Nowadays, special effects in films are artificial or mechanical trippy visuals that significantly enhance the viewer's cinematic experience. To keep audiences engaged, directors will make great special effects, most of which have the potential to reshape or transform the industry in the future.

Special effects include explosives, artificial makeup, motion graphics, as well as currently residing weather aspects, all of which have been supervised mostly by the special effects director. Computer-generated imagery may not appear as realistic as the best practical consequences, despite recent advances in digital effects.

We wonder what computers can accomplish these days. As it turns out, some of the most unforgettable cinematic scenes of all time are nothing more than old-fashioned inventiveness and elbow grease.

Here are a few stunning examples of old-school movie magic you may have overlooked or taken for granted. So scroll down and read more about incredibly special, special effects that were straight up practical:

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25 Special Effects Which Were Straight Practical

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