12+ Extremely Witty Details In Movies That Most People Missed

In actuality, it was only recently that people started to pay attention to the tiny details of movies, thanks to VHS, DVD, and streaming.
For their audiences to understand hidden meanings, filmmakers tend to employ small details. It seems as though you and the artist are communicating in a secret language that isn't constrained by space and time. Just a little practice and careful observation will do.Other times, they are frequently kept in as an inside joke for the cast and crew or even just to lighten the mood on site. These specifics may occasionally be used to subtly highlight a plot point, bring attention to a character or event, or both. Recent times have seen them employed as Easter eggs and fan references.
Now, people are pointing out all of the minute details in films that you might have overlooked, and you'll be shocked at how much thought went into them. See them all in the gallery below, from pizza toppings to artworks in the backdrop!
Here are some of the best examples of witty details in movies that have been discovered over the years.

#1 Iron Man pays tribute to the 1966 cartoon.

Source: © Iron Man / Paramount Pictures and co-producers

It's actually a remake of the theme song from the original Iron Man cartoon from 1966 that plays during one of the sequences in Iron Man (2008) while the superhero is in a casino.

#2 The dreams of 13 Going on 30’s main character came true, and several elements prove it.

Source: © 13 Going on 30 /Revolution Studios and co-producers© 13 Going on 30 /Revolution Studios and co-producers

In one of the opening sequences of the film, the 13-year-old lead character peruses a magazine with the keywords "30, flirtatious, and prosperous" written on the cover. Not only does the message of the magazine come true later, but Jenna's apartment's design when she is 30 also takes inspiration from the magazine.

#3 There’s a reference to Pretty Woman in The Princess’s Diaries.

Source: © Pretty Woman / Touchstone Pictures and co-producers© The Princess Diaries / Walt Disney Pictures and co-producers

In a scene from the movie Pretty Woman, Julia Roberts' character Vivian attends a formal dinner. She unintentionally knocks over a snail, but the waiter just shrugs it off and says, "It happens all the time." In The Princess Diaries, Mia (Anne Hathaway) breaks a glass and the same waiter (Allan Kent) says exactly the same thing to her.

#4 La La Land has a reference to a classic film.

Source: © Vertigo / Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions© La La Land / Summit Entertainment and co-producers

Damien Chazelle, the film's director, was inspired to write the sequence where the characters sing City of Stars in the apartment's faint green lighting after watching Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo the night before. Even at the last moment, he decided Emma should dress in a purple gown similar to Novak's in that iconic movie.

#5 The book “M.J.” reads may have a special connection to Peter Parker.

Source: © Spider-Man: Homecoming / Columbia Pictures and co-producers

In the W. Somerset Maugham novel that MJ reads in Spider-Man: Homecoming, Of Human Bondage (1915), an orphaned youngster is taken to live with his aunt and uncle, exactly as Peter Parker is.

#6 One of the extras in Titanic is a historical consultant who helped the director.

Source: © Titanic / Twentieth Century Fox and co-producers

As a member of the Titanic Historical Society, historian Edward Kamuda provided input on the historical accuracy of the picture and made a brief cameo appearance as an extra in the moment where Jack and Margaret are seen walking on deck.

#7 The shadow on her face reveals her true identity.

Source: © Batman Returns / Warner Bros. and co-producers

In the 1992 film Batman Returns, Michelle Pfeiffer's character Selina had the Catwoman mask cast over her face by the shadow of her spectacles.

#8 Some costumes in The Conjuring match.

Source: © The Conjuring / New Line Cinema and co-producers© The Conjuring / New Line Cinema and co-producers

The clothes worn by Ed and Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring share the same color scheme and design. Take Ed's tie and Lorraine's skirt, as examples. They can be intended to symbolize the bond that the pair shared.

#9 At the beginning of Pride and Prejudice, Elizabeth reads the end of the story.

Source: © Pride & Prejudice / Focus Features and co-producers© Pride & Prejudice / Focus Features and co-producers

The protagonist can be seen strolling while reading the final chapter of the book that inspired the novel in one of the movie's opening scenes. But the names of the people and places in the novel are different. Thus, Elizabeth's character at the beginning of the movie was sort of reading her own finale.

#10 One of the bridesmaids in the movie about Queen Victoria is Princess Beatrice (and they do look alike).

Source: © The Young Victoria / GK Films© princessbeatriceroyal / Instagram

She plays Princess Beatrice in the movie The Young Queen. She is a member of royalty making her film debut, and the primary character in the movie, Queen Victoria, is reported to look physically similar to her.

#11 They are related and wear the same t-shirt.

Source: © Mystic Pizza / Night Life Inc.© Little Italy / Firsttake Entertainment and co-producers

Actress Emma Roberts wore the same outfit as her aunt Julia Roberts in the movie Mystic Pizza while in Little Italy (1988). Additionally, Donald Petrie, who directed both movies, shared the same creative vision.

#12 You can find the same painting in different films.

Source: © Batman / Warner Bros. and co-producers© Joker / Warner Bros. and co-producers

Jack Nicholson's Joker examines a painting in Batman (1989). Later, the same painting can be seen as part of Joker's room decor (2019).

#13 Gargantua is a scientific recreation of a black hole.

Source: © Interstellar / Paramount Pictures and co-produces

Scientists worked on computations for a full year to create Gargantua, the black hole of Interestellar. For months, a team of 30 people and tens of thousands of computers worked on equations to make it happen. They created a number of computer simulations as well.
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