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These Movies Just Got 10 Times Cooler Thanks To These Hidden Details

Filmmakers love to place hidden details throughout their movies. With each rewatch, we find out more and more interesting Easter eggs in our favorite flicks. Maybe that’s why we just keep coming back to these films without ever feeling bored. You might know the plot like the back of your hand, but that doesn’t mean you know all the interesting backstories hidden behind it.

So let’s discover some fascinating facts about iconic movies that not many people know. Here are 10 hidden details that can spice up your favorite flicks instantly.

1. Glass

hidden details Source: © Glass / Universal Pictures and co-producers

In Glass, James McAvoy plays the role of Kevin Wendell Crumb, a man with a dissociative identity disorder. He has a total of 24 different personalities living inside him. Each one of Kevin’s personalities was fully credited in the movie.

2. John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum

hidden details Source: © John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum / Lionsgate Entertainment Corporation and co-producers

In the first draft of John Wick, the assassin was described as someone who was skilled in working with old leather-bound books and book restoration. The moviemakers even filmed some scenes to show it, but those scenes never made it into the final version. They probably don’t want to soften the tough guy image of John Wick.

When asked about what happened before the events in the first film unfold, Keanu Reeves said, “John had a hobby and a vocation. That’s what he did. Best case, yes, his wife had passed, and that’s what he had decided to do once he got out after the impossible task, that was his vocation.”

3. Knives Out

hidden details Source: © Knives Out / Lionsgate and co-producers

All the potential suspects in Knives Out use iPhones. The only one who doesn’t is the culprit, Ransom. Director Rian Johnson explained this detail in an interview with Vanity Fair, claiming that Apple wouldn’t let filmmakers show villains using iPhones onscreen. Murder suspects are okay, but real killers are a big no-no with Apple.

4. Iron Man 3 And Spider-Man: Homecoming

hidden details Source: © Marvel

In this scene from Iron Man 3, Pepper’s shirt has an electron/neutron joke on it. Peter Parker also wears a shirt with the same joke in Spider-Man: Homecoming. The joke must be quite popular in the MCU.

5. Toy Story 4

hidden details Source: © Toy Story 4 / Pixar Animation Studios and co-producers

This car’s license plate was a reference to a real-life accident that happened in Pixar studio. In 1997, an employee typed the code ‘rm -r -f *’ and accidentally deleted the whole Toy Story 2 movie. Lucky for them, the film’s supervising technical director kept a backup copy at their home. In the end, they were able to restore all the hard work.

6. Skyfall

Source: © Skyfall / EON Productions and co-producers

In Skyfall, there was a guy who stole a painting of a woman. The artwork that he stole is real. It’s called Woman With a Fan and was created by Amadeo Modigliani. The painting was stolen in real-life in 2010 and still hasn’t been found until this day.

7. Breaking Bad

Source: © Breaking Bad / Sony Pictures Television and co-producers

Breaking Bad has a total number of 62 episodes. On the periodic table, the 62nd element is Samarium, which can be used to treat lung cancer.

8. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Source: © Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban / Warner Bros. and co-producers

Professor Lupin was exhausted and had to spend most of his train ride sleeping because he had just transformed the previous night. If you pay close attention to the date, you’ll find that the night before had been a full moon. Lupin must have spent all his strength during his transformation. That would explain how he could have been sleepy enough to endure the Dementor assault.

9. The Lord of the Rings

Source: © The Lord of the Rings / New Line Cinema and co-producers

In The Lord of the Rings, the Nazgûl ride black horses with red eyes. It was their horse that did most of the seeing for them. You can spot the Eye of Sauron on their chest riding gear.

10. The Truman Show

Source: © The Truman Show / Paramount Pictures and co-producers

If you pay close attention to Truman’s daily routine in The Truman Show, you’ll probably notice that he takes vitamin D supplements. This is because the sun on the set is fake, so Truman has to take his vitamin D from another source.

These hidden details are pretty fun, eh? Filmmakers love to hide interesting facts here and there in their movies. Many hide brilliant foreshadowing moments in plain sight for audiences to find. Your favorite flicks probably have some fascinating Easter eggs too, so let’s discover them here in this post. Don’t miss out!