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Insane Movie Details You May Have Missed On Your First Watch  

Nathan Gibson
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Making a movie is often a labor of love. Directors and filmmakers invest a tremendous amount of effort into ensuring everything on screen helps establish their world or story. However, the sheer amount of action happening at any given moment makes it easy to miss hidden details in your favorite movies.

For most fans, it take multiple viewings to notice a strategically placed Easter egg in a favorite Disney movie or horror film. These difficult-to-notice Easter eggs often hold a special significance within the movie. They may hint at a future event or provide clues into a mystery. These crazy movie details are better than any real-life Easter egg you've come across.

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John Wick: Chapter 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Insane Movie Details You May Have Missed On Your First Watch
Photo:  Summit Entertainment

Though they were released three years apart, the first two John Wick movies take place over the course of four days. To reinforce this point, there is a small detail in Chapter 2 that many people missed.

The cars parked outside the Continental Hotel in both movies are the same, giving a visual indication of how little time has passed between the two movies.

Actors: Keanu Reeves, Common, Laurence Fishburne, Riccardo Scamarcio, Ruby Rose, + more

Directed by: Chad Stahelski

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The Matrix is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Insane Movie Details You May Have Missed On Your First Watch
Photo:  Warner Bros. Pictures

As was the test's intention, you were likely too focused on the Red Woman in this famous Matrix scene to realize the background features sets of identical twins. This helps create a surreal, computer-program-like atmosphere.

It also implies the developer Mouse simply copied and pasted characters.

Actors: Keanu Reeves, Hugo Weaving, Carrie-Anne Moss, Laurence Fishburne, Gloria Foster, + more

Released: 1999

Directed by: Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Insane Movie Details You May Have Missed On Your First Watch
Photo:  New Line Cinema

In The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Faramir takes Sam and Frodo to Osgiliath. While pleading for their release so they can continue their quest, Sam tells Faramir the pair of them should not go to Osgiliath.

This plea has more than one meaning: In the novel, Frodo and Sam never go to Osgiliath, so they shouldn’t travel there in the film adaptation, either.

Actors: Cate Blanchett, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Orlando Bloom, + more

Released: 2002

Directed by: Peter Jackson

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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Insane Movie Details You May Have Missed On Your First Watch
Photo:  Miramax Films

Throughout Pulp Fiction, Vincent Vega takes a few bathroom breaks. These pit stops are potentially significant to the plot, as they could provide a hint into his substance use. Vega has a problem with dope, and one of the substance's main side effects is constipation.

This could explain why he spends so much time in the bathroom.

Actors: John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Christopher Walken, + more

Released: 1994

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

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