Terminator 2 T-1000 Special Effects BTS

When I was a kid (and still now) I loved Terminator 2. The special effects at the time were the best we had seen yet. The way the T-1000 morphed in and out of liquid metal blew my mind. Now days it would probably be done 100% with CGI, but when this movie was made CGI was still in it's infancy and they had to use a lot of puppetry. T2 had a lot of CGI firsts though, including being the first movie to have realistic human movements on a CGI character, the first use of a PC to create major movie 3D effects, and many other firsts. Check out this BTS video on how they made some of the molds and puppets for T2.

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Jean Gonzales's picture

Greatest film ever....

Patrick Hall's picture

I had no idea Vincent Laforet worked on T2!

Lee Morris's picture

I always wondered why the "CGI" in this movie looked more realistic than CGI today and this is why... it wasn't computer generated. 

This! I realized how much it held the test of time the other day, impressive. 

This is clearly the best BTS you guys have posted..... WOW!!!!! Clearly one of my fav movies of all time 

T Y H S I E N's picture

Blocked T_T