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References 

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)
near the end when Nick is about to enter the Senate to testify, and gets mobbed by reporters, someone says something to the effect of "Do you still feel like Jimmy Stewart?"
To Have and Have Not (1944)
In the boardroom they discuss the first film Bogart and Bacall made together, and how he tossed her some matches
Star Trek (1966) (TV Series)
Jeff refers to space as "the final frontier."
Mod Squad (1968) (TV Series)
Nick hangs out with a group of friends called "the Mod Squad."
20/20 (1978) (TV Series)
when nick is at the poison label meeting the senator from vermont refers to the tv show 20/20
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Jeff describes an action hero as "Indiana Jones meets Jerry Maguire"
Goodfellas (1990)
Use of freeze frames and voiceover to introduce characters
Forrest Gump (1994)
In the boardroom meeting Nick Naylor makes a reference to the title character of Forrest Gump.
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Jeff describes an action hero as "Indiana Jones meets Jerry Maguire"
Will & Grace (1998) (TV Series)
when nick pitches his spin about putting cigarettes back into TV he mentions the tv show "Will and Grace"
Notting Hill (1999)
Nick refers to it in his sales pitch.
Battle Royale (2000)
When explaining the origin of B.R.s name, Naylor says that everyone who knew is dead, and an image appears with red Xs covering the faces of the people in the photograph. In the japanese movie Battle Royale, an identical sequence was used, and the premise of the movie is a survival story where 48 players are forced to kill each other until only one is left. Even his initials match with the films name.

Referenced in 

Cleanflix (2009)
DVD cover
At the Movies: Summer Special 2009/10 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by David Stratton in a review of Up in the Air as another movie directed by Jason Reitman.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Up in the Air/Everybody's Fine/Brothers (2009) (TV Episode)
Dave Gonzalez says the director of "Up in the Air" also directed this movie
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions that Jason Reitman directed the film
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Despicable Me/The Kids Are All Right (2010) (TV Episode)
Brett: "If you thought Eckhart was a jerk in [this movie], you ain't seen nothing yet."
Conan: Fa-La-La-La-La, La-La-La-Murder (2010) (TV Episode)
Conan O'Brien introduces actor Aaron Eckhart and mentions this movie
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.53 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jason Reitman mentions the film he directed
Nostalgia Critic: Is Juno Any Damn Good? (2014) (TV Episode)
Critic preferred this film to Juno

Features 

Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)
Nick and Joey watch this movie on TV in one scene
The Blue Planet (2001) (TV Mini-Series)
What Naylor and his son watch in the lobby of the EGO

Featured in 

The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2007) (TV Special)
clips
My Longest Day (2008)
an example of a good movie with a message
De wereld draait door: Episode #4.74 (2008) (TV Episode)
A fragment is shown.
Shadowplay Studio: Before the Story (2010) (Video)
Clips shown.
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Toy Story 3/Cyrus/Jonah Hex (2010) (TV Episode)
Aaron Eckhart takes the #5 antihero
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.106 (2011) (TV Episode)
a clip is shown in a montage of Aaron Eckhart films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.192 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in montage of Katie Holmes films
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.144 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip included in montage of Aaron Eckhart films

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