Monster movies have a charm of their own. The thrilling plot they stretch along is pretty engaging, keeps the viewer glued to the screen unless it finally finds out who succeeded at the end – the humans or the monsters. There are many monster movies we have been obsessing over from our childhood to date.
Jaws, deep blue sea, king kong, critters, child’s play, the mummy, and the list goes on. Each of these had different monsters whether it’s a shark or a doll, every one of the following set its bar high in creepiness. Hats of to the special effect makeup artists who spend so much time creating some of the finest real-looking spooks to bring about the best of TV films for us.
There’s so much going on behind the scenes of that reels on the TV for us. Here are some of your favorite monsters just randomly chilling around off scenes while shooting. Scroll down and check them out!
1. Critters 3
If this was happening in the actual movie, we’d be freaked out.
2. The sandlot
Doesn’t seem so scary anymore!
It’s all about heads, lol!
Watch out, he’s right behind you!!
5. Phantasm II
Just a lot of people controlling the monster.
6. A nightmare on the elf street: Freddy’s revenge
Look at the details!!!
8. The Birds
I wonder how did they get to gather all those birds?
9. Child’s play
Hey Chucky, I thought you were busy scaring children away
A drink for the other side of me
Even they need hair and make-up.
12. The mummy’s curse
Just chilling around my ‘mummy’
Frank forgot to take his breakfast
14. The black cat
15. The wolfman
Your hair looks a little… too messed up.
16. King Kong vs Godzilla
Never imagines them of such small sizes, they were huge on screen!
17. Revenge of creature
18. The 7th voyage of the Sindbad
Dinosaurs were actually really tiny!
19. The dark knight
Sometimes the movie monsters aren’t that big as they appear on screen, thanks to special effects and shots to make them appear amplified. This requires special techniques and editing to bring them into action in the best way possible. Down below you’ll see how the characters are in real and how much effort does it take to make them your favorite freaky monsters
Godzilla let’s say was at first used as a statue later on a special costume was developed for extra moving effects. King Kong wasn’t a big monkey used in the shooting of the movie, duh! It was also a costume which almost looked real!
And there’s a human inside it.
21. E.T The Extra-Terrestrial
22. Howard the duck
What kind of duck is that, though?
23. The Terminator
WHAT??!! SO TINY??
24. They live
25. Creature from the black lagoon
Fish hands smiling brightly after scaring the whole town away
26. The day earth stood still
27. The Alligator people
Hats off to the people for making such scary costumes.
28. Young Frankenstein
29. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2
And he has a nose!
30. The creature that walks among us
Look at him just smiling like nothing is happening.
33. Godzilla raids again
34. This is the end
And lots of greenscreens.
We hope you enjoyed the spoilers of some of your favorite movie monsters. So now, every time you watch these movies you’ll have glimpses of them having their moments behind the scenes. No matter how creepy do they appear to be, acting skills still take the lead. Each scene shot requires various angles, various locations and so much of the equipment.
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