Not every special effect is created equal. For every photorealistic shot, there are dozens that don’t quite pass the test. Though we love to celebrate great work as much as the next site, sometimes it’s more fun to look at the stuff that just doesn’t work.
Running just over three-minutes-long, “The Worst Movie Special Effects Ever Compilation” from World Wide Interweb (via Slashfilm) is a perfect toast to the anti-ILMs and anti-WETAs of the film industry. While some choices were spot on — The Rock in the climax of “The Mummy Returns” is a prime example — others seem like a cheat, specifically the inclusion of something like “Birdemic.” Most of the egregious offenders are poorly composited CG elements and bad animation, though some practical effects do sneak their way in as well.
Watch the compilation of worst ever movie VFX below and let us know what you think should have been included or left out.