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References 

The Seventh Seal (1957)
Morty's VD film features the protagonist playing chess with embodied disease, who wears a hood and all that.
12 Angry Men (1957)
One of the director's past movies is mentioned, "12 Angry Men and a Baby."
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
One of the 'lessons' Morty has taught Ivan is, "Do or do not. There is no try".
Stuck on You! (1982)
A poster of "Stuck on You" is displayed prominently in "the Independent."
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
One of the director's past movies is mentioned, "12 Angry Men and a Baby."
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Jerry Stiller's character says he invented the roman numerals in sequel titles and mentions Godfather 3 and Friday the 13th part 7 as copying his idea.
The Godfather: Part III (1990)
Jerry Stiller's character says he invented the roman numerals in sequel titles and mentions Godfather 3 and Friday the 13th part 7 as copying his idea.
Malcolm X (1992)
Besides there being a character who wears a "Malcolm X" cap throughout the movie, the credits for the b-movie character played by Jerry Stiller mentions one movie entitled "A Very Malcolm Xmas."

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Spoofs 

The Seventh Seal (1957)
Jerry Stiller portrays a b-movie director and one of his earliest films is an army training film about VD. It is a direct spoof of Det Sjunde inseglet, complete with the death character playing chess with a herpes victim.
Billy Jack (1971)
Jerry Stiller portrays a B-movie director who stars in one of his own films, a rip-off of Billy Jack, in which he wears the Billy Jack character's hat and vest and talks meaningfully to a native American woman about peace in the land.
Foxy Brown (1974)
Jerry Stiller's character shows clips from his B-movie ripoff called "Foxy Chocolate Brown" and it's aged to look like the 1970's Foxy Brown.
Free Willy (1993)
Ben Stiller plays Willy, a cop in a movie within The Independent called "One Whale of a Cop." A kid is setting his cop free to be with the other cops.

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