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Every Sci-Fi Movie Reference In Ariana Grande's 'Break Free' Video

'2001,' 'Barbarella' And 'Star Wars' get nods.

The video for Ariana Grande's single "Break Free" is one big tribute to sci-fi flicks from the '60s, '70s and '80s, packed with references.

If some of "Break Free" looked familiar, there's a good reason. Here's a rundown of the nods it makes to classic science fiction.

All right, we start off with an easy one.

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It almost, kinda looks like the "Star Wars" opening scroll.

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Then we see Ariana walking down a white, light-filled hallway.

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That's from "2001: A Space Odyssey," but you knew that already.

A lot of this video riffs on Jane Fonda's look from "Barbarella."

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See?

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And this shot...

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... is directly lifted from "Barbarella."

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While "Planet of the Apes" isn't the only sci-fi film to put humans in cages, I think that's what they're going for here.

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I think this is an "Austin Power" reference, for some reason.

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Then there's this guy.

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This guy owes his style to the tradition of the stereotypical Asian villain, an example of which can be seen in "Flash Gordon." We don't see it that much anymore.

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Ariana gets ready for her big night with lightsaber lipstick, which probably hurts a buttload.

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But then she beams up to the deck "Star Trek"-style, which feels very wrong.

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Before I can complain too much, Zedd punches it into "Star Wars"-style hyperspace. Is nothing sacred?

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