Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Since CGI became possible and affordable for movie studios in the late 1980s though, it's also been used for the most random and minor reasons. From groin bulge reduction to making water more...watery, these are the special effects the world could have lived without.

Tobey Maguire's contract demanded $15,000 to shave his head in this small role, so director Terry Gilliam opted for a bald cap and CGI instead. Unsurprisingly, in the end, it was more expensive.

Nov 23, 2012