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Little Caesar (1931)
"Is this the end of Mambo?"
New Faces of 1937 (1937)
Basic plot of film producer trying to create a flop to make money.
Dumbo (1941)
Dumbo statue seen at Zip's.
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
The character of Shelldrake is named after the producer who turns down William Holden's script in Sunset Blvd. (1950).
Invaders from Mars (1953)
Gorilla wearing space helmet
It Came from Outer Space (1953)
Spaceship crashes in desert
Robot Monster (1953)
Ro-Man gorilla/diving helmet costume
Frankenstein 1970 (1958)
Opening scene of this film is an homage to the opening scene of Frankenstein 1970.
Teenagers from Outer Space (1959)
Skeleton Ray Gun
The Time Machine (1960)
John's death.
The Apartment (1960)
Tony Curtis's character of Shelldrake is an homage to Fred MacMurray's character of the same name in The Apartment, which Curtis starred in.
The Producers (1967)
Basic plot of film producer trying to create a flop to create a tax loss.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Reference to saucer crash site as "TMA-1" (Tycho Magnetic Anomaly)
Patton (1970)
musical theme (echoing trumpets); Colonel Ankrum character
Jaws (1975)
Skipper Bruce's introduction.
Alien (1979)
Chest-bursting scene
Waxwork (1988)
The painting with moving eyes in Mr Throckmorton's house is the same as the portrait of Mark's grandfather in "Waxwork".

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Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)
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