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* In the 1995 horror film ''Film/{{Mosquito}}'', the character played by Gunnar Hansen finds a chainsaw and notes that he hasn't used one in 20 years, an obvious nod to [[Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre Hansen's most famous role]].

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* In the 1995 horror film ''Film/{{Mosquito}}'', the character played by Gunnar Hansen finds a chainsaw and notes that he hasn't used one in 20 years, an obvious nod to [[Franchise/TheTexasChainsawMassacre [[Film/TheTexasChainsawMassacre1974 Hansen's most famous role]].

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* ''Film/{{Gintama}}'':
** Kagura is played by Kanna Hashimoto, an idol-turned-actress who shot to fame when a photo of her dancing with her idol group went viral. Both films show Kagura doing the specific dance pose at one point.
** Gintoki is played by Shun Oguri, who's known for having played Rui in the Japanese drama adaptation of ''Manga/BoysOverFlowers''. In the first film, Gintoki calls out Kagura's name in the same way Rui calls out the name of the heroine of ''Boys Over Flowers''. Both Kagura and Shinpachi call him out on it.


** "Don't fuck with the [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Jedi Master]], son." Which became "Don't mess with the Mandos, mate." The way ''Film/StarWars'' fandom interacts with the EU is a very complicated dance.

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** "Don't fuck with the [[Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse Jedi Master]], son." Which became "Don't mess with the Mandos, mate." The way ''Film/StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' fandom interacts with the EU is a very complicated dance.


* In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'', Mary Steenbergen stars as Clara Clayton, a woman who falls in love with a time-traveller (Doc Brown). Steenbergen had also starred as such a character in ''Time After Time''.

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* In ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'', Mary Steenbergen stars as Clara Clayton, a woman who falls in love with a time-traveller (Doc Brown). Steenbergen had also starred as such a character in ''Time After Time''.''Film/TimeAfterTime''.


* In ''Film/{{Justice League|2017}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'', Aquaman, the heir to the throne of Atlantis, is played by Creator/JasonMomoa. Except this isn't the first time Momoa visited [[Series/StargateAtlantis a place called Atlantis]].

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* In ''Film/{{Justice League|2017}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'', ''Film/{{Aquaman|2018}}'', Aquaman, the heir to the throne of Atlantis, is played by Creator/JasonMomoa. Except this isn't the first time Momoa visited [[Series/StargateAtlantis a place called Atlantis]].

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* From Creator/JohnWaters' ''Film/PinkFlamingos'': Cookie is reading a tabloid that reports that "Harris Glenn Milstead" had been released from jail and Creator/{{Divine|Actor}} says that she hadn't heard that name in years. Harris Glenn Milstead was Divine's own real name.


* In ''Social Suicide'', a SettingUpdate of ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'', main character Julia's parents are played by Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey, the stars of Franco Zeffirelli's famous 1968 film version of the play.

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* In ''Social Suicide'', a SettingUpdate of ''Theatre/RomeoAndJuliet'', main character Julia's parents are played by Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey, the stars of Franco Zeffirelli's famous [[Film/RomeoAndJuliet1968 1968 film version version]] of the play.


** In ''The Naked Gun 2½'', actor Lloyd Bochner has a small role as a member of a consortium of villains. Towards the end of the film, there's a [[CrowdPanic hysterical crowd scene]] which features a split-second shot of him holding a large book entitled "ToServeMan", yelling "It's a cookbook!!" This is a reference to a [[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS3E89ToServeMan famous episode]] of the original ''[[Series/TheTwilightZone Twilight Zone]]'' TV series which Bochner starred in.

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** In ''The Naked Gun 2½'', actor Lloyd Bochner has a small role as a member of a consortium of villains. Towards the end of the film, there's a [[CrowdPanic hysterical crowd scene]] which features a split-second shot of him holding a large book entitled "ToServeMan", yelling "It's a cookbook!!" This is a reference to a [[Recap/TheTwilightZoneS3E89ToServeMan famous episode]] of the original ''[[Series/TheTwilightZone Twilight Zone]]'' TV series ''Series/TheTwilightZone1959'' in which Bochner starred in.starred.


* In ''Film/{{Justice League|2017}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'', Aquaman, the heir to the throne of Atlantis, is played by Creator/JasonMomoa. Except this isn't the first time Momoa visited [[Serie/StargateAtlantis a place called Atlantis]].

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* In ''Film/{{Justice League|2017}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'', Aquaman, the heir to the throne of Atlantis, is played by Creator/JasonMomoa. Except this isn't the first time Momoa visited [[Serie/StargateAtlantis [[Series/StargateAtlantis a place called Atlantis]].

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* In ''Film/{{Justice League|2017}}'' and ''Film/{{Aquaman}}'', Aquaman, the heir to the throne of Atlantis, is played by Creator/JasonMomoa. Except this isn't the first time Momoa visited [[Serie/StargateAtlantis a place called Atlantis]].


* ''Film/TheSpiritOf76'': When Adam-11, played by David Cassidy, complains about being stuck in TheSeventies, he stares sadly at a ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' lunchbox.

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* ''Film/TheSpiritOf76'': When Adam-11, played by David Cassidy, Creator/DavidCassidy, complains about being stuck in TheSeventies, he stares sadly at a ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' lunchbox.


** The third film has an especially clumsy one: Sentinel Prime, voiced by Creator/LeonardNimoy, says the line [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one."]]. At the climax of the same film Megatron shouts "This is MY planet!", ''[[Creator/HugoWeaving his voice actor]]'' uttered a very similar line at the climax of ''Film/TheMatrixRevolutions'', screaming "This is my world! My world!".

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** The third film has an especially clumsy one: Sentinel Prime, voiced by Creator/LeonardNimoy, says the line [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one."]]. At the climax of the same film Megatron shouts "This is MY planet!", ''[[Creator/HugoWeaving [[Creator/HugoWeaving his voice actor]]'' actor]] uttered a very similar line at the climax of ''Film/TheMatrixRevolutions'', screaming "This is my world! My world!".


** The third film has an especially clumsy one: Sentinel Prime, voiced by Creator/LeonardNimoy, says the line [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one."]].

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** The third film has an especially clumsy one: Sentinel Prime, voiced by Creator/LeonardNimoy, says the line [[Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan "The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few, or the one."]]. At the climax of the same film Megatron shouts "This is MY planet!", ''[[Creator/HugoWeaving his voice actor]]'' uttered a very similar line at the climax of ''Film/TheMatrixRevolutions'', screaming "This is my world! My world!".

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* One of the most famous Creator/KeanuReeves lines comes from ''Film/TheMatrix'', when he's asked what he needs in a long-shot effort to [[spoiler:save Morpheus]]. His reply? "Guns. Lots of guns." Twenty years later, on the set of ''Film/JohnWickChapter3Parabellum'', Keanu gets to say it again in a nearly identical context - a long-shot effort to [[spoiler:''defend'' a place instead of attack it]].

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* ''Film/TheSpiritOf76'': When Adam-11, played by David Cassidy, complains about being stuck in TheSeventies, he stares sadly at a ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' lunchbox.

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