Top 50 Us Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Us 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 Us film message.

In Inglorious Basterds (2009) the baseball bat used by Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz to beat Nazi soldiers to death with is covered in names written by the people of his Jewish neighborhood in Boston. They are the names of their loved ones in Europe who have been exterminated.
In Inglorious Basterds (2009) the baseball bat used by Donny "The Bear Jew" Donowitz to beat Nazi soldiers to death with is covered in names written by the people of his Jewish neighborhood in Boston. They are the names of their loved ones in Europe who have been exterminated.

In James Schamus', HULK (2003), the Hulk accidentally hits himself in the testicles whilst destroying a tank.

Us Trivia

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

  1. Til Schweiger, who played Hugo Stiglitz in Inglorious Basterds (2009) was born and raised in Baden-W?rttemberg, Germany and had always refused roles that required him to put on a Nazi uniform. He only agreed to this role because he got to kill Nazis, rather that portray one.

  2. Everyone is cracking up in the lineup scene because Benicio del Toro ripped a nasty fart. Director Bryan Singer left it in the movie because he thought it showed a camaraderie between the felons

  3. Blofeld's face is not shown, and to keep the mystery they did not put an actor in the credits

  4. Porn star Ron Jeremy can be seen briefly amongst the crowd watching the scientists' Firehouse explode.

  5. Lt. Aldo Raine wears the First Special Service Force's insignia of crossed arrows on his collar and red arrowhead shoulder patch. This was an elite US-Canadian commando unit in WWII and the precursor to modern special forces for both nations.

  6. When the 'Bear Jew' makes his debut you can hear him hit his bat against the wall 28 times. 28 in Hebrew is "??" meaning "strength".

  7. During the car chase scene in India in Octopussy (1983), a local on a bicycle suddenly cycles between the two fighting vehicles. This was completely unscripted.

  8. When Redfoot flicks his cigarette into the face of McManus, it was originally intended to hit his chest, so McManus' reaction is actually Stephen Baldwin's real unscripted reaction, which Bryan Singer decided to keep in the movie.

  9. The hand of poker that both Buster and the previous man refuse to play is called the "Dead Man's Hand", a set of cards said to be held by Wild Bill Hickok when he was murdered, making the hand unlucky.

  10. Kahmunrah is visibly much older than his brother Ahkmenrah. In the original script, it was revealed that in life, Kahmunrah had murdered Ahkmenrah out of jealousy.

  11. During the song "Put One Foot in Front of the Other," when the Winter Warlock begins to take his steps, the song switches to a 7/4 time signature. This creates an "aksak," or "limping" effect, which reflects how the Warlock is struggling to move forward.

Us Easter Eggs

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

  • 1 - The status bar is a candy cane. Isn't that nice?
    The status bar is a candy cane. Isn't that nice?
  • 1 - The main character is voiced by Hugh Jackman. In this scene, he has to choose an outfit, you can see the suit Wolverine which is played by Hugh Jackman too.
    The main character is voiced by Hugh Jackman. In this scene, he has to choose an outfit, you can see the suit Wolverine which is played by Hugh Jackman too.
  • 1 - Didn't live up to expectations, Steven Spielberg had a backup plan to use stop-motion animation as an alternative. This is what could have been.
    Didn't live up to expectations, Steven Spielberg had a backup plan to use stop-motion animation as an alternative. This is what could have been.
  • 1 - References the Sacha Schneider painting Hypnosis (1904)
    References the Sacha Schneider painting Hypnosis (1904)
  • 1 - In Austin Powers In Goldmember, the news report on Dr. Evil's sentencing also features a news scrawl highlighting overly positive news about Toronto, Canada, the birthplace and hometown of Mike Myers
    In Austin Powers In Goldmember, the news report on Dr. Evil's sentencing also features a news scrawl highlighting overly positive news about Toronto, Canada, the birthplace and hometown of Mike Myers
  • Sallah tries to use the same trick that allowed the Ark of the Covenant to hide, but unfortunately for Mr. Brody it has the opposite effect.

  • The Rock's character watches an old Miami-Florida State football game on TV. The play he watches is a sack by a young Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

  • 1 - Hans full name is Han Seoul-Oh nodding to Han Solo from Star Wars.
    Hans full name is Han Seoul-Oh nodding to Han Solo from Star Wars.

Us Hidden Details

1 - The android David has the logo of Weyland Corp. (the company that created him) on his fingerprint.
The android David has the logo of Weyland Corp. (the company that created him) on his fingerprint.
1 - During the mayor's song, you can see Charlie Chaplin in the crowd of Southtown, U.S.A.
During the mayor's song, you can see Charlie Chaplin in the crowd of Southtown, U.S.A.

Is inspired by the Swedish movie The Phantom Carriage (1921) [Video in comments]

1 - In the opening scene, when Col. Landa enters the home, the farmer's three daughters are lined up to greet him. Two daughters have brown hair/dark eyes, one has Aryan features. Waltz walks right past the first two and only greets the one with blonde hair and blue eyes.
In the opening scene, when Col. Landa enters the home, the farmer's three daughters are lined up to greet him. Two daughters have brown hair/dark eyes, one has Aryan features. Waltz walks right past the first two and only greets the one with blonde hair and blue eyes.
1 - In the company commercial you can see Egon look down at his mark before stepping forward to deliver his line.
In the company commercial you can see Egon look down at his mark before stepping forward to deliver his line.
1 - During a scene in which Roddy & Rita are going to be frozen via liquid nitrogen a certain scruffy looking nerf herder can be seen
During a scene in which Roddy & Rita are going to be frozen via liquid nitrogen a certain scruffy looking nerf herder can be seen
1 - Despite having a strong French accent, Marion Cotillard was still cast as Lady Macbeth in Justin Kurzel's adaptation of Macbeth (2015). Kurzel believed that incorporating her accent allowed for them to make Lady Macbeth have a sense of "otherness" and "separation" to everyone around her.
Despite having a strong French accent, Marion Cotillard was still cast as Lady Macbeth in Justin Kurzel's adaptation of Macbeth (2015). Kurzel believed that incorporating her accent allowed for them to make Lady Macbeth have a sense of "otherness" and "separation" to everyone around her.

