While the magic behind your favorite movies is rather impressive, it gets so much more amazing when you really know what’s going on behind the scenes. When you can fully understand just how much work goes into your favorite movies, the magic behind it all becomes that much more entertaining.

These are the pictures that cast our favorite cinematic moments in a new light, exposing some epic landscape shot for the scale model it is or revealing that some iconic outdoor scenes were actually created in the controlled environment of the studio or merely reminding us that intimate exchanges between lovers are usually filmed with a full crew.

Back to the Future III

Batman (1966)

Childs Play

A Clockwork Orange


Critters III

Dark Crystal

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind



Icredible Shrinking Man


Iron Man




Marie Antoinette

Planet of the Apes

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Star Wars


The Birds

The Fantastic Mr. Fox

The Graduate


2001: A Space Odyssey

A Nightmare on Elm Street

A Nightmare on Elm Street

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