Best thriller movie easter eggs of all time

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Easter egg: On the 'choose their fate' version of the movie, straight after Ashlyn says 'oh a few degrees won't hurt' you get asked which temperature she should change it to (73 degrees or 76 degrees) if you choose 76 degrees, you see Ashlyn and Ashley's alternate death. Instead of being incinerated, the pair are electrocuted, as Ashlyn manages to get out of her tanning bed before the wood shelf jams the pair in, instead she is hit in the head (and knocked unconscious) by the wooden shelf. She later awakens, frees the wood from Ashley's bed, and quotes "I got you" and grabs Ashley's hand, but the glass of the bed underneath Ashley breaks, and she falls into the wiring of the tanning bed, electrocuting them both.
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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.

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Easter egg: Go to the 'Special Features' and click on 'The Philosophy of Time Travel'. Go through the book's pages until you get to the skeleton with the arrow coming from it's chest. Press up and a solid black arrow within the arrow will appear. Press Enter and you will see a hidden trailer.

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Easter egg: Once you're in the Main Menu, highlight the option where it says "Don't watch this". Then, using the directional arrows, press Down, and then Down again. You'll notice the pointer on the screen will dissappear. Then, press the Select button on your remote. Watch this AFTER seeing the whole movie, otherwise it won't have an effect on you.

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Easter egg: On the DVD disc, select "Extras" and at the bottom next to the "Main Menu", a diamond will appear when you press the right arrow on the remote. A 1950's-style news story about Axel Hellstrom will appear. You can also go left for another news feed.

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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.

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Easter egg: On the 2-disc Special Edition, select the "Our World" option, then go to "I Fight Giant Robots" and press the down arrow button. An icon will appear next to the "Main Menu" text at the bottom. Press the "Enter" button and enjoy.

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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."

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Easter egg: On the Ultimate Edition there is a 3rd Version of T2 with the Futura Coda scene replaced. To access it click on Special Edition and on the right of screen there is a small menu with symbols on the right. Press on your remote the numbers "82997" in that order. It should change the symbols into a message saying "The future is not set" and the Terminators eyes will light up and a new entry will allow you to access the alternate ending. If nothing happens then try entering each number then pressing enter (i.e. Press 8, enter, 2, enter, 9, enter etc.) If you still cannot access this menu then play any version of the film and change the title to "3" and it will access the extended edition without using the menu.

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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.

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Easter egg: To access the chronological version of the film on the 3 DISC SPECIAL EDITION (with the negatively inverted photos on the cover), insert DISC 2 and highlight BIOGRAPHIES, the press right and the cursor will hang over a black space, press enter and the feature will start. On this version, chapter skips and scans are ENABLED.

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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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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.

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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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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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Easter egg: Go to special features and press button to go to next menu, when there keep pushing the right arrow. You will see a question mark press enter and see how they created Samara.

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Easter egg: On the three-disc special edition, there are 3 hidden features. On Disc 2, enter the 'Production' menu, then highlight main menu and press right to highlight a hidden symbol. On the same disc, in 'Pre-Production', go into 'Prep', highlight 'Safe Cracking School' and press right. On Disc 3, go to the fourth page of 'Visual Effects', highlight 'CGI Propane Tank' and press right.

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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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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.

Andrew Quattropani
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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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Easter egg: This Easter Egg is on the Theatrical Version Special Divimax Edition, region 1, although it may be on other regions as well. Go to the Extras section. Scroll down to the "Main Menu" option, and then press down one more time. This will highlight the zombie silhouette to the right of the screen. Press enter and it will play an interview with Chris Romero.

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Easter egg: In the scenes menu, go to scenes 9-12 and, without doing anything, press down twice to view an interview with Rosario Dawson.

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Easter egg: Take the paper DVD cover out of the plastic sleeve and you will see four numbers. Go to interactive mode, enter this number and you will have access to the entire movie from the film-makers view, including deleted scenes.

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Easter egg: From the disc's main menu, go to the 'Special Features' section. On each of the three Special Features menus that are in this section a hidden feature can be found. On the first page, highlight 'G'ed up' and then press the 'Right' arrow to highlight Cameron Diaz's mid section. Press 'Enter' now and you will see a 20 second montage clip of the girls. On the second page of the 'Special Features,' highlight 'Wired Angels' and then press the 'Left' arrow key on your remote control. This will highlight a box on Bosley's chest and pressing 'Enter' now will give you some behind-the-scenes footage featuring Drew Barrymore as she's having a plaster cast made of her face. The third Easter Egg can be found on the third 'Special Features' page. Highlight the arrow pointing left on the menu screen and then press the 'Right' arrow key on your remote control. This will highlight another box, which will give you access to short behind-the-scenes sequence, including a more than passable impression of Christopher Walken by Sam Rockwell.

