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21 Small But Sinister Details About Disney Villains

September 24, 2020 9.9k votes 1.1k voters 160.2k views21 items

List RulesVote up the most impressive Disney villain details!

Whether they're big bosses or straight up clowns, the villains in Disney always have a way of exposing themselves. These small details fans found in Disney movies prove when it comes to hidden meaning and Easter eggs, no one does it like Disney. 

From the hyenas in The Lion King to the all powerful Hades in Hercules, these small villain details are just as accurate as they are impressive. Vote up the most sinister details about Disney villains!


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    Hades Calls Out The Movie's Run Time

    From Redditor /u/EveFluff:

    In Hercules (1997) Hades says, "Guys, relax. It's only half-time," exactly at the 46-minute mark, the halfway point of the 92-minute movie.

    Interesting detail?
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    When Yzma Tosses The Poison Into The Cactus, It Turns Into A Llama

    From Redditor /u/BrewersFTW:

    In The Emperor's New Groove (2000), Yzma tosses her poison/llama extract-laced drink on to the nearby cactus, which turns into a llama right as Kuzco changes in to a llama as well.

    Interesting detail?
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    The Female Hyena Is The Leader In 'The Lion King,' True To Wild Hyenas

    From Redditor /u/SneakySniper456:

    In The Lion King, Shenzi, the female hyena, is the dominant/smartest one of the three main hyenas. And in real life the female hyenas are the ones who are the leaders of the pack, and the males are the followers and treated poorly. Their hierarchy is based on real life hyena traits.

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    Dr. Facilier's Shadow Turns The Wallpaper Into Skull & Crossbones

    From Redditor /u/goaght:

    In The Princess and the Frog (2009), where Dr. Facilier's shadow touches the wallpaper, it turns to crossbones.

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