The Secrets of Cinema: 30 More Little Known Movie Details You Probably Missed – Part 6



In Moana (2016), Moana has a pig and a rooster as sidekicks during the film. It is a sailor tradition to get a tattoo of a pig and a chicken on each foot in order to survive a shipwreck. This is because chickens and pigs often survived shipwrecks due to their buoyant containers.

12The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises

In The Dark Knight Rises, in the after-credits scene, Alfred was about to pay for his coffee but as soon as he sees Bruce, he realizes that Bruce must own that café, so he puts his card back in his wallet.

13Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), in the Dumbledore's Army, all the girls are wearing skirts except Ginny (3rd from left) who is wearing pants; probably a hand-me-down from her brothers.

14Dr. No

Dr. No

In Dr. No (1962), Bond notices a painting in Dr. No’s lair and stares closely at it. This painting is the ‘Portrait of the Duke of Wellington’ by Francisco Goya. It had been stolen in 1961. The filmmakers included it as a little in-joke, suggesting that Dr. No had stolen it. It was recovered in 1965.



In E.T. (1982) the doctors trying to save E.T. were played by real-life doctors from the USC medical center in Los Angeles. Stephen Spielberg felt that actors wouldn’t be able to make the medical dialogue sound natural, so recruited real doctors to deliver the dialogue.

16Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (2011), Harry, Ron, and Hermione easily navigate past a troll, spiders, a werewolf, and dementors. These are all antagonists of the first 3 films and demonstrates how powerful our protagonists have become.

17Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

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.

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18Jurassic Park

Jurassic Park

In Jurassic Park(1993), there is a scene where the raptor opens the door to the kitchen and you can spot an operator grab the raptor's tail.

19Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

In Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986), during the parade, people seen dancing including the construction worker and the window washer had nothing to do with the film. They were simply dancing to the music being played, and John Hughes found it so humorous that he told the camera operators to record it.



In Wall-E (2008), the captain is physically incapable of wearing the original captain’s uniform, so he just wears it around his neck with the top button.

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