15 Movies With Hidden Shout-Outs To Other Movies
If you're a movie buff, then you know that movies are packed with Easter eggs - or hidden references to other movies. In fact, sometimes directors will insert shout-outs to their own work just to see if fans will catch it. Here are some of our favorite hidden movie references!
Movies are a great way to escape the real world for a couple of hours. You can be anyone you want to be, go anywhere you want to go, and do anything you want to do. And while most movies are self-contained stories with their own beginning, middle, and end, sometimes directors will put in little shout-outs to other movies. These references can be as simple as a character's name or as complicated as a full-blown homage scene. If you're watching a movie and happen to spot one of these hidden shout-outs, it's like getting an extra treat! Here are some of our favorite movies with cool hidden shout-outs to other movies.
Sonic the Hedgehog isn't exactly known for being cerebral or artistically inventive, yet the live-action Sonic film managed to include a reference to Apocalypse Now. Here's the rest of the story, as well as 14 others: