Top 50 Hot Fuzz Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Hot Fuzz 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 Hot Fuzz film message.

Detective Andies was right about everyone having guns in the country.

Hot Fuzz (2007) - The amateur performance of Romeo & Juliet is styled just like Baz Luhrmann's 1996 film version (the actors wear the same costumes, they use guns etc.), showing how terrible the actors really are - they're copying a film, not actually performing Shakespeare.
Hot Fuzz (2007) - The amateur performance of Romeo & Juliet is styled just like Baz Luhrmann's 1996 film version (the actors wear the same costumes, they use guns etc.), showing how terrible the actors really are - they're copying a film, not actually performing Shakespeare.

Hot Fuzz Trivia

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

  1. The actor in Hot Fuzz (2097) kept forgetting his line so they let him use his real birthday. Happy Birthday, Underage Drinker #1

  2. The editors missed a scene during a car chase, and you can see the green screen behind Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

  3. Sgt. Angel complains about the local production of Romeo and Juliet being three hours. Romeo and Juliet, in its prologue, states it should only run for two hours.

  4. The names of the townspeople of Sandford are almost all words for occupations or activities: Cooper, Porter, Turner, Shooter, Prosser, Hatcher, Paver, Butcher, Skinner, Fisher, Walker, Thatcher, Weaver, Roper, Tiller, Reaper, Messenger, Staker, Treacher, Cocker, Blower, Draper, Merchant

Hot Fuzz Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - Micheal Armstrong (Lurch) can be found "resting in peas" after being defeated by Nick Angle in the supermarket.
    Micheal Armstrong (Lurch) can be found "resting in peas" after being defeated by Nick Angle in the supermarket.
  • 1 - - During the first scenes when they are talking about Angel, it shows him being stabbed in the hand. The actor was in-fact Peter Jackson, famous director of Lord of the rings who is a friend of Edgar Wright.
    - During the first scenes when they are talking about Angel, it shows him being stabbed in the hand. The actor was in-fact Peter Jackson, famous director of Lord of the rings who is a friend of Edgar Wright.
  • 1 - When Sergeant Angel chases the shoplifter and Danny throws the DVD he is holding back into the bargain bin. For a spilt second you can see the DVD of Shaun of the Dead with a different title, another film starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.
    When Sergeant Angel chases the shoplifter and Danny throws the DVD he is holding back into the bargain bin. For a spilt second you can see the DVD of Shaun of the Dead with a different title, another film starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.
  • 1 - You can see Shaun's bat in the N.W.A office.
    You can see Shaun's bat in the N.W.A office.
  • The last names of the villagers are named after whatever their profession is.

  • 1 - During the shootout the lady(innkeep) shoots ACROSS the street and then Angel shoots a potted plant DOWN on her. Mirroring their earlier conversation
    During the shootout the lady(innkeep) shoots ACROSS the street and then Angel shoots a potted plant DOWN on her. Mirroring their earlier conversation
  • 1 - In one of the finale scenes where Nick is getting into his car, the car identifier is 'HF', which is the films title, Hot Fuz.
    In one of the finale scenes where Nick is getting into his car, the car identifier is 'HF', which is the films title, Hot Fuz.
  • During the supermarket assault, every time the camera cuts back to Sgt. Angel and the cops they added in continuous gun cocking sound effects.

Hot Fuzz Hidden Details

1 - The whiteboard behind Sergeant Tony Fisher when Nicholas Angel is being shown around the police station.
The whiteboard behind Sergeant Tony Fisher when Nicholas Angel is being shown around the police station.

The name of the twins born by Janet Barker are named Roger and Martin - like the protagonists of Lethal Weapon

