In Cars (2006), an 'Apple car' can be seen in the race at the beginning of the movie. This is a tribute to the former CEO of Pixar, Steve Jobs. The number 84 is also significant and was chosen because it was the year the first Apple computers began selling.
In The Incredibles, when Buddy (voiced by Jason Lee) is in Mr. Incredible's car, Mr. Incredible mistakenly starts to call him Brodie, the name of Lee's character from Mallrats.
King Kong (2005) takes place in 1933, the same year the original film was released. Early in the film, when Carl Denham is looking for a new lead actress for his movie, the dialogue suggests that the original King Kong (1933) exists and was being made at the same time as this one.
In the Transformers movie (2007), the first-time Bumblebee appears, he's parked next to a yellow VW Beetle, his original form from the cartoon series and toy line.
5Lilo and Stitch
In "Lilo and Stitch" (2002), one of the restaurants in the city is named 'Mulan Wok'.
6Kong: Skull Island
In Kong: Skull Island (2017), the actual camera that was used in the 1933 film is hidden in the scene at Hank Marlow's place - as confirmed by the film's VFX artist, Jeff White.
7Austin Powers: Goldmember
In Austin Powers: Goldmember, the news report on Dr. Evil's sentencing also features a news scrawl highlighting overly positive news about Toronto, Canada, the birthplace and hometown of Mike Myers.
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8Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, you can see a shot of Donald Glover waking up in his Spiderman pajamas, the shot is in one of the episodes of the show community.
In “The Godfather” Michael’s soon-to-be wife stumbles. This moment refers to Mario Puzo’s book. She did that intentionally since she’s good at climbing and walking on such surfaces, she simply wanted him to touch her before marriage. It’s hinted in the movie when the other women start giggling because they know what she did.
In "Zootopia" (2016), during the chase scene in Little Rodentia, they pass by a billboard for "Thigmo Taxis". In Biology, thigmotaxis is the movement towards or away from the physical stimulus and has been extensively studied in rodents.