27 Mind-Blowing Explanations Behind Movie Special Effects

We're quick to fill in the blanks behind the craziest effects we see in movies by wondering at what they can do with computers these days. But it turns out there's nothing but old-fashioned smoke and mirrors behind some of the most memorable movie moments of all time. We asked our readers to give us their favorite examples of movie magic we might have taken for granted. The winner is below, but first the runners-up ...

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, ALosophy. You win money.

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