You can see a ruler stand in for a bridge in the opening scene.
Emmet’s soap suds are Lego pieces.
The bubbles in the early shower scene are ice cream scoops.
Look closely at the posters in Emmet’s house.
They’re nods to Lord and Miller’s previous movie, “21 Jump Street.” The directors mention “Macho and the Nerd” is actually the Russian title for the film starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill.
Batman’s license plate reads “BAT2DBONE.”
Keep your eyes focused on the back of Batman’s ride right before he flies into the sun and you may be able to make out his clever license plate.
You can spot a Catwoman helmet and an Oscar in the end credits.
Both are nods to animation co-director Chris McKay who has been nominated for Primetime Emmys and loves the Batman character.
Actual “Star Wars” castmembers Anthony Daniels and Billy Dee Williams reprise their roles as C-3PO and Lando Calrissian. Late-night host Craig Ferguson voiced Han Solo.
Octan, the company run by Lord Business in the film, is the fictional gas company from Lego.
A Ninjago ninja makes an appearance in the film.
The Lego property is getting its own movie will be released next year.
There’s a pig that explodes into a pile of sausages.
There are a lot of celebrity cameos.
Shaquille O’Neal actually voices the Shaq Lego.
Cobie Smulders voices Wonder Woman.
Dave Franco, who also appeared in “21 Jump Street,” and Jack Johnson play construction workers.
The stars of “21 Jump Street,” Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill voice Superman and Green Lantern, respectively. Directors Lord and Miller said they told Hill to be as annoying as possible to Superman’s character.
Director Chris Miller made some of the drawings seen in the movie.
Real brick films made by fans are displayed on monitors near the end of the movie.
The videos, from a fan competition to appear in the movie, can be seen on the DVD and Blu-Ray.