Mentioned by characters.
The image of Charlie in a barred bed as a forshadowing of his future is a nod to a similar scene in Back To the Future.
Tom Hardy wins the best naked wrestler award
Poster on the street.
Urinating on a defeated foe
Mentioned by Margaret Pomeranz in a review of Drive as another movie directed by Nicolas Winding Refn.
Main character references his Charlie Bronson pseudonym to the actual prisoner who also took his name from Lithuanian-American actor Charles Bronson, born Charles Dennis Buchinsky
Tom Hardy's performance in the film was one of Steven Ogg's inspirations to play Trevor Phillips
Inspired by dancing
mentions Tom Hardy as Bronson
DVD on shelf
Jesse's speech about her motivation for becoming a model is almost word for word the motivation Bronson claims to have.
Out in theatres in the Weekend Peekend
Reviewed, clips shown.
New on DVD in the Weekend Peekend.
Refn's film is discussed and featured.
Clip is presented