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20 Times Filmmakers Used Clever Tricks To Create Impressive Scenes

Published 2 weeks ago

If you thought that filming movies is nothing more than pointing a camera and yelling “action!” while slamming a clapperboard, then we’ve got some news for you – it’s not that simple. Turns out that there are numerous clever tricks used by filmmakers to achieve the perfect shot that we don’t normally get to see. But all of that is about to change.

Today we have prepared you a series of behind-the-scenes pictures that reveal all of the little (and sometimes not so little) tricks used by filmmakers, and they might change the way you see certain movies and characters. Check it out in the gallery below, and if you want more, see our previous post here!

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#1 The Phantom Menace (1999)

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Model maker Michael Lynch created this miniature set for Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. To fill the stands, 450,000 Q-tips were cut, painted and inserted into a mesh. By blowing fans from underneath the model stands, the Q-tips appeared as a live crowd moving around in their seats

#2 Guardians Of The Galaxy (2014)

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#3 Forrest Gump (1994)

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#4 Star Wars

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Grant Imahara (RIP) and Tory Belleci from Mythbusters working on Trade Federation battleship from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

#5 Exterior Of The Sewer Set In It

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#6 Jurassic World (2015)

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#7 Back To The Future Part III (1990)

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#8 E.T The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

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#9 Pulp Fiction (1994)

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What was inside the glowing briefcase in pulp fiction

#10 The Hunt For Red October (1990)

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#11 The Godfather (1972)

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#12 Star Wars: BB-8

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#13 Baby Driver (2017)

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How the car was driven in Baby Driver when the actors were busy acting inside

#14 The Call Of The Wild (2020)

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#15 Shutter Island (2010)

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#16 Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

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#17 Titanic (1997)

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#18 Life Of Pi (2015)

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#19 Avengers: Infinity War (2018)

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#20 The Invisible Man (2020)

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