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23 Details Hidden In Movies That I Just Discovered This Week

Pixar changed broccoli to bell peppers in Japan because kids there hate bell peppers!

1. Pixar's Ratatouille has a "Genuine animation! No motion capture" guarantee in its credits because the year before, the film studio's Cars lost the Best Animated Feature Oscar to Happy Feet, which used motion capture.

2. Guy's calendar in Free Guy is missing the fourth day of the month because he's not fully developed yet.

3. The Joker in _The Dark Knight _licks his lips so much because that's how actor Heath Ledger kept his prosthetic scars in place.

4. The Jackass logo is missing a tooth, just like cast member Danger Ehren.

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5. The actors playing students in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban were given free rein as to how they wore their uniforms, unlike in previous movies.

6. King Harold and Queen Lillian in Shrek 2 are named after a well-known couple who worked in Hollywood for decades as a production designer and a film researcher.

7. The Joker in the 1989 Batman is interested in the painting "The Blue Boy," and in the movie Joker, the same painting is in Arthur's apartment.

8. The band Crush 40, who've had many (excellent) songs on various Sonic games, are on Robotnik's playlist in the movie Sonic the Hedgehog.

9. A bartender in _Mrs. Doubtfire _is played by Robin Williams' winemaking brother, Robert, but the credit uses his nickname, Dr. Toad.

10. Skurge in Thor: Ragnarok re-creates the cover of the video game Doom, and Karl Urban, the actor who plays Skurge, also portrayed the main character in the film adaptation of Doom.

11. The "gross" pizza toppings in _Inside Out _were changed from broccoli to bell peppers in Japan because that's the stereotypical food that kids hate there.

12. One of Charlie's classmates in The Santa Clause is actually an elf keeping tabs on him.

13. The real Chris Gardner, whose life The Pursuit of Happyness is based on, makes an appearance at the end of the movie.

14. Director Martin Scorsese's baby daughter is in Gangs of New York, which is also why Martin himself plays a character in that scene.

15. Truman takes vitamin D in The Truman Show, probably because he's deficient after only ever living under an artificial sun.

16. There's always a strange and special light reflecting off of Galadriel's eyes in The Lord of the Rings movies because she's seen the light of the Trees of Valinor.

17. In Quentin's memory of being humiliated by Tony's B.A.R.F. presentation in Spider-Man: Far From Home, the audience laughs, but in the real scene in Captain America: Civil War, it's silent.

18. The line used during the filming of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back was "Obi-Wan killed your father" rather than "No, I am your father," which was dubbed in later, to keep the twist a secret.

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19. Benny's helmet in The Lego Movie is broken in the exact spot where the '80s Lego astronauts always broke.

20. In Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks's daughter, Elizabeth, plays the girl who refuses to sit next to Forrest on the bus, and director Robert Zemeckis's son Alex plays the kid who says, "Seat's taken."

21. Ryan Reynolds asked for permission from Taylor Swift to wear a shirt with her cats on it in Deadpool 2.

22. The blossoms in Coraline are actually painted pieces of popcorn.

23. And finally, Sid the sloth from Ice Age was turned into a robot for the movie Robots.

H/T: r/Movie/Details.