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12,928 282 In Not Another Teen Movie [2001] Deon Richardsons character changes his hair a few times throughout the film and no one notices. This is to further prove the unimportance of his role as the “Token Black Guy”
23,604 425 In Empire Strikes Back (1980) Boba Fett was originally supposed to have an all white costume. Here's some test shots of it.
6,673 88 In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), Doctor Olivia Octavius puts her hair up in a way that resembles an octopus
46,709 620 In 6 Underground (2019) at 14:42 you can see Ryan Reynolds recording a video for his social media
39,157 1,045 The movie Charade (1963) was the last film starring Cary Grant as a romantic lead. He was 59 years old, and felt awkward that his character was flirting with his co-star Audrey Hepburn, who was 33. So the dialogue was rewritten to make Audrey’s character the flirt with a preference for older men.
18,154 491 In The Phantom Menace (1999), the parade music from the finale is the same melody as the Emperor's theme from Return of the Jedi, just in a major key and higher tempo. This subtly indicates that Palpatine is the one who truly comes out on top by the end of the film.
23,922 223 In Disney's Pinocchio (1940), Figaro has a little "sand box" next to his bed that is only visible in one shot.
40,993 1,005 Boba Fett showed up in the Star Wars Holiday Special (1978), which came out before Empire Strikes back (1980), making it his first appearance. He also uses the same rifle The Mandalorian uses in the show.
19,389 305 Matt Damon has cameos in both Disney's and Fox's MCU. He played the Asgardian actor playing Loki in Thor Ragnarok(2017), and "Redneck #1" in Deadpool 2 (2018).
18,891 471 Thor (2011) I’m sure I am late to the party here but isn’t Professor Erik Selvig talking about Bruce Banner in this scene?
23,560 205 The chemical plant scenes in Batman (1989) and the colony/xeno hive scenes in Aliens (1986) were both filmed at the same location (notice the pipe sections on the wall)
13,041 290 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






Top posts from /r/MovieDetails

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72,360 1,890 Robert Patrick trained to fire a gun without blinking in Terminator 2.
submitted 5 months, 2 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 months, 3 weeks 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 3 months, 1 week 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 4 months, 2 weeks ago
60,696 1,197 In Men In Black, the Edgar suit decomposes as the movie goes on.
submitted 3 months, 1 week 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 2 months, 4 weeks ago
56,568 555 Steven Spielberg filmed E.T. In chronological order in order to help the child actors and to capture the most real emotions during the ending, since it would be the last time they’d all be together.
submitted 1 month, 1 week 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 3 months, 3 weeks 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 3 months, 2 weeks 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 3 months ago
54,230 930 In “The Truman Show”, Jim Carey’s best friend is a vending machine re-stocker. He ran out of candy bars and pulls the bars out, just so it looks like he’s still doing something. No one buys vending machine candies on a TV set, where food is free
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
54,203 646 In Coraline, the “welcome home” cake features a double loop on the O. 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.
submitted 3 weeks, 6 days ago
53,909 840 In Terminator 2 (1991) they used a white stunt double for a black actor.
submitted 3 months ago
53,832 674 In “The Goonies” (1985) director Richard Donner wanted an authentic reaction from the kids when they saw Willie's ship for the first time, so they didn't get to see it until it was time to shoot. The scene had to be reshot due to the cast swearing as part of their reaction.
submitted 1 week, 3 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 4 months, 3 weeks ago
52,018 818 In 28 Days Later... (2002) Frank puts out containers to collect rainwater. I don't think he's going to get very far with a laundry hamper.
submitted 1 week ago
51,087 420 In Monsters U power comes from screams which appear as a gaseous state in the scream tanks. Because power here is a gas, light switches are valves and instead of wires there are pipes.
submitted 2 months ago
49,545 454 How Charlie Chaplin Accomplished The Stunt In Modern Times
submitted 1 month, 3 weeks ago
49,510 1,009 During this scene in A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Jim Carrey forgot his next line but stayed in character whilst asking the director for another take.
submitted 4 weeks, 1 day ago
49,048 1,012 Shrek: Lord Farquaad gets an erection under the blanket as he looks at the princess, you can actually see the blanket rise before he hides it.
