Top 38 Vice Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Vice 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 Vice film message.

In the church scene in "Kingsman: Secret Service" (2014), when the grenade goes off, for a split second Harry realises what's going on because he can't hear the tune that provokes violent behaviour.
In the church scene in "Kingsman: Secret Service" (2014), when the grenade goes off, for a split second Harry realises what's going on because he can't hear the tune that provokes violent behaviour.

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, the princess offers Eggsy "to do it in the bum" if he saves the world. After he returns, the code to unlock her door is 2625 which spells ANAL on a numberpad.

Vice Trivia

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  1. In the opening scene of "James Bond: For Your Eyes Only" (1981), Bond places flowers on the grave of Teresa Bond, the woman he briefly married in "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" (1969). The year of death on the tombstone is correct (year of the movie), despite Bond never aging in the movies.

  2. James Bond (George Lazenby) rescues a woman before she runs away and says "this never happened to the other fella" - a 4th-wall breaking reference to the fact he's the new actor portraying Bond after Sean Connery, who always got the girl

  3. After Merlin orders the recruits to fall out, they do in two senses of the phrase: the military sense and they start arguing.

  4. Colin Farrell was sent undercover to transfer 20 kilos of cocaine. He was accused by the buyers of being a cop and threatened with a gun. He didn't learn until later that night that the deal was staged by the producers.

  5. Tubbs quotes lyrics from the Eagle's song 'Take it to the limit'. A reference to Eagle's founding member Glen Frey's involvement in the 80's series as an actor and contributor to the show's soundtrack.

Vice 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 bus Kiki nearly collides with in Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) has STUDIO GHIBLI written on the side.
    The bus Kiki nearly collides with in Kiki's Delivery Service (1989) has STUDIO GHIBLI written on the side.
  • 1 - In The Vehicle Hangar, One Of The Vehicles Is The Beatles' Yellow Submarine
    In The Vehicle Hangar, One Of The Vehicles Is The Beatles' Yellow Submarine
  • Is set in a world were WW1 and WW2 never occurred. This fact only plays a minor role in the film. For example, the Handley-Page HP42 planes that appear in the opening scene were all destroyed in WW2.

Vice Hidden Details

1 - The poisoned drinks can be seen shaking after the camera cuts back to them, indicating that Eggsy made the switch.
The poisoned drinks can be seen shaking after the camera cuts back to them, indicating that Eggsy made the switch.
1 - After picking up an empty gun earlier in the scene, Eggsy checks the next gun he picks up to see if it has ammo.
After picking up an empty gun earlier in the scene, Eggsy checks the next gun he picks up to see if it has ammo.
1 - Eggsy is seen wearing shoes with wings on them, this is a reference to the iconic pair winged shoes worn by famous musician Elton John. Matthew Vaughn very much wanted Elton John to make an appearance in the film however, he only joined them for the sequel.
Eggsy is seen wearing shoes with wings on them, this is a reference to the iconic pair winged shoes worn by famous musician Elton John. Matthew Vaughn very much wanted Elton John to make an appearance in the film however, he only joined them for the sequel.
1 - The villain Valentine (who wants to cull the world population except for the elite to "protect" the Earth) owns panda paintings that allude to the WWF logo. Julian Huxley was a founder of WWF and a famed eugenicist. His brother, Aldous Huxley, wrote Brave New World.
The villain Valentine (who wants to cull the world population except for the elite to "protect" the Earth) owns panda paintings that allude to the WWF logo. Julian Huxley was a founder of WWF and a famed eugenicist. His brother, Aldous Huxley, wrote Brave New World.
1 - When Valentine's security chips blow up the hosts' heads, they do so in multicolour, as he states he hates gore.
When Valentine's security chips blow up the hosts' heads, they do so in multicolour, as he states he hates gore.
1 - The bakery's door has a little baker's hat on it.
The bakery's door has a little baker's hat on it.
1 - The taxi that Harry travels in is the same taxi that Eggsy uses in Kingsman: The Golden Circle. When Harry was assumed dead, they must've passed this down, just like they did with their codenames.
The taxi that Harry travels in is the same taxi that Eggsy uses in Kingsman: The Golden Circle. When Harry was assumed dead, they must've passed this down, just like they did with their codenames.
1 - . As Kiki flys away from her hometown. Ringing bells can be heard from the trees she passes. The ringing could be to prevent witches such as Kiki from flying into trees at night.
. As Kiki flys away from her hometown. Ringing bells can be heard from the trees she passes. The ringing could be to prevent witches such as Kiki from flying into trees at night.
1 - A girl rides sidesaddle, something more traditional for girls to do, as opposed to Kiki who rides astride, a sign of her developing independence and non-conformity.
A girl rides sidesaddle, something more traditional for girls to do, as opposed to Kiki who rides astride, a sign of her developing independence and non-conformity.

