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Stunning Behind-the-Scenes Photos Show Iconic Movies in a New Light

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We love the magic of the movies, that trickery that lets us believe in beautiful robots, time-traveling scientists, wolf men, and flying superheroes. But sometimes it's fun to peek behind the curtain, and see the secrets and candid faces behind our favorite films.

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Photos from the set of Metropolis (1927, dir: Fritz Lang), taken by brother-in-law, Horst von Harbou

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980, dir: Irvin Kershner)

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Star Wars (1977, dir: George Lucas)

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Back To The Future I-II-III (1985, 1989 and 1990, all directed by Robert Zemeckis)

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Iron Man 2 (2010, dir: Jon Favreau)

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Alien 3 (1992, dir: David Fincher)

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Planet of the Apes (1968, dir: Franklin J. Schaffner)

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Superman (1978, dir: Richard Donner)

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Godzilla (or Gojira, 1954, dir: Ishiro Honda)

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Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964, dir: Ishiro Honda)

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War Of Worlds (1953, dir: Byron Haskin)

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Alien (1979, dir: Ridley Scott)

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Frankenstein movies of the 1930s with Boris Karloff

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The Wolf Man and Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man (1941/1943, dir: George Waggner/Roy William Neill)

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Close Encounters Of Third Kind (1977, dir: Steven Spielberg)

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E.T.: the Extra-Terrestrial (1982, dir: Steven Spielberg)

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Blade Runner (1982, dir: Ridley Scott)

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Clockwork Orange (1971, dir:Stanley Kubrick)

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2001: Space Odyssey (1968, dir: Stanley Kubrick)

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