1. In Back to the Future there is a bit character named Sherman Peabody, a clear homage to the old time-traveling cartoon characters "Mr. Peabody and Sherman"

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2. In Pixar's Cars there's a passing sign that all-but-confirms the existence of Hooters in their universe.

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3. This tumblr thread points out a nice deliberate touch in Spider-Man: Homecoming

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4. Another Homecoming detail is how Donald Glover's character has "UCS-M01" on his license plate, a subtle reference to "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1", which was the first appearance of Miles Morales.

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5. In Scream, there's a recursive moment when Jamie Kennedy's character is yelling at Jamie Lee Curtis' character in Halloween about the danger right behind her...

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6. Gandalf the Grey's first staff in Lord of the Rings is actually his "true" staff in disguise. You can see its real form hidden in the gnarled wood.

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7. In Michael Bay's Transformers Bumblebee is parked in the used car lot next to a faded yellow VW Bug, a callback to the robots first disguise in the 80s.

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8. One of the Kakamora monsters from Moana has their mask painted like Baymax, the lovable robot from Disney's previous cg animated hit Big Hero 6

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9. Deceptively simple shot in The Social Network where Justin Timberlake's character takes great care when signing a simple restaurant check next to Andrew Garfield's Eduardo, who famously got a raw deal.

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10. In the orginal Toy Story Cid's rocket was ordered from "ILL EAGLE FIREWORKS", hopefully we don't have to explain the pun.

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11. In the Disney 2D animated flop Brother Bear you can see a clownfish being caught in a salmon net, ironic considering how CG-based movies were soon going to dominate the box office.

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12. In Mad Max: Fury Road, Furiosa's journey ends with her triumphant, though bloodied and with a black eye swollen shut. This shot mirrors Max's state at the end of The Road Warrior.

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13. Among the hundreds of new directives given to RoboCop in RoboCop 2 is "Avoid Orion Meetings". This is a blatant callout to Orion Pictures, the production company that was notoriously dificult to work with during the making of the picture.

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14. Among the junk in Watto's scrapyard is an EVA pod from Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey. This is one of the easter eggs hidden in The Phantom Menace that isn't "lol you can see E.T. in the Galactic Senate".

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15. In Spider-Man: Homecoming, Principal Morita (played by actor Kenneth Choi) has a photo and WWII medals of his grandfather Jim Morita (one of the Howling Commandos from Captain America: The First Avenger who was also played by Choi)

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