Top 50 Deadpool Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Deadpool 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 Deadpool film message.

One of the rednecks talking about toilet paper is actually Matt Damon in four hours worth of prosthetic makeup.
One of the rednecks talking about toilet paper is actually Matt Damon in four hours worth of prosthetic makeup.
Yukio and Negasonic's cup says "I'm with her" with arrows pointing towards each other.
Yukio and Negasonic's cup says "I'm with her" with arrows pointing towards each other.

Deadpool Trivia

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  1. We get a second, more subtle, Hugh Jackman reference. Deadpool's map has a mention of Prisoner 24601 on it. That is Jean Valjean's prisoner number from Les Miserables, who was also played by Jackman.

  2. During the showcase of Domino's powers, deadpool asks the one who thought of luck as a super power. "probably a guy who can't draw feet". Who was Rob Liefeld, creator of Domino and Deadpool, who was known for finding ways not to draw feet.

  3. Cable's time machine is a Carl F. Bucherer watch. Other Carl F Bucherer watches have appeared in other David Letich films such as John Wick 2 and Atomic Blonde.

Deadpool Easter Eggs

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

  • Wade is reading the same book John Candy reads in Planes, Trains and Automobiles.

  • 1 - The pizza place Wade orders From is called Feige's Famous, which is possibly a nod towards Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios.
    The pizza place Wade orders From is called Feige's Famous, which is possibly a nod towards Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios.
  • 1 - While having a conversation with Cable, Wade Wilson dons the exact same Hawaiian shirt that Chunk did in "The Goonies". This is a nod to Josh Brolin's (Cable) first big Hollywood movie.
    While having a conversation with Cable, Wade Wilson dons the exact same Hawaiian shirt that Chunk did in "The Goonies". This is a nod to Josh Brolin's (Cable) first big Hollywood movie.
  • 1 - Ruth Bader Ginsburg's headshot is shown as the first applicant for X-Force
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg's headshot is shown as the first applicant for X-Force
  • Deadpool asks Cable about the future "what sharknado are we on?". In The Last Sharknado, they go to the year 20,013 and ask "what Deadpool movie are we on?"

  • Wade Wilson briefly wears yellow wraparound sunglasses, a style worn by Agent X in the comics. Agent X was a spinoff character of Deadpool and was hinted to be Deadpool himself on at least one occasion.

  • 1 - Opening credits, you can seen Bea engraved into the the pommel of the katana. This is a reference to Bea Arthur. An actress that Deadpool loves and names his swords after in the comics.
    Opening credits, you can seen Bea engraved into the the pommel of the katana. This is a reference to Bea Arthur. An actress that Deadpool loves and names his swords after in the comics.
  • 1 - The setting for the final fight scene is on top of the deck of a S.H.I.E.L.D. Hellicarrier.
    The setting for the final fight scene is on top of the deck of a S.H.I.E.L.D. Hellicarrier.
  • 1 - Cable is seen to steal ammunition and weapons from an Army Navy store along with an electric guitar. He takes the dial from the guitar and attaches it to his gun. This is a reference to "This is Spinal Tap" when we see him later dialling it upto a scratched-in 11.
    Cable is seen to steal ammunition and weapons from an Army Navy store along with an electric guitar. He takes the dial from the guitar and attaches it to his gun. This is a reference to "This is Spinal Tap" when we see him later dialling it upto a scratched-in 11.
  • 1 - Meet Cable trailer, Deadpool wrote wade under the feet of the two action figures in Toy Story fashion
    Meet Cable trailer, Deadpool wrote wade under the feet of the two action figures in Toy Story fashion

Deadpool Hidden Details

1 - When Deadpool goes to Blind Als apartment and opens her floor board at the beginning of the movie there is an item that is labeled "the cure for blindness" hidden inside of it.
When Deadpool goes to Blind Als apartment and opens her floor board at the beginning of the movie there is an item that is labeled "the cure for blindness" hidden inside of it.
1 - Wade asks Vanessa if every day in heaven can be an International Women's Day, and we all know why he liked this holiday from the first movie...
Wade asks Vanessa if every day in heaven can be an International Women's Day, and we all know why he liked this holiday from the first movie...
1 - The real reason Wade "forgot" his guns from the cab was that due to budget limitations, it was too expensive to film the shootout sequence that would have occured if he'd taken the guns.
The real reason Wade "forgot" his guns from the cab was that due to budget limitations, it was too expensive to film the shootout sequence that would have occured if he'd taken the guns.
1 - The vehicle that caused the massive gas station explosion was a Prius.
The vehicle that caused the massive gas station explosion was a Prius.
1 - Nobody tells him where Francis is because none of them know who Francis is. All the bad guys know him as Ajax
Nobody tells him where Francis is because none of them know who Francis is. All the bad guys know him as Ajax
1 - Wade says there's about 116 grams of cocaine hidden in the apartment right next to the cure for blindness. And in Deadpool 2(2018), it actually is.
Wade says there's about 116 grams of cocaine hidden in the apartment right next to the cure for blindness. And in Deadpool 2(2018), it actually is.
1 - Wade Wilson actually has cocaine stored next to the cure for blindness in the apartment, as mentioned in the first movie
Wade Wilson actually has cocaine stored next to the cure for blindness in the apartment, as mentioned in the first movie

Wade claims "there's about 116 kilos of cocaine buried somewhere in the apartment, right next to the cure for blindness." In Deadpool 2, he finds the stash, along with the 'cure for blindness'.

