Top 43 Jack Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Jack 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 Jack film message.

Ie Chan's Meals on Wheels, When Jackie is fighting Benny Urquidez, Benny's kick is so fast it put out all of the candles without any special effects or CGI.

Reacher, when introducing himself to the gun range owner, Reacher says his name is "Aaron Ward", a fake name. After "Ward" takes his 1st practice shot down range, the gun range owner says "play ball", hinting he knew it was a fake name. Ward played infield for the Yankees in the 1920's...

Jack Trivia

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

  1. Kung Fu Panda (2008) features a chopstick 'fight' scene that is a homage to a similar scene in Jackie Chan's The Fearless Hyena (1979)

  2. And Out of Sight (1998), two movies based on novels by Elmore Leonard, feature Michael Keaton as FBI agent Ray Nicolette. The movies have 2 different production companies and were not suppose to use the character. Michael Keaton convinced them to just go for it.

  3. Was cast by Jaki Brown

  4. Jack holds up large cue cards while standing in an alley, this is a reference to Bob Dylan's famous music video "Subterranean Homesick Blues".

Jack Easter Eggs

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

  • Private Pyle does not cock the weapon after reloading, suggesting some bullets were left in the magazine. That might be how he snuck live rounds into the camp.

  • 1 - Hades owns a Gibson SG guitar which was used by Angus Young of AC/DC, known for their hit song "Highway to Hell"
    Hades owns a Gibson SG guitar which was used by Angus Young of AC/DC, known for their hit song "Highway to Hell"
  • 1 - The criminal drug dealer is named Frankie Lideo, a subtle nod to the movies director and Michaels then manager Frank DiLeo. DiLeo also played the gangster Tuddy Cicero in Goodfellas (1990)
    The criminal drug dealer is named Frankie Lideo, a subtle nod to the movies director and Michaels then manager Frank DiLeo. DiLeo also played the gangster Tuddy Cicero in Goodfellas (1990)
  • 1 - The music playing while Jackie is going to prison is actually Pam Grier singing "Long Time Woman" from the movie The Big Doll House (1971)
    The music playing while Jackie is going to prison is actually Pam Grier singing "Long Time Woman" from the movie The Big Doll House (1971)
  • Citizen Kane reference in Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (2010)

Jack Hidden Details

1 - Flux capacitor on the blackboard
Flux capacitor on the blackboard

You can see that PVT Pyle has been collecting ammo since the beginning of the rifle range after he dumps his "spent" magazine. (Reupload)

1 - One of the soldiers tells Rafterman that it's obvious Joker hasn't truly experienced the war because he lacks the "thousand yard stare". Later in the film, immediately after Joker kills the sniper, he responds to Rafterman's comment by giving him a thousand yard stare.
One of the soldiers tells Rafterman that it's obvious Joker hasn't truly experienced the war because he lacks the "thousand yard stare". Later in the film, immediately after Joker kills the sniper, he responds to Rafterman's comment by giving him a thousand yard stare.
1 - When Cowboy offers to trade the pimp "some ARVN rifles... never been fired and only dropped once!" he's referring to the reputation of the South Vietnamese army among their American allies for fleeing in disorganized panic without putting up a fight.
When Cowboy offers to trade the pimp "some ARVN rifles... never been fired and only dropped once!" he's referring to the reputation of the South Vietnamese army among their American allies for fleeing in disorganized panic without putting up a fight.
1 - In the movie Full Metal Jacket (1987) the ones holding the rifle on the right shoulder end up dying.
In the movie Full Metal Jacket (1987) the ones holding the rifle on the right shoulder end up dying.
1 - The car which Percy, Grover, and Annabeth escape from the Lotus Casino in is a Maserati, bearing the trident which is also the symbol of Percy's father, Poseidon.
The car which Percy, Grover, and Annabeth escape from the Lotus Casino in is a Maserati, bearing the trident which is also the symbol of Percy's father, Poseidon.

Sgt. Hartman ironically only ever compliments Private Pyle on his ability to shoot a rifle.

The actor, Lee Ermey, served as a U.S. Marine drill instructor during the Vietnam War and used this experience to ad lib much of his dialogue in Stanley Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket (1987).

Robert Duvall's character uses a spent casing as an earplug

1 - The inn, where Ordell and Louis have a drink, is called The Cockatoo Inn. The neon light letters t-o-o are out, so it spells The Cocka Inn: cocaine, a hint to the bags of cocaine found in Jackie's bag at the beginning of the movie.
The inn, where Ordell and Louis have a drink, is called The Cockatoo Inn. The neon light letters t-o-o are out, so it spells The Cocka Inn: cocaine, a hint to the bags of cocaine found in Jackie's bag at the beginning of the movie.

The opening travelator shot is a reference to The Graduate (1967). Both movies deal with the fear of going nowhere in life.

1 - The name of "the" auto parts store is DeFault Auto Parts
The name of "the" auto parts store is DeFault Auto Parts

Luke is playing COD:MW2 Online, you can see that because even though he pressed pause, the game is still going on in the background

1 - There is a quick cut that shows the character winning on a $20,000 bet, while in the background, is a bet of $30. There is no table in Las Vegas that has that wide of a bet spread.
There is a quick cut that shows the character winning on a $20,000 bet, while in the background, is a bet of $30. There is no table in Las Vegas that has that wide of a bet spread.
1 - . Jack Reacher blows the cover of his tail (Vlad), Vlad looks worryingly at his fingers as he knows the Zec will make him bite off his thumb for this failure. This is a reference to an earlier scene where Linsky was executed as he couldn't bite his thumb off.
. Jack Reacher blows the cover of his tail (Vlad), Vlad looks worryingly at his fingers as he knows the Zec will make him bite off his thumb for this failure. This is a reference to an earlier scene where Linsky was executed as he couldn't bite his thumb off.
1 - " the parking garage where the shooter shot people at has an interesting number written in it. [OG]
" the parking garage where the shooter shot people at has an interesting number written in it. [OG]

After Private Pyle shoots Gny. Sgt. Hartman, the camera cuts to Pyle holding his rifle and with his "gun" also at attention. Yeah, killing makes him hard.

Gun. Sgt. Hartman makes Joker the squad leader after being steadfast on his disbelief in the Virgin Mary. As Hartman is dissmising recruits, all recruits take a step back facing him, while Joker waits and never takes a step back, showing his dislike/distrust of Hartman.

The close up shot of the speaker box shows the names of exploitation film director Jack Hill, and actor Sid Haig.

1 - Sid Haig plays the judge. When Jackie (Pam Grier) buzzes in to meet Ordell (Samuel L. Jackson) S.Haig is above M. Ralston's (Bridget Fonda). A homage from Tarantino to Sid.
Sid Haig plays the judge. When Jackie (Pam Grier) buzzes in to meet Ordell (Samuel L. Jackson) S.Haig is above M. Ralston's (Bridget Fonda). A homage from Tarantino to Sid.
1 - Mr. Peanutbutter smells the cup of coffee after sniffing BoJack's mom, at the end of the season the mom was drugging BoJack's "daughter" through coffee.
Mr. Peanutbutter smells the cup of coffee after sniffing BoJack's mom, at the end of the season the mom was drugging BoJack's "daughter" through coffee.
1 - At the 25-26 minute mark Jack claims his birthday is September 12. But in the beginning of the movie his parents were at a costume party presumably a Halloween party when the mother went into labor. Who has a Halloween party in September?
At the 25-26 minute mark Jack claims his birthday is September 12. But in the beginning of the movie his parents were at a costume party presumably a Halloween party when the mother went into labor. Who has a Halloween party in September?

The Jackal - 1997 - Bruce Willis - Character is wearing bulletproof vest.

1 - Diane asks if BJ ever had help when he first started. As he denies this, we can see a picture of him and Herb, the guy who helped him when he started out.
Diane asks if BJ ever had help when he first started. As he denies this, we can see a picture of him and Herb, the guy who helped him when he started out.
1 - The palm trees in Full Metal Jacket (1987) were imported from Spain and the film's Vietnam battle scenes were shot in London, UK. The abandoned Beckton Gas Works in London became the ruined city of Hue.
The palm trees in Full Metal Jacket (1987) were imported from Spain and the film's Vietnam battle scenes were shot in London, UK. The abandoned Beckton Gas Works in London became the ruined city of Hue.

Todd and Mr. Peanutbutter can't agree on the idea of Smoodies: a mood in smoothie form and you can see their confusion materialize

Two minor characters calling themselves "The Celebrity Stealing Club," only seen in one episode in Season 1, can be seen in the background stealing a painting.

Private Pyle doesn't cock his weapon after firing. This shows his weapon isn't empty, hence how he might have snuck bullets into camp.

1 - Private Pyle says "I am in a world of shit" in the boot camp's bathrooms
Private Pyle says "I am in a world of shit" in the boot camp's bathrooms

Kevin Spacey pitches a movie that would be the story of Moses directed by Ridley Scott. In 2014 Ridley Scott directed the story of Moses (Exodus gods and Kings)

The bartender asks for 3.25 for his screwdriver at The Cockatoo Inn. Ordell clearly hands him exactly two bills. This means Ordell paid at least a minimum of twice value for his drink.

Jack poster
Jack poster

Jack Plot

Because of an unusual disorder that has aged him four times faster than a typical human being, a boy looks like a 40-year-old man as he starts fifth grade at public school after being homeschooled.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Jack. 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 Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Director Francis Ford Coppola
Stars Robin Williams, Diane Lane, Brian Kerwin, Jennifer Lopez
IMDB score 5.8