41 Hidden Scenes in Watchmen

Following is our collection of Watchmen 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 Watchmen film message.

When Dr. Manhattan confronts Rorschach he blinks several times. Earlier Ozymandias tells Rorschach and Nite Owl that Manhattan's facial twitches are equivalent to him sobbing.
When Dr. Manhattan confronts Rorschach he blinks several times. Earlier Ozymandias tells Rorschach and Nite Owl that Manhattan's facial twitches are equivalent to him sobbing.
In the opening credits of 'Watchmen' (2009), Neil Armstrong says, "Good luck, Mr. Gorsky." It's a reference to a famous urban legend where as a kid, Armstrong overheard his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Gorsky loudly say, "Oral sex? I'll give you oral sex when that kid next door walks on the moon!"
In the opening credits of 'Watchmen' (2009), Neil Armstrong says, "Good luck, Mr. Gorsky." It's a reference to a famous urban legend where as a kid, Armstrong overheard his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Gorsky loudly say, "Oral sex? I'll give you oral sex when that kid next door walks on the moon!"

Watchmen Movie Trivia Facts

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

  1. - In the opening credits, Neil Armstrong is heard saying "Good luck, Mr. Gorsky." This is a reference to the false rumor that Armstrong's childhood neighbor - Mr. Gorsky - was promised oral sex by his wife when 'the kid next door walks on the moon.'

  2. Nixon's war room is heavily inspired by the movie Dr. Strangelove. A movie about a rogue general that attacks Russia with America's nuclear arsenal as the president tries to talk Russia out of retaliating and setting off World War 3

  3. Rorschach walks past a Nixon poster that says "FOUR MORE YEARS" after presidential term limits are removed and he is acquitted from impeachment. Also a former cop Hollis Mason says he voted 5 times for Nixon as president. Timestamp-0:26

Watchmen Easter Eggs

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

  • After hacking Adrian's computer it's revealed he has a folder titled "boys"

  • 1 - The original Nite Owl is beating up the man who mugs Thomas and Martha Wayne, the parents of Bruce Wayne, with Batman being the theater performance they were attending that night
    The original Nite Owl is beating up the man who mugs Thomas and Martha Wayne, the parents of Bruce Wayne, with Batman being the theater performance they were attending that night
  • : Rorschach Spotting in the Restaurant Scene; Not Just in the Beginning

  • I saw Thomas Jerome Newton's (David Bowie's) apartment from The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976) was the same as Dr. Manhattan's apartment, especially the grass-floored, forest-wallpapered ping-pong room.

Watchmen Hidden Facts

1 - We get to see that Rorschach was present in the funeral, yet no one recognises him as he has never been unmasked before.
We get to see that Rorschach was present in the funeral, yet no one recognises him as he has never been unmasked before.

Rorschach's mask makes a frowny face after Dr. Manhattan teleports him out of the lab.

1 - Jusr like in the graphic novel, Rorschach can be seen unmasked several times prior to his unmasking carrying a sign sayint 'The end is nigh".
Jusr like in the graphic novel, Rorschach can be seen unmasked several times prior to his unmasking carrying a sign sayint 'The end is nigh".
1 - Vietnam becomes the 51st state after the war is won.
Vietnam becomes the 51st state after the war is won.

As Ozymandias walks into Studio 54, he walks past David Bowie, Mick Jagger and The Village People.

1 - Ozymandias can be seen activating the explosion that kills millions as Nite Owl and Rorschach approach his base
Ozymandias can be seen activating the explosion that kills millions as Nite Owl and Rorschach approach his base
1 - Bruce Wayne's parents are saved by Night Owl in the opening credits
Bruce Wayne's parents are saved by Night Owl in the opening credits
1 - The villain Ozymandias has a folder labelled "Boys" on his secret disk
The villain Ozymandias has a folder labelled "Boys" on his secret disk
1 - Batman movies are a real part of this other universe of superheroes.
Batman movies are a real part of this other universe of superheroes.
1 - Vietnam gets integrated into the United States, as the flag shows on the right, as the 51st state
Vietnam gets integrated into the United States, as the flag shows on the right, as the 51st state

Whenever Ozymandias is in his superhero identity he speaks with a slight German accent, but when he is in public as Adrian Veidt he uses an American accent.

His blood splatter creates one last Rorschach inkblot.

After Dr. Manhattan is accused of giving old girlfriend cancer, the US government checks his latest girlfriend's bra for radioactivity

1 - The blood on the Comedian's pin resembles the Doomsday Clock bringing us 5 'till midnight.
The blood on the Comedian's pin resembles the Doomsday Clock bringing us 5 'till midnight.

The song "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears for Fears is playing in the background while Ozymandis talks of his conquest to unite the world.

The song "Boogie Man" is used to both add context to the decade the scene is set in, and to reinforce The Comedian as a "bogeyman"

Rorschach defends himself against a SWAT team with a can of Veidt brand hair spray. Adrian Veidt, aka Ozymandias is the one who set up the trap and called the police.

As Adrian Veidt is likening himself to Alexander of Macedonia( Alexander the Great) who once ruled most of the known world "Everybody wants to rule the world" by Tears for fears is playing in the background

1 - When the panel is discussing the Doomsday clock being updated to "5 minutes to midnight" the cut to the control room shows the time begin five minutes to midnight.
When the panel is discussing the Doomsday clock being updated to "5 minutes to midnight" the cut to the control room shows the time begin five minutes to midnight.

Adrian Veidt (Ozymandias) creates the illusion that his hand is in his assassin's mouth, preventing him from biting down. You can see his hand around the assassin's throat near the end, possibly to trigger the bite reflex.

The flag draped on The Comedian's casket does not have 50 stars

Rorschach can be seen passing by again with his sign when Dan and Laurie meet for dinner

Towards the end when Dr. Manhattan intercepts Rorschach's path to stop him, it is heavily snowing before, but then the snowflakes stop and are suspended in mid-air.

1 - Silk Spectre I is having her retirement party and it is framed like The Last Supper. The Comedian is in the place of Judas.
Silk Spectre I is having her retirement party and it is framed like The Last Supper. The Comedian is in the place of Judas.
1 - The flag draped over the Comedian's coffin has 51 stars on it instead of 50. This is because Vietnam is now recognized as a state due to Dr. Manhattan and the Comedian's involvement.
The flag draped over the Comedian's coffin has 51 stars on it instead of 50. This is because Vietnam is now recognized as a state due to Dr. Manhattan and the Comedian's involvement.
1 - The Dreamland theater sign loses a few lights giving the initials of Dr. Manhattan.
The Dreamland theater sign loses a few lights giving the initials of Dr. Manhattan.

When The Comedian throw his coffee cup, it hits the door numbered 3001...(MIC)

1 - I love that the show is so awesome and filled with clever details!
I love that the show is so awesome and filled with clever details!

Laurie Blake's identity is revealed

1 - When Angela and her grandfather are walking away from the theater, the sign letters are all out except DR M. An ode to great Dr. Manhattan.
When Angela and her grandfather are walking away from the theater, the sign letters are all out except DR M. An ode to great Dr. Manhattan.
1 - Universe Robert Redford became President of the United States of America
Universe Robert Redford became President of the United States of America
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Watchmen Plot

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends active vigilante Rorschach into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Watchmen. 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, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Director Zack Snyder
Stars Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Jackie Earle Haley
IMDB score 7.6