Arizona Dream (1993)
Footage from this movie is used.
Paul does an impression of the Cowardly Lion from "The Wizard of Oz"
When in the end, Grace leaves the house in her white dress, she passes a sleeping Paul on the couch. He is clutching a souvenir plate with a picture of Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara on it.
Paul runs away from Elaine's plane, just like Cary Grant did in North by Northwest, and says to himself that he hates that film. In another scene, Paul says he'll watch that film and kill himself during the plane scene, and that he hates that film.
Vincent Gallo ist distirbed by a fly on his face while he's sleeping, just like Jack Elam's character in the opening sequence of Leone's movie.
Paul references "Rocky" in a conversation with Axel
The movie theater is showing The Sheltering Sky and Raging Bull
8:40 min into the movie Paul Leger is staring at a poster of the T-800 in a bar.
Poster on the wall
Poster in Marina's room
Movie poster in Thomas's room.
poster in Kevin's room
When Paul during his audition reenacts the scene where Cary Grant is running away from the plane, scenes from the original film are featured to clarify his actions.
Paul is watching it, and mimics lines from the movie.
Vincent Gallo's character mimics lines from the movie as he stands before the cinema screen in which the movie is being projected.
During a talent show Paul doesn't find anything better to reenact than the scene where Cary Grant is being chased by a plane.