For a common movie-goer, a Hollywood blockbuster usually consists of just 2 hours of fascinating video footage that tells a story. At the same time, it’s a complicated and detail-heavy job for a production crew and requires many specialists, as well as a lot of time and money. Even a 5-second scene can take weeks of preparation.
At 5 Fun Facts, we searched the Internet to find 20 movie takes that reveal what happens behind the scenes of film production.
1. Baby Driver behind the scenes: while actors are busy performing, the real driver is on top of the car.
2. These are the stuntmen responsible for the action scenes between Black Panther and Killmonger: Khalid Ghajji and Daniel Graham.
3. Matt Damon’s makeup took 4 hours for his part in Deadpool 2.
4. Quentin Tarantino directing The Hateful Eight
5. Ryan Reynolds shares a behind-the-scenes image of him doing motion capture for Detective Pìkachu.
6. Elizabeth Olsen filming Avengers: Age of Ultron without the CGI
7. Initially, the picture looks quite pale, but it gains color in the post-production stage.
8. The purpose of the couch scene in The Simpsons is a time regulator. If an episode is too long, the couch scene is shorter. If the episode is shorter than usual, they make the couch scene longer.
9. Recording a movie scene with special effects
10. Christian Bale, director Christopher Nolan, and the crew behind the scenes of a rooftop scene in The Dark Knight
11. All of the car work on House of Cards Season 3 was done on this sound stage.
12. The Spider-Man (2002) lunch tray scene was not CGI. It took Tobey Maguire 156 takes to pull it off.
13. Avengers: Infinity War behind the scenes
14. Velociraptors in Jurassic World (2015)
15. There was no CGI in the scene where Mary Poppins (Emily Blunt) falls into a bathtub. To make this stunt real, the crew made a slide under the tub.
16. Without VFX, this is how Rocket and Groot are portrayed in the principal photography of Guardians of the Galaxy.
17. Thor: Ragnarok stunt team
18. The Corellian hounds in Solo were played by real dogs, and the behind-the-scenes pictures are amazing.
19. The tsunami from the movie, The Impossible and how it was made
20. Images showing how forced perspective was used to film Will Ferrell in Elf.
Bonus: 36 hours before the scenes in the movies Logan and Les Misérables where Hugh Jackman showed his naked torso, he dehydrated his body to look exhausted on-screen.
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