Top 50 Lego Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Lego 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 Lego film message.

In the Lego Movie (2014) Benny the 1980-something space guy has a crack in the middle of his helmet that was attempted to be fixed with glue. this was an actual problem with the original toys construction of the helmet, causing kids to have to glue it or leave it cracked.

In The Lego Movie (2014) during a chase scene a pig falls towards the ground and on impact turns into sausages.
In The Lego Movie (2014) during a chase scene a pig falls towards the ground and on impact turns into sausages.

Lego Trivia

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

  1. Benny the spaceman has a broken helmet. This used to happen to the original Lego pieces. Picture of my 80s spaceman to the right.

  2. The Two-Face we see is the Harvey Dent from the 1989 Tim Burton Batman movie, played by Billy Dee Williams. This version of Two-Face was also voiced by Williams.

  3. On the picture of Bruce Wayne's parents, which was taken the night they were killed, the alley right behind them is named the "Crime Alley".

  4. The movie features some strange cameos, including basketball legends Gary Payton (Seattle legend) and Sheryl Swoops (who played for Seattle in 2008). both director Chris Miller and star Chris Pratt are from the greater Seattle area.

Lego Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - Lord Garmadon's book closely resembles Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's infamous Dianetics
    Lord Garmadon's book closely resembles Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard's infamous Dianetics
  • 1 - John Bender from The Breakfast Club can be seen skipping school
    John Bender from The Breakfast Club can be seen skipping school
  • The end credits has Lego figures of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton holding hands.

  • 1 - The street sign in the family photo says "Crime Street." This photo was taken the night of his parents murder.
    The street sign in the family photo says "Crime Street." This photo was taken the night of his parents murder.
  • 1 - Emmet has a poster for "Macho and the Nerd" - this is the Russian title for "21 Jump Street", directors Lord and Miller's previous movie.
    Emmet has a poster for "Macho and the Nerd" - this is the Russian title for "21 Jump Street", directors Lord and Miller's previous movie.
  • 1 - The slide behind the police commissioner lists ninjutsu as part of the four point program
    The slide behind the police commissioner lists ninjutsu as part of the four point program
  • 1 - The news footage of Superman fighting Zod credits Man of Steel (2013) director Zack Snyder and the cinematographer Amir Mokri respectively.
    The news footage of Superman fighting Zod credits Man of Steel (2013) director Zack Snyder and the cinematographer Amir Mokri respectively.
  • Joker tells Batman about how they have been fighting for 78 years, which is completely accurate, seeing as the 80th anniversary of Batman was two years later, in 2019.

Lego Hidden Details

1 - After the Batmobile drives through a puddle, we see water bricks out of focus on the screen.
After the Batmobile drives through a puddle, we see water bricks out of focus on the screen.
1 - Lord Business's cape & helmet are in the shape of a necktie in a Windsor knot.
Lord Business's cape & helmet are in the shape of a necktie in a Windsor knot.

The Batcomputer runs the same pre-flight check for the Batmobile that Robin used to do in the 1960's

1 - You can sometimes see the thumbprints of the owner of the minifigures on them.
You can sometimes see the thumbprints of the owner of the minifigures on them.

Eddie Izzard voices Voldemort, even though the actor who plays the real Voldemort in the Harry Potter movies, Ralph Fiennes, is already in the LEGO Batman movie as Alfred the Butler.

1 - Emmet's instructions on "How to always be happy" bear a warning. (Frame rotated for reading confort)
Emmet's instructions on "How to always be happy" bear a warning. (Frame rotated for reading confort)
1 - The numbers that appear with the various parts are the real world piece numbers. 3795 is a 2x6 plate, 56145 is a wheel, etc.
The numbers that appear with the various parts are the real world piece numbers. 3795 is a 2x6 plate, 56145 is a wheel, etc.

During the melting room scene, for a split second a table can be seen with a schedule written on it. Some items include "orange juice break", "Frank's Birthday Party" as and "Don't forget to clean the laser!"

1 - When Bruce Wayne is distracting Lord Business, you can see he left his Batman suit out in the hallway.
When Bruce Wayne is distracting Lord Business, you can see he left his Batman suit out in the hallway.

The Duplo aliens has finger prints on it

In the real world, Cloud Cukoo Land is the box of Lego that the Man Upstairs leaves for his son to play with.

