Angel Heart (1987)
Footage from this movie is used.
The main character/situation and distinct fictional universe from Angel Heart was used to create the story of Sinner's Saint.
Mickey Rourke asks the cop whether he ever watches "The Mickey Mouse Club"; then he says "today is Wednesday: anything-can-happen day"
Movieposter can be seen
Poster seen in video store.
on shelf in video store
A character dressed and made up similar to Robert DeNiro's character in Angel Heart also has similar dialogue to Pacino about an egg he eats.
Man falls in love with his own daughter as result of conspiracy by his rival
Toward the end of the movie, the protagonist repeats "I know who you are" several times, echoing Harry Angel's realization "I know who I am," also repeated several times toward the end of Alan Parker's film. Also, Ivan's diabolical persona shares ominous characteristics with Louis Cyphre's character.
This title is referenced.
Mentioned during the Devil/Old Fart questioning
Devil character is named "Lou Ziffer Zwei"
The Angel Heart film can be seen on the desk in Flecks' bookstore.
Mentioned in a review of The Wrestler as another movie in which Mickey Rourke has appeared.
Recurring music that is a repressed memory is used same number of times.
Sex scene with blood dripping from the ceiling
Video case is shown.
Mentioned by Mickey Rourke as one of the three hardest movies he has ever done when an interview with him is shown in a montage of interviews.
mentioned in dialogue
Matt Damon talks about seeing Mickey Rourke in the film
Danny Leigh interviews Alan Parker on the filming of this movie
Sex scene mentioned.
Clip is shown.
a clip is shown in a montage of Mickey Rourke films
Several clips are shown
Recreated in the Bobby De Niro song (Adam dances in front of a church with long fingernails and an egg).
Nigel Martin-Smith is a parody of Louis Cyphre
Brett Mobley, dressed as the Louis Cypher character, is revealed to be the Devil and says the same Sophocles quote Cypher delivered.