Boogie Nights (1997)
Dirk Diggler tells Jack Horner: "I could do it again if you need a close-up." This is nearly identical to the story told by Greg in Fallen Angels. The scenes with Hal Freeman during the adult film shoot are also referenced, including the outdoor bar scene next to a swimming pool and his instructions to the cast.
The sequence in the limo entitled "On the Lookout" is directly inspired by the limo scenes in Jamie Gillis' "On the Prowl."
The documentary directed by Amber Waves is a reference to similar scenes in Exhausted.
The scene where Dirk violently slaps a woman for insulting him is identical to a scene in 'Tell Them Johnny Wadd is Here'.
Reed Rothchild's magic act involving a woman who loses her clothes is a direct reference to Merkin the Magician, billed as "the only X-rated magic act in the world" who inadvertently makes a woman's clothes diasappear in Is There Sex After Death? Robert Downey, Sr. also appears in both films.
The restaurant scene in "Brock Landers: Angels Live in My Town" re-creates a nearly identical scene from this film.
The setting of the porn scene with Jessie and Dirk is identical to a scene in 'Blond Fire'.
Floyd Gondolli's name is taken from the names Jimmy lists in the film.
The sum of "five grand / five thousand dollars", is said back and forth between characters.
Numerous shots and scenes are duplicated.
Todd's monologue detailing the specs of Dirk's cadillac is taken from 'Casualties of War'; John C. Reilly featured in both films.
Burt Reynold's character tells Mark Wahlberg to "Stop this Mickey Mouse bullshit." R. Lee Ermey says "What is this Mickey Mouse shit?" in Full Metal Jacket.
The final scene is a reference to De Niro at the end of Raging Bull, talking to himself in the mirror and saying "I'm the boss" over and over, except Wahlberg says "You're a star"
A 'Telefon' poster is visible on the theater in the opening scenes.
Reed is said to look like Han Solo. Buck Swope refers to a "TK421 modification" on his stereo, with the serial number of the stormtrooper that Luke Skywalker impersonated on the Death Star.
The disco dancing in the "Success" montage. Also, Eddie has posters of Bruce Lee and the movie Serpico in his bedroom just like Tony Manero.
Buck Swope's "Black Cowboy" look references 'Blazing Saddles'.
There is a picture of Serpico in Eddie's bedroom.
There is an 'Enter the Dragon' poster in Eddie's bedroom.
The scene in which a young woman is followed into the pool by a camera is an homage to a similar scene in Soy Cuba.
One of the musical refrains that is continually repeated throughout 'Sweet Smell of Success' is heard nearly note for note in Boogie Nights.
Seth MacFarlane says he attempted to watch the DVD of the film on an airplane
"Let's go ride Mark Wahlberg's fake penis from"
Scenes are homage
Mentioned by Margaret Pomeranz in a segment on The Master as another movie made by Paul Thomas Anderson.
"Bogie's love flies off into the foggy night"
Jay mentions that Julianne Moore was in the film
Upon receiving the invitation to the dinner at the mansion, Shawn says, "It may be one of those 'Eyes Wide Shut' shindigs with the masks or a 'Boogie Nights' shindig with lots of cocaine."
Donna claims that one of the cats up for adoption was in "Boogie Nights."
Title mentioned on screen in popup
"Remember in Boogie Nights when Dirk Diggler tried to become a singer...?"
Shawn introduces Gus as "Eddie Adams from Torrance".
TV debut of Val Venis, who was derived from Dirk Diggler.
A partygoer says that Pierce looks like Burt Reynolds's character in "Boogie Nights."
Luis Guzmán references his role in "Boogie Nights."
Jay makes a joke about confusing the island of Bougainville with "Boogie Nights"
Video case is shown.
Max Calls RJ "Dirk Diggler", a.k.a. Eddie Adams (Mark Wahlberg) in Boogie Nights.
Still is shown in the "Now in Theaters" bumper. Two thumbs up.
The end scene in the mirror plays off of Dirk Diggler's final mirror scene.
Alex mentions Dirk Diggler
After a commercial for Christopher Knight is shown, Wil Anderson wishes his favourite film was Boogie Nights.
