By John Doe


24 Famous MOVIE Scenes and Their Miniature Secrets

24 Famous MOVIE Scenes and Their Miniature Secrets

Christopher Nolan opts for practical effects: real rotating sets, live explosions in Paris scene, and 50,000 tonnes of water for flood sequences.

Inception (2010)

Due to budget constraints, 'GoldenEye' used a lot of miniature effects to make the shots required for the film possible, including aircraft, buildings, telescope dishes, and even satellites.

Goldeneye (1995)

For real humans/animals in film, use green screens, CGI, or in-camera tricks like forced perspective, famously used in 'The Lord of the Rings' for scale illusions

Lord Of The Rings (2001)

Superman Returns (2006) featured detailed miniatures for Metropolis and key scenes, blending realism with cinematic flair.

Superman Returns (2006)

Batman movie set designers created detailed miniatures of Gotham's iconic, gothic cityscape, enhancing the film's dark, atmospheric style.

Batman (1989)

Peter Jackson, with the miniature set reproducing 1950s Newtown from the film 'Braindead'

Braindead (1992)

ParaNorman used intricate miniatures for its sets, showcasing detailed, stylized animation in a uniquely crafted world.

ParaNorman (2012)

Spielberg had miniature sets of larger scenes built purely for informational purposes so he could visualize the layouts and lighting in advance, utilizing 1-inch tall figurines to suggest how many extras would be required for the actual shoot sometime in the future

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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