1 - Danny says that his Mother's death was a 'Traffic Collision' because he knows there's someone to blame.
Danny says that his Mother's death was a 'Traffic Collision' because he knows there's someone to blame.
1 - When Nicholas Angel returned to Sandford, you can see that the poster for Sandford Dramatic Society's Romeo & Juliet's cast have been changed to Greg & Sheree.
When Nicholas Angel returned to Sandford, you can see that the poster for Sandford Dramatic Society's Romeo & Juliet's cast have been changed to Greg & Sheree.
1 - The Shopkeeper Who Asks Danny If He Has Caught The Killers Yet Has A Poster For The Debut Album By American Rock Band 'The Killers', Entitled 'Hot Fuss'
The Shopkeeper Who Asks Danny If He Has Caught The Killers Yet Has A Poster For The Debut Album By American Rock Band 'The Killers', Entitled 'Hot Fuss'
1 - The woman who yells "Fascist!" at Angel is using an MP43, a weapon used by the Waffen SS in WW2
The woman who yells "Fascist!" at Angel is using an MP43, a weapon used by the Waffen SS in WW2
1 - The twin desk sergeants played by Bill Bailey are both reading books. One by Iain Banks, the other by Iain M Banks. Both different names for the same author...
The twin desk sergeants played by Bill Bailey are both reading books. One by Iain Banks, the other by Iain M Banks. Both different names for the same author...

When the doctor has the drop on Danny and Angel, Danny throws his shotgun down causing it to fire a round into the doctor's foot. The shotgun in this scene is a Mossberg 500, which is not rated as "drop safe" unlike most modern firearms making this particular scene completely realistic

1 - On the 'Andy's' desk you can see a tub of Ben and Jerry's Chunky Monkey ice cream. Earlier PC Butterman is punished by his dad for drink driving by having to buy everyone ice cream. He can be heard saying "we won't be short of Chunky Monkey for the next month".
On the 'Andy's' desk you can see a tub of Ben and Jerry's Chunky Monkey ice cream. Earlier PC Butterman is punished by his dad for drink driving by having to buy everyone ice cream. He can be heard saying "we won't be short of Chunky Monkey for the next month".

In the climactic battle in Hot Fuzz (2007), Sergeant Angel gets his wings and rides into town on a pale horse.

1 - The desk agent is reading the novel "Complicity" by Iain Banks. The novel has two main characters, a local journalist and a serial murderer - similar to the characters in the two mysteries which unfold throughout the movie.
The desk agent is reading the novel "Complicity" by Iain Banks. The novel has two main characters, a local journalist and a serial murderer - similar to the characters in the two mysteries which unfold throughout the movie.
1 - Simon mentions his life drawing class. Immediately after, a life drawing is shown on his wall.
Simon mentions his life drawing class. Immediately after, a life drawing is shown on his wall.
1 - As our hero arrives in Sanford, the receptionist says "It would appear the heavens have opened" because it has just started raining. But also, an Angel has just arrived.
As our hero arrives in Sanford, the receptionist says "It would appear the heavens have opened" because it has just started raining. But also, an Angel has just arrived.
1 - Danny wears a Bristol Rovers shirt. Their fans sing a song called Goodnight Irene - "goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene, I'll see you in my dreams." - Danny's beloved deceased mum was named Irene.
Danny wears a Bristol Rovers shirt. Their fans sing a song called Goodnight Irene - "goodnight Irene, goodnight Irene, I'll see you in my dreams." - Danny's beloved deceased mum was named Irene.
1 - Danny asks Angel what made him want to become a police officer. Angel tells him that his Uncle Derek bought him a police pedal car when he was five. At the beginning of the movie, we see a photograph of five year old Angel with his police pedal car.
Danny asks Angel what made him want to become a police officer. Angel tells him that his Uncle Derek bought him a police pedal car when he was five. At the beginning of the movie, we see a photograph of five year old Angel with his police pedal car.

Nicholas Angel's Identification Number is 777. The number 777 in Christianity is referred to as the "Angel's Number".

