Best movie trivia of 2011

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Captain America: The First Avenger picture

Trivia: Before Steve Rogers exits the chamber that changes him into Captain America, the sound effect for the machine winding down is the same one as for the rocket pack shutting down in The Rocketeer, another Joe Johnston movie.

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Trivia: Early on in the movie, Sam is watching Star Trek with Leonard Nimoy, who also plays Sentinel Prime. Also, Wheelie's comments on the episode are relevant to Sentinel Prime. (Just replace the word Spock with Sentinel Prime).

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Trivia: The real Bethany Hamilton has a cameo appearance in the scene in Thailand when Bethany and Sarah are handing out food. She is holding a box of supplies and wearing a hat, walking across the screen at the beginning of the scene.

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Trivia: The driver that Jerry kills after the man's car hits Charley's car is portrayed by original Fright Night Actor Chris Sarandon. The ending credits have him listed as "Jay Dee." The initials for Chris Sarandon's character Jerry Dandrige.

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The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 picture

Trivia: The newborn goo used during Bella's birth scene was made from cream cheese and jelly.

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Trivia: Hang around right until the very end of the credits for a scene which further ties in Thor to a future Avengers movie.

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Trivia: The Pizza Planet truck is visible cheering on the right side of the track at the World Grand Prix in Radiator Springs at the end of the movie. (01:37:45)

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Trivia: The newspaper where Barnaby leaves his fingerprints is Le petit vingtième, an inside joke to the children's supplement newspaper where Tintin's adventures were first published.

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Trivia: During the scene when Daniel and Katherine and Devlin and Ian are having dinner together at Oceano's, the band playing on stage is called Hapa. They're not actors - they're a real Hawaiian band from Maui. They also appeared on an April 2011 episode of Hawaii 5-0.

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Trivia: Rowan Atkinson explained on Top Gear that the 9 litre V16 in the Rolls Royce was developed by BMW (who own Rolls Royce) but never put into production. The prototypes that had been made were still in a warehouse somewhere, and put into the car for this movie.

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Trivia: While the film is primarily written by "Scream" and "Scream 2" writer Kevin Williamson, due to a hectic production schedule, "Scream 3" writer Ehren Kruger was brought on to do some last-minute rewrites during filming. However, Kruger chose to go uncredited, as he mainly worked on "polishing up" scenes originally written by Williamson.

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Trivia: This was Jill Clayburgh's final film. The actress, who plays Annie's mother, died the year before the film's release.

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Trivia: HIDDEN MICKEY:At the end, fireworks go and 3 go into the shape of Micky Mouse.

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes picture

Trivia: Don't leave when the credits roll. There is a scary snippet you don't want to miss.

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Trivia: Wait for about 2 minutes when the credits roll and you'll see the kids' completed zombie movie - it's about 5 minutes long and fun to watch.

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Trivia: Hobbs never smiles until the end of the movie.

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Trivia: In the scene after Candice dies the guys are at the office having a drink. Watch carefully - when Olivia is leaving she knocks a photo on the floor; this is a photo of her and a friend. Look at the bottom right of that picture and you will see the logo of the roller coaster From Final Destination 3.

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Trivia: Stick around after the movie has finished, at least 4 minutes of extra footage is shown.

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Trivia: When Raven is making a pass at Erik in his bedroom he brushes her off by saying that she would need to be a little older. She then makes herself look older - this older woman is Rebecca Romijn, who played Mystique in the original 3 X-Men films.

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Trivia: Stay until all credits roll. There is a clip with Penelope Cruz you don't want to miss. (02:15:35)

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