Exploring Hidden Details From Your Favorite Movies

Jun 17, 2021
11:00 A.M.
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Sometimes, no matter how many times you watch your favorite movie, there are just some things that you might miss or won't know till you do some additional digging.


There's a lot that goes into a film to suspend the illusion for the viewers. Sometimes as audiences, we're so engrossed in the action that we might not notice some of the minute details that filmmakers sneak in. It might be a recurring element or something that only happens once, you might even think it was a mistake.

Film directors like to incorporate hidden messages or easter eggs into their films, referencing other movies, books, or pop culture phenomena. Here are some of the hidden details you may not have noticed from some movies.

'Fight Club'

"Fight Club" is a modern classic. While you might have watched the film more than once, you probably missed the fact that there's a Starbucks coffee cup in most scenes of the movie.


'Star Trek'

An R2-D2 droid, typically seen in "Star Wars," found itself in whole other cinematic space. The droid appears in the" Star Trek" film.



There's a scene in the "Futurama" TV series where you can see the head of Eric Cartman. The popular character in the animated series" South Park."

'The Shinning'

Stanley Kubrick's renowned horror film includes a cameo Vivian Kubrick, one of the director's daughters. Vivian plays a partygoer dressed in black in the ball scene.



For the film "Interstellar," Christopher Nolan reportedly planted five hundred acres of corn because he didn't want to CGI the scene.

'Fight Club' Warning

If you watched "Fight Club" on DVD, you probably missed the writing on the warning screen, assuming that you already know what a warning scene says, more or less.

'Die Hard'

In the scene in "Die Hard," where Alan Rickman is dropped from a building, the actor's scared facial expression was part acting, part genuine. The stunt team had told him they'd drop him at the count of three. Instead, they dropped him at one.