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Aronofsky's Arc and the 8 Most Massive Set-Pieces of All Time

By Brandon Specktor Jul 26, 2012

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That Dead Olyphaunt in LOTR: ROTK

According to Return of The King cast commentary, this giant Mumak carcass, which was assembled by the crew and then filmed in front of a green-screen battle scene, was the biggest prop ever constructed for a film. Who knows if this has held up since Sauron's demise.
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