Top 9 Insidious Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Insidious 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 Insidious film message.

There's a doodle of the Jigsaw puppet on the blackboard with Leslie Borchard's name scribbled above. She worked in the makeup department.
There's a doodle of the Jigsaw puppet on the blackboard with Leslie Borchard's name scribbled above. She worked in the makeup department.
Insidious (2010): In this scene the clock and lighting at the end of the hallway resembles a nun's habit. James Wan, who's story inspired The Nun (2018), directed Insidious.
Insidious (2010): In this scene the clock and lighting at the end of the hallway resembles a nun's habit. James Wan, who's story inspired The Nun (2018), directed Insidious.

Insidious Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - Dalton appears to have drawn the cells that appear in Insidious: The Last Key (2018).
    Dalton appears to have drawn the cells that appear in Insidious: The Last Key (2018).
  • 1 - James Wan appears in a split-second cameo in Insidious Chapter 2 (2013), a movie he directed
    James Wan appears in a split-second cameo in Insidious Chapter 2 (2013), a movie he directed
  • 1 - : When Josh calls home from work, "Billy" the puppet from Saw (2004) is drawn on the chalk board behind him. Both are James Wan films.
    : When Josh calls home from work, "Billy" the puppet from Saw (2004) is drawn on the chalk board behind him. Both are James Wan films.

Insidious Hidden Details

1 - The directors name appears as a class topic on the blackboard behind Patrick Wilson.
The directors name appears as a class topic on the blackboard behind Patrick Wilson.

The dancing boy is already in the house, hiding in plain sight as Mrs Lambert walks past him. This made the scene so much more creepy when it was pointed out to me.

1 - Behind Patrick Wilson's character in a brief classroom scene, the blackboard says that director James Wan has detention, and includes a small drawing of Jigsaw from the Saw series.
Behind Patrick Wilson's character in a brief classroom scene, the blackboard says that director James Wan has detention, and includes a small drawing of Jigsaw from the Saw series.
Insidious poster
Insidious poster

Insidious Plot

A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Insidious. 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, Mystery, Thriller
Director James Wan
Stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Ty Simpkins, Lin Shaye
IMDB score 6.8