Vanilla Sky (2001)
The two shots of the car crashing down the bridge are taken from Vanilla Sky.
One sketch mixes other footage with shots from the scene where Julianna (Cameron Diaz) drives her car off the road.
In a scene at a party, a character says, "I hear the Grand Illusion is great if you watch it stoned."
David calls the members of his board 'The Seven Dwarfs'.
still shot of Audrey Hepburn in montage
poster in Aames' apartment
poster on wall in Aames' apartment
McCabe is explicitly based on Gregory Peck's portrayal of Atticus Finch.
both open on shot of the Dakota apartment building
After David first sees his mask, there is a parade and one of the balloons is a giant Homer Simpson.
The end credits roll over a technicolor sky.
A conversation with a stranger in the restaurant.
David Aames has a TV that appears as if from nowhere.
David Aames in Vanilla Sky calls his bosses the "7 Dwarfs", just as Dr. Wigand calls the CEO's of Brown & Williamson, where he used to work.
Both main characters wear masks moulded from their own faces.
Peggy mentions the film
Poster shortly visible during the beginning sequence
Like the line from Vanilla Sky, the tagline for 8 Mile was "Every moment is a chance to turn it all around", even though Eminem's rap for 8 Mile had the line "You only get one shot".
video patrick and sally rents
Penelope Cruz and Tom Cruise joke
DVD in store
Jeremy mentions Timothy Spall is in it
spoof of behind-the-scenes events
Brian suggests this when Lois suggests watching a bad movie.
Alex Rennie quotes the film while at the communist mannifestival party
Quagmire suggests a porn title of Vanilla boobs.
The main character's storyline's and relationships between the women in his life are very similar in both films, admittedly so.
Lola asks Nate if's he's "pulling a 'Vanilla Sky'."
mentioned among Penelope Cruz's movies
Alex says she is tired of people using "Vanilla Sky" to defend everything.
Mentioned in the "We Saw Your Boobs" song.
Mentioned in dialogue
mentioned in dialogue
Declan refers to the "sky not being vanilla" because he's alive.
Answer to a question; still shown
A clip of "Won't Get Fooled Again" is shown.
Brief clip of Cameron Diaz shaking her behind is shown during her monologue
Clips of mistakes shown
Clips of mistakes shown
a clip is shown in a montage of Penélope Cruz films