18 Small But Interesting Details From 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'
That lovable bunch of a-holes known as the Guardians of the Galaxy made a huge splash when they entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe with their debut film in 2014, and continued skyrocketing to stardom in 2017 with director James Gunn's follow up film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. In both films, Gunn managed to sneak in some super subtle details, Easter eggs, and foreshadowing that MCU fans are still discovering to this day.
Did you manage to see any of these when you watched either film? Vote up the details you missed when watching Guardians of the Galaxy!
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When Peter Quill enters the temple on Morag, the carvings on the wall are of Death, Entropy, Infinity, and Eternity: the Cosmic Entities who created the Infinity Stones.
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During the prison intake scene, Rocket has Groot and Lylla listed as his associates. Lylla is Rocket’s otter soulmate and wife.
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The coordinates of the Dark Aster is T8IS IS1301319 31N3518; when translated from numbers to the alphabet (1=A, 2=B) it says "THIS IS MOMS CANCER"
From Redditor u/Captaindeadpool172
This, combined with other location titles provided a hint for the plot of the second film, outlined by Redditor u/TheYordleGunner:
It's supposed to be combined together with messages from the other location titles:
1988 = SHH
KNOWHERE M3RD17H 17211+21212 24
M3RD17H 17211+21212 24 = MERDITH QULLL (E)X
So the full message reads "SHH... THIS IS MOMS CANCER... MEREDITH QUILL (E)X". It's not connected to The Dark Aster but rather just a combined Easter egg/hint for the next movie.
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When Ego is regenerating his body, the last piece to form is his left eye, a nod to Kurt Russell's previous role as Snake Plissken in 'Escape from New York/LA.'
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Each of the stripes on a character's leg is a crime they've committed. Black is murder, etc.
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Mantis states that Ego found her orphaned on her home planet. When Ego is talking about The Expansion Ego can be seen with someone from the same race as Mantis as he was likely visiting trying to sire a child.Photo: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures