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42,886 383 The official trailer for The Shining featured the iconic bloody elevators, but back then, blood was not allowed to be shown in movie trailers, so director Stanley Kubrick said it was just rusty water.
42,145 897 Mario Bros. (1993) The entire 9-person crew required to operate Yoshi
12,850 89 In Demonic (2015), a detective is investigating a house where suspicious murders have taken place. She snaps a photo of a symbol scrawled on the floor, and does a reverse image search to reveal this "information" about the symbol.
3,541 84 Hook’s hat is the mouth of a crocodile! 🐊
41,544 908 In Avengers: Endgame (2019), Thor is always wearing gloves as a way of covering the seams of the fat suit Chris Hemsworth wore
18,129 308 In 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), HAL only takes control of the ship once Dave and Frank are both no longer on board; this is because HAL is following his programming and can only have authority once his superiors are not present
68,785 1,003 In Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), all the wide shots of Luke flying across Tatooine in his speeder were achieved by placing a mirror underneath a version of the prop with a motor and wheels.
57,470 1,419 Raul Julia's final role was the villainous M. Bison in "Street Fighter" (1994), which he filmed while dying from stomach cancer. He took the role because his children loved the franchise and he wanted to star in a film they could enjoy.
33,449 593 In Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) one of the movies available for Peter in flight is "The Snap" directed by Paul Greengrass. Paul Greengrass is a real life director responsible for "United 93", "Captain Phillips", "Bloody Sunday" among a few other dramatized films based on real world events
33,761 484 When Red is at the first parole meeting in the 'The Shawshank Redemption' all of the members are old white men, then in the next parole meeting the members are younger and have a black man and in the last parole meeting, there's a woman. This reflects how things have changed while Red was in prison.
11,303 283 SPOILER In Spider-Man: Far From Home, Beck’s hologram handing the EDITH glasses to Peter mimics him actually aiming the pistol at his head (trigger finger placement included).
18,554 219 For Godzilla King of the Monsters (2019) Godzilla's back spikes were updated from his 2014 version to look like his first appearance in Gojira (1954)






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72,360 1,890 Robert Patrick trained to fire a gun without blinking in Terminator 2.
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
68,785 1,003 In Star Wars: A New Hope (1977), all the wide shots of Luke flying across Tatooine in his speeder were achieved by placing a mirror underneath a version of the prop with a motor and wheels.
submitted 2 days, 23 hours ago
66,831 812 Liar Liar, during the scene right after Jim crashes the ladder cart I notice Fire Marshall Bill is in the background! Jim Carey cameoed his own movie!
submitted 2 weeks ago
65,238 751 Avengers Endgame: The characters who've been snapped away in Infinity War do not appear in the opening credits of Endgame
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
60,696 1,197 In Men In Black, the Edgar suit decomposes as the movie goes on.
submitted 2 weeks, 4 days ago
57,470 1,419 Raul Julia's final role was the villainous M. Bison in "Street Fighter" (1994), which he filmed while dying from stomach cancer. He took the role because his children loved the franchise and he wanted to star in a film they could enjoy.
submitted 4 days, 3 hours ago
55,508 739 In the Truman Show, we see Truman taking high dose vitamin D at breakfast time. This is to counteract the deficiency he would have becouse there is no real sunlight in the constructed world he inhabits.
submitted 1 month ago
55,194 863 In Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), in an earlier scene where Hermione confronts Malfoy, a VERY tiny hand could be briefly seen inside the stone gate. Later a time-travelled Hermione hides at the exact location, watching her previous confrontation.
submitted 2 weeks, 6 days ago
54,663 973 [Ratatouille] When Anton tastes Remy's ratatouille, he's reminded of his mother's cooking. There's a few hidden details that suggest Remy grew up in Anton's mother's house, learning to cook by watching Anton's mother.
submitted 1 week, 1 day ago
53,909 840 In Terminator 2 (1991) they used a white stunt double for a black actor.
submitted 1 week, 4 days ago
52,884 2,735 In Blade:Trinity, Wesley Snipes had dificulties with the production team and at one point was even unwilling to open his eyes for the camera. Leading to this morgue scene where they had to CGI open eyes for him.
submitted 2 months ago
48,686 419 In Incredibles 2 (2018), Elastigirl’s new super suit is designed by Devtech. Her suit is the only one to be damaged, indicating Edna Mode’s superior designing ability.
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
48,601 678 In Cool Cat Saves the Kids (2015), some poor, innocent soul walks into the shot and promptly excuses himself after seeing some dudes fursona explaining to kids why bullying is bad (clip taken from YourMoviesSuckDOTorg’s YouTube review)
submitted 2 months ago
47,860 701 In Big Hero 6 (2014), this happens: (credit to Tumblr user shinobicyrus)
submitted 4 months ago
47,148 439 The rubble left by the Asgardian mural in Thor: Ragnarok foreshadows the injury Thor receives later.
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
47,065 744 In Monty Python and The Holy Grail the chain mail was actually knitted yarn. I have seen this movie about 30 times and just noticed this detail yesterday. Not sure if it was super obvious to everyone else....
submitted 1 month ago
46,937 1,658 In Saving private Ryan, when the medics are trying to save a downed soldier, he gets shot in the helmet and all the dirt gets removed due to the impact of the bullet.
submitted 3 weeks, 6 days ago
44,371 644 In Spider_Man: Into The Spider-Verse, when Miles Morales electrocutes Peter B. Parker, it illuminates his nervous system instead of the usual cartoon trope of his skeleton. Being much more scientifically accurate.
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
44,281 825 In the first Thor movie, Odin's horse has eight legs. While it is never mentioned in the movie, this is Sleipnir - Odin's steed from Norse Mythology.
submitted 3 months ago
43,704 799 In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade young Indi gets trapped with a lion and uses a whip which cuts his chin. Later in the film present day Indi has a scar. Thought this was a pretty cool little detail.
submitted 2 months ago
43,437 424 1981 The Evil Dead. In this scene where Ash is burying his demonic girlfriend, a happy accident occurs. When dropping dirt on the camera, part of his head is still visible. This wasn't intended to happen.
submitted 3 weeks, 1 day ago
43,275 1,035 In Avengers Endgame, Ant-Man was able to survive the attack on the Avengers compound by shrinking down when the first blast hit.
submitted 3 weeks ago
42,886 383 The official trailer for The Shining featured the iconic bloody elevators, but back then, blood was not allowed to be shown in movie trailers, so director Stanley Kubrick said it was just rusty water.
submitted 13 hours, 56 minutes ago
42,602 944 During the 'Watchmen' (2009) opening credits, the original Nite Owl rescues Thomas and Martha Wayne from a mugger outside the Gotham Opera House, preventing the need for Bruce Wayne to become Batman in this universe.
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
42,543 739 In Megamind (2010), after Roxanne learns that Megamind has been lying to her and he insists that "I can explain," one of his famous "No You Can't" posters appears in the background.
submitted 2 months ago
42,145 897 Mario Bros. (1993) The entire 9-person crew required to operate Yoshi
submitted 1 day, 4 hours ago
41,544 908 In Avengers: Endgame (2019), Thor is always wearing gloves as a way of covering the seams of the fat suit Chris Hemsworth wore
submitted 2 days, 1 hour ago
40,602 406 Moana writers play a joke on The Rock’s nickname (x-post from r/memes)
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
40,596 613 Michael J. Fox in a "Back to the Future" scene didn't know he had alcohol in the bottle
submitted 2 weeks, 4 days ago
40,429 1,196 In “Casino Royale” the iconic theme of the Bond franchise is not heard until the end of the film, finalizing his transformation in to the MI6 agent we all know
submitted 1 month ago
40,234 787 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
submitted 1 month ago
39,992 390 In Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, after Kahmunrah says “I could kill your friends in the blink of an eye”, he does not blink once on screen for the remainder of the movie.
submitted 3 months, 3 weeks ago
38,537 930 In the 2012 stop-motion animated film PARANORMAN the popular high school quarterback, when asked out by the typical popular girl, reveals he’s gay making him the first queer character in a children’s animated movie.
submitted 1 month, 2 weeks ago
38,142 1,131 Chronicle is a found footage film that looks more cinematic than handheld at times because the main character, Andrew is using his powers to film himself.
