50 Hidden Movie Details You Probably Didn’t Notice

Jojo Rabbit

In this scene of Jojo Rabbit (2019), “Heil Hitler” is said 31 times in one minute! According to writer/director Taika Waititi, he wanted a funny moment but also wanted to illustrate how ridiculous Nazi protocols were.

Incredible Hulk

Martin Starr, the college student in the Incredible Hulk (2008) is also Peter Parker’s teacher in Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spiderman: Far from Home.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, in the scene where the Spider Gang is hiding from Miles’ roommate, Peni is the only one not holding onto the wall and is squeezed between Gwen and Miles, since she wasn’t bitten by the spider.

Batman V Superman

In Batman V Superman (2016), Lex says “No man in the sky intervened when I was a boy to deliver me from daddy’s fists and abominations.” Later, when Doomsday comes to life, Superman intervenes to deliver Lex from a fist of his own abomination.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

In Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), during Scott’s call with Envy, we can see photos of her breaking up with him in the background. The fact that he still keeps these photos shows his inability to move on.

The Mask

In The Mask (1994), when Stanley Ipkiss becomes The Mask, he starts spinning, like a tornado. In that scene a Looney Tunes’ Taz themed Pillow can be seen on the couch.


Bill Murray falling over on his way out of the restaurant in Scrooged (1988) was not scripted. He slipped on the water he just threw on the waiter


In Coraline (2009), the “welcome home” cake features a double loop on the O in “home.’ According to Graphology, a double loop on a lower case O means that the person who wrote it is lying. There is only one double loop, meaning she is welcome but she is not home.


In Titanic (1997), Jack tells Rose that he went ice fishing on Lake Wissota in Wisconsin. Lake Wissota was formed in 1917 by the creation of a hydroelectric dam on the Chippewa River, 5 full years after the Titanic sank.

6 Underground

In 6 Underground (2019) at 14:42 you can see Ryan Reynolds recording a video for his social media.

Captain America: Civil War

In Captain America: Civil War, if you look closely on the right side of War Machine’s chest piece, you can see tally marks of kills in the form of tiny Ultron heads, referencing the battle for Sokovia in Age of Ultron.

Toy Story 4

In Toy Story 4 (2019), a closer look at Buzz Lightyear shows that his stickers are slowly starting to peel away.


In Aliens (1986), the knife trick scene was originally going to be done by Bishop (Lance Henrickson) alone. Henrickson suggested to director James Cameron to have Hudson’s (Bill Paxton) hand put on top of his, and Cameron agreed. Everyone on set was told about the change except Bill Paxton.

The Order Of The Phoenix

In Harry Potter: The Order Of The Phoenix (2007) the girl in white can be seen recoiling in the background; this is because she has bumped into a Thestrel connected to the carriage.

The Philosopher’s Stone

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001), Wood, who says that the Snitch is “wicked fast and damn near impossible to see”, loses track of it, whereas Harry follows it impeccably, proving that he is naturally gifted.

Revenge of the Sith

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) some of the coughs that General Grievous makes are actually George Lucas’. They were recorded without him knowing, and slipped into the film by Matthew Wood, the sound editor.

The Matrix

In The Matrix (1999), Neo’s passport expires on September 11th, 2001.

Avengers: Endgame

In Infinity War (2018), Thanos’ opening monologue he says, “I know what it’s like to lose…. Turns the legs to jelly.” Later in Avengers: Endgame (2019) upon realizing his loss – the first thing Thanos does is take a seat.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), before meeting the other spider-people, Miles spider-sense goes off a split second later than both Gwen and Peter.

The Spongebob Squarepants Movie

In “The Spongebob Squarepants Movie” (2004), Spongebob states he has 374 consecutive employee-of-the-month awards, this means he has been working at the Krusty Krab for a little over 31 years.

The Chamber of Secrets

In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) before Harry gets sucked into Tom riddles diary, he’s in a candlelit room. When he’s in the diary, everything is in black and white yet, we can still see the candlelight flickering on his body

Independence Day

In Independence Day (1996) they filmed Will Smith dragging the alien across the salt flats of Utah. Will Smith improvised the “And what the hell is that smell?” Nobody warned him of the horrible smell that sometimes comes of the Great Salt Lake due to billions of dead brine shrimp each year.

