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35 Hidden Details In Movies That You Probably Missed –

 

 

Wall-E


In the Pixar logo after the credits of Wall-E, Wall-E replaces Luxo Jr.’s lightbulb with an environmental friendly compact fluorescent bulb after his incandescent bulb goes out.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), the comic books that introduce our main characters have the actual creators of the Spidermen credited as authors.

Ready Player One


In Ready Player One (2018), the two quarters placed over James Halliday’s eyes are from 1972. The birth year of Halliday and the first commercially successful video game, Atari’s Pong. The cost to play: 25 cents.

Aladdin


In Aladdin (1992), in Genie’s cave, you can clearly see a Lamassu statue. Agrabah is supposedly located on the ancient Sumerian territory. Maybe Genie’s the last master was an Anunnaki giant.

Cars


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.

The Incredibles


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


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.

Transformers


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.

Lilo and Stitch


In “Lilo and Stitch” (2002), one of the restaurants in the city is named ‘Mulan Wok’.

Kong: 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.

Austin 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.

Spider-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.

The Godfather


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.

Zootopia


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.

District 9


In District 9 (2009), the entrance to Bio-lab 01 has a sign that reads ‘Tetravaal Biosecurity’. Tetravaal would then become the robotics company featured in director Neill Blomkamp’s later movie Chappie (2015).

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Stan Lee appears during the subway scene transition in the first act.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory


In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie’s father works in a factory that makes “Smilex” toothpaste. This is a reference to Tim Burton’s “Batman,” in which the Joker unleashes lethal “Smilex” poison upon Gotham City by hiding it within personal care items such as toothpaste.

Spongebob’s Atlantis Squarepantis


In Spongebob’s Atlantis Squarepantis, LRH has two different colored eyes, just like his voice actor David Bowie.

Liar Liar


In the opening scene of Liar Liar (1997), Jim Carrey is greeted by a fellow lawyer entering the courthouse. The man is Christopher Darden, who in real life was the co-prosecutor in the infamous O.J. Simpson trial.

Shazam!


In Shazam! (2019) you can see Annabelle in the pawn shop.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith


Mr. & Mrs. Smith, when Brad Pitt is interrogating a hostage, the hostage is wearing a Fight Club T-shirt.

Moana


The carpet from the song “How Far I’ll Go” in the movie Moana (2016), is a replica of Aladdin’s magic carpet from Aladdin (1992).

Kingsman

In the vehicle hangar in Kingsman, (a film about British spies) one of the vehicles is the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Vers


In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), a black flag and red ribbon on the wall of Miles’ room allude to the Merc with a Mouth’s (Deadpool) signature logo.

Us


In the movie “Us” the ambulance number at the end of the movie is ‘1111’ referencing the Jeremiah 11:11 verse throughout the movie – “Therefore thus saith the Lord, Behold, I will bring evil upon them, which they shall not be able to escape; and though they shall cry unto me, I will not hearken unto them.”

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse


In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, the FLDSMDFR from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is sucked into the collider.

Deadpool 2


In Deadpool 2 (2018), Cable is seen to steal ammunition and weapons from an Army Navy store along with an electric guitar. He takes the dial from the guitar and attaches it to his gun. This is a reference to “This is Spinal Tap” when we see him later dialing it up to a scratched-in 11.

Moana


In Moana (2016), if you look closely, the bucket of food has Olaf’s [Frozen (2013)] nose in it. Right next to the bucket you can see his arms.

Wreck-it Ralph 2


In Wreck-it Ralph 2 (2018), the license plate in the shark’s mouth is the same license plate from Jaws (1975).

Spider-man: Into The Spiderverse


In Spider-man: Into The Spiderverse, when Gwen Stacy arrives in New York, in the background, Google is called “Backrub”. This is a reference to the original name of Google before it was a registered domain.

Jurassic Park


In Jurassic Park (1993), you can see that Dennis Nedry has the film Jaws (1975) open on one of his monitors. Both films were directed by Steven Spielberg.

Shazam


In Shazam, one of the doors led to a Misty biome with a tentacle monster emerging from it. 2007’s ‘The Mist’ featured the same setting and monster.

The Incredibles 2


In “The Incredibles 2” (2018), Duke Caboom from “Toy Story 4” (2019) can be seen in the baby’s crib.

John Wick 2


In the opening sequence of John Wick 2, the billboards advertise watchmaker Carl F. Bucherer. John Wick wears a Carl F. Bucherer watch in every film.

Interstellar


In Interstellar (2014), Donald (John Lithgow) says he wants a hotdog while at a baseball game. This could be a reference to 2010: The Year We Make Contact (1984) when Dr. Floyd (Roy Scheider) and Dr. Curnow (Jon Lithgow) remember hotdogs at baseball games.

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