It is always fun to know amusing facts about the making of your favorite movies or point out little details in their movies that were planted to send secret messages to viewers. Many viewers miss it but some see it and thanks to them, it comes into the limelight. Here we have listed 15 interesting movie details that many fans might not know about.
1) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)
The Nazi outfits used in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) are genuine World War 2 uniforms, not costumes. Co-Costume Designer Joanna Johnston found them in Eastern Europe.
2) The Dark Knight (2008)
Joker is constantly seen licking his lips in The Dark Knight (2008) because the prosthetic scars kept falling off, so Heath Ledger would lick his lips to keep them in place. It became a part of the Joker’s character.
3) Anastasia (1997)
The drawing that Anastasia gives to her grandmother in Anastasia (1997) is based on a 1914 painting created by the real princess Anastasia.
4) Titanic (1997)
There is a scene in Titanic (1997) showing a boy playing with a spinning top on deck. This was actually a recreation of a real photo taken onboard the ship on April 11th, 1912 by Francis Browne. It shows passenger Frederic Spedden and his 6-year-old son Douglas, both survived the sinking.
5) The Mitchells vs The Machines (2021)
In a scene in The Mitchells vs The Machines (2021), the camcorder displays that 42 mins remain until the battery dies, which is also how much time is remaining in the film.
6) Avengers: Endgame (2019)
The town in which the Red Skull originally discovers the Tesseract in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) is the same town that is called the New Asgard in Avengers: Endgame (2019).
7) Toy Story 4 (2019)
A plate at the antique store in a scene in Toy Story 4 (2019) has the emblem of Merida’s Clan from Brave (2011) on it.
8) Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
The license plate of Miles Morales’ Uncle Aaron’s car in Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) is UCS-M01, which stands for “Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1“, the series in which Miles Morales starred.
9) Troy (2004)
In Troy (2004), stunt doubles were not used for Brad Pitt and Eric Bana’s fight. They followed a gentleman’s agreement that stated both of them to pay for every accidental hit. $50 for each light hit, $100 for each hard hit. Pitt ended up paying Bana $750. Bana didn’t owe Pitt anything
10) Tron: Legacy (2010)
In Tron: Legacy (2010) Quorra mentions to Sam that she rarely beats Kevin Flynn at their strategy board game. This game she is talking about is “Go”, a game that is difficult for computer programs to play well which explains why Quorra, a computer program, rarely beats Flynn.
11) The Simpsons Movie (2007)
In The Simpsons Movie (2007), the ambulance Homer crashed in season 2 of the show can be seen.
12) Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
In Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Skruge recreated the Doom cover. Skurge was played by Karl Urban who portrayed the main character in Doom (2005).
13) Toy Story 4 (2019)
In Toy Story 4 (2019), a car has the license plate “RMRF97”. In 1997, someone at Pixar accidentally typed “rm -r -f “, deleting the entire Toy Story 2 movie from the Pixar database. Fortunately, the film’s supervising technical director had a backup copy at home, and the movie was restored.
14) Skyfall (2012)
In Skyfall (2012), the stolen painting that shown to a man is real and was stolen in real life in 2010 and is still not recovered. The painting is called ‘Woman with a fan’ created by Amadeo Modigliani.
15) 12 Monkeys (1995)
Director Terry Gilliam was afraid that Brad Pitt wouldn’t be able to pull off the nervous, rapid speech in 12 Monkeys (1995). He sent him to a speech coach but in the end, all he did was that he took away Pitt’s cigarettes, and he performed exactly as Gilliam wanted.