Maria Santos
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Easter egg: On disc 2, go to the Skynet Database (answer to the question is "Brewster") and select the first Information Stream "Human Archive Intelligence". You'll then have a list of profiles to access showing. To find the Easter egg you must go on John Connor's profile or Kate Brewster's profile. After opening the profile, characteristics of the character will start. Just as this happens, push the right button followed by the up button. A red square will be circled around the clip on the top right hand side of the screen. As this is happening, push play and you will see a behind the scenes clip of the actor or actress' time on set (depending which profile you access). If you access John Connor's profile you will see a clip of Nick Stahl's time on set as John Connor. If you access Kate Brewster's profile you will see a clip of Claire Danes' time on set as Kate Brewster.

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Easter egg: On the Full Throttle DVD, there are six Easter eggs that I have managed to find so far, but I think there is one more. The Easter eggs refer to the normal widescreen DVD. 1. Go to the commentaries screen (Linked from the Special Features Page) and highlight Special Features at the bottom. Press right, right, down, down and Drew Barrymore hat should be highlighted with a white line. If you press action (X on PS2 controller) you should see a short film of McG and two stunt doubles, plus some behind the scenes footage of Madison and Cameron's entrance into the LA Theatre. 2. On page 1 of special features, select the Angel Vision Trivia Track option. When you get to the screen giving you the option of turning trivia track on and off, highlight special features and press down, left, left. Cameron Diaz's earring should be highlighted with a pink or white line. Pressing Action should reveal a short film of McG and Christine Birch discussing the game plan for the publicity of the film. 3. On page 1 of the Featurettes (Linked from the Special Features page), highlight Special Features at the bottom. Press left, left, down, down and Bosley's bow tie should be highlighted with a pink line. Pressing action should play a clip of McG and Aldolfo Martinez-Perez showing the storyboards and comparisons for Natalie's cowbirth scene in the "Three very different women" part of the introduction to the girls at the beginning of the movie. 4. Go to screen 2 of Featurettes (Linked from the Special Features page) and highlight Special Features. Pressing right, right, down should highlight the champagne bottle with a pink line. Pressing action will show a short film of McG and Tricia Ronten talking about the script supervision for the film. 5. On page 2 of Special Features, highlight Main Menu at the bottom. Press down, down, up, right, right will cause pink halos to appear over the girls' heads. Pressing action will show a shortish film of McG and Matt Sweeny looking at a hydraulic rotator for Madison Lee's cobra (The stunt one of course). It contains some behind the scene footage of the making of the fight in the car between Cameron and Demi, and also some that was in the Full Throttle featurette. 6.Again go to screen 2 of Special Features and again highlight Main Menu. Press up, up, down, down, left should make Cameron Diaz's missing right earring be highlighted with a pink line. Pressing action should trigger a short clip of McG asking Mark Cotane how he got into the biz.

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Easter egg: On the Deluxe Edition DVD, go to previews and there should be a couple movies listed below. Press down till you highlight Special Features and then press the right button twice and the dog's eyes should light up. Press enter and you'll get the "Zombie testers" modeling various make up designs for zombies in the movie. This can also be seen in the Special Edition DVD but under the Special Features.

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Easter egg: On the second disc of the special edition enter "The Star Trek universe", go to "A Star Trek family's final journey", click left to highlight the top of the rotunda. When you enter, you can watch X-Men director Bryan Singer talk about his cameo.


X-Men (2000)

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

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Easter egg: This is on the Special 10th anniversary DVD. On second disc of the set go to the 'Special Features' section. There, select the 'Critics Commentary' menu option, followed by the 'Up' arrow key on your remote control. This will take you to 3 minutes of rolling DVD production credits, accompanied by cool background music. Also on the second disc of the set, select the 'K-Billy Radio Interactive Radio' and choose the last channel on the far right. Then, press the 'Enter' key on your remote control. This will allow you to view a re-enactment of the infamous ear-cutting scene from the film, as played out by some action figures, with the original footage from the film running in a small window.

Maria Santos



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