5 Cult Movies Famous For Vfx Work - Hitech Academy

5 Cult Movies Famous For Vfx Work

Fantastic Planet


Fantastic Planet is a 1973 Franco-Czech allegorical cutout stop-motion science fiction film directed by René Laloux and written by Laloux and Roland Topor. This animated tale follows the relationship between the small human-like Oms and their much larger blue-skinned oppressors, the Draags, who rule the planet of Ygam. While the Draags have long kept Oms as illiterate pets, this hierarchy shifts after an Om boy becomes educated, thanks to a young female Draag. The VFX inculcated in this film is excellent and beyond comparison.

Back to future


Back to the Future is a 1985 American science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Zemeckis and Bob Gale. Marty travels back in time using a time machine invented by an eccentric scientist. That film was a visual effects extravaganza, featuring incredible optical composites of future skylines and flying cars, matte paintings of ruined cities, detailed miniature and model setups, and incredibly complicated motion control shots that enabled actors to interact with themselves in old age makeup – all before the days of digital animation!

Streets of fire


Streets of Fire is a 1984 film directed by Walter Hill and co-written by Hill and Larry Gross. It is described in its opening credits and posters as “A Rock & Roll Fable”. The film had some extraordinary visual effects work input in them. This film has a very good name in the cult list of films with visual effects qualities.

Donnie Darko


Donnie Darko is a 2001 American psychological horror-science fiction drama written and directed by Richard Kelly. The visual effects that we see in this film were highly appreciated by the audience and critically appreciated as well.

Galaxy Quest


Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American comedy science fiction film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon. The film received great amount of appreciation in terms of visual effects work that was seen in the film. Though it is to be understood that being a film in 1999 and receiving appreciation is a whole another thing for any movie. The VFX techniques used in this film is of high quality and paramount peculiarity.

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