19 Photos That Shatter Your Image Of Famous Special Effects

Real-life and the movies can have a lot in common. Like when you strip away all the illusion of how stuff works, you're just kind of left with a sad reality that magic isn't real.

So, without further ado, allow us to strip away that magic. We asked our readers to give us a gritty behind-the-scenes look of all the pretty things we like, and gave money for the best entries ...

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And the winner is ...

Congrats, Jesus A. Rodriguez. You win money.

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