Movies like Godzilla, Transformers and The Terminator all use special effects. These techniques are so popular that even non-action movies such as The Great Gatsby used these tricks of the trade.
One method is using a green screen, but there are others such as animatronics which are robotic animals such as dinosaurs and others that don’t exist.
Highlighted in the infographic are the various tools to create these realistic results.
Bonus: Before and after special effects of The Great Gatsby.