Top 5 The Two Popes Movie Facts

Following is our collection of The Two Popes 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 The Two Popes film message.

During his conversation with Bergoglio about divine judgement and his resignation from the papacy, Pope Benedict is seen in multiple shots with Michaelangelo's "Last Judgement" in the background. The portion of the fresco shown depicts the souls of the Damned.
During his conversation with Bergoglio about divine judgement and his resignation from the papacy, Pope Benedict is seen in multiple shots with Michaelangelo's "Last Judgement" in the background. The portion of the fresco shown depicts the souls of the Damned.
The guard taps on an iPhone 4 with a gloved hand.
The guard taps on an iPhone 4 with a gloved hand.

The Two Popes Trivia

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

  1. Can someone explain to me what the lines on the left side are?

The Two Popes Easter Eggs

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

  • Jorge whistles "Dancing Queen", to which he is asked what the hymn he is whistling is. He replies that it is by "ABBA", which is another name for God in the Bible.

  • 1 - Young Bergoglio's first call to the Catholic priesthood goes over his head as his lab partner unintentionally uses "father" instead of "husband" while congratulating him on his engagement.
    Young Bergoglio's first call to the Catholic priesthood goes over his head as his lab partner unintentionally uses "father" instead of "husband" while congratulating him on his engagement.
The Two Popes poster
The Two Popes poster

The Two Popes Plot

Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict XVI and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of The Two Popes. 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, Drama
Director Fernando Meirelles
Stars Anthony Hopkins, Jonathan Pryce, Juan Minujín, Luis Gnecco
IMDB score 7.6