21 Eyebrow-Arching Pop Culture Coincidences

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You know how movies and shows are laced with unlikely coincidences and chains of events? Well, hold onto your headwear. It turns out pop culture is littered with just as many uncanny connections among the various franchises. There are billions of little intersecting points that nobody talks about.

We asked our readers to collect the most ridiculously mind-blowing examples they could find. Then we paid them prize money. Which wasn't a coincidence.

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Avenres The jet Thor throws the Hulk into in The Avengers is the same jet at the end of True Lies. True Lies CRACKED

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TO HONOR QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S 90TH BIRTHDAY, A LIMITED EDITION ALE CALLED, PURPLE REIGN WAS RELEASED. THE NAME OF THE ALE WAS A NOD TO THE POPULAR P

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QUENTIN TARANTINO'S 1997 CRIME FILM, JACKIE BROWN WAS CAST BY A WOMAN NAMED JAKI BROWN.

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While playing the role of Achilles -- whose only weakness is his heel... TROY Brad Pitt tore his Achilles Tendon! CRACKED OONT

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Quicksilver appears in both the Marvel Cinematic Universe (played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and the X-Men film series (played by Evan Peters). Both act

The studio recordings HEy for JUDE and BOHEMIAN RttApsoDy Were done on the same piano. It was the 100-year-old Bechstein Grand Piano at Trident Studio

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1999: Liam Neeson portrays Qui-Gon Jinn, a wise mentor to a character who is more well known. A recurring theme with this mentor is not only controlli

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In 1996's Star Trek: First CRACKED COM Contact, Captain Picard (played by Patrick Stewart) gets confronted regarding his revenge obsession with the Bo

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The Fourth Kind Starring: Milla Jovovich THE FOURTH KIND ATE ACTOAL CASE fuet. WILLLS OLOMAN JOVOVICH The Fifth Element Starring: Milla JJovovich & Br

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In Superbad, Jonah Hill's character is seen saying: This plan's been **ked since Jump Street, man. Five years 2TEPT JUMP later... STREET COM

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When Stan Lee conceived Tony Stark in the 1960s, he based the character in part on Howard Hughes. When Jon Favreau made 2008's Iron Man, one of the fl

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CRACKEDCON The horses in Game of Thrones' Battle of the Bastards are the same as those in the finale of 2012's Les Miserables.

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In John Carpenter's Halloween (1978), Laurie is seen watching Christian Nyby's The Thing HIN THE from Another World. In 1982, Nyby's film was remade b

The Unknown Prop AIRPLANEII SEQUEL THE In the late 20th century William Shatner and crew attempt to figure out what this machine does. STARTREKIL Tha

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In one of the last scenes he filmed as Albus Dumbledore, Richard Harris explains how when a phoenix dies, it's reborn in flames. He died not long afte

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The infamous murder house from American Horror Story's first season previously appeared in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. In Fear Itself, the gang gets t

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Zoe Saldana's involvement with the Star Trek franchise in 2009 was foretold in The Terminal (2005). In the 2005 film, Zoe plays Dolores, an immigratio

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Tuff Turf (1985) is an obscure film starring James Spader and Robert Downey Jr... ...whose characters can THB be seen walking past a NEW wall painted