The 37 best CGI movie moments of all time

A scene from Dune, one of the best CGI movies
(Image credit: Legendary Pictures)

The best CGI movie moments have brought the seemingly impossible to the big screen, transporting us to fantasy worlds and presenting astounding characters. Such visual effects in movies have evolved dramatically since they started to become commonplace in the 1980s, and the art of creating realistic looking environments, monsters, creatures and buildings continues to evolve.

Many 2D and 3D movies rely on the creative talent of special effects companies like Industrial Light & Magic and Weta to enhance their stories with stunning VFX. In this article, we've rounded up our pick of the best CGI movie moments in movies old and new. Did your favourite make the cut? 

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