Metalbeard's other Rules Of The Sea can be glimpsed briefly before the camera zooms into the lower left rule.

1 - The transition '8 1/2 years later' is to signify that Finn, the child who is imagining the whole movie, is 8 1/2 years old
The transition '8 1/2 years later' is to signify that Finn, the child who is imagining the whole movie, is 8 1/2 years old
1 - -Everything before this slide is from the father's imagination before he had his son. Everything after this slide is from his son's imagination.
-Everything before this slide is from the father's imagination before he had his son. Everything after this slide is from his son's imagination.
1 - One of President Business's robots is playing solitaire on his computer
One of President Business's robots is playing solitaire on his computer
1 - The song Vitruvius is playing on the piano in the old west saloon is a honky tonk version of everything is awesome
The song Vitruvius is playing on the piano in the old west saloon is a honky tonk version of everything is awesome
1 - Larry the Barista's smiley cup patch is now skull cup with flames matching the post apocalyptic Mad Max vibe of Bricksburg.
Larry the Barista's smiley cup patch is now skull cup with flames matching the post apocalyptic Mad Max vibe of Bricksburg.
1 - Calculator Man's visor displays his pain after Batman kicks him.
Calculator Man's visor displays his pain after Batman kicks him.

He asks Commissioner Gordon "Who am I working with? SEAL Team Six? Fox Force Five? Suicide Squad?". Fox Force Five is a tv show from Tarantino's Pulp Fiction which features a fictional team of secret agents.

1 - Vitruvius's staff is actually a half eaten lollypop.
Vitruvius's staff is actually a half eaten lollypop.
1 - When Batman is talking to his parents portrait, the street behind them is "Crime Alley"
When Batman is talking to his parents portrait, the street behind them is "Crime Alley"

During Emmet's visions (when first touching the Piece of Resistance), the boy can be heard saying, "It's your turn to be the hero" -- implying this is not the first time Finn's played this game among his father's sets.

During the aerial combat around Wayne Manor, we hear "pew pew" instead of machine gun and rockets sound effects. The Lego Movie series is supposed to be about people playing with their Lego sets.

This relic scanner's screen changes between several stickers, as if they are being swapped.

President Business says to an aide thst he wants to meet Bad Cop on 23 seconds. Exactly 23 seconds later, an aide tell President Buisness that Bad Cop is waiting in his office.

Batman has a special trophy room in which he stores confiscated items. Later on in the movie, the Batcave is taken over by the Joker and in a brief shot, the sign has been changed from Trophy Room to Toy Room.

LEGO Ninjago - A so-fast-that-you-miss detail: all the swords trails are made of horn/tooth LEGO pieces.

1 - The LEGO Ninjago Movie features real Lego part numbers on certain items such as Sensei Wu's hat.
The LEGO Ninjago Movie features real Lego part numbers on certain items such as Sensei Wu's hat.

The ending credits are copied from an 80's aerobics dance video.

Batman watches the portion of Jerry Maguire in which he states "You complete me", the same line the Joker says to Batman in The Dark Knight

1 - The directors used an Emmet figure with a magnet built in in order to move him in the real world. The person moving the magnet from under te table is none other than director Phil Lord.
The directors used an Emmet figure with a magnet built in in order to move him in the real world. The person moving the magnet from under te table is none other than director Phil Lord.
1 - Whenever Emmet is digitally animated, you can see a seam in the middle of his hair, but whenever they used a live action figure, the seam is not visible.
Whenever Emmet is digitally animated, you can see a seam in the middle of his hair, but whenever they used a live action figure, the seam is not visible.
1 - - Abraham Lincoln is voiced by Will Forte, who also portrayed a separate rendition of the character in the animated series Clone High. Both were directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller.
- Abraham Lincoln is voiced by Will Forte, who also portrayed a separate rendition of the character in the animated series Clone High. Both were directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller.

When describing the eternal abyss that could destroy Gotham City, a clip from The Lego Movie (2014) is shown.

When Wyldstyle's relic detector levels change, so does the texture as they are technically only stickers/printed on IRL.

Lego poster
Lego poster

Lego Plot

An ordinary LEGO construction worker, thought to be the prophesied as "special", is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the LEGO universe into eternal stasis.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Lego. 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 Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Director Christopher Miller
Stars Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Berry, Alison Brie
IMDB score 7.7