After their first mission to the Ball Room, Egon makes subtle gestures to Peter how much they should be charging for the entrapment of Slimer

1 - Brad Pitt's character in 'Inglorious Basterds' (2009) has a distinct rope burn scar along his neck that's common among victims of hangings and lynchings, suggesting he escaped being hung at some point in his past. However it is never referred to or mentioned throughout the film in any way.
Brad Pitt's character in 'Inglorious Basterds' (2009) has a distinct rope burn scar along his neck that's common among victims of hangings and lynchings, suggesting he escaped being hung at some point in his past. However it is never referred to or mentioned throughout the film in any way.
1 - After the explosion in Dana's apartment, they find the staircase leading up to the roof top for the final scenes with Goza. This staircase was in fact located behind Dana's fridge, which is why the hell dog appeared in the fridge and why her chair was dragged into the kitchen.
After the explosion in Dana's apartment, they find the staircase leading up to the roof top for the final scenes with Goza. This staircase was in fact located behind Dana's fridge, which is why the hell dog appeared in the fridge and why her chair was dragged into the kitchen.

Indy tells his students "70% of all Archeology is done in the library. Books, reading." In Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull, when him and mutt crash in library on the motorcycle, he tells one his students "If you wanna be a good Archeologist, you gotta get out of the library"

1 - Egon subtly signals "4,000" with his fingers to Venkman as Venkman has no clue how much to charge the hotel manager.
Egon subtly signals "4,000" with his fingers to Venkman as Venkman has no clue how much to charge the hotel manager.
1 - While Tim Allen is in denial he wears black converse, but then wears red converse once he embraces being Santa.
While Tim Allen is in denial he wears black converse, but then wears red converse once he embraces being Santa.
1 - Hans Lander subtly checks the pulse of the girl he is interrogating.
Hans Lander subtly checks the pulse of the girl he is interrogating.
1 - During the Father career day in Charlie's class, there were spies.
During the Father career day in Charlie's class, there were spies.

" a leaf falls onto an Austrian-born, Jewish soldier, and its appearance mimics the yellow "Star of David" that Jewish people were forced to wear on the left side of their chest by the Nazis.

1 - A South Korean zombie film set in modern day, not a single gun is fired, despite the genre's reliance on conventions such as headshots and high powered weaponry.
A South Korean zombie film set in modern day, not a single gun is fired, despite the genre's reliance on conventions such as headshots and high powered weaponry.
1 - The pistol Joe Chill used to kill Bruce's parents can be seen in the Batcave.
The pistol Joe Chill used to kill Bruce's parents can be seen in the Batcave.

The lightning on the flash is deliberately placed where he moves first. His increasing heart rate, turning ankles, swinging with his elbow, and turning his neck.

1 - Roddy played by Hugh Jackman contemplates wearing a Wolverine outfit.
Roddy played by Hugh Jackman contemplates wearing a Wolverine outfit.
1 - As Larry flees in terror after discovering everything in the museum comes alive, this poster in the elevator reflects his lack of bravado.
As Larry flees in terror after discovering everything in the museum comes alive, this poster in the elevator reflects his lack of bravado.

: Colonel Hans Landa says that the Basterds often wear German uniforms to ambush unsuspecting German soldiers. The next scene shows blood stains on the uniforms the Basterds are wearing when they conduct such an ambush, implying they were taken from previous victims

There is a beetle reading Kafka's "The Metamorphosis" a novel about a man who transforms into a beetle.

Lt. Aldo at the very beginning says "Any and every son-of-a--b**** we find wearin a Nazi uniform, there gonna die." And every one of the bastards that wore one for undercover, did.

1 - Col Landa asks to switch to English saying "..I've exhausted the extent of my French. To continue to speak it so inadequately, would only serve to embarrass me." Until now, his French has been so perfect that this suggestion is absurd and obviously suggests ulterior motives.
Col Landa asks to switch to English saying "..I've exhausted the extent of my French. To continue to speak it so inadequately, would only serve to embarrass me." Until now, his French has been so perfect that this suggestion is absurd and obviously suggests ulterior motives.
1 - Terminally ill Pedro Armend?riz accepted the role of Kerim Bey to provide financial security for his wife. After completing his scenes, Armend?riz committed suicide in hospital as his cancer progressed into the advanced stages, emulating his friend Ernest Hemingway.
Terminally ill Pedro Armend?riz accepted the role of Kerim Bey to provide financial security for his wife. After completing his scenes, Armend?riz committed suicide in hospital as his cancer progressed into the advanced stages, emulating his friend Ernest Hemingway.
1 - : you can clearly see the "oh shit" in her eyes right away.
: you can clearly see the "oh shit" in her eyes right away.
1 - Capt. Von Trapp criticizes Maria's dress in the beginning of the movie. She says nuns give all of their clothes away. When she returns to the house after fleeing to the convent she's wearing the dress the woman who just committed herself was wearing in the scene prior
Capt. Von Trapp criticizes Maria's dress in the beginning of the movie. She says nuns give all of their clothes away. When she returns to the house after fleeing to the convent she's wearing the dress the woman who just committed herself was wearing in the scene prior
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Us Plot

A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Us. 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 Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Director Jordan Peele
Production Universal Pictures
Stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heidecker
IMDB score 6.9