The Avengers

Trivia: While on the helicarrier, Tony Stark is wearing a Black Sabbath T-shirt, the band who released the song "Iron Man".


Trivia: Mark Ruffalo is the only actor to be credited as both Bruce Banner and the Hulk.

Trivia: When Bruce Banner is explaining to everyone how he can't die, he tells them that he once put a gun in his mouth and pulled the trigger, but that the Hulk spit out the bullet. This was supposed to be the original opening scene for The Incredible Hulk starring Edward Norton.

Trivia: Robert Downey Jr. jokingly improvised the line referring to one of the techie's playing Galaga. Director Joss Whedon loved the line so much, he added in the later shot where we see the techie literally playing Galaga.

Trivia: In the final scene of the film, as Tony is unfolding the blueprints for the new Stark Tower, if you look very carefully (slo-mo may be necessary) you can see files with a symbol representing each Avenger in the upper right corner of each file - Captain America's shield, Thor's hammer, etc. The implication being that Tony will build a section of Stark Tower for each of his friends.

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Trivia: During the scene where Thor and Loki are talking near the cliff, two ravens are seen flying overhead. In Norse mythology Odin has two ravens named Huginn and Muninn who give Odin information from Midgard (Earth).

Trivia: Stay during the credits, there's an extra bonus scene after the animated credits and before the main (scrolling) credits. Those of you dedicated Marvel fans will have to explain what is in the scene to everyone else. There is also a second bonus scene at the very end of the credits.


Trivia: Thor's three main costumes are referenced in this film. His sleeveless first appearance, armored second, and capeless ultimate looks are all seen.

Trivia: For the post-credit scene where the group are eating schwarma together, Chris Evans had to wear a prosthetic jaw because he had grown a beard for another movie and couldn't shave it off. It's also why he's resting his head on his hand through the entire scene, conveniently covering up most of his face.

Trivia: Paul Bettany, who voices Jarvis in this and the standalone Iron Man films, hasn't seen any of them. In an interview he said "This is robbery. I walk in, I say some lines on a piece of paper for two hours, and then they give me a bag of money and I leave and I go about my day...I've never seen one of them...It's not because of any snobbishness, it's just not my thing."

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Trivia: Stan Lee had two cameos in the movie but his first appearance was cut. In the scene when Steve Rogers is at the cafe seen in the final fight where he first encounters the waitress who had become infatuated with Captain America after he saves her. Stan Lee basically calls Steve a moron for not asking for her phone number.


Trivia: From a bird's-eye view, the layout of the helicarrier's bridge forms the SHIELD Eagle logo.

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Trivia: After the Hulk falls into the isolated building and wakes up as Bruce Banner, the security guard who assists him and subsequently asks: "Are you an alien?", is Harry Dean Stanton from the classic film 'Alien'.

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Trivia: The Avengers co-creator Stan Lee makes his usual cameo. This time as a man being interviewed by a news reporter asking about superheroes, at the end of the movie.

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Trivia: There is a small screen showing the heat signature in the room where Loki is being held which shows that he has a cold body temperature because he is a frost giant.


Trivia: When Stan Lee is being interviewed, in the top left corner of the screen Stan Lee is one it says "FILE: A113" A-113 references a graphic design and character animation classroom at California Institute of the Arts, and is often referenced by alumni.


Trivia: While Tony is watching the data of the Avengers in his tower, the pic of Hulk has #71 on it, as reference to the comic book of the same number where Hulk fights with Iron Monger.


Trivia: The collector cards owned by Coulson are actually covers of some Captain America comic books.


Trivia: The Russian general who speaks with Natasha is Giorgi Leuco, who in the comics is an enemy of Iron Man.


Trivia: The photo of Cap in Tony's tower has the number #25 - the issue number of the comics in which Captain America dies.


Visible crew/equipment: A reflector screen is visible on Hawkeye's sunglasses at the very end when Thor and a restrained Loki are returning, presumably, to Asgard. (02:06:10)

More mistakes in The Avengers

Nick Fury: Meanwhile, is there anything about the Tesseract that we ought to know?
Steve Rogers: You should have left it in the ocean.

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