Running Scared (2006)
Shadows in child predator scene serve as reference to those of "Nosferatu".
The whole end scene with Joey driving the car whilst shot is taken from this film.
Mentioned in dialogue
Film stock burns up and melts in scene in hockey rink like in "Persona".
"Learn how to use that watching Sesame Street?"
A modern twist on "Hansel & Gretel" tale with psychotic child murderers.
The scene in which Joey is tortured by a hockey puck hit at his head/face.
When Lester the Pimp reaches for his gun at the end of the movie, he says, "Say hello to my little friend", referencing Tony Montana in "Scarface".
Documentary of the film
Warren Bridges' line: "John Wayne was a faggot".
When Anzor Yugorsky is watching TV, Wil Andersen can be seen on the screen in some shots, one of his Cowboys in others, namely Hardy Fimps shooting a rival cattle rustler. Anzor mentions the film's lead actor and title.
Anzor gets shot in the back while walking away, just like his hero in "The Cowboys".