Alot of genius directors miss small details in their films, some of them are intentional while there are some that happen because no one noticed them while shooting. These silly details that only a few can spot are known as plot holes or plot details. While they ruin your movie-watching experience a bit, they also give you a sense of ‘filmgasm’ when you find them.
All the credit should go to fans who watch films with such attention. Else, we’d have never found out that one of Aladdin’s characters also appeared in Moana. Interesting right?
In the film Zootopia, there’s a scene where viewers can see the map. There you can identify a sad wolf is sitting in the park and eating a sandwich. It’s a copy of the famous Keanu Reeves pose.
The canyon in the movie is made to look like a retro car.
The Matrix (1999)
In one of the scenes where Neo comes closer to the door, you can see the camera.
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
Everyone knows this film is based on real-life events. In its climax, people could see the real Christopher Gardner walk past by actor Will Smith who portrayed Gardner’s character in the film.
In one of the scenes, you can see a guy walking carelessly on the sets wearing jeans. The scene is so hilarious when you look at it in the film.
Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs (2009)
There’s an instance shown in the film where pieces of pie hit presidents’ faces on Mount Rushmore. Abraham Lincoln was the only one who didn’t get a pie on his face. Instead, he got it in the back of his head – it is the same way he got assassinated.
The Godfather (1972)
Oranges in the film are a hint towards death.
If you look closely in the film, all the things that belong to Carl are rectangular and the ones that belonged to Ellie are oval.
Captain Fantastic (2016)
Viggo Mortensen again used the red and white shirt that he wore in The Indian Runner, 25 years ago.
The Lego Movie (2014)
In one of the scenes during a cartoon series, an astronaut finds a crack in the lower part of a helmet and tries to fix it using glue. It is an actual problem that Lego toys with helmet faced, and customers fixed it using glue.
Jurassic World (2015)
Did you notice ‘I’m Back,’ t-shirt in the background of this scene?
A lot of you might have noticed that computer interface used in Alien (1979), the same interface is used in Blade Runner (1982). Because of this many fans believe that both the stories take place in the same universe.
When director Ridley Scott created Alien Covenant in 2017, he kept the trend alive.
Deep Blue Sea (1999)
At the beginning of the film Deep Blue Sea, one of the characters throws a license plate on the pier. The same plate with the same symbols could be identified in Jaws.
In one particular scene, characters in the film Moana lay down a carpet with the same pattern on it as the magic carpet had in Aladdin.
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
The tablet Ryan Gosling used in the film Blade Runner 2049 is a plate holder from 1920s era camera.
In the physics classroom, right behind the teacher, you see a wall with portraits of famous scientists. One of them is Bruce Banner, a scientist from the Marvel Universe. He can transform into Hulk.
Filmmakers made a big blunder in Frozen. If you pause at the right time, you can notice that Kristoff’s finger disappears inside Anna’s waist.
Pulp Fiction (1994)
In one particular scene, Robert Ruth delivers a dialogue “I’m just a coffee shop,” he is credited for the role of the coffee shop only.
V for Vendetta (2005)
In the film, Finch’s anti-listening device is nothing but a book light that ruled the market in the early 2000s. It’s worth $5 only.
Carl (Steve Buscemi’s character in Fargo) delivers a dialogue “30 minutes, Jerry. We wrap this thing up.” when there are exactly 30 minutes left in the movie to end.
Monsters University (2013)
The details of Pixar movies are mind-blowing. One can easily distinguish between the freshest X-mark compared to older ones on Mike’s calendar.
Thank You For Smoking (2005)
In this film, the blinds at the ‘Academy of Tobacco Studies’ look like a line of cigarettes.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
If you watched closely, the book Michelle (Mj) is reading has a title “Of Human Bondage.” The book tells a story of an orphan boy who is sent to live with his uncle and aunt.
The Shining (1980)
In this particular scene, the t-shirt Jack is wearing reads Stovington. In the novel, Stovington is the name of the school where Jack used to teach. It is not shown in the film.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Darren Aronofsky copied a scene from the anime, ‘Perfect Blue’ in this film after he purchased the rights to it.
Have you ever noticed these details?