Best movie trivia of 2015

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Trivia: When all the Avengers are attempting to lift Thor's hammer, Captain America is able to move it slightly. In the comics, Cap is one of the few characters noble enough to be able to lift Thor's hammer (notable others being Storm and Beta Ray Bill).

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Trivia: Over 230 cars were destroyed during the filming.

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Trivia: When Finn turns on the chess game, it carries on from when it was turned off in Star Wars: A New Hope.

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Trivia: The guitar that Domergue plays and that was subsequently destroyed by Ruth was a priceless antique from the 1870's on loan from the Martin Guitar Museum. Six replicas were made for the film, however Kurt Russell wasn't correctly informed and destroyed the original. Due to this the Martin Guitar Museum said they would never lend an instrument to film shoots ever again. (01:38:00 - 01:42:30)

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Trivia: The secret project created to use the Hermes to return to Mars to rescue Watney was called Project Elrond, a reference from the Lord of the Rings (also used in the original book of The Martian). Mitch Henderson, played by Sean Bean, was an attendee at the Project Elrond meeting. Sean Bean also played Boromir, who was an attendee at the Council of Elrond in the LOTR movie.


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Trivia: A young Gru can be seen at Villain Con turning around and facing the camera.

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Trivia: When the pterosaur flies into the restaurant, a man in a blue denim shirt wearing a safari-brim tan fedora and a red handkerchief tied around his neck can be seen jumping away from the creature. It is not Alan Grant, but this extra was dressed in the same outfit Dr. Grant wore in the original Jurassic Park.

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Trivia: Pixar's A113 reference makes an appearance as a graffiti on a wall when Riley is running away from home. (01:14:00)


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Trivia: When Casey enters the shop, the female store clerk is watching the TV. On top of the TV is a piece of memorabilia from The Iron Giant. The director of Tomorrowland, Brad Bird, also directed The Iron Giant.

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Trivia: Black Phillip, the goat, was supposed to appear in a several other scenes. But the goat was so poorly behaved on-set, his role in the film was drastically stripped down. The goat often either refused to do what the trainers told it, or in some ugly cases, he would randomly attack cast and crew members. Co-star Ralph Ineson even had to perform the bulk of the film under heavy painkillers after the goat slammed into his ribs and injured him.


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Trivia: The theater director who Quinn auditions for is played by James Wan, who directed the first two "Insidious" films and produced this third film.

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Trivia: The two surfer dudes eating Krabby Patties after Spongebob and his friends appear, are Lloyd Ahlquist and Peter Shukoff, the creators of the internet series "Epic Rap Battles of History." They were also the writers and performers of the rap battle before the credits.


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Trivia: The kid in the pic with Rocky is Sage Stallone, who played a role in Rocky 5 and sadly passed away in 2012.


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Trivia: In the bridge scene, Pops breaks the windshield of the police car and then he says to the officer "Get out", a line said in Terminator and Terminator 2.


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Trivia: At a red carpet event to promote the film, Dwayne Johnson set a world record of 105 selfies in three minutes, averaging out to one picture every 1.7 seconds.

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