What Our Favorite Movies Really Looked Like Before and After Visual Effects

Enjoy these eye-opening images of movies after and before visual effects were added.

Marvel at the artistic prowess of the CGI people behind these wonderful scenes. Without them, these awesome movies wouldn’t exist today.

Twilight Saga: Eclipse

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Guardians of The Galaxy

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Game of Thrones

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Lord of the Rings

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Alice in Wonderland

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Gravity

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Godzilla

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300: Rise of an Empire

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Mad Max: Fury Road

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The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

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Boardwalk Empire

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The Avengers

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Oz The Great and Powerful

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The Hobbit

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The Maze Runner

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The Secret in Their Eyes

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Deadpool

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X-men: Days of Future Past

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Grey’s Anatomy

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King Arthur

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Life of Pi (2012)

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Fox / Life of Pi

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Fox / Life of Pi

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Fox / Life of Pi

Man of Steel (2013)

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Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros.

Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

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Vimeo/Brainstorm Digital/”Wolf of Wall Street”

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Vimeo/Brainstorm Digital/”Wolf of Wall Street”

Gravity (2013)

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Framestore

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Framestore

The Great Gatsby (2013)

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Warner Bros.

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Warner Bros.

Iron Man 3 (2013)

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Wizard of Oz (2013)

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YouTube

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Transformers (2011)

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Alice in Wonderland (2010)

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Forrest Gump (1994)

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Paramount Pictures

District 9 (2009)

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TriStar Pictures

Hunger Games (2012)

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Pacific Rim (2013)

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Industrial Light & Magic

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Industrial Light & Magic

Lord of the Rings (2001)

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New Line Cinema

The Hulk in The Avengers (2012)

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The Walking Dead (2010)

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AMC

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Captain America in The Avengers (2012)

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Black Widow in The Avengers (2012)

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YouTube

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Thor fighting the Hulk in The Avengers (2012)

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Walt Disney Pictures

The Matrix Reloaded (2003)

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Warner Bros.

300 (2006)

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Warner Bros.

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011)

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20th Century Fox

Star Trek (2013)

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Industrial Light & Magic

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Industrial Light & Magic

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006)

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Walt Disney Pictures

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Walt Disney Pictures

Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince (2009)

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Warner Bros.

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Avatar (2009)

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20th Century Fox

Godzilla (1954). This is how they do it before the CGI era. Right side photo shows an actor wearing the Godzilla suit while practicing smashing up the streets of Japan.

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Toho

It’s alright, Richard Parker. You’ll be fine.

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Fox / Life of Pi

Awww!

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