Top 50 Fight Club Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Fight Club 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 Fight Club film message.

During a fight scene in Fight Club (1999), you can see the narrator's head nod upward in the upper left corner, right as Tyler Durden is kicked in the face, subtly signaling their connection.
During a fight scene in Fight Club (1999), you can see the narrator's head nod upward in the upper left corner, right as Tyler Durden is kicked in the face, subtly signaling their connection.

After The Narrator puts Marla on the bus all the passengers stand up. Marla is later kidnapped as the passengers were members of Project Mayhem.

Fight Club Trivia

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

  1. In a fight scene between edward norton and brad pitt, edward actually broke his thumb because brad pitt's stomach was too strong at the time.

  2. You can see lead singer Ed Kowalczyk of the band 'Live' as a waiter.

Fight Club Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - When Edward Norton's Character receives a call from Tyler Durden. There's a sign on the phone booth indicating that it's not possible to receive incoming calls.
    When Edward Norton's Character receives a call from Tyler Durden. There's a sign on the phone booth indicating that it's not possible to receive incoming calls.
  • 1 - There are many hints pointing towards the twist of the movie, one of them beeing that when they get on the bus, only one of them pays for the ticket
    There are many hints pointing towards the twist of the movie, one of them beeing that when they get on the bus, only one of them pays for the ticket
  • 1 - Tyler appears 4 times before he is properly introduced by flash frames lasting only fractions of a second. Later in the film, Tyler is seen doing this exact same thing whilst working in the movie theatre, splicing frames of penis images into children's movies.
    Tyler appears 4 times before he is properly introduced by flash frames lasting only fractions of a second. Later in the film, Tyler is seen doing this exact same thing whilst working in the movie theatre, splicing frames of penis images into children's movies.
  • 1 - . I caught a couple of shots of Tyler flashing in for a frame.
    . I caught a couple of shots of Tyler flashing in for a frame.
  • 1 - When the narrator speaks with Marla, the phone has paint stains and a smiley face sticker next to it. Later in the film members of project Mayhem paint a smiley face on a building.
    When the narrator speaks with Marla, the phone has paint stains and a smiley face sticker next to it. Later in the film members of project Mayhem paint a smiley face on a building.
  • 1 - : The User List hiding behind Haiku on The Narrator's computer, is actually a list of some of the production assistants and crew members who worked on the film. (Left: Movie Screenshot; Right: IMDB Cast & Crew List)
    : The User List hiding behind Haiku on The Narrator's computer, is actually a list of some of the production assistants and crew members who worked on the film. (Left: Movie Screenshot; Right: IMDB Cast & Crew List)
  • 1 - Mr. and Mrs. Smith movie with Brad Pitt
    Mr. and Mrs. Smith movie with Brad Pitt
  • ( Changeover cues /cigarette burns )

Fight Club Hidden Details

Tyler walks right past a convex mirror and has no reflection

1 - When they both meet and Brad Pitt's Tyler is telling what he does for a living, he says "we have the exact same brief case" a tiny hint at they are the same person.
When they both meet and Brad Pitt's Tyler is telling what he does for a living, he says "we have the exact same brief case" a tiny hint at they are the same person.
1 - When The Narrator (Edward Norton) can hear Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) upstairs having sex loudly, the sound stops instantly when he picks up the phone because he can't do both simultaneously.
When The Narrator (Edward Norton) can hear Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) upstairs having sex loudly, the sound stops instantly when he picks up the phone because he can't do both simultaneously.
1 - Tyler Durden drives while the Narrator rides shotgun. After the car crash, Tyler exits the passenger side and pulls Narrator from the driver's seat.
Tyler Durden drives while the Narrator rides shotgun. After the car crash, Tyler exits the passenger side and pulls Narrator from the driver's seat.
1 - During the Narrator and Tyler's first meeting at the tavern, the Narrator refuses a cigarette, saying he doesn't smoke. Later, his boss walks up to him and says "You can't smoke in here" while the Narrator is smoking in the office - a habit he picked up from Tyler.
During the Narrator and Tyler's first meeting at the tavern, the Narrator refuses a cigarette, saying he doesn't smoke. Later, his boss walks up to him and says "You can't smoke in here" while the Narrator is smoking in the office - a habit he picked up from Tyler.
1 - Only Tyler pays when they get on the bus (44:55)
Only Tyler pays when they get on the bus (44:55)

Edward Norton's character (The Narrator) also moves just as Brad Pitt's character (Tyler Durden) gets punch in the chest. This is foreshadowing the big reveal at the end of the movie.

1 - Tyler Never Called the Narrator as the payphone states 'No incoming calls allowed'. It happens several times and foreshadows the main plot point.
Tyler Never Called the Narrator as the payphone states 'No incoming calls allowed'. It happens several times and foreshadows the main plot point.

When Tyler Durden initially meets the narrator and says "Now, a question of etiquette - as I pass, do I give you the ass or the crotch?" and proceeds to give The Narrator the "ass" and a female flight attendant the "crotch".

1 - You can see Tyler leaving 2 beer bottles on the floor before they start fighting but after that, you can only see them sharing 1 beer bottle. Probably a hint that they are one of the same.
You can see Tyler leaving 2 beer bottles on the floor before they start fighting but after that, you can only see them sharing 1 beer bottle. Probably a hint that they are one of the same.

