The Untouchables (1987)
Footage from this movie is used.
The pram rolling down the stairs during the violent shoot out at the station is a deliberate homage to the Odessa Steps massacre scene. Also, some sailors feature as background characters.
The dialogue "-You got him? -Yeah, I got him" between the grossery store clerk and Travis appears in the final shootout in the train station between Ness and Stone
Poster is shown in a video store.
chow's bodyguard dragon helps save a baby in a stroller on the escalator whilst having a shootout with badguys. this is a take on the steps sequence from 'the untouchables'.
The opening scene is reminiscent as Keenen Ivory Wayans tells his writing team that he wants more enthusiasm from them.
The address for the 5AM meeting Bobby Gold misses is "Third and Racine". In The Untouchables, also scripted by Mamet, Sean Connery's character lives at "1634 Racine".
In both films Kevin Costner plays a man who submits to the justice system to an extreme test, facing everybody with the help of a small group of allies.
Tom (as Al Capone): "I want those kids dead! I want Santa's house burned to the ground!"
Joel: "It's like the last scene from 'The Untouchables.'"
When Norm says "I want him dead! I want his family dead!" about Gary, that is a reference to when Al Capone said that about Elliot Ness
Video case is shown in a video store.
A Sean Connery look and sound-a-like takes Jay under his wing much like Connery's character in the Untouchables.
Cory mentions the film when trying to convince Shawn that he is a werewolf.
Tom (as Al Capone): "I want Jefferson Davis dead! I want his children dead!"
"If they put one of our guys in the hospital, we put one of theirs in the morgue."
Open reference by a character
Mentioned by Renton during a discussion on Sean Connery with Sick Boy, who then says he doesn't rate it at all and Connery's Oscar was won on a sympathy vote.
Regarding the NWO, Arn Anderson says "They send one of yours to the hospital, you send two of theirs to the morgue."
Mke: The cast of Outbreak in the Untouchables.
The film is for sale on VHS in Media Mania.
The film is for sale on VHS In Media Mania.
Poitier refers to himself as an "Untouchable" after saving First :Lady's life and Murad disposes of a member of his gang similatrly to Capone in the De Palma film.
Riggs said that he "brought a knife to a gun fight."
Title is mentioned
"Elliot Ness tried to grab my untouchables."
Mentioned in dialogue
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 1 features many clips and references from movie and television history.
The baseball scene is referenced in the fourth episode in Edderkoppen
A character named Loogie on this episode says, "I want them dead. I want their families dead!" This is done in the same way De Niro's character says this line.
poster inside office
When the urn breaks, Mr Jinks the cat runs and urinates on the ashes. In The Untouchables, Robert De Niro as Al Capone says he wanted Eliot Ness dead so he could go to his house in the middle of the night and "piss on his ashes."
Regis Philbin tells a shocked studio audience how he beat a man with a baseball bat for cutting him off in traffic and says "Did you ever see The Untouchables? I was De Niro!"
Titus references the "I want his family dead" scene
Stills are shown.
Mentioned by James Lipton in the introduction, still images from the movie are shown, and Kevin Costner talks about the movie.
Mentioned as Tupac Shakur's and Suge Knight's favorite movie.
Jimmy impersonates Jim Malone.
the hotel mission, canadian whiskey, mafia in the 1930's
Video box is shown in movie store.
Elliot paraphrases the "Chicago way" speech.
There's a reference to hitting guys on the head with a baseball bat
Buffy says: "Here endeth the lesson" like Sean Connery's character does in this movie.
Mrs. Connelly tells the hitman that he brought a knife to a gunfight
Title shown in onscreen text referencing Sean Connery
The line "bring a knife to a gun fight" which is said by Mark Collie was first said in "The Untouchables" by Sean Connery.
many plot points, including two specific killings, are lifted from the 1987 film
The character Donut while dying gives Sean Connery's final line from The Untouchables, "What are you preparing [sic] to do?"
On marquee at Graumans
Rosesh paraphrases the "An offer he can't refuse" quote and is compared with The Godfather and Al Capone
Bill and Kyle are about to watch The Untouchables. Bill makes a poor imitation of Sean Connery as Malone: "They pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue. *That's* the *Chicago* way!"
Spanish AKA title reference
The scene where Don coldly kills the police informant in his gang using a forceful golf shot, is an homage to The Untouchables where Capone nonchalantly gets rid off a traitor with a baseball bat
Wilbur throws Lewis off the roof of the Orphanage like Eliot Ness throws Frank Nitti off the courthouse roof
Documentary about the inspirations behind the screenplay
Indy tells Mutt that he has "brought a knife to a gun fight."
quote from the film is said by one of the characters
When the Fulcrum agent is holding chuck hostage, Bryce says to Sarah, "You got it?". Sarah says "Yeah, I got it". Bryce: "Take it" just like Kevin costner and Andy Garcia's characters in the train station standoff.
Included in an $8,000 question
Tony quotes Sean Connery: "They pull a knife; you pull a gun ... that's the Chicago Way."
Title referenced by Elaina
one skinhead reminds another about what Robert De Niro did in the film
After a murder suspect is acquitted, Steel suggests going after him for tax evasion
Sam says, "If they hit us, we hit them back, harder. That's the Seattle Way."
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "Noncredit Where Credit is Due"
Castle refers to beating someone with a baseball bat as going "Untouchables De Niro" on someone.
