1. Aquaman

When greeting each other in Aquaman (2018) Jason Mamoa and Temeura Morrison decided to do the traditional Maori greeting of touching noses, known as the Hongi, to honor their Polynesian heritage. fromMovieDetails

2. Inception

Inception (2010) The debate between people regarding the ending of Inception, was it real or not can be ended by looking at the wedding ring Cobb's wearing. In the real world he has no ring whereas the ring is present in the dreams. In the final scene he has no ring so the "happy ending" is reality. fromMovieDetails

3. Black Panther

In "Black Panther" (2018), the outfits of T'Challa, Nakia, and Okoye while they travel to Korea represent the colors of the Pan-African flag. fromMovieDetails


In the movie "black panther" at 1:43:07, the underside of the ship going above is the shape of the black panther mask fromMovieDetails


In Black Panther, after Killmonger takes the throne, he begins to wear his father's ring on his right hand rather than on the necklace. fromMovieDetails


In Black Panther, the hologram projector technology has been replaced by nano technology in the present day, shows the technology advancement of Wakanda throughout the years fromMovieDetails

7. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

In Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010), Todd Ingram punched a hole in the moon to express his love for Ramona during the latter's flashback sequence. You can see the crater in the moon throughout the movie, whenever the moon appears in the night sky. fromMovieDetails


In Scott pilgrim vs the world (2010) the actors were told to not blink to give the film more of a comic book vibe. There are only a few times in the entire movie where you can catch someone blinking. fromMovieDetails


In Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), during Scott's call with Envy, we can see photos of her breaking up with him in the background. The fact that he still keeps these photos shows his inability to move on. fromMovieDetails


In Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World (2010), Scott is seen wearing a "Plumtree" shirt. Plumtree is a Canadian band that, in 1997 released a song called Scott Pilgrim. This song would inspire Bryan Lee O'Malley to create the Scott Pilgrim comics, which the movie is based off of. fromMovieDetails

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In Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Neil is wearing a Sloan shirt. This is a Canadian Rock band. Chris Murphy, a member of the band, was the music coach for Michael Cera and the other actors. fromMovieDetails

12. Captain America: The First Avenger

In Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), the bartender is played by Leander Deeny, who was the body double for skinny pre-serum Steve Rogers. fromMovieDetails

13. Captain America: The Winter Soldier

[Captain America: The Winter Soldier] - Natasha instinctively shoots the glass so that it can be dived through with ease fromMovieDetails


Black Widow casually saves both Falcon's and Captain America's lives in Captain America: The Winter Soldier. fromMovieDetails

15. Captain America: Civil War

In Captain America: Civil War (2016), when Iron Man and War Machine arrive at the airport, War Machine's landing shakes the camera much more than Iron Man's, implying how much heavier his suit is. fromMovieDetails

16. Fast Five

In Fast Five (2011) Han has a familiar reference in his full name. fromMovieDetails

Okay, I don't think this is exactly a genius detail, but the level of amusement I get from the fact that this is canonically a thing is genius-level.

17. Thor

In Thor (2011) one of the Asgardians is played by Walt Simonson. He wrote the Thor comicbook from 1983-1987. fromMovieDetails

18. Skyfall

In Skyfall (2012), a stolen painting is being shown to a man. The painting is ‘Woman with a fan’ by Amadeo Modigliani. It was stolen in real-life in 2010 and has yet to be recovered. fromMovieDetails

19. Pitch Perfect

In Pitch Perfect (2013) Ester Dean’s character sings S&M in the riff-off. Dean actually wrote this song which was then given to Rihanna for her album Loud (2010). fromMovieDetails

Dean was also a writer of "Come & Get It" by Selena Gomez, "All Things Go" by Nicki Minaj, and "Countdown" by Beyoncé, to name a few.

