Best movie trivia of 2011

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Fright Night picture

Trivia: The driver that Jerry kills after the man's car hits Charley's car is portrayed by original Fright Night Actor Chris Sarandon. The ending credits have him listed as "Jay Dee", the initials for Chris Sarandon's character Jerry Dandridge.

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Trivia: Early on in the movie, Sam is watching Star Trek with Leonard Nimoy, who also plays Sentinel Prime. Also, Wheelie's comments on the episode are relevant to Sentinel Prime. (Just replace the word Spock with Sentinel Prime).

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Captain America: The First Avenger picture

Trivia: Some of the members of Captain America's wartime elite squad are taken from Marvel Comics WWII based "Sgt Nick Fury and the Howling Commandos" - such as Dum Dum Duggan and Gabe Jones.

ComicBoy

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Trivia: The real Bethany Hamilton has a cameo appearance in the scene in Thailand when Bethany and Sarah are handing out food. She is holding a box of supplies and wearing a hat, walking across the screen at the beginning of the scene.

Beth

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The Muppets picture

Trivia: HIDDEN MICKEY: At the end, fireworks go and 3 go into the shape of Micky Mouse.

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 picture

Trivia: The newborn goo used during Bella's birth scene was made from cream cheese and jelly.

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Trivia: The Pizza Planet truck is visible cheering on the right side of the track at the World Grand Prix in Radiator Springs at the end of the movie. (01:37:45)

AJ Aneres

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Just Go with It picture

Trivia: During the scene when Daniel and Katherine and Devlin and Ian are having dinner together at Oceano's, the band playing on stage is called Hapa. They're not actors - they're a real Hawaiian band from Maui. They also appeared on an April 2011 episode of Hawaii 5-0.

Cal K.

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Thor picture

Trivia: Hang around right until the very end of the credits for a scene which further ties in Thor to a future Avengers movie.

GalahadFairlight

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The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn picture

Trivia: The newspaper where Barnaby leaves his fingerprints is Le petit vingtième, an inside joke to the children's supplement newspaper where Tintin's adventures were first published.

Sacha Premium member

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Trivia: In the scene after Candice dies the guys are at the office having a drink. Watch carefully - when Olivia is leaving she knocks a photo on the floor; this is a photo of her and a friend. Look at the bottom right of that picture and you will see the logo of the roller coaster From Final Destination 3.

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Super 8 picture

Trivia: Wait for about 2 minutes when the credits roll and you'll see the kids' completed zombie movie - it's about 5 minutes long and fun to watch.

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes picture

Trivia: Don't leave when the credits roll. There is a scary snippet you don't want to miss.

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Trivia: When Raven is making a pass at Erik in his bedroom he brushes her off by saying that she would need to be a little older. She then makes herself look older - this older woman is Rebecca Romijn, who played Mystique in the original 3 X-Men films.

ComicBoy

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Scream 4 picture

Trivia: Towards the beginning of the movie when Emma Roberts and Hayden Panettiere are standing in the hallway next to their lockers at school, next to them is a bust of Henry Winkler's character who played the principal in the first film and was killed.

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Trivia: The music being played at the bar that Graeme, Clive and Ruth go to is the same song being played in the Mos Eisley Cantina scene in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.

THGhost

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Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides picture

Trivia: When Philip comes to the defense of the mermaid that was captured by saying that she has a name, Blackbeard asks him to say what it is. Philip responds that her name is Syrena which is spelled similarly to sirena, the Spanish word for mermaid.

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Trivia: Rowan Atkinson explained on Top Gear that the 9 litre V16 in the Rolls Royce was developed by BMW (who own Rolls Royce) but never put into production. The prototypes that had been made were still in a warehouse somewhere, and put into the car for this movie.

Friso94

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Trivia: This was Jill Clayburgh's final film. The actress, who plays Annie's mother, died the year before the film's release.

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