yun fats kanji tattoos resemble those in the episode 'hoichi the earless' from kwaidan.
the heroes are persued by nazis bent on superpowers granted from an artifact.
the opening fight is reminicent of the bridge sequence from indiana jones.
The same theme of hotdogs and buns coming in packs of 9 and 12 respectively.
yun fat has the map tattooed on himself, like the young girl in waterworld.
Bulletproof Monk (2003) has scenes with people running in the air like the people do in Wo hu cang long (2000).
Open reference by a character
Poster is shown ("El Monje").
Seann William Scott mentions that a home intruder criticized his movie
Bulletproof Principal poster in Lenny's office.
VHS/DVD release reviewed + footage used
Two martial arts students practice dodging bullets fired at them.
a concept in this film is an homage to this movie