Top 8 Clue Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Clue 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 Clue film message.

Each character's car is the same color as their name and game piece in the board game
Each character's car is the same color as their name and game piece in the board game

In the film Clue (1985) any time the characters move through a hall or doorway they constantly squeeze against each other and trip over. This is because player pieces cannot move past other pieces in the board game.

Clue Hidden Details

Ms. Scarlett and Colonel Mustard are the only ones to comfort Yvette because Yvette used to work for Ms. Scarlett, and in doing so slept with Colonel Mustard

1 - -- Paul Rudd's character Josh is on break from college, which appears to be the University of Kansas. IRL Rudd is a KU alum.
-- Paul Rudd's character Josh is on break from college, which appears to be the University of Kansas. IRL Rudd is a KU alum.
1 - When Wadsworth (Tim Curry) checks in on the cook before the guests arrive, the Army-McCarthy hearings are playing on the TV. Later, as the guests reveal their roles in the evening's events, we are told that "Communism is just a red herring".
When Wadsworth (Tim Curry) checks in on the cook before the guests arrive, the Army-McCarthy hearings are playing on the TV. Later, as the guests reveal their roles in the evening's events, we are told that "Communism is just a red herring".

Josh shaves off his Goatee after Cher mocks him for trying to grow one

1 - The fireplace inscription in Clue (1985) reads "Nouveau Riche Oblige". This is a reference to the French expression "noblesse oblige", meaning "people in nobility have an obligation [to act accordingly]". The nouveau riche were traditionally considered less classy than the nobility.
The fireplace inscription in Clue (1985) reads "Nouveau Riche Oblige". This is a reference to the French expression "noblesse oblige", meaning "people in nobility have an obligation [to act accordingly]". The nouveau riche were traditionally considered less classy than the nobility.
Clue poster
Clue poster

Clue Plot

Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for dinner, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Clue. 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 Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Director Jonathan Lynn
Stars Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd
IMDB score 7.3