Best movie easter eggs of 2004

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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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The Incredibles picture

Easter egg: On the Bonus/Feature DVD of 2-DVD set. Go to Behind the Scenes. 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 film on Frank Thomas & Ollie Johnston (great early Disney animators) will play. When it ends, if you click on the silhouette again, a different short "behinds the scenes" clip called "Markisms" will appear.

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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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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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A Cinderella Story picture

Easter egg: From the DVD's Main Menu go to the "Features" section and there press the Left arrow key on your remote control. This will highlight a frog between Hillary Duff and Michael Murray. Now press the 'Enter' key and you will be treated to a brief clip on the producers trying to find the perfect frog prince.

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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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Suspect Zero picture

Easter egg: On the first page of the "special features" menu, you will notice a blank space in the middle between "more" and "main menu" on the very bottom of the page. If you got to the main menu button and then go once to the left, a series of numbers like the ones Ben Kingsley draws in the movie will appear where that blank space is. If you select it, it is a short interview with a Taoist master about the "third eye" principle.

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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events picture

Easter egg: Collector's Edition First disk: On the main menu, highlight the eye shape in the middle of the menu. Press OK and the credits scene with the Baudelaires shifts to the next part. There are several scenes to go through by pushing OK at each scene. Second disk: Go to Gruesome Galleries. Highlight Woeful World and press the right arrow. An eye should appear on the cutout of Olaf. Press OK to see a short feature entitled "Eyes are Everywhere". Second disk: On Gruesome Galleries, highlight the words Main Menu at the bottom. Press the right arrow and the swirl will light up. Press OK to see a short feature entitled "Portrait of the Artist as a Bad Man".

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Shaun of the Dead picture

Easter egg: On the normal version of the DVD, in the subtitles section, there is something called "The Zomb-O-Meter Track." Select this, and have a whole heap of extra trivia appear as subtitles, such as music credits, storyline pieces and other good stuff.

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Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London picture

Easter egg: Highlight the first option on the Bonus Features and hit left. Press enter to get commentary bloopers.

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Without a Paddle picture

Easter egg: On the DVD, normal version, go to the special features menu. Highlight theatrical trailer and press right on your DVD remote. Paddles will appear across Matthew Lillard's chest. Press enter and you will be taken to an alternate version of the pot burning scene.

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Shrek 2 picture

Easter egg: On the "Far Far Away Times" section, on certain pages, you can press up and highlight certain objects. Pressing Enter will get you more galleries.

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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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Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow picture

Easter egg: On the special collector's edition, in the Special Features second menu (go to Special Features then go to MORE - its the menu with the gag reel and deleted scenes) then press 1 on your remote. The EXTRA written on the upper-left of the newspaper should light up and you will get a 2 minute clip entitled "Secret behind the scenes look at the animation department, by Steve Meyer". There's a surprise ending so go watch it.

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Friday Night Lights picture

Easter egg: Go to the Bonus Features menu and scroll down to DVD-ROM. If you click LEFT, a football icon should be highlighted. Press ENTER to view a special thanks featurette from director Peter Berg.

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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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Starsky & Hutch picture

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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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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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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