Top 24 Jojo Rabbit Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Jojo Rabbit 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 Jojo Rabbit film message.

Yorkie's solider uniform is made of actual cardboard, and this is referenced earlier in the movie when it is called 'paper-like'
Yorkie's solider uniform is made of actual cardboard, and this is referenced earlier in the movie when it is called 'paper-like'
Captain Klenzendorf is seen using an MP28/II, an older sub machine gun designed between world wars. This highlights his veteran experience, as all other soldiers are using the more modern MP 40 or STG 44.
Captain Klenzendorf is seen using an MP28/II, an older sub machine gun designed between world wars. This highlights his veteran experience, as all other soldiers are using the more modern MP 40 or STG 44.

Jojo Rabbit Trivia

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  1. During the opening Heil Hitler montage, the German version of the Beatles "I want to hold your hand" is playing, which has the lyrics "Komm, gib mir deine Hand". This more accurately translates to "Come, give me your hand".

  2. When Elsa asks Rosie what being a woman is like, Rosie answers her and mentions taking up lovers in Morocco and making them suffer. This looks to be a reference to Casablanca (1942), where Ilsa had two lovers in Rick and Victor Laszlo who both suffered in different ways.

  3. Many of the characters wear Swasitkas. This is a clever reference to the Nazi Party, a former German political party. Taika Waititi's character is a clever reference to their leader, Adolf Hitler.

Jojo Rabbit Easter Eggs

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  • 1 - In the scene with Adolf Hitler in JoJo Rabbit(2019) you can see the entry and exit wounds on Adolf's temples referencing to his actual cause of death. For those who don't know, he committed suicide by taking a cyanide capsule and shooting himself in the head in an underground bunker in real life.
    In the scene with Adolf Hitler in JoJo Rabbit(2019) you can see the entry and exit wounds on Adolf's temples referencing to his actual cause of death. For those who don't know, he committed suicide by taking a cyanide capsule and shooting himself in the head in an underground bunker in real life.
  • The imaginary Hitler is wearing a Native American headdress. Adolf Hitler was a fan of German writer Karl May who wrote about the American west and an Apache named Winnetou. Also, one of the Germans in Inglorious Basterds (2009) has Winnetou on his card in the Who Am I game.

  • Taika Waititi does a little nod to Danger 5 (2011) with Hitler's swan dive out of a plate glass window

Jojo Rabbit Hidden Details

1 - The partnership between Captain Klenzendorf and Finkel is a clever refrence to how homosexuals had to hide their desires in plain sight during these times of war and in the early 1900's in general. And Captain K's special uniform is a reference to the drag clothing style.
The partnership between Captain Klenzendorf and Finkel is a clever refrence to how homosexuals had to hide their desires in plain sight during these times of war and in the early 1900's in general. And Captain K's special uniform is a reference to the drag clothing style.
1 - Both Captain Klenzendorf and Freddie Finkle's self-made uniforms have upside down pink triangles, which is the patch Nazis would give to distinguish homosexuals in concentration camps.
Both Captain Klenzendorf and Freddie Finkle's self-made uniforms have upside down pink triangles, which is the patch Nazis would give to distinguish homosexuals in concentration camps.
1 - The opening song in JoJo Rabbit (2019) is "Komm, gib mir deine Hand" (1964), the German language version of The Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand". The closing song is the German version of David Bowie's "Heroes" (1977), which is about two lovers separated by the Berlin Wall.
The opening song in JoJo Rabbit (2019) is "Komm, gib mir deine Hand" (1964), the German language version of The Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand". The closing song is the German version of David Bowie's "Heroes" (1977), which is about two lovers separated by the Berlin Wall.
1 - Captain k's flamboyant uniform features a pink triangle under the eagle. This pink triangle was used by the nazies to classify homosexuals during the Holocaust.
Captain k's flamboyant uniform features a pink triangle under the eagle. This pink triangle was used by the nazies to classify homosexuals during the Holocaust.
1 - Shortly after losing the war and committing suicide, the color of Hitler's uniform changes from mustard yellow to gray.
Shortly after losing the war and committing suicide, the color of Hitler's uniform changes from mustard yellow to gray.
1 - Captain Klenzendorf and Finkel are insinuated to have a gay romance throughout the movie. On one of the final scenes, their self designed costumes are decorated with pink triangles, which were used to mark gay men on concentration camps
Captain Klenzendorf and Finkel are insinuated to have a gay romance throughout the movie. On one of the final scenes, their self designed costumes are decorated with pink triangles, which were used to mark gay men on concentration camps
1 - There are rabbits in the wallpaper pattern in JoJo's sister's room.
There are rabbits in the wallpaper pattern in JoJo's sister's room.
1 - During the dinner scene, Jojo took the whole plate of bread to his side, but in the next scene it reappear and then disappear again
During the dinner scene, Jojo took the whole plate of bread to his side, but in the next scene it reappear and then disappear again

Only Jojo's cap is missing a black border among the other Jungvolk.

1 - Captain Klenzendorf explains that he lost one of his eyes in an enemy attack that was "totally preventable". He failed to stop the attack on purpose because he wanted Germany to lose the war. As shown later in the film, he did not support the Nazi government.
Captain Klenzendorf explains that he lost one of his eyes in an enemy attack that was "totally preventable". He failed to stop the attack on purpose because he wanted Germany to lose the war. As shown later in the film, he did not support the Nazi government.
1 - Fraulein Rahm is seen earlier walking off screen and being blown up. Later, her body can be seen in the rubble, along with the gun she was carrying
Fraulein Rahm is seen earlier walking off screen and being blown up. Later, her body can be seen in the rubble, along with the gun she was carrying

For the second time. Note the position of Jojo and Rosie, this can't be a coincidence.

The nostrils of Jojo's robot costume are the SS logo

1 - Fraulein Rahm (Rebel Wilson) says that she has had 8 children for Germany. Later, in her office, we see exactly 8 clones
Fraulein Rahm (Rebel Wilson) says that she has had 8 children for Germany. Later, in her office, we see exactly 8 clones
1 - When Jojo and Hitler are dining he is seen eating a unicorn while Jojo is eating normal food, symbolizing them both being imaginary(hitler and the unicorn)
When Jojo and Hitler are dining he is seen eating a unicorn while Jojo is eating normal food, symbolizing them both being imaginary(hitler and the unicorn)
Jojo Rabbit poster
Jojo Rabbit poster

Jojo Rabbit Plot

A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Jojo Rabbit. 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, War
Director Taika Waititi
Stars Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johansson, Taika Waititi
IMDB score 7.9