20+ Photos Showing How Movies and Series Are Really Made

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In order to make a series or a film, crews put in months of hard work. They use all sorts of tricks, like stunt doubles, makeup, CGI, green screens, and motion capture suits — and these are just the tip of the iceberg.

Bright Side has found some behind-the-scenes photos of popular movies and series. Let’s see how all of this movie magic is created.

Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda on the set of Mary Poppins Returns

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To create the makeup for Bombshell, a model of Charlize Theron’s nose had to be created.

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Most of the scenes in 127 Hours were shot in a real canyon.

© 127 Hours / Decibel Films, Image supplied by Capital Pictures / East News

Gal Gadot is making models for the Wonder Woman suit.

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All the characters of Missing Link were made of play dough.

© Missing Link / Annapurna Pictures, Laika Studios / Annapurna Pictures / Capital Pictures / East News

Even villains need rest.

And sandwiches too!

How the ending of Gravity was filmed

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Guy Ritchie explaining to the Aladdin cast what to do

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Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence on the set of Passengers

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The stars of Jumanji, Awkwafina and Karen Gillan, are making the rope bridge chase scene.

Behind the scenes of Terminator — Mackenzie Davis is hovering over the car.

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Karen Gillan had to spend hours in a makeup chair to turn into Nebula.

It was not an easy job for the cameramen of First Man.

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Korg looked quite different from what we saw on the screen.

Driving scenes in Mission: Impossible 7

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Green screens can do wonders — like turn Sean Gunn into Rocket Raccoon!

It was definitely fun to be on the set of Bridgerton — and a little cold...

Not even the cold can stop actors from enjoying ice cream.

Behind the scenes of His Dark Materials

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Pirates of the Caribbean extras had to work in any weather. And ordinary shoe covers kept their shoes clean.

Nothing unusual, just Gillian Anderson and Olivia Colman goofing around on the set of The Crown...

And this is how Gillian became Margaret Thatcher.

The wings of Maleficent were added in post-production, and on set, they looked like this.

And special construction was used to make it look like she could fly.

From Captain America: The Winter Soldier — Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, and a helicopter prop

Zade Rosenthal / Walt Disney Studios Motion / Everett Collection / East News

And this is how the Iron Man suit was created.

Would you like to be on set? What scenes would you like to see produced right in front of you?

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