Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) Poster


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My Friend Flicka (1943)
There's a character named Flicka who is later referred to as "my friend, my friend Flicka."
Lady in the Lake (1947)
One of the chapters is called "The Lady in the Lake", a reference to the movie with the same title.
Sunset Blvd. (1950)
Opens with a shot of the protagonist, from the point of view of the bottom of a pool.
Dragnet (1951) (TV Series)
Harry's hotel room number is 714, an allusion to Joe Friday's badge number.
Thunderball (1965)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a song from the Thunderball soundtrack.
Kiss Kiss - Bang Bang (1966)
title reference
The Exorcist (1973)
Statue of demon Pazuzu at entrance to "freak" party Harry arrives at, flying high on Demerol.
Farewell, My Lovely (1975)
The title of the last "Chapter" of Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is "Farewell, My Lovely"
Xanadu (1980)
While reading a cast list for another film, Gay Perry mentions Michael Beck was the lead in "Xanadu." Joel Silver was the producer for that movie as well.
The Natural (1984)
The bat with "Wonder Girl" is a reference to the "Wonder Boy" bat from "The Natural"
Night of the Creeps (1986)
During the opening party scene Gay Perry responds to a request with the phrase "Thrill Me". In the film Night of the Creeps Det. Cameron answers the phone with this line throughout the movie. The directors of both films were once writing partners.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
Harry reads a script sample of "go spit."
The Hunt for Red October (1990)
Robert Downey Jr. mentions the unnecessary closeup on Tomas Arana in it
Lord of the Cockrings (2002) (Video)
Michelle Monaghan shows the cassette to Robert Downey Jr. and he remarks "Lord of the Cockrings'? But the tape has been actually taped over.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
Harry Lockhart (Robert Downey Jr.) : "Don't worry, I saw Lord of the Rings. I'm not going to end this 17 times."

Referenced in 

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Kiss Kiss, Bye Bye (2006) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Simpsons: Kiss Kiss, Bang Bangalore (2006) (TV Episode)
similar title
Veronica Mars: Postgame Mortem (2007) (TV Episode)
The movie is mentioned
Kingdom of the Vampire (2007) (Video)
Sign seen in video store showing date when movie will be available.
Getaway: Episode #17.11 (2008) (TV Episode)
A DVD of this movie is shown in a promotion of other movies starring Robert Downey Jr. available at BigPond Movies.
Yes Man (2008)
DVD seen in the video store.
Fired Up! (2009)
mentioned by nick
Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
Pan Am: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Grand Theft Auto V (2013) (Video Game)
While cruising around San Andreas, the player will often hear several people say the words " F*** you Maricon!
Scandal: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2014) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Awesomes: Secret Santa (2014) (TV Episode)
A TV news story is captioned "Kids Kids Bang Bang"


Santa Claus (1959)
Blackout (1985) (TV Movie)
brief footage of Michael Beck.
Dead Aim (1987)
footage of Corbin Bernsen. His character, an actor in the 80's, portrayed "Johnny Gossamer".

Featured in 

Great Movie Mistakes 2: The Sequel (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips of mistakes shown


RoboCop (1987)
The "ProtoCop" TV series and the character's costume
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Harry's game of Russian roulette while asking the suspect "Where is the girl?"

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