Takeout Nostalgia: 5 Memorable Fast Food Film References
What makes you as hungry in the theatre as the buttery scent of in-house popcorn? Fast food tie-ins with film!
We know you’ve likely already got a particular scene in your head, but here’s our list of memorable moments food brands made the cut in popular film references.
Back to the Future II
Even time travellers get the munchies.
Who could forget the 2015 solar shades (that never actually came to fruition in 2015, boo), as predicted as in future fashion by Pizza Hut in an ad tied in with Back to the Future II?
Dude, Where’s My Car
Who could forget Ashton Kutcher struggling to understand why the takeout window worker at Chinese restaurant ‘And Then’ would not complete his order, urging him to continue with multi-toned “and then?”s. Some say it’s because he didn’t say please or thank you, others guess it’s because he didn’t order drinks.
Either way, absolute 90’s hilarity with a hint of That 70’s Show.
Wayne’s World 2
When the sign at their favourite fast food restaurant says “If we get your order wrong, you don’t have to pay,” Wayne and Garth think they’ve got their path to free food figured out! Buuuuuuuuut….
After being freed from captivity, Tony Stark only wanted two things; a press conference and a good ol’ American Cheeseburger.
And then he took the Avengers for shawarma in a post-credits scene later in the MCU.