My Cousin Vinny Movie Facts, Easter Eggs and hidden details

5 of the most interesting My Cousin Vinny easter eggs you didn't know about. Handpicked and verified, these little-known hidden details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of My Cousin Vinny movie message.

My Cousin Vinny poster
My Cousin Vinny poster
My Cousin Vinny Plot

Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins--an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners--comes in to defend them.

Genre Comedy, Crime
Director Jonathan Lynn
Stars Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell Whitfield
IMDB score 7.6

My Cousin Vinny Movie Trivia

Mona Lisa actually meets the standard of an expert witness set out in Alabama Code 12-21-160. They establish her credentials in the movie just like a witness would in a real trial.

My Cousin Vinny movie hidden details

Joe Pesci performs an incredibly subtle card trick while explaining to Ralph Macchio how the defense will create a case "as thin as this playing card"

Although a "mint green convertible with a white top" is mentioned several times in the movie, Bill Gambini's Skylark is never seen with the top up, showing the "ute's" innocence.

1 - Sheriff Farley's tie pin is a pair of handcuffs.

Sheriff Farley's tie pin is a pair of handcuffs.

The public defender does the exact thing Stan fears when choosing the public defender over Vinny.