Top 13 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 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 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film message.

In 56:30 You can see the human actors teeth wearing Donatello's costume. I have always noticed it since I was a kid, just wanted to share it on here.
In 56:30 You can see the human actors teeth wearing Donatello's costume. I have always noticed it since I was a kid, just wanted to share it on here.

The actors who physically portrayed the Turtles also had cameo roles in the film: Michelan Sisti, who plays Michaelangelo, plays the pizza delivery man who delivers the pizza to the Turtles' sewer

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trivia

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  1. Double Trivia! Sam Rockwell has a bit part in the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990) as "Head Thug"! At the end of the film, he also tells Chief Sterns to "Go check out the EAST warehouse over at LAIRDMAN island...", a reference to the TMNT creators, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - Raphael has a scar. Their first fight was at the beginning, and the only one wielding bladed weapons is Leonardo. The scar is a result of a training accident. This is why Leonardo's focus is on discipline, and Raphael's aggression towards Leonardo.
    Raphael has a scar. Their first fight was at the beginning, and the only one wielding bladed weapons is Leonardo. The scar is a result of a training accident. This is why Leonardo's focus is on discipline, and Raphael's aggression towards Leonardo.
  • Has an homage to Shredder's rooftop fight from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990)

  • Michelangelo sings for April the song Happy Together by The Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Hidden Details

1 - There's scars on Raphael's shell, showing how much more aggressive he is compared to his brothers.
There's scars on Raphael's shell, showing how much more aggressive he is compared to his brothers.
1 - We see Michelangelo standing over a group of robber while they beat an unseen person. We later learn that this is the result of a tactic Michelangelo uses to escape gangups
We see Michelangelo standing over a group of robber while they beat an unseen person. We later learn that this is the result of a tactic Michelangelo uses to escape gangups
1 - When Danny hands off a stolen wallet, it is clearly given to the Shredder himself. This begs the question: did he always just walk around the city in broad daylight wearing full Shredder armor?
When Danny hands off a stolen wallet, it is clearly given to the Shredder himself. This begs the question: did he always just walk around the city in broad daylight wearing full Shredder armor?

Donatello and Casey Jones insult each other in alphabetical order

Leo's katana gets stuck on the wall and bends as the Turtles are leaving Aprils apt.

- Today is the 30th anniversary of this movie. 30 years ago today this movie debuted in theaters!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles poster

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Plot

When a kingpin threatens New York City, a group of mutated turtle warriors must emerge from the shadows to protect their home.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 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, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Director Jonathan Liebesman
Stars Megan Fox, Will Arnett, William Fichtner, Alan Ritchson
IMDB score 5.8