Best action movie easter eggs of all time

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith picture

Easter egg: On Disc 1, go to the options menu and highlight the THX logo. Type in 11, 3 and 8 and you will be led to a funny clip of Yoda hanging out with the clone troopers.

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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace picture

Easter egg: If you own the DVD highlight the THX logo in sound setup and quickly press 1138 on your DVD remote to enter a hidden goof reel (This works on Attack of the Clones as well.).

Star Wars picture

Easter egg: When you insert any of the 6 movie DVDs in the Star Wars saga, once the FBI screen pops up (red in Episodes I, II, IV, V, VI; and blue in Episode III), enter a number between 1 and 3 (and press Enter if needed). Once the Star Wars logo and the Episode number disappears, a menu with the planet that you chose (and not what the DVD randomly chooses) will load.

Independence Day picture

Easter egg: On the Special Edition 2-Disc version, go to the main menu, enter the number '74' and press enter. You can now visit the inside of the ship.

X-Men 3 picture

Easter egg: Go to scenes, and go to the screen for scenes 10-12. In the lower right corner will be a small X. Highlight it and press enter for an extended scene with Beast reciting Shakespeare.

Zombieland picture

Easter egg: If you go to the special features, then go to page two, click on Visual Effects Progression Scenes. Once there, highlight Play All. From Play all press the up arrow on your remote, followed by the right arrow. A dart board will light up red. Press enter and watch a funny slow mo flick.

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The Avengers picture

Easter egg: Click on the SHIELD icon on the main menu to access profiles on the Avengers.

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me picture

Easter egg: Open the Title Selection Screen (on GE DVD Players, press Info) Select Title 8 (on GE DVD Players, press left, then up/down until it displays T 8, then press OK/Select.).

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Transformers picture

Easter egg: After watching the movie, stay all the way through the credits. A bonus menu will appear.

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Terminator 2: Judgment Day picture

Easter egg: Insert Disc 1, when you get to the main menu enter the numbers 82997 (the date of Judgment Day) this should reveal the message 'The future is not set' and you'll be presented with two deleted scenes, one is the T-1000 searching John's room and the other is the alternate 'Future Coda' ending. This applies only to the regular DVD. This may be easier using a computer's DVD drive.

I, Robot picture

Easter egg: In the two-disc special edition set, on the second disc, go to Complete Index of Unique Features, then Day Out Of Days, then click on virtually any item. Press up to find different Easter Eggs that will show you a small clip.

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Serenity picture

Easter egg: There's a short documentary on the DVD about the subliminal message cartoon that triggers River. To get to it, put the cursor on play on the main screen. From there, push the left button once. Now the cursor will be on the right side of the screen in the middle (up and down). Press enter.

Johnny English picture

Easter egg: There is an Observation Test where you will be shown clips from the film and you must answer the questions correctly to access deleted scenes. Here are the answers: 1 - A: 0Y02 USH 2 - C: 13 3 - C: 327 4 - A: Lunatic Response Unit 5 - B: Jesus Is Coming - Look Busy.

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Easter egg: On disk 1, click on commentaries and wait for a 'blue" Mr. Incredible figure to appear, select it and there will be a short clip of Mr. Incredible dancing.

Cloverfield picture

Easter egg: Go to the page for scenes 13-16. After you wait for a while,(Note: a lot of patience is required to find this) a 17th scene will appear. Click on it and it will take you to a page with secret military files. Unfortunately, only three of them actually work. Only time will tell how to access the other ones.

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Top Secret! picture

Easter egg: Go from the main menu to the "Special Features" menu, then select "Storyboards." Storyboard selections are shown next to an image of Peter Cushing with one huge eye. scroll the cursor down to the words "Special Features" then move the cursor to the right. Cushing's eye will be highlighted. Select it to see the film's "Swedish Bookstore" scene, which is shown backwards in the actual film, as it was shot (forwards).

Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones picture

Easter egg: On the film disc (disc 1) of the Theatrical Version, in the language selection menu there is a THX logo somewhere. Highlight it using the arrows on your remote, then enter the number 1138 while you have it highlighted (may vary on different DVD players, on mine I have to push a little 10 button, then 1 1 3 8, which makes 1138). You will then be treated to a sequence of bloopers from the film.

Child's Play picture

Easter egg: If you have the Child's Play DVD with Chucky slightly turned and with a scrunched, evil expression, and while holding a knife, go to the bonus features and on the first "page" (Chucky looking down at Andy), press "right" on your remote. Chucky's eyes should turn red, and if you press "enter", you'll get a very brief, animated version of Chucky saying "I'm the original designer toy."

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End picture

Easter egg: On the bonus disc, under 'Deleted Scenes', highlight 'I Like Riddles'. Click left three times, a black dot will appear, select it and you can view the names of the winners of the Ultimate Pirates of the Caribbean Fan Event.

