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14 Photos Reveal How Famous Movies Look Before Special Effects


It's a known fact that movies and TV shows use VFX or special effects to create magic on screen. But we rarely get a chance to see what it looks like before those effects are applied. When the recently released Marvel film, Avengers: Infinity War reached $1.9 billion at the box office, many of us couldn't help but wonder how these superheroes actually looked behind the scenes.

Bright Side has found some interesting pics that show just how much our favorite movies and TV shows rely on the magic of special effects.

Game of Thrones

The Dark Knight

Avengers: Infinity War


Life of Pi

King Arthur

District 9


Alice in Wonderland


If you also have awesome before and after special effects pics, please share them with us! We'd love to create another list using your pics.

Preview photo credit KingArthur/TouchstonePictures