Best movie easter eggs of 2004

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The Incredibles picture

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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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind picture

Easter egg: In the main menu of the second disc (extras), of the 2 disc edition of the region 2 DVD, press the pointer to the right. Joel's shoe will turn red and you will see a short film made by director Michel Gondry.

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I, Robot picture

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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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban picture

Easter egg: 2nd disc: Go into the Great Hall and choose "The Quest of Sir Cadogan". During the introduction to the challenge, between the part when you see Sir Cadogan sleeping (maybe) and when he gives flowers to a girl, hit the left arrow on your remote and you'll automatically go to the picture gallery (which you will also get to if you play the challenge and get the highest rank). You'll still have to play the challenge afterwards, though, unless if you hit Menu.

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Shrek 2 picture

Easter egg: On the U.S. version, there are terrific little nuggets in the newspaper "Far Far Away Times". It's located by following this path: Special Features > More > Far Far Away Times. When you get to the page with the newspaper, you can scroll through more than a dozen pages of really witty and amusing "articles", although you can only read the headlines. Starting on the third page - and on many, many pages thereafter - use the "up" arrow to highlight other parts of the pages. It's a real treasure trove. You'll find Fiona's diary (in its entirety), medieval graffiti, tapestries of the King and Queen in their younger days, medieval street signs, posters for musical acts (like the band "Stonehenge" and "Chastity Belt's World Tour"), Before and After pictures (including the transvestite bartender!), Fairy Godmother's various Potions and the Poison Apple's Drink Menu.

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National Treasure picture

Easter egg: In the main menu you need two numbers to access the log book for other features. Go into "bonus treasure hunt". Play about 10 secends of each feature,press disc menu on the remote and you will get the letters su,re,ea+tr. Once you get all letters, this will bring you to another menu which the word "treasure" has to be typed to get the bonus secret number(as well as other features). Once you watch and play with the remote under "riley pooles decode this",the number 0421 will come up at the end. Then you will need to go to "main menu" (on the same page),press right to show a symbol above the revolving picture. Press enter and punch in 0421 to access the master code. Also you will be able to watch the movie with trivia. The two numbers needed for the log book in the main menu are 397 and 405. Enjoy.

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events picture

Easter egg: On Full Screen DVD, go to Special Features, and then to Orphaned Scenes. To the left of the words "Dismal Deletions and Obnoxious Outtakes," there is a picture of Olaf. Right below his right hand is a wheel. Click on it, and it will take you to "Count Olaf's Ghastly Ghost Story."

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The Chronicles of Riddick picture

Easter egg: On the opening menu for the full screen version DVD, you have two options, to either Convert or Fight. The Easter Egg is available on both options. If you chose Convert and after the menu loads press the up arrow, you will highlight a part of the pedestal where Riddick stands in the movie. The scene available is a behind the scenes look between Riddick and the Lord Marshal. The scene is also available if you chose the Fight option; you just have to press the left arrow and highlight one of the knives to watch the same scene.

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Alien Vs. Predator picture

Easter egg: In the 2 disc special edition, on the pre-production menu, towards the bottom, if you click right, you'll highlight a face-hugger. Click it to see an interesting video by Tom Woodruff Jr., the lead alien.

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The Girl Next Door picture

Easter egg: The Girl Next Door unrated version contains an Easter Egg in the Special Features section on the reverse side of the DVD. From the Special Features menu, use the down arrow to highlight the "Gag Reel." Hit the right arrow once and three X's will appear. Hit enter and a full version of the original sex education film "Parent to Child About Sex by The Film Library Department of Human Resources" will play.

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Ella Enchanted picture

Easter egg: When you go into the special features, there is a game featuring Char and the fan club. If you want to skip to the "reward", press the left arrow and it will highlight the bottom of Chars picture with a little flower. Press enter and it will come up with the "reward".

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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story picture

Easter egg: On the region 2 DVD clicking the Purple Cobra logo on the Special Features Menu will play an alternative commentary featuring Rawson Marshall Thurber, Vince Vaughn and Ben Stiller.

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Spider-Man 2 picture

Easter egg: Go to the commentary menu on Disc 1, highlight Off for the second commentary, and hit right, then up. A yellow spider should appear. Hit enter to see a funny introduction with the director.

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Saved! picture

Easter egg: 1. Navigate to the Special Features section on the DVD. 2. Use your arrow keys to select "Heaven Help Us." 3. Once "Heaven Help Us" is selected, press your right arrow key to select a blue Jesus link to take you to an unaired trailer for "Saved!" featuring Michael Stipe.

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Sleepover picture

Easter egg: On page 1 of the Bonus features, highlight "Ready, Set, Action!" and hit right and enter.

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Troy picture

Easter egg: On the second disc, when the menu first appears, hit right on your DVD remote to highlight one of the wooden planks on the Trojan horse, and hit Enter. There is a clip the CG department made of some animatic 'bloopers' during the movie.

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Sideways picture

Easter egg: Go to Scene Selection. Highlight scene 15. Hit the back button once. A wine bottle will appear. Hit enter and you will see a montage of behind the scenes photos.

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Without a Paddle picture

Easter egg: On the DVD, normal version, go to the special features menu, then additional scenes, with a picture of Dax Shephard. Highlight "Jerry's Office" and press right on the DVD remote and a skull and crossbones appears on Dax's chest. Press enter and you will be taken to an alternate version of the cabin scene with Burt Reynolds.

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Shark Tale picture

Easter egg: Go to the cast page, highlight Special Features, and hit right. Some stars should appear. Hit enter to see profiles on the characters.

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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow picture

Easter egg: The hidden clip entitled "Secret behind the scenes look at the animation department" can also be found on the 2-disc edition. On the second disc with the extras: highlight the choice 'gag reel' then press the right-arrow. The little circle between the menu blocks now glows red. Press enter-button to watch.

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