It is referenced.
You can see this movie in Robert Englunds DVD collection
A few shots with intentional homage to Red Dragon.
Poster on a wall.
DVD seen in pawn shop
It is mentioned in a newspaper article.
Theme from that movie plays when Macaulay Culkin allegedly comes back from the dead at the end. A joke, of course.
Poster shown to introduce Brett Ratner
In both films Ralph Fiennes is called a dragon, and has a tattoo of such a creature on his back.
The Critic prefers Hannibal Lecter in this movie than Silence of the Lambs
movie is reviewed and compared to the original
Killer in a bathrobe showing the slide show, asking "Do you see?"