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The Most Extreme Movie Makeup Transformations

Look, there’s movie makeup, and then there’s this. Movie makeup artists can do a lot more than hiding imperfections and make actors look better than they really do. A talented makeup artist or team can literally transform a person into something otherworldly.


Source: Left – Shutterstock/ Right – Refinery 29

This list is devoted to the most extreme and impressive makeup transformations in film. This list is also dedicated to the makeup artists that did the hard work as well as the stars that had to endure all those hours in the makeup chair!

Enjoy the trip! You’ll hardly recognize some of these actors.