20. Pitch Perfect 3

In Pitch Perfect 3 (2017) during a quick flash of passports, we learn that Bellas beat boxer Lilly Onakuramara was born at Area 51 in Nevada. fromMovieDetails

21. The Great Gatsby

In The Great Gatsby (2013), you can see a pair of tennis shoes on top of the organ. They belong to the sleeping piano player. In the novel, he loses them in the mansion and asks Nick where they are. This bit is absent in the movie. fromMovieDetails


In the 2013 adptation of The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann- DiCaprio and Mulligan look at each for exactly 30 seconds just like F. Scott Fitzgerald described this moment in his novel from 1926: "For half a minute there wasn’t a sound." fromMovieDetails

23. Crazy Rich Asians

The emerald ring worn by Eleanor in “Crazy Rich Asians” is not a prop but an actual piece owned and designed by Michelle Yeoh. She chose to wear it instead of the one designed by the film’s art department because she felt it was truer to her character’s taste. fromMovieDetails

24. Logan

In Logan (2017) Laura moves a bag from the driver’s seat when leaving the clinic. She had to sit on it to drive the car. fromMovieDetails

25.Iron Man 3

26.Iron Man 2

27.The Hunger Games

28.The Hunger Games: Catching Fire


30. Gravity

In Gravity(2013), as Kowalski flies very close to the camera, astronauts holding a movie camera and boom mic appear to be reflected in his helmet visor. This is an in-joke by Alfonso Cuarón. The "reflections" were added with CGI to make it look like the scene was actually filmed in space. fromMovieDetails

31. Guardians of the Galaxy

In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) Peter Quill's ship in the film is named The Milano after Alyssa Milano, Peter Quill's childhood crush. In the 1980s Milano played the role of Samantha Micelli on the sitcom Who's the Boss? fromMovieDetails


Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) - Bereet is wearing Peters t-shirt, that he wore the day he got kidnapped. fromMovieDetails


In Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), when the guardians get arrested, the Xandarian guards still wrote Star-Lord's name wrong. fromMovieDetails


In Guardians of the Galaxy, when Peter Quill is arrested, it shows that he has a translator in his neck, which is how he's able to speak to different alien species. fromMovieDetails

35. Whiplash

In Whiplash (2014), Fletcher (J.K. Simmons) allows Andrew (Miles Teller) to play the drums for his band after the main drummer loses his sheet music. Near the end of the movie, Fletcher gives Andrew the exact same sheet music, suggesting Fletcher was the one who had stolen it in the first place. fromMovieDetails

36. The Grand Budapest Hotel

In Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), for almost the entire film, young Zero has a drawn on mustache until the final train scene where you can see that his mustache finally grew in. fromMovieDetails

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37. Moonlight

In Moonlight (2016), adult Chiron sits in the diner facing the front door, calling back to when Mahershala Ali’s character, Juan, tells him as a young boy “You can’t sit with your back to the door...How you gon’ know if someone creeping’ up on you?” Both led similar adult lives in the movie. fromMovieDetails


In Moonlight (2016), main character, Chiron, is seen in the color blue when he is in touch with his true identity. This color blue is a direct connection to Juan’s line to Chiron in act one: “In moonlight, black boys look blue.” fromMovieDetails

39.Captain Marvel


In Captain Marvel (2019), there's a cameo in the train station by a bespectacled, red-haired woman. That's Kelly Sue DeConnick, who not only wrote a series of Captain Marvel comics but was also a consultant on the film. fromMovieDetails

41. Little Women

In Little Women (2019), Laurie and Jo swap articles of clothing fromMovieDetails

42. Parasite

In Parasite (2019) literal lines are used throughout the movie noting whether if a character ‘crossed the line’ or not. fromMovieDetails

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In the movie Parasite (2019), when we first meet the Kims, we can spot them drinking FiLite, which is considered a cheap beer - after Ki-Woo and Ki-Jung start working for the Parks, they can now afford Sapporo, a premium beer. fromMovieDetails

44. Jojo Rabbit

In Jojo Rabbit (2019), the imaginary Hitler offers Jojo cigarettes and is shown eating meat. In reality, Hitler was strongly opposed to smoking and was a vegetarian, implying that Jojo knows very little about Hitler. fromMovieDetails

45. Mad Max: Fury Road

In Mad Max Fury Road (2015), Nux's body paint slowly comes off as he regains more of his humanity throught the film. fromMovieDetails


In Mad Max Fury Road the praying hand gesture resembles a V8 engine fromMovieDetails

47. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) has a blink-and-you-miss-in joke - when Miles throws a bagel at the Alchemax employee the word "BAGEL!!!" appears above the worker's head, instead of "POW!!!" or "BLAM!!!". fromMovieDetails


In Spider_Man: Into The Spider-Verse, when Miles Morales electrocutes Peter B. Parker, it illuminates his nervous system instead of the usual cartoon trope of his skeleton. Being much more scientifically accurate. fromMovieDetails


