The story of the 47 Ronin is referenced by the modelmaker
A promotional display is shown.
Mentioned in film
Title and Audi S8 mentioned by Jeremy and audience member
Two DVD vendors discuss the film.
mentioned once in extended version
DVD on a shelf at the video store.
Jeremy: "The guy who was in Ronin and Léon"
"Time to Say Goodbye" plays as the background music to Jimmy's practice (as a child) near the beginning of the film. This same piece of music was the background for a skating routine by Katarina Witt in Ronin (1998).
In the mission 'Union Drive', whilst in a car chase, an intervening Police car flips over in the road tunnel, causing the chasing car to avoid it.
A mention is made in part 1.
mentioned on John Frankenheimer filmography
Dialogue: "What do you want for christmas?" - "My two front teeth."
Mentioned by Ricky while they're driving fast.
Car Chase scene is an homage to Ronin Car chase!
Footage shown when referenced
"Winter Olympics Round-Up" segment.
Discussed and clips shown in part 2.
Clips of mistakes shown