Top 4 Birdman Movie Details

While searching the internet for Birdman 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.

Michael Keaton looks to the lightbulb while thinking that the actors are bad. Immediately after that the lightbulb falls down hinting for the first time Birdman's powers.
Michael Keaton looks to the lightbulb while thinking that the actors are bad. Immediately after that the lightbulb falls down hinting for the first time Birdman's powers.
The scene after Riggan Thomson's "flying" scene contains funeral imagery. (more in comments)
The scene after Riggan Thomson's "flying" scene contains funeral imagery. (more in comments)

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 - Ed Norton accuses Michael Keaton of giving himself the best lines. In the original short story the play is based off, the monologue Keaton gives about the elderly couple is actually spoken by Norton's character.
    Ed Norton accuses Michael Keaton of giving himself the best lines. In the original short story the play is based off, the monologue Keaton gives about the elderly couple is actually spoken by Norton's character.
  • 1 - The theater in Birdman (2014) has the same carpet pattern as the Overlook hotel from The Shining (1980).
    The theater in Birdman (2014) has the same carpet pattern as the Overlook hotel from The Shining (1980).
Birdman poster
Birdman poster

Birdman Plot: A winged superhero who gets his powers from the sun battles various evildoers with the help of his eagle sidekick Avenger.

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

Genre Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Main Actors Keith Andes, Don Messick, John Stephenson
IMDB score 6.8