Ellen compares Juliann Moore's performance in "The Kids Are All Right" to her performance in this movie
Jay mentions that John C. Reilly was in the film
listed by Toby Keith when asked to name as many Burt Reynolds movies as he can in 15 seconds
Characters reference the film by name in dialogue.
mentioned by name
Dirk Diggler mentioned
Mention by Mark Wahlberg.
Cameron denies Jackson's claim of directing his own scenes, much like Jack Horner does.
One of the Mayor's aides resembles Phillip Seymour Hoffman, and repeats his line "I'm a fuckin' idiot, I'm an idiot".
Janice mentions Dirk Diggler and Boogie Nights
"Boogie NIghts II" mentioned
Referenced by name
Dirk Diggler, Jack Horner, and Rollergirl, are evident at Roger's Disco Party though Rollergirl is seen wearing high heels instead of her trademark rollerskates.
Mark Wahlberg in this movie mentioned
Mentioning of the character name "Dirk Diggler"
The title of this episode is Buggie Nights.
Jeremy mentions Dirk Diggler
Rollergirl appears on The Ladies Man
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Sandy mentions this movie to Julie.
Dean suggests it as a potential "movie night" movie
Snack is talking about what a multi-layered actor Burt is and lists several of his movies and his TV show.
"That fat guy from Boogie Nights"
Jay C.'s character's "menu" is a takeoff on "Dirk Diggler's" in Boogie Nights
DVDs being sold in store behind Pamela
robbery notes mention Dirk Diggler
Mr. French lighting off fireworks
sequence where Billy Cole gets idea and then meets strippers
one-sheet poster displayed
In Alfred Molina's short, the actors mention this movie.
Vlad has a "Boogie Nights" poster on his bedroom wall.
At a porn-themed costume party, a girl dresses as Rollergirl
"Loogie Night" advertised on theatre marquee in the Entertainment District level.
similar title/takes place in the 70's
on shelf in record store
Displayed under P.T. Anderson's name
Brenda is stabbed for talking through this movie
Both films allude to adult film industry, the filmmaking process and stars of porn.
Jackie Treehorn's dialogue about making porn with story and "feelings" instead of mindless smut mirrors the similar speech Jack Horner makes in Boogie Nights.
Clip included in montage of Mark Wahlberg films
Clip included in montage of John C. Reilly films
Clips are shown for all the major Oscar nominees.
a clip is included in a montage of Mark Wahlberg films
a clip is included in a montage of Mark Wahlberg films
Jonah Hill's #4 favorite movie
"DiCaprio in 3 Minutes or Less" segment
a clip is shown in a montage of Don Cheadle films
Clips shown in a segment.
a clip is shown in a montage of Julianne Moore films
Footage from this film was edited into this mini-series.
Dealing drugs domestically
Clips shown in a segment.
Clips are shown
Clip from film is used in episode.
features clips from this film
Jack Horner says the line "This is the one. This is the one I'll be remembered for", referencing one of his films. That's the same line spoke by Ed Wood (Johnny Depp) at the premiere of his movie 'Plan 9 From Outer Space'.
One of the lead characters spoofs Mark Wahlberg taking out his penis in front of the mirror "I am a star!"
the scene in Rashad's house is spoofed
The climax at Billy Vicious' house is a parody of the Rahad Jackson scene in Boogie Nights.
'Kevin Heffernan' plays Scotty The Boom Guy, a parody of Philip Seymour Hoffman's character, Scotty, in Boogie Nights.
the scene at the pool where Wooldoor is asked about his "huge cock" is a spoof of the scene in Boogie Nights
Mike Tyson says, 'This is my favorite part coming up right now' and drums to the song like a Rahad Jackson.
When Earl visits Darnell, one of Joy's children is snorting sugar while the other dances around in his underwear, throwing fireworks, while listening to Night Ranger's Sister Christian
It is one of the "sweded" movies.
Captain Hero's mom rips down his posters while he's crying, "Please, don't be mean to me. I'm going to be somebody."
After you become a porn star in New Reno the screen tell you "You have become a star. A big bright shining star." which is a spoof of the last line from Boogie Nights.