Small Details Fans Noticed In 2000s Action-Adventure Movies

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Action-Adventure movies are a great way for fans to experience something they couldn't in everyday life. These films transport the viewer to a world of buried treasure, lost ancient cities, pirate battles at sea, or sometimes entirely new worlds. When creating these fantastical new adventures, if everything isn’t just right, the fans get taken out of the moment. It comes down to the smallest details, and these films definitely got it right.

Whether you look at the big picture or think the devil is in the details, enjoy these fun facts!


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    183 VOTES

    In 'A Knight's Tale' There Is Uncooked Spaghetti In The Lances

    In 'A Knight's Tale' There Is Uncooked Spaghetti In The Lances
    Photo: A Knight's Tale / Columbia Pictures

    From Redditor u/ToyVaren:

    In A Knight's Tale, for safety reasons, they made lances hollow and filled them with uncooked spaghetti to look like 'splinters.'

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    In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl' Jack's Compass Knew What Norrington Wanted Above All Else

    In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: The Curse Of The Black Pearl' Jack's Compass Knew What Norrington Wanted Above All Else
    Photo: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    From Redditor u/Formal-Town:

    In Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (released 2003), When Commodore Norrington holds Jack's compass, it points towards Jack and not Elizabeth subtly implying that he values his duty over romance.

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    In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End' On Sao Feng's Sea Chart There Is A Hidden Mickey

    In 'Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End' On Sao Feng's Sea Chart There Is A Hidden Mickey
    Photo: u/Numerous-Lemon / Reddit

    From Redditor u/Numerous-Lemon:

    In POTC: At World's End (2007), you can see a hidden mickey on Sao Feng's sea chart.

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    In 'Avatar' There Is A Copy Of 'The Lorax' In The Abandoned School

    In 'Avatar' There Is A Copy Of 'The Lorax' In The Abandoned School
    Photo: Avatar / 20th Century Studios

    From Redditor u/The_Belt29:

    In Avatar (2009) when Grace, Jake, and Norm are walking in around the abandoned school, Norm picks up The Lorax from the ground. Which kind of foreshadows what the movie is going to be about.

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    190 VOTES

    In 'National Treasure' There Is An Illuminati Symbol Hidden In A Flashback

    In 'National Treasure' There Is An Illuminati Symbol Hidden In A Flashback
    Photo: National Treasure / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

    From Redditor u/larrus2019:

    In National Treasure when Ben's grandfather tells the story at the beginning of the movie, when the scene is transitioning to Egypt one of his eyes is left brighter than the other to form the pyramid symbol.

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    247 VOTES

    In 'Avatar' The Human Avatars Have Five Fingers

    In 'Avatar' The Human Avatars Have Five Fingers
    Photo: Avatar / 20th Century Studios

    From Redditor u/Mister_Snrub:

    In Avatar (2009) the human avatars have five fingers, but the real Na’vi have only four.