Top 14 Signs Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Signs 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 Signs film message.

The family boards up the house in hopes of keeping any unwanted "guests" out. They begin running out of boards a while in. Notice that they ended up using part of the roof of the playhouse outside as a board for protection.
The family boards up the house in hopes of keeping any unwanted "guests" out. They begin running out of boards a while in. Notice that they ended up using part of the roof of the playhouse outside as a board for protection.
The baby monitor appears to work best when the family is touching/connected. This implies that without Graham's breakdown at dinner the family would not have been warned of the active attack taking place.
The baby monitor appears to work best when the family is touching/connected. This implies that without Graham's breakdown at dinner the family would not have been warned of the active attack taking place.

Signs Trivia

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  1. ' by M. Night, the captured pose of the alien was intended to look the same as the infamous "Bigfoot" picture.

Signs Hidden Details

1 - When the dogs are acting funny the father, Graham suggests to his family that they call a doctor and not a veterinarian. We are later shown that the man who accidentally hit and killed his wife was the town veterinarian.
When the dogs are acting funny the father, Graham suggests to his family that they call a doctor and not a veterinarian. We are later shown that the man who accidentally hit and killed his wife was the town veterinarian.

A boarded up door with planet cut outs is actually a roof panel from the kids' playground

1 - The famous Alien discovery scene is a reference to the famous Bigfoot Discovery photo
The famous Alien discovery scene is a reference to the famous Bigfoot Discovery photo
1 - When the dogs start acting aggressive Graham tells his kids he's going to have the doctor check them out. Morgan asks "why don't we call a vet?" and Graham brushes him off. The reason why he doesn't call a vet is that the only one in town is Rey - the man that killed his wife.
When the dogs start acting aggressive Graham tells his kids he's going to have the doctor check them out. Morgan asks "why don't we call a vet?" and Graham brushes him off. The reason why he doesn't call a vet is that the only one in town is Rey - the man that killed his wife.

Opening scenes show the roof of the treehouse, with holes in the shape of stars and moons. This sheet of metal was used to cover one of the windows at the top of the stairs near the conclusion of the movie.

1 - When Houdini pees on himself at the beginning of the film - Graham Hess says 'I'll call Dr Crawford' Morgan, his son comments under his breath 'He doesn't treat animals'. This is because the Vet is the same person that killed Graham's wife.
When Houdini pees on himself at the beginning of the film - Graham Hess says 'I'll call Dr Crawford' Morgan, his son comments under his breath 'He doesn't treat animals'. This is because the Vet is the same person that killed Graham's wife.
1 - Graham suggests taking their dog to a doctor instead of a vet. We later learn that Ray is a veterinarian and he was avoiding having to confront him.
Graham suggests taking their dog to a doctor instead of a vet. We later learn that Ray is a veterinarian and he was avoiding having to confront him.

The alien in the birthday party scene is camouflaged in the alley.

- upon learning Houdini is sick, Graham doesnt call the Vet but the town Dr (explanation in comments)

1 - When Graham's son says the dog is sick, Graham said he will call Dr. Crawford in stead of a vet, Later as Graham approaches the house of the man who killed his wife you see the man is the town's vet.
When Graham's son says the dog is sick, Graham said he will call Dr. Crawford in stead of a vet, Later as Graham approaches the house of the man who killed his wife you see the man is the town's vet.
Signs poster
Signs poster

Signs Plot

A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Signs. 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 Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director M. Night Shyamalan
Stars Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin
IMDB score 6.7