Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow Easter Eggs

War of the Worlds - 8.1/10 with 11 votes
In the scene where the giant robots first appear, Polly is in phone booth describing the robots' advance. Her words/description are the same as those used by the radio announcer in the Orson Welles radio drama of the "War of the Worlds," as the martians... more

King Kong! - 7.0/10 with 1 votes
During the first attack on New York City by the robots, around the 00:14:19 mark, the Empire State Building can vaguely be seen in the background of one of the shots (between two rows of buildings). A closer look reveals a familiar figure from King Kong... more
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Door Number - 5.2/10 with 11 votes
This egg should be easy to locate if you know where to look. It is in the scene where
Sky Captain and Polly are walking into
Dr. Walter Jennings' house. Look at the number on the door. It is 1138, an obvious allusion to George Lucas' first movie:... more

More King Kong - 5.0/10 with 1 votes
At the point in the film where Sky Captain and the British amphibious squadron have just entered the water (1:05:28 on my DVD) they pass over several shipwrecks. The first of these is seen to have the name Venture on its bow, the name of the ship from... more

pic Godzilla - 3.9/10 with 12 votes
After the robots attack the city, several newspapers flash by to indicate that other cites have also been attacked. The Tokyo newspaper shows Godzilla defending the city - though the movie takes place in an alternate 1939.
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Dex's Raygun - 2.2/10 with 13 votes
Look closely at Dex's raygun. (you get a good look at it in the scene where he's testing it on the steel slab) Look familiar?
It's the gun from the 50's sci-fi classic Forbidden Planet.
Although the whole movie is a tribute to the 30's to 50's science... more
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