Top 9 Event Horizon Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Event Horizon 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 Event Horizon film message.

In "Event Horizon", Sam Neill's character has a little shrine to his wife that contains two copies of the same picture of her

During the first nightmare scene, a pair of eyes is visible in the screen Bily's wife is sitting in front of, hinting at the ship's possession

Event Horizon Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - - An Omega Speedmaster, a chronograph wristwatch known for being worn on the first American spacewalk, can be seen floating in the derelict Event Horizon spaceship
    - An Omega Speedmaster, a chronograph wristwatch known for being worn on the first American spacewalk, can be seen floating in the derelict Event Horizon spaceship

Event Horizon Hidden Details

1 - The periscope contains text from Compartmental Distribution of Radiotracers by James S. Robertson and a program manual for the IBM 7094 mainframe computer
The periscope contains text from Compartmental Distribution of Radiotracers by James S. Robertson and a program manual for the IBM 7094 mainframe computer
1 - The patch that the Australian Dr. Weir is wearing is an Australian flag, but instead of the Union Jack it shows the Aboriginal flag in it's place - giving a small, but believable, glimpse into the potential political future for Australia in the year 2047.
The patch that the Australian Dr. Weir is wearing is an Australian flag, but instead of the Union Jack it shows the Aboriginal flag in it's place - giving a small, but believable, glimpse into the potential political future for Australia in the year 2047.
1 - Some pictures of Dr. Weir's wife are doubled. The set design probably didn't have enough pictures of Holley Chant and had to improvise.
Some pictures of Dr. Weir's wife are doubled. The set design probably didn't have enough pictures of Holley Chant and had to improvise.
1 - During a flashback sequence showing the crew mates of the ship killing eachother, two groups can be scene engaging in sex/rape. Link to second shot below.
During a flashback sequence showing the crew mates of the ship killing eachother, two groups can be scene engaging in sex/rape. Link to second shot below.

The machinery covering the gateway in Event Horizon (1997) is very similar to Warhammer 40k's Symbol of Chaos.

Event Horizon poster
Event Horizon poster

Event Horizon Plot

A rescue crew investigates a spaceship that disappeared into a black hole and has now returned...with someone or something new on-board.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Event Horizon. 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 Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Paul W.S. Anderson
Stars Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, Kathleen Quinlan, Joely Richardson
IMDB score 6.7