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Trivia: On the water planet, the soundtrack in the background has a prominent ticking noise. These ticks happen every 1.25 seconds. Each tick you hear is a whole day passing on Earth.

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Trivia: SPOILER: At the end on Nick Fury's gravestone, under his name is the passage from Ezekiel 25:17: "The path of the righteous man is beset..." This was the start of a big monologue made famous by Samuel L Jackson in Pulp Fiction. (01:59:25)

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Guardians of the Galaxy pictureGuardians of the Galaxy mistake picture

Trivia: Stan Lee makes his customary appearance when Rocket Raccoon is sweeping the plaza for likely targets - he is seen chatting up a young lady. (00:16:00)

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Trivia: During the prologue of the movie where Cage is giving doing media interviews, there is a scene where he's obviously green-screened in front of the NORAD control center taken directly from WarGames.

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Transformers: Age of Extinction picture

Trivia: When Joshua calls the KSI technician to ask what the blast range of the Seed is, the technician's ringtone is the Transformers theme song.

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X-Men: Days of Future Past picture

Trivia: When Magneto is pushing the steel rebar into Wolverine, it is twisted into a shape resembling the comic depiction of when he used his powers to remove the adamantium from Wolverine's skeleton in the comic X-Men #25.

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Godzilla picture

Trivia: Godzilla appears for only 10 minutes in the entire film.

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Sharknado 2: The Second One picture

Trivia: In Ben's taxi there's a rubber shark snout with teeth hanging from the rearview mirror. Ben is also the name of the fisherman in Jaws, whose decapitated head pops out underwater. Taxi driver Ben is even dressed similarly to the fisherman character in Jaws. In this movie taxi driver Ben is played by Judd Hirsch, who starred on the 70s-80s TV show Taxi, along with Christopher Lloyd and Danny DeVito.

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Trivia: During Lucy's final transformation sequence, her consciousness starts traveling through time by millions of years. At one point, Lucy pauses in time to observe and interact with an ape-like creature, reaching out to touch its fingertip. Although not expressly stated or explained in the film, this ape-like creature was what scientists today classify as Australopithecus afarensis, the earliest identifiable ancestor of humankind. The first fossils of Australopithecus afarensis were determined to be from a female who was christened "Lucy" by scientists.

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The Giver picture

Trivia: Katie Holmes plays Brenton Thwaites' mother in the film, even though in real life she's only 10 years his senior.

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Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie picture

Trivia: Funded mainly through the use of online crowd-funding.

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Trivia: When showing the pictures of Robocop's "combat mode", the pictures, with the exception of the human hand showing, are of the original Robocop played by Peter Weller.

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