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Cameos are so commonplace that they're pretty much expected. Celebrities pop up all over the place, making winky appearances that literally nobody can miss, and disappearing.

But there are also some next-level cameos that are objectively amazing. It's a famous person showing up in their own biopic. It's the director turning up to make a meta-reference about their career. Or a ridiculously famous celebrity trying to sneak in under the radar. The result is a brilliant cameo that can rightfully be called an Easter egg.

Trevor Noah was the voice of Griot in Black Panther. If that talking A.I. sounded familiar, it's almost certainly because you've seen an episode of Th

The stabby Santa in Hot Fuzz is a famous director. You might remember Simon Pegg getting knifed by an angry Kris Kringle at the beginning of Hot Fuzz.

There was a Beatle in Monty Python's Life of Brian. George Harrison not only donated $3 million to get this movie made, but also founded a company to

David Beckham is hiding in The Man from U.N.C.L.E. The famous soccer player took a break from retirement for an easy-to-miss cameo as a projectionist

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The Blues Brothers featured a whole lot of cameos from musicians ... and Steven Spielberg. The legendary director shows up as the county tax assessor

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You probably missed Bill Murray in Dumb and Dumber To. His character is hard not to notice, but since he never removes the mask, few have realized he'

Judd Apatow went full frontal in Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping. The Lonely Island's second movie crams in a bunch of different celebrity guest st


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