5 Hidden Scenes in Nightcrawler

Following is our collection of Nightcrawler 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 Nightcrawler film message.

Jake Gyllenhaal's character is shown watering a plant throughout the film, reinforcing his sociopathy, in that the only other thing he cares about is non-human.

This sign appears after Lou warns his assistant to sharpen up
This sign appears after Lou warns his assistant to sharpen up

Nightcrawler Movie Trivia Facts

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

  1. The score was made deliberately upbeat, with some of the nastiest moments having the most inspirational music. The reason for this was the movie is about Lou's twisted and sadistic rise to the top and is a success story akin to the Pursuit of Happyness flipped on its head.

Nightcrawler Hidden Facts

1 - Just after Lou tells Rick to do better at his job when he makes a mistake, you can see a billboard saying: "Focus". If that's not enough, Lou does later tell Rick that he is doing better and has focused more.
Just after Lou tells Rick to do better at his job when he makes a mistake, you can see a billboard saying: "Focus". If that's not enough, Lou does later tell Rick that he is doing better and has focused more.
Nightcrawler poster
Nightcrawler poster

Nightcrawler Plot

When Louis Bloom, a con man desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Nightcrawler. 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 Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Dan Gilroy
Stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Papajohn, Marco Rodríguez, Bill Paxton
IMDB score 7.8