Top 34 Air Movie Details

While searching the internet for Air 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.

Plane (1980) the adult magazine section in the airport shop is labeled "whacking material."
Plane (1980) the adult magazine section in the airport shop is labeled "whacking material."
In Avatar: The Last Airbender (2007), when Zuko is talking to his jailed Uncle Iroh, the camera is placement gives the impression Zuko is the one behind bars. His internal conflict keeps him locked in a state of uncertainty and unhappiness that he can't find a way out of.
In Avatar: The Last Airbender (2007), when Zuko is talking to his jailed Uncle Iroh, the camera is placement gives the impression Zuko is the one behind bars. His internal conflict keeps him locked in a state of uncertainty and unhappiness that he can't find a way out of.

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 Air details are suitable for kids.

  1. Was a parody of the "Airport" type disaster movies of the 70's. In fact it's an almost scene for scene remake of the 1957 movie "Zero Hour".....

  2. In the scene where Heather finds a package from the Witch outside their tent, the teeth inside were real and the package was tied by real human hair. The teeth were procured from a local dentist.

  3. The pile of excreta that the young Jamal jumps into was made from a combination of peanut butter and chocolate.

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.

  • 1 - Edna (John Travolta) says, "Look, if you want to be famous, learn how to take blood outta car upholstery." This is a reference to his earlier role in Pulp Fiction (1994), in which he shoots the character Marvin in the back of a car, getting blood on the upholstery.
    Edna (John Travolta) says, "Look, if you want to be famous, learn how to take blood outta car upholstery." This is a reference to his earlier role in Pulp Fiction (1994), in which he shoots the character Marvin in the back of a car, getting blood on the upholstery.
  • 1 - The mini-golf clown from Happy Gilmore (1996) in Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
    The mini-golf clown from Happy Gilmore (1996) in Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
  • 1 - At 1:08:44, lying on the floor is the map that Mike kicked into the creek in The Blair Witch Project (1999).
    At 1:08:44, lying on the floor is the map that Mike kicked into the creek in The Blair Witch Project (1999).
  • 1 - In the film Up in the Air (2009), Jim Miller, Ryan Bingham future brother-in-law) is reading The Velveteen Rabbit. It chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit's desire to become real through the love of his owner, similar to Ryan's desire to have a real relationship with Alex.
    In the film Up in the Air (2009), Jim Miller, Ryan Bingham future brother-in-law) is reading The Velveteen Rabbit. It chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit's desire to become real through the love of his owner, similar to Ryan's desire to have a real relationship with Alex.

Hidden Details

When the Mayo Clinic calls Captain Clarence, the entire shelf is filled with literal mayonnaise.

1 - Heather comes across some piles of rocks, but can't remember a Bible quote mentioned earlier by Mary Brown. That quote may be referring to Genesis 31:52, which warns against crossing a boundary demarcated by stones.
Heather comes across some piles of rocks, but can't remember a Bible quote mentioned earlier by Mary Brown. That quote may be referring to Genesis 31:52, which warns against crossing a boundary demarcated by stones.

Divine's reference to diet pills is based on how doctors prescribed Obetrol, a pill containing a mix of amphetamine (speed), methamphetamine (meth) and dextroamphetamine(dex) salts.

Heather is upstairs in the original and her brother is outside in the 2016 version.

1 - Penny Pingleton's dress for the ending scene is made from the curtains in her bedroom
Penny Pingleton's dress for the ending scene is made from the curtains in her bedroom
1 - The line "Great, grand, wonderful" uttered by Chris Farley in Airheads (1994) is the exact one he utters in Billy Madison (1995).
The line "Great, grand, wonderful" uttered by Chris Farley in Airheads (1994) is the exact one he utters in Billy Madison (1995).
1 - Toph, who is blind uses her feet to see. She sleeps with her feet up since this is the equivalence for her to close her eyes.
Toph, who is blind uses her feet to see. She sleeps with her feet up since this is the equivalence for her to close her eyes.
1 - Edna and Velma wear green and red respectively- which are opposite to each other on the color wheel- while singing "Big, Blonde, and Beautiful reprise" mirroring the two women and their overall contrasting characteristics in the song and throughout the movie/musical.
Edna and Velma wear green and red respectively- which are opposite to each other on the color wheel- while singing "Big, Blonde, and Beautiful reprise" mirroring the two women and their overall contrasting characteristics in the song and throughout the movie/musical.

The obituary of the Framm's father is shown, listing many accomplishments such as being the only man to break the sound barrier with a banana and a long sports sock

1 - Thomas Crown wears a Jaeger-LeCoultre "Reverso" reversible wristwatch, an inside joke about the dual life he leads. (Side note: the Reverso label was removed, probably due to Brosnan's James Bond deal with Omega).
Thomas Crown wears a Jaeger-LeCoultre "Reverso" reversible wristwatch, an inside joke about the dual life he leads. (Side note: the Reverso label was removed, probably due to Brosnan's James Bond deal with Omega).
1 - Ryan is seen reaching for a drink at home that's typically seen in hotel rooms
Ryan is seen reaching for a drink at home that's typically seen in hotel rooms
1 - Iroh has extra rope in his apron after complaining the apron was too small [S2E14]
Iroh has extra rope in his apron after complaining the apron was too small [S2E14]

Aang and Zuko from Avatar: The Last Airbender and Wan from The Legend of Korra both do the Dance of the Dragon when firebending.

During "Run and Tell That", the black students are all dancing and singing towards the front of the bus while the three white students sit in the back.

- This Quote from John Travolta as Edna Turnblad giving a slight nod to Pulp Fiction

1 - In Avatar the Last Airbender (episode 16 @ 1:53), there's a wanted poster for the disguise Zuko wore in a previous episode
In Avatar the Last Airbender (episode 16 @ 1:53), there's a wanted poster for the disguise Zuko wore in a previous episode

I'm Avatar: The Last Airbender, S3E18 you can clearly see an exit wound from when he was electrocuted by Azula in Season 2.

1 - When George Clooney and Vera Farmiga first go to the dance floor, Naughty By Nature's OPP is playing
When George Clooney and Vera Farmiga first go to the dance floor, Naughty By Nature's OPP is playing

There is a scene in Airplane where a guy is wearing a stethoscope as headphones.

1 - Aang has the scar from Azula's lightning in every scene that shows his left foot after the incident
Aang has the scar from Azula's lightning in every scene that shows his left foot after the incident
1 - "The Boiling Rock", Zuko keeps himself warm when locked up in the cooler by controlling his breath into flames. This is a technique he learned from his uncle, The Dragon of the West, which saved his life in Season 1 ep 19 "Siege of the North".
"The Boiling Rock", Zuko keeps himself warm when locked up in the cooler by controlling his breath into flames. This is a technique he learned from his uncle, The Dragon of the West, which saved his life in Season 1 ep 19 "Siege of the North".
1 - The earth kings throne is a giant mole.
The earth kings throne is a giant mole.
1 - The Blair Witch is never clearly seen.
The Blair Witch is never clearly seen.

When Nicholas Cage is searching for a first aid kit to help his friend who desperately needs an insulin shot, he instead finds a first aid kit filled with onions and chicken legs.

Air poster
Air poster

Air Plot: In the near future, breathable air is nonexistent and two engineers tasked with guarding the last hope for mankind struggle to preserve their own lives while administering to their vital task at hand.

I am pretty sure that you've watched Air, 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 Air and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

Genre Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Christian Cantamessa
Production Stage 6 Films
Main Actors Norman Reedus, Djimon Hounsou, Sandrine Holt, Michael Hogan
IMDB score 5.1