48 Clever Easter Eggs In Movies Hidden By Costume Designers

“Stephen Spielberg Wanted To Direct A James Bond Film, But Eon Studios Said No. When He Told George Lucas This, They Decided To Create Indiana Jones, And In This Scene In Indiana Jones 2, Indiana Jones Is Dressed As James Bond”

“In POTC: The Curse Of The Black Pearl (2003), Most Of Jack Sparrow’s Hats Are Made Of Rubber. This Is Because Johnny Depp Kept Losing Them And Throwing Them Overboard. After He Lost Ten Leather Hats, The Costume Designer Started Making Them Out Of Rubber So That They Would Float Instead Of Sink”

“In The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, The White Witch’s Crown Melts As Her Power Dwindles”


“In Event Horizon, Sam Neill Requested That The Union Jack On An Australian Flag Patch Should Be Replaced With An Aboriginal Flag; The Way He Thought It’d Look In 2047”

“In Monty Python And The Holy Grail The Chain Mail Was Actually Knitted Yarn. I Have Seen This Movie About 30 Times And Just Noticed This Detail Yesterday. Not Sure If It Was Super Obvious To Everyone Else….”

“Before Making Spaceballs, Mel Brooks Asked For George Lucas’s Permission To Parody Star Wars. Lucas Was Fine With It And Said The Only Condition Was Lone Star Didn’t Dress Like Han Solo. As A Result, Lone Star Was Dressed Reminiscent Of Indiana Jones Instead”

“In The Harry Potter Movies (2001-2011), Snape’s Costume Was The Only One That Never Changed. According To Costume Designer, Jany Temine:”Because, It Was Perfect. When Something Is Perfect You Cannot Change It.” She Joined In Prisoner Of Azkaban And Changed Most Costumes Except Snape’s”

“In Baby Driver (2017) This Bank Robbery Scene Was Supposed To Include The Michael Myers From Halloween (1978) But The Studio Couldn’t Get The Rights. Edgar Wright Reaches Out To Mike Myers And Asked If They Could Use His Likeness For The Masks. He Thought It Would Be Funny And Said Yes.”

“Doc Brown’s Bandana From Back To The Future: Part III Is Made From His Shirt From Back To The Future: Part II”


“In Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (2007). Dumbledore’s Army: All The Girls Are Wearing Skirts Except Ginny (3rd From Left) Who Is Wearing Pants; Probably A Hand-Me-Down From Her Brothers (Good Going Costume Department)”

“Forrest Gump- When Jenny Introduces Forrest To His Son, They’re Wearing The Same Outfits As Burt And Ernie And Are Also Leaning To The Left Just Like Them”

“In The Harry Potter Films, Voldemort’s Robes Faded In Colour Every Time A Horcrux Was Destroyed, To Give The Impression He Was Slowly Fading Away”

“In The Dark Knight (2008), Joker Is Constantly Licking His Lips. This Is Actually Because Of The Prosthetic Scars That Heath Ledger Wore. They Kept Falling Off, So Heath Would Lick His Lips To Keep Them In Place. Gradually, It Became A Part Of The Joker’s Character.”

“For Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (2007), Luna Lovegood’s Actress Made The Radish Earrings That Her Character Wears In The Movie Herself”

“In Knives Out (2019), Ransom’s Sweater Has A Ripped Collar And Several Noticeable Holes. The Costume Designer Added This Detail To Show Ransom’s Nonchalance Towards His Wealth And Disrespect For His Family”

“Avengers Endgame – Stan Lee’s Cameo In The Movie, His Outfit Was Based On His Real Life Wardrobe From The 1970s. Looking Fly In The Movies And Real Life”

“In LOTR The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001), After Boromir’s Death Aragorn Puts On His Bracers As A Way To Honor Him. He’ll Wear Them For The Rest Of The Trilogy”

“In Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix (2007), Umbridge’s Outfits Become A Darker Shade Of Pink As She Becomes More Powerful. Official Fact From The “Warner Bros Studio Tour””

“In “Black Panther” (2018), The Outfits Of T’challa, Nakia, And Okoye While They Travel To Korea Represent The Colors Of The Pan-African Flag”

“In Deadpool 2 (2018), Wade Wears A Shirt That Says: “Olivia & Meredith. Best Friends Purrrr-Ever”. The Two Cats Actually Belong To Taylor Swift. The Production Crew Had To Get Permission From Her To Use Their Image”

“In Back To The Future 2, Docs Shirt Design Has Two Horses Chasing A Steam Train, Foreshadowing The Events Of The Next Film”

“Wonder Woman (2017)’s Blue Dress Is A Nod To The 1975 Wonder Woman Series”

“In The Truman Show (1998) The Old Ladies Watching The Show Are Wearing The Same Robe As Meryl Because Everything In The Truman Show Is For Sale”

“In The Last Jedi (2017) You Can See Finn’s Jacket Has Been Repaired. Patching The Hole From Kylo Ren’s Lightsaber In The Force Awakens”

