When we watch a movie, normally we are amazed at the skillful actors and what happens on-screen. But sometimes, the most interesting part is what happens behind the camera. Whether it’s a detail hidden in plain sight only discovered by die-hard fans or those working in the cinema and TV industry, there are many things we might not notice in our favorite productions.
Still, it’s always an exciting topic to discuss. And we are all happy to help you figure out some new details about your favorite movies. From the inspiration of Jamie Lee Curtis’ scene to Thor’s same picture caught in multiple movies, we will have some fun with some trivia. Here’s a list of 11 movie details that probably shock you. Keep scrolling down and check them out!
#1 In Thor, we can see Darcy taking a photo of Thor in a café. That photo was later used as his fake ID to get into the S.H.I.E.L.D. facility.
#2 The multicolored water in Encanto was inspired by an actual place in Colombia, the Caño Cristales river.
#3 The IRS auditor portrayed by Jamie Lee Curtis in Everything Everywhere All at Once was inspired by a stock pic of a real employee.
#4 The Wind Rises used scenes that seem to be inspired by a painting called Train on the way by the landscaper, Isaac Levitan.
#5 In Coraline, 3 bowls were utilized to represent the years that each of the ghost children went missing or got captured.
Source: Coraline / Focus Features
#6 In Encanto, Delores covered her ears due to her super hearing gift.
When everyone cheered for Antonio’s new gift, she plugged her ears.
#7 The movie named The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, had a lamppost with roots.
Because in the books by C.S. Lewis on which the movie is based, the lamppost was grown from an iron bar torn from a matching lamp in London.
#8 In Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, there’s a sign that says “French me” in the kissing scene.
The French racing competitor, Jean Girard, told Ricky Bobby that he wants to kiss him, and there was a sign in the stands that says “French me.”
#9 In Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Flint tried out his flying car using an Atari 2600 controller.
#10 In Your Name, the sky of the city was polluted.
Source: Kimi no na wa / CoMix Wave Films
#11 In ‘Friday’, Mrs. Parker didn’t even have a lawn – she is watering dirt.
Source: Friday / Priority Films