Star Wars 7: The Force Awakens Featured Indiana Jones Easter Egg

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The Force Awakens was no stranger to easter eggs rolling over from past Star Wars movies, but did you know that one of those colorful, painted eggs came from Indiana Jones?

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The Nerdist interviewed Episode VII sound editor Matthew Wood and sound designer David Accord about the work that went into the latest Star Wars movie. When asked how much they pulled from past films, Accord mentioned that they borrowed sound from Harrison Ford's other hit movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark.

"When the rathtar is rolling down the hallway after Han and Chewie, I put in the sound of [Star Wars and Indiana Jones sound designer] Ben Burtt's boulder roll sound from Raiders of the Lost Ark when the boulder is chasing Indy," Accord explained.

The Indiana Jones sound wasn't the only interesting tidbit from the interview. It was also revealed that Kylo Ren's unique force sound came from Accord's cat purring. He also said that the sound of the rathtar with its mouth on the Millenium Falcon started with Accord sticking his fingers down his throat in front of a microphone.

If you're interested in discovering more of the movie's easter eggs, you can check out a list of the voice actors in The Force Awakens. There was also a cameo from a well-known Jedi that you may have missed.

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