In just about every movie, small details gloss over the casual viewer: a poster in the fore-ground, an image in the background, a famous extra. But for the repeat viewer, these details become more and more apparent.
The so-called Easter eggs are prevalent in just about every movie and television show. But why do filmmakers put them in? Are they to foreshadow future sequels? Or are they to keep cult fans entertained? Or maybe – just maybe – directors and producers were just downright bored!
Regardless, filmmakers add their own hidden gems to movies, hoping their viewers and fans will notice. Fans take their findings to online forums and speculate on the filmmaker’s intentions. But what do these Easter eggs mean? Are they foreshadowing the next movie to come? Or are they completely accidental? This list takes a look at ten movie Easter eggs that may not be apparent to the viewer – but has a major impact on the movie, and possibly the sequels to come.