Best sci-fi movie trivia of 2007

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Trivia: When Bumblebee first appears it parks itself in the used car lot beside a yellow Beetle. The yellow Beetle was Bumblebee's original form in the Transformers cartoon series.

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Trivia: Smith tries to explain to the woman who Bob Marley is by singing a part of the song "I Shot the Sheriff." He also sang this part of the song (with a similar voice immitation) in his role as Will in one of the episodes from the series "Fresh Prince of Bel Air".

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Trivia: The infected identify each other and the uninfected by sense of smell.

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Trivia: Stan Lee, the creator of Spider-Man, makes a cameo appearance when Peter Parker is reading about Spider-Man getting the key to the city. He is the man that walks up and talks to him.

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Trivia: At the very beginning, David sits in front of his newest drawing, showing a man with two guns, a rose right of him and a tower far behind on the left side. This drawing shows Roland, a character out of "The Dark Tower", a well-known series of books from Stephen King. This drawing is shown again, some time later after the storm, and David tells that this drawing was meant to become a film poster. (00:00:30)

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Trivia: When Mike joins the first foursome of girls on the bar's porch, he asks 'Jungle Julia' if she's the person on a billboard near the Big Kahuna Burger restaurant. This is a fictitious joint also featured in Pulp Fiction during the scene when Travolta and Jackson kill the college guys.

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Trivia: A quarter of the way into the credits there is another scene where it is revealed that the Silver Surfer lived.

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Trivia: Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, who played Emma, was also the voice of Mimzy; her voice was digitally altered and added in post-production.

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Trivia: The sound effect used when General Stevens looks on the radar screen to show the aircraft moving to bomb Garrison is the same effect used for the scanners in Aliens.

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Trivia: When Tammy [Stacey Ferguson of the Black Eyed Peas] tries to hitch a ride at night after her car breaks down, she is attacked by silhouetted zombies. When the first zombie attacks her, hit the pause/slow motion button on your DVD player: you will see a figure in a jacket and he has a bonnet covering his head. That person is Quentin Tarantino.

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Trivia: After Doomsday breaks out, he jumps at the laser drill rig and punches through the driver compartment and rips out the guy inside. When he throws him, this guy cries out in the iconic Wilhelm scream. (00:10:20)

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Trivia: When discussing Wilbur's family, he says his dad Cornelius looks like Tom Selleck. Tom Selleck is the one who provides the voice for the adult Cornelius Robinson.

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Trivia: When Alice's clone stops the lasergrid from killing the real Alice, there is a shot of the computer screen showing the disintegration of Isaacs, Dr. J. This is a reference to Jason Isaacs, who has a history of appearing in Paul W.S. Anderson movies. Anderson produced this movie, so the circle is complete.

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Trivia: The Korean woman whom Cris calls up during his magic act is actually the real-life wife of Nicolas Cage.

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