46 of The Coolest Set Photos In Movie History

There’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes of a movie—and a lot of people who contribute to the process. It’s not just the actors, but also directors, producers, and more who make the movie magic happen. Take an unfiltered look at what the sets of some of the world’s most beloved films looked like between takes.


Janet Leigh listens intently to director Alfred Hitchcock as the two discuss the movie’s famous shower scene in Psycho.

1971: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Gene Wilder dons Willy Wonka’s signature velvet plum jacket, bowtie, and top hat as he prepares to shoot a scene with the actors portraying Oompa Loompas.

1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Director Steven Spielberg used scale miniature versions of the movie’s more elaborate sets to block scenes, which helped him stay on budget and keep up the pace of filming.

1992: Batman Returns

Michelle Pfeiffer and Michael Keaton get direction from director Tim Burton on the set of Batman Returns. Keaton was reportedly against Pfeiffer being cast in the movie, as they had previously dated.

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Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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