The cut patterns with which Nicholas Cage and Travolta's characters' faces were removed were virtually identical to that of the beautiful victims in this film. Not to mention that both films are about facial transplants and pay agonizing detail to the horrific process of transplantation.
spear gun used by Archer to kill Castor at the end
final shootout takes place at a church
boat chase at the end of the movie
A still is shown for the "Now in Theaters" bumper. Two thumbs up.
The film is advertised on a magazine.
The hand brushing against the face movement is also done in Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai.
Quinn thinks the therapist is refering to what happens in Face/Off when she says "I think we need to wear each other faces for a while"
the scene at the airport where the cops are chasing the villain's plane, is lifted from the 1997 film
mentioned once in extended version
man's face is removed and placed on another man's face
One job-seeker mentions having seen the movie twice, and is asked to describe it.
a person's face is removed and replaces another person's face
Video case is shown.
Mentioned by name
DVD is shown in a video store.
Tequila wields two golden hand guns at some point, same as Castor Troy in Face/Off, also directed by John Woo.
Video case is shown.
mentioned when talking about John Woo
Reference to a "Face Off" machine
Specific camera shots and stunts are reproduced in tribute to this John Woo film
Sock tells Maggie that he's a surgeon and has to go perform a face/off. She responds with "A face-off? Like the movie."
Jay asks John Travolta to imitate Nicolas Cage from working with him on the film
Plot referenced by 'Nicolas Cage' on Weekend Update
John Travolta movie titles are used as first-round category titles
"then Caster Troy shows up and kills them."
" I think I first started to realize how good they look when Nicolas Cage stepped out in "Face Off." All I can say to myself was, "I want that fucking coat and a giant fan to follow me around all the time.""
mentioned in dialogue
mentioned by Peter
Leonard wants to exchange faces with Mark, mentioning Travolta and Cage as examples.
Joe threatens to cut off Sharla's face and wear it over his own. Gina Gershon (Sharla) performed in Face/Off (1997), the plot of which features the replacement of one character's face for another.
Title mentioned by Conan and Simon Helberg during his interview
VHS cover seen in background
Mentioned in dialogue
Referenced by Nicolas Cage (Andy Samberg) on Weekend Update
Sigurd mention the movie
Liz says that she was in the shower when she finally realized what the film's title meant
Referenced by Nicolas Cage (Andy Samberg) in "Get In the Cage."
In this episode of Cup of Joe, they mention Face/Off by name
Sgt. Will Strausser paraphrases the classic Face-Off line "I could eat a peach for hours."
"and Billy, played by that guy from Face/Off."
Shawn says, "Gus does the African-American version of 'Face/Off' with himself."
The film is mentioned.
Mentioned in dialogue
Gates runs his hand down Lana's face in the same way as John Travolta's character in "Face/Off" (another film involving mistaken identity)
"John Woo's first draft of Face/Off was really weird."
Referenced by Abed in a discussion of Nicolas Cage movies
Snob and Spoony talk about this film.
Referenced by Axl
Title is referenced in dialogue.
mentioned among "decent" summer flicks
Mentioned by Jimmy in the Mets Bucket Hat Guy sketch
Jason Mantzoukas mentions being a fan of the movie
Rusty says he wishes he could switch faces like 'in that movie.'
many clips shown
Clips, Making of material
Playing on TV
John Woo's #3 Favorite Film
another action film from John Woo
a clip is shown in a montage of Nicolas Cage films
clip of John Travolta
Conan explains that Nicolas Cage films will now replace the old color-coded terror threat assessment system, with Face/Off being Level 4
movie is reviewed
Number 23 in the Countdown
Jason watches this movie on TV.
Stewie and Brian get their faces switched when Peter mentions this movie
Homer's response when Marge says she doesn't recognize him.
In 'Autopsy Turvy', the good and bad Flippy have their backs to each other behind a table, they rise at the same time and fire their staplers at each other but both of them are empty
when Sideshow Bob switches faces with another prisoner
Entire episode is an extended spoof of Face/Off
The end titles scene with Ellie, Andy, Grayson and Travis is a spoof of the church-set "two-way Mexican stand-off that becomes a four-way Mexican stand-off before ending in a hail of bullets" scene.