submitted 2 months, 2 weeks 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 4 months, 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 4 months, 4 weeks ago
48,508 442 Marvel's Wolverine and a literal Easter egg appear in 'The Greatest Showman's' opening credits
submitted 3 weeks, 5 days ago
47,860 701 In Big Hero 6 (2014), this happens: (credit to Tumblr user shinobicyrus)
submitted 6 months, 3 weeks ago
47,148 439 The rubble left by the Asgardian mural in Thor: Ragnarok foreshadows the injury Thor receives later.
submitted 4 months, 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 3 months, 3 weeks ago
47,063 672 When coming up for a new planet name in Rogue One, director Gareth Edwards went to order coffee and mumbled on his name, saying “its Gareth,” causing the barista to write Scarif on the his cup instead of Gareth, thus finding the new name for the new planet.
submitted 2 months, 2 weeks 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 months, 3 weeks ago
46,709 620 In 6 Underground (2019) at 14:42 you can see Ryan Reynolds recording a video for his social media
submitted 1 day, 17 hours ago
46,215 364 In The Incredibles there is a clearly reference to Die Hard 3, the scene of the phone with Samuel L. Jackson, who also plays Frozono, and the policeman
submitted 2 months, 1 week ago
45,998 659 In The Avengers, Robert Downey Jr. always hid snacks around the set for when he got hungry. One day he randomly offered Chris Evans blueberries in the middle of a scene, and they kept it in.
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks ago
45,520 702 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.
submitted 2 weeks, 3 days ago
45,352 690 In The Dark Knight (2008), the scene with the Tumbler vs the garbage truck in lower Fifth was filmed with 1/3 scale miniatures
submitted 1 week, 6 days ago
44,985 1,113 “The Ring” (2002). Easter Egg in the dvd menu. If you click up until your cursor is no longer visible, and then hit enter, your remote is temporarily disabled and the “cursed” video will play. When it concludes, you only regain control of the remote after a phone rings twice.
submitted 1 month ago
44,457 393 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 2 months, 3 weeks 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 4 months, 2 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 5 months, 3 weeks ago
44,281 956 In The Jungle Book (2016) King Louie is a Gigantopithecus, a huge species of ape believed to have gone extinct 9,000,000-100,000 years ago. The only recorded fossils of this creature are the jaw bones. The change was made from the 1967 film because orangutans are not native to India.
submitted 1 month ago
44,122 391 In “Toy Story 4,” Mr Potato Head is voiced posthumously by Don Rickles (who passed away in 2017). The Pixar team mined through more than two decades of Rickles’ voice sessions, outtakes for other films, theme parks, toys,...etc. to piece together the performance.
submitted 2 months, 1 week 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 4 months, 4 weeks 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 months, 2 weeks ago
43,374 462 Before making Spaceballs, Mel Brooks asked for George Lucas's permission to parody Star Wars. Lucas was fine with it and said the only condition was Lone Star didn't dress like Han Solo. As a result, Lone Star was dressed reminiscent of Indiana Jones instead.
submitted 2 months, 2 weeks 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 months, 2 weeks ago
43,048 1,043 To choke people, usually Darth Vader brings together his thumb and forefinger, slowly closing their windpipe. In Rogue One, he picks up a rebel and then clenches his fist. He straight up crushes his throat.
submitted 1 month ago
43,041 556 In Undercover Brother (2002), Conspiracy Brother, played by Dave Chappelle, talks about how silly it is that the black character in Forrest Gump is killed so quickly after being introduced. Chappelle famously turned down the role of Bubba in the movie, a move he has confessed to regretting.
submitted 1 month, 1 week 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 5 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 5 months ago
42,525 557 The Wolf of Wall Street features a brief shot filmed on an iPhone. Scorsese needed a shot of the "fasten your seat belt" sign for the aeroplane scene. Robert Legato, the effects supervisor, took a video of one during a flight on his iPhone and showed Scorsese who said "Great. Let's just use that."
submitted 1 month, 1 week ago
42,145 897 Mario Bros. (1993) The entire 9-person crew required to operate Yoshi
submitted 2 months, 3 weeks 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 months, 3 weeks ago