Top 6 Layer Cake Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Layer Cake 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 Layer Cake film message.

Daniel Craig's protagonist is never named by other characters or in dialogue. This carries through to the end-credits.

- When the "police" raid the boathouse, their battering ram has a special message on it visible for a split second.
- When the "police" raid the boathouse, their battering ram has a special message on it visible for a split second.

Layer Cake Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - Top) in Layer Cake (2004, bottom). I've never been able to decide whether it has some significance or it's just a bit of fun by Matthew Vaughn. Either way, I'm certain it's intended.
    Top) in Layer Cake (2004, bottom). I've never been able to decide whether it has some significance or it's just a bit of fun by Matthew Vaughn. Either way, I'm certain it's intended.

Layer Cake Hidden Details

1 - In the final scene at the Stoke Park country club, XXXX (Daniel Craig) and his friends are eating a layer cake
In the final scene at the Stoke Park country club, XXXX (Daniel Craig) and his friends are eating a layer cake
1 - We never learn the main character's name, played by Daniel Craig. But when 911 asks for his name a symbol and 2 letters are subtly hinting at his name. Can you solve it?
We never learn the main character's name, played by Daniel Craig. But when 911 asks for his name a symbol and 2 letters are subtly hinting at his name. Can you solve it?
Layer Cake poster
Layer Cake poster

Layer Cake Plot

A successful cocaine dealer gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Layer Cake. 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, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Matthew Vaughn
Stars Daniel Craig, Tom Hardy, Jamie Foreman, Sally Hawkins
IMDB score 7.3