20 Surprising Behind-the-Scenes Photos from Your Favorite Movies Sets

Everyone has thought at least once how cool it would be to witness iconic movies being shot; to look at the actors, their stunt doubles and directors while they’re working their magic. While movie fans around the world keep dreaming of actually going behind the scenes of their favorite movies, we suggest you take this virtual photo tour with us.


We bet it's difficult for good friends to play mortal enemies. But apparently, it's not for these masters.

Gandalf the White prepares for the Battle of Pelennor Fields by consulting Peter Jackson on what kind of spell will do better when the orcs attack the white city of Minas Tirith.

And then he decides to search himself.

Storm rules the green matter.

Behind the scenes of '300': Leonidas, the King of Sparta, is chatting with his fellow Persians right before the battle.

Looks like people in New York tend to exaggerate a little ...The Stay Puft Marshmallow Man is just about 7 feet! He’s chubby and probably sweet, so what’s there to be scared of?

'Django Unchained': Leonardo DiCaprio, after making his takes, tests his directing skills.

Leo the Lion, the mascot for the Hollywood film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, is getting nervous before shooting the production logo video.

Brave American soldiers are ready to fight Godzilla.

Aliens also need a little break between takes.

Dr. Hannibal Lecter enjoys his fries. A little strange, don't you think?

Done for the day. A tired Joker is on his way home. See you tomorrow, Batman!

Epic battle scene by Hulk and Thor in 'The Avengers.'

John Rosengrant, effects supervisor for 'Jurassic Park III,' tries the raptor's suit.

Benedict Cumberbatch is getting into character. Yes, Sherlock played the giant evil dragon Smaug in 'The Hobbit.'

Shame on you, Luc Besson, for teaching a young lady such bad things ... And yet bravo on 'Léon: The Professional.'

Director Francis Ford Coppola and his influential friend Don Vito Corleone.

The cast of 'Home Alone 2: Lost in New York' are actually good off-screen friends.

Now that's awkward! Acting like you love your new friend, a stuffed blue hippo toy.

More proof that Rose just wasn't that into Jack. Look, he could have totally fit on that door!

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