Heaven Can Wait (1943)
Movie poster displayed
Scotty mentions it.
Mockup DVD case cover shown (when Hostage (2005) released, only VHS version was publically avaliable).
It is cited as an inspiration for this film.
Title is seen on the Alamo Drafthouse marquee.
Man falls in love with a woman he later discovers to be dating his brother. He breaks the ice with her by pretending to work in a bookshop.
The whole changin ties ellipsis in the Intro resembles the one from Lubitsch's Heaven Can Wait
All Dogs Go to Heaven uses plot elements from this film.
Referenced in the "Papal Securities" ad
Referenced by Homer
One of the Video Picks of the Week.
The film is playing on television in the video store.