scenes are taken from this film
According to Frank Miller, the noirish atmosphere of Sin City and the reigning decadence and corruption of its world are directly influenced by the masterpiece from Orson Welles.
Quote "You fool. You damn fool."
uses the same trick with various colored lights lighting the car in the sequence directed by Quentin Tarantino
Nancy Callagan, "Blow your head clean off"
Benicio del Toro's character's head becomes a prize possession, just as Garcia's does in Peckinpah's film.
One of the characters says of his injury, "I'm fine. It's merely a flesh wound."
The way Tarantino shot and used colours in the taxi scene he directed in Sin City with Dwight and Jackie Boy in the car. In both cases we see people driving late at night with a multitude of red-, green- and blue-coloured lights being reflected on their faces.
Referenced by name
Hartigan says to Bob: "Real credit to the force, you are." (Yoda style)
Rutger Hauer's character Cardinal Roark gets killed in a similar way he in his turn, as Roy Batty, kills Dr. Eldon Tyrell in Blade Runner
One of the guns Hartigan uses is RoboCop's gun.
Bruce Willis says "Good advice," while lying on his back shooting up at a victim. This is exactly the same as when he shoots Marco from under the table in Die Hard, saying afterward "Thanks for the advice."
the dinosaur statues at the tar pits were built after "a movie with dinosaurs was a huge success"
Chango Beer, featured in Desperado, is shown throughout the bar scenes.
Marv shoots a large statue of the priest right between the eyes, with the same sound effect and impact as Sands when he does the same shot on some gaurds in OUATiM.
Miho's swords are the same ones used by the Crazy 88.
Jackie Boy's toilet dive shot is equal to the scene with Elle Driver (Daryl Hannah) in the Budd's place fighting sequence with the Bride (Uma Thurman). Both scenes are shot identically, including the flushing and puking by the character.
In one scene Gail calls Clive Owen's character "Lancelot", while he played King Arthur beside Lancelot in "King Arthur".
Referenced in Spy Glass
The movie is referenced throughout
He has the same kind of glasses, but mostly his fear of dogs. In Sin City he is eaten by a dog.
One of the guys who does the make-up wears a "Sin City" hat.
Referenced by name
Wins award, is talked about.
Jonathan Ross lists this as one of his favourite Bruce Willis films.
stoner has a poster for this movie in his room
Poster visible while driving around Hollywood
Features the Sin City theme
"the All or Nothing Days" are mentioned
"The All or Nothing Days" are mentioned.
Garcia mentions this movie, and the revenge sequences bears a strong resemblance to the visual style of Sin City.
In one scene on the stairs, a pair of schoolgirls wander past carrying and axe and two rolls of razor wire; the same as Marv used on Kevin in Sin City.
Police Commissioner quote: "Someone gave him the hard goodbye."
One of the movies mentioned when discussing Elijah Wood's filmography.
Mentioned among DVD re-releases
Referenced among good comic book movies
A character is killed tied to a tree and the image turns to negative black and white
Subject of a $1,000 clue in the category "Celebrity Cards"
Poster shown to introduce Alexis Bledel
Dave uses this as an example of why his narration does not prove he survived
Brett says Robert Rodriguez brought us this movie.
Robert Rodriguez mentions this movie during interview
poster seen in video store
Frank Miller's title card mentions him being the director of this movie.
"I like her in Sin City because she never talked"
Title mentioned while introducing Nick Offerman
Promotional excerpts showed during interview with Jessica Alba - Hartigan and Nancy Callahan see's each other at the club for the first time in many years.
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Mickey Rourke - Marv 'treats' a visit from the police at his apartment.
Film clips are shown
Nominated, clips shown.
talked about, uses images and clip from
Talked about, clips shown.
Talked about, clips used.
Footage is shown when Ellen discusses movie adaptations of graphic novels
clips shown, demonstrating the cheesiness of Frank Miller's movie adaptations
Screenplay Cliché segment.
Jessica Alba takes #6 for hottest actresses
another script written by Frank Miller
Clips from this movie are shown.
a clip is shown in a montage of Rosario Dawson films
a clip is shown in a montage of Jessica Alba films
Uses making of footage
clip shown as Linkara demonstrates "gritty"
Adult spoof of Sin City
Spoof of Sin City
the story takes place in CIN CITY, the mouse version of Sin City.
A slightly-less sordid tale of violence and strife in a world gone mad