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* ''Film/{{Serenity}}'' has a planet named Miranda "Miranda." Miranda is the character from Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TheTempest'' who says the line [[labelnote:Note]]("Oh, brave new world, that has such people in it!")[[/labelnote]] that ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'' by Aldous Huxley [[LiteraryAllusionTitle comes from]]. ''Literature/BraveNewWorld'', of course, had the mind-control drug that [[GovernmentDrugEnforcement made all people happy, mindless, and compliant.]]


** There's also a nice shoutout to the Franchise/{{Fallout}} series, with the present year being 2077, the same as the Great War. Considering the vital part nukes take place in the back story, it's hardly a coincidence. Also, in the making-of features, we learn that the Scavs' base is called Raven Rock - the same as The Enclave's base in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}''.

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** There's also a nice shoutout to the Franchise/{{Fallout}} ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series, with the present year being 2077, the same as the Great War. Considering the vital part nukes take place in the back story, it's hardly a coincidence. Also, in the making-of features, we learn that the Scavs' base is called Raven Rock - the same as The Enclave's base in ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}''.

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* In the documentary ''Film/HeartsOfDarknessAFilmmakersApocalypse'', which chronicles the TroubledProduction of ''Film/ApocalypseNow'', there are two separate shout outs to ''Literature/TheOdyssey'':
** Screenwriter Creator/JohnMilius explicitly compares ''Apocalypse Now'' to ''The Odyssey'' (noting that it is not ''only'' a loose adaptation of Creator/JosephConrad's ''Literature/HeartOfDarkness''), likening Kilgore to the Cyclops and the playboy bunnies to the Sirens.
** Director Creator/FrancisFordCoppola, frustrated with the TroubledProduction of ''Apocalypse Now'', refers to the film as ''The Idiodyssey''.

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* ''Film/GleahanAndTheKnavesOfIndustry:'' Gleahan is from "Eastvale," a reference to ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft's'' Eastvale Logging Camp.

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** ''ShoutOut/Deadpool2''


** If you look closely, you can see a Who that bears resemblance to TheCatInTheHat, but he is yellow with a blue striped hat. He even lifts his hat up to reveal a smaller cat underneath.

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** If you look closely, you can see a Who that bears resemblance to TheCatInTheHat, Literature/TheCatInTheHat, but he is yellow with a blue striped hat. He even lifts his hat up to reveal a smaller cat underneath.


* ''Film/ThePunisher2004'' has Frank Castle's wife and son killed by a truck full of hitmen running them down. The scene immediately following it in which a devastated Frank runs towards them screaming their names is almost identical to a scene in ''Film/MadMax''.

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* ''Film/ThePunisher2004'' has Frank Castle's wife and son killed by a truck full of hitmen running them down. The scene immediately following it in which a devastated Frank runs towards them screaming their names is almost identical to a scene in ''Film/MadMax''.''Film/MadMax1''.

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* ''Film/TheVillain'': Since the flick's basically a Road Runner cartoon in live action, Jack bounces around like Daffy Duck to the [[WesternAnimation/LooneyTunes Merrie Melodies]] theme when [[spoiler: Charming Jones kisses him at the end]]. Also the character names [[Creator/TexAvery Avery Simpson]] and [[Creator/ChuckJones Charming Jones]].
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* ''Film/TheAccused'': Just before the infamous rape scene, there is a street sign in the bar reading "Beatty St.", a reference to Ned Beatty's role in [[Film/{{Deliverance}} another film with an infamous rape scene]].

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* ''Film/TheAccused'': Just before the infamous rape scene, there is a street sign in the bar reading "Beatty St.", a reference to Ned Beatty's Creator/NedBeatty's role in [[Film/{{Deliverance}} another film with an infamous rape scene]].


* In ''Amazon Women on the Moon'' when a news reader on a TV news segment is talking about fraternities, a picture of the Delta House from ''Animal House' is shown behind her.

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* In ''Amazon Women on the Moon'' when a news reader on a TV news segment is talking about fraternities, a picture of the Delta House from ''Animal House' House'' is shown behind her.


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* In ''WesternAnimation/AllCreaturesBigAndSmall'', the griffins build an unstable stone bridge in hopes that Finny and his gang will walk over it and fall, allowing the griffins to catch them for their dinner. When the stone bridge does fall apart, the stones end up falling on one of the griffins in the same style as ''VideoGame/{{Tetris}}'' blocks. When the stones form a horizontal line, it disappears, just like in ''Tetris''. There's even a [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong knockoff version of the game's iconic theme]] that plays during this scene!


