Chungking Express (1994)
Footage from this movie is used.
Tony Leung's badge number
The fast-food restaurant in "Chungking Express" is called "Midnight Express", a direct reference to the movie of the same name.
Blonde-wigged hitwoman parody, shares a scene with "Leon" parody
The FBI agent tell Chris Tucker's character that he won't babysit any "Chungking" cop. Chungking express was about love sick cops.
Food references, the interplay b/w the two main characters, and the general plot trajectory
in Chung Hing sam lam, Faye secretly breaks into the apartment of Cop 663, the man she is infatuated with, and gives everything a good makeover. Meanwhile, Amélie secretly breaks into the apartment of Mr. Collignon, the bullying owner of the neighborhood greengrocer, and wreaks havoc on everything as a practical joke
Use of "California Dreamin'" throughout film
The male lead recommends this film to the female lead who is a fan of Takeshi Kaneshiro.
Scotty mentions it ("Chungking Express").
The character of Captain references both Cop characters in Chungking Express (he is an office/guard of some kind, gets dumped over the phone, eats food obsessively, has an emotional connection with inanimate objects, and talks to women in multiple languages).
Mobile phone ringtone
Torrented copy of the film seen on Elliot's computer.