When Jack is annoyed about hearing Tyler fuckin marla upstairs, the cop calls about his condo and the sound immediately stops when he picks up the phone

1 - The Narrator mentions earlier to Marla how 'when people think you're dying, they really listen." Sure enough, it seems to get Tyler's full attention.
The Narrator mentions earlier to Marla how 'when people think you're dying, they really listen." Sure enough, it seems to get Tyler's full attention.
1 - The arrow pointing toward the garage escalators changes from pointing left in the first scene to pointing right in the next.
The arrow pointing toward the garage escalators changes from pointing left in the first scene to pointing right in the next.

Tyler splices single frames of porn into family films at the theater that nobody notices. 20 minutes before that scene, Fight Club had a single frame spliced in. "Nobody knows that they saw it, but they did."

1 - David Fincher sneaks a Starbucks coffee cup into almost every single scene.
David Fincher sneaks a Starbucks coffee cup into almost every single scene.
1 - The Narrator and the Agents of Mayhem get the idea to cut people's balls off because of the Narrator's previous visits to testicular cancer support groups.
The Narrator and the Agents of Mayhem get the idea to cut people's balls off because of the Narrator's previous visits to testicular cancer support groups.
1 - Around the beginning of the movie, when Tyler offers him his cigarette, Narrator tells him he doesn't smoke but later in the movie, we do actually see him smoking just like Tyler does.
Around the beginning of the movie, when Tyler offers him his cigarette, Narrator tells him he doesn't smoke but later in the movie, we do actually see him smoking just like Tyler does.
1 - During the Narrator and Tyler's 2nd fight, the three men only looks at the Narrator
During the Narrator and Tyler's 2nd fight, the three men only looks at the Narrator
1 - On the plane Tyler asks about etiquette on whether to give the narrator the ass or the crotch. He then gives him the ass. Right after while passing the stewardess, he proceeds to give her the crotch.
On the plane Tyler asks about etiquette on whether to give the narrator the ass or the crotch. He then gives him the ass. Right after while passing the stewardess, he proceeds to give her the crotch.

When Marla gets on the bus you can see the occupants of the bus standing up in unison. Showcasing how Project Mayhem kidnapped Marla

: Tyler splices single frames of porn into family films,claiming "nobody knows that they saw it". IRL viewers would likely notice as the sound head on a projector is positioned after the gate, causing the sound to play a moment after the frame, confirming what everyone had just seen

1 - When The Narrator calls Tyler on the payphone, it says "No incoming calls allowed", hinting that it was no possible for him to get this call from Tyler and that it is all in his head. Originally found from Renegade Cut's video on the film.
When The Narrator calls Tyler on the payphone, it says "No incoming calls allowed", hinting that it was no possible for him to get this call from Tyler and that it is all in his head. Originally found from Renegade Cut's video on the film.

The detectives who interrogate the Narrator are listed in the credits as Andrew, Kevin, and Walker. Andrew Kevin Walker (writer of Se7en) did uncredited work on the screenplay.

The car that The Narrator and Tyler crash in, is the same make/model of car that the Narrator was investigating earlier in the movie. (Second Generation Lincoln Town Car)

1 - Tyler have his hand and dress covered with greenish color because they returned from the place where they drew a green smiley on the building.
Tyler have his hand and dress covered with greenish color because they returned from the place where they drew a green smiley on the building.
1 - NSFW In Fight Club (1999), The tank top Tyler is wearing at the end of the film consists of a collage of pornography
NSFW In Fight Club (1999), The tank top Tyler is wearing at the end of the film consists of a collage of pornography

At the beginning of the movie, after the traditional copyright warning, there is a second warning that flashes for a second.

1 - The movie switches clips to a photo of a dick like Tyler had messed with it. I cant find a screencapture of it though, but this screenshot of the second to last final frames shows the beginning of it.
The movie switches clips to a photo of a dick like Tyler had messed with it. I cant find a screencapture of it though, but this screenshot of the second to last final frames shows the beginning of it.

Th time.. just noticed the biz card for Tyler's boss.. at the 'major car company' the initials are 'FMC' or Ford Motor Company

The Narrator and Tyler Durden enter through the same car door

1 - Edward Norton's character (The Narrator) moves just as Brad Pitt's character (Tyler Durden) gets punch in the chest. This is foreshadowing the big reveal at the end that the The Narrator and Tyler Durden is actually one person.
Edward Norton's character (The Narrator) moves just as Brad Pitt's character (Tyler Durden) gets punch in the chest. This is foreshadowing the big reveal at the end that the The Narrator and Tyler Durden is actually one person.
1 - Tyler Durden lives on Paper Street. A "paper street" is defined as a road or street that appears on maps but does not exist in reality.
Tyler Durden lives on Paper Street. A "paper street" is defined as a road or street that appears on maps but does not exist in reality.

One of the biggest indications of 'Jack's' true identity is the scene he beats himself up to blackmail his boss with expertise.

1 - When Tyler calls the protagonist back, Tyler asks who's on the phone. The protagonists answers "Tyler?" foreshadowing they are the same person.
When Tyler calls the protagonist back, Tyler asks who's on the phone. The protagonists answers "Tyler?" foreshadowing they are the same person.

The font used for the title and credits is called "Fight This."

Fight Club poster
Fight Club poster

Fight Club Plot

An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Fight Club. 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 Drama
Director David Fincher
Stars Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier
IMDB score 8.8