18 Special Effects That Were So Good, You Missed Them

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It's pretty much a given that after a couple of years, a movie's special effects will look like cheesy garbage. But every now and then, movie and TV effects are so well done, they always look fantastic.

Here are some impressive, underappreciated visuals that have held up so well, you probably forgot they were even effects.

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