In Good Company (2004)
3 person standoff with the extreme close-ups towards the end. The director acknowloges this homage in an interview
When Carter (Topher Grace) is alone at home after his wife leaves him, he slowly tilts a lamp farther and farther back until it falls, just as Travis Bickle (Robert DeNiro) does with his television set in Taxi Driver.
In the soccer-scene, a line from American Beauty is quoted
In a cafe, Scarlett Johannson is reading a book with Punch-Drunk Love on the cover.
Topher Grace, playing himself, talks about it.
Video case is shown in a video store.
Shawn tells Gus, "Don't be Topher Grace running on the beach at the end of 'In Good Company.'"
"What's Going On Here?" segment