Top 4 Apocalypto Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Apocalypto facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Apocalypto film message.

As Blunted is being pushed by his mother in law, a white hand is seen pushing him from the opposite side to make it seem as if he is immovable (bottom right)

Apocalypto Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - During a flashing montage of action scenes near the end Mel Gibson can be seen for only a single frame.
    During a flashing montage of action scenes near the end Mel Gibson can be seen for only a single frame.
  • 1 - An image of Waldo lying among dead bodies flashes.
    An image of Waldo lying among dead bodies flashes.
  • The Spanish solider on the left is wearing the same armor worn by William Walace in Mel Gibson's Braveheart

Apocalypto poster
Apocalypto poster

Apocalypto Plot

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Apocalypto. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Director Mel Gibson
Stars Rudy Youngblood, Dalia Hernández, Jonathan Brewer, Morris Birdyellowhead
IMDB score 7.8