ByGenevieve Van Voorhis, writer at Creators.co
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Sometimes, CGI just isn't real enough. Enter the practical effects geniuses over at Amalgamated Dynamics. These guys did some amazing special effects for Alien: Resurrection, including the mind-blowing acid face effect.

Amalgamated Dynamics — acid face.
Amalgamated Dynamics — acid face.

Check out the full behind-the-scenes video here:

Understandably, Amalgamated Dynamics doesn't disclose all its tricks of the trade. But it's still fascinating to watch those freaky features come together in the studio.

Here's Another Version Of The Acid Face:

Amalgamated Dynamics — acid face No. 2.
Amalgamated Dynamics — acid face No. 2.

And The Ol' Knife In The Leg:

Amalgamated Dynamics — stab.
Amalgamated Dynamics — stab.

That Empty Belly Looks Terrifyingly Real

Amalgamated Dynamics — ribcage.
Amalgamated Dynamics — ribcage.

Tom Woodruff and Alec Gillis co-founded Amalgamated Dynamics, and they've had their work featured in blockbusters like Alien, Predator, Jumanji and many more. Check out this article to find out even more about why they've become the go-to guys for practical effects in Hollywood.

If you haven't seen Alien: Resurrection yet, check out the trailer now:

Which practical effects did you think looked the most real?

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