This post on nestmaker made me start looking more closely at plant images in feature films and TV that we watch. Hope I am not breaking too many copyright laws here, and sorry for the poor-quality images.
Disney’s “Jungle Book” is full of tropical flora. Whether or not it is accurately rendered, that’s for someone more in the know to judge, but I enjoyed it and did see in the credits that there were certain animators who worked specifically on the backgrounds.
The titular jungle:
Little Mowgli all tucked in snugly by his friend Balou the bear in an understory plant:
Grouchy but protective panther Bagheera and Mowgli asleep in a tree (can you tell we have the smallest TV on the planet, outside of a handheld?):
And finally, Coach’s wife on “Friday Night Lights” chatting on the phone while taking a pot of aloes outside:
What are your favorite guest-starring appearances for plants on film?