1 - The character of Seargeant Fisher is not the best at his job. His negative attributes are shown here near the beginning with a few seconds.
The character of Seargeant Fisher is not the best at his job. His negative attributes are shown here near the beginning with a few seconds.
1 - When Danny is looking through the DVDs at the supermarket, a copy of Zombies Party (aka Shaun of the dead) can be seen sitting on top of the pile, with Simon Pegg's face covered by the price.
When Danny is looking through the DVDs at the supermarket, a copy of Zombies Party (aka Shaun of the dead) can be seen sitting on top of the pile, with Simon Pegg's face covered by the price.
1 - During the climax of the film at one point you can see a sign on the bar that reads "2 shooters for the price of 1" which describes the current situation of the film
During the climax of the film at one point you can see a sign on the bar that reads "2 shooters for the price of 1" which describes the current situation of the film
1 - When Angel comes to Danny with his theory, you can see Danny is reading up on the "Official Vocab Guidelines" that Angel mentioned earlier.
When Angel comes to Danny with his theory, you can see Danny is reading up on the "Official Vocab Guidelines" that Angel mentioned earlier.
1 - The code to the weapons closet is "999". This is the emergency phone number for Great Britain, similar to America's "911".
The code to the weapons closet is "999". This is the emergency phone number for Great Britain, similar to America's "911".
1 - The Andy's joke about searching through the entire village phone book, finding an "Aaron A. Aaronson". Near the end of the film, Nicholas meets an Aaron A. Aaronson.
The Andy's joke about searching through the entire village phone book, finding an "Aaron A. Aaronson". Near the end of the film, Nicholas meets an Aaron A. Aaronson.

Angel says that they're called traffic collisions, not accidents, since "accident implies no one is to blame." Later, Danny says his mom died in a collision. This foreshadows later in the film, where we learn that she drove her car off a cliff after losing Village of the Year.

1 - Every member of the Neighborhood Watch Alliance (except Chief Butterman) and many of the other townspeople has a last name that ends in -er
Every member of the Neighborhood Watch Alliance (except Chief Butterman) and many of the other townspeople has a last name that ends in -er
1 - I just noticed the straws the kids are using just before Officer Angel kicks them out of the pub.
I just noticed the straws the kids are using just before Officer Angel kicks them out of the pub.

Bill Bailey plays two different desk officers. Each is shown reading a book - one is 'Complicity' by Ian Banks, the other is 'The State of the Art' by Ian M Banks - the same man, writing under a different name

1 - Early in the movie they talk about how the swear box donations go to donations for the church roof. Later in the movie the church roof is shown breaking
Early in the movie they talk about how the swear box donations go to donations for the church roof. Later in the movie the church roof is shown breaking
1 - After shooting the truck tire to roll kegs onto one of the shooters, the truck's company name is shown while Officer Angel uses it for cover.
After shooting the truck tire to roll kegs onto one of the shooters, the truck's company name is shown while Officer Angel uses it for cover.

The crossword in Hot Fuzz has a bunch of foreshadows and hints in it.

1 - At the village fete rifle range, Angel is told: "Take out all the little people, you get to waltz off with the cuddly monkey". At the end of the movie, he takes out all the little people and waltzes off with Danny.
At the village fete rifle range, Angel is told: "Take out all the little people, you get to waltz off with the cuddly monkey". At the end of the movie, he takes out all the little people and waltzes off with Danny.

- During the rampage at the end of the movie, Nicholas and Danny break into the pub by throwing a sign through the glass door. The sign reads "Come on in!"

1 - The Neighbourhood Watch Alliance has the same initials as the rap group N.W.A. whose views towards the police are similar to the Neighbourhood Watch Alliance and the criminal justice in their town of Sandford.
The Neighbourhood Watch Alliance has the same initials as the rap group N.W.A. whose views towards the police are similar to the Neighbourhood Watch Alliance and the criminal justice in their town of Sandford.

Simon Skinner is listening to "Romeo and Juliet" by Dire Straights when he pulls up to the wreck where the actors died from the play, raising the suspicion of Nicholas.

Bill Bailey's character(s?) are reading Iain Banks and Ian M. Banks books

1 - The village cult audibly chants the Latin phrase "bonum commune communitatis" (which loosely translates to "the greater good of the community"). Later, the Welcome to Sandford sign reveals that this is the village's motto.
The village cult audibly chants the Latin phrase "bonum commune communitatis" (which loosely translates to "the greater good of the community"). Later, the Welcome to Sandford sign reveals that this is the village's motto.
Hot Fuzz poster
Hot Fuzz poster

Hot Fuzz Plot

A skilled London police officer is transferred to a small town with a dark secret.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Hot Fuzz. 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, Comedy, Mystery, Thriller
Director Edgar Wright
Stars Simon Pegg, Martin Freeman, Bill Nighy, Robert Popper
IMDB score 7.8