“In Django Unchained (2012), One Of Django’s Outfits Is Based On An Outfit That Michael Landon Wore In The TV Western Bonanza”

“Harry Potter And Neville Longbottom Wore Similar Clothes, During The Battle Of Hogwarts, To Their Fathers In An Old Picture. (Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part II, 2011)”

“In Pulp Fiction (1994) Tarantino’s Smiling Globe T-Shirt Is For A Detroit Magazine Called Orbit. They Were The First Magazine To Ever Interview Him About Being A Filmmaker And He Wore The Shirt As A ‘Thank You’ To Them”

“In Scott Pilgrim vs. The World (2010), Scott Is Seen Wearing A “Plumtree” Shirt. Plumtree Is A Canadian Band That, In 1997 Released A Song Called Scott Pilgrim. This Song Would Inspire Bryan Lee O’malley To Create The Scott Pilgrim Comics, Which The Movie Is Based Off Of”

“In Coco (2017), A Skeleton Is Wearing Sid’s Shirt From Toy Story (1995)”

“In Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989), The Nazi Outfits Are Genuine World War 2 Uniforms, Not Costumes. They Were Found In Eastern Europe By Co-Costume Designer Joanna Johnston”

“In Little Women (2019), Laurie And Jo Swap Articles Of Clothing”

“For Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban (2004), Alfonso Cuarón Asked The Kids Playing The Hogwarts Students To Wear Their Uniforms As They Would If Their Parents Weren’t Around. This Is In Sharp Contrast To The First Two Films; Were They Wore Their Uniforms In A Very Orderly Fashion”

“Just Noticed That In Jurassic World When Bryce Dallas Howard Rolls Up Her Sleeves And Ties Her Shirt At The Bottom To Say “I’m Ready”, She’s Wearing It The Same Way Laura Dern Did In Jurassic Park”

“In “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”, You Can See That Eddie Is Wearing A Mock Turtleneck That Shows Through His Sweater”

“In John Wick (2014), Before The Action Starts, John Wears His Wristwatch Normally. But When He Goes Into The “Battle Mode”, He Wears Them Face Inside The Wrist, Which Is The Way Soldiers Usually Do It. (So That They Could See The Time While Holding A Rifle And To Avoid Reflections Of The Glass)”

“In Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets, You Can See That Ron’s Robes Are Dingier/Older Than Everyone Else’s, As They Are Hand-Me-Downs”

“In Ironman 1 (2008) Obadiah Struggles To Make A Arc Reactor Small Enough To Fit His Armor. In Civil War (2016) We Can See A Small Arc Reactor In Tony Wrist Watch Showing How Far Tony Developed His Technology”

“In Mean Girls (2004), Queen Bee Regina Wears A “R” Necklace Around Her Neck. Cady Begins Wearing A “C” Necklace Once She Has Humiliated Regina And Taken Her Place”

“In Wall-E (2008) The Captain Is Physically Incapable Of Wearing The Original Captain’s Uniform, So He Just Wears It Around His Neck With The Top Button”

“In Clueless (1995), Josh Wears A University Of Kansas Ballcap. This Hat Really Belonged To Paul Rudd. He Asked The Costume Team If He Could Wear It In A Few Scenes To Honour His Alma Mater”

“In Forrest Gump (1994), After Every Temporal Transition, Forrest Is Always Wearing A Blue Shirt Which Symbolizes A Change In Time”

“In The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Paul Rudd Wears A Shirt With His Photo On It. The Photo Came From The Day They Shot Their Work Badges. The Costumer Printed It On A Shirt On A Whim And Left It With The Rest Of Rudd’s Wardrobe. When He Saw It, He Chose To Wear It In This Scene.”

“At The End Of The Empire Strikes Back, Lando Can Be Seen Wearing Han’s Signature Outfit. This Is Because Lando Escaped Cloud City With Nothing But The Clothes On His Back, And Had To Wear Some Of Han’s Clothes Left On The Millennium Falcon”

“In Robin Hood: Men In Tights (1993) The Sheriff Of Rottingham Wears Many Cowboy Sheriff Badges On Some Of His Outfits”

“In Coraline The Other Mothers Outfit Slowly Changes To Resemble A Black Widow Spider, Which Could Be Foreshadowing The Scene In Which She Makes A Spider Web To Catch Coraline”

“In Donnie Darko (2001), Patrick Swayze Wore His Own Clothes From The 1980s. He Wanted To Give His Character A Genuine Look. According To The Director: “He (Swayze) Wanted To Take A Flame-Thrower To His Image. He Was Fearless””

“In The Final Scene Of Django Unchained (2012), Django Wears The Same Outfit Calvin Candie Was Wearing When They First Met—right Down To The Extended Cigarette”


“Inception (2010) The Debate Between People Regarding The Ending Of Inception, Was It Real Or Not Can Be Ended By Looking At The Wedding Ring Cobb’s Wearing. In The Real World He Has No Ring Whereas The Ring Is Present In The Dreams. In The Final Scene He Has No Ring So The “Happy Ending” Is Reality”

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