Wade Wilson references Deadpool's portrayal in Wolverine Origins by repeating the same lines, which themselves are a quote from Full Metal Jacket

1 - As Wade enters the prison, a Suicide Squad-esque Joker is seen doing a Heath Ledger Joker clap
As Wade enters the prison, a Suicide Squad-esque Joker is seen doing a Heath Ledger Joker clap
1 - The director was "one of the guys who killed the dog in John Wick", he was referring to David Leitch, and John Wick was his directorial debut (uncredited) with co-director Chad Stahelski.
The director was "one of the guys who killed the dog in John Wick", he was referring to David Leitch, and John Wick was his directorial debut (uncredited) with co-director Chad Stahelski.

Where he is dealing with the stalker pizza delivery guy, Wade is wearing a T-shirt with a portrait of Bea Arthur on the front. This is a reference to the fact that in the comics, Deadpool has an affection for Arthur and The Golden Girls (1985).

Deadpool autographs the cereal box as Ryan Reynolds

The wood chipper shown is made by Geppetto, famously the woodcarver and "father" of the wooden puppet Pinocchio.

1 - When Deadpool is looking for Francis, he can't get his location because Francis calls himself "Ajax", so none of the people Deadpool attacked knew who Francis was.
When Deadpool is looking for Francis, he can't get his location because Francis calls himself "Ajax", so none of the people Deadpool attacked knew who Francis was.
1 - Just after Cable robs the store, the responding police cars are part of the 'Mutant Response Division'. (more in comments)
Just after Cable robs the store, the responding police cars are part of the 'Mutant Response Division'. (more in comments)
1 - Take On Me is playing quietly in the background near the beginning when Wade and Vanessa are planning on having children. Later, a slowed-down version of Take On Me is playing when Wade meets Vanessa in the afterlife.
Take On Me is playing quietly in the background near the beginning when Wade and Vanessa are planning on having children. Later, a slowed-down version of Take On Me is playing when Wade meets Vanessa in the afterlife.

The opening credits show someone among the bad guys named Rob L. ordered a coffee. Rob Liefeld is the creator of Deadpool.

1 - Director David Leitch can be seen in a brief cameo during the convoy chasing scene. He's the first prisoner Cable throws off the truck to stop Deadpool.
Director David Leitch can be seen in a brief cameo during the convoy chasing scene. He's the first prisoner Cable throws off the truck to stop Deadpool.

The background music being used when Deadpool is dying is the same that's being used in Logan (2017) when Logan is dying.

1 - - One of the candidates auditioning for Deadpool's X-Force is none other than the notorious RBG!(Ruth Bader Ginsberg)
- One of the candidates auditioning for Deadpool's X-Force is none other than the notorious RBG!(Ruth Bader Ginsberg)
1 - The quick cameo by the X-Men contains two notable absences, foreshadowing their deaths in the "past" in Dark Phoenix (2019).
The quick cameo by the X-Men contains two notable absences, foreshadowing their deaths in the "past" in Dark Phoenix (2019).

- Aside from taking his wallet, Wade also takes Gavin's (bedazzled jeans guy) sunglasses.

As Deadpool explains how he met his blind black roommate, Al, "Hit the Road Jack" by Ray Charles plays in the background. Ray Charles was a black musician who was also blind.

Deadpool wonders if Rusty's powers manifest from is hands or elbows, he correctly guesses elbows. Towards the end of the film we see that is confirmed.

1 - Wade talks with Weasel about meeting new people in Jacksonville, later he finds Bob who he hasn't seen since TGIFriday's in Jacksonville
Wade talks with Weasel about meeting new people in Jacksonville, later he finds Bob who he hasn't seen since TGIFriday's in Jacksonville

During the recruiting scene in Deadpool 2 (2018) the only candidate photo placed on the board with a pin is Domino, the rest are set in place with a knife. Foreshadowing the results of their mission.

1 - After every interview, Deadpool stuck a knife into every headshot except Domino. All of those who had a knife stuck into their headshot died, except Domino who had a thumb pin stuck into her headshot.
After every interview, Deadpool stuck a knife into every headshot except Domino. All of those who had a knife stuck into their headshot died, except Domino who had a thumb pin stuck into her headshot.
1 - When Wade is killing people and trying to find Francis, he kills one guy with a Zamboni. That guys picture is the only one shown that is hand drawn (instead of a photograph) and he is called "Zamboni Guy." Also, there is a shopping list on the wall behind the drawing.
When Wade is killing people and trying to find Francis, he kills one guy with a Zamboni. That guys picture is the only one shown that is hand drawn (instead of a photograph) and he is called "Zamboni Guy." Also, there is a shopping list on the wall behind the drawing.
1 - Vanisher is played by Brad Pitt and the voice of Juggernaut is played by himself.
Vanisher is played by Brad Pitt and the voice of Juggernaut is played by himself.
1 - Everyone's photo posted with a knife dies later in the film, whereas Domino's (Zazie Beetz) photo is posted with a pin, who survives.
Everyone's photo posted with a knife dies later in the film, whereas Domino's (Zazie Beetz) photo is posted with a pin, who survives.

Members of Guns N' Roses show up for the funeral of Jim Carrey's character.

Dophinder and the bad guys from the convoy scene both have the "Daffodil Daydream" air freshener

1 - Both "main" deaths were from bullet wounds in the same spot
Both "main" deaths were from bullet wounds in the same spot
Deadpool poster
Deadpool poster

Deadpool Plot

A wisecracking mercenary gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Deadpool. 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, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Director Tim Miller
Stars Ryan Reynolds, Karan Soni, Ed Skrein, Michael Benyaer
IMDB score 8.0