36 Low-Tech Tricks Hollywood Uses

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As you may have noticed, we love to dissect movie effects here at Cracked. That's why we asked our readers to show us the shockingly simple tactics behind executing some of the most visually complex scenes in film history.

The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

Entry by jmDCI

This entire mountain forteess was constructed in miniature with the sole PUEPOSE of being frigain blown LIP for Eares.s dream in iceptione A director'

Entry by MelJel

Watermelon is used for sounds. many foley A head getting cracked open, a guy getting punched in the face, even dinosaur a egg hatching! CRACKEDOON

Entry by NDUDE

In the 1950 film Orpheus by Jean Cocteau, Orpheus has to travel between our world and the Underworld through a magic mirror. The film shows Orpheus st

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