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Easter egg: On the DVD disc, select "Extras" and at the bottom next to the "Main Menu", a diamond will appear when you press the right arrow on the remote. A 1950's-style news story about Axel Hellstrom will appear. You can also go left for another news feed.

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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: 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: On the three-disc special edition, there are 3 hidden features. On Disc 2, enter the 'Production' menu, then highlight main menu and press right to highlight a hidden symbol. On the same disc, in 'Pre-Production', go into 'Prep', highlight 'Safe Cracking School' and press right. On Disc 3, go to the fourth page of 'Visual Effects', highlight 'CGI Propane Tank' and press right.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2 of the limited edition DVD, select the Clock icon on the main menu. When you get a series of questions, pick C for all of them, until you get 4 pics of a woman changing her tire, then put the pics in reverse order. If done right, the credits will start to play backwards, then the movie plays in the correct order with the phone call scenes being first.

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Easter egg: On the 2-Disc Director's Cut DVD (Region One), if you can complete the entire trivia game (which includes around 50 or so questions, some of which are extremely hard), you are able to view a hidden video.

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Easter egg: On disc 2 of the DVD, click on the comic. When the next screen appears, click on the evolution of Spider-Man and then rogues' gallery. Click on any of the villains' pictures. When the pictures appear you can get a larger rotating picture of Electro, Venom and Scorpion by highlighting the Spider-Man head at the bottom of the screen of this villain and pressing down. This then brings up an outline of Spider-Man and you then just simply click on it.

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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: 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: At the main menu, press enter on Play. You will then be given a choice to either watch the movie with just one random ending or all three endings. Choose to watch the movie with one random ending and press enter. Note: The entire movie from this point must be watched from beginning to end. When the movie ends and the main menu reappears, press down on the control three times and the little magnifying glass will turn green. Press enter and you can then choose which ending you want to see.

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Easter egg: On the Region 4 DVD release from Eastern Eye, on disk 2, go to the Extras menu, then the Poster Gallery and press right. A fist will light up in the top right of the screen. Select it to see the director talking about using 3D computer animation to plan the tuk tuk chase sequence.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2, enter the Movie section, and select "Beyond Hell's Kitchen: Making Daredevil." Go down to Enhanced Viewing Mode, and press left on your remote. This should highlight two sais. Select them to see a hidden blooper reel.

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Easter egg: To access a DVD-ROM feature on the DVD player, highlight the treasure chest in the main menu. Press enter to see a fish tank screen saver. To exit press enter.

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Easter egg: While in the extra features menu navigate through the options until the white star is highlighted. Click on this to reveal a hidden extra with Vince Vaughn.

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Easter egg: On the Full Throttle DVD, there are six Easter eggs that I have managed to find so far, but I think there is one more. The Easter eggs refer to the normal widescreen DVD. 1. Go to the commentaries screen (Linked from the Special Features Page) and highlight Special Features at the bottom. Press right, right, down, down and Drew Barrymore hat should be highlighted with a white line. If you press action (X on PS2 controller) you should see a short film of McG and two stunt doubles, plus some behind the scenes footage of Madison and Cameron's entrance into the LA Theatre. 2. On page 1 of special features, select the Angel Vision Trivia Track option. When you get to the screen giving you the option of turning trivia track on and off, highlight special features and press down, left, left. Cameron Diaz's earring should be highlighted with a pink or white line. Pressing Action should reveal a short film of McG and Christine Birch discussing the game plan for the publicity of the film. 3. On page 1 of the Featurettes (Linked from the Special Features page), highlight Special Features at the bottom. Press left, left, down, down and Bosley's bow tie should be highlighted with a pink line. Pressing action should play a clip of McG and Aldolfo Martinez-Perez showing the storyboards and comparisons for Natalie's cowbirth scene in the "Three very different women" part of the introduction to the girls at the beginning of the movie. 4. Go to screen 2 of Featurettes (Linked from the Special Features page) and highlight Special Features. Pressing right, right, down should highlight the champagne bottle with a pink line. Pressing action will show a short film of McG and Tricia Ronten talking about the script supervision for the film. 5. On page 2 of Special Features, highlight Main Menu at the bottom. Press down, down, up, right, right will cause pink halos to appear over the girls' heads. Pressing action will show a shortish film of McG and Matt Sweeny looking at a hydraulic rotator for Madison Lee's cobra (The stunt one of course). It contains some behind the scene footage of the making of the fight in the car between Cameron and Demi, and also some that was in the Full Throttle featurette. 6.Again go to screen 2 of Special Features and again highlight Main Menu. Press up, up, down, down, left should make Cameron Diaz's missing right earring be highlighted with a pink line. Pressing action should trigger a short clip of McG asking Mark Cotane how he got into the biz.

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Easter egg: On the 'Additional Special Features' on the second features screen press right on your control to highlight Gabrielle's necklace. Press select now and you will have the chance to view another special effects featurette.

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Easter egg: There are 3 Easter Eggs on this DVD. 1 - go to Special Features, highlight Scene 44, then click the Right arrow key where a blood splat will appear. When you click on it, a short, funny interview with Ed Harris will play where he tells of all the groups that will enjoy watching this film. 2 - go to Special Features, click on Acts of Violence, then highlight Act 1 - Random. Then click the right arrow key where a birthday candle will appear. If you click on it, a short video will play where the cast wishes Viggo Mortensen a Happy Birthday. 3 - go to Special Features, click on Acts of Violence, then highlight Act 1 - Random. Then click the left arrow key where a fish will be highlighted. If you click on it, a short video will play of Viggo Mortensen joking around with a plastic fish (related to an inside joke on the set called Fish Friday).

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Easter egg: On the second disc of the Double Disc edition of the DVD there is a Special Features menu listing about eight programs. If you press left from any of these the cursor moves onto a hidden box, giving you about eight more features to watch.

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Easter egg: On the second disc of the Special Edition DVD, scroll all the way upwards. You will see a track list and be able to hear samples from the soundtrack.

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