In the opening sequence, a newspaper is shown mentioning the raising of the Titanic. This was character Dirk Pitt's previous adventure.
Title shown on chart list
mentioned in dialogue
Mocked in Conversation
Ellen says this was the director of "The Crazies" previous film.
Rebecca asks Dale if he remembers a bad Matthew McConaughey movie and he lists this as one
Mike Greenberg reads the list of the 8 biggest box office disasters of all time, as listed on Cheatsheet.com in 2013, adjusted for inflation
Promotional excerpts showed during interview with Penélope Cruz - Dirk helps Eva onboard a train.
Clips, Making of material
clips featured to illustrate the best movie chase scenes
The #4 Aborted Franchise.