Gran Torino (2008)
Walt mentions them.
When confronting the black gang members; Walt spits his tobacco before he draws his gun. Which was Josey Wales' signature move.
Very similar to "The Shootist". Two tough men unliked by most upset with the way their world has changed. Both become mentors to young men who tried to steal from them, Wayne's horse and Eastwood's Gran Torino. Both become fond of the women leads. Both men are dying of cancer and chose to die in a gun battle.
In one scene Father Janovich trys to tell Walt that the Korean War is over but he refuses to listen, much like in Universal Soldier when Luc trys to tell Andrew that the Vietnam War has ended, but Andrew also refuses to listen
A man frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
"Get off my lawn!"
The trailer is shown.
The movie is mentioned in the end credits "Chuck Lorre Productions, #235" card.
A woman says that Grand Torino (2008) made her cry
Mentioned by David Stratton as having a similar plot to Up.
This is a featurette about Clint Eastwood making the film "Gran Torino" (2008)
Home entertainment bonus feature
In the hospital there is a racist Korean War veteran (this is an allusion to Clint Eastwood's character Walt Kowalski from Gran Torino), also like Kowalski he mentions he killed Asians back in the war to an Asian nurse.
Subject of a $500 question
One of the missions is called "Get Off My Lawn!".
Mentioned by David Stratton as being among his favourite movies of 2009.
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "21st Century Cinema"
mentioned in dialogue
Title mentioned by comedian Steve Byrne during his standup routine
Shawn says, "Eastwood in 'Gran Torino'? There's a guy you want to hop in the tub with."
Referenced in the "Doggie Duty" segment
Clint Eastwood (Bill Hader) quotes the line "Get off of my lawn!" in one of the "Eastwood Ad" segments.
Schmidt calls Nick "Gran Torino", referring to him being older and grumpy.
The quote "shut up pussy" said in the bar scene is a direct reference to the same line from Gran Torino.
Mentioned in dialogue
Usak and Paci are discussing about it while trying to decide which film they'll watch.
"Get off my lawn"
"Get off my lawn"
Amphetamine: "...or tell me to get off my fucking lawn?!"
Chris Hardwick says he feels like an old man. Then he utters "Get off my lawn!", imitating Eastwood's delivery of the line.
Kimmy says, "We're gonna yell at some kids to get off the lawn."
mentioned by Danny Kanell
mentioned by Adnan Virk
mentioned by Ian Fitzsimmons
Dick talks about seeing this film.
While Sully is running through Times Square, a billboard for this film and picture of Clint Eastwood (who directed both films) is prominently seen
Clips shown when this movie is reviewed.
A fragment is shown.
"How to Be A Man" segment
Clips shown, and mentioned during Clint Eastwood presentation
Clips shown when it is revealed that this movie came in at No. 1 in a viewers' poll on the top 10 movies of 2009.
Clips of mistakes shown
Clips shown when David chooses it as one of his top three international movies.
Clips from films shown and were discussed by those interviewed.