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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Entry by Mozartella

This is what Space Mountain looks like with the lights on.

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

The artifact that Indiana Jones and the Nazis were looking for... The Plywood Ark

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Entry by Mozartella

Bear Grylls, alone in the wild with only his entire film crew. CRACKED COM

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Entry by JadeCampbell

19 Photos That Shatter Your Image Of Famous Special Effects

Yup, that's the tiger from Life of Pi before CGI... CRACKED COM

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Entry by amyaurora

MARASCHINO CHERRIES DO NOT GROW ON TREES. WELL... THEY START ON TREES, BUT AFTER BEING PICKED THEY SIT IN A GIANT VAT OF BRINE FOR AT LEAST 45 DA YS.

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Entry by Scott Laffey

19 Photos That Shatter Your Image Of Famous Special Effects

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Ever asked yourself how Mickey goes to work? 4e, IS ANTASY ...Through tunnels, of course

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Entry by Mozartella

The Flying Dutchman crew looking not so terrifying before special effects. .a: Da sa DDR' 0:b:.:dap CRACKED COM co:Ad

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Entry by Mozartella

19 Photos That Shatter Your Image Of Famous Special Effects

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TETHONA AVE BICO NE Dude. did you have to get the burritos? You're killin' Laws! me, THe SANDLOT was a classic coming of age story that was quickly em

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Entry by Kevin King

WARVE The Hulk AVENTERS before CGI looks like the worst Halloween coStume -D.0 ever. Dd

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Entry by tmsteele2000

Like sausage, you really don't want to watch breasts being made.

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Popular CBS reality show Survivor is the tale of how a random group of people get along when marooned in remote or desolate locations all over the wor

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

CRACKED.COM Sir lan McKellen with his horse riding stunt double on your left, and his 'tall' stunt double on your right. And you thought Gandalf's hei

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Entry by Kevin King

19 Photos That Shatter Your Image Of Famous Special Effects

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Entry by Stroogie

In the fiirst episode of The Addams: Familly, Wednesdlay tellls a visitor that her house is nice and gloomy. Which could be true if she really hated

THIS IS WHAT YOU SEE AT THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN RIDE AT DISNEYLAND... THIS IS WHAT YOU WOULD SEE FROM THE BACK.

You can find the closest thing to a Santa's workshop at the town of YiwU in China, where about 600 factories produce 60% of all Christmas decorations