
Magical five pointed throwing weapon from Krull that Sho uses to sever i-ROk's arm.

20Gregarious GamesBBBCorporationsSoftware Companies

Gregarious Games
Halliday and Morrow's video game company.

21Gundam BBBTechnology ProductsRobot Models

Gundam
Daitos's giant robot mech.



22Habashaw OIR 9400 BBBComputersComputer Peripherals

Habashaw OIR 9400
Nolan's haptic rig.



23Halliday Journals BBBEntertainmentMuseum Halls

Halliday Journals
Museum featuring 3D simulations of Halliday's life.



24Harkonnen Drop-ship BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Harkonnen Drop-ship
One of the ships in Aech's collection, from David Lynch's Dune.



25The High FiveBBBSportsSports Teams

The High Five
Wade's gunter clan.

26The Holy Hand Grenade BBBWeaponsMiscellaneous Weapons

The Holy Hand Grenade
Bomb for sale in the OASIS, from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.



27Innovative Online Industries BBBIndustrial CompaniesIndustries

Innovative Online Industries
Also known as IOI, the 2nd largest company in the world, home of The Sixers.



28The Iron Giant BBBTechnology ProductsRobot Models

The Iron Giant
Aech's giant robot mech.



29Jack Slater III BBBCinemaMovies

Jack Slater III
Film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, advertised on a movie theater marquee in during the New York race sequence, reference to Last Action Hero.



30Lancer Assault Rifle BBBWeaponsGuns

Lancer Assault Rifle
Art3mis uses an assault rifle with a chainsaw bayonet from Gears of War.



31Lawgiver BBBWeaponsMiscellaneous Weapons

Lawgiver
Art3mis fights off the Sixers at the Distracted Globe with a pulse rifle from Aliens and a Lawgiver from Judge Dredd.



32M41a Pulse Rifle BBBWeaponsGuns

M41a Pulse Rifle
Art3mis fights off the Sixers at the Distracted Globe with a pulse rifle from Aliens and a Lawgiver from Judge Dredd.



33Mach 5 BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Mach 5
The racing car from Speed Racer can be seen during the New York race sequence.



34Millennium Falcon BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Millennium Falcon
Ship Nolan offers Parzival to come work for IOI, from Star Wars.

35Motel BBBTravelMotels

Motel




36National Video CenterBBBAmusementVideo Game Arcades

National Video Center
Arcade in the background during the New York race sequence.

37North Columbus High SchoolBBBEducationHigh Schools

North Columbus High School


38The OASIS BBBMediaVideo Games

The OASIS




39Omnidirectional TreadmillBBBComputersComputer Peripherals

Omnidirectional Treadmill


40Overlook Hotel BBBTravelHotels

Overlook Hotel
The hotel from The Shining, location of the second challenge.



41Overlook Theater BBBEntertainmentMovie Theaters

Overlook Theater
Movie theater playing Stanley Kubrick's The Shining that resembles The Senator Theatre in Baltimore, MD.



42Photon Torpedo BBBWeaponsProjectile Weapons

Photon Torpedo
Halliday's casket in his Easter egg contest announcement is the a photon torpedo tube, same as the one that holds Spock's body in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.

43PO-024 Field Repair E-Frame BBBApparelBody Armor

PO-024 Field Repair E-Frame
Armored suit transport from Exosquad, visible during the garage scene.



44The Pursuit SpecialBBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

The Pursuit Special
The V8 Interceptor from Mad Max can be seen during the New York race sequence.

45Ratner's BBBRetailDepartment Stores

Ratner's
Department store in the background during the New York race sequence.



46Sector FourteenBBBMediaVirtual Reality

Sector Fourteen
Where IOI finds the third challenge.

47Sector TwelveBBBMediaVirtual Reality

Sector Twelve
OASIS Sector - home of Planet Doom.

48Serenity BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Serenity
Daito arrives at the final battle in Serenity from Firefly.



