Top 12 101 Movie Details

While searching the internet for 101 movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

When the dogs start barking to each other to raise the alarm in '101 Dalmatians' (1961), Lady and the Tramp can both be seen helping.
When the dogs start barking to each other to raise the alarm in '101 Dalmatians' (1961), Lady and the Tramp can both be seen helping.
At the end of 101 Dalmatians (1996) the mansion everyone lives happily ever after in is painted with spots. Never noticed this as a kid!
At the end of 101 Dalmatians (1996) the mansion everyone lives happily ever after in is painted with spots. Never noticed this as a kid!

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun 101 details are suitable for kids.

  1. One of the puppies the original 15 meet in the farmhouse says that they were "bought and paid for," yet Roger and Anita keep all of them at the end of the film. That means the protagonists stole 84 dogs from Cruella de Ville, but she only ever stole 15 from them.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 102 - Lady and the Tramp are both briefly seen during the bark chain.
    Lady and the Tramp are both briefly seen during the bark chain.

Hidden Details

102 - The puppy called Lucky's spot are arranged in a shape of a lucky horseshoe
The puppy called Lucky's spot are arranged in a shape of a lucky horseshoe
102 - Cruella de Vil's bare hands are never visible. They're always hidden behind gloves adorned with fake fingernails.
Cruella de Vil's bare hands are never visible. They're always hidden behind gloves adorned with fake fingernails.

Dalmations, there's a neon sign flashing "XXX" during the twilight bark scene.

Cruella de Vil's car is actually called a Panther De Ville

When Pongo shuts off the TV, the announcer reacts in surprise (at 3:55)

102 - The little pup that was revived back to life at birth and also named "Lucky" has spots on his back in the shape of a horseshoe.
The little pup that was revived back to life at birth and also named "Lucky" has spots on his back in the shape of a horseshoe.
102 - : During "The Other aside" in The Greatest Showman, Barnum keeps pouring himself a single and Carlyle doubles.
: During "The Other aside" in The Greatest Showman, Barnum keeps pouring himself a single and Carlyle doubles.
101 poster
101 poster

101 Plot: An evil high-fashion designer plots to steal Dalmatian puppies in order to make an extravagant fur coat, but instead creates an extravagant mess.

I am pretty sure that you've watched 101, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about 101 and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family
Director Stephen Herek
Main Actors Glenn Close, Jeff Daniels, Joely Richardson, Joan Plowright
IMDB score 5.7