Best sci-fi movie easter eggs of all time

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: 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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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.

Donnie Darko picture

Easter egg: In the special features under the "Philosophy of Time Travel Book" in scroll through until you see a man with a target around him. Press the up button and the target is highlighted. Press enter.

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.

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: Not sure ifs it on the Standard DVD as well, but on HD-DVD on the 2nd disk, when you highlight 'Our World' and press left on the remote, Megatron's head pops up to the right and by pressing enter you view the DVD's credits.

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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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Rollerball picture

Easter egg: From the main menu go to Special features, you will see the options Commentary, Yearbook & Trailers. Press DOWN once more and a white horse type logo appears on the top right of the screen. Select that and you get the music video to Rob Zombie's song "Never gonna stop".

Battlefield Earth picture

Easter egg: Go to the second page of the "special features" menu. Once there, highlight any one of the special features and press right to make a symbol appear on the pyramid. There will be about a ten second clip of behind the scenes footage.

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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.

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Wall-E (2008)

Wall-E picture

Easter egg: On disc 2 (bonus disc) of the Special Edition set, at the bottom center of the Behind the Scenes menu (you get to it from the Humans main menu) is a link to the Original Development Test clip. I could only get to it from my computer, not my DVD player.

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The Valley of Gwangi picture

Easter egg: The 2012 Warner Brothers release of The Valley of Gwangi. From the Main Menu, select Special Features, From Return to the Valley, right click, the Allosaurus' head will be highlighted, press select, a short film entitled Gwangi And Vanessa will play.

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X-Men (2000)

X-Men picture

Easter egg: On the special features part, go to galleries and select the wolverine dog tag at the bottom.

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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Avatar (2009)

Avatar picture

Easter egg: On Disc 3 of the Blu-Ray "Extended Collector's Edition", highlight the "Live Extras" and press the down button. This will display a "Theatrical Trailer 3D" and "Pandora Discovered 3D" option. Viewing these requires a 3D-enabled Blu-Ray and TV.

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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.

Superman Returns picture

Easter egg: Easter Egg on the 2-disc Special Edition Region 1 DVD:Go to Special Features, then Deleted Scenes. Place the cursor on "Features" at the bottom and then press Down once. A red Superman logo will appear below "Features" and "Menu." Now select the red logo and press Enter and you will see some funny outtakes of Kevin Spacey doing his "Wrong." scene.

Iron Man picture

Easter egg: In disk 1 under special features, right in between 'Preview' and 'Main Menu' a symbol appears when highlighted. Click and you can watch an interview with Stan Lee.

Logan's Run picture

Easter egg: On the main menu, scroll down to special features. Press right on the remote and the Timeclock on the hand will light up. Press select to see an explanation of how the Timeclocks work.

Spider-Man picture

Easter egg: On disc 2 of the DVD, click on the comic. When the next screen appears, click on the evolution of Spider-Man and then rogues' gallery. Click on any of the villains' pictures. When the pictures appear you can get a larger rotating picture of Electro, Venom and Scorpion by highlighting the Spider-Man head at the bottom of the screen of this villain and pressing down. This then brings up an outline of Spider-Man and you then just simply click on it.

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