Top 18 Seven Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Seven 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 Seven film message.

When Detective Somerset (Morgan Freeman) figures out the murders are connected to the 7 deadly sins, he names 6 and then turns to face Detective Mills (Brad Pitt) as he says the last, "envy."

Psychopaths, the Jack of Diamonds Killer leaves his namesake playing card after killing someone, leaving him with several decks of cards that are incomplete. "Not playing with a full deck of cards" is a common phrase used to describe psychopaths or mentally disturbed individuals.
Psychopaths, the Jack of Diamonds Killer leaves his namesake playing card after killing someone, leaving him with several decks of cards that are incomplete. "Not playing with a full deck of cards" is a common phrase used to describe psychopaths or mentally disturbed individuals.

Seven Trivia

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

  1. While Grumpy is being forcibly washed, Sneezy comments that he smells like a Petunia. In the language of flowers, Petunias symbolise anger and resentment.

Seven Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - Brad Pitt's character is in interrogation room number 5. The 5th deadly sin is Wrath, which he commits later in the film.
    Brad Pitt's character is in interrogation room number 5. The 5th deadly sin is Wrath, which he commits later in the film.

Seven Hidden Details

1 - We can learn in tuesday's news papers that a housekeeper had been held hostage by a gerbil
We can learn in tuesday's news papers that a housekeeper had been held hostage by a gerbil
1 - In two shots (at 52:54 and 54:01) of the Sloth scene they failed to hide the actor's real arm, this totally baffled me, as the movie is an absolute masterpiece and pays incredible attention to detail. Also it's really surprising that this hasn't been on this subreddit yet.
In two shots (at 52:54 and 54:01) of the Sloth scene they failed to hide the actor's real arm, this totally baffled me, as the movie is an absolute masterpiece and pays incredible attention to detail. Also it's really surprising that this hasn't been on this subreddit yet.
1 - Goodnight Robicheaux tells Billy during dinner that he can hear the voices and the owl that signify him dying a horrible death. Later, when Chisholm confronts Robicheaux as he's trying to sneak out, an owl can be heard hooting.
Goodnight Robicheaux tells Billy during dinner that he can hear the voices and the owl that signify him dying a horrible death. Later, when Chisholm confronts Robicheaux as he's trying to sneak out, an owl can be heard hooting.
1 - We see both Mills and Somerset sitting in ways opposite of who they are. Mills sits more responsibly and depressed while Somerset sits on the table. It shows that Somerset is getting more into Mills' heroic view while Mills realizes Somerset's more cynical view on humanity.
We see both Mills and Somerset sitting in ways opposite of who they are. Mills sits more responsibly and depressed while Somerset sits on the table. It shows that Somerset is getting more into Mills' heroic view while Mills realizes Somerset's more cynical view on humanity.
1 - The drawing of an alien wearing a disguise is seen among several other drawings in Erwin's room. The character is later the protagonist of Erwin's film at the film festival.
The drawing of an alien wearing a disguise is seen among several other drawings in Erwin's room. The character is later the protagonist of Erwin's film at the film festival.
1 - You can see a horseman knockdown a villager extra. It's a split second in the background and you can see the bandit look back in concern.
You can see a horseman knockdown a villager extra. It's a split second in the background and you can see the bandit look back in concern.
1 - There is a moment where Mills goes around the number "6". Wrath is the 6th sin. This foreshadows that Mills will become the wrath victim and avenge himself at the end.
There is a moment where Mills goes around the number "6". Wrath is the 6th sin. This foreshadows that Mills will become the wrath victim and avenge himself at the end.
1 - Detective Summerset (Morgan Freeman) copied Dor?'s illustration of Bertran in Hell while researching the seven deadly sins for Detective Mills (Brad Pitt).
Detective Summerset (Morgan Freeman) copied Dor?'s illustration of Bertran in Hell while researching the seven deadly sins for Detective Mills (Brad Pitt).
1 - A 37-stars flag can be seen flying over the camp, as it was the flag in that period (1867-1877)
A 37-stars flag can be seen flying over the camp, as it was the flag in that period (1867-1877)

Goodnight leaves before a fight. Faraday cuts his deck and places a 7 from the top into the middle of the deck signifying the "splitting" of the group. However, Faraday enjoys tricks and a common trick is snapping the card back to the top which foreshadows his return.

1 - Somerset (played by Freeman) is confounded by the glassware Mills (Pitt) used to pour wine into.
Somerset (played by Freeman) is confounded by the glassware Mills (Pitt) used to pour wine into.

During Billys final shootout vision, Hans emerges with Marty next to a grave marked 'Gruber'. Hans Gruber.....

1 - Se7en (1995) The box sticker "Please handle with care, Fragile" aligns with the specific victims emotional state.
Se7en (1995) The box sticker "Please handle with care, Fragile" aligns with the specific victims emotional state.
Seven poster
Seven poster

Seven Plot

A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Seven. 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, Adventure, Drama
Director Akira Kurosawa
Production Columbia Pictures
Stars ToshirĂ´ Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima, Yukiko Shimazaki
IMDB score 8.6