"Bringing a blade to a gunfight"
Paul alludes to it to mock Mangold and Hunsack
Mentioned by McCadden
mentioned in dialogue
"bring sticks to a gunfight"
"You just brought a gun to a bomb fight"
DiNozzo imitating Sean Connery: "You never bring a knife to a gunfight."
Mentioned by Dean
Fernando says "I brought a knife to a gun fight"
"brought a bat to a gunfight"
JJ lists it as her favorite gangster movie.
film poster is referenced
One of the clues in the scavenger hunt
"bringing a knife to a gunfight"
Christian mentions that he loves that movie and does an impression of Sean Connery.
Pram rolling down stairs in slow motion saved in the nick of time by a man throwing himself in front of the pram
"Bring a gun to a knife fight" comment
Mentioned by name
Giovanni (Robert De Niro) quotes Al Capone (also played by De Niro in the film) while holding a baseball bat, before using it to bludgeon the plumber.
Mentioned in dialogue
Derek is seen wearing an Untouchables shirt at one point in the film.
"You don't bring a syringe to a gunfight"
There is a poster for the film on the wall of Ricardo's bedroom.
When they're doing the brainstorm to the kidnap, Kurt says the quote from Robert de Niro as Al Capone. "I want him dead, I want his family dead..."
mentioned in conversation with Kevin Costner
Part of soundtrack played
"Are you going to literally bring a knife to a gunfight?"
At the festival, a baby carriage is dropped down a staircase, as in "The Untouchables."
The demon (quoting Officer Malone) compares the power of an unfrocked priest to exorcise him to bringing a knife to a gunfight.
"Never bring your fists to a swordfight."
"Brought a hammer to a bat fight"
Damien Darhk says, "You brought arrows to a gunfight."
"You've brought a knife to a gunfight."
Referencing Al Capone, Dusty says, "I want them dead. I want their parents dead."
"Bring a gun to a knife fight"
When Murdoch catches the pram as it's rolling down the stairs, it is shot similarly to the famous train station scene in The Untouchables (1987), which in itself is an hommage to Battleship Potemkin (1925).
"Seems you brought a knife to an sword fight"
"Brought hands to a crossbow fight"
Mentioned among 1987's good movies.
referenced in clue in "De Niro Films" category
Josh quotes this movie.
correct response in "Sean Connery & Burt Reynolds" category
a film in which Charles Martin Smith appeared
correct response in "A Movie to Die For" category
Stars traveling back to 1931 and meeting Eliot Ness call themselves Connery, Costner and Robert De Niro, in homage to the De Palma film.
Mentioned by name
Clips, behind-the-scenes and making of
A clip is shown.
clips of mistakes shown
Clip included; editing analysed.
Clips of this film are shown during the interview with Gregg Goldstein about the film career of Sean Connery.
The characters watch the film.
Looks at the real story behind the film
Ellen's #4 TV Show Remake
Clips shown during the interview.
Ordinary heroes presentation.
Numerous clips are shown through the film.
Clip of Al Capone in the segment Debate Wrap-Up
Spoofed during cold opening
Several to mention.
The scene where Al Capone smashes a man's head open with a baseball bat at a table meeting is spoofed with Mr. Burns, except he is so weak he can only do feeble taps.
Spoofs the scene with the baby carriage on the stairs at the station.
When being arrested by security one of them screams "You're nothing but a lot of talk and a badge!" which is Al Capone's final line in this.
Fat Tony says, "I want the mayor dead! I want his wife dead! I want his cat and dog dead!"
Recreated in the Bobby De Niro song (Baseball bat scene).
When Loogie finds out that the 4 boys are taking all the profits from the "tooth scam" for themselves, he tells his "henchmen", "I want them dead. I want their whole family dead...", etc. This is taken (albeit in a sanitized form) from Al Capone (as played by Robert De Niro) in the film "The Untouchables" (1987).
Carmen accidentally pushes her baby cart down the stairs.
The baseball scene is a spoof of The Untouchables
Capone´s talk about baseball is repeated by Hammerhead
Don Weaso beat Paulie Red with a baseball bat
This tv movie is an agent film parody.
On Drillbit Taylors advice, the kids try to use the trick of the "hold-back-guy-scene" they watch from The Untouchables but it backfires on them
House imitates Sean Connery's delivery /line when he say "she send s one of yours to the hospital send one of their to the morgue."
They send one of ours to the hospital, we send one of theirs to the morgue.
When the two Buy More crews meet at the end of the episode, Big Mike's speech of how the competition goes between the stores spoofs Maloy's speech on Chicago police tactics in the Untouchables. Morgan also spoofs it when he tells the Hollywood crew that they're not from Burbank, also spoofing Elliott Ness
Rumpelstiltskin eliminates -although in a funny way- one of his witches henchmen while walking around a table where they are all sitting at, after having pronounced a speech about optimism and the importance of teamwork; just as Al Capone does in the unfamous baseball bat scene.
"Touchable" written in blood inside the elevator.
Spoofed with "The Bruntouchables"
Among them many references to the film, Ray says "Just like a thug. Bringing a Tommy gun to a Ion blaster fight." Spoofing Malone's "Bringing a knife to a gun fight."
The title of this episode and traveling back to the 20s to deal with mobsters.