* In ''Film/{{Maverick}}'', Maverick (played by Creator/MelGibson) rides a bicycle belonging to his friend Chief Joseph, who explains that he won it in a card game. This is a reference to another Western movie, ''Film/ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid''. In that movie, Butch Cassidy owns (and rides) a bicycle, and is a rotten gambler - so Chief Joseph won his bicycle from Butch!
** Furthermore, Maverick is at one point robbed in a bank. Halfway through, he pulls the bandit's mask down to reveal Danny Glover, Gibson's co-star in the ''Film/LethalWeapon'' series. They look at each other as though in recognition, but then shake their heads saying, "Naaah..." As Glover exits the bank, he murmurs, "[[CatchPhrase I'm getting too old for this shit]]!"
*** [[RuleOfThree And,]] the guitar track at that moment becomes {{suspiciously|SimilarSong}} like the ''Film/LethalWeapon'' theme.

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* In ''Film/{{Maverick}}'', ''Film/{{Maverick}}''
** Zane Cooper's name combines Zane Grey, famous author of Western novels, with Creator/GaryCooper, famous actor in Western films.
** Danny Glover plays a bank robber who mutters [[Film/LethalWeapon "I am too old for this..."]]. The scene is a CastingGag played as ActorAllusion; Mel Gibson, Glover's buddy cop in that franchise, recognises the voice of the bank robber and pulls down his mask, leading the two of them to share a moment (complete with Lethal Weapon musical leitmotif). They look at each other as though in recognition, but then shake their heads saying, "Naaah..." before shaking their heads and walking away. As Glover exits the bank, he murmurs, "[[CatchPhrase I'm getting too old for this shit]]!" [[RuleOfThree And,]] the guitar track at that moment becomes {{suspiciously|SimilarSong}} like the ''Film/LethalWeapon'' theme.
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Maverick (played by Creator/MelGibson) rides a bicycle belonging to his friend Chief Joseph, who explains that he won it in a card game. This is a reference to another Western movie, ''Film/ButchCassidyAndTheSundanceKid''. In that movie, Butch Cassidy owns (and rides) a bicycle, and is a rotten gambler - so Chief Joseph won his bicycle from Butch!
** Furthermore, Maverick is at one point robbed in a bank. Halfway through, he pulls the bandit's mask down to reveal Danny Glover, Gibson's co-star in the ''Film/LethalWeapon'' series. They look at each other as though in recognition, but then shake their heads saying, "Naaah..." As Glover exits the bank, he murmurs, "[[CatchPhrase I'm getting too old for this shit]]!"
*** [[RuleOfThree And,]] the guitar track at that moment becomes {{suspiciously|SimilarSong}} like the ''Film/LethalWeapon'' theme.
Butch!


** The movie was released in Brazil under the name ''[[MarketBasedTitle O Poderoso Chefinho]]'' ("The Powerful Little Boss", in Portuguese), a shout-out to ''TheGodfather'', which is known there as ''O Poderoso Chefão'' ("The Powerful Big Boss").

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** The movie was released in Brazil under the name ''[[MarketBasedTitle O Poderoso Chefinho]]'' ("The Powerful Little Boss", in Portuguese), a shout-out to ''TheGodfather'', ''Film/TheGodfather'', which is known there as ''O Poderoso Chefão'' ("The Powerful Big Boss").



** During the scene when Tyrone and Harry are in the crowd, trying to get the drug shipment from Florida, one of the dealers is shown peeling an orange. This is a reference to ''The Godfather'' and the use of oranges as foreshadowing to something bad about to happen. They don't get their drugs, and the next sequence is Winter.

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** During the scene when Tyrone and Harry are in the crowd, trying to get the drug shipment from Florida, one of the dealers is shown peeling an orange. This is a reference to ''The Godfather'' ''Film/TheGodfather'' and the use of oranges as foreshadowing to something bad about to happen. They don't get their drugs, and the next sequence is Winter.



** When Harrison takes out the Starfleet High Command early in the movie, it resembles the scene in ''Film/TheGodfather Part III''.

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** When Harrison takes out the Starfleet High Command early in the movie, it resembles the scene in ''Film/TheGodfather Part III''.''Film/TheGodfatherPartIII''.

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