The movie industry is more profitable than ever and this means that all huge cinema companies such as Warner Bros, Disney and so on are doing their best to compete with each other. Competing in the movie industry is not an easy task since the viewers like to criticize everything. This is why all major producers always pay top dollar to employ the best actors and staff in the business. Obviously, everyone knows about the likes of Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise but they’re not the only ones that make movies amazing.
Movie viewers tend to forget about the people behind the camera and they are the ones that actually make everything work together. For example, you would be surprised to know that makeup artists are much more important to a movie than you’d think. Makeup artists use prosthetics in order to completely change the appearance of actors and nothing would be the same without them. Here are 25 of the best prosthetic makeup cover ups ever done.
What we’re seeing here is a makeup artist that completely changed the way looks so he can better act as Hellboy.
Time doesn’t need to pass for you to grow old when you have a prosthetic makeup artist around.
I believe it’s safe to say that this makeup artists did a great job because Michael Jackson is barely recognizable in the photo on the right.
Tim Burton and Johnny Depp teamed up together back in 1990 and took the movie industry by storm when they released the critically acclaimed Edward Scissor Hands. As you can clearly see, the movie wouldn’t have been possible without this cool and edgy prosthetic makeup.
Isn’t it amazing what makeup artists can do with the use of a lot of prosthetic makeup and paint?
This Jaguar girl looks amazing! Her makeup is so incredible that you can’t even see her lips and her nose form is also completely changed.
As you can clearly see, Ralph Fieness wouldn’t be so scary while acting as Lord Voldemort without his prosthetic makeup.
Ever wondered how you will look when you grow old? Just visit a prosthetic makeup artist and see it for yourself.
The only thing that makes a face prosthetic makeup look even better is a full body suit just like the one we can see in the picture above.
Do you know who this woman is? You probably don’t because it’s not even a woman, it’s Dustin Hoffman! This is how good movie makeup artists are.
Rumor has it that James Cameron spent millions of dollars on green screen effects to generate the Na’Vi race for his movie Avatar but he would’ve gotten off way cheaper with some highly skilled prosthetic makeup artists.
The only thing that this photo still needs is a little bit of spinach so that Popeye’s muscles can grow even bigger!
Do you have problems making scary costumes for Halloween? Then hire a prosthetic makeup artist and you can look as scary as this!
This Groot makeup is so awesome that I bet Vin Diesel would be jealous if he saw it.
The one, the only one, king of the swamp Shrek! Wonder where Fiona, Donkey and Puss in Boots are?
Remember when Jim Carey tried to ruin Christmas? Fortunately, he didn’t manage to ruin anything and witnessed the magic of Christmas in the end.
What’s really cool about this prosthetic makeup cover up is that it still looks impressive even though the Wizard of Oz movie came out back in 1939.
This makeup is really scary! I wouldn’t want to run into this guy during the night, especially when a full moon is out because he looks like a werewolf.
I would think that aliens have come to visit us if I ever saw this guy out on the street.
The makeup we’re seeing in this picture is done by Lance Anderson and it’s for the movie “The Cat in the hat”.
Getting this makeup on would be a great idea if you want to pretend like you’re Bigfoot and prank your friends while camping.
The Godfather series is one of the best movie trilogy ever made and Marlon Brando did an amazing job of bringing Don Corleone to life. However, as you can see here makeup artists can also bring Don Corleone to life anytime they want.
I never thought that Jessica Rabbit would look so weird in real life. The makeup is on point though.
Star Trek: Next Generation was one of the coolest Science Fiction TV Shows ever made and this type of prosthetic makeup is what made it so special.
These are the steps that actors from the original “Planet of the Monkeys” movie had to go through in order to get their makeup done.