Small But Clever Details From Watchmen That Enhance Even Our 100th Viewing

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Vote up the most interesting Watchmen movie details!

Arguably Zack Snyder's magnum opus (depending who you ask), Watchmen is a great superhero movie that'll always hold up. Even though the story of Watchmen has been rejuvinated, thanks to the HBO series, fans are still catching new details from the 2009 film. 

The opening scene along is packed with hidden details and Easter eggs comic fans are known to love. This list, thanks to /r/MovieDetails, points out whatever it is you missed the first time around. Take a look and vote up the most interesting Watchmen movie details!


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    Nite Owl Saves Batman's Parents In The Opening Scene

    From Redditor /u/CptCheez:

    During the Watchmen (2009) opening credits, the original Nite Owl rescues Thomas and Martha Wayne from a mugger outside the Gotham Opera House, preventing the need for Bruce Wayne to become Batman in this universe.

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    Dr. Manhattan Suspends Time For A Time Sensitive Conversation

    From Redditor /u/ryavco:

    As Rorschach is leaving to go public, Dr. Manhattan confronts him outside. All of the snowflakes suspend in midair, as if time slowed in his presence to allow for his time sensitive conversation.

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    124 VOTES

    The U.S. Flag In Watchmen Has 51 Stars

    From Redditor /u/irishamerican:

    In Watchmen, The Comedian's funeral has the flag draped over his coffin for service in Vietnam. Notice there are 51 stars on the flag, because in Watchmen's 1985, Vietnam is a state, thanks to Dr. Manhattan and The Comedian's involvement.

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    Ozymandias Walks By Some Famous Faces While Entering Studio 54

    From Redditor /u/irishamerican:

    In Watchmen, as Ozymandias walks into Studio 54, he walks past David Bowie, Mick Jagger and The Village People.