Best movie trivia of 2016

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Trivia: When Snowball and Max hijack the bus and take it on the Bridge there is a short shot of the back of the bus which has a poster on it that says "SING", a reference to the next Illumination film.

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Trivia: Director Taika Waititi has a cameo as the local church minister who delivers the sermon at the funeral.

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Trivia: Dr Evazan and Ponda Baba (the two that confront Ben Kenobi in the cantina in Star Wars) have a small cameo in the city of Jedha.

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Trivia: In the 'happy Lent' scene, Wade is reading the Mario Lopez autobiography. Mario Lopez filmed a promotion with Ryan Reynolds where they pretended the movie was going to be toned down to a PG-13, which would have infuriated fans, before revealing the true R rating.

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Trivia: The Zootopia taxicab service is called Thigmo Taxis, which is a pun adapted from the biological term "thigmotaxis," meaning "Movement of an organism toward or away from any object that provides a mechanical stimulus."

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Trivia: When Casey is looking at Rocksteady's criminal record, his birthday is listed as 1/28/1978. This is actor Stephen Farrelly's, also known as Sheamus, actual birthday.

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Trivia: During the big fight between Batman and Superman, a broken window has the same shape as Ontario, in Canada. Superman creator Joel Shuster was born in Toronto. The broken window is only ever shown from Superman's angle, not Batman's. This was confirmed by Zack Snyder as being a deliberate, if obscure, easter egg.

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Trivia: Despite receiving fifth billing, Andy Garcia is only on screen for 10 seconds and has no lines at all.

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Trivia: The character of Maui, voiced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson at one point in the film cocks his eyebrow, which is a gesture often used by "The Rock" during his time as a WWF/WWE Superstar.

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Trivia: In the film Falcon uses a drone named Redwing. In the comics he uses a real falcon with the same name.

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Trivia: The sorcerors' wi-fi password, Shamballa, is a reference to the 1986 Doctor Strange graphic novel "Into Shamballa."

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Trivia: The "Demonic Balloons" that attack the Ghostbusters are almost direct re-creations of real Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons from the 1930's. The filmmakers decided to use the real designs in order to represent the "spirits" of New York's history... and also because they were quite eerie and unsettling.

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Trivia: During the several scenes where the pilots are communicating with Air Traffic Control, they are always addressed as flight 1549. During the real incident, however, both the pilots and controllers misspoke, labeling the flight number as both 1529 and 1539. This was likely due to the intensely stressful situation.

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Trivia: Antoine Fuqua, who directed ‘Olympus has Fallen' (2013), did not want to direct this sequel because he did not like the script.

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Trivia: USS Yorktown was the name of the central starship in the original pilot submitted to NBC in 1964 by Gene Roddenberry. Yorktown is the name of the space station in Star Trek Beyond.

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Trivia: The film's production was quite troubled. A crewmember named Ricardo Cornelius was killed in a freak accident when he was crushed by a Humvee and a stuntwoman named Olivia Jackson was severely injured, with her face being "de-gloved" and sustaining may injuries and fractures which resulted in the loss of her right arm. Thankfully she survived and made a full recovery and the doctors were able to surgically mend her face and other injuries.

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Trivia: When Moon is riding his bike in the beginning of the film, he crosses a bridge, and we can see a whale wearing the bowler hat from "Meet the Robinsons."

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Trivia: At 1 hour and 41 minutes long, this is the longest stop-motion film to date,.

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Trivia: When Lorraine Warren is dreaming about the demonic nun in her house, the demon actually reveals its name in 2 ways. The first is the way Lorraine realises at the end of the movie (written in the Bible). However, the audience is another way-the gold letters on the bookshelf behind her also spell out the name "Valak."

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Trivia: Director David Ayer makes a cameo as one of the cops.

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