49Smokey and the Bandit Trans-Am BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Smokey and the Bandit Trans-Am
The Trans-Am from Smokey and the Bandit can be seen during the New York race sequence.



50Sulaco BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Sulaco
One of the ships in Aech's collection, from Aliens.



51Swordfish BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Swordfish
The ship from Cowboy Bebop is visible during the garage scene.



52TARDIS BBBTransportationTime Travel

TARDIS
The vehicle from Doctor Who is visible during the garage scene.



53A Team Van BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

A Team Van
The van from The A Team can be seen during the New York race sequence.



54Thunderfighter BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Thunderfighter
A star fighter from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is visible during the garage scene.



55Valley Forge BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

Valley Forge
One of the ships in Aech's collecrtion, from Silent Running.



56X1 Haptic Bootsuit BBBComputersComputer Peripherals

X1 Haptic Bootsuit
A second skin that kicks ass.



FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
57August 12, 2027 Dates21st Century: 20sBirth Dates

August 12, 2027
Wade Watts born. Sorrento: "Yeah, that's right. I know who you are. Wade Owen Watts. Born August 12th, 2027. I also know where you are. Unit 56-K, Columbus Stacks. You were last seen entering her trailer three days ago and you haven't left since. With everything going on in the world, you really think anyone's going to give a damn about an explosion in some ghetto trash rat barn in Columbus?"



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58Anorak's Castle MapStructuresCastles

Anorak's Castle




59Arrakis MapOuter SpacePlanets

Arrakis
Planet in the OASIS, from Dune.



60GygaxMapOuter SpacePlanets

Gygax
Planet in the OASIS that Parzival mentions in his speech to the masses, reference to Dungeons & Dragons.

61Incipio MapOuter SpacePlanets

Incipio
Planet in the OASIS.



62IOI Plaza MapUrban AreasCity Squares

IOI Plaza
Where Parzival meets Nolan for the first time - as a hologram in the real world.



63Liberty Island MapOuter SpacePlanets

Liberty Island
Planet in the OASIS.



64Ludus MapOuter SpacePlanets

Ludus
Planet in the OASIS.



65Planet Doom MapOuter SpacePlanets

Planet Doom
Planet in the OASIS, Sector 12 - The most dangerous place in the OASIS.



66The Stacks MapUrban AreasNeighborhoods

The Stacks
Stacks of elevated trailer homes in Columbus, Ohio where Wade lives.



67The Vacation Planet MapOuter SpacePlanets

The Vacation Planet
Planet in the OASIS where you can surf... with Batman.



OTHER
68The Cataclyst OtherArtifactsAncient Weapons

The Cataclyst
A bomb that kills every avatar on the planet, even the owner.



69The Copper Key OtherArtifactsArchaeological Artifacts

The Copper Key




70The Crystal Key OtherArtifactsArchaeological Artifacts

The Crystal Key




71Gregarious 120 OtherArtifactsArchaeological Artifacts

Gregarious 120
Artifact that enables the user to turn into any giant robot for 2 minutes.



72The Jade Key OtherArtifactsArchaeological Artifacts

The Jade Key




73Jason Vorhees OtherCriminalsSerial Killers

Jason Vorhees




74The Orb of Osuvox OtherArtifactsArchaeological Artifacts

The Orb of Osuvox
Level 99 magic artifact activated by a magic spell that i-ROk sells to Nolan, creates an impenetrable magic shield that only be taken down by a magic spell.



75Sorrento OtherQuotesQuotes

Sorrento
Sorrento: Yeah, that's right. I know who you are. Wade Owen Watts. Born August 12th, 2027. I also know where you are. Unit 56-K, Columbus Stacks. You were last seen entering her trailer three days ago and you haven't left since. With everything going on in the world, you really think anyone's going to give a damn about an explosion in some ghetto trash rat barn in Columbus?

76Untitled OtherThemesSin City


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77Zemeckis Cube OtherArtifactsArchaeological Artifacts

Zemeckis Cube
Artifact that looks like a Rubik's Cube, turns everything back in time 60 seconds.




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