Aquamanby James Wan has been making waves at the box office, and has garnered immense commercial success in domestic and international markets.
The film has been praised for its stunning visuals and elaborate fight sequences.
However, for a film whose success relies largely on the visuals, fans loved a small but touching scene making it immensely popular.
Read to know about this scene.
Mera eating a flower makes big splash, surprises James Wan
While promoting the film in China, Wan was asked by Warner Bros, the producers, to guess the most popular scene from the movie among fans.
Naturally, Wan's mind went to "all the crazy set pieces and all the cool visuals" but he was not remotely close.
Surprisingly, a quiet scene of Mera eating a flower, made a big splash.
Mera eats flower while searching for Atlan's trident
In the movie, Amber Heard plays the warrior princess Mera, and there is a scene where she accompanies Jason Momoa's Aquaman to Italy while searching for Atlan's trident.
Mera, who has spent all her life underwater in the city of Atlantis, is unsure of how to act among land dwellers.
As a result, she eats a flower at a marketplace, like it was fruit.
Fans loved the sweetness in the scene
Mera eating the flower could have been potentially funny, but the fans loved it even more because Wan managed to make it sweet. To make sure Mera did not feel awkward, Arthur Curry or Aquaman too follows her and eats a flower.
Wan developed Arthur-Mera's relationship through small, tender human moments
The adorable scene proved the depths of Arthur and Mera's relationship.
Wan said, "When he is in her world, he's the fish out of water. When she's in his world, she's the fish out of water. And it is about finding those moments".
Wan developed the relationship between Mera and Arthur slowly, focusing on such small human moments of affection, tenderness, and occasional bickering.