19 'Insignificant' Details That Reveal Important Plot Points

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It's easy to assume that Hollywood is dumb, and that there's zero subtlety in the movies and shows we watch. But sometimes it turns out that there are important details hidden in plain sight, that you probably missed if you weren't paying attention. There are clues hidden in costumes, sets, music, and even inconsequential snippets of dialog.

Here are some amazing examples of that: tiny, subtle details that reveal key truths about characters and plots. On purpose.

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In IBLADE all replicants' eyes have a faint orange glaw... All of them.

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19 'Insignificant' Details That Reveal Important Plot Points

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In Guardians of the Galaxy, each strip on a prisoner's pants represents a crime they're convicted of. The strips actually tell a lot about the main ch

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19 'Insignificant' Details That Reveal Important Plot Points

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19 'Insignificant' Details That Reveal Important Plot Points

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CHILDREN MEN OF Because the world of CHILDREN OF MEN is plagued with complete infertility, pets have replaced children. To illustrate this, dogs and c

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In Gravity Falls, Grunkle Stan's rage over his wax double's death is a clue to his secret.. Grunkle Stan treats his wax double like a friend and kee

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Sherlock's Mary is first threatened with blackmail at her wedding. One of the telegrams Mary receives at her wedding is from C.A.M., wishing your f

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The plane crash twist in Breaking Bad was heavily foreshadowed. Four episodes in that season had black-and-white scenes, and the names of those episod

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19 'Insignificant' Details That Reveal Important Plot Points

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In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix we meet Dolores Umbridge, a villainous woman who only wears pink. & However, as she becomes more and more

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CRACKEDco in THE BIG LEBOWSKI, DONNY ALWAYS BOWLS STRIKES except one TimE. He INTUITIVELY REALIzES THAT SOmeTHING IS OFF. A COUPLE OF scenes LATER HE

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Though it's possibly the least memorable song from Frozen, the opening number Frozen Heart actually sets the tone for the entire movie. Beautiful! P

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CRACKED.COM DOCTOR STRANGE There are facial and vocal similarities between Doctor Strange and the villain, Dormammu. That's because Benedict Cumberbat

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6 Isn't it ridiculous that everyone in Guardians of the Galaxy can speak English? They can't. In the mugshot of Peter Quill it is shown that he has a

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All O1 Dr. crowe's outfits in THE SIXTH SENSE are variations Of clothes he was wearing the night of the attack, hinting at his detachment from reality

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In GET OUT, Georgina, Walter, and Logan are only seen wearing either hats or a wig... Because they are all trying to hide their transplant surgery sca

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In THE HANDMAID'S TALE reading is forbidden in the Republic of Gilead. The show's Art Department had to create labels devoid of writing for every sing