Best sci-fi 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.).

Donnie Darko picture

Easter egg: In the special features under the "Philosophy of Time Travel Book" in Appendix A, if you use a DVD-ROM and click on the circles in the middle of the drawing a deleted scene is shown.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy picture

Easter egg: On the DVD, if you use the Infinite Improbability Drive, you have a chance to see the cartoon that Deep Thought watches. There is no way to access it via menus.

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.

The Avengers picture

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

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Transformers picture

Easter egg: On the Region 2 UK two disc DVD version, on the disc 2, select 'Our World', scroll down to 'Battleground', it should highlight a Japanese symbol to the left of 'MAIN MENU', this is the Bay Bot Easter Egg.

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.

The Incredibles picture

Easter egg: This is on the Bonus/Feature DVD of 2-DVD set. Go to Behind the Scenes. Click on Publicity. An Omnidroid silhouette appears near the end of the menu's animation loop. When the silhouette appears, move the cursor right to highlight it and then click enter. A short clip will play that shows Dash & Mr Incredible competing for a TV remote. When that ends, if you click on the silhouette again, a different short clip of Mr Incredible & Frozone appears.

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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.

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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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.

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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28 Days Later picture

Easter egg: When you enter the special features "Alternate ending" page, what you see is not always what you get. If you go down, highlight Main Menu, then hit right, you will highlight a little arrow. Hit enter to access a fantastic storyboard Radical alternate ending.

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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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Star Trek: First Contact picture

Easter egg: On the second disk go to "The Borg Collective" and highlight Main Menu and press the left button on your remote to change the white and green button to red. You will be taken to a feature of the concept artwork of the destruction of the Borg Queen.

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Gremlins 2: The New Batch picture

Easter egg: In Special Features, press right to highlight the Gremlin hand. Press OK to watch a shoot-out between the Gremlins and John Wayne.

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Suspect Zero picture

Easter egg: On the first page of the "special features" menu, you will notice a blank space in the middle between "more" and "main menu" on the very bottom of the page. If you got to the main menu button and then go once to the left, a series of numbers like the ones Ben Kingsley draws in the movie will appear where that blank space is. If you select it, it is a short interview with a Taoist master about the "third eye" principle.

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Wall-E (2008)

Wall-E picture

Easter egg: On the regular version of the DVD, on the Main Menu screen, go down to Set Up. Push the right arrow then the up arrow and it will highlight a W above the menu. It will take you to a test title from 2004 that the director used to pitch the movie.

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The Abyss picture

Easter egg: In the Special Edition DVD (with the white slipcover), in the Imaging Station, if you go to the top of the stack of the videotapes and hit the right arrow button, the TV screen changes to say, "They mostly come at night. Mostly." Hit "enter" to see a trailer for "Aliens," a movie James Cameron directed.

Frankenthumb picture

Easter egg: On the menu, go to extra features and click to the right, there's a music video starring Pepper and Dr. Frankenthumb.

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Futurama: Bender's Big Score picture

Easter egg: On the "Special Features" menu, go to the bottom and select "More" to bring up the second menu. While on this menu, press Right on the remote to light up the small Bender icon. Press Enter to see the producers' hand-drawn charts of how the different timelines intermix and are resolved.

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Lilo & Stitch picture

Easter egg: At the main menu go to Sneak Peeks, place the cursor on the wave logo (that's the one that takes you back to the main menu) then click left on your remote control, you should see an outline of Stitch, press enter to see a preview of Stitch's upcoming movie.

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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.

Sky High picture

Easter egg: On the main menu screen, go down to scene selection and go to the right. A small circle will appear on one of the gauges. Press enter and you get a little drawing sequence.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen picture

Easter egg: In the two disc set, Disc 2 (Special Features), at the main menu select The Human Factor. Once you are in that part go down to Domestic Destruction, push the right button on the remote and a little icon of the Decepticons will appear. It shows a blooper during one of the big scenes.

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Alien (1979)

Alien picture

Easter egg: On the special edition: go to the main menu, highlight special features, press right, and you will get the dossiers for the crew.

The Cell picture

Easter egg: Go to the Main menu, then to Special features. On the Special Features page highlight the little "New Line Cinema" logo, to open a page of credits.

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