based on the same book "Bringing Down the House"
Professor Rosa presents a probability question inspired by the game show
"They gave us an offer we can't refuse".
Ben Campbell imitates the "you talkin to me"-scene in front of the mirror
Miles talks about a Jedi mind trick
Cam says "This has been the coolest thing since Heavy Metal."
Micky says "Bueller" a couple of times like Ben Stein's character
Before being kicked out of the group, Fisher insults Ben Campbell by comparing him to the autistic character played by Dustin Hoffman.
"Show me the money."
Features a sign for a casino 'Casino Royale' another movie by Sony, also the 21st James Bond movie.
When Ben is playing cards behind him is the poster of Freedom Writers
A bus with a I Am Legend ad passes by
Seen advertised on a billboard in Vagas
The house guests compete for a chance to watch a special screening of the new movie '21'.
When Ron is having dinner with his sister's family, Stan mentions that Matt (Josh Gad) has been accepted by MIT. Josh Gad played Miles in the movie "21", about MIT students who won millions counting cards in Vegas.
Home entertainment bonus feature
This is a featurette made for the DVD/Blu-ray of 21.
They mention that in this movie, counting cards was used to win.
Subject of a $1,000 question
Poster Hanging on Movie Theater display
Poster in the window of the video store
Stars in movie
Title mentioned while introducing Jim Sturges
Similar story of student who loses all his money. Scenes that shows the main characters progress in gambling accompanied by descriptive voice-over
Showing on TV set
Clips shown for the review.
Clips shown during a celebrity interview with Laurence Fishburne.
When they are counting cards in the casino, numbers and mathematical diagrams float in midair as the counter mouths words to himself. this is a direct reference to how the counter counted cards in 21
Steve and his friends from school are coerced by their Principal into forming a blackjack team.
The "counting cards" plot