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Easter egg: On Disc 1, go to the options menu and highlight the THX logo. Type in 11, 3 and 8 and you will be led to a funny clip of Yoda hanging out with the clone troopers.

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Easter egg: If you own the DVD highlight the THX logo in sound setup and quickly press 1138 on your DVD remote to enter a hidden goof reel (This works on Attack of the Clones as well.).

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Easter egg: On the Special Edition 2-Disc version, go to the main menu, enter the number '74' and press enter. You can now visit the inside of the ship.

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Easter egg: When you insert any of the 6 movie DVDs in the Star Wars saga, once the FBI screen pops up (red in Episodes I, II, IV, V, VI; and blue in Episode III), enter a number between 1 and 3 (and press Enter if needed). Once the Star Wars logo and the Episode number disappears, a menu with the planet that you chose (and not what the DVD randomly chooses) will load.

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Easter egg: On the Ultimate Edition there is a 3rd Version of T2 with the Futura Coda scene replaced. To access it click on Special Edition and on the right of screen there is a small menu with symbols on the right. Press on your remote the numbers "82997" in that order. It should change the symbols into a message saying "The future is not set" and the Terminators eyes will light up and a new entry will allow you to access the alternate ending. If nothing happens then try entering each number then pressing enter (i.e. Press 8, enter, 2, enter, 9, enter etc.) If you still cannot access this menu then play any version of the film and change the title to "3" and it will access the extended edition without using the menu.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2 of the Special Edition, there are several easter eggs which are very easy to find. They can be accessed by highlighting the small areas of the "comic book", which include a crack in the wall, Batman's reflection in a puddle and the Scarecrow's eyes. The unlocked features include a stunt rehearsal reel and CG demo.

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Easter egg: Under Join the Brotherhood (Magneto's side) Go to Features. Then Deleted Scenes. Press "More" until you find the scene called "Henry Warns About Magneto". Highlight it, then press the left arrow to highlight an "X". Press enter and you will get to watch a short 2005 promo for the movie. Under Take a Stand (X-men side), this feature requires you to highlight "X-men land the chopter" then press the left arrow to highlight a "Magneto Symbol".

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Easter egg: On Disc 2, go to trailers, and select Theatrical Trailer #3. While the trailer is playing, input the following numbers in order (slowly): 5 6 5 3 7 (JOKER). The trailer will restart and show a modified version of the original trailer, with Joker scribbling all over it. This is a reference to the marketing campaign promoting the movie, as fans who completed the entire set of events were greeted with the third "The Dark Knight" trailer, modified by the Joker.

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Easter egg: If you go to the special features, then go to page two, click on Visual Effects Progression Scenes. Once there, highlight Play All. From Play all press the up arrow on your remote, followed by the right arrow. A dart board will light up red. Press enter and watch a funny slow mo flick.

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Easter egg: At the main menu, go down to "Trailers" and press the right button once. This will lead to the DVD credits.

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Easter egg: Click on the SHIELD icon on the main menu to access profiles on the Avengers.

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Easter egg: In the two-disc special edition set, on the second disc, go to Complete Index of Unique Features, then Day Out Of Days, then click on virtually any item. Press up to find different Easter Eggs that will show you a small clip.

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Easter egg: On the 2-disc Collectors Edition, go to the second page of the "Bonus Features" and highlight "Evolution of a Golden City". Press the left arrow button on the remote twice and a small figurehead will appear on the lower left corner of the doorway. Press the "Enter" button and enjoy.

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Easter egg: Open the Title Selection Screen (on GE DVD Players, press Info) Select Title 8 (on GE DVD Players, press left, then up/down until it displays T 8, then press OK/Select.).

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Easter egg: This is on the Bonus/Feature DVD of 2-DVD set. Go to Behind the Scenes. Click on Publicity. An Omnidroid silhouette appears near the end of the menu's animation loop. When the silhouette appears, move the cursor right to highlight it and then click enter. A short clip will play that shows Dash & Mr Incredible competing for a TV remote. When that ends, if you click on the silhouette again, a different short clip of Mr Incredible & Frozone appears.

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Easter egg: Go from the main menu to the "Special Features" menu, then select "Storyboards." Storyboard selections are shown next to an image of Peter Cushing with one huge eye. scroll the cursor down to the words "Special Features" then move the cursor to the right. Cushing's eye will be highlighted. Select it to see the film's "Swedish Bookstore" scene, which is shown backwards in the actual film, as it was shot (forwards).

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Easter egg: Go to the page for scenes 13-16. After you wait for a while,(Note: a lot of patience is required to find this) a 17th scene will appear. Click on it and it will take you to a page with secret military files. Unfortunately, only three of them actually work. Only time will tell how to access the other ones.

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Easter egg: On the Main Menu, go up on the 'Play Movie' option on the Hot Fuzz logo. When selected, it will show an out-take of Simon Pegg jumping over the garden fences.

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Easter egg: If you have the Child's Play DVD with Chucky slightly turned and with a scrunched, evil expression, and while holding a knife, go to the bonus features and on the first "page" (Chucky looking down at Andy), press "right" on your remote. Chucky's eyes should turn red, and if you press "enter", you'll get a very brief, animated version of Chucky saying "I'm the original designer toy."

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Easter egg: Access the Cast & Crew page from the Special Features menu, when the cursor is selected on the Features button, bottom right, press left to select a strange missile looking button. This opens a page that gives a password for accessing parts of the Three Kings website.

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