In many ways, the cinematic Easter Egg is the purest indication of quality. The Egg's presence suggests confidence; a confidence that the film in which it appears will be so darn good, fans will want to pour over every last detail in order to unearth it. It's the self-assurance to proclaim: "We will have a sequel, there will be a spin-off, if it were otherwise, why would we be dropping so many hints?".
No studio is more synonymous with this kind of quality than Pixar. From humble beginnings, the little start-up has become one of the main movers in 3D animation, regularly churning out box office beasts that speak to both children and adults alike. Oh, and Pixar is pretty damn good at hiding its hints. What follows are 50 of the very best Pixar Easter Eggs.