Top 20 Shazam Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Shazam 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 Shazam film message.

! (2019) One of the names Freddie gives Billy is Zap-tain America (Had to zoom in a lot so sorry for bad quality)
! (2019) One of the names Freddie gives Billy is Zap-tain America (Had to zoom in a lot so sorry for bad quality)
! (2019) the eyeball placement is foreshadowed within the reflection of the glasses and the composition of the shot.
! (2019) the eyeball placement is foreshadowed within the reflection of the glasses and the composition of the shot.

Shazam Trivia

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

  1. During the mall scene, the entire crew was accidentally left in frame and it wasn't noticed until the last second so they were edited in post to make it look they were just part of the mall crowd.

  2. Freddy is never seen walking without the aid of a crutch, even when given superpowers, he is only seen flying

Shazam Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - During the scene at the mall we can see crew members who forgot to move out of shot. So instead of removing them, the SFX team superimposed shopping bags on them and made the others janitors.
    During the scene at the mall we can see crew members who forgot to move out of shot. So instead of removing them, the SFX team superimposed shopping bags on them and made the others janitors.
  • 1 - You can see the bloody smiley face from the Watchmen series on the desk of the social worker that places Billy with his foster family.
    You can see the bloody smiley face from the Watchmen series on the desk of the social worker that places Billy with his foster family.
  • 1 - There are several shots of tigers throughout the movie. This is a nod to Tawky Tawny, an anthropomorphic tiger who's a friend of Shazam.
    There are several shots of tigers throughout the movie. This is a nod to Tawky Tawny, an anthropomorphic tiger who's a friend of Shazam.
  • 1 - During the scene with the foster kids escaping through interdenominational doors, the door to Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Sunnydale home is seen in the background
    During the scene with the foster kids escaping through interdenominational doors, the door to Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Sunnydale home is seen in the background
  • 1 - Director David Sandberg, who also directed Annabelle: Creation (2017), included the doll in the bottom left corner of the screen during the pawn shop scene.
    Director David Sandberg, who also directed Annabelle: Creation (2017), included the doll in the bottom left corner of the screen during the pawn shop scene.
  • 1 - Books in the "Animorphs" series can be seen on Freddy's shelf. Animorphs follows 6 children who can transform to any animal they touch.
    Books in the "Animorphs" series can be seen on Freddy's shelf. Animorphs follows 6 children who can transform to any animal they touch.
  • 1 - The Eye is reflected in Thad's glasses in the place he eventually 'wears it'
    The Eye is reflected in Thad's glasses in the place he eventually 'wears it'

Shazam Hidden Details

1 - During the scene where Freddy is uploading the power test videos, one of the nicknames he uses for Shazam is ZAP-tain AMERICA.
During the scene where Freddy is uploading the power test videos, one of the nicknames he uses for Shazam is ZAP-tain AMERICA.
1 - Billy offers the scared girl a tiger from the balloon pop game. The same prize he wanted as a kid before he was scared and got lost from his own mom.
Billy offers the scared girl a tiger from the balloon pop game. The same prize he wanted as a kid before he was scared and got lost from his own mom.
1 - Billy has a tiger on his backpack which is a reference to an earlier flashback where he wanted his mom to win him a tiger.
Billy has a tiger on his backpack which is a reference to an earlier flashback where he wanted his mom to win him a tiger.

It shows which eye Thaddeus Sivana replaces with the magic eye of the Seven Deadly Sins.

1 - The Anabelle doll can be seen in the shop
The Anabelle doll can be seen in the shop

There's a security guard named "Moran." This might be a reference to Michael Moran, the alias of the superhero Marvelman (later named Miracleman) who is essentially a rip-off of Captain Marvel / Shazam with nearly identical powers and having a magical word to transform.

1 - They credit one attractive woman and one just as a woman.
They credit one attractive woman and one just as a woman.
1 - Darla has a clearly defined arc. Early on we see her being the slowest of the foster kids, which is, of course, the setup to the payoff of her getting superspeed powers later on.
Darla has a clearly defined arc. Early on we see her being the slowest of the foster kids, which is, of course, the setup to the payoff of her getting superspeed powers later on.
Shazam poster
Shazam poster

Shazam Plot

A father teaches his son about the harsh realities of being a black man in a new and inventive way.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Shazam. 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 Short, Family
Director Royston Innes
Stars Roman Dior Degeddingseze, Christopher Mychael Watson
IMDB score 8.2