Shazam!

Trivia: Director David Sandberg makes a cameo as Travis, the boyfriend of Billy's mom.

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Trivia: Billy's father is named CC Batson as a reference to CC Beck, co creator of Shazam.

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Trivia: Freddy wears several T-shirts of Aquaman, Wonder Woman, Superman and Batman during the movie.

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Trivia: In the toy shop, Shazam steps on a floor piano and starts playing it with his feet for a moment. This is a reference to the Tom Hanks movie Big, where it is also a boy trapped in a man's body.

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Trivia: Billy's school is named Fawcett Central as a reference to Fawcett Comics, where the character originated.

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Trivia: The Anabelle doll from The Conjuring is seen in the pawn shop where Billy locks up the officers.

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Trivia: The facility where Billy is training belongs to ACE Chemicals, frequently used in Batman stories.

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Trivia: The researcher working with Dr. Sivana who is burned up in his lab is played by Lotta Losten in a cameo. She is director David F. Sandberg's wife, and he always gives her bit-parts to play in his films.

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Trivia: In the second post credit scene, Billy tries to speak with a fish like Aquaman.

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Trivia: While Billy is talking with the social worker, on the desk are several yellow smiley faces, confirmed by the director as a nod to "Watchmen."

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Trivia: There are several references to Mr. Tawny, a tiger who is the best friend of Shazam in the comics - a sticker of a tiger on Billy's back pack, the stuffed tiger at the carnival, and the buttons on Shazam's cape.

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Trivia: Freddy has a newspaper that says "Caped wonder stuns city" from the Richard Donner Superman movie.

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Trivia: The fallen champion mentioned by the wizard is a reference to Black Adam, an arch enemy of Shazam.

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Trivia: The director makes a cameo as the voice of the worm mastermind.

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Trivia: Director David Sandberg makes a cameo, playing all of the Crocodile Men.

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Trivia: In Freddy's room there are many references to Justice League storylines like an issue of Time Magazine referring to General Zod's invasion, and a Batarang.

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Trivia: Near the end, when Shazam is fighting Dr. Sivana (Mark Strong), Strong says "playtime is over" which is the exact same line he says in Kick-Ass (2010) to Hit-Girl.

Trivia: Zachary Levi is one of the few actors to span Marvel and DC movies - he played Fandral, one of the warriors three, in Thor: The Dark World and Thor: Ragnarok.

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New today Suggested correction: While the number certainly is massive, I wouldn't say it just a few. There's over 50 actors that have spanned DC and Marvel.

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Trivia: Even though Shazam is the title character, he does not appear until around 40 minutes into the film.

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New today Suggested correction: Technically not true since the old wizard's name was Shazam.

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Factual error: Shazam catches the bus with his hands, but it lands on his hands and face by the windshield. This puts the entire weight of the bus being supported by just the front windshield held by Shazam's hands, plus the momentum of it falling from the bridge hitting him. No way the glass could support all that and not break. Especially since it already cracked from just a guy falling on it.

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Freddy Freeman: If you could have one superpower, what would you pick? Everybody chooses flight. You know why?
Billy Batson: So they can fly away from this conversation?

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