I never noticed these 9 clever Easter eggs hidden in famous movies

Searching for Easter eggs in famous movies has become almost a sport these days, but the tendency for filmmakers to plant hidden nuggets is nothing new. There are clever hidden references in classic films going back decades.

From nods to contemporary events to referencing other movies or providing clues about the plot of the films itself, many movie Easter eggs pass so fast that they go unnoticed on the first watch. This is when re-watching a movie becomes so rewarding. A subreddit is currently rounding up a host of such treats from cinematic history, and there are dozens that I had never noticed. Below are some of the best. 

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.