14 Easter Eggs from 1990s Movies

So Star Wars and E.T. exist in the same universe?
14 Easter Eggs from 1990s Movies

Darn you movies and your precious rewatchability! Don’t you realize we’re trying to cut down on our screen time?! Because now it’s like, “Great, now we have to go back and see what we clearly missed the first time around.” Cancel dinner plans with Larry and Brenda, we’ve got some ‘90s movies that need a second pass. Luckily you’ve got a couple bottles of red wine that you were going to give them. Because hey, if these ‘90s directors put in the work to give us these extra little nuggets, we should at least see what all the fuss is about. 

These hidden gems give us a little glimpse into their personal lives, their nods to their influences, and their quirky sense of humor. It’s not always about the pretty faces on the screen, people. The writers, directors, and producers are all behind the scenes making it happen, so today we’ll hear their subtle cries for attention by going back over these 14 easter eggs from ‘90s movies.

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Aw, George and Steven are just so cute.

CRACKED WE CAN SEE E.T.'S PALS IN STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE. George Lucas confirmed that 3 members of the Galactic Senate are members of the same species as Е.Т. This returned the favor, since Spielberg included a Yoda costume in E.T.


James Bond: Bigger, Longer, Uncut

CRACKED EMERGENCY Schedule Doctor isembowel Kenny Chumsky actice golf swing Petracco All Employe Colon surgery Varma must wash ectal surgery Turdiman KB Bond No before surg SOUTH PARK GIVES A NOD TO A CLASSIC BOND VILLAIN. In South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut, when Kenny is rushed to the hospital, there's a board with the doctors' schedules on it. At the bottom, Dr. No's schedule is to kill Bond.


They never stop preaching the good word.

CRACKED FIGHT CLUB'S WARNING HAS A MESSAGE FROM TYLER DURDEN. At the beginning of the movie, the FBI warning is an entire speech from Durden. It ends with: Stop the excessive shopping and masturbation. Quit your job. Start a fight. Prove you're alive. If you don't claim your humanity you will become a statistic. You have been warned....... Tyler.


But wait, aren’t they completely different characters?! Who cares?

GRACKED THE DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE AND PULP FICTION CONNECTION. In Pulp Fiction, Bruce Willis sings Flowers on the Wall over the soundtrack. Then, when he's asked how he's been in Die Hard with a Vengeance, he responds with the lyrics from the song, smoking cigarettes and watching Captain Kangaroo.


The rare time that calling a movie phone number worked!

CRACKED 1-877-TAME-HER YOU COULD ACTUALLY CALL TOM CRUISE ON HIS MAGNOLIA PHONE NUMBER. The number doesn't work anymore, but when Cruise's character is hawking one of his products, the phone number 1-877-TAME-HER appears. Fans who called that number heard a message from Tom Cruise himself.


The look-alike and Van Sant’s own cameo are both nods to Hitchcock.

CRACKED TSE JA39 Republic 2311839889 ЭМОЗИ GUS VAN SANT GAVE HITCHCOCK A POST-MORTEM CAMEO. Hitchcock famously had cameos in 39 of his 52 films. In Van Sant's '90s Psycho remake, he pays homage to the late director by having a Hitchcock look-alike in a scene with the real-life cameo of Van Sant himself.


Oooh, something’s about to go down.

CRACKED THE SUBTLE FORESHADOWING IN BATMAN RETURNS. Right before Selina Kyle is thrown out of the window, the underlighting of her eyeglasses project a shadow of the Catwoman mask on her face.


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