1. Fans know that the man dressed as Father Christmas (who stabs Nicholas Angel through the hand in a flashback) is played by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson

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A little easier to miss, however, is that a scar has formed on Nicholas left hand, where the stabbing took place

 
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2. The Romeo and Juliet play that Nicolas and Danny are made to sit through is pretty painful for everyone, made even more clear by the fact that it took "three hours"

  
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In fact, the actual prologue of Romeo and Juliet itself suggests that the play is only going to last two hours

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3. When the shop owner says "No luck catchin' them killers, then?" a poster is visible behind her -- it's for the band The Killers and their album "Hot Fuss"

 
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4. The whole town hates the two leads of the local production of Romeo and Juliet...

 
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...the townsfolk specifically call out two actors who they'd much rather have in those parts:

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After the original actors die under "suspicious" circumstances, you can see the posters have been changed to show that Greg and Sheree have taken over the roles

 
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5. Hot Fuzz, along with Shaun of the Dead and The World's End are together known as the "Cornetto Trilogy." Not only does one of the ice cream cones show up in each film, but they each have a specific coloring -- the red Cornetto for the blood in Shaun, blue for cops in Hot Fuzz and green for aliens in The World's End

 
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6. The lady who yells "FASCIST" at Nicholas before opening fire is wielding a very specific gun...

 
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It's an MP34, used by Nazis in World War II. Fascist, indeed

 

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7. The cabal of villages mentions that someone in town had twins named Roger and Martin

 
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Roger Murtaugh and Martin Riggs happen to be the protagonists of Lethal Weapon, one of the buddy-cop movies that Danny loves

 
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8. For a few seconds, you can see a DVD case called "Zombies Party," which is the Spanish version of Shaun of the Dead 

 
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9. The sign in this pub scene reads "2 Shooters for the Price of 1"

 
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10. The twins who man the front desk at the police station are reading different books -- one by Iain Banks, and one by Iain M. Banks. They're the same author, just with different names

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11. During the opening scenes at the London police station, the chief inspector says he can banish people whenever he wants, because he's the chief inspector

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This foreshadows Nicholas' new chief inspector, who is literally making people disappear and getting away with it because he's the chief inspector

 
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12. This bit with the Andys is one of the best exchanges in the movie, but it's foreshadowing something too...

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As the climax begins, a farmer's mum is in fact one of the first to open fire on Nicholas

 
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