16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice Anything
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16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

Movie making has got to be an absolute blast. There's no other explanation for how pretty much every movie you've ever seen has some kind of weird joke hidden inside it just as an Easter egg for fans, obsessive compulsives, or in some cases, even the film-makers themselves. Below are all examples of actors, stunt-people, writers, and directors all making references to their previous work.
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    Jeff Bridges in Iron Man/The Big Lebowski

    In the first Iron Man movie, as Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow) is trying to steal some ...
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    The Nicholas Cage Beige Volvo Trilogy

    Here’s a neat one that I found on TVTropes: Apparently Nicholas Cage really likes beige cars. more
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    Steve Carell in The 40 Year Old Virgin/Evan Almighty

    The 40 Year Old Virgin wasn’t that good, so you have to be in a really s**tty movie to want to ... more
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    Jeremy Irons in Lion King/Reversal of Fortune

    No one plays “Creepy old guy” like Jeremy Irons. In The Lion King, when Simba says “you’re so ... more
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    David Duchovny in Evolution/The X-Files

    Does anyone remember Evolution? It was that movie that came out in the early 2000s that all ... more
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    Sean Connery in The Rock and... you know...

    One of the most obvious ones we’ll encounter here, when Sean Connery says that he was trained ... more
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    Michael Biehn Keeps Getting Bitten on the Arm in James Cameron Movies

    James Cameron really hates Michael Beihn’s arm. First in Terminator: When Sarah Connor ... more
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    Sylvester Stallone in Rambo/Tango & Cash

    “Just who do you think you are?” “He thinks he’s Rambo!” “Rambo... is a p*ssy.”And ... more
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    John Cho: Better Luck Tomorrow/Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle

    Near the beginning of the film when Harold (Cho) tries to park his car, someone else swerves ... more
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    Ray Park in X-Men/Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

    This one’s pretty cool, but unfortunately, you’re going to need the DVD or Blu-Ray (or I ... more
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    Ewan MacGregor in The Men Who Stare at Goats/Star Wars

    I’m throwing this one on here primarily to dispel a rumor. In the Men Who Stare at Ghosts, ... more
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    Kevin McCarthy in Both Invasion of the Body Snatchers (Major Spoilers)

    The ending of the original Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) is one of the most haunting ... more
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    Charlton Heston in Planet of the Apes/Planet of the Apes

    Do I need to describe this scene to you? At the end of the original Planet of the Apes, ...
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    Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter/Equus

    The decision to cast Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe as the lead in Equus – a play that, ... more
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    Sonny Chiba in Kill Bill/Shadow Warriors

     You probably know the character Hattori Hanzo from the movie Kill Bill, where he’s ... more
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    F. Murray Abraham in Last Action Hero/Amadeus

    This is the best movie ever that no one else likes. Do you like this movie? I like this movie. more

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