Movies with The Greatest Visual Effects


The Top Ten

1 Transformers

I hate Michael Bay's movie so much that I quit after second one which I didn't see complete but one thing his movies have best that's visuals especially from transformers 3. They are breathtaking

All you stupid look closely it looks fake but sometimes only in one or two scene it looks real due to which I am voting it

Great movie... I'll waiting the transformer 3 dark of the moon

This movie was bad, but if there is one thing that's good with it, it is the special effekts - FireflyNeville

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2 Jurassic Park

Yes, Transformers may have awesome and stylish visuals, but what about the film that made these elements strong enough to inspire movies like Titanic, Lord of the Rings, Avatar, The Star Wars Prequels E.T.C.

In my personal opinion, Jurassic Park will remain the father of recent special effects and I'm glad Steven Spielberg made it possible. Also, it gave us a more realistic approach of dinosaurs and the result was terrifying and breathtaking. - hussaintalib

After 65 Millon Years they were back - MatrixGuy

Great visuals, especially from a film in the early 90's because it didn't have what Transformers and other recent films have today. It was just so realistic.

It still looks real today in 2017!

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3 Avatar

James cameron sacrificed so much for this movie! And it came out good!
Visual effects, Great Storyline & massive Gross Revenue, what more could you want!
James Cameron has done it again - Eon

James cameron sacrificed so much for this movie! And it came out good!
Visual effects, Great Storyline & massive Gross Revenue, what more could you want!
James Cameron has done it again

Wow. The visuals are so amazing. No wonder it won best Visual effects at the Oscars. They look gorgeous.

4 The Matrix

This movie is a champion in every way including visual effects - MatrixGuy

Bullet time is epic. I was so baffled. - BoltMarksman

Bullet time was awesome and dynamic on so many levels.
Really other awesome effects added too. - lewieboy124

5 Star Wars

Hey, ever heard of ILM? It stands for Industrial light and magic and has done special effects to almost all big movies released after Star Wars, including harry potter, jurassic park, Indiana jones, pirates of the caribbean, avatar and hundreds others. Just name a movie, theyve done it! Without star wars special effects as we know it wouldn't exist! Think about it!

There are movies that came out in the 2000's that have inferior Special Effects to this 1977 masterpiece

The gold standard by which all other effects movies are judged

6 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

this piece of excellency and shear of what hollywood is
made in 1991 best before the world knew whats special and visual effects - shawnsoscar

This should be number 1. Because in 1991 is not technological days. It shows how hard to try make this movie...

This movie set a new standard of visual graphics for the movie industry. In 1991 these were top notch and can even compete in 2014!

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7 Aliens

Amazing Effects
Insane...1979 was it? Looks more like 2020 or something! Great effects, if you watched it at that time when it was released I am sure you would have been scared to death!

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8 Lord Of The Rings - The Return of The King

this one of a kind peace biggest worth are not the visual effects but still they are fabulous - MatrixGuy

Great Graphics In the Fights... Great Acting And Even Great Acting... - Eon

This is the best war movie that sets a good effects

It had Gollum, enough said. - mtgo02

9 Star Wars: The Force Awakens
10 Titanic

We can't imagine how hard was record this movie. They didn't have ship or ocean or anything, but they recorded one of the greatest movies ever! - TitanicDiaries

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The Contenders

11 Maleficent

The special effects are so real looking.

12 Pirates of the Caribbean - Dead Man's Chest
13 Godzilla (2014)

Only one word can explain the pure genius and visuals of godzilla 2014. SPECTACULAR!

14 Spider-Man

Graphics are better but could have been more better specially in spider
Man 3...

15 Jurassic World
16 X-Men
17 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
18 The Thing
19 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Take this off the list

20 Iron Man 3

The effects a better than its prequels

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1. Transformers
2. The Matrix
3. Jurassic Park
1. Transformers
2. Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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