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
38,056 532 In the church scene in "Kingsman: Secret Service" (2014), when the grenade goes off, for a split second Harry realises what's going on because he can't hear the tune that provokes violent behaviour.
submitted 1 week, 2 days ago
36,838 450 In Pulp Fiction (1994), when Mia is ODing on Vincent’s drug dealer’s floor, right before they try to revive her, the board games, Life, and Operation are in plain sight.
submitted 1 week, 2 days ago
36,830 562 In Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 2 (2004) Bruce Campbell portrays a snooty usher at a play and says the line “... it helps maintain the illusion”. Bruce Campbell was supposed to play the villain Mysterio, the master of illusions, in the unreleased Spider-Man 4.
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
36,695 382 In Zoolander (2000), Maury Ballstein says he thinks cell phones cause brain cancer and as a result holds his phone by his waist or in a pocket while using a headset. Later, Maury complains his prostate is swollen and he can’t urinate. These are both signs of prostate cancer.
submitted 3 months, 3 weeks ago
36,348 612 In The Usual Suspects (1995) everyone is cracking up in the lineup scene because Benicio del Toro ripped a nasty fart. Director Bryan Singer left it in the movie because he thought it showed a camaraderie between the felons
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
36,329 655 Baseball Cap during the Scottish Wars of Independence? Braveheart mistake I noticed last night.
submitted 2 weeks ago
36,220 376 In Toy Story 3 (2010), the batteries that Buzz Lightyear uses is made by "Buy N Large", the same company that made Wall - E.
submitted 1 month, 4 weeks ago
36,203 355 In MegaMind, when we first see Roxanne she’s dressed in red (a color that goes well with Metroman’s aesthetic.) Then as we see her getting to know Megamind, she’s usually seen in purple (a cross between red and blue) and by the end of the movie she’s dressed in all blue (MegaMind's signature color.)
submitted 2 months ago
35,188 731 In “the Green Mile” they used creative camera angles and tricks gives the illusion of Michael Clark Duncan’s height. He’s actually only an inch taller than David Morse (left)
submitted 1 week ago
35,116 664 In Avengers: Endgame when Captain America is going off to return the stones, the rest are expecting him to return. Bucky says his goodbye knowing Steve is not returning to his timeline, a testament to their friendship!
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
34,726 470 In Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), Mr. Fox's son, Ash, is always described as being different. In the last scene, we get another nod to this, as he is the only one drinking grape juice instead of apple juice, like everyone else.
submitted 3 months, 2 weeks ago
34,473 655 Seth Rogan has somewhat of a cameo appearance in Sider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
submitted 2 months, 2 weeks ago
34,326 608 In charlie and the choclate factory (2005). Instead of using cgi, they trained 40 real squirrels for 19 weeks to sit on a stool and crack nuts and drop them onto conveyor belts. (Trained by micheal alexander and team)
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
34,189 273 In the Pixar logo after the credits of Wall-E, Wall-E replaces Luxo Jr.’s lightbulb with an environmental friendly bulb after his “round” bulb goes out.
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
34,076 395 In The Rock (1996, Nic Cage & Ed Harris), a Humvee is stolen to start a car chase. In National Treasure 2 (2007, also Nic Cage & Ed Harris), a Range Rover is stolen to start a car chase. Hans Struhar, a Hollywood costumer, plays the owner both times. These are the only acting credits of his career.
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
33,791 902 Equilibrium [2002]: In the testing room scene, Preston does not shoot the tester because he showed fear, a prohibited emotion. Preston nods in acknowledgement before leaving.
submitted 3 months, 4 weeks ago