Best family movie trivia of 2019

Please vote as you browse around to help the best rise to the top.

Sonic the Hedgehog picture

Trivia: The film's first trailer - in particular the design chosen for Sonic - was so poorly received, that the director confirmed on Twitter two days later that the studio was committed to changing the design to quell the backlash.

More Sonic the Hedgehog trivia
Pokémon Detective Pikachu picture

Trivia: The "old gangster movie" that's on the TV in Harry's apartment is the fictional movie "Angels with Filthy Souls," which was seen in the movie "Home Alone." The director wanted a detective movie for the scene, and said: "We needed something and I hadn’t figured out what I was going to put on that TV yet...Just as a laugh, we got the movie that they shot for Home Alone off of YouTube...We could never beat it!"

More Pokémon Detective Pikachu trivia
Aladdin picture

Trivia: Jim Carrey was the first choice for the role of the Genie, but had to decline due to his recent involvement in a civil lawsuit.

More Aladdin trivia
Toy Story 4 picture

Trivia: Don Rickles was signed on to reprise his role as Mr. Potato Head, but sadly died before recording any dialogue for the film. However with his family's approval, the production team went through everything he'd recorded in the past for the Toy Story franchise, including games, shorts, theme park material, etc. They managed to get together enough previously-unheard material that could be used for this movie, ensuring his characterisation could live on.

Jon Sandys Premium member
More Toy Story 4 trivia
The Lion King picture

Trivia: There's an homage to Beauty and the Beast as Timon starts singing: "It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now we invite you to relax let us pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents your dinner!" They then show Pumba as the dinner to the hyenas. Pumba was the distraction when Simba came back to the Pridelands. (01:45:00)

Tricia Webster Premium member
More The Lion King trivia
Cats picture

New this month Trivia: Universal had to fix various errors due to unfinished CGI, releasing a new version to theaters.

More Cats trivia
The Secret Life of Pets 2 picture

Trivia: Patton Oswalt replaced Louis CK as Max after Louis CK's sexual misconduct.

More The Secret Life of Pets 2 trivia
Dumbo picture

Trivia: At Dreamland before Dumbo gets in action for first time the girls make some bubbles in an elephant shape - that's a reference to the original film where Dumbo gets drunk.

More Dumbo trivia
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part picture

Trivia: When Wyldstyle and the others arrive on Planet Sparkle, they are greeted by very sparkly vampires with froofy hair. This is a jab at the Twilight movies. (00:37:20)

Quantom X Premium member
More The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part trivia
Frozen II picture

New this month Trivia: The "new Danish author" that Prince Agnar is reading is most likely Hans Christian Andersen, who wrote "The Snow Queen", the basis of Frozen.

More Frozen II trivia

Join the mailing list

Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback.