10 Genius Ways Movies Fixed Their Own Mistakes

Fix it in post!

Shazam Zachary Levi
Warner Bros.

Filmmaking sure isn't easy at the best and most fortuitous of times, but when you're dealing with $200 million tentpoles that involve literally dozens of departments and hundreds of crafts-folk that all need to be coordinated, it's inevitable that mistakes will be made.

But a strong sign of a talented filmmaker is one who can think on their feet and pivot to fix a nagging issue, be it during shooting or once the film enters post-production.

That's certainly the case with these 10 movies, all of which encountered technical and logistical hurdles while shooting major sequences, and had to figure out a clever way to make the best of it.

Thankfully in each case the results are virtually seamless unless you're really looking, and even then, the creative problem solving on display is impressive enough that it's tough to feel bad about the mistake happening in the first place.

Sadly not all films can solve issues quite this cleanly - looking at you, Justice League - but it's also fair to say that a little luck was involved in these potentially doomed scenes turning out as well as they did...

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