Harry drinks a pint of Guinness before fighting several gang members. Behind him is an advertisement that says "A Guinness for strength".

1 - When Eggsy steals the car keys you can hear the sound of them jingling as it passes ownership.
When Eggsy steals the car keys you can hear the sound of them jingling as it passes ownership.
1 - You can see her riding the broom she used to save Tombo in the credits- meaning she never gave it back to the cleaner.
You can see her riding the broom she used to save Tombo in the credits- meaning she never gave it back to the cleaner.
1 - During the church fight scene, Harry Heart/Galahad is visibly confused after an explosion goes off next to him, partially deafening him for a couple of seconds. This is because he is no longer able to hear the high pitch sound turning him crazy.
During the church fight scene, Harry Heart/Galahad is visibly confused after an explosion goes off next to him, partially deafening him for a couple of seconds. This is because he is no longer able to hear the high pitch sound turning him crazy.

A butterfly collection is seen in Harry's house in the room where Mr. Pickle is displayed.

1 - The protagonist and antagonist (later in the film) are the only ones not wearing a shirt after the first training exercise has concluded.
The protagonist and antagonist (later in the film) are the only ones not wearing a shirt after the first training exercise has concluded.
1 - When Doc is first interrogated by the police each officer is seen picking at their nose during the interrogation. This is a common sign amongst users of cocaine, insinuating that these officers are in fact crooked and work for the Golden Fang, which is later proven in the film.
When Doc is first interrogated by the police each officer is seen picking at their nose during the interrogation. This is a common sign amongst users of cocaine, insinuating that these officers are in fact crooked and work for the Golden Fang, which is later proven in the film.
1 - During the exploding heads scene, you can just barely notice how Charlie Hesketh, unconscious in the third booth on the top floor, does not explode. He returns in the sequel where it is revealed how he survived this incident.
During the exploding heads scene, you can just barely notice how Charlie Hesketh, unconscious in the third booth on the top floor, does not explode. He returns in the sequel where it is revealed how he survived this incident.

Early in the film, Eggsy crashed the stolen car while trying to avoid a cat in the road. Later on, he was booted out of Kingsman candidacy when he wouldn't shoot his dog.

1 - The credit card shard tool that "Doc" (Joaquin Phoenix) uses on his handcuffs has the name "Shasta Fay" (Katherine Waterston) (Docs former girlfriend) on the shard.
The credit card shard tool that "Doc" (Joaquin Phoenix) uses on his handcuffs has the name "Shasta Fay" (Katherine Waterston) (Docs former girlfriend) on the shard.

During the church scene, Harry fires 10 shots before reloading (The first shot was from the shotgun attachment). He then fires another 10 shots before running out of ammunition.

1 - The body guard is first suspicious of the the agent at the door because he used the wrong knock pattern.
The body guard is first suspicious of the the agent at the door because he used the wrong knock pattern.
1 - When Dick Cheney is contemplating terrorist threats on American soil after 9/11 attacks, he flashes to Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech republic
When Dick Cheney is contemplating terrorist threats on American soil after 9/11 attacks, he flashes to Temelin nuclear power plant in the Czech republic

Sonny Crockett chases the informant on the highway with his Ferrari and turns on all the turn signal indicators to alarm other drivers on the highway.

1 - The antagonist, Richard Valentine states that he hates the sight of blood and gore. This is why the exploding heads at the end of the movie are made to be so colourful.
The antagonist, Richard Valentine states that he hates the sight of blood and gore. This is why the exploding heads at the end of the movie are made to be so colourful.
1 - Kiki decides to "leave on the perfect night" because the radio forecasts clear skies but in the middle of her flight it starts to rain
Kiki decides to "leave on the perfect night" because the radio forecasts clear skies but in the middle of her flight it starts to rain
1 - After the "shoot the dog" scene, Arthur says about Roxy "At least the girl's got balls". Later on, she is hanging from a pair of massive inflatable "balloons".
After the "shoot the dog" scene, Arthur says about Roxy "At least the girl's got balls". Later on, she is hanging from a pair of massive inflatable "balloons".

Vice poster
Vice poster

Vice Plot

The story of Dick Cheney, an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Vice. 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 Biography, Comedy, Drama
Director Adam McKay
Production Annapurna Pictures
Stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell
IMDB score 7.2