"MyBest Friend's B-Day" references to other movies

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"MyBest Friend's B-Day" references to other movies

Post by mikke » Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:34 am

I know this doesnt count as an actual Tarantino movie but still I found a reference in it, when Mickey gets to his apartment and sees his ex g.f. waitin for him,
he says: "How long has it been?"
she replies: "Since When?"
- "since the last time we've seen each other..."

this exact lines were also used on Howard Hawks' "His Girl Friday"(one of QT's favorites) and in that same scene Cary Grant asked this same question to her ex, when he arrives to his office and sees her waiting for him also.(to tell him that she is now with another fella)

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I know it's dumb but I was wondering if somebody noticed something else...
BTW, I'm ok with tarantino takin lines or scenes from other movies because he doesnt just take them he makes a whole new idea out of it... somehow he makes it look fresh, I love QT :)

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Re: "MyBest Friend's B-Day" references to other movies

Post by MissMia » Sun Feb 26, 2006 7:00 pm

I haven't seen it but I looked it up on IMDB and accordingly there are references to -

A Countess from Hong Kong (1967)
Dressed to Kill (1980)

And it later became the basis for True Romance

Hope this helps it was the best I could do!

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