Meet Joe Black (1998)
based on the same play by Alberto Casella "La Morte in vacanza"
Meet Joe Black is based on Maxwell Anderson and Gladys Lehman's screenplay for Death Takes a Holiday, as well as the play "La Morte in vacanza" by Alberto Casella.
Mentioned during cold opening
VHS seen in the video store
Will mentions two Brad Pitt movies
One of Winnie Woodpecker's questions in her trivia game askes which of the following actors had two identies in this movie.
Video case is shown in a video store.
When main character and future lover first meet it's same as in "Meet Joe Black". Verbal flirting followed by same shocking event for the man, although with different outcome.
movie on shelf in store
Seen at Video shop
Brad Pitt's character, Chad, introduces himself as Joe Black. Brad Pitt played Joe Black in the earlier film.
Blair says that the Brad Pitt remake of "Death Takes a Holiday" was horrible.
"...some other depressed salesman pulled a "Meet joe Black" on the freeway."
Death is seen in the world of the living
Josefine and Amilia watch this together
Drew has a job as a crossing guard and has girls walking into traffic to get him to walk them across the street. Adult Chris says if that were him, this would have happened, and the car accident scene in "Meet Joe Black" plays.
Mortifying death scene