10 Cool Special Effects Scenes in Movies That Didn't Use CGI

It’s always nice to know that not everything in movies is done with computers and CG and green screens. Pretty much very nearly almost all of it is, of course. But! There are still some directors using practical effects in some action movies and those scenes always look awesome. Here’s ten of ‘em.


A lot of times CG is fantastic but there’s just something about ‘real’ stunts that takes your breath away in a way that CG doesn’t. Yet.

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CGI is great when it’s used to enhance already great footage.