Hot Fuzz

Trivia: When they do the handbrake turn at the very end of the film, we see the gear stick for a fraction of a second. Freeze-frame it and you'll see it has the initials "HF" on it.

Jon Sandys

Trivia: In the scene at the supermarket, Danny is looking at a selection of DVDs, but when he puts it down to chase the thief, in the bin you can see the DVD named "Zombies Party" which is the Spanish version of Shaun of the Dead.

Trivia: Simon Pegg is a huge fan of The Simpsons, featuring them on posters in his series 'Spaced'. He pays tribute to them in Hot Fuzz by using the name Aaron A Aaronson. Aaron A Aaronson was listed as the first Springfieldarian to vote for Sideshow Bob in 'Sideshow Bob Roberts' and was credited as one of the two biggest gossips in Springfield in 'And Maggie Makes Three'.

Hot Fuzz mistake picture

Trivia: There are brief cameos at the start of the film by Peter Jackson as Bad Santa, who stabs Nicholas, and Garth Jennings as the Crackhead who holds hostages. Later, Cate Blanchett appears as Janine, who is hidden behind a surgical mask, and from whom Nicholas is estranged. And the film's director, Edgar Wright, is seen as the store employee pushing the cart when Nicholas walks towards the manager's office.

Super Grover

Trivia: Kevin and Nicholas Wilson, who play the Butcher Brothers, also appear in Shaun of the Dead as the Zombie Twins.

Super Grover

Trivia: The Somerfield store used in the film was an actual Somerfield store in the City of Wells at the time of filming and the company welcomed the film crew using their store for all exterior shots. It was soon taken over by Co-Op who kept it as a supermarket until 2015 where it was closed down and remains vacant to this day.

Trivia: Nick Frost when filming scenes with the shotguns would call his gun "Emma." Confirmed by Simon Pegg on BBC Top Gear.

A Demon

Trivia: Hot Fuzz is set in the town of Sandford, which is an in joke reference to the real Police who use the same town name, although fictionally, during probationary Police training for Police officers. Sandford does exist, but its not just one place, there are many towns and villages across Britain sharing the name.

Trivia: Most of the scenes and lines this movie parodies come from Bad Boys II and Point Break, except for one. The line the doctor says: "I brought you into this world Danny, seems rather fitting I'll be the one to take you out of it", is from The Island, another Michael Bay movie.


Trivia: In the credits, the 'music supervisor' is listed as Nick Angel, same name as the main character. This comes after the roll of actors during a list of some production staff before the roll of characters. It follows 'music by David Arnold' and before 'casting by Nina Gold'.




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DS Andy Wainwright: You do know there are more guns in the country than there are in the city.
DS Andy Cartwright: Everyone and their mums is packin' round here!
Nicholas Angel: Like who?
DS Andy Wainwright: Farmers.
Nicholas Angel: Who else?
DS Andy Cartwright: Farmers' mums.



After Leslie Tiller is stabbed with the garden shears, when Nicholas chases after the hooded figure, just as he dives over a table with potted plants the blue crash mat is visible under the table. (Slow motion is not necessary.)