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Small But Poignant Details From Disney Movies That Fans Noticed

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Vote up the most interesting Disney movie details!

Most Disney movies turn out to be instant classics, from 2002's Lilo & Stitch to the 2016 Academy Award-nominated Moana. These beautifully made, brilliantly produced films are timeless for many reasons, but partly due to the small, enriching details peppered throughout. Disney is notorious for hiding Easter eggs and hidden meanings inside their frames, probably hoping one day it'll end up on /r/MovieDetails

Did you notice any of these Disney movie details at first? Take a look at the hidden details fans found in Disney films and vote up those you find most interesting. 

Photo: Zootopia / Disney

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    756 VOTES

    During That Era In 'Hercules,' Only 6 Planets Were Known

    During That Era In 'Hercules,' Only 6 Planets Were Known
    Photo: Hercules / Disney

    From Redditor /u/scam_radio:

    In Disney’s Hercules (1997) the Fates tell Hades all the planets will align but only show 6 planets aligning. These are the 5 planets plus Earth that the ancient Greeks were aware of and could see with the naked eye.

    756 votes
  • 2
    1,025 VOTES

    To Set A Darker Tone, There Are No Musical Numbers In The Second Half Of Mulan

    To Set A Darker Tone, There Are No Musical Numbers In The Second Half Of Mulan
    Photo: Mulan / Disney

    From Redditor /u/TotalBasturd:

    Mulan (1998) only has musical numbers for the first half, until the characters find the destroyed village. From there on songs were avoided because the tone was meant to be darker.

    1,025 votes
  • 3
    931 VOTES

    A Wall Of Trophies Shows Nani Gave Up Everything To Raise Lilo

    From Redditor /u/alexiarmiller:

    In the movie Lilo & Stitch, you see that Nani was a surfing star, but dropped everything when her parents died to take care of Lilo.

    931 votes
  • 4
    681 VOTES

    The Creator Of Klingon Also Created Atlantean For 'Atlantis'

    The Creator Of Klingon Also Created Atlantean For 'Atlantis'
    Photo: Atlantis / Disney

    From Redditor u/EggonTurdaryen:

    The creator of the Klingon language, Marc Okrand, also created the Atlantean for Atlantis (2001). Klingon sounds like no other tongue at all, as it's extraterrestrial, while Atlantean sounds similar to many tongues at the same time as it's supposed to be the root of all human languages on Earth.

    681 votes
  • 5
    584 VOTES

    'Saving Mr. Banks' References Old Smoking Censorships

    From Redditor /u/Tokyono:

    Saving Mr Banks (2013) references Disney’s censorship of the smoking habits of Walt Disney. In real life, they airbrushed cigarettes out of his hands in many old photos, leaving him with an odd two-finger salute.
     

    584 votes
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    590 VOTES

    A Nod To A Less Well Known Greek Myth In 'Hercules'

    A Nod To A Less Well Known Greek Myth In 'Hercules'
    Photo: Hercules / Disney

    From Redditor /u/overhead_albatross:

    In Hercules (1997), when Hercules first walks into Phil's cabin he hits his head on the mast of the Argo. In the original myth, Jason, the captain of the Argo, was killed when the mast hit his head.

    590 votes