Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
Shooting at gunman on roof
scenes are taken from this film
The first confrontation between Doc Holliday and the Earps is referenced in Cheyenne and Harmonica's first meeting - right down to Morgan/Cheynne sliding the gun down the bar to Wyatt/Harmonica
Maureen McBain singing "Danny Boy" was cited by Leone as a reference to this film
Line: "How can you trust a man who wears both a belt and suspenders? The man can't even trust his own pants."
Timmy McBain's 'hunting' early in the film mimics that of Joey Starrett.
Guitar used to announce - like harmonica and the buggy/horse ride through railroad workers. The character of Jill McBain and the subplot involving a railroad were inspired by the character Vienna of Johnny Guitar.
In both films, Charles Bronson's character plays a harmonica and is only known by a nickname.
"You make good coffee [at least...]"
reference to jail
"Who are you?" - dead men
Henry Fonda's outfit is taken from this movie
Towards the start of "The Comancheros" (1961) there is a gun-runner called Ed McBain travelling to the town of Sweetwater. In "Once Upon a Time in The West", the family patriarch at the start of the movie is Brett McBain who, it transpires, intended to create a town called Sweetwater.
The character of Harmonica is derived from Joe/The Man with No Name.
The character of Harmonica is derived from Manco/The Man with No Name.
Harmonica 'turns in' Cheyenne for the reward money to buy Sweetwater from Jill, and Cheyenne later escapes as planned. This is based on Blondie and Tuco's schemes of making money by repeatedly turning Tuco in, holding up his execution and escaping with the reward money.
Mentioned in dialogue (Episode 2).
The Song "As A Judgement" from Ennio Morricone's score plays as Chuck Norris steps off the airplane in Rome.
When Ogami Itto faces the three Hidari brothers,there is a shot that resembles the famous shot from the beginning of "C'era una volta il West" in which Harmonica meets the three gunmen.
the waiting scene at the railway station and the man with a flute in the role of harmonica
Silent opening sequence at a railway station in the middle of the desert.
The music in the two duel scenes between Jack Beauregard and 'Nobody' contains obvious references to the music in C'era una volta il West (1968), in particular to scenes where Frank, played by Henry Fonda, was involved.
The films German poster features two of the same men in dusters from the 'Once Upon a Time in the West' poster.
McGowan is virtually the same character as Morton from Once Upon A Time In The West.
A merciless and sadistic individual, a terrible and cruel damage and a furious wish for revenge.
Nick Cage plays the harmonica like Charles Bronson's character when he decides to get revenge.
Both these titles of movies by Leone are based on the "Once upon a time..." expression. In both the Italian titles: "C'era una volta..."
the first minutes of the episode have the same soundtrack and some identical camera shoots to the leone movie
Nick is consantly playing the Harmonica thoughtout the film, this is an allusion to Harmonica playing hero Charles Bronson plays in Once Upon a Time in the West
Chow Yun-Fat's character plays the harmonica in a way rather similar to Charles Bronson's Harmonica.
Video case is shown in a video store.
mentioned in narration
Vincent Gallo ist distirbed by a fly on his face while he's sleeping, just like Jack Elam's character in the opening sequence of Leone's movie.
Christopher Lambert playing with a fly on his face is a reference to Jack Elam playing with a fly on his face at the beginning of C'era una volta il West.
they're talking about that movie
When Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels shows the carnage after the fight between the gangs of Dog and Rory Breaker, and again later, it plays the dirge-like theme from C'era una volta il West, associated with Harmonica and Frank, and which plays, among other times, when Frank massacres the McBain family and later when he finds everybody dead after a massive shootout on Morton's train.
Raid says exactly the same words (as the last line of this episode) as Harmonica says to Jill in C'era una volta il West when she asks if he's coming back "Someday."
This film is mentioned in this this documentry.
Uses Morricone's "Harmonica" theme in the opening segment.
Young Serena is forced to hold up her mother lest she be hanged just like Harmonica and his brother
Men waiting at the unenmployement office as the men waiting at the train station
Close-up on Muniz's (as in Bronson's) and Giamatti's (as in Fonda's) face. Western-like background.
"what Sergio leone did to henry fonda we will do with Yoda"
The title was chosen as a tribute to 'Sergio Leone'.
the gunfight in the bank lobby & the scene outside the nightclub in the finale
On her way to Budd's trailer (after escaping the coffin), The Bride is walking through a sun-bathed desert out of focus, then slowly comes into focus, just like Henry Fonda in C'era una volta il West (1968). Also, they way you frst see Bill is similar to the way you first see Charles Bronson in C'era una volta il West.
The town of Brimstone looks like Flagstone, the train shootout level
There's a replica of the set of C'era una volta il West (1968).
