10 Movie Details You Totally Missed The First Time

7. Actual Praying Mantis - Avengers: Infinity War

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There's so much going on in Avengers: Infinity War that you can't really be blamed for missing any small details packed into each of the film's ludicrously dense shots, but here's a cute little treat for anyone paying attention to the criminally underused Mantis (Pom Klementieff).

When Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and co. head to Knowhere to intercept the Reality Stone before Thanos (Josh Brolin) can acquire it, Mantis hilariously sneaks through the hallway while adopting the defensive stance of her namesake - the Praying Mantis.

Better yet, Mantis actually does this a number of times throughout the film, but it's generally when there's so much other chaos happening on screen that it effortlessly fades into the background.

Given that Mantis didn't assume this stance once in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, we're left to assume that one of the Guardians taught it to her, right? That'd be one hell of a deleted scene...


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