Fight Club

In Fight Club (1999), when Edward Norton’s Character receives a call from Tyler Durden. There’s a sign on the phone booth stating “No Incoming Calls Allowed” indicating that it’s not possible to receive incoming calls.

Rat Race

In the film Rat Race (2001), the first cow Seth Green hits whilst hanging from a hot air balloon has a map of the world as its spots.

Revenge of the Sith

R2-D2 trips a battle droid in the background in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005).

Avengers Endgame

In Avengers Endgame, Thor’s opening attack with Stormbreaker was aiming for Thanos’ head, following his advice from Avengers: Infinity War.

Deathly Hallows Part 2

The hug that Voldemort gave to Draco, in Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011), was entirely improvised. Hence the awkwardness from both actors.


In the movie “Bean”, Mr. Bean’s first name on his passport is “Mr.”

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

During the food storm in “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (2009), a man loots a TV, then a TV loots a man.


Marlon Brando refused to learn his lines for Superman (1978), so he instead read them off baby Superman’s diaper. He earned $2.25 million for 10 minutes of screen time.


In Cars (2006), the airplane contrails look like tire tracks.

Fight Club

During a fight scene in Fight Club (1999), you can see the narrator’s head nod upward in the upper left corner, right as Tyler Durden is kicked in the face, subtly signaling their connection.


In “Hercules” (1997), Hades says “Guys, relax. It’s only half-time” exactly at the 46-minute mark, the halfway point of the 92-minute movie.


In Up (2009), Carl wears a bow tie at the funeral because he never learned to tie a tie without Ellie.

John Wick

In John Wick (2014), to get Daisy to wake John up, they had to smear bacon grease onto Keanu’s face so the puppy would lick him.


In the final scene of WALL-E, Alaska no longer exists, a subtle and final nod to the film’s subplots on climate change.


In Deadpool (2016), the pizza place Wade orders From is called Feige’s Famous, which is possibly a nod towards Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios.


The Twin Towers are still visible in one scene in the 2002 SpiderMan movie.


In Bryan Signer’s X-Men films, (2000, 2003, and 2006) the X in Fox’s logo is illuminated for a slightly longer time than the other letters.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

In Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), when reading the contract to Charlie and Grandpa Joe, Willy Wonka has to say “etc. etc.” in the middle of each sentence because he only has the left half of the contract.


When greeting each other in Aquaman (2018), Jason Mamoa and Temuera Morrison decided to do the traditional Maori greeting of touching noses, known as the Hongi, to honor their Polynesian heritage.


In Joker (2019), one of the “super rats” can be seen in the background when Arthur Fleck is at a payphone.

Knives Out

In Knives Out (2019), the portrait of the deceased has a subtle change after the murder has been solved… a smirk.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

In “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015) a pink R2 unit can be seen on the resistance base with the designation R2-KT. The founder of the 501st fan organization created the droid to watch after his daughter “Katie” who had terminal brain cancer. The droid visits children’s hospitals to this day.

Jumanji: The Next Level

In Jumanji: The Next Level (2019), the rock formation in the background during the camel scene, is a Rhino.

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

In Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010), Knives Chau has literal stars in her eyes when watching Sex Bob-Omb play for the first time.


In Hannibal (2001), the courtyard pigeons form his likeness in the opening credits, becoming clearest at the 4:27 mark.

Iron Man

18 seconds into ‘Mark II’ on the Iron Man (2008) soundtrack you can hear composer Ramin Djawadi wrestling with the notes that will three years later become part of the Game of Thrones theme tune.

Meals on Wheels

In Jackie Chan’s Meals on Wheels, When Jackie is fighting Benny Urquidez, Benny’s kick is so fast it put out all of the candles without any special effects or CGI.


In X-Men (2000 film), the truck driver that gave Rogue a ride is George Buza, better know as the voice of Beast in X-Men the animated series.

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