Top 17 Unbreakable Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Unbreakable 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 Unbreakable film message.

In the movie Unbreakable (2000), Mr. Glass is shown wearing purple throughout the movie. Just realized the present he received that changed his whole life was wrapped and packaged in purple paper.
In the movie Unbreakable (2000), Mr. Glass is shown wearing purple throughout the movie. Just realized the present he received that changed his whole life was wrapped and packaged in purple paper.
Elijah's mom says that the comic she bought for him has a "surprise ending" this is foreshadowing to the plot twist at ending of the film
Elijah's mom says that the comic she bought for him has a "surprise ending" this is foreshadowing to the plot twist at ending of the film

Unbreakable Trivia

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

  1. Bruce Willis' character is David Dunn. Comic book characters (especially secret identities) often have the same letter or sound for their first and last names (Peter Parker, Bruce Banner, Clark Kent, Lois Lane, J. Jonah Jameson, Otto Octavius)

  2. : When Elijah is trying to convince David (Bruce Willis) that he is a superhero, he points out all the other careers David could have chosen. One that he mentions is "founding a chain of restaurants." Bruce Willis a co-founder of the Planet Hollywood restaurant chain.

Unbreakable Hidden Details

1 - Continuity of M. Night Shyamalan cameos in Unbreakable (2000), Split (2016), and Glass (2019)
Continuity of M. Night Shyamalan cameos in Unbreakable (2000), Split (2016), and Glass (2019)

Mr. Glass has Osteogenesis Imperfecta which symptoms include a blue tinge to the sclera (white of the eye). The camera zooms in on Mr. Glass' eye and transitions to a logo that looks like an eye encircled in blue.

Mister Glass's mother explains to D. Dunn the 2 types of vilains; the soldier vilain, who is fighting the hero with his hands (Dennis in Split, 2016) and the real threat who is brilliant and evil who fights the hero with his mind. It's like she's explainning the future patern

1 - Samuel L Jackson's character can be seen admiring some comic book displays, looking closely all three are Marvel titles. From left to right they are: Thor, Shield and Daredevil.
Samuel L Jackson's character can be seen admiring some comic book displays, looking closely all three are Marvel titles. From left to right they are: Thor, Shield and Daredevil.
1 - The first comic book Mr. Glass receives from his mother foreshadows the fight between The Beast and David.
The first comic book Mr. Glass receives from his mother foreshadows the fight between The Beast and David.
1 - The colours of Elijahs (Mr Glass') outer jacket & lining when he falls on the stairs match the box and the tissue paper his mother uses to wrap his first comic book.
The colours of Elijahs (Mr Glass') outer jacket & lining when he falls on the stairs match the box and the tissue paper his mother uses to wrap his first comic book.
1 - The old woman Bruce Willis is speaking to at his work place is referred to as 'Ancient Personnel Secretary' in the credits.
The old woman Bruce Willis is speaking to at his work place is referred to as 'Ancient Personnel Secretary' in the credits.
1 - David Dunn runs into Kevin Wendell Crumb before their eventual showdown in "Glass".
David Dunn runs into Kevin Wendell Crumb before their eventual showdown in "Glass".
1 - Opening scene a man in a gray jacket walks past David and looks like he is limping. Think this could be Elijah leaving the station after sabotaging the train?
Opening scene a man in a gray jacket walks past David and looks like he is limping. Think this could be Elijah leaving the station after sabotaging the train?
1 - A Morton salt container can be seen behind David as a gun is pointed a him. This happens before we learn about the extent and limitations of his power.
A Morton salt container can be seen behind David as a gun is pointed a him. This happens before we learn about the extent and limitations of his power.

Near the end when David is looking at the news clippings on the wall, the largest of them is misspelled

1 - Marvel comics of Spiderman and The Avengers- United they stand can be seen. The avengers comic shown is VOlume 5 with title The widow's kiss with black widow and hawkeye on coverpage
Marvel comics of Spiderman and The Avengers- United they stand can be seen. The avengers comic shown is VOlume 5 with title The widow's kiss with black widow and hawkeye on coverpage
Unbreakable poster
Unbreakable poster

Unbreakable Plot

A man learns something extraordinary about himself after a devastating accident.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Unbreakable. 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 Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright, Spencer Treat Clark
IMDB score 7.3