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- The Adult Video Association replaced the US soldiers with scantily clad women for a poster promoting an anti-censorship campaign they were sponsoring.
Anime & Manga
- 2000 AD had some of its most popular characters raising a flag bearing the magazine's title on top of a pile of comics for its Prog 2000 issue cover.
- Young Justice's tie-in to the Our Worlds at War event featured on its cover a few members of the team (and infamous criminal The Persuader) raising The Persuader's atomic axe in victory.
- Marvel Comics' G.I. Joe comic did this on the very first page of the very first issue.
- This◊ promotion image for Block 109.
- The cover of Justice League of America #1 (2012). Also comes with 52 variant covers featuring the fifty state flags plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.
- In an anniversary book for Doonesbury it's mentioned there's a beach in Malibu named after Zonker. Cue the artwork of Zonker, Mike and Mark planting the sign for the beach in the Iwo Jima Pose.
- The cover to Invasion! #2 shows Justice League International in the Iwo Jima Pose with the UN flag.
- The cover◊ of issue #184 of theDark Avengers run (a.k.a. the retooled Thunderbolts book).
- The cover of◊ Infinity #6.
- In Gate fanfic Here We Go Again, Itami and the US Marine tank crews raise both the American and Japanese flags over the titular tank in the aftermath of the Ginza Incident.
- The cover of an X-rated Strike Witches doujin had Gertrude, Yoshika, and Lynette raising a pair of panties on a pole like this.
- This cover to a Transformers fancomic.
Films — Live-Action
- Featured on the movie poster for Flags of Our Fathers; the film's plot revolves around the lives of the Marines who planted the flag and how they handled being turned into a propaganda symbol by the American media.
- Used in the opening of Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation. And then subverted with a Match Cut to a flag, similarly positioned, with a small group of ragged troopers rallying around it trying to hold off a bug swarm.
- In Independence Day, the Iwo Jima Memorial is briefly seen in Washington.
- Parodied in The High Crusade with a brief shot of Muslim forces raising their own flag when conquering Jerusalem.
- A group of National Guardsmen are seen reenacting this pose briefly in First Blood.
- Appears on the book cover◊ for Terry Pratchett's Monstrous Regiment.
- The cover for Mark Baurlein's book The Dumbest Generation features the Gundam and two Captain Ersatz Transformers raising the American flag.◊
- In the Star Wars New Essential Chronology, there is a picture of Rebel soldiers hoisting the Phoenix Flag over a liberated Coruscant.
- The novel Flags of Our Fathers, which was later adapted to film, above.
- In the Doctor Who episode "Victory of the Daleks", the British soldiers raise a flag this way after they defeat the Daleks.
- In an episode of Chuck the employees of the Buy More stage a recreation of the photograph on top of a "mountain" made from the store's merchandise as a protest when an operation by The Ring makes them believe the store is being sold.
- Lampshaded in The Red Green Show when the guys are putting up a flagpole. Played for Laughs when they end up hanging the flag upside-down.
- The political punk band Anti-Flag has four punks raising the American flag upside-down on the cover for their album A New Kind Of Army.◊
- The cover of Savatage's Fight for the Rock◊.
- Van Halen did a poster of said pose in 1983 to advertise their appearance at the US Festival.
- The cover of Pretty Maids album Planet Panic uses an altered picture of the statue version of the pose, which has the US flag replaced by one adoring the band's logo.
- It is spoofed on the album cover of One Nation Under a Groove by Funkadelic as well.
- The Good Ending of Wing Commander features an Iwo Jima-style flag raising.
- Players in Modern Warfare 2 can be rewarded an emblem resembling the flag planting at Iwo Jima for killing a bomb-carrier in Sabotage or Demolition multiplayer game modes.
- Red Faction: Guerrilla includes an Iwo Jima-like monument that can be found in Oasis.
- The American ending for EndWar has one of these.
- The main menu for Army Men 2 features the little plastic Greens raising a flag over a mountain of rubble, coupled with Tan bodies and limbs.
- Battlefield 3 has this pose on its "Capture the Flag" achievement icon.
- The Simpsons
- A send-up of the pose appeared in the episode "New Kids On The Blecch" in which Bart, Milhouse, Nelson, and Ralph form a Boy Band that's being used as a recruitment tool by the US Navy.
- In "Selma's Choice", among Aunt Gladys's collection of potato chips resembling famous people is one that looks like the flag planting at Iwo Jima. Homer eats them as quickly as they're shown on screen.◊
- In another episode, a group of veterans from Iwo Jima are guest speakers at Springfield Elementary. As one can guess, Bart just happened to accidentally knock down the school's flag pole while they were walking by, but the veterans know exactly what to do...
- In "Rosebud" when Smithers presented a slideshow of Mr Burns's life on his birthday, one of the shots was of the Iwo Jima Pose with Mr Burns's face superimposed onto all of the Marines.
- One of the photos in the "Heist" portion from Over the Hedge.
- Shown when Robot Chicken discussed G.I. Joe's battle for the Weather Dominator; the narrator states "G.I. Joe had emphatically placed an American flag in Cobra's ass, both metaphorically and, in one unfortunate case, quite literally."
- Done twice on King of the Hill. First, when Peggy makes a float for the Veterans' Day parade with skeletons raising the flag and the caption "The Futility of War." The pose appears again when Hank and the gang put up a flagpole in Bill's yard.
- While it was not an intentional homage, the photographer who took the picture of the firefighters raising the flag at Ground Zero following the September 11 attacks immediately recognized the similarity. Everyone else did, too.
- The Reds with Rockets counterpart is the famous picture taken by Soviet photographer Evgenij Chaldey after the fall of Berlin.
- After the Sri Lankan Government's victory against the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, President Mahinda Rajapaksa released a LKR1000 note that had him waving to the crowd on the obverse, and armed forces personnel in this pose on the reverse.