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:

Apparently, Jurassic Park and Face Off are in the same universe. C.R35 A Gen There's an InGen container in a Face/Off scenec that's the company that brought Jurassic Park's dinos back to life. CRACKED COM

John Wick: Chaptere 3 put in an homage to The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. John Wick putting together a gun from the components of different guns is basically lifted straight from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, where Tuco does the same thing coincluding listening to the

The Fate of the Furious director F. Gary Gray put in an homage to his first film, Friday. It's when Tej says Hey Miss Parker, and it's kind of his substitute for a director cameo (which he doesn't like to do, because he's a terrible actor, he says) - in Friday,

The tentacles on The Iron Giant's back were an old-school movie reference. They were Brad Bird's way of paying homage to the 1953 The War of the Worlds movie. CRACKED COM

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Athena in Kong: Skull Island has an homage to Alien. A C NTHENN Director Jordan Vogt-Roberts deliberately made the lettering on the ship reminiscent of Alien, to make the ship his dumb, unnecessary nod to that movie. CRACKED COM

In Thor: The Dark World, a simple Loki gesture is actually a Steve McQueen homage. When Loki lies on his bunk and tosses his cup in the air, then catches it, that's a reference to Steve McQueen's character doing the same thing with a baseball in solitary confinement in The

In Aladdin, a lot of the scene where Aladdin takes the lamp was lifted from Raiders of the Lost Ark. The filmmakers even apologized to Spielberg for stealing so much of the imagery, but he said that was okay, because he'd stolen it from other movies.

coco has a couple of nods to The Shining. When Dante wakes up, there's an axe behind him- it's one of the axes from The Shining. And there's a red drum, too, which is an elaborate reference to Redrum.

There's a Doctor Strange Easter egg in Spider-Man 2. 233 Bleeker Street (212) 366-1182 The pizza shop Peter works for is in Bleeker Street, and the address of Doctor Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum is 177A Bleecker Street.

One of Tony's Als in Avengers: Age of UItron is from Big Hero 6. DCUA FRIDAY One of the labels says Tadashi, and Tadashi Hamada is the creator of Baymax in Big Hero 6. CRACKED COM

Tangled has a shout-out to Lion King. Y In the I Have A Dream scene, Pumbaa is in the Snuggly Duckling tavern. CRACKED COM

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