12 Hidden Scenes in Labyrinth

Following is our collection of Labyrinth 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 Labyrinth film message.

David Bowie's face is hidden in several landscapes

The animatronic for the character Hoggle was lost at an airport. Left unclaimed for years it was eventually bought and restored. It now resides at the Unclaimed Baggage museum in Scottsboro, Alabama.

Labyrinth Movie Trivia Facts

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

  1. The goblin king's crystal ball moves were accomplished by having a professional juggler kneel behind David Bowie and replacing his arms. And since the juggler didn't have any video reference to his actions, he had to do the moves completely blind.

Labyrinth 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 pale man's fireplace resembles an angular fish. Similar to how the pale man uses the banquet, an angular fish uses its esca (the glowy thing) to allure unsuspecting victims to then eat
    The pale man's fireplace resembles an angular fish. Similar to how the pale man uses the banquet, an angular fish uses its esca (the glowy thing) to allure unsuspecting victims to then eat
  • There are 7 instances of David Bowie's face appearing as optical illusions in the backgrounds of sets throughout the film.

Labyrinth Hidden Facts

The solider who finds a lottery ticket is listening to the lottery later in the film

1 - Tree bears resembles to the female reproductive system, denoting fertility as a theme in the movie.
Tree bears resembles to the female reproductive system, denoting fertility as a theme in the movie.

Sarah actually does get the Two Door Riddle correct. What lead to her literal downfall was her phrase "It's a piece of cake." Every time she says this and implies the labyrinth is easy, the Goblin King makes the labyrinth more difficult for her.

Pan grows noticeably younger throughout the movie as the moon increases

The opening lyrics to Magic Dance pay tribute to The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) where Cary Grant and Shirley Temple call and reply: "You remind me of a man." "What man?" "The man with the power." "What power?" "The power of hoodoo." "Who do?" "You do!"

1 - You can see two bottle of milk near the castle door , which means that goblins had milk delivery.
You can see two bottle of milk near the castle door , which means that goblins had milk delivery.
Labyrinth poster
Labyrinth poster

Labyrinth Plot

Sixteen-year-old Sarah is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Labyrinth. 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 Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Director Jim Henson
Stars David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson
IMDB score 7.4