37 Pop-Culture Easter Eggs It Took Us Forever to Figure Out

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37 Pop-Culture Easter Eggs It Took Us Forever to Figure Out

Hmm. Well, it turns out that film, TV and video-game makers are fans of other films, shows and video games. We had no idea. But once we gave their work another pass, we were shocked to find out that they left these little hints of their fandom by way of some secretive little nods. Paying attention can actually be cool sometimes! 

CROSSOVER EASTER EGGS KANG THE CONQUEROR IN MOON KNIGHT One of Kang's Egyptian variants appears on a thug's jacket in Moon Knight. CRACKED.COM

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Sonic the Hedgehog has a shout-out to Apocalypse Now. It's when Dr. Robotnik uses a piece of metal to shave his head -- that's a nod to Colonel Kurtz. CRACKED.COM

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There's a Doctor Strange Easter egg in Spider-Man 2. 233 Bleeker Street (212) 366-1182 The pizza shop Peter works for is in Bleeker Street, and the address of Doctor Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum is 177A Bleecker Street. CRACKED.COM

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Easter Eggs for Polyglots Mulan Eye candy The fake name Mulan gives, Fa Ping, translates flower vase -a term roughly equivalent to eye candy, which is exactly what she's meant to be at the beginning. CRACKED.COM

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Easter Eggs of Oscar-winning movies 1982 Art Direction Film Editing Sound Sound Effects Editing Visual Effects Raiders of the Lost Ark The movie features a cameo by С-ЗРО and R2D2 on the walls of the room the Ark of the Covenant was kept in. CRACKED.COM

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Easter Eggs of Oscar-winning movies WALLE 2009 Animated Feature WALL-E In one scene, you can see Rex... thousands of years after the events of Toy Story. Gathering dust. Mad? CRACKED.COM

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Easter eggs in video game movies Uncharted The end of the film sets up the entire Uncharted series, with references to Nathan Drake's brother, Sully's mustache, and Roman, the first game's villain. CRACKED.COM

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In Aladdin, a lot of the scene where Aladdin takes the lamp was lifted from Raiders of the Lost Ark. The filmmakers even apologized to Spielberg for stealing so much of the imagery, but he said that was okay, because he'd stolen it from other movies. CRACKED.COM

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The tentacles on The Iron Giant's back were an old-school movie reference. They were Brad Bird's way of paying homage to the 1953 The War of the Worlds movie. CRACKED.COM

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Apparently, Jurassic Park and Face/Off are in the same universe. C.R35 Gen There's an InGen container in a Face/Off scene --that's the company that brought Jurassic Park's dinos back to life. CRACKED.COM

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