Harmonica playing in some scenes
The scene early in the film where one of the killers (who eventually are taken down by Tom Stall) points the gun at the little girl is very similar to the famous scene in Once Upon A Time In The West where Frank points his gun at the last remaining member of the McBain clan, also a child. And another thing that follows both those scenes is a loud noise, in Once Upon A Time In The West a train whistle blowing. And in A History of Violence, the scream of the daughter of the Stall's.
The way 'The End' comes into the frame at the ending of the movie is inspired by the way 'Once Upon a Time in the West' comes into the frame in C'era una volta il West (1968).
on shelf in video store
the soundtrack is very inspirered of that in Once upon a time in the west.
Because of the Sergio Leone close-ups at the farm
One of the confiscated porn films is called "Once upon a time in her vest"
Harmonica's theme is played during the discussion of the faceoff between the Doctor and Mr. Finch.
"Once Upon a Time in a Vest" in Roddy's DVD collection
M. Dot Strange commented that the duel between eMMM & Him was like seeing Henry Fonda & Charles Bronson dueling.
Poster in Ramirez' flat can be seen when Shameer and Pucha pay him a visit
Episode title is a play on the classic Leone western.
The "parlay standoff" with the six main characters on a sand island uses eye-closeups and music reminiscent of the Sergio Leone western(s).
Music heard several times
Ben plays the soundtrack in his car.
The harmonica music heard near the beginning and at the end is from this movie.
The shot composition of the final showdown echoes the famous movie poster image and the 'whistling finger' and flashback recalls Harmonica.
In one of the last scenes, when The Sherpa awakens from the shootout, the shot of him sitting up and slinging his arm is a shot for shot homage to the opening shootout in Once Upon a Time in the West
mentioned in dialogue
Directed Koolhoven has pointed out the similarities in the introduction of some characters.
Sarah arriving in Faraway Downs to find her husband killed, the funeral scene, and the design of Faraway Downs (with squeaking windmill and water tower) are all inspired by this film
Referenced in script.
The open scene is an homage to Sergio Leone's "Once Upon a Time in the West", hence the chapter's title, "Once Upon a Time in Nazi Occupied France".
Frank McBain is an amalgamation of Frank and Brett McBain, both characters in Once Upon a Time in the West, and Sweetwater Land Corp references the name of the town Jill McBain establishes in Once Upon a Time in the West.
Harmonica man's flashback how he lost his brother
Episode title and similar harmonica music.
Referenced by name
In a western style scene in the store, the busdriver plays the song Harmonica in Once Upon a Time in the West use to play.
Harmonica song reference.
Movie starts off with the words 'Once upon a time in the north'.
The Harmonica's characteristic sound is briefly played by a character.
The squeaking windmill in the town of Dirt, including the specific sound of the squeaking, incorporates the squeaking windmill in the beginning of C'era Una Volta il West. The dramatic lighting in the saloon when Rango first enters is also the same as the first saloon scene in this 1968 film.
In the second flashback scene, where the 13 year old Julián discovers that he is surrounded by Benito García and other gunmen at the service of Don Artemio, the way that is is revealed, with the bus leaving and showing the gunmen behind, is in homage to the Sergio Leone movie, when the train leaves and reveals the Charles Bronson character behind. This reference came from the early drafts of the screenplay, without quoting the Leone's movie specifically.
the harmonica played by Jochem
When the sisters arrive in Stockholm, the scene has several visual references to Once Upon A Time In The West
Selina Kyle knocking down a crippled Bruce Wayne by kicking his crutches resembles the same move used by Frank to knock down a crippled Morton.
Django and Schultz slowly coming into focus as Stephen watches the arrive at Candyland is like Frank in the flashback
Reese mentions the movie by its English name.
The climactic western duel is inspired by Harmonica's final duel with Frank.
One skit is about ballet adaptation of the film.
Replicates two scenes: the Rangers waiting at the train station, and the attack on the ranch (complete with birds flying). Additionally, Morricone's theme is echoed at a few key moments.
Filmed on the same sets
Opening scene at the train station resembles opening scene.
Movie is mentioned.
The climactic Mexican standoff on the beach is reminiscent of the Frank & Cheyenne showdown.
Seen in montage. clip
clip with Fonda shooting boy
Opening clip in documentary,
Brendan watches this movie at the theater with Trudy/visual homage in bed
1 scene shown
Is a documentary about the film and features footage.
Is a documentary about the film and features footage.
Is a documentary about the film and features footage.
Clips featuring Charles Bronson and Jack Elam used during the memorial section of the show
Is shown and talked about.
A fragment of this film is shown.
It is played on a television set.
Clips shown during the interview.
While the camp staff are waiting for the train they mimic the famous opening scene of Once Upon a Time in the West with the fly landing on the face of one of the actors, water dripping onto a hat etc.
Feuerstein & Schmidt play a parody
There's a scene that's matches exactly to Once Upon A Time in the West.
The music at the drinking competition resembles the Mr Harmonica theme