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25 Mind-Blowing Details You Never Noticed In Superhero Movies

For anyone who's a sucker for small details.

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1. During the intro to Watchmen, a young Night Owl foils an armed robbery outside of the Gotham Opera House. Can you think of a notable Gotham City resident who loses his parents to an armed robbery after seeing the opera?

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2. The dead pool board from Deadpool is made up of mostly celebrities, from Amanda Bynes to Vladimir Putin.

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3. Tony and Pepper pose for a photo in Iron Man 2 that appears in a background shot in The Avengers.

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4. In Thor, Thor's fake license is made out to a Dr. Donald J. Blake. In the comic books, Blake was created by Odin to serve as a human host for Thor's spirit.

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5. The joker card that Jim Gordon hands to Batman at the end of Batman Begins was recovered by an officer named "J. Kerr," a common alias used by the Joker.

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6. And speaking of the Joker, the mask he wears during the bank robbery at the beginning of The Dark Knight is a nod to Cesar Romero's Joker, who wears an almost identical mask during his first appearance in Batman, the 1960s television series.

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7. There's also a reference to Heath Ledger's Joker in the 2016 animated adaptation of The Killing Joke.

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8. In Spider-Man 2, Peter does deliveries for Joe's Pizza. In Spider-Man 3, the Joe's Pizza sticker is still visible on his helmet.

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9. In Spider-Man: Homecoming, we get a glimpse of Aaron Davis's license plate (UCS-M01). It's a reference to Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #01 — AKA Miles Morales's introduction as Spider-Man.

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10. Bruce Wayne's car in The Dark Knight is a Lamborghini Murciélago. Murciélago is the Spanish word for "bat."

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11. A wound that Bruce Wayne is stitching up in The Dark Knight is visible as a scar in The Dark Knight Rises.

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12. The portals in Agents of Shield are identical to those that are opened up by Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange.

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13. The shadow cast by Selina Kyle's glasses in Batman Returns foreshadows her transformation into Catwoman.

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14. This news report from The Incredible Hulk appears on one of Tony Stark's screens in Iron Man 2.

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15. In Spider-Man 2, Peter said he needs "strong focus" before falling and landing on a Ford Focus.

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16. Ego's car in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 shares the same color scheme as Peter's ship.

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17. In X-Men: First Class, Mystique attempts to seduce Magneto. He tells her, "maybe in a few years." She responds by shapeshifting into Rebecca Romijn (her older self), who plays Mystique in the first three movies.

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18. In Captain America: The Winter Soldier, this S.H.I.E.L.D. technician risks his life by refusing to aid a traitorous Brock Rumlow. In doing so, he earns Nick Fury's trust and appears again in Avengers: Age of Ultron to assist in the Battle of Sokovia.

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19. These scenes from Man of Steel (top) and Batman v Superman (bottom) are different perspectives of the same moment when Zod wreaks havoc in Metropolis. The scenes line up almost perfectly.

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20. Nick Fury's tombstone in Captain America: Winter Soldier features a quote from a familiar, albeit fake, Bible verse, Ezekiel 25:17. It's the same verse Sam Jackson's character quotes from at the beginning of Pulp Fiction.

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21. In Captain America: Winter Soldier, Steven Rogers' to-do list will slightly differ depending on which regional release you're watching.

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22. This tank filled with alien slugs located in the Collector's Museum in Guardians of the Galaxy looks suspiciously similar to the alien slugs from Director James Gunn's first film, Slither.

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23. These two scenes of Alfred approaching a mourning Bruce Wayne in Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, respectively, mirror one another. In both scenes, Bruce blames himself, and in both scenes Alfred comforts him.

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24. In Spider-Man, when Peter goes to the Osborn's for Thanksgiving dinner, Peter and Norman are wearing each other's alter-ego's colors.

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25. During this scene in Guardians of the Galaxy, a translator implant is listed as an enhancement under Peter Quill's profile. This would explain why he's able to communicate with every alien in the universe.

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