Poster can be seen in the London Underground scenes.
The scene in which a character meets all the women he has loved is a reference to the harem scene.
A character mentions going to see it
Mentioned and discussed.
Agent 8 1/2's name is a reference to the title
At one point, while watching the autobiographical film-within-the-film, Victor Spinetti's character says, "I blame this on Fellini." Fellini's autobiographical film was 8 1/2.
the famous last shot is duplicated in Taxi Girl
Opening sequence (clouds) is shot for shot... entire story of man entwined within his dreams. Gilliam likewise acknowledges 8 and 1/2 on the DVD release as his inspiration for all his work.
Mia and Vincent's twist mirrors the brief dance scene between Guido and Gloria.
close to the end of the movie the director commits suicide under the table where the press conference is held using a revolver (like Mastroianni did in 8 1/2)
Mentioned by Mark in mexican restaurant.
mentioned a few times
Jim Van Bebber mentions it.
an italian woman named Jackeline Bom Bom (in both films)
Video customer tries to rent this title
The story of a filmmaker who recounts his life through his memoirs and movies, which is similar to the story of Chiyoko
Discussed by Terry Gilliam.
Rota's music for the film discussed and played. Scenes from premiere shown.
A dream sequence towards the end of the film parallel's the discussion between Guido and his dead father (complete with helping him into his grave) in 8 1/2.
Matteo lowers his glasses like Marcello Mastroianni.
Visual references in road sign and doctor's office interview
the ending. where edward is carried to the pond by his son and he sees everybody of significance in his life
Mentioned in dialogue between Matt and Lisa
Both scenes involving aerial shots of character's feet (in the Hot Air Balloon as well as the shot before the helicopter crashes) are homages to Fellini's '8½'
Every time they ask a shoesize it's 8 1/2. They did this as a tribute to federico fellini.
Kelly says she just loves 8½ and intends to name her baby "Fellini"
poster in Tony's room
A poster of this film is seen in Konchalovsky's segment.
scenes with Jude Quinn, several people talking to the camera, and specifically the shot in which he floats in the air yet is tethered by a rope. Also, the scene where his blood pressure is taken inside a car is an exact copy of the opening scene in 8 1/2.
Poster on the wall
In Mateo's DVD collection
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Theatre"
Roeper says "Nine" is a version of "8½"
The dream sequence on a tram is similar to a scene of Fellini's movie.
DVD cover shown.
One "Inception" interpretation says it is Nolan's version of Fellini's "8½ "
McBride mentions it to Boyle.
A man surrounded by a throng of women.
mentioned among other Auteur films
The actual soundtrack from 8½ is played during the scene inside the theater.
Features clips of this film.
Director's dream scene
Features clips from this film.
Contains scenes from 8½ (1963)
The girl from Konchalovsky's segment watches this film at the cinema.
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The scene is in black and white and is nearly identical to the scene in 8 1/2 where Guido imagines that he is surrounded by mistresses.
The title, is a spoof of the Fellini's movie title.
This film takes the same character and places in a donut shop. Instead of looking for love, he's looking for a donut.
Dream scene based on "Otto e mezzo" where a character is called Marcello, looks like Mastroianni and watches an harem with a girl on a swing