Top 20 Captain Marvel Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Captain Marvel 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 Captain Marvel film message.

When Maria's daughter Wendy enters the room Fury quickly hides his gun behind his back

Talos drinking the milkshake is *NOT* a Pulp Fiction reference! It's actually referencing Mr. Blonde in Reservoir Dogs!
Talos drinking the milkshake is *NOT* a Pulp Fiction reference! It's actually referencing Mr. Blonde in Reservoir Dogs!

Captain Marvel Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. Nick Fury shows his id which has his date of birth 07/04/1950. Happy Birthday Fury!!!

  2. The Pancho's bar in Captain Marvel (2018) appears as a tribute to Pancho's Happy Bottom Riding Club a real bar/ranch/hotel near Edward's AFB in the Mojave, a hangout of many test pilots including Chuck Yeagar. Owner Pancho Barnes was a female air-race/stunt pilot who advanced women in aviation.

Captain Marvel Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - Stan Lee is reading the script for Mallrats, which he was actually in.
    Stan Lee is reading the script for Mallrats, which he was actually in.
  • 1 - Project Pegasus in Captain Marvel (2018) and Avengers (2012)
    Project Pegasus in Captain Marvel (2018) and Avengers (2012)
  • 1 - Brie Larson picks up the movie "The Right Stuff" (1983) when she first crash-lands on Earth. "The Right Stuff" is a movie about test pilots of various space missions and we learn that Brie Larson was a test pilot for a space vehicle later in the film.
    Brie Larson picks up the movie "The Right Stuff" (1983) when she first crash-lands on Earth. "The Right Stuff" is a movie about test pilots of various space missions and we learn that Brie Larson was a test pilot for a space vehicle later in the film.
  • 1 - (2019) Stan Lee is spotted reading the script for MALLRATS, (1995) in which he cameoed as himself.
    (2019) Stan Lee is spotted reading the script for MALLRATS, (1995) in which he cameoed as himself.
  • 1 - You can see the Hydra plane from Captain America (2011) in the bar scene
    You can see the Hydra plane from Captain America (2011) in the bar scene
  • 1 - When Monica is changing the color of Carol's suit she first chooses a combination of hot rod red and gold, the same colors of Marvel's Iron Man, who was the first MCU superhero.
    When Monica is changing the color of Carol's suit she first chooses a combination of hot rod red and gold, the same colors of Marvel's Iron Man, who was the first MCU superhero.

Captain Marvel Hidden Details

1 - The Pegasus Aircraft that Carol and Fury steal will go on to become a direct predecessor to the Quinjet in earlier MCU movies.
The Pegasus Aircraft that Carol and Fury steal will go on to become a direct predecessor to the Quinjet in earlier MCU movies.

When asked how to get to Louisiana (from Los Angeles), Fury says "due East, hang a right at Memphis". Memphis almost exactly shares the latitude of Los Angeles (~34?/35?) and the longitude of New Orleans (~90?), so his directions are quite accurate.

Nick Fury mentions only his friends/allies call him 'Fury'. The antagonist in Captain America Winter Solider, Alexander Pierce, calls him 'Nick'.

Which was set in the nineties it seems Talos went to Big Kahuna Burger

The camera pans around a bar and you briefly see a Street Fighter 2 arcade in which M. Bison is doing his Psycho Crusher move...which is pretty much identical to Captain Marvel's primary attack.

1 - When Maria is being chased by Doctor Minerva she takes a shortcut to get ahead of Minerva just like how she remembered Carol using shortcuts when they would race
When Maria is being chased by Doctor Minerva she takes a shortcut to get ahead of Minerva just like how she remembered Carol using shortcuts when they would race

During the fight scene between Captain Marvel and the Kree on Mar Vels ship she gets pushed into a jukebox while holding a Fonzie lunchbox. Shortly after, "Just a Girl" starts playing, subtlety referencing how Fonzie would hit a jukebox to turn it on in Happy Days.

1 - Before Carol enters the subway, she knows that the grandma waiting there is a doppelganger.
Before Carol enters the subway, she knows that the grandma waiting there is a doppelganger.

Captain Marvel's hair comes out of her helmet. When we see her again in Avengers: Endgame (2019), she has cut her hair shorter. Although not explicitly stated, this is a very subtle detail that implies she cut her hair shorter to avoid her hair coming out of the helmet.

Captain Marvel poster
Captain Marvel poster

Captain Marvel Plot

Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Captain Marvel. 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, Sci-Fi
Director Anna Boden
Stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Jude Law
IMDB score 6.9