25th Hour (2002)
Monty makes an allusion to the Dead End Boys
There's a poster in Monty's apartment.
mentioned in dialogue
Monty makes a Gordon Gecko reference.
During his speech in the bathroom, Edward Norton says, "Slavery ended one hundred and thirty seven years ago. Move the fuck on!" This is a reference to American History X (1998), where he says, "Slavery ended like a hundred and thirty years ago, how long does it take to get your act together?"
Monty Brogan says he wishes he could walk through walls like that girl in X-Men
Featurette about the making of the film
the character of Agent Flood first appeared in 25th Hour
The scene where Anna Paquin's character reads a risque poem to her literature class references a very similar scene early in '25th Hour'.
Dave quotes the line "Champagne for my real friends, real pain for my sham friends"
Mentioned in dialogue
mentioned when talking about novel-to-screen adaptations
Both films follow character as they deal with the effect that their incarceration has on their loved ones.
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