In the Heights Is Full of Lin-Manuel Miranda Easter Eggs, Including a Clever Hamilton Nod

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You may have to watch In the Heights more than once to catch all the movie has to offer. Amid the cast’s amazing vocals and captivating choreography, there are plenty of Easter eggs planted by the musical’s creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and the movie’s director, Jon M. Chu. So many, in fact, that Chu calls the film a product of the “Lin-ematic universe” and we’re inclined to agree. Whether it’s a nod to Hamilton or a family reference, there are plenty of tiny treasures to look out for in the film. Blink and you might miss ’em, which is why we’ve broken down the most notable hidden moments ahead.

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