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Updated on Jul 20, 2019. Posted on Dec 9, 2017

These 42 Details From '90s Movies Will Make You Shout "WHOAAA!"

Get ready to have your mind blown.

1. Kevin's plane ticket was accidentally thrown away while his dad was cleaning up in Home Alone.

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So, even if the McCallisters didn't FORGET ABOUT THEIR CHILD, there's a good chance Kevin wouldn't have made it to Paris anyway.

2. Glenn Close is the "boo box" pirate in Hook.

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You were probably too busy being scarred for life by this scene to notice.

3. No one shoots Nice Guy Eddie in Reservoir Dogs.

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In the film's commentary, they explain that Mr. White was supposed to shoot Joe and then swing around to shoot Eddie. Unfortunately, Chris Penn's squib went off early, and they couldn't afford to film it again.

4. The red-dress scene in The Matrix has multiple sets of twins and triplets.

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The Wachowskis wanted to depict that coders could duplicate background characters, so they hired tons of twins and triplets as extras.

5. Alan's belt buckle has two female ends at the beginning of Jurassic Park.

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He ties them together proving that...life finds a way. (Get it? All of the dinosaurs were female, so this was a major hint to what was coming.)

6. Murray's license plate says "My Joint" in Clueless.

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What a gem.

7. Space Jam pokes fun at Disney.

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Daffy suggests they name the team "The Ducks" and Bugs Bunny responds by saying, "What kind of MICKEY MOUSE team would call themselves 'The Ducks'?" Space Jam was released four years after Disney's The Mighty Ducks.

8. Tommy's mom was played by Martin Scorsese's mom in Goodfellas.

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She actually made appearances in multiple Scorsese films, including Casino.

9. Joseph Gordon-Levitt's hyphen is in the wrong place in the 10 Things I Hate About You credits.

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To be fair, Gordon could be a first or last name.

10. In Pulp Fiction, Robert Ruth is credited as "Coffee Shop."

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The character says “I’m not a hero, I’m just a coffee shop—” before being cut off.

11. In Batman Returns, Selena Kyle’s glasses literally foreshadow her future as Catwoman.

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"Life's a bitch, now so am I."

12. In Terminator 2: Judgment Day, the T-1000 has four hands in the helicopter scene.

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He was one horrifying multitasker.

13. In Scream, Wes Craven cameos as the janitor wearing Freddy Krueger's sweater.

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You can also spot The Exorcist's Linda Blair in the film.

14. During Good Will Hunting, Ben Affleck's character goes to a meeting at a company called Holden & McNeil. Holden McNeil was the name of his character in Chasing Amy.

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Both films were released in 1997 (Chasing Amy in April and Good Will Hunting in December).

15. If you look closely, you can spot a car in Braveheart.

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Maybe this whole movie was actually just a The Village situation.

16. Chubbs wears a Lacoste shirt in Happy Gilmore.

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This is significant, because he lost his hand in an alligator attack, and later died because he was scared by the sight of the alligator's head.

17. In The Shawshank Redemption, Red calls Andy’s dream “a shitty pipe dream.”

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Later, Andy crawls through a sewage pipe to make his escape.

18. Look closely at the Silence of the Lambs movie poster. The skull in the moth's head is actually naked ladies.

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You had this poster up in your dorm room and NEVER NOTICED.

19. The famous Big Kahuna Burger franchise from Pulp Fiction is also seen in From Dusk Till Dawn.

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Classic Tarantino.

20. In Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, the Ark of the Covenant is being held in the same warehouse as the shrinking machine.

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This can only mean that Indiana Jones is from the same universe as the Szalinskis.

21. There is at least one Starbucks cup visible in every Fight Club scene.

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Or so David Fincher claims.

22. The real Larry Flynt appears in The People vs. Larry Flynt.

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Fun fact: Woody Harrelson was nominated for an Oscar for his portrayal of Larry Flynt.

23. Helen Keller got an "F" in Tommy Boy.

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The printout with Tommy's final grade includes this strange Easter egg.

24. Blink-182 makes an appearance in American Pie.

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Their song "Mutt" is also featured in the film.

25. Michael Keaton plays the same character in Jackie Brown and Out of Sight.

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Jackie Brown was directed by Tarantino and Out of Sight was directed by Soderbergh, making this a strange crossover. Fun fact: If you went to film school, you were forced to watch the Out of Sight sex scene in MULTIPLE classes.

26. Michael Bay has a cameo in Armageddon.

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This is his best film. Don't @ me.

27. The pirates in James and the Giant Peach resemble Jack Skellington.

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It's no surprise, considering The Nightmare Before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach were both directed by Henry Selick.

28. Not only does Janet Leigh show up in Halloween: H20, but she drives the same car from Psycho.

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Janet Leigh is the mother of Jamie Lee Curtis, whose career was kick-started by Halloween in 1978.

29. The passenger in Gomez Addams' train set is The Addams Family director, Barry Sonnenfeld.

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He also directed the sequel, Addams Family Values.

30. Sarah Michelle Gellar is killed in Scream 2 right after discussing Party of Five.

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Not only did Party of Five star Scream's Neve Campbell, but it also featured Jennifer Love Hewitt, who was in I Know What You Did Last Summer with Sarah earlier that year.

31. Speaking of, Sarah Michelle Gellar is reading a magazine with Jennifer Love Hewitt on the cover in Cruel Intentions.

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They were clearly BFFs.

32. The license plate on Trent's car in Swingers is a shout-out to George Lucas.

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George Lucas's first film, THX 1138, is also referenced in Star Wars (a lot).

33. Penny and Garry Marshall play husband and wife in Hocus Pocus, but they're IRL brother and sister.

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Did anyone else notice this as a kid and think it was super weird?

34. You can see the Riddler and Two-Face's costumes in Batman and Robin.

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The villains from the previous movie are somewhere in Arkham Asylum, as are their costumes.

35. The numbers 8 and 2 are featured predominately throughout Magnolia.

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See the full list here.

36. The painting in Matilda is of Roald Dahl.

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In case you didn't know, Roald Dahl wrote the book the film is based on.

37. In The Parent Trap, Meredith's mother is played by same actress who played the Meredith-type character in the original film.

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In the original, Joanna Barnes played Vicky Robinson. In the remake, her character's name was Vicki Blake.

38. There are many famous "known aliens" in Men in Black.

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They include Al Roker, Isaac Mizrahi, Danny DeVito, Barry Sonnenfeld (yep, MIB has the same director as The Addams Family), Chloe Sonnenfeld (Barry's daughter), Sylvester Stallone, Dionne Warwick, Newt Gingrich, Anthony Robbins, George Lucas, and Steven Spielberg.

39. M. Night Shyamalan makes a cameo as a doctor in The Sixth Sense.

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M. Night comes from a family of doctors, and always assumed he would grow up to be one, too.

40. There's a billboard for Tarantino's fictional cigarette brand, Red Apple, in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.

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It's common knowledge that Tarantino includes these cigarettes in most of his movies. They show up in Romy and Michele because Tarantino was dating Mira Sorvino.

41. The plane destroyed at the end of Speed belongs to Pacific Courier.

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This is a shout-out to Die Hard, in which a Pacific Courier truck is used to transport the terrorists.

42. And the kid from Groundhog Day definitely didn't die.

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Were you worried when Phil wasn't there to save that kid from falling out of the tree? Don't fret! You see him in the background of this scene with a mere broken leg.

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