In Spider-man Into the Spider-verse (2018), Uncle Aaron has a picture of his brother as the lock screen on his phone, while Jefferson has as a picture of Aaron as caller ID. This shows that despite their current bad relationship, they still care about one another. fromMovieDetails


In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), you can see a poster for “From Dusk Till Shaun”, a sequel to Shaun of the Dead (2004). This was a real pitch written (as a joke) by Simon Pegg. fromMovieDetails


Seth Rogan has somewhat of a cameo appearance in Sider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse fromMovieDetails


In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018), before meeting the other spider-people, Miles spider-sense goes off a split second later than both Gwen and Peter. fromMovieDetails

53. La La Land

Mia in La La Land doesn't drink alcohol, presumably because her aunt died from alcoholism. "She lived in her liquor, and died with a flicker" are lyrics in Mia's audition song. Throughout the movie, she is seeing drinking only soda and Shirley Temples. fromMovieDetails

54. The Cabin in the Woods

Pretty much everything from 'Cabin in the Woods', but my favourite detail is the names of the different monsters on the whiteboard. fromMovieDetails

55. Knives Out

In Knives Out (2019), the portrait of the deceased has a subtle change after the murder has been solved... a smirk. fromMovieDetails


In Knives Out (2019), Ransom's sweater has a ripped collar and several noticeable holes. The costume designer added this detail to show Ransom’s nonchalance towards his wealth and disrespect for his family. Source in comments. fromMovieDetails

57. Zombieland: Double Tap

In Zombieland 2: Doubletap (2019), the character of Madison is seen wearing a Von Dutch tank top. New fashion trends stopped when Z-land happened in 2009, when Von Dutch apparel was at its height of popularity. fromMovieDetails

58. Game Night

In the movie Game Night, Ryan says that the kidnappers voice sounds like a scary monster. In the end credits scene, we see the voice changer used and it is set to “monster”. fromMovieDetails

59. Solo: A Star Wars Story

In the background of Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) the golden idol from Indiana Jones: Raiders of The Lost Ark (1981) can be seen. fromMovieDetails

60. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

In Star Wars: Rogue One the planet with the imperial labor camp that Jyn is first held at is an anagram for Obi Wan. fromMovieDetails

61. Star Wars: The Force Awakens

In “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” (2015) a pink R2 unit can be seen on the resistance base with the designation R2-KT. The founder of the 501st fan organization created the droid to watch after his daughter “Katie” who had terminal brain cancer. The droid visits children’s hospitals to this day. fromMovieDetails

The 501st Legion is an organization that, in their own words, "is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express purpose of bringing together costume enthusiasts under a collective identity within which to operate. The Legion seeks to promote interest in Star Wars through the building and wearing of quality costumes, and to facilitate the use of these costumes for Star Wars-related events as well as contributions to the local community through costumed charity and volunteer work..."


While filming Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Oscar Isaac requested that his character Poe Dameron specifically be a native of the planet Yavin IV. This is because the scenes on Yavin IV in the original trilogy were filmed in Guatemala, where Isaac is actually from. fromMovieDetails

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63. Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi

In The Last Jedi (2017) you can see Finn’s jacket has been repaired. Patching the hole from Kylo Ren’s lightsaber in The Force Awakens. fromMovieDetails


Star Wars The Last Jedi (2017) - one of the bombs during the assault has “Han says Hi” written on it fromMovieDetails

The words are written in Aurebesh, which is basically the alphabet for the English language in Star Wars.


In Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017), Chewbacca’s seat in the Millennium Falcon’s cockpit is visibly dirtier than Han’s fromMovieDetails

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66. Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker

Composer John Williams makes a cameo as a bartender on Kijimi, in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019): fromMovieDetails


Doidsmith, Babu Frik’s lab in 2019’s Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker features many of the droids throughout the series, but also the Bad Robot mascot of JJ Abrams own studio, Bad Robot Productions. fromMovieDetails

68. Rocketman

In Rocketman, during the Goodbye Yellow Brick Road scene, Elton is wearing a blue suit with red slippers for Dorothy, a silver shirt for the Tin Man, a straw hat for the Scarecrow and a furry coat for the Cowardly Lion. fromMovieDetails

69. Jurassic World

Just noticed that in Jurassic World when Bryce Dallas Howard rolls up her sleeves and ties her shirt at the bottom to say “I’m ready”, she’s wearing it the same way Laura Dern did in Jurassic Park. fromMovieDetails