Three Kings picture

Easter egg: Access the Cast & Crew page from the Special Features menu, when the cursor is selected on the Features button, bottom right, press left to select a strange missile looking button. This opens a page that gives a password for accessing parts of the Three Kings website.

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring picture

Easter egg: HIDDEN BONUS MATERIAL on the Special Extended DVD Version: There are two secrets on the discs containing the film, one on each disc. Instructions for both: go to the Scene Index on either disc, then scroll down to the LAST scene (either "The Council of Elrond" on Disc 1 or "Official Fan Club Credits" on Disc 2), then scroll down one more time. On the first DVD, a little ring will appear next to the line "new scene." Click Enter. This leads to an introduction by Peter Jackson and the MTV Movie Awards parody on the Council of Elrond (starring Jack Black and Sarah Michelle Gellar), which isn't suitable for children (and does not appear in the UK version because of the BBFC). On the second DVD, scene 48, click on the number 48 - on the right side of the screen - and the silhouettes of Barad Dur and Orthanc appear just underneath, click it. You'll see another introduction by Peter Jackson, and the Two Towers cinematic preview trailer: the one played in theatres after the Fellowship of the Ring, towards the end of its running period.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2 of the Special Edition, there are several easter eggs which are very easy to find. They can be accessed by highlighting the small areas of the "comic book", which include a crack in the wall, Batman's reflection in a puddle and the Scarecrow's eyes. The unlocked features include a stunt rehearsal reel and CG demo.

National Treasure picture

Easter egg: In the main menu you need two numbers to access the log book for other features. Go into "bonus treasure hunt". Play about 10 secends of each feature,press disc menu on the remote and you will get the letters su,re,ea+tr. Once you get all letters, this will bring you to another menu which the word "treasure" has to be typed to get the bonus secret number(as well as other features). Once you watch and play with the remote under "riley pooles decode this",the number 0421 will come up at the end. Then you will need to go to "main menu" (on the same page),press right to show a symbol above the revolving picture. Press enter and punch in 0421 to access the master code. Also you will be able to watch the movie with trivia. The two numbers needed for the log book in the main menu are 397 and 405. Enjoy.

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Predator picture

Easter egg: On the 2 disc Collectors Edition, on Disc 2, under the "Inside the Predator" sub menu, use the arrow keys to go "Up" from the Classified Action selection & the Predators aiming icon will appear next to the title (the 3 red dots the Predator uses to target his weapon with). It will run a brief 2 minute video entitled "Jesse's Ultimate Goal". In it Jesse explains what he wants to do in Hollywood & why he thinks can make the switch from wrestling to acting. He says he would like to work with Robert DeNiro.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers picture

Easter egg: Easter Egg on the Special Extended DVD: Put in the first movie DVD (The Two Towers Part 1), go to Select a Scene. Scroll all the way down past the last scene ("Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit") and there should be a ring cursor beside "New Scene" and then click on it. It's Gollum's acceptance speech from the MTV Movie Awards. Because of the content, it is not appropriate for children. Please note that this easter egg is not found in the U.K. version.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl picture

Easter egg: Insert disk 2 of the 2-disk Collector's Edition into a Mac computer. If the disk starts playing close out of it. Double click on the disc icon. Now double click on the folder marked "common". Now double click on the folder marked "win". Next, open the "dead" folder. Now open the "qt" folder. You will see a Quicktime movie titled "dead_men640.mov". This is one of the special features on the disk. You can double click on the icon to watch it, or drag it onto your desktop to copy it to your computer.

Blade II picture

Easter egg: On the New Line Platinum Edition, go to Production Workshop then select Visual effects. In the submenu HIGHLIGHT Progress Report then press the right arrow key followed by the up arrow key to highlight a glyph. Select this to see a disturbing message from Guillermo Del Toro to the crew at Tippett Studios.

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow picture

Easter egg: On the special collector's edition, in the Special Features second menu (go to Special Features then go to MORE - its the menu with the gag reel and deleted scenes) then press 1 on your remote. The EXTRA written on the upper-left of the newspaper should light up and you will get a 2 minute clip entitled "Secret behind the scenes look at the animation department, by Steve Meyer". There's a surprise ending so go watch it.

The Abyss picture

Easter egg: In the Special Edition DVD (with the white slipcover), if you go to the menu which tells about the equipment of "The Abyss", go to the "surface", where it talks about the wave and the Benthic Explorer. If you hit the up arrow on the wave, the plane flying overhead is highlighted. Select it to see a trailer for "True Lies," a movie that James Cameron directed.

Superman Returns picture

Easter egg: Second easter egg on the Region 1 two-disc Special Edition:On the first disc, go to Languages. Place the cursor on "Francais" and press Up once. A red Superman logo will appear next to Brandon Routh's right fist. Place the cursor on this logo and press Enter to access a special cheat code for the "Superman Returns: The Game" video game. Not a traditional easter egg, but an easter egg nonetheless.

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