Even in the best movies, we miss all sorts of detail. However, sometimes a set can tell you just as much as dialouge. Directors tend to put a lot more thought into building a world in their films than the average audience member comprehends, so there's bound to be stuff you missed. The visual language of a movie is largely defined by the set because it constructs the world of the film.

Many set designers aim to showcase awesome artwork that underlines the themes of the film. Some of these pieces are purely aesthetic choices, and some have deeper meanings. Next time you're on Netflix, take a closer look at some of the paintings on the wall. Here are 20 Art Pieces You Never Noticed in Your Favorite Films​.