Marvel Movies Hidden Easter Eggs That You Need To Know About

If you are a big fan of the Marvel comic books and movies, then you have probably spotted a couple of hidden easter eggs in the movies. However, you can be sure that you didn’t catch them all! Every Marvel movie has a ton of easter eggs that are there only for the fans who decide to watch the movies a second or third time because they are nearly impossible to spot if you are following the movie’s action and not the background. If you don’t have time to re-watch all of Marvel’s movies and search for hidden easter eggs, then you have arrived at the right place because we already did that so you don’t have to. With that said, let’s go ahead and check out the top 20 Marvel easter eggs that you need to know about!

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20. The Wakanda Secret

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In the ending scene of “Iron Man 2”, we can see a big map behind Nick Fury that shows important locations from the world in green circles such as Slovakia where Captain American was frozen for example. The map also circles a place in Africa and that is the exact location of Wakanda. It took years before the “Black Panther” released and the public learned about Wakanda!

19. Principal Morita From Spider-Man: Homecoming

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If you are paying close attention to the wall behind Principal Morita in “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, then you are going to notice a portrait of a solider. That soldier is the Principal’s grandfather Jim Morita and he was a Howling Commando who saved Captain America in “The First Avenger”.

18. The Famous Scientist

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Another cool easter egg from “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is the fact that Bruce Banner (The Hulk) is shown as an important scientist in the background of a class alongside other innovators such as Nicola Tesla.

17. Fin Fang Foom

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The movie spotter on the left side of the picture can be spotted in “Iron Man (2008)” and if you look closely you will see that it advertises a movie called “Fing Fang Foom”. This is one of Iron Man’s biggest enemies in the comics.

16. The Hulk Reference

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Dr. Selvig is an important character in the movie “Thor (2011)” and at one point he mentions a friend of his who encountered S.H.I.E.L.D and that he was a “pioneer in gamma radiation”. We think it’s safe to say that he is talking about none other than the Hulk.

15. The Black Bird

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If you re-watch “Iron Man (2008)” you will see that when Tony Stark is building the famous Iron Man Mark II suit he decides to tests it against a jet called “The Black Bird”. Does this sound familiar? Well, that is because “The Black Bird” is the jet that the X-Men heroes use in the comics and the movies.

14. Rick Jones

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“The Incredible Hulk” was released after the first “Iron Man” movie and it starred Edward Norton as Bruce Banner. Even though Edward Norton decided to let Mark Ruffalo take over as The Hulk in future movies, a cool reference was made in the first movie. There is a document in “The Incredible Hulk” that mentions Rick Jones. Big fans of the comics will remember that Rick Jones is a B-list superhero that was The Hulk’s sidekick back in the day.

13. Thor: Ragnarok

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There is a scene in “Thor: Ragnarok” where a theatre play is featured. The cool thing about this play is that Matt Damon is playing Loky, Luke who is Chris Hemsworth’s brother is playing Thor and Sam Neil takes on the role of Odin.

12. The Ten Rings

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This bad guy appears in the first “Ant-Man” movie and he is trying to purchase Pym Particles from Darren Cross. If you watch closely, the bad guy has a “Ten Rings” tattoos on his neck that references the terrorist organization that Iron Man fought in the first movie.

11. Excelsior

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James Gunn was the director of “Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)” and he included a cool cameo of Stan Lee. The cool part about this cameo is that it has scrambled Skrull text that can be translated to “Excelsior” which is Stan Lee’s famous catchphrase.

10. Stretchy Pants

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Betty Ross purchases a pair of stretchy pants in “The Incredible Hulk (2008)” for Bruce Banner. The easter egg here is that the purple pants are paying homage to the way that The Hulk used to dress in the comics.

9. Dr. Reinstein

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One of the best hidden easter eggs in “The Incredible Hulk (2008)” references Dr. Reinstein. This doctor is the one who helped create the special serum and administrate it to Steve Rogers to make him the super-soldier that we know and love.

8. Donald Blake

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At one point Thor gets stripped of his powers and he needs to learn how to live a normal life. This is when his girlfriend (Jane Foster) gives him the clothes of her ex-boyfriend and they have the tag Donald Blake. The easter egg here is that Donald Blake is the name of the first actor to play Thor on the big screen.

7. The Chessmen

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Even though Obadiah Stane is taken out at the end of the first Iron Man movie, there is a scene that shows him in his home with an unfinished game of chess in front of him. This is a reference to the terrorist group known as Chessmen which has been specially assembled to destroy Tony Stark.

6. The Wasp

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If you pay close attention to the background when Ant-Man travels through the quantum realm in the first movie, you will see a small silhouette of The Wasp. From the looks of it, the director of the movie was already writing the script for the second one.

5. Back To The Future Part II

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Shuri who is Black Panther’s sister and a tech genius makes a really cool reference that you will love. At one point in the movie, Shuri is showing to Black Panther that she has created a pair of self-tying sneakers that she saw in one of her favorite movies.

4. The Bride of Ultron

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Ultron was originally called Friday and he was an AI created by Tony Stark. A cool easter egg that we can spot when Friday AI is loading up is that there is an alternative AI called “Jocasta”. This AI will go on to become the “bride of Ultron” in the comics.

3. The Iconic Scene

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Ant-Man and Hawkeye team up in “Captain America: Civil War” and Ant-Man decides to jump on an arrow so that he could be launched directly at enemies. This is a famous scene from the “Avengers #233” comic.

2. The White Wolf

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At the end of “Black Panther”, Bucky is shown healing up in Wakanda. The interesting thing here is that he is referenced as “The White Wolf”. This character exists in the comics and he goes on to become one of Black Panther’s biggest villains.

1. The Hitler Punch

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The last easter egg that we want to show can be spotted in “Captain America: The First Avenger (2011)” where Steve Rogers is acting out for the troops. Captain America always ends the play by punching and knocking out Hitler, just like he did in the comics.

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