Top 8 Mean Girls Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Mean Girls 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 Mean Girls film message.

Queen bee Regina wears a "R" necklace around her neck. Cady begins wearing a "C" necklace once she has humiliated Regina and taken her place.
Queen bee Regina wears a "R" necklace around her neck. Cady begins wearing a "C" necklace once she has humiliated Regina and taken her place.
The main antagonist is Regina George. The name "Regina" is the Latin word for "Queen" which is a nod to her position as Queen Bee of the Plastics.
The main antagonist is Regina George. The name "Regina" is the Latin word for "Queen" which is a nod to her position as Queen Bee of the Plastics.

Mean Girls Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - In a possible homage to Heathers, Regina's mom makes drinks, each glass adorned with a blue, red, green or yellow umbrella, and each of the Plastics grabs the drink with the umbrella of the signature color of the character they are most similar to in Heathers.
    In a possible homage to Heathers, Regina's mom makes drinks, each glass adorned with a blue, red, green or yellow umbrella, and each of the Plastics grabs the drink with the umbrella of the signature color of the character they are most similar to in Heathers.

Mean Girls Hidden Details

1 - Regina forbade Gretchen to wear hoop earrings. Once they broke up, she is seen wearing hoop earrings.
Regina forbade Gretchen to wear hoop earrings. Once they broke up, she is seen wearing hoop earrings.

The reason Janice Ian was being called a lesbian was because she was Lebanese. (Explanation in post)

1 - In the famous scene where Regina George gains weight, Regina asks Cady if butter is a carb. To which Cady responds with a condescending "Yes". Butter actually had 0 carbs per serving.
In the famous scene where Regina George gains weight, Regina asks Cady if butter is a carb. To which Cady responds with a condescending "Yes". Butter actually had 0 carbs per serving.
1 - Cady's (pronounced Katie) name is frequently mispronounced as Catty, which also refers to comments that are hurtful and gossipy.
Cady's (pronounced Katie) name is frequently mispronounced as Catty, which also refers to comments that are hurtful and gossipy.
Mean Girls poster
Mean Girls poster

Mean Girls Plot

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Mean Girls. 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
Director Mark Waters
Stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey, Tim Meadows
IMDB score 7.0