Top 29 World's End Movie Facts

Following is our collection of World's End 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 World's End film message.

In The World's End, it turns out Andy was completely correct when he wondered what was causing everyone to lose phone reception.
In The World's End, it turns out Andy was completely correct when he wondered what was causing everyone to lose phone reception.
A bulletin board for Winter's Tale can be seen outside Mr. Shepherd's office in the opening flashback. Adult Gary later references a line from Winter's Tale ("Exit pursued by a bear").
A bulletin board for Winter's Tale can be seen outside Mr. Shepherd's office in the opening flashback. Adult Gary later references a line from Winter's Tale ("Exit pursued by a bear").

World's End Trivia

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

  1. Davy Jones used a series of buckets to come to the shore to parlay.

  2. Sam and Stephen pass by a sign saying "2 for 1 main meals" maybe referencing the Twins that were fought seconds earlier.

World's End Hidden Details

1 - There is still a Blockbuster store in Newton Haven town centre, further supporting the idea that nothing has changed in the town since the invasion.
There is still a Blockbuster store in Newton Haven town centre, further supporting the idea that nothing has changed in the town since the invasion.
1 - One of the last pubs they have to get through is called "The King's Head" - and the portrait of said King on the sign above the place is strikingly uncanny in resemblance to main character, Gary King. (Sorry for potato phone pic)
One of the last pubs they have to get through is called "The King's Head" - and the portrait of said King on the sign above the place is strikingly uncanny in resemblance to main character, Gary King. (Sorry for potato phone pic)

When Gary joins Sam in the washroom, a sign on the wall references a comment made by Gary earlier in the film.

1 - Oliver is seen showing a house to a couple in the beginning. This is the same couple his blank is showing houses to at the end.
Oliver is seen showing a house to a couple in the beginning. This is the same couple his blank is showing houses to at the end.
1 - Davy Jones standing in a bucket of water.
Davy Jones standing in a bucket of water.
1 - The colors blue and green represent those who have lost their freedom to The Network. But in the beginning of the film, Gary wears all green and lives in a green room. (more explanation in comments)
The colors blue and green represent those who have lost their freedom to The Network. But in the beginning of the film, Gary wears all green and lives in a green room. (more explanation in comments)

Gary makes fun of Andy for ordering water. Andy explains that it takes confidence ordering water at a "bar packed with bug ugly bastards wearing war paint," which is exactly what Gary does at the end of the movie.

1 - At the beginning of the film, Andy says Newton Haven is 'hardly the centre of the organic revolution'. This foreshadows to later in the film, when the 'empties' are 'mulched and converted into fertiliser to promote verdancy and growth'
At the beginning of the film, Andy says Newton Haven is 'hardly the centre of the organic revolution'. This foreshadows to later in the film, when the 'empties' are 'mulched and converted into fertiliser to promote verdancy and growth'
1 - Andy remarks that perhaps their phones are getting no reception due to the network. It is later revealed that it was, in fact, the Network that was behind it.
Andy remarks that perhaps their phones are getting no reception due to the network. It is later revealed that it was, in fact, the Network that was behind it.
1 - Gary King's beer at the first pub is almost empty compared to everyone else's. This is the same at the second pub, further exemplifying his alcoholism.
Gary King's beer at the first pub is almost empty compared to everyone else's. This is the same at the second pub, further exemplifying his alcoholism.
1 - The drink special for one of the pubs is 5 shots for 4. Gary orders the 5 drink special, knowing only 4 of them drink.
The drink special for one of the pubs is 5 shots for 4. Gary orders the 5 drink special, knowing only 4 of them drink.

At the end of first fight with the blanks none of the characters phones are working despite having full coverage. Andy remarks "It must be the network". We later learn that the blanks are part of a group called "The Network".

1 - The phrase "Join Our Club" is shown as Simon Pegg's Gary King enters the World's End, the last pub of the crawl. This reflects/foreshadows The Network's assimilation attempts.
The phrase "Join Our Club" is shown as Simon Pegg's Gary King enters the World's End, the last pub of the crawl. This reflects/foreshadows The Network's assimilation attempts.

The opening recollection about the boy's last attempt at the golden mile foreshadows everything that will happen in the movie. Also, the pub names are all significant (see comments).

1 - Pub number 10 is called The King's Head and features a portrait closely resembling the main character, Gary King
Pub number 10 is called The King's Head and features a portrait closely resembling the main character, Gary King
1 - During the bathroom fight, Steven get his face pushed into a puddle of piss that occured earlier in the scene.
During the bathroom fight, Steven get his face pushed into a puddle of piss that occured earlier in the scene.

Every pub has a respective number in the film.

The hiphop track playing during the bar fight seamlessly cross-fades into the original score, creating a brilliant mashup (around the 1:20 mark).

In order to reach the Parlay on the beach, Davy Jones has to use a trail of water buckets for each step on land.

" Gary foreshadows the outcome of the friends during flippant Three Musketeers bit

1 - Peter hides in a cubicle while fighting in The Cross Hands, exactly what he did to hide from his bully, which he mentioned about 2 minutes earlier.
Peter hides in a cubicle while fighting in The Cross Hands, exactly what he did to hide from his bully, which he mentioned about 2 minutes earlier.
1 - Everyone but Gary stands up when Sam enters the room, much like medieval times, in where everyone but the (Gary) King you stand. He then proceeds to greet Sam in German and French, two monarchies known for being chock full of inbred morons.
Everyone but Gary stands up when Sam enters the room, much like medieval times, in where everyone but the (Gary) King you stand. He then proceeds to greet Sam in German and French, two monarchies known for being chock full of inbred morons.
1 - Will Turner's curse in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell no Tales (2017)
Will Turner's curse in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (2007) and Pirates of the Caribbean Dead Men Tell no Tales (2017)

In the toilet battle, one of the five lights is blinking. Later, it emerges one of the five musketeers is not who he says he is.

World's End poster
World's End poster

World's End Plot

Captain Barbossa, Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann must sail off the edge of the map, navigate treachery and betrayal, find Jack Sparrow, and make their final alliances for one last decisive battle.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of World's End. 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, Adventure, Fantasy
Director Gore Verbinski
Stars Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley
IMDB score 7.1