Top 14 V For Vendetta Movie Facts

Following is our collection of V For Vendetta 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 V For Vendetta film message.

The director tried to get "V" in every shot of the film. Even V's favorite phrase is "By the power of truth, I, while living, have conquered the universe," which translates into Latin as "Vi veri veniversum vivus vici," or five words that all begin with 'V', Roman number for 5.
The director tried to get "V" in every shot of the film. Even V's favorite phrase is "By the power of truth, I, while living, have conquered the universe," which translates into Latin as "Vi veri veniversum vivus vici," or five words that all begin with 'V', Roman number for 5.
High Chancellor Sutler can be regularly seen with extremely dilated pupils which is suspected (though never explicitly mentioned) to be due to drug use - this is an allusion to Hitler's stimulant addiction towards the end of WW2.
High Chancellor Sutler can be regularly seen with extremely dilated pupils which is suspected (though never explicitly mentioned) to be due to drug use - this is an allusion to Hitler's stimulant addiction towards the end of WW2.

V For Vendetta Trivia

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  1. The Norse Fire come to power through three terror attacks and release of a biological weapons, giving it unnatural boost in elections and winning it, also featured a news anchor who's currently employed by Al Jazeera

V For Vendetta Easter Eggs

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

  • V has a mirror with the latin phrase "Vi Veri Vniversvm Vivus Vici" (V.V.V.V.V) 5 V initials (V is 5 in roman numbers).

V For Vendetta Hidden Details

1 - Big Ben is seen about to turn 11:05 before the Army of Vs show up. 11:05 representing November the 5th (the main date in the movie) and 11:05 making a "V" shape with the clock hands.
Big Ben is seen about to turn 11:05 before the Army of Vs show up. 11:05 representing November the 5th (the main date in the movie) and 11:05 making a "V" shape with the clock hands.
1 - Finch's Anti-Listening Device Is Actually A $5 Book Light From The Early 2000s With A Red Led
Finch's Anti-Listening Device Is Actually A $5 Book Light From The Early 2000s With A Red Led

Evey shows up on the monitor in the surveillance van

Everybody was already glued to the TV when V took over the BTN. The people have continued to consume everything (mostly) they view on TV as truth, before, during and then through V's speech -- but not after.

1 - During the first fight scene, one of the Fingermen punches V directly in his mask, shattering his hand as it appears to be reinforced. This comes in handy during the final fight where V is shot multiple times, the mask potentially saving him from getting shot in the head
During the first fight scene, one of the Fingermen punches V directly in his mask, shattering his hand as it appears to be reinforced. This comes in handy during the final fight where V is shot multiple times, the mask potentially saving him from getting shot in the head
1 - The UK's currency shown briefly in the 'Anarchy Scene' sports the face of the High Chancellor played by John Hurt. Further highlighting his inescapable presence within the film.
The UK's currency shown briefly in the 'Anarchy Scene' sports the face of the High Chancellor played by John Hurt. Further highlighting his inescapable presence within the film.

Blink and you'll miss it detail when Evey gets captured after Dietrichs house gets raided.

The final scene shows everyone taking off their Guy Fawkes mask. You can see Gordon Deitrich (Stephen Fry) taking off his mask. Police did not uncover his secret room containing Quran, God save the Queen and homoerotic photos.

1 - High Chancellor Adam Sutler may have had a different ending in V for Vendetta (2005). Explanation in comments.
High Chancellor Adam Sutler may have had a different ending in V for Vendetta (2005). Explanation in comments.
V For Vendetta poster
V For Vendetta poster

V For Vendetta Plot

In a future British tyranny, a shadowy freedom fighter, known only by the alias of "V", plots to overthrow it with the help of a young woman.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of V For Vendetta. 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, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director James McTeigue
Stars Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, Stephen Fry
IMDB score 8.2