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37 Behind-The-Scenes Movie Tricks That Prove Movies Are Magic

16. Avengers: Infinity War (2018) took a lot of work in post to make it look good.

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17. Not that many people could actually fit on Shutter Island (

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18. The raptors from Jurassic World (2015) looked like Packers fans before they got some love from computer animators.

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19. The Invisible Man (2020) needed a real human body in there at one point.

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20. The great dog acting in I Am Legend (2007) was fake.

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21. POV: you’re a person watching E.T. (1982) get filmed.

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22. Most of a fake submarine was needed for the filming of The Hunt For Red October (1990)

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23. Seems so much smaller when you look back at Back to The Future Part III (1990)

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24. Sadly, the actors playing Hermione and Ron were drowned during this take and replaced by their body doubles.

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25. The sewer set for It.

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26. Someone got paid to push BB-8 in the new Star Wars movies.

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27. Painted Q-Tips replaced actual people in the crowd scenes of The Phantom Menace (1999).

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28. Blade Runner 2049 (2017) was filmed somewhere more desolate than where the movie takes place, Hungary.

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29. Contrary to popular belief, Michael Jordan did not actually meet Bugs Bunny in Space Jam (1996).

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30. Actor Gary Sinise did not lose his legs for his role in Forest Gump (1994).

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31. The triceratops in Jurassic Park (1993) was made of clay.

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32. The self-drying jacket required many fans below Marty in Back To The Future II (1989)

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33. If you pause The Matrix, you can see how they got this shot.

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34. Godzilla isn’t real. He’s a guy in a suit.

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35. The Grand Budapest Hotel was not grand, nor a hotel, nor was it in Budapest. Discuss.

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36. Behind-the-scenes on the set of GoldenEye (1995)

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37. The actual size of the ring from Lord of the Rings

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