20 Incredible Movie Easter Eggs You Never Noticed
Who doesn’t love a good movie? Whatever the genre, whatever the time period, movies give us a sense of satisfaction unlike any other form of media. Increasingly, films are becoming more savvy to contemporary times, trying to trip us up at every twist and turn. Over the years, a number of films have left a bunch of hidden messages that only the most alert of viewers have managed to spot. Until now. Easter eggs in movie are no longer just for film detectives and, as long as you’re willing to pay attention, you can spot any number of them in the films you watch. But which are the best? Read on; we think you’re going to like what we’ve got to show you.
Aladdin is a Disney classic, profiling a rags-to-riches tale with a magical twist, but did you know that there’s more to film than meets the eye? When evil Jafar transforms Jasmin’s tiger Rajah, it is up to the genie to change them back. As he becomes bigger, Rajah takes on the form of Mickey Mouse for a split second, referencing the movie company’s most lucrative character.
Die Hard With A Vengeance
The fact that the Die Hard movies are some of the best action films around is undeniable and in Die Hard With A Vengeance, there’s something else to love, too. When star McClane is asked what he’s been doing with his time, he responds “smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo”, which is directly lifted from Bruce Willis’ character in Pulp Fiction. Clever!
Tron might seem to be all about the latest technology and innovation but look a little closer, and you might be shocked as to what made it into the film. On the digital diagram located in Sark’s battlecruiser, a lone Pac-man can just be seen, making its way through a line of dots. Clearly, Sark has a playful side.
Featuring a creepy and definitely not friendly mutant predator, Predator 2 is not one to watch if you don’t like gore. In the predator’s trophy room, the skulls of Alien monster xenomorph can be seen, a clever trick that enabling producers to create a cross-over world between the two movies.