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

July 2, 2020 2.5k votes 347 voters 41.9k views14 items

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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.

    Interesting detail?
  • 2

    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.

    Interesting detail?
  • 3

    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.

    Interesting detail?
  • 4

    Rorschach's Body And Blood Spatter Form A Rorschach

    Fro Redditor /u/sendhelpicantleave:

    In Watchmen (2009) Rorschach forms an actual rorschach after Dr. Manhattan kills him.

    Interesting detail?
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