23 Famous Movies With (Hidden) Symbolism

Between a film's obvious message, cool explosions, special effects, and boobs, it's easy to miss the more subtle point a film is getting across. We asked you to look past the flashy stuff and point out what we obviously missed. Winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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Entry by the_thirteen

Since it was impossible in 1953 for a U.S. film to get away with showing a blatant sex scene, the lovers in From Here to Eternity were shown going for

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In Sideways, this background mural of Pinocchio at Pleasure Island mirrors the main characters. They too are liars who drink too much and behave like

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Entry by hotrod2001

CRACKEDCON WiZARD The of OL THE GREENBACK, WHOSE GREATNESS AND POWER IS NOTHING OZ OR TROY OUNCE IS THE MORE THAN AN ILLUSION UNIT MEASUREMENT OF PR

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Entry by Bathrobes

All Dogs Heaven Go To Is about the spiritual journey of man through all stages from Genesis to the New Testament heoriainalman Born without original s

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Entry by rwilkinson192

IN 12 Angry Men The heat in the room symbolizes the pres- sure on Juror 8. The Jurors are only able to turn the fan on once it starts raining. Right a

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Entry by BrianEdgar

CRACKEDCO COM In Ace VentaraPet Detective, there is a sub{le hint as to Detecive Einhorn's {rree gendero

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Entry by DoctorNemesis

CRACKEDCON YOu probably: noticed the in Skyfall where 'subtle' scene a comparison is made between of a painting a broken-down warship and a washed-u

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Entry by TomFool

FVACIFIC RRIM One of Mako's shoes falls off during the Kaiju attack that kills her family. Hannibat Chau loses one of these awesome shoes when he is e

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Entry by Lunachick71

CRACKEDCON Hitchcock used SPiRaL, in the film Vertigo, to R RePReSEnt the dizzy feeling you get uhen you Suffer from that Condition.

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Entry by SamizdatCom

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In Election, the first two speeches are cut into various shots, while Tammy's speech is left as one unbroken take, delivered directly into the camera.

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In the scene from Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure where Socrates, Sigmund Freud, and Billy the Kid are trying to pick up girls at the mall food court

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Entry by AgentSpiff

RODOChrIS The point of Robocop, of course, it is a Christ story. It is about a guy who gets crucified in the first 50 minutes, and then is resurrecte

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Entry by DoctorNemesis

CRACKED The tough-guy action-movie hero from the i980s kills the suave, cool-guy movie hero from the 1970S. Just like the rise of 1980s blockbuster mo

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Entry by taylorell82

In the courtroom scenes of Jonathan Demme's Philadelphia (1993), Joe Miller (Denzel Washington) frequently faces the camera to address the jury, invit

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

HAYAO MIYAZAKI'S SPIRITED AWAY IS ACTUALLY A SYMBOLISM OF CHILD PROSTITUTION. THE STORY TAKES PLACE IN A BATH HOUSE CMIZU SHOBAD. A EUPHEMISM FOR 'NIG

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In Se7en, during the scene w here Det. Somerset researches the Seven Deadly Sins, two images of decapitation are shown. During the same sequence Tracy

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Entry by dw1039

ALMOST EVERY DEATH IN 'THE DEPARTED' IS FORESHADOWED BY AN 'X'

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Entry by microhendy

Not many people noticed that the green table in the War Room compared the mentality of politicians to poker players... ...Because the film was shown e

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IN STANLEY KU BRICKAS 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY THE FLOATING PEN I S SYMBOL IC OF MAN LOSING CONTROL OF H IS TOOLS. THIS MESSAGE BECOMES A LLTTLE MORE OVER

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Wes Craven's The People Under The Stairs is an allegory for the Reagan era, complete with villains who look like Ron and Nancy. 20E 06 CRACKEDGOM

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Entry by ETangonan

In 'ONE His full HOUR name LPHOTO is shown Robin as Williams Sevmour plays Parrish. Sy which is Parrish phonetically SEE MORE PERISH CRACKEDCON

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Entry by DarrenJames

CRACKEDcO LUKE WEARS BLACK THROUGHOUT THE RETURN of THE JEDI. SYMBOLIZING THE POSSIBILITY OF HIM FALLING TO THE DARK SIDE. BUT AFTER .HE FACES THE: EM