Broken Flowers (2005) Poster


Jump to: References (10)  | Referenced in (9)  | Features (2)  | Featured in (5)


The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Don mentions Sam Spade.
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Don mentions Mike Hammer.
Lolita (1962)
Don encounters a young, blonde, and promiscuously flirtacious girl named Lolita (wearing similiar heart-shaped apparel).
Point Blank (1967)
The scene where Don visits the grave of his former lover mirrors a scene from this film.
Dolemite (1975)
Ghostbusters (1984)
Bill Murray's best friend in this movie is a black guy named Winston.
Miami Vice (1984) (TV Series)
When Don Johnston introduces himself to Lolita, she thought he was kidding. This is a reference to Don Johnson who plays Sonny Crockett in the 80's series Miami Vice.
Mad Dog and Glory (1993)
Towards the end of the movie, Bill Murray, sporting a band-aid, is asked by his (possible) son if he is a gangster. In Mad Dog and Glory, he sported a band-aid in the same place throughout the majority of that film, and played a gangster.
Rushmore (1998)
The scene where Bill Murray's character awkwardly eats a carrot is referenced.
Greendale (2003)
The girl named "Sun Green" is a reference to the character from Neil Young's Greendale project.

Referenced in 

Kurt Cobain About a Son (2006)
on movie marquee
Broken Flowers: Start to Finish (2006) (Video)
about the movie
The Rotten Tomatoes Show: Watchmen/Shuttle/12 (2009) (TV Episode)
Ellen says Jim Jarmusch, The Director of this film, previously directed Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999) and Broken Flowers (2005)
Boner Buddies (2009) (Short)
DVD box shown
Bored to Death: The Case of the Missing Screenplay (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by George.
Elämä on Blues (2011) (Short)
A poster for Broken Flowers can be seen in Daniel's apartment.
Brows Held High: Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (2012) (TV Episode)
recalling the works of Jim Jarmusch
Film 2017: Episode dated 19 February 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Kevin Maher when reviewing Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (2015) (Video Game)
One of the main quests is named after the movie. Like the film involves Don Johnston (Bill Murray) searching for his former flames to find some answers, the quest involves Geralt (Jacek Rozenek) looking for several flames of Dandelion (Jacek Kopczynski) in order to find him.


The Private Life of Don Juan (1934)
Don watches film on television in opening scene.
Cupid Gets His Man (1936) (Short)
Cartoon on Don's television. Credited as "Always Gets His Man."

Featured in 

Late Show with David Letterman: Bill Murray/Bettye LaVette (2005) (TV Episode)
Promotional excerpt showed during interview with Bill Murray - Winston comes over to Don Johnston to pick up a list, while talking to him on the phone at the same time.
2006 Independent Spirit Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Cinemassacre's Top 10 Worst Movie Cliches (2010) (Short)
A clip is shown.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Bill Murray Performances (2012) (TV Episode)
Don Johnston is #10.

See also

Trivia | Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Soundtracks

Contribute to This Page

Recently Viewed