10 CGI Scenes So Good You Think They're Real

10. Johnny Blaze's Abs - Ghost Rider

Nicolas Cage stands as one of the few action stars who rarely bothers showing off a hulking physique, like say, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Sylvester Stallone did in their primes (and in Stallone€™s case, quite often these days too). Still, occasionally the roles he takes will ask for his wise-cracking character to actually produce evidence of muscle mass, so Cage, rather than hit the gym in preparation, just decided to let the visual effects wizards €“ who proved themselves oh-so-competent with the rest of the film€™s CGI €“ touch up his abs and make him look buff. In fact, that€™s probably why the rest of the CGI in the film looks so crappy; they wasted so much time making it look like Cage actually put any effort into the role. To be fair, his physique is about as convincing as it gets.
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