70. Dope

In 'Dope' (2015) a school security guard comes to the defense of the main character, telling a bully "I came up with your daddy, you better ask him about Stacey". Stacey was a character in 'The Wood' (1999), which was also directed by Rick Famuyiwa fromMovieDetails

71. Love, Simon

In "Love, Simon (2018)" when everybody is making fun of Simon about his sexuality, Mr.Worth uses a pride pin to support him fromMovieDetails

72.Wonder Woman

73.Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol

74. Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade's (2018) end credits were achieved by filming a laptop screen through a microscope. fromMovieDetails

75. Spider-Man: Homecoming

In 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' (2017), Peter wanted to see how Natasha was doing after the events of 'Civil War' fromMovieDetails


In Spider-Man: Homecoming Bruce Banner's face is alongside the other "famous scientists" on the wall of Peter Parker's physics class. fromMovieDetails

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In Spider-Man Homecoming (2017) Howard Stark can be seen painted on a mural celebrating great scientists and inventors fromMovieDetails


In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Michelle (MJ) is reading a book titled "Of Human Bondage", a story of an orphan boy sent to live with his aunt and uncle. fromMovieDetails


In Spider-Man Homecoming (2017), Miles Morales' Uncle Aaron's car has the license plate UCS-M01, for "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1", the series Miles Morales starred in. They even got the hyphen right! fromMovieDetails


In Spider-man Homecoming's bank fight scene, Peter's grippy hands remove the flooring as he tries to avoid getting thrown around. He then grips onto the underlying concrete and resists the pull. fromMovieDetails

81. Spider-Man: Far From Home

In Captain America: Civil War (2016), the audience is silent during Tony Stark’s B.A.R.F. presentation. But in the flashback to that same scene in Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), the audience is laughing, implying that Mysterio remembers this moment as a lot more humiliating than it actually was. fromMovieDetails


In Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) one of the movies available for Peter in flight is "The Snap" directed by Paul Greengrass. Paul Greengrass is a real life director responsible for "United 93", "Captain Phillips", "Bloody Sunday" among a few other dramatized films based on real world events fromMovieDetails


84.Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

85. Thor: Ragnarok

In Thor: Ragnarok, Thor, Loki, and Hela all unsheath their blades in the same way, paying homage to their upbringing. fromMovieDetails


In Thor: Ragnarok (2017), the Grandmaster calls Valkyrie "Scrapper 142," a reference to issue #142 of The Incredible Hulk comic book series, featuring Valkyrie's return fromMovieDetails

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In 2017’s Thor: Ragnarok, Thor and Hulk argue. When Thor apologizes, instead of calling himself “Hulk”, Hulk says “I just get so angry all the time,” showing how Thor’s friendship brings out Hulk’s human side. This is the only time Hulk says “I” in the MCU. fromMovieDetails

88.Crazy, Stupid, Love



91.Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood

92. Avengers: Infinity War

(Infinity War) Bruce Banner's background reaction to Iron Man's new suit is priceless fromMovieDetails


The score when Tony Stark speaks to Pepper Potts on the ship in "Avengers: infinity war". Is the same score playing as when Steve Rogers speaks to Peggy carter in "Captain America". fromMovieDetails

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In Infinity War (2018), Kenneth Brannagh voices the distress call at the start of the movie. He was the director of Thor (2011). fromMovieDetails


In Avengers Infinity War, Mantis sets her hands like an actual praying mantis when sneaking on Thanos. fromMovieDetails

96. Black Swan

In Black Swan (2010), when Nina is watching Lily dance for the first time, Leroy enters from behind and begins to talk to her. However, Leroy is never shown walking through the door in the shot, and instead seems to materialize behind Nina out of thin air, hinting it may be a hallucination. fromMovieDetails

97. Doctor Strange

In Doctor Strange (2016), Benedict Cumberbatch played the protagonist and also the main antagonist, Dormammu. He provided both the voice and the performance capture for the CGI face of Dormammu. fromMovieDetails


In Doctor Strange, the live/die/repeat finale is hinted at early in the film, just before Strange gets in the car accident. When he picks up his watch, the face reads February 2nd. Groundhog Day. Which also happens to be the name of a movie about a guy stuck in a timeloop. fromMovieDetails

99.Friends with Benefits

100. Shazam!