5 Hidden Scenes in Goldfinger

Following is our collection of Goldfinger 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 Goldfinger film message.

The gold obsessed villain wears either yellow clothing or gold jewellery in every scene he's in.
The gold obsessed villain wears either yellow clothing or gold jewellery in every scene he's in.
When James Bond is captured, he asks what happened to his attache case. He's told that it was damaged during inspection. The previous film, From Russia With Love, establishes that his attache case is booby-trapped which, no doubt, caused the damage.
When James Bond is captured, he asks what happened to his attache case. He's told that it was damaged during inspection. The previous film, From Russia With Love, establishes that his attache case is booby-trapped which, no doubt, caused the damage.

Goldfinger Movie Trivia Facts

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

  1. Harold Sakata, who plays Oddjob, was badly burned by fireworks during a stunt scene. He continued clinging on to a hat while the fireworks went off around him, and didn't let go until the director yelled "cut!".

  2. When James Bond is being chased by Goldfinger's henchmen he releases smoke from the back of his Aston Martin DB5. There was an actual little person in the trunk operating a smoke ganister who almost suffocated while filming the scene.

Goldfinger Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - The main villain's name is Auric Goldfinger - AU being the first two letters of his name and also the atomic symbol for gold on the periodic table
    The main villain's name is Auric Goldfinger - AU being the first two letters of his name and also the atomic symbol for gold on the periodic table
Goldfinger poster
Goldfinger poster

Goldfinger Plot

While investigating a gold magnate's smuggling, James Bond uncovers a plot to contaminate the Fort Knox gold reserve.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Goldfinger. 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, Thriller
Director Guy Hamilton
Stars Sean Connery, Gert Fröbe, Honor Blackman, Shirley Eaton
IMDB score 7.7