By: Michael Stevens
Published: Jun 27, 2021

Top Movie Makeup Effects

The top movie makeup effects are those that completely escape notice and give us absolutely believable people. There were a lot of effects done for Jim Carrey and his makeup in the movie “The Grinch.” And while digital imaging today can produce many spectacular events, some can only be achieved through long hours of hard, artist jobs.

Eddie Murphy in The Klumps - This film transformed one person into an entire family. With a few camera tricks and the right digital technology, a director can surely pull it off. However, it was more than that, and that’s why this is on our list for top movie makeup effects.

Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight - In what is regarded as one of his finest roles, Heath Ledger strikes terror in the heart of audiences as The Joker in The Dark Knight. Adding power to his costume, is the dark and intense makeup that transformed the chocolate hero looks of Heath Ledger to one that inspired fear.

Brad Pitt in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button - The movie stars Brad Pitt as a man who ages in reverse. And what makes this amazing story believable is the powerful combination of some good old-fashioned make-up artistry, modern prosthetics and of course, enhanced digital techniques.

Mike Myers in The Cat in the Hat - Most of us who would have grown up reading and loving The Cat in the Hat would have thought it nearly impossible to bring the lovable cat to life. But Mike Myers does more than that and his amazing make-up contributes amply to it..


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