Top 5 Sneakers Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Sneakers 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 Sneakers film message.

Hackers Cosmo and Brice have a seat on Cosmo's Cray supercomputer.
Hackers Cosmo and Brice have a seat on Cosmo's Cray supercomputer.

Sneakers Trivia

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

  1. The building shown at the beginning of the movie is the Hill Valley clock tower from Back to the Future (1985).

Sneakers Easter Eggs

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

  • The blind character Whistler can be seen reading a Playboy magazine Braille edition.

  • 1 - Wall art behind Cosmo and Marty represent the "black hat" (illegal) hacking efforts of Cosmo and the "white hat" (legal) hacking by Marty. Later in the same shot, a blended figure is revealed while Cosmo tries to persuade Marty to join him.
    Wall art behind Cosmo and Marty represent the "black hat" (illegal) hacking efforts of Cosmo and the "white hat" (legal) hacking by Marty. Later in the same shot, a blended figure is revealed while Cosmo tries to persuade Marty to join him.
  • 1 - : Mother holds up a box of Cap'n Crunch as a reference to John "Captain Crunch" Draper, computer programmer and phone phreaker (explanation in comments)
    : Mother holds up a box of Cap'n Crunch as a reference to John "Captain Crunch" Draper, computer programmer and phone phreaker (explanation in comments)
Sneakers poster
Sneakers poster

Sneakers Plot

A security pro finds his past coming back to haunt him, when he and his unique team are tasked with retrieving a particularly important item.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Sneakers. 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 Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director Phil Alden Robinson
Stars Jo Marr, Gary Hershberger, Robert Redford, Sidney Poitier
IMDB score 7.1