15 Iconic Movies That Filmed Scenes In Surprising Ways

They call them special effects wizards for a reason.
15 Iconic Movies That Filmed Scenes In Surprising Ways

In most shots, you can pretty much easily tell if something is CGI, or an elaborate practical effect, or something else. In most shots. But not in, say, one of these 15:

The Jaws scene of Hooper in the shark cage featured a 4'9 stunt double and a shrunken cage. They did that to make the sharks look even bigger than they were.

Source: CNN

The instant bread scene in The Force Awakens didn't use CGI. Getting the bread to look and act just right took three months, and it apparently tasted absolutely awful. CRACKED.COM

Source: MTV

The flame guitar in Mad Max: Fury Road was totally real. SOSCDS Everything actually worked, while driving at full speed, exactly as you see it in the movie. CRACKED.COM

Source: MTV

The scenes with two Sarahs in Terminator 2 didn't involve Linda Hamilton filming twice. The second Sarah was her twin sister Leslie Hamilton Freas, and she played whichever version of Sarah was farther from the camera. CRACKED.COM

Source: CBR

The squirrels in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory were real, trained animals. They gathered 40 squirrels (some were raised on set and some others taken from squirrel rescues or people's homes) and spent eight weeks training them for the scene.

Source: BBC

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