All Marvel movies have hidden Easter Eggs in them. Sometimes you have to be paying close attention or you'll miss them. Marvel movie Easter Eggs fit into the best Marvel movies just as well as mutants, irradiated spiders, and Avengers. The absolute best way to please both the diehard comic fan and the casual movie-goer alike is to sneak in these hidden Easter eggs to characters and things that may not directly work on screen.
Easter Eggs in movies are also a clever way to tie a universe together (sometimes separate universes in some cases do to copyright), or to foreshadow or throwback to prior movies without seeming redundant.
Which are the best Marvel movie Easter Eggs? Did you miss Captain America's shield Easter Egg in the first Iron Man? How about the samurai swords hanging in Wolverine's apartment in X-Men: Days of Future Past, which nodded to his samurai history? Did you have to rewind your The Incredible Hulk DVD to catch the Lou Ferrigno cameo?
Simply put some of the best movie Easter Eggs can be found in Marvel films. In this Marvel movies Easter Eggs list we've found almost all Marvel movie goodies referencing to some of the best things found in Marvel Comics universe. So take a peek at some great hidden Easter Eggs in movies you may have missed, then rewatch some of these amazing movies in a whole new way.
Lou Ferrigno, Security Guard - The Incredible Hulk
The main man and body of the 70s TV "Hulk" makes an appearance as a security guard in The Incredible Hulk.
Wolverine Cameo Callback - X-Men: First Class
Xavier and Magneto come across a familiar hairy mutant and attempt to recruit him during a zippy montage. He responds, in true Wolverine fashion, by telling them to, "Go f*ck yourself."This brief scene is later referenced when Wolverine travels back in time in Days of Future Past with Xavier sharing a similar sentiment.
Mjolnir Begins the Marvel Age of Cinema - Iron Man 2
Before anyone could even dare dream how cool it would be to have The Avengers all in one film, Marvel threw down a pretty heavy breadcrumb for our hearts to follow. Just the sight of Mjolnir in the post-credits scene of Iron Man 2 was enough to give us the Asgardian vapors.